Gorgeous Yorkshire Holiday Cottage – Delve into the Dales

Elmet Farmhouse Luxury Yorkshire Cottage (Sleeps 6)

Hebden Bridge – Haworth – Yorkshire Dales 

A big toasty Yorkshire farmhouse with inspiring interiors and breathtaking views above quirky Hebden Bridge, near Haworth. Delve into the Dales in this delightful hilltop holiday cottage – Yorkshire at its finest

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Step inside Elmet Farmhouse

Treat yourself to a little bit of heaven at Elmet Farmhouse, a sublime Yorkshire holiday cottage with gorgeous interiors and spectacular views. Surrounded by wildflower meadows, this historic farmhouse is steeped in character with stone mullion windows and a wood-burning stove.

Perched on the hill above picturesque Hebden Bridge, Elmet Farmhouse offers luxurious self-catering accommodation in an idyllic spot near Haworth and the Yorkshire Dales. Beautifully decorated, with a lovely garden, this enchanting cottage is ideal for family holidaysromantic retreats, birthday treats and weekend breaks.

Comfortable and spacious, the farmhouse has a roomy lounge with a huge carved stone fireplace, a large well-equipped kitchen with a big oak dining table, 3 airy bedrooms (1 double and 2 twins) and 2 bathrooms. Each room is full of design delights, including stunning Midcentury Modern furniture, vintage textiles, and exquisite lamps and wallpapers by local designer Hannah Nunn.

Located in the village of Pecket Well – where the hills meet the heavens – Elmet offers a walkers’ paradise. Hike from the door through some of Yorkshire’s most diverse and dramatic landscapes: hills & dales, rivers & waterfalls, wildflower meadows & heather moors. See curlews, lapwings, barn owls and roe deer in their natural habitats. A wildlife haven in a truly stunning place.

Elmet Farmhouse sleeps 6. Sorry, no dogs

Admire the Amazing Views

Overlooking the beautiful wooded valley of Hardcastle Crags, with Heptonstall and Stoodley Pike on the horizon, Elmet Farmhouse has panoramic hilltop views  – like a Turner painting in 3D. 

Garden and Meadows

With its pretty cottage garden and wildflower meadows, Elmet provides an idyllic rural retreat. An oasis of tranquility, Elmet is the perfect place to relax and unwind. 

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Two households allowed 17 May – 20 June 2021. Guests from multiple households permitted from 21 June 2021 onwards. 

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Hang out in Hebden Bridge

Hip and happening Hebden Bridge is a hub of creativity and a place of beauty with its quirky independent shops, friendly pubs and cafés, canalside walks and higgledy-piggledy double-decker terraces clinging to the hills.

Stroll through Hardcastle Crags

The ravishing National Trust estate of Hardcastle Crags is literally on the doorstep. Stroll along the river through a dramatic wooded gorge awash with bluebells in spring.

Haworth & Brontë Country

Hop over the hill to Haworth, home of the remarkable Brontë sisters, where Jane Eyre and Wuthering Heights were written. Take a trip on the famous Keighley and Worth Valley Railway, setting for The Railway Children.

Dales on the Doorstep

Revel in a walker’s paradise with footpaths galore through a wildlife haven of rolling hills & dales. See deer, owls and curlews in their natural habitats. Hike through wooded valleys, hay meadows and heather moors.

Delve into the Yorkshire Dales

Explore the glorious landscapes of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Revel in the dramatic beauty of Wharfedale, Ribblesdale and NidderdaleBe inspired by geological marvels such as Malham Cove, Gordale Scar and Brimham Rocks. 

Ted Hughes, Sylvia Plath and Anne Lister

Discover the rich literary legacy of local poet Ted Hughes, who was inspired by the landscape around Hebden Bridge. Pay homage to Sylvia Plath in the ancient village of Heptonstall. Visit Shibden Hall in Halifax, home of the celebrated 19th century diarist Anne Lister – also known as Gentleman Jack.

Everyone loves Elmet

A few comments from our recent guests:

‘It’s been so lovely to return to Elmet – such a special place and every bit as beautiful, comfy, cosy and interesting as we remembered. Lovely to see Hebden Bridge coming back to life after lockdown. Thanks for another wonderful stay.’  (April 2021)

‘We are all so delighted to have this wonderful family break. The house is beautiful with amazing scenery and loads to see in the local area.’  (October 2020)

‘This break was just what was needed. The house is beautiful. I love mid-century design. We enjoyed fantastic walks to Heptonstall, Hardcastle Crags, Crimsworth Dean and Ilkley Moor. Everything we needed was here – and the fabulous house and views.’  (October 2020)

‘Elmet Farmhouse has proved worthy of a place in our memories. Such peaceful, totally silent nights – bliss! We had a wonderful time here, and truly got a taste of Yorkshire.’  (September 2020)

‘A lovely week spent escaping, in a space with plenty of room to breathe. Bridestones, Stoodley Pike, Yorkshire Sculpture Park all wonderful.’  (September 2020)

‘Thank you for a wonderful stay in a beautiful part of the country. So many things to see and do close by. Seeing the fawn in the field in front of the house was a highlight!’  (September 2020)

‘Great house in a wonderful location. Explored lots of places as a family. So many great trail routes. An early morning run to Stoodley Pike was fab!’ (August 2020)

‘Another wonderful time at Elmet. We have been able to escape and enjoy this beautiful house together as a family.’ (August 2020)

‘Very comfortable house, with lots to do and see. The situation is excellent: great views, quiet, space. The house was extremely well organised and everything was thought through to make our stay safe and easy. We would love to return to this beautiful part of Yorkshire.’ (August 2020)

‘We’ve had a lovely week exploring the hills, woods and bakeries. The property was immaculate, particularly appreciated given the context. Cosy, stunning views, and perfectly located.’ (July 2020)

‘A fabulous cottage in a stunning setting.’ (July 2020)

‘A truly wonderful part of the countryside. We have had a happy and relaxing time in your comfortable farmhouse.’ (July 2020)

‘A stylish, comfortable cottage in a spectacular setting. Elmet Farmhouse has everything you need to relax and unwind in the beautiful Yorkshire countryside. Great food in nearby Hebden Bridge.We had a wonderful experience and hope to return soon.’ (July 2020)

A place of peace and beauty. We were bowled over by the house, the area and Lesley’s hospitality. We felt so welcome and looked after.’ (February 2020)

‘It’s been a privilege to stay in this glowing haven. The house is beautiful and inspiring, and the attention to detail is second to none. So nice to rest here and enjoy the views.’ (January 2020)

‘The most relaxing holiday I’ve had in years! Thank you so much for a wonderful stay. The cottage is beautiful and had everything we needed. We went on some beautiful walks, enjoyed the local pubs and wandering round Hebden Bridge. We would love to visit again.’ (New Year 2019)

‘We had a perfect stay at Elmet Farmhouse for Christmas 2019. The farmhouse itself is so beautifully decorated and furnished. Absolutely amazing attention to detail. The views are second to none.’ (December 2019)

‘Elmet Farmhouse has everything to recommend it. Fantastic facilities, beautifully designed interiors, amazing views, wonderful walks through stunning countryside and places of real historical interest. This is our third visit and, like many of your guests, we wish for many more.’ (December 2019)

‘Thank you for a lovely stay in this beautiful cottage. Always warm and welcoming. Enjoyed some wonderful walking routes right on our doorstep, then returning back here to the fire and very comfy beds. (October 2019)


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