River Cottage

Tatham, Bentham near Settle, Yorkshire Dales - South (Ref. 27222)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • Mrs Kenyon
    September 2016
    “Sorry it's not available in future”
    Sorry it's not available in future
    Sorry it's not available in future


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

The property

This delightful and charming stone-built barn conversion adjoining the owners' farmhouse, is located just three miles from Bentham in beautiful rolling countryside.

Situated on a high promontory overlooking the River Hyndburn, mature woodlands, the owners' landscaped gardens and a wild meadow, this delightful Yorkshire Dales cottage provides an ideal, secluded location for a small family or couple to get away from it all and enjoy the peace and tranquillity of this unspoilt area.

The layout takes full advantage of the lovely views, with the first floor comprised of a spacious sitting room with a woodburning stove and feature windows, two cosy bedrooms and a modern bathroom boasting a slipper bath.

On the ground floor are a kitchen/diner and a small summer room with access to the patio and gardens.

An abundance of pretty walks and cycle routes are available from the doorstep of this cottage near Bentham, and the River Hyndburn, a well known sea trout river with waterfall is just moments away, whilst the Lune Valley, a favourite haunt of the artist Turner, and the Forest of Bowland are well worth a visit, plus historic Lancaster and Kirkby Lonsdale provide excellent days out.

There are fantastic horse riding opportunities nearby, together with a golf course at Bentham, whilst the Dales towns of Settle, Skipton and Ingleton are also within easy reach.

Just half an hours' drive away you can reach the Cumbrian coast at Morecambe, Silverdale and Arnside.

This lovely Yorkshire Dales cottage is an ideal romantic retreat, whatever the time of year.

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Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with slipper bath, separate shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area and summer room. First floor sitting room with woodburning stove.


  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine in garage, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars and a garage for 1 car, plus bike storage is available
  • Lawned garden with patio and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1 mile
  • Note: Fishing available by prior arrangement with owner.

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