The exterior of Tinkers Folly, Yorkshire
Location Icon Harrogate, Yorkshire Dales
From £341 per night

Tinkers Folly

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Sleeps 10
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5 Bedrooms
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4 Bathrooms
A delightful farmhouse located on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park and swathed by vast countryside. Explore the stunning surroundings by day and spend your evenings relaxing beside the log-burning stove.
Located on a beautiful working farm, Tinkers Folly is the perfect place for families and groups of friends to gather for a reunion or a celebration. Enjoy rolling countryside views, a beautiful living space with a cosy log-burning stove and a bubbling hot tub. If you fancy exploring the area, the owner will be pleased to arrange a tour of the farm, or you can head out on one of the many picturesque walking routes including The Nidderdale Way on your doorstep. You can also access the nearby village of Ripley and the city of York with ease.

Why we love this

  • A newly renovated farmhouse with a hot tub and far-reaching views of the countryside
  • Ideal for families, friends, wedding parties and corporate events
  • Perfect base to explore the Yorkshire Dales, Pateley Bridge, Harrogate and Ripon Cathedral

Key Features

Dog-friendly Dog-friendly
Hot tub Hot tub
Countryside views Countryside views
Enclosed garden Enclosed garden
Garden Garden
Games room Games room
Wood burner Wood burner
Parking Parking
Private parking Private parking
Ground floor shower room Ground floor shower room
BBQ - charcoal BBQ - charcoal
Children welcome Children welcome
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Why Book with Us

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Our properties are handpicked and inspected in person before listing, and we regularly review them for quality control and your peace of mind.

Best Price Guarantee

We only work with the best owners, so in the rare event you find one of our properties listed elsewhere for less, we’ll refund you the difference. *

Exceptional Service

Our award-winning Guest Services team will not only help you find your dream holiday but will support you through every step of your stay.

Set over three floors, the farmhouse has been renovated to the highest standard with modern interiors and hints of rustic chic throughout.

The front door leads to a large utility room, complete with underfloor heating (the perfect place for your pooch to snooze) and enough space to store your coats and boots after a day of exploring. There is also a washing machine, fridge, electric oven and a walk-in shower. Head up the back staircase and into the games room where there are hours of fun to be had. You will have access to a full-size snooker table, 52” TV, games console, dartboard and ample seating space.

Continue into the large farmhouse kitchen, where you will find a range oven, an under-counter fridge, a microwave, a dishwasher and underfloor heating. Enjoy delicious home-cooked breakfasts around the 10-seater dining table, open the patio doors to admire the exceptional views or relax on the cosy chairs with a good book.

For a more formal affair, the dining room is the perfect place to lay out a delicious banquet to enjoy together. The 10-seater table, drinks cabinet and serving sideboard make for the perfect place to socialise, celebrate and entertain.

Next door is the cosy living room, designed with a neutral colour palette and complete with a large wood-burning stove, three sofas and two comfy chairs. Relax here with a glass of champagne in-hand as you natter until nightfall or enjoy a movie marathon on the Smart TV.

Venture into the inner hall where you will find the grand, double-height staircase leading to four of the five bedrooms. All beautifully decorated with soft cotton sheets, clean and refreshing décor and exceptional countryside views. There are two king-size bedrooms, one with an en-suite featuring a shower over the bath. The third bedroom has a zip and link bed, which can be formed into a king-size double if required, whilst the fourth bedroom has a double bed. There is also a house bathroom with a walk-in shower and a bath.

Take the stairs to the second floor, where you will find the fifth bedroom featuring a comfortable double bed and a bathroom with a shower over the bath. For some well-deserved quiet time, slip away to your own cosy snug, finished with a Smart TV and a two-seater sofa.

The private garden is a wonderful place to spend quality time together. With extensive lawns to all sides, secure gates to create a safe space for children and dogs, a hot tub, a fire pit and a children's play area, there is no shortage of entertainment here. Relax on the rattan sofas with a G&T in hand and gather around the warming fire pit under a blanket of stars.

The owners will greet you on arrival and show you into the property or there will be a key safe where you can access the key for self-check-in.

We plant a tree for every booking we make to help offset some of the carbon emissions generated by our stays.

Check-in: from 16:00
Check-out: by 10:00

Guests will have access to a travel cot and highchair.

The housekeeper speaks fluent French and German.

Hot tub: As the hot tub is emptied, cleaned and refilled after each booking, we cannot guarantee that your hot tub will be at its optimal operating temperature upon arrival.

Deposit: Bookings are subject to a non-refundable deposit of 30% of the booking value plus applicable booking fees with the balance payable 60 days before the date of travel.

Accidental Damage Deposit: To maintain the highest standards in our properties, guests will need to pay a refundable Accidental Damage Deposit of £500 prior to their stay. An advance payment as detailed in the booking summary can be made to waive the requirement.

  • No smoking/vaping
  • No parties and events
  • Please keep noise to a minimum
  • Children of all ages are welcome
  • Up to 2 dogs are permitted at an additional fee of £40 per dog
  • Please clean up after your dogs before departure to avoid a fine of £100

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Stay your way with our bespoke travel service. Our Guest Services team are available to tailor-make your holiday matching you with the perfect property and provide personalised recommendations on anything from local restaurants to unforgettable experiences.

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The neighbourhood

The farmhouse is accessed through private gates and is located near the owners' farm. If you fancy a stroll or a two-wheel adventure, there are many picturesque routes on your doorstep, including Nidderdale AONB, Brimham Rocks and the Yorkshire Dales. Just 1.5 miles away, the nearest dog-friendly pub is The Chequers Inn, offering traditional meals, hearty carveries and real ales.

The pretty village of Ripley is only 5 minutes away by car and provides an abundance of countryside walks and an ancient castle to explore. A little further afield is Pateley Bridge, housing the oldest sweet shop in England, or Ripon with its stunning cathedral and a plethora of eateries and shops.
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If you have any questions about any of our cottages or if you’d like some help with your booking, you are very welcome to get in touch with us.

We are always happy to help and go out of our way to tailor your perfect UK holiday.

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0121 517 0350
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Monday - Friday: 9am - 6pm
Saturday & Sunday: 10am - 4pm
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