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Pickles Hill Cottage

(Ref. 1121469)

Oldfield near Oakworth, Yorkshire Dales - South Show on map

4.7

Sykes rating

  • 3 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Broadband / WiFi

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  • lovely (18)
  • hot (15)
  • recommend (15)
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33 Customer Reviews

  • "We both loved this cottage, it was super comfy."

    The sheep at the kitchen window,I'm sure one winked at me. The area is stunning. After a good day out, the hot tub just relaxed us both, then a good night's sleep in a very comfortable bed. The little things made this cottage. Great hosts.

    Reviewed by Martin5.0Jun 2024

  • "We absolutely loved this cozy, high class, countryside setting, cottage."

    Especially looking out the kitchen window to see our friendly sheep. There are nice dog walks right outside the door. A really nice restaurant right up the road within walking distance. Unfortunately, our trip was cut short due to personal reasons but I would highly recommend this wonderful space, complete with hot tub. It is close to so many holiday opportunities with the Bronte museum within a short distance. You will have everything you need, all the comforts of home and then some. Leanne, the owner is especially helpful and attentive. Would love to come back! Full marks for value for money. Just fabulous!

    Reviewed by Pamela5.0Jun 2024

  • "Had a great stay at Pickles Hill Cottage, it is such a lovely cosy cottage and the hot tub is just what you need after a long walk!"

    There’s also a pub just a short walk away and the lovely village Haworth which is only a 5 min drive or 40 min walk away. Leanne gave recommendations of places to visit on our welcome message which was super helpful, as we booked a last minute getaway so hadn’t planned what we were going to do. She even left use some brownies on check in and let us check out slightly later which was really appreciated. Would definitely recommend the cottage to family & friends. Thanks again for a lovely stay!

    Reviewed by Helena5.0Jun 2024

  • "Great cottage, cosy and comfy, had everything you would need."

    Will recommend to friends if they are going to the area.

    Reviewed by Andrea5.0Jun 2024

  • "A lovely countryside property with hot tub, ideal for walking and exploring the local area"

    Reviewed by Simon5.0Jun 2024

  • "Worst holiday cottage we have stayed in."

    Could not open key box on arrival.carpets stained,had no heating or hot water had to hunt the boiler eventually found it in the laundry room turned the boiler up.the laundry room was a fire hazard stuff all over the floor.the double bed was noisy everytime you moved.contacted the owner leanne with the complaints who is not a decent person who will listen.we actually stayed 3 nights instead of 7 worst unhappy holiday ever seeking £300 refund.

    Oh dear. Someone is upset they can’t have a refund because they had to leave early. Had you rang to say you had a boiler issue we would have come and resolved that quickly (just like we did when you couldn’t open the fully functioning key box ) rather than breaking into the laundry room yourself, just saves you any hassle. Not sure where the carpet stains were on inspection, but I can confirm all looking good there. I’m glad you enjoyed the wine & cake. Best wishes Leanne Property Owner

    Reviewed by Terry1.3Jun 2024

  • "Beautiful and cosy home from home."

    Well equipped cottage, centrally located to visit lots of interesting places. It has a lovely pub that does excellent food within walking distance. The owners are always on hand if anything is needed without being intrusive. The hot tub is a relaxing bonus. I would recommend Pickles Hill cottage to anyone looking for a wonderful, relaxing getaway from it all holiday. We will definitely be back.

    Reviewed by Alan5.0May 2024

  • "A lovely little property in such a beautiful place."

    Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Jenny5.0May 2024

  • "Lovely cottage in a beautiful area with walks on your doorstep, pub just up the road that do gorgeous food."

    Hot tub is great to come back to after a long walk. Cottage is very clean and comfortable with everything you need, would recommend to anyone

    Reviewed by Barry5.0Apr 2024

  • "This is a gorgeous cosy cottage with a fab hot tub in a beautiful area, short walk to a pub that also serves good food."

    Lovely walks to Bronte falls. Haworth isn't far away and is a lovely place to visit. The owners are so helpful and kept in touch by messaging checking everything was ok and helped us out when we had an issue that was nothing to do with the cottage. We would definitely return and highly recommend. Everything was as described.

    Reviewed by Elaine5.0Apr 2024

  • "What a great place to stay."

    Highly recommend, you'd be in for a treat

    Reviewed by Rebecca5.0Mar 2024

  • "Property was amazing and the owners are so lovely."

    It was the perfect location to explore Yorkshire and the surrounding areas.

    Reviewed by Stephanie5.0Mar 2024

  • "Lovely cottage, ideal base and lovely local pub !"

    !

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Feb 2024

  • "We enjoyed our time at Pickles Cottage."

    It's in a convenient location and was clean and comfortable. The hot tub was welcome.

    Reviewed by Christine4.1Sep 2023

  • "The cottage was very cosy clean and very comfortable with beautiful views of the surrounding countryside."

    Very well equipped. The toaster did appear to be broken and the lights in the lounge were not very bright. There appeared to be three bulbs missing (just a little glitch) Overall very satisfied and had a lovely weekend

    Reviewed by Mandy5.0Sep 2023

  • "This is a lovely, cosy, spotless, well maintained cottage."

    We had a very enjoyable stay. The hot tub is a perfect way to relax after a long walk with our dog, Louis. The welcome gifts were much appreciated. I would recommend Pickles Hill cottage without hesitation. Thank you for a lovely stay!

    Reviewed by Sharon5.0Sep 2023

  • "Lovely cosy cottage."

    My husband, myself, my sister and the dog stayed for a week, and had a wonderful time. Cottage had everything we needed and more. Lovely and clean. 1 evening the lights went out and Jonny was round to fix them within 30 mins. Jonny and Leanne were perfect hosts. So funny being eye to eye with a sheep, while washing up. Perfect Location, we went to Haworth, Harrogate and Skipton, as well as a trip to Manchester for the "Coronation Street Experience". We would love to come back,

    Reviewed by Beverley5.0Sep 2023

  • "Lovely cottage with everything you need in a beautiful location."

    Grouse Inn and Hawthorn are not far away with gorgeous food as was the afternoon tea at Cobbles and Clay, all recommended by Leanne and Johnny.

    Reviewed by Charlie5.0Aug 2023

  • "This is an absolute gem of a cottage in a gorgeous location - the hot tub really is the cherry on the top."

    We had a fabulous stay here as a family of 3 (one 4 year old child) and can't rate the cottage highly enough. It was spotlessly clean and had everything we needed for a great holiday. The cottage itself feels very rural - especially with the sheep watching you cook your breakfast through the back window - and is small enough to feel cosy but big enough to house 3 people comfortably. There is a 30 minute walk into Oakworth with lovely views, and our little boy managed the walks nearby very well. The local pub - The Grouse - is also top notch and only 10 minutes walk down the road. The hosts are also very kind and helpful. Honestly one of our favourite places we have ever stayed in the UK.

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Jul 2023

  • "Enjoyable stay at Pickles cottage."

    Comfortable, clean, well equipped, and beautiful views. Lots of places to visit and explore within a short drive.

    Reviewed by Zoe5.0Jun 2023

  • "We had a fantastic stay and enjoyed our time very much."

    The owner was an absolutely amazing person who left us a beautiful bouquet as she knew we just got married. This really made our stay extra special. The cottage is perfect and has lots of room as well as a hot tub outside that we very much enjoyed. I would definitely recommend and will be returning soon

    Reviewed by Safeera5.0Jun 2023

  • "Pickles Hill Cottage is a home away from home."

    Spotlessly clean, very comfortable and the owners are on hand on the rare occasion you may need them. Everything is provided for a relaxing break and there is even a great pub - The Grouse- within easy walking distance should you not wish to cook every night. The hot tub is an added bonus to ease aching muscles after a long(or short!) walk. I would recommend this cottage to anyone needing a break away from it all for a while. Thanks to Leanne and Johnny for providing this little gem of a cottage.

    Reviewed by Alan5.0May 2023

  • "A really lovely cottage in a great location."

    It had everything we needed for a comfortable stay, everything has been thought about and provided for. Very warm and cosy being up on the moor, wuth amazing views. The hot tub is the added bonus after a long walk from the doorstop. So many amazing walks, steam train and bus route nearby. Close to beautiful Haworth and so easy to get to other local towns. Would recommend this cottage without a doubt.

    Reviewed by Heather4.7Apr 2023

  • "My daughter and I had a wonderful stay at pickles hill cottage."

    Leanne was the perfect host and even brought us some chocolates and hot cross buns for our arrival

    Reviewed by Tracey5.0Jan 2023

  • "Lovely little cottage."

    Well equipped. Leanne was very welcoming. The Grouse inn only a 5 min walk from cottage which serves lovely food and great views. Haworth only a few minute drive away. This cottage is ideal for a relaxing weekend or week. Would highly recommend

    Reviewed by Sacha3.8Dec 2022

  • "Enjoyed our stay at Pickles despite the weather."

    Would stay there if returning to the area.

    Sep 2021

  • "Prior to posting any review, I read others’ reviews to see if their experience mirrored mine."

    Pickles Hill Cottage has only been around for a relatively short time, hence the reviews are fewer than one might expect. In anticipation of this review I read the reviews last night, and I refreshed them this morning to discover there are now fewer to read! Missing are one or two from 2020 in which, although being as positive as those now present, had a couple of suggestions to make things better. Nothing that would put anyone off, just an observation/suggestion. I don’t know why this has occurred. I don’t know if it’s Sykes or the owner that’s responsible, but I do know that there appears to be some pages missing from the Visitor’s Book in the cottage.

    Sep 2021

  • "Super comfortable cottage with good facilities and many little extras not always provided by other holiday cottages."

    Stunning views across to Penistone. A perfect location for walkers. Located one mile outside Oakworth and one and half mile walk to Haworth down footpaths alongside the river Worth. Top Withens and Penistone Crag can be walked directly from the cottage. We highly recommend this cottage in a beautiful setting.

    Sep 2021

  • "Lovely, cosy cottage in a beautiful location in West Yorkshire."

    Seeing the sheep every day by the kitchen window was a fantastic bonus and we felt very close to nature. Great location to lots of amenities and local towns, such as Haworth and Keighley. Lots of beautiful walks nearby, especially Bronte Waterfall and Top Withins. Very attentive hosts who dealt with requests promptly.

    Aug 2021

  • "Lovely cottage has everything you need."

    Very helpful and friendly hosts. Would recommend to have for a hoilday.

    Aug 2021

  • "Nicely decorated, comfortable and with all amenities for a short stay."

    Jul 2021

  • "This cottage is all about the views from the bedroom beautiful to wake up to , the Worth valley is stunning ."

    The cottage was well equipped in the kitchen , the fire stick a plus for the tv in the comfy sitting room . So much to do in the area and walks for all abilities . Hogarth is a delight .

    Jul 2021

  • "We had a really lovely stay at 6 Pickles Hill , only a short stay but we shall definitely return for a longer one soon ."

    Very comfortable and we'll equipped right in the heart of the Yorkshire countryside , we visited Howarth , Bingley , Saltaire , and Hebron Bridge , all worth a visit

    Jun 2021

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Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room with gas coal-effect fire
  • Hot Tub
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge and freezer
  • Smart TV with Firestick and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Patio area with table and chairs
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1.4 miles, pub 0.4 miles
  • Note: Check out is 10.30am
  • Please note: Friday to Friday, Friday to Monday or Monday to Friday bookings only
  • Note: One small well behaved dog welcome

The property

Oakworth 1.3 miles.

Enjoying a wonderful position within the picturesque Worth Valley, which was made famous by the classic 1970 film, The Railway Children is Pickles Hill Cottage, situated on the outskirts of Oakworth village.

This delightful accommodation boasts beautiful views over Haworth Moors and is perfect for couples or small families to explore West Yorkshire and its magnitude of pretty towns and villages, as well as the North Yorkshire National Park.

Enter into the warmth of the cottage and be welcomed into the sitting room, where the exposed beams frame the traditional-style furnishings, complemented by a gas coal-effect fire, making a tranquil spot to return to at the end of an adventure-filled day.

Joining this space is the dining table, where you and your loved ones can gather to tuck into a home-cooked meal that was prepared in the well-equipped kitchen.

Afterwards, look forward to catching your rest in one of the two bedrooms; choose from a double bedroom with elegant furnishings and a single bedroom, ideally set up for a child.

Soak up the countryside surroundings further, by taking dining outdoors on the patio, where you can catch a glimpse of the sunset while soaking in the bubbling hot tub.

If you can tear yourself away from this quaint abode, head into the village of Oakworth, where you will find a plethora of amenities, including a choice of pubs and a shop for picking up the essentials.

The wonderful country pub The Grouse Inn is only 400 yards away from the cottage and offers a 10% discount on food to guests of the cottage.

Alternatively, travel slightly further afield to Keighley where you will find a larger selection of pubs, restaurants, cafés and tearooms, offering something to suit all tastes, as well as providing access to the attractions of Cliffe Castle Museum and Park, offering a variety of local history and heritage.

Be sure to visit the nearby village of Haworth, famous for being the home of the Bronte sisters and the inspiration for many of their famous novels, as well as a variety of quaint eateries for refuelling before exploring the surrounding moorland.

Alternatively, head to Skipton, where you will find charming cobbled streets and the 12th-century castle, while further afield is the interesting old Calderdale town of Hebden Bridge with its hippy culture.

Adventurous guests may climb the peak of Ilkley Moor, a moorland and conservation area with several scenic walking trails, providing excellent bird watching opportunities and scenic viewpoints, or head to the Yorkshire Dales National Park to find more walking spots.

Make memories in West Yorkshire at Pickles Hill Cottage.

If you are a returning please contact our reservations team as discount may apply

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

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About the location

OAKWORTH

Haworth 1 mile; Skipton 10 miles.

Oakworth is a small Pennine village just a short drive from Haworth, overlooking the Worth Valley, made famous by the filming of the classic 1970 film version of E.E. Nesbitt's novel, The Railway Children. Besides its close proximity to Haworth and the moors, Oakworth has an attractive ornamental park, and is within easy reach of the town of Keighley. Nearby Haworth was home to the famous Bronte sisters, who were much-inspired by the surrounding moorland. Haworth has a myriad of curiosity and antique shops, alleyways and cobbled streets creating a wonderful period atmosphere, and all this against a backdrop of countryside famously described in the novel Wuthering Heights. Nearby, the famous Worth Valley Railway, an authentic steam railway brought to prominence in the film The Railway Children, makes a lovely day out, with a regular service to the old village of Oxenhope. The area is full of popular places to visit, including the Bronte Parsonage Museum, East Riddlesden Hall, and the Museum of Rail. The market town of Skipton, Gateway to the Yorkshire Dales, is just a short drive away, and also within reach are elegant Harrogate, and vibrant Leeds and Manchester.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas