If you are looking for the perfect escape from everyday life then look no further than 5 star Ann’s Cottage and The Old Smithy nestled in the heart of The National Park of the North Yorkshire Moors. Formerly farm buildings, our beautifully converted characterful cottages offer a perfect hideaway with log burning stoves and sumptuous furnishings creating the ambiance of a private escape. We offer a unique stay in our quintessentially English country cottages whether you would like a stay with a hearty award winning Yorkshire breakfast included or self-catering. The rural retreat features rustic stone walls and dark oak beams with solid oak flooring in neutral tones accented with golden hues and rich reds. The cottages host a king size double or twin room with ensuite shower room sleeping up to 2 adults with garden and dale views. Both boast fully equipped kitchens with a fridge/freezer, oven with hob, microwave and washing machine.
Have BBQs or picnics in the garden or venture beyond the garden walls into the beautiful valley of Rosedale Abbey exploring the natural beauty of the local area whether it be on the scenic drives, hiking trails or cycle ways. For history lovers, the area is rich, teeming with abbeys, castles, churches with crypts and so much more. The stone arches of the old iron ore mines gaze down on our idyllic retreat creating a dramatic atmosphere that reflects the drama of the vibrant heather covered moorland. Blow the cobwebs away on our bracing circular moorland walk skirting the valley discovering the relics of the old mining days before returning rosy cheeked to the privacy of your own country cottage perfect for all seasons.
After a day exploring the rich heritage of this stunning valley snuggle up in front of the log burning fire with a glass of wine awaiting a hearty supper from a local business, Moor’s Kitchen who deliver piping hot home cooked meals to your cottage door. We are happy to help direct you to points of interest, local restaurants, country pubs, shops and tea rooms, there is so much to do and more if you can be tempted out of this romantic bolthole. Your stay includes use of a BBQ and logs for your wood burning stove, we also provide fresh linen, towels, hair dryer and straighteners, iron and ironing board. Mod cons include Freeview flatscreen TV, DVD/CD player and Wi-Fi internet.
Accolades of “Welcome to Excellence”, the highest food hygiene rating and 5 Star Breakfast Award.