Dyer's Cottage - Yorkshire, Sleeps 2+1
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Dyer's Cottage - Halifax, West Yorkshire, England - Sleeps 2+1

Dyer's Cottage

Dyer’s Cottage is beautifully presented throughout and provides self-catering to a high standard of comfort and style with lots of character features. Sleeping two guests (plus a child on a fold-up bed and cot), the cottage is perfect for singles, small families and couples visiting relatives/friends, away on business or looking for a base from which to explore Yorkshire's many attractions.

Dating back to the 17th Century, Dyer's is a much loved cottage which has been in the family for many years. It is sandwiched between Halifax and the Yorkshire market town of Sowerby Bridge (where the Rochdale Canal and Calder and Hebble Navigation meet) which were both used in the filming of the popular television programmes 'Happy Valley' and 'Last Tango in Halifax'.

Sitting in the Calderdale Valley within West Yorkshire, Dyer's Cottage is within easy reach of Leeds, Manchester, Halifax, and also the South Pennines, the Yorkshire Dales and Bronte Country. It has good public transport links, allowing you to get out and explore without the use of a car.

An excellent base to discover Yorkshire's fascinating heritage and many attractions, there are plenty of great day trips out. Visit Wainhouse Tower (only open between 11-4pm on Bank Holiday Mondays from Easter to end of August) and climb the steps of the world's highest folly which will reward in spectacular views. Take the kids to Eureka National Children's Museum in Halifax for some interactional education (a great way to learn through play), and visit The Piece Hall right in the heart of Halifax with its shops to browse and eateries. Bankfield Museum in Boothtown (just outside Halifax centre) is a great all weather attraction with lovely parkland and a fascinating regimental museum with textile galleries.

For those who like to keep active, explore the Calderdale Way fifty mile footpath; visit the Ski and Snowboard Centre in Halifax; or cycle/walk the Rochdale Canal. There are also pretty villages and towns to explore including: the quirky market town of Hebden with its twice weekly market (on a Saturday and Wednesday); Heptonstall with its quaint cobbled streets; Luddenden; Ripponden with its ancient packhorse bridge; Mytholmroyd with its antique centre (and popular arts festival) and Cragg Vale. Haworth village (home to the Bronte family) is another popular and interesting day out, or take a nostalgic trip on the Worth Valley Steam Railway (made famous by 'The Railway Children' film) which runs steam and diesel trains from Keighley Station.

The Yorkshire Sculpture Park for art lovers is just forty minutes away, and for those happy to travel slightly further, Yorkshire and Lancashire's stunning coastlines are two hours and the bustling City of York is slightly less.

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  • 17th century Dyer's Cottage was originally part of a farmhouse
  • The enclosed garden is safe for toddlers and a dog. Sit in the sun and relax!
  • The spacious sitting room has high ceilings, wooden beams and an inglenook
  • Eat at the dining table and admire the view of the garden and Calder Valley
  • The gas fired stove looks like a woodburner but provides instant clean heat
  • This feature chair has lots of local names. How many do you know?
  • Well equipped Kitchen with dishwasher, fridge/small freezer,ceramic hob
  • Mullioned window in the galley kitchen dates back to 1650
  • Well equipped Kitchen with all you need!
  • A locally sourced welcome pack is provided but varies
  • Huge Hypnos super king bed can also be made up as 2 singles by prior arrangement
  • Lots of character features like this decorative cast iron bedroomfireplace i
  • Bedroom offers a relaxing place to read in a super comfortable bed.
  • Spacious bedroom with lovely views across Calderdale
  • Stylish modern bathroom with large shower/bath, Aqualisa digital rain shower
  • Glossy white doors hide the washer/dryer and central heating boiler
  • Split level accommodation with steep stairs leading to first floor
  • Tastefully decorated to provide a real home from home including family photos
  • Until renovation in 2014/15, this was the only light source in the bedroom
  • A warm welcome awaits at the back door leading from a very old courtyard.
  • Steps lead up from the road with parking to the path leading to the front door.
  • The owners' family have lived here for over 200 years. This is an old well.
  • Plenty of local attractions like Wainhouse Tower, open Bank Holiday Mondays
  • If you stay for a week, you will be able to try the locally produced wine.
  • The cottage is set back from the road opposite the old school building.
  • Why not explore the Rochdale Canal by foot, bike or barge?
  • The Hebble & Calder Navigation and the Rochdale Canal both offer lovely walks
  • A winter view of Calderdale from the hillside behind the cottage
  • The owner, whose family have lived in the cottage for 200 yrs by Baitings Reserv
  • Shibden Hall is a popular film set and will be seen soon on BBC's Gentleman Jack
  • Don't forget to visit Haworth, home of the Brontes, just 30 minutes drive
  • Quirky Hebden Bridge is well worth a visit by bus, train car or walk by the cana
  • Beautiful scenery to explore maybe with your dog.
  • A well behaved dog is welcome downstairs or bring your own bed linen
  • Calderdale is the least well known Yorkshire Dale so visit before it gets crowds
  • These happy visitors are returning for 3 weeks in July 2017
  • What a lovely comment! Thank you!
  • More satisfied visitors!
  • We are very pleased that our guests are relaxed and content with the atmosphere.
  • 4 online reviews you may find interesting.Please enquire for further information


  • Internet Access
  • Garden/Outside Area
  • iPod Docking
  • DVD
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Cot
  • Accessible via Public Transport

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Accommodation comprises:

Ground floor

  • A long garden path (with a few steps) takes you to the front door.
  • Spacious sitting room full of charm and character with stripped wood doors, parquet floor, an inglenook housing a 'log effect' Gas stove (a cosy environment at a flick of a switch), comfy seating, Smart forty inch television with Freeview, DVD/CD player and iPod docking. There is also a dining table with two chairs.
  • Beautifully presented kitchen well equipped with dishwasher, electric oven/hob (with extractor over), tall fridge/freezer, microwave, wooden oak worktops, ancient mullion window and some exposed stone adding to the charm. A back door takes you outside to the courtyard.

First floor

  • Landing area with desk and chair (WiFi internet available throughout) and room to accommodate a cot or fold-up bed if required (please notify the owner if you would like these facilities provided prior to booking).
  • Flexible bedroom with zip and link super-king bed which can be made up as two singles by prior arrangement. This delightful room has a pretty decorative Victorian fireplace (not in use), ample hanging and drawer space and fabulous views over the valley.
  • Stylish luxurious modern bathroom with shower over bath, WC, hand basin and heated towel rail.

Outside: There is a garden which affords a sunny aspect to the front of the property with patio area and outdoor furniture - a nice place to enjoy a glass of wine in the sunshine.

Additional information: One dog welcome by prior arrangement with the owner (charged at £25 per week). WiFi internet access throughout the cottage. Prices include heating, bed linen, electricity and towels. Short breaks available all year round (three night minimum applies). Perfect for corporate lets, holidays and visiting families. The owner accepts credit card payments with no extra surcharges added!

Prices for 7 nights:
Low Season from £295
Mid Season from £350
High Season from £400
Peak Season £420

Key details:
Pets: Yes, 1 dog
Smoking: No
Children: Yes
Changeover Day: Flexible
Payment options:
Paypal, Cheque, Credit Card, Bank Transfer

Bedroom configuration:
Sleeps 2+1 people in 1 bedroom (1 Super-king/Twin + fold-up bed if required)

Owner's details:
Owner: Jane Giorgi, click Contact Details for owner´s phone number and email address.

Dyer's Cottage joined Independent Cottages in Feb 2017

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Owner Noticeboard

The Hypnos bed is super king size but can be 2 twins also The gas fired wood burner provides instant heat. The real ale pub nearby also serves delicious food.

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Calendar last updated: 22nd August 2017

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  • These happy visitors are returning for 3 weeks in July 2017
  • What a lovely comment! Thank you!
  • More satisfied visitors!
  • We are very pleased that our guests are relaxed and content with the atmosphere.
  • 4 online reviews you may find interesting.Please enquire for further information
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Owner Notice Board

The Hypnos bed is super king size but can be 2 twins also
The gas fired wood burner provides instant heat.
The real ale pub nearby also serves delicious food.