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The Parlour Gill Head

Bentham, Yorkshire, Yorkshire Dales - South (Ref. 1051118)



Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets No

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  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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19 Customer Reviews

  • "Excellent location, scenic and peaceful."

    Interior finished to a high standard. Hot tub well maintained throughout our stay. Only recommendation would be to fit shelves in showers, for shower gels etc. Also a few more outside rubbish bins. Overall Excellent property, would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by PaulApr 2022

  • "This is one of the best properties we have stayed in - the photographs don’t do it justice."

    It was spacious, modern, clean and comfortable. It’s a great location, perfect for exploring the Forest of Bowland, Ingleton waterfalls, Kirkby Lonsdale and the three peaks.

    Reviewed by CarmelApr 2022

  • "Very clean and superbly presented holiday home."

    Well equipped kitchen with comfortable dinning areas in and out doors. Nice lounge with log burner for Cozy evenings in. 3 great sized bedrooms however the rear bedroom does not have any hanging space for cloths or a mirror. Other than that one small omission the Parlour has everything you would want or need for a comfortable holiday

    Reviewed by DaveMar 2022

  • "Beautiful barn conversion, high spec and very clean."

    Owners were wonderful and everyone was very helpful.

    Reviewed by SimonFeb 2022

  • "The cottage is spacious, well equipped and stylish."

    The hot tub is also a nice bonus. Angela was very helpful and always on hand to help with queries, she is doing a great job managing the property for the owners. Location is ideal for the Yorkshire Dales and the Ribble Valley. Would like to return in the summer.

    Reviewed by StephenFeb 2022

  • "This place was outstanding and we all had an amazing time."

    The house is just fabulous and the kitchen was so well equipped and easy to use it was a pleasure to cook in! Very clean and in a lovely quiet spot. Only thing I could say negative is we found the bed in the master bedroom to be a bit uncomfortable as it was quite a hard mattress but the people in the other bedrooms were perfectly happy with their beds. Also the pillows were feather pillows which are too soft so could have done with some more but this is all personal preference and wouldn’t stop us from booking again.

    Reviewed by JessicaJan 2022

  • "Beautiful clean cottage."

    Loved hot tub. Facilities v good. Just one point - the surrounding of the hot tap in the bath are very very hot. I blistered 2 fingers turning hot tap off as I touched the tap surrounds

    Reviewed by StephenDec 2021

  • "What a beautiful presented property."

    We very much enjoyed a relaxing few days, in very comfortable surroundings.

    Reviewed by ChrisDec 2021

  • "Fantastic experience."

    Angela the housekeeper was amazing leading up to our break ensuring we had all We needed. Properly was outstanding

    Reviewed by TrishNov 2021

  • "Such a lovely house, it was spotless upon arrival."

    Friendly owners and helpful advice sent ahead of our stay. Hope to come back again!

    Reviewed by SarahNov 2021

  • "Second visit to The Parlour and again another fantastic week."

    Just as good as the first visit, spotlessly clean, great location and lovely hot tub. Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by SteveOct 2021

  • "We had a lovely time and Parlour Gill was exactly as expected."

    The only thing that spoilt it , was the emails received from the owners before the stay . The emails were very unwelcoming and spoilt the first few days . Never had such unfriendly, rules and do nots

    Reviewed by SarahSep 2021

  • "One of the best houses we've ever rented."

    Loads of space fantastic decor and an amazing location. We will definately be back!

    Reviewed by CarlAug 2021

  • "Beautiful house."

    Angela, housekeeper, super attentive. Hot tub very clean. Would love to return.

    Reviewed by JoannaJul 2021

  • "This apartment was exceptional in every way."

    The high standard of fittings was impeccable. Angela the housekeeper was so helpful, all week, and checked every day if everything was up to our expectations. I would highly recommend not only Sykes Cottages but The Parlour too as a wonderful getaway experience.

    Reviewed by JohnJun 2021

  • "Property was immaculate + and excellent service from charming housekeeper."

    . Could not have been better. Thank you very much Graham

    Reviewed by GrahamMay 2021

  • "An absolutely fabulous house with 3 double bedrooms, immaculately decorated and very clean and comfortable."

    The hot tub was an added bonus after a day out walking. The views all around are stunning. Angela, the lady who looks after the property and its guests was great. Very professional and friendly and nothing was too much trouble. The only thing I would improve, would be more pans and frying pans for cooking. There were only 3 of us but I had to buy another frying pan to be able to cook effectively for all 3 of us. If there were 6 people wishing to self cater and eat together, they would definitely need more pans.

    Reviewed by GillianApr 2021

  • "Excellent service from Angela lovely location wii definitely return"

    Reviewed by GillianOct 2020

  • "Fantastic week away at The Parlour Gill Head."

    The property is exceptional and was everything we hoped for and more! Great location, quiet but close enough to walk to High Bentham. Would recommend this property and will be returning without hesitation in the not to distant future.

    Reviewed by SteveOct 2020

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  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size with en-suite shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x super-king (zip/link can be twins on request), 1 x king-size
  • Bathroom with bath, walk-in double shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Underfloor heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven, induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking
  • Garden with lawn and patio, with furniture, hot tub
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.7 miles
  • Note: Bookings are to be Friday to Friday, Monday to Friday and Friday to Monday.

The property

The Parlour Gill Head is a fabulous holiday home in the North Yorkshire town of Bentham, it rests on Gill Head Farm and sits next door to two other holiday homes, all finished to a superb standard.

Underfloor heating sits beneath the oak flooring and each room has been furnished by interior designers.

In the kitchen there are marble worktops and quality Neff appliances including an induction hob on the island, overlooking the dining area, with a utility room holding the laundry facilities too.

A woodburning stove lies within the fireplace of the sitting room, with plush sofas to relax on.

Outside on the patio you can dine at the outdoor furniture, afterwards taking a dip in the hot tub.

The ground floor is also home to a utility room and a cloakroom.

Travel up the staircase to find three luxury bedrooms; a king-size with a beautiful en-suite shower room, one super king-size with zip/link bed, so you can request twin beds if you prefer, and one king-size, and completing the first floor is the spacious bathroom, with a large bath and a double walk-in shower enclosure.

Enjoy the delights of this stunning property, The Parlous Gill Head, surrounded by the picturesque North Yorkshire countryside.

Note: This property is part of group with Refs. 1051117 and 1051119, together sleeping up to 20 guests.

Gill Head Farm

Settled just outside the centre of Bentham in North Yorkshire is this delightful courtyard arrangement of three stunning holiday cottages, Gill Head Farm. Made up of The Cottage, The Dairy and The Parlour, each property has been beautifully finished with quality furnishings, a sleek and modern style, and benefits from being in a fantastic location for accessing a host of attractions and places of interest. Featuring throughout each property is underfloor heating beneath solid oak floors, slate flooring, marble worktops, and floor to ceiling windows and glass patio doors looking over each pretty garden. Guests can look forward to relaxing in a bubbling hot tub at the end of an activity-filled day, or relax before the woodburning stove set within the fireplace of each sitting room. Delight in feeling refreshed after shower within one of the large, spacious double shower enclosures, or choose to indulge in a relaxing soak. The kitchens all feature Neff appliances so you can rustle up delicious family meals. Just down the road is Bentham Golf Course, a stunning 18 hole course overlooked by the Three Peaks. The town is home to several pubs and shops for all your self-catering needs. The Yorkshire Dales are a stone's throw away; begin your adventures with a trip to Ingleton and travel along the Ingleton Waterfalls Trail, a 4-mile route showcasing some stunning natural scenery and geological features. The UK's longest show cave, White Scar Cave is close by and well-worth a visit, with subterranean passages, caverns and waterfalls, it's full of exciting sights. There are plenty of peaks and fells in the southern area of the Dales so walkers will be spoilt for choice for where to go; incorporate the Ribblehead Viaduct into one of your routes to see the amazing feat of engineering from the 1800s with 24 huge stone arches creating an incredible sight. Around a 30-minute drive can bring you to the coast at Morecambe for a classic day at the seaside, or why not head to Lancaster to visit the large 12th century castle and museum. A stay at Gill Head Farm promises to be a fabulous one, surrounded by the natural beauty of North Yorkshire and the luxury of each of these three holiday cottages.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £300.

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About the location


Ingleton 3.5 miles; Kirkby Lonsdale 8.4 miles; Morecambe 16.8 miles

Positioned just west of the Yorkshire Dales, on the northern fringes of the Forest of Bowland, this lovely town is split into High Bentham and Low Bentham, with the babbling River Wenning running between the two. The town boasts an annual agricultural show, with handicraft, horticulture and livestock competitions, which dates back to the 19th century. In addition to this is the annual Carnival and funfair, entertaining a thriving community with workshops, music and many fundraising events. High Bentham has an array of public houses and eateries to choose from, and the railway station sits on the Leeds to Morecambe line. For walking enthusiasts, there are colour coded circular trails of different lengths and capabilities, right on the doorstep. The neighbouring village of Ingleton offers some wonderful caves and tumbling waterwalls, along with a year-round climbing wall and a good range of shops, pubs and places to eat. Enjoy a trip out to Morecambe Bay with your bucket and spade, where you can fly your kites, build sandcastles or simply take a stroll along the promenade. For more independent shops and restaurants, the town of Kirkby-Lonsdale is only a short drive away, with access to Ruskin's View. Take the footpath from the churchyard at St. Mary's Church and follow the trail high about the River Lune, where you can marvel at a panorama of the Lune Valley and Underley Hall. A wonderful location for exploring National Parks, Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the North West coastline.

Region Information

Note: Bookings are to be Friday to Friday, Monday to Friday and Friday to Monday.