Wren Cottage

Bedale, Yorkshire Dales

  • Awaiting Grading
  • Charming detached stone built cottage in a perfect location to explore the Yorkshire Dales located in the pretty village of Patrick Brompton just 4 miles from Bedale.

You can book this property from:

  • £549 per week
  • £78 per night
  • Awaiting Grading


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 double bed
  • 1 single bed


  • Dishwasher


  • 1 WC
  • Towels provided
  • Bath
  • Shower


  • Family friendly


  • Garden or courtyard
  • Enclosed garden or courtyard
  • Private parking

How far to...?

  • Pub 1.8 miles
  • Shop 3.9 miles

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Smart TV
  • Welcome pack
  • Countryside views

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 5pm
  • Check out: 9am

  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.

Read the full Access Statement for this property.

Access Statement

Property Name: Wren Cottage
Description: Stone Cottage

Pre-arrival and local facilities
Nearest bus stop: 50 yds from the cottage for buses towards Leyburn and Hawes, across the road, 25 yds from the cottage for buses to Bedale and Northallerton.
Nearest train station: Northallerton – plus the Wensleydale Heritage Railway from Northallerton West to Redmire.
Nearest petrol station: Crakehall (self-service) or Leyburn. Alternatively, John Gill at Aiskew immediately after leaving the A1(M).
Nearest electric vehicle charging point  Bedale (car park behind Norman Brown Estate Agents)
Mobility equipment hire is: Northallerton has mobility equipment shops.
Nearest food shop:  Bedale or Leyburn
Nearest pub/restaurant:  The Greyhound, Hackforth, The Bay Horse, Crakehall, Bedale/Leyburn for pubs and restaurants.

Arrival and car parking
Type of parking available: Off the main road, directly outside the front of Wren Cottage. The driveway is narrow.
Number of spaces available: 1
For what sized car: any
Parking surface is: Gravel
Is the parking level: Yes
Is there good space to unload once parked: Yes
Distance to property from parking: 1m
Distance to nearest public parking area: Bedale
The width of the path to the property is: Gate 84cm
The number of steps to the entrance is: 0

Main entrance
The main entrance door width is 69.5cm
Number of steps to the main entrance is: 0
The height of the key safe is: 104cm
The height of the key hole is: 90cm
How many other entrances to the property are there? 1
The other entrance door widths are: 76cm
Number of steps to the other entrances: 0

Living and dining rooms
Type of flooring: Wood laminate
Width of doorways: 70cm
Is there good space between furniture? Yes
Is the furniture movable or fixed? Movable
1 step up from the lounge into the kitchen

Type of flooring:  Slate tiles
Width of the doorway is: 70cm
The worktop height is: 91cm
Is the oven set high or low: normal height
The fridge height is: 106cm, standing on the ground, so 15cm from floor
The freezer height is: 80cm from floor
Is crockery stored in high or low cupboards: Both
Is any equipment stored externally or away from the main kitchen, and if yes, which and where? No

Bedrooms and landings
How many floors does the property have? 2
Number of steps between floors: 10
Type of flooring: Main bedroom, stairs and landing is carpet, small bedroom is laminate
Width of the doorways: 70cm
Bed sizes single 3ft and main bed 4’8”
Is the bedroom furniture movable or fixed? Movable

Bathrooms and cloakrooms
Type of flooring: Carpet
Width of the doorways: 70cm
Is there an accessible or adapted WC? No
Is there an accessible or adapted bath or shower? No
Is there a ground floor WC? No
Is there a ground floor bathroom or shower room? No
Does any bath or shower have a grab rail or handle fitted? No
Is there any shower where access is level rather than a step up? No

Outdoor facilities
External areas are firm, level and gravel
Is permanent seating provided: Yes
Is there outside lighting: Yes
Is there colour contrast of critical surfaces: No
Are there footpaths to follow for visually/mobility impaired: No
Are there barriers to entry into any part of the garden?: Gates to path at side of cottage and another gate to the garden seating area.
Are there are any other hazards: No

Is there a landline telephone for guests to use? No
If yes, does it accept incoming calls only or incoming and outgoing calls?
Mobile phone reception information: Yes, but strongest upstairs
Closest public telephone: Not known
Can you easily access an electrical socket in all rooms without having to move furniture (not cloakrooms or bathrooms)? Additional electrical sockets are being added in main bedroom.
Are electrical sockets generally set low or high? Low
Do you provide speciality alarms for hearing or sight impaired guests? No

Additional relevant information
Please add further details on any accessibility items or restrictions found at the property:  
This access statement has been completed by the owner and Ingrid Flute’s is not to be held responsible for the content therein.



Wren Cottage is a charming, detached stone-built cottage which sits at the lower end of Wensleydale in the Yorkshire Dales, it retains much of its traditional character which dates back to 1753. The cottage backs on to farmland and countryside and is ideally situated to access both Wensleydale and Swaledale, where you can enjoy beautiful walks and cycle paths or visit the numerous attractions. The cottage offers a lockable storage area suitable for bikes so if you are feeling energetic and want to try out the Tour De Yorkshire Cycle Route do not forget to bring your wheels along with you!

Patrick Brompton is a pretty village just four miles from Bedale, it has a church and a lovely Beck running through the centre called ‘Brompton Beck’ which feeds into Bedale Beck and then eventually into the river Swale. A short drive away are the lovely towns of Bedale, Northallerton, Leyburn and Richmond where you can stroll around the unique shops or visit one of the many places to eat and drink. If you are looking for walks and tearooms Constable Burton Hall Gardens, Jervaulx Abbey, Thorp Perrow Arboretum and Brymor Ice Cream are all within a twenty-minute drive. Slightly farther away but within easy reach, under an hour’s drive are the beautiful Cathedral cities of York and Durham. If you are interested in wildlife and bird watching the area has some fantastic opportunities both locally and further afield.

Entrance porch: Enter the cottage into a small porch with space for hanging coats and shoes.
Lounge: A lovely cosy & welcoming room for you to sit and relax after a day out in the Yorkshire Dales, with comfy sofas, footstool, table & chairs to sit & plan your days out, a multi fuel stove with inglenook fireplace, smart TV & DVD with guest ID for Netflix available in the corner of the room and beautiful beamed ceilings this room certainly makes you feel at home.
Kitchen: A contemporary style well equipped kitchen with Halogen hob, built in electric oven, dishwasher, microwave, toaster, kettle, fridge with freezer compartment and door which leads out to the smaller, gravelled garden.

Staircase leading to first floor:
Bedroom 1: This lovely light and tastefully decorated double bedroom has a wrought iron bed frame, antique pine chest of drawers, matching wardrobe, and bedside drawers and dressing table with mirror. Window with views from the front of the property.
Bedroom 2: A delightful single bedroom with double aspect windows looking out across farmland, with hanging area for clothes & bedside drawers.
Bathroom:  Family bathroom with heated towel radiator, illuminated mirror, bath, and shower over, a basin, and toilet complete the sanitary ware. 

Pets: 1 small to medium sized dog welcome, doggie welcome pack on arrival.
Parking: Private off-road parking for one vehicle.
Garden: Outside the cottage there are two garden areas to the rear, both are well maintained and enclosed, with rattan garden furniture and wooden arbour you can sit here and enjoy the peace and quiet on a summers evening and watch the sun going down with a glass of bubbly.
Heating: The cottage is heated with new panel heaters which make the cottage very toasty and warm with a multi fuel stove in the lounge.
Short Breaks: Accepted all year round.
Notes: Towels and linen are provided. No smoking at this property. Unlimited WiFi available free of charge. Welcome pack upon arrival. Lockable storage area for bicycles available, please request when making a booking.
Shops: 3.9 miles  Pub: 1.8 miles  Supermarket: 3.9 miles



A quiet and peaceful location and the small garden was lovely to sit out in the sunshine

Past Customer,

Wren cottage was an ideal place for a quiet break in these troubled times" Lovely quiet and easy accessible location, not far from motorway and not far from the Yorkshire dales

Past Customer,

Cottage was very clean, kitchen had everything we needed, very cosy. We had a lovely stay

Past Customer,

Well located cottage for exploring local area". Great Location

Past Customer,


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 farm attraction, 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.