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Wren

Bedale, North Yorkshire
VE We’re good to go scheme
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Luxury
Romantic
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Charming countryside retreat sleeping 2 guests in comfort
  • Situated in the picturesque village of Little Crakehall - Lower Wensleydale within the Yorkshire Dales offering enviable views as far as the eye can see
  • Set in an idyllic riverside location next to a lovingly restored corn mill with tours upon request
  • Strike out for a walk or bike ride to uncover the gentle countryside on your doorstep and nearby pub
  • For a true experience of traditional Yorkshire Life, visit  the near by market towns Leyburn, Bedale & Masham
  • Richmond is only 10 miles away and hosts a beautiful Norman castle,  the ruins of Easby Abbey, interesting museums and plenty of place to eat and drink.
Property code: G0094

Charming cottage set in the idyllic riverside location of Wensleydale in the Yorkshire Dales, offering a wonderful countryside retreat to a tranquil spot whilst sitting close to many attractions in the area.

Take one ecstatic furry friend with you to this handsome, single-storey stone cottage at Little Crakehall in North Yorkshire. Just 2.5 miles from the bustling market town of Bedale, the romantic retreat for two makes an idyllic base for exploring the picturesque countryside surrounding you and venturing out into the Yorkshire Dales or the North York Moors National Park. Head back to spend time with your favourite four-legged friend in the cosy cottage or out in the sunshine in its garden.

Enter this inviting abode to find an open-plan lounge/diner/kitchen, where you and your happy hound can relax in comfort. Switch on the living flame fire, choose a film on TV and recline with Rover happily at your feet. Prepare dinner for all three of you with tasty local produce you have sourced on your trips out and dine either inside the cottage or out. As night falls, bid your happy chap goodnight and head off to your bedroom, which has a shower room, with underfloor heating next door. Throw open the French doors to sit out in the courtyard whenever the weather is fine, and watch Rover frolic on the lawn as you fire up the BBQ at dinner time.

Lace up your walking boots, grab the lead and watch soft ears prick up when you head off to explore the lower Dales. Walk beside the river or stroll to Bedale to enjoy lunch in any one of dog-friendly pubs and cafes. Drive 8 miles to Masham on the edge of the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and follow a 3.5-mile circular walk along the rivers Burn and Ure, with plenty of opportunities for your pup to paddle. Or drive 9 miles to East Witton on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales to wander through Wensleydale.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 1 king-size bedroom
  • 1 shower room with WC
  • Oven, microwave, fridge, dishwasher
  • Access to a larger freezer, washing machine & dryer can be provided if needed
  • Outside seating area and garden
  • Heating and electric included
  • Living Flame Fire
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Smart TV
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Pub and shop within 2 miles
  • Webber BBQ with charcoal provided
  • Infants welcome; a travel cot and high chair can be provided on request
  • 1 dog welcome FROM 16TH AUGUST 2019
  • The property can also be booked along with Kingfisher to accommodate larger groups of up to 8 people
  •  Fridge with icebox
  • Underfloor heating in shower room

Rupert Spiers

This property is personally managed by Rupert.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 25 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Liz 2nd October 2021

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Cottage was lovely and have no complaints.The review does say there is a punch close by which does food but the day we called in they had decided not to so you cant rely on it

Reviewed by A 10th September 2021

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Exceeded all expectations. Brilliant.

Reviewed by Norman 20th August 2021

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Reviewed by Stan 13th August 2021

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Reviewed by Malcolm 6th August 2021

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A wonderful part of North Yorkshire, the Little Crakehall Watermill Cottages are set in scenic surroundings. The Cottages themselves are immaculate, well equipped & the Hosts are the most really lovely helpful courteous people you'll ever meet.

Reviewed by Ginette 23rd July 2021

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Excellent, very well equipped, clean cottage in good location for exploring both moors and dales. Perfect hosts. A lovely holiday.

Reviewed by Anthony 16th July 2021

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What a little gem of a find, from the moment we arrivedwe were made to feel welkcome. The cottage itsekf was clean, comfortable and set in a lovely surrounding. Just at the bottom of the garden runs a beck , where it's a paradise for dogs. The owners are friendly and cannot do enough to make our stay memorable. Thanks for a loveky break, and we wilRead morel be back. Hide

Reviewed by James 1st June 2021

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We had a great last minute stay at the cottage. It was lovely, comfortable and the owners couldnt have been more welcoming. Many thanks and we look forward to returning!

Reviewed by Marius 28th May 2021

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Reviewed by Susan 23rd May 2021

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Croft cottage lovely -ideal for 2 Picturesque setting Ideal base for the fabulous Yorkshire Dales.

Reviewed by Jeff 14th May 2021

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A lovely location and an excellent cottage which is fully equipped and very comfortable. The owners are very friendly and most helpful. Would fully recommend this cottage.

Reviewed by Brian 23rd April 2021

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The cottage was perfect for two adults and a small dog. The owners were lovely.

Reviewed by Richard 23rd December 2020

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A very cosy and comfortable cottage and we were well looked after by Allison who was most attentive and helpful. The gas fire in the living room was very welcome on frosty evenings.

Reviewed by Robert 26th October 2020

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Lovely cottage in a lovely location with friendly hosts. A perfect autumn getaway.

Reviewed by Christine 16th October 2020

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The cottage was well equipped with everything we required. Very welcoming hosts much appreciated as its our first holiday due to COVID. The cottage is in a lovely spot and our favourite part of Yorkshire. Many thanks to Alison for the apple and pears fruit pies are already in the freezer. The pub nearby serves excellent food a short walk away and iRead mores also dog friendly. Hide

Reviewed by John 9th October 2020

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Beautiful quiet cottage in stunning North Yorkshire! Very comfy and our hosts could not have been more welcoming from arrival to a large bag of apples and pears on departure. Walks from the doorstep and a pub 5 minutes walk away ( go hungry the portions are generous) Great spot for castles, rivers, arboretum, National Park and an easy drive to fantRead moreastic beaches. Hide

Reviewed by Tom 7th September 2020

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Best equipped cottage we have stayed in . The hostess Alison was delightful

Reviewed by Christine 21st August 2020

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The owners were ever so helpful. Everything was provided and it was home from home.Everything was immaculate and as my wife and I had just come out of lockdown we were impressed how much attention to detail made it a lovely stay in safe surroundings. We highly recommend this cottage and its owners.

Reviewed by Rachel 31st July 2020

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It ticks all the boxes and more. Exemplary hosts for whom nothing is too much trouble. The attention to detail is excellent.

Reviewed by Richard 24th July 2020

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Reviewed by Simon 4th July 2020

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Reviewed by Jack Kenneth 16th March 2020

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A lovely, warm and cosy cottage with everything provided you could possibly need. Lionel and Alison gave us a great welcome and provided lots of ideas for walks.

Reviewed by Rosemarie 14th February 2020

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Lovely cottage in a lovely location. Cottage is well equipped, bed is comfortable and owners are lovely people. would definitely recommend this cottage.

Reviewed by Michael 27th January 2020

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Reviewed by Gary 11th October 2019

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