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The Old Forge

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7 Nights See prices

  • £700  to  £1200

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Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    4 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    With Owner

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    No Dogs

  • Bathrooms


  • Access


  • Log Burner

About The Old Forge

The Old Forge is a Yorkshire cottage were you can breathe out and happily relax, surrounded by your family or friends. The house is in a quiet village and the owners have created traditional country charm together with the high standard of comfort that modern guests desire. There is space for up to eight people to sleep in four lovely bedrooms, with the potential to rent it at a discount as a two or three-bedroom property outside of the peak season. And if original features and a flexible layout weren't enough, the friendly Three Tuns village pub in West Lutton is within walking distance for those times when you want a pint and a tasty pub meal.

West Lutton is a typical Yorkshire village with plenty of character. Its location in The Yorkshire Wolds, close to The Wolds Way is perfect for visitors who want to explore far and wide. Not only is it just 11 miles from the market town of Malton, but Pickering and both the North York Moors National Park and the beautiful beaches of the Yorkshire coast are within an easy 30-minute drive. The Howardian Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Dalby Forest are also close. Visitors have excellent access to an abundance of footpaths, mountain bike trails and bridleways in every season.

Family-friendly local attractions include Go Ape in Dalby Forest, Flamingoland Theme Park and Zoo, and the Playdale Farm Park. Wolds Way Lavender farm is a feast for the senses with rows of fragrant lavender stretching out from the distillery, shop and playground. Spend a day shopping and sightseeing in the ancient city of York, or scare yourself on a ghost tour of Whitby, whose ruined Abbey inspired Bram Stoker's setting for the classic Gothic novel, Dracula.

Yorkshire boasts some of the nation's most impressive country houses and estates. National Trust sites to visit nearby are Beningbrough Hall and Gardens, Nunnington Hall, and Treasurer's House, with other grand estates including Castle Howard, Sledmere House, and Burton Agnes Hall. The region has a diverse array of museums such as the Beck Isle Museum of Rural Life, the Jorvik Viking Centre, and the World of James Herriott. There is something for everyone, no matter what their interest.

Please see the owner's website for information about availability, cost and how to book.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Caroline Bradshaw joined Independent Cottages in August 2020

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Log Burner
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Cot
  • Highchair
  • Pub Nearby
  • Bike Storage
  • Golf Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • DVD Player
  • Smart TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi

Location (Yorkshire)

Accommodation Comprises:

The Old Forge was built using materials taken from the original building and constructed by local craftsmen using traditional techniques. Accommodation is all on ground floor level and includes:


  • Welcoming living/dining room with a woodburning stove in the brick fireplace. Comfortable leather sofas entice guests to stretch out and enjoy a proper cup of Yorkshire tea or a glass of wine. The TV has a DVD player and the owners have provided a choice of books and games for guests to enjoy during their stay.
  • Eight people can eat at the solid oak dining table, which sits in front of the full-height windows overlooking the village church.
  • You'll feel right at home in the country kitchen which is equipped with everything necessary for cooking and serving family meals including a six-burner, double-oven modern range cooker and a dishwasher. There's even Le Creuset cookware and Denby tableware so every meal feels like you're eating out. The welcome hamper stuffed with local goodies is a lovely touch to help you settle in straight away.
  • Double bedroom with a king-sized bed, bedside tables with reading lights, and large wardrobe. The ensuite has a shower, WC and a handbasin.
  • Second double bedroom with a king-sized bed, bedside tables with reading lights and large wardrobe.
  • Two twin bedrooms, each furnished with two single beds, bedside tables with reading lights and large wardrobes. All of the bedrooms are beautifully decorated with beds made up for guests' arrival.
  • Family bathroom with a power shower over the bath, a heated towel rail, a WC and a handbasin.

Outside: The cottage has a gravel driveway with parking for three cars, and a private garden with a picnic bench where guest can eat outdoors. The garden overlooks the church so there are no issues with noisy neighbours!

Additional Information: All utilities, WiFi, sheets and towels are provided. Short breaks are possible outside of peak season and the owner offers discounted stays to guests using only two or three bedrooms. Smoking and pets are not permitted.

The Old Forge Tariff & Supplementary Information

Season Weekly Rate Short Breaks

Tue, 4th Jan 2022 - Thu, 10th Feb 2022
Changeover: Mon / Fri, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £560 | 4 nights: £560

7 Nights

3 Nights

Fri, 11th Feb 2022 - Thu, 24th Feb 2022
Changeover: Mon / Fri, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £640 | 4 nights: £640

7 Nights

3 Nights

Fri, 25th Feb 2022 - Thu, 31st Mar 2022
Changeover: Mon / Fri, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £560 | 4 nights: £560

7 Nights

3 Nights

Fri, 1st Apr 2022 - Thu, 21st Apr 2022
Changeover: Mon / Fri, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Fri, 22nd Apr 2022 - Thu, 28th Apr 2022
Changeover: Mon / Fri, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £640 | 4 nights: £640

7 Nights

3 Nights

Fri, 29th Apr 2022 - Thu, 26th May 2022
Changeover: Mon / Fri, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £800 | 4 nights: £800

7 Nights

3 Nights

Fri, 27th May 2022 - Thu, 2nd Jun 2022
Changeover: Friday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms (2 Kings, 2 Twins)
Sorry, the owner does not accept pets
Wheelchair accessible, but check requirements with owner
No smoking
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Paypal, Cheque, Credit / Debit Card, Bank Transfer
Group Booking Details:
All male groups - Yes
All female groups - Yes
Catering available - No.
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
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Owner Area

Caroline Bradshaw
Member Since August 2020

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The Old Forge Noticeboard

We are now accepting bookings for 2021 in line with the Government Guidelines. We offer guests full flexibility to change their dates if travel is restricted due to Government Guidelines.

Last Minute Offers

No current last minute offers

The Old Forge 18 Month Availability Calendar

  • Available
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* Calendar last updated: 21st January 2022