Low Sutton - Masham
Imagine, staying in a B & B accommodation near Masham in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales, being down a lane, off a lane. Low Sutton is a lovingly restored traditional farmhouse set in six acres with a flock of Coloured Ryeland Sheep affectionately known as teddy bear sheep grazing in the fields and a small flock of free range chickens providing freshly laid eggs for breakfast.. We also have a guest friendly border terrier called Jas.
Comfortable kingsize beds in two cosy en-suite rooms, with freshly prepared breakfasts and dinners from the Aga, quiet country lanes and dark starry skies.
If you are lookiing for a break from a busy life, a treat for a celebration, or somewhere to break your journey, Low Sutton is the perfect escape to the country, where you will be in safe hands with your hosts Judi and Steve.
In addition Judi provides individual tuition in many types of needlecraft for our staying guests to compliment our own range of yarns and knitting kits. Please enquire and book in advance of your stay with us.
Low Sutton is set in Nidderdale AONB with the Yorkshire Dales National Park just a short drive away we are the ideal Dales destination for our visitors to unwind, relax and enjoy the beautiful countryside that surrounds us. We can help you plan a circular tour to explore the spectacluar scenery of the Yorkshire Dales, or step back in time and take a vintage bus ride from Masham through Wensleydale.
We are also a great central base for travelling further afield with the Penines to the west and the Vale of York to the east, Yorkshire's great Houses, Abbies and Castles and even a trip to the seaside are all within easy reach for a great day out.
Or just slow down, stay closer to home and explore the local area. There are some great walks and an abundance of wildlife to be seen in the area with natural habitats for birds and you will hear our resident owls calling after dark.
Masham, just a five minute drive away is a small characterful dales town set around a market square which is renowned for its thriving artistic community with quirky shops and galleries showcasing the work of local artists and makers. Artison runs creative craft workshops and there are a variety of art and craft events throughout the year. Masham Sheep Fair is held every September, a real highlight!
Speciality food shops and eateries from really good fish n chips to award winning fine dining, brewery tours at The Black Sheep and Theakstons and Brymor's Ice Cream just up the road all help make Masham the special place that it is.
Treat yourself to afternoon tea at Swinton Park, there are Fallow deer, birds of prey, a spa and a cookery school for our guests to enjoy. Swinton Park are fellow Sawday's members as are The Blue Lion at East Witton, (a treat for dinner!) and both just a short drive from Low Sutton.
If you would rather stay in and bring your own wine, Judi will cook dinner for you in her much beloved Aga - see Dining in at Low Sutton.
- Bring your walking boots, we have moors, rivers, reservoir walks.
- Bring your bikes, we are on the Tour de France route and can safely lock your bike away for the night.
- Bring your golf clubs, there is a 9 hole course at Masham.
- Bring your horse! we have plenty of space for a horse box and can offer a turn out paddock and field shelter by prior arrangement if you are attending equestrian events or want to hack out from here.
Get crafty at Low Sutton, indulge your creative side with Low Sutton Wool. Tuition and advice in all sorts of needle crafts (knitting, crochet, spinning, dressmaking, embroidery etc), enquire for details. Bring your camera, skectch pad and paints. Talks and classes can be organised for small group visits (WI, knitting/ craft groups, etc). In the summer months this can be combined with a garden visit and afternoon tea or lunch.
You will find a sample of guest comments displayed on some of our pages to give a feel of the ambience of a stay at Low Sutton and in the Dales. A greater variety of comments will be found on our Guests Comments page dating back to 2010 when we first opened.
Our access statement will hopefully assist to ensure Low Sutton fulfills your accessibility needs. BT Wifi is available at no extra cost if you need to keep in contact with the outside world!