Barn Owl Cottage ref: DC2224

Easby near Richmond, Swaledale

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3
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no pets
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  • Barbecue 
  • Open Fire 
  • Wifi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Fishing Nearby/On-site 
  • Pets – not allowed 
  • Parking - On Site 

Description

Situated in an open location, amongst farmland and beside the River Swale, this holiday property is decorated and furnished in a traditional style with some original features of beams and stonework. The cottage is approached along a farm lane half a mile from the historic Easby village and the 12th Century abbey. The convenience of the market town of Richmond with its cobbled streets, Georgian architecture and Norman castle is just two miles away. Fishing is available 10m from the cottage; locally there is an abundance of wildlife for nature lovers to enjoy.
Barn Owl Cottage is adjacent to the owner’s quiet caravan site - an ideal location for families or friends.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Cloakroom: with WC.
Living room: with open fire, TV, DVD and CD/radio player.
Dining room: with double sofa bed.
Farmhouse kitchen: with cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer and iron.

First floor

Bedroom 1: with double bed and en-suite with shower.
Bedroom 2: with twin beds.
Bedroom 3: with twin beds.
Bathroom: with three piece suite.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and Wi-Fi included. Cot and highchair.

Miscellaneous

Garden furniture and BBQ. Private parking for 2 cars. Fishing available.
  • Nearest town
    Richmond
  • Shops
    2 miles
  • Distance
    2 miles
  • Restaurant
    2 miles
  • Nearest railway station
    Darlington
  • Pub
    2 miles
  • Railway station distance
    14 miles
  • Lake

About the local area

The valley of the River Swale begins in the west close, to Nine Standards Rigg, the strange collection of nine stone cairns built on the ridge of the Yorkshire and Cumbria border and runs eastwards to the historic town of Richmond.

Although one of the more remote valleys, it has a wealth of villages and hamlets to visit and explore and is a great favourite with fell walkers.

Indeed, Alfred Wainwright's famous Coast to Coast walk passes along Swaledale, but for those who don't want to make that full journey, there is plenty of peace and beauty to be had here.

This is also James Herriot country and fans of TV's All Creatures Great and Small might well recognise nearby Arkengarthdale from the show's title shots. The valley was also formerly the centre of the local lead-mining industry.

Along Swaledale lie the villages of Muker, where a Bronze Age burial was discovered and Gunnerside, a centre for the traditional dry-stone walls and stone-built barns and houses that are such a distinctive feature of the Yorkshire Dales.

Reeth, known as the capital of Swaledale, is the starting point for many of the most popular Dales walks and has three pubs!

Running parallel with Swaledale, to the south, is Wensleydale and the two are joined by the dramatic Buttertubs Pass, a high moorland road that passes crags and waterfall as it leads from one dale to the other.

Things to do nearby

Reeth

Reeth, in the heart of Swaledale is a honey pot for locals and tourists. It lies where two of North Yorkshire's finest dales meet.

Arkle Moor Riding Centre
Arkle Moor Riding Centre

A small riding centre just outside the dales village of Reeth.

Richmond Castle

Richmond Castle, on a cliff above the River Swale near the town of Richmond is believed to be one of the oldest stone-built castles surviving today. The most impressive and best preserved area of the castle is the Great Keep, which stands over 100 feet tall.

Bolton Castle

Completed in 1399, Bolton Castle has a rich past including connections with Richard III and Mary Queen of Scots who was imprisoned here in 1568 under orders from Elizabeth I. Open all year round.

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!

The Swaledale Museum
The Swaledale Museum

The Swaledale Museum is run by volunteers where displays of local heritage from Swaledale and Arkengarthdale can be viewed.

The Forbidden Corner

A unique labyrinth of tunnels, chambers, follies and surprises created in a four acre garden in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales.

River Ure - Day Tickets
River Ure - Day Tickets

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

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