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Riddings Barn Family Cottage in Sedbergh, Cumbria

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sleeps 8
4 rooms
3 bathrooms

Riddings Barn Family Cottage description

Holiday home
Riddings Barn is a barn conversion cottage on a working farm near to Sedbergh in Cumbria. The cottage sleeps eight people and has two double bedrooms with ensuites and two twins along with a family bathroom. The rest of the accommodation comprises a kitchen with a dining area and a sitting room. Outside is off road parking and a patio area with outdoor furniture and a barbecue. Situated in beautiful countryside, Riddings Barn is a superb holiday home for discovering Cumbria.

Sedbergh - pronounced Sed-Ber – is an ancient market town situated in northern Dentdale within the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The town itself boasts narrow streets, little shops, traditional pubs and a famous school, dating back to 1536. There is also an atmospheric 12th Century church. Dentdale is located amongst rolling hills and stretches 14 miles from the windswept moors below Whernside to the rivers Dee and Rawthey. At the heart of the dale is the town of Dent, which has existed since Norman times and is a labyrinth of winding cobbled streets. There are three golf courses in the vicinity as well as tennis, horse riding and fishing. With such incredible scenery and so many fascinating trails, the area is a great place for walkers and cyclists. This, together with the surrounding valleys and two National Parks, makes Sedburgh a fantastic spot for a holiday outdoors.

Impressive mountains, open fells and clear-water lakes, the Lake District has it all. From walking in the mountains to exhilarating watersports or just a gentle cruise on a steam-powered yacht, Cumbria is the perfect holiday destination.

Oil underfloor heating on ground floor and radiators on 1st floor. Two electric ovens, 1 with hob, microwave, fridge/freezer,2nd fridge, washer/dryer, dishwasher, 3 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, radio/CD, WiFi, selection of books and games. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair on request. Ample off road parking. Spacious patio area with furniture and BBQ. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shops and pub 3 miles. Note: Property is relatively near M6, though road noise is not an issue.


  • Cooker
  • Cots
  • Dishwasher
  • Enclosed garden
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • High chair
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Parking
  • Parking space
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wifi
  • On a farm
  • Rural location

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Mr Yallop
April 2016
The Barn is a wonderful property which was well furnished and very peaceful. It was really enjoyed by all the family.
Mrs Spink
February 2016
The Barn was much larger than we expected, a real gem! We booked it for a surprise 60th for my husband so all the family gathered. There was loads of space all round, it was exceptionally well laid out throughout, and was very warm comfortable. There were lots of lovely walks despite the rain! Would recommend this lovely quiet place to anyone!
Mr Todd
June 2016
Lovely barn conversion, keeping the old outside with a modern feel. Brilliant views and just an all round good place to stay to have a relaxing break.
Dr Spencer
July 2016
We liked the setting amid the Howgills velvety-green hills; the ever-changing lights, peace and near absence of other people on the hills. Also, the sheer quality and ingeniousness of the barn conversion. The owners were friendly and their farm is nearby, but they don't intrude.
Mr Spink
November 2015
Lots of space in the accommodation, very comfortable, fabulous location. The folder was excellent for information for usage of all electrical equipment, however we would have liked local information contained within the folder such as local doctors dentist etc and recycling information and possibly local restaurants. There was a wealth of information for visitor attractions in the wider area. We would definitely recommend this property to friends and family. The photos on the website do not do the property justice.
Ms Barringham
August 2015
The house was presented to a very high standard, could not have been better.
Mrs Wilson
May 2015
The Barn was delightful. Beautiful scenery, very quiet and lots of walks for all standards of walkers. The Barn was very spacious and there was lots of room for 7 people. It was very easy to find just off the M6.
Mr Edwards
July 2015
This holiday home is to the highest standard - excellent. Both the Lakes and Dales are magnificent and this house is ideally placed for both.
Miss Mellor
February 2015
The views were stunning and the house was to an excellent standard.
Mrs Harvey
April 2015
The property was fantastic, there were 8 people and there was plenty of room for all. It was fully equipped, could not ask for a better place, would recommend everyone to go. The owners were so friendly and helpful.
Mr Patterson
December 2014
The standard of accommodation and location.
Mrs Darley
January 2015
A brilliant house for our Christmas family get together. The house was exceptionally clean and was great for our needs. The large kitchen was brilliant, as was the large lounge and the ample seating. All the bedrooms were equally as good and there were no fights over the best ones!
Mrs Brook
September 2014
A lovely property, extremely rural and quiet. There were good facilities and it was great to find a property capable of accommodating 3 couples in large beds. Thoughtful touches and everything needed for cooking was there.
Mrs Jackson
June 2015
This was a high quality property situated in a superb location; surrounded by beautiful countryside and interesting wildlife. We received a warm welcome from the owners and overall we would like to highly recommend Riddings Barn.
Mrs Hackett
October 2014
The cottage was excellent. The owner made us feel very welcome. The standard of furnishing, bedding and general contents were better that I have experienced before.
Mrs Bowles
August 2014
Fantastic accommodation with lovely views. Can't fault anything; it was very clean, had lots of tourist info and the sundries were very welcome.
Mr Hoogerwerf
November 2014
Had a very good holiday. Fantastic views from the house. Could not ask for anything more.
Mrs Smith
August 2014
Peaceful, private location with beautiful views. Excellent equipped kitchen. We couldn't have asked for more.
Mrs Tinkler
May 2014
Absolute wonderful retreat for a family holiday.The place was of a very high standard. A fantastic week was had by all.
Mrs Robinson
November 2013
Beautiful setting, great accommodation, welcoming and thoughtful owners. Would recommend this property to anyone.
Mr Sugden
November 2013
This property is pure luxury throughout. Excellent in every area, and a wonderful location. Will certainly recommend to family and friends. All the little extras just top it off. The best cottage/barn I have ever booked.
Mrs Sterling
September 2013
A fabulous and well equipped cottage.
Mr Osborne
September 2013
Absolutely brilliant property, beautifully presented and furnished to a really high standard. Beautiful scenery from every window. Beds so comfortable that I did not want to get up in the morning, would love to visit again soon.
Mr Marshall
May 2013
Great value for a large group.
Mrs Johnson
December 2013
Would not change a thing, it was a lovely property, a little out of the way, but well worth it when you get there. Cannot praise the property enough. Lots of space for 8 people. Very nice and helpful owner.
Ms Mather
August 2013
Riddings Barn was a wonderful holiday property. The location was perfect and provided an opportunity to explore both the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales. We had a lovely holiday and would return to Riddings in the future.
Justine B
March 2016
Great place for large groups, very modern but cosy, maintained to a high standard. Views are amazing, great place to rest and relax but close to Sedbergh and Kendal if you wanted to look around and shop. Beds are super comfy.
Mrs Twiddy
April 2013
Extremely comfortable, spotless accommodation.
Mr Hiley
February 2013
Amazing barn conversion, a hidden gem, friendly farmer and stunning surroundings, definitely 5* highly recommended to families for a great get away. Close to the lake district and lots of lovely walks.
Miss Walton
February 2013
A wonderful home from home. Stunning location and the most well equipped property we have stayed in. Care was obviously taken to ensure the best stay possible. We will be back!
Mr Robinson
April 2013
Riddings Barn is perfect for a holiday in stunning countryside.
January 2014
Excellent place to stay. All rooms to a very high standard and has everything you could possibly need. Very warm and cosy despite the awful weather and close enough to town for the essentials
June 2013
7 June 2013. Spent a wonderful week at Riddings in accommodation which could not be bettered. We have stayed at many self catering establishments in our time, but Riddings is clearly the best for quality of conversion; the furniture and all fittings, kitchen, bathrooms, bedrooms, are all top of the range. The owners provided many, many extras in sundries which you would expect to supply yourself. The location is perfect for peace, views and as much walking as one could ask for -right from the front door, without the need to drive! A hidden gem which we thoroughly recommend. Madelaine and Terry
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