Location

We are located in the picturesque village of Irthington, Cumbria. We are 8 miles east of Carlisle and around 35 miles from the North Lakes.

If you are travelling to us by car, leave the M6 at junction 44 and take the A689 towards Hexham. After approximately 6 miles, turn left at the signpost for Irthington. Vallum Barn is at the heart of the village, directly opposite the church, we are featured on both Google Earth and Google Maps. If you are walking we are only 800 metres south of Hadrian's Wall National Trail footpath. Our OS Landranger grid reference NY498616.

There are 2 local baggage transfer companies walkers can arrange for transfer of baggage. If you choose to use the nearest pub which is the Golden Fleece at Ruleholme we recommend to book ahead by telephone (01228 573686).