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Secluded 18c Cottage In Yorkshire Dales National Park In Pretty Walled Garden

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue


About the property

Cottage in West Witton, Wensleydale, Yorkshire, England - Village Location With Friendly Real Ale Pub, Renowned Restaurant, And Shop/Bakery, Great Walking

Detached secluded cottage for 2 with immense charm located within owner's mature walled garden. Guest are welcome to enjoy the gardens with patios,summerhouse and BBQ. Tastefully furnished and perfectly cosy in all seasons with log burner, under floor heating,radiators. Thriving village with renowned restaurant, welcoming real ale pub, bakery and ancient tradition of Burning Old Bartle in August. Fine local produce from market towns of Leyburn and Hawes including grass-fed beef, lamb, rare breed pork, hand made cheeses, and fine ales. Area of outstanding natural beauty with rare and endangered species,flower filled meadows, ancient wooded glades, rivers, craggy hills, and country lanes. Three Peaks within easy reach. Beautiful area for walking, cycling, caving, or just relaxing. Lots to see and do in the area:Aysgarth Falls, Castle Bolton, Middleham Castle, Buttertubs Pass, Ribblesdale and steam trains, museums, galleries, festivals, abbeys, castles, fine houses and gardens to visit.

Frank Kopka
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
11 May, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Hawes in West Witton

Property Type:
  • cottage
Location Type:
  • river
  • village
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite shower room with marble floor, under floor heating, heated towel rail and electric shower.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: Ground floor bedroom with views of garden, marble floor with under floor heating, king size bed and down bedding.
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Notes on accommodation: Facilities include: Wood burning stove and electric under floor heating (all electricity included in the price). An initial supply of logs and coal is provided and a small charge at cost is made for subsequent supplies. Off road private parking for one car. Bedlinen and towels provided. Selection of board games and books. Patio area with table chairs. Hair dryer, iron and ironing board. Well equipped kitchen with dishwasher, ceramic hob, double oven and grill. We respectfully request that guests do not smoke indoors and regret that we cannot accommodate pets. Outside: The detached cottage is very private and set in the owner's lovely walled garden. Guests have a private patio to the front of the cottage with garden table and chairs, perfect for alfresco dining and to enjoy the peace and tranquillity. The owner's welcome guests to use their garden with summer house,sun terrace and BBQ.Off road parking for one car is provided.Guests can walk directly from the cottage up Pen Hill,down to the river Ure, to local villages or into the beautiful surrounding countryside, without using their car all week if they so wish! Utility Room: Use of owner's drying room on request for wet boots and walking clothes. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and bedding are provided. Changed weekly during longer lettings


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Secluded 18c Cottage In Yorkshire Dales National Park In Pretty Walled Garden
average rating of 4.848485 based on 33 reviews


  • 4 of 5

enjoyable pleasant stay. Nice accomodation and gardens

  • Review Submitted: 04-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
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Just bliss

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely wonderful. Frank and Gill were very helpful. We lovely every minute of staying in this special cottage. The pictures don't do it justice! 5 stars!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely comments, it's really nice to know that you enjoyed your stay with us.
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Lovely Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Ideally situated for some lovely walks. Compact and cosy. Lovely gardens to sit in and enjoy all the hard work by Frank and Gill at keeping it lovely. Owners very welcoming. Some good hand drawn maps by Frank, so you can leave the car and set off straight from the cottage. Can recommend the one which takes in the lovely Berrys Farm Shop and Café. Would certainly recommend to family and friends.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are continually trying to improve our cottage and it is really great to get such a positive review.
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It was a wrench to leave

  • 5 of 5

This is a really gorgeous cottage - it's decorated beautifully with some lovely touches. The living/kitchen area is great and really cosy, with all you need to cook for two and have a quiet night in by the fire - reading or watching the telly or a DVD. The bedroom is a good size, with a really comfy bed and good shower room. It has everything you need and the use of space is brilliant.

The village has a good pub, selling very good beer; a pub/restaurant, serving excellent food and a small shop with a tea room attached. Down the road there is a farm shop (and cafe) for meat, veg and special treats. Everyone we met was really friendly and welcoming. Great walks too, with maps and guides in the cottage. We are already trying to work out when we can stay there again - maybe in the summer, so that we can make use of the garden.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Feb-2016
  • Date of Stay: February 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It's great to know that, even in the depths of winter, guests can still really appreciate all that Stable Cottage and it's location has to offer.
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Just Grand

  • 5 of 5

Everything about this property is just Grand! It just exceeds the description given by the owners.The owners are superb,welcoming and friendly. If you need advice on good Fell walking, talk to Frank. Jill's knowledge of the local attractions is great, also her paintings are hanging on the walls in the cottage and look superb (might try and buy one next year).The pub across the road "The Fox and Hounds" serves superb beers, ales and good "Pub" food. The Wensleydale Heifer is superb place for fish meals.This is our third year, we've booked next year for 4 weeks. Last year the engine blew up in our car while we were staying here, the owners immediately offered to take us any where we wanted to go and pick us up, anytime any place, that is Superb customer service. As a foot note, once you've tried Frank's scones (which are waiting for you on arrival, warm with clotted cream and jam) get him to give you his flapjack recipe. If you want a place to unwind, sleep deeply, enjoy walking, eat well, sightsee, and even ride on a train hauled by a steam locomotive. Come Here.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Oct-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Excellent cottage in a beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is a peaceful haven for two, set in a beautiful garden which makes it a perfect place to get away from it all. The lounge sits above the bedroom, with a veranda overlooking the garden. Loved having breakfast in the garden. We were blown away by the churchyard which sits alongside the cottage. The soft sound of the church bell just adds to the feel of the place, and the tranquil setting. We were amazed by how friendly everyone in the village was. Ended up with free cakes after the village fete.The fox and hounds situated across the road was a great place to wander in after a day's walk, and there were plenty of lovely walks nearby. If you re looking for somewhere to unwind and relax this is the place for you, but don t tell too many people, we want to go back.....

  • Review Submitted: 31-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest airports:

Leeds 1.5 hours. Newcastle upon Tyne 1.5 hours. Durham Tees Valley 1 hour.

Public transport: Train to Darlington, bus to Richmond. Regular busses from Leyburn, to West Witton 4 miles away.

Car. From the North: 30mins from A1 at Scotch Corner. A6108 to Richmond, Leyburn, then Hawes road to West Witton.

From the South: 45mins from A1 at Bedale. Exit at Leeming Bar services, take A684 to Bedale and Leyburn. From the West 1 hour from M6. Exit to Sedburgh and east on the A684.


4 miles to Leyburn, 12 miles to Hawes and Richmond, 22 miles to Skipton, 25 miles to Ingleborough.

Further Details:

As an area of outstanding natural beauty, the Dales offer all kinds of outdoor recreation and is a wonderful walking, cycling, caving and horse riding area. There are maps and pocket walk guides in the cottage. Also there is a rich and vibrant cultural heritage with museums, galleries, castles, fine gardens, and festivals ,including the Burning of Old Bartle in the village during the summer feast weekend.

The Dales is a great place for food and real ales and you have all you could possible desire very close to the cottage. The village has a good country pub, the Fox and Hounds(which is NW Yorkshire CAMRA Pub of the Year 2013) serving a range of local real ales and home cooked food, and an ancient coaching inn, the Wensleydale Heifer, with a renowned restaurant, both with real fires in the winter. The village shop bakes the most wonderful bread and pastries, and the nearby market town of Leyburn has an excellent butcher selling dales lamb and beef, game, and free range chickens and eggs. At the Friday market, there is a magnificent range of fish and seafood from Carricks, and local vegetables and cheeses. And Leyburn has a wonderful wine and spirit shop which is housed with the good butcher in the local grocery shop, Campbell's.

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
We request a £50 deposit to secure booking and the full balance to be paid four weeks before the holiday.

Changeover Day:
We prefer a Saturday arrival after 3pm but try to be flexible with our guests.
We request that guests leave the cottage by 10am so we can prepare for new arrivals.

We require a £50 deposit, with the balance due a month before arrival, or in cash on arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.