Belle Vue (Beautiful View) Barn is a barn conversion, dating back to the 1800′s which has been restored into a cosy holiday home, with lots of character retaining the original dry stone walls and beams. Sleeps 4, located in rural West Yorkshire, England. We offer Electric vehicle charge points for Tesla and Universal electric vehicle charging.
PLEASE NOTE THE SINGLE BED NOTED ABOVE CAN BE CONVERTED INTO A DOUBLE.
Located near the small Yorkshire villages of Golcar, Bolster Moor and Scapegoat Hill it has stunning 180 degree countryside views overlooking Castle Hill, Holme Moss and beyond to Marsden. Sleeping up to 4 in 2 bedrooms.
On the edge of the Pennines and next to the Kirklees Way circular walk, this is a great base for those who love the outdoors with many varied walks, mountain bike/cycle routes and Bridleways.
The barn provides self-catering accommodation for up to a family of four and is open all year round.
Close to the M62 to Manchester and Leeds and local bus and rail links.
Our cottage is within a mile of the route of the Tour de France route and a perfect stop over for cyclists following the route.
We are readily available to advise on where to visit and point out all local amenities or assist with most other requirements!
Local Eating Places
The area has lots of places to eat ranging from cafes and takeaways to pubs and excellent restaurants.
Within walking distance
Bolster Moor Farm Shop with its excellent coffee shop serving breakfasts, lunches and cakes. An excellent place to get your holiday grocery shop, stocking locally sourced produce. The Bolster Moor Farm Café has just been voted ‘Yorkshire’s Best Café’ and their pies are to die for! Golcar Lily Pub & Restaurant, Scapegoat Hill Pub and Restaurant, Lower Royal George and Pennine Manor Restaurant and Hotel cater for all culinary delights.
Short Drive away or a 20 minute walk away
Slaithwaite village hosts Vanilla Bean for lunch or just a coffee and cake. The Little Bridge wine bar serves excellent lunches or call in for a drink in the evening before visiting the Monsoon Indian restaurant for some delicious cuisine. There are a number of pubs some of which serve lunchtime food. There are also Indian, pizza and Chinese take away and of course a number of fish & chip shops.
Go a little further away
The Olive Branch serves excellent food if you’d prefer something a little more special, it is highly regarded as one of the area’s finest dining destinations. Check out the website for special offers.
Travel a couple of minutes further into the centre of Marsden where you will find Mozzarella’s, with a warm family friendly environment it serves excellent pizzas and pasta or just call for a drink at the bar or Crumbles Cafe shop.
Leisure activities available locally
There are two 18 hole golf courses in the locality, one in Outlane village, within walking distance of the barn. The nearby Leisure Centre in Slaithwaite has a swimming pool, badminton courts, and gym and runs many relaxation and fitness classes such as yoga and Pilates.
Museums and other local attractions include
Colne Valley Museum is a local weaver’s cottage which hosts a variety of events including weaving, clog making and home baking.
The “Last of the Summer Wine” country in Holmfirth is just 5 miles away.
The area is rich in culture with theatres nearby in Bradford and Leeds. Locally the area hosts a number of music festivals including Marsden Jazz Festival and Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival.
Families will enjoy the Eureka Science Museum at Halifax, Bradford National Media Museum and Ice Skating Rink and Royal Armoires at Leeds.
Other interesting places of interest within easy driving distance include Bretton Sculpture Park, Howarth Bronte Country, Worth Valley Steam Railway, Yorkshire Coal Mining Museum, Cannon Hall and national trust properties including Standedge Tunnel Visitors Centre, Nostell Priory, Parkland and Hardcastle Crags.
Belle Vue Barn is less than an hour from Leeds, Manchester and Sheffield and close to all major transport routes it’s easy to reach by Road, rail and air.
By Air – Conveniently located for both Manchester and Leeds/Bradford Airports. Pick up from both of these airports available at an additional cost. Please enquire for further details.
By Car – the barn is 10 minutes from the M62 Junction 24 to Leeds or Manchester and has easy connections to the M1, M6 and A1.
By Rail – the local station is in Slaithwaite 5 minutes from the barn by car with regular routes from York, Leeds, Manchester and the airport and Liverpool, with links to London.
The Colne Valley is a fantastic area to explore on foot or by bike with its undulating countryside, historic villages and the winding River Colne making it a pleasure to explore.
The barn is next to the Kirklees Way, a 72 mile/116 kilometres long circular walking route around Kirklees, including the Upper Colne Valley. The Kirklees Way mixes the exposed moorland tops with the industrial towns in the valleys crossing Spen Valley to Oakwell Hall, Dewsbury, Clayton West and the Holme Valley to the village of Marsden.
The availability of comfortable and affordable accommodation at Belle Vue Barn will definitely enhance the experience of walking the Kirklees Way, or indeed any other walking routes in the area.
There is a whole host of walks listed on the Walk.Cycle.Ride web site and what a great place Belle Vue Barn will be to come back to and relax.
Cyclists and mountain bikers are spoiled for choice too: two national cycle routes come our way, whilst there’s ample opportunity for off-road adventure on the Pennine moorland bridleways. Cyclists and Mountain Bikers can take advantage of specific rides and shouldn’t miss the routes on offer.
Belle Vue Barn is nearby to the Pennine X Mountain Bike Challenge and is only a 5 to 10 minute bike ride from the Colne Valley Mountain Bike Challenge; both of these are annual events.
Private terraces and outdoor seating area and access to feed our greedy horse Mary! Oh, and the fantastic views!
We are always here to show guests to their accommodation and assist with local information and help with any requirements that will assist in enhancing their stay.
Only converted in July 2014, Belle Vue Barn has been finished to a high standard and quality with all modern facilities but wrapped in a very characterful barn.
Owners on the one part and the person making the booking and all members of the holiday party in the other part, and is subject to the booking conditions herein which must be complied with but which may be reviewed from time to time. The party leader must be at least 18 years of age at the time of booking and the booking form must list all names of the party and also the ages of children.
You agree not to smoke in the property, although provision for smoking outside the property will be provided if requested.
The occupancy as stated in the property details is the maximum number of persons able to be accommodated on an agreed standard rental basis. We are happy for one cot to be added on top of the occupancy rate free of charge and subject to space, but only for children less than 2 years old and sleeping in a cot.
During the contract hire period you are responsible for the property and its contents and are expected to take all reasonable care of its furniture, pictures, fittings and effects, in or on the property. You must leave them in the same state of repair and in the same clean and tidy condition at the end of your period of hire as it is at the beginning. You agree to thoroughly clean any baby equipment and leave the property clean and tidy, clear kitchen sinks, empty the dishwasher and place all cleaned items in their correct location. Food and items left in the property will be disposed of.
Breakages: We appreciate accidents do happen and we don’t charge for the odd plate or glass but please report breakages or damage immediately so they can be replaced or fixed for your continued enjoyment. You may be liable for replacement or repair. You are legally bound to reimburse us for replacement, repair or extra cleaning costs on demand. If you lose a key please let us know immediately so we can arrange the cutting of a new one, at your cost.
You must not use the property for any dangerous, offensive or noisy activities that may cause annoyance to the owner or other neighboring properties, this includes use of fireworks. The owners reserve the right to terminate your stay if you or members of your party are believed to be causing a nuisance or are not treating the property, with due respect. This includes any maltreatment and/or provocation of the animals and wildlife in the vicinity.
Sorry, no pets allowed, only horses!