Calf Top

Calf Top, the highest part of Middleton Fell, which overlooks Barbondale, has just been declared a mountain, as it is just over 2,000 feet / 609.6 m high. As such it is now the the 30th Hewitt (mountain) in the Yorkshire Dales National Park…
More walkers in the future maybe?

Calf Top


In Conjunction with Usborne Books we would like to invite you and your children to the first Churchmouse at Barbon: PYJAMARAMA PARTY

Wednesday 10th August 2016, 6pm – 7.30pm

At The Churchmouse at Barbon

Free Entry

Complimentary hot chocolate and marshmallows for each child

So bring your bean bags, blankets, sleeping bags, teddies and your best PJ’s to settle down and listen to some bedtime stories, read by Joanne Whitaker, a Osbourne Consultant.

Bar open for grown ups!



From 6 – 9 pm we will open the Terrace for drinkies and nibbles.

£9.95 per person for a glass of Prosecco/Bottle of Local Ale/ Soft Drink and some of our lovely nibbles.

The weather is glorious and you can watch the sun set as you relax in to your weekend. No need to book although you can if you want too! 015242 76224 or just rock up

Three tables left for this Fridays Bistro

Three tables left for this Fridays Bistro. Can we tempt your tastebuds with our menu this week?

Pork Belly Bites with a side salad £4.95
Prawn and Salmon Kebabs with a tomato salsa £7.95
Spiced Citrus Bean Soup with an Artisan Roll £5.50
Superfood Salad topped with a flat iron steak £12.95
Chicken Tagine with Apricot Rice £11.95
Butternut Squash stuffed with Cannellini Beans, Mozzarella, Peppers and Tomatoes, topped with Pumpkin and Sunflower Seed Breadcrumb, served with a side salad £9.95
Dark Chocolate and Ginger Tart served with Mascarpone Ginger Cream £5.50
Three of the finest cheeses served with biscuits, Churchmouse Cheese Chutney and a smile £6.95 or £12 for two
If the weather is good, we will be opening the Terrace this Friday and offering nibbles and a Glass of Prosecco or a Bottle of local Ale or a soft drink for just £9.95 per person. No reservations needed for the Terrace – just turn up!

The Terrace is open from 6pm to 9pm
Please phone 015242 76224 to reserve a table – we look forward to welcoming you.

Calm before the storm

The calm before the storm! We are expecting 800 pupils through any minute from Queen Elizabeth School, Kirkby Lonsdale on their annual charity end of year walk. Wish us luck!