SwallowRipon, 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 020029
About SwallowA former farm building now converted to a characterful holiday let with exposed beams.
Swallow Cottage has been converted from an 18th-century farm building and was originally used as a cow shed to house a dairy herd. The cottage has been restored using traditional materials and retains its original character. Exposed beams, a brickwork fireplace and a wood-burner add to its charm.
Take advantage of the cottages amazing location and explore Fountains Abbey, a 12th-century Cistercian abbey and World Heritage site. As a guest, you are invited to enjoy this stunning attraction for free.
Take a trip to the Yorkshire Dales. Wander along undulating hills and valleys before stopping for lunch in one of the many traditional pubs scattered throughout the National Park. Or head 30 miles to York, with its wealth of heritage, cobbled streets and the mighty York Minster.
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 518 KB)
Entrance lobby, open plan sitting/dining room with kitchen, three bedrooms (1 double with 5' bed and en-suite shower room, 1 double with 6' bed which can also be a twin on request 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.
Garden: Shared courtyard to the front of the cottage.
Parking: Designated parking for two cars adjacent to the cottage entrance.
Utilities: Laundry room with washing machine and tumble dryer shared with Wren and Lark cottages.
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 Swallow, Curlew, Lapwing, Lark 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 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 checkout at 4pm.
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