Piglet Cottage

Leyburn, Yorkshire Dales

  • 4 Star
  • A renovated two bedroomed stone cottage close to Leyburn in the Yorkshire Dales.

You can book this property from:

  • £394 per week
  • £56 per night
  • 4 Star


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 king/super-king bed
  • 1 single bed


  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer


  • 1 WC
  • Towels provided
  • Shower


  • Garden
  • On-street parking

How far to...?

  • Beach 54 miles
  • Pub 0.1 miles
  • Shop 1.5 miles

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Welcome pack

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 7:00pm
  • Check out: 9:00am

  To give our cleaners enough time to complete the additional cleaning and sanitising that is currently needed to keep our guests safe, check-in and check-out times at the majority of our properties have been temporarily revised. The revised times for this property are reflected above.



  • Ground floor toilet
  • Ground floor bath/shower room

Read the full Access Statement for this property.

Access Statement

Access Statement

Property Name: Piglet Cottage

Description: House



The nearest bus stop is:

The nearest train station is: Leyburn, 1.5 miles

The nearest food shop is: Leyburn, 1.5 miles

The nearest pub/restaurant is: The Old Horn, 0.2 miles

The nearest petrol is: Leyburn, 1 mile

Mobility equipment hire is:


Arrival and car parking

Type of parking available: Street

For what sized cars?

Good space to unload once parked? Yes

Number of spaces available: 1 with one further up the road

The parking surface is: Tarmac

Distance to the property from the parking: 4 yards

Is parking level? Flat

Distance to nearest parking area: 10 yards

Is it pay and display? No

The width of the path to the property is: 1m

How many steps are there en route to the entrance: 6


Main entrance

How many entrances are there to the property? 2

The doors widths are:

Keyhole height: Standard

How many steps are there to the entrance:  Standard


Living and dining rooms

The flooring is: Carpet

The door widths are: Standard

Is there good space between the furniture: Yes

Is it movable or fixed: Movable



The flooring is: Laminate

The door widths are: Standard

The worktop height is: Standard

Is the oven set high or low? Standard

The fridge height is: Standard

The freezer height is: Low

Is crockery stored high or low? Standard

Is any equipment stored externally or away from the main kitchen area, if so which and where:  No


Bedrooms and landings

How many floors does the property have: 2

The number of steps between floors is:

The flooring is: Carpet

The door widths are: Standard

Bed sizes are: 2’6”, 5ft

Is the bedroom furniture movable or fixed: Both


Bathrooms and cloakrooms

The door widths are: Standard

Is there an accessible or adapted WC?: Yes

Is there an accessible or adapted bath/shower?: Yes

Is there a ground floor WC?: Yes

Is there a ground floor bath or showroom?: Yes

Is there any shower where access is level rather than having to step up?: No

The flooring is: Tiled


Outdoor facilities

External areas are: Sloped, stepped and grassed

Permanent seated is provided

There is outside lighting:

There is no colour contrast of critical surfaces (eg white on edge of steps)

There are no footpaths to follow for visually impaired/mobility impaired

There are no barriers to entry into any part of the garden

There are no other hazards such as ponds, water features, steep areas



Is there a land line for guests to use? No

Mobile reception details: Varied

Can you easily access an electrical socket in all rooms without having to move furniture (not WC or baths)?: Yes

Are electrical sockets generally set low or high: Standard

Do you provide speciality alarms for hearing or sight impaired guests?: No

Any other information:


This access statement has been completed by the owner and Ingrid Flute’s is not to be held responsible for the content therein.


Piglet Cottage is a cosy stone-built semi detached cottage sleeping three, situated in the delightful village of Spennithorne just 1.8 miles from the popular market town of Leyburn in the Yorkshire Dales. It is a superb holiday cottage, full of character and furnished to a high standard.  The modern kitchen is well-equipped and benefits from a Belfast sink, and oak worktops. The lounge and dining area have comfortable seating, a woodburning stove, beamed ceilings and oak furniture.  Upstairs the master bedroom features a King-size bed, oak furniture and a TV. The second bedroom has a single bed.  Piglet Cottage has walks from the door and is only 200 yards away from the village pub which serves excellent food. The popular Wensleydale steam railway, pubs, tea rooms and restaurants are less than a ten-minute drive away.

Entrance:  Hallway with boot and coat storage
Lounge/diner: TV with Freeview, DVD, comfortable seating, bookcase, sideboard, stone fireplace housing woodburning stove, beamed ceiling. Dining table and chairs, blue tooth speaker.
Kitchen: Electric induction hob, oven, grill, microwave, Belfast sink, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, oak worktops, door to side entrance.
Bathroom:  Shower, washbasin, toilet. 

FIRST FLOOR: 12 steps up
Bedroom 1: Wrought iron King-size bed, fitted wardrobes, chest of drawers, TV.
Bedroom 2: Two steps up. Single bed, hanging space for clothes

Pets: One dog welcome.
Parking: Free parking on the road outside the property. Please be mindful where you park as other residents need to access their properties and larger vehicles such as tractors and waste disposal vans do use this road as well. 
Heating: Electric central heating, woodburning stove (welcome pack of fuel provided).
Garden/Patio:  Paved area with bench to the front of the property.
Short Breaks: Accepted all year round. 
Notes: Towels are provided. Unlimited WiFi is available free of charge. No smoking at this property. Mobile phone signal is variable.   
Shop: 1.5 miles. Pub: 0.1 miles



Lovely cottage in glorious Yorkshire Dales. Rain, snow and gails couldn't dampen our spirits, What a lovely week we had.

Previous Customer,

Lovely cottage and spotlessly clean. Loved out stay.

Previous Customer,

Beautiful little cottage, so clean and lovely decor. Pretty little village and a scenic walk to the village of Leyburn. The Cedar of Lebanon tree in the church grounds is worth looking at.

Paul & A,

Lovely cottage, well equipped and clean. Old Horn Inn very friendly. The weather was a bit damp but it didn't stop us exploring. Great break.

Previous Customer,

first class cottage very comfortable nice secluded cottage in a lovely location

Mr David D,

Delightful cottage in a perfect location!

Lovely cottage in a beautiful part of the world. Enjoyed the local walks and beyond


Area Information

At the heart of Wensleydale lies the gateway town of Leyburn, "A Town for all Seasons". With spectacular views of the surrounding countryside, unusual local shops and cafes, traditional pubs and a weekly market, it's an ideal base for walking, sightseeing, or just watching the world go by. There's lots to see and do in the town, whether it's the wonderfully quirky Forbidden Corner, the annual food and drink festival celebrating the best of local produce, the stunning Harmby waterfall or taking a trip on the Wensleydale Railway- Leyburn provides the perfect base for a Yorkshire Dales break.

Harmby & Spennithorne
The thriving villages of Harmby and Spennithorne in Lower Wensleydale are ideally located for exploring the best of what this beautiful area has to offer whilst offering a tranquil escape close to the bustling market town of Leyburn. The Harmby Waterfall is just one of a number of local beauty spots close to the village and is accessed by a footpath from the main road; the gorgeous meadows surrounding the village are perfect for leisurely walks and are just one way of reaching Leyburn's shops, pubs, restaurants and delis from the village. However, you don't need to venture to Leyburn to experience the Yorkshire Dales famous real ales, the village has two local pubs, The Old Horn Inn in Spennithorne and the Pheasant Inn,which located at the top of the village. The village is serviced by a fish and chip van every Thursday and the sense of community here is sure to give any visit a taste of the true Yorkshire Welcome the dales is so well known for