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Woodside Cottage

Grewelthorpe, Yorkshire Dales - South (Ref. 974793)



Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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

Reviews & Ratings

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27 Customer Reviews

  • "Excellent property, very clean and well equipped both bedrooms en-suite, facilities much appreciated and spotless, no parking issues really well placed location for walking the many footpaths and sights in the area."

    Very friendly locals in village. Information pack in property contains all required information. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay and happy to recommend this property.

    Reviewed by KeithJun 2022

  • "A very cosy cottage, spotlessly clean with everything needed for a comfortable stay."

    Both Sykes and the owners provided lots of information and contact numbers for anything needed during our stay. Would definitely recommend

    Reviewed by KathrynApr 2022

  • "Lovely cosy cottage, well equiped and in a good position to explore the area."

    Reviewed by JackieJan 2022

  • "Our second stay at this excellent cottage and the latest experience confirms precisely why this was such a good decision."

    Extremely well organised, comfortable and well provisioned, highly efficient friendly owners who again demonstrated meticulous attention to detail , a wonderfully warm clean environment, an ideal location with walks from the door, perfect parking arrangements and plenty of 'extras' to make the stay seem special. Another very enjoyable visit and we've already recommended the cottage to several friends. Many thanks to the owners once again.

    Reviewed by CatherineJan 2022

  • "A great deal of thought and effort has obviously gone into the owners' preparations for this holiday cottage."

    The holiday experience was well organised and managed from the outset and the cottage was exceptionally clean and well provisioned. The overall facilities and contents were varied and abundant and actually managed to make this a very welcoming environment. The cottage's location was ideal for us and the parking situation was ideal. As a winter break the cottage was warm and felt cosy and comfortable. We really enjoyed our stay and feel the owners deserve immense credit for their thorough and thoughtful approach to making their cottage an excellent holiday experience. Many thanks to them.

    Thank you for your comments Catherine , much appreciated , as owners we strive for perfection and we are glad you enjoyed your stay It was nice meeting and talking to you Thanks again Lindsay and Brian Property Owner

    Reviewed by CatherineNov 2021

  • "Lovely homely cottage in a beautiful friendly village."

    The owners have thought of everything & extra touches to which we loved. They made our stay to celebrate my Dad's birthday even more special so kind & thoughtful of them. Thanks so much for a great stay.

    Thank you for comments Jane, we were so glad you mentioned you were celebrating your dads birthday as it enabled us to make it a little special for him and thank you for your comments , comments like yours make everything we do seem worthwhile We are glad you enjoyed your stay and the beautiful village our cottage is situated Lindsay and Brian Property Owner

    Reviewed by JaneOct 2021

  • "The cottage is in a lovely area with a great pub on it’s door step."

    The cottage is very clean, comfy and has everything you need. The owners were very nice, tho we didn’t meet thoin person. They sent us an email explaining different walks and how to get there. Also the extras they left us were very much appreciated. I would definitely return.

    Reviewed by KarenOct 2021

  • "Lovely comfortable cottage, clean and welcoming."

    Beds very comfortable well equipped kitchen, lovely welcome gift much appreciated after a long drive. Local Village very friendly and pretty. Would recommend.

    Reviewed by JanetSep 2021

  • "Woodside cottage is a lovely place with everything you would require."

    This was our second stay there. Only thing was the double bed wasn’t as comfy this time round. Everything else was perfect

    Bob and Helen are valued repeat guests and we value there comments, we have now replaced the double bed with a brand new luxurious one. Than you for making us aware of this Lindsay and Brian Property Owner

    Reviewed by RobertSep 2021

  • "The cottage was really good, cannot fault it, would certainly use again."

    The owners had taken everything into consideration and I think number 5 is the best out of the row, obviously bigger which made it more comfortable.

    Reviewed by CatherineAug 2021

  • "Great location."

    Everything you needed was in the cottage. The welcome pack was really appreciated. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by MarkJul 2021

  • "Enjoyed our stay."

    Hackfall was within walking distance and was well worth a visit.

    Reviewed by PaulJul 2021

  • "The cottage is fantastic."

    Really well equipped, very comfortable and clean. The welcome pack was the best we have had - made to feel very much at home. Thank you very much.

    Reviewed by RitaJun 2021

  • "The cottage was in a fabulous location."

    It was spotless, comfortable and had everything you needed. The wi fi was great. The two en suite rooms were superb. Would go back anytime.

    Reviewed by GeoffreyJun 2021

  • "The property was excellent and and l would certainly stay there again."

    However, l am not impressed with Sykes customer service policies as per my complaint that received a generic blank reply that did not try to appreciate or resolve my concerns and issues 2 weeks after being raised. You can safely assume l will not be recommending or using Sykes again

    Reviewed by StuartOct 2020

  • "Excellent quality cottage in a lovely area."

    Reviewed by IanOct 2020

  • "Perfect location very clean n tidy great holiday will definitely be going back"

    Reviewed by KennyOct 2020

  • "We had a lovely holiday at Woodside Cottage and I would highly recommend it."

    The Cottage was very clean and Comfortable, and everything we could have wish for. The Village of Grewelthorpe is very pretty with the duck pond and the Church, also the Crown pub is nice. There is always plenty to see and do in Yorkshire, and we were very lucky to have glorious sunny weather, to walk the dales, and visit the Waterfalls, and many attractions Yorkshire as to offer.

    Reviewed by VivienneSep 2020

  • "With my wife ‘shielding’ and not leaving our house during this pandemic we were very concerned about going on holiday."

    The put our mind at ease with all their precautions. The cottage is warm and welcoming and especially nice welcoming pack on arrival. The cottage is warm and tastefully appointed. Book it and you won’t be disappointed

    Reviewed by AlecAug 2020

  • "We chose Woodside Cottage based on the location and the pictures, but were still very pleasantly surprised on arrival."

    The cottage is really lovely – compact but without feeling small. The open plan living area worked well, feeling suitable for cooking, dining, and then moving away to relax too. The kitchen was clean and well supplied and had everything we needed (including for some nights eating in due to Covid period). Both bedrooms were clean and nicely decorated, although the beds were a little short (maybe our only criticism and this only really affected the tallest family member!). Both bathrooms were clean and nicely designed, with wonderfully powerful and hot showers. The cottage was pet friendly as described, and our dog quickly felt at home. The owners had left treats for us which were very appreciated, and included dog treats! The immediate location is lovely – the cottage is tucked behind the pub in the car park so felt safe for the kids to wander out and our (very nervous) dog felt safe too. Allocated parking space was great, but there was loads of space around anyway. There is no private outside space, which may have been an issue if we’d wanted to barbecue but this wasn’t an option for us with the weather. However, sitting outside the front of the cottage would not have felt too exposing as the car park/beer garden area is quite private, pretty, and was never overly busy. Grewelthorpe itself is a very pretty village, and the pub is friendly and serves nice home-cooked food. Just outside of the cottage is the beginning of the walk to the Hackfall Woods, which makes a very lovely walk. The drive to Masham for fish & chips, pubs etc is around 5 minutes, and Ripon is also very close by. We’d highly recommend visits to the Himalayan Gardens and the Lime Tree Observatory – both are in Grewelthorpe itself. We are already thinking about when to visit again.

    Reviewed by CharlotteAug 2020

  • "The cottage is absolutely beautiful!"

    It is so well equipped with everything you could possibly want. It is also close to really good walks, brilliant.

    Reviewed by MichelleMar 2020

  • "A really comfortable and well appointed cottage that provided a great base to explore the surrounding area, which is really beautiful when the weather is kind."

    Would definitely recommend and the welcome pack treats (human and dog!) were a really nice touch. Just a shame the weather was too nice for us to try out the wonderful looking wood burner - maybe next time?

    Reviewed by GraemeAug 2019

  • "Very comfortable cottage in beautiful countryside"

    Reviewed by CarrieAug 2019

  • "The cottage was in a good position on the Dales for us."

    The welcome pack was fantastic. Everything you could want was in the cottage. We made an excellent choice when we chose Woodside Cottage. There was no negatives what do ever,

    Reviewed by HazelJul 2019

  • "Our expectation from the description was of a private patio area in which you could barbecue."

    It may be technically private - but the word private implies to most people that there is privacy - in fact the available area is simply on the edge of a busy pub car park. It is not somewhere you can relax peacefully. It is very noisy outside because of the pubs extractor fan. I would have no complaints if this was all clear from the description but it isn't.

    I am sorry you were disappointed in our cottage and it didn't meet your expectations. The description describes the privacy of the patio , the patio is exclusively for guests staying at the cottage. The photo of the cottage clearly shows the patio area, a BBQ is available for guests to use, there is ample space on the patio to do this There is also a 2 seater bench on the patio and a fold up table and extra chairs for guests to use.The cottage is situated behind the pub , the car park never gets busy, however the cottage is at the gateway to the famous Hackfall woods,the pub kindly lets visitors to the woods park free .The noise you say you can hear from the pub, is a cooler fan and not a extractor fan , to hear this fan you have to have sensitive ears as other guests have said how quiet and peaceful it is , in the 3 years we have had the cottage we have not had one complaint regarding any noise, in fact at our other cottage at the other end of the terrace ( Lavender cottage) which is about 5 yards from the pub nobody has complained about any noise.For the last two years we have won awards for guests positive feed backs ( 98% positive) at Woodside cottage and had many returning guests. Property Owner

    Reviewed by AndrewJun 2019

  • "Lovely cottage which is well appointed and a great welcome basket."

    Village is lovely too.

    Reviewed by TrevorJun 2019

  • "Comfortable, well equipped cottage in a beautiful location."

    Stunning woods nearby for brilliant dog walks and the nearby Himalayan Sculpture garden is so worth a visit.

    Reviewed by EvaJun 2019

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  • Two storey property
  • Two bedrooms; 1 x double with en-suite, including walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin with en-suite, with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living room, with kitchen area, dining area and sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Electric central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, Tassimo coffee machine, washing machine, Freeview TV, DVD player and iPod dock
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and high chair available on request
  • Off road parking for two cars
  • Small patio area with furniture and BBQ to the front
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking allowed
  • Shop 1.5 miles and pub 20 yards away
  • Note: The property does not have an enclosed garden
  • Note: This property does not accept work groups
  • Highchair and travel cot
  • Note: This property accepts holiday bookings only and not worker bookings Please note this property can only accept bookings for a minimum of 7 night duration.

The property

An idyllic stone cottage, situated in a convenient village location in picturesque Grewelthorpe which is renowned for Hackfall woods owned by the Woodland Trust.

This conveniently located property, complete with a contemporary and stylish design, makes the ideal spot for friends and family alike to explore the natural area with 120 acres of outstanding beauty.

Upon entering the property, you are welcomed to a...

This property accepts holiday bookings only and not worker bookings.
Please note this property can only accept bookings for a minimum of 7 night duration.
Note: Bookings within December must start from the allocated changeovers days.

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About the location


Masham 3 miles; Ripon 6.5 miles.

The pretty village of Grewelthorpe is idyllically situated amidst the stunning moorland scenery and tapestry of lush green meadows of Nidderdale, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, 3 miles from Masham and 6.5 miles from Ripon. Grewelthorpe is home to a charming pub, a former 16th Century coaching house, which offers traditional 'pub grub' amidst a warm and welcoming ambiance. Nearby Kirkby Malzeard has one pub, two shops and a cosy tea room, whilst the encompassing dale is a popular location for walkers, photographers and painters. The historic city of Ripon is a mere 6.5 miles away, offering visitors a variety of attractions, including its imposing cathedral with 1300 year old crypt, the Yorkshire Law & Order Museums, a bustling weekly market, an International Music Festival and Ripon Races. Enjoy beautiful riverside and canal walks or explore the famous Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Garden, whilst the nearby small market town of Masham with its two breweries, glass making studio, shops and gallery is well worth a visit. The historic houses of Norton Conyers and Newby Hall & Gardens are close by and the popular Lightwater Valley Theme Park with its Factory Shopping Village provides a great day out, Camphill is also a short drive away. The National Trust Brimham Rocks are not far away, and worth a visit. An ideal location for exploring both the Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors, not to mention Harrogate, Knaresborough and York!

Region Information

This property accepts holiday bookings only and not worker bookings
Please note this property can only accept bookings for a minimum of 7 night duration.
Note: Bookings within December must start from the allocated changeovers days.