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The Old Forge

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4 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
8 guests
1 night 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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Reviewed January 11, 2018

Lovely clean and comfortable property, in a very nice area. All amenities just a stone's throw away from the door. The owners have thought of pretty much everything. We loved our few nights here with the open log fire. Would highly recommend! Thank you.

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

Thank you for your fantastic review, we hope we can welcome you back to The Old Forge really soon!

Reviewed November 5, 2017

Wonderful cottage in a central location near to village shops and pub. Lovely open fire. Fantastic for larger family gatherings. Excellent walk from the cottage to the top of Roseberry Topping with amazing views. Comfy beds, two good showers and kitchen very well equipt. Nice...More

Date of stay: November 2017
Thank HullColly00
Management response:Responded January 16, 2018

Thank you for your great review, hope we can welcome you back to The Old Forge soon!

Reviewed April 5, 2017

The location for us was perfect We were a party of 6 and Jasper our labradoodle. The walks in the area are great especially Roseberry Topping. Everything we needed was at the Old Forge, it was warm it was comfortable. What more can you ask

Date of stay: March 2017
Thank sydney b
Management response:Responded April 6, 2017

Hi Sydney, thank you for your fantastic review, we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay, we hope to welcome you back to The Old Forge in the future. Alex.

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Reviewed March 22, 2017

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Date of stay: March 2017
Management response:Responded April 6, 2017

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Reviewed November 9, 2016

Date of stay: May 2016
Management response:Responded April 6, 2017

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Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

We had an amazing visit the cottage is very well equipped, plenty of towels and wonderfully clean. Outdoors is very safe for children to play. We'll be very happy to stay again!

Date of stay: October 2016
Thank andreawH8557EM
Management response:Responded October 8, 2016

Very pleased you enjoyed your stay at The Old Forge Andrea, we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed August 9, 2016

Eleven of us (including a baby and two young children) stayed at the Old Forge on a beautiful weekend in August. The house is in a stunning location overlooking the river and is situated within a short walk from the main Great Ayton picturesque high...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank CNO05
Management response:Responded August 9, 2016

Thank you for taking the time to leave this fantastic review, guests such as yourselves make everything we do worthwhile! Really pleased you enjoyed your stay, and we do hope we can welcome you back to The Old Forge Holiday Cottage in the future. Best...More

Reviewed April 24, 2016

The Old Forge is well equipped, clean and in a great spot right next to the river. There is WiFi and the beds are very comfortable. Its a very attractive village also ideal spot for touring further afield Try climbing Roseberry Topping family say its...More

Date of stay: April 2016
Thank Anne H
Management response:Responded April 26, 2016

Thank you Anne for your comments, so pleased you enjoyed your stay. We hope to welcome you back to The Old Forge in the future!

Reviewed April 15, 2016

We booked this cottage with another family and honestly, I don't think I can find fault with it. The cottage was lovely and clean on arrival, had more than enough space for 2 families and was in a lovely quiet location looking out to the...More

Date of stay: April 2016
Thank Sally G
Management response:Responded April 16, 2016

Thank you for your lovely comments, so pleased you enjoyed your stay. We hope to welcome you back to The Old Forge again!

Reviewed April 8, 2016

Monday to Friday break. Awesome time this week. The cottage is lovely, really comfortable with plenty of space for us all (There were 4 adults 4 kids and 2 dogs). Situation is great for Scarborough, Whitby York etc. Great Ayton is a lovely little village....More

Date of stay: April 2016
Thank Simon W
Management response:Responded April 12, 2016

Hi Simon, many thanks for your review, great to hear you enjoyed your stay! We look forward to welcoming you back to The Old Forge!!

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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