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Bridleway Cottage

Tatham, Bentham near Settle, Yorkshire Dales - South (Ref. 916122)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Pub less than 1 mile


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  • Miss Bailiss

    “Really lively place to stay.”

    Good communication from the cottage owner.

    Good communication from the cottage owner.

    - Miss Bailiss, April 2021

The property

This delightful, stone-built semi-detached cottage sits amongst quiet countryside in the small hamlet above Wray, two miles from Low Bentham, making an ideal romantic retreat for those wishing to enjoy the great outdoors.

There is an open plan living area with modern furnishings, a stylish, well-equipped kitchen with views of Ingleborough and a woodburner to settle beside on frosty nights.

The bedroom has a good quality king-size bed with a memory foam mattress, integrated TV and ample storage, whilst the bathroom has a steel bath, power shower, underfloor heating, a heated towel rail and contemporary fixtures.

Don't forget the superfast broadband to help with your stay or also to download photos whilst you're actually away.

Outside, a secluded rear garden, which is accessed from the living area through the patio doors, is an ideal place to enjoy the wildlife, the afternoon/evening sun and a little alfresco dining.

Cycling is available either on the adjacent National Cycle Route 69, or for mountain bikers, directly down the bridleway which leads from the property.

Nearby is a popular walking route that covers the dramatic landscape of Malham Cove, Gordale Scar, Janet's Foss Waterfall and Malham Tarn - Britain's highest lake.

Travel through varied terrain and rugged landscapes.

A less strenuous route is from Malham Village to Janet's Foss..

To the north, the landscape rises to the fells, moors and picturesque valleys of the Dales, while to the south are the wetlands of the Ribble Valley, sweeping upward to the magnificent wilderness of The Forest of Bowland, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

For golfers, there is a selection of wonderful courses nearby, the closest being in High Bentham.

Ingleton is just a little further, offering a collection of shops and traditional old pubs huddled around its quaint square, along with an open air, heated swimming pool available during the summer.

The bustling market town of Settle is nearby with its weekly market, or for a great day out, take a tour along the renowned Settle-Carlisle Railway line, which steams through some of the most inspiring upland scenery in the country, and the nearby Wennington Railway Station is on the Leeds-Morecambe line.

This cosy cottage provides all the ingredients for a romantic break.


  • All ground floor
  • One king-size double bedroom
  • Bathroom with bath, power shower over, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburner.
  • Central heating with underfloor heating in bathroom and woodburner
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, Lavazza coffee machine with a selection of starter pods, dishwasher, 2 x TVs with Freeview and Netflix, DAB/Bluetooth radio, WiFi, selection of books, guides, maps and games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent
  • Additional logs available on an honesty box basis
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Front paved area, plus rear secluded garden with rattan furniture and BBQ
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 2 miles, pub 1 mile
  • Note: A hairdryer, iron and ironing board are available to use in the property
  • Note: Although all ground floor, one step into front and back door

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About the location


Wray 1 mile; Wennington Railway Station 1 mile; Kirkby Lonsdale 8 miles; Settle 15 miles.

The charming country parish of Tatham lies on the northern fringe of the Forest of Bowland, close to the small village of Wray, with its tea room, garden centre, pub and renowned Scarecrow Festival at the end of April. Also close by is the traditional Yorkshire market town of High Bentham and its highest point, The Great Stone of Fourstones. A relic of the Ice Age, the stone stands on the boundary where Lancashire meets Yorkshire and has become a distinctive feature of the landscape, boasting spectacular views over the Lake District, the Yorkshire Dales and the Forest of Bowland. The Yorkshire Dales National Park and the famous three peaks of Ingleborough, Whernside and Pen-y-Ghent lie just to the north, while The Forest of Bowland, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, stretches away to the south and offers a wide range of unspoilt landscapes and visitor facilities. Nearby, High Bentham boasts a range of amenities including a good variety of shops and in the surrounding area, a range of pubs and restaurants serving fine beers and good food can be found. With the market towns of Settle, Kirkby Lonsdale, Skipton and Kendal all within easy driving distance, this peaceful area has something for everyone!

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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