Middleham, Wensleydale, Yorkshire Dales - South
A charming, stone-built, end-terrace cottage, just off the main square in the pretty town of Middleham, 2.5 miles from Leyburn. This delightful Middleham cottage features an open plan living area with exposed ceiling beams, a multi-fuel stove, a modern well-equipped kitchen, and an open staircase leading to the two pretty bedrooms. Outside, this lovely Middleham cottage boasts a small cottage garden, with a seating area to dine alfresco and watch the racehorses canter past from the nearby stables. A charming Middleham cottage, ideal for a romantic break in this ever-popular historic old town. The amenities of Middleham are on the doorstep, including excellent old pubs and local eateries as well as a castle dating back to the 11th century. Excellent walking can be enjoyed from the doorstep, and market towns such as Richmond, Leyburn and Hawes are within easy reach. An excellent Middleham cottage base for a relaxing break.
Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x single. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with multi-fuel stove.
Gas central heating with multi-fuel stove in sitting area. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, TV with Freeview, DVD, stereo/CD, radio. Fuel, power and starter pack for multi-fuel stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cottage garden and patio with furniture. Parking available on the road or in the main square approx. 50 metres away. One well-behaved pet welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 1 min walk.
At a glance
- Garden / Patio
- Cot available
- Highchair available
- Pub/shop < 1 mile
- Washing machine
About the location
Leyburn 2.5 miles; Richmond 12 miles.
The attractive Wensleydale town of Middleham is renowned for its history and race horses. Much of the history is bound up with its Norman castle, which dates from 1190 and has a castle keep second in size only to the Tower of London. The horses are a great sight as they make their way to the gallops every morning. The pretty market square is partially cobbled and offers a range of shops, pubs and places to eat. The bustling market town of Leyburn is just a short drive away offering a variety of great shops and pubs, or why not take some time to explore The Forbidden Corner, a unique labyrinth of tunnels, chambers and surprises set amidst 4 acres of grounds, providing a fun day out for all the family? All in all a superb base for exploring Wensleydale and all within easy driving distance of York, the North York Moors and the Yorkshire Dales and Heritage Coast.