Lupin Cottage

Gunnerside, Yorkshire Dales

  • Traditional stone built cottage with views over Swaledale

You can book this property from:

  • £316 per week
  • £45 per night
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • No Pets
  • WiFi
  • Garden/Courtyard


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 double bed
  • 2 bunk beds
  • 1 sofa bed


  • 1 bathroom
  • 1 WC
  • Towels provided
  • Bath
  • Shower


  • Family friendly


  • Garden, courtyard or patio
  • On-street parking

How far to...?

  • Beach 74 miles
  • Pub 0.2 miles
  • Shop 3 miles

Special Features

  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Welcome pack provided
  • Countryside views

Nearby activities

  • Walking

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 4pm
  • Check out: 10am

Read the full Access Statement for this property.

Access Statement


Access Statement


Property Name: Lupin Cottage

Description: House


Pre-arrival and local facilities


Nearest bus stop: Gunnerside Bridge, 90 yards

Nearest train station: Garsdale, 16 miles

Nearest petrol station: Hawes, 11 miles

Mobility equipment hire is: Harrogate, 52 miles

Nearest food shop: Reeth, 6 miles

Nearest pub/restaurant: Ghyll Foot Tearoom, 50 yards


Arrival and car parking


Type of parking available: Street, green or near bridge to park

Number of spaces available: Many

For what sized car: Any

Parking surface is: GraConcretevel

Is the parking level: Flat or slight hill

Is there good space to unload once parked: Can unload on roadside

Distance to property from parking: 1-90 yards

Distance to nearest public parking area: 90 yards

Is it pay and display? Free or donation box

The width of the path to the property is: Roadside, no path

The number of steps to the entrance is: 8


Main entrance


The main entrance door width is 82cm

Number of steps to the main entrance is 8

The height of the key safe is: 150cm

The height of the key hole is 116cm

How many other entrances to the property are there? 0

The other entrance door widths are:

Number of steps to the other entrances:


Living and dining rooms


Type of flooring: Carpet

Width of doorways: 77cm

Is there good space between furniture? Yes

Is the furniture movable or fixed? movable




Type of flooring: TiStoneled

Width of doorways: 58cm

Worktop height: 92cm

Is oven set high or low? Low

Fridge height: 86cm

Freezer height: Within fridge

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? 1

Number of steps between floors: 11

Type of flooring: Carpet

Width of the doorways: 70cm

Bed sizes: 4ft6”

Is the bedroom furniture movable or fixed? Fixed


Bathrooms and cloakrooms


Type of flooring: Laminate

Width of the doorways: 60cm

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, Stepped

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? No

Are there any other hazards? Top of steps not gated




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: EE works ok

Closest public telephone is: Reeth

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

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:  Hand rail at top of stairs

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


Lupin Cottage is a quirky characterful cottage that is located in Gunnerside in Swaledale, and only a couple of minutes’ walk from the local pub, tea room and restaurant. This quaint cottage benefits from a wood burning stove in the lounge, a flagstone floor in the kitchen and stunning views over the Swaledale countryside, and ceiling beams and exposed stone walls which give the cottage a lovely cosy feel. There is a small patio area to the front of the cottage where you can sit out and enjoy the sunshine. Lupin Cottage is an ideal cottage from which to enjoy all that the Yorkshire Dales has to offer.

 Door to hallway.
Lounge: Feature fireplace with wood burning stove (welcome pack of fuel provided), TV with Freeview, comfortable sofas, dining table and chairs, beamed ceiling, coffee table, stairs to first floor.
Kitchen: Electric hob, oven, grill, fridge with icebox, microwave, beamed ceiling.

FIRST FLOOR: 12 steps up
Bedroom 1:
 Double bed, fitted wardrobe, chair. Feature fireplace (not in use).
Bedroom 2: 3ft bunk beds, wardrobe, shelves. 
Bathroom: Bath with electric shower over, toilet, washbasin. 

Pets: Sorry, no pets.
Parking: You can park on the area outside the cottage, however it is limited and is on a first come first served basis, further free parking in the village 200 yards away.
Heating: Wood burning stove (welcome pack of fuel provided), electric storage heating.
Garden/Patio: Paved area to the front of the cottage.
Short Breaks: Short breaks accepted all year round. 
Notes: Towels are provided, Unlimited WiFi is available free of charge. No smoking at this property. Mobile phone signal is variable.
Shop: 6 miles. Pub: 0.1 miles.


Area Information

This quaint little village in Swaledale used to be known for its lead mining however now it provides a tranquil and convenient base for touring the Yorkshire Dales National Park. If you're visiting the village be sure to talk a walk to Gunnerside Gill, a narrow, rocky gorge where signs of the village's industrial past can be seen. Walkers will be pleased with the village's convenient location on the Coast to Coast walk, with the local pub, The King's Head, making the perfect pitstop for refreshments during the day or meals on an evening. The popular market town of Leyburn is just 30 minutes away by car, where you'll find a fantastic range of shops, cafes and attractions to enjoy.

Richmond is a leafy, vibrant market town boasting an impressive castle, a vast cobbled market place and an elegant Georgian district. It was formed by the Normans in 1071 and the town grew up around the castle which still dominates the skyline. It is said that the walls of the former imprisonment of King William are 11 feet thick and the exhibition centre within the grounds offers an impressive background into the history of this famous landmark.

Richmond is an exciting and vibrant place with plenty of quirky shops, art galleries and a good choice of pubs, restaurants and bars. Every Saturday there is a traditional outdoor market, joined by a popular farmers market once a month. The town is also the gateway to wonderful and unspoilt countryside, making it an ideal base for cycling, walking and other outdoor pursuits. The historic towns of York and Harrogate are also within easy reach.