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White Hart House

(Ref. 1004319)

Dent, Yorkshire Dales - South Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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33 Customer Reviews

  • "The property quality, information and service was faultless."

    Reviewed by Renee5.0Nov 2023

  • "We really appreciated the attention to detail, the welcome pack and cleanliness of this delightful property."

    A stunning location overlooking St Andrews church. Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Richard5.0Aug 2023

  • "Fantastically clean, warm and spacious with all the amenities required."

    Set in a beautiful location on a cobbled street at the heart of Dent village. Our only gripe was we could not connect to the WIFI. After many attempts we could not access it.

    Hi Kevin many thanks for your feedback. We are really glad that you loved the cottage but surprised that there was an issue with the WI-FI. The supply is Superfibre to the door which gives instant WI-FI and we have never had any issues with it. We can only assume that there was an outage due to maintenance and we are sorry that you had problems. Hopefully it didn’t impact too much upon your stay. Kind regards Louise Property Owner

    Reviewed by Kevin4.7Nov 2022

  • "Lovely cottage, well appointed, had everything we needed for yet another lovely stay."

    Will definitely book again.

    Reviewed by Mandy5.0Oct 2022

  • "Fantastic conversion in beautiful position with lovely view."

    The cottage was perfectly clean with comfortable and tasteful furnishing and decor.There was everything you could need in terms of equipment in the kitchen and up to date tech with google and the TV,because of the reception,had access to i player etc.We couldnt park outside cottage as cobbled street but dropped our luggage off and parked in the village carpark for £30 a week.

    We are so glad that you had a great holiday and loved White Hart House. With regards to parking if the spaces next to the cottage are taken the price for a week’s parking in the car park has now been reduced by the council to £15.. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Joy4.7Jun 2022

  • "The cottage was warm and inviting."

    It was very well equipped and we had everything we needed. Beds were super comfy. Parking was close by in the village car park and cost £30 for the week. It was a very relaxing holiday in an idyllic location.

    Reviewed by Lynda5.0Apr 2022

  • "Cottage is fabulous and in a great position on a cobbled street in Dent, part of the beautiful Dentdale."

    We very much enjoyed our stay, found the cottage a pleasure to be in and definitely recommend it. Walking in Dentdale and further afield is easily accessible as are Sedbergh and Hawes, the two towns we visited. The owners of this cottage are exceptionally helpful.

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Apr 2022

  • "Charming, very well equipped, comfortable and positioned perfectly in a the cobbled centre of the village tucked between church behind and pubs to the front."

    Ample and very reasonably priced parking for visitors in the public car park. Plenty of well marked footpaths in and around the village. Dent is well cared for and loved by its locals who make visitors welcome.

    Reviewed by Jane5.0Mar 2022

  • "White Hart House was perfect."

    The welcome pack left for us was fabulous and very thoughtful. The text we received from the owners prior to arrival with information about the local area as well as the information pack in the cottage was very helpful but the added touch of a text after a few days in the cottage from the owners making sure we were ok and had everything we needed was a lovely touch and something we have not experienced before.

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0Aug 2021

  • "Situated in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales we had cracking weather during our stay."

    Roomy cottage on three floors. Local cafes and pubs good but limited amenities beyond that. Great walks in the locality especially along the River but still accessible to other locations with a bit of a drive. Peaceful place to stay for a well earned break!

    Reviewed by Rebecca4.1Aug 2021

  • "Thank the owner please it was a loverly cottage."

    Reviewed by Richard5.0Jul 2021

  • "Fabulous location, very clean and comfortable."

    Rarely left the lovely kitchen area except to sit outside looking at the church. Beautiful walks in every direction all around the village and a pub left and right of the front door.

    Reviewed by Jason5.0Jul 2021

  • "Loved the cottage, Dent and Dentdale."

    Would love to come back. Easy to get to the Lakes too.

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Jul 2021

  • "Very comfortable cottage, finished to a very high standard."

    Has everything you could ever need! Great location in centre of village. Thanks to Louise & Darren for a great stay …. And generous thoughtful welcome pack :)

    Reviewed by Louise5.0Jun 2021

  • "Could not fault the property."

    Fabulous location, spotlessly clean and superbly furnished. Annoyed by Sykes for their unnecessary price hikes. I would not use them in the future when there is more availability

    Reviewed by Victoria4.7May 2021

  • "A lovely cottage in a beautiful setting."

    The owners made us feel very welcome and we thoroughly enjoyed our week there.

    Reviewed by Christine5.0May 2021

  • "Wonderful hosts, nothing was too much trouble."

    The Welcome Pack was very welcome after a long journey. Also, it was refreshing to have plenty of the staples in the cupboards from hand wash to washing up liquid, to cooking oil to tin foil. The cottage is warm and cosy and full of character. There are plenty of walks on your doorstep and coffee and cakes on offer at the heritage centre just a short stroll away. Fantastic break.

    Reviewed by Angie4.4May 2021

  • "White Hart House is a ' good feel 'cottage in such a peaceful location to be based and explore the Dales from."

    The kitchen is a welcoming area with its large table and log burner to return to after a day out. Dent is a lovely ' go back in time ' village with walks on the door step with all the main towns of Hawes , Sedburgh & Ingleton within 40 minutes drive. All in all a great week spent here !!

    Reviewed by Derek5.0Apr 2021

  • "We had the most amazing week in Dent, and loved our stay at White Heart House."

    Dent is a lovely little village, full of character. The view from anywhere in the village is magnificent, with the Dales literally right in front of you. All we could hear once we opened our windows was the sound of birds singing and sheep bleating, and the occasional sound of St Andrew's bells. We spent most of our days going for beautiful long walks and cycles, soaking in the beauty of the Dales. Unfortunately the Sun Inn was closed due to Covid, but we are sure that in better times it would be the perfect spot for a post-hike pint, just a stone throw away from the cottage. White Heart House had all the facilities we needed, and even some extras like a great woodburner stove. It was nice and clean when we arrived.

    Reviewed by Lennart5.0Apr 2021

  • "Beautiful cottage, well appointed, evert=yhting was there."

    Peaceful, spotlessly clean and we WILL be back

    Reviewed by Russell5.0Oct 2020

  • "Thoroughly enjoyed our stay at White Hart House."

    The attention to detail in home comforts was excellent. Would definitely book again, hopefully COVID will be a distant memory and the Sun PH and George and Dragon PH will be back open to fully enjoy the Dent experience.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Oct 2020

  • "Good location, property beautifully presented."

    We had a very enjoyable holiday.

    Reviewed by Stuart4.7Sep 2020

  • "A beautifully presented property at the heart of the village ."

    Spacious kitchen with dining area .Very cosy living room and bedrooms . Dent village has much to offer, pubs, cafes and even a museum. All worth a visit. Beautiful Dentdale and the surrounding area can be accessed from the property with no need to drive. Great for walking and cycling .

    Reviewed by Philip4.4Sep 2020

  • "Lovely cottage in a stunning location, had everything you could possibly need."

    Comfortable and homely. Definitely would recommend.

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Aug 2020

  • "Absolutely fantastic cottage."

    Fantastic period features and comfortable quiet location. Great views from the back windows. Everything you need for a relaxing week. Great communication from the owners who were very helpful with advice and recommendations on places to visit or eat out. Lovely little touches from the welcome package even down to the dog treats and towel. We will be back !

    Reviewed by David5.0Jul 2020

  • "Dent is a really lovely village with lots of walks nearby and two smashing Pubs within 20 metres of the cottage serving a variety of beers and also excellent wholesome food perfect to replenish after a day in the fresh air."

    We were there during the early part of the Corona virus restrictions but all the village made us very welcome and looked after us as though we were long-standing residents. I recommend this cottage,the village,and the Yorkshire Dales.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Mar 2020

  • "We had a great stay, just as good as the first time we stayed here."

    The hosts went out of their way to make our Christmas very special. We hope to return again in the future!

    Reviewed by Walter5.0Dec 2019

  • "This is a beautiful cottage ."

    The owners thought of everything . . .home comforts and a thoughtful welcome pack . Great location for a quiet chilled weekend. Very friendly people in the village and food good in the two pubs. Would highly recommend this cottage and go back again

    Reviewed by Ann5.0Sep 2019

  • "Lovely cottage refurbished to a high standard and well equipped."

    Ideally positioned in Dent with shop and pubs on your doorstep, both serving good food and very dog friendly. Plenty of walks surround the village, taking in the beautiful scenery and not too demanding. Parking was very easy, with permit provided if required. Great communication with the owners Darren and Louise. Would highly recommend this cottage and look forward to booking again in the near future. Kev and Nadine, Lincolnshire.

    Reviewed by Kevin5.0Sep 2019

  • "Lovely clean and comfortable cottage in a beautiful setting."

    Well equipped and very nice welcome package.

    Reviewed by Heather5.0Sep 2019

  • "White Hart House is full of character, clean, comfortable and well equipped."

    It' is located in the very pretty village of Dent with easy access to scenic walks and local amenities. Would happily return for another stay and happy to recommend to others.

    Reviewed by Lucinda5.0Sep 2019

  • "Great cottage in a superb location."

    The cottage matches the old world charm on the village thanks to a really clever restoration that keeps many old features but at the same time offers plenty of comfort for the visitor. We enjoyed our stay and loved relaxing in the evenings in the snug and well equipped cottage.

    Reviewed by Philip5.0Aug 2019

  • "A lovely house in the very beautiful village of Dent."

    Dent itself is very quiet, but everything you needed was on our doorstep with two pubs and the village shop which met all our basic needs, even offering freshly baked bread in the mornings. There are easy walking trails around the village and some more challenging ones which we will come back to for another time. White Hart House itself was very comfortable. Louise and Darren are great hosts. The welcome pack was apprciated with some lovely goodies. We were even provided with a towel for our dog and he even had his own welcome treat! Overall I would not hesitate to recommend White Hart House. We will certainly be returning.

    Reviewed by Walter5.0Aug 2019

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  • Three bedrooms: 2 x second-floor single, 1 x second-floor twin
  • First-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner with woodburning stove
  • First-floor sitting room with woodburning stove.
  • Latest efficient electric radiators throughout to ensure on demand warmth
  • Electric cooker and hobs, fridge/freezer, kettle, washing machine, TV and Superfast fibre broadband
  • Fuel and power inc. in the rent - Note, basket of logs included
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in the rent
  • Parking available next to the property on a first come first served basis, additional parking is available a short walk from the property
  • Pets are only allowed downstairs
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Pub and shop within 0.1 miles

The property

The grade 2 listed White Hart House retains all of the charm and character you would expect from a former 17th century Coaching Inn.

The three storey cottage is situated in the heart of the beautiful village of Dent in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Dent is ideally located for exploring the Yorkshire Dales but it is also in close reach to the market town of Sedbergh and the Lake District with the village itself residing in the county of Cumbria.

This real home-away from home cottage has a wonderful cosy ambiance allowing you to relax and unwind after energetic days out.

The property retains stunning original features with oak wooden beams and exposed stone work detailing.

Entering the property to the right is a delightful traditional style kitchen which features a large inglenook fireplace complete with a wood burning stove.

The limestone flagged floor contains underfloor heating to ensure your comfort at all times.

Ample kitchen work space and appliances including fridge/freezer and electric cooker/hobs will allow you to be able to cook and enjoy home made meals which can be served around the large farmhouse kitchen table.

The kitchen windows afford stunning views over the Dentdale valley.

Upstairs you will find an inviting sitting room finished with traditional stone work and large sash windows looking down onto Dents famous cobbled streets .The room has another wood burning stove so you can look forward to curling up on the sofas to read or watch a film whilst enjoying the warmth of a roaring fire.

Completing the first floor is the main bathroom with additional stone detailing, a shower cubicle, WC and hand basin.

When the evening draws to a close climb upstairs to the three bedrooms.

Two single rooms and a twin room.

All bedrooms feature stone work and exposed beams as befitting this grade 2 listed cottage.

The windows to the rear of the property offer stunning views over the 12th century church to the Dentdale hills beyond.

This property enjoys a central village location with the front door opening onto the much photographed Dent cobbled streets, and whist it only has limited outside space to the rear it is surrounded by the beauty of Dentdale and the towering Whernside one of the famous three peaks located directly behind.

The village has two characterful pubs renowned for serving good food along with a number of cafes and a small village shop.

The 12th century church of St Andrews is also well worth a visit.

White Hart House is a lovely countryside retreat promising a relaxed holiday with everything on your doorstep.

It is also superbly located for walking and outdoor pursuits located in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

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About the location


Sedbergh 4 miles; Kendal 15 miles.

Dent is a small village in the dale of Dentdale, and makes a wonderful place for touring both the Yorkshire Dales and Lake District. It has a village green together with cobbled streets and a pretty 12th century church. It also has its own brewery producing Aviator Ale, Ramsbottom and Golden Fleece beers – of course these are available in the village pubs to enjoy. The village offers a variety of shops and places to eat and the market town of Sedbergh is only a short drive away. Dent also has a main line station on the Carlisle to Settle railway and crosses giant viaducts at Arten Gill and Dent head before disappearing into the Blea Moor tunnel to Ribblehead viaduct. This is excellent walking country with the “Dales Way” running close by and Whernside, one of the famous “Three Peaks”, to the south.

Note: Property only accepts a minimum of 3 night stays.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season