Woodmanwray Chapel is a newly converted former chapel. Originally built in 1839, it now provides stylish and comfortable accommodation for up to 6 people in a peaceful location in beautiful Nidderdale. Upstairs there are 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and downstairs there is a large open plan living area with a double sofa bed, dining area and comfortable seating. The kitchen and utility rooms are separate and well equipped. A travel cot and high chair are available on request. The Chapel has been thoughtfully furnished to create a home from home whatever the time of year. It is well insulated with underfloor heating and a log burning stove, for cosy evenings whatever the weather. There is plenty of enclosed outdoor space for ball games and picnics and room to park several cars. Secure storage for bikes is available in a locked bike shed. Nidderdale is a quiet and attractive base for walking and cycling holidays, yet it is only a short car ride from Harrogate with its many amenities. Excellent food shops and restaurants are within easy reach in Pateley Bridge and there are several local pubs within a 10 minute drive.
Cottage in Harrogate, Yorkshire, England - Peaceful Location Makes an Ideal Base for Walking and Cycling. 3 Miles from Pateley Bridge
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- 5 Nov 2018
About Alison Simpson
My name is Alison Simpson and I live with my family on a neighbouring farm. If you come to Woodmanwray Chapel you will probably meet some of our farm animals! You may well see our sheepdogs being trained and we will certainly bring you some of our eggs. We are really proud of the Chapel and hope that all of our visitors will love it as much as we do. We think you will find that Nidderdale is a great place to visit.
Alison Simpson purchased this Cottage in 2013
Why Alison Simpson chose Harrogate
Its a great location as its really quiet and peaceful, yet there is lots to do just a short drive away. Harrogate with its restaurants and shops is only a 20 minute drive away and from there you can take a train to the amazing city of York. Nidderdale offers charming scenery, lots of 'foodie' shops and friendly people. There are ideas for walks and cycle rides in the cottage and for kids of all ages there are gorges to walk, rocks to climb and rivers to paddle in.
What makes this Cottage unique
Although the Chapel is completely modernised it still retains a lot of its original charm in the stained glass windows and stone sun porch.
100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date. 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
Beautiful cottage, just perfect
The Chapel conversion is exceptional. It is modern well equipped and decorated with lots of little quirky nods to its history which add character. There is a great visitors guide with lots of ideas of walks you can do in the area. The 2 bedrooms are a good size with plenty of storage space. The 2 beds 2 bathrooms was perfect for our needs. The WiFi is good, we didn't turn the TV on or venture into the games chest. The property is warm and cosy so didn't need to use the log fire, but it was set up in case we did. We will be back as there is lots more to see and do on the area and the cottage is the perfect location.
Thanks for your lovely comments! We look forward to welcoming you back soon!
Fantastic stay. Beautiful location, quiet and away from it all. Gorgeous place, everything we needed
Really well presented. Genuinely enjoyable stay.
Thanks for your lovely comments and thanks for leaving everything so clean and tidy! We hope you will come and visit the area again.
Very well equipped cottage in beautiful location
great location for exploring Harrogate, Yorkshire Dales and Nidderdale. The cottage is very well equipped, the utility room was very useful for wet clothes and muddy boots! Excellent showers and lovely addition having a decent bath. The homemade cake and milk in the fridge was very welcomed after a long journey. The phone signal is very poor but WiFi is excellent. Pateley Bridge is only less than 10 minutes drive and is a nice place to potter round and pick up supplies.
Thanks for your lovely review! We're glad you had a good stay and hope that you will return to see more of the area.
Fantastic as always
Our 2nd stay here and was perfect as always. Everything is provided here and Alison is very helpful if needed. Love having the sheep as neighbours. We will return again
Thanks Marie! We hope to see you again next year!
Wonderful and beautifully converted old chapel
We had a wonderful family holiday in this delightful rural converted chapel. It was just what we needed to be away from it all with our disabled daughter who loved the sheep and goats and wildlife near by. The cottage is really nicely appointed and has everything you need to enjoy your time away. The bathrooms and kitchen are really well done out and the house has a cosy feel whilst being big enough for a whole family and not too cluttered. The small town of Pately Bridge is lovely and only a couple of miles away for when you need to shop and yet at the cottage you feel miles from anywhere. We would definitely recommend this for a great holiday stay and hopefully we will return at some point when we can.
The Chapel was lovely, so spacious, so well equipped with everything you need. Nidderdale is lovely
We had such a lovely time here - perfect location for exploring Nidderdale,lovely walking country and beautiful Yorkshire scenes right on the door step.
Perfect also for visiting Harrogate, Otley etc.
The Chapel has been renovated to such s high standard with everything you would want and Alison made us so welcome, some lovely Yorkshire treats awaited us in kitchen .
We will definitely be returning
Leeds Bradford airport is approximately 25 minutes away by car. Car probably needed.
Pateley Bridge 3.5 miles. Harrogate 13 miles. Ripon 14 miles. National Trust Brimham Rocks 4 miles.
Excellent local food shops and a good Italian restaurant in Pateley Bridge. Convenience store in Summerbridge open until late. All major supermarkets deliver too! Several pubs serving food within a 10 minute drive.
Cycle and walking routes from the door. NT sites at Brimham Rocks and Fountains Abbey. RHS Harlow Carr gardens near Harrogate.
Caves at Stumps Cross (near Greenhow), Countryside trail for children at Studfold (near Pateley Bridge) and How Stean Gorge in the same area.
Ripley Castle and safe bike trails for children at Ripley.
Indoor swimming pool at Pateley Bridge. Cinemas in Harrogate and Ripon. Theatres in Harrogate and Pateley Bridge.
Bolton Abbey for easy walks by river and tea rooms. Riverside fun at Burnsall. Hesketh Farm Park petting zoo and play area for younger children also at Bolton Abbey. Yorkshire Ice Cream parlour and play area also near Bolton Abbey.
Booking Notes: Booking enquiries by email please. £150 deposit secures your booking. Changeover Day: Friday changeover at peak times. Short breaks either Fri to Mon or Mon to Fri. Arrival after 3.00pm and Departure by 11.00 am. Notes on prices: Short breaks Friday to Monday or Monday to Friday from £330