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Littlebank Country House
Ranked #3 of 22 Settle B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed November 11, 2012

Trish & Richard the owners go out of there way to make you feel welcome. Room we stayed in was very clean and had everything to a quality including the decanter of sherry. We had a little TV with built in DVD with a DVD library to choose from in the games room. In the games room there is a pool table, darts and a variety of board games. All free of charge!
The bedrooms were kitted out well with M&S luxury towels. We stayed for two nights but wish it was for longer. We will definately return for the lovely breakfasts.

Room Tip: The rooms are named as opposed to numbered but I can't remember the name sorry.
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  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed November 4, 2012

we stopped at littlebank with the delightful richard and trish as hosts. the setting is ideal. very quiet and tranquil off the beaten track , yet only a few minuets from settle. the house is really lovely , decorated to a high standard . our room was lovel , spotless and the now famous fairy cakes and decanter of sherry were waiting for us.we had a lovely free standing bath.
breakfasts were delicious. a good choice and lovely setting looking into the country. the lovely white doves were ever present. the eggs were own laid and were so tasty, richards award winning marmalade is not to be missed.

it was our wedding anniversary and richard and trish made our stay so lovely . we can see how it is so highly rated. my wife fell in love with the kitchen and said she could imagine lovely family christmases in there.

all in all could not fault it and we are so looking forwar to returning as soon as possible. if you are in settle try the talbot arms . really good food and ales and real ales and a log fire .

Room Tip: all lovely
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Reviewed October 25, 2012

Wowsers! What a stay. We had booked 2 nights at the Littlebank Country House and at the end of the 2 nights wished we were staying for the week! The rooms are gorgeous - clean and beautifully decorated. The breakfast was scrumptious and the hospitality was the highlight! Richard and Trish are lovely hosts - I can't fault them. The games room too was a great bonus - along with the fairy cakes and sherry in the room - a great touch. The location could not have been any better either - just stunning!! Thank you both for making our stay just brilliant! We'll be recommending you for a long time yet....... thanking you! xx

Room Tip: Make sure you enjoy the sherry and fairy cakes left in your room! x
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Reviewed October 9, 2012

Stayed for four nights at the beginning of October in this charming dales country house run by the
very friendly and hospitable Richard & Trish. From the moment you arrive it feels like home from home. Room very comfortable with extras you would not find in a 5* hotel. Fantastic breakfast which kept you fuelled for the day. Flask of tea or coffee were offered for you take out for the day all inclusive. Great watching the birds on the feeders at breakfast woodpecker, goldfinch, chaffinch, nuthatch etc. A great place to stay in the fantastic Yorkshire Dales you won't regret it.

  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 30, 2012

Our daughter booked us in here as a surprise thank you and wow what a place. Trish and Richard are so welcoming they put you at ease as soon as you arrive. We didnt feel we were in a B&B it was just so comfortable. Location great - sadly it was raining on the Sunday but you are in the Dales. Food - you dont need Sunday lunch after a great breakfast. Relaxation - it's so quiet. Luxury - we stayed in Room Crag - hardest job, waiting for the bath to fill up, its huge!
You get lots of treats, sherry, homemade cakes on arrival and we just wish we'd booked in for longer.

Room Tip: All look good but you do get extra space in the luxury rooms
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Reviewed September 24, 2012

We stayed at Littlebank for three nights and it really is as good as all these reviews say. Richard and Trish are natural hosts,really interested in all their guests. with plenty of good suggestions for things to do in the area, and the stay was full of nice little touches like home-baked buns in the room each day. Even the obligatory getting lost was good fun! The foolproof way to find it is to stay on the A65, and then follow the provided directions - do not go into Settle first!
Settle to Carlisle railway is a great day out.

Room Tip: Only saw our own room, which was excellent.
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Reviewed September 9, 2012

We had a really relaxing stay here for two nights recently. (Initially we got a little lost getting there which was our fault, one tip I'd give is don't put the postcode into a sat nav,- it'll take you to the back end of a neighbouring farm.We phone Richard at Littlebank and he guided us in without a hitch.) The room was beautiful and the location offered stunning views.We were made to feel very welcome, and immediately felt comfortable.
The breakfast was perfectly cooked and the atmosphere was really friendly. -I really wouldn't hesitate recommending Littlebank to anyone.

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Additional Information about Littlebank Country House

Address: Rathmell, Yorkshire Dales National Park, Settle BD24 0AJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Yorkshire Dales National Park > Settle
Amenities:
Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 22 B&Bs / Inns in Settle
Price Range: $83 - $144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Littlebank Country House 5*
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Littlebank Country House near Settle is the epitome of tranquility in a picturesque rural setting. This traditional farmhouse offers home-from-home comfort in four twin-bedded or double rooms, sumptuously decorated with comfortable furniture, elegant fabrics and luxurious bathrooms. Enjoy a delicious home-cooked breakfast before taking a walk in the countryside or relaxing in our extensive grounds and gardens, overlooking the beautiful Yorkshire Dales. ... more   less 
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