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Bramble Cottage

Holmfirth, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales (Ref. 923805)



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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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41 Customer Reviews

  • "Our 4th stay at Bramble Cottage."

    Beautiful cottage , well appointed and spotlessly clean as always . Fantastic walking from the doorstep it’s beautiful .

    Reviewed by BevApr 2022

  • "This property was amazing, the standard was next level clean and everything you needed."

    Fabulous location, will be booking again.

    Reviewed by BarryApr 2022

  • "A beautiful cottage!"

    Warm, welcoming, clean and cosy. We had a lovely few days

    Reviewed by SaraMar 2022

  • "A lovely cottage!"

    We had a relaxing time, despite the torrential rain-clean and cosy. Good walking distance to pubs and restaurants, but quite hilly so may not be ideal for everyone. Listing says cottage has smart tv, but only basic freeview available, which wouldn’t normally be an issue, apart from the weather meant we were inside a bit more than we intended to be. Overall, a relaxing stay.

    Reviewed by JennyFeb 2022

  • "Five night stay in Bramble Cottage."

    Warm, comfortable, clean, cosy and homely. The weather didn't do us any favours and the hills are a bit of a struggle for someone of my advanced years with arthritic knees, but I wouldn't hesitate to book again if we go back to Holmfirth.

    Reviewed by MalcolmJan 2022

  • "Absolutely 5-star accommodation very very clean had a lovely week had some nice ..."

    Absolutely 5-star accommodation very very clean had a lovely week had some nice weather for exploring I would highly recommend bramble cottage

    Reviewed by HelenJan 2022

  • "Beautiful cottage, with lots of character."

    Amazing town and surrounding area. I wish we could stay longer. Will definitely return to Holmfirth again in the summer to take advantage of the walks and sunsets but this was a perfect winter holiday, we were wry lucky to wake up to lots of snow on our first morning and made for a perfect getaway. The cottage had everything we needed, was lovely and warm and very well furnished. I would definitely recommend. Mark and the locals scrapped all the footpaths and drives which was very kind. I would only suggest a foot-stall for two in the lounge and maybe an upgrade to the tv remotes as they are both a bit knackered.

    Reviewed by NathanNov 2021

  • "Our 3rd stay at Bramble cottage and just as lovely as before."

    Very warm and comfortable and well equipped. Katie and Mark live next door and are available should you need anything, we had a problem with the hot water and it was sorted the same day which was great. The cottage was spotlessly clean . Love this cottage and will return .

    Reviewed by BevNov 2021

  • "A lovely stay at Bramble cottage and found some lovely walks."

    Reviewed by StuartOct 2021

  • "Beautiful, clean and comfortable cottage with lots to do in the local area."

    Reviewed by KeithMay 2021

  • "The cottage is perfect."

    Comfortable, clean, well-equipped, fabulous sunsets, walking distance to great pubs, cafes and restaurants. Great walks from the cottage.

    Reviewed by JoanneMay 2021

  • "We’ve just had a wonderful week staying at Bramble Cottage which is perfectly placed for walking and exploring."

    The cottage is very well equipped with everything you would need should you want to avoid eating out. It is lovely and cosy and spotlessly clean. We will definitely be returning.

    Reviewed by LouiseMay 2021

  • "The cottage was one of the best we have stayed in."

    Extremely comfortable and clean with fabulous views over the valley. Would definately recommend

    Reviewed by LeeApr 2021

  • "We have stayed at Bramble Cottage before and hope to visit again ."

    Beautiful compact cottage in a fantastic area . Very dog friendly area and beautiful walks from the doorstep. The owners have thought of everything to make your stay very comfortable Warm and cosy cottage with a lovely bedroom and shower room . Parking is tight with a larger car but we found plenty of roadside parking just up from the cottage so wasn’t an issue for us . It is very hilly so probably not the best choice for elderly or infirm but that’s Holmfirth and the views are the reward

    Reviewed by BevOct 2020

  • "The drive up to the cottage is quite steep didn’t bother us but older people might struggle with it."

    Beautiful place and our hosts Katie and mark were great.

    Reviewed by JoOct 2020

  • "We had a great stay at Bramble cottage and would not hesitate to recommend this property and also return ourselves in the future the place was spotless throughout and had all household requirements it was a perfect base to visit many areas of the Peak District and we enjoyed many fantastic walks with the dogs."

    Many thanks Katie and Mark

    Reviewed by MikeSep 2020

  • "Bramble cottage definitely exceeded our expectations."

    It was clean, cosy, and well equipped with everything we needed for our stay. The views from the cottage are very picturesque especially the sunsets. Holmfirth is beautiful but can get really busy andhere are a lot of walks very near by.

    Reviewed by KathSep 2020

  • "The cottage was great."

    On Booking.com the property was advertised as accepting a pet. The confirmation we received from Sykes had "Pet: no". When we tried to clarify this with Sykes we couldn't get through and they didn't reply to our e-mails. As it was necessary to be allowed to take out pet it was important we received a reply in order to make alternative arrangements if no pet was allowed. Eventually Booking.com intervened on our behalf but we were very disappointed with Sykes.

    Reviewed by JohnJul 2020

  • "Beautiful cottage, comfortable, spotlessly clean and very well appointed."

    Elevated position with great views (weather permitting!) Wet cobbles can be tricky but all adds to the charm. Short but pleasant stay, managed to get in a couple of nice walks in, would recommend.

    Reviewed by MichaelFeb 2020

  • "Had a gorgeous weekend in a beautiful cottage and a perfect location!"

    Will definitely be back to the area again!

    Reviewed by BethanNov 2019

  • "We have stayed at many Sykes Cottages,but without doubt this has to be at the top of the list Mark and Katie made us feel at home from the start and nothing was problem to them,when help was required."

    Comfortable and cosey with everything you could ask for except a bath which would have been nice after doing some of the quite strenuous walks in the area but the shower was fine .Unlike the last property on Bute the views were stunning and the local area really interesting.Some people had mentioned difficulty in parking but after driving Mountain Rescue vehicles around the Lake DIistrict for over 40 years we soon got the hang of it.An exceptional property and one we would recommend to anyone although people with a disability may find access a little difficult ,a steep hill and cobbles to cope with.Thankyou Mark and Katie.

    Reviewed by William EvansOct 2019

  • "Wonderful holiday at Bramble cottage the cottage was spotless and comfortable ..."

    Wonderful holiday at Bramble cottage the cottage was spotless and comfortable scenery fantastic in nice village hope to be back soon

    Reviewed by ThomasOct 2019

  • "Immaculately clean & comfortable property in excellent condition equipt with ..."

    Immaculately clean & comfortable property in excellent condition equipt with everything you would need for a holiday Brilliant views 10 minute walk into Holmfirth best done by main road not so steep to walk back up Neighbours friendly Bit tight parking for a large car outside the property although there is alternative area at top of lane Would recommend

    Reviewed by RobertAug 2019

  • "Bramble cottage is a lovely little cottage in a beautiful spot, with great views."

    It has everything you need to make a home from home, the furnishings are comfortable and very clean and the setting beautiful. The lovely setting on a hillside is great, but wont be for everyone, with very steep walks to anywhere, and very narrow steep roads, which take some getting used too, the cottage has a parking space,but its a bit awkward as is all driving around there.

    Reviewed by MarkJul 2019

  • "Bramble Cottage was perfect!"

    Spotlessly clean, in a great location and had everything we needed for a comfortable and peaceful break.

    Reviewed by JoanneMay 2019

  • "The house was more than perfect had everything we needed the couple who owns it ..."

    The house was more than perfect had everything we needed the couple who owns it could not do enough to help we could not fault it at all

    Reviewed by FrankMay 2019

  • "Beautiful little cottage in a lovely location with spectacular views."

    Spotlessly clean very comfortable and just as it looked on photos. The owners live next door and we’re friendly but unobtrusive. Parking is on the owners drive which could be an issue for larger vehicles but there are alternatives within walking distance . Very steep hills but worth it for the views . Holmfirth is a very friendly town with good selection of shops/pubs and eateries Dog friendly and excellent walking area

    Reviewed by BevMar 2019

  • "Bramble Cottage was a perfect break away."

    Katie and Mark provided everything needed. Thank you!

    Reviewed by JillFeb 2019

  • "What a lovely week enjoyed at Bramble Cottage."

    It was just as good as the glowing reviews suggest; cosy, charming and spotlessly clean. There is everything provided that you could need, yet everything so neat and well-ordered. The location is great, with wonderful views over the valley, and an easy walk to and from town. Just a few minutes up the hill and there are stunning views to enjoy, and several nearby villages with walks (and pubs!) to enjoy. Communication with the owners was easy, professional and very friendly. Highly recommended!

    Reviewed by DanielJan 2019

  • "Lovely homey cottage felt comforable from the moment we arrived all information ..."

    Lovely homey cottage felt comforable from the moment we arrived all information there from working appliances to great walks and eating places wish we had a longer stay katie and mark covered everything one needs for a relaxing comfortable stay will highly recommend to my freinds

    Reviewed by TraceyNov 2018

  • "The cottage was beautiful with fantastic views over the Holmfirth countryside."

    It was a perfect base for visiting my relatives & trips out. The cottage was peaceful & eve my dog felt very at home. I would certainly book it again!

    Reviewed by DebbieSep 2018

  • "Beautiful cottage."

    Perfect cosy romantic get away. The roads up to the cottage are very steep and bumpy so took a bit of getting use to but would happily holiday at Bramble Cottage again.

    Reviewed by JazmineSep 2018

  • "Lovely place in a great location"

    Reviewed by SarahAug 2018

  • "Bramble cottage was amazing, very clean, cosy, and just about perfect."

    We enjoyed our stay immensely. Would recommend it to anyone.

    Reviewed by SimonAug 2018

  • "Bramble Cottage was lovely just very hilly but got used to it."

    Lovely surroundings and views and not far from the centre of Holmfirth. Owners very friendly and helpful. Cottage very comfortable.

    Reviewed by AlisonJul 2018

  • "Bramble Cottage should have a five star listing."

    . It is perfect for a couple on holiday with their dog. so many cottages of this standard do not invite our four legged friends. Bramble Cottage was very clean and comfortable and restored by the owners to a very high standard but retained some lovely original features, we were made to feel very welcome. Parking was scary but you do really get used t it.! Thanks to Mark and Katie for a very enjoyable week.

    Reviewed by PJul 2018

  • "Excellent cottage lovely and cosy very hilly great if your out and about walking ..."

    Excellent cottage lovely and cosy very hilly great if your out and about walking great places to eat out just be careful if you have large car as very tight little lanes people very friendly scenery fantastic

    Reviewed by DavidJun 2018

  • "The cottage was brilliant and spotless."

    The owner made us very welcome. Bramble Cottage is in a great location with fantastic views over the valley. Just a short walk into holmfirth to enjoy the bar's, restaurants and cafes. If we return to holmfirth we would definitely choose Bramble Cottage. Our dog Alfie also gave it a paws up.

    Reviewed by BarryMay 2018

  • "We have just spent 1 week staying at Bramble Cottage, Holmfirth."

    The cottage has been refurbished to an exceptionally high standard, and a great deal of thought has been put into the cottage by the owners, there is everything you need and more, and it would be hard to find a better cottage to stay in, in the U.K. The views from the cottage are stunning across the valley and rolling hills. This is the perfect place to stay as a base, and day trips to The Derbyshire Peaks, Haworth, Scarborough, York, Lancashire and the many reservoir walks close by are all very "do able" for a day out. Taking a four legged friend with you? no problem, they are welcomed. Sykes are a great company too, you can book online or by phone as we did, very welcoming, helpful and within a few minutes all was booked, 1st class customer service to them. Having recently retired we look forward to many more "Cottage experiences" with Sykes. We are sure that you will enjoy Bramble Cottage and Sykes as much as we have. Many thanks to you all. Jeremy and Carole.

    Reviewed by Jeremy SimonMay 2018

  • "A first-class cottage in a perfect spot."

    Clean, comfortable, bright and airy with a wonderful view across the valley. We had a brilliant time!

    Reviewed by GeraldineApr 2018

  • "Beautiful setting but up a very narrow lane."

    A bit tight with a large car .

    Reviewed by PatOct 2017

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  • One double bedroom
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room with dining area and gas fire.
  • Gas central heating and gas fire
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, Smart TV with Freeview, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for one car, please allow access to garage at all times
  • Small seating area with bench to the front
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 mins walk
  • Note: The cottage is approached via a cobbled path and two steps into the property, may not be suitable for those with limited mobility
  • Note: Care to be taken, due to the style of the property there are low ceilings.

The property

A wonderfully-furnished stone cottage located next to the owners property in the town of Holmfirth in Yorkshire.

Situated in the heart of the beautiful Holme Valley, the cottage is the ideal spot for a romantic couple's break.

Two steps lead you into this stunning cottage and welcomes you into a very attractive sitting room and dining area, boasting exposed beams and comfortable seating where you can relax by the fire after a day exploring the surrounding area.

Bramble Cottage's kitchen is compact yet contemporary, with modern fixtures and fittings providing all that you will need for your relaxing break.

The staircase leads you up to the first floor with a traditional sloping ceiling and A-frame exposed beams.

The double bedroom is immaculately-presented with a TV and breathtaking views of the surrounding area.

A luxurious shower room completes the accommodation.

To the outside of the cottage is a seating area offering awe-inspiring views of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

The town of Holmfirth is beautiful and thriving, with a fantastic range of amenities and activities, something for everybody.

The Peak District National Park sits just a short drive away and is most certainly worth a visit with incredible walking and cycling on offer.

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About the location


Peak District National Park 3 miles; Meltham 4 miles

The old traditional Pennine town of Holmfirth is situated in the heart of the beautiful Holme Valley, on the edge of the West Yorkshire Pennines. Made famous by The Last of The Summer Wine TV series, there is more to Holmfirth than Compo and Nora Battye’s stockings! The ‘Picturedrome’, the North of England’s finest live music venue attracts many famous bands and is located right in the centre of the town. The pelotons from the Tour de France 2014 and the Tour de Yorkshire have both been through this quaint Holme Valley town en route to the iconic 524 metre Holme Moss climb two miles away. It is in these hills where cycling’s triple Olympic Medalist Ed Clancy grew up. Holmfirth also has a good public swimming pool and fitness centre, parks and some super shops and restaurants. The people here are friendly, the streets are quaint and the scenery is breathtaking. The Peak District National Park with its moors, dales, forests, lakes and reservoirs is also easily accessible. The Upper Derwent Valley, home to the spectacular Ladybower and Derwent reservoirs, and where the famous 617 ‘Dambusters’ Squadron practiced the audacious bombing raid on the Ruhr valley in 1943, is only a short scenic drive away. Slightly further is Chatsworth, the stately home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, and situated close to the market town of Bakewell, the home of Bakewell Puddings. The Yorkshire Sculpture Park, The National Coal Mining Museum, Wentworth Castle, and the Hepworth Gallery are also within short drives away and well worth a visit. For a spot of culture, Holmfirth has annual festivals with many more attractions that bring visitors back for more; such as the Folk, Arts, and Food & Drink Festivals. Also not to be missed, is Holmfirth Vineyard and Restaurant, where you can book wine tasting tours and enjoy a lovely meal in the restaurant.

Region Information

Note: The cottage is approached via a cobbled path and two steps into the property, may not be suitable for those with limited mobility.
Note: Care to be taken, due to the style of the property there are low ceilings.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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If your booking can't take place due to a COVID-19 lockdown in the UK or Ireland, you can request a change of date or receive a full rental charges refund.

Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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