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Yorkshire Dales Self Catering cottage, Old Hay Barn, Hepworth, sleeps 8

Areas: Yorkshire Dales

Old Hay Barn

Old Hay Barn, Hepworth, Derbyshire

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Sykes Cottages
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Sleeps a maximum of: 8

Pricing From: £687.00

This character semi-detached cottage is situated in the village of Hepworth, near to Holmfirth in the Yorkshire Dales and can sleep eight people in four bedrooms.

Old Hay barn is a character, semi-detached cottage situated in the village of Hepworth, near to Holmfirth in the Yorkshire Dales. The cottage can sleep eight people in four bedrooms which are made up of two super king-size double which are zip/link and can be twin on request as well as adult bunks and a twin. There is a family bathroom as well as a separate shower room.

The rest of the cottage is made up of a kitchen with dining area, dining room and a sitting room with a woodburning stove. To the outside is off road parking for three cars and lawned gardens to the front with a side gravelled garden with a hot tub. Set in a stunning location, Old Hay Barn is a wonderful place to enjoy a great holiday at any time of the year.

Pet friendly accommodation Pet Friendly


Fantastic cottage
Had a weekend here with for 7 friends. The cottage is beautiful and great for a large group to socialise. The hot tub is lovely and the extra touches really make you feel welcome. The cottage has everything you could need for a relaxing stay and Amanda is a great host. It is exceptionally clean and comfortable and I would highly recommend it.

Amazing cottage, almost perfect weekend away
This cottage is set in beautiful surroundings and the property is immaculate. The owners have clearly spent a lot of time and money making this a very special place. Me and my four friends stayed to celebrate one of the group being 30. The booking process was very straight forward and Amanda, the owner, was very helpful in the run up to our stay. She even helped us to decorate the cottage with balloons and banners which was a lovely surprise for my friend. We couldn't have asked for more with the property, there was plenty of space for all of us and the hot tub really was great place to spend time in. Amanda also provided wine, prosecco, cheese and brownies which were really appreciated by us all. The farm animals around the property were really nice to watch and the goats Betty and Amy were very friendly and loved a fuss. The cottage is in walking distance to some lovely pubs. In particular the Red Lion on Jackson Bridge which did amazing food and had a lovely beer garden. The hot tub has a Bluetooth system which means you can play music through it, which is a really great extra however one thing to note, the owners live next door to the cottage and are quite strict with their time curfews on noise because of not wanting to disturb neighbours (although we couldn't actually see any neighbours other than themselves). Amanda mentioned to us on arrival that they had, had to tell a hen party to turn music down at 1am so clearly have had issues before. We however were extremely surprised on our second night (a Saturday) to be told by Amanda's partner at 10.25pm that our music was too loud and he actually turned it off whilst we were sat in the hot tub. This made us feel quite uncomfortable and vulnerable because we were five women in the dark, in our swimwear. The day after, having reread the hot tub instructions, it does state to keep the noise down after 10.15pm. As there isn't a clock in the hot tub area, and you obviously can't wear a watch, you can easily forget the time particularly when you are supposed to be relaxing and having fun. It would be beneficial for the owners to install a clock to help future guests with sticking within the rules. We given the property 4 stars as we don't want to take away from the positives of the cottage as we really did have a great time overall and a lot of what the owners provide is really thoughtful and adds to the experience. We did however think it was important to mention what happened as the cottage will attract groups because of it's size and the hot tub and the curfew maybe something you want to consider before booking. We would have loved to stay at the property again however because of how we were left feeling on our last night this is not something we will be doing.

Stayed for a week. Stunning Barn conversion with views to die for that we couldn?t fault. Brilliant hosts even left some beers and wine with a welcome pack. Would happily revisit.

What a wonderful weekend. The cottage simply could not have been better. Beautifully furnished, spotless, comfortable beds and equipped with everything you could need. And with a hot tub and a wood burner as well - heaven! The solitude was wonderful and we loved watching the ducks parade past every day. It was bliss - we didn?t want to leave! Thanks so much for the balloons (my birthday) wine and home made brownies - what a lovely touch. We will be back!!

Fabulous house in a beautiful, peaceful spot
We had a short mid-week stay and didn't want to leave! Lots of love has gone into making this house stylish and comfortable and the hosts' extra finishing touches (cheese! brownies!) were hugely appreciated. Our six-month-old loved the farm animals, whilst we thoroughly enjoyed the hot tub in the evenings. It's in a lovely peaceful spot, great for a BBQ with family or friends in the evening with the sun going down over the gorgeous view. Nice pub just a short walk down the lane. We highly recommend it!
Nat L



Linen Provided Linen provided
Towels Provided Towels provided
Dishwasher Dishwasher
cookewr Cooker
Refrigerator Fridge
Washing Machine Washing Machine
Televsion Television
High Chair High Chair
WiFi WiFi


Single Beds

Twin Beds


LPG central heating with woodburning stove (additional logs available to purchase from owners)
Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, Smart TV with Freeview, Blu-ray, WiFi, TASSIMO coffee machine (pods not provided), Google Nest, selection of books
Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc in rent (excluding EV charging)
Bed linen and towels inc in rent
Travel cot, highchair and stairgate
Off road parking for 5 cars
Electric Vehicle Charging point
Front lawned gardens and a side gravelled garden
Two well-behaved dogs welcome - must be kept on a lead at all times whilst directly outside the property due to farm animals
Meet the alpacas (via prior arrangement with the owner)
Sorry, no smoking
Shops 3 miles and pub 10 mins walk, farm shop 1 mile
Note: The twin room has very restricted headroom which is 5' 6" maximum and then immediately slopes due to being under the eaves (please see picture 20) care to be taken
The twin room is also accessed via one step
Note: Due to the layout of the twin room this cannot be made into a double bed
Note: Property does not allow hen/stag parties or similar
Note: This property has a £100 Good Housekeeping Bond

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Nearest Attractions

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

National Coal Mining Museum for England - 8.5 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Wentworth Castle Gardens - 10.2 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

Copley, St Stephen's Church - 11 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Friarmere, St Thomas Church - 11.1 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Halifax, All Souls Church - 12.9 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Bagshaw Museum - 13 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Sandal Castle - 13.2 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Monk Bretton Priory - 13.3 miles (Abbey) Heritage Rating

Museum of the Manchester Regiment - 14.4 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Castleton, St Edmund's Church - 14.6 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

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