The Old Smithy

Skipton, North Yorkshire
The exterior of The Old Smithy, nr Skipton, Yorkshire
The sitting and dining area at The Old Smithy, nr Skipton, Yorkshire
The sitting area at The Old Smithy, nr Skipton, Yorkshire
The kitchen at The Old Smithy, nr Skipton, Yorkshire
The double bedroom at The Old Smithy, nr Skipton, Yorkshire
The double bedroom at The Old Smithy, nr Skipton, Yorkshire
The bathroom at The Old Smithy, nr Skipton, Yorkshire
Local views around of Buckden village, nr Skipton, Yorkshire
Local views of Buckden village, nr Skipton, Yorkshire
Local views of Buckden village, nr Skipton, Yorkshire
The exterior of The Old Smithy, nr Skipton, Yorkshire The sitting and dining area at The Old Smithy, nr Skipton, Yorkshire The sitting area at The Old Smithy, nr Skipton, Yorkshire The kitchen at The Old Smithy, nr Skipton, Yorkshire The double bedroom at The Old Smithy, nr Skipton, Yorkshire The double bedroom at The Old Smithy, nr Skipton, Yorkshire The bathroom at The Old Smithy, nr Skipton, Yorkshire Local views around of Buckden village, nr Skipton, Yorkshire Local views of Buckden village, nr Skipton, Yorkshire Local views of Buckden village, nr Skipton, Yorkshire

At-a-glance details

  • Guests 2
  • Bedrooms 1
  • Preferred changeover day Friday
  • Minimum stay 3 nights
  • Number of dogs welcome 1
  • Acorn rating 3 What's this?
  • Reference 020019

About The Old Smithy

In a corner of the Yorkshire Dales this secluded, single-storey cottage is perfect for wildlife lovers.

The Old Smithy is a small single storey building tucked away in a peaceful corner of the tiny village of Buckden, in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales. Stone walls and exposed beams add to the charm of this one-bedroom nook. 

Enjoy the cottage’s secluded location and head out for a ramble in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales. There are a number of villages nearby if you need to stop for refreshments along the way. 

Further afield, Fountains Abbey is just a 50 miles drive. Explore this historic site and deer park packed with a wide range of wildlife. Nearby Skipton also makes for a great day out and its castle is well worth a visit.
 

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Features and facilities

  • Cot & high chair not available
  • Microwave available
  • Fridge available
  • Freezer not available
  • Dishwasher not available
  • Washing machine not available
  • Tumble dryer not available
  • Telephone available
  • Television available
  • DVD available
  • WiFi* not available
  • Open fire / wood burner not available
  • Garden available
  • BBQ not available

Accessibility

Ground floor facilities

View accessibility guide (PDF 787 KB)

Layout

  • Ground floor

    Kitchen, sitting/dining room and double bedroom separated by a wall partition (some exposed stone walls and roof beams) and bathroom.

Notes for guests

Access: The accessibility guide is for guidance only. For up to date photos, please see the images on the webpage.

Heating: Electric heating included.

Garden: Small paved area to front of cottage with patio seating area.

Parking: Parking for one car directly in front of the cottage. Additional parking in the village car park, pay and display.

Television/signal: The television is for playing DVDs only as there is no television reception at the cottage.

Access: The bedroom and bathroom are on the ground floor but the cottage may not be suitable for wheelchair users.

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About the Acorn rating

To help find the best cottage for you, we have created our own quality rating system for our holiday cottages called the Acorn rating. Ranging from 1-5 Acorns, the rating gives you an indication of a property’s facilities, fixtures and fittings, with five being the highest quality level. The Acorn rating is not connected to any other industry rating system that may be used for holiday cottages and is only to be used as a guide that covers location, style of interior and the facilities you may be looking for. We do not set our cottage pricing based on the Acorn rating we have given a cottage as all our cottages are of an individual nature. Therefore, we recommend that all factors are considered when making your choice. In addition, some of our cottages are curated to be sympathetic to their time period. This means that they might not have all of the aspects of modern living, but impress in so many other ways.

1 Acorn: simple living accommodation with basic furniture and fixtures fit for purpose and clean. Running water and a toilet 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 are again clearly stated). Facilities for basic catering and living are provided. In general, a 1 Acorn cottage does not have WiFi.

2 Acorn: a mid-quality range of furniture and fittings. Bathroom facilities are basic or there may be a high number of guests to bathroom ratio depending on the size of the cottage. Very few 2 Acorn cottages have WiFi and the kitchen white goods and washing facilities are basic. Bedding, linen and towels are supplied in all 2-5 Acorn cottages.

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 kitchen, or a lower bathroom to guest ratio. The variety of white goods available will be better than a 2 Acorn cottage.

4 Acorn: these cottages have more premium furniture, fittings and lighting. Additionally the ratio of bathrooms to guests is likely to be higher, and the bathrooms would be more likely to have separate and spacious showers instead of showers over baths.

5 Acorn: a luxury accommodation offer with very few limiting factors. This is the highest offer available. It is well-equipped and has spacious facilities throughout the cottage or is set within an extraordinary location or building. The furniture is of a high standard, and has real comfort for modern living.

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