- Electric car charging
- Hot tub
- Off road parking
- Ground floor accommodation
- Ground floor bedroom
- Open fire
- Garden / Patio
- Pub/shop < 1 mile
- Washing machine
- Broadband / WiFi
Reviews & Ratings
55 Customer Reviews
"We had a wonderfully relaxing stay at Speight Cottage."
Paul, Sam and their animals were extremely welcoming with just the right balance of being around and leaving us to enjoy the peace and quiet. Their welcome pack was a lovely touch. The cottage is well equipped with everything we needed, very clean & tidy. The outdoor space is perfect. Relaxing in the hot tub after a walk along the river to the village was wonderful. We would be more than happy to return to Speight Cottage.
"Great hosts, great accommodation, and great views."
Best hot tub weekend I've ever been on
"A beautiful cosy little cottage, loved the way the renovation had been done showing the beams and stonework yet with lovely modern conveniences which were sympathetic to the style of the old."
The cottage was spotless, the setting idyllic and the views stunning. The owners Sam and Paul were so welcoming and the animals just finished it off, especially the the friendly dogs. I would highly recommend Speight Cottage to anyone whether you are wanting a walking holiday or somewhere just to wind down and relax.
Thank you for your wonderful feedback. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and it was lovely to meet you and share our dogs with you. Property Owner
"Beautiful cottage set in stunning scenery couldn't of wished for a better place to stay for a mini break."
Very welcoming owners on our arrival and throughout the stay. The scones, clotted cream, bread, eggs and bacon went down a treat. Definitely recommend speight cottage .
"Speight Cottage privides a fabulous romantic getaway for 2!"
We were given such a warm welcome from Paul and Sam and their various animals! The cottage itself is very comfortable;(especially the king-sized bed... we had the best nights sleep in a long time!) complete with everything we needed for our 3 night break. The cottage is perfectly positioned with amazing views which we appreciated from the hot tub! With just a short walk along the river into Sedbergh we enjoyed more picturesque countryside on our way to a beautiful market town hosting fabulous pubs, bars and restaurants. We recommend it highly.
"We had a lovely 28th wedding anniversary at Speight Cottage."
Snug and comfortable for two people. The hot tub was wonderful with beautiful scenic views over the fields and fells. Friendly owners. Generously gave us delicious eggs from their free range hens. They had five very friendly dogs. It was a joy to see them running around in the field below the cottage. The first weekend that spring had sprung. Highly recommended for a relaxing weekend break.
"This cottage is amazing ."
We have used many cottages, this was possibly the best great setting, lovely and clean. The owners are loverly and the dogs, chickens, donkeys, and csttle made our stay. Will be going back Frank
"We had the most amazing stay at Speight Cottage, even the weather (Storm Eunice) Couldn’t spoil our weekend."
The cottage has everything you could ever need and the bed is so comfortable. We loved the hot tub after a long walk and the log fire was great on a cold February evening! We can not recommend this cottage highly enough. The hosts were friendly and helpful. It really was everything we hoped for and we will definitely be back!
Thank you for your kind words. We are always happy when guests have enjoyed their stay even when the weather is not kind. It will be lovely to welcome you back in the future. Property Owner
"Perfect little cottage."
Perfect setting . Owners fab and friendly with their gorgeous rescue dogs. Waking up everyday to a running river at the bottom of your garden chickens, donkeys and highland cows. Fab off road river walk to the village . Hot tub was brilliant.
"Our stay at Speight Cottage was wonderful."
Our hosts, Sam and Paul made us feel so welcome, the pack of goodies to greet us was a delight and our dog, Wilma, loved running around with her new doggy friends. I made full use of the hot tub, which was especially enjoyable after some long walks. Great cottage in beautiful surroundings.
Many thanks for your kind words. We are always glad when guests have had a wonderful holiday with us. Property Owner
"We loved our two night’s stay at Speight cottage."
The obvious highlight is the outdoor hot tub which is fantastic, but the cottage itself is a wee gem. On arrival we were delighted to find an amazing array of goodies, handy if you had forgotten any basics (milk, bread, butter, eggs, bacon and more all acquired on their own farm or nearby). The cottage is well equipped and we appreciated the additional towels and bathrobes for the hot tub. The whole cottage is very warm and cosy thanks to the underfloor heating. The owners are lovely and friendly, it was an added bonus to be beside farm animals they have and we were so happy to be surrounded by beautiful nature. Great overall stay, thanks.
Thank you for your kind words. It's always good to hear when people enjoy their stay with us. Property Owner
"Speight Cottage was a dream and exactly what we needed."
After having to rebook 3 times it was a relief to be able to get away for a few days. Speight Cottage was amazing as were the hosts. Set on a farm with 3 Highland Cows ( which was a bonus as I love Highland Cows), 3 donkeys and 4 gorgeous farm dogs with stunning views, it was perfect. The cottage was warm, clean and tidy and thoroughly comfortable with the delightful surprise of Scones, jam and cream, fresh baked bread, bacon and eggs from the 45 chickens on the farm on our arrival. The hot tub was amazing especially after long, chilly walks. I could go on and on about how amazing the cottage, location and hosts were. I would 100% recommend Speight Cottage and hopefully I’ll be visiting again.
"A lovely place to stay."
"Stunning setting with welcoming owners."
Chicken and dogs highly entertaining. Great holiday.
Many thanks for your kind words and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us Property Owner
"A beautifully converted barn in a stunning valley location."
The barn sits at the back of the owners farm house who are the perfect hosts friendly, knowledgeable and helpful, with their own four very friendly dogs, three highland cows, three donkeys and numerous chickens. From the patio / hot tub you have at stunning view over the farms field to the river and up the valley towards the fells. A short stroll over the field and you reach the river bank which at the time of writing was shallow. The footpath which runs across the farm parallel to the river gives access in each direction so you never even have to touch your car keys. You can turn right and a 25 minute flat river side walk you are into the village of Sedbergh which is a small town with a few nice pubs, Spar local and other amenities. Turn left and you can explore many miles of fell walking. We chose Speight Cottage because of the quiet location and the freedom it would give us with our dog Erik and we were not disappointed. As well as the enclosed gated garden, at the time of writing we had the use of two enclosed fields to exercise him although after a day walking along with all extra stimulation of sights and smells he was shattered. The owners Sam & Paul welcomed Erik as one of the family alway making a fuss of him. Happy dog, Happy Family, the best holiday .......
Thank you for all your kind words. We loved having you stay with us and are delighted that you and Erik had a wonderful stay. Property Owner
"The scenery from the garden was amazing."
Sam and paul where very friendly and be on a working farm it was a pleasure seeing the animals coming and going as the would on a working farm. To us it was a perfect place to stay.
"Beautiful place with exceptional views!"
Couldn’t have enjoyed it anymore than we did. We will definitely be back.
"Really nice cottage really nice hosts definitely highly recommend"
The owners left us fresh eggs from their own chickens. Some bacon and a loaf of freshly baked bread. Also homemade scones with cream and jam. The cottage was very clean and comfortable. Had four very friendly dogs who kept popping round to say hello. We were surrounded by amazing countryside. A river was at the bottom of the field outside the cottage which you could walk along. Perfect relaxing weekend break
"Amazing yet again, second year we have stayed so friendly even with everything going on at the moment."
The cottage was amazing. we loved the hottub and really enjoyed the cuddles with the dogs.
"The cottage is brilliant."
Looks out over fields and a river. The hosts were really friendly and helpful. Could not recommend more!
"Highly considering going again, just in hot summer and no Covid this time"
"This was the first time we have stayed in a cottage, together with the Lake District and both were amazing."
We would like to thank both the owners Sam & Paul for our welcome pack, and help & assistance during our stay. We also loved all their animal's especially the 4 dogs who were very welcoming .
"This cottage is cosy, warm & comfortable."
Beautiful location, great views of the river & countryside. Although on the same land as the owners’ house, it is private, and the owners leave you to enjoy yourselves. They are very welcoming and hospitable, and are available if necessary. Oh, and the hot tub is fantastic! Short walk (20-30 mins) into the village. Just be aware, 3 pubs in village. 1 does not let dogs in, another was closed most of the time, but the one open (Black Bull) is very good, with great food and beers. This was January, I guess the Red Lion will be open more in season.
"The cottage is lovely, cosy, secluded - on the same property as the owners, who are friendly and helpful, but leave you to your privacy."
Lots of thoughtful touches on arrival such as home made produce and their own eggs (the chickens are wandering around!). Really great place to relax even if the weather is not great, the hot tub and log burning stove make it a great experience in winter too. I would definitely recommend!
"This is a fantastic little cottage in a great location."
If you are looking for a quiet peaceful break then this is just perfect. Great walks.
"An amazing weekend away filled with relaxation."
Complimentary bacon, eggs, bacon and scones were an extra special touch. The owners were so warm and welcoming and made you feel straight at home. Their dogs are so friendly that you don't want to stop giving them cuddles they love it. The cottage exceeded our expectations, with a lovely walk from the cottage through to sedburgh. Will be back again as it was a stunning view and amazing accommodation, cannot recommend it enough.
"This cottage is the perfect getaway for a lovely couple of days away."
The owners were nothing but helpful and friendly. The hot tub was absolutely wonderful after days spent walking and if you get a clear night there is nothing more relaxing than watching the stars from the comfort of the hot tub. Truly a beautiful stay.
"- Welcoming touches in the form of fresh eggs from the 50 plus chickens, bacon and two fresh scones (with clotted cream and Jam) - A getaway amongst the hills of Sedbergh in an idyllic farm setting."
- The views were stunning, with hills aplenty and the river flowing nearby. - Hot tub was fantastic, one of the best we have experienced. On all the time, with the ability to play music through bluetooth. - Paul and Sam were very welcoming and accommodating. They allowed us to feed the on site highland cows and knew exactly how to be present whilst appreciating our privacy. - Would highly recommend to anyone and throughly enjoy our stay.
"Absolutely gorgeous little cottage."
Beautiful inside. Lovely decoration. Everything to hand you could possibly need. Set in the grounds of a farm with a beautiful view overlooking the field and the river. Sam and Paul go out of their way to make you feel welcome. Fresh eggs, bacon, bread and scones on arrival! The hot tub is fabulous with atmospheric lights and Bluetooth enabled to play your own tunes whilst you soak. Fantastic place if you love walking. I highly recommend this property for anyone looking for a little piece of luxury and relaxation.
"Sam and Paul have gone above and beyond to exceed guest expectations!"
Everything you may need or think of is there, every attention detail has been made to such a high standard, location is perfect and the views are amazing, whether it be a romantic getaway, this is a perfect place to visit! The finishing touches such as the generous welcome pack provided for your stay, consisting of fresh scones, bread, milk and plenty more, just shows the generosity the owners offer to all their guest! Would highly recommend anyone to book this as there next holiday!
"A delightful find, cannot fault anything, Sam & Pauls attention to the little things are what makes this cottage standout."
Ideal location to explore the Dales and Lake District, will be coming back along with the bikes.
"Speight Cottage is one of the loveliest I've stayed in."
The extras like fresh bacon,eggs,bread and homemade scones with cream & jam were a lovely touch.The owners were very welcoming but not intrusive.The hot tub was great overlooking the river,so relaxing to soak in and listen/watch the cute chickens,highland cows,donkeys and of course the very well behaved doggies. Perfect cottage for a romantic getaway
"Fantastic cottage, amazing views, extremely relaxing."
Donkeys, Highland cattle, chickens are lovely to just sit and watch. Hot tub was fantastic, really relaxing after a long days walking. Sam & Paul make you really welcome, and to have scones, clotted cream, jam, eggs, milk, bacon, bread on our arrival was a real treat.
"We had a fantastic week in Speight cottage!"
From an easy arrival, with Sam showing us round and welcoming us, to finding some lovely treats in the cottage to relax and enjoy! The cottage was the perfect size for two people and their dog (who thoroughly enjoyed himself too), the chickens, donkeys and highland cows were wonderful to watch as well. The four dogs that love there were free roaming and very friendly, including their puppy Arty, who regularly enjoyed playing with our large Labrador. Local amenities are a short drive away, this can be walked too in about an hours round trip. The hot tub for us was an excellent addition, we were regularly visiting to relax- a little tip, it’s beautiful to sit in with a glass of wine and watch the sky get darker. Lots of lovely walks around, Cautley Spout very hard but extremely beautiful just up the road, and lots of areas to drive to. We had a fantastic time and this cottage has everything you need for a relaxing week away or an vase for your adventures. Would highly recommend and we will be back!
"Really nice cosy cottage on the edge of Sedburgh So it’s on a small holding ..."
Really nice cosy cottage on the edge of Sedburgh So it’s on a small holding farm the cottage is a converted barn small but has everything you need and if you like animals there is three donkeys three highland cattle a dozen or so hens and four very friendly dogs If the weather is fine the hot tub is a great bonus and is kept in excellent condition Very friendly owners on hand if you need anything and the welcome pack of freshly baked bread, bacon, eggs(from the farm hens) and scones were delightful much better than a complimentary bottle of wine Loved the river walk into Sedburgh right on the door step mind you do need good foot ware and if you get muddy there is amenities to wash and clean clothes and a bespoke shower unit to clean your pet It’s a great base for the Lake District and the Yorkshire vales Never been to Sedburgh before but enjoyed the village and would certainly return to the cottage
"Wow what an escape."
Upon arrival with our dog we were greeted by our host and her lovely dogs! If you don't like dogs/animals this definitely isn't a holiday for you. It was lovely for our dog to have some play mates and for him to be able to run around and unfortunately into their farm house oops! It is very close to Cautley Spout which was great. The walk took around 5 hours with lots of rests for the dog but mostly for us. It is a hard walk to be warned to ensure you wear proper walking boots and are equipped with water etc. Then we spent the rest of our stay relaxing and chilling in the hot tub. Thank you for creating such a relaxing retreat.
"We could not think of a better way to spend a bank holiday weekend: the cottage was adorable, the hot tub was such a treat and the views were just incredible!"
Our puppy Juniper had the best time playing with the other dogs in the farmyard too. 10/10
"The scenery that surrounds the cottage is stunning."
The patio of the cottage allows you to stare and enjoy the hillside. The owners are very accommodating and help with any problems. They go the extra mile to make the accommodation as welcome as possible by providing a few essentials and a scone which is a lovely welcome treat. They have 4 dogs who are friendly and love to be played with! We would definitely recommend them in the future! Thank you for a lovely weekend break! We almost missed the cottage entrance when we first drove past as we didn't realise how close it was on the main road.
"Everything to a high specification!"
Owners are a gem! Welcome package of tea, scones, clotted cream, homemade bread, farm eggs and BACON!!! Just such a splendid place with breath taking views! Definitely will revisit!
"The cottage is perfectly located on a working farm on the outskirts of Sedbergh village."
The owners were so friendly and the cream tea on arrival was perfect. The cottage is isolated only enough to enjoy the tranquil countryside but close enough to the village to enjoy a 15minute walk along the river to access shops, pubs and cafes. The howgills are fun to explore and the views incredible. The hot tub was very welcoming for tired bodies at the end of a day trecking around The Lakes and Yorkshire Dales. We cannot recommend this cottage enough!!
"We have just returned from a lovely relaxing week at Speight Cottage."
Everything about the cottage was perfect and Sam and Paul made us feel so welcome. A cream tea was waiting for us when we arrived as well as fresh bread, bacon and eggs. Our dog Archie was free to go anywhere and spent lots of time playing with Sam and Paul’s dogs who were regular visitors to the cottage. We will definitely be returning and also recommending it to friends and family.
"Owners are extremely friendly and added lots of lovely touches to make us feel welcome and make our weekend special."
There was home made bread, eggs from the chickens on the farm and they’d left a birthday card and prosecco. There were gorgeous views and it was much more than I expected. Would definitely visit again.
"Our hosts were very welcoming."
The cottage surpassed all expectations, with a cosy quiet slice of heaven located just off the m6. Hot tub and woodburner were on our list of must haves. The patio of the cottage sat just above the river Rawthey, looking out onto green fields. We enjoyed a few evenings in the hot tub under the stars! Weather was very kind whilst we were there. Everything we needed was provided with lots of added extras, dressing gowns, fresh bread, milk, eggs and proper bacon! Having never used sykes before, we definitely would again! Thank you to Paul and Sam for sharing their hidden gem!
"Wonderful cottage, kind owners."
Extra touches make the trip.
"We had a very relaxing holiday at this cottage ,owners very friendly and on hand if you need anything ,our dog was very happy with the stream at bottom of the field ,well located and will definitely go again in the future, loved everything about it ."
Really welcoming hosts. Went above and beyond. Beautiful spot will be sure to return.
"When we booked Speight Cottage, we were simply hoping for a comfortable, quiet escape, surrounded by beautiful countryside."
What we found when got to Scrogg House Farm exceeded all our expectations. The cottage was immaculate and clearly considerable care has gone into creating this first class accommodation. The kitchen was very well equipped with every utensil we could need for our long weekend provided. The living/dining room was an ideal size for two visitors and their dog, with log burner, new sofa, good tv and wifi. The bedroom had ample storage for clothes, with a hairdryer, mirrors and very comfortable large bed. Like the other rooms, the bathroom was decorated nicely. It was spacious, with a large powerful shower and towels/dressing gowns provided. Underfloor heating throughout ensured we were never cold despite some very inclement autumnal weather. On our arrival, we found scones with jam and cream waiting for us, with milk and bacon in the fridge and a fresh loaf and eggs generously supplied by Sam and Paul. The attention to detail and determination to impress their guests was not lost on us. The hot tub on the large south facing patio is the perfect vantage point to enjoy the incredible view over the fields, river and hills beyond. Having never experienced an outdoor hot tub before and it being October, we really didn’t expect to spend much time in it. How wrong we were! Other than sliding the cover off, slipping in and relaxing, there’s nothing more to do. Again, no expense has been spared as this was clearly a very good quality large hot tub, with bluetooth connection for your own music to play through its inbuilt speakers and an array of coloured lights. The temperature was perfect and we literally spent hours in it! Feeding Sam’s Highland cattle and donkeys and meeting the three dogs, hens and cockerel added to our enjoyment and we loved walking along the riverbank into Sedbergh. Undoubtedly, we’ll recommend Speight Cottage to our friends and family and we’re already looking forward to our next visit.
"The house was perfect."
Outstanding location! and views. A warm hottub on the terrace, very friendly owners. We had a very warm welcome. There was milk and bacon in de fridge. Eggs, scones, jam and clotted cream was provided and tea to make your cream tea at arrival. We certainly will visit this cottage in the future. Lot's to do in the region. Many walks nearby. Visit the website from the Yorkshire Dales, you find walks in various lenght to print out, and much more information.
"The owners were nice and relaxed about the dog, which was very welcome."
The owners left a lovely welcome pack of eggs, bacon fresh bread, scones an jam and cream. Although the accommodation was small, the external hot tub and the quality of all the fixtures and fittings made it a relaxing place. Parking was easy and the position was ideal for visiting the area.
"Speight Cottage is a lovely little farm cottage with everything you need for a short relaxing break."
The hot tub is a great addition. The owners were extremely friendly and helpful and having fresh bread, scones and jam on arrival was a nice welcome.
"The owners were very friendly."
The location of the cottage is perfect for the Lake District as well as the Yorkshire Dales - both of which we enjoyed. The views from the cottage were amazing and were all the better sitting in the hot tub with a glass of wine in the evening!.
"Great location of cottage, scenery whilst sitting in the hot tub amazing."
"It was a beautiful cottage in a lovely location."
You can walk into Sedbergh along the river or it’s a quick drive if you are popping to the shop or picking up a takeaway :p Peaceful location with the added bonus of your very own hot tub. The facilities are all perfect and the cottage is completed to a high standard. Gorgeous little welcome package of scones, eggs and bread too.
"The simple fresh air I enjoyed the most The no traffic noise in the morning The sheep and chickens waking us up instead of the phone was just lush Resting in the hottub yep you heard me hottub at night with a glass of gin and tonic and cake woopwoop Didn't like the fact that the weekend few by so fast Speight cottage was fabulous."
fantastic. absolute rich in views and location Used the car once walked the rest of days it's only 25 minutes from Sedbergh village Then walked to hawes and dent passing sheep cows hight land cows in the fields walk ways Just a short drive from the magnificent Lakes, the lovely old Dales villages of Hawes and Dent, Speight Cottage is the ideal jumping off point for those keen to explore the breathtaking scenery of the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District. Trust me if you don't believe me go to Skegness instead There are two other lodges on the land of two bedroom Secure parking WiFi There is only one hottub attached to the one bedroom speight cottage and it's mine all mine
- All ground floor
- One king-size double bedroom
- Shower room with basin and WC
- Open plan living area with kitchen, small dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove.
- Gas underfloor heating and woodburning stove
- Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, a washing/drying room complete with dog shower is provided (shared with one other cottage on site), Smart TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
- Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
- Additional fuel available to purchase from owner
- Bed linen, towels and bathrobes inc. in rent
- Off-road parking for two cars
- Patio with furniture and hot tub
- One well-behaved pet welcome
- Strictly no smoking
- Shops and pub 1 mile
- Note: The owners live in the farmhouse some 30 yards from the property
- Note: Due to a steep slope to the rear of the cottage, children should be supervised
- This detached, stone-built cottage, a former smithy, is set in the grounds of the owner's farmhouse alongside the river Rawthay
- The cottage is on the owners small holding and therefore friendly farm dogs and free range chickens roaming freely
- Note: Max 2 people, this property does not accept infants Please note: There is a 7kw charging point for electrical cars available - There is a supplement charge which will be paid directly to the owner if this product is used
This detached, stone-built cottage, a former smithy, is set in the grounds of the owner's farmhouse alongside the river Rawthay.
It sits amongst beautiful rolling countryside, just a mile from Sedbergh, in the beautiful Howgills.
This premier cottage is simply oozing with character and charm throughout, creating a lovely, romantic retreat, just perfect for couples looking to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and discover the beauty of this outstanding area.
Situated solely over the ground floor, a great deal of time and energy has been put into creating a holiday home of real charm and character, from the exposed stone walls to the unusual, but charming telegraph pole in the roof apex, Speight Cottage ticks all the boxes.
Small and cosy throughout, the open-plan living area contains a modern and well-equipped kitchen, a dining and sitting area and a lovely woodburning stove.
Doors provide access to the patio area and the lovely views down to the river and the fells beyond.
A contemporary shower room and double bedroom are located either side of the main living area.
Stylish and well thought out accommodation, every care has been taken by the owners to provide a truly outstanding holiday home.
Outside, a spacious patio area and dry stone walling provide the backdrop for a luxurious hot tub, where guests can sit and enjoy the views of the donkeys, the farm cockerel, the three resident Highland cattle, sheep and cows in the adjoining meadows, whilst relaxing after a hard day’s walking on the nearby fells.
A great base, ideal for keen walkers and cyclists who can make use of the secure bike storage.
Just a short drive from the magnificent Lakes, the lovely old Dales villages of Hawes and Dent, Speight Cottage is the ideal jumping off point for those keen to explore the breathtaking scenery of the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District.
There are so many local places of interest to visit including Fairfield Mill, the picturesque village of Dent, Devils bridge and famous Ruskins view at nearby Kirkby Lonsdale.
Treat yourself to this first class retreat.
About the location
Kendal 12 miles; Hawes 15 miles.
Sedbergh (pronounced Sed-Ber), set at the foot of the dramatic and wild Howgill Fells, is an ancient market town in northern Dentdale. Sedbergh is situated just inside the Yorkshire Dales National Park and is only 12 miles from the Lake District National Park. The town, with its narrow streets, little shops, traditional pubs, famous school dating back to 1525 and its 12th century church, has an olde worlde atmosphere. Leading from Sedbergh is Dentdale, the jewel of the Yorkshire Dales with its rolling hills and dry stone walls, stretching 14 miles from the windswept moors below Whernside to the confluence of the Rivers Dee and Rawthey. At the centre of the dale is Dent, with its cobbled streets, which has existed since Norman times and nearby Dent railway station is on the renowned Settle-Carlisle railway line. There are three golf courses nearby, as well as tennis, riding, and fishing, and the area is a paradise for walkers, ramblers, runners and cyclists. This, together with the tranquillity of the surrounding valleys, the two National Parks and it being England's book town, makes an ideal year-round holiday destination.
Note: Max 2 people, this property does not accept infants
This property offers the following short breaks:
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