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West Leas Farm offers you a warm welcome.
Set amidst the beautiful North Yorkshire countryside they all look out onto open fields and a lake in the valley bottom. The farm being up a short lane is quiet – but not isolated nearby village just a mile away and Ripon or Masham only 5 miles away. In Ripon explore the Cathedral or visit Fountains Abbey. The Yorkshire Dales on one side and the North York Moors on the other you can explore the many castles, waterfalls or pretty villages that are within a short distance.
Dogs and children welcome. Have your breakfast and watch the sheep grazing nearby.
Archway Cottage offers 1 double, 1 twin (both with exposed beams), fold up bed available, bathroom with shower over bath, large oak beamed lounge/dining room, well equipped oak kitchen. front courtyard with parking, rear garden with patio and gate leading to open fields and views over open valley
The Byre offers 1 double bedroom, 1 twin bedded room, both with exposed beams and stone features ,Luxurious bathroom with shower , large lounge/diner, well-equipped kitchen, front courtyard with parking, rear garden with patio and gate leading to open fields and views over open valley. Fold-out bed available.
Granary Cottage offers 1 double plus a fold-up child's bed or cot, bathroom with shower cubicle, open plan dining room & lounge and fully fitted kitchen area, rear patio area/garden with gate leading to open fields.
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Children welcome from any age.
see location on Google maps. Map reference: SE 242733 Lat: 54.15549 Long: -1.63057
Getting to Ripon from the A1 Northbound
Take the Ripon / Boroughbridge exit A1(M) - Junction48.
At the top of the slip road turn right across the motorway and then left at the next roundabout.
The road runs parallel to the A1(M) for a couple of miles across the next roundabout and then left at the next roundabout back over the motorway.
Follow signs for Ripon - there are several brown 'tourist attraction' signs to help you signed "Fountains Abbey".
Follow the road past a windmill, over the river, past Ripon Racecourse on your left.
At the next roundabout choose the centre of the three lanes and proceed across the roundabout with the canal to the left.
Follow this road for a mile skirting the city until a mini roundabout.
Getting to Ripon from the A1 Southbound
Leave the A1 at Junction 50 - A61 to Ripon.
Follow the brown tourist signs to Fountains Abbey.
Getting to us from Ripon
Continue out of Ripon and continue following the signs for Fountains Abbey (B6265).
You will soon pass Tate's garden centre on the right. Turn right immediately - signposted Kirkby Malzeard and Galphay.
Continue for 4 miles into Galphay, past The Galphay Inn and bear left for 1/4 mile, until you reach a triangular junction with a post box.
Turn right, West Leas Farm is 500 yards on the right.
By Public Transport:
The nearest railway station is Harrogate. Contact Harrogate Tourist Information Centre on 0845 3893223 for transport links.
Children welcome from any age.
Arrival & Car Parking Facilities
• Parking is available directly outside each cottage for one car. Further parking is available on the grass adjacent to the yard for a second car
• Whilst you are welcome to walk in the fields and we provide a map of the farm with public footpaths and also permitted routes showing gates and stiles.
There is a large communal lawned area to the rear of the cottages
Children and dogs must be adequately supervised