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Sheep Fold Cottage

Sedbergh, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 972383)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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The property

Sheep Fold Cottage is a charming mid-terrace stone cottage located in Sedbergh, a market town nestled between the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District.

This homely property was formerly a bakery and features exposed beams and an open fire.

Perfect for a family stay or for a couple looking for romance in a home away from home, the cottage has a small enclosed garden and access to fantastic local amenities. The lounge is cosy and has a welcoming feel to it.

Compact in size but not claustrophobic, it's a lovely space for relaxing in front of the open fire after a long day exploring the local area.

Adjoined is a dining area and a well-equipped kitchen with modern amenities for the whipping up of post-hike snacks. Head upstairs and you will reach the two bedrooms.

One is a double bedroom with exposed beams and views over fields of sheep, hence the cottage's name.

The other bedroom is a twin room which is the perfect setup for the kids.

Also on the first floor is a bathroom with a shower over bath, basin and WC. Outdoors is a small enclosed gravel garden, just the right size for a quiet moment of reflection after a busy day.

Although the cottage is situated on the main road, the village is peaceful which is reflected in the serenity of the garden. During your stay in Sedbergh, you can make the most of all its local amenities, including a famed array of bookshops, tea rooms and country pubs.

Other useful amenities include the village butchers, grocers and a chemist.

A typically lovely and peaceful countryside village, Sedbergh is also wonderfully placed just 5 miles from the M6 and in the middle of both the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales, giving you access to two of England's best national parks.

Some top local attractions include Farfield Mill, Brigflatts Meeting House and Cautley Spout Waterfall. Sheep Fold Cottage is a warm and welcoming property located in the quiet village of Sedbergh, ideally located for exploration of both the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales, or for a romantic countryside retreat.


Two bedrooms: 1 x double; 1 x twin. Ground floor with open fire, kitchen and dining area. Outdoor gravel area with seating. Dog-friendly. Small freezer and tumble dryer in the double bedroom cupboard.


  • Gas central heating, initial supply of coal and wood provided
  • Bed linen provided, Electric oven and ceramic hob, fridge, microwave and washing machine
  • Freezer and tumble dryer in the double bedroom cupboard
  • Sitting room with Smart TV, DVD player and Freeview channels, a wide selection of books, games and an iPod dock
  • WiFi
  • Dining area
  • Outdoor gravel garden with seating
  • On street parking
  • Fantastic access to a range of local village amenities, including pubs, shops and restaurants
  • Notes: no highchair or cot available
  • 2 dogs are welcome
  • Towels are not provided.

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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.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
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