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Smoky Jo's at Shap

Castle Court is situated high on the fells above the villages of Crosby Ravensworth and Shap.  It commands an amazing position offering one of the finest views in Cumbria.  Castle Court offers a tranquil and relaxing environment, allowing guests to unwind and get away from the stresses and strains of today's busy living and learn to smoke food!

Castle Court is a magnificent barn of great character.   It is a traditional Westmorland Bank Barn still retaining many of its original features and is furnished with antique furniture.

The dining hall has a baronial feel to it with the dining table seating 12.  It offers a wonderful setting for our smoked lunches! 

Outside there are views over the eastern Lakeland fells, the Eden Valley and the North Pennines. Enjoy the views and wild life. Buzzards, oyster catchers, curlews, hares and red squirrels can all be seen, and you can meet the free range hens - who welcome everyone providing you don't have your eye on them to smoke for dinner!

Smoky Jo's courses are held within Castle Court with the smoking taking place outside. 


 E mail:  info@SmokyJos.co.uk



Food Smoking Courses at

Castle Court

Castle Court

Castle Court

Dining Hall

              The dining hall

Drawing Room

            The drawing room

Free range hens

The free range hens.


Enjoy the setting, the views and the wildlife.


View over to High Street and Haweswater

The view from the gate