Thorney Mire Barn B&B and Woodland Retreat Shepherd’s Hut

Accommodation, Guest House / B&Bs in Hawes

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Thorney Mire Barn B&B and Woodland Retreat Shepherd’s Hut


We have three luxuriously appointed en-suite guest rooms, furnished to a high standard. Features of each room include a pocket sprung divan bed, a fully tiled bathroom with underfloor heating and a fridge stocked with fresh milk & cordials. Our guests enjoy the privacy of a separate entrance and bedrooms separated from the main house.
We are in a secluded location in Widdale, just one-and-a-half miles from the historic market town of Hawes, surrounded by the beautiful Wensleydale countryside.
Outside there is ample off-road parking, south facing patio areas in our garden and about 4 acres of private woodland to explore where you may see red squirrels, roe deer and many different species of birds. There are footpaths that take you on wonderful country walks in all directions from our front door.
Or you can explore further afield by driving or cycling quiet country lanes and following the Tour de France route. There is a variety of stunning scenery to be enjoyed in Wensleydale, and a short distance away in Swaledale, Dentdale, Ribblesdale and Malham. We have a secured shed for you to store your bicycles in when not using.
The woods are also home to our free-range chickens, and the garden has vegetable, fruit and herb beds, so you can enjoy our own fresh eggs, vegetables and fruits.
Thorney Mire Barn is exclusively for adults.
Unfortunately, we cannot accept dogs with the exception of assistance dogs
Our ground-floor room has several disability-friendly features

Shepherd’s Hut

A luxury self catering Shepherd’s Hut, situated in our privately owned semi-ancient woodland. Experience the peace and tranquillity, enjoy the views across Widdale Beck to the fells beyond and delight in watching red squirrels in nearby trees.
An ideal place to stay for those wanting to explore Wensleydale and the Yorkshire Dales. Perfect for anyone who wants to relax and pursue a passion such as photography, art or writing where nature can inspire you!
The hut is located in woodland opposite Thorney Mire Barn B&B, in a secluded location just outside Appersett, 1.5 miles from the market town of Hawes in Wensleydale. Red squirrels, roe deer and many species of bird frequent the woodland. There is a squirrel feeder located in front of the hut, and it is visited most days by red squirrels. There are numerous footpaths that take you on wonderful country walks in all directions from the hut. Hawes is just a 25 minute walk away, with its shops, tea rooms, pubs, restaurants and the Wensleydale Creamery (where the famous cheeses are made).
Offering unique and characterful accommodation, the Shepherd's Hut will include the following facilities:
Small bathroom with eco toilet, shower, washbasin & heated towel rail
Pure Yorkshire water from our borehole
Double bed with Egyptian white cotton bedding
Kitchen facilities to include kettle, toaster, fridge, microwave and all the crockery, cutlery, pans, etc you’ll need
Complimentary tea/coffee and toiletries
Table and chairs
Open wardrobe for storage of clothes and bags
Power and USB sockets
We hope to provide Wi-Fi (to be confirmed). The location receives EE and Vodafone 4G
Large windows offering views of the squirrel and bird feeders, the woods and beyond
Outdoor table & chairs, barbeque and chiminea.

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Contact Us

Appersett ,
Hawes, North Yorkshire , DL8 3LU

01969 666 122

[email protected]


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