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Badgers Retreat

Tunstall near Hipswell, Yorkshire Dales - North, DL10 7RF (Ref. 1083249)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
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The property

Hipswell 2.9 miles.

Resting in a peaceful holiday park is this delightful detached lodge, Badgers Retreat.

Finished to a high standard and perfect for a small family or group of four, Badgers Retreat is a charming setting for your next Yorkshire Dales adventure, set within the Swaledale valley and boasting easy access to the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Two in-demand off-road parking spaces greet you on arrival; after parking, make your way up to the sunny front deck and unwind on the seating as you take in your quiet surroundings.

Head inside the lodge to find an inviting sitting room, a space featuring neutral tones and ample plush seating to make you feel at home; switch on the TV to enjoy a movie night with the family.

Venture to the back of the lodge to find a phenomenal kitchen, its high-gloss, red fittings are home to an abundance of appliances, including a large fridge/freezer, washing machine and dishwasher!

After the designated chef the group has rustled up a delectable meal, enjoy it in the welcoming dining room with floor-to-ceiling windows flooding the space with natural light and making it a pleasant spot to dine in.

When night falls, continue to a spacious master bedroom with a double bed, a fabulous walk-in wardrobe and handy en-suite shower room.

Close-by is another well-presented double room with easy access to an impressive family bathroom; the bathroom is adorned with attractive tiling and provides you with a b-shaped bath to soak up in.

The nearby village of Tunstall is home to the Bay Horse Inn, a superb spot to stop for a pint and lunch, whilst the large village of Hipswell is situated less than three miles away and is home to all of your amenities in one setting.

After grabbing your essentials from the village's superstore, why not play a round of golf at the Catterick Golf Club?

Continue travelling north to find the county town of Richmond where numerous attractions can be found within its quaint architecture, including: the fascinating Richmondshire Museum, the breath-taking Richmond Castle and the beautiful River Swale Waterfalls.

Venture south to find the market town of Leyburn where you can embark on a walk or cycle through Lewyburn Shawl, explore the nearby Harmby Waterfall or, if you come at the right time of year, spend the day at the popular Wensleydale Agricultural Show.

Be sure to make the most of the Yorkshire Dales and traverse its National Park where a plethora of excursions and attractions can be found, including The Forbidden Corner.

Additionally, you can enjoy outings in the bustling towns of Middlesbrough and Harrogate where many attractions for all the family can be found.

An unforgettable break awaits at this brilliant lodge.


  • All-ground-floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x double
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer and dishwasher
  • Smart TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Front decking with furniture
  • Two small well behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2.6 miles, pub 1.1 miles
  • Note: There are steps up to the front decking, please take care

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £230.

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About the location


Scotton 1.6 miles; Richmond 1.9 miles.

The village and civil parish of Hipswell makes up the northern part of Catterick Garrison, Richmondshire. The village was mentioned in the Domesday Book, 1086, as being in the hundred of "Land of Count Alan" and retains parts of its history with its handful of quaint churches. Visitors can enjoy playing a game of putty at Catterick Golf Limited and stretching their legs on the village's vast playing fields. Hipswell is served by multiple amenities, including: schools, supermarkets, convenience stores and eateries, meaning visitors won't have to travel far for the things they need during their stay. The village also boasts ample access to the Yorkshire Dales National Park, being in Swaledale itself, with the 268 miles-long Pennine Way trail to walk, the glorious limestone formation of Malham Cove to explore and the striking ruins of Bolton Priory to marvel at. Hipswell is less than two miles south of Richmond, history fans will be especially pleased with this, as the town is home to The Green Howards Museum, Easby Abbey and the Richmondshire Museum; Richmond is additionally home to The Station, a superb spot for evening entertainment, comprising of a cinema, gallery and restaurant. Visitors can travel north east to the town of Darlington where more historical attractions and green spaces await; or continue on to the thriving town of Middlesbrough for a day filled with lakeside and coastal activities.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas