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Shirley & Sue - May 2021

"Well, what can we say.  We have had the most amazing stay; in the most beautiful house & garden in fabulous surroundings.  The house and garden are just perfect for a much needed sanctuary from the stresses of real life in the fast lane.  The warm and welcoming of the house and local community is second to none.  we feel very lucky to have been Brian & Anne's first guests"

Ian & Deb, Harry, Isla & Max - May 2021

"Overall we have had the most wonderful holiday with Highfield House providing the perfect place to unwind and have much needed family time.  Thank you to Brian and Anne for being the perfect hosts.  we can't wait to come back "

Dan & Sarah - June 2021

"Lovely house with a fantastic garden!  Such a great location to have a wander into the local village, see the sights and grab some food from the local pubs.  Stunning garden to relax in and enjoy the views."

Cat & Family - June 2021

"Our holiday started with a lovely, warm welcome from our hosts.  we have had a lovely stay in the perfect location for strolling into the village or driving to so many beautiful spots in the wonderful surrounding area.  The house is amazingly well stocked with everything we could have needed and the amazing garden just kept on giving, packed with surprises around every corner and everything anyone could possibly wish for to make for perfect holiday relaxation"

Andrew & Family - August 2021

"I highly recommend early mornings and evenings in the Summer House (Garden Room)"

Alan & Vera - September 2021

"Stunning scenery everywhere! Late afternoon in the Garden Room. Thank you for a most enjoyable week"!

Eleanor & Ollie - October 2021

"Thank you so much for welcoming us last minute for our Honeymoon.  We have had a great stay.  Lots of walking in the day and relaxing in the garden room and hot tub in the evening".

Judy & Family - October 2021

"We have had such a lovely week.  The house is so comfortable and well equipped.  Everything has been thought of to make the spaces relaxing and stress free. So nice to have all the essentials (usually we arrive at a place and immediately have to do a big shop). Even tea bags, coffee pods, laundry detergent, face masks, dog treats and so much more" 

Marie & Family - October 2021

"Thank you so much form making us feel so welcome.  Sadly we were only here for three days.  hope to be here again soon and for much longer"

Shirley & Family - December 2021

"Thank you for letting us stay in your amazing house.  We loved the hot tub!

Ian, Elaine & Doodles (the dog) - January 2022

"Thanks for the lovely holiday.  Relaxed in the lovely house and surroundings and of course the hot tub.  just what we needed"!

Debbie & Friends - May 2022

"Such a lovely house with everything you need.  A home from home and the garden and facilities - truly exceptional.  We will be back.  Thank you for your generous hospitality Brian & Anne"

Ellie & Friends - June 2022

"Anne and Brian, we can't thank you enough for letting us stay in your beautiful house!  We are wowed by how gorgeous it is and we feel a million miles from home!  Thank you for your hospitality.  We feel so lucky!"

Roger, Amanda, Helen & Paul - August 2022

"We all had a lovely holiday, just what we all needed".  Lasting memories: "Brian & Annes' garden - you don't need to go anywhere"!

Kirsty & Grace - August 2022

"Thank you so very much.  your cottage certainly has the WOW Factor!  We've been truly blessed to be able to stay and relax.  Your attention to every little detail is incredible"!  Lasting memories: "Relaxing in the hot tub and sauna.  reading in the Sanctuary and enjoying the beauty of the garden and surrounding scenery"

Lucy & Lee - September 2022

"Thank you for  lovely holiday.  The garden is amazing.  Felt very relaxed on an evening after a hot tub and sauna.  George (the dog) has constantly wanted to be outside.  He will be sad to go back to our boring garden.  Thank you"


Roger & Finola - September 2022

"We had a wonderful week in this cozy house. Very well equipped with helpful walking maps and books of local places to visit".  Lasting memories: "A lovely place to unwind - quiet time in the garden in the morning and evening".

Carol, Des and Family - October 2022

"Thank you Brian & Anne for your warm welcome to your lovely house and amazing garden.  Everything you could possibly need is provided.  We particularly enjoyed use of the hot tub, relaxing after hiking with a glass of prosecco".  Lasting memories: "Spending time with family; walking, relaxing in the hot tub and sauna".  

Jade, Rory, Nina & Henry (dog) - October 2022

"Thank you for having us!  Your house is fabulous - I would give my soul for your garden and garden room.  The house is very well equipped, everything you can think of and more".  Lasting memories: ".. hot tub drinks at sunset .." 

Paul, Rachel & Tank (the pooch) - October 2022

"Thank you so much for letting us stay in your beautiful home.  Our favourite place to sit of an evening was in your summer house with the log burner going.  So cozy. ... We would love to come back again at some point and spend more time exploring the area.  Thank you for your warm welcome and showing us around.  Ps the welcome basket was lovely!" 

Meg, Luke, Dave, Tracy, Deb, Steve + Oscar (the dog) - October 2022

"Thank you so much for letting us stay in your beautiful home!  We have had a fantastic time with fantastic views from the hot tub and great walks!   The garden is truly amazing and we have had everything we needed and more during our stay!  Thank you to you both"

Carol, John, Mark, Samantha, Joshua, Emma + Penny (the dog) - October 2022

"This has been a lovely weekend away with all the family.  The house and gardens are just perfect.  Definitely worth a re-visit in the summer.  Brian and Anne are the perfect hosts, showing everyone around and explaining all the extra gadgets. Top Notch"

Emma, Matilda, Alexa & Anne - November 2022

"Perfectly positioned for many adventures in the area.  Fabulous house with so many extras and luxuries!  A treat to be greeted by Brian & Anne and showed how everything works.  Thank you so much"

Chloe, Paige, Kat & Tash - November 2022

"Thank you for a wonderful, perfect for R&R weekend.  The house is perfect.  We will be back!"


Jake, Chloe, Michelle, Sophie, Lewise & Freddy (dog) - November 2022

"Thank you Brian & Anne for letting us stay in your wonderful house.  The garden is fantastic with all the different areas to use.  Something for everyone.  We have had a relaxing time here celebrating Jake's special birthday (thank you for his card).  The welcome basket was such a lovely touch.  Everything you need is here in the house, you want for nothing.  Loved every minute"


Shaun, Jen, Andy, Charlotte, David, Angie + Baby Louis - November 2022

"Thank you for a fantastic stay.  The house and all amenities were brilliant.  Already thinking of rebooking.  Thanks again.  Hope to be back soon".


Lorna, Adam, Leonard, Pat, Maria & Vader (dog) - December 2022

"Thank you for sharing your beautiful home with us.  We have had a fantastic Christmas and will definitely be back"

"Thank you for letting me stay.  I would love to come again.  Love from Leonard age 7"


Maxine, Jim, Lauren, Tommy & Stevie Jean - January 2023

"Lovely home.  Lots of equipment.  Great outside area.  Shame about the wet weather ... Thank you"
Lasting Memories - Hot tub in the dark followed by drinks in the garden room with the log fire

Lynn, John, Noreen, John - January 2023

"Thank you for letting us stay in your well equipped house.  We have had a lovely, relaxing time.  Just what we needed.  Loved the hot tub and the summer house with the log burner.  Definitely worth a visit in the summer.  Thank you to you both".


Robin, Katie, Mark, Michaela, Isla, Teddy - January 2023

" Thank you very much.  A lovely house in such a nice area".

Lasting memories - Playing Rumikub in front of the fire with glasses of wine

Steve, Melanie, Jessica, Dan, Tom + Buddy&Paddy (dogs) - February 2023

"Our third visit and thoroughly enjoyed it once again.  Loads to do and visit or just chill at home.  Thanks again".

Lasting memories - Spending precious time with family in a relaxing home.

Barbara, Jeff, Michael, Stacey, Jack - February 2023

"What a gem of a find.  A real home from home.  Location is ideal for walking and the garden is ideal for chilling.  Will definitely be booking to come in the better weather.  Many thanks Brian and Anne for making us so welcome".

Lasting memories - Star gazing from the hot tub and being altogether.

Kathie & Ross - February 2023

"Thank you Brian & Anne for a wonderful stay in your lovely cottage.  You made us feel so welcome and Highfield House is so well equipped.  we had everything we could have needed and more!  Thank you!"

Lasting memories - revisiting childhood memories.  Stargazing in the hot tub.

Vickie, Claire, Debs & Vicky - February 2023

"Thank you very much Brian & Anne.  A beautiful house to enjoy.  Very accommodating with a beautiful garden.  We all had a lovely night in the garden room even though it was raining.  Will definitely stop again and I might bring my family next time!"

Lasting memories - Lazy nights in front of the log fire catching up with life long friends enjoying drink and food and not worrying about time!!!

Clare, Andy, Bronte, Fife - Nanny & Batsy - February 2023

"Such a special place.  Felt like home from home.  Thanks to all Brian & Annes attention to detail .  An amazing welcome and such a cosy home.  We cannot thank you both enough for all the special moments you gave our precious family adventure".

"I loved it"! Bronte

"Best stay ever ... love Fife".

Lasting memories - spending family time together.  Special moments.  Making memories.

Anne, Steve & Baxter (dog) - February/March 2023

"A lovely house and gardens with everything you need and things you didn't even realise you did (Sauna and Hot Tub).  Summer house is a real bonus - great to relax in with a drink on rainy evenings!  Special thank you to Anne & Brian for their introduction to all the facilities".

Lasting memories - Enjoying the sauna and hot tub after our days out walking.

Val & Keith - March 2023

"We cannot really add anything to the list of superlatives already referred to by previous guests other than to say WE'LL BE BACK!".

Ellie, Annie, Laura, Lydia & Jess + Billy (dog) - March 2023

"Perfect place to relax for our 30th birthday!  Great space and facilities with lots of thoughtful touches from our hosts.  Thank you for having us"!

Lasting memories - Cocktails in the living room with a pregnancy announcement and a new house purchase announcement!  Reminiscing over 30 years of memories together.

Wesley, Catherine, Tristan, Erin & Freya - March 2023

"Lovely location.  Well stocked provisions.  Thank you both for a lovely stay"

Keith & Cynthia - April 2023

"Thank you for a very well stocked and comfortable stay.  The garden is fantastic"

Tony, Karen, John, Sadie, Leanne - April 2023

"Lovely accommodation.  Beautiful views.  Very friendly people locally.  Excellent food in the Wheatsheef.  11/10 Excellent!"


Melissa, Shaun, Liam, Val + Harley & Coal (dogs) -  April 2023

"We have come to Ingleton for over 15 years and never found such a nice welcoming cottage with amazing facilities.  We have enjoyed every minute in this lovely cottage.  We already plan our return visit next Feb and can't wait to come back.  Thank you"

Emma, Tim, Shaun, Paul and Sam - April 2023

"Fantastic stay in Ingleton.  Hiked the 3 Peaks.  Best accommodation and outdoor facilities we have ever stayed in!  Hot tub and sauna was perfect perfect after a day on the peaks.  We will be back.  Thank you Brian & Anne".

Rebecca and Family - May 2023

"Thank you for a wonderful stay in your home and the treats from the local bakery.  A warm welcome from Brian & Anne upon arrival, a few days exploring and relaxing - just perfect.  We will be back next year!  Wish we could have stayed longer, Ingleton and the surrounding area is great.  Thank you for a great family stay"


Lasting memories: Garden room, and the beautiful garden features - spending many hours as a family enjoying the sunshine.  My silver tea-set purchase from Lords will remind me of Highfield House!


Darren, Steph, Adrian, John, Ann, Grace and Connor - May 2023

"Thank you for a wonderful stay.  A lovely warm welcome with local treats.  Then chilling in the wonderful garden.  The house lacked for nothing and was just what we needed.  We loved the hot tub and sauna and spent lots of happy times.  The weather was kind.  We will be back!!"  

Rayla, Johnny, Margaret, Angie, Janice, Jo and Humphrey - May 2023

"Thank you for both a warm welcome and lovely stay once again.  Lovely house and the sun shone all week for us.  We look forward to staying again".


Lasting memories: The beautiful garden and watching the sun set - Gorgeous!!


Olly, Bethan, Naomi, Ada, Josie and Edie - May/June 2023

"We have had such a lovely relaxing week!  Thank you so much!! ... It's been a much needed rest and break".

Anita, Duncan and Grandkids - June 2023

"It's been a wonderful holiday with fun and laughter!  The area is beautiful (far and wide) and we have many happy memories to take home.  Thank you so much Anne and Brian for letting us stay in your lovely cottage.  The hot tub, sauna and sun room are a real hit with the family in your lovely garden along with the pretty house.  We shall return!!

Lasting memories:  Having a whole week with grandkids - laughing and sharing stories on our fun walks.

The Morrison Family - July 2023

"Anne and Brian, your home is absolutely beautiful.  Your garden is just amazing.  We came with our two sons, our daughter-in=law and our granddaughter Drew.  Also our dog Alfie.  We all enjoyed the hot tub, sauna and sun room.  Unfortunately, the sun didn't shine for us, but we made the most of it and had a lovely family holiday. Hope to return in the future."  Jean, John and family

The Hanlon/Bolt Family - July 2023

"Lovely house and beautiful garden.  Enjoyed looking around the area and Settle.  We have had a fantastic time.  Thank you for letting us stay!"

The Quinn Family - July 2023

Great location for local amenities.  Fantastic garden.  Loved the garden room, sauna & hot tub.  Lots of towels and sharp knives! Fantastic range of kitchen equipment and all the things I forgot to bring!  Thank you for a lovely stay

Lasting memories: morning coffee in the garden room.  Sitting in the garden enjoying enjoying the flowers and views.  Family days out.


The Williams Family - August 2023

"Dear Brian + Anne.  Thank you for your wonderful welcome (the sourdough bread and gingerbread men were much appreciated).  A truly relaxing holiday in a beautiful house and garden.  Excellent facilities.  Will definitely return when we can."

Lasting memories: Watching the sun set in the hot tub and seeing the bats and owls that come out at night.  The stars on a clear night were magical.

The Plant Family - August 2023

"Thank you for letting us use your lovely garden and especially the hot tub".  "Thank you for sharing your house with us".  

"Dear Brian & Anne, we love Ingleton!  As a family we will have memories that will last forever from our short visit.  We feel that we have only scratched the surface of what this area has to offer.  Lots of love from Jon, Lesley, Anna and Phoebe".

Lasting memories: Paddling in the River Doe; visiting the famous Ingleton fish and chip shop; LOTS of visits to the hot tub and sauna and enjoying the fantastic views from the garden.  Visits to the bakery ... daily!!

The Glunings & Lawsons - September 2023

"Very enjoyable stay and made good use of the excellent outdoor facilities.  Brilliant location for accessing the Dales.  Extra Bonus - Off Road Parking"

Hird Family: Julie, Sam, April, Chris + Doggies, Freddie and Poppy - September 2023

"Wonderful place.  Absolutely everything we've needed.  very enjoyable 54th birthday with my family.  Thank you"!

Lasting memories: Loving life in the sunshine with my family whilst using the hot tub and sauna.

The Mitchell Family: Kelly, Gail, Jo, Tracey & Louise - September 2023

"Fab weekend - enjoyed by all.  Lovely house with everything you need inside and out".

Lasting memories: Aching muscles from Ingleton Falls walk - but well worth it!

The James Family: Steve, Wendy, Andrew, Lisa, Dave, Carol - Sept/Oct 2023

"Had a great weekend.  It has been so relaxing.  The garden area is a Hidden Gem!!  Communication with the

owner, Brian was 1st class.  Coming back for another stay in the new year"!

Lasting memories: Enjoying time with friends in an amazing place and Europe winning the Ryder Cup!


The Elliott Family - October 2023

"Thank you for a wonderful stay in your beautiful home.  We found everything we needed.  The garden is fabulous and we had amazing weather"!

The Kershaw Family - October 2023 (returning guests)

"Thank you again to you both for letting us stay at your wonderful home for October half term.  The house and garden are perfect, in a great location to explore!  We have again had a fantastic week, exploring and relaxing in the hot tub!  We already can't wait to return!  Thank you both for a wonderful stay".

Lasting memories: The best, most scenic walk we've done - The Calf via Cautley Spout - beautiful area.  The OPO - the best place for drinks and atmosphere!

The Hindle Family - October 2023

"Thank you for making your lovely cottage available to us.  We had a lovely relaxing weekend.  We hope to be back again".

Helen, Cath, Ruth, Zoe + Alfie the dog - November 2023

"Thank you for making us so welcome in your lovely holiday home .. a home from home.  a perfect place to explore this beautiful area".

Lasting memories: (Helen's 50th birthday celebration weekend) Run up and down Ingleborough from Clapham.  Beautiful meal at La Taverneta and your amazing hot tub, sauna and garden.  

Champion & Family - November 2023

"Everything was amazing.  House was spotless.  Hot tub and sauna perfect.  Log burner amazing.  This house and the surrounding area really has put us in the Christmas Spirit.  Have looked to book again.  See tyou again soon.  Thank you!"


Lasting memories: Ingleton Falls, White Scar Caves, Ingleborough Caves, Wensleydale Creamery, THIS HOUSE - Amazing!!!


Rob & Nicola McGregor + Family - December 2023

We loved everything about this house.  The garden room and the hot tub were amazing.  The log burners are a nice touch in this beautiful house.  The owners were helpful and very nice people.  Will book again!

Lasting Memory:  Having Christmas dinner with all the family in this wonderful house!

Jill, Lisa, Lorraine, Sarah and Jo - January 2024

An amazing to stay in for our yearly get together.  Super clean.  Enjoyed putting the world to rights in the hot tub after a days walking and making lovely food in the kitchen.  The location is perfect.  Shops and pubs and then out into the Dales.  The bathroom is epic.  I would love to live there!  Thank you so much for the amazing stay.

Lasting memory: Escaping our busy lives for a few days in an amazing house in an amazing location with friends.

Tricia, Jo, Jimmy, Jon, Ciara & Aileen - February 2024

Dear Brian & Anne we cant thank you enough for such a wonderful stay in your beautiful home and garden.  The hot tub, sauna and wood burners have been a hit with us all.  My son Jon was particularly impressed with the sound system in the garden room!  We will most definitely be back!!

Lasting memory: Healing time for our family after losing my beloved husband just before Christmas.  Ingleton was his favourite place.  He even had his 21st in the Craven Heifer!  We were able to remember him in this beautiful house.

Karen, Shaun, Lewis, Aimee, Josh & Mia - February 2024

Lovely village, nice house, great garden and garden room.  The hot tub and sauna have been well used!  The bakery is fabulous and it was a lovely touch of Brian & Anne to leave Sourdough bread and cake for our arrival.

Lasting Memory: Aimee's 21st Birthday as her 18th was spent in lockdown.

Gibson's "n" Harwood's - February 2024

Thank you so much.  We had everything we needed.  You really thought of everything.

Lasting Memories: Hot Tub, Sauna, Spending time with family.


The James Family: Steve, Wendy, Andrew, Lisa, Dave, Carol - March 2024

Second visit to this fantastic cottage.  The Ladies loved the hot tub and the garden room with the log burner was fantastic.

Lasting memory: Walk to snowy top of Pen-y-Gent.

Armstrong Family - March 2024

We have had an amazing week in your beautiful cottage and it had everything we could possibly need.  Thank you as it has made my birthday week really special.  We love the summer house, hot tub, sauna, and the dogs loved running around the garden.  Thanks again

Lasting memories: Spending time with friends and family to celebrate my 50th birthday (Michelle).  Enjoying the summer house, log burner and having s few beers and nice meals.

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Maureen, Sam & Susan - March 2024

Perfect getaway, just what the three of us needed.  We were only disappointed that our stay was just two nights.  The garden is fantastic and we would love to visit in the summer.  Brian & Anne were very welcoming.  The added touch of the welcome basket was amazing. 

Thank you - I was the latecomer so didn't  to meet you.  Your place is beautiful and so peaceful.

Lasting memory: Burning logs in the garden room whilst dancing in our PJ's!

Susie, Simon, Alan, Tricia, Evan, Martha + Fudge (dog) - April 2024

Lovely relaxing stay.  Weather was decidedly wet but we still managed to use the hot tub, sauna and garden room, and enjoy a cup of tea in the sanctuary.  Cosy nights by the fire playing games and quite a few trips to the Wheatsheaf for food and drinks!  Thanks for sharing your home and all the helpful information.  Loved the book collection!

Ken, Jen, Mike, Ange, Michael, Teddy + Nelson (dog) - April 2024

Thank you for helping us facilitate a nice relaxing break away before welcoming a new addition.  Beautiful house, garden and amenities.  A very memorable relaxing holiday for which we are very grateful.  Thank you.

Lasting memory: Lots of laughter, walks, river playing, fun and relaxing.


Ruth, Steve, James + Cassie (dog) - April 2024

What a gem this house is.  Fabulous spot in the village.  Everything you needed and the addition of the hot tub and sauna was fantastic.  Only downside was there was not enough time to see all we wanted to.  Although that means we will have to come back (yay!)  Thank you so much.  We had a great time. xx

Lasting memories: Hot tub and sauna, cosy fire, fabulous walks, great pubs.

Stoddart Family - May 2024 (returning guests)

Thanks again Brian & Anne for a fabulous weekend away.  The weather did its usual bank holiday thing but we still managed to BBQ in the drizzle!!  The garden upgrades are fantastic.  It's the perfect sanctuary to relax in after a busy day walking.  Hope to come back soon and see the garden in full bloom.

Lasting memory: Perfect location for a birthday treat.  Great walks.  Amazing scenery and fabulous accommodation. 

Wilson Family - May 2024 (returning guests)

Thank you for such a warm welcome back again.  Beautiful house and surroundings.  Amazing stay as always and we look forward to seeing you again next May.

Lasting memory:  Spending time together.  Hot tub, Sauna, Garden Room, Garden, BBQ, Giant Connect 4!

Alan & Tina Watson - May 2024

Thanks.  It was a fantastic very short but sweet couple of days.  Didn't get time to try everything so should be back to enjoy them all.

Lasting memory: Garden, pub.

Debs, Stacy, Leanne, Jodie & Carrie - May 2024

Thank you Brian & Anne.  you have an amazing home.  We have enjoyed every moment.  Love the little gesture of good will along with the basket of bread and fruit loaf.  We didn't do much exploring as we enjoyed being in the cottage relaxing and using the facilities.  Thank you for the hospitlity.  We will be back again.  Next time with the pooches.

Lasting memory:  Celebrating my 40th birthday and making memories with my closest friends.


Hallett Family - May 2024

Thank you So so much for a wonderful holiday!  We love this house and the amazing garden (+ hot tub).xxx

Sue, Roger, Julie, LOttie & Betsy - June 2024

Thanks for a lovely stay and your helpful information.  Despite the cool weather we enjoyed exploring the area and making the most of your amazing garden and hot tub.  Having all your guidebooks and maps proved really useful.  I would love to come again.

Lasting memory: enjoying the last of the evening sun in the beautiful garden.

Stephen, Julie, Chris, Elaine, Ian, Mandy + dogs - July 2024

​Lovely house and garden.  Fantastic garden set up.  We loved the village and everyone was so friendly.  Will be here again next year!

Lasting memories: Being in the hot tub, lovely walks, gorgeous views, 1940's weekend.



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