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Topsy-Turvy Cottage Pet-Friendly Cottage in Worton, North Yorkshire

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sleeps 4
2 rooms
1 bathroom

Topsy-Turvy Cottage Pet-Friendly Cottage description

Holiday home
Topsy-Turvy Cottage is situated in Worton near Askrigg. With two ground bedrooms, a king-size double and a twin, it sleeps four comfortably. There is also a ground floor bathroom. The living accommodation is on the first floor and consists of a kitchen with dining area and a sitting room with electric fire. Outside there is a small, walled gravel patio to the front with furniture and also off road parking for one car, with potential additional parking for an extra car a short distance away. Topsy-Turvy is a great cottage for walking in the area, and also for exploring Wensleydale and Swaledale.

The beautiful village of Askrigg is set in stunning Wensleydale. Askrigg is known to many as the home of Skeldale House where vet James Herriot lived in "All Creatures Great and Small." This breathtaking area is home to many beauty spots including Aysgarth Falls and nearby Semerwater, Yorkshire's only natural lake, which was formed (so legend says) after a weary traveller was refused hospitality from a raging storm by the villagers and so cursed the village to a watery end. There are castles at Bolton and Middleton, the spectacular Hardraw Force, England's highest single drop waterfall at a height of 99 feet and many other market towns and villages to discover. Askrigg is a wonderful village from which to discover this magnificent area and makes a great holiday base.

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 with electric fire. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Sky, DVD, CD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair. Off road parking for 1 car, additional roadside parking for 1 car. Small front gravel patio with furniture. One well-behaved pet welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shops 1.5 miles, pub 3 mins walk.


  • Accepts Pets
  • Cooker
  • Cots
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • High chair
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Parking
  • Parking space
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wifi
  • Near pub

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Mrs Westerman
June 2016
The location of the cottage was lovely; the birdsong, the walks, the meadows at this time of year are gorgeous. We didn't want to leave and will definitely be back.
Mrs Golledge
August 2016
A really lovely cottage, perfectly located for a week exploring the Yorkshire Dales. It was very clean and tidy and we'll equipped for a family of 4. The topsy turvy arrangement works really well.
Mrs Welbourne
June 2016
We liked the peace and quiet, and the location of the cottage. It was really excellent with ample space for clothing and accessories.
Mr Wilson
June 2016
The property offered everything and more that you could possibly wish for. It was extremely clean and well presented, with comfy beds and furniture. As the title suggests, 'Topsy-Turvy Cottage' is built with the lounge and kitchen upstairs, giving excellent views over the valley. The location of the cottage is ideal for exploring the surrounding Yorkshire Dales.
Mrs Wallace
November 2015
A comfortable, welcoming and warm cottage in a gorgeous location. I would recommend the cottage to anyone.
Mrs Sterry
June 2015
An attractive compact cottage in a delightful setting and an excellent base for walking. The cottage was very clean and well equipped, and having the living room upstairs made the best of the views of the surrounding countryside.
Mr Bennett
February 2015
The cottage was in a great area with walks from our doorstep and the countryside was beautiful. Amenities were nearby, good pubs for food etc. and locals were friendly! The cottage itself was in pristine condition - the best we have stayed in for quality of furnishings and condition.
Mrs Pleasant
March 2015
A beautiful cosy cottage with plenty of space for the three of us. Amazing views and we thoroughly enjoyed our time at Topsy Turvy cottage. Our puppy made herself right at home too. Definitely will book again to return in the future.
Mr Rogers
September 2015
Best holiday cottage we have ever had. Delighted!
Mr Biesmeijer
October 2015
The cottage was clean, cosy and convenient. It is situated in the middle of pretty Wensleydale, its a place to come back to. We've booked again in May and look forward to staying again in this gem.
Mr Coombes
July 2015
Second visit to Topsy- Turvy, would certainly recommend. Ideal location for exploring the area.
Mrs Young
February 2015
A very cosy cottage for a relaxing break.
Mrs Norbury
June 2015
A superb cottage in a great location, well done to the owners.
Mrs Buchan
August 2014
The cottage was well equipped to a very high standard. It's situated in a lovely location. Easy access for walking in beautiful countryside.
Rev Hole
January 2015
Topsy-Turvy was warm and welcoming - beautifully comfortable. A really lovely home from home for our winter holiday.
Mr Baker
December 2014
Property was very clean and all the essentials were at hand. Dales scenery spectacular.
Mr Gosling
June 2014
Loved the cottage, best we've ever stayed in. With the lounge upstairs we had lovely views. Location was excellent and dog friendly everywhere we went.
Mrs Holliday
March 2014
Topsy Turvy cottage was cosy, well furnished and warm. The double bed was one of the most comfortable we have ever slept in. Everything was spotlessly clean and the welcome tray with tea and biscuits was a nice touch. A great base for walks in the area. We would definitely stay again and also recommend to family and friends.
Mrs Coppack
March 2014
This cottage was by far the most comfortable, warm and welcoming one we have ever stayed in. The location was ideal for walking straight from the door, with the village of Askrigg an easy saunter across the fields. Dog-friendly pubs everywhere we walked - couldn't have asked for more!
Mrs Watson
February 2014
Able to walk all day and everyday along different tracks direct from the cottage. Good parking and a lovely warm cottage to come back to.
Mr Coombes
May 2014
A delightful upside down property with lovely views from the kitchen lounge, with superb walks straight from the front door. Great local bus service on the doorstep with Askrigg a short ride away or a pleasant walk.
Mrs Sandoe
July 2014
The high quality fixtures and fittings and cleanliness were superb, even washing up liquid kitchen rolls were provided. To have sky TV WiFi was a bonus. The cottage was well positioned for touring about the Dales. We would definitely consider returning at some time in the future.
Mrs Peet
June 2014
We enjoyed the location, the wonderful area and places we visited
Mrs Kelly
September 2014
It was like a home-from-home.
Mr Jelley
November 2013
A great location to tour the Dales. Very enjoyable to dine and relax in the cottage. Never been in a place that has felt so much like home!
Mr Kirkland
July 2013
Topsy-Turvy Cottage was all that we had hoped for, absolutely wonderful. The cottage was spotlessly clean and had all the comforts of home. It was very peaceful listening to the birds, and we enjoyed the beautiful views and wildlife just outside our doorstep. There are footpaths nearby for a lovely walk. The cottage is located very close to Hawes, which has a lot of very nice shops, a museum, and a weekly market. It was a great place to stay to explore the Dales. We stayed for a week and wished we had more time. We would definitely stay here again.
Mr Horne
October 2013
Lovely comfortable cottage, well thought out, with all amenities.
Mr Powell
August 2013
Lovely little cottage that served our needs very well. Extremely well presented with excellent views and amenities close by. The owners obviously care passionately about customer service and this is reflected in the overall condition and maintenance of the property.
Mr Foulds
June 2013
Wonderful cottage in a lovely area with good local amenties, magnificent scenery, wonderful walks, good local attractions and local foodstuffs, a variety of birdlife and helpful/friendly local inhabitants.
October 2013
The cottage was very well equipped and in a great location. The owners had provided the essentials that sometimes you don't get with holiday rentals. Worton is a great location for visiting Wensleydale and Swaledale. We particularly enjoyed the short walk across the fields to askrigg to visit the Deli, the shop and the Crown Inn.
August 2014
Very high quality cottage in an excellent position for touring the Dales. The best beds we have had in a holiday cottage. Not really suitable for an old dog due to the upside down layout as the steps are steep.
james w
September 2014
Brilliant holiday cottage The cleanest most comfortable cottage we have stayed in, in 12 years. Comfiest beds Fab location Only downside for us , and this was our fault for not researching properly was the lack of a child friendly garden or green space in village for kids to play in.
S Foulds
August 2013
This is a lovely, well fitted out cottage (with WiFi) situated in Worton, Wensleydale and giving convenient access to open moorland and wild life. Wensleydale Creamery is a must visit (the best cheeses), the rope manufacturing factory in Hawes is interesting as are aysgarth Falls and the River Ure valley. The Wensleydale Heifer in West Witton is a recommended eatery (other pubs in the Hawes area less so). The museum in Hawes is worth a look and the Tourist information is excellent. A weekly parking ticket is good value if touring the area by car. Swaledale has a few villages with some interesting local craft shops.
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