CurlewRipon, North Yorkshire
- Sleeps 6
- Bedrooms 3
- Preferred changeover day Monday
- Minimum stay 3 nights
- Number of dogs welcome 0
- Acorn rating 4 What's this?
- Reference 020026
About CurlewJust a mile from Fountains Abbey’s deer park, this cottage at How Hill is full of character.
Curlew is the largest of five cottages at How Hill. Originally a threshing barn and horse engine room, the cottage is bursting with character and boasts many original features.
After a hearty Yorkshire breakfast, make the most of the cottage’s location and head out into Fountains Abbey’s deer park, just a mile from the holiday home.
After working up an appetite, make the short journey by car to the North Yorkshire Moors. As well as offering amazing views over sweeping moorland, the area is full of fantastic restaurants and pubs. Drive a little further through the moors to reach its raw and wild coastline. Head up the cliffs for views over the small fishing village of Robin Hood’s Bay.
Availability & book
- Selected dates
- Changeover day
Features and facilities
- Cot & high chair available
- Microwave available
- Fridge available
- Freezer available
- Dishwasher available
- Washing machine available
- Tumble dryer available
- Telephone available
- Television available
- DVD available
- WiFi* available
- Open fire / wood burner available
- Garden available
- BBQ not available
Ground floor facilitiesView Access statement (PDF 61 KB)
Entrance lobby with lavatory, hall area with utility room, open-plan sitting/dining room with wood-burning stove, kitchen area, large twin bedroom with en-suite which can also be a double on request.
Galleried landing, two bedrooms (one double and one twin) and bathroom with shower over bath.
Notes for guests
Access: The access statement is for guidance only. For up to date photos please use the images on the main website page.
Heating: 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 £5 per bag.
Garden: A shared courtyard to the front of the cottage.
Children: There is a small pond in the field approximately 200 yards down the hill and we advise that young children should be supervised.
Parking: Designated parking for two cars adjacent to the cottage entrance.
*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.
Telephone: There is a payphone located on the wall of the laundry room in the courtyard at How Hill. This is for use by guests of Curlew, Lapwing, Lark, Swallow and Wren.
Please note: The water supply in this cottage comes from our borehole.
Offers: Holiday cottage guests have free access to Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Estate during opening hours and after hours once the public have gone home. This is with the exception of Fridays in November, December and January.
Catering: The team at Fountains Abbey can provide a simple pie or casserole ready for you to pop in the oven. You can choose from: Chicken, Ham, Leek & Potato Pie, Seasonal Vegetable & Bean Casserole or Fish Pie. A minimum notice of 7 days is required for all food orders. Casseroles or pies will be delivered to the cottage and left in the fridge ready for your arrival.
Pricing is as follows: Adults £7 per head / Children £4 per head. Please note side vegetables are not included.