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Country Cottage Surrounded By Fields Yet Within Easy Reach Of The Town Centre



Updated: 21-Oct-2016
Cottage in Almondbury, Nr. Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England - An Ideal For Walking Or Touring Centre

Cruck Cottage is surrounded by beautiful countryside and is the ideal base to explore the area. A network of footpaths from the garden gate will take you in 10 minutes to the Iron Age site on the summit of Castle Hill to enjoy wonderful views across Huddersfield and the tributary valleys, or on easy rambles through woods and fields or longer hikes over the Pennine moors. The Peak District and Bronte country are both within easy driving distance, as are the excellent shopping centres of Leeds, Manchester and Sheffield for those in search of a little retail therapy. There is plenty of culture to be found in the area with local museums, a theatre, galleries of nationally known artists, and many musical events, including the 10 day Contemporary Music Festival which attracts artists from all over the world. There are craft shops and mill shops, open markets and flea markets and the largest number of Grade II listed buildings outside Bath!

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Internet
  • Washing machine

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Activity and Interests


Huddersfield can be approached by the M62 or by the M1. Detailed maps and directions are sent to visitors. Alternatively we are only a short taxi ride from either the bus or railway stations in the centre of Huddersfield.

Car recommended but buses into Huddersfield run every 90 mins. Town centre can be reached on foot in 30 minutes - it's all downhill!

From Leeds/Bradford airport by road -23 miles, or from Manchester airport with regular frequent train service to Huddersfield station.


Within radius of 1 mile:

Almondbury village

Castle Hill iron age fortress,


Golf course (9 hole)

Country walks

Within 2 miles:

Local History Museum,

Huddersfield Town Centre (theatre, library, art gallery, sports centre)

Within 5 miles:


Galleries of nationally and internationally know artists and potters

Museum of domestic textile industry

Further afield:

Haworth and Brontë Parsonage

National Photographic Museum, Bradford

Royal Armouries, Leeds

Further Details:

Almondbury, 1 mile, Post Office, small supermarket, two butchers, good wine store, newsagent, dress shop and several hairdressers. Sadly there is no longer a greengrocer and the bank has closed

Two large supermarkets within 2 miles.

Several good pubs and restaurants


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Early winter
1 Oct 2016 - 4 Nov 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
5 Nov 2016 - 23 Dec 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Christmas/New Year
24 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Provisional booking to be made by phone or email followed by completion of booking form and deposit of 25% of total amount. Balance to be paid a month before arrival. In the unfortunate occurrence of cancellation, the balance will only be refunded if the week is re-let.

Changeover Day:
Except in special circumstances the changeover day is Saturday and we only take full week bookings. Arrival time is 2.30pm and guests are asked to leave by 10.30 on the day of departure.

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Updated: 21-Oct-2016
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Property Type

  • cottage


  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Child's Highchair


  • Television


  • children welcome

Location Type

  • rural


  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • The cottage bathroom consists of bath with over-bath shower, wc and washbasin.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: The main bedroom is a family room with both double and single beds. The second room is a single bedroom.


  • Golf ...


  • Notes on accommodation: The main bedroom is a family room which can also be used as a twin. The fact that the second bedroom is a single room means that it is not suitable for two couples. We accept one dog after a telephone discussion, but, sorry, no cats. Outside: There is no private garden but there is access to fields through the back gate. Parking is by the front door of the cottage. Utility Room: There is no separate utility room but the washing machine and dryer are in the arched cellar, thus minimising any noise and steam. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bedlinen, towels and tea towels are included in the price. The property is cleaned between visits with bedding and towels changed weekly.

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