The Shippon in the Dale

Bedale, Yorkshire Dales

  • 4 Star
  • A former shepherd's shelter located less than 7 miles from Bedale and Leyburn.

You can book this property from:

  • £318 per week
  • £45 per night
  • 4 Star


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 2 single beds


  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Freezer


  • 1 WC
  • Towels provided
  • En-suite bathroom


  • Garden or courtyard
  • Private parking

How far to...?

  • Beach 45 miles
  • Pub 2 miles
  • Shop 4 miles

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Welcome pack

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 4:00pm
  • Check out: 9:00am

  To give our cleaners enough time to complete the additional cleaning and sanitising that is currently needed to keep our guests safe, check-in and check-out times at the majority of our properties have been temporarily revised. The revised times for this property are reflected above.



  • On one level, no stairs
  • Ground floor toilet
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Ground floor bath/shower room

Read the full Access Statement for this property.

Access Statement

Access Statement 

Property Name: The Shippon in the Dale 

Description: Cottage 


The nearest bus stop is: Newton le willows, 1 mile 

The nearest train station is: Northallerton, 8 miles 

The nearest food shop is: Bedale, 4 miles 

The nearest pub/restaurant is: Finghall, 2 miles 

The nearest petrol is: Crakehall, 2 miles 

Mobility equipment hire is: Northallerton 

Arrival and car parking 

Type of parking available: On-site 

For what sized cars? Any 

Good space to unload once parked? Yes 

Number of spaces available: 4 

The parking surface is: Gravel/tarmac 

Distance to the property from the parking: 20 yards 

Is parking level? Yes 

Distance to nearest parking area:  

Is it pay and display?  

The width of the path to the property is:  

How many steps are there en route to the entrance: 0 

Main entrance 

How many entrances are there to the property? 1 

The doors widths are: 84cm 

Keyhole height: 94cm 

How many steps are there to the entrance:

Living and dining rooms 

The flooring is: Carpet 

The door widths are: 74cm 

Is there good space between the furniture: Yes 

Is it movable or fixed: Movable 


The flooring is: Caramic tiles 

The door widths are: 71cm 

The worktop height is: 90cm 

Is the oven set high or low? Low 

The fridge height is: Under worktop 

The freezer height is: N/A 

Is crockery stored high or low? High 

Is any equipment stored externally or away from the main kitchen area, if so which and where: Freezer in garage beside parking area. Dryer in building adjacent to owners' property. 

Bedrooms and landings 

How many floors does the property have: 1 

The number of steps between floors is: 0 

The flooring is: Carpet 

The door widths are: 74cm 

Bed sizes are: 3-4ft  

Is the bedroom furniture movable or fixed: Movable 

Bathrooms and cloakrooms 

The door widths are: 79cm 

Is there an accessible or adapted WC?: No 

Is there an accessible or adapted bath/shower?: No 

Is there a ground floor WC?: Yes 

Is there a ground floor bath or shower room?: Yes 

Does the bath or shower have a grab rail or handle fitted: No 

Is there any shower where access is level rather than having to step up?: No 

The flooring is: Ceramic tiles 

Outdoor facilities 

External areas are: Firm and level 

Permanent seated is provided 

There is outside lighting 

There is no colour contrast of critical surfaces (eg white on edge of steps)  

There are no footpaths to follow for visually impaired/mobility impaired  

There are no barriers to entry into any part of the garden  

There are no other hazards such as ponds, water features, steep areas  


Is there a land line for guests to use? No  

Mobile reception details: Good 

Can you easily access an electrical socket in all rooms without having to move furniture (not WC or baths)?: Yes 

Are electrical sockets generally set low or high? Low – high in kitchen 

Do you provide speciality alarms for hearing or sight impaired guests?: No 

Any other information:  

This access statement has been completed by the owner and Ingrid Flute's is not to be held responsible for the content therein. 



The Shippon in the Dale is a stone built detached former shepherd's shelter dating from 1797. This ground floor property has retained lots of the original character and charm with the original oak beams and a window seat in the lounge.  The cottage is well equipped, comfortable and has uninterrupted views of the surrounding countryside. The Shippon in the Dale is situated next to the owner’s property has over two acres of the owners grounds to explore.  The nearby towns of Bedale, Leyburn and Masham are a short drive away. The area benefits from many walking and cycle trails and lots of interesting attractions close by such as The Forbidden Corner, The Chocolate Factory and not forgetting the Wensleydale Railway which is a predominantly heritage diesel line, with steam services operating over selected weekends, special events and the summer months.

Lobby with boot and coat storage.
Kitchen: Electric hob, oven, grill, microwave, fridge with icebox, filter coffee maker, washing machine, dining table and chairs, CD player.
Lounge/Diner:  Comfortable seating and window seat. Electric fire, TV with Freeview, DVD. Dining table and chairs.
Bedroom: Twin beds, wardrobe, chest of drawers, iPod docking station.
Bathroom: Bath, electric shower over bath, wash basin, toilet.

Sorry no pets.
Parking: Parking on site for 4 cars.
Heating: Electric storage heaters, electric effect fire.
Short Breaks: Not accepted at peak times.
Garden/Patio: 2 acres of the owners' grounds.
Notes: Towels are provided. Please note that this property does not allow smoking. Mobile phone signal is variable. Tumble dryer and freezer available in the outbuildings.  Unlimited Wifi is available free of charge. If you wish to bring bicyles, we have a secure, alarmed building for them free of charge. The Tour de Yorkshire passes close by, as did the Grand Depart and we are on the Sustrans network.
Shop: 4 miles. Pub: 2 miles.


Area Information

The Yorkshire Dales market town of Bedale is a charming place to enjoy a self-catering break. The town has an excellent selection of independent shops and is especially great for food shops selling fresh, local produce. The town holds a market day every Tuesday where you can meet local traders selling produce and plants and there is also a car boot sale in the town every Saturday. The town is full of historic buildings such as an 18th century leeches store and there is a wonderful 14th century market cross. There's plenty to keep you entertained in the town, from a local petting zoo, Big Sheep Little Cow, that children will love, the Bedale museum where you can find out more about the history of the area, as well as the beautiful Thorp Perrow Arboretum. For those looking to get outdoors, why not pay a visit to the Bedale Golf Club or Aerial Extreme Bedale? There are also many stunning trails in the area for walking, or if you want to discover the area by train, the local railway line is Wensleydale Railway which holds an exciting calendar of events throughout the year.