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Holly Lodge Pet-Friendly Cottage in Giggleswick, North Yorkshire

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sleeps 4
2 rooms
1 bathroom

Holly Lodge Pet-Friendly Cottage description

Holiday home
Holly Lodge is a conversion of an old detached stable, about one mile from the village of Giggleswick close to Settle, on the western edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. With one double room, one twin and a family bathroom, this cottage can sleep four people. The rest of the accommodation is made up of an open plan living area comprising a fitted kitchen, a dining area and a sitting room. Outside the cottage are a sheltered patio area with garden furniture and a wildlife area to the side of property leading up to small wooded area, as well as off road parking for two cars. With two other cottages on site, Holly Lodge can sleep sixteen people making it suitable for large family groups who want to explore this beautiful part of the country.

Giggleswick itself has a few small shops and pubs, whilst the wide ranging amenities of the nearby market town of Settle are within easy walking distance. Further afield is the town of Ingleton with its splendid waterfall walk and of course (for the more serious walker) the Three Peaks are nearby.

From heather-clad moors and limestone scars, to market towns and the steady pace of country life - the sublime Dales await you! Where else in Britain is it as satisfying to sit and do nothing as it is to explore the numerous pursuits on offer?

Oil central heating. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV, DVD, stereo/CD. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen inc. in rent. Cot and highchair on request. Sheltered patio area with garden furniture and wildlife area to side of property leading up to small wooded area with spruce and pine trees. Off road parking for two cars. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 1 mile.


  • Accepts Pets
  • Cooker
  • Cots
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • High chair
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Parking
  • Parking space
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Rural location

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Mrs Neagoe
August 2015
A lovely and well looked after cottage in a fantastic location.
Mrs Newbery
May 2016
Holly Lodge was a lovely cottage, with some original features of a stable , yet it was modern and comfortable. There are lovely walks from just across a road and views from the garden and upper floor windows are stunning
Mrs Titman
March 2015
We have stayed in this cottage several times which explains how much we enjoy our stays there.
Mrs Armstrong
November 2014
Wonderful cottage in a great location. A great base for visiting lots of different places. Cottage was very cosy relaxing and was bigger than looked on the website. Had a lovely week, would love to return one day.
Mr Waterson
August 2014
A well appointed, clean and modern cottage in the heart of the Dales and within easy reach of the Lake district too. Cottage was clean well equipped and homely. Plenty of walks and visitor attractions within easy reach.
Mrs Dickinson
May 2015
We have stayed on 6 occasions over the years and the cottage is a winner. Walks from the door and close enough to town for some diversions i.e. shopping and lots of places to eat and drink.
Mrs Drummond
April 2014
Loved the location, very quiet and great walks from the door. Holly Lodge is a fantastic place and we will definitely book again. Brilliant country views from all windows.
Mrs Ellis
March 2014
Amazing views. A quiet, cosy and comfortable cottage.
Mr Larke
June 2014
Holly Lodge cottage was a very nice cottage with lovely views from the lounge and main bedroom windows. It was also ideally located for the walks I wanted to do which were the three peaks, also there were many lovely walks on your doorstep.
Mrs Winkley
May 2013
Loved the area. The cottage was warm and comfortable which was appreciated as the weather was very mixed.
Mr Wingrove
March 2013
We enjoyed the property itself and its location. The views from the cottage itself and the fine walks in the area were lovely.
Mr Care
October 2012
Isolated but fairly close to main town with adequate facilities, directly backing onto fields, and in the heart of the Dales. Ideally suited to explore both the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales.
Mr Pedder
October 2012
A very enjoyable stay in a well appointed cottage. We particularly enjoyed the situation and the views. Overall, an excellent holiday.
Mr Sayer
July 2012
A lovely location for easy accessible walks the property was very comfortable, with good local amenities.
Mr Ives
August 2012
The area is fantastic to explore and great walking. The cottage was excellent very well equipped and comfortable. A great place to come home to.
Mrs Baiss
October 2012
Lovely views from the bedroom balcony.
Mrs Keen
August 2012
This is a lovely property in a nice location. Cosy, home from home with a really quirky unusual design. It was a pleasure to return to at the end of the day and well placed for various excursions.
Mr Mitson
October 2012
The cottage was in a very peaceful setting yet within easy reach of many interesting attractions.
Mrs Creechan
February 2012
The cottage was a great getaway for a relaxing week and we enjoyed the outdoor walks. We have a small King Charles Cavalier dog, who was able to enjoy the freedom of the space outside the cottage. The cottage was well equipped with everything we needed.
Mrs Howell
January 2012
Lovely comfortable and cosy cottage in a peaceful location with excellent views. Ideally placed to explore the Dales with walks straight from the doorstep. The owner introduced herself and was very helpful whilst allowing us privacy. The bottle of wine and milk was a very nice extra touch. We would recommend this property to friends and family and will definitely return.
Mrs Gilchrist
July 2011
This was our second visit to Holly Lodge and was just as welcoming as our first. We are looking forward to a third visit in the not too distant future. Good location for walks, shopping, eating out etc.
Ms Dodds
July 2011
Lovely views from the lounge. Lounge was spacious. The double bedroom was spacious. Lovely character cottage.
Mrs Murphy
September 2011
This is a cosy, quiet and comfy cottage with lovely views. There are good walks from the cottage and it is a good base for touring. There are good shops within a few miles.
Mr Bainborough
February 2011
The views from the cottage are fantastic and the walks from the door really excellent.
Mrs Walsh
January 2011
It was a perfect setting and a comfortable cottage. It made it a Christmas to remember.
Mrs Cox
October 2010
The views from the lodge were beautiful. Particularly from the master bedroom were the cows in the field behind came right up to the balcony - this definitely impressed our 2 year old daughter who enjoyed watching them. We would definitely recommend this lodge to anyone.
Mr Lintern
November 2010
The cottage was lovely and spacious and there were lots of good walks and pubs nearby.
Mrs Dykes
May 2010
I loved this Yorkshire Dales stone cottage. Very cosy and comfortable, furnished to a high standard with fantastic views of limestone hills and walking direct from the doorstep. I would not hesitate to book this cottage again.
May 2010
Very friendly owners who let us enjoy the cottage without interruption. Views were spectacular from the cottage and its location was central to many tourist areas.
Dr Allen-Collinson
December 2009
A very cosy and warm cottage. Lovely bunch of flowers to welcome you. Lovely bathrooms and bedrooms.
Mrs Halls
July 2010
Excellent property!
Mr Brockman
July 2010
We were delighted with this high quality, beautifully presented cottage. The situation was fantastic with great views from the door and yet only a short drive to shops etc at Settle.
Mrs Green
October 2009
A clean and cosy cottage in lovely surroundings, with welcoming owners. Giggleswick is a lovely place and, with Settle close by, there are supermarkets, take-aways and restaurants at hand.
Mr Ambrose
September 2009
Cottage was detached and in a quiet location, but wasn't too far away from amenities.
Mrs Ramsay
October 2009
The location is excellent. The cottage was just lovely and had everything you could need for - a little home away from home.
August 2010
One of the best equipped holiday property we have stayed in and our first time with Sykes! Our whole holiday experience with Sykes from start to leaving Holly Lodge was first class. We will certainly be back again and though we have never returned to the same property before, we would certainly consider Holly Lodge again. Thank you to everyone concerned!
Mrs Laud
September 2009
Lovely cottage, a short drive for walking the peaks and browsing the shops.
Mr Cook
June 2009
A great location - to be expected in the Dales
Mrs Burchell
October 2009
It was really relaxing. A real 'get away from it all' place. The accommodation was perfect.
Mr Bainborough
August 2009
Fabulous walks from the door. Everything was excellent.
Mr Dunning
October 2009
Ideal location for taking advantage of all the attractions in the area. Walks on the moors from your doorstep.
Mrs Foley
March 2009
Charming cottage, very relaxing, lovely views of surrounding area not far from the quaint town of Settle.
Mrs Jackson
September 2009
An excellent location which was near everything we could want. An ideal base for our walking holiday.
Mrs Gormley
April 2009
The cottage was very comfortable and well equipped. We thought the balcony on the double bedroom was a really good idea. Excellent location and very peaceful. Thank you!
Mrs Tschoerner
August 2009
The house had a wonderful setting, great views from all the windows. Furnished and decorated with taste. Spacious, light and enough room for the children to play on a rainy day. Very cosy with everything we needed. It was the best house we have ever had.
Miss Evans
July 2009
It's the 3rd time we have visited this property. It's in such a great location to visit all of the Dales and enjoy walking/climbing. It's also close to Settle which has nice restaurants, bars and traditional local pubs. The property has lovely views and is really relaxing.
Miss Adams
December 2008
We had a lovely time at Holly Lodge, on arrival there was a lot of snow; this just made our break even better! Holly Lodge was a lovely cottage with everything we needed, lovely lay out very clean, and well presented, We will definitely go back again and have already started to tell friends and family about it!
Mr Hull
October 2008
Lovely cottage, very warm and cosy with superb views. Well-equipped, clean and tidy. Excellent property.
Mrs Wright
October 2008
Second time we have been to Holly Lodge. We cannot fault it or the area.
Mr Higgins
March 2008
Property excellently located and lots to do for all ages!
Miss Fleming
July 2008
Lovely setting and lovely local walks.
Mr Newbery
May 2008
Holly Lodge was fantastic!
Mrs Langson
October 2008
The quality of cottage is Top Class. It was the best we have had!
Miss Kiff
April 2008
Good base for the area. House was always cosy and warm.
Mrs Bostock
January 2008
Beautiful cottage with excellent amenities. Very warm and cosy with lovely surroundings.
Miss Evans
June 2008
Very good location with lovely views from lounge and main bedroom. Decorated to a good standard with a very nice homely feel.
Mrs Davies
September 2007
Very relaxing, quiet and peaceful. Would certainly return.
Mrs Willett
May 2007
Lovely cottage, excellent views, good walks from cottage, no need for car all the while. Overall another excellent holiday with your company.
Mr Kanikula
August 2007
Nice quiet loaction but still very close for countryside walking and access to shops.
Mr Hebron
June 2007
The standard of accomodation was excellent. Just what we wanted. Everything needed to make life comfortable for the stay was provided. The location was perfect for Dales walking and touring if you wanted. The welcome pack and fresh flowers was a lovely thought just right to start your holiday.
Mrs Shepherd
October 2006
We feel it deserves a higher rating! Perfectly placed for our outdoor pursuits too.
Mr Mrs Morwood
August 2007
The cottage was well situated with lovely views out of the windows. Bolton Abbey is a lovely place to visit as are all the caves and castles. Beautiful scenery everywhere.
Mrs Stephens
January 2007
Excellent cottage on all fronts, one of the best we have been to. Central heating kept it cosy even with the wind howling round the hillside! We enjoyed seeing the sheep outside the bedroom window on New Year's Day.
Mr Marshall
February 2007
Beautiful cottage, excellent facilities and location.
Mr Bird
October 2006
The property was excellent and fully deserves the star grade. A cottage you would be pleased to go back to (and just might one day).
Ms Saibon
June 2006
An impressive cottage with peaceful and tranquil environment. We cannot ask for more, have thoroughly enjoyed our stay.
Mr Mrs Clay
April 2006
Fantastic, best yet.
Mr Plant
July 2006
There was milk and tea and coffee making facilities on arrival. Flowers were a nice touch. We like the picture windows overlooking Giggleswick scar.
Mrs Smith
February 2006
The scenery was fantastic. It was our first visit to the Yorkshire Dales - but we'll definitely be back! The standard of facilities at the cottage was very good, which made the stay all the more relaxing.
Mrs Goulden
July 2006
A great property, friendly owners, everything we needed, superb location.
Mrs Bond
April 2006
The cottage and contents were a very high standard and in excellent order throughout. We will definitely be back. Superb views, a very peaceful place to relax and unwind in.
Mrs Bilverstone
April 2006
We found the lodge to be a really first class property. We loved the decor, the views were excellent and a good spot for bird watchers, we had some good sightings.
Mr Bennett
May 2005
An absolutely fantastic cottage, very well equipped and very comfortable. We would definitely recommend this cottage to others. The owners are a smashing couple, only too happy to help with anything at all. The sheep and lambs outside the bedroom window were a particular delight to our daughter.
Dr Taylor
March 2006
Another deeply relaxing stay in this superb holiday home. A wonderful, warm retreat from the arctic winds!
Mrs Mcdonnell
May 2005
Staff at Sykes Holiday Cottages very helpful and efficient, would recommend company and use again ourselves. Property and surrounding area was beautiful. A weekend not long enough, a return visit is on the cards. Owners thoughtful but unobtrusive- great to be able to take the dog.
Mrs James
May 2005
We thoroughly enjoyed our holiday (our first visit to Yorkshire) and found Holly Lodge very warm and comfortable. It was lovely to have walks from the door and we particularly enjoyed the walk to Feizor. The food at the Hart's Head was very good and it was a pleasant friendly pub.
Mr Jenkinson
February 2005
Peaceful, secluded, being on the edge of open country. Modern and spacious accommodation.
Mr Wonnacott
July 2005
The cottage is a credit to the owners, and we would recommend this cottage to anyone who likes peace and quiet and spectacular views.
Mrs Lynch
November 2005
The cottage was the best I've stayed in and the owners very friendly. The location was perfect. Just far enough out of the village for that isolated feel with breath taking countryside but near enough to go for provisions. It was fabulous.
Mr Liston
June 2005
Your website is one of the best we have used.
Mr Liston
August 2005
This was a very good quality cottage.
Mr Brookin
August 2005
The cottage was perfect for a family holiday. As soon as you walked into the cottage it was welcoming and felt like home.
Mr Mrs Barnes
January 2005
Excellent standard of accomodation.
Dr Taylor
February 2005
The service from Sykes Cottages was very professional and efficient - we have dealt with many cottage agencies and yours was the best! If anything, Holly Lodge surpassed our high expectations. During a cold and snowy week, it provided a warm, cosy and comfortable base for our holiday. The owners were very friendly and helpful. They are to be commended for their imaginative flair in creating such an attractive property.
Mrs Sprague
February 2005
Geat location. Owners were very helpful and friendly. Spotlessly clean, open-plan spacious property with great views. Excellent base for walking.
Mr Newton
June 2005
Our second holiday at Holly Lodge. The accommodation is just perfect in itself and in it's situation. The walking available direct from the lodge is excellent. The easy access to other beautiful areas of the Dales makes this the ideal place to stay. Giggleswick Scar and its flowers are lovely.
Mr Morton
December 2004
The property was excellent, very well equipped and well maintained.
Mrs Street
December 2004
Our one regret is that we could not stay longer! Holly lodge is the perfect place to stay if you want to de-stress and relax. Well presented and extremely comfortable the lodge felt like home. We enjoyed our visit to the Scar Top caves and a walk through the Ingleton waterfalls is a must! We cooked our own meals at the lodge so we cannot comment on the pubs in the area. We will definately stay at Holly Lodge again in the not too distant future...we hope!
Mrs Radley
June 2005
Everything, we had a perfect holiday, in a fabulous location. The accommodation was faultless, the owners friendly and thoughtful enough to provide a pint of milk for our arrival. Plenty to see and do locally and further afield. We even had perfect weather! Returned home refreshed, relaxed and happy with our choice. We will definately recommend both Sykes Cottages and the accommodation to our friends and family.
Mr Casey
December 2004
The location was ideal for exploring the Dales and/or Lakes. Great day out at Ingleton Falls.
Mr Mrs Gaye
December 2004
The cottage was ideal in every respect - warm, clean and comfortable. From the cottage we were able to go on lovely walks by just crossing the road whilst other towns were a short drive away. Overall - an excellent week away.
Mrs Shepherd
December 2004
Holly Lodge is bright and airy but manages to feel snug and cosy at the same time.
Mr Hill
December 2004
The view from Holly Lodge was absolutely fantastic, overlooking the scar. We have been visiting the Dales for the last 15 years and this property was the best we have come across during that time. It provides easy access to all parts of the Dales and is a very short drive from Settle. Plenty of activities in the area for families and plenty of good walks. We will definitely revisit this accommodation.
Mr Nervi
April 2005
We had a perfect holiday and would definitely go back to Holly Lodge.
Mr Gilmour
December 2004
Beautiful large picture window let light into the spacious open plan living and dining area. Quality decoration and furnishings and a friendly and helpful owner.
Mr Mrs Kemp
December 2004
The waterfalls walks were excellent. Having the Scar opposite was very dramatic.
August 2014
WELL WORTH A VISIT. Great walks and places to visit. Comfortable cottage with everything you need for an enjoyable holiday.
Mr Munday
December 2004
Holly Lodge is in a peaceful location on top of a hill surrounded by excellent ideal location to relax. Holly Lodge is a high recommendation to couples and families looking for a break from busy towns and citys
April 2016
This was a birthday present for my husband, and we stayed for a week in April with 2 dogs. The cottage was clean, quite and provided everything we needed for our stay. We did a lot of walking and visited friends and family whilst there and it all worked well. Nice outside seating in private area (weather permitting). Only 2 things I think would improve a stay there would be a larger kingsize bed (currently a double) and Wifi access. But then again this is just our personal preference. Nice walks from across the road, so no need to take the car every day.
June 2013
Holly lodge is situated in a good location with great access to the yorkshire dales for touring or walking.The property itself is spacious well furnished and well equiped making for a very comfortable stay.The views from the holly lodge itself were superb.In conclusion we would highly recomend holly lodge for a stay in the dales.
April 2014
We have just come back from a week at Holly lodge and we all loved our stay there. Our boys aged 15 and 11 enjoyed the large garden and exploring around the cottage .The garden is shared with two other holiday cottages on site but this really isn't an issue. The cottage is lovely inside very clean and cosy with great views from the large picture windows in the living room. The balcony from the main bedroom has great views and is so peaceful all you can hear is the munching of the sheep! The owner who lives on site was friendly and helpful and just left us to it and kindly let us take two dogs. There are great walks starting right across the road, we would have the dogs on their leads for about 2 minutes before letting them off to explore for miles, it was a lovely walk along the top of the hill to Settle and Giggleswick which took us about 50 minutes, we did this twice and never saw another sole! We went on great walks every day and were amazed as to how quiet the Yorkshire Dales are and the scenery is stunning. We will certainly book Holly Lodge again and again!
September 2011
This was our second trip to Holly Lodge and the property was just as welcoming as on our previous trip. Who knows we might even sign up for a third visit!
September 2011
Very Good spacious accommodation. Large Lounge/Diner. Large double bedroom and comfortable twin room. Surrounding views are lovely. Would definitely return.
March 2012
Had a fantastic week at Holly Lodge, the cottage provided everything we needed. We had a small King Charles Cavalier dog with us and the freedom of being able to let her out in the grounds of Holly Lodge was one of the benefits. The walks were superb and the scenery was breathtaking. Unfortunately our last two days were slightly disappointing as the residents from Willow Cottage had two very large dogs (One black and one white, German Shepard type dogs) on a few occasions they came up to the full length window menacingly looking in and growling, this made us weary of letting our dog outside and as this was one of the reasons we booked Holly Lodge, we were left disappointed we weren't able to have the freedom of our own cottage. Holly Lodge is also deceiving regarding the land round about it, it is extremely close to Willow Cottage, but all in all the cottage is beautiful and well equipped for you stay.
The Woodcocks
August 2011
We were met and then left alone, any needs would have been catered for had they been needed, just what we needed,calm ,peace, and space to walk my g.s.p.and the sheep were friendly too. We would gladly visit again, it was a very special place. Thank you.
February 2011
It was everything we were looking for, nothing was to fault and we would certainly stay there again.
July 2010
Ref 993 so relaxing and quiet, the house was clean and well furnished, would stay again
July 2010
We loved this cottage but found access onto the road dangerous and great care was needed. Beautiful surroundings and very well equiped. Found walking the dog straight from the cottage difficult as there was quite a climb before you reached some flat ground which may pose a problem for elderly.
November 2010
We had a wonderful stay at Holly Lodge. It was very well equipped and very comfortable. The views were stunning. The walks we had from the cottage were fairly easy after the initial climb up, but certainly worth the effort! I do have to say that the only down side was the entry on to the main road which we found dangerous.
Mr Wilkins
July 2016
A great location, lovely and clean property, and good local amenities.
February 2010
A really excellent cottage very handy for the Three Peaks, Ingleton Falls, Trough of Bowland, and a whole host of other great walks. The cottage was very comfortable, well-equipped, snug and warm, with lovely views over to the moors and sheep grazing in the nearby fields. Handy for Settle and Giggleswick and the very friendly pub (with wifi) just down the road, with a good choice of meals. One of the best cottages I have stayed in. Friendly and welcoming owner. Although it poured down for most of our November week (while Cockermouth flooded) we still had a wonderful time, thanks to the warmth and comfort of our country cottage. The service from staff at Sykes Cottages was also outstanding - thank you for a really enjoyable holiday.
December 2009
The cottage was lovely, we felt away from it all although we weren't that far from town. Although the owners were on site and available if needed, they were not intrusive. Location was beautiful, although the photo above gives the impression of more land around it than there is. Slightly better directions would have been helpful when finding then place.
December 2009
I keep recieving emails asking me for a review. I have already done this and my comments are actually on the web page advertising the cottage. Pls update your records accordingly.
December 2009
We throughly enjoyed our stay at Holly Lodge, it is a fantastic cottage very welcoming and homely, it has everything you could possibly need during your stay. The owner was lovely and after settling us in left us to it, it had recently snowed a lot but this just added to the fun! i would definitely recommend this cottage and hope to return again sometime soon!
Britta and family
December 2009
We came the long way from Germany and were absolutely happy with the house. It's well equipped with everything you need. The whole place is very beautiful and furnished in a great taste. The views out of the windows were marvellous. We had two wonderful rainy days on the sofa and enjoyed the countryside through the windows. It was also a good base to explore the area. It is the nicest house we ever had.
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