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The Dairy

Haworth, Yorkshire Dales - South (Ref. 30156)



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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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68 Customer Reviews

  • "The Dairy was a lovely place to stay, very quirky inside."

    There was everything in the cottage that we needed. It was spotlessly clean, with a very comfortable bed and hot shower. Tim and Caroline were very friendly and struck the right balance of welcoming us and giving us info about the local area and giving us space. They provided comprehensive Welcome Details and directions. The cottage was within walking distance of Haworth main street, the heritage railway and very close to the local park, which was lovely. It was also convenient for regular local bus service to Keighley and Hebden Bridge. We would recommend staying at the cottage.

    Reviewed by AngelaJul 2022

  • "The property was fantastic - clean, comfortable and a real joy to stay in."

    Well situated for exploring Haworth and the surrounding countryside and moors. Would highly recommend and would also love to go back!

    Thank you for taking the time to leave such lovely feedback and we hope to see you again! Best wishes, Caroline and Tim. Property Owner

    Reviewed by AngelaMay 2022

  • "The most amazing holiday cottage!"

    Superbly and imaginatively decorated, with lots of quirky details and of a very high standard. The bed is so comfy and the fire was great! It’s taken a long time to achieve the standard of the cottage and the owners are to be applauded for their ingenuity and thinking outside the box. The decor makes such a change from the usual ‘ikea’ style decorating of some cottages we’ve been to. The area is lovely too, so much to see and do, we will return!

    Thank you for such positive feedback. We are so pleased that you liked the decor and we would love for you to return. Best wishes, Caroline and Tim. Property Owner

    Reviewed by LorraineMar 2022

  • "Quaint and quirky cottage lovingly restored by the owners."

    Spotlessly clean, very comfortably warm, very close to all village amenities and moorland walks. All our needs and comforts more than catered for. Would strongly recommend The Dairy.

    Thank you for leaving such lovely feedback. Tim can take full credit for the spotlessly clean part ;-) and we appreciate your recommendation. Best wishes, Caroline and Tim. Property Owner

    Reviewed by JohnFeb 2022

  • "Beautiful cottage loved the bath the bed was extremely comfortable caroline and ..."

    Beautiful cottage loved the bath the bed was extremely comfortable caroline and Tim couldn't do enough a perfect break would recommend to anyone

    Thank you for taking the time to leave such lovely feedback and we appreciate your recommendation. Best wishes, Caroline and Tim. Property Owner

    Reviewed by ClaireFeb 2022

  • "A truly perfect getaway."

    The Dairy was everything we expected and more. Caroline and Tim are the perfect hosts of this beautiful hidden gem. Cannot recommend enough!

    Thank you for your lovely feedback and for your recommendation. Best wishes, Caroline and Tim. Property Owner

    Reviewed by AndrewFeb 2022

  • "The cottage is a beautiful quaint place it has so many wonderful features ..."

    The cottage is a beautiful quaint place it has so many wonderful features discovered so many things in the cottage during our stay and the copper bath is amazing a very romantic setting we had a wonderful time discovering everything Haworth village is beautiful and the people so friendly Caroline and Tim the owners were available anytime we needed anything and provide us with lots of information would definitely stay again

    Thank you for taking the time to leave such lovely feedback. We're so pleased you had a wonderful time in Haworth. We hope to welcome you back again in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by RichardJan 2022

  • "A warm and cosy little cottage with a fantastic fireplace and extraordinarily luxurious bath as well a very comfortable bed."

    The attention to detail was amazing with interesting things to look at everywhere. Everything was clean and worked well - there seemed to be nothing that hadn't been thought of. The property was easy to access on public transport and only a short walk to Haworth's main street and local shops. It was great that the owners were able to supply firewood too. I loved staying in this cottage and didn't really want to leave.

    Thank you for taking the time to give such lovely feedback and we are really pleased that you loved staying in The Dairy. We are very fortunate that our public transport links are so good! Property Owner

    Reviewed by EbbaJan 2022

  • "The Dairy is a really quirky, interesting and romantic place to stay."

    The basics, like the bed and the shower are excellent. The extras like the copper bath add to the wonderful experience. The cottage is in walking distance of the whole of Haworth and the pubs restaurants and even steam railway that offers. I would highly recommend it for long weekend or even whole week stays

    Thank you for leaving such lovely feedback and for your recommendation. The bath does tend to get feedback in its own right! Best wishes, Caroline and Tim. Property Owner

    Reviewed by MartinOct 2021

  • "Beautiful clean and quirky cottage, loving restored."

    Beautiful area of Howarth and great walks. Great time by all!

    It's great to hear that a good time was had by all! Thank you for taking the time to leave such lovely feedback. Best wishes, Caroline and Tim. Property Owner

    Reviewed by JayneSep 2021

  • "Ideally placed in Haworth, the Dairy is a really nice, characterful and quirky cottage."

    Reviewed by MartinJul 2021

  • "The Dairy was immaculate when we arrived and as quirky as described, perhaps more so!"

    With so many artefacts tastefully spread throughout the property, we were still spotting some on the day we left. The accommodation was very spacious and comfortable, with all the basics (eg bed, sofas, shower, etc) as good as anyone could expect, if not better. The owners had left some very useful information (which they had also sent to us in advance) and they turned out to be a delightful couple who were a pleasure to chat with Mustn't forget to mention that Haworth (a short walk from the cottage) is a lovely place set in beautiful surroundings. We would highly recommend both Howarth and The Dairy.

    Reviewed by RobertJul 2021

  • "Just that we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves, very comfortable and utterly charming"

    Reviewed by ReginaldJun 2021

  • "A lovely holiday cottage with lots of detail and thought - you spot something new every day!"

    Very clean and has everything you need and more. Ideal location as well, being a short walk from shops, restaurants and pubs. Definitely recommend this one, it is unique and truly lovely.

    Reviewed by TeresaJun 2021

  • "It's one of the best cottages we have ever stayed in."

    The attention to detail and excellent accomodation makes this cottage a place we could have spent the whole summer in. Thank you Caroline and Tim your labour of love has paid off.

    Reviewed by MandyJun 2021

  • "Quirky cottage which was spotlessly clean with very thoughtful and attentive owners."

    Set in a lovely quiet location, good facilities close by and excellent for exploring the local area.

    Reviewed by PhilipMay 2021

  • "Fantastic cottage, full of the most intriguing pieces of imaginative up cycling."

    Very comfortable and contained everything you could ever possibly need. It was a real joy to stay in such wonderful accommodation. Great location for Howarth. Could hear the lovely steam train whistle during the day. Short walk to Main Street. We’ll be back!!

    Reviewed by BarbMay 2021

  • "Quirky cottage with every creature comfort including a roll top copper bath in the spacious bedroom."

    Lovely hosts . Great for a romantic break or walking holiday ,Haworth and the surrounding area has something for everyone

    Reviewed by ChristineApr 2021

  • "This cottage is without doubt the best we have ever stayed in."

    Fabulous in every way with friendly hosts. 100 %

    Reviewed by MaureenApr 2021

  • "The cottage was amazing!"


    Reviewed by ClaireOct 2020

  • "The Dairy is an exceptional cottage."

    Everything needed for a comfortable stay is provided and If any extras are needed the owners would be happy to supply. The interior design is absolutely wonderful and of top quality. Plenty of hot water for either a deep bath or rainfall shower after a day out roaming the beautiful countryside.

    Reviewed by CathrynOct 2020

  • "The cottage exactly as advertised."

    Haworth itself is a lovely town with plenty of places to eat where the food was very good Would definitly stay in that cottage again

    Reviewed by JosephSep 2020

  • "We really enjoyed our stay."

    Reviewed by JuneAug 2020

  • "Lovely quirky cottage in great location highly recommend"

    Reviewed by ElaineAug 2020

  • "The cottage was really lovely and was exactly the same as was described if not better."

    It was in a really great location near the steam railway station and close to all the bars and restaurants. The cottage has everything that you need for a perfect holiday

    Reviewed by LynnJul 2020


    Everything we needed for a romantic break ,the Dairy is simply perfection .A well stocked kitchen if you enjoy cooking but close to plenty of bars and restaurants if you dont ,super comfy sofas in front if a real fire .Bed is very comfortable with excellent quality linen .There is nothing bad to say about this place apart from you have to leave eventually . TREAT YOURSELF. YOU ARE WORTH IT .

    Reviewed by StephenMar 2020

  • "Fantastic place!"

    Romantic, cosy and full of character. Quiet and chilled with lots of pubs and restaurants in walking distance, right by an nice open park. Perfect gateaway, absolutely loved it!

    Reviewed by JackMar 2020

  • "A very beautiful and quirky cottage."

    .so much thought as gone in to every detail in every room. We will definitely be coming back!

    Reviewed by KevinFeb 2020

  • "Apart from the wonderful cottage the surrounding area is great for walking, also the connection to Bronte family was fascinating."

    After a day of exploring it was nice to know we had a cosy place to go back to.

    Reviewed by PamelaJan 2020

  • "Exceptional cottage in which to take a short break."

    All of Haworths amenities within a 10 min walk. A perfect bolt hole in which to spend a romantic few days.

    Reviewed by IanJan 2020

  • "Could not recommended enough, most loveliest cottage"

    Reviewed by EmilyNov 2019

  • "Absolutely lovely quirky cottage, the owners have put a lot of work into this charming cosy place."

    It’s also in charming surroundings, within easy reach of most places. If you didn’t want to there’s really no need to use your car at all, as transport very good. Really lovely peaceful place to stay, highly recommend.

    Reviewed by StephenOct 2019

  • "Quirky but brilliant."

    Excellent location the quiet of the countryside with exceptional views right near the centre of town. Private parking with great bus routes went out every day never used the car. Owners notes are a great help. 5 star. Sykes on booking etc a very friendly and professional service 5 star

    Reviewed by PaulSep 2019

  • "The Dairy is an absolutely fascinating, comfortable and quirky place to stay."

    Caroline and Tim made us very welcome and we thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience. The 'open-plan' bath was great fun and many other features in The Dairy, the lights, the taps, the decor made our stay interesting and enjoyable.

    Reviewed by PatriciaSep 2019

  • "We loved the cottage and owners, Caroline & Tim, who made us feel at home straightaway."

    I would strongly recommend this cottage as a perfect place to enjoy all that Haworth and West Yorkshire have to offer - which is a lot btw. You are right on the doorstep of so many good places, e.g. the steam railway, the main street in Haworth with lots of cafes, independent shops and pubs.

    Reviewed by DarrellAug 2019

  • "Everything about the cottage, Caroline and Tim."

    Exceptionally friendly, welcoming. The cottage offers everything. Just perfect.

    Reviewed by LisaJul 2019

  • "A lovely quirky cottage."

    Caroline and Tim were the perfect hosts there when needed but also respecting our privacy. We had a great stay really enjoyed Haworth with plenty of places to visit. Recommend you park up and leave the car to take full advantage of excellent bus service and transport links to places such has Hebden bridge and Skipton. You are spoilt for choice for places to eat and drink all serving excellent food and a good selection of real ales and gin.

    Reviewed by RobertJun 2019

  • "The host couldn’t have been more attentive and accommodating while also respecting our privacy."

    Every detail of the cottage was impeccably appointed during their loving restoration. We loved the off the beaten path country setting such a short walk to the Main Street with all the shops and Parsonage. The bath in the bedroom area is so fantastic - literally the best bath ever. We also loved being able to open just the top part of the main door to dine al fresco indoors. Amazing art and book/movie taste to boot!

    Reviewed by KierstenMay 2019

  • "My Husband and I stayed in the Dairy for a week for our honeymoon, it was the most romantic, amazing cottage ever!"

    Absolutely to die for!! The owners were very approachable and friendly and would be more than willing to help with anything extra you need during your stay and also will reccomend with what is worth seeing in the area! Would 100% go back for a romantic getaway!!

    Reviewed by ShariceApr 2019

  • "Wonderful bespoke cottage that has been furnished with love and flair."

    Ideally situated for all the local attractions, pubs and shops. Would highly recommend

    Reviewed by KarenApr 2019

  • "The Dairy is an amazing, quirky and unique place to stay."

    Very clean. Haworth is a lovely place to visit, plenty of places to eat within walking distance. Tim and Caroline are excellent hosts. Will have no hesitation in recommending The Dairy.

    Reviewed by HelenMar 2019

  • "Fabulous stay in beautiful cottage."

    Everything you need for a relaxing break.Just loved the bath.Will be back soon.Tim & Caroline have done great job on The Dairy

    Reviewed by PatriciaJan 2019

  • "The photos on your Web site really didn't do the Dairy justice and this beautiful quaint little romantic bolthole exceeded all of our expectat ions."

    The hosts - Caroline and Tim have really excelled in creating such an amazing and opulent space and they were so welcoming as was the gorgeous little town of Haworth - we will definitely be returning

    Reviewed by KerryJan 2019

  • "Absolutely loved the dairy need more character and quirky places like this to stay"

    Reviewed by LindaDec 2018

  • "Everything about our stay at The Dairy was great."

    Thank you to Caroline and Tim for a fab place. There was really good communication to make sure we knew how to get to The Dairy making it a nice relaxed journey there. The Dairy is lovely. Brilliant open fire and the Aga make it very cosy - we didn't leave most nights and just curled up on the sofa. And, we too every opportunity to spend time n the huge copper bath with a glass of wine. Pure bliss. We would love to stay again and recommend a visit to anyone. Some lovely walks close by. We particularly enjoyed walking across the hills to Hebden Bridge (in the rain) and getting the bus back.

    Reviewed by RobbieNov 2018

  • "This property had the total wow factor!"

    Most beautiful cottage and attention to detail was outstanding ! Truly amazing stay :-)

    Reviewed by RichardOct 2018

  • "My husband and I have just returned from a lovely weekend at The Dairy."

    The owners Caroline and Tim are friendly and thoughtful and have put a lot of care and love into this quirky, cosy little cottage that's bursting with character. Caroline thoughtfully text me to let me know the cottage would be ready early which I really appreciated...especially as she was on her way to an important job interview in Leeds. There is nothing worse, or that feels more wasteful than waiting until 3pm to start your holiday when in fact your accommodation is sat waiting for you at 1pm! Bravo! I wish more holiday owners would take the time to do this. The cottage itself is even lovelier than the photos. Tim and Caroline have recycled, repurposed and built just about everything from antiques and found objects...and it's all been done with love and attention to detail. Nothing was too much trouble. There was plenty of wood for the fire and the offer of baking trays and tins to use in the Aga if I need them. I'm quite picky but there was nothing to fault at all with this romantic little hideaway. The bed was comfortable, the sofas were plump and supportive and there were lots of fluffy towels for us to use. With the Aga gently warming the kitchen and the wood burning stove in the lounge, the cottage was cosy and warm. Perfectly located down a quiet lane with views of the surrounding hills, minutes away from the Worth Valley Railway on one side and a few minutes walk away from the high street and the famous Bronte Parsonage on the other. The cherry on the cake was a jar of Carolines homemade chutney...yummy! Thank you for a lovely anniversary weekend guys. ;)

    Reviewed by FionaOct 2018

  • "We've just returned from a 2 week holiday staying in beautiful Haworth in the delightful Dairy at Mill Cottage."

    The Dairy has all mod cons but with a twist that make you feel like you had turned back time to over a hundred years ago. Tim and Caroline have spent over 4 years lovingly converting this beautiful cottage and we were amazed at all the quirky items and period pieces that they have used. A lovely large open fireplace with a fuel burner, to little signs and unusual lighting fitments. A magnificent copper bath in the bedroom plus a large oak beam across the bedroom ceiling. The AGA in the kitchen has been converted to electric which is connected to solar panels and is left on permanently to keep the kitchen and cottage warm and cosy...especially in the morning when you are having your breakfast and the roof light in the kitchen also lets in the sunshine. This is also very welcoming when you've been out walking the beautiful but blustery moors and dales.. Haworth is lovely but very hilly! But having walked up the cobbled and very steep main street to the top to visit shops and pubs for lunch, dinner or a pint or 2 (lovely food at the Old White Lion) it is good to know that it is all downhill from there back to the Dairy!! The railway station with steam trains is about 3 minutes walk from the Dairy and when sat in the kitchen you can hear it whistle and puff its way down the line..which brings back fond memories from our childhood days! There is plenty to do and see and Tim and Caroline have a rack with lots of leaflets and maps about places of interest in this area. We visited Skipton, which is not far plus Malham Cove and Tarn are both beautiful places to visit for a good walk or ramble and again a pub lunch..as done by Julia Bradbury of television fame! Near Malham itself is The Top Farm farmshop as advertised by Tom Kerridge and is well worth a visit. The food in the cafe is very good and the shop has lots of unusual items of food plus your everyday stuff like bread and butter plus as you sit in the cafe, on a clear day, you can see Malham Cove. All in all we had a lovely time at the Dairy and would recommend it to anyone wanting a base to visit in that area. Tim and Caroline are a lovely couple, very friendly and only to pleased to help make your stay very special...***Would like to thank Caroline for the delicious homemade chutney which we devoured with some sheeps cheese and porkpie from the farmshop!!...

    Reviewed by PaulSep 2018

  • "We had a very relaxing holiday in this comfortable cottage which was in a quiete position but a short walk into pretty Haworth."

    The owners, Tim and Caroline were very helpful and informative and we will certainly book this cottage again.

    Reviewed by JeanJul 2018

  • "Just returned from a wonderful week Stopping at The Dairy, Howarth."

    The owners, Caroline & Tim were a delight to meet. They created an atmosphere of friendliness from day one, without any intrusion Their love of the cottage and attention to detai is immediately evident and rightly so. The Dairy is cosy and comfortable and so interesting we are still telling our friends and family about it. If you are going to Howarth you must stay here.

    Reviewed by CarolineJul 2018

  • "Although restoration of property has been lovingly undertaken, it’s beauty has been hidden by an over indulgence in ‘quirky’ accessories that just cluttered up all available space."

    The kitchens modern gadgetry included induction hob impossible to get working and a kettle so heavy that two hands needed to lift! Two very deep, age worn stone steps from kitchen to rest of property are also not good for more senior arthritic holidaymakers!

    Reviewed by DianeJun 2018

  • "Beautiful cottage ,close to the beautiful village of Haworth where all the little shops , Pubs and restaurants are."

    The owners were very friendly and helpful.

    Reviewed by PatrickJun 2018

  • "A beautiful unique cottage which has been decorated with care and love."

    It was very comfortable and had everything you could need. Fab location in a quiet spot but easy walking distance from the centre of Haworth.

    Reviewed by GemmaJun 2018

  • "We were amazed by the imagination and craftsmanship put into the creation of this holds"

    Reviewed by BrianJun 2018

  • "The Dairy at Haworth was beautifully presented with lots of quirky objects and creative decorative ideas but there were also many thoughtful touches supplied by our hosts which made for a memorable and comfortable stay."

    Reviewed by StephenJun 2018

  • "We had a fabulous stay at The Dairy."

    Caroline and Tim were so welcoming and friendly, they added to our trip away. The interior of The Dairy is simply stunning, and we found ourselves constantly discovering new antiques, and repurposed features around the cottage. The cottage was very comfortable and clean. Tim and Caroline also helped point us in the direction of some of the local antique sellers that they regularly use, in order for us to search out some new bits for ourselves. Absolutely brilliant week away for us and we would definitely like to return again.

    Reviewed by EmilyApr 2018

  • "We had a lovely week away to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary, this was a fantastic location and the cottage was perfect."

    We are returning for the New year. Many thanks to the owners Tim and Caroline.

    Reviewed by MarkMar 2018

  • "The old dairy was an amazing cottage- quirky and fun in it's decor and furnishings , with the most incredible attention to detail."

    The snowy weather conditions meant that we put the log burning stove to excellent use and the copper bath with trombone fittings was just incredible . We will be recommending this place to all our friends and family and will definitely be back !! Thank you to Caroline and Tim too for making our stay so enjoyable .

    Reviewed by SusanFeb 2018

  • "I’m one of those people who is not that easy to please, but as soon as I opened the front door of The Dairy I knew we were in for a treat."

    You can feel how much thought and care has gone into creating this cosy retreat, and for us it was a perfect Christmas getaway. With the attentive hosts Caroline and Tim living next door, any little thing you might need is only a text away; it seems they actually can’t do enough for you. On the whole, it felt more like going to stay with friends than a holiday rental.

    Reviewed by SallyDec 2017

  • "I have stayed in various cottages across the country and never stayed in a cottage as beautiful."

    Both Caroline and Tim were fantastic, Tim helped me to move my car on the ice outside the cottage and Caroline texted to ensure I had everything I needed. The cottage was beautiful crafted, and the location, were both above expectation. I will be visiting this cottage again.

    Reviewed by AdeleDec 2017

  • "Feedback for The Dairy, Haworth."

    Starting from our receipt of the directions and instructions from Caroline and a Tim. These were concise and accurate. I spoke to Tim before we set off, ( to check whether it was a freezer and a fridge; it is a fridge with an icebox which was ample for our needs. (What a pleasant man.) When we arrived the parking for our mid size car (Suzuki cross over) was easy and next to the kitchen door. Access to the keys was via the coded lock box in the adjacent doorway. Two mortice keys because the kitchen door is a two piece “stable door”. On entry to the kitchen the whole cottage smelled nice and clean ( with that “ comfortable feeling”) It lived up to the pictures but they do not do it justice. We have stayed in a lot of cottages where things were not finished off, I.e. loose taps, shower doors not fitting fully, there is none of that here. Things are solidly fastened. The fittings are good quality. There is even an ironing board with an iron tucked to the side of the wardrobe should you require them. Tim and Caroline could not have been more helpful or considerate. They were not intrusive but they obviously cared about our having a nice break. ( a neighbour doing building work had to turn off the water supply for a little while but Tim and Caroline brought us bottles of water round, unbidden, beforehand. ) We did not use the bath, but it looks lovely. I am quite large 6’2 and sixteen stone so I like a good bed. The bed was very adequate and comfortable. The toilet is solid and steady. The shower cubicle is big enough for me and the shower water delivery was plenty. There is plenty of hot water and the shower thermostat works very easily, but you need to turn the shower on a little while before it achieves its set temperature which does not then fluctuate. There is an easy to use thermostat in the bedroom which allows you to regulate the heating throughout the cottage to your taste throughout the day, unlike some other cottages who assume, wrongly, that you won’t need heat during the daytime. The towels and bedding, along with the furnishings are very good quality. There is a low beam in the bedroom and the bathroom door is low but they are well padded and “sign posted”. Sitting on the sofa in front of the fire ( easy to light, draws well and doesn’t smoke like some other cottages. ) watching a film then the football was my idea of heaven. ( we do not drink alcohol but Yorkshire tea and Taylor’s coffee help with the experience.) We visited the Bronte museum and the church, my wife was thrilled. But “Hilly Haworth” lived up to its name. We had a meal with friends in the Fleece, it was very good and the pub is a really traditional one, well worth a visit. ( four meals from the specials board plus four puddings £57.) We walked back in the dark with owls calling in the trees, it was really nice. The Villette cafe bakery near the church does lovely Yorkshire shortcrust pasties, bread ( the whole meal uncut tastes very good,) and cakes. The fish and chips nearby are good. To go to this area you turn right out of the kitchen door, fit and turn on your oxygen mask and good shoes. If you turn left you go downhill over the railway gantry and there is a Spar convenience store for milk, papers, magazines and groceries. It has a free to use atm. You get a lovely view of the Worth Valley train station there. The fish and chip shop nearby is fine as well. Finally, a few things that others may like to know. Our two phones, one Vodafone and one EE worked very well in the cottage. I brought some clerical work with me and the lighting and seating arrangements were fine for this. ( walking up to the post office with the paperwork for posting in the rain was “character building” once my breathing got back to normal. ) reading in bed was lovely, plenty of lights and a nice padded headboard. There is a tv in the bedroom but we didn’t use it. The sofas are very comfortable and not too low. The tv in the living room was big enough and had spare HDMI ports. I like to use nowtv for films, these worked flawlessly. I also brought my Chromecast which allowed me to “ cast” to the tv and watch the Saturday match on bt sport and the midweek European matches. All the matches worked seamlessly with no buffering so I assume an Amazon firestick or Netflix accounts would as well. The Wi-fi works very well throughout the cottage. Thank you Caroline and Tim.

    Reviewed by StephenNov 2017

  • "The best place we have stayed in EVER!"

    !! Bespoke,quirky,luxurious,relaxing,breathing taking, attention to detail superb, but keep loooking

    Reviewed by LeeNov 2017

  • "The cottage was perfect, people who owned it were lovely."

    Had an amazing time!

    Reviewed by PeterJul 2017

  • "The cottage was brilliant, a little gem."

    Haworth is a lovely village and the steam train ride is a must. The surrounding area is lovely, with plenty of walks on the doorstep. We have had another good holiday with you.

    Reviewed by ChristineJun 2017

  • "We loved the cottage - beautifully furnished and very cosy"

    Reviewed by BelindaMay 2017

  • "My wife and I have just returned home from our week stay at ‘The Dairy’ holiday cottage."

    I say holiday cottage but that would not do it justice as it may blend into the many ‘Holiday Cottages’ on the Sykes web site from which we booked it. It is more of an enchanting couples retreat, simply beautiful and magical in every way. We chose the cottage after looking at the pictures on the website however even these do not do it justice. On entering the cottage your first impressions are WOW isn’t this lovely, we have picked a good one here’ After unpacking and getting to grips with everything such as the fire, stove, Arga and so forth you then get to look around and really start to appreciate all the thought that has gone into making this place just enchanting. It is unique in every way as most of the fixtures and fitting are individual and hand made. It’s fun everywhere you look, there is even a trumpet above the cooker. I don’t know why but everything just works. This is where Captain Nemo must chill out and write his books when he is not on his submarine. The location really couldn’t be better as it is fairly private sharing the landscape with just a few other individual houses just off the beaten track, private enough to feel like a getaway but just a short stroll into Haworth. 3 minutes down the hill and over the steam railway bridge and you are in the main village area where there is a convenience store and a few pubs and takeaways. If you go 3 minutes in the other direction up the hill you arrive at Hayworth old village street. This is beautiful and full of old quirky shops, cafes, restraints and pubs. Now I normally like to keep myself to myself when we go away so as to chill and recharge. ‘The Dairy’ really is a romantic cottage, so just perfect for spending some quality time together with my lovely wife. It has a really comfy bed, a big copper bath with champagne flutes and a roaring log burner which keeps the cottage really toasty. We got to say hi to Tim and Caroline who lovingly restored the cottage for many years before allowing lucky individuals to rent it out as a getaway. They live nearby but completely keep out of your way for privacy, yet are on hand in case you need anything and we found them to be a lovely accommodating couple. For instance if you run out of logs for the log burner instead of having to traipse into the local village and pick some up, which we have had to do with cottages in the past, Tim will quietly leave you some outside the front door. If you get a chance say Hi to them as they can tell you all about the 15th century cottage. Try the front door bell – Its hilarious. All in all our stay could not have been more perfect. Lovely Cottage, Lovely place, and would definitely goo back.

    Reviewed by DeanFeb 2017

  • "The Dairy is a fantastic cottage to spend some time!"

    The owners have spent time creating a space full of quirky curiosities & quality comforts to be admired, the crowning glory being the 250litre freestanding bath. After a days walking it was great to have a soak and a real place to stretch out in, with maybe a glass or two, then settle down in front of the wood burner and t.v.. There's a choice of various dvd's & cd's if you require them, and a few games too. There's tea, coffee & milk waiting for you on arrival, so if you've had a decent journey you can settle down straight away.....perfect! The owner's have tried & I believe succeeded in thinking of pretty much everything, but are happy to be contacted should you need anything more, but if you just want to say hi that's fine too. Haworth is a lovely town, Main Street being the place to see. I can recommend The Fleece Inn & The Kings Arms for food & drink. We also walked to Hebden Bridge, you can get a guide from Tourist Information (1.50), but we only had a Fri-Mon stay which is definitely not long enough, but on the upside it means we can go back....and we will definitely be looking to book The Dairy again. Thank you for a wonderful Anniversary weekend away. Mike & Sue

    Reviewed by MikeJan 2017

  • "An ideal property for couples who like something different."

    You can tell that a lot of thought and time has been put into creating this cottage. It's very comfortable and a great place to chill out if you want to hang around in the cottage, which you might as the lounge is so relaxing and the bath tub is excellent. It's very close to the town and within walking distance of all that you will need.

    Reviewed by SoniaDec 2016

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  • One king-size double bedroom with freestanding copper bath and en-suite shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room with woodburner.
  • Gas central heating with woodburner
  • Electric oven and 2-ring induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, 2 x Smart TVs with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent, further fuel for woodburner on honesty box basis
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Enclosed front patio with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops and pubs 5 mins walk
  • Note: Low beams in bedroom
  • Note: The property is not suitable for children
  • Note: There are two deep steps between the kitchen and the lounge
  • Note: The AGA is for decorative purposes only
  • Note: Property is for adults only does not accept children including babes in arms, people with limited mobility
  • Please note: The Dairy cannot accept a check in on a Sunday

The property

A first-class semi-detached, stone-built cottage, attached to the owner's home, situated just five minutes’ walk from the centre of Haworth, the home of the Bronte sisters.

This outstanding holiday home, three years in the making, is a masterpiece of creative styling and artistic flair and a great credit to the owners who have painstakingly brought all the elements of this historic old property together.

From the moment you walk into this stylish accommodation you cannot fail to be impressed by the owner’s attention to detail and the wonderful styling and quirky design of this fabulous romantic retreat.

The lovely kitchen/diner is bathed in soft light from the Velux window, whilst the warming AGA and the bespoke styling all seamlessly combine to create a cosy room ideal for a home-made meal and a relaxing bottle of wine.

The spacious sitting room with its lovely woodburner and delightful soft furnishings provides the perfect spot to snuggle up and enjoy a movie night.

The real delight of this wonderful holiday home lies upstairs where the entire floor has been opened up to provide a real wow factor.

The freestanding copper bath with the home-made champagne glass holders and the taps made out of an old trombone, form the centre piece of the room with a luxurious king-size bed and small en-suite to delight guests.

The house is bedecked with curiosities, skilful home-made fittings, including a Victorian gas meter holder made into a set of lights, vintage pieces and the occasional splash of Art Nouveau, old beams and exposed stonework which all seamlessly combine to delight all visitors.

A small patio area adjoins the kitchen and provides a place to enjoy a drink in the sunshine.

Haworth is a very popular atmospheric old town, and a short walk from the cottage brings you to the main street, where you will find an abundance of traditional pubs, restaurants and cafes.

Many come to visit the parsonage where the Brontes lived during the 1820s and see the surrounding moorlands where they drew inspiration for their classic tales.

While there is something for everyone in the town itself, the nearby market town of Skipton, boasting cobbled streets, a medieval castle and award-winning high street makes a wonderful day out.

Further afield, are Hebden Bridge and the Victorian spa town of Harrogate, as well as the beautiful Yorkshire Dales National Park, just over half an hour's drive away.

A first class romantic retreat.

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About the location


Skipton 13 miles; Hebden Bridge 8 miles.

The small village of Haworth was home to the famous Bronte sisters, who were inspired by the surrounding moorland to pen their novels, which have become classics of English Literature. Haworth is a village that time almost forgot, with its myriad of curiosity and antique shops, alleyways and cobbled streets creating a wonderful period atmosphere, all set against a framing backdrop of countryside famously described in the novel Wuthering Heights as wild, rugged and barren. Nearby, the famous Keighley and Worth Valley Railway, an authentic steam railway brought to prominence in the film The Railway Children, provides a lovely day out with a regular service to the old village of Oxenhope. The area abounds with popular places to visit, including the Bronte Parsonage Museum, East Riddlesden Hall, and the National Railway Museum in York. The market town of Skipton, often fondly regarded as the Gateway to the Yorkshire Dales, is just a short drive away, and also within reach are elegant Harrogate and vibrant Leeds and Manchester.

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Region Information

Note: The property is for adults only does not accept children including babes in arms.
Note: There are two deep steps between the kitchen and the lounge
Note: Property may not be suitable for people with limited mobility.
Please note: The Dairy cannot accept a check in on a Sunday.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas