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Church Farm Cottage

Hubberholme near Buckden, Yorkshire Dales - South (Ref. 1013149)

4.9

Outstanding

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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55 Customer Reviews

  • "The cottage could not have been better."

    It met our needs exactly and was convenient for walking as well as two nearby pubs - one in the hamlet and one just a 20 minute walk away. Gill was a very good host - friendly and welcoming. We had a lovely welcome pack of goodies and the one small problem of the water heater was soon sorted - our fault anyway! We will certainly want to return.

    Reviewed by KayJul 2022

  • "Bill our host was very friendly and helpful and left us a lovely welcoming food hamper."

    Spotlessly clean with quality fixtures and fittings if a little quaint. Ideal spot for walkers and good food at the George 5 minutes walk away.

    Reviewed by MartinJul 2022

  • "Lovely, comfortable and spacious cottage in a super location."

    Fantastic welcome pack supplied by very friendly hosts. Lots of great walks nearby and The George is just a short walk away and can be throughly recommended for great food, excellent beer and good company. An excellent week!

    Reviewed by AndrewJun 2022

  • "Church Farm Cottage was perfect for a relaxing break."

    The property was really well equipped; everything you could need including wood for the wood burner. Being part of a working farm was part of its charm. We are very likely to stay again in this beautiful part of Yorkshire.

    Reviewed by MargaretMay 2022

  • "This is a lovely cottage set in a beautiful valley."

    Large bedroom and living room. Great views from any of the rooms with a lovely pub across the bridge. Plenty of history and walking from the front door. River Wharfe is about 20 yards away - what more could you ask for? Gill is lovely and friendly, we will be coming back again.

    Reviewed by CliveMay 2022

  • "This is a wonderful cottage."

    Gill is a wonderful host. The location is superb - peaceful and fabulous walking from the door. The George serves great food in a friendly atmosphere - Ed calls everyone by their first name! We had a lovely short break while I was walking the Dales Way using the cottage as a base, but will be back to stay longer. Best welcome pack ever!!!!

    Reviewed by AnneMay 2022

  • "9am is way too early to check out and 5pm check in is way too late."

    That’s 2 days pretty much of a 3 night stay. Taking the proverbial with “covid” is what Sykes cottages are doing, there’s absolutely no need to leave at 9am, completely ruins the last day.

    Reviewed by VickyApr 2022

  • "Church Farm Cottage is just wonderful."

    Situated in a beautiful peaceful hamlet with a brilliant pub serving award winning food. The Dales Way runs through the hamlet making it easy to walk without taking the car anywhere . Hawes is a short drive away for shopping and an excellent museum of Yorkshire life.

    Reviewed by AlisonApr 2022

  • "The property was warm, cosy and welcoming."

    Welcome hamper much appreciated with wine, beer, tea bags, milk, cheese, cake and scones. The cottage is very well equipped with good quality crockery, bedding and towels. There was a plentiful supply of loo rolls, kitchen roll and all manner of cleaning products and toiletries. There are lovely walks from the cottage door in both directions up and down the river and up over the hills. There is a lovely pub opposite serving nice meals, The cottage description does point out that there are some low doorways. We found them OK apart from the one leading into the bathroom and we had two ‘accidents’ and partner cut his head open twice. Apart from that everything else was fine.

    Reviewed by ValerieMar 2022

  • "This is our second time here within a year - it was wonderful the first time and then again this time."

    The setting was perfect for us - quiet and away from the hustle and bustle but with walks from the door and the excellent George Inn a minute walk away with their great food and drink you do not need much else.

    Reviewed by StephenMar 2022

  • "Cottage was perfect in fantastic location."

    Fully equipped for your every needs. Will be visiting next year.

    Reviewed by ElaineMar 2022

  • "Church Farm cottage was the perfect base for our week in the Yorkshire Dales."

    Really cosy and warm and with everything we needed. Gill had left the lights on for our late arrival because of storm Eunice, which was a lovely thing to do. There was milk,tea, wine, cheese and cake provided so we could make the all important cup of tea and relax. The village of Hubberholme is very tranquil with the river Wharfe being the only noise. The George pub just over the bridge were very hospitable and we ate out there 3 times during the week. We enjoyed loads of walks and runs from our doorstep but there were other delightful villages to explore less than half an hour's drive away. We would highly recommend a stay here.

    Reviewed by NicolaFeb 2022

  • "Lovely cottage very well equipped and in easy walking distance of an excellent pub for food and drink"

    Reviewed by StephenFeb 2022

  • "Church Farm Cottage is a wonderful and relaxing place to stay, away from all the hustle and bustle."

    It's a lovely cottage with everything you could possibly need including a huge, comfortable bed. We particularly enjoyed relaxing each evening in front of the log burning stove after a good day's walk. Looking forward to a return visit.

    Reviewed by LouiseJan 2022

  • "What a delightful cottage ."

    . all so beautiful and gorgeous touches , friendly hosts and helpful too Many many thanks for a fab time

    Reviewed by LesleyJan 2022

  • "Wonderful place , owner left a Christmas Hamper ."

    Wood burner most welcome and made room cosy . Bed huge and comfortable enjoyed our stay , would recommend

    Reviewed by ChristinaDec 2021

  • "The property is beautifully decorated and furnished."

    It gives a wonderful cozy retreat in a beautiful location with some really personal attention and touches

    Reviewed by JeremyDec 2021

  • "Lovely cottage, lovely owners, great scenery and hospitality at the George Inn."

    Gill has thought of everything - and more!

    Reviewed by PeterDec 2021

  • "Lovely little place."

    Very quiet and peaceful and thoughtful welcome gifts. Super comfy bed and heating good enough not to need open fire. Only down side is you will bang your head using bathroom if around 6ft or taller and we had daily wasp visitors from somewhere which was a bit stressful but only as I am allergic to wasp stings (caught and released several throughout the week). Aside from that a nice little hideaway with a great food pub close by Sean & Sam from Southampton

    Reviewed by SeanOct 2021

  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Church Farm Cottage."

    It was definitely an 'away from it all' location, but great for walking, and with a super pub just across the way. The cottage is very cosy and comfortable, the bed especially so. We had no phone signal (unsurprisingly) but a really good internet connection compensated for that. We would definitely go back.

    Reviewed by DorabSep 2021

  • "Church Farm cottage is exceptional, clean, comfy, and an amazing quiet location."

    Everything you need for your stay is provided, just bring yourself and food. We would the George Inn across the river but recommend booking meals in advance, food was fantastic. Good Central location to explore the Yorkshire Dales.

    Reviewed by MalcolmSep 2021

  • "What a fantastic place!"

    The lounge was so cosy it was difficult to leave and very welcome to return to, the bed was comfortable and huge! The kitchen is very well equipped and we had everything we needed to feel that we were at home. I can only echo other reviewers in terms of the generosity of the welcome hamper. Gill does an amazing job and the cottage is well located for local walking routes as well as the hop over the bridge to the amazing George Inn which does excellent lunches and evening meals. Special mention for Lucy’s brownies which we’re waiting for us on arrival. So good we bought more to take home! Wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Church Farm Cottage and would welcome the opportunity to return.

    Reviewed by KarenAug 2021

  • "Julie manages the cottage beautifully."

    There really wasn’t anything we could have wished for that wasn’t there, including generous supplies of basics such as toilet roll and cleaner. There was even ice in the freezer for the local gin we’d picked up en route! It was spotlessly clean and we were able to settle straight in. The location was perfect for us too. Tucked away by the river with just the farm, the pub and the church for company. We can highly recommend The George Inn where we had a delicious Sunday roast and followed that up by returning for Pie Night the next evening. We booked ahead of our holiday for these meals - well worth doing as it is a small pub. I’d also recommend sticking your head in the door of the church - it is a beautiful building. The star of the show, of course, is Wharfedale. We walked from the door two days, though could have done do every day with a different route if we’d so chosen. It’s a stunning dale with pubs all along your route should you need refreshment! We were close enough to Wensleydale to enjoy walks there too. We would certainly recommend this cottage to like-minded holiday makers who enjoys good walks and a bit of pottering about.

    Reviewed by EmmaAug 2021

  • "Church farm cottage had high standards of furnishings, the bed was very comfortable, the kitchen had everything that you would need."

    The cottage was spotlessly clean.The location was Rural and very quiet, with beautiful scenery and lots of walks from the cottage.The hosts Gill and John were very friendly and welcoming. There was a very generous welcome basket full of different foods which was gratefully received. I would highly recommend this cottage!

    Reviewed by SheilaJul 2021

  • "This is a lovely, very well equipped cottage."

    Lots of low doors which my tall husband learnt to duck through after a few days! A very good location for walking in upper Wharfedale. Beautiful views back and front. We enjoyed watching the birds coming to the feeders. The welcome hamper is very generous.

    Reviewed by TerriJul 2021

  • "While the experience with Sykes was very good the thing that made this holiday was the property and the friendliness of the owner who lives next door."

    While happy to give us space there was a lot done behind the scenes to make the cottage a home from home in a stunning location. We highly recommend it as a place to relax (or walk a lot!).

    Reviewed by PeterJun 2021

  • "The cottage was excellent."

    Gill, the landlady, was very helpful and friendly, the welcome pack was superb and the cottage is authentic but furnished with quality furniture and accessories - so many Emma Bridgwater mugs!! The location is fantastic, we walked out of the front door straight onto footpaths in the wonderful countryside. The river Wharfe is running opposite providing a soothing backdrop along with the sounb of lambs and cows in the barns. The George Inn just across the bridge serves great food and drink for when you don't wish to cook, and in colder times a log burner already to go - what more could you want.

    Reviewed by StephenMay 2021

  • "A very pleasant and comfortable stay in Church Farm cottage."

    The host was extremely helpful and all we needed was provided. A return visit is planned if the opportunity arises.

    Reviewed by KevinMay 2021

  • "The holiday was transferred from last year ."

    I was worried about going away but Gill and her family made us really welcome. The cottage was lovely and Gill supplied everything you would need for your stay , even left a hamper with wine etc in . The cottage is in a very secluded spot but there are amazing walks and a pub just across the rd and so many amazing roads to drive to get to pretty villages

    Reviewed by JakieApr 2021

  • "I feel I am well qualified to give an opinion on any self catering property, having been self catering for over 50 years & having managed our Visitor Centre for nearly 20 years, which required inspecting all properties on our books."

    Church Farm Cottage was probably the best self catering establishment we have experienced. Gill, the owner is wonderful & the welcome hamper amazing. The cottage is situated in an ideal position on the Dales Way, & there is no need to take the car out to enjoy some beautiful walks. The cottage was immaculate & we were particularly delighted with the warmth of the cottage, the masses of hot water and the large bathroom towels. Gill had provided everything we needed for a great holiday. I always come equipped with a quantity of items which are frequently missing. We have already booked for a return visit next year, when I know we won’t need to bring so many additional items. This is only the second time in 50+ years that we have returned to the same place. If it wasn’t a seven hour journey, we would be visiting more frequently.

    Reviewed by MalcolmApr 2021

  • "What a wonderful, welcoming, warm place to stay."

    Gill and the family really looked after us across our stay in this beautiful cottage. The bed is incredibly comfortable and plenty of room to relax in the living area. Immaculately clean with plenty of supplies and good selection of kitchen utensils etc. Location is great for walking straight out of the door and pub just over the road. We look forward to staying here again in the future. Many thanks.

    Reviewed by CraigDec 2020

  • "We spent a week here and had a wonderful time."

    The cottage is spotlessly clean, comfortable and cosy and located in the delightful hamlet of Hubberholme, and is equipped with everything you need. With many wonderful walks on your doorstep and a fabulous pub a minutes walk away what more could you want. We are already making plans to return in 2021 Thank you for making us feel so welcome and for the basket of treats

    Reviewed by EmmaDec 2020

  • "This was a gem of a cottage, perfectly situated near the river, a beautiful church and a first class pub."

    We were greeted with an array of lovely Yorkshire treats and the cottage far exceeded our expectations. It was an idyllic retreat from which to explore on foot and bike. We will be returning and recommending to others for sure.

    Reviewed by MelAug 2020

  • "Overall Church Farm Cottage was a very pleasant, spacious and well equipped base from which to enjoy this wonderful area."

    As well as the advertised facilities (including excellent fast broadband), we very much appreciated Mrs Huck's personal attention to detail during our stay, making sure we were comfortable, with lovely welcoming treats. In the light of covid restrictions which we were having to work around to meet up with family, we were grateful for the provision of extra outdoor seating, blankets, and a cheminee with a plentiful supply of wood, which was pivotal for the success of our holiday. Its location close to the George is another big plus (Monday evening's pie night was a particular highlight!) This is a delightful property and we would certainly consider booking it again.

    Reviewed by SusannaAug 2020

  • "Accessed via single track roads, in the most delightful, quiet hamlet, at the head of Wharfdale."

    It was spotlessly clean throughout and very cosy with everything needed for a perfect stay in such a beautiful place. Gill was the perfect host. A wonderful few days of walking and relaxing which we hope to repeat soon.

    Reviewed by PeterJul 2020

  • "Character and comfort and a log fire - excellent."

    Perfect location

    Reviewed by MarkFeb 2020

  • "What a beautiful, perfect stay."

    The location is right in the centre of the Dales, not far from stunning walks and attractions (although due to storm Dennis we cooped up inside enjoying the log fire and playing games for the most part). The cottage is decorated just as you would imagine a quaint Dales accommodation to look like. All the expected amenities are provided and more... a goody bag of edibles upon arrival, soaps, firewood and games. Although on a working farm and joined to the owner's property, we felt totally secluded and in our own little world. A perfect valentines break.

    Reviewed by KimFeb 2020

  • "Fabulous in every way."

    A really beautiful cottage in a stunning location. Sparklingly clean, fabulously (and very tastefully) well-equipped, extremely comfortable, warm and cosy. An amazing cottage. Very welcoming and generous host - the welcome hamper was the best we have ever seen. Thank you. Gill was on hand if we needed anything but otherwise left us to our own devices. Just brilliant all round. We had a wonderful week of walking and exploring the beautiful local area. We hope to return soon.

    Reviewed by RobertJan 2020

  • "We had a wonderful stay at this excellent cottage which is part of the Church Farm complex."

    Gill, the owner, is very welcoming and indeed left a welcome hamper for us which had loads of local produce. The cottage is well equipped with a very well appointed kitchen. The lounge is very large and cosy with a wood burning stove albeit the property is well heated by electric heaters. The bedroom above the lounge is also large with a very comfortable bed. Plenty of storage space. The WiFi is very good. A parking spot is located outside the front door. Hubberholme is a small hamlet with the river running down the dale and close by. We understand that The George pub 5 mins away is excellent but it was closed for January when we were staying. Gill has great local knowledge and has many recommendations if you don't know the area. We will be back so long as it isn't fully booked in the future!

    Reviewed by AndrewJan 2020

  • "Church Farm Cottage is a beautiful haven, and a wonderful base from which to explore the Dales."

    Reviewed by WilliamJan 2020

  • "A fantastic cottage in a beautiful location."

    The cottage owner went above and beyond all expectations and truly spoilt us with the fabulous hampers to help us celebrate Christmas. We have booked again to come back in the summer 2020.

    Reviewed by TheresaDec 2019

  • "Comfortable, well-equipped and spacious one-bedroom cottage in a lovely location."

    Reviewed by GavinNov 2019

  • "A lovely cottage, tastefully decorated and very well equipped."

    Very clean and lovely and warm. A beautiful part of Yorkshire. We had a really enjoyable week.

    Reviewed by VictoriaNov 2019

  • "Our cottage was just what we were looking for, quiet, scenic, in a beautiful location."

    When we arrived (we were late and it was dark) the lights had been put on for us. The cottage was really cosy, so much so that although cold weather prevailed we didn't have the need to light the wood burner! The cottage was immaculately clean and well equipped, the huge bed was very comfortable, lashings of hot water. What more could you ask for? Across the road The George Inn provided us with superb food and a great pint. Ed & Jackie were the perfect hosts. All in all one of the best holidays we have ever had.

    Reviewed by NeilNov 2019

  • "This cottage is excellent, extremely comfortable, warm and cosy."

    The kitchen is the most well equipped we’ve ever had. Gill was very welcoming and friendly making sure we were comfortable and had everything we needed. The welcome pack is really lovely and the tea tray with fresh cake was very much appreciated after travelling.

    Reviewed by DerekNov 2019

  • "Church Farm Cottage is very peaceful and quiet, in delightful surroundings, the perfect place for a restful break"

    Reviewed by ShirleyOct 2019

  • "This was a spacious cottage for two people."

    It was warm and comfortable and an ideal base for walking.

    Reviewed by DavidOct 2019

  • "Beautiful cottage in a beautiful area with fantastic hospitality."

    The perfect way to spend our anniversary week.

    Reviewed by PeterOct 2019

  • "The cottage had everything AND more."

    It was spotless and had all the facilities we needed. The welcome hamper was exceptional and very welcome.

    Reviewed by TrevorOct 2019

  • "This cottage is such a lovely cosy place to stay."

    Several treats were left for us which we greatly appreciated. I don't think I have ever stayed anywhere with such a comfy bed either. The location is great as well, with a river opposite and several local pubs and walks from the back door. Definitely a good retreat for anyone looking for a base for walking.

    Reviewed by ScottSep 2019

  • "Amazing cottage with every comfort thoughtfully provided by Gill, the owner."

    Great for walking, with the Dales Way passing close by, and a lovely cosy place to come home to at the end of a day’s trekking up the hills. The Sykes website entry is rather thoughtlessly composed, eg ‘you can easily cook up a delicious meal for the whole family’ in the kitchen. It is a two-person cottage! Cut out the patronising verbage and be accurate.

    Reviewed by LorraineSep 2019

  • "The cottage was really well equipped, comfortable and warm, and spotlessly clean."

    Gill was lovely and the cottage was superb she was on hand if we needed anything but otherwise gave us our own space. We had a brilliant holiday and would recommend Church Farm cottage as a great base for walking and generally exploring the Dales. Thank you again Gill for all the thoughtful things you supplied. Regards Hedley and Caroline

    Reviewed by HedleySep 2019

  • "The cottage was 5/5 in all respects, cleanliness, comfort and all the little details were absolutely fantastic."

    Reviewed by Syed ShahzadAug 2019

  • "Gill made us feel very welcome and we thou rally enjoyed our stay in her beautiful cottage."

    Reviewed by DeniseAug 2019

  • "Warm welcome from owner."

    Lovely, well equipped cottage in gorgeous setting.

    Reviewed by LindaAug 2019

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Summary

  • One bedroom: 1 x super-king-size (zip/link)
  • Bathroom with bath and shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room with woodburning stove.
  • Electric central heating, woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, toaster, kettle, fridge, slow cooker, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, Smart TV with Freeview, Netflix, DVD player and WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Enclosed lawned garden and patio area with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 6.3 miles and pub 0.1 miles
  • Note: Some of the doorways in the bedroom have low doorways and care must be taken
  • Note: Adults only.

The property

Nestled in the rural hamlet of Hubberholme, in North Yorkshire, resting within the Yorkshire Dales National Park, is this stunning stone cottage.

You are situated in a wonderful rural countryside area, with far-reaching views giving you a sense of a peace and tranquillity to your holiday.

Entering the property, you will be greeted to a spacious open-plan sitting room with two large sofas where you can relax and unwind into the evening, whilst catching up with your favourite shows.

Delight in the characterful features, such as the exposed beams and a stone inglenook fireplace which houses the woodburning stove to keep you warm during those chillier winter months.

Walk through to the spacious kitchen with its modern white fitted units and sleek black granite worktops, housing a range of contemporary appliances so you can easily cook up a delicious meal for the whole family!

The living room has a small dining area where you can enjoy a romantic meal of an evening, or a hearty breakfast whilst you plan the day's events.

Follow the steps up to the first floor and discover one well-presented king-size bedroom, perfect for getting some much needed rest for the day's ahead.

Enjoy the family bathroom with an elegant bath and shower over, so you can have a relaxing soak at the end of a tiring day.

There is a front garden with lawn and patio areas, where you can sit out with a refreshing drink in the evening sun.

A short walk away is a local pub, which is famous for being the place writer J.

B.

Priestley frequently visited, the perfect spot for enjoying a drink or a delicious meal.

Situated in the centre of the beautiful Yorkshire Dales National Park, visit Malham Cove, a limestone formation formed by a waterfall during the last Ice Age more than 12,000 years ago, perfect for those who enjoy a spot of history.

You are within reach of plenty of rivers and lakes, ideal for those who are looking for watersporting activities.

Visit the Pen-y-ghent, a fell which has plenty of walking and hiking opportunities for those avid sporty types seeking to explore this rural area.

Further afield is the picturesque Lake District National Park and the North Pennines AONB, for a plethora of other country sites.

Church Farm Cottage is the perfect base for accessing all the Yorkshire Dales has to offer.

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About the location

BUCKDEN

Kettlewell 5 miles; Hawes 12 miles.

Nestling at the foot of Buckden Pike, near the head of Upper Wharfedale, this idyllic village makes the perfect place from which to explore the wonderful scenery and pretty villages of this magnificent Dale. Much of Upper Wharfedale is National Trust owned – an indication of the beauty of its classic countryside, with dry-stone walls and barns, important flower-rich hay meadows and valleyside woodland. Undoubtedly, this is one of the best walking areas in the Dales with The Dales Way passing nearby. The village itself comprises a cluster of stone-built cottages and houses with a traditional green at its centre. A perfect location for a holiday!

Region Information

Note: Adults Only.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas