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Reviews - Littlebank Country House


Littlebank Rathmell, Settle, BD24 0AJ

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96% would recommend it to a friend


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  • c blackhurst

  • May 2015


Myself and my wife have just returned from a couple of days staying at the littlebank B@B A brilliant location set back in woods with beutifull terrace gardens, the accomadation was great, with clean and functional equipment, tea and coffee in the room everything you would expect from a four star hotel at a very reasonable price.

the breakfast was superb, with more than you could eat, Richard and Trish the owners were a delight, a lovely couple who were very helpful and friendly nothing was too much trouble. We would have no hesitation in recommending this venue. Chris and Kate from Liverpool.

  • Alain M

  • May 2015

Nice host but a bit in your face ... watch the driveway

Its a great little manor house but the driveway up to the house really needs looking at even some of the local taxis wont drive up there - youve been warned.

However cant fault the lovely couple for their hospitalilty - however Mr really does want your doing all the time.

40min walk to Settle from house, some of which can be a busy road.

The bathroom we had could do with updating.

  • Jonathan D

  • April 2015

Hidden gem

We decided at short notice to have an overnight getaway and spotted Littlebank due to its other previous reviews.

Richard and Trish have given the place a very warm country feel with some lovely shabby chic decor. The room was very comfortable and spacious with both separate bath and shower.

Breakfast was lovely too, which is what you want when somebody else is making it. Lots of information in the room on where to eat, visit, etc locally and further afield, which was useful.

R & T were also both very welcoming as hosts and yes, we would definitely stay here again when we want a peaceful, relaxing getaway. Easy to find too, only half a mile off the A65.

  • Chris O

  • April 2015

just perfect

We wanted a get away to unwind and Richard & Trisha ensured that we did just that.

Previous reviews were more than accurate. Everything was perfect from the secluded lication to the little extra flourishes. We would go back without hesitation

  • Nancy Harbord

  • March 2015

Absolutely amazing hospitality in the gorgeous Yorkshire Dales

What a lovely weekend I have just spent at Littlebank, I was there with my partner to celebrate a new job, and it was perfect for that.

The highlights for me were sherry and handmade fairy cakes in the room every evening and the fantastic hospitality of Richard and Trish. And of course the lovely location in beautiful Settle. Nothing was too much trouble at all. As a carless couple they very kindly picked us up and dropped us off at the station, as well as taking us to the local pub for dinner. This is the only place I have ever stayed that was so generous in this way and it made our stay immeasurably better. Richard even took us on a mini tour of his Settle brewery which was a real treat. Very highly recommended.

  • G Pointon

  • January 2015

Great weekend away

A great place to stay.

The owners were friendly and very helpful on place to visit in and around Settle. Would stay again.

  • S Nagaraja

  • November 2014

Nice rural place but hard to get to

Very nice stay, but the address information does not take you to the accommodation.

The owners should write next to the postcode (No, not just on the website) that the postcode takes you 40 minutes away from your intended destination. The owners seem content with leaving it at that which doesn't make much sense, in their own words 90 out of 100 people get lost on the way to their hotel. We couldn't sleep too well as the fire alarms kept going off (thrice between 6 and 8am)...aargh. That said, the hosts are outstanding. The owers are very nice and warm hearted people. They offered 5* rescue service after we were lost and got us to the hotel quite late in the evening. The hotel is located in a region of outstanding natural beauty, definitely great for relaxing around but if you are looking for a quick getaway from the city, mind you it is a treasure and you'll have to work hard to locate it.

  • david r

  • November 2014

Lovely country B&B

Other comments spot on.

Lovely house up a rough farm track, not that rough that a normal car cant manage it though. Very friendly hosts. I would stay again. Beware sat nav though, it may take you up a single track road to a padlocked gate onto a tractor track.... you are in the wrong place. Read the directions on the website and you will be ok.

  • S Green

  • October 2014

Littlebank Country House

This was a lovely place to stay and the owners were very friendly and helpful.

  • V Last

  • October 2014

Beautiful little place - perfect for cosy couples weekend retreat

Littlebank House was wonderful.

The rooms are quirky and cute and the scenery around the area is fantastic. If you are considering staying here for a special occasion - make sure you take the higher rated rooms. We unfortunately didn't and I wont lie we regretted it slightly. But even so we had a wonderful 3 night stay - breakfast was great and our hosts couldn't do more to look after us.