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Gallivantin Cottage

(Ref. 1154563)

Thorton Rust near Aysgarth, Yorkshire Dales - North Show on map

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No


  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail, and WC, 1 x twin with en-suite roll-top bath, handheld shower, basin, heated towel rail, and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine
  • 42” Freeview Smart TV with Netflix and Amazon Prime, CD player, WiFi
  • Fuel, power, and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available
  • Roadside parking available
  • Side patio and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Pub 2.1 miles, shop 2.2 miles
  • Note: There are low and exposed beams throughout property, please take care

The property

Aysgarth 2 miles.

Gallivantin Cottage, a delightful stone-built, detached abode is situated in the charming village of Thornton Rust, North Yorkshire.

With the added charm of a woodburning stove, en-suite bedrooms, and a Smart TV, this traditional cottage welcomes families and small groups seeking a rural retreat to the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

As you step into Gallivantin Cottage, a warm and welcoming ambiance envelops you, creating the perfect backdrop for a quiet countryside escape.

The ground floor hosts a plush sitting room featuring a Smart TV, ideal entertainment after a day of adventures, and a farmhouse-style kitchen/diner, where you can cook some tasty meals in the kitchen together.

Enjoy a board games night or toast to a superb holiday around the dining table, before retreating upstairs to bed.

When sleep calls jump into one of the two bedrooms, to catch your night’s rest.

The cottage exudes character and style, with beams and exposed stonework, making it feel like a home away from home.

When weather permits, step outside to the side garden and you will find a relaxing space to enjoy your dinner al fresco style out on the furniture.

Take advantage of being in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park by exploring the scenic trails and beautiful wildlife, not to mention the abundance of picnic spots.

Venture to Richmond to scrub up on some local history at The Green Howards Museum, delve into some local cuisine at Number 29 Tapas Bar, and take a stroll to Richmond Falls.

Make special memories with your family and friends at Gallivantin Cottage.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location


Hawes 9 miles; Castle Bolton 4 miles; Leyburn 7 miles.

The idyllic Wensleydale village of Aysgarth is situated in a walker's paradise close to well known Aysgarth Falls and impressive Bolton Castle which dates back to 1379. Aysgarth Falls have attracted visitors for over 200 years, famously Ruskin, Turner and Wordsworth all visited and enthused about the 'falls' outstanding beauty. In the 19th century Aysgarth was a staging post and many a traveller would make their way down to view the falls from the bridge. Today, many will recognise the Upper Falls from the film Robin Hood, Prince of Thieves. In the nearby Freeholders' Wood, where the ancient art of coppicing is still carried out and visitors will find hazel, ash and wild cherry, among others. The woodland is carpeted with wildflowers in spring and is home to over 120 species. Aysgarth makes an excellent holiday location for walkers, offering a great base from which to explore both Wensleydale and Swaledale, with beauty spots in the area including Aysgarth Falls, Semerwater, castles at both Bolton and Middleham and of course, Hardraw Force - England's highest single drop waterfall at 99ft! There are also lots of interesting market towns and villages to visit, including Hawes, Leyburn and Bainbridge, to name but a few.

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This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas