"songbird" secret garden cottage

£92 > £300 per night
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'Songbird' is a delightful single storey refurbished cottage set within an 18th century walled garden originally part of the Allerton Castle Estate. The cottage has an open plan kitchen sitting room with log burner, underfloor heating, a shower room, along with use of the south facing peach house, overlooking the orchard. Secure parking. Pets welcome, small private grassed area. All towels and linens provided. 1 double sofa bed. WiFi £1 per day. Breakfast for 1st morning provided.

The space

Idyllic rural English country side position within a working farming community. 18th century walled gardens, Victorian Peach house with apricot trees. Wonderful views from every aspect. Peaceful country estate in the shadow of Allerton Castle. The Secret Garden was filmed here! Our own hens provide free range eggs. Minimum stay charge of 3 nights.

Guest access

Guests have access to short or long picturesque walks around the Allerton Castle Estate and bridle paths, the castle itself is open on Wednesdays only, 14th century deconsecrated church with free admission. All within walking distance. Dogs must be on a lead.

Other things to note

By car the area is filled with wonderful attractions including: the historic walled city of York (12.7 miles) and the Spa town of Harrogate (9.7 miles) for excellent shopping, theatre, cinemas, restaurants. International Conference Centre which holds various conferences/fairs including: International Gift Fair, Country Living, RBS Bridal Fair etc. The Great Yorkshire Show. York, Ripon (10 miles) and Wetherby (9.7 miles) racecourses. Leeds The famous spring and autumn Flower Show at the Yorkshire Show Ground. Old Mother Shiptons Cave and riverside boating Knaresborough (5.2 miles) and so much more. Leeds (23.7 miles) 36 minutes via A1. Leeds Bradford Airport (18.4 miles). RHS Harlow Carr Gardens and Betty's Tearooms (13.2 miles). Thirsk (22 miles).

Satisfied Guest

We had a fabulous time staying here. It was a great space, immaculately clean and very stylish. The location is really great too. We will definitely be back!


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