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Ripon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Carol & Joe are the epitome of Dales hospitality. Spacious, comfortable rooms, breakfast was perfection as were the homemade scones upon arrival. Apologies for not eating the second round! See you again soon. Becky & Stef

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combescar, Owner at The Old Craft Barn, responded to this review

Thank you Stef and Becky for taking time to review us. Your comments are pleasing and it is feedback like this which keeps us pedalling! We look forward to meeting you both again sometime when we'll have the scones ready!

Ilkley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 November 2016

The friendliest welcome, a very cozy, comfortable, really immaculate and well thought out room and bathroom with every need catered for - top quality toiletries, enormous fluffy towels, a fabulous shower, generous hospitality tray, and even a tv in a place you could easily watch from the bed! The breakfast ingredients and service were absolutely first class. Such tremendous care...

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combescar, Owner at The Old Craft Barn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your wonderful review, it is very heartening and encouraging. We are pleased that you were impressed with your visit and appreciate your time taken to write this review, we very much look forward to seeing you again in the not too distant future. However, we must apologise for the belated response, somehow we overlooked it...

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We booked very late and, from the initial phone call to our departure the experience was amazing. Joe and Carol couldn't do enough for us; they were kind and really attentive. The accommodation, a converted barn, was superb, the room was furnished to an incredibly high standard, the bed lovely and comfortable and the breakfast awesome. All in all, we'll...

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combescar, Owner at The Old Craft Barn, responded to this review

Lovely to read your review and to hear that you had an amazing experience. The experience is two-fold as our guests add colour, variety and interest to our own lives. This provides us with the opportunity to meet wonderful people from all over the world, each with their own story to tell. We look forward to your return visit and...

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Wonderful welcoming owners at this B&B who made us most comfortable during our stay. Accommodation is 1st class; an old barn lovingly renovated to a very high standard. Bedrooms extremely clean with a well stocked hospitality tray. Breakfast was superb with a starter buffet table followed by a choice of cooked breakfast dishes from an imaginative menu - a welcome...

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combescar, Owner at The Old Craft Barn, responded to this review

We are really pleased that you enjoyed your stay and to hear that you felt that breakfast was superb. We have just received a breakfast award again for 2016-17 and whilst we try to present a wide variety of dishes; quality, freshness and buying local are our prime aims. We have also recently retained five stars along with a gold...

Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 September 2016

There's not much to add that people haven't already said. It really is a lovely B&B in a beautiful setting. So much attention to detail in both the decor and thoughtfulness of the owners, make it very special. Carrol and Joe were very kind and helpful hosts. I wouldn't hesitate to stay there again in future when visiting the area.

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combescar, Owner at The Old Craft Barn, responded to this review

We are really pleased that you enjoyed your stay and thank you for your kind review. Many people mention the beautiful setting and we feel very fortunate to be able to live and work in such a lovely dale. We would love to see you here again if you visit the area.

Dunfermline, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 July 2016

We had a marvellous two nights staying in the very comfortable and spacious Hayloft room. Carrol and Joe were delightful hosts and the attention to detail was superb, from linen tablecloths, napkins and fresh flowers to the beautiful toiletries provided. Very high standard B&B in a beautiful part of the world. We enjoyed golf at Sedburgh golf club and a...

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combescar, Owner at The Old Craft Barn, responded to this review

It was a delight to meet you and we thank you for your kind words. We are well situated for a making a break when travelling between Scotland and England and were pleased that you took the time to enjoy not only a game of golf at Sedbergh Golf Club but also a long walk above Dent to see the...

Forest Row, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 July 2016

From the time we arrived to the time we left everything was just perfect. We arrived much early than planned but that seemed no trouble at all and we were quickly settled in and served with a delicious cream tea. We were with caravan (that's another story) and they let us park on a small patch of land which was...

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combescar, Owner at The Old Craft Barn, responded to this review

Pleased that the parcel arrived safely! You came as a party of four and we love to have a small group of people staying. Lovely to hear that you enjoyed the breakfast so much along with the toasted crusts!! Thank you for the recommendation and for such a great feedback. We really appreciate that you have taken the time to...

LONDON, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Very welcoming, very comfortable and a brilliant breakfast to cap it all. Carol and Joe have paid great attention to detail and deserve all the very good reviews recorded. Ideal place from which to explore the local area

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combescar, Owner at The Old Craft Barn, responded to this review

The Old Craft Barn is indeed in a super location for walking, cycling or indeed touring by car. We are situated in a peaceful part of the dale, an ideal area for exploring by foot from the door and also within easy reach of the other Dales and the Lake District National Park. We are pleased that you enjoyed your...

Mysore
Reviewed 30 June 2016

We were visiting from Mysore, India and booked this based on Tripadvisor reviews. We're really glad we did. The welcome with tea, freshly brewed coffee and hot scones (our first taste!) was great. The rooms - are tastefully done up and very comfortable, with nice en suite bathrooms with showers. What makes this B&B stand out is the attention to...

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combescar, Owner at The Old Craft Barn, responded to this review

It was a great pleasure to have you here from India and to have such a detailed feedback. We are delighted that your first tastes of rural England were so well received even though you experienced harsh weather (in addition to sunshine) on your walks! We are committed to ensuring we have more information available for these local walks in...

Huddersfield
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Probably the best B and B I've ever visited. What started as a visit to Dent Music and Beer Festival but really became a visit to the area. .. This is just such a wonderful place to stay. Geographically it's set in such a beautiful area. ln terms of accommodation, the rooms are amazing in terms of facilities, quality and...

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combescar, Owner at The Old Craft Barn, responded to this review

It was indeed the busy weekend of the Music and Beer Festival in Dent which drew you here; but in addition, you discovered a stunning area and were able to take advantage of this also. We do try hard to give attention to the little things which help to make our guests feel welcome and comfortable and endeavour to set...

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The Old Craft Barn offers luxury bed and breakfast to the more discerning traveller. Charming accommodation in a beautiful location with the assurance of a warm welcome. An award winning breakfast sets you up for a day in the Dales. ... more   less 

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Address: Helmside, Dent LA10 5SY, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Dent
Hotel Class:5 star — The Old Craft Barn 5*
Number of rooms: 3
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“All great, no worries”
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“The Hayloft, upstairs room, is spacious and comfortable. The over bath shower is a little cramped if you are a big person.”
Ziggy029, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We were 2 couples and took the The Dairy and The Byre. Both are excellent. The Byre has twin beds and the Dairy a double.”
AnjaliJai, 30 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Book the Hay Loft if you want a bath”
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“All rooms are well appointed. Our room was upstairs and fantastic.”
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