LarkRipon, North Yorkshire
- Guests 4
- Bedrooms 2
- Preferred changeover day Monday
- Minimum stay 3 nights
- Number of dogs welcome 0
- Acorn rating 3 What's this?
- Reference 020030
About LarkA former cow shed that’s now a stylish holiday home less than a mile from Fountains Abbey.
Lark Cottage sits alongside a group of 18th-century farm buildings in open countryside. The former cow shed is now a comfortable holiday home, benefiting from a sensitive restoration that retained many of the cottages original features.
Under a mile from Fountains Abbey, make the most of your location and enjoy free entry to this amazing 12th-century World Heritage Site.
A little further afield, go up hill and down dale on a walk within the Yorkshire Dales National Park. There are hundreds of miles of walking routes to choose from. You’ll also be just 20 miles to the spa town of Harrogate and 30 miles to the historic city of York.
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 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 accessibility guide (PDF 418 KB)
Entrance lobby with lavatory, open-plan kitchen/sitting/dining room with wood-burning stove, two bedrooms (1 double with 5' bed and 1 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: Additional supply of 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.
Parking: Designated parking for two vehicles in car park next to the main entrance, approximately 25 metres from the cottage.
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.
*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 Lark, Curlew, Lapwing, Swallow and Wren.
Please note: Please note that the water supply in this cottage comes from our borehole.
Utilities: Laundry room with washing machine and tumble dryer shared with Swallow and Wren.
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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