Get Outdoors and Active in Upper Wharfedale

Upper Wharfedale, North Yorkshire
Rangers repairing a footpath, Cumbria
Exterior of Town Head Barn, Yorkshire
The sitting room, Town Head Barn, Yorkshire
The dormitory, Town Head Barn, Yorkshire
Rangers repairing a footpath, Cumbria Exterior of Town Head Barn, Yorkshire The sitting room, Town Head Barn, Yorkshire The dormitory, Town Head Barn, Yorkshire

At-a-glance details

  • Dates24 July 2020 to 31 July 2020
  • Holiday typeYouth discovery
  • AvailabilityPlaces available
  • Activity type Active, Coast and countryside, Construction, Rural skills
  • Cost£190
  • Physicality6
  • Holiday code20GYZ175
  • AccommodationTown Head Barn Bunkhouse

About Get Outdoors and Active in Upper Wharfedale

Come and make friends and help to protect the beautiful Yorkshire Dales.

Come and make friends in the beautiful surroundings of Upper Wharfedale.  You will be helping with tasks such as footpath repair, tree guard building, fencing or tree maintenance. There'll be plenty of time to have fun and we'll give you a chance to get involved in bushcraft activities too.

About the accommodation

The accommodation is located on the edge of the village of Buckden and at the foot of 702m high Buckden Pike. It is a 200-year-old converted barn with a large living room with open views up to Wharfedale into Langstrothdale. It is an ‘upside down’ building with the living room, kitchen and one bunk room on the first floor and two bunk rooms and bathroom on the ground floor. Each bunk room has two bunk beds. One is en suite, the other two share a bathroom/toilet. Town Head Bunkhouse does not have a garden next to the building but there is a National Trust picnic area with a built-in barbecue just 100 yards away.

Facilities: drying room, open fire/woodburner, washing machine, tumble dryer.

Bedding: pillows and mattress cover provided.

Notes for guests

What to bring: warm and waterproof clothing essential  footwear suitable for walking in the hills needed.

A standard kit list can be found on our Essential Information page.

Enquire and book

Call 0344 800 3099

Opening times

Monday to Friday: 9am to 8pm
Saturday: 9am to 7pm
Sunday: 9am to 1pm
We are also open 9am to 5pm on bank holidays.

Email working.holidays@nationaltrust.org.uk

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