Five-bed self-catering cottage in Skipton, Yorkshire

Sleeps 10

The Thack

The Thack is nestled in a peaceful location in the pretty village of Bell Busk, right on the doorstep to Yorkshire Dales. It boasts plenty of modern luxuries while retaining all the charm of a quaint, country farmhouse, and features beautiful gardens, a BBQ, a large outdoor hot tub, a spacious kitchen, and a cosy living room with a wood burning stove.

Located on the edge of The Coniston Estate, it's just half a mile from all the award-winning facilities at our destination hotel, including three restaurants/bars, spa and activities It's also just a short walk from our two restaurants, award-winning spa, and wealth of on-site activities, from Archery and Air Rifles to Clay Pigeon Shooting and Land Rover Experience.

  • What's Inside?
    • Lounge with Smart TV & Wood Burning Stove
    • Country Kitchen with Dining Table
    • Snug
    • Utility with Washing Machine & Tumble Dryer
    • 5 Bedrooms: Ground Floor - 1 x Double with TV & En Suite (walk-in shower, basin and WC), First Floor - 1 x Super King (zip-link twin on request) with additional Single pull-out bed and En-Suite (bath, basin and WC), 1 x Double with En Suite (shower, basin and WC), 1 x Double & 1 x Twin
    • 5 Bathrooms
    • Large Gardens with Seating and a BBQ
    • Outdoor Hot Tub
    • Parking for up to 6 Cars
    • Welcome Hamper (tea, coffee, biscuits and other essentials)
    • Luxury Toiletries
    • Travel Cot & High Chair Available
    • WiFi

    Bed linen and towels included. One well-behaved dog welcome. Apologies, no smoking in property.

Destination Dales

Location, Location, Location

Surrounded by the dramatic Yorkshire Dales and lush rolling hills, The Thack really is the picture-perfect rural retreat! Although in a quaint and quiet location, just a stone's throw away is some greats of God's Own Country including Bolton Abbey, Grassington and the magnificent Malham Tarn - ideal for a day exploring the Dales!



With plenty of space for the whole family to enjoy, you’ll find downstairs:

A Welcome Hamper & Resort Guide | Lounge with Smart TV & Wood Burning Stove | Country Kitchen with Dining Table | Snug | Utility with Washing Machine & Tumble Dryer | Complimentary WIFI | High Chair | En-suite Double Room with TV



You can all enjoy a blissful night’s sleep, and with four bathrooms, there’ll be no arguments who goes first! You’ll find upstairs:

En-suite Super King (twin on request) with additional Single pull-out bed | En-suite Double Room | Double Room | Twin Room | Two Bathrooms | Cot Bed

"Beautiful cottage, amazing setting and very well stocked. It had everything we could have needed!"

Nicola, July 2022

"Great location! The service was really good and The Coniston Hotel were very helpful.”

Stuart, April 2021

"The Thack was ideal for our extended family to get together to celebrate our Golden Wedding Anniversary. Comfortable, spacious, well-equipped and beautifully remote, plus the staff at the hotel were always helpful too. Highly recommended."

Barrie, August 2021