Behind the Scenes

We get lots of comments whenever we post anything about behind the scenes on social media. So, we thought we’d let you see behind the scenes on a changeover day at the Long Barn. As you can imagine, turning round a large self-catering barn for 14 people is quite some...

What to do on a wet day

The good news is that the North York Moors is one of the driest of Britain’s uplands owing to our easterly position. However, when the clouds gather, and the rain arrives there are plenty of things to do when on holiday self catering in the Long Barn.   Here are...

Long Barn Sustainability

Living closer to nature than we ever have before has made us think more about how we can be more sustainable. There’s been real change in the climate since we moved to Appleton. Wetter and wetter winters and springs, followed by drier summers. This year, the...