Mallard Grange Escapes
Countryside Escapes North Yorkshire - Access Statement

We look forward to welcoming you, however, if you have any queries or special requirements relating to this Access Statement, please contact Maggie Johnson on 01765 620242.

Getting Here

Mallard Grange Self Catering Boltholes are located on a working beef, sheep and arable farm, located off the B6265, 3 miles West of Ripon between the entrance to Fountains Abbey Visitor Centre and the turn off for Aldfield Village.  N.B. SatNav's will often misdirect into Aldfield Village, so watch for the farm sign.

Nearest:

  • Bus Station - Ripon, 3 miles

  • Train Station - Harrogate 11 miles

  • Airport - Leeds Bradford 23 miles

  • Taxis - See list on Cook's Night Off

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Car Parking

The approach is down a private farm lane (not tarmacked) leading to a tarmacked area in front of a stone barn.  The parking area is shared with guests staying in the Farmhouse Bed & Breakfast.  The surface in level to walk on and is well lit at night.  There is a sign for The Nestbox with an arrow pointing to a slightly sloping pathway between two stone barns.  This leads to a lawned area with a path leading to The Nestbox - there are 3 steps down on the path. 

Mallard Grange Drive
The Nestbox

Entrance

From the car parking area there is a sign for The Nestbox with an arrow pointing to a slightly sloping pathway between two stone barns.  This leads to a lawned area with a path leading to The Nestbox - there are 3 steps down on the path. 

At the entrance to The Nestbox there are 3 steps up to a black half glassed door.  A self check in box holding the door key is positioned on the wall at the right side of the door.  The entry code is sent before arrival.

Inside

Inside The Nestbox is mainly open plan with the exception of the bathroom which has a large walk in shower, toilet, handbasin, heated towel rail and storage cupboard. 

Emergency Medical Assistance

Ripon Community NHS Hospital

Firby Lane

Ripon HG4 2PR.  

Telephone: 01423 542900  www.hdft.nhs.uk 

Has Minor Injuries Clinic but no Accident & Emergency

Distance 3 miles.

Harrogate District NHS Hospital

Lancaster Park Road

Harrogate HG2 7SX.  

Telephone: 01423 885959  www.hdft.nhs.uk

Has Accident & Emergency

Distance 14 miles