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Middleham House

Manor House | 10 bedrooms | sleeps 21

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 117 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

Middleham House is a charming 18th century Georgian manor set in 3 acres of private walled garden and situated in the heart of picturesque Middleham. The house offers a tranquil setting, whilst minutes walk from local restaurants, pubs, galleries and shops.

Recently refurbished to a high standard, the house retains its original artworks and antiques, yet offers the latest modern facilities. The charm and atmosphere of the house reflects its two hundred years of family history and gives you the authentic elegant English private country house experience.

Size Sleeps up to 21, 10 bedrooms
Nearest beach Whitby 117 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 200 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Leeds Bradford 81.7 km, Nearest railway: NorthAllerton 29.6 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property
General Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Pool or snooker table, Games room, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 10 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms of which 5 Family bathrooms and 4 En suites
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (9), Cots (2), Dining seats for 20, Lounge seats for 12
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ, Private fishing lake or river
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

Middleham House sleeps up to twenty one, offering ten comfortable bedrooms and nine bathrooms, all of a consistently high standard. The formal dining room can accommodate eighteen comfortably whilst the breakfast room seats twelve. Our guests are pampered with beautiful crisps white linen, bathrobes, and towels.

Next to our wonderful drawing room filled with family portraits, the library with original books and the authentic billiard table, there is also a children playroom just off the kitchen and breakfast room providing ample adults and children spaces. The seating and playing areas are well equipped with music system, Wifi, TVs and DVDs.

Our housekeeper will greet guests on arrival to help settle you into Middleham House, answering any queries and advising on local amenities. We will also provide leaflets for local attractions and restaurants together with books and walking maps on the area. Contact information for private cooks, catering beauticians, babysitters, and taxi services are provided.

Further details outdoors

Whilst parking spaces are scarce at Middleham town, we provide private parking facilities and also welcome pets and dogs. Guests have access to the 3 acre private garden. Games can be set-up as guests see fit.

Northern England region

Yorkshire Dales National Park is a special place; a place of natural beauty and diversity, a place of grandeur, a place of tranquility and solitude, a place to be refreshed and invigorated, and a place to enjoy the challenges of the hills. The interaction of people with nature throughout history has produced a landscape of remarkable and distinctive character.

Here you can experience the vast open space of moorland, listen to the call of the upland birds, walk for miles and miles or sit and watch the world go by along the rivers. You can wander through woods, saunter through picturesque Dales villages of local sandstone or throw pebbles in a stream. All around are the signs of past generations, historic abbeys, embattled castles, churches, crosses, ancient routes, providing some of the best walks in the UK.


Middleham was once known as ‘the Windsor of the North’ because of the frequent visits of monarchs and nobles to Middleham Castle and home to Richard III in 1471. It is a picturesque dale town with its own Castle, Parish church, and charming market square surrounded by local pubs, restaurants, shops and the most stunning landscape.

Middleham today derives much of its prosperity from the breeding and training of racehorses and there are many well known racing stables in and around the town.

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Review 1-7 of 7

6 Feb 2014


"great house and location, but many niggles and poor customer care"

Stayed here for a week with a large family group (three generations).Positives - great location (lovely village with nice pubs, restaurants, walks/cycling nearby). A wonderful house with huge rooms, g… More

8 Jul 2013


"Fabulous House in Fabulous Location"

We rented this house for a 50th Birthday get together for 22 people ranging from 8 months to 75 years of age and everyone who was there was totally impressed. The house was able to accommodate us all… More

12 Mar 2013


"A beautiful house in a wonderful location"

I had a fantastic stay at Middleham House. The house is extremely spacious and has been decorated and furnished with great thought. The bedrooms are very comfortable and have been decorated beautifully. The house is set in a scenic town and has stunning countryside on the doorstep. A wonderful place!

12 Mar 2013


"Spacious, comfortable, warm, elegant large country house located right in the middle of fantastic Dales village"

Middleham House was a true find and an excellent choice to spend a special birthday weekend with a large group of old friends and family. The beds are extremely comfortable, many of the bedrooms have magnificent views over the village, the kitchen recently modernised and is very well equipped. On the Saturday night I booked Figs Catering of North Allerton to cater for my 20 guests and the dining room lit with candlearbras looked magnificent and did justice to Nicola's excellent food .My guests came from far and wide, all thought it a wonderful property and location. I just need to find an excuse to visit again!

12 Mar 2013


"A quintessential English manor house with all the luxury provided!"

We had the most special time at this wonderful manor house. It has exceeded all our expectations and it is much better than it seems on the website. Thank you so much for having us to stay. We love the fact that every corner you turn it is unqiue. The house is full of charm and atmosphere and bring you right back in time. We would definitely recommend to pamper yourselves while staying there. We had wonder massages and private meals cooked. The staff were wonderful and nothing is too much to ask. We also love all the private spaces and hearing our children practicing piano in the background in the living room is really special. The library and the billiard rooms are tremendous! Great space to entertain all age groups. We will definitely be back!

12 Jan 2013


"Great area, great house but owners could put in more effort"

First of all, a lot of the really important things in the house were great and were thoroughly appreciated by our guests:- Lots of hot water on tap- House beautifully warm- Really comfortable beds and… More


Thank you so very much for your comments. Please do accept our sincere apologies for the inconvenience you experienced. Feedback from our guests are very very important to us. Our housekeeping team has been briefed and has taken actions to make any necessary improvements immediately.

We would like to cover some of the points you raised:

1. In terms of necessity around the house, our policy is as such that our housekeeper would walk our guests around the house and show them where everything is and how it works. We then call in after our guests are settled to make sure they have all they need. Our housekeeping team is available during our guest's entire stay to help answering any questions or resolving any issues one may experience. We do always encourage our guests to contact us as soon as they have any questions so we can take actions and help enhancing their experience while staying with us. Many apologies if we have been lacking in this respect.

2. The dinning table. We have always advertised that our table sit 18 comfortably and fit 20 just. It is important to us that our guests are informed the capacity that our house offers. For this reason, we encourage that our guests read all specifications of our house on our website before booking. Apologies again if this has not been been very clear.

3. To enhance one's experience for a long stay (7 nights and more) with large groups and special occasions. We generally recommend that additional housekeeping help is acquire on these occasions. Our guests enjoy a 10% preferential discount rate for usage of our preferred housekeeping, private cook and beautician professionals. We sincerely recommend this option to all our guests in the same situation because it will exponentially improve your experience and allow you to focus on the quality time with your love ones. We are more than happy to offer you complementary housekeeping service next time you stay with us.

Many thanks again for your feedback. We can assure you that your feedback is important to us and we will make sure necessary improvements are made as soon as possible.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any further questions or would like to discuss anything with us at all.

Kind regards,
The housekeeping team from Middleham House

5 Nov 2012


"Characterful and relaxing a perfect house and location for a large gathering"

The hugeness of the house on arrival is confusing and exciting. Full of character, comfort and space each room allows groups having loud fun while others can chat and relax in front of a romantic op… More

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