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Bracken Cottage

Harrogate (6mls NW), Yorkshire Dales
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Increased accessibility
Internet access
Working farm
Romantic
Towels included
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Beautiful barn conversion tucked away on the owners' working farm
  • The perfect romantic retreat for a couple to explore Nidderdale and the Yorkshire Dales
  • Ideally situated for walkers and cyclists alike, with many tracks and trails straight from the doorstep
Property code: 83317

This spacious former cow shed situated on the owner's working farm in rural Yorkshire has been wonderfully converted to provide the ideal escape for a couple to explore this stunning part of Yorkshire.

Watch two of your four-legged friends bound across the large shared garden at this barn holiday home in Yorkshire. Set on a farm on the fringes of the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, 6 miles from Harrogate, it also offers superb dog walks through magnificent surrounding scenery. With one bedroom, the rural conversion is perfect for a couple seeking a romantic hideaway.

Open the door of this stone property, which captures verdant views, to find yourselves in an entrance hall where you can hang dog leads and outdoor wear. Follow on through into the open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner, where your cheerful chums can sit by the open bi-folding doors on warm days to take the air while you gaze out at the sweeping vistas. Choose a film to watch on the TV with Freeview or prepare something delicious to eat in the kitchen with the local produce bought on your excursions out. As day turns to night, have a long soak in the bath or a hot shower then wander into the super-king-size bedroom, which can also be arranged as twins in advance. Take your happy hounds out for a stroll as soon as you wake. Light the BBQ on your private terrace on balmy evenings while your pals pad about close by. Make use of a shared utility room with a washing machine and tumble dryer for doggy blankets and damp walking gear. You have parking for one car at the barn, plus lockable bike storage.

Choose between numerous footpaths in the area for an array of scenic routes. Walk less than 4 miles to Brimham Rocks to see the unusual geological formations set on heather moorland. Drive less than 11 miles to reach the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park with its multitude of beauty spots to explore.

  • 1 super-king-size zip-and-link bedroom (can be made up as twins on request)
  • 1 bathroom with shower over the bath and a WC
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher
  • Shared utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Welcome pack
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request
  • Freeview TV in lounge
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 2 dogs welcome (must be kept on a lead on the farm)
  • Private patio area with furniture and shared garden
  • Charcoal BBQ
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Secure cycle storage
  • Shop 5 miles, pub 3 miles
  • Regret no children under 16 (babes in arms welcome)
  • Due to nearby livestock fireworks are prohibited at the property
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00 unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 2 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week

Kirsten Wilcock

This property is personally managed by Kirsten.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 17 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Nigel 3rd June 2022

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Bracken Cottage is a wonderful place to stay with very friendly hosts. Ideal if you like a huge bedroom. The view over the garden and surrounding farmland is wonderful and the cottage is lovely to return to after a hard days exploring. Brimham Rocks, Ripley Castle, Grassington, Harrogate and Knaresborough are all within a short drive. We also foundRead more that the nearby Station Inn was great for a meal and a pint. Hide

Reviewed by Philip 27th May 2022

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Excellent cottage in lovely location. Owner super-helpful and provided a lot in the way of bread, jam, teabags, coffee etc. Ideal for me as disabled person and the dog with lovely walks (with my wife) nearby.

Reviewed by Roger 8th May 2022

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This is a lovely cottage on a working farm in a secluded rural location. We (and our dog!) were made very welcome by the host, Sue, who also gave some useful advice about attractions in the area. The gifts of milk, bread, cheese and other things which greeted us on our arrival were much appreciated. Thank you for a most enjoyable stay.

Reviewed by Tim 22nd April 2022

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The cottage was very comfortable, well equipped and very warm. The location is perfect in the most beautiful countryside. There are a lot of lovely walks within easy travelling distance and some great places to visit, such as Fountains Abbey and Brimham Rocks. We felt very secure behind the electric gates. The owners were very friendly and welcominRead moreg. We enjoyed our week very much. Hide

Reviewed by Judith 6th March 2022

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Lovely, peaceful, cosy cottage on a fabulous working farm. Owner was super friendly and helpful. We had a great week.

Reviewed by Susan 29th October 2021

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Reviewed by Stephen 24th October 2021

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My wife and I enjoyed 4 nights in Bracken Cottage. Peaceful, spacious, clean, comfortable and exceptionally well located (for the views, access to local walks and places to visit). And excellent service from the owner. Thank you.

Reviewed by Amanda 1st October 2021

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Lovely, well equipped cottage in a beautiful location. Owner Sue is very friendly, welcoming and helpful We enjoyed a very peaceful week, plenty of places to visit

Reviewed by Roger 24th September 2021

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Lovely quiet location ideal for getting out into dales and for shopping. Owners more than helpful but also kept our Privacy. One of the best places we have stayed.

Reviewed by Dale 17th September 2021

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Excellent facilities and clean

Reviewed by Janet 10th September 2021

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Sue and Pete have created the most comfortable holiday home. Feeling lucky to have found it. I really dont want to give too much praise preferring to keep it a secret from others ! Already planning to return !

Reviewed by Melanie 13th August 2021

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Wonderful place lovely owners cant fault anything except wish we could have stayed longer

Reviewed by Paul 6th August 2021

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Reviewed by Joan 30th July 2021

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Excellent week spent in Bracken cottage. The cottage was well equipped and very comfortable-we were made to feel very welcome by the owner who had provided a generous welcome pack and thought of everything we might need for our stay. The location was idyllic- so peaceful and restful but close to lots of lovely walks and places of interest.

Reviewed by Isobel 9th July 2021

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The cottage is lovely with two spacious rooms, a nice bathroom and a patio with a wonderful view, a great place to relax. Sue and Peter are perfect hosts, welcoming but unobtrusive. The cottage is very comfortable, and spotlessly clean. A great base to tour the local area from Brimham Rocks, Fountains Abbey, Harrogate, Masham, Grassington and many Read moremore places. Would happily spend time here again only wish we could have stayed longer this time. Hide

Reviewed by Marc 2nd July 2021

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Fabulous clean spacious cottage in picturesque surroundings. The location is in the heart of glorious countryside and you're surrounded by cattle fields and also Sue's horses. It's a working farm so you really feel part of the country in you. The owners, Pete and Sue are so friendly and always around for a chat or to tell you about what goes on. WeRead more loved sitting on the patio watching the cows go about their business. There were 3 dogs there dying to play with our two. We'll be back Hide

Reviewed by Robin 12th June 2021

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What a beautiful cottage in a fantastic location. Very spacious and well equipped. Hosts very welcoming but very discreet. Sue the owner very friendly. The welcome pack was appreciated. The accommodation, surrounding farm and location was spotless as well as very quiet. Well equipped laundry room although didnt use it. Great base for seeing other pRead morelaces. Highly recommend. Hide

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