7 (all year)
Slack View Cottage (sleeps six) dates back to the 19th Century and is a pretty stone holiday cottage peacefully located just a mile from the centre of Dent village in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
When you visit Dentdale you will by overwhelmed by the stunning scenery, deep heritage and great sense of pride that runs through the Dales community. A place surrounded by natural beauty that has over many years attracted artists, musicians, photographers and poets. Dentdale offers visitors the opportunity to enjoy a more relaxed pace of life and its convenient location, on the outskirts of Cumbria yet within the Yorkshire Dales National Park, makes it a superb base for visiting the vast array of attractions dotted throughout both the Dales and the county of Cumbria, including the Lake District National Park which is just fifteen miles from Dent.
Here you can relax and unwind amongst breath taking scenery; spend your days walking through spectacular rolling countryside, enjoying riverside walks, or discovering the many attractions of the area - every day escaping the crowds to return back to this peaceful haven of tranquility.
There are plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy in the area which is a haven for walkers where stunning countryside and wildlife abound. A myriad of tracks and footpaths take you across the beautiful landscape including two popular routes, Flintergill and the Heritage Trail. Alternatively, take a more sedate stroll alongside the River Dee. Cycling is another popular pursuit with pretty country lanes for a leisurely ride and off-road tracks providing an excellent way of experiencing the beauty of the Yorkshire Dales and also the Pennine Cycleways which call be accessed directly via Dentdale village.
The Settle-Carlisle Railway is one of the areas top attractions and passes directly via Dent Station (England's highest!). Offering some of the finest scenery you will find on any rail route worldwide, you can take a train to Carlisle or Leeds for a great day out and sit back and enjoy the stunning views of the Yorkshire Dales and Pennines on your way.
Dent Village has a Heritage Centre which reveals the working lives of the Dale's people since the 16th Century and the Meditation Centre which is an ideal place for quiet contemplation. There are also three traditional pubs in the village and two cafes so plenty of choice when it comes to re-fuelling after a long day walking or exploring.
With superb opportunities for walkers, breathtaking scenery and an abundance of attractions both in the Yorkshire Dales and throughout Cumbria, it is hardly any wonder so many guests return to Dent for their holiday.
Managed By Peter Rushton joined Independent Cottages in April 2010
Outside: A private patio and garden area at the front of the cottage provides the perfect place for relaxing with a glass of wine and enjoying the spectacular views over Dentdale and beyond (garden furniture and small BBQ provided). Off-road parking for two cars including an open garage where bikes could also be stored.
Additional information: Linen, heating and electricity are included in the rates (please bring your own towels). One well-behaved dog accepted but must not be allowed on the furniture and needs to stay downstairs. No Smoking. Weekend bookings accepted November to March. Cot and high chair are available but please bring your own cot linen and bedding.
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Rates include heat & light, logs or coal for the fire, all bedding & private parking.
| Sat, 20 Jan 2018 for 7 nights, £369
| Sat, 27 Jan 2018 for 7 nights, £369
| Sat, 10 Feb 2018 for 7 nights, £369
| Sat, 17 Feb 2018 for 7 nights, £367
| Sat, 24 Feb 2018 for 7 nights, £367
| Sat, 3 Mar 2018 for 7 nights, £367
| Sat, 10 Mar 2018 for 7 nights, £369