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Cottage In Masham, Lower Wensleydale, North Yorkshire, England

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 6 nights


About the property

Holiday Home in Masham, Wensleydale, Yorkshire - Ideally Situated, Just Off The Market Square

Situated in Park Street, leading from Masham's Market Square, Clipstone Cottage is a finely built traditional terraced cottage. Clipstone has been recently refurbished to a high standard to ensure a comfortable stay. The cottage has been awarded a 4 Star rating by Visit Britain for 2016-17, quality in tourism. The Market Square, one of the largest market squares in the North of England, hosts weekly and speciality markets such as the annual Sheep Fair every September. Other events in Masham include a Summer Music Festival, an Autumn Arts Festival and in July a Steam Rally. There are plenty of walks to suit ramblers of all abilities and for real ale fans the town is home to The Black Sheep brewery and the Theakstons brewery.

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, german
Calendar last updated:
April 17, 2017

About The Owner

The property is owned by Iain and Julie Mclain, we have lived and owned property in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales for many years.

Our housekeeper Jane lives in the area and is on hand to prepare the cottage for your stay.

We are happy to take direct booking enquiries via the Owners Direct website, if you want to check out any details concerning the property or availability without committing to the Owners Direct service fee, just send a request to us by clicking on the 'Enquire Now' button on the right of the screen and we will get back to you quickly.

The Owner purchased this cottage in 2009

Guestbook comments from the owner

Superg, well equipped cottage. Everything has been well thought of. We will be back!
Mar 2016
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Masham Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Town
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Shower room 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Bathroom: half tiled, with bath, shower, wash basin, wc and heated towel rail. Fully tiled en-suite bathroom to bedroom 2 with shower cubicle, wc, washbasin and heated towel rail. Both newly renovated.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1: double bed, bedside drawers with lamps and clock radio, 1 double wardrobe, 1 chest of drawers. Ornamental Victorian fireplace. Bedroom 2: twin beds and bedside drawers and lamps, cupboard/wardrobe. En-suite with shower cubicle, washbasin and WC.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Tennis ...
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • forests
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • tennis
Notes on accommodation: Gas central heating. Free Wifi Internet available. Children welcome. 1 well behaved pet.£10.00 extra Additional pet please enquire. Sorry, strictly no smoking allowed in the cottage. Outside: Gated rear sunny courtyard with plant pots/shrubs. Patio area, table and 4 chairs for relaxing. Utility Room: Walk in pantry for storage of hoover, mop and brushes. Wine rack. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Towels and linen are included and are changed per week. The cottage is cleaned prior to guests arriving. Other: Gated sunny courtyard with plant pots/shrubs. Patio area with table and four chairs for relaxing. On street parking outside the cottage, also off street parking in a layby directly opposite the cottage. There is also parking in the nearby Market Square. PLEASE NOTE: Our minimum stay /price is 4 nights Please enquire for prices.


5/5 -
(2 traveler reviews)

Cottage In Masham, Lower Wensleydale, North Yorkshire, England
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

Wonderful cottage amazing location

  • 5 of 5

A lovely homely cottage with everything you could need for a great holiday. We have just spent a wonderful new year in this cottage which is spacious, clean and comfy. The location is great with 3 pubs all within 5 mins walk from the cottage. Had a good meal in the Kings Head and scrummy fish and chips from the takeaway. We parked our car on arrival and did not use it again until we packed up to come home. There are wonderful walks of around 7 mile from the cottage door. The owner has thought of everything even supplying printed and laminated walks ready for use. We will definitely go again and I will recomend this cottage to friends and family. Thanks for a great holiday.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Cosy Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Spent another great New Year in this lovely cottage. The cottage is very clean and furnished to a high standard. The kitchen is a good size and is well equipped. There are some nice walks from the village, and some good food served at the Kings Head and the lovely White Bear. Can recommend this cottage for a nice break in the Dales.

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
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Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Car: recommended


Both Whitby (approx 70 miles) and Scarborough (approx 60 miles) are an enjoyable drive from Masham, over the North Yorkshire Moors.


Getting to Masham: By car is about 10 minutes from the A1. A car is recommended to enjoy the surrounding dales and visit the local attractions. The nearest airports are Teesside, Leeds/Bradford, Doncaster Robin Hood, and Newcastle. All within 2 hours drive by car.


The cottage is situated just off the historic Market Square. Nearby is the Co-op supermarket with cash point, newsagent, chemist, Post Office, butchers, bank, restaurants and various tea shops. Masham has two award winning breweries in the town. The Black Sheep Brewery and Theakstons Brewery, both have interesting visitor centres. There are beautiful walks along the River Ure, only a short stroll away from the cottage. Walking maps provided.

Further Details:

Nearby places of interest include:

Lightwater Valley - Theme park and Shopping Village.

Middleham - Famous racehorse town with the ancient Richard 3rd castle.

Nr Middleham - The Forbidden Garden, Garden/Folly.

Leyburn - Market town, Gateway to Wensleydale. (Market day - Friday)

Hawes - Home of the Wensleydale Cheese Creamery and Visitor centre.

City of Ripon - Market (Thurs) town with its own Racecourse and beautiful Cathedral.

Thirsk - James Herriott Museum.

Nr Ripon - Fountains Abbey. National Trust Estate and Abbey.

Bedale/Leeming Bar - Home of the Wensleydale Railway.


Rates & Availability

Masham Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Apr 23 2017 - May 27 2017
4 night minimum stay
May 28 2017 - Jun 10 2017
5 night minimum stay
Jun 11 2017 - Jul 22 2017
5 night minimum stay
Jul 23 2017 - Sep 2 2017
6 night minimum stay
Sep 3 2017 - Sep 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 28 2017
4 night minimum stay
Oct 29 2017 - Dec 16 2017
4 night minimum stay
Dec 17 2017 - Jan 6 2018
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $12.94

Booking Notes:
Short breaks, minimum 4 nights.Bookings preferably by e-mail. A deposit of £90 per week shall be payable on confirmation.The balance to be paid 4 weeks before the commencement of the holiday. If the holiday is booked less than 4 weeks from the commencement date, then the full payment should be paid on the return of confirmation. Please note a refundable security deposit of £50.00 is required. This will be refunded within 10 days of your departure,when the property has been checked. Payments Bank trans/cheque.
One well behaved pet £10.00 extra. For an additional pet please enquire.
Longer stays and house swaps considered, please enquire for details.

Changeover Day:
During the peak season, changeovers are on Saturday. Off peak, we are flexible, please enquire.
Check-in is after 3.00pm. Check out is by 10.00am.
Please enquire for our short break prices (Minimum 4 nights)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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