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Squirrel Lodge

(Ref. 950869)

Gargrave near Skipton, Yorkshire Dales - South Show on map

4.7

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher

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72 Customer Reviews

  • "Squirrel Lodge is a lovely spacious lodge."

    It is very well equipped with glass casserole dishes, bowls and measuring jug, sieves as well as 3 saucepans and 3 different sized frying pans and roasting tins. Instructions provided for all appliances. Fairy liquid, cloth, tea towel and dishwasher tabs provided. There is a utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer and there is a hairdryer in the main bedroom. Loads of storage. It is the best lodge that we have ever stayed in. Gargrave is a lovely village with walks along the river and the canal.

    Reviewed by Glynis5.0Jul 2024

  • "This is a lovely comfy lodge."

    Just a couple of points that would take it to 5 stars Broadband would have been good, couldn’t get good signal on the phone either. It was great in some ways to be off the Net but I needed to check another ongoing booking, plus weather was very wet so I’d have liked to have been able to have watched a decent film in the evening. I was slightly concerned about the lack or recycling instructions. Everything in one bin into another one on the site. This needs addressing. Can’t imagine someone going through the big site bin. Finally the guy in the corner, who is a resident, is inconsiderate with noise. Notably his unnecessary loud music at 8 am some mornings. Given it was raining we didn’t sit outside. Had we done so it would have been intrusive. The Cabin was well appointed with new sofas. Great bathrooms. En suite is a small wet room. Great for myself with mobility issues, but not wheelchair wet room if anyone interprets it as such. I always take a shower seat.

    Reviewed by Helen4.7Jun 2024

  • "Disappointed on arrival after long journey not to even have a pint of milk or any sort of welcome pack."

    Garden unkempt, decking green and potentially slippery when wet. Fortunately only one day of torrential rain which found a leak in the hall coming from the skylight we think. Settee and one chair very low and worn, not good for three OAPs!! Had beautiful weather for the most part and thoroughly enjoyed our holiday in Gargrave.

    Reviewed by Christine3.8May 2024

  • "Having enjoyed Squirrel Lodge last year, though leaving a note for the owner regarding two or three maintenance issues, we were disappointed to see those same issues remained this year."

    The sofa and easy chair are so saggy that we had to use the cushions for the outdoor seating to boost them, but they really are past very uncomfortable and past their sell-by date. We phoned the manager of the site to discuss these problems, along with the frequent noise made by the man in the corner Lodge, who resides there permanently and has absolutely no consideration for the guests of the other lodges. On the positive side, the beds and pillows and outdoor furniture are very comfortable and the showers excellent. The central heating is very easy to adjust to personal comfort. It's such a shame we had these problems, because the lodges themselves are really lovely, we love the site, Gargrave and the excellent Mason's Arms. We would love to return but these things do need dealing with first, especially the need for comfortable easy seating in the lounge area.

    We do have new sofas on order, they just haven't arrived yet. We hope they will be with us in the next 2 weeks. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Susan3.1Apr 2024

  • "We had a lovely warm welcome, the lights & heating were on."

    The lodge was very clean & spacious. The location is perfect for the dales or the coast .It was good to be back although I ate too many pies! What a joy to wake up and hear the song thrush and the mistle thrush, we even heard oyster catchers. Yes the road has potholes but at 5mph this didn't pose a problem and they were repairing some on the day we left.

    Reviewed by Ruth4.7Mar 2024

  • "Some of the large plates need replacing"

    Reviewed by Jacqueline4.7Feb 2024

  • "Excellent lodge in a wonderful location."

    The lodge facilities, fittings & fixtures were superb. Very warm, comfortable & clean. Highly recommend to any future guests.

    Reviewed by Charles5.0Dec 2023

  • "Having read some of the previous reviews, we must admit we were a little nervous about what we would find."

    We discovered that some people can be extremely picky about the standards they expect. We found the lodge to be exactly as described, well appointed, and with everything you would expect in a holiday property. It was warm, comfortable and in a beautiful setting. Thank you for allowing us to stay in Squirrel Lodge. We hope to return again in the future..

    Reviewed by Andrew4.7Oct 2023

  • "Generally a luxury lodge."

    But some niggles due to poor maintenance. Leaking skylight in hall making floor wet and slippy (not new judging by the stains). Wardrobe doors need greasing as two were difficult to open: lights inside one bedroom wardrobe didn't come on. Three main dining plate set plus one! Sofa & easy chair padding poor quality: in need of updating. Bedding, towels and everything else were all good. No sign on the road to identify the site location and the path to the lodge had a few potholes - not the best first impression. Our lodge had a trailer and other machinery next to it making it feel like a builders yard rather than a luxury lodge. So, generally a good lodge but it needs some maintenance (mentioned above & e.g., treat the wood decking, outside roof timbers, etc) before it deteriorates too much.

    Thank you for the feedback. It is not poor maintenance, we have had a busy summer of back to back bookings so sometimes it is hard to completely fix things such as the skylight during this period unless we cancel peoples holidays. Also we have repaired the skylight in the past but until it rains very heavy again it is hard to know if the fix has worked! It's the same with the wardrobe door it is hard to fix these things in a busy period with a 3hr turn around. These will be jobs repaired in the coming weeks/months. Thank you Property Owner

    Reviewed by Michael3.8Oct 2023

  • "There was no obvious signage and quite a potholed road to the lodge."

    However the interior was cosy and a great space to hang out in . Nice comfortable beds and excellent showers. 'Plenty tea and coffee. Wi-Fi would of been a bonus. Thanks !

    There is a sign on the front of each lodge with a name plaque on. Many Thanks Property Owner

    Reviewed by Paul3.8Oct 2023

  • "Beautiful cabin, very clean."

    I have read previously where someone mentioned that the wardrobe doors in the en suite bedroom were very stiff. My partner actually pulled a muscle in her arm trying to close them. It’s a shame they won’t fix them because apart from that everything was just perfect.

    Reviewed by Jayne5.0Sep 2023

  • "Very comfortable accommodation and an enjoyable stay."

    We would definitely use it again. Lack of wifi may be a problem for some, and lack of sign by road entrance meant the entrance is easy to miss

    Reviewed by John5.0Sep 2023

  • "It was a pleasure to stay in a well kept holiday home."

    Two very minor issues, main bedroom bifold wardrobe doors had dropped slightly and caught on carpet making them difficult to open, Kitchen knives could do with being sharpened. That said accommodation was excellent, and doors opening onto a private deck was lovely, as were the visits from a family of ducks! The property was just a short walk into the village, for pubs and tea house, and good road links to dales and surrounding areas

    Reviewed by Susie5.0Aug 2023

  • "We had a lovely stay but there were a couple of niggles that bothered us."

    Firstly, the windows in the bedrooms are not safe for guests with small children. They open at floor level with a drop outside - our two-year-old likes to hide behind curtains - he could have easily fallen out so we had to keep them shut. Secondly, just a couple of maintenance issues - the kitchen knives are blunt and the guttering is blocked. Also, the locked main gate to the complex is broken and standing ajar.

    Reviewed by Ruth4.4Jun 2023

  • "Squirrel Lodge was perfect place to stay, lovely to come back to after some busy days out."

    Perfect location for exploring the area and only a short walk to Gargrave where there were choices for food.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Jun 2023

  • "Lovely quiet setting."

    Comfortable beds and everything you need. Enjoyed sitting outside in the sunshine.

    Reviewed by John5.0May 2023

  • "Property was good."

    Kitchen knives were blunt, had problem swopping from HD! to HD2 on tele, comprehensive instructions on how to use and I eventually got it. Access road full of potholes. Fantastic doors with built in blinds! All in all excellent.

    Reviewed by David4.7Apr 2023

  • "It's a beautiful, spacious, very well equipped lodge on a small, quiet site but only a short walk into Gargrave village."

    The beds and pillows were really comfortable and we appreciated that one of the easy chairs in the lounge area was a bit higher and firmer. The shower in the ensuite was really good and it was so helpful having shelves for shower gel etc in both there and in the main bathroom. The Mason's Arms is a really friendly, welcoming pub serving good food and we liked it so much we ate out rather more than intended! It's a very popular pub so best to book a table in advance if you want to eat there. The Dalesman Cafe is a fascinating place as apart from the home-baked cakes, it's also like a kind of museum surrounding the room with old advertising posters and other things, whilst you can get traditional sweets in another part of the shop - a gem. Overall we really enjoyed our holiday and have already decided we want to go again!

    Reviewed by Susan4.7Apr 2023

  • "The lodge was exactly how it was described."

    Comfortable, well appointed, beautifully clean. The site was very quiet and "neighbours" were friendly. It was like a home from home. It is a short (0.5 mile) away from the closest pub in Gargrave, ( the masons arms- booking advised) which is exceptional. There is a small co-op just round the corner from there and a good selection of other eateries. You can get to their er walk or canal either from the village or a 10 minute walk on the opposite direction. Highly recommended!

    Reviewed by Gillian5.0Mar 2023

  • "The lodge itself was excellent - clean, well furnished and on a quiet site."

    Two niggly drawbacks - NO WI-FI and although there were Tv's in the living room area and both bedrooms the system only allowed the same TV programme to be shown on all 3 Tv's at the same time. Very frustrating when we wanted to watch different programmes at the same time

    Reviewed by Ron4.4Mar 2023

  • "It was an extremely comfortable stay, the bed was lovely to sleep in."

    Everywhere was very clean and the instructions for using tv, cooker and hob were easy to find and clear. The only let down was the hall skylight leaked when it rained, but it wasn't a problem for us.

    Reviewed by Alec5.0Mar 2023

  • "Very enjoyable stay, a problem occurred in squirrel lodge which was dealt with in a polite and fair manner by the owner."

    We moved into Robin Lodge and despite the wet weather we had a loverly stay.

    Reviewed by David3.8Jan 2023

  • "All round fab!"

    Reviewed by Lucia5.0Nov 2022

  • "We absolutely loved our stay here."

    The only downside was we asked for the twin beds to be joined together and they weren’t but that’s not the end of the world. It had everything we needed to make perfect and enjoyable stay. Our 4yr old loved the ducks coming to see him on a morning

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Oct 2022

  • "Absolutely stunning property great location and we enjoyed our holiday immensely"

    Reviewed by Catherine5.0Oct 2022

  • "10 out 0f 10 everything was first class will definitely be coming back"

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Sep 2022

  • "We had a very relaxing week at Squirrels Lodge."

    Facilities were spot on and the decor was very stylish. Perfect location for discovering the surrounding area especially having the train station just a few minutes walk away. Gargrave itself is very pretty and has plenty of fab eateries and the pubs are welcoming. Great communication with owner too. Will certainly recommend and hopefully return.

    Reviewed by Amanda5.0Aug 2022

  • "Lovely lodge and furnished to a high spec -loads of room!"

    Reviewed by Graham5.0Jul 2022

  • "The property was very good, comfortable and we'll equipped."

    One thing that does need attention is the ensuite basin plug will not stay down and sealed. The bins could do with supplied bin liners in them and a kitchen dish cloth would be useful, otherwise perfect.

    Reviewed by Andrew4.4Jul 2022

  • "A very comfortable lodge with everything you could want for an enjoyable holiday"

    Reviewed by Jacqueline5.0Feb 2022

  • "Perfect accommodation in a great location, we will return"

    Reviewed by Derek5.0Oct 2021

  • "Fantastic stay at Squirrel Lodge."

    The lodge was clean, very modern and very well maintained. Loads of room, more than we expected. Looking at some previous comments someone had mentioned the idea of net curtains... Any kind of netting would not suit this property as it would detract from the modern look and feel of the lodge, there is more than sufficient privacy by means of internal in built in window blinds. We would definitely recommend the lodge and would definitely return.

    Reviewed by Mark4.7Oct 2021

  • "Very nice Lodge in a quiet location but very easy to stroll into Gargrave where there's an excellent pub plus other basics."

    The Lodge was comfortable and clean with generally good facilities. Two negative points = The TVs in the bedrooms were surplus to requirement as they only work off the main TV in the Lounge so can't be operated independently at all. Also though the living areas have good blinds there are none in the bedrooms which hinders privacy. All in all a good booking.

    Reviewed by Michael4.4Sep 2021

  • "Net curtains in the bedroom would be a good addition , also more dinner plates , 3 dinner plates was not enough."

    Reviewed by Claire5.0Jul 2021

  • "Needed more kitchen equipment such as more plates and utensils."

    Everything else as described and had an excellent holiday.

    Reviewed by Mark4.7Jun 2021

  • "Had a great week here, perfect spot for exploring the Dales."

    We had great days out in Malham and Bolton Abbey and had fun exploring Gargrave - which is a lovely town to be based in. Accommodation was to a high standard and we'd recommend staying here.

    Reviewed by Stephen4.1May 2021

  • "We really loved Squirrel Lodge, we've stayed in a lot of holiday lets and this has been one of the best - the lodge itself is great, an excellent mix of practical (things like having a utility room by the front door, perfect for muddy walking boots!"

    ) and luxury. We weren't sure how it would be with other lodges around in the same park, but they've been thoughtfully laid out so it feels private. The location was excellent for walking, and there's a great curry house in the village, always a big plus! We're already planning to come back.

    Reviewed by Moira5.0May 2021

  • "This is a wonderful lodge very high standard throughout wish we had stayed ..."

    This is a wonderful lodge very high standard throughout wish we had stayed longer i am very fussy about bedding and towels and both where hotel quality Loved sitting on front terrace listening to birds very quiet Think the bedrooms should have blinds or netting on windows and some loungers on terrace would be fab as we had wonderful weather Will return ASAP 10 out of 10

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Apr 2021

  • "Gargrave is a quiet area and the lodge was spotlessly clean which made it an enjoyable holiday"

    Reviewed by Jacqueline5.0Sep 2020

  • "It's a beautifully appointed lodge but there are a few points that need addressing."

    The lack of wifi is unacceptable in this day and age, and especially considering how much the lodge costs. Cushions and a parasol would have been a welcome addition. And the site where the lodge is situated could do with smartening up. When you approach it looks unfinished and not very attractive and the view from the main bedroom isn't great- a garden shed and machinery being used on site. It should be smartened up and something built to disguise it.

    Thank you for your feedback following your holiday at Squirrel Lodge, this is not typical of the comments we receive for this property. The lodge doesn't have WIFI and is not advertised with this feature. The owner has ordered a new parasol and rattan furniture and this is due to be delivered today. The site is very well maintained. The garden shed is visible on the photographs of the property and is essential to store items away. The owner did advise prior to your holiday that there was a new lodge being delivered to the site during your break. Machinery is not usually present. The owner did leave a further note and compensation for this one off event. Once again, we thank you for your comments. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jill4.4Aug 2020

  • "We had a fabulous stay at Squirrel Lodge, couldn't have been happier with the quality of the accommodation and the arrangements in relation to covid-19."

    The lodge is incredibly well maintained, and absolutely immaculate. Gargrave is a beautiful little village, and the perfect base for exploring the dales.

    Reviewed by Steve5.0Jul 2020

  • "A fantastic lodge with 1st class facilities Already looking forward to booking again soon"

    Reviewed by Sue5.0Mar 2020

  • "Exceptional."

    When we arrived we were ready for a cuppa so it was a really nice touch to find that there was tea,coffee and milk.The lodge was fabulous along with the location.We will most certainly return.

    Reviewed by Pauline5.0Mar 2020

  • "A comfortable and well equipped lodge and very cosy as the weather outside was very bleak."

    An easy walk to all the amenities in Gargrave and up to the canal.

    Reviewed by Barbara4.7Feb 2020

  • "The lodge is absolutely beautiful, immaculately kept, superb quality fixtures and fittings, lovely and warm, bedrooms very comfortable."

    Reviewed by Malcolm5.0Feb 2020

  • "Very nice. I am a builder and I must say the quality in this cabin in regards to the Joinary and the finish is superb."

    Will be booking again definitely. Lovely local pub 10 minutes walk

    Reviewed by Aaron4.7Nov 2019

  • "Superb accommodation."

    Small criticisms are:- No coat hooks in bathrooms. No Wi-Fi Bedroom TV only show what is selected on set-top box in the living room. Channel cannot be selected from bedrooms.. We all enjoyed the time enormously and would certainly return in the future.

    Reviewed by Peter4.7Oct 2019

  • "Generally the lodge was good, however, there was a couple of issues that need addressed."

    Firstly, in the information booklet it mentioned slippers to keep, there were none, when I asked the owner she replied, “ Oh dear I didn’t think that was still there”. The range of kitchen utensils could be better, but as I say mostly good.

    Thank you for your feedback. As explained in the welcome booklet, all information was correct at the time of print. This has since been updated, as slippers are no longer provided. With regards to the Kitchen utensils, your comments have been taken onboard and brand new ones have been provided. Thank you. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Andrew3.4Sep 2019

  • "Fantastic lodge- clean and bright, modern - spoilt us for future holidays!"

    In peaceful setting yet near village. Beautiful countryside. Lodges well spaced out, not really overlooked by neighbours.

    Reviewed by Linda5.0Sep 2019

  • "Fantastic accommodation - everything good quality."

    Spacious and light living area. Had a very enjoyable week’s stay.

    Reviewed by Julia4.7Aug 2019

  • "Stayed st Squirrel Lodge, Gargrave, for the second year."

    What amazing accommodation, everything you need is provided. We are Grandparents with a grandson aged 9 and granddaughter aged 6. Squirrel Lodge was perfect. There is so much around the area for them to do. Aireville Park in Skipton has a brilliant skate park for scooters and bikes. It has a brand new play area and a tree top adventure. The swimming pool is in the Sports Centre within the park. You can easily walk into Skipton through the park and on the tow path. If it is raining why not try ten pin bowling, the Plaza Cinema, the Play Gym or Coffee and Clay in Skipton. We visited Skipton Castle and did the Castle Woods walk as Nature Detectives. The Welly Walk at Bolton Abbey from the stepping stones to the Strid is a must, with all the obstacles along the way, we spent a couple of hours with them playing on the ship and in the sand at the Strid end. The day ended with paddling back at the stepping stones. Why not try a day by the side of the River st Burnsall, its a fabulous day out. A bucket, a fishing net [yes we did catch fish], and a small dinghy were all we needed, but there is so much space there you can also fly kites, play football and swing ball. This year we did the National Trust Bush Trek at Malham. What a fabulous afternoon we had with the Rangers. We had a lovely walk, ate plants, did den building, toasted marshmallows and played games. In the past we have visited local farms and also dined at Billy Bobs Ice Cream Parlour. They had great fun on the swing ropes in the hay barn. I have already booked for next year and the children can’t wait. Pam West Yorkshire

    Reviewed by Graham5.0Jul 2019

  • "This holiday lodge is lovely don’t have any complaints about it."

    The niggle would no where comfortable to sit as the sofa and one chair are all for slouching in, not comfy. Also no WiFi which in life has become something we have been used to as one of our party had to do some work at the beginning of the holiday which was a struggle as the pub which has WiFi was not close enough. There is work going on at this area as more lodges are being added to the field which can be noisy although they did ask us if we minded, but keep this in mind if you are looking to go here soon and want peace and quiet .

    Reviewed by Janice4.4Jun 2019

  • "We had a thoroughly enjoyable break, just what we needed."

    Would recommend Squirrel Lodge to anyone who wanted something that bit special.

    Reviewed by Irene5.0Jun 2019

  • "The lodge was superb."

    It was beautifully furnished to a high standard. We would.love to live in one.

    Reviewed by Gladys5.0May 2019

  • "Beautiful lodge."

    Great location. Huge balcony which would be great for a bbq. Quiet site with pleasant neighbours.

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0May 2019

  • "Fabulous cottage in sweet village close to Skipton & Malham."

    Wonderful unspoilt wild Dales within 15-30mins drive.

    Reviewed by Paul4.7Apr 2019

  • "The only downside was the lack of WiFi."

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Mar 2019

  • "This lodge was excellent and exceeded our expectations."

    The local facilities in Gargrave and the surrounding area made for a very enjoyable break with several walks. I would say that the standard of finish in the lodge was to a high standard and the addition of a Christmas tree for the time of year was a touch of class. Thank you very much.

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0Dec 2018

  • "Fabulous holiday lodge, really lovely location."

    Needs another armchair in order to seat 4 adults comfortably.

    Reviewed by Sue3.8Dec 2018

  • "The lodge was as lovely as expected."

    However, we agree with previous comments that an extra chair would be a good addition for four guests and that the heating settings need to be altered. Why have it come on so early in the morning and it not be on until later in the afternoon? The lighting over the dining table didn’t work and neither did the DVD player which weren’t major issues but still need fixing. All in all a very nice place to spend a few days. We would recommend the Masons Arms - had a lovely meal there.

    Reviewed by Sue4.4Nov 2018

  • "A beautiful, immaculately clean lodge in a fabulous location for exploring the Dales."

    We found the fact that there was no wi-fi a bonus for us as it got the kids off their gadgets! Happy to recommend.

    Reviewed by Deborah4.7Aug 2018

  • "What a wonderful Lodge."

    I had high expectations before arrival but was not prepared for how beautiful and well equipped this Lodge was. We took our grandchildren 8 and 5. There was so much to do with them in this area, all within a stones throw away. Will certainly return.

    Reviewed by Graham5.0Jul 2018

  • "Squirrel Lodge Milton Park was absolutely amazing, all modern."

    in the middle of fields lovely peace and quiet, not to far away from the shops and amenities. We will return again

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Jul 2018

  • "Squirrel Lodge in Skipton, Yorkshire was so beautiful and it had everything you could wish for."

    It was comfortable, modern and definately exceeded our expectations. Only thing wrong was that the weeks holiday went to fast.

    Reviewed by David5.0Jun 2018

  • "What more can we say?"

    Lovely lodge, clean, well equipped. Even an outside tap to rinse off our waterproof trousers. Absolutely nothing to fault. We had a wonderful holiday despite the weather in March 2018!

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Mar 2018

  • "- Good communications before and during the visit from Mrs Preston, thank you."

    - The instruction sheets for the TV, microwave, oven, etc were excellent! The TV system is a bit cumbersome, so the instruction sheet helped. But there was no sheet for the bedroom TV, so we had to work out that it was fed by the unit in the sitting room. - The sitting room could do with a second armchair for when there are four people.

    Reviewed by Christopher4.7Mar 2018

  • "Excellent Lodge on a quiet new park, Very clean and the facilities are perfect."

    Only 4 lodges are currently finished and it looks like there a r eplots for around another 11 or 12. There is a 10 minute walk to the Masons Arms which serves very good food. There is also and Indian resturant. Good for walking the Leeds/Liverpool canal into Skipton and the Pennine way.

    Reviewed by David4.8Dec 2017

  • "Even though the photos are great they really don’t do this lodge justice."

    It certainly has the wow factor, very high-end finish with absolutely everything you could need. Great location for exploring North Yorkshire, short distance to the Dales, Bolton Abbey, and Harrogate. Most of all the host is just wonderful, so incredibly helpful!!

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Dec 2017

  • "Really cosy cottage - new, clean and warm."

    Baby friendly too. Would definitely go back!

    Reviewed by Jonny5.0Nov 2017

  • "Quality of the lodge was second to none, certainly has the wow factor."

    Nicely located for the Dales experience.

    Reviewed by Paul4.8Oct 2017

  • "A bit disappointed with one of the rules."

    We had frozen a curry sauce we were going to use but we're not allowed to. Apart from that no problems.

    Reviewed by Graham4.8Sep 2017

  • "Thoroughly enjoyed our stay, the lodge was fabulous and location was great."

    Getting around was easy and there were plenty of places to visit.

    Reviewed by W4.8Jul 2017

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Summary

  • All ground floor
  • Two bedrooms with TV: 1 x king-size double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x 2'6" twin (zip/link, can be king-size double on request)
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, breakfast bar, dining area and sitting area
  • Utility.
  • LPG central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with DVD Player ( Please note DVD's are not provided) and Freeview
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Decking with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Electric car charging is not permitted (charging point situated at Skipton Town Hall car park)
  • Shop 1 mile, pub 10 mins walk
  • Note: If you require the zip/link 2'6" twin beds to be made into the king-size double, please contact Sykes Cottages seven days before arrival
  • Please note: No stag/hen/similar parties are allowed at this property
  • Please note: there is £100 good housekeeping bond for this property

The property

This superb, detached ground floor lodge is situated on the outskirts of Gargrave alongside the River Aire amongst a small development of luxury lodges.

This modern lodge has been skilfully constructed with excellent features.

Presented to a high standard with contemporary styling throughout, the lodge is spacious and comprises an open plan living area with a designer kitchen with a Belfast sink, a breakfast bar, dining area and a sitting area with lovely views through the full length windows out across the park to open countryside.

There is a lovely master bedroom with an en-suite containing a state-of-the-art shower.

A further twin bedroom and superb bathroom add further to the first-class feel of this lovely lodge.

Bi-fold doors from the living room lead out onto the front decked area which is ideal for relaxing.

This property is lovely and cosy in the winter.

This fantastic lodge is just a short walk from Gargrave where you will find some excellent amenities.

There are many walks available in the area and the canal is just a short stroll away where you can go on some lovely bike rides, perhaps all the way to nearby Skipton.

The surrounding area is ideal for walkers and cyclists and this lodge provides an ideal base to return to at the end of the day.

This property can also be booked with Robin Lodge (reference 1014369) or Woodpecker Lodge (reference 969614).

Milton Park Lodges

If your specific property is not available for your chosen dates, the following properties may be available - 969614 (Woodpecker Lodge), 1014369 (Robin Lodge), 950869 (Squirrel Lodge), 1044657 (Otter Lodge). Five wonderfully appointed lodge-style dwellings resting within the village of Gragrave, with breath-taking views of the River Aire. The lodges are perfect for a relaxing holiday with your loved ones or even an action packed adventure for those looking to explore this area of Yorkshire, steeped with history and character. The interior design of the property enjoys a contemporary styling with large glass windows that flood the rooms with natural light to ensure delightful bases to come back to of an evening. They each come with a spacious open-plan living room, where you will find all the necessities to host a relaxing evening in with your loved ones, comprising of an amply equipped kitchen, a quaint dining area and a plush sitting area. Spend a moment or two upon the private decked area to enjoy a refreshing beverage whilst taking in the countryside views. If you fancy a special treat one evening you will find a local pub within a short stroll and a shop within one mile for picking up the necessities. If you are feeling active, enjoy a walk within Skipton Wood which lies along the ancient castle. Alternatively, explore miles of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, which plays host to an array of breath-taking landscapes and thriving villages. Milton Park Lodges offer an outstanding base for exploring the area further with your loved ones.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location

GARGRAVE

Skipton 4 miles; Settle 12 miles.

A pretty village on the banks of the River Aire, around 7 miles from Malham, with its spectacular limestone cove and scar. In the village you will find a selection of places to eat including a fantastic Indian restaurant, along with a small selection of pubs, cafes and shops. Traversed by the Leeds-Liverpool Canal, cycle route 68 and the Pennine Way, Gargrave is a fantastic base for exploring this part of Yorkshire. Four miles away is the ancient market town of Skipton — “The Gateway to the Dales” — with its historic castle and celebrated high street. On the border of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, this is an ideal location for walking, cycling and touring.

Electric car charging is not permitted (charging point situated at Skipton Town Hall car park).

Please note: No stag/hen/similar parties are allowed at this property

Please note: there is £100 good housekeeping bond for this property

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas