Classic Country Retreat for Groups near the Yorkshire Dales, England

Cononley, England (United Kingdom)

Classic Country Retreat for Groups near the Yorkshire Dales, England

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14 guest capacity
Private Bathroom
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This classic country retreat is located in the Yorkshire Dales, England, and can accommodate 12 guests.

There are six bedrooms, four full bathrooms, and one half bathroom. The first bedroom has a queen-size bed and boasts beautiful views of the surrounding countryside. The second bedroom also has a queen-size bed, with decor of the traditional English cottage style. The third and fourth bedroom both have double beds, and the fifth and sixth bedrooms have two single beds each with rustic decor and exposed wood furnishings. In the four bathrooms, guests will find a toilet, a sink, a bathtub and a shower. In the remaining two bathrooms guests will find a toilet, a sink, and a shower cubicle. Linens and towels are provided.

In the living room, guests will find cozy sofas to snuggle up, a flat-screen TV, a toasty log burning stove, and entertainment for the whole family. There is also a cottage library with a fireplace and comfortable seating, as well as a conservatory with stunning views of the surrounding Dales countryside and a second cozy lounge conservatory.

For group meals, the dining room offers a large table and seating for 12. The fully-equipped kitchen comes with a stove, a countertop hob, a woodburning stove, beautiful wooden beams and a large breakfast dining area for communal meals or a natural evening gathering place. Other amenities include Wi-Fi, free parking, a washer and dryer, and all the essentials.

Outside, there is a beautiful mature garden with over 30 species of bird recorded, as well as an outdoor dining area, bench seating, a trampoline, and incredible hilltop views.


  • Queen-size bed
  • Double bed
  • Electricity
  • Running water
  • Toilet
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Sink
  • Towels
  • Fridge
  • Coffeemaker
  • Oven
  • Private Lounge/Living room
  • Kitchen
  • Heating
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Freezer
  • Dining room
  • Deck/Patio
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Toiletries
  • Linens and pillows
  • Stove
  • Iron
  • Dining table
  • Television
  • Washing machine
  • Twin/Single bed
  • Cooking basics
  • Satellite/Cable
  • Fireplace
  • Parking
  • Wi-Fi/Internet
The cottage itself dates back 750 years and has been sensitively renovated and extended to include all the luxuries of home. The mature garden is a natural sanctuary with over 30 species of bird recorded. The property has been developed as a place of sanctuary and wellbeing, it has even inspired a best-selling book, The Healthy Home.

Location + Surroundings

  • Museums
The Yorkshire Dales is one of England's greatest treasures, and with this accommodation, glampers will be in prime position to explore the stunning surrounding countryside.

Just 13 minutes by car from the market town of Skipton with its amenities, including classic country pubs and a golf course, this accommodation sits on a grassy hilltop surrounded by pastures. It is quintessential England at its best.

The famous Yorkshire Dales National Park lays just five miles to the north and houses some of the best walking trails and stunning scenery England has to offer, as well as the famous 'Three Peaks' Challenge route which boasts three of the largest mountains in the Pennines range.

For glampers looking for a taste of the city, Leeds is just 50 minutes by car and offers historical sights, a world-famous university, and of course Leeds United Football Stadium.


  • Feeding animals
  • Biking
  • Golfing
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Swimming
  • Meditation
  • Climbing
  • Yoga
  • Wildlife watching

The Yorkshire countryside is so beautiful that many guests will simply enjoy sitting in the garden and soaking up the views, but for the more adventurous there is an array of activities in the local area.

The Yorkshire Dales National Park is a must, with thousands of miles of sweeping moors, hills, valleys, lakes, and waterfalls. A good way to take in the views is the famous 'Three Peaks' Challenge, which sees guests hike the three highest mountains in the Pennines - Pen y Ghent, Ingleborough and Whernside - in just one day. Guests can alternatively choose to spread out their hiking for a more relaxing experience. There are options across the National Park for all fitness and experience levels.

For a full rock-climbing experience, there are three major limestone cliffs, Kilnsey, Malham Cove and Gordale Scar, with many companies offering rock-climbing equipment for hire.

There are 2,500 known caves in the Dales with a range of tours to suit all tastes - from crawling through narrow systems to vast chambers the size of St Paul's Cathedral. Glampers should seek the services of a local guide to explore the caves.

Sailing, windsurfing, and canoeing are among the popular watersports found on the Dales many rivers and lakes, with sailing clubs and equipment hire easily found. For those who dare, open water swimming is also available, and there is also a range of beautiful waterfalls across the landscape.

There are a number of museums nearby including the Dales Country Museum, Hawes Ropemaker, and the Swaledale Museum, which would also give glampers a chance to drive through the beautiful scenery and take in the traditional limestone housing that the area is known for.

After a packed schedule of activities, glampers may want to relax in some of Yorkshire's finest pubs to get a taste of the true English pint, or even a famous Yorkshire pudding with their roast dinner.

Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: 4:00 p.m.
  • Check-out: 10:00 a.m.
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • No parties

Cancellation policy

24-hour free cancellation
Fifteen: Cancellation is free up to 24 hours after your booking is confirmed and at least 15 days before check-in.

Additional Information

Guests are politely asked to bring slippers for indoors, and not wear shoes in the house. Unfortunately, no pets are allowed to maintain a low allergy environment. Guests are asked to refrain from smoking in the house.

Cancellation up to 7 days before check-in will result in a 50% refund, within 7 days of check-in the booking is non-refundable.

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