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Pauls Fold Holiday Cottage

(Ref. 923378)

Ingleton, Three Peaks Country, Yorkshire Dales - South Show on map


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  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Open fire
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Broadband / WiFi

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58 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely cottage just a little small for us it's in great location and well maintained"

    Reviewed by Hazel4.7Mar 2024

  • "Great little cottage with a warming open fire in an amazing place ."

    Waterfalls ,caves and mountains on the doorstep. Definitely recommend this property and village . Just had a great week here . Nice Italian restaurant and some great pubs in the village as well .would have happily stayed another week .

    Many thanks for your great feedback, glad you enjoyed your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Lesley5.0Mar 2024

  • "Great place to stay despite the weather been bad everyday it was nice to come back to a nice warm cottage, bit smaller than anticipated with 2 people and a dog for a week but that's just my opinion don't let it put you off, and good to know the owners are only next door if there are any problems."

    Many thanks for feedback. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Dec 2023

  • "Had a lovely time in this cottage."

    It was very clean and comfortable and had everything you need for the stay. Parking was at the top of the street, we didn't have a problem finding a space but it maybe wouldn't be as easy in the summer months.

    Many thanks for your great feedback, so glad you enjoyed your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by John5.0Dec 2023

  • "Lovely little cottage!"

    Cosy as warm and exactly what we needed. The location is excellent and eating and drinking in Ingleton is brilliant. Several good walks on your door step. Thank you xx

    Many thanks for your great feedback, so glad you enjoyed your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jim5.0Dec 2023

  • "I really like this rustic, cosy little cottage."

    It's well placed to explore the three peaks, most of it without needing to drive. And the open fire was a real treat after a day's walking. I'd book again.

    Many thanks for your great feedback, so glad you enjoyed your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Dave4.4Sep 2023

  • "It wasn't made clear that no access to the garden."

    The only other problem was the pillows were very old and lumpy. We had to buy some to be comfortable. Other than that very nice cottage but a bit over priced.

    Reviewed by Paul3.8Aug 2023

  • "Lovely few days in this beautiful cottage."

    Much smaller than we thought but the space was carefully thought out. Unfortunately for us one of the neighbours was having work done to their roof so we were disturbed quite a lot while we were there. However that wasn’t any fault of the owners, just one of those things. The weather was blissful throughout our stay and Ingleton did not disappoint. What a beautiful village and so many wonderful walks for us and our Patterdale Shirley from the doorstep. On the negative side we did not find the bed comfortable and there were no extras (tea, coffee, milk, welcome pack) that we are used to fir when booking with Sykes cottages. On the whole though a lovely stay in a beautiful place.

    Reviewed by Lisa4.1May 2023

  • "Lovely few days stay in lovely homely cottage perfect setting down by the river ..."

    Lovely few days stay in lovely homely cottage perfect setting down by the river great walks on your door step all I can say is perfect

    Reviewed by Carmen5.0May 2023

  • "Great value cosy little cottage."

    Reviewed by David3.8Feb 2023

  • "“Beautiful little cosy cottage for two” We had a wonderful stay, lovely to be near the river and the sound of the water so tranquil."

    Great walks straight from the door and after a long day walking coming back to a jacuzzi bath and toasty open fire. Cottage was very clean upon arrival and Lizzie made us very welcome. We have enjoyed our little break so much booked to go again next year. Definitely a little gem. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Joanne5.0Feb 2023

  • "Perfect for a relaxing break."

    The sound of the river 24/7,and a log burner. Perfect cottage, with fab walk's literally from the doorstep.

    Many thanks for your great feedback, so glad you enjoyed your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Barry5.0Jan 2023

  • "This is a lovely cottage so comfortable and well equipped the village is very ..."

    This is a lovely cottage so comfortable and well equipped the village is very near and has all you need and lovely walks for the dog straight from the door

    Many thanks for your great feedback, much appreciated. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Linda5.0Dec 2022

  • "Great place to stay Handy for visiting the local area"

    Many thanks for your great feedback. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Lynda5.0Dec 2022

  • "Excellent cottage and perfect location."

    Cottage contained everything we needed, log fire was a treat. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay and cannot wait to book to come again. Highly recommend.

    Many thanks for your great feedback, glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Emma5.0Nov 2022

  • "Had a fantastic stay in this lovely cottage."

    Ideally situated next to river. Property spotlessly clean with everything needed provided. Will most definitely be returning. Idyllic!!!! .

    Many thanks for your great feedback, glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Christopher5.0Jul 2022

  • "We had the best weekend staying at Paul's Fold Cottage!"

    The outside of the cottage is absolutely beautiful and once you enter the cottage you're greeted with a fabulous old working fireplace and comfy reclining sofa and the ticking clock was just the ticket to help me nod off! The stairs are incredibly steep and thankfully there is a piece of wood to cover the top step and another to act as a barrier to prevent any accidents. The bedroom is small and perfectly formed and the bed was really comfy. The kitchen is well stocked for everything you might need. We really couldn't fault anything and we would definitely recommend and would love to come back in the colder months to be able to have a cosy fire. Ingleton is really chocolate box pretty with pubs within a short uphill walk from the cottage and the waterfall walks are a must and if you can, Sunday lunch at the Marton Arms is definitely advisable, the food is amazing!!

    Many thanks for your great feedback. Glad you enjoyed your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Clair5.0Jun 2022

  • "Stayed at Paul's Fold on several occasions and is a comfortable, well equipped and perfectly situated accommodation."

    Looking forward to our next upcoming visit .

    Many thanks for your great feedback, glad you enjoyed your stay again! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Malcolm5.0May 2022

  • "This is a really lovely little cottage, it was just me and my dog and it was perfect."

    There was everything I needed and the jacuzzi bath was a lovely treat after a day walking. The cottage was clean and well presented. I'd happily stay here again if I was returning to the area.

    Many thanks for your feedback, glad you had an enjoyable stay at Pauls Fold. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Nicky5.0Apr 2022

  • "Nice little property, well situated, really enjoyed our stay."

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Mar 2022

  • "A quaint holiday cottage right by the river with excellent views."

    All facilities available. Would definitely recommend for a lovely peaceful holiday. Derek and Carol Wright

    Reviewed by Derek5.0Jan 2022

  • "I loved staying here and will definitely come back."

    Reviewed by Anna5.0Jan 2022

  • "Lovely cosy cottage in the perfect location overlooking the river."

    Good for our little dog as the park was along the path from the cottage.

    Reviewed by Diane5.0Oct 2021

  • "A wonderful stay, beautiful cottage we had everything we needed."

    Nice a quiet location. Excellent stay.

    Reviewed by Samantha5.0Oct 2021

  • "Perfect cottage beautiful position by the riverside."

    Spotlessly clean, very comfortable all you need for a lovely stay in Yorkshire ideal for exploring the local area and plenty of local amenities in the village. Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Jun 2021

  • "We really enjoyed our 4 night stay at Paul's Fold."

    The property is in a good quiet location in Ingleton. Due to having some problems with our car on our journey here, we decided not to use our car during the stay, but we were able to do a different lovely walk every day setting off from the property. The property itself is compact, but had everything needed for a pleasant stay, with a very well equipped kitchen area. We slept well in the comfortable bed, and enjoyed listening to the sound of the stream that runs next to the property. The property would not be suitable for anyone with mobility problems, due to the steepness of the staircase.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Jun 2021

  • "We had a wonderful week at Pauls Fold, a great find next to the river."

    The oeners who live next door were more than helpful and a pleasurs to meet. Ingolton Falls is a few minuets walk from the cottage and the village centre is also a few minuets walk from the door. The cottage is perfect for a couple all you need is supplied. We are deffinatley returning. they have a jacuzzi bath which is a must try after a days walking. PERFECT.

    Reviewed by Nigel5.0May 2021

  • "Excellent location in a pretty village Cottage just perfect for a couple Well ..."

    Excellent location in a pretty village Cottage just perfect for a couple Well presented and immaculately clean Couldn’t be better Will return at some time

    Reviewed by Anthony5.0May 2021

  • "Delightful cosy cottage in fabulous location."

    Reviewed by Liz5.0Dec 2020

  • "Beautiful little cottage in a great location."

    Very clean, warm and cosy. Just what we needed for a long weekend break.

    Reviewed by Steve5.0Oct 2020

  • "Hi the cottage and owners was fantastic no complaints at all however sykes the ..."

    Hi the cottage and owners was fantastic no complaints at all however sykes the company exploited covid when I had to rebook due to lick down they refused to refund me then charged me more to re book after lockdown I hope the cottage owners use a different agency as I would like to stay there again but I won't use sykes again

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0Sep 2020

  • "Very lovely location for inflection falls walk and drivable for lake Windermere ..."

    Very lovely location for inflection falls walk and drivable for lake Windermere and skipton Friendly people And some lovely old fashion pubs

    Reviewed by Linda5.0Sep 2020

  • "Beautiful cottage in a lovely area."

    Situated right next to river and very peaceful. Everything i could possibly need to chill out and relax for a few days.Perfect!

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Aug 2020

  • "We absolutely loved this cottage."

    It is so gorgeous and unique, in a beautiful location, right in the centre of Ingleton, next to the river. The cottage was immaculately clean and you could tell that extra covid cleaning had taken place. It had all the kitchen utentsils that we needed, plus all the cleaning items and toiletries that we needed also. The towels are super soft. We were disappointed with the poor wifi connection which meant you could only get connection sitting in bed or under the coat hooks. Yorkist range is an extra treat with a good supply of free kindling/coal to set you off and then option to purchase more. Would definitely book it again.

    Reviewed by Lisa4.4Jul 2020

  • "This is a lovely cosy cottage in a central location."

    The owners have provided everything you could want .the real fire and jacuzzi bath are an added bonus.

    Reviewed by Frank5.0Feb 2020

  • "Lovely cottage ,got everything in it great location will definitely recommend"

    Reviewed by Kathryn5.0Dec 2019

  • "This little cottage was perfect for our Christmas break."

    Lovely part of the country and plenty of walks to be found locally. Handy for a handful of small shops. Everything you could need in the cottage for your comfort. Would stay again.

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Dec 2019

  • "We arrived late on the Friday and found it challenging to find the property."

    After arriving at post code it wasn't obvious where the property was located. We drove around asking people but it took the 4th attempt to find someone who knew the location. In the middle of driving around I rang the owner but no answer? I suggest an added explanation on directions would be hugely appreciated by users. I know many people would not be watching TV but after a busy day and settling in for night a larger TV or at least one that the picture was clear when sitting down on sofa would be great. The heating went off on the Saturday night, after knocking on owner, a plumber was brought around and the heating was on. We had no follow up asking if ok and honestly the heating was useless, never warmed the cottage to a satisfactory heat nor the water to a hot temperature and we ended up leaving a day early. Suggest a new boiler or serviced the answer.

    Thank you for your feedback. Since your feedback we have bought a slightly bigger (as big as we can fit in) and clearer TV / DVD player. We are sorry to hear that even after the heating problem was rectified you still were not happy with the heating/water. We were unaware that you still had an issue, normally guests find the cottage too warm. We have had a plumber in to look at the boiler and we do have an annual service on the boiler. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Chris2.8Oct 2019

  • "Wonderful holiday in a very nice, lovingly and tastefully furnished cottage!"

    The landlords Lizzie and Gareth are very friendly and helpful, we did not miss anything and would love to come back another time.

    Reviewed by Beate5.0Jun 2019

  • "Paul’s fold is a loverly cottage in a brilliant location the owner is a lovely ..."

    Paul’s fold is a loverly cottage in a brilliant location the owner is a lovely lady and we had an awesome holiday highly recommend

    Reviewed by Ian4.7Jun 2019

  • "Beautiful setting, friendly people, stunning walks and scenery."

    Reviewed by Mark5.0May 2019

  • "Lovely cottage, well equipped didn’t want for anything."

    Very close to waterfall walk and other beautiful routes. Was also lovely to sleep with the window open listening to the water flow past.

    Reviewed by Katrina5.0Apr 2019

  • "Beautiful cottage, in a beautiful town, but it needs some tlc."

    The frying pans are not fit for use, they are scratched to pieces, the sofa is stained and the left recliner is broken. The heating and hot water isn't warm enough. Theres a sign saying no dogs upstairs, the booking did not say that, we would not have booked there if we had known. We struggled to find parking twice during our stay. The TV is the smallest TV I have ever seen and the remote doesn't work properly. It's also positioned so that if you're laying on the sofa you cant see the screen properly. The fridge door didn't shut properly, but the owner fixed that when we asked. The radiator in the bedroom didn't work, but the owner had that fixed when we asked. But the main issue for us was that the WIFI didn't work downstairs. Mobile data is also non existent so planning our days out and routes for the next day was impossible. We asked 3 times for this to be rectified, but apparently this wasn't an issue before we arrived...

    I am sorry to hear you experienced Wi-Fi and maintenance issues during your stay at the cottage.We want you to have all advertised facilities on our website and we strive on having exceptional property standards in all Sykes properties.You have mentioned that the owner did come to fix the maintenance issues. Kindly note it is within the Sykes booking terms that pets do remain downstairs. If you wish to discuss or elaborate more on the issues raised, please feel free to contact the Sykes office on the details below. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Nicola2.5Apr 2019

  • "Cottage very comfortable."

    Ideal location. Everything you needed was there. Lizzie andGareth very friendly and helpful

    Reviewed by Kathleen5.0Mar 2019

  • "Waterfalls are beautiful"

    Reviewed by Tracey4.7Mar 2019

  • "Excellent stay in a lovely cottage in a superb location."


    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Feb 2019

  • "A small but perfectly formed cottage."

    This is our second cottage holiday and has given us the bug. So far our experience of Sykes has been excellent, long may it continue.

    Reviewed by Christopher4.4Jan 2019

  • "The most amazing find."

    Stunning location and the peace and quiet we were looking for. Thank you

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Dec 2018

  • "Cosy cottage in excellent location."

    Reviewed by Anita5.0Nov 2018

  • "Lovely cottage, fabulous area."

    Nice pubs and friendly locals. Enjoyed the waterfalls and Ingleborough.

    Reviewed by Philip5.0Oct 2018

  • "Very relaxing break in a lovely little cottage."


    Reviewed by Michael5.0Sep 2018

  • "Fantastically situated period cottage, big enough for two of us and our large lab!"

    Everything you could possibly want is provided and provisions for and the open fire was so timely, given we went during the freezing weather. The reclining sofa helped to comfortably recover after long walks and the Co-op is handily two mins walk away. We can really recommend the Dalton pub on the A65, good food, lovely friendly staff and very warm welcome. Lizzie was friendly but not intrusive. We really recommend this cottage.

    Reviewed by Julie4.7Mar 2018

  • "Lovely cosy little cottage in the beautiful village of Ingleton."

    Perfect for a peaceful break for a couple. Everything you need in the cottage. Ingleton and surrounding area has lots to offer including The Waterfalls Walk, Ribblehead viaduct, Whitescar Caves and generally stunning scenery. Plenty of places to eat and drink inc. our favourite Masons Freehouse ... grt food and friendly warm welcome always.

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Dec 2017

  • "Beautiful quaint cottage"

    Reviewed by Keith5.0Jul 2017

  • "Lovely cottage in a great location."

    Well equipped and comfortable. Owners are next door which is very convenient and they are very welcoming and friendly.

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Mar 2017

  • "Great little place to stay very clean and tidy , central for walking and the ..."

    Great little place to stay very clean and tidy , central for walking and the three peaks , everything we needed for our stay

    Reviewed by Alison4.2Sep 2016

  • "My own criticism of the cottage would be that the television is too small."

    Reviewed by Jacquelyn5.0Sep 2016

  • "Great little place"

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Jun 2016

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  • One double bedroom
  • Bathroom with Jacuzzi bath, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Use of utility with dry boot store on request.
  • Gas central heating with open fire in Yorkist range
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD player, WiFi, selection of books
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent, fuel for fire stored in the cellar, available on honesty box basis
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Roadside parking on the road 50 yards away
  • Use of owners’ riverside garden and lockable bike and equipment store on request
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shops and pubs 5 mins walk
  • Note: Staircase is very steep and narrow
  • Note: Use of utility with washing machine and spin dryer on request.

The property

A stone-built semi-detached cottage of immense charm and character, on the edge of the River Doe in the centre of Ingleton, Three Peaks Country.

Fully renovated, this romantic cottage ticks all the boxes when it comes to desirable holiday accommodation.

From the moment guests walk through the door, the homely feel comes to the fore, with an open plan living area combining modern furnishings with the wonderful history of this 17th century cottage.

A Yorkist range is the focal point of the room, with a warming open fire ideal for snuggling by after a hard day out on the local fells, or tackling the demanding Three Peaks challenge.

With original beams, old stonework and the relaxing sounds of the river flowing by outside, these features all combine to ensure a relaxing and soothing atmosphere at this lovely holiday cottage.

The first floor is compact and comfortable with a lovely view across the river, a romantic Jacuzzi bath and double bedroom.

A small cellar provides fuel for the fire and a good little store for your travelling wine collection!

The cottage is in a unique location, just three minutes’ walk from the centre of the village and a short walk from Beezley Falls.

Also just a short walk away from the cottage is the famous Ingleton waterfall trail, boasting some of the most spectacular waterfall and woodland scenery in England.

The interesting and individual shops and cafes of Kirkby Lonsdale are just a short drive, as are Devil’s Bridge and the River Lune, made famous by the artist Turner and the writer John Ruskin.

Settle, Skipton, The Forest of Bowland and the Lake District are all within a short touring drive and the many delights of the Yorkshire Dales National Park are on the doorstep.

A perfect holiday cottage you will want to come back to year after year!

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About the location


Bentham 3.5 miles; Kirkby Lonsdale 7 miles; Settle 10.9 miles.

Nestling under Ingleborough, one of the famous Three Peaks, on the western edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, the attractive village of Ingleton offers a good range of shops, pubs and places to eat. There's also a year-round climbing wall, as well as a seasonal heated outdoor swimming pool in a beautiful riverside setting. The attractive village centre has narrow winding streets centred on a tiny market place. The village's main claim to fame is the superb Waterfalls' Walk, while the well known White Scar Caves are just over a mile away. An excellent location from which to explore the Yorkshire Dales, the Lake District and the Forest of Bowland.

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This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas