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The Bothy

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7 Nights  

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Short Breaks From

  • £122 p/night
    Off peak
    (3 night min)
  • £192 p/night
    Peak season
    (3 night min)

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    2 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    3 (all year)

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    No Dogs

  • Bathrooms


  • Access


  • Log Burner

About The Bothy

The Bothy is perfect for couples or small families, as it sleeps four people in two bedrooms with a wonderfully luxurious bathroom. Every colour, material, design aspect and appliance has been carefully considered to create a boutique self-catering holiday cottage that feels even better than a home-away-from-home. This welcoming property is in Scargill on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, a short drive from Barnard Castle and Richmond, and within easy reach of the North York Moors, North Pennines, and the Lake District. This place has everything if you love walking, mountain biking, eating, or history. Even better, a holiday at The Bothy gives you the ultimate luxury of uninterrupted time with your loved ones to unwind and relax in peace.

Scargill is in the northeast of the Yorkshire Dales, close to the North Pennine Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty border. It feels idyllically rural yet has excellent road links that make it easy to explore far and wide. However, you could happily park your car and spend your week exploring on foot or by bicycle. The footpaths and cycling routes in the area include a path across the magnificent moors from Barningham to Stang Forest and through Brignall Banks. The Pennine Way is another favourite route, and there are lots of lovely trails through the Tees Gorge and places like Bowes Castle and Stanwick Iron Age Fortifications. The A66 is just over two miles away to give good access to the Lake District National Park and the A1 motorway.

Barnard Castle is a pretty market town named after the Norman fortification that has stood sentry for more than 800 years. Constructed in the 13th-Century, it was home to Richard III and still commands awe all these centuries later. The town, fondly nicknamed Barney by locals, is a great place to eat, drink and shop for food, having independently owned bars, cafes, a butcher, a greengrocer, and bakeries. There's an excellent farm shop close to the cottage and some great pubs within a few miles for casual dining out. Richmond is only a 20-minute drive away, with more amenities and places to eat.

The Bothy can be booked on its own or with The Coach House, which sleeps two people and is also on the grounds of Scargill Lodge.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Holiday at Home joined Independent Cottages in June 2009

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Log Burner
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Bike Storage
  • Kingsize +
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • Enclosed Garden
  • Smart TV
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • WiFi

Location (The Yorkshire Dales)

Accommodation Comprises:

The Bothy is a beautifully restored stone holiday cottage with an upside-down layout that makes excellent use of ample natural light and rural views.


  • Understated luxury in the form of high thread count sheets on the king-sized bed, a deep rolltop bath, and a sitting area with tea and coffee-making facilities make the master bedroom feel like a country house hotel instead of a cottage.
  • A twin room has two full-sized single beds, ample storage and facilities for making a hot drink without having to go upstairs in the morning.
  • Separating the two bedrooms, the family bathroom features a walk-in shower, WC and a handbasin.


  • A spiral staircase leads from the ground floor entrance to the open-plan living area. Settle in an armchair in front of the log burner and Smart TV, or linger over dinner at the dining table.
  • Fitted cupboards, high-quality appliances and a welcome hamper will help you feel at home. A door opens from the kitchen onto the patio for easy indoor/outdoor dining.

Outside: Enjoy having your morning cup of tea on the enclosed patio, which gets the afternoon and evening sun for pre-dinner drinks. Parking is next to the cottage and you have direct access to a footpath through the garden gate.

Additional Information: All utilities, WiFi, bed linen and bath towels are included. The owner can also arrange extras such as beauty treatments, food and wine deliveries, and dine in options. Pets and smoking are not permitted.

The Bothy Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms (1 King & 1 Twin)
Sorry, the owner does not accept pets
Not suitable for wheelchair users
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
Please contact the owner for prices
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Credit / Debit Card, Bank Transfer
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
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Holiday at Home
Member Since June 2009

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The Bothy 18 Month Availability Calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 16th August 2022