Enquire / Book
Covid-19: Please refer to our holidaymaker guide for the latest advice and information regarding current UK travel restrictions.
Independent Cottages Logo

No Booking Fees

Verified Owners

Unique Offers

Covid-19: A full refund will be made if additional restrictions are subsequently announced whereby the holiday cannot take place.

Wensleydale House

Wensleydale House View all 13 images

7 Nights  

  • £650  to  £1100

Availability View full calendar

Short Breaks From

  • £165 p/night
    Off peak
    (3 night min)
  • £231 p/night
    Peak season
    (3 night min)

Key Information

  • Sleeps

    10

  • Bedrooms

    4 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    3 (all year)

  • Children

    Yes

  • WiFi

    Yes

  • Dogs

    Sorry
    No Dogs

  • Bathrooms

    3

  • Access

    Stairs

  • Off-Road Parking

About Wensleydale House

Wensleydale house is a beautiful commanding stone terrace holiday home which provides self-catering accommodation for large groups of friends or family. Whether you are looking for somewhere cosy for a family Christmas, want to get together with your friends for a catch up, or are planning a milestone celebration, Wensleydale House provides a welcoming retreat at any time of the year. Right in the heart of the thriving Dales market town of Leyburn, guests have a good selection of restaurants, pubs and amenities within strolling distance.

Leyburn is situated in Lower Wensleydale which is an exceptionally scenic area where people are known for their hospitality and genuine warmth. Being at the centre of Yorkshire's best known Dale, it makes a perfect base for exploring the lovely villages and enjoying the beautiful scenery that both Wensleydale and the Yorkshire Dales have to offer. The town itself offers a wide range of interesting independently owned shops where excellent local produce can be purchased along with lovely gifts.

You will be spoilt for choice in this area with award winning restaurants and gastro pubs where you can indulge yourself in excellent cuisine and wonderful local ales. Being on the edge of the Dales National Park, you also have many excellent walks to enjoy from a gentle stroll, to a more invigorating challenge.

There are no end of attractions and places of interest to visit in this beautiful area. Enjoy a long leisurely lunch at one of the excellent gastro pubs or restaurants like the Sandpiper in Leyburn and the Wensleydale Heifer at West Witton. Lose an afternoon wandering around the gardens at Millgate House or Thorpe Perrow Arboretum with its Birds of Prey centre. The little ones will love a day at the Forbidden Corner, a visit to the Lightwater Valley Theme Park or being king of the castle at Castle Bolton, Richmond Castle or Jervaux Abbey. Take a nostalgic trip on the Wensleydale Railway, take in a production at Richmond Theatre or enjoy the excitement of bidding for antiques at Tennants Auction House. The choices are endless with pretty timeless villages to visit as well as York City steeped in history and culture, and an abundance of opportunities for outdoor adventure whether you love walking, cycling and mountain biking.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Denise & Alex Pearson joined Independent Cottages in June 2008


Phone:

Enquire online:

Visit the owner's website (opens in a new window):

Amenities / Facilities

  • Off-Road Parking
  • Accessible by Public Transport
  • Cot
  • Highchair
  • Pub Nearby
  • Bike Storage
  • Kingsize +
  • iPod Docking
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • DVD Player
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • WiFi

Location (The Yorkshire Dales)

The owners have made Wensleydale House feel welcoming and homely with lovely fabrics, rugs on the floors, original paintings and scatter cushions, complemented by characterful period colours. Big bay windows let the light flood in and provide views over Wensleydale.

Accommodation comprises:

Ground floor

  • Small hall where you can store boots and coats.
  • Kitchen with a modern feel, well-equipped for self-catering with a range cooker, dishwasher, microwave and washer/dryer (just in case you resist the temptation of eating out and want a night in!).
  • Elegant living room with large bay window, log-effect gas stove, wooden floors with Persian rugs and comfy seating, along with dining table with chairs - a great place to catch up about the days adventures over supper before relaxing.
  • Cloakroom with WC and wash basin.

First floor

  • Family bedroom which has exceptional views and two beds - a double four poster and an additional single single bed.
  • King-size en-suite bedroom with four poster, shower above bath, WC and wash basin.

Second floor

  • Twin bedroom with an en-suite which has a bath, WC and wash basin.
  • Family room which the children will love with its little toy den! It has adult-size bunk beds, as well as a single day bed and affords fabulous views to wake up to.
  • Family bathroom with shower above bath, WC and wash basin.

Outside: There is a garden to the front where you can sit and soak up the lovely view, as well as a shaded small area to the rear. Guests staying at Wensleydale House also have the bonus of off-road parking for up to four vehicles.

Additional information: Please note: Whilst Wensleydale House is set well back (apx sixty foot) from the road, at times traffic noise can be heard when you are sitting in the garden (this is less noticeable of an evening). Fast Wi-Fi available. Sorry but no dogs and no smoking. Short breaks available all year round. Prices include utilities, bedlinen and towels. The owners can put you in touch with local catering companies.

Wensleydale House Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 10 in 4 bedrooms (2 Family rms, 1 Double, 1 Twin)
Children:
Yes
Dogs/Pets:
Sorry, the owner does not accept pets
Accessibility:
Unlikely to be suitable for wheelchair users. Please discuss any specific accessibility requirements with the owner
Smoking:
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
From £650
To £1100
Preferred Arrival Day:
Flexible
Payment Options:
Paypal, Cheque, Bank Transfer
Group Booking Details:
All male groups - Please enquire with owner.
All female groups - Please enquire with owner.
Catering available - Yes (by arrangement).
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Help combat online fraud. Speak to the owner on our officially verified number: +44(0)7803 204878 before paying by bank transfer.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

Owner Area

Denise & Alex Pearson
Member Since June 2008

Visit the owner's website (opens in new window)

Wensleydale House Noticeboard

Christmas and New Year still available.

Last Minute Offers

No current last minute offers

Wensleydale House 18 Month Availability Calendar

  • Available
  • Unavailable
* Calendar last updated: 12th October 2021
Owner's Website