COVID-19 ACKNOWLEDGEMENT Please note we have cancelled all bookings and refunded related deposits for upcoming holiday reservations at all our UPDATE properties up until the end of May 2020. If you would like to transfer your bookings to later on in the season, please arrange this by contacting May Rhodes (contact details below). Alternatively provisional bookings may be accepted without deposit for later in the year but will not be confirmed until we have more information from the government. We are continuing to maintain our properties and gardens to our high standard and look forward to welcoming you in the near future. In the meantime, we hope you stay safe and well.
 COVID-19 ACKNOWLEDGEMENT Please note we have cancelled all bookings and refunded related  deposits for upcoming holiday reservations at all our UPDATE properties up until the end of May 2020.  If you would like to transfer your bookings to later on in the  season, please arrange this by contacting May Rhodes  (contact details below).   Alternatively provisional bookings may be accepted without  deposit for later in the year but will not be confirmed until we have  more information from the government.  We are continuing to maintain our properties and gardens  to our high standard and look forward to welcoming you in the near future.  In the meantime, we hope you stay safe and well.  


There are 3 bedrooms each with an ensuite; two with baths and one with a shower.

The main bedroom has a 6' bed. Down stairs, one room has twin  3' single bed and the other a 3' single. Guests are asked to bring their own bed linen, pillow cases, duvet covers, sheets and towels.


There is a large farmhouse kitchen with washing machine, fridge, freezer and gas cooker which uses bottles gas. there is also a microwave, toaster, kettle and coffee machine.


The sitting room has a wood burning stove with wood cut in the garden lean too.

The twin downstairs bedroom  has a wood burning stove. Additional heating is from oil filled electric radiators. There is a satelite TV and Music Centre; a well stocked library with the BBC Nations top 100 books along with literature on local and natural history.



There is a sleepered terrace, bbq and small flower and herb garden. Solar lights and an outside light. There is a west facing deck and wooden glass sided cabin with panoramic views to the Lough and Crags and Forestry 

In the 35 acres there are several woodland areas and streams and several pieces of Land Art including a slate bridge, poetry stone seat and stone column.

There are two large Yorkshire Board barns for horses, bikes etc and a small stone barn with a stable and hay loft which the swallows, martins and barn owls  currently enjoy.

There are no public rights of way across or around the property. There is walking access to the north through the 'Forestry' or back up the track, to the Pennine Way South to Hadrian's Wall,  or North through Wark Forest leading on to Stonehaugh or West to the Boardwalk around Green Lee Lough.

WE are currently designing a 'fantasy map' of the property. 


What to do?

Concerts at Leeds Arena, visit relatives, enjoy the Leeds Indie Food Festival, exhibitions at the Henry Moore Gallery, golf the wonderful courses of Alwoodley and Moortown, shop to your heart's content or search the visit Leeds or websites. All with a stay at Dunstarn Cottge, Leeds.


For all rentals please contact May Rhodes on or 07474449190 or Linda Burrows

07801651783 at Dunstarn Cottage is also available through Air B and B.


Our inaugural outdoor picnic theatre event  Pride and Prejudice was held in 2017 at Dunstarn Farm Adel Leeds 16 by Chapterhouse Theatre Co. 250 guests attended. 2018 we  performed Robin Hood . 2019 we took a break and hope to be back in 2020.


Last updated 7th Sept 2019

Web photos courtesy Linda Burrows

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