The Loft ref: 29965

Near Kirkby Lonsdale, Yorkshire-Cumbria Border

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  • Dishwasher 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Rural Location 
  • Wifi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Swimming Pool 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Pets – not allowed 
  • Open Plan 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Steam Room 
  • Gym 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

Set in the grounds of Whoop Hall Country Club and peacefully situated in the Lune Valley, this comfortable first floor holiday apartment has panoramic views over meadows which can be enjoyed from every room and from the decked balcony. Guests have free use of the leisure club, which provides an indoor pool, spa, steam room, sauna and gym (subject to club membership rules) and beauty treatments are available at cost. An ideal base to explore some of England’s most beautiful countryside. Kirkby Lonsdale is only 5 minutes’ drive away, with its charming inns, restaurants and quality shops. It also has a weekly market on a Thursday. This is an ideal base from which to explore both the nearby Yorkshire Dales and Lake District National Parks. Lake Windermere, with fine water sports opportunities, is a 20-mile drive. Ingleton is only a 5-minute drive, famous for its waterfalls and gorgeous scenery and also White Scar Caves. Golf, fishing and riding can be found locally. A supermarket is within 1 mile and a restaurant and bar on site at adjacent Whoop Hall Inn.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

First floor

External stairs to entrance.
All on the first floor.
Open plan living space.
Living area: With Freeview TV, DVD player and wooden floor.
Dining area.
Kitchen area: With electric cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washing machine.
Bedroom 1: With super kingsize bed.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds and 2ft 6in single bed (for child).
Bathroom: With bath and toilet.
Shower room: With shower cubicle and toilet.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and and Wi-Fi included. Travel cot and highchair (at cost).

Miscellaneous

Balcony with outdoor furniture. Indoor heated swimming pool (shared, 18m x 6m, depth 1.2m, open 8am-8pm) with Jacuzzi section, changing and shower facilities, sauna, steam room and gym. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note: Couples and family bookings only.
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About the local area

Being based in the vicinity of the Yorkshire/Cumbria border has the best of both worlds; with easy access north west into the holiday hot spots of the Lake District or south east to the beautiful Yorkshire Dales National Park - or of course you can stay in the immediate area which has loads to offer holidaymakers in its own right, with dramatic open scenery and charming rural villages, great walks and fascinating wild life.

Being based in the vicinity of the Yorkshire/Cumbria border has the best of both worlds; with easy access north west into the holiday hot spots of the Lake District or the south east to the beautiful Yorkshire Dales National Park - or of course you can stay in the immediate area which has loads to offer holidaymakers in its own right, with dramatic open scenery and charming rural villages, great walks and fascinating wildlife.

Kirkby Lonsdale is in the beautiful valley of the River Lune on the fringes of both the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks. A national winner of `Britain in Bloom', the town has an excellent range of specialty shops and attractive 17th and 18th century inns. Its superb location has attracted many notable visitors over the years, the Vale of Lune was greatly admired by the painter Constable, and Turner painted landscapes in and around the town.

There are many riverside and country walks in the area, and historic building to see in the town itself, including the 11th century Norman parish church. The historic town of Kirby Stephens has many excellent facilities to offer its visitors, including places to eat, fascinating antiques and curio chops. The beautiful countryside surrounding the town is perfect for walking and cycling with no fewer than 11 long distance walks and cycle ways. Wainwright's famous Coast to Coast path brings many visitors to the town, a place where walkers meet to enjoy much needed refreshment.

Nestling at the foot of the Howgill fells and dating back to Roman times, Sedbergh is a market town full of character, with cobbled yards and fascinating houses. There is a good range of places to eat and shop. A rewarding short walk takes you to nearby Cautley Spout, where cascades fall 200m in less than a quarter of a mile. With its quiet country lanes, the area is ideal for cycling for the whole family.

Things to do nearby

Settle to Carlisle Railway

This 72 mile route from Settle to Carlisle takes you on a journey through the magnificent Yorkshire Dales, over the 24 arches of the Ribblehead Viaduct before plunging in to the longest tunnel on the line at Blea Moor.

Wensleydale Creamery

Receiving over 270,000 visitors each year, the Wensleydale Creamery Visitors Centre incorporates a museum, viewing gallery, specialist cheese shop and fully licensed restaurant.

Pennine Bridleway - Horse Riding

The Pennine Bridleway is a new 350 mile long National Trail in the North of England.

Malham Tarn Estate

This outstanding area of limestone pavements, upland hill farms and flower-rich hay meadows provides a marvelous setting for walking, cycling or just enjoying the great outdoors.

River Bain
River Bain

Bainbridge is the only place that you can get day tickets for the River Bain with it being such a short river - the shortest in England at about two miles!

White Scar Caves

The area around Ingleton contains some of the deepest and longest cave systems in the British Isles. The White Scar Caves in Chapel le Dale can be easily explored as they are both fully illuminated throughout the show cave routes.

Hawes

The thriving market town of Hawes located in the heart of Wensleydale is a typical Yorkshire Dales town full of character and charm.

The Three Peaks

The "Three Peaks" of Whernside, Ingleborough and Pen-y-Ghent dominate the skyline of the western part of the Yorkshire Dales National Park and creates perhaps one of the most famous walks in the Dales.

River Ure - Day Tickets
River Ure - Day Tickets

Great fishing venues include Bainbridge, Hawes and Aysgarth. Day tickets available

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