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Mackinder Farms - The Forge

Brayton, Selby Grade 4 Star rating View Map
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Lakeside, seaside, countryside, hillside…wherever you can picture your perfect cottage, you’ll find it with Welcome Cottages!


With golf, fishing, walking and cycling nearby, guests will be spoilt for choice for activities to do!

Peacefully located amidst arable farmland lies Mackinder Farms; a collection of cottages and contrasting eco-friendly lodges. The holiday cottages (W42586, W42941, W42942), lovingly converted from 18th-century farm buildings, have been carefully renovated retaining many original features including beams and roof trusses and exposed brick and stone work, whilst the superb Nordic pine log cabins (W43008, W43009, W43170 and W43171) offer eco friendly holiday accommodation with grass roofs and geo-thermal underfloor heating. Each cottage has been tastefully furnished to a very good standard and offer superb facilities. Each lodge enjoys a private hot tub perfect for relaxing and soaking up the tranquillity of the surroundings. There are separate garden areas and great care has been taken to ensure guests enjoy privacy.
Selby Canal is nearby and fishing is available, whilst Selby Golf Club is just a short walk and visitors receive a warm welcome on the course and in the clubhouse. Set between Brayton and Gateforth, the area is ideal for walkers and cyclists with the Selby Horseshoe and Selby and York Cycle path running close by. An abundance of wildflowers, birds and butterflies can be enjoyed in the Nature Reserves at Barlow Common, Skipwith and Derwent Valley. RSPB experts run guided walks around Fairburn Ings, 10 miles, and events including family fun days are organised throughout the year.
Medieval York is just 17 miles away, with easy access to the city from the designer outlet park and ride, 15 miles. Hull with its futuristic aquarium, Leeds and the Royal Armouries and the elegant spa town of Harrogate are all within an hour’s drive. The coastal resorts of Filey, Scarborough and Whitby are easily accessible. Shop 1.25 miles, pub and restaurant 1 mile. NB: Properties W42941 and W42942 have an interconnecting door and can be booked together to accommodate up to 10 guests.

Step to entrance (ramp available). All on ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen with beams and tiled floor. 2 bedrooms: 1 double with en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and toilet, 1 twin with en-suite shower room and toilet.

Woodburner in living room (initial fuel included). Underfloor central heating included. DVD. Enclosed lawned garden with patio, sitting-out area and furniture.

All properties: Electricity, bed linen and towels included. Freeview TV. Electric cooker. Shared laundry room with coin-operated washing machine and tumble dryer. Parking (2 cars). Natural water supply from borehole. No smoking.

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  • Pub within 1 milePub within 1 mile
  • Free PetsFree Pets
  • Woodburning StoveWoodburning Stove
  • Car Parking AvailableCar Parking Available
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine
  • Green SchemeGreen Scheme

Customer Comments

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 2015-09-18
    Was a great place to stay. Hospitality was great, very clean cottage. Will recommend to friends and family.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 2015-05-04
    Great Accommodation, very friendly welcoming owner, lovely setting, will return for another stay for sure.

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9.6 out of 10 – based on 8 reviews collected by Reevoo

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Sleeps 4 Property Ref: W43170 View Accommodation
Sleeps 6 Property Ref: W43171 View Accommodation

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