Lapwing

Ripon, North Yorkshire
The exterior of Lapwing, Ripon, Yorkshire
The exterior of Lapwing, Ripon, Yorkshire
The sitting room at Lapwing, Ripon, Yorkshire
The kitchen at Lapwing, Ripon, Yorkshire
The kitchen and dining area at Lapwing, Ripon, Yorkshire
A double bedroom at Lapwing, Ripon, Yorkshire
A double bedroom at Lapwing, Ripon, Yorkshire
The twin bedroom at Lapwing, Ripon, Yorkshire
The en-suite bathroom at Lapwing, Ripon, Yorkshire
The en-suite bedroom at Lapwing, Ripon, Yorkshire
The exterior of How Hill Cottages, Ripon, Yorkshire
The exterior of How Hill Cottages, Ripon, Yorkshire
The exterior of How Hill Cottages, Ripon, Yorkshire
The exterior of How Hill Cottages, Ripon, Yorkshire
The exterior of How Hill Cottages, Ripon, Yorkshire
The exterior of Lapwing, Ripon, Yorkshire The exterior of Lapwing, Ripon, Yorkshire The sitting room at Lapwing, Ripon, Yorkshire The kitchen at Lapwing, Ripon, Yorkshire The kitchen and dining area at Lapwing, Ripon, Yorkshire A double bedroom at Lapwing, Ripon, Yorkshire A double bedroom at Lapwing, Ripon, Yorkshire The twin bedroom at Lapwing, Ripon, Yorkshire The en-suite bathroom at Lapwing, Ripon, Yorkshire The en-suite bedroom at Lapwing, Ripon, Yorkshire The exterior of How Hill Cottages, Ripon, Yorkshire The exterior of How Hill Cottages, Ripon, Yorkshire The exterior of How Hill Cottages, Ripon, Yorkshire The exterior of How Hill Cottages, Ripon, Yorkshire The exterior of How Hill Cottages, Ripon, Yorkshire

At-a-glance details

  • Sleeps 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 Lapwing

A 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

Preferred changeover day
  • Selected dates
  • Booked
  • Unavailable
  • 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

Accessibility

Not accessible

View Access statement (PDF 473 KB)

Layout

  • Ground floor

    Entrance lobby, lavatory and utility room, open-plan kitchen/sitting/dining room with wood-burning stove.

  • First floor

    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 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. Additinoal 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.

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.

Places nearby

Map

Map Loading...
  • Selected icon Lapwing
  • Cottage icon Cottage
  • Bunkhouse icon Bunkhouse
  • Bothy icon Bothy
  • Campsite icon Campsite
  • Hotel icon Hotel
  • National Trust Place icon National Trust place to visit
  • Multiple places icon Multiple places

Share this property

Similar places to stay

Ripon, North Yorkshire
Cottage

Just a mile from Fountains Abbey’s deer park, this cottage at How Hill is full of character.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 bedrooms
  • No dogs
Rothbury, Northumberland
Cottage

Retreat to this Arts and Crafts style house on the Cragside estate, close to the Northumberland coast.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 bedrooms
  • No dogs
Kendal, Cumbria
Cottage

In a courtyard setting on the Sizergh estate, this beautiful cottage is a great base for the Lakes.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 bedrooms
  • No dogs
About the Acorn rating

We have applied a 1-5 Acorn rating to each cottage to be used only as a guide that covers location, style of interior and facilities you may be looking for. The range runs from 1 Acorn at a more basic level through to 5 Acorns at the highest level. Cottage pricing is not judged on the Acorn rating alone and as all our cottages are of an individual nature we recommend that all factors are considered when making your choice.

1 Acorn: simple living accommodation with basic furniture and fixtures fit for purpose, safe and clean. Running water and a WC are provided. There could be some limitations to heating and washing facilities (details of these will be stated clearly on the cottage's webpage). Bedding, linen and towels are supplied (with a few exceptions, which is again clearly stated). Facilities for basic catering and living are provided. Generally a 1 acorn cottage does not have wifi. Examples of a 1 acorn offer include Cartref, Wales and Rosedene, Worcestershire.

2 Acorn: a mid-quality range of furniture and fittings. Bathroom facilities are basic or there may be a high sleeps to bathroom ratio depending on the size of the cottage. Very few 2 acorn cottages have wifi and, similar to a 1 Acorn cottage, the kitchen white goods and washing facilities are basic in their offer. All 2 (and higher) Acorn cottages supply bedding, linen and towels. Examples of a 2 acorn offer include Engine Cottage, Cornwall and High Hallgarth, Cumbria.

3 Acorn: a good, standard offer. Generally it is correctly proportioned for the number of guests but could have a few compromises, for example a small sized kitchen, or a lower bathroom to guest ratio. The variety of white goods available will be better than a 2 Acorn cottage. Examples of a 3 acorn cottage include the Mustard Pot Cottage, Norfolk and Rose Cottage, Isle of Wight.

4 Acorn: these cottage have more premium furniture, fittings and lighting. Additionally it is likely to have added comfort extras. The ratio of bathrooms to guests will be higher, and the bathrooms would be more likely to have separate and spacious showers as opposed to over bath showers. Examples of a 4 Acorn offer include Portland House, Dorset and Stepper View, Cornwall.

5 Acorn: a luxury accommodation offer with very few limiting factors. It is well-equipped and has spacious facilities throughout the cottage. This is the highest offer available. The furniture is of high standard, and has real comfort for modern living. Examples of a 5 Acorn cottage include The Old Rectory, South Wales and West Gate Lodge, Yorkshire.

Availability & book

Preferred changeover day
  • Selected dates
  • Booked
  • Unavailable
  • Changeover day