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10 Flying Horse Shoes Cottage

(Ref. 1067832)

Clapham, Yorkshire Dales - South Show on map

4.7

Sykes rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

Features

  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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15 Customer Reviews

  • "We really enjoyed our stay at 10 Flying Horse Shoes Cottages."

    Good central location from the Dales and 3 peaks. Lovely modern cottage with all the amenities and comforts you’d need. Especially the Bath, a welcome addition after long hikes. Highly recommend, would stay again.

    Reviewed by Tom5.0Jul 2024

  • "Really enjoyed our week here, the host very accommodating agreed to us having a late check out which was lovely as it was my birthday."

    Very good communication.. nothing at all negative to say!

    Reviewed by Tracy5.0Sep 2023

  • "Above my expectations."

    Immaculate and well finished, particularly the kitchen and bathrooms. It is also larger than it appeared on line. The only tiny niggle was lock on upstairs bathroom didn't work but the little extras provided like prosecco, jams, etc more than made up for it.Would go back. If you want shops and pubs on your doorstep then it's not for you but we loved it.

    Reviewed by Mary4.7Jun 2023

  • "What a great property the 10 Flying Horse Shoes Cottage is for 5 or 6 people, wanting good close access to the 3 Peaks and a pub and shop in walking distance!"

    Very clean and warm with a great open plan kitchen/diner and lounge area plus two bathrooms! Couldn’t fault it based on the description and photos, and good communication from the owner of the property. Would recommend the cottage for walkers, families or small groups!

    Reviewed by Lee5.0Apr 2023

  • "Roomy, clean, with good facilities."

    Having two bathrooms were extremely handy. Lack of washing machine was a bit of a bind, as we were on a cycling holiday with limited cycling gear.

    Reviewed by Derek4.7Jun 2022

  • "The cottage was perfectly placed for four of us to walk the Kendal Limestone Way as Clapham is midway along the walk."

    It was a great place to return to after a hard days walking and was in a very peaceful setting despite being surrounded by other cottages and the caravan site. The cottage was very clean and uncluttered. We had two excellent meals in the village pub on two evenings but otherwise cooked our own meals using the cottage facilities. There was ample crockery, saucepans and cutlery but we would have welcomed a larger casserole dish and a salad bowl. Luckily, one of our party had brought along dishwasher tablets and extra kitchen linen as only one t-towel as one provided as well as a small amount of washingup liquid. The two bathrooms were very nice but we could never get the tap water hot enough to take a bath rathef than a shower. A hot bath would have been welcome after a hard days walking especially the tfip up to Ingleborough! The one toilet roll provision per bathroom was a bit sparse too. Otherwise our stay was excellent and both couples said they would consider returning to explore the area further.

    Reviewed by Helene5.0Jun 2022

  • "The cottage was really lovely and we really enjoyed our stay there."

    It was a great base for exploring the Dales. The beds were too soft for us with 3/4 adults suffering back pain; we like a firm bed I am afraid. It also wasn't possible to control the heating despite following the instructions and there were no dishwasher tablets left in the drawer as stated in the folder at the property (not the end of the world but just take some if you want to use it). However the wine, bread , butter and milk were really appreciated and this was a nice touch. If you don't mind a soft bed I would definitely recommend staying here. The woodburner was also great and the neighbours were really friendly too !

    Reviewed by Natalie4.7Apr 2022

  • "We were really pleased with the cottage."

    Everything we needed for a restful holiday.

    Reviewed by Shirley5.0Feb 2022

  • "We had a fantastic stay at Flying Horseshoes Cottages."

    Plenty of room, comfy and really clean. Plenty of utensils and crockery, always warm with plenty of hot water. Owner responded to my queries and left an amazing welcome pack which was much appreciated. Wonderful area which we explored, nice walk to the village where everyone was friendly. Would happily return.

    Reviewed by Stacie4.7Dec 2021

  • "Well equipped and clean cottage in an excellent location."

    It was warm & cosy with a great layout; loved the open plan aspect. Great welcome pack provided which was very much appreciated, thanks. Mixed bag of weather but still managed to do plenty of walks; it didn’t detract from enjoying our stay at all. Good communication with the owner / cottage company. Would definitely recommend the property & hope to return.

    Reviewed by Kirsty3.8Nov 2021

  • "The house was spacious, comfy, clean and absolutely lovely."

    Owner was very friendly and flexible.

    Reviewed by Aurelie4.7Oct 2021

  • "Beautiful location, very well maintained and very clean which in current circumstances was very welcome."

    The welcome pack of food was practical and we were very grateful for this. We had to sadly leave early due to work commitments as we would have really enjoyed another 2 days there. A very pleasant stay !

    Reviewed by Janet5.0Sep 2021

  • "A spacious and very well equipped holiday cottage."

    The wine, milk and groceries were a nice touch and most welcome! Rod and Brenda Dunn Derbyshire

    Reviewed by Roderick4.7Sep 2021

  • "Excellent cottage which was clean and furbished to a high standard."

    A really good location with the Yorkshire dales and the Lancashire coast all nearby giving great walking and cycling options. The residents who lived in the surrounding houses were also very welcoming. Will definitely look to return sometime in the future.

    Reviewed by Wayne5.0Jul 2021

  • "The cottage was pristine , I wonder if we were the first people to stay there or it has been newly refurbished to a lovely standard ."

    Enjoyed the extra details such as toiletries and basic food provisions .

    Reviewed by Catherine5.0May 2021

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Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with free-standing bath, separate walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Ground-floor bathroom with P-shape bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen/diner with TV
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove.
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, 2 x TVs, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and cot available on request
  • Off-road parking in shared courtyard
  • Enclosed garden with patio and outdoor dining furniture
  • Shop and pub 1.3 miles
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • No hen/stag parties or similar
  • Note: Property accepts holiday rentals only, no worker bookings
  • Note: Property is mostly suitable for families and couples
  • Note: There isn't a washing machine at the property
  • Please Note - This property only accepts a minimum of 3 nights

The property

A delightful, stone-built terrace cottage lying just a few hundred yards from Clapham railway station, 10 Flying Horse Shoes Cottage is a superb retreat for those seeking adventures in the Yorkshire Dales.

This excellent cottage is perfect for couples or families and sleeps up to six guests, with a wonderful location in the pretty village of Clapham, settled between the Forest of Bowland AONB and the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Following a busy day outdoors, step inside this attractive stone cottage to discover a more contemporary layout within, offering a spacious sitting room furnished with two large sofas, one with elongated foot rests at either end, for lounging on as you enjoy watching TV and being warmed by the woodburning stove.

Head through into the kitchen/diner to discover a wonderful array of appliances within a sleek fitted kitchen, with a breakfast bar and a dining table to dine at.

The ground floor benefits from a bathroom too, with a bath and overhead shower, great for families with little ones.

Head upstairs to find three lovely bedrooms, with a double bedroom boasting views towards Kirkby Lonsdale, there are also two twin rooms, all with plenty of storage and elegant décor to unwind in.

A second bathroom lies on this floor too, with a fabulous freestanding bath so you can indulge in a long soak to relax, as well as an excellent walk-in shower.

Step outside in the summer months into the pretty rear garden where outdoor dining furniture sits atop the patio and countryside views past the neighbouring caravans provide a welcome, scenic backdrop.

Clapham's train station is just a few hundred yards away, connecting you to popular town's like Skipton, whilst the village lies a little further up the road, just over a mile.

Discover a collection of local shops, pubs and businesses to make use of during your stay, including a café and a lovely farm shop, with Clapham Beck winding through the village.

Follow the beck for a beautiful walk along Clapdale Drive to Ingleborough Cave, lit with specialist lighting to show the dramatic stalactites and fossils within on a guided tour.

Afterwards, continue up to Gaping Gill, a well-known shaft cave with a beautiful waterfall, before ascending further up to the summit of Ingleborough, one of the 'Three Peaks', where you'll discover a historic fort and Iron Age hut ruins, along with incredible views of the surrounding area.

Walkers have a wonderful choice of walking opportunities in the area, from Ingleton Waterfalls Trail and White Scar Cave, to the highest peak in North Yorkshire Whernside, and the geological wonder of Malham Cove.

Take the opportunity to enjoy a memorable ride on the famous Settle to Carlisle Railway, with a fantastic route taking you over the iconic Ribblehead Viaduct.

Take the train from Clapham down to Skipton, a journey of around 35 minutes, to delight in exploring the 'Gateway to the Dales', home to Skipton Castle, a great range of shops, and nearby to the Embsay to Bolton Abbey Steam Railway.

Discover a wonderful array of things to do in the Yorkshire Dales with your group from 10 Flying Horse Shoes Cottages.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £400.

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About the location

CLAPHAM

Ingleton 4 miles; Settle 6 miles.

The picturesque Dales village of Clapham is situated in the heart of the famous "Three Peaks" country. Surrounded by spectacular limestone, the Nature Trail at Clapham passes by a lake and mature woodland before reaching Ingleborough Show Cave - spectacular whatever the weather! Follow the footpath further and wonder at the magnificent Trow Gill, before continuing past Gaping Gill (Britain’s largest discovered pothole) on the way to the summit of Ingleborough. The nearby White Scar Caves are also well worth a visit and there is a superb four-mile waterfall walk in the village of Ingleton. Clapham offers a village shop, a vintage gift shop and a bespoke wool and handicraft shop, as well as a pub, a bar and cafes. The village is an ideal base for walking, climbing or potholing and horse/pony trekking, as there are numerous bridle paths in the area. An excellent centre for touring the Yorkshire Dales and the Forest of Bowland, with easy access to both the Lake District and the west coast.

Please note: from the 25th April 2022 there will be no washing machine at the property.

Please note: This property accepts minimum 3 night bookings.

Please note: This property does not accept booking over 7 nights without prior consent from the owner, please contact our reservations department to discuss.

Please note: No BBQ's of any kind are to be brought to the property

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas