The Lodge

Kirkby Stephen, Yorkshire Dales

  • 3 Star
  • The Lodge is a cosy one bedroomed converted barn in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

You can book this property from:

  • £414 per week
  • £59 per night
  • 3 Star


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 double bed


  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer


  • 1 WC
  • Towels provided
  • Shower


  • Garden or courtyard
  • Enclosed garden or courtyard
  • On-street parking
  • Rural location

How far to...?

  • Beach 36 miles
  • Pub 3.5 miles
  • Shop 3.5 miles

Special Features

  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Welcome pack
  • Countryside views

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.



  • Ground floor toilet
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Ground floor bath/shower room
  • Walk-in shower

Read the full Access Statement for this property.

Access Statement


Property Name: The Lodge
Description: Converted barn

Pre-arrival and local facilities
Nearest train station: Kirkby Stephen, 7 miles
Nearest petrol station: Nateby, 4 miles
Nearest food shop: Kirkby Stephen, 7 miles
Nearest pub/restaurant: Nateby, 4 miles

Arrival and car parking
Type of parking available: In front of gate
Number of spaces: 1
For what sized car: Large
Parking surface is: Grass over concrete
Is the parking level: Yes
Is there good space to unload once parked: Yes
Distance to property from parking: 2m
Distance to nearest public parking area: On-street parking is possible if safe to do so
Is it pay and display? No
The width of the path to the property is:
The number of steps to the entrance is: 1

Main entrance
The main entrance door width is: 110cm
Number of steps to the main entrance: 1
The height of the key safe is:  130cm
The height of the key hole is: 90cm
How many other entrances to the property are there: 1
The other entrance door widths are: 80cm
Number of steps to the other entrances: 8

Living and dining rooms
Type of flooring: Wood
Width of doorways: 78cm
Is there good space between furniture? Yes
Is the furniture movable or fixed? Movable

Type of flooring:  Tiled
Width of doorways: 75cm
Worktop height: 92cm
Is oven set high or low? worktop level
Fridge height: 90cm to 170cm
Freezer height: 10cm to 85cm
Is crockery stored in high or low cupboards: High
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
The number of steps between floors is: 9
The flooring is wood
The door widths are 74cm
Bed sizes are: 

Is the bedroom furniture movable or fixed: Movable 

Bathrooms and cloakrooms
Type of flooring: Laminate
Width of the doorways: 67cm
Is there an accessible or adapted WC? No
Is there an accessible or adapted bath or shower? No
Is there a ground floor WC? Yes
Is there a ground floor bathroom or shower room? Yes
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, gravel and grassed
Is permanent seating provided? Yes
Is there outside lighting? No
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? 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: Reasonable
Closest public telephone is: Nateby
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:  
This access statement has been completed by the owner and Ingrid Flute’s is not to be held responsible for the content therein.


The Lodge is an upside-down cottage full of character with beamed ceilings, wooden floors, exposed stone walls and a woodburning stove. The cottage is located in the hamlet of Outhgill within the Yorkshire Dales National Park and close to the Lake District National Park. You can enjoy the visiting red squirrels, dark skies, Pendragon Castle and close by is the Settle/Carlisle railway.

This is an ideal property for exploring this undiscovered area on the  North Yorkshire/Cumbria border. The nearby popular market towns of Hawes and Kirkby Stephen with their quirky shops, Dales pubs and delightful tea rooms are within driving distance.  With a wide diversity of walks directly from the door this is an ideal place for you to escape the trappings of modern life.

Patio doors leading to:
Sun Room:
Table and chairs, views over the garden.
Kitchen: Electric cooker, microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, woodburning stove (welcome pack of fuel provided) feature exposed stone walls.
One step down to
Hallway: Picture window with views over the Dale
Bathroom: Shower, washbasin, toilet.
Bedroom: Double bed, fitted wardrobes, feature beamed ceilings, stone walls, views over the surrounding countryside
10 Steps up to first floor:
Open plan Lounge/Diner: Comfortable sofa, three chairs, bookcase, coffee and side tables, dining table and chairs, TV, DVD player and radio. Apex beamed ceilings and exposed stonework, stone window features, external door to outside stone steps, stunning views over Outhgill to Mallerstang Edge.

  Sorry, no pets.
Parking: Parking outside the property for one car, further parking directly outside the cottage on a first come first served basis.
Heating: Woodburning stove in kitchen (welcome pack of fuel provided) Electric central heating,
Garden/Patio:  Patio area from the French Windows in the conservatory enclosed with a stone wall and a wooden farm gate.
Short Breaks: Available all year round.  
Notes: Towels and bedding are provided. Please note that this property does not allow smoking.  Mobile phone signal is variable depending on network. If arriving in the dark a torch is needed to access the keysafe.
  5 miles   Pub:  3.5 miles.


Lovely relaxing week, quiet cottage in beautiful countryside - try the walk down to Swardale Viaduct.

Michelle and D,

Lovely stay, lovely walks and we saw red squirrels - thank you!

Previous Customer,

Comfortably, homely, peaceful. We have had a lovely stay. Saw red squirrel first morning while having our breakfast. Thank you.

Previous Customer,

Lovely and quiet cottage. Great base to explore from. Loved teh rabbits and the squirrels from the sun room.

Previous Customer,

Just perfect! Simple as that. We will be back. The best family memories ever.

Previous Customer,

Very relaxing and peaceful - loved it!

Previous Customer,

Lovely location, nice and relaxing. Wild Boar Fell is a nice walk from the house.

Previous Customer,

Lovely cottage - beautiful scenery.

Previous Customer,

Perfect location for scenery and walks. Cottage idea, cosy and well equipped. We have loved our stay in this secret valley and will be back to visit again. Amazingly so clean.

Previous Customer,


Area Information

Outhgill is a tiny hamlet located in Matterstang, Cumbria, it sits approximately five miles from the popular market town of Kirkby Stephen where you will find lots of local amenities, quirky tea shops, popular pubs and a market.  The area is noted as being a last wilderness in this area and is full of wonderful wildlife,  you are ideally located for exploring all the Yorkshire Dales, Lancashire and Cumbria has to offer, with Dark Skies, visiting wildlife, red squirrels and a short distance from the steam train line it is an ideal place to get away from the trappings of modern life.