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Attractive stone built cottage
Spot the various wildlife on the pond
Kick off your shoes and relax in the lounge
Sit back and enjoy a film
Plenty of outside space for you and your four legged friend
Step out onto the decking to the hot tub and outside seating
Enjoy a delicious family meal
Interesting design features
Gorgeous contemporary kitchen
Enjoy breakfast at the breakfast bar
Modern kitchen
Sumptuous ground floor double bedroom
Ground floor bedroom
Lovely ground floor double bedroom
Bright and beautiful bed linen
Ground floor double bedroom
Cosy and bright
En-suite shower room
First floor cosy twin bedroom
Twin bedroom
First floor bathroom
Lounge/games room on the first floor
Patio garden with hot tub
Sit out on the balcony
The river Swale at the end of the garden
Spring time at the Cottage
Neighbours saying hello
Yorkshire stone cottage
1 / 28  Attractive stone built cottage
2 / 28  Spot the various wildlife on the pond
3 / 28  Kick off your shoes and relax in the lounge
4 / 28  Sit back and enjoy a film
5 / 28  Plenty of outside space for you and your four legged friend
6 / 28  Step out onto the decking to the hot tub and outside seating
7 / 28  Enjoy a delicious family meal
8 / 28  Interesting design features
9 / 28  Gorgeous contemporary kitchen
10 / 28  Enjoy breakfast at the breakfast bar
11 / 28  Modern kitchen
12 / 28  Sumptuous ground floor double bedroom
13 / 28  Ground floor bedroom
14 / 28  Lovely ground floor double bedroom
15 / 28  Bright and beautiful bed linen
16 / 28  Ground floor double bedroom
17 / 28  Cosy and bright
18 / 28  En-suite shower room
19 / 28  First floor cosy twin bedroom
20 / 28  Twin bedroom
21 / 28  First floor bathroom
22 / 28  Lounge/games room on the first floor
23 / 28  Patio garden with hot tub
24 / 28  Sit out on the balcony
25 / 28  The river Swale at the end of the garden
26 / 28  Spring time at the Cottage
27 / 28  Neighbours saying hello
28 / 28  Yorkshire stone cottage

Bark Farm Cottage

Brompton on Swale, North Yorkshire
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 3
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Hot tub
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Yorkshire stone cottage close to the river Swale and its own private wildlife ponds
  • Peaceful village, perfectly located for exploring the Yorkshire & Durham Dales
  • A great base for walkers, cyclists and lovers of the great outdoors
Property code: 58685

This charming semi-detached cottage set in a peaceful village location with contemporary interiors is the perfect destination to explore the surrounding countryside, museums and places of historical interest.

This lovely cottage, situated on the northern bank of the river Swale, is only three miles from the famous Richmond Castle or why not take a trip to nearby Easby Abbey, Kiplin Hall Museum and the wonderful Foxglove Court Nature Reserve. Close to the Yorkshire and Durham Dales, home to outstanding scenery, great castles, abbeys and dark skies to enjoy star gazing, worth a visit anytime of the year. Catterick Race Course is close by, for a fun day out. Further afield you are approximately 35 miles from the Spa town of Harrogate, home to RHS Garden Harlow Carr and the famous Betty’s Tea Rooms or why not indulge in some retail therapy, you’ll want to return time and time again.

Venture through the French doors into the lounge/diner, after a busy day exploring relax on the comfortable sofas and armchair, enjoy a board game or watch your favourite family film together. Enjoy a catch up over dinner and plan your next day's adventure. Along the hallway you will find the lovely contemporary well-equipped kitchen with electric oven and hob, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge with ice compartment, microwave and breakfast bar. There are two ground floor double bedrooms off the hallway, one with an en-suite shower room with shower and WC and one with shower and WC in the room. Heading up to the first floor you will find a further lounge/games room with TV/DVD and an oak balcony to enjoy the gorgeous scenery surrounding the cottage with afternoon tea and cake and and relax. A door off the upper lounge/games room takes you to a Jack and Jill style bathroom with bath and WC. Proceed through the bathroom where you go through to the cosy twin bedroom bathed in light with views across farmland, enjoy watching the horses graze peacefully in their paddocks.

Step outside to the enclosed patio garden you will find a table and chairs for al fresco dining, charcoal BBQ and hot tub. Heading down the grassed area to the front of the property you will find two ponds with visiting wildlife to study and the north banks of the river Swale. (Children and dogs must be accompanied). There is ample parking for three cars and a secure bike store.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 3 Bedrooms - 2 doubles and 1 twin
  • 1 Jack and Jill bathroom, 1 en-suite shower room, 1 shower and WC in bedroom 
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge with ice compartment, microwave, dishwasher and washing machine
  • Private hot tub; please note the hot tub is emptied and cleaned after each booking therefore the water may not be to optimum temperature when you arrive
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Off-road parking for 3 cars
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 1 dog welcome
  • Shops, cafes and pub within walking distance
  • Bike storage available
  • TV/DVD in both lounges
  • Children and dogs must be accompanied when exploring near the wildlife ponds and the river bank

This property is personally managed by Rupert.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 29 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Rose 13th March 2020

A lovely cosy cottage in a great area for walking. The hot tub was fabulous

Reviewed by Claire 6th March 2020

Everything we needed for the weekend away with friends. Lovely quiet location

Reviewed by Emma 14th February 2020

Lovely place. Very homely and welcoming, the bedding and towels ( of which there were plenty!) Smelt amazing. Nice and warm with heating on. Outdoor hottub with access from downstairs lounge. Ideal for families.

Reviewed by Claire 8th November 2019

Lovely well equipped cottage, everything you could need. Lovely comfy beds. Amazing hot tub.

Reviewed by Tracy 25th October 2019

Beautiful location and in stunning surroundings the cottage was lovely and very homely. It had everything you need you inside and out. I would recommend this property to everyone who wants to visit Yorkshire and the surrounding areas

Reviewed by Claire 6th September 2019

Lovely cottage, the most comfortable beds I have ever slept in. Plenty of areas for my dog to chase the abundance of wild rabbits (Not that he is quick enough to catch any) Ideal base for exploring North Yorkshire. Hot Tub was also wonderful.

Reviewed by Chris 26th July 2019

The cottage is in a lovely location which is quite isolated. The rooms are well appointed, the beds very comfortable and 2 of the 3 showers were good (one was over a bath with no screen). The kitchen has plenty of cutlery, plates, pans etc, and the lounge/diner is large enough to easily cope with 6 adults. The decking is very spacious, allowing pleRead morenty of room for table tennis on the excellent table. The hot tub is a super feature. Hide

Reviewed by Samantha 11th May 2019

Great location, lovely clean accommodation, we enjoyed being in a semi remote setting as it was really quiet but wasnt to far from amenities. We will be coming again!

Reviewed by Linda 3rd May 2019

Wonderful cottage with good facilities including hot tub and bbq. Immaculately clean with wonderfully comfortable beds.

Reviewed by Lucy 19th April 2019

What an amazing cottage. The owners were lovely, will defo be going back

Reviewed by Matt 12th April 2019

Absolutely fantastic cottage set in lovely private grounds. Ideal for dog owners (My dog loved having the huge play area at his disposal!) The cottage is spotlessly clean and beautifully decorated and the hot tub is worth the trip on its own! Will definitely return!

Reviewed by June 5th April 2019

This cottage was perfect for our holiday - at the end of a very quiet lane. Two downstairs ensuite bedrooms - and an upstairs with a lounge, bathroom and bedroom. Gave us chance to escape the adult children downstairs!! All was clean, comfortable and warm.

Reviewed by Janice 15th March 2019

The cottage was decorated very nicely. All the bedrooms were very bright and cheerful. Beds comfortable. Bathrooms were generous sizes and had all you could want. Living/dining area was well laid out although a little small if you had 6 people staying. There was a second living/TV area upstairs that was comfortable too so put together there is adeqRead moreuate space to relax. Hot tub was a nice touch. The outside space was good too. The owners could not have been more helpful and friendly. Hide

Reviewed by Nicola 1st March 2019

Great location for visiting surrounding areas. Comfortable cottage with everything you could possibly need. The hot tub was fab. Always plenty of hot water when needed. The beds were very comfortable. Very quiet and peaceful location. Loved that the cottage had x 2 ground floor bedrooms with bathrooms to accommodate my elderly parents. Very difficuRead morelt to find good accommodation with ground floor facilities that take dogs too. Hide

Reviewed by Julie 28th December 2018

Excellent cottage, lovely seeing the new year in whilst in the hot tub.

Reviewed by Sandra 22nd November 2018

What a delight! Bark Farm Cottage was an amazing find! Not often one comes across a ground floor en suite for a 92 year old or two other bedrooms with en suite facilities too! This requirement is becoming the norm now I believe! The beds were very comfortable. The kitchen well equipped. A quiet location with land leading to a lake and river! Even iRead moren the cold and damp the spacious hot tub was enjoyable! Thank you to Lloyd and Ann for providing a welcoming home stay!! Hide

Reviewed by Tanya 19th October 2018

Very well presented, welcoming cottage in a fabulous location with everything you need and more! Plenty of room for three adults and two kids. The kids loved playing in the grounds and round the lake with the resident dogs and helping feed the horses too! Central to many great locations, too many to list and lots of leaflets provided. Thank you forRead more a great stay. Hide

Reviewed by John 12th October 2018

very clean and comfortable, had all the necessary white goods, dcor was very good. Beds were very comfortable, property was lovely and warm. Parking was good.Having three ensuite bedrooms was really good.

Reviewed by Gillian 21st September 2018

Hidden gem. Beautiful cottage in a wonderful peaceful location. Hot tub is great especially with the lights on in the dark. Lovely walks along the river to Richmond. Highly recommend.

Reviewed by Deborah 17th August 2018

Well appointed cottage with great hot tub. Upstairs ideal for teenagers.

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Attractive stone built cottage
Spot the various wildlife on the pond
Kick off your shoes and relax in the lounge
Sit back and enjoy a film
Plenty of outside space for you and your four legged friend
Step out onto the decking to the hot tub and outside seating
Enjoy a delicious family meal
Interesting design features
Gorgeous contemporary kitchen
Enjoy breakfast at the breakfast bar
Modern kitchen
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