Loved everything, impressed with the upgraded bathroom! All very homely and comfortablet. Our second visit to Lion Cottage and the Dales. Very with impressed with cleanliness and facilities - a home from home.23-Sep-2016
Further Guest Reviews
Impressed by the quality of the furnishings, comfortable bed, gorgeous bathroom, lots of thoughtful touches, spotlessly clean. Location, flexibility of booking dates.31-Aug-2016
Good quality and looks nice. Nice interior decoration, very clean, value for money, would definitely return25-May-2016
Perfect location for us. Cosy, welcoming, very clean, quiet location. Very good value. No disappointments. Would love to return.29-Apr-2016
Compact, everything provided, feels very comfy, good situation. Everything very nice, nicely decorated, cheerful and good quality.31-Dec-2015
Loved the cottage and location. Little finishing touches, well equipped, cosy and clean. Overall beautifully decorated and furnished27-Aug-2015
This is our second visit to the cottage. Cleanliness immaculate for our arrival. Everything we need here. Good value and great location. Perfect.10-Jul-2015
We had a great holiday in a beautiful part of the country in a cottage that was fantastic. The cottage has been thoughtfully fitted out and is perfect. Delighted with everything about Lion Cottage.15-Jun-2015
- Bedrooms: 1
- Sleeps: 2
- Pets: No
- Price £269 - £428 per week
SHORT BREAKS and flexible week bookings all year.
Duvets, pillows, linen and towels all provided. Oil-fired central heating, electricity and an evening's worth of logs included. Additional logs available to buy at the cottage or local shops.
Freeview television, DVD, hob, oven, microwave oven, fridge/freezer, automatic washer, shaver point, hairdryer, garden furniture.
Off road parking. Secure bicycle store.Telephone. Free WiFi internet access.
Shop, cafe, pub, garage selling petrol, sweets, logs, newspapers, bus stop nearby. Sorry, not suitable for pets. Strictly non smoking.
Description and Location
A peaceful lane known as the Newkin runs from the south side of Bainbridge village green and branches into a private gated nook of four individual dales terraced cottages, a very intimate corner, with Lion Cottage central to the terrace. Now charmingly restored and brought into the modern era with style and comfort. The retention of wide board doors and bedroom floor, stone stairway and alcoves shows the essence of past times.
Entry is to a cosy living area with lounge seating around a wood-burning stove set in a Victorian surround with hearth and a dining area to one side. Adjoining the lounge to the rear is a well fitted galley kitchen with ample space to prepare for those romantic meal occasions. An original stone stairway winds from the lounge to a double bedroom and a bathroom with bath, shower, washbasin and toilet.
At the other side of the nook from the cottage are low outbuildings and behind these by way of a narrow alley is an enclosed and secluded patio garden with gravel surface and flower borders. Nearby on the Newkin is a designated parking area for the cottage which is adjacent to a gated access to the garden although the cottage is easily reached directly from the Newkin.
An interesting upper dales cottage providing a high standard of accommodation with a cosy atmosphere making it an ideal holiday home for two, whatever the weather.
In upper Wensleydale the stately Addlebrough stands flat topped and serene with its high crags dominating the dale and its northern slopes reaching down in a series of diminishing escarpments to embrace the river Ure. On its western flank the lower slopes are steep and almost touch the mirrored steps of the mightier Wether Fell cupping the secret and tranquil valley of Raydale and lake Semerwater. The river Bain, the shortest river in England, flows from the lake over a three mile course to join the river Ure close to Yorebridge, the Ure crossing.