Making holiday memories since 1970

Gallowa's Cottage

Middleham - Yorkshire Dales

A quality property in Middleham, close to the pubs and tea rooms in this popular market town.  
  • Friday changeover
  • Sleeps 7
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Pets allowed
  • WiFi available
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 2 Bathrooms
DS181
£875 - £1398 per week *

Special Offers: Free hot tub when you book and take a break from 25th August - 5th October, 2018

Description

Gallowa's Cottage is conveniently located in the heart of the popular racing town of Middleham, famous for its Richard III Castle and horse racing connections.  This high quality property benefits from a delightful secluded courtyard garden on two tiers together with a newly constructed summerhouse, where you can relax in the summer sun.  

The lounge benefits from an open fire, beamed ceiling and window seats. There is plenty to keep you entertained each evening with a flat screen TV, DVD and WiFi included.  There is also a large separate dining room complete with further comfortable seating and French windows overlooking the rear patio garden.  There are also window seats to most of the bedrooms, you can sit here and watch the horses from the stables pass by on their way to the gallops.  The owner provides a luxury welcome pack for you, your children and your furry friends.  This is an ideal property for families or groups of friends looking to holiday together, the pubs, restaurants and shops are within walking distance and the popular market town of Leyburn is only 2.1 miles away.  

"According to Hannah Hauxwell, the renowned hermit of the Pennine dale (who's book you will find on the shelves) a ''gallowa'' is a 15 hand young unbroken stallion, a name we felt rather appropriate to this famous horse training town."

Hannah Hauxwell ''daughter of the Dales' 1926-2018

There is a hot tub available as an optional extra.

GROUND FLOOR
Porch:
Coat and boot storage.
Open plan Kitchen/Lounge: Gas range cooker, dishwasher, microwave, coffee machine, open fire, TV with Freeview, DVD, comfortable seating, electric clothes airer, window seats. Central island housing fridge and freezer.
Cloakroom: Washbasin, toilet, washing machine.
Garden room:  Dining table and chairs, comfortable seating, bookcase, sideboard,  French windows leading to the furnished split level patio and summerhouse.

FIRST FLOOR
Bedroom 1:
King-size bed, fitted wardrobes, dressing table, dressing gowns, chair.
En suite: Bath with hand held shower, washbasin, toilet, bidet.
Bedroom 2: Zip & Link super-king size bed (which upon request can be made up as a twin), wardrobes, dressing table, dressing gowns, window seat.
Bedroom 3: Single bed, chest of drawers, dressing gowns, hanging space, window seat.
Bathroom: Shower, washbasin, toilet, bidet.

SECOND FLOOR:
Bedroom 4:
Twin beds, chest of drawers.

Pets:
 Two dogs welcome.
Parking: Parking on the cobbles outside the property is first come first served, additional free parking is available in the market square 100 yards away.
Garden/Patio: Rear walled garden and split level patio with garden furniture and furnished summerhouse. Cycle storage. Hot tub.
Heating: Oil heating, open fire (fuel provided).
Short breaks: Accepted all year round.
Notes: Towels are provided, free unlimited WiFi. No smoking at this property. Mobile phone signal is variable.  A hot tub is available as an optional extra at a cost of £210.
Pub & Shop: 0.1 mile.

If you want to get straight into that holiday spirit, why not order a welcome hamper or prepared meals from local cafe bar and restaurants, Penley's. Situated in the market place in Richmond and Leyburn, Penley's offer a friendly and relaxed service with an excellent variety of freshly prepared food cooked to order using locally sourced produce where possible. They now provide a great range of prepared meals, hampers and picnics which can be delivered to your holiday cottage for your arrival or collected from the cafe. For more information and to place your order see Penleys website here.

 

Features

  • Friday changeover
  • Sleeps 7
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Pets allowed
  • WiFi available
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 4 Stars
  • Original Cottages Gold Award
  • On-street parking
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Hot tub
  • Bed linen provided
  • Travel cot
  • Equipped with a washing machine
  • Bath towels included
  • Equipped with a dishwasher
  • Nearest shop: 0.1 mile away
  • Nearest pub: 0.1 mile away
  • 50 miles from the coast

Prices

Reviews

Lovely cottage in a great area! Would 100% visit again!Dr Manushi Vyas - 19th June 2018
Lovely cottage and would love to go back sometime really enjoyed our stay. Mrs June Brannan - 4th June 2018
We have had a fabulous week at Gallowa's Cottage! The kids loved the den upstairs with the secret cupboard - great for playing hide and seek. We have enjoyed several barbecues throughout the week in the garden - listening to the church bells - such a relaxing environment. The dogs really appreciated the doggy treats - thank you! And the fruit cake - amazing! So much to do around here - Forbidden Corner, Catterick Races, Hawes, Aysgarth Falls, Brimham Rocks. We have done so much in the four days we were here. We hope to be back!Jimmy and June (Liverpool), Claire, Mike, Harry, Zack, Siena (Hertfordshire), Douglas and Max (the dogs) - 2nd June 2018
We've had a lovely family holiday - some travelling from Northumberland and some from Manchester. We have all enjoyed staying in this lovely, well appointed cottage. Even Luna the puppy has had a great time. We all enjoyed the beautiful gardens too and were able to sit out in them. Thanks for all you do to make this such a great cottage to stay in.Peter, Caroline and Vicki Shelley, Rachel, Lawson and Luna (the puppy) Leafe - 27th May 2018
An excellent cottage Mr Andrew McMinn - 6th April 2018
Coming in through the door was a welcoming and warm beautiful appointed cottage,absolutely super clean ( when we arrived ) and a wonderful hamper to great us too. Plenty of room for the 6 of us, inviting cosy tranquil bedrooms were 6* plus, the bathrobes were a pleasant surprise and most welcome. Every thought had been given to the guests from the kitchen, the outdoor garden, the garden room and the welcome open fire ready made up fro our arrival. The best cottage we have stayed in, ever.Mrs Christina Davison - 3rd April 2018
We have had a most wonderful stay in this well equipped beautiful home. We can add nothing but positive comments: wonderful comfy beds, warm and cosy, extremely well kitted out, every home touch thought of. We were able to catch up with family who live locally, had five days of fab walking, taking in both Coverdale and Swaledale without using the car once! Thank you for all the little touches too, the welcome back, the bath robes, the fire set ready to go.The Davison family and Rosie the Lab - 1st April 2018
We have just had a perfect weekend in a beautiful and very well equipped cottage. Everything has been thought of, and we could not find fault with anything. Thank you for the welcome pack - the cake was delicious and the dog treats were appreciated by our dog 'Rhino'. Can recommend the food at both Richard third and the Black Swan. The Blue Lion at East Witton is also worth a visit. Sad to be leaving but we will return very soon. Many thanksDarren, Dawn, Russell, Benji. Sylvia and Rhino - 9th February 2018
Thank you so much for the thoughtful touches you left for our stay at Gallowa’s Cottage, we’ve had an absolutely wonderful break, if we could stay longer we’d love to and we will definitely be back.Heather Bamford - 2nd January 2018
We absolutely loved Gallowa's Cottage! With our extended stay for several weeks we felt very comfortable and at home. The cottage was immaculate and the homemade goodies were so kind and thoughtful, even candy for my son! The beds were divine and we slept for later than we should have on several occasions because we were so comfy and cosy. The kitchen was very well equipped and we loved to watch the horses passing by every day...something we will really miss. Thank you for everything Jane and Jeremy. We would love to return one day.Melanie and family - 9th July 2017
This cottage was superb. Rarely does a property live up to the photos on website. Could not fault it in any way. It is the best property we have ever stayed in. Attention to detail was second to none. Would highly recommend it. Mrs A Mole - 8th January 2017
Owner exceedingly helpful - before, during & after our stay - and open to suggestions about certain aspects of the cottage. The welcome basket was a lovely touch! Books, magazines, CDs, DVDs, games, local information, fire fuel - all provided. Such a lotMrs Christine Fitt - 1st January 2017
What a gem of a place! Comfortable, warm, cosy, comforting...everything you could desire, especially in cold weather. I would love to return and enjoy breakfast al fresco on the patio in warmer weather! The welcome basket and milk were a lovely touch. Thank you so much. Excellently equipped in all areas. Cooking was a joy. Thank you to Jane for allowing us to enjoy the delights of Gallowa's Cottage.Zoe and David, Christine and Bob - 28th December 2016
Gallowa's cottage is a lovely, snug hideaway in a stunning part of the country.Mr J Smith - 6th November 2016
We had the most wonderful time. It is a beautiful cottage in a beautiful location.Jamie Smith - 28th October 2016
This really is a lovely cottage- with really well thought out interior! We enjoyed the yummy cake, sweets and dog biscuit. The location is great and we had a lovely walk down to the river and the castle is fab. We really enjoyed our stay.The Keighley Family - 26th August 2016
A lovely warm welcome once we arrived from the owners who showed us around and explained things with the house and local area. Nothing was too much trouble. They've paid attention to small details like providing dog biscuits and sweets for the children. The cottage itself is very clean and comfortable. The kitchen is very well equipped. The racing stables next door is a real treat and a tour is a must for any horse lovers. Raye gave us a magical tour, which our daughter thoroughly enjoyed. There are several waterfalls in the area, Hardraw Scaur waterfall being the highest. Park at The Green Dragon Inn also sell food. We've had an amazing week here. Would love a return visit. Hopefully we'll book here again. Thank you for a lovely stay.The Senbi Family - 14th August 2016
Really enjoyed our holiday here. The cottage is amazing- very quirky and the most well equipped that we have ever stayed in. The beautiful welcome package was much appreciated by all. The children especially enjoyed the sweets! Thank you for a super stay.The Reane Family - 6th August 2016
Really enjoyed our stay- 5 adults, 2 children- lovely house, well appointed and very comfortable. Good location, good walks. Excellent welcome pack, especially the cake! Really enjoyed the luxury coffee- very thoughtful and I much appreciated the sweets for the children! Flowers and plants a lovely touch. All bedrooms lovely- spacious, very comfortable beds. The children loved 'the den'- especially the teddies and books (and the secret door!). Good selection of books, games, DVDs, maps, local info etc. Shower excellent in bathroom. Meal at Richard III was very good. Garden room was enjoyed and ate outside.Kent Family - 29th July 2016
Good morning, Jane and Jeremy! I’d like to thank you for allowing us to stay in your beautiful home - it’s a real home from home. I’m sure we’ll have a wonderful week staying here whilst enjoying the plethora of places to visit! It’s a jewel of a place and I’m so glad we found it. We’ll take very good care of what has clearly been created with lots of love. Teresa (Steve McPhee’s partner)Teresa

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Area Information

Middleham
The town of Middelham is famous for its stables and you can watch the horses go through the town each morning, heading up to the gallops for their daily exercise. See the largest keep in the north of England at the historic Middleham Castle, the castle dates back to 1190 and was once occupied by King Richard III.

On the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, Middleham is ideally located to explore Lower Wensleydale and beyond whether on foot , by car or bicycle. There are attractions to suit all age groups which includes Hawes, home to the Wensleydale Creamery, The Forbidden Corner, the tranquil Jervaulx Abbey and tea room plus Brymor Guernsey ice cream parlour all within a half hour's drive.

Why not visit Masham, home of the famous Black Sheep and Theakstons beer, visitor tours available. 

The historic market town of Richmond is within a few miles and offers leisure facilities, a swimming pool and cinema.

There's always something happening throughout the town, with festivals and fairs are held throughout the year. For more information on Middleham and the surrounding area plus local events visit our Yorkshire Dales Guide and the Festivals & Events Guide.

Access Statement

Access Statement 

Property Name: Gallowa's Cottage 

Description: House 

Pre-arrival 

The nearest bus stop is: Middleham 

The nearest train station is: North Allerton 

The nearest food shop is: Middleham, 100 yards 

The nearest pub/restaurant is: Middleham, 100 yards 

The nearest petrol is: Leyburn, 2 miles 

Mobility equipment hire is: Northallerton 

Arrival and car parking 

Type of parking available: Cobbles at the front 

For what sized cars? Large 

Good space to unload once parked? Yes 

Number of spaces available: 2 

The parking surface is: Cobbles 

Distance to the property from the parking: Outside the front door 

Is parking level? Yes 

Distance to nearest parking area: 100 Yards 

Is it pay and display? No 

The width of the path to the property is: Open 

How many steps are there en route to the entrance: 1 

Main entrance 

How many entrances are there to the property? 2 

The doors widths are: 34? 

Keyhole height: Waist height 

How many steps are there to the entrance: 1 

Living and dining rooms 

The flooring is: Carpet 

The door widths are: 30? 

Is there good space between the furniture: Yes 

Is it movable or fixed: Movable 

Kitchen 

The flooring is: Wooden 

The door widths are: No door 

The worktop height is: Waist 

Is the oven set high or low? Low 

The fridge height is: Low 

The freezer height is: Low 

Is crockery stored high or low? High 

Is any equipment stored externally or away from the main kitchen area, if so which and where: No 

Bedrooms and landings 

How many floors does the property have: 3 

The number of steps between floors is: 12 and 12 

The flooring is:  

The door widths are: 27?, 29?, 30? and 27? 

Bed sizes are:  

Is the bedroom furniture movable or fixed:  

Bathrooms and cloakrooms 

The door widths are: En suite 32?, main bathroom 30? 

Is there an accessible or adapted WC?:  

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?: No 

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: vinyl 

Outdoor facilities 

External areas are: firm and stepped 

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  

General 

Is there a land line for guests to use? No 

Mobile reception details: Variable in the house and good outside 

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

Are electrical sockets generally set low or high? Low 

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. 

 

Holiday Extras

Holiday Extras

We've hand-picked a selection of Holiday Extras from trusted partners to make your holiday extra special. When you make your booking, you'll see all the Extras on offer at your chosen property and be able to add them to your holiday. Booking them in advance gives you more time to relax when you arrive, and remember - many of these offers are exclusive so you won’t find them anywhere else.

Pamper & Relax

Bedale Bubbles Wharfedale Hot Tub Hire

Hire a hot tub and enjoy a luxury spa experience at your Yorkshire Dales holiday cottage. Perfect for adding that extra something to your relaxing break.

Price
£210.00

Food & Drink

Virgin Wines 12 Bottle Classic Wine Selection

This classic case oozes class and is perfect to give you various flavours from across the globe! Enjoy 2 bottles of each wine to encourage sharing or indulgence...

Normal price
£115.87

Price
£95.50

Food & Drink

Virgin Wines 12 Bottle Luxury Wine Selection

This 12 bottle case is packed full of wines to blow you away with flavours and complexities all round – a case guaranteed to impress all who get the pleas...

Normal price
£175.87

Price
£131.90

Food & Drink

Spicers of Hythe Ltd 20% discount on Hampers of Distinction

A hamper of distinction from Spicers of Hythe adds a little luxury to any occasion. We offer 20% off a beautifully presented hamper of gourmet delights.

Food & Drink

Dragonfly Tea 20% off Dragonfly Tea

There’s nothing better than relaxing with a delicious cup of tea on your holiday, so we’re offering you 20% off Dragonfly Tea’s wonderful range.

Food & Drink

Virgin Wines 6 Bottle Celebratory Wine Selection

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Normal price
£74.93

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£61.75

Food & Drink

Virgin Wines 6 Bottle Classic Wine Selection

This 6 bottle classic case is perfect for those wanting to try something of everything – carefully selected to incorporate crowd pleasers from across the ...

Normal price
£60.93

Price
£47.95

Pamper & Relax

Visiting Spa Company Bespoke Treatment Package

We can tailor a pamper package to suit your exact requirements. Delivered in the comfort of your holiday property, this could involve an alternative time durati...

Travel & Transport

Europcar Car Hire

Europcar, our preferred car hire partner, are offering you great quality UK car hire at affordable prices. With our dedicated offer you will save up to 20%.&nbs...

Food & Drink

Dineindulge Dineindulge - private dining service

Enjoy private dining in the comfort of your holiday property. Dineindulge offer a personal chef service with restaurant quality cuisine at an affordable price.

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