Spennithorne is a quiet village located in the countryside of Lower Wensleydale.Very local attractions include Middleham Castle, Jervaulx Abbey and the pleasant market town of Leyburn, whilst children will enjoy "The Forbidden Corner" a maze with a difference near Middleham. Leyburn has a good range of shops and services, ample parking and a regular bus service from Spennithorne. Market day is Friday, and the town has a selection of pubs and cafes. The Wensleydale Railway runs through Leyburn and there is a Tourist Information Bureau in the town square. Just outside the town is Tennants Auction House, the largest auction centre in Northern England, selling everything from fine furniture to memorabilia, making an interesting visit even if you do not want to buy anything.
The nearest Dales are Wensleydale and Swaledale, offering a variety of walks and spectacular scenery. Half an hour’s drive from Spennithorne is Hawes, home of the Wensleydale Creamery, well known for its cheese. The town is a walking centre and sits below the Pennines.
Places to visit further away include York, Harrogate, Pickering, Durham and Richmond. Hadrians Wall and Beamish Open Air Museum are within easy driving distance, as are the North York Moors and the coastal towns of Whitby and Scarborough.
2 Stable Cottages is the centre cottage within a walled courtyard near the church. This small cottage, an ideal base for a peaceful country holiday, offers warm, comfortable accommodation. Table and chairs are available for sitting outside in the courtyard.
Entrance to Kitchen/Dining Room, with electric cooker, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, microwave, table and chairs. Lounge with coal effect electric stove, settees, colour TV and DVD player. Books, maps, and information leaflets available. Upstairs are two bedrooms, a double and a twin. Also bathroom with shower cubicle, toilet and washbasin. Parking is strictly for ONE car only in the courtyard -
Services: Thermostatic controlled electric radiators for background heating, heated towel rails in the bedrooms, plus extra electric heaters in each room, if needed -
Our Cottage in the Dales near Leyburn in Wensleydale is available for holiday lettings