Barstobrick Visitor Centre

Nestled in the heart of Red Kite country but just minutes from the region’s main road Barstobrick Visitors’ Centre is an attraction that’s not to be missed. There’s history, wildlife, riding, walking, cycling, fishing, somewhere to eat and history to learn all in one place.


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Barstobrick Teahouse

Barstobrick Visitor Centre is delighted to announce that Barstobrick Teahouse is now open for business.  

Come and enjoy delicious lunches, brunches, snacks, cakes and coffee. 

Opening Hours:

Monday closed

Tuesday 10am - 5pm

Wed 10am - 7pm

Thursday closed

Friday 10am - 5pm

Saturday 10am - 5pm

Sunday 10am - 4pm


We hope to see you soon!

  • Brilliant visitor centre, lovely cakes! We will definitely come back again!

    Dianne Belcher-Hackett, Suffolk
  • Very good food at affordable prices.  Great walks too.

    Karen McLachlan, Fife
  • This is our first visit here in over 20 years of visiting the area and we will definitely be back.  Café prices really good, staff excellent.  Keep up the good work.

    Mr Fewlass, Yorkshire
  • The food was excellent and the service was friendly and helpful in a very pleasant atmosphere and beautiful surroundings.

    Peter and Linda Little, Derbyshire
  • Super location, catering facilities great, food and prices excellent. 

    We were given a leaflet at the Red Kite Feeding Centre (Laurieston) and you were highly recommended.  Many thanks.

    Colin and Joan Tyler
  • We are first time visitors to Barstobrick on holiday.  It is a gem of a place and we will definitely be back!  We loved this place!

    Kathie and Steve Day
  • I think your cafe is great.  Your sandwiches are fantastic.  I love it and I love your hot chocolate.

    Morven, Gullane
  • A wonderful place to discover.  Marvellous facilities after riding for the disabled.

    Peter and Rachel Daniels
  • Delicious, well presented food!  Very pleasant clean surroundings in a beautiful area.  We look forward to visiting again in the Spring.  Delighted that lots is being done to encourage even more wildlife to the area.

    Geoff and Judith Arnold, Staffs
  • Another lovely visit.  Food scrumptious, walks great.  Thank you.

    Phil and Sandra, Cumbria
  • A very lovely place.  Scenery wonderful, very friendly staff and the most lush scones ever - yummy.  We enjoyed our time here and had a lovely walk.  Thank you.

    Sylvia and Peter Hammond, Wilts
  • We arrived on a wet but warm day and had a lovely walk then lunch.  The service was good, the food was gorgeous and I was impressed with the presentation.  The kids macaroni was fabulous.  It was very different to sit down and watch the horses - very unique!

    Victoria and Clara Dennis, Orpington
  • Third visit this week.  Staff very pleasant, cafe very clean with excellent food and good value for money.  We found this place two years ago now - it is a must to visit each year we visit the area.  Keep up the good work and hopefully we'll be here in 2013.

    Mr D Fewlass, East Yorks
  • Thank you for another stay in your welcoming lodges.  We look forward to another return visit next year.

    Pam and Derek Winning, Lancs
  • Best self catering accommodation we have ever stayed in.  Very clean and well-equipped.  Hope to come back in May.

    Jon Waggot and Family, N Yorks
  • As good as it always is.  We never have any complaints when we come here, it is always great.  See you next time.

    Chris Walker, E Yorks
  • Thank you for a lovely holiday.  The lodge, location and views were first class.  We even saw red kites from our window.

    Irene Howles
  • Enjoyed our stay - everything good.  Hope to return to this beautiful spot.

    John Rushton
  • Peace and tranquility.  A comfortable stay and we will be back again.

    Steve and Fiona Dixon, Cumbria
  • Thank you for a lovely relaxing holiday.  "Lovely" has been the word of this holiday, everywhere we have been and all that we have seen.  Lovely lodge in beautiful, peaceful surroundings.  Will most certainly be back and recommend this beautiful setting and ideal location to family and friends.  Mason (our dog) loved it too!

    Anne Matthews
  • Another enjoyable stay at Queenshill.  Look forward to coming again next year.  Better still may fit in another visit later this year.  Thank you once again.

    Maureen, Bill and Jakob Harries
  • A magical, peaceful place.  Well equipped and clean.  We love the grass tennis court and walled garden.  Hope to return soon.

    Tony Harris, N Yorks
  • Really enjoyed our stay in the Byre, a very comfortable property and very well equipped.  Lovely peaceful location.  Will recommend to friends.  Great stuff!

    Moira Strachan, Aberdeen
  • We loved the location and the lodge.  Plenty of space both inside and out.  We really enjoyed our stay and found it very comfortable.  Would come again.

    Geoff PItt, Berks
  • Delightful few days, blissfully peaceful.  Lodge was excellent - clean and comfortable.  Many thanks.

    AF Bolton, Sunderland
  • What a gorgeous setting!  The most peaceful place we have ever stayed - you almost forget there are other people around.  Thanks for a wonderful stay. X

    Michelle Evens, Staffs
  • Fantastic lodge in beautiful surroundings - just my idea of heaven.

    Claire Pymm, Cumbria
  • It was a lovely, clean, comfortable cabin, everything we wanted was there.  It made our stay to see the wildlife, especially the red kites, every day.  Even our dog loved it.

    Mr and Mrs Oldfield, North Wales
  • As usual a fantastic, relaxing holiday.  Thank you.  We'll be back and would love to stay in the same lodge.

    Jennifer Potter
  • A nice, comfortable and very quiet accommodation - enjoyed watching the wildlife in the evenings.

    Mr and Mrs Sneddon, Fife
  • Very enjoyable stay in lovely, peaceful surroundings.  Our third stay here.  Towells. tea. coffee etc much appreciated.  Thank you.

    Pete Salker, Gloucester
  • Fantastic as usual - this is our sixth stay.  Will see you again soon!

    Mr and Mrs Broad
  • The lodge was absolutely was spotlessly cleanand well equipped with everything you would ever need.  Best of all were the beautiful, tranquil surroundings.  Would highly recommend.

    Linda Turner, Paisley
  • One of the mosst comfortable and best equipped lodges we have been in.  the grounds and siting of the lodges was lovely and so private.

    Frank and Ellen Pratt, Cumbria
  • On arrival your two members of staff were welcoming and extremely helpful.  The cottage was well prepared and well appointed.  An excellent location to exhibit the area.  Laundry cottage would be our fist choice if we visit this area again.

    Mike Barkworth, Devon
  • What an absolute delight to find somewhere as perfect as Queenshill!  Our lodge was welcoming, comfortable and spotlessly clean.  We have used Hoseasons for many years but there hasn't been anywhere as superb as this between the north of Scotland and the south of England.  Many thanks to the staff who look after the lodges - gold stars all round.  We look forward to a return visit.

    Pamela Winning, Blackpool
  • We loved it all.  Location fantastic...wildlife fantastic...accommodaiton brilliant...log-burner brilliant.  Would we come again?  Definitely.

    Patrick and Helen O'Malley, Lancs
  • We have ahd the most relaxing break we have experienced in years.  The accommodation is great - clean, comfortable and equipped with everything we needed.  The location is peaceful and the grounds are lovely.  We stayed here four years ago but hope to return much sooner for our next visit.  Just love the gentle landscape of this corner of Scotland.  So much to see and do without having to drive long distances.

    Ann and Dennis Rattigan, Tyne and Wear
  • Lovely lodge and location, enjoyed it all very much (as did the dog who loved the walk over the hill to the visitor centre).

    Alison Hamilton, Argyle and Bute
  • Delightful, clean and airy.  All the essentials are here.  Perfect place to stay - peace and quiet with many places close by to see.  And the weather was fantastic.

    Mr and Mrs Green, Leeds
  • Enjoyed our stay very much, wishing we had stayed longer.  Looking forward to returning again in the near future.

    Arthur and Heather O'Neill, Ayrshire
  • Lovely stay, perfect setting.  Many thanks.

    Chris Egar, Burnley
  • Lodges are very clean and tidy, equipped with everything you need for your stay.  Very peaceful and great views.  Very impressed and would re-book any time.  We really enjoyed our stay.

    Sharon Moran, Livingston
  • What a lovely location your comfortable lodge is in and how friendly the local people are.  The surrounding area is stunning and the wildlife fantastic.  Gardens, forest walks and coastal paths are breathtaking.  We would like to come again to experience more of the area.  Thank you for a most enjoyable holiday in this beautiful area.

    Jean and Roger Stricke, West MIdlands
  • Very peaceful lodges, very clean and well equipped.  Thought the tea and coffee tray was a brilliant idea so we could have a brew as soon as we arrived.  The housekeepers were very friendly and helpful with local information.  My only complaint is I wish we'd booked a week instead of three days.  Will definitely come back, thank you.

    Pete and Jane Fletcher, Lancs
  • A good cabin in a beautiful location, very peaceful.  Great local walks and clos eto many interesting places.  We have had a really enjoyable week.  Thank you.

    JOn and Janet Britton and Pepper, York
  • Great little cottage - lovely setting - enjoyed the bird song.  Quiet and peaceful, good base for touring around.  Had a nice relaxing time, thank you.

    Carole Haines, Hamilton
  • Could highly recommend Queenshill as an excellent holiday destination.

    M McClean, Northern Ireland
  • Really impressed by the property, lovely and clean, well fitted.  Set in lovely surroundings.  Seeing so many different birds also a treat.  Will certainly be coming again, thank you.

    Jack and Hazel Smithson, Lancs
  • A perfect spot, peace and quiet in abundance.  A good central point for discovering the area and places of interest.

    Bernard Pearson, Cleveland
  • Thank you for another lovely week at Queenshill.  It is so pleasant here regardless of weather.  Look forward to returning soon.

    Donald and Joy McKenzie, Oban
  • We have had a most enjoyable holiday.  The lodge is first class and we hope to return to Queenshill in the near future.  What a welcome sight to see fresh flowers in the sitting room on our arrival.  Many thanks.

    June and Julian Wilcox, Walsall
  • The accommodation was extremely spacious, well equipped and comfortable. The grounds and surrounding area was everything we had wished for.

    Milne family and dog, Newcastle

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