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...

A Taste of North York Moors

If you’ve stayed at the Long Barn, followed us on social media or get our monthly newsletter, you’ll know that we love our food. And also that we love supporting our local passionate chefs, producers, farmers’ markets, food experiences (and cake…) The North York Moors...

The new Farndale Store

The Farndale Store opened in July this year to much excitement. Over 20 years ago, there was a village shop in Low Mill, and so it’s long-awaited return has been very welcome. Low Mill is just over a 15 minutes’ drive from the Long Barn, through some absolutely...

Reflexology with Sam

We are always on the look out for new services and activities for guests staying in the Long Barn. And we’re delighted to introduce you to Sam who lives on the doorstep. Sam lives in Appleton; in fact if you look left as you drive into the village, her horses are...

5 pubs, 2 cafés and an ice cream shop

We have always loved a good circular walk, especially one with a pub part way round. By happy serendipity, the Long Barn is well positioned with beautiful walks from the door all which can involve a visit to a pub, café or ice cream shops. Here is our round up of...