Crackpot Cottage, Richmond
Set in a small hamlet in the heart of Swaledale, Crackpot Cottage is the ideal place to experience the beautiful Yorkshire Dales. We are a family-run smallholding. We grow our own fruit and vegetables and our hens provide us with fresh eggs daily. We are just 20 minutes from the Dales Bike Centre and adjacent to The Swale Trail, the Dales cycle routes and the Pennine Way. We are also on the Coast to Coast and the Herriot Way. Situated between Reeth and Gunnerside, we are surrounded by walks and a gentle stroll to the renowned Crackpot Falls and Crackpot Cave. We provide safe indoor bike storage and bike washing facilities. We also have a picnic area with barbeque and fire pit at your disposal.
Double en-suite at Crackpot Cottage
Our double bedroom with en-suite shower room is upstairs at the end of the corridor, separated from the rest of the house by a thick curtain to give you privacy.
Tea and coffee making facilities are available for you to enjoy in your room.
Guests are welcome to make use of the picnic area at the back where they can find a barbecue, a fire pit and bench and table
The log cabin at Crackpot Cottage - Available from March 2019
Our Log Cabin is nicely tucked away in a small woodland at the end of our garden. Nestled among trees, screened by shrubs and a low stone wall and with fantastic views over the valley, the Cabin is the perfect rustic retreat to enjoy the Dales.
The Cabin sleeps 2 and features an ec0-friendly bio-stove, a washing up area outside and a compost loo and basic washing facilities. If it is a proper glamping experience you are looking for...you are in the right place!
There is no electricity in the Cabin nor cooking facilities but the picnic area just adjacent has a barbecue and fire-pit to satisfy any cooking needs glamping style!
Breakfast is included for both the double en-suite and the log cabin.
We serve breakfast strictly between 8.00 and 9.00 am in our private dining room downstairs.
Guests can choose from one of the following options:
- 2 slices of toast with Butter, plus Jam, Honey or Marmite
- 2 eggs on toast
- Baked beans on toast
- Bacon buttie
- English breakfast: 2 slices of toast, 1 sausage, 2 rashers of bacon, 2 free range eggs, baked beans and 1 fried tomato
A pot of Yorkshire Tea or a cafetiere of good coffee is also included in the breakfast.
For general enquiries and further information, please contact us:
Tel. 01748 - 886191