Mad Hatter's cottage is a newly refurbished, cosy and very comfortable Grade II listed Georgian house. Situated on the edge of the Cathedral city of Ripon, only a 10 minute walk from the centre. Next to open countryside, guests can take advantage of many beautiful walks and cycle routes close by. The cottage also has the added benefit of overlooking the Tour de Yorkshire official route! Ideally situated to explore the Yorkshire Dales. The famous spa town of Harrogate can be easily reached by car or public transport (25 minutes away).
The cottage consists of:
Dining area and entrance hallway. Mad Hatter's Cottage has secured discounts at various local award winning restaurants for guests during their stay. Furthermore, should you wish to pre order from the brilliant Highside butcher (highsidebutchers.co.uk), this can be arranged and your order be in the fridge on your arrival.
Kitchen including fridge freezer, microwave, toaster, kettle, washing machine, oven and electric hob. All necessary kitchen utensils and crockery supplied.
Comfortable living room with log burner and cosy window seat to enjoy a good book. Free Wi-Fi and freeview TV with the option of logging into your own Netflix or Amazon account.
Luxurious king size bedroom with small closet and extra hanging on reverse of door. Chest of drawers outside in adjoining hallway. Views across field. Hairdryer supplied. White Company towels supplied.
Comfortable twin room with deluxe full size single mattresses. Hanging space on reverse of door and chest of drawers in adjoining hallway. White Company towels supplied.
The internationally famous UNESCO World Heritage site of Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Deer Park are a 5 minute drive from the cottage and a beautiful half hour walk through open countryside. www.nationaltrust.org.uk
In the Deer Park you will see Sika, Red and Fallow Deer varieties in abundance. The William Burgess masterpiece, St Mary's church, is situated within the grounds of the park.
Mad Hatter's cottage welcomes cyclists. The cottage overlooks the Tour de Yorkshire route.
Ripon Cathedral, the oldest in England, lies in the centre of the city and is just a 10 minute walk away from the cottage. Ripon was an inspiration for Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland. Lewis Carroll's father was a Canon at the Cathedral and carvings on the Cathedral's misericords are thought to have inspired elements of the story.
Ripon centre is easily accessed on foot and there are many beautiful walks directly from the property. Short car journeys will take you to Harrogate, Ripley, Pateley Bridge and Helmsley to name a few. There is a good bus service from the city centre, servicing the surrounding areas.