Abbey StoresRipon, North Yorkshire
- Guests 2
- Bedrooms 1
- Preferred changeover day Friday
- Minimum stay 3 nights
- Number of dogs welcome 0
- Acorn rating 3 What's this?
- Reference 020004
About Abbey StoresMoments away from Fountains Abbey, this characterful cottage has lots of original features.
Ideal for a romantic break, 18th-century Abbey Stores became a shop in the 1930s before being transformed into a cosy holiday cottage in the 1990s. With many original features intact, this characterful cottage, complete with wood-burning stove, is in a truly unique location.
Just moments away from the entrance to Fountains Abbey, you can’t fail to be impressed by this beautiful World Heritage site dating back to the 12th-century. The abbey had a starring role in The Secret Garden, with the ruins of the East Guest House transformed into part of the magical garden for the film. Explore the grounds of the site at your leisure, even when all the other visitors have gone home.
Further afield, the city of York makes for a fantastic day out. Just 30 miles from the cottage, this famous city is awash with Medieval architecture, traditional inns and narrow lanes.
Why book with us?
- Unrivalled locations
- Free entry to our places
- Award-winning customer service
- Help us care for nature, beauty and history
Our Covid promise
- Postpone or refund with no admin fee
- Enhanced cleaning regime
- Discover more about our Covid promise
Features and facilities
- Cot & high chair not available
- Microwave available
- Fridge available
- Freezer not available
- Dishwasher available
- Washing machine available
- Tumble dryer not available
- Telephone available
- Television available
- DVD available
- WiFi* available
- Open fire / wood burner available
- Garden available
- BBQ not available
Open-plan kitchen/dining/sitting area with wood burning stove. Mezzanine: open gallery with sleeping area (one double with 5' bed) and shower room.
Notes for guests
Access: The accessibility guide is for guidance only. For up to date photos, please see the images on the webpage.
Heating: Gas central heating included.
Logs: The fire will be laid for you on arrival. Additional logs may be purchased upon booking or prior to arrival for £6 per bag. Please note there are no logs available to buy on site so you will either need to come equipped with your own logs or ensure you pre-order.
Garden: Shared garden with seating.
Parking: Car parking is available next to Fountains Hall.
Telephone: There is limited mobile phone signal, but there is a shared payphone provided for use by all Cottages for outgoing calls.
*WiFi: This is now available, but please note that intermittent connection problems can sometimes occur and should not be relied upon. We are pleased to provide free WiFi at this cottage which is supported by BT.
Please note: The cottage is located next to a minor road and one of the entrances to Fountains Estate.
Offers: Holiday cottage guests have free access to Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Estate during opening hours and after hours until dusk once the public have gone home. This is with the exception of Fridays in November, December and January when the estate is closed on Fridays.
Guests will benefit from a late Sunday (only) checkout at 12 noon.
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