Lawson’s Studio ref: CC218078

Castle Bolton, near Leyburn, Wensleydale & Area

4 Stars Gold Award



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Pets allowed
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  • Garden / Patio 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • WiFi 
  • Luxury Collection 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 


Visit England ROSE award winner 2019
Located in the stunning village of Castle Bolton is Lawson’s Studio. This South facing cottage was formerly an artist’s studio, and has been transformed to provide a wonderful quaint cottage with high quality modern fixtures and fittings and stunning views in every direction, making it the perfect place to relax and watch the world pass by. The triple aspect reception room looks towards the historical Bolton Castle from one window, a very enviable sight, and enjoys stunning panoramic far reaching views of the rolling Wensleydale fells from the other windows, a truly magical setting.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Property has dry electric radiators and solid oak flooring throughout and comprises:
Kitchen/Diner/Lounge: Triple aspect with Free view LED TV, DVD, Ipod/MP3 dock, dining table and chairs, kitchen with electric multifunction fan oven, halogen hob, microwave, fridge with ice box, washer/dryer, coffee machine and feature spiral staircase to..... 

First floor

Bedroom: With king size bed, views across the valley
Bathroom: With shower cubicle with electric shower, WC, wash basin and heated towel rail.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor


All power, bed linen and towels included. One well behaved pet welcome. Wi-fi access available. Unsuitable for toddlers due to steep spiral staircase.


Patio seating to front of property. Parking for 1 car, further parking in village car park. Visit England 4 Star.
Please note: There is an Access statement available for this property, if required please call 01228 599950
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
    1.25 Miles
  • Distance
    5 Miles
  • Restaurant
    1 Mile
  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
    1 Mile
  • Railway station distance
    5.0 miles
  • Lake

About the local area

The cottage offers excellent walking from the doorstep, and there are many tourist attractions in the area including Aysgarth Falls, the Wensleydale Creamery and Askrigg village - James Herriot’s ’Darrowby’. You can take life at a slightly slower pace and travel on a vintage Dales bus or enjoy a steam train ride through the Yorkshire Dales on the Wensleydale railway. The traditional Dales town of Leyburn is just 5 miles away with its local produce market, pubs, restaurants and tearooms. However you like to spend your holiday, you are sure to enjoy all that the area has to offer, as this welcoming cottage forms the ideal base for any Dales holiday.

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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