West Leas Farm offers six self-catering cottages and a caravan site that is well placed for discovering Herriot Country near Ripon, the oldest city in Britain. All of the cottages are designed in a farmhouse style and are a warm and comfortable home for holidays and short breaks.
The choice of cottages includes Granary with a large double bedroom with room for a z-bed or cot; Archway which has two bedrooms (1 double, 1 twin) with exposed beams, unique floor windows are the arch of the old barn doors; The Byre has two bedrooms (1 double, 1 twin) with exposed beams and stone features; The Old Milk House has one twin bedroom with stone features; The Stable has one twin bedroom; Top Cottage has a two seater settee, reclining chair and fixed single bed located under the open plan staircase, ideal for those less mobile and King sized bedroom and tv lounge upstairs. Bedding, towels and welcome pack provided. Heating and electricity is included in the rent and each has a well-equipped kitchen with kettle, electric oven, microwave and toaster. Large lounge /dining room, LCD TV with Freeview and DVD, radio / CD / cassette, wireless enabled. There’s a private patio and garden at rear, garden gate leading to open fields and views over valley. Guests with mobility issues can park outside their cottage and other parking is available the main parking area.
The caravan site is a pretty, well-tended area that is ideal for mobile caravans and is a Certified Location site approx. 100 yards from the farmhouse and cottages. It is a slightly sloping well-drained site that includes 10amp electricity hook-up points, free wi-fi, chemical emptying point and rubbish bins provided.
With wonderful views over open fields it is a peaceful spot. Well behaved dogs are welcome and there are plenty of walks nearby both on and off the farm.
West Leas Farm is surrounded by rolling green fields and there’s choice of attractive market towns to visit nearby such as Ripon, (and its ancient Cathedral) Thirsk, (home of James Herriot) Masham, (famous for Black Sheep and Theakston’s Ales) Bedale, Richmond and others. With the Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors National Parks both close by, the countryside experience is never far away. James Herriot visited farms like West Leas in his day and you’ll discover why he loved the area so much when you come to stay.