This charming Dales cottage is set in the heart of Gunnerside resting alongside the river Swale. The cottage offers great views over the village
and stunning views of the beautiful surrounding countryside. A few moments from the cottage you can view and hear the rushing waters of Gunnerside Ghyll.
The cottage is in a beautiful setting and great location for those who enjoy walking,cycling,fishing,photography,painting. Alternatively Briar Mede is perfect for those who just wish to relax and unwind in a peaceful and very special place.
Recently refurbished to a high standard Briar Mede sleeps four adults and has two single bedrooms,a large double bedroom ,shower room and bathroom with shower. It has a kitchen diner and very comfortable lounge with wood burning stove.
The “Hidden Gem “ of Briar Mede is the secret walled garden . This is a beautiful private setting for alfresco dining or simply relaxing enjoying spectacular views of surrounding countryside. It’s also enchanting for bird watchers and stargazers.
We welcome children and will provide high chair , travel cot in the master bedroom on request.
One behaved dog is welcome but strictly not upstairs or on furniture..Thankyou
The cottage is Non Smoking
There is safe parking nearby and the outbuilding can store bicycles safely.
Briar Mede rooms and facilities
The cottage sleeps 4 adults or 2 Adults and 2 children plus travel cot available for baby ...
There is oil fired central heating throughout the cottage and also wi-fi
Large room with super king bed and has lovely views of Gunnerside and hills beyond
Single room . This bedroom at the front of cottage has views of village and surrounding countryside.
Second single room. This is a small cosy room with velux window in the roof making bright and cheery. It has limited headroom space over bed but has great views of surrounding farmland.
Upstairs Bathroom . This has electric shower,hand basin ,toilet and bath.
Downstairs Shower Room , This has walk in shower cubicle,hand basin and toilet. A washing machine is neatly enclosed in a corner cabinet.
Kitchen Diner . A bright and airy kitchen with dishwasher ,fridge,electric cooker,and all modern equipment including coffee machine.
Lounge . A comfortable lounge with two sofas,drop leaf dining table and chairs,TV and wood burning stove set in stone fireplace. There is quest information,maps and selection of games and books.
Out Building. This is adjacent to cottage. As well as access to hidden garden this has ample space for storage of bicycles fishing equipment etc.
Places to see and things to do - Near....
Gunnerside is the ideal location for both recreation and relaxation and to discover Upper Swaledale,the most Northerly Dale in the National Park.
The village has a fascinating history and has a small museum well worth a
visit. Kings Head pub is currently closed .. Mary Shaws cafe and Ghyllfoot Tearooms & Bistro . Ramsey’s Fish & Chip van arrives on Friday evenings and is delicious. The Punch Bowl in Low Row and Farmers Arms in Muker are both a 5 minute drive away..
Starting from Briar Mede ‘s front door there a variety of spectacular walks . Many will lead you to our neighbouring historic villages with great places to explore . Castle Bolton and Richmond Castle are impressive with fascinating histories .A walk by Aysgarth falls is not to be missed.Get the full listing »