Please contact us if you require other option for camping/caravan sites, or would like
other recommendations for accommodation.

Below have been Highly Recommended by former students

Blacksmith Cottage, Appleby

Self contained two bedroom character property - one double room, one single - off street parking, helpful but non-intrusive owners are just next door. Can be booked online from £281 for 7 nights, or direct with owner for a discount.

Online listing with Sykes Cottages click here.

Direct contact - Gill Forrester, 01768 353024



Thorn Hill Long Marton                                                                        

Hosted by Debbie Hall : 07855 060393

Luxury 'glamping' shed in beautiful 1/2 acre gardens, self contained and very well appointed - rated as 'Superhosts' on airbnb. Prices around £80.00 per night depending on length of stay, and can sleep up to 4 people.

Direct bookings (not through airbnb) from £65.00 pppn, and stay in excess of one week may also receive a discount.

View on airbnb


The Hollies

017683 52553

B&B varies starts around £60.00per night for 1 person/cheaper if 2 sharing.

For around £15.00 they have x 1 campervan space with internet access. For BIKEINN customers you can use the dining area within the house for homework in the evening. Just mention you are studying with us when booking and the internet connection is essential.

The Hollies, Roman Road, Appleby in Westmorland, Cumbria, CA16 6JH

Croft Ends Farm B&B

017683 51284

B&B from 40.00pp per night and caravan spaces also available. Very friendly even taxi'd our weekend students to the pub and brought them home later!

Croftends Farm, Appleby in Westmorland, Cumbria, CA16 6JW


Dufton Youth Hostel

+44 345 371 9734

A great pub in the village-good food and excellent Ale.

YHA Dufton, Appleby, Cumbria, CA16 6DB


Kirby Stephen Youth Hostel

07812 558 525

Kirkby Stephen Hostel, Market Street ,Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria CA17 4QQ


The Kings Arms, Kirby Stephen

017683 72425

B and B at approx 30.00per night, highly recommended

A little further afield but a nice bike ride!



Others recommended locally

Appleby Manor Country House and Spa Hotel

Roman Rd, Appleby CA16 6JB 

The nearest accommodation to our training centre.

http/ tel 017683 51571

Variety of tariffs. Offers a great option if wishing to bring a partner along with you, who may wish for a quiet break whilst you work on your mechanical skills.

.Bongate House
01768 351245
Bongate House, Bongate, Appleby In Westmorland, Cumbria, CA16 6UE

A little more luxurious, at approx 180.00 double room B&B

Milburn Grange Cottages
Russell: 01768 361867/ 07889 315685
Milburn grange cottages, Knock, Appleby, Cumbria CA16 6DR

The Old Post Office
The Old Post Office, Brampton, Appleby in Westmorland

Brow Farm House
017683 52865
Brow Farm, Dufton, Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria, CA16 6DF

Sky Garth
017683 61300
Skygarth Farm, Temple Sowerby, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 1SS

Eden Valley Holidays (Camp Site)
01931 714 338
Newby End Farm, Newby, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 3EX​

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A few of our satisfied customers.
  • A big thank you to the whole Bike Inn team for a great two weeks of intense training.
    Richard, October 2018
  • Thank you for a great course, both informative and flexible in it delivery
    Mark, June 2018
  • I cannot thank you guys enough, the bike inn has opened up so many opportunities and I now am working in a job that I love which is hard for a lot of people to say!
    James Douglas, June 2018
  • I came back from a ski season in France and the 2-week course has given me the skills to extend next ski season work into summer as a mountain bike technician.
    Sam Croft, May 2018
  • Jon and Dave were both very knowledgeable and good teachers, I definitely felt that I made the right choice of course provider to go to
    Alison, May 2018