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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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A delightful stone-built, mid-terrace cottage, situated in the ever popular village of Horton-in-Ribblesdale, home of the famous Three Peaks, 6 miles from Settle. Pen-y-Ghent View offers comfortable, well-equipped accommodation in a lovely location, within easy walking distance of a traditional pub. The property boasts a four poster bed, an open fire, an enclosed patio area in which to sit out and enjoy a barbecue and lovely views of the Three Peaks. The famous Settle to Carlisle Railway line, which passes through the magnificent Ribblehead Viaduct, is just a 10 minute walk away, whilst the market towns of Settle and Skipton are well worth a visit. Various walks can be enjoyed from the doorstep, on the Pennine Way and in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, while the more energetic visitor can 'clock in' at the Pen-y-Ghent cafe and take on the challenge of the Three Peaks walk! A wonderful base for a holiday in the Dales.
Over three floors. Three bedrooms: 1 x 1st floor double with four poster bed, 1 x 1st floor adult bunk, 1 x 2nd floor twin. 1st floor bathroom with corner bath with electric shower over, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen with dining area and woodburning stove. Sitting room (comfy seats for 5) with open fire. Understairs storage space.
Oil central heating with open fire in sitting room and wood burning stove in dining area. Electric cooker, LPG hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, dryer, TV with FreeSat, DVD, radio/CD player, library of books and DVDs. Fuel, power and starter pack for open fire inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair on request. Roadside parking on first come, first served basis. Enclosed rear patio with garden furniture and BBQ. One well-behaved pet welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pubs 2 mins walk. Note: The property overlooks a main through road and as such there may be some traffic noise.
Open until 9.30pm
Previous visitors' comments about Pen-y-Ghent View:
Ideal location for the three peaks and cafe.
Mr Robinson, Fleet, March 2013
This is a great cottage, well equipped, warm and cosy, just what you need for a walking holiday.
Ms Hurn, Basingstoke, October 2012
Loved the location, the cottage is a home from home, everything is thoughtfully provided, especially loved the coal fire.
Mrs Machen, Sheffield, September 2012
Brilliant location for the three peaks challenge and many other walks. The house was beautifully set out and decorated and it felt like a home from home.
Miss McSweeney, St. Neots, July 2012