Spring Cottage ref: UK2099

Skipton, Skipton & Area

4 Stars

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  • Bike Store 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Wifi 
  • Car Parking - On Site 

Description

Tucked away in a quiet cul-de-sac this terraced cottage has been carefully furnished to provide comfortable all year round accommodation within easy walking distance of the centre of this traditional bustling market town. Skipton has a broad sweeping high street with a Norman castle sitting at the top, and here you will find a wide selection of shops, pubs and restaurants. There are also canal trips, a golf course and a public indoor swimming pool and leisure complex. Being known as ‘the gateway to the Yorkshire Dales National Park’, means that touring, walking or cycling are all easily accessible. For an alternative day out, the spa town of Harrogate is ½ hour drive away and York just over an hour. For those who like National Trust properties there is East Riddlesden Hall, Studley Royal and Brimham Rocks nearby. Shops, pubs and restaurant ¼ mile.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Living room: With gas ’living flame’ fire and Freeview TV.
Kitchen/dining room: With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and patio doors leading to patio.

First floor

Bedroom 1: With double bed.
Bedroom 2: With single bed.
Shower room: With shower cubicle and toilet.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Gas central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. 24-hour laundry service by arrangement with owner (at cost).

Miscellaneous

Front sitting-out area and garden furniture. Rear patio with garden furniture. Bike store. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking.
  • Nearest town
    Skipton
  • Shops
    ¼ mile
  • Distance
    ¼ mile
  • Restaurant
    ¼ mile
  • Nearest railway station
    Skipton
  • Pub
    ¼ mile
  • Railway station distance
    1 mile
  • Lake
    11 miles

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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