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The Victorian Lodge is at the pillared entrance to the National Trust's Hardcastle Crags estate, a wooded valley abounding with wild life. It is approximately two miles from Hebden Bridge and surrounded by enchanting Pennine countryside. The cottage is close to the Yorkshire Dales National Park and Pennine Way. It is surrounded by gardens and there is a paved patio area to the rear.
Heating: Gas central heating included.
Garden: Surrounding garden with paved patio area.
Parking: Parking space on the drive at the back of the lodge, cars can also be left in the National Trust car park opposite.
Cottage Approach: The drive at the back of The Lodge is steep, with loose chippings. We recommend that you only negotiate your car in daylight, and that cars are reversed down to make it easier when driving out.
Accessibility: The bedroom and shower room are on the ground floor but the cottage may not be suitable for wheelchair users.
Television/Signal: television reception can be poor at times.
From the wild natural beauty of the Yorkshire Dales in the west, the purple heather moorlands of the Yorkshire Moors in the east, the magnificent coastline (much of which we care for) and Northumberland National Park to the north a holiday with us will give you the chance to explore some or all of this fascinating area. As if that wasnâ€™t enough, there are also historic towns and cities and stories after stories in the historic houses we care for.
Yorkshire is, not surprisingly, England's most popular holiday destination, as this vast county offers something for everyone. The beautiful countryside of the Dales and Moors, a dramatic and unspoilt coastline, a wealth of historic towns and cities, spectacular ancient ruins, and some of the most magnificent houses in the country. The National Trust owns over 24,000 acres of coast and countryside across the county as well as some splendid historic properties. These include Beningbrough Hall, East Riddlesden Hall, Nunnington Hall and the spectacular Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal.