Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

The Snug joined the Holiday Lettings website about three years ago and has welcomed guests from around the world all praising the booking process and the payment options. We have seen several guests return to enjoy the comforts of The Snug and the magic of Masham. Visit Trip Advisor for guests comments confirming the cottage's credentials, The Snug is rated 'Excellent' Trip advisor in May 2014 presented us with our 'Certificate of Excellence' confirming our five star rating from past guests. We are currently no. 1 on Trip Advisor for holiday cottages in Masham as voted by previous guests.

On arrival enjoy homemade afternoon tea on the cottage's finest china relaxing in the Courtyard or in front of the glowing log burner. Our stone built two storey self catering central heated holiday cottage is full of old charm with beams, wood burner, timber floors and thick wobbly walls. Furnished to a luxurious standard to provide accommodation for up to four guests. Children and dogs most welcome. Owned and managed by husband and wife, Richard and Karen who live close by.

Masham is a beautiful Yorkshire Dales market town in Lower Wensleydale, famous for its local breweries, Black Sheep and Theakstons with its unadorned beauty made up of old stone and solid character providing a popular destination for visitors.

Cyclists often meet in the Market Square and that was before Masham was included on the route of the Tour de France. We welcome cyclists who are looking to do the tour route at their pace! Good cycle storage and external maintenance space.

The Snug is located two minutes walk away from the Market Square, home to a good selection of eating and drinking establishments including two breweries and shops selling good quality local produce.

• Sleeps up to 4

• Lounge with TV, DVD, USB point, radio and freeview channels

• Relax on the leather sofa's in the cosy beamed lounge with historic stone fireplace and wood burner, logs provided.

• Kitchen with integral appliances, also fitted with a dishwasher and microwave; opening onto the rear patio garden, furnished with garden furniture.

• Dining for 4 guests

• Bathroom with shower and under floor heating to the first floor.

• Two bedrooms – master bedroom, super king or twin and second cosy bunk bed room (fitted with adult sized thick mattresses). Large storage cupboard with hanging rail in the master bedroom, good drawer storage in both bedrooms. Both bedrooms are on the first floor.

• Secure parking for motorbikes to the rear

• Lockable store for mountain bikes

• Parking to the front on street

• All linen and towels provided

• Wi-Fi available free of charge

• One well behaved dog allowed (£10 extra charge)

• Cot, high chair and stair gate available on request

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom
Check in time: 14:00
Check out time: 10:00
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 50 m
Nearest travel links Nearest railway: Thirsk 20 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Fireplace, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Furniture Super King Beds (1), Bunk Beds (1), Cots available (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair available
Outdoors Private garden
Access Not suitable for wheelchair users

The Yorkshire region

Masham is located at the gateway to the Yorkshire Dales which features other market towns including Leyburn and Hawes. The spa town of Harrogate is 20 miles away to the south and Darlington is 28 miles to the north east. - full of recommendations from local people on great days out no matter what the weather. links to the features shown on the ITV The Dales Programme.
Masham Around and About - - links to the Visit Masham website and tells you about the endless activities/attractions in Masham, you will see why guests keep coming back to Masham once they have discovered this wonderful place.

2014 - International Event comes to Masham

5 July Tour de France visits Masham

Nearby attractions include:

Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Deer Park
Hackfall Woods
Druids Temple
Coldstone Cut at Pateley Bridge
Lightwater Valley
Newby Hall
Middleham Castle
Bolton Castle
Aerial Extreme
Nidderdale Llamas
Thorpe Perrow
Wensleydale Railway - a fantastic way to see the Dales.

Useful websites - Welcome to Yorkshire - Masham Pages - Details of events in the Masham Area - Masham Community Office - National Trust Fountains Abbey - English Heritage Middleham Castle - National Cycle Routes - Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Beauty - Llama Trekking in the Dales - Arboretum near Bedale, cottage guests enjoy discounted access. - Enjoy a heritage railway journey through the dales.

Northern England

Masham is located in Lower Wensleydale 8 miles from the A1 and 9 miles northwest of the city of Ripon. This historic Yorkshire Dales market town still holds weekly markets on the central market square, reputably the largest in Yorkshire. Its popular annual Sheep Fair is held in September. Other events include the Midsummer Beer Festival, the Steam Engine and Fair Organ Rally and the biennial Masham Arts Festival.

The beautiful countryside around Masham can be explored on foot, mountain bike, or road bike as part of the National Cycle Route. Details of routes are provided in the cottage. The Yorkshire Dales is also a popular destination on motorbike with many scenic roads.

The shops in Masham are predominately small independents offering a fantastic range of essential goods and gifts. The town has been visited by the Hairy Bikers, the Two Fat Ladies and has featured in the Dales Programme on ITV.

Just around the corner from the Market Square is the Recreation Ground, with its play park and tennis courts. On the edge of Masham is the beautiful Masham 9 Hole Golf Course.

Going out in Masham there is an enviable selection of thriving pubs which serve food and local brews from the town's two breweries, Theakston's and Black Sheep. There are several cafes located around the Market Square offering homemade food. For something a little quicker and more informal, try a takeaway, Fish and Chips or Indian.

Visit for further details on life in the thriving town of Masham.