Laurel Bank Cottage

Embsay near Skipton, Yorkshire Dales - South (Ref. 803)


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Laurel Bank Cottage is a stone-built cottage, an addition to the owners' Victorian property is on the outskirts of the village of Embsay, close to the town of Skipton, on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales.

This property boasts five bedrooms, comprising of two ground floor double family rooms with a double and single bed, and three first floor bedrooms, consisting of one double with single day bed, one twin and one adult sized bunks, meaning this cottage sleeps thirteen people.

The cottage also has a ground floor family bathroom and a first floor family shower room, a first floor sitting room, and a ground floor kitchen with a dining area.

Outside, this cottage has off road parking, private patio areas and shared use of south facing gardens.

Laurel Bank Cottage is a perfect cottage for families or friends that want to explore the area.


Five bedrooms (all with basins): 2 x ground floor family rooms each with a double and single bed. Three first floor bedrooms: 1 x double with single day bed, 1 x twin and 1 x adult bunks. Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Additional ground floor basin and WC. First floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Spacious first floor sitting room with pleasant Dales views. Well-equipped kitchen with separate dining area on ground floor. Inner hallway.


  • Gas central heating with gas fire in sitting room
  • Gas range cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer, dishwasher, 2 x TVs, video, DVD player, WiFi
  • All fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen inc. in rent, towels are not provided
  • Cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking
  • Private patio areas and shared use of mature south-facing gardens
  • One small well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 mins walk
  • Note: No stag/hen parties, or similar.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute

About the location


Skipton 1.5 miles.

From heather-clad moors and limestone scars, to market towns and the steady pace of country life - the sublime Dales await you! Where else in Britain is it as satisfying to sit and do nothing as it is to explore the numerous pursuits on offer?

With a stone circle dating back to the Bronze Age, this quiet Dales village is of ancient origin. Originally the site of a monastic settlement in the 12th century, the village of Embsay is now a popular destination amongst walkers and railway enthusiasts. The Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam Railway runs through the beautiful surrounding countryside and boasts award-winning authentic station buildings and steam trains. At the centre of the village is the Old Mill, home to a needlecraft centre and coffee shop whilst the lively, bustling market town of Skipton is close at hand to provide any extra amenities visitors may need. Bolton Abbey, Kilnsey and Grassington are all within easy driving distance and help to make this charming village a wonderful base for exploring the Dales.