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Beautiful cottage with large garden in heart of Yorkshire Dales. Pets welcome

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Fully refurbished 2 bedroom cottage, with garden, ideal for upto 4 people

Excellent two bedroom cottage, suitable for parties of 2 or more, in beautiful Buckden, Upper Wharfedale, the heart of the wonderful Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Tucked away, on a quiet lane behind the village store, yet 3 mins stroll to the local pub, Rowan Cottage is fitted with the comforts of home. In Jan 2012 new carpets, curtains,lighting, tv/dvd player, and bedroom furniture have enhanced the cottage further.

For the seventh year running we have been rated 3 stars for self catering by the English Tourist Board.

Fitted with all mod cons and a traditional multi fuel stove, it is carpeted throughout and really is a home from home. Situated in the centre of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, so wherever you go you are assured of dramatic views over the surrounding dales and fells. The area is superb walking country, ranging from a stroll to a nearby pub along the river or a more energetic climb up Buckden Pike or Great Whernside, Wharfedales highest peaks, both over 2000ft

During the last couple of years, Rowan Cottage has undergone a complete refurbishment, including decorating top to bottom, full carpeting throughout, new furniture and general re styling.

In March 2015 the cottage had a complete new kitchen fitted, with brand new units, cooker, hob, fridge and freezer together with a new dishwasher and

The layouts of the bedrooms have been changed to make the most of the facilities.

The larger bedroom is now the Master Bedroom has a super king sized bed with new wardrobe,cupboards, drawers and bedside tables with new lamps. The room has an old fashioned feature fireplace and mantlepiece (for decorative purposes only) as well as comfortable chairs.

The second bedroom has 2 single beds, a new wardobe, drawers and bedside tables.

All the bedlinen and towels have been renewed and are now included in the price.

As is all electricity.

Pets are still welcome at Rowan Cottage

More Details

Mrs Susan Clayton
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
January 23, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Susan,

Thank you for a lovely stay at Rowan Cottage. It is extremely well-equipped and really comfortable and cosy.

Just to let you know we did not use the coal so we left it where it was, in the basket next to the fireplace, hope that's ok.

There was no sign of a jiffy bag, but the remote control in place did work and we got 5 channels which is perfectly adequate!

As we were leaving, a gentleman was looking at your sign, trying to take down contact details. Of course we gave the cottage our warmest recommendation.

Kind regards,

May 2013
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Buckden Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage (terraced)
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:30 PM / Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
  • Alarm Clock
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • The first floor bathroom looks out onto the large garden and is modern, tiled with a shower over the bath and a heated towel rail
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Beds may be arranged to suit your party
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , In living room
  • The main bedrooms are on the first floor. Like the rest of the cottage, they have been substantially refurbished Bedroom 1 is the master room and sleeps 2 in a pine double bed. New chest of drawers and wardobes, bedside tables and furniture have been added and all the bedding and linen has been renewed to luxury standards. There is a window seat which looks out of the front of the cottage. The 2nd upstairs bedroom has two single beds and has been redecorated and upgraded with new furniture, bedding and linen etc. It looks out to the front of the cottage. Both bedrooms are heated with night storage heaters There is a double bed-settee in the the lounge downstairs. The lounge is heated with night storage heaters and the log burning stove. Rowan Cottage has been award 3 stars for Self Catering by the English Tourist Board for the fifth year running. The sign of Quality Holiday Accommodation.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • 10 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • spelunking
Pets are welcome at Rowan Cottages. There is an exclusive garden for you to use with large lawn and patio.


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Beautiful cottage with large garden in heart of Yorkshire Dales. Pets welcome
average rating of 4.4736843 based on 26 reviews

Perfect cottage,in a perfect location

  • 4 of 5

Rowan Cottage is the perfect get away from it all cottage.In a lovely totally unspoilt Yorkshire Village,if the you want bright lights hustle and bustle then it's not for you. The cottage has wonderful views in all directions,and is perfectly equipped for all your needs,with a lovely large garden which isn't totally enclosed,which with some dogs could be an issue,ours soon learned not to go down the side of the cottage,hence only 4 stars instead of 5.,and a real sun trap of a patio. Perfect location for walks,with wonderful walks on your doorstep,we caught the Dales bus into Kettlewell,and walked back.Small village shop with basic supplies( we had a home delivery from Tesco on our arrival day),nearest main supermarket is inSkipton about half an hours drive away, two village tea rooms, although one has recently been sold,the pub the Buck Inn remains closed,but the George at Hubberholme is a half an hour pleasant riverside walk away.Oversll would definitely recommend Rowan cottage,and we are already considering a return visit.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your welcome feedback. We do have plans to install a gate to enclose the garden and will have this done for next year. We would love to welcome you back. Many thanks, Susan and Richard
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Lovely cottage

  • 5 of 5

A cosy and convenient cottage in the heart of this tiny Dales village. Very well-equipped and clean, with a lovely back garden to catch the sun, which luckily shone for us! Buckden is delightful, an interesting National Park exhibition a few yards away, shop equally close, though sadly the pub and the café attached to the shop have both closed. Other pubs only a mile a way though. Such a beautiful part of Yorkshire, we especially loved Langstrothdale.

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Perfect location for access to most beautiful Dale

  • 4 of 5

The cottage was just spot on for our Dales walking holiday; well fitted, tastefully presented and quietly located, yet within a stones throw of all village facilities - we loved it !

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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What a delightful cottage!

  • 5 of 5

A delightful property! Very well situated for a range of different walks to suit all the members of the family and delightfully quiet. The Buck Inn, 2 minutes walk down the lane, was a great place to eat and drink. The garden was a real bonus for dogs and children. The cottage itself was very well equipped (better than any other I have stayed in), extremely comfortable and cosy too - a real home from home! We look forward to returning soon!

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2015
  • Stayed: April 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Peaceful, relaxing weekend

  • 5 of 5

In a Beautiful spot, very comfortable and homely and will definitely be returning.

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2014
  • Stayed: October 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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A Memorable Week in a lovely cottage in Buckden

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was lovely, beautifully clean and much more spacious than the photographs led us to believe, it was very comfortable and warm. We enjoyed sitting on the patio in the sunshine after a day walking in the sunshine it was a most relaxing place to be. We made use of the Dales bus service by taking the bus to Grassington and walking back. We have all ready recommended it to family.

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2014
  • Stayed: September 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
The Buck Inn
Nearest Ferry
90 Miles
Hull or Liverpool
Nearest Train
11 Miles
Nearest Motorway
25 Miles
J26, Bradford M26, Harrogate A1M, Colne M65
Nearest Restaurant
20 Metres
The Village Restaurant or The Buck Inn
Nearest Beach
90 Miles
East and West Coast approx 2 hours drive
Car: recommended

You will find that Buckden is the perfect centre for exploring the Yorkshire Dales by car, bike or on foot. Sitting on the banks of the River Wharfe, in some of Britain's finest unspoilt and spectacular scenery. Because of this beauty, much of Upper Wharfedale is owned by the national Trust and is superb walking country. Strolls to a nearby pub along the river or if you prefer, a more energetic climb to the top of Wharfedale's highest peaks, Great Whernside and Buckden Pike, both over 2,300 feet await.

Wherever you go you are assured of dramatic views over the surrounding dales and fells. Within a two mile radius there are three lovely country pubs.

Further afield, amongst the many attractions are the Three Peaks Walk, Settle to Carlisle railway, Skipton's Medieval Castle and Bolton Abbey.

A short drive will take you into the Lake District, the spa town of Harrogate, the historic City of York, and the Cities of Bradford and Leeds.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $69.92
Pet Fee $27.97

Prices shown are based on occupancy of 4 people. Please email or call for details. Bed linen and one bath towel is included in the price for all who stay at Rowan Cottage.
Pets welcome at £20 per pet.
One third deposit required with booking.
Short breaks November to March from £180 for 2 nights all bed linen and towels included
Check out time is 10 am

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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