Within earshot of the soothing sounds of the Scandal Beck, across the fields from the 14th century St Oswald’s Church and just around the corner from the beautiful Kings Head pub, is Linden Cottage.
This cosy, converted Blacksmith’s workshop is nestled in Ravenstonedale, a peaceful north Cumbrian village, just a few short miles away from its neighbouring town, Kirkby Stephen.
It makes a lovely base from which to explore the beautiful Eden Valley.
The ground floor is a warm open space, with a comfy sitting room showcasing a woodburning stove at its heart.
Warm wood throughout harks back to its ancient roots along with a beautiful wooden floor.
Dining at the table in this special room is a treat with views through the French doors across the village.
The kitchen is open-plan and boasts a whole range of appliances, designed to make your stay a real home-from-home experience.
Upstairs, there is a bright and airy bathroom, fully tiled with a bath, shower over, basin and WC.
Two beautiful bedrooms with exposed wooden floors finish off this delightful cottage.
Each have views over the village and hills beyond.
The master bedroom features a double bed, whereas the second offers zip-and-link beds giving you the option of a twin setup.
To the front of the property is a welcoming patio with seating, the perfect place to enjoy breakfast in the morning sunshine.
With two great pubs and situated just a mile from the main road, the village is such a handy place to stay, giving easy access to Cumbria the Lakes, Eden Valley and the North Pennines.
Explore the area on foot or via the many cycling routes.
Visit the Settle to Carlisle Railway Line and take in the wonderful scenery.
There is so much to see and do in the surrounding area, making this the perfect base for you and your loved ones.
About the location
Kirkby Stephen 5 miles; Sedbergh 10 miles.
The tranquil village of Ravenstonedale lies at the foot of the Howgill Fells, quietly situated within the newly extended Yorkshire Dales National Park.
A delightful rural village with a thriving local community and many traditional old dwellings, Ravenstonedale boasts a charming Parish Church and the remains of the old Gilbertine Priory.
Hill farming is the principal means of income in the area and an agricultural show is still held once a year, echoing days gone by when both markets and fairs were held in the village.
Once described by the famous author, A Wainwright, as one of Westmorland’s loveliest villages, the area boasts many walking, horse riding and cycling routes, whilst the nearby attractions provide something for everybody.
Visit the Settle to Carlisle Railway Line, the magnificent Howgill Fells and the stunning Yorkshire Dales and Lake District National Parks.
A superb location at any time of the year..