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Stable Stays

Cartmel, Cumbria, England
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Unique opportunity to spend the night in a stable with a horse companion! For 1-3 horse lovers. In Cartmel, in the Lake District.

For horse lovers of any age, sharing a stable for a night with a beautiful Friesian horse will be an unforgettable experience! Here at Greenbank Farm, you can make this dream a reality for up to 3 people!

The stable accommodation consists of a double & single bunk bed, mini kitchen with fridge, hob and microwave for basic self-catering plus an en-suite wet room with shower and portable eco toilet.

Your horse companion enjoys a spacious stable with automatic water feeder, haynet and a see-through room divider so you can you can wake up next to each other in the morning. From the top bunk bed you can stroke and chat to your hearts content and feed your horse treats such as carrots and polos - just remember to get some sleep!

Why not make use of the luxury grooming kit supplied and groom your horse under the twinkling fairy lights before you go to sleep or if you really want to make use of your time, then try your hand at mucking out too!! The Friesian horses belong to the world renound Black Horses Ltd - The Friesian Experience located on the farm and admired by over 55,000 horse lovers on Facebook!

Cartmel village is a short 1 mile walk away where you can find pubs, restaurants and a convenience store, as well as the famous Sticky Toffee Pudding shop, Cartmel racecourse, and the ancient Priory. Located in the beautiful Lake District National Park UNESCO World Heritage site, Windermere lake is just a 15 minute drive away.  

Price per night from £250. Free parking and Wifi. Dogs welcome. 

Room Types

Triple

Nearest Airport/s

Manchester