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The Picture House in Leyburn, North Yorkshire

585
  • £
  • $
per week
sleeps 6
3 rooms

The Picture House description

Hidden away in a converted cinema building in the heart of Leyburn, The Picture House is the perfect location for guests wanting to explore the local area. It offers quality surroundings which are comfortable, cosy and full of character. All on one level, it boasts large picture windows and a door that leads out onto the balcony. The master bedroom has a double bed and an en-suite shower room, and there is a further double bedroom and a twin bedroom, giving guests plenty of choice and comfort. The bathroom is of a very good standard with a large bath, separate shower cubicle and a heated towel rail. This really is a unique property which is perfect for a holiday at any time of the year. Enjoy spectacular views of the surrounding countryside, quaint local shops, cafes, traditional pubs and a weekly farmers market. The gateway town of Leyburn is the perfect base for guests wishing to enjoy a walking, cycling, sightseeing or family holiday, or for those looking for a quiet romantic escape. There are numerous excellent quality restaurants within walking distance, as well as tea rooms and cafes that provide local produce. The towns local chocolatier provides some super treats for guests with a sweet tooth.

Perfect for walkers, Leyburn is best explored on foot and there are many established public footpaths, cycle paths and bridleways that cross through the town and lead through some of the most magnificent and unspoilt countryside of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Guests will also be able to walk through the many popular Yorkshire villages that are scattered throughout the area including Redmire, Harmby, Wensley and Castle Bolton. Middleham, another popular village, is well known for its horseracing community. Watch the world class racehorses that are stabled there being taken for a daily ride through the village. Visit Middleham Castle, which was once home to Richard III. Constable Burton Hall and Gardens, Hardraw, home to England’s highest unbroken waterfall, and the nearby Aysgarth Falls really are worth a visit to witness the magnificent beauty of this area. Travel along the Wensleydale Railway which is a unique way of exploring the area and seeing the sights between Leeming Bar and the pretty village of Redmire, where you can then walk to Bolton Castle, or hop on the vintage bus to Hawes and Garsdale station.

Visit the nearby Forbidden Corner in Coverdale, where you can follow a trail of follies and go underground, overground, and enjoy an adventure full of twists and turns. A little further afield but still only 11 miles away are the popular towns of Reeth and Richmond, home to some of the region’s best arts and crafts, country inns, pubs and tea shops. The beautiful and historic town of Richmond is set high above the River Swale and offers panoramic views of the surrounding area, and the chance to browse the weekly market and monthly farmers market, both providing ample chance to enjoy some local produce and crafts. Travel north up to the famous cathedral city of Durham, which is less than an hours drive and offers many historic attractions. To the south and just under two hours drive is York, with a larger selection of attractions. Shops, pub and restaurants all within 100 yards.

Amenities

  • Bike Store
  • Dishwasher
  • Ground Floor Facilities
  • Fuel and Power Included
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub within 1 mile
  • Television
  • Wifi
  • Short Breaks All Year
  • Bed Linen & Towels Included
  • Washing Machine
  • No Pets Allowed
  • Newly Listed Property
  • Owner Services Region

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