The Dovecote

  • 5 star
  • 10 Persons
  • 2 nights
  • Free WiFi
  • 2
  • Hot Tub
  • We had a lovely stay for my mums 60th, the cottage was fantastic and the owners very helpful.  Relaxing time had by all and we would love to come back again.

    Helen BuchananAugust 2016
  • A wonderful long weekend celebrating a 30th with family.  Beautiful setting and equipped with everything we needed for a lovely break.  Thank you.

    Ross Baker and FamilyAugust 2016
  • Amazing place!  Stayed for a wedding and just had the best time ever.

    John and Jackie WallAugust 2016
  • Brilliant stay.  Hot tub was the best.  10/10 Stars.

    Madeleine, Evie, Austin and KatieAugust 2016
  • A beautiful environment on site. A perfect place for the rest and relaxation we needed or for a family with lots of things for young people to do without encroaching on the privacy of others. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

    Parker FamilyJuly 2016

The Dovecote, Gilling Old Mill Cottages, North Yorkshire

A magnificent property, a quality conversion of a lovely old stone barn. Set in an idyllic courtyard position, 5 minutes' walk from the pretty village of Gilling West. The accommodation is furnished, equipped and decorated to a very high standard with individually styled bedrooms. Also there is the option to hire a private hot tub for use during your stay. A superb holiday retreat, any time of year.

Accommodation

Mainly ground floor. Four bedrooms: 3 x double, 1 x first floor twin (2' 6" beds). Shower room with shower, basin & WC. Shower room with shower & WC. Well-equipped fitted kitchen/dining room. Spacious sitting room with double sofabed (for flexible sleeping only), wooden floors, open fire & lovely views towards the village.

Amenities

Oil central heating with open fire in sitting room. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, plasma TV, video, WiFi. Shared use of laundry with washer & dryer. Fuel & power inc. in rent. Bed linen & towels inc. in rent. Cot & highchair on request. Ample off road parking. Private patio & gardens with furniture & BBQ. Shared use of courtyard. Free fly fishing in well-stocked lake, free coarse fishing in 2nd lake, by prior arrangement. Use of private hot tub at additional cost of £80 per week or £60 per short break, payable direct to owner. One well-behaved dog by arrangement (£20 per week, payable direct to owner). Sorry, no smoking. Shop 1.5 miles, two pubs 5 mins walk.

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Available Rooms

The Dovecote
Gilling West near Richmond, Yorkshire Dales

Standard Family Room

Max Guests:
3 persons
PER/NIGHT$121

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The Dovecote
Gilling West near Richmond, Yorkshire Dales

Superior Double Room

Max Guests:
5 persons
PER/NIGHT$241

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The Dovecote
Gilling West near Richmond, Yorkshire Dales

Deluxe Single Room

Max Guests:
4 persons
PER/NIGHT$137

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The Dovecote
Gilling West near Richmond, Yorkshire Dales

Single Bed Room

Max Guests:
2 persons
PER/NIGHT$55

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Facilities available at The Dovecote

  • WI_FI
  • television
  • fridge
  • entertainment
  • safety box
  • activities available
  • Free parking
  • fire place
  • Hot Tub
  • Suitable for Events/Weddings
  • Childrens Play Area
  • Toys/Puzzles

Guest Reviews

The Dovecote
Gilling West near Richmond, Yorkshire Dales

Helen Buchanan

August 2016

We had a lovely stay for my mums 60th, the cottage was fantastic and the owners very helpful.  Relaxing time had by all and we would love to come back again.

The Dovecote
Gilling West near Richmond, Yorkshire Dales

Ross Baker and family

August 2016

A wonderful long weekend celebrating a 30th with family.  Beautiful setting and equipped with everything we needed for a lovely break.  Thank you

The Dovecote
Gilling West near Richmond, Yorkshire Dales

John and Jackie Wall

August 2016

Amazing place! Stayed for a wedding and just had the best time ever.

The Dovecote
Gilling West near Richmond, Yorkshire Dales

Madeleine, Evie, Austin and Katie

August 2016

Brilliant stay.  Hot tub was the best.  10/10 Stars.

The Dovecote
Gilling West near Richmond, Yorkshire Dales

Parker Family

July, 2016

A beautiful environment on site. A perfect place for the rest and relaxation we needed or for a family with lots of things for young people to do without encroaching on the privacy of others. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

The Dovecote
Gilling West near Richmond, Yorkshire Dales

McGrath Family

March, 2016

We have just enjoyed a fabulous family weekend for our daughters 21st birthday in your beautiful cottage. We felt so at home, the cottage has everything we could possible want and having the hot tub was just perfect. Thank you and hope we will be back soon

The Dovecote
Gilling West near Richmond, Yorkshire Dales

Taylor Family

December, 2015

We have had a lovely stay here. It has been so comfortable and warm and we have loved the wonderful views. We even managed to cook a turkey for the family in spite of operating a new cooker. I thank you for all your kindness. We loved the log fires.

The Dovecote
Gilling West near Richmond, Yorkshire Dales

Standens Family

October, 2015

The house is amazing and we will definitely come back. We also loved the courtyard outside. We would recommend it highly and it was definitely good value for money.

The Dovecote
Gilling West near Richmond, Yorkshire Dales

Roberts Family

October, 2015

8 of us stayed in this beautiful barn and we will definitely come back again. The three children in our party loved it as much as the adults

The Dovecote
Gilling West near Richmond, Yorkshire Dales

The Staffords

August, 2015

Amazing cottage. Perfectly comfortable with all the facilities needed getting ready for a wedding. Our dogs were happy too”

The Dovecote
Gilling West near Richmond, Yorkshire Dales

Jane, Nigel, Amy, Matthew, Kathy, Mark, Lee and Nick

Aug, 2015

Amazing! What a fantastic time we have had. Great staff, so friendly we will be back. A big thank you.

The Dovecote
Gilling West near Richmond, Yorkshire Dales

4 Fisherman and 4 patient wives from Lincolnshire

Sept, 2015

We had four wonderful days in this excellent accommodation thanks to the Bird’s hospitality.

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Things to Do

The attractive and peaceful Dales village of Gilling West, winner of the "Yorkshire in Bloom" award, is situated in lovely rolling countryside just a few miles to the north of the popular market town of Richmond and to the east of Barnard Castle. Within a short walk walk from the venue are beautiful bluebell woods and many other picturesque walks.

The Dovecote
Gilling West near Richmond, Yorkshire Dales

Fishing on the lakes

Within the grounds there's two well stocked fishing lakes with free fishing - though you will need a licence. The first lake is stocked full of fighting Rainbow Trout and the second is for course fishing.

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Gilling West near Richmond, Yorkshire Dales

Clay Pigeon Shooting

This Clay shooting activity appeals to all ages and personalities as it incorporates the great outdoors with skill and determination. Clay pigeon shooting is a thrilling experience, demanding calm concentration, a keen eye and quick reactions. We host a variety of clay pigeon shoots for corporate clients, hen and stag weekends or even private family celebrations. We also specialise in tuition for beginners.

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Gilling West near Richmond, Yorkshire Dales

The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

In the heart of Teesdale is The Bowes Museum built in the 19th Century; a great tourist attraction for all the family. The magnificent building stands proud in the historic market town of Barnard Castle housing internationally significant collections of fine and decorative arts.

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Gilling West near Richmond, Yorkshire Dales

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