Traditional stone cottage
Steps leading to the property
Open plan living, kitchen and dining area
Comfortable lounge
Fully equipped kitchen
Double bedroom
King sized bedroom that can be made into twin beds upon request
Delicious treats
How do you like your eggs in the morning?
Garden area
Stunning views
Front view of the property
1 / 12  Traditional stone cottage
2 / 12  Steps leading to the property
3 / 12  Open plan living, kitchen and dining area
4 / 12  Comfortable lounge
5 / 12  Fully equipped kitchen
6 / 12  Double bedroom
7 / 12  King sized bedroom that can be made into twin beds upon request
8 / 12  Delicious treats
9 / 12  How do you like your eggs in the morning?
10 / 12  Garden area
11 / 12  Stunning views
12 / 12  Front view of the property

Calf Cottage- Harrogate

Nidderdale, Yorkshire Dales
Visit England rating: 4 stars
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Downstairs bathroom
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Traditional stone cottage sleeping 4+1 in two bedrooms
  • Situated next to the owner’s property on their 200-acre working farm
  • Get involved with farm life and enjoy a tour of the milking parlour
  • Eco-friendly property with power supplied by an on-site wind turbine
  • Rear garden offering plenty of space to relax, surrounded by open fields
  • Located on the edge of the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
Property code: HH018

Farmland cottage offering charming accommodation for up to five guests, situated in an ideal location for enjoying country walks as well as taking day trips to nearby Harrogate.

Situated on the owner’s 200-acre farm in the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this beautifully converted Yorkshire stone barn offers cosy accommodation with panoramic views. Set in a tranquil spot, this is an ideal base for families, cyclists, walkers, or visitors to the Harrogate Convention Centre (11 miles). There are opportunities to meet the farm animals and tours of the milking parlour can be arranged. A cot and highchair are provided. Two small dogs are welcome, but need to be kept on a lead.

This lovely cottage is attached to the owner''s farmhouse. Five steps lead up to the single-level property, which offers a light and stylish open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner and two comfortable double bedrooms, one of which offers a 6’ super-king-size bed, which can be split into two singles on request, and has an additional Z bed. There’s also a shower room and a charming garden – you’re welcome to bring your own BBQ. Parking is available for two cars, and there’s also bike storage and horse stabling available.

There are fantastic walks to be enjoyed from the doorstep, and the Stainburn Forest bike trail is less than a mile away. You can enjoy the Nidderdale Way or the Six Dales Trail, or head to Brimham Rocks and explore the Yorkshire Dales (both 10 miles). The bustling town of Pateley Bridge (13 miles) offers some lovely pubs and restaurants, or you could head to the historic spa town of Harrogate (11 miles) with its wide selection of parks, attractions and eateries.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 2 bedrooms - 1 king-size (can be made up as a twin on request) and 1 double
  • Additional pull-out single bed available on request at an additional charge
  • Shower room with shower and WC
  • TV/DVD and iPod dock
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Oven, hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, and washer/dryer
  • Bed linen, electric, and heating included 
  • Welcome pack of drinks, fresh eggs, and cake
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Pub 3 miles, shops 11 miles in Harrogate

This property is personally managed by Melanie.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 18 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Rita 29th July 2019

The cottage was very comfortable and there was a nice pub about 10 minutes away for evening meals. Julie could not do enough for us and was always on hand to answer any queries you may have. The views are amazing.

Reviewed by David 7th June 2019

A lovely cottage, decorated and equipped to a high standard, and with great views across the surrounding countryside. A good location for exploring the southern end of the Yorkshire Dales and towns such as Harrogate, Skipton and Ilkley which are only a short drive away. The owner, Julie, made us feel most welcome despite our very delayed arrival!

Reviewed by Benedict 5th April 2019

Julie was a great host- so helpful and lovely to talk with. Nothing was too much bother. The property was spick and span with beautiful views and a hot tub.

Reviewed by a guest 20th February 2018

We have been so lucky to find such a beautiful and comfortable place to stay. The view in the snow was spectacular. Thank you so much for the warm welcome, the tour of the milking parlour(a real highlight) and the recommendations of walks and pubs. Suzie and Dan Walker Isle of Man.

Reviewed by a guest 23rd January 2018

What a pleasure to stay here with such spectacular sun rises in the morning. Warm comfortable, welcoming (thanks for the eggs, milk and cakes) and convenient for all our visits. Oliver and Daniella, Northampton.

Reviewed by a guest 11th January 2018

2nd visit, just as lovely as the first. Peace and quiet, simply lovely, oh and those views, Wow. Queens head Kettlesing big thumbs up. RHS Harlow carr also fab. Gillian Ben and Reuben the Labradoddle.

Reviewed by a guest 11th December 2017

Wow Loved it, great views, nothing was too much trouble. Thank you. Lorna, Colin Richard and Penny. Shropshire

Reviewed by a guest 23rd November 2017

Loved your farm, your cattle, seeing the new born calf, watching the clouds moving over the Dales, walking on the roman road, the historic sites and most of all getting to meet Julie and Nicholas. Thank you. Larry and Kathye Baddour, Minnesota USA

Reviewed by a guest 13th November 2017

Perfect place to recover from a very long trip, Cant fault The Old Calf Shed and its location. Step Neil, Lee and Jason Moules New Zealand.

Reviewed by a guest 8th November 2017

Lovely holiday here, Beautiful views, very peaceful, very cosy. Greenwood family Stockholm, Sweden

Reviewed by a guest 31st October 2017

Beautiful cottage, very much enjoyed our stay. Thank you to Julie for the welcome pack of cakes and milk. Would definitely come back. Patterson family, Alnwick, Northumberland.

Reviewed by a guest 17th October 2017

Lovely cosy cottage with a lovely welcome of cakes and milk. Lots of great cycling and walking , and the weather stayed good for us too. Hutchinson Family, Aberdeen

Reviewed by a guest 10th October 2017

The Old Calf Shed Cottage proved to be a great place to stay in every respect. Thank you Julie and Nicholas for the friendly welcome. We enjoyed every minute - John and Linda, Waverton, Chester.

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Note: As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.

Harrogate is a thriving, historic town at the heart of North Yorkshire and at the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. This fantastic town is a hit with culturists, historians and holidaymakers alike. Dubbed ‘The English Spa’ in 1596, the town boasts spa water high in iron, sulphur and salt. The Royal Pump Room is still open today as a museum, showcasing the original equipment that was used in its heyday. Two other major draws to the town are the Harrogate Convention Centre and the Great Yorkshire Showground. The former is a multi-purpose venue large enough to house huge conventions and business conferences. Many of the events are fan-based like the Lego-themed attractions and comic-cons. The latter is an outdoor venue that hosts even large events and shows, namely the agricultural Great Yorkshire Show.

Fancy a day of walking? Head to the Valley Gardens, home to a multitude of landscaped gardens that embrace different styles and influence. For further horticultural foray, head to the RHS Garden, Harlow Carr. The stunning gardens provide a leafy retreat where you can wander through woodland and alongside waterways.

The town centre is home to an array of boutique fashion shops, as well as high street favourites in and around the Victoria Shopping Centre. The Montpellier Quarter also offers exclusive shops and a huge range of antique dealers, ideal for hunting out a unique bargain. This fashionable spa town also plays host to many Michelin-starred restaurants too.

There is a host of places to visit and spend time at in and around Harrogate. We have a selection of holiday homes that include chic apartments, elegant townhouses and cosy cottages for romantic stays to inspire your break in Harrogate. Why not visit our collection to find your perfect property?

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