March 10, 2018

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So the Hostel build is coming on...
Suzy is busy tiling the bathrooms,  Ralph is on bunks, Dave is plastering the hallway, Don and Martin are plumbing (I'm not sure what but I’m guessing it’s important), Simon is on second fix leccy, I’m STILL painting (thanks to Tash,...

February 12, 2018

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So we thought you might like to see a little video of how the work is coming on inside the new Longstone Lodge. Plaster and paint is going on the walls now, with the bathroom fit outs just about to start.  We still have a lot to do before opening in May, but things are...

December 28, 2017

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Due to the volume of construction work on site Longstone Café will now not be able to be open in 2018 until Easter. Therefore if you fancy a walk, coffee and some delicious homemade cake, our last days of opening for a while will be Friday 29th and Saturday 30th Decemb...

December 23, 2017

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So its been a busy few months at Longstone, the Lodge is taking shape, thanks to the fantastic team we have working onsite as well as the supporting transport companies. Particular thanks going to Diccon Rodgers at KML, Carl Guy at Richard Hand Haulage, Perkins and Per...

November 27, 2017

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Longstone Lodge and Café are looking for staff for the 2018 season. See the advert below for more details. We look forward to hearing from you!


November 8, 2017

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So after some fun and games with deliveries, some the frame panels have arrived onsite, hooray! As of Monday it's all systems go with the building until May. This is the exciting part where the wooden frame goes up quickly and the building we have been working out on p...

September 19, 2017

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After a great first summer in the café (thank you so much to all our café visitors) we are now just beginning our second phase of building: the Hostel.

Colin has just started work on the footings and the wooden frame for the hostel building will be arriving early next...

May 16, 2017

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So, we are finally open and loving it already!

It has been amazing to see so many friendly faces over our first weekend of trading.
Longstone Café is now open every day from 10.30am to 4.30pm serving a range of lunch options and cakey tea.

There is still more to do, a...

May 1, 2017

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We are pleased to announce that the newly refurbished Longstone Cafe will be opening towards the end of next week. Our new menu will be posted here in the next couple of days.

We look forward to seeing you soon for tea and cake!

Colin, Amy and Suzy


March 28, 2017

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Just taking a little look at where we started and where we are now.  It's not going to be too long until we can add a finished photo to each of these!

There is still a fair bit of internal work to do, but each day we get closer to finishing the first stage of what has b...