Acorn Cottage Address:

  • Acorn Cottage Beamsley
    3 Wharfe View
    Lowfield Lane
    Skipton, BD23 6HL

Nearest towns with railway stations:

  • Ilkley – 6 miles (9.5 km)
  • Skipton – 6.5 miles (10 km)
  • Harrogate – 16.5 miles (26.5 km)
  • Bradford – 19 miles (31 km)
  • Leeds – 23 miles (37 km)
  • York – 36.5 miles (58.7 km)

Nearest Airport:

  • Leeds Bradford Airport – 15.5 miles (25 km)

Local Bus Companies:

Nearby Attractions & Activities:

Nearby Attractions

  • Dales Way
  • Skipton Castle
  • The Strid
  • Cavendish Pavilion
  • Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway
  • Billy Bob’s Parlour, diner and playground
  • Hesketh Farm Park
  • RHS Garden Harlow Carr – 16.5 miles (26.6 km)
  • Harrogate Showground, home to the Spring Flower Show, Great Yorkshire Show and Autumn Flower Show – 17.8 miles (28.7 km)
  • The Brontë Parsonage Museum, home to the famous Brontë sisters in the charming village of Haworth (14.5 miles)


There is a well-stocked Co-op shop in Addingham selling most essential groceries and fresh produce plus a range of ready meals, wines, beers and soft drinks. It is a journey of 2.1 miles by foot (ca. 40 mins.) or bicycle (ca. 11 mins). The route by car is longer (3.1 miles) and takes around 8 minutes.

The three nearest supermarkets are each a 16 min drive away (Morrisons, Skipton, Tesco, Skipton and Tesco, Ilkley). A bike ride to the Skipton stores would take around 48 mins, while Tesco in Ilkley can be reached in about 25 mins on a bicycle.

The nearest petrol stations are at Morrisons and Tescos in Skipton both at distance of around 6.9 miles.

Dining out

You can walk to Bolton Abbey with its the Priory Church and ruins of an Augustinian Priory, take in the riverside scenery and enjoy cream teas at one of a number of tea rooms. Bolton Abbey also has a post office and a visitors’ shop.

For fine dining or light lunches or drinks, The Devonshire Arms at Bolton Bridge is a mere 1.2 miles away (1.9 km).

Skipton, mentioned above, is a historic market town with its own castle and a thriving street market three days a week.

Ilkley is an old spa town, Ilkley, with exclusive shops, cafes and restaurants including Bettys tearoom.