Shop Local

We believe in supporting local business and try to make it as easy as possible for guests to ‘shop local’ wherever possible. We appreciate that many guests will choose to organise one big supermarket shop when staying at the Long Barn. However, there are some great...

Wild Daffodils

One of the first signs of spring that we look forward to are the wild daffodils appearing in the woods. The place that is best known locally for its daffodils is Farndale. In March and April, thousands of people visit the famous “Daffodil Walk” along the...

The Homestead Kitchen

The Homestead Kitchen opened in November 2021 and from the start had rave reviews from customers and local food critics. It’s in the middle of the picturesque village of Goathland, serving relaxed fine dining food. The Homestead is owned by Peter and Cecily;...

Insider secret……Hanging stones

“Hanging Stones will be both discreet and dramatic. Visible to those who know it is there and hidden to those that don’t. It will be so rooted in what is already there that it would be difficult to say where the work begins or ends.” Andy Goldsworthy...

Ryedale Folk Museum

When out on a favourite bike ride, one of our not so guilty pleasures is to buy an ice-cream in Hutton Le Hole. All are delicious but we recommend the salt caramel and clotted cream/blackcurrant combo. We’re embarrassed to admit that whilst we’ve walked...