The Summer Palace
Middleham, nr. Leyburn
Grove Garden Cottages are ideally situated on the fringes of Middleham just below King Richard’s castle. Within 200 yards there are four pubs, fine restaurants, shops and tea rooms, whilst the Blue Lion Inn’s restaurant is just 2 miles away, and Leyburn (3 miles) boasts several good pubs and takeaways. Poppy’s Footprint (ref E4199) is a uniquely romantic retreat. This entirely circular cottage offers a completely secret hideaway in a walled suntrap garden. From its beautifully planted and sensitively lit garden to its smart contemporary interior, it is perfect for a relaxing break.
The Summer Palace (ref E4198), converted and furnished in contemporary style to a high standard, enjoys views over fields and woodland.
The Round House (ref E3572), set within the owner’s produce garden, is sheltered by a high stone wall. It is a delightful cottage, with a comfortable interior fitting neatly into its unique shape and faces south looking across the idyllic landscape.
Middleham lies amidst the outstanding beauty of Wensleydale. It is the centre of northern horse racing, is home to renowned riding stables and you can watch the horses in training on beautiful Penn Hill. Visitors here can enjoy delightful walks from the doorstep. Hawes, with its Dales Museum, Wensleydale Cheese Creamery, Aysgarth Falls and Jervaulx Abbey are a short drive. The Forbidden Corner at Leyburn, 3 miles, is an extraordinary 4-acre garden containing a labyrinth of tunnels, follies and other surprises. All 3 detached properties stand within a few yards of each other in a walled garden and can be booked individually or together to sleep up to 6 guests. Shops and pubs 100 yards