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The Swallows Nest...

Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Welcome to The Swallows Nest, our luxury, newly renovated barn conversion set on a family working farm in the heart of the Pennines. Providing you with luxury accommodation for up to 5adults (plus cot).

The Swallows Nest offers 3 bedrooms, full family bathroom and separate toilet. Fantastic spacious kitchen with top quality appliances and spacious lounge/diner with wood burning stove, comfy sofa and armchairs and oak dining table with seating for up 5 (plus cot).

Located just outside the village of Slaithwaite with all the local amenities you need for your time away. An excellent base for walking, cycling and visiting many well know tourist spots including Holmfith, Marsden and Hebden Bridge to mention just a few. Rail links from the local station in Slaithwaite take you to Huddersfield , Leeds and Manchester.

If you want to relax, enjoy the countryside and dine out and about, The Swallows Nest is the ideal place to stay whether you are on holiday, visiting friends, or working away from.

For more information please visit our website.

Size Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 2 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Leeds, Nearest railway: Slaithwaite 3 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (1), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Secure parking

Northern England region

We are located in the Colne Valley which is a delight for walkers, cyclists and birdwatchers with miles of footpaths over moors, along the canal and neighboring valleys.

The Huddersfield Narrow Canal runs through the center of Slaithwaite and the adjacent footpaths are popular for walking to Huddersfield and The Standedge Tunnel at Marsden with its visitor center and cafe.

Travel a little further and visit the popular towns of Holmfith and Hebden Bridge or the cosmoplitan cities of Leeds, York, Manchester and Harrogate.


The Swallows Nest is located just outside he friendly village of Slaithwaite in the Colne Valley. Locally known as "Slawit" it as a varitiy of shops ranging from gift and antique to The Local Green Valley Grocer, Handmade bakery and butchers to name a few. Slaithwaite boasts an excellent wine bar, real ale pubs, cafe's, takeaway and Indian restaurant.

Full of history with a wealth of old buildings and mills dotted throughout the valley, many of which were used in the woolen textile industry.

The village hosts several popular events throughout the year including Toally Locally, Christmas lights and The Moonraking festival, with street entertainers, stalls and food outlets.

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3 Oct 2014


"The best and most comfortable cottage in Yorkshire!!!"

Swallows Nest is a true treasure! The facilities, comfort and very tasteful architectual design (contemporary countryside style) of this holiday cottage made our stay very pleasant. We were staying wi… More

14 Sep 2014


"A home away from home"

When we go away, our aim is that we stay in equal or preferably better surroundings than we do at home. This was definitely achieved here. As soon as we entered the property it had that 'WOW'… More

Thank you for your wonderful review, we would love to welcome you back and yes bring your walking boots to explore the surrounding countryside. The woodburning stove is definitely a luxury to come home to after a busy day out!

8 Jul 2014


"Excellent Stay At The Swallows Nest"

Perfect place to stay for our holiday in England. Beautiful area to be in. The Swallows Nest had everything we needed and Sally was very helpful and wonderful to communicate with. Home was decorate… More

Thank you for your lovely comments and so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and your trip to England.

31 May 2014


"Delightfully cosy cottage"

We stayed in 'the Nest' for 3 nights at the end of May. We loved the cottage. It's well designed, well finished and lovely and cosy. We found it a bit tricky to find on the first day, b… More

Thank you for your lovely comments, it was a pleasure having you stay and look forward to welcoming you in the future.

25 Apr 2014


"Fantastic cottage"

Fantastic five star cottage with top notch facilities set in a beautiful rural location and part of a working farm. Very welcoming and friendly owners.… More

Thank you for your comments and hope things are going well for you.

8 Apr 2014


"Beautiful house, had an amazing time!!"

My husband, young daughter (5 months at the time) booked the house for Christmas and New Year 2013. It was our daughters first Christmas, and we were coming home to spend time with our family. I canno… More

Thank you or your lovely comments and so glad you had a wonderful Christmas with us. Look forward to welcoming you in the future.

12 Jan 2014


"Beautiful cottage, high standard, gorgeous location"

Just stayed for one week to visit family in Halifax. With 2 small children who need room to move, separate rooms and a bath! Facilities were excellent, right down to providing baby spoons. Having dire… More

Thank you for the great review and pleased everything was good for the children whilst giving you chance to relax! Look forward to having you stay on your next visit to the uk.

11 Nov 2013


"Everything was perfect."

Beautifully finished property, which was everything we had hoped for and more. We were three women escaping from the family for two nights and going to the Yorkshire Sculpture Park (about 1/2 hour aw… More

Thank you for your lovely comments. It was a pleasure to have you stay. Look forward to welcoming you back to Swallows Nest in the future.

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