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The Copse

Harrogate, North Yorkshire

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Sleeps 8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 4
Change Fri
pets No Dogs
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Luxury
Family friendly
Rustic
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • A light and stylish holiday property surrounded by peaceful countryside
  • Perfect for a family retreat in the heart of North Yorkshire
  • Ideal for exploring Nidderdale and the Yorkshire Dales
Property code: G0141

Situated within the grounds of a historic manor house in beautiful Wharfedale, this handsome property offers elegant accommodation for a family looking for a tranquil North Yorkshire holiday home.

Step back in time and into tranquillity in this sublime semi-detached cottage on the edge of the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (4 miles). Unwind with family or friends, and share great memories in this gorgeous green world. Set 26 miles west of York, 12 miles north of Leeds and 7 miles south of Harrogate, enjoy both calm seclusion and proximity to vibrant hubs of history, culture, gastronomy, adrenaline and craft. With a lovely old pub just half a mile down the lane, and four more within 3 miles, you can choose your sunny garden, cosy saloon or glowing snug. Weeton Station (2 miles) has direct links to the major towns and cities. Bask in breathtaking Wharfe Valley views from Chevin Forest Park (5 miles), a haven for rare butterflies and birds. The Arthington Viaduct (3.5 miles) is marvellous for sunrise photos.

 

As you follow the driveway through lush green fields and woods, you'll sense the unique wonder of this landscape. Hidden within mature gardens and sheltered by trees, you'll glow to know it's yours. In between adventures, unwind in the Scandi-style lounge, with its seductive sofas, garden vistas through the floor-to-ceiling windows, themed art and fabrics and elegant lighting. For more intimate evenings, retire to the glowing wood burner of the comfy snug. Keen cooks will gravitate towards the generous kitchen to prepare glorious local produce from surrounding farms and villages; its spatial flow and grey tones create a stylish space. Will you eat alfresco on the patio or in the garden, around the kitchen island or in the sleek, understated opulence of the dining room? Early birds will want to claim their bedrooms first, so be quick! Each flight of stairs leads to a double bedroom and a twin, although the right flight leads to the master king-size bedroom; but don't worry, all have their own en-suites and TV, and their own unique ambience and joie de vivre. Explore the gardens and woods on relaxed walks.

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  • 4 bedrooms, each with TV – 1 king-size bedroom, 2 twins, 1 double room
  • 2 en-suite bathrooms with shower over bath and WC
  • 2 en-suite shower rooms with shower and WC
  • Dishwasher, oven, washing machine and dryer, fridge
  • TV in lounge
  • Wood burner
  • Sheltered patio area with furniture
  • BBQ
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • Regret no pets
  • Pub and shop within 0.5 miles
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00 unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • Sorry, no dogs allowed

The property is set within the grounds of a large manor house in Wharfedale, just a few miles south of the gorgeous Victorian Spa town of Harrogate. With open countryside and woodland all around, there is a liberating sense of getting away from it all, but with the comfort of knowing the modernities of town life are within easy reach.

Less than half a mile away you'll find a pub and farm shop/deli, featuring the very best of local Yorkshire produce. Within easy walking distance, it's a nice option for lunch if you don't feel like cooking one day.

There are several lovely market towns close to The Copse, with perhaps Ilkley (5 miles) offering the most to enjoy. Highly regarded for its stylish architecture and beautiful floral displays, there's plenty to see and do in this elegant Victorian town. Take a turn around the gardens down by the river, indulge in afternoon tea at Betty's, explore the many independent shops and boutiques, and make sure you pick up something yummy for supper at one of the several up-market delis in town.

If you want to venture a little further, the property is ideally placed to explore the historic market town of Skipton (18 miles) and the exquisite Yorkshire Dales beyond. It's a true walker's paradise and you are very close to the famous Three Peaks of Ingleborough, Pen-y-ghent and Whernside.

If you're more of a roamer than a rambler try a stroll around the grounds of nearby Bolton Abbey (12 miles). These striking ruins provide the backdrop to a particularly beautiful part of the Dales and are well worth a visit.

This area of the Yorkshire Dales is home to many charming villages and towns worth exploring. The pretty cobbled streets of Grassington are within 25 miles, with the village of Kettlewell another 5 miles on.

Visiting the gorgeous town of Harrogate (16 miles) is a must during your stay here. Encircled by its famous 'Stray' or '1000 acres' of horseshoe-shaped grassland, Harrogate has a bright and breezy open-air feel and is characterised by its impressive floral displays. As you would expect of such a bustling upbeat town, Harrogate boasts over 300 bars and restaurants together with all the shops, swimming pools, cinemas, parks and gardens you could ever wish for.

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CUSTOMER REVIEWS

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 41 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Susan 29th April 2022

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A lovely house in a beautiful location. It was well equipped and very comfortable. A big bonus was there are several walks which start from the house.

Reviewed by Pat 22nd April 2022

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Beautiful cottage, exceptionally clean. Comfortable, ideal location. Just great

Reviewed by Tracy 15th April 2022

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A lovely place. Plenty of space. Well equipped and spotlessly clean.

Reviewed by John 8th April 2022

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A lovely property in imaculate condition and well equiped. A really pretty garden. This is a great holiday let for a large family holiday.

Reviewed by Brenda 1st April 2022

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Fantastic house for a large group. Spotlessly clean and well equipped. Underfloor heating lovely! We walked to Almscliff crag from the house, which was gorgeous. The local farm shop is great for breakfast and lunch. Interesting menu and good quality ingredients in

Reviewed by Lee 11th March 2022

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A beautiful cottage, finished to a high standard. Lots of space and a great location for visiting surrounding attractions and villages. A warm welcome on arrival and a lovely welcome pack greeted us. Loved our visit, didn't want to leave and will definitely be back. Highly recommended.

Reviewed by Kenneth 4th March 2022

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Reviewed by Sandra 25th February 2022

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We would definitely consider a further visit . Ideal location for many places of interest.

Reviewed by Steven 4th February 2022

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This is a great and well maintained property in a great location and very clean, all that's needed for a great break!

Reviewed by Gail 22nd December 2021

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Amazing large house and childproof. Wonderful to have a separate dining room and all bedrooms en suite. Very comfy beds and the woods were great to walk in and play hide and seek and look for fairy doors. The house is designed so that the four bedrooms are accessed by two different non connecting staircases. Very well stocked kitchen with everythinRead moreg you may need to cook and bake. We hope to re visit. Hide

Reviewed by Fred 3rd December 2021

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I truly recommend this property and location for anyone looking to relax and enjoy the beauty the area has to offer.

Reviewed by Janet 19th November 2021

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Exceptional property. Spotlessly clean, very tastefully decorated, extremely well equipped. Centrally located for access to Harrogate, and Leeds. Would love to visit again. A weekend was simply not long enough !!!!!

Reviewed by Sharon 5th November 2021

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This property and its location are absolutely beautiful. The cottage is finished to a fantastic standard and is more than spacious enough for large groups of friends and family. Perfect for visiting Harrogate & Leeds for excellent shopping while having great access to numerous stunning walks. The welcome hamper and owner tour were a lovely personalRead more touch. We will definitely be back. Hide

Reviewed by Peter 29th October 2021

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Large property plenty of room to relax and spend time together.

Reviewed by Peter 22nd October 2021

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This was a return visit to a property which is ideal for large family gatherings. The location is ideal for driving to Harrogate, Ripon, Wharfedale, York, and other popular North Yorkshire destinations. The cottage well equipped, and set in substantial and attractive grounds including a wood which is great for the children. Altogether an excellent Read moreholiday location. Hide

Reviewed by Jennifer 15th October 2021

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Lovely cottage, very clean with good facilities and great accommodation with plenty of space for everyone. Good location with easy access to many lovely places to visit like Fountains Abbey, Harewood House and RHS Gardens. Would certainly stay again.

Reviewed by Lindsay 8th October 2021

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Beautiful cottage very spacious we stayed as a family of 8 and had more than enough room. The decor is stunning and so are the views. Would highly recommend.

Reviewed by Sheila 4th October 2021

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A well maintained property in a quiet location which is in easy reach of a variety of places of interest.

Reviewed by Barbara 1st October 2021

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Wow! What a place. Beautifully furnished throughout. Seems pedantic but a shelf in my bathroom for makeup/toiletries would have been good.

Reviewed by Catherine 24th September 2021

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Amazing property in perfect location for visiting Harrogate, Knaresborough, Otley and Ilkley. Very spacious, high quality and great host. Lovely outdoor weather for a coffee or wine. Will definitely return.

Reviewed by Helen 10th September 2021

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Lovely property in a lovely location. Great layout inside for 8 people, especially if they want to have their own space. The two separate staircases work well.

Reviewed by Anjie 27th August 2021

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Fabulous week away for the 6 of us, the house is perfect for families with teenagers as my three had their own part complete with lounge while my husband and I with our youngest had the other part. Great location we loved the woods, stream and rope swing. Close to Harrogate town centre which has fabulous restaurants and also accessible to Leeds andRead more York. Lots to do close by as well. Beautiful clean comfortable house and lovely owners who even put away our shopping when it arrived before us! Hide

Reviewed by Tracey 6th August 2021

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Reviewed by Patricia 30th July 2021

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Reviewed by Alison 9th July 2021

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Great place to stay, plenty of room and well appointed. Very comfortable, we would certainly return

Reviewed by Sally 2nd July 2021

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We loved our stay in The Copse. It is a fantastic house for 6 adults, plenty of space and choice of sleeping arrangements. The small lounge was a bonus when we didn't all want to watch the football! The kitchen is very well equipped and everything is modern and clean. Lovely decor throughout. The garden is beautiful too and we managed one BBQ in beRead moretween showers. The location is perfect for touring the area, not too far from the main road but set back enough to be peaceful and private. Hide

Reviewed by Edwin 25th June 2021

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Exceptionally clean, tidy and welcoming. Lovely surroundings and fantastic walking.

Reviewed by Anne 11th June 2021

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A lovely cottage in a beautiful countryside setting but we found it easy to visit many of the attractions in North Yorkshire and we were lucky enough to have sunshine all week to make the most of our trips out. The inside of the cottage is modern and although there were only three of us, there would be plenty of room for a larger group. We had a loRead morevely holiday and would recommend The Copse as a perfect place to stay. Hide

Reviewed by Ajay 4th June 2021

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A great place to stay with very helpful and approachable owners.

Reviewed by Anne 28th May 2021

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A lovely cottage, ideal for two small families, situated very close to a lovely wood. The wood is a lovely place to walk and enjoy the wild flowers descending to a stream. The garden is also lovely. The cottage is handy for many attractions.

Reviewed by Jo 19th May 2021

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So fantastic for each bedroom to have its own bathroom. A treat for 3 teenage kids who had a bathroom each. The '2-wings', worked well for 2 families who know each other well, but can avoid each other in their PJ's! Very thoughtfully equipped, it really did have everything, and everything was of a good quality. Lovely owner who kept out of the way Read morebut was available if needed. Hide

Reviewed by Ian 18th September 2020

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Reviewed by Margaret 14th September 2020

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Fabulous cottage for family and friends you cant help be impressed driving your the long drive.

Reviewed by Suzanne 11th September 2020

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The property was lovely, very spacious, decorated to a high standard and extremely well kept. Bottle of fizz and welcome snacks are a really nice touch on arrival. Highly recommend

Reviewed by Jayne 4th September 2020

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Great property in a great location. Fantastic in current times to have en-suite in all 4 bedrooms.

Reviewed by Claire 31st August 2020

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Beautifully decorated in a lovely location. My family had a lovely relaxing week staying at the Copse holiday cottage. I would definitely return again.

Reviewed by Bernadette 14th August 2020

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Reviewed by Tracey 7th August 2020

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The property is beautiful, well furnished and very comfortable as was the wonderful outside area. We are a family of 7 and the amount of space meant we could cook, play and rest with ease. It is centrally located for lots of different activities and sightseeing. We loved it so much we will be booking for next year.

Reviewed by Louise 31st July 2020

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What a fabulous find. We wanted somewhere located close to Leeds and found this gem in a semi rural location with wonderful views but a short drive to Harrogate and Leeds. Incredibly well equipped, we had a wonderful week in a beautiful part of the world.

Reviewed by Roxanne 24th July 2020

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We had such a fantastic holiday in this cottage, plenty of space for two families, en-suite bathrooms in each bedroom was a big plus for us, no fighting over bathroom time! Fabulous quiet location in the centre of so many different places. Clean and comfortable. Would highly recommend for families with children wanting to explore and have lots of gRead morearden space for children to run around. Will definitely be booking another visit. Hide

Reviewed by Michael 10th July 2020

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Lovely place , great location , great for walks on the door step . The 2 lounges are an advantage for kids

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