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27 April 2015

Additional offsite accommodation has been reserved at the YMCA National Centre, Lakeside for the nights of Thursday 30 July – Saturday 8 August (9 nights) – must be booked for whole period.

Approximately 25 minute drive from MKMC, accommodation is mainly in twin rooms with a few singles (ensuite and shared options are available).

summer_ymacShuttle buses will transport you between the YMCA Lakeside and Manjushri KMC each morning and evening. These must be booked separately.

Breakfast is included. All linen and towels are included.

Single (ensuite) £55 per person/night
Single (shared facilities) £45 per person/night
Twin (ensuite) £45 per person/night
Twin (shared facilities) £40 per person/night

Shuttle bus: £6 per person/day

Other Offsite Accommodation

We tried to block book rooms at the following hotels, in Barrow in Furness, however, we were not able to secure a good rate, and so finally it is cheaper for individuals to book themselves online. We will offer shuttle buses however from these 2 hotels – these can be booked through the Festival booking form (for new bookings), or through the ‘add option’ facility in the booking cart (existing bookings).

Shuttles will be available for week 2, beginning in the evening after the Introductory Teaching on Thursday 30 July. They will run daily until Saturday morning 8 August.

Travel Lodge, Barrow in Furness


Travel Lodge is a basic hotel chain. The rooms have recently been refurbished.
Twin rooms accommodate a maximum of 2 adults.
Family rooms can accommodate up to maximum 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.
The hotel has a Dominos Pizza at the edge of the car park. Also, there is an Asda supermarket 5 min walk away click here for opening times.
Shuttle bus: £6 per person/day.

Premier Inn, Barrow in Furness



Rooms can accommodate maximum 2 adults.
Family rooms up to 2 adults and 2 children
The hotel is a 2 minute walk from Tesco Supermarket, click here for opening times. It is also a short walk from numerous eating places in Barrow.

Shuttle bus: £6 per person/day



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