Church Cottage, Pateley Bridge
House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
In Pateley Bridge itself which is the very heart of the Nidderdale AONB, this stone/slate property is full of character and original features and nestles between the Church and the Nidderdale Museum in this peaceful historic market town and within easy walking distance to the town's varied amenities. Features inlude a Cast Iron log burning stove, expopsed beams to living room and granite worktops to the kitchen. It is an excellent base for holidays or short breaks and, with an available parking space is a truly rare find in this historic market town.
For complete relaxation and a world away, but with plenty of restaurants and pubs serving up good food there's plenty to occupy you. Why not just sit back, relax in idyllic surrounding, and while away the time!
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Leeds Bradford 45 km, Nearest railway: Harrogate 25 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Further details indoors|
Heating is on constantly - control is via thermostat at the top of the stairs.
Leaflets on local events are left in the cottage including details of the traditional pubs and restaurants in the area.
|Further details outdoors|
Parking is allowed to the rear of the property in any of the white parking bays
Welcome Pack available on arrival
Northern England region
Yorkshire quite simply have everything from cities to coast and countryside.It is famed for its acres of green fields and drystone walls, a place where everyone can find peace, quiet and enjoyment. The Yorkshire Dales with its heather-covered moorland feeding tumbling streams that rush down valleys lined with flower-strewn pastures.
Cities in Yorkshire deliver all the modern fun you'd expect, from cafe culture to gigs and clubs, brasseries to ballet or gardens to galleries.Nestling beneath the hills lies the delightful town of York, where you can lose yourself in the old Medieval Streets.
Harrogate/Leeds and Ripon are all easily accessible by road.
The vibrant city of Leeds has its historic Victoria Quarter which boasts stores like Harvey Nichols
The peaceful setting of Pateley Bridge has provided inspiration for artists,writers and film and television productions.The winding High Street is packed with small, specialist shops that cater for virtually any requirement. Pateley Bridge is well served with charming pubs serving traditional food and has a good array of restaurants. Browse through the leaflets in the cottage for all the details. There are quality craft centres and country tea-rooms. To experience a truly authentic taste of early dales life, visit the Nidderdale Museum, it is packed with relics and artefacts chronicling a Yorkshire way of life of years gone by.A special plaque in Pateley Bridge High street marks the start and finish of the Nidderdale Way, a circular route of some 53 miles that loops around each side of the Nidd Valley, taking in some of the most spectacular landscapes in the area. Renowned for its charm and floral beauty, Pateley Bridge is the perfect start and stopping point for walkers, with plenty of places to eat. enroute. In September, the Nidderdale Show is held in the idyllic surrounds of Bewerley Park one of the finest shows in the North of England and offers many added attractions for locals and visitors. Stump Cross Caverns near Pateley Bridge were created during the Ice Age and the resulting underground rivers lay undetected until the 1800's. Now, dramatic lighting enhances the Caverns, illuminating the glacial beauty of the stalagmites and stalactites. The visitor Centre provides a useful source of information and gifts.
Prepare for adventure at the How Stean Gorge Outdoor Centre in Nidderdale where there is a spectacular limestone gorge. This steep sided chasm is almost 1 km in length and up to 20 metres (80ft) deep in places. Follow winding walkways, explore caves and tunnels or challenge yourself on the new Via Ferrata course – an aerial network of beams, ladders and cables.
Bewerley Horse Riding Centre, is A.B.R.S approved and qualified instructors offer expert tuition in an attractive and safe environment. Bewerley offers good facilities which include a large indoor school, outdoor wood chip arena, grass jumping paddock, and cross country schooling fences together with good hacking and trekking in an area of outstanding natural beauty.
Ripley Castle and Gardens is a really interesting and entertaining day out rounded off with a luxury ice cream from the World Famous Ripley Ice Cream Shop!
Visit the National Trust's Fountains Abbey, Yorkshire's first World Heritage Site. This huge estate of beauty, contrasts and surprises includes the largest abbey ruins in the country and one of England’s most spectacular Georgian water gardens.
A contrasting National Trust Property is Brimham Rocks where curious rock formations are scattered over some 50 acres on Brimham Moor and provide a great variety of weird and wonderful shapes. Many of the gritty monstrosities suggest all manner of things, including elephants, hippos, bears and mushrooms. Some are said to have associations with the druids.
At Beningbrough Hall And Gardens you can enjoy the slower place of life by the lily pond. Wander down the pear arch avenue to savour the colours and aromas of the walled garden. Pop into the potting shed, visit the Victorian laundry, or discover three floors of portraits from the National Portrait Gallery in the splendid interiors of this Georgian country home.
The spa Town of Harrogate is just 15 miles away, Harrogate is known as 'England's Floral Town' with many floral displays and open spaces. The town has a fascinating spa heritage and buildings of note include the Royal Pump Room and Turkish Baths.
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30 Apr 2014
"3 church cottages pateley bridge is a lovely cottage in a lovely area"
Well it is a lovely characterful cottage, immaculately clean, will stay here again. Rates as one of the very best cottages we have stayed in (and there have been many) Ray… More
20 Apr 2014
"Great little retreat in lovely surroundings !"
Great little cottage in a truly beautiful part of the country ! Stayed twice now and is a great base for North Yorkshire . Ideal for families .… More
5 Nov 2012
"Beatiful cottage in a beutiful location."
Had a great week in this cottage, in a lovely location. Would recommed this cottage to everyone and we hope to go back next year.
4 Oct 2011
"Fabulous cottage in lovely location"
We booked this cottage very last minute, but were very impressed. Trevor was waiting to welcome us, even helping carry in our luggage. he gave us useful information about local walks, places to eat etc. The welcome pack was a lovely surprise and there were lots of books and leaflets about the local area. The property was delightful, spotlessly clean, everything to a high standard, couldn't fault it! The local area was just what we were looking for, with lots of walks in the amazing countryside, so beautiful. There were also many days out but we chose to go to Harrogate, had afternoon tea at Betty's (a must), Stump Cross caverns and Skipton Castle. So much more to do when we next visit...
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