The Old Forge, Yorkshire Wolds

West Lutton, Malton, North Yorkshire, Country village

Check-in Time: 16:00
Check-out Time: 09:00

Outside Description

The gardens at The Old Forge have been completely redesigned and planted by the owner since the restoration of the building in 2008. The brick walls were built using bricks reclaimed form the original building and National Trust Polesdon Lacey copings to blend with the stone of the church wall.

Downstairs Description

The accommodation is all on the ground floor and benefits from natural stone floors with full oil fired under floor heating throughout. The kitchen is extremely well equipped with a range of oak units and a Stainless Steel Electric Range Cooker.

The open plan living area features a cosy wood burning stove set in a stunning brick fireplace which was modeled on one of the 3 original curved chimneys. Relax by the fire in one of the comfortable leather sofas as you enjoy a glass of wine or a great cup of Yorkshire Tea. A DVD and video player are provided so you can make the most of the Sony Flat Screen TV and a selection of novels and board games are available for your enjoyment.

There are two double bedrooms (1 en-suite) both with King Size beds and two twin bedrooms. The spacious family bathroom is fitted to the highest standards & contains bath with power shower over, sink, toilet & heated towel rail.

Windows Views Description

The views of St Marys Church are second to none.

Child Friendly: Cot & Highchair available
Tots Travel Bag: Changing mat, potty, toilet step
Group Getaways: There are two double bedrooms (1 en-suite)both with King Size beds & 2 twin rooms, which make the cottage ideal for extended families or a group of friends holidaying together.
Open Fire/Multi Fuel Burner
Romantic Hideaway: Cottage can be booked as a 2 bed property which provides couples with a spacious & romantic hideaway.
Tourist Attractions:
  • Castle Howard: Castle Howard is a magnificent 18th century residence set within 1,000 acres of breathtaking landscape in the Howardian Hills. Visit website
  • Scampston Hall & Gardens: Scampston Hall is one of the finest Regency stately homes in North Yorkshire. The Award Winning Walled Garden is a stunningly beautiful contemporary garden designed by the renowned Dutch Landscape Designer Piet Oudolf. Visit website
  • Sledmere House: Sledmere House is a Grade I listed Georgian country house, containing Chippendale, Sheraton and French furnishings and many fine pictures, set within a park designed by Capability Brown. Visit website
  • Eden Camp History Theme Museum: Eden Camp is a multi-award winning Modern History Theme Museum housed within the grounds of an original World War Two prisoner of war camp. It was developed into a museum by local businessman Stan Johnson to stand as a tribute to all people, civilian and military, who endured hardship throughout World War Two. Visit website
  • The North York Moors Railway : Based in the market town of Pickering just 15 miles away is the gateway to The North Yorkshire Moors. It offers 18 miles of steam railway running through spectacular moorland scenery. You can stop off in Goathland also known as Aidensfield in Yorkshire TV's Heartbeat and the bewitching Hogsmead in the first Harry Potter film. Visit website
Eating and Drinking:
  • Bluebell Inn: Just a short drive away this country inn resting on the North Yorkshire / Wolds border in the village of Weaverthorpe, overlooking the village green and surrounded by Yorkshire countryside and an ideal place to relax in a oak beamed bar beside a welcoming open fire. Dine in the restaurant or private dining room which offers excellent food and wine. Visit website
  • The Triton Inn: Which forms part of the estate village of Sledmere set in the heart of the Yorkshire Wolds. The menu has been purposefully designed to offer you an excellent choice of great food cooked to a great standard, whilst keeping everything nice and simple with no surprises. Visit website
  • The Star Inn: Is a traditional country style, family run pub in the village of Weaverthorpe. The Menu offers a wide range of home cooked meals as well as Pizzas & Burgers. Visit website
Food Stores:
  • Malton, Yorkshire's Food Capital: Has a wealth of Artisan Food Producers, Craft Breweries, and even a Gin Distillery! Visit website
  • Tesco: Which is located in Driffield which is only 9miles away. Why not pre order your grocery orders for delivery for the cottage. Visit website
Sporting Attractions and Activities:
  • Driffield Golf Club : Which lies just south of the town. The course is in a tranquil setting surrounded by the farmland of the Sunderlandwick estate of which it is a part. The natural features of the course play host to a wide variety of wildlife and the trout stream which runs through the course is a particular feature. Visit website
  • Selley Bridge Lake : There is excellent fishing at Selley Bridge Lake a well stocked fishery, in the peace and tranquility of the Ryedale Countryside. Easy access, ample parking. Visit website