Formerly the gardener's quarters, Applebarn Cottage is one of a choice of award winning cottages at Westwood Lodge and is particularly suitable for family groups looking for a peaceful short break. Enjoy use of the onsite leisure facilities and head out to explore the adjacent 1000 acres of open moorland which forms Ilkley Moor during your stay.
The accommodation at Applebarn includes a large lounge with comfortable sofas, Virgin TV with catch up service, radio stations and a DVD player. There is also a CD stereo, free SuperHub internet and an iPod dock. The fully fitted kitchen/ dining area has granite work tops, full size oven, ceramic hob, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and microwave. Laundry facilities can be found in the utility room. A small selection of books, CDs and games are provided at the cottage and we also supply a direct dial telephone with answering machine.
The bedrooms at Applebarn are presented as one double with ensuite shower room plus a further double and twin which share use of the family bathroom with roll top bath and separate shower. One of the bedrooms has a TV and all are well equipped with a clock radio and hair dryer. There is a ground floor cloakroom with WC and hand basin.
The cottage has a small fenced garden and adjacent car parking area.
We currently hold over 100 'good' and 'excellent' reviews on Trip Advisor for our accommodation at Westwood Lodge. Recent comments for Applebarn include: "We had such a good time last year that we returned this year, stayed this time in Applebarn Cottage. It was lovely, clean,warm,cozy all of us including aged Lab had a relaxing week. Westwood Lodge is so well located ! Right on the moor for fantastic dog walks, human walks n runs! Walking distance into the town to sample the excellent pubs and restaurants.
You really can't go wrong here and no doubt we will be returning again". "Applebarn is extremely well equipped throughout even down to books and board games. There is plenty of room in this characterful cottage, although we seemed to spend a lot of our time in the spacious kitchen dining room. All of us slept well in comfortable beds and the roll top bath was very well used for long soaks".
Applebarn can easily accommodate small groups of up to six people and we have two larger cottages onsite which can sleep either ten or twenty people. View our website for details of our full range of properties which also includes smaller cottages ideal for a family of four or couples on a romantic break. Outdoor activity groups including walkers and cyclists are most welcome and we also accept single sex parties including stag/ hen groups. Our focus at Westwood Lodge is on peaceful, relaxing holidays so please check our accommodation is suitable for your single sex group before booking. For hen weekends we can arrange workshops, activities, spa treatments, a private chef, photos and more - contact us for further details.
We are also ideal for special celebrations and can provide fresh flowers, champagne on ice and chocolates at an extra charge of £79.95 per booking. Alternatively, sample some local produce and arrange for six local Ilkley Moor Real Ales to be waiting for you on arrival for £14. We can also take delivery of internet grocery orders so your property is well stocked for your break when you arrive.
We are pleased to have been awarded the Green Tourism Gold Award from 2008 - 2013.
Our cottages are the ideal base for a family break with large grounds, a Wendy House, play area and friendly animals to help keep the children entertained. We can also provide cots, high chairs, stair gates and a box of toys plus each cottage has a ground floor WC.
Two dogs are welcome by prior arrangement at an additional charge of £40 each per break.
Your rental price includes all heating and electricity charges, linen, towels, high speed Wi-Fi plus use of the leisure facilities (excluding pamper treatments). A welcome tray of local produce, including some home baking, is provided for your arrival.
Short breaks of three nights or more may be available during off peak times or within 42 days of arrival.
Westwood Lodge offers direct access onto Ilkley Moor which is ideal for walking, mountain biking or climbing holidays. The amenities of Ilkley town centre are located a ten minute walk away and we are well placed for exploring the larger Wharfedale area.
Westwood is convenient to get to by road, rail and air. Leeds and Bradford are only about half-an-hour away, as are the A1, M1, M62 and M65 motorways. There are frequent and regular (four trains each way per hour) modern electric train services throughout the day to Leeds and Bradford. These connect into East Coast Main Line, Cross Country and Northern/Trans Pennine trains to London, York, Edinburgh, Manchester (including the Airport) and most major cities across the country. Leeds-Bradford International Airport is only a 15 minute taxi ride away. It enjoys regular scheduled services to numerous UK and European destinations.