Cruck Cottage is a charming 17th century cottage on Ashes Farm near Castle Hill, Almondbury. The cottage is surrounded by fields and enjoys magnificent views of the Huddersfield area and tributary valleys. Period features include a stunning cruck frame and rafters dating from the 17th century. A former outbuilding on a dairy farm, Cruck Cottage today is the perfect blend of traditional style and modern comforts. The property sleeps four guests and is comfortably furnished with beamed ceilings and a well equipped kitchen catering for all your self-catering needs.
Surrounded by beautiful countryside, Cruck Cottage is ideally situated for exploring the area. A network of footpaths from the garden gate will take you in 10 minutes to the Iron Age site on the summit of Castle Hill to enjoy wonderful views across Huddersfield and the tributary valleys, or on easy rambles through woods and fields or longer hikes over the Pennine moors.
Wireless broadband internet access is available in Cruck Cottage at no extra charge.
The Peak District and Bronte Country are both within easy driving distance, as are the excellent shopping centres of Leeds, Manchester and Sheffield for those in search of a little retail therapy. There is plenty of culture to be found in the area with local museums, a theatre, galleries of nationally known artists, and many musical events, including the 10 day Contemporary Music Festival which attracts artists from all over the world. There are craft shops and mill shops, open markets and flea markets and the largest number of Grade II listed buildings outside Bath!
Changeover day is usually a Saturday. Prices include bed linen and towels.
Huddersfield can be approached by the M62 or by the M1 depending on where you live. Detailed maps and directions are sent to visitors. Alternatively we are only a short taxi ride from either the bus or railway stations in the centre of Huddersfield.