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Pennycress Cottage

Leyburn, Yorkshire Dales - North (Ref. 953705)

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  • “Pennycress Cottage was delightful ...”

    Pennycress Cottage was delightful and the owner went out of her way to accommodate us at late notice

    Pennycress Cottage was delightful and the owner went out of her way to accommodate us at late notice It was immaculate and of the highest standards We can’t wait to visit again thank you

    - Mrs Hurlstone, January 2018
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  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

This delightful stone-built terraced cottage dates back to 1751 and is situated in a courtyard, just off the market square in the town of Leyburn.

With character and charm throughout, this welcoming cottage is an ideal romantic bolthole for a couple wishing to explore this area of Yorkshire.

Set over two floors, your cosy holiday home has a compact, well-equipped kitchen with Belfast sink and a lovely sitting room with original beams and a dining area set under the stairs.

On the first floor is a double bedroom which also has the feature of an original beam and views of the courtyard.

Completing the accommodation is a modern bathroom with bath and shower over.

The market town of Leyburn, known as the ‘Gateway to Wensleydale’ has a weekly market, tea rooms, pubs and shops.

Only seven miles away is the market town of Richmond with cobbled, narrow streets, a weekly and monthly farmers’ market, wonderful architecture and castle walls.

Within reach are many attractions and places to visit, including Constable Burton Hall Gardens, The Forbidden Corner, ruins of Castle Bolton and Middleham, with its Norman Castle.

Also in the area are Aysgarth Falls, the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the stunning Yorkshire Dales National Park, with pretty villages to visit and of course an abundance of walks and cycle routes.

A cosy retreat, with something for everyone close by.


One double bedroom. Bathroom with bath and grab rail, electric shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with dining area.


  • Electric radiators
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, TV with Freeview, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Parking available free of charge in the market square less than 1 min walk away from the cottage
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1 min walk.

About the location


Richmond 7 miles.

Dominated by its large market square, which still boasts a lively Friday market, the bustling town of Leyburn is known as the ‘Gateway to Wensleydale’, with beautiful views from its western edge across the Dale. The town has much to offer with its many craft shops, galleries and tea rooms. There are many lovely walks for all abilities in this beautiful area, as well as delightful villages to explore. Also within easy reach are many other attractions, notably the Constable Burton Hall Gardens with extensive parkland and woodland walks, the Forbidden Corner with its underground passages to explore, and of course the lovely Georgian town of Richmond with its fine castle ruins.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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