Hollyhock Cottage ref: CC218082

Thorns near Hawes, Wensleydale & Area

4 Stars



Local area

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  • Enclosed Garden/Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Romantic Getaways 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Parking - On Site 


Set amidst open countryside in the quiet hamlet of Thorns, just a 6 minute easy walk from Hawes is Hollyhock Cottage. This stunning barn has been lovingly converted and restored to create luxurious holiday accommodation over two floors. Hollyhock cottage is peacefully located down a farm road passing through the dale where the sheep happily graze the meadows. A typical Yorkshire Dales picture postcard setting that is sure to tug on the heart strings of any holidaymaker.   

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

With oil fired central heating and comprising:

Entrance porch: with ample hanging space.

Kitchen/diner: with electric oven and ceramic hob, microwave, fridge with ice box, washing up machine, fridge/freezer and dining table.

Lounge: with wood burning stove, digital TV, DVD, radio/CD.

First floor

Bedroom 1: with King size bed and TV.

Bedroom 2: with double bed and TV.

Bathroom 1: en-suite to bedroom 1 with shower cubicle, WC, basin and heated towel rail.

Bathroom 2: with bath with hand held shower, WC and basin.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor


All fuel, power, bed linen and towels provided. Starter pack of logs for wood burner.


Patio, garden with garden furniture and BBQ, use of extensive surrounding land. Private parking for 2 cars, ample extra parking. Cot and highchair available. Please keep all the gates closed.
Please note: There is an access statement available for this property, if required please call 01228 599950
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
    0.5 Mile
  • Distance
    0.5 Mile
  • Restaurant
    0.5 Mile
  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
    0.5 Mile
  • Railway station distance
    4.0 miles
  • Lake

About the local area

Walking in the area is fabulous, just adorn those feet with your walking boots and escape up the dales for the day, forgetting the hustle and bustle that everyday life can bring. Hollyhock Cottage is located opposite the ‘Ashes’ complex which is under the same ownership, and holidaymakers are welcome to use the Ashes amenities which include a games room, walled garden and utility area with washing and drying facilities. The small dales town of Hawes boasts many quaint shops and cobbled streets and the popular ‘Rope makers’ which is well worth a visit. There are many attractions in the area including the famous Aysgarth Falls and, the magical garden of ‘The Forbidden Corner’ which is sure to make your life move in mysterious ways! The area is perfect for walking and mountain biking, or you may simply wish to enjoy the wonderful, welcoming surroundings that Hollyhock has to offer.

Things to do nearby

Upper Wharfedale

Along the Upper Wharfe Valley the characteristic drystone walls and barns of the Dales, important flower-rich hay meadows, beautiful riverside and valleyside woodland combine to create a wonderful place to relax and explore the great outdoors.

Wensleydale Creamery

Receiving over 270,000 visitors each year, the Wensleydale Creamery Visitors Centre incorporates a museum, viewing gallery, specialist cheese shop and fully licensed restaurant.

Pennine Bridleway - Horse Riding

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


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.

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 Wharfe - Day Tickets
River Wharfe - Day Tickets

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

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 thriving market town of Hawes located in the heart of Wensleydale is a typical Yorkshire Dales town full of character and charm.

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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