Exterior | Riverbank Cottage, Althorpe, nr. Scunthorpe
Living room | Riverbank Cottage, Althorpe, nr. Scunthorpe
  • Cottage
  • Althorpe, near Scunthorpe
  • 29929

Riverbank Cottage


out of 10

  • 8

  • 4

  • 2

  • 1

Pets stay free
Car parking on site
Enclosed Garden / Patio

Enjoying views from the first floor living room, this holiday cottage is nearby a wealth of wildlife and bird reserves.

Ground Floor:
Kitchen/dining room/snug: With wood burner, Freeview TV, DVD player, electric cooker, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and tiled floor.
Utility room: With washing machine.
Bedroom 1: With twin beds.
Shower room: With shower cubicle and toilet.
First Floor:
Living room.
Bedroom 2: With double bed.
Bedroom 3: With twin beds.
Bedroom 4: With single bed and pull-out bed.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, and toilet.

Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and Wi-Fi included. Initial fuel for wood burner included. Travel cot and highchair available on request. Welcome pack. Enclosed lawned garden with patio, garden furniture and barbecue. Bike store. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note: Couple and family bookings only, no hen or stag parties. The River Trent is 13 yards away and the property has a security deposit of £250.

Riverbank Cottage is a detached, comfortable family and couples retreat, set on the west bank of the River Trent, ideal for those looking for a peaceful holiday or a base from which to explore this historic area.
The first floor comprises of a living room with views overlooking the river, a family bathroom, a twin bedroom, a double room and a children’s room with a single and an additional pull out bed. The ground floor benefits from a twin bedroom a shower room with toilet a utility room, a TV snug and a kitchen/dining room.
Although Althorpe has lost its pub there are many restaurants and eateries in the area including the excellent Ferryboat in the next village. The Spar shop is within walking distance and Tesco, M&S, Debenhams and Frankie & Benny’s are three miles away. There are many good walks and cycle routes and several golf courses only a short drive away. Interesting places to visit include Epworth, the birthplace of John Wesley founder of Methodism, the award winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park, the Vulcan Experience and many wildlife and bird reserves. Lincoln, York, Beverley and Hull the 2017 City of Culture are all less than an hour away. Shop 1 mile, pub and restaurant 1½ miles.



Cot Available - Cot

Cycle Store

Detached Property


Enclosed garden / patio

Garden or Patio

Highchair Available

Internet Connection

Parking - On Site

Pets Free of Charge

Shower Cubicle


Train Station within 1 mile

Washing Machine

Waterside Breaks

Woodburning Stove


Good to know

Check in and check out times

  • Arrive after 14:00
  • Depart before 10:00


  • 1 pet allowed

Car parking

  • On-site

What's included?

  • Wifi
  • Electricity
  • Bed linen


  • No smoking, please

Overall holiday experience

Based on 13 reviews


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Comfort and Equipment




Local amenities


Overall rating



  • Nottingham

  • Family


out of 10

The owner is lovely, really welcoming and genuinely cares about the property. Nice long walks around us. Safe space when we closed the double gates for children to play outside. Nice and quiet, sitting in the lounge upstairs watching the river flow past was peaceful.

15 Jun 2022


  • St Annes on the Sea

  • Family


out of 10

Lovely peaceful stay. Very well equipped by thoughtfull host/owner. Perfect for our short stay with 3 young kids. Although not many amenities in the village plenty within a short drive.

8 Jun 2022



  • Family (with only pre-school children)


out of 10

Excellent base to explore the area very quiet location

20 Apr 2022

Customer reviews