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Spacious, Well Equipped Ensuite Cottage In The Dales



Updated: 26-Oct-2016
Barn in Burnsall, Nr. Skipton, Yorkshire, England - Stunning Rural Location With Scenery, Walks, Pubs, Cafes, History And Shops Within Easy Reach

Nestling in a hillside location just one mile from the pretty riverside village of Burnsall amidst the beautiful scenery of Wharfedale in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, Walker Fold is a delightful cottage which has been converted from a former barn. Located on the edge of the owners working farm the cottage offers spacious and very comfortable accommodation which is full of charm and character with en suite facilities to each bedroom it is an ideal country retreat for a family, couples or a group of friends wishing to explore the delights and natural landscapes of this stunning corner of Yorkshire. Surrounded by spectacular scenery with easy access to The Dales Way, cycle the country lanes enjoy a stroll along the river bank or explore the picturesque setting of Bolton Abbey along the valley. Burnsall has a shop, two pubs, tea room and the village is renowned for its traditional Dales Bridge with five stone arches and where the river meanders through the village. Nearby Hebden, Grassington and Skipton offer a variety of pubs and restaurants.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Pets considered
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

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About the Owner

Walker Fold is located on a working family farm, run by Gemma, Mark and James Dobson, in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales.

The fields surrounding the cottage have pedigree Hereford cattle and Lleyn sheep enjoying the hillside location.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

This is our second stay at Walker Fold Cottage. Three generations of family from 6 to 71. The cottage lends itself to really creating a family friendly experience. The cottage is homely, comfortable with a high standard of interior finishing. It is well equipped with everything you could need. Walker Fold has been just the ticket for a relaxing break away. We had a great time - thank you! - April 2014 Trip Advisor

From start to finish our stay was perfect the cottage had a warm and welcoming atmosphere and the owners were more than happy to help if required

The cottage it set in beautiful rolling hills and a perfect base for exploring we stayed as a family of 5 ages 19-55 and our dog Ben

We all left refreshed and overjoyed as our stay here was faultless

Well done to the owners for their finishing touches and little extras that made for a effortless Christmas break x

We shall definitely be seeing you again and recommending you to friends and family alike Dec 2013
Jun 2014
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2 holidaymaker reviews


Another fabulous stay at Walker Fold!

  • 5 of 5

We love this place! Spacious, spotless, well equipped cottage with fabulous views and so much to do in the area. A warm welcome from owners Mark and Gemma,and son James. Would recommend a stay here!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

What a fabulous cottage! So comfortable and spacious. We had a warm welcome and we were even allowed to run our dogs in one of the farm fields in the mornings.

A beautiful setting and was ideal for our weekend as we were working our dogs on the Bolton Abbey Estate, counting grouse for the Estate.

We had 3 couples staying and it was good to have accommodation which allowed us plenty of space to do our own "thing" - 3 ensuites was just a massive bonus! Spotlessly clean and well equipped.

We would definitely recommend this cottage and hopefully we will be coming back to stay this year!

A well deserved 5 stars!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Car: necessary


Use of a car considered essential


Nearest village with pubs, shop, church is Burnsall, one mile away. Numerous villages of interest within 3 miles including Grassington. Towns within 15 minutes drive are Skipton and Pateley Bridge. Places of interest include Bolton Abbey, Embsay Railway, Stump Cross Caverns, Harrogate, Malham to name a few.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 8
2 Oct 2016 - 20 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Rate 9
3 Jan 2017 - 10 Feb 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Please contact owner.

Changeover Day:
Saturday is changeover day but for short breaks we can be flexible. Arrival is 4pm and departure is 10am. Please enquire for short breaks.

Notes on prices:
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Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 26-Oct-2016
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Property Type

  • barn


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


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


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


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library

Onsite Services

  • Massage


  • children welcome
  • pets considered

Location Type

  • rural
  • village

Local Services & Businesses

  • massage therapist


  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 3 - Shower Enclosure
  • All en-suite shower rooms have large power shower. Also a separate house wc.


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 has a kingsize bed with two windows and an en-suite shower room. Bedroom 2 has a kingsize bed with an en-suite shower room. Bedroom 3 is a twin bedroom with an en-suite shower room.


  • Self-catering


  • Outside: Large patio area with seating and dining area for 6. Enclosed area suitable for children and pets. Ample parking for 3+ vehicles. Utility Room: Washing machine, clothes hanger, vacuum cleaner, iron, ironing board, high chair Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All towels, bedding, tea-towels, oven gloves, napkins provided at the start of the stay and laundered at the end of the stay.

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