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Idyllically located Yorkshire Dales Cottage in Hebden near Grassington



Updated: 16-Oct-2016
2 bed cottage sleeping 4/5

Approached via an original Pack Horse Bridge and beautifully situated by a babbling brook, this charming 16th Century stone cottage offers a truly delightful retreat to return to after exploring the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Tastefully decorated and furnished , Little Brook Cottage has a wealth of charm and character. Dine alfresco, on the east facing rear terraced patio, or relax in the spacious lounge with its cosy multifuel stove. Lying midway between Skipton and Pateley Bridge the village of Hebden which has a pub serving meals and village shop/PO, is only 1.5 miles from Grassington with it's lovely selection of quality shops, restaurants & pubs and is host to Dickensian Weekends in December and various cultural events during the year. Please check the availability calandar for the dates you're interested in as I always keep it upto date.

  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

I live in Wakefield, West Yorkshire with my wife Carol.

We both work full time, but get up to the cottage when we can to spend some chill time and keep on top of the little jobs. We have made many friends in and around the village and may well live there some time in the future.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

'Lovely cottage, a real home from home. Very well furnished and equipped.'

'Thanks so much. Of course the cottage and it's position are fantastic but it was all the thoughtful extra touches that made our stay extra special.'

'We had a lovely stay and expect to come again. The cottage has not only character but thanks to it's owners loving attention to detail, also a strong sense of homeliness.'

'We have stayed in many cottages around here but this is by far the best. The sun room is beyond fab. It is so peaceful.'

'Brilliant cottage - relaxed from the first minute. A real home from home and very well appointed. Thanks for the extra little touches that made for a very welcome feeling.'
Feb 2011
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7 Reviews

based on 7 holidaymaker reviews


A wonderful pre-Christmas Christmas

  • 5 of 5

We had the pleasure of appending a few days at this very tastefully decorated cottage. It was a pre-Christmas get together for three of us with our 2 dogs. (dogs were pre-arranged with the owner)

It was perfect in every way. The porch into the cottage was ideal for drying off the dogs before we let them into the house. We had taken plenty of doggy towels and the porch was the perfect place to store them.

The kitchen was immaculate and so well equipped. Everything you could possibly want, although we didn’t do any cooking during our stay! It was our intention to spend time in the local public house, but the Tea Rooms did scrummy food and we ate most of our meals there, even breakfast! it was only a short walk away.

We visited a few places of interest during the day and spent the evenings in the conservatory enjoying fine wines, port, and cheeses, before climbing the stairs to the very comfortable beds.

I cannot fault this cottage in any way. The owners are very easy to communicate with and that helped to make our stay very relaxed and refreshing. It certainly eased us into the Christmas celebrations with a tranquil attitude. I do hope we will be allowed to stay again, when the weather is warmer and we can enjoy the patio outside.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A fantastic week in the Dales

  • 5 of 5

We spent a lovely week in littlebrook cottage, and would not hesitate to recommend it as a great base to explore the Yorkshire Dales. The warm Aga in the kitchen beside the conservatory persuaded us to spend most of our time in that room rather than the living room. There are lots of interesting walking and cycling routes starting from right outside your door. We have stayed in a variety of accommodation in and around Grassington, and this did not disappoint. Within walking distance of Grassington, Bursall and Linton, the local pubs and restaurants can be enjoyed. A special mention for the Clarendon Hotel which provides excellent food on your doorstep.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Littlebrook cottage

  • 4 of 5

A really enjoyable stay in a lovely spacious cottage in the heart of the fantastic Yorkshire countryside.

The cottage is is in a quiet village spot but you can walk into the countryside from the front door. Grassington is only a mile or so away, as is the river Wharfe. We had a lovely time there. We can heartily recommend Littlebrook cottage and we will certainly consider going back.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A delightful place to spend a week.

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was "home from home" and the aga made for a cosy stay, even in August!!

It was very clean, comfortable and in a quiet location.

We had come for a walking holiday, and this was a great base.

The tea rooms in Hebden are to be recommended, particularly on a rainy day.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great house in the Dales

  • 5 of 5

Mike was wonderful right from the first contact we had with him. He was concerned that we would not get ripped off by transferring moneys from Canada to the UK so he made us a very easy way of paying trusting us implicitly. The house was very clean upon arrival & extremely equipped. We needed for nothing. There are many pamphlets & books to help anyone get started on their vacation in the Dales. Although we were lucky that the sun shone upon us most days, the temperatures were way below average. The house was always as warm as we needed it as each room has its own temperature gauge. And the living room has a wonderful fireplace. Our friends live 2 doors away & they were always at our place as it was spacious & comfortable for all of us to be together each evening. Thank you Mike for helping us so much. We hope to use your lovely house again soon.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We love to welcome guests from other countries and will do whatever we can to make their arrangements as easily and cost effective as possible. Paypal comes in handy for this type of thing and there's ways to make it very cost effective.
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Family, fun and food

  • 5 of 5

Another lovely stay in Little Brook. Great accomodation in a beautiful location. Very well equipped. Cottage pie, porridge overnight, baking and an Birthday cake cooked in the Aga. Excellent food in the pub a few doors away too. Looking forward to more stays in the future. Thanks

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your feedback and we look forward to seeing you again soon - you've clearly got to grips with the Aga !
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From the Owner

We bought the cottage in July 2004 having had a great holiday in the area earlier in the year. As soon as I walked in the front door, I knew it was the right property, it just had that warm feeling about it. For me, it perfectly encapulates village life without being too remote from the conveniences us 'townies' are accustomed to !.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Barpub : Clarendon Hotel at 100 Metres


Grassington is the nearest town about 1 mile away. Skipton and Harrogate are both within 20 minutes by car.

Further Details:

Hebden is a small village with a pub/restaurant, a tea room and a post office.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
October half term
21 Oct 2016 - 27 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low - autumn to early winter
28 Oct 2016 - 22 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Christmas & New Year
23 Dec 2016 - 5 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
6 Jan 2017 - 6 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
7 Apr 2017 - 20 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
21 Apr 2017 - 25 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Early summer
26 May 2017 - 20 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
3 night weekend breaks (Fri, Sat, Sun) or 4 night night midweek breaks (Mon, Tues, Wed, Thur) may be available outside peak periods. These are charged at 60% of the weekly price.

Changeover day for this property is Friday.If you want a Saturday to Friday holiday, I'll reduce the weekly rate by 1/7th

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 16-Oct-2016
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From the Owner

There is just something about the cottage that lets you leave all your troubles and anxieties outside the front door. People just seem to relax as soon as they get there ! Every season has it's own attractions. I think our favourite is probably winter (probably because that's when we can get there most). A cosy night in front of the open fire - can't be beaten. I also like the fact that we can walk to the local pub, tearoom and Post Office. It's important to support local businesses.

Property Type

  • cottage


  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Location Type

  • village


  • caves
  • churches
  • museums
  • playground

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • mountain climbing


  • Bathroom - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Power shower with proper enclosure at end of bath. Handrail
  • Newly fitted bathroom with shower bath and screen. Basin, WC and heated towel rail.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed, Plus additional pullout 3rd single bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4/5 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: 1 Bedroom with super king bed (6ft). 1 Bedroom with twin beds (3ft) and an extra pullout bed (3ft). Cot also available on request.


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: The property is heated by modern electric panel heaters (not night storage heaters). Outside: The property has a small terraced rear garden with a patio table and chairs. There is also a walled, paved garden at the front of the property. Utility Room: Rear conservatory with sofa, armchair, TV and dining table. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bedding and towels supplied.

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