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Hayloft & Breakfast: luxury bolthole for 2

Bedrooms 1
Property type bed & breakfast
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

A special hideaway in the Yorkshire Dales

The Hayloft is a unique place to stay as we offer the best features of a B&B with the privacy of your own home away from home. Hidden away at the end of our 17th century farmhouse - Hayloft is the perfect retreat from it all.

You have your own front door and can come and go as you please. You enter into the beautiful little kitchen where we will leave a 'Yorkshire Continental' breakfast for you to enjoy - no need to dash out on your first morning here. We'll supply you with local bread, milk, eggs, and cheese and locally bought cereals, and juice. There's a plentiful supply of cake, coffee and Yorkshire Tea too. You can enjoy breakfast on the sunny window seat or outside in your own private garden.

It's just one step into the large living room with dining table, woodburning stove and comfortable sofa and leather library chair. Lots of books, guides, maps and dvds are provided. Up the curved oak stairs is the galleried bedroom with super king-sized bed and huge ensuite bathroom.

Hayloft is the perfect get-away for a quiet weekend or short retreat. Very romantic - a real escape from it all.

More Details

Fiona Hoole
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
December 5, 2017

About Fiona Hoole

Our family have lived in this house since 1886. It has seen many changes over the years and since 2014 guests have been able to enjoy The Hayloft - a private guest annex at the end of our Long Dales farmhouse.

Fiona Hoole purchased this bed and breakfast in 1886

What makes this bed and breakfast unique

We want Hayloft to be the perfect retreat and that's why we provide the convenience of a continental breakfast with all the privacy of your own home away from home.

I'm going to let our guests do the talking here: "The Hayloft instantly welcomed us and we felt at home since we arrived... brownies, wine and wood stove helped too! Stargazing, walking and relaxing by the fire... what a restorative and rejuvenating time we've had!"

If this sounds like your idea of a perfect weekend then I think you will love our little bolthole too.


Car: recommended


A car is recommended but we can pick guests up from the bus in Hebden or Grassington. Nearest train station is Skipton.


It's a 10 minute walk to our nearest village of Hebden with The Clarendon Pub and Old School House cafe. It's 5 minutes in the car to large village of Grassington. Skipton is 25 minutes away by car and Harrogate 35 minutes away.

Further Details:

The Hayloft is tucked away in the quiet hamlet of Hole Bottom. It is perfect for walkers and has a footpath outside the garden gate. It's a 10 minute walk down to Hebden (pub and cafe) and a beautiful 35 minute walk over the tops to Grassington - our largest local village with wide range of shops, pubs, cafes and National Park centre.


Craven District Bed And Breakfast Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bed & breakfast
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Included in Price
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
  • 1 large ensuite bathroom with large walk in shower and beautiful, deep roll-top bath. Bathrobes and towels provided
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: 1 galleried bedroom with 6 ft super-king sized bed. Quality cotton bed linen. Black out blinds on Velux windows.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Television
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • spelunking
The Hayloft is a quiet retreat for 2 adults only. We regret that we cannot accept pets or children at any time. Non-smokers only. There are many walks straight from your garden gate. You also have access to 2 acres of private woodland and grounds. Parking is in a shared private car park. Bikes can be stored in our barn. Delicious meals and groceries can be ordered from Relish Deli in Grassington - ask Fiona for their details.


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average rating of 4.928571 based on 14 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Absolutely beautiful. The cottage was more than equipped; and with the most attention to detail than any other cottage I have stayed at. Apparently it rained all weekend.....we didn't notice it!

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hayloft is our little retreat from the world - so glad you enjoyed your weekend here - and could admire the glorious Yorkshire weather from beside the wood burner! Many thanks, Fiona
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Lovely place for two in the Dales!

  • 5 of 5

Beautifully equipped converted "barn" (there is nothing barn-like about it). Great living space, huge bedroom and a very smart kitchen. Very quiet, decent walking from the door, and local eating options if you feel the need to go out out to eat.

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Cosy, luxurious and peaceful

  • 5 of 5

Booked this for a birthday weekend away and was much bigger than it looks on the pics. Delighted with the cottage and attention to detail made it feel like a home from home. We were rained off any serious walks but was perfect for grassington so turned it into a food themed break instead. Recommend supplies from kheelam farm shop in skipton on the way, great butcher and great deli in Grassington.

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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brilliant place

  • 5 of 5

Fiona was great and very welcoming. The Hayloft was beautiful and better than the pictures.

Thoroughly recommend

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful house with all you need for a great weekend away

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderfully relaxing weekend at the Hayloft. We walked into Hebden on Friday for a quick drink in the pub, then walked to Linton and Grassington, then back to the house on the Saturday. We had booked a pub meal for the Saturday night but rang to cancel it after we realised that we should make the most of the log burning stove and the beautifully decorated house on a cold February night. On Sunday we drove to Burnsall then did the easy walk back to Hebden for lunch in the Old School House Tearoom then walked back to the car. Everything you need is in the house - basics left for us and I'm sure if we had needed anything we could have asked Fiona. We would highly recommend this house for a quiet weekend away in beautiful countryside with great walks right from the front door.

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Stunning location, beautifully done property

  • 5 of 5

Watch out for the big beam in the dark!

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $133.19

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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