Once you have decided which course you would like you can check availability by emailing Carole at or by telephoning on 07599922387.

If you wish to order a voucher it is not necessary at the stage of booking to select a course date. We fully understand many vouchers are for a surprise; so selecting a date is not always possible at purchase.

Booking Form and Payment

We are working on having a booking and payment method on line but currently you need to request a booking form from that you return with payment.

Full payment is required with all bookings and is non-refundable. Payment includes all tea, coffee and soft drinks during the day.

Please make cheques payable to Carole Barr (pig keeping).

Send to Carole Barr, Crook Barn, Torver, Nr. Coniston, Cumbria LA21 8BP.


Carole will email once your payment is received and she will also send directions and details to you prior to the course date.


Everyone knows how beautiful the Lakes are but the Southern end is off the main tourist trail. Many people like to extend their visit, often bring friends or family and make their day into a weekend break or longer.

Local accommodation providers are listed below

Self Catering: – Emma Carrick – 07887731522 – Sue – 01229 885 007

Local Pub: – 01229 861 277

Also recommended for good food.

Bed and Breakfast: – 015394 41353

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