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Railway Cottage

Horton-in-Ribblesdale, Yorkshire Dales - South (Ref. 977856)

  • Railway Cottage - (Ref. 977856)

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  • Sleeps 6 people

  • 3 bedrooms

  • 2 bathrooms

  • No pets allowed

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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* Based on a combined average customer score over the last 3 months

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17 Customer Review(s)

  • “The cottage waa absolutely brilliant - clean, newly refurbished to a good standard and the location was excellent, smack bang in the middle of everything you want to see & do in the Dales.”

    Pretty much everything you wanted was available at the cottage, the neighbours were lovely (even though we came in 3 cars and only had 2 parking spaces). Finally, Sally was great. She kept in regular contact up to the day and even let us know when the house was ready ahead of schedule. Would love to go again if she'd have us, thank you!

    - Mr Hunter, July 2019

The property

This former railway cottage sits adjacent to the Settle-Carlisle railway line and two miles from the charming Yorkshire Dales village of Horton-in-Ribblesdale.

Set over three floors and bursting with character, this is an excellent choice for the base of your next country cottage break.

The ground level of Railway Cottage is occupied by a fabulous open-plan living area; this stylish and spacious layout beautifully combines the contemporary and the traditional, as a rustic woodburner contrasts with many modern features to make this a real homely space.

The up-to-date kitchen is well-equipped, while the sitting area is dominated by its feature wall, bearing a map of the surrounding area - plan your walks ahead with this unique touch.

Two of the three bedrooms here rest on the first floor, both the twin and the king-size rooms are decorated tastefully with access to a luxurious walk-in shower room.

Perched on the second floor of Railway Cottage is a wonderful double bedroom, showcasing astounding views of the well-known Pen-y-Ghent and coming with its own en-suite shower room to conclude this property exquisitely.

Choose from two peaceful patio areas to the front and the rear of this cottage, one of which looks onto the Settle-Carlisle Steam Railway line, where the famous train chugs past every Wednesday.

Horton-in-Ribblesdale is just two miles away, a charming village with two friendly pubs and a stunning church.

Nearby are many popular towns and villages including the stunning market towns of Settle and Skipton which are well worth visiting with their pleasing architecture and much to see and do.

Walking, cycling and wildlife spotting all abound in the Yorkshire Dales for those outdoor enthusiasts out there.

Treat yourself to a stay at this rural retreat for a North Yorkshire holiday to remember.


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x second floor king-size double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin
  • Shower room with basin and WC
  • Open-plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • External utility.
  • Electric central heating, woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine in external utility, 2 x Smart TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and fuel for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Lockable storage
  • Front and rear patios with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 miles
  • Note: This property has a private water supply
  • Note: Children over 12 years only.

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About the location


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.

Region Information

Note: Children over 12 years only.

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