The Old Craft Barn News

Hello and welcome to our news and interesting items in and around the area of Dent  .  .  .

Ride2Stride Festival

Taking place between 1st & 7th May

walks, talks, guided tours and music


For all cycle enthusiasts – are you aware of the new Cycle Loop, a 196 mile circular tour through Cumbria, travelling the spectacular Lake District, the beautiful Yorkshire Dales and the attractive Eden Valley? See

We are located on this route and have secure storage for your cycle, evening platters, packed lunches and drying facilities.


Have you heard of Access to the Dales for the disabled? This is possible by travelling in a TerrainHopper which uses bridleways and country lanes to take in the most rewarding routes possible, providing a spirit of freedom for people with disabilities and their companions. See


The Sedbergh Music Festival

3rd-17th June.


Dentdale Music & Beer Festival

Friday, 22rd-Sunday,24th June

This lively and free festival, now in its 9th year, takes place in Dent village.