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The Bield

  • Thornton Rust
  • Leyburn
  • DL8 3AW
no star
Self Catering


  • DVD Player
  • Dishwasher
  • Family
  • Freeview
  • Garden
  • Garden - Enclosed
  • Historic Romantic
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Open fire / Wood burner
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Gear Storage
  • Parking
  • Pet Friendly
  • Self Catering
  • TV
  • WiFi

At a Glance

  • 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom
  • Woodburning stove
  • Secure garden
  • Two dogs welcome 
  • Cot, highchair & stairgate
  • Friday changeover 

About The Bield

A detached Dales cottage brimming with charm and character, The Bield nestles on the eastern edge of Thornton Rust village overlooking the village green. Renovated to a high standard with 3 bedrooms, the cottage is pet friendly and perfect for families with a Wii console, free WiFi and a cot and highchair available. A secure garden to the rear offers ample space for bike storage.


  • The cottage is accessed through a walled border garden, through a small entrance porch to the front.
  • The porch leads into a cosy lounge with a charming inset woodburner with pine surround and mantel, an open beamed ceiling and feature support post. A flat-screen TV with Freeview channels, DVD and radio/ CD is included.
  • A spacious dining room is accessed through the lounge and ideal for family dining with a picture window affording views towards the village green.
  • Modern compact kitchen  with quarry tiled floor, well equipped with a microwave, fridge, freezer, automatic washing machine and a dishwasher.
  • Utility room with laundry facilities, a freezer and a wc adjacent.

Bedrooms / Bathrooms

  • Open tread pine staircase up from the dining room to a landing leading into three bedrooms.
  • Bedroom one with king-size bed.
  • Bedroom two with double bed.
  • Bedroom three with a twin containing a flat-screen TV with Freeview.
  • Bathroom with a bath, sprinkler, shower, wc and a wash basin. Shaver point and hair dryer included.


A secure small garden is to the rear of the property with space for bike storage. This garden area can be reached from the road off a wide pathway or through an external door in the utility room.

A larger sunny garden area is to the front, an ideal spot for relaxing alfresco drinks and dining.

Other Things to Note

  • Character cottage retaining numerous original and quirky features.
  • Cot, stairgate and highchair available.
  • Bed linen, duvets, pillows and towels are all supplied.
  • Oil fired central heating - all fuel for the multi-fueld stove and electric is included in the price.
  • Telephone provided for incoming calls only.
  • Free WiFi internet access.
  • Two flat screen TVs in the lounge and in the twin bedroom.
  • Secure garden with garden furniture.
  • On-street parking to the front.


Changeover day for weekly bookings is a Friday.

Around and About

Peaceful Thornton Rust village is the perfect gateway into the Yorkshire Dales. Beautiful walks into Wensleydale are direct from your door - several footpaths branch out direct from the village. Popular Dales towns, villages and beauty spots are within easy reach including Hawes, Aysgarth Falls and the market town of Leyburn.


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