Warth Barn is an outstanding barn conversion which is located close to the lovely village of Ingleton. It has been converted to a very high standard and has obtained a VisitBritain five star rating. The barn is the centre of a row of three houses which are all surrounded by open rolling countryside and lovely views. It boasts first class holiday accommodation for up to ten guests over four floors and has retained lovely original features which have been enhanced by oak flooring, oak lintels, underfloor heating and double glazing.
Nestling beneath Ingleborough, one of the famous 'Three Peaks', the village of Ingleton offers a good range of shops including a butcher, newsagent, grocer, gift shops, chemist and outdoor shops as well as numerous places to eat and pubs. There is also a climbing wall and outdoor swimming pool for the more adventurous!
The pretty village centre has narrow , winding streets, centered on a small market square. The villages well known White Scar Caves (one mile outside the village) are open to the public and have a dazzling display of stalagmites and stalactites, caverns and a huge underground lake. The superb circular waterfall walk takes in some impressive water cascades and the Dales countryside offers numerous walks and cycle routes, with the famous Three Peaks of Ingleborough, Penyghent and Whernside just a stones throw away.
If you are looking for more gentle relaxation, the Settle to Carlisle railway offers a journey through some of the most spectacular scenery this country has to offer. Alternatively, if you enjoy golf, there are several nine and eighteen hole courses within a fifteen mile radius and the local Bentham eighteen hole course is just two miles away.
Warth Barn provides an excellent location from which to explore the Yorkshire Dales and is within easy reach of the Lake District, the West Coast and the Trough of Bowland.
Shula Cockett joined Independent Cottages in August 2008
Additional information: Central heating throughout included in the price, along with electricity, gas, bed linen and towels. High chair and cot available. There is a car park for off-road parking and a paddock which is enclosed and an ideal place for the children to let off steam and play. Secure bike storage available. No smoking and sorry but no pets. Christmas and New year prices are £1500 per week.
Star Rating: 5 Star
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