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Wistle Cottage

Barnoldswick, Yorkshire Dales - South (Ref. 28801)

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  • Wistle Cottage - Yorkshire Dales - 28801 - photo 1
  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • Reviews

    Miss Adamson

    “My husband & I spent a wonderfully relaxing week at Wistle cottage for our honeymoon.”

    There is lots to see & do locally on days out, some very nice pubs & restaurants just a few minutes away & even a hot tub for relaxing nights in at the cottage. We would definitely book again.


  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher

The property

This lovely detached, stone-built former livestock building is set in beautiful rolling countryside overlooking Weets Hill, on the outskirts of the old market town of Barnoldswick, just eight miles from Skipton.

A perfect romantic retreat with the benefit of a fairly remote setting, ideal for getting away from it all for a luxury break, and yet near enough to the town to walk in and enjoy a night out with the friendly locals.

Set out over one floor, this cottage is beautifully appointed throughout, with contemporary styling designed to take advantage of the wonderful views and create a fabulous retreat for couples.

Featuring an open plan living area with stylish furniture, a cosy woodburning stove for those cold winter nights and a kitchen/diner with French doors leading out to a private patio area containing a luxurious hot tub, which is a great place to sit, relax and take in the lovely countryside.

There is a spacious bedroom with a super king-size bed providing a little extra luxury and the modern bathroom features a walk-in power shower.

With individual styling throughout and a high level of equipment, visitors have everything at their disposal for that well-earned break in the country.

The walks from the doorstep stretch out in every direction and the walk to the summit of Weets Hill, a local favourite, from where on a good clear day Blackpool Tower can be seen, or at least that's what the locals claim.

A little further afield is Pendle Hill, of Pendle Witch fame, which is another great challenge.

The walk across open meadows to the old Roman road, and the canal walks to West Marton and Salterforth are also firm favourites in the area.

The town provides a good range of local pubs, including the Cellar Bar and the Fountain Inn, both providing live music and a friendly atmosphere.

Close by is Thornton Hall Farm Country Park, which offers quad biking, safari rides, a children's play area and animals.

The nearby towns and villages provide good eateries and are well worth a visit, including Skipton, Gisburn and Clitheroe.

Alternatively, visit the fabulous Trough of Bowland, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, it's well worth a drive through to visit some of the finest gastropubs in the north of England.

For the more energetic, the bike riding and walking opportunities to be found in the surrounding area are excellent.

This outstanding holiday cottage is a wonderful romantic retreat for discovering this hidden gem.


All ground floor. One super king-size double bedroom (zip/link, can be twin on request). Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, breakfast bar, dining area and sitting area with sofa bed and woodburning stove.


  • Electric central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed, private patio with hot tub and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops and pubs 10 mins walk.

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About the location


Skipton 8 miles.

The old market town of Barnoldswick sits amongst beautiful rolling countryside in the Pennine hills on the Lancashire/Yorkshire border, just eight miles from Skipton, the Gateway to the Yorkshire Dales. A thriving town known affectionately to locals as Barlick - lies at the very heart of England and is proud of its in manufacturing history, from a significant textile industry through to today's aero engines built at the Rolls Royce factory. Pennine cycle and bridleway routes pass through the town and the superb summit stretch of the Leeds & Liverpool canal meanders through the town and the thriving marina. Wonderful walking countryside abounds with the rolling heather moorland of Weets and Pendle hill boasting some of the finest views in the country, excellent walks along the old Roman road at Brogden Lane and the canal towpath provides great walking and cycling opportunities. The town offers lots of local shops serving an array of local produce with baked artisan loaves gracing bakers windows and locally reared meat on butchers blocks. With Britain's best inland urban beach, Barnoldswick is famed for its free family friendly activities. Nearby, Skipton a lovely old market town with much to interest the enthusiastic visitor, boasting an ancient castle open to the public, a beautiful old parish church and a colourful market occupying the cobbled setts each side of the high street. In 2008 the Academy of Urbanism voted Skipton High Street the best shopping spot in Britain, and The Copper Dragon Brewery, opened in 2002 is highly rated in the CAMRA listings. Steam railways with regular excursions are available at Embsay and Bolton Abbey, and the Leeds to Liverpool Canal passes through Skipton with the one mile long Foulridge Tunnel and the 5-rise locks at Bingley within a short distance away. In 2014 the area hosted the first leg of the Tour de France, bringing in many visitors from far and wide to this wonderful area.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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