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Yorkshire Dales Self Catering cottage, Town Head Farm, Malham, sleeps 8

Areas: Yorkshire Dales

Malham Travel and Heritage Information

Town Head Farm
BD23 4DJ

Town Head Farm, Malham, Yorkshire
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Sleeps a maximum of: 8

Pricing From: £476.00 - 1386.00

This Grade II listed, detached cottage is located on the outskirts of Malham in the Yorkshire Dales and can sleep eight people in four bedrooms.

Town Head Farm is a luxuriously furnished, Grade II listed, detached farmhouse just on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales village of Malham. With two double and two twin bedrooms as well as a family bathroom, this cottage can sleep eight people in style. The cottage also contains a fitted kitchen, a dining room and a sitting room with an electric stove. Outside the cottage, you will find gardens with outdoor furniture and a BBQ, off road parking for 4 cars and an outside storeroom for bikes or walking equipment. Close to the famous Malham Cove and Malham Tarn, Town Head Farm is an impressive holiday home for the discerning traveller who fancies a little bit of comfort after a hard day's exploring.


The cottage is very pretty and in a great location, clean and very comfortable. It definitely needs some decent kitchen knives buying though! Our visit was tarnished by a power cut the first night that lasted around 6 hours, and then again on the 3rd day which had happened when we woke up and lasted until mid afternoon. Unfortunately, everything in the house is electric (cooker, showers, everything) so we were completely stumped. Also, in a separate issue, the dishwasher wasn't working so we had to wash up quite a lot too.
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The house was great for our two families, with plenty of space to spread out. The children enjoyed the garden which felt perfectly safe from the road. The living and dining rooms were great for relaxing, eating and playing in, and the kitchen had everything we needed to prepare food and clear up afterwards.
Mrs Crowley

The house was very comfortable and spacious. It was very handy for the village and also for Malham Cove and Gordale Scar. We enjoyed being in Malham itself, it is a lovely village with a great family pub and it is very central for exploring the Dales. There is plenty to do in the Dales for families.
Mr Pirie

Comfortable accommodation with adequate room for the whole party. Excellent location and a good amount of crockery and cutlery.
Mrs Donohue

Brilliant stay
We were a group of four couples. The cottage was everything we needed, there was enough space for us all. The facilities in the cottage was as described. It was a lovely peaceful retreat. We went for lovely walks to Malham cove and the Tarn, it was not a long walk but due to it being rocky and uneven it felt harder and longer. We had New Year's Eve in LIster arms which we had previously booked, the food, atmosphere was really pleasant everyone enjoyed their meals. There are two pubs within 5 minutes walk, both are not cheap for drinks. Previous reviews state The Buck Inn is the most expensive, we had 2 large wines and three beers which came to ?32. Lister arms is a little cheaper. We would definitely go back to Town Head Farm, well recommended.

Services / Facilities:

Full LPG central heating, additional heating from electric woodburner-effect stove in sitting room. Electric oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, colour TV, DVD, CD, books/DVDs etc. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair on request. Stairgate. Off road parking for 4 cars. Gardens with furniture and BBQ. Outside storeroom for bikes/hiking equipment etc. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shops and pubs 5 mins walk.

Changeover Day


Double Beds: 2
Twin Beds: 2

Further Amenities:
Linen provided
Towels provided
Washing Machine
High Chair

Approximate Location

Map is approximate and should only be used to get a rough idea of the cottage location.

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Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Malham Cove - 0.2 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Janet's Foss - 0.8 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Gordale Scar - 1.1 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Skipton Castle - 8.8 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Bracewell, St Michael's Church - 9.4 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Gisburn, St Mary's Church - 9.8 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Yorkshire Dales National Park - 10.5 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Parcevall Hall Gardens - 10.6 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

Bolton-by-Bowland Church - 11 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

The Strid - 11 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

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Details of facilities are believed correct at time of publication, but may be subject to change by the cottage proprietor. Up-to-the-minute facility listings will be always presented during the booking process for your approval.

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