LapwingRipon, North Yorkshire
- Guests 6
- Bedrooms 3
- Preferred changeover day Monday
- Minimum stay 3 nights
- Number of dogs welcome 0
- Acorn rating 3 What's this?
- Reference 020027
About LapwingA wood-burning stove, characterful stone walls and less than a mile from beautiful Fountains Abbey.
18th-century Lapwing Cottage originally housed livestock on the ground floor whilst the upstairs was used as a granary. The cottage is bursting with character and boasts stone walls, exposed beams and a wood-burning stove.
Situated less than a mile from the world-famous Fountains Abbey, spend the morning exploring this fascinating site for free, guest at Lapwing Cottage are offered complimentary entry, before enjoying a stroll in the nearby deer park.
A short drive away from the cottage, seasoned walkers are spoilt for choice. Take on a mighty moorland hike on the North Yorkshire Moors, or opt for a gentler meander on the Dales.
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
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Entrance lobby, lavatory and utility room, open-plan kitchen/sitting/dining room with wood-burning stove.
Three bedrooms (one double with 5' bed and en-suite shower, one double and one twin), bathroom with shower over bath.
Notes for guests
Access: The accessibility guide is for guidance only. For up to date photos, please see the images on the webpage.
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.
Parking: Designated parking for two vehicles in car park next to the main entrance, approximately 25 metres from 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.
*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 Lapwing, Curlew, Lark, Swallow and Wren.
Please note: The water supply in this cottage comes from a borehole.
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.