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Ingleton 3 miles; Kirkby Lonsdale 10 miles.
The small Yorkshire market town of High Bentham is ideal for exploring the Yorkshire Dales National Park to the north and east, with the Forest of Bowland, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, stretching away to the south. The Bowland fells and the nearby three peaks area of Ingleborough, Whernside and Pen-y-Ghent provide excellent terrain for the enthusiastic walker, while the delights of the Lake District are only an half an hour away. High Bentham is a busy little town with a weekly cattle market, good local shops and services and a choice of pubs providing meals. The 18-hole golf course is well known for its stunning views and friendly atmosphere. The High Bentham area is threaded with public footpaths and rights of way that are well documented in a local walk guide and cover locations such as the River Wenning or the Great Stone of Fourstones, a relic of the ice age and a spectacular viewpoint. The market towns of Settle, Kirkby Lonsdale, Skipton and Kendal are all within easy driving distance.
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A charming, 17th century, stone-built semi-detached cottage, situated on the edge of the busy village of High Bentham, a few miles from the famous three peaks of Ingleborough, Whernside and Pen-y-Ghent. Full of character and charm, this delightful High Bentham cottage features a warm and cosy sitting room with woodburner set in a feature stone fireplace, with original beehive oven, a host of old beams throughout, stone flooring and examples of the original wattle and daub construction on display in the main bedroom. This High Bentham cottage is a real delight and provides the perfect holiday home for couples and small families to enjoy this wonderful corner of the Yorkshire Dales. The mature garden offers a superb retreat and is ideal for dining alfresco. The beautiful, surrounding countryside provides a host of stunning walks, including the famous Ingleton Falls Walk and good cycling routes, whilst there are numerous touring opportunities to the Lake District, Trough of Bowland and the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
One double bedroom, additional single bed in open sleeping area on the landing. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with woodburner and open stone stairs to upper floor. Note: Due to traditional low beams, head height in the sitting room is restricted.
Gas central heating with woodburner in sitting room. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer (in the garage), TV with Freeview, DVD, radio/CD player, library of books and games. Fuel and power inc. in rent, fuel for woodburner available on an honesty box basis. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 1 car. Bike storage. Garden with garden furniture and BBQ. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 1 min walk. Note: Due to the steep stone stairway, this property is not suitable for children under 10 or people with limited mobility.
Previous visitors' comments about Beehive Cottage:
This cottage is superb in every way, even to our high standards!
Mrs Makepeace, Cardiff, April 2013
Exceptionally high standard of cleanliness and thoughtfulness with regards to the needs of visitors. There were games, puzzles and books which we used for rainy day playtime even as adults!
Miss Bezpalko, Colchester, March 2013
The cottage was very warm with the wood burning stove, lots of extras we didn't expect, excellent.
Mrs Jones, Manchester, March 2013
In an ideal location. Perfect accommodation for a couple. Safe off road parking.
Mr Gill, Ruthin, March 2013