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The Old Forge

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4 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
8 guests
3 nights minimum
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Welcome to The Old Forge; our 4* holiday cottage dating back to 1840 and located in the village of Great Ayton in beautiful North Yorkshire. Enjoying a delightful riverside location with views across fields, The Old Forge offers excellent, high quality accommodation with an ideal setting to enjoy tranquil countryside surroundings, the great outdoors, local cafés, pubs and restaurants all within walking distance. Many walks start from the front door and take in wonderful scenery. On the edge of the North York Moors National Park, the village was home to Captain Cook and is mentioned in the Domesday Book. Explore the North Yorkshire coast including Saltburn and Whitby. In addition to shops, pub, restaurant and take-away all within 100 yards, Great Ayton offers tennis courts, a...Welcome to The Old Forge; our 4* holiday cottage dating back to 1840 and located in the village of Great Ayton in beautiful North Yorkshire. Enjoying a delightful riverside location with views across fields, The Old Forge offers excellent, high quality accommodation with an ideal setting to enjoy tranquil countryside surroundings, the great outdoors, local cafés, pubs and restaurants all within walking distance. Many walks start from the front door and take in wonderful scenery. On the edge of the North York Moors National Park, the village was home to Captain Cook and is mentioned in the Domesday Book. Explore the North Yorkshire coast including Saltburn and Whitby. In addition to shops, pub, restaurant and take-away all within 100 yards, Great Ayton offers tennis courts, a bowling green, cricket club and football field. A great place to enjoy a holiday or short break – families, individuals, children, pets all welcome! We hope to see you soon. (Please note the neighbouring property to The Old Forge has access though our driveway).More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Our local authority has a strict policy whereby if recycling is not properly sorted into the correct containers, it will not be collected. Please observe the following information and place your refuse and recycling into the containers as follows: Blue Lidded Bin – Cans, Plastic, Cartons, Cardboard and Paper Blue Box – Mixed Glass, Bottles and Jars Black Lidded Bin – General Household Waste Regrettably, a £50 charge will be made for any re-sorting of waste and recycling by our cleaning staff.
Bathrooms
2 Full baths
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About the Owner
Alex F
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2015
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Reviewed August 20, 2020

Last minute booked with Alex at the Old Forge. We're a family of 4 plus little dog; there's plenty of room. The cottage is very well equipped, WiFi is good (to the kids amazement). The river running by provides for a very relaxing background note,...More

Date of stay: August 2020
Thank Jonathan_Kamminga
Reviewed August 7, 2020

Brilliant village location in middle of the historic village of Great Ayton. Captain James Cook went to school here in the 1700s. The house is less than 2 mins walk from the lovely village green with small shops (couple of brilliant butchers/pie shops), pubs, indie...More

Date of stay: July 2020
Thank GChris00
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Reviewed August 29, 2019

Date of stay: August 2019
Voyage663356, VR Owner at The Old Forge, responded to this reviewResponded October 27, 2019

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Reviewed November 12, 2018

Great location in the village of Great Ayton Walking distance to local pubs, cricket ground, river and the Ice Cream Shop ! Private and quiet

Date of stay: June 2016
Thank Mark W
Voyage663356, VR Owner at The Old Forge, responded to this reviewResponded October 27, 2019

Glad you enjoyed your stay, hope to welcome you back to The Old Forge soon!

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Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

Date of stay: August 2018
Voyage663356, VR Owner at The Old Forge, responded to this reviewResponded October 27, 2019

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Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

The Old Forge is ideally located close to the centre of Great Ayton and next to the River Leven. It’s also ideal for a family gathering on neutral territory. We enjoyed our time sitting in the garden listening to the river and the sheep in...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank John B
Reviewed May 29, 2018

Fabulous cottage with everything you could need for a enjoyable stay. Garden over looking the stream is wonderful especially when the sheep come to the stream for a drink with their baby lambs. BBQ a good size made better because we had brilliant sunshine. Shops...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank nobled1964
Voyage663356, VR Owner at The Old Forge, responded to this reviewResponded October 27, 2019

Glad you enjoyed your stay! Hope to welcome you back to The Old Forge soon!

Reviewed April 5, 2018

House was warm, clean & comfortable. Good sized rooms & met our needs perfectly. The bread, milk & wine were a lovely welcome & Keith was friendly & informative. Great Ayton is very picturesque & the surrounding area has a lot to offer.

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank Sherpa558922
Management response:Responded April 9, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, we are so glad you enjoyed your latest stay at The Old Forge and really hope to welcome you back in the future!

Reviewed April 2, 2018

This is our second year at The Old Forge and we enjoyed it just as much as ever. If you want a lovely holiday come to Great Ayton, have a Suggets ice cream a pork pie from the butchers, a walk up Roseberry Topping and...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank sydney b
Management response:Responded April 4, 2018

We are so glad you enjoyed your latest stay at The Old Forge, we really hope to welcome you back in the future!

Reviewed January 12, 2018

The house is in a lovely location with plenty of amenities ,shops and Pubs within the village with plenty of open spaces for dog walking and hiking. The house is of a good size and was clean warm and comfortable with a well stocked kitchen....More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank Barbara404
Management response:Responded January 16, 2018

So glad you enjoyed your Christmas stay, we hope we can welcome you back to The Old Forge really soon!

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Outdoor Dining Area
Parking
Private Garden
Cooker
Telephone
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Waterfront
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby
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