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Miller's Wheel

(Ref. 1044224)

Follifoot near Spofforth, Yorkshire Dales - South Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 5 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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58 Customer Reviews

  • "This is how a holiday cottage should be!"

    Spotlessly clean, everything you could need, washing up liquid, dishwasher tabs and even clothes detergent all supplied. Enclosed garden space for our 2 dogs. Bedrooms and bathrooms were excellent quality too. Lovely views, ample parking. A wonderfully generous welcome basket with cake, tea, wine, biscuits and coffee and milk and butter in the fridge. We’ve stayed in some ‘good’ holiday cottages over the years and they’ve turned out to be shockers but but this is one of the best if not the best! The owners were were friendly, welcoming and helpful and I highly recommend this cottage.

    Reviewed by Jenny5.0Feb 2024

  • "Fantastic cottage with every thing you could ask for."

    The family who own it are very friendly and nothing was abother to them. A proper home from home. The dog had a save space to play and do there poos in. Im a builder and renovate property all the time and what a fantastic job they have done. highley recomended

    Reviewed by Nigel5.0Feb 2024

  • "Beautiful accomodation we could not have asked for more from the property or the owners."

    Beautifully clean and warm has underfloor heating and such comfy beds and settee Gallons of hot water Would recommend a holiday at this property

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Dec 2023

  • "Our visit to Millers wheel was an absolute delight."

    The cottage was beautiful, cosy and well equipped. The hamper that greeted us was a welcome surprise and greatly appreciated. We hope to return soon.

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Nov 2023

  • "Beautiful cottage."

    Has everything you need and more for your holiday. Lovely welcome hamper, comfortable, beds and fantastic view. So Quiet in the cottage. Would definitely go back and highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Oct 2023

  • "We had a fantastic stay at Millers Wheel."

    A lovely hamper on arrival and Carol was very accommodating, nothing was too much trouble. Would highly recommend this accommodation!

    Reviewed by Jonathon5.0Sep 2023

  • "Exceptional property Very clean presentable had everything we needed and well equipped."

    The hamper was really lovely touch. Dogs loved the sheep pen to contain them in and was easy to do poop patrol.We thoroughly enjoyed our visit and will highly recommend to others.

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Sep 2023

  • "This has to be one of the nicest cottages that I've stayed in ."

    ..unbelievably clean and comfortable, everything was provided in the cottage.The views are stunning .beautuful walks ,a lovely generous hamper was awaiting on our arrival too x ...we will definitely be considering another holiday here ..

    Reviewed by Wendy5.0Aug 2023

  • "We have stayed in a lot of Sykes cottages over this last number of years some good one at that but Millar’s Wheel has to be the best."

    From when we opened the door to a lovely fresh smell through out, the excellent welcome pack awaiting us to the comfort of the entire cottage was heavenly. Everything in the property was top quality and the very large beds and bedrooms were beautifully comfortable. Thank you Carol for your excellent tastes right down to the hand soaps and shampoos ect provided. The Nelson family’s

    Reviewed by Raymond5.0Aug 2023

  • "A lovely cottage with beautiful views."

    Excellent accommodation with 2 huge bedrooms with wonderful en suite bathrooms. Lovely touches to make you welcome. Wonderful walks but also a short drive to shops and eateries. I highly recommend

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Jul 2023

  • "Lovely holiday property, set in beautiful surroundings with views of the countryside."

    Very well equipped and immaculately clean. Perfect place to stay. We thoroughly enjoyed our holiday and would recommend this place highly. Plenty of really good walks as well.

    Reviewed by Elaina5.0Jun 2023

  • "Just returned from a wonderful break in The Millers Wheel with the girls."

    The cottage was beautiful, spotlessly clean and a real home from home. Thank you for the lovely welcome basket, what a treat. We’ve had the best weather to visit the local area. Will definitely be back fore more, fabulous cottage.

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Jun 2023

  • "We had a lovely stay at Millers Wheel."

    Beautiful well equipped cottage. Very generous welcome pack when we arrived. Lovely very friendly hosts . Definitely would stay here again.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0May 2023

  • "Lovely Property, wonderfully clean and all essentials catered for."

    Carol and family always on hand to help with any questions. Garden facilities very restricted however and fencing would have been desirable to create privacy between each property. Removal of dog fencing would then have been preferred. Outlook onto neglected farm buildings not desirable. Spofforth lovely spot much to see as a tourist and expansive dog walking allowed on farm property for which we were grateful. Had a good holiday and comfortable time in lovely barn conversion.

    Reviewed by Dawn3.8May 2023

  • "Love this cottage!"

    Stayed a few times before as it’s the perfect spot for visiting friends locally. Super comfy, spotlessly clean and well equipped. Will definitely be back and wouldn’t hesitate to recommend.

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Apr 2023

  • "Fab place."

    Reviewed by Gavin5.0Mar 2023

  • "Miller’s Wheel is the best place we have ever stayed in."

    The owners were so welcoming and the luxury hamper they left was first class. The cottage was beautiful with everything you could wish for, all great quality. Very high speck. The only thing that was a negative was the lane leading up to it, very bumpy. We will definitely be back.

    Reviewed by Jean5.0Mar 2023

  • "Excellent accommodation everything you could want and more"

    Reviewed by Andrew and Catherine5.0Feb 2023

  • "We had an amazing holiday!"

    Can't thank you enough. The property was outstanding. Fully equipped with everything possible. It was by far the most high spec and beautiful, and well equipped property we have ever holidayed in. We will be back. The owners are lovely and welcoming and the cottage was incredible. Everything was perfect, no faults found at all. Extremely comfortable, had the best sleep ever, lovely beds, kitchen was very well equipped and there was nothing missing at all. Highly recommended, absolutely outstanding!

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Feb 2023

  • "It’s a great, well equipped cottage in a beautiful location"

    Reviewed by Dave5.0Jan 2023

  • "A very comfortable stay, very well appointed kitchen and very good facilities."

    Very much appreciated the Christmas decorations.

    Reviewed by Oliver5.0Dec 2022

  • "We had a fantastic few days at Miller’s Wheel while attending our daughter’ degree ceremony in Leeds."

    The cottage was absolutely perfect. The best we have ever stayed in. So much care and thought was given to the small details like shampoo and conditioner, plenty of utensils, dishwasher tablets, washing up liquid, washer/dryer, dishwasher everything was amazing. Underfloor heating too which the dogs loved! As for the welcome hamper, well what can I say… it was full of Betty’s goodies and also included festive treats: mince pies, stollen, Betty’s stem ginger cake, Betty’s tea, shortbread wine and more! The Christmas tree and decorations were fabulous. Plenty of walks from the cottage and places to visit. I just wish we could have stayed longer and will be back again soon. Thank you for a lovely warm welcome and a fantastic few days in Miller’s Wheel

    Reviewed by Nicola5.0Dec 2022

  • "We have spoken to the property owner & conveyed how impressed we were with the property."

    So much so we have booked a property with them for the Christmas week in 2023.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Dec 2022

  • "This cottage is exactly how a five star property should be."

    Clean, comfortable, warm and with everything you need provided. Also a very generous welcome pack. Highly recommended. The only downside is that the unmade road leading to the farm is quite bumpy so you need to drive carefully!

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Nov 2022

  • "Beautiful cottage and a wonderful place to stay, everything we could of asked for."

    Highly recommended an ideal base to explore Yorkshire.

    Reviewed by Amanda5.0Sep 2022

  • "This was perfect for what we needed, the property was immaculate and the host couldn’t have provided more."

    The cot, high chair and the towels for the little ones were an extra special touch that made our stay so homely. The walk to the Spofforth past the golf course was easy enough with the little ones. Would definitely recommend to others

    Reviewed by Rachel5.0Sep 2022

  • "Miller's Wheel surpassed our expectations."

    Beautiful interior design and lovely outlook from the garden. The property had all the facilities we needed and more! Very good location for trips out by car and we enjoyed the walks direct from the property. The welcome hamper was devoured. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Sep 2022

  • "Miller's Wheel provided us with a very comfortable base for exploring this area of the country."

    The owners have worked hard to make the converted barns the best they can be. We ranged far and wide during our week, visiting Fountains Abbey, Rievaulx, Pately Bridge, York, Harrogate and Whitby, all of which were beautiful. Our dogs enjoyed lengthy walks in all these areas, and the short walk to Spofforth from the farm was a pleasant off-lead dog walk to start or end the day.

    Reviewed by Trevor and Deborah5.0Aug 2022

  • "Miller's Wheel is an excellent cottage with everything a family needs for a wonderful holiday."

    It is very spacious and has excellent facilities. The welcome pack was great for adults and children, who were delighted with their teddy biscuits. Extras were provided without request for the children. Overall an excellent cottage and welcome in a great location.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Aug 2022

  • "We had a fantastic holiday."

    Really good helpful and friendly communication with the owner before the holiday. We arrived and were greeted with a hamper full of luxury food to get us started. The house was beautiful and very spacious. It has been designed and fitted out to provide everything you need. It is set within a working farm which was great for our children as there was plenty for them to look at. Lots of outdoor space at front and back of the cottage to relax in. There is a very pleasant walk through the countryside to the nearby village which is about 30 minutes max. Couldn't recommend it highly enough.

    Reviewed by John5.0Aug 2022

  • "Absolutely 5-star!"

    A beautifully done barn conversion in a lovely setting, equipped to the highest standard, with the warmest of welcomes. A very lovely place to stay - highly recommended. Thank you!

    Reviewed by Ms5.0Jul 2022

  • "Lovely clean property."

    Well equipped and done out to a very high standard

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Jul 2022

  • "Fantastic place."

    Lovely host who was always on hand to help. Good to see EV charger available.

    Reviewed by Antony4.7Jul 2022

  • "The welcome and support were faultless."

    It was the cleanest place I have ever stayed, and the equipment and facilities met our every requirement. Carol , her husband, and in fact everyone else involved in the farm and cottages couldn’t have been nicer. All that, and good weather , and made it a perfect holiday. The position is rural and as city people we welcomed the change. We had walks to the local pub and enjoyed a meal, you could get artisan bread at the post office and Harrogate with all it has to offer were only a ten minute drive away.

    Reviewed by Hilary5.0Jun 2022

  • "This cottage is even better than the photos, we had high expectations based on other reviews and the info on the website, our expectations were surpassed."

    The cottage is spotless, spacious, comfortable and the lovely owners have thought of everything. This place is also incredibly environmentally friendly. I can't recommend this place enough, I truly can't think of any improvements they could make to improve it. Thank you Carol and family, the 4 of us and our 2 dogs loved our stay.

    Reviewed by Sue5.0Jun 2022

  • "Lovely location and property."

    Barn conversion done to a really high standard, very spacious and relaxing. Would definitely recommend and visit again.

    Reviewed by Graham5.0Jun 2022

  • "The barn is immaculate- how do they manage this in a rental?"

    ! The location is perfect, quiet and serene but close to towns and cities and the welcome Trayvon goodies was luxurious. We visited in 2021 and came back this year- likely to return in 2023. Faultless!

    Reviewed by Lorna5.0May 2022

  • "We had a wonderful time will recommend to friends family."

    Good location for sightseeing etc., not much to do for children but adults perfect.

    Reviewed by Tanja5.0May 2022

  • "This is a fabulous, spacious, well equipped and beautiful holiday cottage."

    It exceeded our expectations and we loved it!

    Reviewed by David5.0Apr 2022

  • "Second time staying here and won't be the last."

    ...clean, comfortable, very well appointed and a lovely welcome basket. Perfect position for dog walks, golf, biking or just relaxing! Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Apr 2022

  • "Had a lovely stay here, Greeted with a fabulous Hamper pack full of Betty's goodies."

    Nice location, only niggles were the track leading down to the property, and maybe put a sign up at the end of the track as it splits off.

    Reviewed by Alistair5.0Feb 2022

  • "A beautifully presented cottage in a lovely location."

    We were made to feel very welcome and the cottage had everything we needed, including a fully equipped kitchen, which was ideal for us as we like to cook lots! The best holiday cottage we have stayed in!

    Reviewed by Jo5.0Jan 2022

  • "Absolutely perfect stay, incredibly clean, spacious and well thought out."

    Beautiful welcome pack, all the kitchen utensils you could want and have even thought of a pen for dogs just outside the door so you can let them out and they have a secure area. We will return. Just exactly how a place should be in everyway.

    Reviewed by Jenny5.0Dec 2021

  • "It is our second visit here in a few months as we love it."

    A wonderful welcome pack, warm, cosy cottage with everything you could wish for. We visited The Castle Inn pub which is nearby and would recommend that too. Lots to do nearby with wonderful markets, scenery and Harrogate a short drive away. We'll be back again soon Thank you!

    Reviewed by Michelle5.0Dec 2021

  • "An excellent place to stay with a lovely warm welcome."

    Loved our stay, will be returning.

    Reviewed by Curtis5.0Dec 2021

  • "Excellent accomodation and lovely owners."

    Will be going again.

    Reviewed by Egan5.0Nov 2021

  • "High quality finish to the cottage, well planned and very good attention to detail."

    We Would definitely recommend. Very quite and lovely walks on the doorstep. Friendly owners.

    Reviewed by Sara5.0Oct 2021

  • "The Yorkshire Dales , thought Knaresboro well worth a visit plus Fountains Abbey."

    Reviewed by John4.7Oct 2021

  • "We had a lovely time , however the track to the property has damaged one of my tyres , the track is very stony and rutted I have not got a 4x4 ."

    This is a extra cost of 89 pounds. So I am disappointed Some levelling of the road should be helpful . Please inform the owners

    Reviewed by Linda4.7Oct 2021

  • "We had a wonderful time at the Cottage."

    We were welcomed by the host who is very friendly and approachable. After a long journey it was a delight to find a special generous hamper with lots of 'goodies'. The bed and linen were very comfortable. We couldn't ask for more, everything we needed was there in the Cottage. We'll definitely be back.

    Reviewed by Michelle5.0Sep 2021

  • "1. Excellent accommodation 2."

    Very friendly and helpful owners on site 3. High quality welcome pack was added bonus- so useful after long and tiring journey 4 Entry road "interesting" and took a little getting used to but fine after a couple of journeys From booking to end of holiday all communications with Sykes and the owners without problem and easy to follow. We had a great time and have booked to return in 2022

    Reviewed by Flick4.7Sep 2021

  • "Really comfortable and thoughtful restoration of old farm buildings to create three cottages."

    Impressive views and peaceful surroundings although situated on a working farm. Extremely comfortable beds, large bedrooms and beautiful bathrooms. Very well equipped kitchen - we wanted for nothing. Good wi-fi. Fantastic welcome pack with superb products from Betty's of Harrogate. All in all an excellent experience in terms of accommodation. The only downside for us, as non dog owners, was the fact that the people in both the other cottages each had two dogs and we were assaulted by a cacophany of very loud barking every time we went in and out of the cottage. The dogs were not always kept on leads and invaded our section of the garden and left their mess which was not always cleared up by their owners. Had it been summer I would not have felt comfortable using the garden and I definitely would not recommend this property to anyone who does not like dogs.

    Reviewed by Joyce5.0Sep 2021

  • "We have just returned from a wonderful week at Miller’s Wheel and other family members stayed next door in Shepherd’s Crook."

    We were overwhelmed with the standard of the cottages; they were furnished beautifully, everything was immaculate and they had catered for every need. It really was a home away from home! The host, Carol, went out of her way to make us feel welcome and we were especially grateful for such a generous welcome pack. The area itself is lovely with plenty to do. We would most definitely recommend this holiday rental and would love to visit again. Thank you to the Woodward family.

    Reviewed by Neeru5.0Aug 2021

  • "Beautiful cottages in a fantastic location."

    High quality furnishings and fittings made it all that but more luxurious. The welcome pack with Betty’s goodies was a special treat! Close to Harrogate and great for exploring further afield too (we visited York, Knaresborough, Birds of Prey Centre and had some walks in the Dales too). Hosts very welcoming. Would definitely recommend!

    Reviewed by Sian4.7Aug 2021

  • "An exceptional holiday home with top of the range facilities in a very welcoming environment."

    Without a doubt the best location that we could have booked this year! Will definitely return!

    Reviewed by Rachael5.0Jul 2021

  • "An outstanding stay in a beautiful barn conversion on a working farm."

    This is definitely the best sykes cottage we have stayed in. We arrived shortly after the arrival time and met and welcomed by Carol the owner, who fetched us some extra blankets for our baby. We were very surprised to have a lovely hamper waiting for us filled with many items from Bettys Tearooms aswell as fresh eggs, and the fridge having butter, milk and orange juice. It had everything you could possibly need for a self catering holiday. It was a lovely touch that a new looking, solid cot was provided, which we had struggled to find elsewhere (and seeing this in the images before we booked). The decor was minimalist, but still stylish (ideal for a 15 month old and keeping breakables out of reach). Its clear Carol the family put alot of passion and time into the cottages as since making our booking and arriving, they had electric car chargers installed and Carol was very keen to hear our feedback when we were packing the car on the morning of our departure. Bravo and we hope to return in the near future!

    Reviewed by Daniel5.0Jul 2021

  • "Had a lovely weeks holiday, quite and some great walks."

    Close to the beautiful town of Harrogate, easy access to York.

    Reviewed by John5.0Jul 2021

  • "This was by some way the best place we have ever stayed at."

    From the exceptional welcome pack, the welcome itself and the very highest quality accommodation abd facilities imaginable. This is how it should be done and serves as a fine example to everybody else in the self catering business. Top marks and more power to their arm. They deserve to succeed and we are sure that they will.

    Reviewed by David5.0Apr 2021

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  • Two bedrooms: 1 x family room with one super-king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request) and one single with en-suite bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x super-king-size with en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Underfloor heating from ground source heat and solar power
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, Smart TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available on request
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Patio with furniture
  • Rear lawn with pagoda and furniture
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • There are 2 electric - car charging points in the property car park
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2 miles, pub 1.8 miles

The property

Spofforth 2 miles.

Settled in a highly desirable position for exploring the many delights of North Yorkshire and beyond, Miller's Wheel is the perfect choice for a rural retreat, at any time of year.

Boasting a luxurious interior and exceptional views, this property is a true gem of a holiday home.

Step inside to the wonder of the open-plan living space to find all you could need for the perfect self-catered stay before you; relax for the evening within the reclining corner sofa beneath the rustic wooden beams and character mill wheels lining the ceiling, before gathering together at the dining table to raise a toast to your terrific retreat.

At the other end of the room lies the farmhouse style kitchen, home to all you could need for a week-long stay including a dishwasher and washer/dryer, while your own private patio makes a lovely spot to make the most of your wondrous views while dining alfresco.

Take the stairs up to find the two resting spots laid out as a family room with all of a super-king-size with zip/link functions, a single, and a cot served by an en-suite bathroom, and a super-king-size room with an en-suite shower room, each room flaunting elegance and charm from which to unwind after every adventure.

Let your canine companion roam the back lawn, before starting the day exploring the delights of the local area, with so many fantastic attractions on your doorstep, Miller's Wheel is truly the perfect choice for your Yorkshire escape.

Note: This property can be booked with Refs. 1044220 and 1044225, together sleeping 18 guests.

Green Haggs Cottages

Three exceptional holiday homes settled within the scenic landscape of North Yorkshire's countryside, the Lodge Farm Cottages offer a wonderful base for a group of sixteen to discover the many delights of this area on a rural retreat. The properties can be found between the sleepy village of Follifoot and Spofforth where you can find all the amenities you could need for a self-catered stay including a local shop and two pubs, as well as the attractions of a fantastic golf course and the historic ruins of Spofforth Castle! Each of the cottages hosts its own unique charm, while all of the properties boast elegance and contemporary style throughout an open-plan living space to ensure each and every guest has a luxurious spot to unwind after each day of adventure. Find a private patio complimenting each cottage, with a large lawned area to the rear and a sheltered pagoda at the rear being perfect for family celebrations while your canine companions and your little ones make the most of the lawn space. The location of the cottage is wonderful for those seeking an idyllic escape, as well as being in close reach of a range of amenities and attractions. The Grade I listed country house and estate of Stockeld Park is close by, offering excitement for all ages with 2,000 acres to explore, home to an enchanted forest, maze, a range of themed playgrounds and a café where you can refresh with a warming beverage ahead of your next adventure. There are a wide range of golf courses surrounding the local area too, perfect for those seeking a peaceful day of leisurely sport including Spofforth Golf Course, Rudding Park Golf Club, and Pannal Golf Club, just to name a few, while a wider range of outdoor activity can be found in the form of walking, cycling, climbing, and horse riding within the wonder of the mystical Yorkshire Dales National Park where you can find the famed Three Peaks and so much more. Spend a day in the pretty town of Harrogate, being sure to visit the renowned Turkish Baths for a day of indulgence followed by a trip to Betty's Tea Rooms, with the Valley Gardens and Royal Pump Room Museum being well-worth exploring too, while Wetherby, Leeds and York can be found just a scenic drive away for those seeking excitement further afield. For an unrivalled stay in Yorkshire, choose the Lodge Farm Cottages.

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About the location


Wetherby 4. miles; Harrogate 5.4 miles.

Spofforth is a charming village situated in North Yorkshire, 5 miles south of Harrogate and 3 miles north west of Wetherby. Within this town you will find the parish church of All Saints Church, two pubs; the Castle and the Railway as well as a number of small businesses. For some history, you can explore Spofforth Castle, which was once home to the Percy family until the late 14th century. Today you will find the surviving remains, with free entry and charming walks surrounding. Other places of interest include the Angel House, where Roman Catholic priests were once hidden from the authorities within a Priest's Hole and the War Memorial to the residences who gave their lives, serving for their country. Nearby, is Stockeld Park, which is a Grade-I listed country house, where you can get lost in the maze or take a leisurely stroll through the woodlands. Situated 5 miles away is the town of Harrogate, located on the boarder of the Yorkshire Dale National Park. Within Harrogate itself you can explore the famous Turkish baths, the Valley Gardens or visit the Royal Pump Room.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season