Bull Barn ref: DC5453

Kirkby Malham near Malham, Skipton & Area

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  • Barbecue 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Horse Riding Nearby 
  • Rural Location 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • Decorated at Christmas 
  • Wifi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Working Farm 
  • Pets – not allowed 
  • Parking - On Site 

Description

Enjoying a peaceful location along a quiet lane in the heart of a truly picture postcard Dales village, this charming 17th Century stone barn conversion offers beautiful, stylish contemporary accommodation in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Surrounded by spectacular landscapes including the magnificent scenery of Malham Cove and the National Trust nature reserve at Malham Tarn, you will discover why so many people visit the Yorkshire Dales year after year. Located on a working farm, countryside walks and leisurely strolls start directly from the door and the Pennine Way passes close by or cycle the winding lanes through some of the most beautiful countryside in England. Kirkby Malham has a pub serving meals, there is a farm shop and tea room in the village of Airton and the picturesque village of Malham just two miles away has two pubs, tearooms, shop and National Park Centre. The market towns of Skipton, Settle and Grassington all have a variety of shops, pubs and restaurants are within a 20-minute drive.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

With electric central heating and comprising:
Open plan kitchen/dining area:
with hob, oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer and iron.
Sitting room: with wood burning stove, Sky TV/DVD/Playstation, sofa bed and large patio doors opening out onto a cobbled area.
Summer room: with under floor heating and patio doors which open onto a paved patio and garden area.
Utility room.

First floor

Bedroom 1: with double bed and TV with en suite shower room with double shower and WC.
Bedroom 2: with double bed and TV.
Bedroom 3: with twin beds and TV.
Bathroom: with shower over bath and WC.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

All electricity, logs for stove, bed linen and towels included. Cot and highchair available on request. Wi-Fi available.

Miscellaneous

Patio and garden area with table and chairs. Private parking for 1 car, additional on road parking.
  • Nearest town
    Settle
  • Shops
    2 miles
  • Distance
    5 miles
  • Restaurant
    0.75 miles
  • Nearest railway station
    Settle
  • Pub
    0.75 miles
  • Railway station distance
    6 miles
  • Lake

About the local area

Skipton is a bustling market town situated in a unique location, the Aire Gap, which enables visitors to explore some of northern England's outstanding beauty spots. The Yorkshire Dales lie to the north and give Skipton its name of 'The Gateway to the Dales'. The rolling green pastures of the Ribble Valley lie to the west and lead to the Lake District.

Millstone grit moorland stretches to the south and east of Skipton, leading to Bronte Country and good road, rail and air links from the cities of Bradford and Leeds. There's an open air market four days a week, traditional shops and a vibrant, modern commercial centre.

There's a rich history in Skipton. The 900-year old castle has dominated the town since the Norman Conquest. Although part of Yorkshire, Skipton supported the Lancastrians during the War of the Roses. and during the Civil War, was the only Royalist stronghold in northern England.

This is one of the most scenic stretches of the Leeds - Liverpool Canal, which passes through the town centre and around Skipton Castle like a moat. You can take a half hour trip around the castle or day trips to outlying areas.

The canal takes you to Gargrave village, close to the source of the River Aire and the spectacular limestone gorges at Malham. Here you can enjoy dozens of walks around the remote moorland, stunning glical formations such as Malham Tarn and even spot the Peregrine Falcons nesting high on the cliffs.

The village of Embsay, just outside Skipton, hosts a terminal of the Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam Railway. The train stops just outside Bolton Abbey, a lovely place for picnic.

Things to do nearby

Pennine Bridleway - Horse Riding

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

Skipton Market

Visit this long running market in the town that boasts the location of `The Gateway to the Dales' Market days are Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Stalls vary from meat, fruit and veg to clothes, cards and plants.

Pennine Cruisers
Pennine Cruisers

Take a 30 minute tour of the beautiful Leeds Liverpool canal around Skipton, the Gateway to the Dales.

River Wharfe - Day Tickets
River Wharfe - Day Tickets

Some great fishing venues including Burnsall, Ilkley and Grassington. Day tickets available.

Skipton Castle

One of England's most complete medieval castles standing above the bustling market town of Skipton. Visitors can explore the whole castle which notably withstood three years of siege during the English Civil War.

Mary Toodley Loop - Horse Riding

The Mary Towneley Loop, is a 42 mile circular route which forms part of the Pennine Bridleway National Trail.

Whinny Gill Reservoir
Whinny Gill Reservoir

This Reservoir sits on the edge of Skipton and is a fairly unique construction. An ideal bed for small fish to hide away from the waters larger fish!

Coniston Hall - Fishing

The lake is set in 24 acres of magnificent grounds of a large hotel and makes for a peaceful days fly fishing. Both boat and bank fly fishing are available. The Coniston Hall lake is open for fly fishing from 1st April to 1st October inclusive.

Bolton Abbey Railway

Travel between Embsay station, built in 1888, and the new award-winning station at Bolton Abbey. Your journey takes you through picturesque Yorkshire Dales scenery. Enjoy special Thomas the Tank Engine rides and a visit from Santa at Christmas!

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