Dray Cottage

Self-Catering Holiday Let

Sleeps 4. 

2 Double Bedrooms.

£630 – £840 

Dray cottage front

• 200 year old stable conversion offering high quality accommodation for four guests

• Can be booked alongside its sister property Shire Cottage to accommodate parties of up to ten

• Lovely period property with well-maintained period features alongside contemporary comforts

• Fantastic wet room offering a private electric sauna, perfect for relaxing at the end of a busy day

Shire cottage self catering kitchen

Contemporary comforts

High quality stable conversion property sleeping four guests, located in a quiet courtyard close to the centre of Knaresborough and just a few minutes walk from the town’s medieval castle.

Period cottage

The front door of this property opens directly into the cosy lounge/diner, a comfortable room with a travertine stone floor, Freeview TV/DVD and DAB radio.

From this room guests continue onto the contemporary kitchen which is situated in what was once the stables harness room, fully equipped with an oven, hob, microwave, dishwasher and fridge/small freezer.

The washer/dryer, meanwhile, can be found in a separate utility room.

dray cottage living room stairs view
dray cottage living room stairs
dray cottage bedroom 2

Modern living

The first of the property’s two bedrooms can also be found downstairs, an attractive super-king room which can be made up as a twin room on request and benefits from an en-suite shower room which not only has a shower and WC.

Galleried stairs from the front door lead up to the first floor which is occupied entirely by the master bedroom suite.

This second super-king-size room, like the ground-floor bedroom, has the flexibility to made up as a twin room on request, and offers an en-suite bathroom with a double-ended bath, handheld shower, and WC.

dray cottage bedroom 1
dray cottage sauna
dray cottage bathroom 2
dray downstairs shower room

Outside & parking

Outside, there is a small courtyard garden to the front of the property for which garden furniture is provided, allowing guests space to enjoy alfresco drinks. There is space to store two bikes and off-road parking for one car.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

Please note there is a refundable £100 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.

knaresborough self catering cottages outside dining area
knaresborough viaduct view from the castle gardens


•  Downstairs bedroom

•  Downstairs bathroom

•  Complex of properties

•  Internet access

•  Pub nearby

•  Shop nearby

•  Family friendly

•  Spa facilities

•  Towels included

•  Travel cot available

•  Highchair available


As an individual property, Dray Cottage sleeps 4 guests. 

The cottage has a downstairs bedroom and walk in shower room with electric sauna.

Access is suitable for a wheelchair. 

Both Dray and Shire have soundproofed internal doors which when unlocked provide accommodation for 8 guests, each room served by its own en-suite.

Ultimately the properties together can provide a spacious 5 bedroom property.

The cottages are equipped with everything you will need, a home from home.

Fully equipped kitchen including microwave and dishwasher.

Highchair and cot available on request.

We take 1 well behaved dog in each cottage; pets are not allowed to remain in the cottage unattended unless by prior arrangement with us.

Prices & Booking

Prices vary according to Low and High Season.

We offer flexible booking in terms of arrival and departure days;
the minimum stay is 3 nights.

Cottages can be accessed from 15.00 and departure is by 10.00 please.

We are very happy to discuss your individual requirements and help with your holiday booking.

Enquiries welcome by phone or e-mail:
01423 545400 or 07811390323
stablesstay @ gmail.com

Secluded location in Knaresborough town centre

This property enjoys a fantastic location tucked away in an historic cobbled courtyard in the market town of Knaresborough in North Yorkshire.

Although in a secluded spot, the property is just a short stroll from the towns shops, restaurants, and dog-friendly pubs as well as the castle and the courthouse museum.

The town sits high on the clifftop overlooking the River Nidd where you can hire a boat or pay a visit to Mother Shipton’s Cave. Harrogate is just a 15 minute bus ride away.

shire and dray cottages self catering knaresborough

Get in touch

Please contact us for availablity, or if you have any questions or special requirements. 

TELEPHONE: 01423 545400