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Moldy Warp Barn

Haworth, Yorkshire Dales - South (Ref. 1024925)



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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Games Room
  • Sky TV
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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31 Customer Reviews

  • "Wonderful stay and property."

    Countryside location and very charming. Family of five really enjoyed our stay. Well equipped house with full kitchen. Great family/TV/games room on second floor. Footpaths right by the house and very close to Bronte Parsonage.

    Thank you Property Owner

    Reviewed by JeremyJul 2022

  • "A very quirky presented barn with loads of history, had everything you needed for your stay."

    Walks abundant nearby. Haworth 2 minutes in the car and K.W.V.R. nearby in Oxenhope. We never got to use the top floor due to steep steps and our mobility which was a shame. The owner was lovely and very informative would definitely recommend Moldy Warp Barn.

    Thank you Property Owner

    Reviewed by RobinJul 2022

  • "Beautiful location, property very in keeping the the area and the owner was very friendly & helpful."

    Accommodation was very comfortable with a lovely beds & modern shower. Will definitely use again.

    Thank you Property Owner

    Reviewed by RuthJun 2022

  • "What a find this cottage was!"

    Wow, we had a 4 day stay and from start to finish it was absolutely amazing. The kids are constantly asking when we can go again! The host were extremely accommodating and very friendly. We look forward to booking again in the future. The Macleod’s

    Thank you - your sign looks fabulous Property Owner

    Reviewed by MurdoMay 2022

  • "Wonderful week at the barn."

    So close to beautiful walks. Made to feel completely at home. Will be back soon.

    Thank you Property Owner

    Reviewed by BruceApr 2022

  • "My family and I had a lovely week staying at the Moldy warp barn."

    The barn had all the facilities you would need. It was very clean and quirky. The one draw back would be the stairs to the living room and upstairs bedroom which are very steep, although you do get used to them. David and Kate are lovely hosts, they are very helpful and friendly. They also produce their very own honey, which I highly recommend purchasing a jar . We were sad to leave , so would definitely go back to stay again .

    Thank you. We look forward to seeing you all again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by MartineApr 2022

  • "Excellent host!"

    She made our stay really special. Her recommendations about local areas of interest was invaluable. Thank you very much. We hope to be back!

    Thank you Property Owner

    Reviewed by ShamaApr 2022

  • "We loved our time in this quirky, lovely old barn."

    The view from the garden is absolutely beautiful. We had great walks with our 2 dogs. The owners are so friendly and helpful. Only negative thing was the staircase, but still we'll be going back...100%.

    Thank you Property Owner

    Reviewed by BrianMar 2022

  • "Wonderful warm hospitality and a beautiful home from home, thank you"

    Thank you Property Owner

    Reviewed by RebeccaMar 2022

  • "Weather was awful, snow, wind, rain, but just added to the adventurous Yorkshire experience at the Barn."

    Host, Katie, made us feel very welcome and shared some interesting local history. We really enjoyed our stay and found Moldy Warp (relates to moles!) quirky and homely. Good base for lots of interesting and lovely places to visit. Muddy because of weather, bring your wellies or walking shoes. It is a working farm. Many thanks to Katie and Dave for your hospitality, Sue, Steve and family x

    Reviewed by SusanFeb 2022

  • "THe property had a rustic, quirky old fashioned charm WHich we loved."

    The owners were extremely Helpful. We would like to thank them for an excellent Christmas stay!

    Thank you. Happy New Year! Property Owner

    Reviewed by VanessaDec 2021

  • "Unique characterful comfortable upside down cottage."

    Mulled wine and mince pies much appreciated. Very pleasant and helpful owner.

    Reviewed by AlanDec 2021

  • "My wife and daughter and my dog and I had 5 nights at Moldy Warp Barn in the run up to Halloween 2021."

    We were looking for a rustic getaway, walks on the moors, dramatic scenery and a warm comfy home for family evening relaxation. Moldy Warp Barn offers all of this with tons of charm thrown in for good measure. Our hosts were friendly and helpful with a few interesting tales to tell of the local area and greeted us with local honey, wine and Yorkshire Parkin. The barn itself has all the modern conveniences we needed including a solid Wi-Fi connection. Thick walls and flagstone floors, steep staircases, beamed ceilings and wood panelling all added to the sense of authentic, rural charm. Our days were spent exploring the world of the Bronte sisters, seeking out dramatic waterfalls or pottering through the beautiful local towns with great local pubs. Our evenings playing board games, cards or even watching a little TV in the grand high-beamed living room. If you like walking, adventure, history and culture, this hideaway in the Yorkshire Dales is a wonderful retreat any time of the year.

    Reviewed by AllanOct 2021

  • "Lovely property and welcoming owners"

    Reviewed by ErinOct 2021

  • "This is our second time staying at Mouldy Warp Barn."

    Our children have absolutely fallen in love with the experience Mouldy Warp Barn provides. Sitting within yards of a working small farm. Katie and Dave are tremendously kind and caring hosts. They are full of local knowledge with fabulous suggestions about all sorts of activities. They spent hours entertaining us with the going ons around the farm. Dogs, goats, sheep, geese. There are few things that can beat watching a sheep dog round up sheep. With lots of walks from the door with beautiful views everywhere you look. The barn is simply delightful, with character that only 1000 years can mould. The games room provided a cozy escape for our children and a bit of peace for us! We cannot speak highly enough of our amazing holidays there. We cannot wait for our next visit!

    Reviewed by RobertAug 2021

  • "Had a wonderful stay at the cottage, as usual though the week went too quickly."

    The owners are extremely friendly and helpful, we would definitely book again. Plenty of walks from the door to take the dogs on. The fresh honey is beautiful. Thank you for a lovely welcome and a great stay. The Stone Family.

    Reviewed by MarieJul 2021

  • "This property was not listed with mobility issues as we were unable to access ..."

    This property was not listed with mobility issues as we were unable to access 1st floor as stairs/ladder did not have top step to floor level, cannot see how this passed building regulations or your inspection, my wife has Rhuematoid and Osteo Arthritis also two knee replacements and I have mobility issues, We had to stay downstairs where there was no comfort just a table and hard chairs, the view from the front window was awful and the so called garden was just a strip of grass and shingle with a sign that said do not let your dogs foul on here so where are they supposed to go also it was accessed from outside the property, overall very poor, The towels were hard and rough it also advertised Sky tv but there was none only out of date receivers with no viewing card, we left on the Monday after two days and went home my daughter stayed with her family for the rest of the holiday, they had no issues with access

    Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback. We are so sorry to hear encountered difficulties going upstairs. We do have several images of the stairs within the property on the website and an additional note to advise to take care on the open tread stairs. The property is over 1000 years old and we have tried to preserve this as much as possible. We advise that you do not allow your dog to foul on the grass outside the property as children play here. The property does include Sky TV, however it is not the full package so you do not have access to sky sports for example. Had we been made of these issues at the time of your stay, we would have looked to rectify these for you to make your stay more comfortable. Take care and Stay Safe! Property Owner

    Reviewed by RodJul 2021

  • "Katie and Dave were really friendly."

    We had eggs from her chickens and a bottle of wine waiting for us when we arrived.

    Reviewed by SharonJul 2021

  • "We had a lush stay at moldy warp and would definitely return again!"

    Reviewed by ThomasJun 2021

  • "We had a fantastic stay at Moldy Warp Ban - the owners couldn't do enough to make us welcome and comfortable."

    The cottage itself is very quirky and well equipped. Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by RamseyJun 2021

  • "Owner Fiona was very nice and helpful with lots of knowledge of surrounding area."

    We had a excellent weeks holiday. The barn was well equipped with essential things needed. The barn was different and unique. it was a little cold , but the floors are all stone and the weather was changeable, even though it was June, that's great British weather of course. It would have been good if there had been a second comfortable chair in the downstairs dinning area, for watching TV.

    Reviewed by NeilJun 2021

  • "Just returned from a fab week at the barn."

    Katie and Dave are the best hosts and made our stay unforgettable. They were always there to help and kept our children entertained throughout the week. The Krystal chicken memory will make us laugh forever. The barn is lovely and cosy we loved every minute. The local area is so picturesque and we had lots of long walks. Local pubs and shops all in walking distance. We will return, thank you again Katie and Dave

    Reviewed by AndrewMay 2021

  • "We had a fantastic time."

    The owners Kate and Dave were helpful and very kind. We had a great holiday and wouldn't hesitate to stay again.

    Reviewed by SianMay 2021

  • "The lounge on the 1st floor is a lovely space and we had a great evening playing board games there."

    The dining room which is on the ground floor is the heart of the space. If anything the kitchen is a little small but it has good knives, which is a rare treat in a rental cottage! All in all a great time was had. Thank you

    Reviewed by AlisonOct 2020

  • "Absolutely loved this place, lovely hosts."

    .. extremely cosy and full of character

    Reviewed by NicolaOct 2020

  • "We really enjoyed our stay in Moldy Warp Barn."

    It’s a lovely, quirky cottage with loads of character. Our hosts were very friendly and very welcoming. The location was perfect for lovely long walks straight from the door. We will definitely look forward to returning.

    Reviewed by BeverleySep 2020

  • "We’ve just returned from a weeks stay in this beautiful converted barn."

    We were made to feel so welcome by Katie and David. The small welcome basket of goodies was a lovely touch. There are some lovely walks around the area as well as some great pubs to relax and eat in. We shall certainly be back again.

    Reviewed by LucyAug 2020

  • "The holiday cottage was absolutely fantastic, we had a great time the owners were really friendly and helpful nothing was too much trouble."

    The location is really picturesque with lots of well signposted footpaths nearby. The mile walk to the pub shop was idyllic. Thank you again for a lovely stay it was just what we needed. We will be back... Sykes - having now read some of your reviews of your treatment towards your customers during lockdown, I'm not sure I would book via you again.

    Reviewed by GemmaAug 2020

  • "Wow , what a beautiful little place."

    Our family of 5 had the most amazing time in this old barn . Hosts Dave and Katy were so welcoming warm and friendly . Nothing was too much trouble. Dave taught us to drive the tractor and shared some of his farming stories . Katy was always on hand to check if we needed anything . We didn't because the Barn had everything we needed . So quaint and unique . Gorgeous big beds , comfy with lovely fabrics. You must purchase some of Katey and Dave's hunny and fresh eggs . Delicious . We are all completely chilled and relaxed . Enjoyed the surrounding walks with our dog . Being greeted first thing in the morning by the cows was s joy . Proper farm life experience . Just wonderful ! Very clean , plenty of towels . Utensils , even a slow cooker !! Massive tv and soft lighting . If you want a unique experience this original monks barn is the place to stay . Would defiantly return

    Reviewed by NeilJul 2020

  • "Excellent hosts, very comfortable accommodation, fantastic location."

    ..would definitely return.

    Reviewed by RichardJul 2020

  • "Katie and David are wonderful hosts."

    Moldy WarpBarn is so much more than a barn -- its an experience, and a b.....y good one. There are nooks and crannies to explore, theres always something to discover. The beds are comfortable and large. Two highchairs for a 21/2 and a 1 year old very much appreciated. Two cots and room to move. The games area at the top ofthe barn proved an exciting destination. Overall an exceptional holiday accomodation. When we are next in the area this will be our first choice to look to stay.

    Reviewed by BruceMar 2020

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  • Three bedrooms: 1 x ground-floor double, 1 x ground-floor twin, 1 x first-floor super-king-size with sitting room
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner with log effect electric stove/fire
  • Second-floor games room
  • Gas central heating with log effect electric stove/fire
  • Electric oven and gas hob, washing machine, dishwasher, microwave, fridge/freezer, Sky TV and Fibre WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available upon request
  • Off-road parking
  • Enclosed lawned garden and gravelled area with furniture
  • Two well-behaved pets are welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1 mile and pub 1.1 miles
  • Note: The property has open tread stairs and care must be taken when using

The property

Situated on the outskirts of Haworth village, overlooking the picturesque village of Oxenhope, sits this medieval barn conversion next to the owner’s working farm.

Set over three floors, this idyllic property has retained many of its original features throughout, with exposed beams and whitewashed stone walls.

Enter the property and come into a wonderful open-plan kitchen/diner which benefits from its own log effect electric stove/fire, ideal for those chillier evenings, with a large dining table with seating for all six guests, the perfect space for dining together and catching up on the day's events.

The compact kitchen enjoys all the necessary appliances for rustling up some delicious meals or a hearty breakfast.

Situated on the ground floor are two bedrooms and a bathroom with WC and an over the bath shower (The property benefits from gas central heating throughout and double glazing).

Following the steps upstairs, you enter a unique large room which has been carefully converted to include comfortable sofas where you can curl up and unwind in front of the TV, or cosy up in the super-king-size bed and watch a late night movie - Tapestry curtains provide a beautiful screen between the spaces.

A further staircase leads up to the minstrell’s gallery where the games room can be found , complete with a X Box games console, TV and a multi-games table to keep your teenagers/young adults entertained during those quieter evenings.

To the front of Moldy Warp Barn there is an enclosed garden area with a lawn and gravelled areas, boasting some of the most magnificent rural views imaginable - Complete with BBQ and large round table with 6 chairs for alfresco dining evenings.

This property is excellently placed for exploring the beautiful Haworth moorland and accessing some popular sights, including the Hoyle Syke waterfall.

Make sure you travel into the bustling village of Haworth which offers the Brontë Parsonage Museum, a large selection of pubs and restaurants and shops once the family home of the famous Brontë sisters and where they wrote their famous literary works.

Both Haworth and Oxenhope has its own steam railway perfect for exploring the Yorkshire countryside, or venture towards the nearby towns of Halifax and Bradford for more attractions.

Moldy Warp Barn is an excellent choice for a rural break to West Yorkshire.

5% discount on all bookings between 20/05/22 - 30/06/22

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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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5% discount on all bookings between 20/05/22 - 30/06/22

This property offers the following short breaks:

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