Lindon Guest House
Lindon Guest House, Airton
Lindon House is a friendly, family-run guest house which has been converted from an old barn and is set in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales National park in Airton in Malhamdale. The house has beautiful panoramic limestone views and is ideal for touring and walking. It is just a few yards from the Pennine way and the River Aire. Airton Is an old Quaker village, situated 2 miles from the Dales centre of Malham, with it's 300ft high Malham Cove, from which bubbles Malham Beck which runs into the infant River Aire.
The accommodation is very comfortable, with full central heating throughout, yet retains all its character with oak beams.
There is a colour TV in the large lounge and an open fire, a seperate dining room and a small licensed bar.
All bedrooms have private facilities with TV. There is one twin room and the remainder are doubles with toilet, shower and basin. All have shaver points, hair dryers and tea and coffee making facilites.
Prices from March 2015
Tariff- Based on double/twin room:
Bed & Breakfast 1 night £37.50pppn (£75.00)
Bed & Breakfast 2 nights £35.00pppn (£70.00)
Bed & Breakfast 3 nights £32.50pppn (£65.00)
Bed & Breakfast weekly rate £30.00pppn (£60.00)
Tariff- Single room
Bed & Breakfast 1 night £60.00 per night
Bed & Breakfast 2 nights £55.00 per night
Bed & Breakfast 3 nights £50.00 per night
Bed & Breakfast weekly rate £45.00 per night
Evening Dinner £15.95pp available every night except Thursdays and Sundays.
Vegetarians welcome (carrot and walnut tart one of our favourites)
- We accept credit / debit cards
- Wireless broadband
- Royal Institute of Public Health and Hygine Certificate
Pan fried fillet of pork, apple and mustard sauce served with fresh market vegetables
Strawberry shortbread heart, served on a raspberry coulis
Coffee and homemade petits fours.
Spring is our busiest time of the year with lambing time taking place from mid March to mid April. We have a flock of 200 Swaledale ewes which live on the hills between Lindon House and Malham. Evening Dinner is not usually available during lambing time, please check when booking.
Christmas in the Dales is a great time of the year, with special festive markets in Grassington and Skipton on weekends leading up to Christmas. Santa can often be seen travelling on local steam railways handing out gifts to the little ones. Christmas shopping is much more fun in the Dales.
Out & About around Airton
Malham Cove, Gordale Scar, Janet's Foss waterfalls and Malham Tarn nature reserve are all nearby. Kirkby Malham is just a mile from Lindon House. Bill Bryson, the well known author, lived here for several years and wrote of the beauty of the dale in "Notes From a small Island". Here you will also find a dales pub and a beautiful church, known as "The Cathedral of the Dales".
In the opposite direction is Gargrave, a great place for a beautiful walk. Completed in 1792, the Leeds/Liverpool Canal runs through the village and there are five individual locks nearby.
The ancient market towns of Settle, with its famous Settle - Carlisle railway, and Skipton, with its castle and canal, are 6 miles and 8 miles respectively.
Also within a few miles is Bolton Abbey, with its romantic ruins of the 12th century Augustinian priory, and the estate contains over 30 miles of footpaths, through spectacular riverside, wooded and open moorland scenery.
A slightly longer journey may be made to the hauntingly lovely Fountains Abbey, near Ripon, one of the most oustanding Cistercian monastic ruins in existance; York, with its majestic minster, Jorvik Viking Centre, and numerous other attractions of international repute; Harrogate; Herriot and the Bronte country - the list is endless.
On the west coast are Blackpool and Morecambe, with their outstanding facilities. There are steam railways at Haworth, Embsay, Carnforth and Haverthwaite, in The Lake District - itself an area of majestic beauty and only 1.5 hours drive from Lindon House.