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Kettlewell, Yorkshire Dales - South (Ref. 960218)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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19 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely cottage in a lovely location."

    Would definitely consider another visit in the future.

    Reviewed by IanApr 2022

  • "Very clean and comfortable cottage."

    Ideally situated.

    Reviewed by TomJan 2022

  • "Second visit to longview had a lovely time very clean."


    Reviewed by WilliamDec 2021

  • "Could do with a later check out but apart from that, all good"

    Reviewed by JonathanDec 2021

  • "Absolutely lovely little cottage."

    Felt bigger than it looks in the pictures. Living room super cosy and comfortable. Location is a great base for walks in the Dales and within easy drive of other villages. Parking was good and super easy to navigate. Would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by RebekahOct 2021

  • "The cottage is really comfortable and homely, we have been twice now and we love it."

    Reviewed by RuthAug 2021

  • "Everything ran very smoothly, booking process was straightforward and communication and directions excellent."

    The detailing for the property was accurate and we were delighted with the decoration, comfort and amenities. The Yorkshire Parkin was most welcome on arrival. A cool sanctuary during the hottest week this year. This lovely cottage is an excellent base to explore the surrounding area, either on foot with walks straight from the door, or further afield by car. The Bluebell pub in the village is excellent for food, but popular so worth booking a table. If you are looking for shady walks with the dog, Parcevall Hall Gardens and Skipton Castle woods are both worth a visit. We thoroughly recommend this cottage and would definitely return in the future.

    Reviewed by MichaelJul 2021

  • "A lovely, homely cottage in an excellent location."

    Just at the top of the delightful village of Kettlewell, a short walk from the shop and pubs. Plenty of beautiful walks right from the cottage door, really peaceful location, very friendly neighbours and a parking space as well! What more do you need for a delightful, relaxing holiday. Would definitely love to return!

    Reviewed by MichelleMay 2021

  • "The cottage was lovely with everything you would need for a great holiday."

    They seem to have thought of everything. The village is really pretty and the people very friendly with pubs and a shop.Very handy to have a good parking space. Lots of walks you can do from the doorstep. Would definitely like to visit again.

    Reviewed by SueApr 2021

  • "Lovely cottage - very warm and cosy, well equipped and attractive."

    Excellent position and good to have proper parking space! Piano a real bonus.

    Reviewed by KateOct 2020

  • "We loved the house, it was so homely, and had everything we needed."

    Thank you for the lovely welcome pack! We know the village well and it is a great place to stay, at the top of the village next to the stream, near the shop. We will definitely book the cottage again next time we visit, we loved it. Thank you for such a relaxing few days and great communication.

    Reviewed by RuthAug 2020

  • "One issue we had: all the beds had 13 Tog quilts on them with no other bedding that we could find - a bit warm for summer!"

    Thank you for your feedback and for bringing this to our attention. This hasn't been an issue before - probably because Yorkshire summers are not typically as balmy as this one has been! - but we will ensure this is put right immediately for the benefit of future guests. We are glad that otherwise you enjoyed your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by JonathanJul 2020

  • "The cottage was a lovely place to stay."

    Well placed in the Dales to access a wide range of beautiful places. Woodburner made the cottage cosy and warm but the heating was very efficient too. The key "little" things which show attention to detail was the comfortable bed and bed linen; maps and walking books; some supplies of basics such as salt and pepper, tea and coffee plus more; a gift of Parkin which was lovely. This would go on our list as one of our favourite cottages and Kettlewell as a lovely place to be.

    Reviewed by GillNov 2019

  • "Very good location away from roads."

    All rooms are a very good size with comfortable beds and lovely bed linen. Excellent shower and big kitchen table to sit round. Excellent pub in Starbotton serving home made food at good price.

    Reviewed by EAug 2019

  • "Highly recommended."

    An excellent holiday cottage. The lounge was big enough to fit five in easily but still felt cosy. When we needed privacy, we could go and sit in the hall room, kitchen or the beautiful patio. The kitchen had everything that was needed, and the fittings were all high quality. The cottage had lovely views from its location on the edge of the village. There were plenty of good walks that you could start from the front door without needing to drive anywhere. It was my first visit to this part of the Dales, and I would not hesitate to return. Kettlewell was a pleasant village. The local shop sold all the essentials, and there were a choice of dog-friendly restaurants or tea-rooms if we wanted to eat out together.

    Reviewed by AndrewJul 2019

  • "Clean and cosy cottage friendly neighbours fantastic walks in every direction"

    Reviewed by JayneJul 2019

  • "We had an awful Friday journey up to Yorkshire, rain, holdups, roads closed you name it."

    A 5 hour journey took 10! But the minute we arrived it didn't matter, the cottage was absolutely , beautiful in the most perfect setting. Everything you could wish for was there, lovely walks from the doorstep, stunning scenery all around and set in a unique area within the village so handy for a shop and 3 pubs! Weather was typical British summer but it didn't stop us exploring and would love to go back even our dog agrees! If you're looking for somewhere quiet to get away and relax you couldn't pick a better spot.

    Reviewed by HilaryJun 2019

  • "I found all the arrangements for the holiday very satisfactory, and the cottage itself was excellent."

    All appliances etc worked perfectly and there was a good supply of logs for the woodburner. Completely peaceful---never heard a sound from any of the nearby properties. Only problem I found was that although the parking space was easy enough to get into on arrival, it was very awkward to get out of, involving reversing in very confined spaces.

    Reviewed by PaulFeb 2019

  • "Cottage is well positioned in the lovely village of Kettlewell with good access to the local shop and pubs."

    The cottage is well equipped for a short stay. Excellent location for walkers with routes starting next to the cottage straight onto pathways such as The Dales Way.

    Reviewed by LFeb 2019

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  • Three bedrooms: 1 x first floor king-size double, 1 x twin, 1 x single. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and separate WC. Kitchen/diner. Sitting room with woodburning stove. Reading room.
  • Oil central heating with woodburner
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview and DVD player, Nintendo Wii, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs, Clavinova piano
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Highchair available
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Small enclosed garden with elevated patio and garden furniture
  • Sorry no smoking
  • Village shop and pubs within 5 mins walk
  • Please note: No stag or hen parties or similar allowed at this property
  • Note: Please be aware that there is a steep stair case in the property and narrow tread on one side of bottom step
  • Care to be taken.

The property

Resting in a peaceful corner of the idyllic village of Kettlewell, this characterful period cottage is surrounded by stunning scenery of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, ideally situated for walkers, with an abundance of routes and great pubs on the doorstep.

Upon entering the cottage you will discover a cosy reading room which leads into a characterful lounge with woodburning stove, perfect for relaxing in front of, while watching a good film or playing a board game with the family.

On the ground floor you will also find a well-equipped kitchen/diner where you can settle down and plan the day over breakfast around the table.

Upstairs a spacious master bedroom awaits, where the 'long view' can be admired across the dale.

The two additional bedrooms comprise of a twin and a single room, both of which promise a peaceful night's sleep.

The accommodation is complete with a separate WC and quality bathroom.

To the rear you will be impressed by a wonderful elevated patio, perfect for enjoying this charming location.

The centre of the village is a short stroll away where fabulous pubs serving fine food and local ale can be enjoyed.

Grassington, famed for its summer festival and Dickensian Christmas celebrations, is accessible within 15 minutes by car and the historic market town of Skipton, with its Norman castle and award-winning high street hosting a variety of shops, pubs and restaurants, within half an hour.

A fantastic cottage any time of the year!

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About the location


Grassington 7 miles; Skipton 14 miles.

Nestling at the foot of Great Whernside, near the head of Upper Wharfedale, this idyllic village makes the perfect place from which to explore the wonderful scenery and pretty villages of this magnificent Dale. Much of Upper Wharfedale is National Trust owned - an indication of the beauty of its classic countryside, with dry-stone walls and barns, important flower-rich hay meadows and valley side woodland. Undoubtedly, this is one of the best walking and mountain biking areas in the Dales, with The Dales Way passing nearby. The village itself lying on the banks of the River Wharfe is a real delight with traditional built stone cottages, three pubs, a Post Office, speciality shops and a hotel. No surprise that the hit movie Calendar Girls was filmed here and in other locations throughout the area. An excellent base for enjoying the famous Dales, historic market towns, caves and waterfalls of this magical area.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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