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Rowan Cottage, Healey, Masham – Home 234301 Cottage

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Rowan Cottage, Healey, Masham – Home 234301

Excellent 5/5 Excellent – based on 9 reviews

  • Cottage
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Cottage / 2 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 4

Key Info

  • Child friendly
  • Car essential
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden

Description from owner

Description

Rowan Cottage is located in the heart of the village of Healey, in an elevated position overlooking part of the 20,000 acre Swinton Estate with its fusion of rolling pasture, woodland and moorland dales. This conservation village is situated in the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Rowan Cottage is perfect for families, couples and individuals alike, offering tastefully furnished accommodation for those looking for a romantic break or a more active walking, sight-seeing or outdoor pursuits holiday at any time of the year.

The Black Swan Pub is within walking distance and serves traditional ales and home cooked food. The historic market town of Masham is only a short drive boasting two famous breweries, Theakstons and The Black Sheep, both offering tours, together with a good range of crafts, galleries, shops, delicatessens, tearooms, restaurants and pubs and a thriving market square. The extensive amenities of

Rowan Cottage is located in the heart of the village of Healey, in an elevated position overlooking part of the 20,000 acre Swinton Estate with its fusion of rolling pasture, woodland and moorland dales. This conservation village is situated in the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Rowan Cottage is perfect for families, couples and individuals alike, offering tastefully furnished accommodation for those looking for a romantic break or a more active walking, sight-seeing or outdoor pursuits holiday at any time of the year.

The Black Swan Pub is within walking distance and serves traditional ales and home cooked food. The historic market town of Masham is only a short drive boasting two famous breweries, Theakstons and The Black Sheep, both offering tours, together with a good range of crafts, galleries, shops, delicatessens, tearooms, restaurants and pubs and a thriving market square. The extensive amenities of Ripon, Harrogate and York are within easy reach.

Guest comments:-
"Love Rowan Cottage - even more perfect than anticipated. Immaculate and such attention to detail. Stunning area. A lovely stay".
"Superb location, superb cottage. Log fire a real luxury after a days walking. Inobtrusive but attentive hosts and a cottage worthy of 4 stars. Enjoy, savour, remember and return".
"A great cottage with beautiful views. Felt like home right away. Highly recommended. We stayed for 3 weeks but it was too short".
"A lovely cottage, beautiful views, friendly and thoughtful hosts, what more could we want. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay".
"Beautiful cottage, everything you could possibly need, friendly hosts, thank you for a lovely stay".
“Thanks for your hospitality once again – so cosy and the biscuits are to die for”.
“Lovely cottage in a lovely setting – a perfect break”.
"We really enjoyed our Christmas stay. Feels like home. Thank you for everything, especially for the welcoming arrival".
"Thanks for a peaceful break for New Year — so lovely to be here again".
"A lovely village, beautiful cottage, biscuits were amazing, everything we needed in the cottage. A perfect birthday break. Will definitely return".
"What a lovely place to stay. Thank you for such a lovely welcome. A lovely cottage with everything you could need. We hope to return soon".
"A super cottage, warm and cosy, very friendly hosts".
"Beautiful cottage, so homely and immaculate - loved staying here. Will miss the views".
"A lovely cottage with perfect views and ideally located to explore the Dales".
"Cosy family cottage, very clean, with lots of lovely touches. Would definitely like to stay again".
"A really beautiful cottage in a stunning setting".
"It was a joy to stay in your beautiful cottage in a wonderful location. Will defintely be back soon and won't hesitate to recommend to our family and friends".

Location description from owner

The Yorkshire region

Situated in Lower Wensleydale, the Gateway to the Dales, makes it an ideal base for exploring the Yorkshire Dales with its striking blend of timeless landscapes, rich heritage and quaint villages. Carved from the rugged Pennine hills by ancient glaciers, gently eroded by rushing streams and then softened by meandering rivers, the Yorkshire Dales form one of the most varied and spectacular landscapes in Britain. Scenery so breathtaking and unspoilt that some 680 square miles have been protected as a National Park since 1954 - the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

The beaches of Whitby, Scarborough and Filey are within easy reach travelling over the North Yorkshire Moors. Why not take a train on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway from Pickering to Whitby.

The spa town of Harrogate and York, with it's Minster and museums, are both within an hour's drive whilst Ripon which boasts a beautiful cathedral, is just 20 minutes away by car.

Masham

Aside from the numerous walks there are plenty of things for all ages to enjoy in the local area including golf, horse riding, fishing, clay pigeon shooting, cycling, climbing, canoeing, kayaking, abseiling, potholing, caving, swimming and shopping.

The historic market town of Masham in picturesque Wensleydale is only a short drive boasting two famous breweries, Theakstons and The Black Sheep. Take a tour and sample the award winning ales, browse in the shop or dine in the bistro. The town offers a good range of crafts, galleries, shops, delicatessens, tearooms, pubs and restaurants together with a thriving market square (market on Saturday and Wednesday). Masham plays hosts to a number of events throughout the year including its annual Sheep Fair (September), Steam Rally (July), Summer Music Festival, Beer Festival, Autumn Arts Festival and Victorian Christmas Fair. The extensive amenities of Ripon, Harrogate and York are within easy reach.

Discover the history of Middleham Castle and explore one of the country's best preserved medieval castles, Bolton Castle. Visit the Thorpe Perrow Arboretum with its 100 acres of beautiful woodland walks and bird of prey and mammal centre. Explore Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal (a world heritage site) which was founded by Cistercian monks in 1132 and is the largest monastic ruin in Great Britain. Nearby are the ruins of Jervaulx Abbey, an enchanting 12th century Cistercian Monastery in the most tranquil of settings. The stately homes of Newby Hall with its 25 acres of award winning gardens, enchanted woodland walk, miniature railway and adventure gardens and Markenfield Hall, a spectacular medieval house, built mainly in 1310 and completely surrounded by its moat are a short drive away.

Visit How Stean Gorge and its 1km long limestone gorge together with caves and tunnels and challenge yourself on the ultimate outdoor pursuit adventure. Marvel at the weird and wonderful rock shapes at Brimham Rocks or explore Stump Cross Caverns one of Britain's premier show caves.

At Uredale Glass in Masham you can watch the craftsmen in action as they make vases, bowls, paperweights, table-wear and gifts.

For the younger visitors explore The Forbidden Corner, a unique labyrinth of tunnels, chambers, follies and surprises which will challenge and delight adults and children of all ages. Travel on the authentic heritage Wensleydale Railway through the Yorkshire Dales, or challenge yourself at Aerial Extreme where you'll climb, swing, jump, scream, drop, laugh your way around their adventure course at up to 13m above the ground. Spend a day at Lightwater Valley theme park which boasts Europe’s longest roller coaster. Enjoy an ice cream at the Brymor Ice Cream Parlour one of Britain's few genuine on farm manufacturers selling over 35 flavours of ice cream. Take a tour of the Wensleydale Creamery, the makers of the Real Yorkshire Wensleydale cheese including the official 'Wallace and Gromit' cheese. Visit Big Sheep and Little Cow for a unique hands-on farm experience for children and adults, holding and feeding animals.

Enjoy a walk in Hackfall Wood, a Site of Special Scientific Interest, along the banks of the River Ure, rich in bird and other wildlife with waterfalls, grottos, follies and even a fountain. Visitors are welcome and entry to the site is free. Visit the stunning Aysgarth Falls, which although not particularly high are one of Wensleydale's most famous beauty spots (having been featured in the Kevin Costner film "Robin Hood - Prince of Thieves"), with a pleasant riverside walk linking the Upper, Middle and Lower Falls.

And for some well-earned relaxation and pampering you could visit the Spa at nearby Swinton Park.

Horse racing at Ripon, Thirsk, Catterick and York are all within easy reach.

There really is something for everyone.

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • 1 Double Bed, 2 Single Beds, 1 Cot available
  • 1 Family bathroom

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Internet access
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Policies

Check in time:16:00, Check out time:10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
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About the owner

The B
Response rate:
95%
Calendar updated:
28 Sep 2016
Years listed:
4
Based in:
United Kingdom

Languages spoken: English


This Cottage has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and sleeps 4. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 30 May 2012. Located in North Yorkshire, it has 9 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £325 to £575.

The Owner has a response rate of 95% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 28 Sep 2016.

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“Super Cottage & hosts”

Reviewed 13 Apr 2013

We had a super holiday at Rowan Cottage, the owners were lovely, a welcome hamper on our arrival was great, the cottage was warm felt home from home, the views amazing and the weather was kind to us, we visited some super places all within easy driving distance and everytime we returned to a warm cosy cottage. Thank you so much for the little details and being great hosts we hope to return one day and we would like to recommend your cottage to anyone looking for a lovely cottage to enjoy the beauty of Yorkshire thank you so much the Lynn Family Norfolk

We are very pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay at Rowan Cottage and thank you for your recommendation.

“lovley cottage for perfect break”

Reviewed 24 Jan 2013

We loved this cottage, very cosey and like home from home. The owners have put a lot into this place. We arrived to find everything we could need, tea coffee, buiscuts, milk in the fridge and fire made up ready for us to light. Great location lovley views and nice pub within walking distance. We also had a good morning out at the nearby theakston factory. Would deffo stay hear again. Thanks to the owners for our wonderful stay.

Thank you for leaving such lovely comments. You may also wish to visit the nearby Black Sheep Brewery. We’re glad that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again.

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