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Lock View

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Gargrave, Yorkshire Dales - South Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Sauna
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Sky TV
  • Broadband / WiFi

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82 Customer Reviews

  • "Stayed with another couple, no 5 Lock View was a fabulous cottage with all we could have wanted."

    A beautiful view from the lounge/upstairs bedroom across the canal and rolling countryside, so peaceful. We walked to Skipton along the canal path at a leisurely pace in around 1 hour 40. The taxi back was about £15 though there are also buses and a train service. Gargrave village itself has a lot to offer and we enjoyed our meals at both Bollywood Indian and Mason's Arms, also enjoying drinks in the beer garden at the Old Swan. We hadn't booked to eat at either place and were lucky to be fitted in so would recommend booking to be sure. Our hosts were very responsive an helpful.

    Reviewed by Janet4.7May 2024

  • "A delightful property, with every amenity you could need."

    It couldn't be cleaner and was very comfortable. We stayed for a week and the hot-tub and sauna were cleaned during our stay. We were 4 adults and 1 dog. The location is perfect with stunning views over the canal and countryside but a short stroll to the village centre with several pubs, shops and eateries. The only point to note for dog owners is that the garden has no grass, so no wee opportunities in the garden, but with the canal bank just outside its not much of an issue to take your dog out. Our dog loved lying by the Juliet balcony upstairs watching everyone walking along the towpath.

    Reviewed by Pamela5.0May 2024

  • "The beds were super comfy , sky tv was a bonus."

    , the hot tub was fun , the bath with a view was fun . The owners were very responsive and helpful . Downstairs the wi fi and tv reception for ITV were not as good , but that was Fine as my son moved his ps4 upstairs .

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Apr 2024

  • "Such a lovely place we really enjoyed our stay here and will definitely be returning, a short drive away from Skipton and Grassington the canal is a lovely walk too."

    Beds were very comfortable and the kitchen is well equipped. There are a couple of pubs serving food a short walk into Gargrave.

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Apr 2024

  • "Great location right next to the canal with excellent facilities."

    Would wholeheartedly recommend this place.

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Mar 2024

  • "We had a lovely break away and enjoyed the hot tub."

    Owner was very friendly and only happy to help and lock view is in a beautiful position for canal plenty of nature and boats and village had more than you needed.

    Reviewed by Liam4.7Mar 2024

  • "What a lovely house in a great position"

    Reviewed by Philip5.0Mar 2024

  • "A lovely property in a beautiful location."

    We had a fantastic stay and the property provided everything we needed. We definitely made the most of the hot tub, sauna and village pubs. Great location, just under 2hrs walk along the canal into Skipton and with other great walks on your doorstep. We also visited Ingleton Waterfalls Trail, just over half an hours drive away and Malham only 20 minutes drive away. Would recommend The Masons Arms pub for Sunday roast!

    Reviewed by Richard5.0Feb 2024

  • "Just returned from a 3 night stay at the cottage."

    We both had a fantastic time , great location , beautiful views. The cottage was very clean, had everything we needed. The hot was fabulous in the snow and added that little bit of luxury to our stay. Gorgeous clean , comfortable cottage , with huge beds , incredable deep baths , all amenities nothing was left out , will definitely be back and will recommend this place to friends

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Jan 2024

  • "Loved our stay at Lock View."

    Beautiful house, in an ideal location, that has everything you need for a relaxing few days away. We will definitely be booking up again in the future.

    Reviewed by Steve5.0Dec 2023

  • "What a fabulous house in a lovely location - the views and access to wonderful places."

    We loved the location of the house, the style of the house, the standard of design and facilities such as hot tub/sauna and kitchen, were all great. The hosts were very friendly and communications were top drawer. But, we must admit that the beds were really uncomfortable. Set up as a double didn't work as the individual beds had sunk so badly, and the springs were ever-present - even as a single. The connecting zip became a barrier to be together and very uncomfortable. Also, in all the airBnBs we've stayed in, the leaving requirements were by far the most comprehensive. Strip beds and put in a sack, empty bins, empty dishwasher and put everything away, clean down. All before 10AM departure. I was left wondering what the 'cleaning service' actually did. The wine and chocolates were really appreciated, but no spare toilet rolls, no shower/bath products for the beautiful baths and showers was a shame.

    Although our guests have always said the beds are very comfortable we have now added a thick super kingsize mattress topper which I feel resolves the problem of the central zip and definitely gives even more comfort. In response to the fact that we ask guests to have a basic tidy up after themselves before the cleaners arrive I'm certain is standard and most guests are respectfull enough to accept this in self catering accommodation. The 10am check out is to give us enough time to clean the property to a high standard ready for the next guests, change water in hot tub etc, which unfortunately we can not compromise on. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Glenn3.1Nov 2023

  • "We’re a family of 3 (2 adults & 1 child, age 10)."

    The location and facilities of this property are just what the Dr ordered!. We’ve walked & explored the wider areas and eaten in the village every evening, somewhere different each time and all exceptional - glad we found The Masons Arms. The hot tub and sauna were wonderful. The maintenance of the property is generally very good, although there’s a few small things that need a bit of attention before they tire further and to ensure the luxurious feel is maintained. Thank you for our stay, we would definitely return.

    Reviewed by Sarah4.7Oct 2023

  • "Fantastic property in a brilliant location."

    Owners very helpful and friendly. Will definitely be visiting again.

    Reviewed by Catherine4.7Oct 2023

  • "What a lovely stay, the house is fantastic, very clean, it is very well ..."

    What a lovely stay, the house is fantastic, very clean, it is very well equipped, it has a fantastic living room furnished with high end furniture throughout the house, the hot tub is fantastic, we used it every day

    Reviewed by Darren5.0Oct 2023

  • "I think this may be a policy of Sykes but there were too many 'negatives' in the information book."

    The notes weren't so much about guests' enjoyment as rules about what you shouldn't do and the leaving arrangements! This was our first booking with Sykes.

    Reviewed by Anna3.8Sep 2023

  • "Everything went smoothly from the pickup of the key through to the end of our stay."

    The location is wonderful and we had a great time.

    Reviewed by Irene5.0Sep 2023

  • "Excellent accommodation with even most of the little things provided."

    There was even a coffee pod machine and pods! Only very minor point was the ground floor en-suite has no holder for the toilet roll. Will certainly return another time.

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0Aug 2023

  • "Very nicely done out and well appointed place."

    Close to plenty of attractions and local pubs and shops. Would stay again.

    Reviewed by Richard5.0Jul 2023

  • "Really enjoyed our stay at Lock view."

    House was lovely and had everything needed for a comfortable stay.

    Reviewed by Elizabeth5.0Jul 2023

  • "Fantastic house, had every thing you could ask for & more."

    Hot tub & sauna was fantastic. Lovely village with good pubs & places to eat. Would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by Paula5.0Jul 2023

  • "A loverly property right next to the canal, so easy for walking and relaxing."

    Reviewed by Adrian5.0Jun 2023

  • "When arriving at the house we were pleasantly surprised."

    The house was in an excellent condition and a very central position for visiting Yorkshire. Would recommend a stay there.

    Reviewed by Sandra5.0Jun 2023

  • "A really lovely property ideal for couples, very well equipped and a great location."

    The host met us and explained everything.

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Jun 2023

  • "Stayed here for a week with friends."

    It’s a beautiful house with lovely views of the canal. All rooms were large and comfortable with everything we needed for a relaxing break. Hot tub and sauna were a luxurious addition although along with the patio furniture there was little room left for the dog to play, however there was some great walks right from the doorstep. The owners were on hand with any questions we had but not intrusive. Would most definitely return here.

    Reviewed by Elaine5.0Apr 2023

  • "What a fantastic property, had everything we needed and more."

    Tastefully furnished and decorated to a very high standard. Hot tub and sauna were the icing on the cake! Owners very friendly and helpful, and welcome bottle of wine and chocolates was a nice touch. Couldn’t fault anything, best property we have ever stayed in. Thank you Kyle, Nicola and Mark.

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Apr 2023

  • "We had a realy great week at lock view."

    Ideally situated for loverly walks along the canal,and a great base to swing Yorkshire dales.

    Reviewed by Eric5.0Mar 2023

  • "Excellent well equipped property and would be happy to return."

    Superb hot tub / sauna. Marked the "accuracy" mark down a notch because: a) "lock view" is only accurate if one leans out of the Juliet balcony - otherwise "coal tip view" is regrettably more accurate b) Gargrave is indeed a beautiful old village. But Lock view cottage is well north of the village, north indeed of the not-at-all attractive ex Council estate.

    Reviewed by Brian4.7Mar 2023

  • "We had a fantastic stay in this amazing property."

    It’s absolutely beautiful inside. Very clean,very tasteful. Sauna and hot tub were wonderful. Really helpful and friendly owners. It’s in a lovely village with loads of day trips nearby. Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Karensa5.0Feb 2023

  • "Beautiful home with everything you need."

    Can highly recommend this place as we have been 3 times, lovely views over the canal and countryside. Perfect place to relax enjoy the hot tub and sauna and you have the Dales to explore on the doorstep.

    Reviewed by Janette5.0Feb 2023

  • "Absolutely perfect!"

    !! Beautiful house with amazing amenities. Very clean and warm, everything we needed was provided and a nice bottle of wine and box of chocolates was a lovely gift from the owners who are also lovely and helpful. I would highly recommend a stay here, it's just luxurious.

    Reviewed by Joanna5.0Jan 2023

  • "A lovely holiday home, looking over the canal."

    Lovely owners who meet and greet and are there for your departure. We had a great time chilling with our granddaughter.

    Reviewed by Ann5.0Nov 2022

  • "Really great spot, lovely property and village"

    Reviewed by Andre5.0Nov 2022

  • "Lovely house overlooking the canal."

    Hot tub an added bonus after long walks. House is well stocked with everything that you need and the welcome pack was a nice touch. Easy 5 mile walk into Skipton along the canal, plenty of places to eat, we caught the bus back which was roughly a 10 minute journey. Masons Arms was good for food but would recommend booking. Would definitely stay again

    Reviewed by Joanne5.0Oct 2022

  • "The cottage was a lovely place to stay, Kyle meet us and showed us around the property and how things worked."

    The property had all you needed for a weeks stay . The hot tub and sauna was great . You could walk out the front door and go for nice walks along the canal . It was also a small walk in to Gargrave village , with nice places to eat and drink, just One small bad thing about the walk to the village was if you came back to the cottage late, when it was dark, when you got closer to the cottage it got really dark . Needs a bit more lighting on the pathway leading up to the cottage . But all in all great place to stay and would recommend a stay here.

    Reviewed by Brian5.0Sep 2022

  • "A Little Jem."

    A home from home experience. Great location and everything we expected. We will return.

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Aug 2022

  • "Excellent stay in comfortable accommodation,facilities were great."

    Reviewed by John5.0Aug 2022

  • "Great property, very nicely decorated and only a few minutes walk in to the lovely village of Gargrave."

    Was met on arrival and shown round the property, which is a nice touch. Hot tub was lovely but as the weather was so hot we didn't use the Sauna! Tried both village pubs which served lovely food and were very friendly. A couple of suggested improvements would be new pillows a must as they were so thin and not fitting the pillow cases, bigger towels and some chopping boards for the kitchen as there is only the glass counter top one to use for all food prep. Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Dominic4.7Aug 2022

  • "We really enjoyed our stay,it was ideally situated for our needs."

    The property was clean and tidy.The hot tub was great and sauna an added bonus.The canal walk was great for our dog and pubs and amenities within a short walking distance. I would recommend a stay in this great property.

    Reviewed by Darren4.4Jul 2022

  • "Nice property a short walk from the village, met at check in and everything we needed to know for the stay explained, recommended."

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Jun 2022

  • "Just back from a fabulous stay, the house has everything you need."

    The hosts are always on hand to offer help or advice and the wine and chocolates are a lovely touch. Once the lock is repaired it will be even more fabulous! The hot tub and Sauna are a bonus, its just a shame that the hot tub switches off at 8, maybe 9 would be good in the summer months or school holidays. Having said that it would not stop us returning and we are already looking at dates for next year! Well done Kyle & Nicola xx

    Reviewed by Carol5.0May 2022

  • "Brilliant property."

    Well furnished and comfortable. Daughter loved the hot tub. Would certainly re-book in future

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Apr 2022

  • "Fantastic location, perfect for walking the Leeds-Liverpool tow path or joining the Pennine Way."

    This property was just perfect; the owners had thought of everything we could need. We had a lovely break, thank you!

    Reviewed by Wendy5.0Mar 2022

  • "We enjoyed our second trip to this lovely property,chocolates and wine were a lovely touch."

    Reviewed by Hilary5.0Mar 2022

  • "Perfect weekend lovely cottage Shame we couldn’t do anything about the weather but we had a super weekend"

    Reviewed by Andrea5.0Feb 2022

  • "Great cottage, spot on location right opposite the leeds-liverpool canal, plenty ..."

    Great cottage, spot on location right opposite the leeds-liverpool canal, plenty of wildlife and good dog walking, good location for exploring the Dales

    Reviewed by Rob5.0Feb 2022

  • "The cottage interior is excellent in every way."

    Very well appointed with Netflix as a bonus! The kitchen could do with a few more utensils and the heating is a mystery but always warm! Unfortunately the approach to the cottage through a council estate is rather alarming on first arrival! When we were there work was going on to repair the lock so the view was compromised - worth mentioning to future customers?

    Reviewed by John4.7Jan 2022

  • "Loch view is lovely, Nicola and Kyle are very welcoming."

    The cottage is thoughtfully decorated, and is full of lovely features. Spotlessly clean, with everything we needed. Warm and cosy, the hot tub was fabulous to sip into after long days walking, straight from the door, into the splendid Yorkshire countryside.

    Reviewed by Stella5.0Jan 2022

  • "Great location had fantastic time cottage was excellent."

    Reviewed by Robin4.7Jan 2022

  • "We stayed here for my girlfriends birthday in January and had the best week."

    The cottage does not disappoint and comes with everything you need for a week stay. Hot tub was a lovely touch and always on and hot so no messing round with trying to switch it on and waiting for it to get warm. Cottage was spotless when we arrived and very modern, great location close to everything we wanted to do why we was in Yorkshire. We Walked down the canal every day with the dog and close enough to skipton to go for good food. Would 100% return to lockview.

    Reviewed by Luke5.0Jan 2022

  • "A lovely holiday cottage."

    The hosts were very welcoming and helpful. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Gargrave and would recommend.

    Reviewed by Kirsty5.0Dec 2021

  • "Highly recommend staying in this property, a 5* rating."

    The property has everything you need and much more. High spec property with fantastic owners who couldn't do enough for you, the welcome pack was a lovely gesture, the hot tub and sauna were an added bonus after walking with our dog. The local village people were so welcoming and friendly, made our stay more enjoying. Will definately recommend to friends and family.

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Dec 2021

  • "Beautiful cottage, very clean & comfortable."

    Reviewed by Tess5.0Dec 2021

  • "We have had a really relaxing stay."

    Everything we needed was there. Fabulous hot tub and sauna.

    Reviewed by Hilary5.0Nov 2021

  • "Excellent holiday accommodation!"

    Comfort and luxury with the hot tub and sauna! Lovely and clean with lovely views of the canal! Would defo recommend

    Reviewed by Kerry5.0Nov 2021

  • "Lovely clean house, great facilities."

    Perfect location for walking in the Dales with the bonus of the hot tub and sauna. We had a lovely break and would definately return.

    Reviewed by Paula5.0Nov 2021

  • "We had a wonderful time in this lovely holiday home."

    Very comfortable and the hot tub was a amazing to relax in after a day out exploring. The owners were really helpful and met us with the keys when we arrived. Would definitely recommend!

    Reviewed by Domini5.0Oct 2021

  • "Excellent accommodation."

    We loved the sauna & hot tub - they were a real treat & felt very indulgent. The welcome bottle of wine was a lovely & very generous touch too. The downstairs tv had poor reception. Not an issue for us but something we thought we should mention. Our overall stay was really enjoyable. We would definitely recommend to friends & family and would love to make a return trip x

    Reviewed by Samantha5.0Oct 2021

  • "The cottage was very clean and comfortable and we loved the hot tub and sauna."

    The bottle of wine chocolates and milk was very welcome It was in a great location with lovely walks by the canal. It had a shop and pub all in walking distance.

    Reviewed by Donna5.0Oct 2021

  • "Overall had a brilliant time."

    Only thing I would say is turning the hot tub off at 8pm is abit early, especially families with children who want to enjoy abit more time in the evenings but also have to do bedtime. So our time was cut short in the hot tub as our little boy goes to bed between 7 and 8. Even until 9/10pm as I feel this wouldn’t disturb too many people.. but lovely cottage and couldn’t fault anything.

    Reviewed by Laura5.0Sep 2021

  • "Absolutely fabulous few days in Lock View."

    Cottage was very comfortable and the facilities were great. Our only grumble is we only had 1 towel each so it was a bit of a problem when using the hot tub/sauna and then having showers! We would have liked 2 towels and maybe bigger ones too!! In the past when we have stayed in lodges or cottages we have had 2 towels or a towel and a bathrobe. Your terms stated bring beach and tea towels and so we assumed there would be towels for the hot tub. We will definitely book with you again.

    Reviewed by Gill5.0Aug 2021

  • "Lovely place."

    . 10 minutes from Skippton.. lots of walls nearby.

    Reviewed by Adam5.0Aug 2021

  • "The standard of the accommodation was superb."

    We had a friendly greeting by Mark on arrival who showed us around the cottage. We tended to use the hot tub for an hour each evening after a long day out and before we went for our evening meal. The cottage is in an Ideal location as it is a very short walk to get to the shop, pub, Indian Restaurant and fish and chip shop. Skipton is lovely and just a few minutes car drive away so lots more choice for places to eat and some really lovely shops. A few places we visited that I would recommend: Howarth, Wensleydale Creamery, Linton Falls, York (if you like shopping and don’t mind a bit of a journey),.

    Reviewed by Katie5.0Aug 2021

  • "What an absolutely stunning place to stay."

    Great location for walks, country pubs and relaxing in the Hot Tub. Wonderfully well presented and super friendly and efficient service from the owners Kyle and Nicola Loved it

    Reviewed by Gary5.0Aug 2021

  • "Very comfortable accommodation and although alongside a canal footpath, it was very quiet."

    The location is very close to many Dales attractions and the area is great for walking. The owners were very friendly and helpful and very proud of the fact that they had built Lock View. We would have appreciated some serving dishes and ramekins in the kitchen plus more chopping boards. Also there was a shortage of wine & champagne glasses. Only a small issue but because we had a chef with us, these little things matter. This would not prevent us from booking again in the future.

    Reviewed by Christine5.0Jul 2021

  • "Very relaxing and enjoyable stay!"

    Reviewed by Lynne4.7Jul 2021

  • "Beautiful little cottage not far from everything you need."

    Canal walks are amazing and the cottage is beautiful to come back to. Perfect little family getaway to relax and unwind. Hot tub and sauna are an added bonus for the grown ups!

    Reviewed by John5.0May 2021

  • "World class service from Kyle and Nicola."

    The way they make you feel at home makes it stress free straight away!

    Reviewed by Lewi5.0Apr 2021

  • "Wow! Pure luxury."

    We had such a wonderful weekend at Lock view. Cottage and location are both absolutely beautiful. It was so lovely to watch the swans and other wildlife from your window, and we even saw a barge going through the lock (December time so just get the odd 1 or 2) which my boys loved. The village of Gargrave is so cute, and I can recommend the Dalesman cafe/tea rooms which is like going back in time. Owners are lovely and on hand if you need them. Fab time and will definitely look at booking again here in the future - thank you

    Reviewed by Joanne5.0Dec 2020

  • "We didn't want to go home."

    The owners have made every effort possible to make the home comfortable, luxurious and well equipped. I will definitely want to go back and I'll be sure to pour a glass of wine, jump straight in the free standing bath and watch the TV as soon as I get there! Such a treat. Thank you to the owners for all their efforts on our behalf and we wish them well for the future.

    Reviewed by Clare5.0Oct 2020

  • "Booking was easy and the accommodation was fantastic."

    Hosts were friendly and helpful.

    Reviewed by Gina5.0Sep 2020

  • "Stunning house in a great location to reach lots of local amenities and Beauty spots."

    The hot tub and sauna gave that extra pinch of luxury and allowed you to feel like you were on the holiday you deserve.

    Reviewed by Claire5.0Aug 2020

  • "Everything was perfect Nicola and Kyle perfect hosts and couldn’t do enough for us the property was of the highest standard and definitely 5* this is our 2nd time here this year and can’t wait to go back will be booking very shortly."

    Reviewed by Donna5.0Aug 2020

  • "Hello, We returned yesterday from our stay at lock view and the four of us had such a gorgeous stay!"

    The facilities are amazing and the location is great, on the canal! Do not let the housing estate you arrive through put you off. Amazing to have a coffee machine, dishwasher, tumble dryer etc - these were extras I didnt see advertised which made the stay extra comfortable. We loved the sauna and hot tub! Our friends who slept downstairs did mention the curtains let in quite a lot of light in the morning but we didn't have this issue upstairs. We visited Malham cove and that area, where we walked the loop of 5.1 miles which was beautiful. Be careful of the stairs though, I would recommend going the loop from Janet foss to malham cove rather than the other way around so you are gong down steps rather than up them, you'll also have to be very mobile, saying that i'm 8.5 months pregnant and managed. Keelham farm shop ( 5 min drive away) is so worth a visit, for a farm shop its very reasonable. Also Skipton woods was awesome. We met Kyle and his dad, they were both lovely and friendly. Not cheap, but we felt well worth the money, Thanks again Victoria

    Reviewed by Victoria4.7Aug 2020

  • "A great place to stay, we had only been there 20 mins."

    and we were straight in the hot tub. We didn't mind it having to be switched off at 20:00 as we were like wrinkled prunes by 18:30 and had to cook dinner. There was every utensil needed to make dinner and we were soon relaxed for the night. The following day we took a slow amble into Skipton (5 miles away), down the canal bank. Where we sampled a few beers, before returning for more fun and games. Overall a great few days with lovely surroundings and great friends. We will be back, maybe to one of the other larger cottages currently in build. Thanks Kyle, you should be proud of your hard work in developing this lovely place.

    Reviewed by Philip4.7Aug 2020

  • "The cottage was beautifully decorated and spotlessly clean."

    Comfortable beds, fantastic showers, great views and the hot tub was a real bonus. The owners couldn’t be more friendly or helpful. We hope to return some day!

    Reviewed by Claire5.0Jul 2020

  • "We had a 2 night stay at Lock View and it was perfect!"

    The cottage was clean and well equipped. The beds were comfortable and plenty of space throughout the home. I left my purse which the owners were great and have posted this back to me. Would stay again.

    Reviewed by Taranjeet5.0Jul 2020

  • "Amazing house, would definitely return!"

    Really helpful throughout, the hosts are great, there if you need them but never intrusive. Chocolates on arrival a nice touch as well as basics such as milk and coffee very much appreciated

    Reviewed by Hannah5.0Mar 2020

  • "We had an amazing relaxed weekend which was just what we wanted."

    Nicola and Kyle were lovely and very helpful and seemed to have thought of everything. The welcome pack is a lovely touch. The accommodation was modern and clean. Would have liked the hot tub for another hour up to 9pm but understand that there are neighbours. Gargrave is a very friendly village the locals were great. Cute little old fashioned tea rooms a lovely Indian restaurant and a friendly local pub. What more could you ask for. We have already booked again for the summer can’t wait to go back!

    Reviewed by Donna5.0Feb 2020

  • "Excellent accommodation, great location, lovely village pubs & Indian Restaurant"

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Feb 2020

  • "The whole experience from looking, booking and going on the weekend break has been fabulous."

    I’ve had no issues at all which has added to making the break really enjoyable. Lock View is an absolutely beautiful place in a great location. The locals were very friendly as were the local pubs with delicious food. I have already recommend to family and friends.

    Reviewed by Patricia5.0Jan 2020

  • "We had a fantastic 2 night stay at Lock View between Christmas and New Year."

    There was 4 of us (2 couples) and the set up was perfect, anymore than 4 would have been a bit of a squeeze. The place was clean and tidy with everything that you could need and an added bonus of stylish finishes including strip lights in the kitchen - perfect for a Saturday night. The baths in the room were a bonus too (although we couldn't get the water warm enough to use them). Hot tub was a great size, heated up straight away so you could get right in! Didn't use the sauna but it looked nice and clean. Would definitely recommend!

    Reviewed by Jessica4.7Dec 2019

  • "Had a wonderful few days."

    The house was spotlessly clean , lovely welcome pack and excellent communication with the owners. We will definitely return.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Dec 2019

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  • Over two floors
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x ground floor super king-size bed with freestanding bath and en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x super king-size bed (zip/link can be made into twins on request) with freestanding bath and en-suite shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility area
  • First-floor sitting room with electric fire
  • Gas central heating throughout, with electric fire on first floor
  • Electric oven and hob, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, microwave, 3 x TVs one with Sky and Sky Sports package, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • One well behaved pet
  • Enclosed patio area with table and chairs, hot tub and sauna
  • Juliet balcony
  • No smoking
  • Pub and Shop 5 minute walk
  • Note: Property next to the Leeds and Liverpool Canal, children to be supervised at all times
  • Note: The hot tub is for use between the hours of 8am and 9pm, after which time it will automatically turn off
  • This is to show consideration to the neighbours and maintain the peaceful surroundings
  • Note: This property only accepts Monday or Friday changeovers only.

The property

Resting on the edge of the majestic Yorkshire Dales National Park, overlooking the pretty Leeds and Liverpool Canal, is this outstanding property, Lock View.

This stylish accommodation is a wonderful retreat for a family seeking to explore the rolling countryside of Yorkshire and its number of historical landmarks.

Upon entering the dwelling, you are welcomed into the contemporary kitchen/diner, where the sleek units house all the appliances required to rustle up a delicious evening meal which can be enjoyed at the well-presented dining table, where four plush chairs offer a relaxing space to plan the days ahead with your loved ones amidst.

Completing the ground for is a double bedroom, where an elegant freestanding bath offers the opportunity for a relaxing soak before you catch your rest in the plush super-king-size bedroom.

The contemporary elegance is continued onto the first floor where the patio doors open up onto the Juliet balcony, filtering in natural light into the space and offers picturesque views of the loch to enjoy one summer’s evening.

The floor glazing in this space takes advantage of the natural light and changing colour to create the desired ambiance for the evening.

Cosy up on the plush sofa and tune into the TV whilst the warmth of the electric fire offers a sense of comfort.

The second double bedroom completes the interior and also benefits from a plush super-king-size bed and a freestanding bath which is situated in front of the window, allowing you to enjoy the views from the comfort of the tub.

Continuing to impress is the enclosed patio area, where if the weather is on-side, a spot of alfresco dining can be enjoyed before dipping into the hot tub or unwind in the sauna.

If you can tear yourself away from this outstanding retreat, head into the centre of Gargrave where you will find all the amenities you could possibly need, or travel slightly further afield into Skipton where a larger selection of amenities awaits.

Whilst in Skipton, be sure to visit the medieval castle or enjoy a trip on the Pennine Cruisers.

For those feeling adventurous, head to the National Park where a magnitude of walks and cycling routes are available amidst breath-taking scenery.

Lock View is a wonderful retreat for exploring the delights of this part of the countryside.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location


Skipton 4 miles; Settle 12 miles.

A pretty village on the banks of the River Aire, around 7 miles from Malham, with its spectacular limestone cove and scar. In the village you will find a selection of places to eat including a fantastic Indian restaurant, along with a small selection of pubs, cafes and shops. Traversed by the Leeds-Liverpool Canal, cycle route 68 and the Pennine Way, Gargrave is a fantastic base for exploring this part of Yorkshire. Four miles away is the ancient market town of Skipton — “The Gateway to the Dales” — with its historic castle and celebrated high street. On the border of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, this is an ideal location for walking, cycling and touring.

Due to location of the property, please refrain from being loud whilst outside or in the hot tub.

Note: The hot tub is for use between the hours of 8am and 9pm, after which time it will automatically turn off. This is to show consideration to the neighbours and maintain the peaceful surroundings.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas