Set in a tranquil and picturesque farm location, this tasteful barn conversion is perfect for exploring the beautiful area of Nidderdale and is within easy reach of Harrogate, York and Skipton.
The Yorkshire Dales are calling couples, chums and canines to this sweet stone cottage, set in the village of Darley, 8.5 miles northwest of Harrogate and 7 miles southeast of Pateley Bridge. Darley has a shop and a lovely canine-friendly pub (1 mile), and there’s a network of breathtaking walks and cycle routes all around, like the Nidderdale Greenway which connects Harrogate and Ripley (6 miles). Find Pateley Bridge’s fabulous butchers and ‘The Oldest Sweet Shop in the World’, fun for two legs or four at Brimham Rocks and sublime walks around Fewstone Reservoir (both 5 miles).
Inside you’ll find a bright and vibrant interior, blending rural treats and contemporary comforts with style. After thrilling days in town and country, gather around the glowing fire in the open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner, with its cosy leather sofas and deep pile rugs. Enjoy suppers of fresh local fare and feast alfresco in the garden. Upstairs, soak in the tranquil bathroom’s steaming tub, before a nightcap and delicious dreams of adventures ahead in the two delightful bedrooms; wake to charming country views, coffee and croissants. Energetic children and dogs have plenty of space outside for chasing around.
Discover Knaresborough, Spofforth and Harewood Castles (12/14/15 miles). Explore the historic cathedrals, museums, streets, parks and winding lanes of Leeds (21 miles) and York (28 miles), and their myriad independent shops, dog friendly pubs, cafes and eateries. Visit Birk and Almscliffe Crags (6/17 miles) for wooded river walks, rock climbing and sublime valley views. Happy hounds will love racing round the 100-acre grounds of statuesque Harewood House (16 miles). The Harrogate Ringway Walk offers many routes through exquisite countryside, including landmarks like the amazing Crimple Viaduct. Try kayaking, rock climbing and canyoning at magnificent How Stean Gorge (14 miles). Whatever your passion, you’ll find it in scintillating Nidderdale and North Yorkshire.
Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.