Old Joiners Shop ref: DC4854

Ripon, Harrogate & Area

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  • Barbecue 
  • Bike Store 
  • Bungalow 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Rural Location 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Pets – not allowed 
  • Ground Floor Wet Room 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

Situated within a few minutes’ walk of the city centre with its magnificent cathedral this delightful cottage all on ground floor level has a blend of attractive features including oak floors and granite worktops, and is complemented with stylish contemporary furnishings, creating very comfortable accommodation for relaxing after a day spent exploring the many attractions in the area. Ripon is a historic market town and is host to various cultural events throughout the year, there is a good range of shops, restaurants and pubs, golf course, race course and the attractive spa gardens.
A short walk takes you to the picturesque canal basin where there is an array of colourful canal barges. The area is steeped in history with numerous abbeys and National Trust properties in the immediate area. The cottage is well placed for walking and touring the Yorkshire Dales, whilst the World Heritage Site of Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal, the spa town of Harrogate, the city of York and the North York Moors are just a short drive away.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

With gas central heating and comprising:
Open plan sitting/dining room: with inset gas fire, Plasma TV with Freeview, DVD, radio CD player, Ipod dock, books and games.
Kitchen area: with oven, hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer and iron.
Bedroom 1: with king size bed.
Bedroom 2: with adult size bunk beds.
Large wet room: with shower, WC and basin.

First floor

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Bed linen and towels provided. Travel cot and highchair available on request.

Miscellaneous

Sitting area with table, chairs and BBQ. Private parking for two cars.
  • Nearest town
    Ripon
  • Shops
    0.5 miles
  • Distance
    0.5 miles to town centre
  • Restaurant
    300 yards
  • Nearest railway station
    Knaresborough
  • Pub
    300 yards
  • Railway station distance
    9.0 miles
  • Lake

About the local area

Known for its splendid Victorian architecture, huge parkland gardens and its health spas, Harrogate has plenty to offer for a great break in the country. While it lies just 20 miles from York, Harrogate and its surrounding area have enough attractions to make it an ideal holiday destination in its own right.

Among the highlights here are the famous Pump Rooms, which continue to function today just as they did when they pumped water to the Royal Baths from the mid-ninteenth-century.

Also well worth a visit are the parkland areas of Harlow Carr Gardens and Valley Gardens, both of which are open all year round and have a wealth of fascinating plants and wildlife. Between enjoying the gardens, you may want to visit the famous Betty's tea shop for a spot of lunch.

Many of the attractions, however, lie just outside Harrogate itself. For example, Knaresborough Castle -- situated on the York Road, three miles out of town - dates back to the 12th century and sits gloriously on the banks of the river. A little further out (15 miles) is the World Heritage Site of Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal. Built in the 12th century, the abbey grounds include a water mill and an exquisite Elizabethan mansion. The grounds of Studley Royal, meanwhile, are home to more than 500 deer.

Further highlights include Harewood House (7 miles out of town), Skipton Castle (20 miles) and the Settle to Carlisle Railway line, which starts at Settle (30 miles from Harrogate) and is regarded as one of the most spectacular lines in the country.

Things to do nearby

Bettys Tea Room

Visit one of the famous Tea Rooms in Harrogate, Harlow Carr, Ilkley, Northallerton or York. There's something for every time of day, whether you're looking for a full evening meal with Swiss wine, afternoon tea, or morning coffee and croissants.

Pannel Golf Course

Harrogate's Pannal Golf Club is one of the premier golf clubs in the Yorkshire, and its magical course makes it an R & A-recognised Open Qualifier venue.

Harlow Carr Gardens

Harlow Carr is a garden dominated by water, stone and woodland and is very much part of the surrounding Yorkshire landscape.

Follifoot Park Riding Centre

Situated on the outskirts of Harrogate offering riding tuition catering for all standards from absolute beginners to advanced riders.

The National Railway Museum

Home to the 'Flying Scotsman', visitors will discover the story of the train with three large galleries to explore and the only Bullet Train outside Japan.

The Royal Pump Room Museum

Housed in Harrogate's premiere Spa building and site of Europe's strongest Sulphur Well, The Royal Pump Room Museum tells the story of Harrogate as a Spa. Displays show why visitors from all over the World visited the 'Queen of the Inland Spas'.

Turkish Baths and Health Spa

A total leisure experience with that unique Turkish feeling. All you need bring are your personal toiletries as fresh, soft towels are provided. Allow yourself a time of two and a half hours to obtain maximum benefit from the Turkish Baths!

Ripley Castle

Ripley Castle and Gardens is an historic house in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Located just outside Harrogate this EnjoyEngland Silver award winning attraction makes for a fascinating and entertaining day out.

Mother Shiptons Cave

Mother Shipton is England's most famous Prophetess. She lived some 500 years ago in the reign of Henry VIII. The Cave and Well lie at the heart of the Mother Shipton Estate, a mile long remanant of the Ancient Forest of Knaresborough.

Harrogate Valley Gardens

These English Heritage Grade II Listed gardens situated in Harrogate with woodland known as The Pinewoods, cover 17 acres. The Gardens contain a greater number of mineral springs than any other known place.

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