Nestled just beyond the garden walls of historic Ripley Castle sits Cobbler’s Cottage, a perfectly located haven ready to welcome you for your break in this famous village. Sympathetically renovated throughout, it combines character and charm together with carefully chosen furniture and décor, providing spacious accommodation for six guests in a relaxed country chic style.
There is something for everyone here and a stay in Ripley will appeal to everyone from the more energetic and adventurous to those looking for a relaxing break. History buffs or shopping enthusiasts, families or adult groups will find more than enough to make their holiday complete. This is the ideal location for those who might be staying on work related visits, being so conveniently close to Harrogate.
If you don’t feel like venturing too far, there is plenty to do within this idyllic village. Wander around the castle and grounds, enjoy the stunning scenery and absorb the enthralling history. There is the wonderful Nidderdale Greenway to enjoy, a traffic free path perfect for gentle cycling and walking. Eat well at the local, superb gastro pub or the village tea room, or simply enjoy the small shops and just relaxing. If you’re feeling more energetic there is a tennis club adjacent to the property and weekly guest membership is available for £30.
Ripley is on the doorstep of the Yorkshire Dales with all the amazing miles of moors, valleys, hills and villages that are just waiting to be explored. The town is well served by public transport so is ideal for those wishing to holiday without a car. Brimham Rocks, Fountains Abbey and The Forbidden Corner are a must for families. Walkers will open the Ordnance Survey map and be spoilt for choice of walks in the area. Cyclists will relish the challenges and routes that are available from Ripley - head to the hills and the renowned Tour de France climbs such as the iconic Cote-de-Lofthouse.
In between exploring the Dales, a visit to the spa town of Harrogate is a must with its sophisticated shops, RHS Harlow Carr Gardens, cinemas and innumerable restaurants, not to mention Betty’s famed tea room, undoubtedly a delightful town to explore. Also worth a visit are the walled city of York or Leeds with its shopping in the acclaimed arcades.
To ensure you have a an enjoyable stay at Cobbler’s Cottage, the owner has thoughtfully provided dressing gowns and a welcome pack for your comfort and convenience. Shop 200 yards, pub/restaurant and tea room 300 yards.
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Living room: With wood burner, Smart TV, DVD player, iPod dock and laminate floor.
Kitchen/dining room: With electric cooker, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and laminate floor.
Utility room: With washing machine and tumble dryer.
Bedroom 1: With zip and link super kingsize bed (can be twin beds on request) and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.
Bedroom 2: With zip and link twin beds (can be super kingsize on request) and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.
Bedroom 3: With kingsize bed.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, and toilet.
Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels, Wi-Fi and logs for wood burner included. Travel cot and highchair. Welcome pack.
Enclosed garden with patio, garden furniture and BBQ. Bike store. On road parking. Smoking permitted.
Nearest railway station
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