Sandbed Cottage

Ravenstonedale, Cumbria

Sleeps 2 - 4 | 2 Bedrooms | Pet-Friendly | Reviews

Key Information

Price range
from 399 to 799 GBP per week
( 5) - 3 reviews
2 Bedroom cottage
1 Bathroom
Pets welcome

Accommodation Summary: cottage sleeps 4 North England.

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Availability information last updated on 13/06/2024
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This cottage is from an Independent Owner

cottage in rural setting in North England.

Key Holiday Home Information:

Dog-Friendly, up to 2 dog(s) welcome by arrangement.
Family-Friendly, Facilities include: Cot, Highchair.

Location: rural setting, hillside setting.
Views: Countryside views over fields and farmlands, Countryside views over hills, Garden views, Lake views, Rural views, Valley views, Woodland views.

Nearest Airport and Railway Station: Kirkby Stephen.
Nearest city or town: Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria, approximately 7 miles away.
Type of self-catering holiday: Dog-friendly rural retreat break.
Short Breaks and weekend breaks: Low and mid season mid week and weekend breaks

About this dogs welcome cottage for up to 4 guests in Cumbria


Saturday 29th June, 7 nights, ?599.00

Saturday 13th July 7 nights, ?599.00

Saturday 3rd August, 7 nights,?799.00

Saturday 10th August, 7 nights, ?799.00

Sandbed is an outstanding visit England 4 star, stone-built cottage beautifully situated in the Rawthey Valley, between Harter and Wild Boar Fell.

Our dog friendly cottage offers first-class self-catering accommodation, full of modern features, including high speed fibre optic broadband yet retaining the character and charm of a bygone age.

The open plan living area is spacious and well laid out, with a warm and cosy sitting area with a wood burner, a modern fully equipped kitchen, a dining area. Complimented by beautiful oak beamed ceiling, stone work and flagged floor.

The first floor of the cottage is reached by a handmade oak staircase, which leads onto a galleried area with comfortable seating on which to watch the many wild birds and native red squirrels. Off this sitting area there are 2 good sized bedrooms, one with a king size bed including 100% Egyptian cotton bedding and one with 2 single beds, both boast wonderful views of the fells and the wooded area opposite, a spacious shower room with WC, basin and large quadrant shower cubicle.

The accommodation seamlessly combines the exposed stonework and lovely old beams to provide the ideal holiday home to enjoy this wild and rugged corner of Cumbria.

French doors open onto a patio area with panoramic views of the surrounding fells, a lovely place to sit and contemplate the panoramic views of beautiful scenery and if you're lucky you may even see one of our adorable native red squirrels visit the feeders. There is a dog friendly garden to the side of Sandbed Cottage, with stunning views towards Fell End Clouds lime stone paving, take a while to sit, unwind and relax on the garden bench or enjoy a BBQ.

On arrival at Sandbed cottage Steve or Karen will meet & greet guests and give any information for a relaxing and enjoyable holiday, there will also be a welcome hamper including tea, coffee, milk, 1/2 doz of our own free range eggs and a home baked loaf of bread.

Facts about this holiday accommodation in Ravenstonedale. Bird watching area, Board games

  • Lounge with: TV, DVD player, Woodburner, Free Internet Access
  • There is a dining table to seat 4 people.
  • Kitchen with: Fridge/Freezer, Microwave, Washing Machine
  • 2 bedrooms. Sleeping arrangements: 1 kingsize bed(s), 2 single bed(s), 1cot(s)
  • 1 Bathrooms, Power Shower
  • Garden: secure garden, private garden
  • Parking
  • Central Heating

Layout of Bedrooms

First Floor:
Bedroom 1: King size bed(s)
Bedroom 2: Single bed(s)Single bed(s)Cot(s)

Flexible changeover day: No

Recommended Attractions near Ravenstonedale: Smardale Nature Reserve--- is located near the village of Newbiggin-on-Lune.The stunning scenery provides a backdrop to this lovely reserve. The steep wooded slopes of Smardale gill contrasts with the views of open rolling countryside from the viaduct. A great place for flowers, butterflies and birds. The Settle to Carlisle Railway--- is one of the most scenic and impressive railways in the UK, with viaducts, tunnels and the wild scenery of the North Pennines, Eden Valley and Yorkshire Dales. Pendragon Castle---the ruin of Pendragon Castle, built in the 12th century and reputed to be the place where Uther Pendragon, King Arthur's father died, is situated within Mallerstang. The castle was built next to the River Eden in the Vale of Mallerstang in the late 12th century, probably by Hugh de Morville. Like the nearby castles of Appleby and Brough, Pendragon came into the possession of the Clifford family. Classic Coach Tours--- is a small friendly family run business specialising in running classic vintage half-cab buses and coaches. They operate three timetabled service routes, all year from Kirkby Stephen to Barnard Castle and Brough to Kendal and seasonally from Kirkby Stephen to Hawes. Loved by tourists and locals alike, these are a great day out.

Good places to visit near Ravenstonedale: Barnard castle---With fantastic views over the Tees Gorge this fortress sits on the fringe of an attractive working market town also known as ?Barney? so there is plenty to do for families on a day out. Hawes---Numerous independent shops, rope makers and of course-Wensleydale Cheese interactive experience will take you on a journey through the art of cheese making which includes the opportunity to watch Yorkshire Wensleydale cheese being handcrafted by our team of master cheese-makers from our Viewing Gallery. Lake District--Within easy driving distance is the timeless landscapes of the Lake District. This is where modern tourism was born, in the shimmering lakes and hushed mountains whose radiant beauty inspired poets and painters to turn nature into art. Yorkshire Dales---Up hill and down dale, the Yorkshire Dales National Park is home to some of Yorkshire's most iconic scenery and attractions. With spectacular limestone valleys, picture postcard villages and historic castles, it's a place that stirs the emotions and stimulates the senses of everyone that visits.

More about the Location:
Pub Nearby, within 5 miles, Golf Course nearby, Good area for Walking, Outdoor Pursuits available nearby: angling, bird watching, country pursuits, cycling, fishing, fly fishing, golfing, hiking, horse riding, kayaking, mountain biking, pot holing, river fishing, sailing, stargazing, walking, wildlife watching, yachting

Annual Events: Hill farming is the principal means of income in the area and Ravenstonedale, once described by the famous author, A Wainwright, as one of Westmorland?s loveliest villages, still holds its agricultural show once a year, echoing days gone by when both markets and fairs were held in the village. Kirkby Stephen has a weekly market on a Monday and while your there its worth exploring this attractive working town. Sedbergh's market is on a Wednesday and has several interesting shops to look at as well as many interesting little passageways to lose yourself down.

Good places to eat near Ravenstonedale: The Cross Keys Temperance Inn, Cautley--- is a 400 year old National Trust Temperance Inn situated close to Cautley Spout, England?s highest waterfall. Small farmhouse style restaurant 015396 20284 The King's Head --- is a riverside Restaurant and Public House in the lovely Cumbrian village of Ravenstonedale. Privately owned and operated, The King's Head has been a feature of the local community for hundreds of years and our commitment to remaining a great local pub is as strong as ever. Restaurant bookings can be made by calling us on 015396 23050 The Black Swan--- situated in Ravenstonedale, this Cumbrian inn with a two-rosette restaurant and a stream runs through the big garden, where you can eat in good weather. 015396 23204 There are also several pubs in both Kirkby Stephen and Sedbergh.

Short Breaks: No, minimum 3 nights

The owner or agency for this cottage has advertised with CountryCottagesOnline.Net since 2021.

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Price Banding Period Weekly Price Changeover day Min Stay & Short Breaks Information Short Break Nightly Rates From
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(per night)
01 Jun 2024 - 19 Jul 2024 599.00 GBP No short breaks- -
20 Jul 2024 - 30 Aug 2024 799.00 GBP No short breaks- -
31 Aug 2024 - 27 Sep 2024 599.00 GBP No short breaks- -
28 Sep 2024 - 18 Oct 2024 495.00 GBP No short breaks- -
19 Oct 2024 - 01 Nov 2024 680.00 GBP No short breaks- -
02 Nov 2024 - 19 Dec 2024 399.00 GBP No short breaks- -
20 Dec 2024 - 26 Dec 2024 760.00 GBP No short breaks- -
27 Dec 2024 - 02 Jan 2025 760.00 GBP No short breaks- -

Reviews for Sandbed Cottage

  • Review added by on 21.02.2024
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    Best Fits for this Cottage: Families with babies, Families with teenagers, Couples, Those with Dogs
    Would you recommend Sandbed Cottage to a friend? Yes
    Additional comments:
    Absolutely loved it! Amazing walks on the fells and then back to Sandbed for tea & cake!
  • Review added by on 21.02.2024
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    Best Fits for this Cottage: Families with babies, Families with teenagers, Those with Dogs
    Would you recommend Sandbed Cottage to a friend? Yes
    Additional comments:
    Lovely week, lovely weather, crisp and clear for walking. Cosy and well equipped cottage, loved watching the wild birds and the red squirrel. we will definitely be back!
  • Review added by on 24.01.2022
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    Best Fits for this Cottage: Families with babies, Families with young children, Families with teenagers, Couples, Those with Dogs, Elderly
    Would you recommend Sandbed Cottage to a friend? Yes
    Additional comments:
    Sandbed is a lovely comfortable cottage with everything you need for your holiday. Wonderful views from every window, walks from the door step and watching the wildlife was a joy.

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