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“An absolute Gem”

Review of Moughton Cottage

Moughton Cottage - a beautiful, bright cottage with many original features and all modern comforts
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Moughton Cottage - a beautiful, bright cottage with many original features and all modern comforts
spacious lounge with cosy log burner and comfy sofas to sink into after a long walk dining kitchen with views of the village green and the hills beyond
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63 reviews
Moughton Cottage - a beautiful, bright cottage with many original features and all modern comforts
spacious lounge with cosy log burner and comfy sofas to sink into after a long walk
dining kitchen with views of the village green and the hills beyond
dishwasher, microwave and more than enough quality tableware
ensuite bedroom - twin or kingsize - with amazing views of Moughton Fell
light, spacious bedrooms and comfortable beds
the single bedroom with crisp white linen offering a deep sleep in the peace of the cottage
ensuite bathroom with shower
king sized bed with views of the village green
house bathroom with bath and shower
enjoy dining al fresco in the sunny walled garden
south facing back garden with a space for the car
view of The Green from Moughton's bedroom window
view of Austwick village from Oxenber.  One of the many walks from the doorstep of the cottage.
Beautiful Austwick Beck running through the village.  Ideal for fishing net activity!
entering the village approaching the humpback bridge over Austwick Beck
the road into Austwick offering tantalizing views of the incredible scenery you are now in
Moughton Scar is the view from the cottage.  A tempting walk on a clear day.
Austwick's children's playground in idyllic limestone landscape
Pen-y-ghent from the top of Moughton.  One of The Three Peaks.
the limestone pavements of Moughton formed during the last ice age by glaciers.  Clints and grikes -
Austwick Beck as it runs through Crummackdale high above Austwick
early morning view of Austwick from a five bar gate in the nearby hamlet of Wharfe
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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5
Austwick, Settle, Yorkshire Dales National Park, North Yorkshire, England

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Phil J
Laceby, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“An absolute Gem”
Reviewed 28 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015

We have just returned from a 4 night stay at this beautiful cottage. On entering the back door you feel at home immediately. So very smart and so clean too. You enter into the utility room which has sink, freezer, washing machine, tumble drier and plenty of room for hanging coats and storing shoes. Through the door into the hallway with a downstairs toilet and a store cupboard too. Then into the lovely lounge. There are 2 large sofas, TV, dvd/blu ray player, plenty of DVDs, books and games to choose from too.
In the fire place is a lovely wood burning stove which is well stocked by the wood store in the back garden.
Through the door you will find a wonderful kitchen/diner. Well equipped with refrigerator, dishwasher, cooker, microwave, utensils, crockery etc. it is so very smart and clean.
Upstairs you will find 1 double bedroom with excellent view of the village and hills. One single bedroom and a large bedroom with king sized bed and en suite bathroom. All bedrooms are excellent. There is also a separate bathroom with shower over the bath.
There is off road parking in the driveway in the back garden through lockable gates. It is a lovely back garden with table and six chairs should you want to eat outside.
There is an amazing pub with restaurant called The Game Cock Inn about 2-3 minute walk away that is well worth a visit as the food and drink are excellent.
I would highly recommend this cottage and would also use it again.

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linnets
Norfolk England
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7 reviews
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“lovely position, very comfortable cottage.”
Reviewed 1 August 2015 for a stay in July 2015

We love this cottage [ our second visit] in the lovely village of Austwick, which has a excellent shop/post office, a pub serving good food and a top class restaurant. The cottage itself is very comfortable with everything you need for a good holiday. it also has a beautiful walled garden with small patio with table and chairs.

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Holidayma...
Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
1 review
“Fantastic!”
Reviewed 11 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015

We have just spent a relaxing holiday in Moughton Cottage and were very impressed with the beautiful cottage and the tasteful and comfortable atmosphere that the owner had created. The standard was very high, and the cottage was spotlessly clean and well cared for. We lived the village and the walks directly from it, and we definitely hope to return to explore the area further, as there was a lot more to explore and the week seemed to fly past. Moughton cottage rates very highly compared to many of the holiday cottages we have stayed in previously, so thank you so much, Kate, for your thoughtful care with this lovely property.

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p0l82
Grimsby, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“Fantastic cottage in perfect location!”
Reviewed 5 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015
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We have just returned home after our second stay at Moughton Cottage and we had such a relaxing holiday. It's an amazingly cosy cottage, spotlessly clean, well equipped and in a perfect location. Austwick is such a peaceful village. There are many lovely walks from the door and lots of places to visit to. Moughton Cottage is the nicest cottage we have stayed in and would love to return for a third time!

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Lain261
Sheffield
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3 reviews
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“Absolute Heaven!”
Reviewed 26 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015

Spent a few days at Moughton with three friends. What a wonderful place to stay! Austwick is a lovely peaceful village and the cottage overlooks the village green. So many lovely walks around and a superbly maintained property. Must be one of the nicest rental properties in The Dales. Please try it!

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