Robbin Middle Cottage

Grassington, Yorkshire Dales

  • Awaiting Grading
  • Set in 2 acres of private grounds with bluebell woods, a brook, and wild gardens to explore, the cottage is set in a totally unspoilt and beautiful location.

You can book this property from:

  • £574 per week
  • £82 per night
  • Awaiting Grading


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 king/super-king bed
  • 2 single beds


  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer


  • 2 WCs
  • Towels provided
  • Bath
  • Shower


  • Family friendly
  • Cot
  • Travel cot
  • Highchair
  • Stairgate


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

How far to...?

  • Pub 0.25 miles
  • Shop 2.4 miles

Special Features

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

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 4:00pm
  • 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.



  • Ground floor toilet
  • Ground floor bath/shower room

Read the full Access Statement for this property.

Access Statement

Robbin Middle Cottage

Jerry and Ben’s Cottages, Hole Bottom, Hebden, Skipton, North Yorkshire BD23 5DL

Welcome to Robbin Middle Cottage.  We want to make your stay here is as enjoyable as possible.  This guide will help you decide if Robbin Middle is suitable for your family’s requirements.

Quick Glance at Robbin Middle

  • Built in 1933 and extensively renovated in 2005.
  • Easy open plan style to the ground floor.
  • Downstairs bathroom with shower over bath, with basin and WC.
  • Sleeps 4 guests in 2 bedrooms on first floor – large double room with lots of storage.
  • Twin room – 2 full sized beds but no clothes storage in this room.
  • Small terrace.
  • We welcome many young families to Robbin Middle. But please make sure it is the right cottage for your family.  The terrace has a low stone wall and easy access to our shared grounds and stream. There are steep drops, rocks and woods and the stream which is fast flowing and dangerous in times of heavy rain.  Young children cannot be left unsupervised.

Getting here

The cottage is in the middle of our row of three cottages, in the hamlet of Hole Bottom, a quarter of a mile out of the village of Hebden.  Your satnav of BD23 5DL will bring you to Hole Bottom.  However, please remember that you may lose phone or Wifi signal as you travel through the Yorkshire Dales.


  • Our cottages share a private carpark with space for 2 cars from Robbin Middle.
  • The distance from the car park to Robbin Middle’s front door is 12m.
  • The surface is rough gravel chippings and can be uneven in places.
  • The car is lit by a motion sensor floodlight.

Travel by Taxi

  • Dales Cab Company - must be prebooked well in advance.
  • Skipton & Craven Taxis 01756 701122

Travel by Public Transport

  • The nearest train station: Skipton Train Station, Broughton Road, Skipton BD23 1RT (12 miles)
  • Nearest bus stop is in National Park Centre, Grassington (2.2miles)
  • We can pick you up from Grassington if you let us know when you book.

Local Facilities

  • Nearest café: The Old School Tearooms, Hebden (10 mins walk away).
  • Nearest pub: The Clarendon, Hebden (10 mins walk away).
  • Nearest food shop: Budgens, Grassington (2.4 miles).
  • Nearest bread shop: Walkers, Grassington (2.4miles).
  • Nearest deli: Relish, Grassington (2.4 miles).
  • Nearest butchers: Weatherheads, Threshfield BD23 5PL (3.2 miles).
  • Nearest petrol: Spar, Threshfield BD23 5PL (3.2miles).


  • From the carpark to the track outside the cottages is level access – but carpark is rough under foot as it is gravel and track outside cottages is tarmac with a grass verge.
  • There is one step of 25cm from track to path outside cottage.

Main Entrance

  • From path to the front door there are two steps of 10cm and 15cm.
  • The door is 82cm wide and 2m 4cm high.
  • The keyhole is 1m from the top step.
  • The front door light is motion sensor dawn to dusk wall light.

Kitchen Area

  • Kitchen area 3m 74cm x 4m
  • From entrance door there is level access across the kitchen and dining area.
  • The floor is laminate boards.
  • The kitchen units are a height of 92cm.
  • The washing machine/dryer, dishwasher and oven are all under counter height.
  • The fridge/freezer: fridge is up to 1m 2cm high and the freezer is 1m 40cm high.
  • The kitchen table is 1m 20 x 60cm and 77cm high.
  • The crockery and glassware are stored in high level cupboards.

Dining Area

  • Dining area 2m 83cm x 3m 45cm
  • The dining table is 1m 40cm x 76cm and is 77cm high with 4 chairs.
  • Low level storage unit.
  • High chair or booster chair for young children available.

Main bathroom

  • Room size 2m 70cm x 2m 30cm
  • The bathroom is accessed up one step of 22cm from the kitchen.
  • The bathroom floor is non-slip slate tiles.
  • The bathroom has a bath (with grip handles) and a shower over the bath. There is also a basin (80cm high) and WC.
  • Step stool for young children supplied.

Sitting Room

  • Room size 3m 63cm x 4m 8cm
  • The sitting area is accessed through two openings (no door) from the dining area. Openings are 1m wide.  There is a very shallow step of 5 cm between sitting and dining area.
  • There is good space between the furniture. There are two sofas and furniture is moveable.
  • There are French doors from the sitting room to terrace. The doors open inwards and are 1m 60cm wide.


  • From the French doors there is one step of 20cm down to the terrace.
  • The terrace has a low stone wall of 55cm– separating the terrace from the shared gardens below. Young children must not be left unsupervised on the terrace or be allowed to climb on the terrace wall. 
  • The terrace has access to the shared grounds down stone steps. These are uneven and steep.  The grounds have a fast-flowing stream running through them, with woodlands, rocky and steep ground.  You must not let young children play unsupervised in the grounds.

Stairs to first floor

  • The stairs to the first floor are carpeted. The banister rail is on the left-hand side as you climb the stairs.  The stairs are 84cm wide.
  • There is a wooden stairgate permanently fitted at the bottom of the stairs.
  • A stairgate cannot be fitted at the top of stairs due to banister rail. We fit a stairgate inside the twin bedroom door if necessary.  Bedroom door is 71cm wide.

Main bedroom

  • Room size 3m 80cm x 3m 90cm.
  • The door is 71cm wide by 1m 95cm high.
  • The bed is a 5ft wide king-sized wooden bed.
  • Access space on the right of the bed is 1m 20cm of space, on the left of the bed is 1m of space and at the end of the bed 1m 70cm of access space.
  • There is plenty of room for a full-sized wooden cot (stored in bedroom wardrobe) in this room if needed.
  • The bedroom has 2 windows – both opening and both supplied with child safety locks.
  • The main Wifi router for all our cottages is stored in this room. It is below a chest of drawers and out of site.

Twin Bedroom

  • Room size 3m 86cm by 2m 30cm
  • Door is 71cm wide and 1m 95cm high.
  • It has 2 full sized wooden single beds. The bed height is 54cm.
  • There are 2 wooden bedside chests, each with 2 drawers in them. There is no wardrobe in this room. This is a lovely little room; but we suggest you might prefer to use this room for 2 children.  Please see photographs on website to be sure.
  • Two windows, a minimum of 55cm from the floor, both have child safety locks fitted.


  • Room size 1m 50cm x 1m 10cm
  • WC and small handbasin.
  • Door is 71cm wide and 1m 95cm high.


Robbin Middle cottage can be found tucked away in a hidden valley just north of the village of Hebden, near Grassington. Robbin Middle is a delightful traditional detached cottage, furnished to a high standard in an idyllic location, perfect for walking and relaxation. Robbin Middle sleeps 4 and is one of three beautiful cottages located together which can be rented individually or combined for up to 17 people, perfect for a family get together. This spacious, easy to use cottage makes for a perfect holiday home.

(This property can be booked with DS1013 Paradise End & DS1015 Mamie's Cottage)

What we love about this property ……The beautifully idyllic location & stunning views

 A spacious and open area with electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, kettle, microwave, washing machine and dishwasher, table and chairs complete this lovely dining area.
Lounge:  A cosy and welcoming room with beamed ceiling, wood burner smart TV, sofas, and French doors leading to an outside seating area overlooking Hebden beck where you can sit back and relax after a day out in Dales.
Bathroom: Bath with overhead shower, toilet, washbasin, heated towel rail and shaving point.

Stairs with stairgate leading to:
Bedroom 1: A light and cosy Twin-bedded room with bedside tables and delightful beamed ceiling.
Bedroom 2: Large framed king size bed with chests of drawers, built in wardrobe and fabulous views to the front looking up the hillside.
WC: Toilet and wash hand basin
Pets: Not accepted
Parking: Private off-road parking
Garden: A real feature of this property is the amazing grounds which surround the property with superb views from most of the rooms and overlooking Hebden beck. The outside terrace is a place where you can sit and listen to the sounds of nature and the babbling brook.
Heating: A wood burning stove in lounge. The cottage is heated throughout with oil central heating.
Short Breaks: Accepted all year round.
Notes:  Young children must be always supervised in the gardens and grounds. Towels are provided. No smoking at this property. Unlimited WiFi available free of charge. Mobile phone signal variable. Travel cot, highchair, and stairgate available
Shop: 10 min walk   café: 10 min walk 



Area Information


The small and quaint village of Hebden is tucked away in a quiet area of Lower Wharfedale which is designated as a conservation area by the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The area is home to many varieties of birds and animals as well the perfect place to walk and cycle. Originally a lead mining area spoilt with plenty of walks which take you through remnants of the past industry on the surrounding hills, it is steeped in history and natural outstanding beauty. In the village you will find a tearoom which used to be the local school, post office and Methodist church. Further down Hebden lies Grimwith Reservoir which is a popular place for walkers, bird enthusiasts and home to a sailing club. If you travel two miles out of Hebden you will reach Grassington, a beautiful cobbled market square with shops offering local foods, speciality gifts and arts and crafts, along with friendly cafés and restaurants all set against a backdrop of the beautiful Yorkshire Dales. A few miles in the opposite direction along the B6265 you will come to Stump Cross Caverns, show casing some of the best caves in the UK.