Appleton Sheep

The sheep which roam on the common and through the village are one of the things that many of our guests love when they stay at the Long Barn. When the ewes gather on the road over the common into Appleton, they force everyone to slow down and drive at a slightly...

The Abbey Inn, Byland

We are always on the lookout for great places to recommend to guests who fancy a meal out. We are blessed with some wonderful places on our doorstep, as well as some a short drive away. There was a lot of excitement when local chef Tommy Banks announced that he was...

FAQ’s

We’re always happy to answer any guest questions; we appreciate that you want to make sure that your stay with us is perfect. So please do contact us anytime with any question, and we’ll do our best to answer it asap. With lots of enquiries and bookings...

Why you’ll feel at home in the Long Barn

When renovating Town End Farm and setting up the Long Barn, we tried to put ourselves in the shoes of our future guests. We thought long and hard about what we thought people would need and picked the brains of lots of friends and family. We’ve just come back from our...

Our Top 10 things to do in October

October is a wonderful time to visit the Long Barn. The popular spots are quieter, the leaves are changing colour and there’s still lots to see and to.  Here are our top ten suggestions of things to do in October: 1. Enjoy the Dark Skies of 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...