• Idyllic farm cottages

    A welcome relief from the hustle and bustle of modern life.

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  • Stunning location

    Within easy reach of everything Keswick has to offer.

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  • Family fun

    Experience the Lake District on a working hill farm.

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Herdwick sheep at Fornside Farm

The Farm

Fornside Farm is a family-run Lakeland hill farm. We mostly farm Herdwick sheep and cover 75 acres of beautiful countryside.

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Fornside Farm in St John's in the Vale


We are located in St John’s in the Vale, a peaceful valley running from Threlkeld towards Thirlmere, about 4 miles east of Keswick.

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Local area - St Johns in the Vale, Keswick, the Lake District

Local Area

Explore the surrounding picturesque area straight from the farm. There’s a whole host of activities to enjoy indoors or out.

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Events and Festivals in Keswick and the Lake District

What’s On

Keswick is home to a variety of events and festivals each year, including mountains, beer, jazz and sporting events.

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