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Settle 6 miles; Ingleton 10 miles.
This beautiful Ribblesdale village sits within the National Park and provides home to lots of pretty traditional Dales buildings, a lovely Norman church and two pubs. The surrounding countryside is magnificent, offering the ideal location for fell walking, with the famous Three Peaks Walk, Pen-Y-Ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough offering some of the most challenging walks in the country. The famous Settle-Carlisle Railway passes through the village and passes some of the most beautiful and inspiring upland scenery in the country. The Ribblehead viaduct, completed in 1870 is a magnificent structure and the sight of a steam train passing across the top is one not to be missed. The nearby market town of Settle offers a wide variety of pubs and restaurants whilst the market square is a real delight featuring the Shambles, an historic 3-storey building with shops on two levels and houses above, and the Town Hall. The Victoria Hall is a cinema at weekends (Fri & Sat) and offers other activities such as folk nights throughout the year. Natural attractions such as Malham Cove and Gordale Scar are within easy reach, as are the nearby Dales towns of Skipton and Malham and the delightful villages of Ingleton and Hawes.
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Horton-in-Ribblesdale 0.5 miles. A stone-built detached period cottage, down a secluded grassy lane in the lovely hamlet of Newhouses, leading to the Pennine Way. This charming property exudes old world charm, with many original features including beamed ceilings, flagged floors and original slate shelves in the kitchen. There is a multi-fuel stove in the sitting room, ensuring a warm welcome at any time of the year. At the rear and sides of the cottage is an attractive garden with an excellent view of one of the Three Peaks, Pen-y-Ghent. The footpath to the Pennine Way passes the front door and the whole area is a paradise for walkers and mountain bikers, with many footpaths and bridleways throughout the surrounding Dales countryside. A wonderful base for an ideal Dales holiday.
Three bedrooms: 1 x double with basin, 2 x twin (one with basin). Bathroom with bath, shower, basin & WC. Fitted kitchen with separate dining area. Cosy sitting room with multi-fuel stove.
Economy 7 central heating with multi-fuel stove in sitting room. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge, washing machine, tumble dryer (in barn in garden) TV, video, DVD player, PlayStation, radio. All fuel & power inc. in rent. Bed linen inc. in rent (beds will not be made up on arrival). Cot available. Storage for bikes in separate barn by arrangement. Off road parking for two cars. Delightful cottage garden to three sides with bench seating, BBQ & garden furniture. Sorry, no pets & no smoking. Shop, pub & village amenities in Horton-in-Ribblesdale, 10 mins walk.
Previous visitors' comments about Fawber Cottage:
The cottage was very homely and well-equipped. Coal was provided for the fire. Excellent location for visiting the Yorkshire Dales.
Mrs Wilson, Ross-on-Wye, October 2012
As a German visitor the typical English cottage style and the surroundings next to the Pennine Way and other walking paths. The overall warm and cosy atmosphere.
Mr Exo, 40468 Düsseldorf, September 2012
Quiet setting, lovely garden, old world charm.
Mrs Sewell, Halifax, September 2012
Nice and quiet, walks start from the front door and open spaces.
Mr Plaiter, Darwen, September 2012