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Ashes Farm

   Bed & Breakfast,  Holiday Cottage,  Cabins / Lodges
in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales

Ashes Farm, situated in the Yorkshire Dales, 10 miles from Settle, is a picturesque 1600's stone-built farmhouse. Located almost central to the three peaks and virtually on the doorstep of the Pennine Way, the Dales Way the Settle to Carlisle Way, the Ribble Way and the Pennine Bridleway in the Heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. This allows unique access to some of the finest scenery for walking and mountain bike trails in England from our front door. Ribblehead Viaduct and Station which also features an excellent local pub is located on the historic Settle to Carlisle train line, and being around a mile away, gives great access by train.

Ashes Farm Farmhouse is a three bedroom Bed & Breakfast, (one night min stay). We also have a converted barn/cottage, 2 bedrooms, 1 bath and two luxury hand-built bespoke Cabins/lodges, (all two night min stay) all with beautiful stunning views of Pen-y-ghent, the Yorkshire Three Peaks and the rolling Yorkshire countryside.  Perfect for a relaxing time away from the hustle and bustle of a normal day. 

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Holiday Cottage

From £120 Pn

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Bed & Breakfast

Rooms from £75 Pn

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Holiday Lodges

From £110 Pn

Black Sheep Brewery

If a nice pint is what you fancy, The Black Sheep Brewery makes some fine examples of tasty Yorkshire Ales, IPA's and some delicious food.

Ingleton Waterfalls Trail

The trail follows a well-defined footpath that runs as close to the edge of the two rivers as possible to provide spectacular views of the waterfalls.

Buttertubs Pass

Perhaps the road with the most fantastic views in Yorkshire, Buttertubs pass is a must-see for any keen cyclist, walker or driver.


Ingleborough Cave


The cave is a stunning example of Yorkshire's limestone scenery. First entered in 1837, it has been accessible ever since and provides a truly breathtaking day out.

Places to Eat 


Booking is advisable, especially at weekends.

The Station, Ribblehead, 1 mile-015242 41274

Game Cock, Austwick-015242 51226

Mason Freehouse, Ingleton-015242 42040

Also, those located in Settle.

Three Peak Challenge


A circular route of 24 miles and 1,585 metres of ascent takes on the peaks of Pen-y-Ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough. The challenge is usually completed in under 12 hours, and includes some breathtaking views of the stunning Yorkshire dales.

Just walk out of our drive and you are on the route! 

Yorkshire three peaks code of conduct






Located on the main road, distinguished by a black Royal mail style postbox and signpost, opposite a small unused garage. 
The entrance is located at '///alleyway.cherish.prove' on what three words.

  • How can I find more information about events happening during my stay?
    To find out more about events happening during your stay, we recommend visiting our Events page on our website. This page is regularly updated with local activities, seasonal celebrations, and special events that you might enjoy while staying at Ashes Farm. From local markets to cultural festivals, there's always something happening in and around Settle, and we've got all the information you need to plan an exciting and enjoyable visit.
  • What are some nearby attractions that guests can explore while staying at Ashes Farm?
    Ashes Farm, located near Settle in North Yorkshire, offers guests a prime location in the heart of The Dales, which is filled with incredible sights and activities for all ages. Guests can enjoy a visit to Malham Cove, Gordale Scar, and Janet’s Foss, which are a stunning cliff, an awe-inspiring gorge, and a charming waterfall respectively—the three are connected by a relatively easy and scenic walk, and are only 15 miles from Ashes Farm. Additionally, Aysgarth Falls, one of the best-known waterfalls in The Dales, provides a breathtaking natural spectacle and is another must-see. These attractions make Ashes Farm an ideal base for exploring the remarkable natural beauty of the region.
  • How easy is it to reach Ashes Farm if I'm traveling by public transport?
    Ashes Farm is conveniently located for guests traveling by public transport. We are just 1 mile from Ribblehead Station on the Settle Carlisle train-line, making it a simple and scenic journey for those arriving by train. From Ribblehead Station, it is a short walk to reach our bed & breakfast, self-catering holiday cottages, and luxury lodges. This makes Ashes Farm a great choice for those who prefer to travel without a car, offering easy access to a tranquil and picturesque setting near Settle, North Yorkshire.
  • What makes Ashes Farm a great accommodation choice for those planning to hike the Yorkshire Three Peaks?
    Ashes Farm is an excellent accommodation choice for those planning to hike the Yorkshire Three Peaks due to its strategic location near Settle, North Yorkshire, providing convenient access to the start of the trail. The Yorkshire Three Peaks is a demanding 24-mile (38.6km) round trip route featuring 1585m (5200ft) of ascent and crossing the summits of Pen-y-Ghent (694 metres), Whernside (736 metres), and Ingleborough (723 metres) which are part of the Pennine range. Ashes Farm offers a variety of accommodation options, including a Bed & Breakfast ( no departures before 7am ), self-catering holiday cottages, and two luxury lodges, making it suitable for every type of visitor. After a challenging hike, guests can relax in the comfortable and well-appointed accommodations, enjoy the picturesque surroundings, and rejuvenate for the next day. Whether you seek the rustic charm of a cottage or the modern luxuries of a lodge, Ashes Farm provides the perfect retreat to prepare for and recover from your trekking adventure.
  • What unique experiences can I expect when staying at Ashes Farm?
    At Ashes Farm, located near Settle in North Yorkshire, we offer a unique blend of comfortable accommodation and unforgettable experiences. Our facilities include bed & breakfast, a self-catering holiday cottage, and two luxury lodges. What truly sets us apart is our registration as a Dark Skies friendly business with the Yorkshire Dales National Park. This means our location is ideal for stargazing, offering exceptionally clear views of the night sky. We also host special Dark Skies events during the Dark Skies Festival, providing even more opportunities for you to experience the wonders of the cosmos. Check out our event page for more details and dates. Whether you're an avid astronomer or just looking for a peaceful getaway, Ashes Farm offers a unique, serene, and star-filled retreat.
  • Can I bring my horse when staying at Ashes Farm, and what facilities do you provide for horses?
    Yes, Ashes Farm warmly welcomes guests who wish to bring their horses along. Our accommodations are perfectly tailored for equine stays, offering several special amenities to ensure a comfortable experience for both you and your horse. We are situated close to the Pennine Bridleway and the Settle Loop, making us an ideal location for horse riding enthusiasts. Our facilities include a securely fenced paddock with water, providing a safe and convenient environment for your horse. Additionally, the paddock offers outstanding views of the picturesque North Yorkshire countryside, allowing you and your horse to enjoy the scenic beauty of the area during your stay.
  • Is Ashes Farm near to the Dales Way and the Pennine Way ?
    At Ashes Farm, Our Bed & Breakfast is particularly popular with walkers, as we are approximately 2 miles from Gearstone where the Pennine Way and the Dales Way cross the road. We happily accommodate one-night stays for those trekking these beautiful routes. If arriving by foot, we highly recommend eating at the Station Inn before your arrival. This allows you to enjoy a hearty meal and rest up before continuing your walk to Ashes Farm for a relaxing and rejuvenating stay. We look forward to welcoming you to Ashes Farm and ensuring you have a memorable visit.
  • What types of accommodation does Ashes Farm offer, and what makes it an ideal destination?
    Ashes Farm offers a variety of accommodation options including a charming Bed & Breakfast, a self-catering holiday cottage, and two luxurious lodges. Nestled in a peaceful location with stunning views of the Yorkshire Dales rolling countryside, Ashes Farm provides a serene getaway for all types of travelers. Easily accessible from Skipton, Settle, Ingleton, and Hawes via the A65 and M6, or by train at Ribblehead on the Settle to Carlisle trainline, our location is both convenient and picturesque. We pride ourselves on offering personal service at very competitive prices, ensuring an exceptional stay for our guests. Whether you're looking for a cozy B&B experience, the independence of a self-catering cottage, or the comfort of a luxury lodge, Ashes Farm has something to suit your needs.
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