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Situated in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales, this picture perfect cottage is ideally located to enjoy so much that the Dales have to offer.
Walking and cycling are perhaps the most popular pastimes, exploring the highways and byways. The Dales encompass some of the UK's most beautiful and accessible countryside, criss crossed by the Dales way and Pennine way long distance routes, there are numerous spectacular views you can enjoy along the way. We provide OS maps for guests and can help them plan suitable walks.
Always popular with cyclists, since the Tour de France historically started in the Dales its popularity with cyclists has soared, particularly those wanting to emulate their cycling heroes and complete the Dales sections.
Close by there's a water sports lake at Grimwith, a fly and trout fishery at Kilnsey, Hesketh petting zoo at Bolton Abbey. Visit the Bolton Abbey estate and the ruined Abbey, there are superb walks along the river and several good place to eat and drink. Steam railway at Embsey with regular visits from Thomas the Tank Engine. The Settle Carlisle steam train with gourmet lunch is a popular attraction.
In Skipton you can visit the castle, cruise the canals on a barge, visit the busy market and the weekly cattle and livestock auction markets. There's also good shopping, butchers and bakers, boutiques and gift shops and several supermarkets in the town for groceries. There's a great swimming pool with a cafe in Aireville Park, or pamper yourself with a day at the spa and pool in Long Ashes, continue through Threshfield on the B6265, it's on the left.
Nearby Grassington is always popular for an afternoon and if you're feeling more energetic have a drive over to Malham and climb the spectacular cove, take in the waterfall - Janet's Foss then take a look at the awe inspiring gorge at Gordale Scar.
Do the Three Peaks Challenge, the 26 mile route takes in the 3 highest peaks in the Dales, Ingleborough, Pen-y-gent and Whernside, start and finish in the cafe at Clapham.
Check-in is from 15:00 and check-out at 10:00.
From the A1 follow A59 towards Harrogate then Skipton.
Take the B6265 signposted Grassington passing the Craven Heifer on your right.
On entering the village of Cracoe, the cottage is on the right hand side of the main road, 25 yards before the Cracoe Cafe and the Devonshire Public House. Drive into the parking area through the light green painted gates, cartwheel against the wall.