A lovely old stone-built cottage on a working farm, in the village of Killinghall, only a short drive or walk from the famous spa town of Harrogate. With amazing views and friendly hosts who are happy to show guests around the farm ,this peaceful location is idyllic. There is so much to see and do in the local area. With books toys and games (including a Wii console) provided free of charge for a rainy day, you'll never be short of activities. Lots of tourist information provided to help you plan days out. Free use of wellies for everyone and walks starting from the farm in all directions including Harrogate and Ripley.
There are two local pubs within walking distance and a park (a bus stops right at the end of the lane going directly to Harrogate, Leeds or Ripon via Ripley). Trains from Harrogate go regulalry to Leeds, York and London.
From the front: parking and patio area with ample parking for two cars, the door leads to a large hallway through to the lounge and dining kitchen beyond, with farmhouse style dining table to seat 6 guests. Within the lounge area there is a large sofa and a sofa bed for 2 occasional guests, an open fire with fuel provided for your first fire (and further by arrangement), digital flatscreen TV, DVD and Wii Console with DVDs, books and games.
In our lovely stone built cottage there is lots of space and character. Upstairs there is a single room, and along a corridor to a spacious master bedroom with king sized bed (can be split into 2 small singles on request) and single sofa bed for an occasional guest. Bedroom 3 is twin-bedded (can be a 6ft superking sized bed on request) where a cot can be provided if needed. Bathroom with shower over the bath, heated towel rail, toilet and basin. Outside rear enclosed garden with wooden furniture, BBQ, chiminiere and spectacular views.
Oil central heating with working open fire, microwave, slimline dishwasher, fridge, freezer, electric hob with electric oven, integral grill and extractor hood. TV, DVD, Ipod dock, Wii console and DAB digital alarm clocks. All fuel, linen and soft towels included in the rent with extra fuel available to purchase for the open fire. An extremely well equipped kitchen for the keen baker or cook. Ample parking. Babies welcome with bowls, cutlery, bibs and toys provided. Travel cot and high chairs are available free of charge. Outside Furniture. BBQs permitted (free hire of bbq stand and disposable bbq's available). Free WiFi.
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Travelled up to Yorkshire for a few days to visit family, instructions to the farm were great and we arrived to a toasty cottage. Everything we needed was in the cottage...although we only found the games on the morning we left! Bedrooms were perfect, bathroom was spotless, and the views in the morning and evening were stunning. Would highly recommend, really close to Harrogate for sightseeing and shopping, and not far from the Dales. The host Tanya also supplied us with some lemon drizzle cake which was devoured shortly after receiving it!
We would highly recommend this lovely cottage! Tanya and David were perfect hosts and very thoughtful when it came to our 3 small children. The children really enjoyed collecting the eggs, having a tour of the farm, playing in the garden and investigating the well stocked toy cupboard!
We all enjoyed a walk across the fields down to the river as recommended by Dave and visited some v nice local pubs too.
The cottage was very warm, cosy and well equipped and we would 100% recommend staying here.
Thank you :-)
The trip started well with Tanya asking what age our little boy was to make sure she had toys for him - far beyond what we expected! We then had a wonderful weekend at Cowslip Farm Cottage! Everything was spot on. Very comfortable beds, everything we needed was provided and there were some great little touches - scones and milk when we arrived and a tour of the farm. Tanya even created a special sign for our litle boy's room with his name on it, which he loved! Even the bad weather didn't matter as we had a cupboard full of toys and a wii console to keep us amused. A big thank you to Tanya and David for making us feel so welcome. We will definitely be back!
If Carlsberg did holiday cottages this is what they would be like. Wonderful, cosy but very spacious cottage, extremely well equipped, spotlessly clean, genuinely friendly and welcoming hosts in the beautiful Yorkshire countryside. Tanya has thought of everything to enable a happy, easy and comfortable stay.
A really great place. Well equipped and clean and tidy, with nice personal touches from the hosts. Would highly recommend.
We had a wonderful stay at Cowslip cottage. Tanya was most helpful and a welcoming letter with homemade scones and jam were waiting for us on our arrival. My son and daughter in law from Brisbane Australia were with us and they were most impressed. We were able to visit Harrogate, Knaresborough and York all being fairly nearby. The cottage had numerous leaflets giving information on places to visit. We loved meeting Tanya and David. They could not have been more welcoming. We loved the log fire and the well equipped kitchen and comfortable beds. Thank you.
Cowslip Cottage was an ideal weekend getaway for our group of 7. It was cosy, well-equipped and perfectly located: close to Harrogate and easy to get to by car or train. Tanya was a thoughtful host, and always easy to get hold of. We all thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would happily stay again.
Only had time for a short 2 night stay in Cowslip Cottage...wonderful large lounge area for relaxing...quite steep stairs to upstairs bedroom & bathroom, but great views over the farmland with the grazing cows nearby & lovely sunrises...arrived in the dark but luckily Tanya had emailed us detailed directions...friendly welcome from David...welcome basket with biscuits & jam plus fresh milk in the fridge for the first cuppa...wonderful amount of tourist information which made it easy for planning our outings...dropped in at the "Cookshop" at Knaresborough so we could meet Tanya...wonderful location for exploring nearby places & great to come "home" to the peacefulness of the farm at the end of each day.
Great place, on a working farm, but on the edge of the village close to amenities. Tanya is a great host and communicator, we felt very much at home. The accommodation had all we were looking for. Great views across the fields, wonderful sunrise and sunsets with the happy cows milling in the background.
Welcome pack was lovely. Joy wants the recipe for the cookies!
Shame we only had a couple of nights, hindsight is a wonderful thing!
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