The Sheep Dip

The Sheep Dip is a well-appointed 1 bedroom holiday cottage in the Yorkshire Dales. Sleeping up to 3 people, this beautifully converted barn provides accommodation for holidaymakers participating in our horse riding holidays. The Sheep Dip can be found in the village of Conistone-with-Kilnsey, across the valley from Kilnsey Crag and within walking distance of the local pub.




2 singles + 1 camp bed


By prior arrangement

We thoroughly enjoyed our time with Howard and Jane and the countryside was truly breathtaking. Hope to be back next year ... Sally & Storm

Ground floor


A comfortable twin bedroom with solid oak flooring, sheepskin rugs, bedside table with lamp and two single beds. A full-size wardrobe and dressing table with mirror and chair. Ample storage for all your clothes and accoutrements. Clean towels and bedding are provided.


A light and airy room with walk-in shower, hand basin, mirror, hand towel and WC. A great space to treat yourself to a relaxing shower after a fun days riding in the Yorkshire Dales. With towel rail and radiator to dry your towels.


A spacious entrance room with tiled flooring and wooden furniture. Remove your boots in comfort; hang your coats; store your tack and riding kit; clean up in the Belfast sink. This handy bootroom is a later addition to the original sheep dip, constructed using the same Yorkshire stone and traditional building techniques.

First floor

Kitchen/Living Room

A well equipped open plan kitchen space with wooden worktops, Belfast sink and dining table to seat 3 people. Facilities include electric oven, 4 ring hob, microwave cooker, toaster and kettle. Along with pots and pans, cutlery, kitchen utensils, tea towels and basic condiments. 

The living area comprises of a comfortable 2 seater sofa and single seater armchair with modern electric fire, television and free WiFi providing additional comfort on dark winter evenings.


For our guests bringing their own horse or pony for a riding holiday, livery is available adjacent to The Sheep Dip or at our main facility a short minute walk through the village. Grazing is available in nearby paddocks during daylight hours.

Our well equipped yard has warm and cold wash facilities for your horse and we provide bedding, haylage and mucking out once a day. There is a drying room for wet equipment and an armoured, alarmed tack room should you wish to make use of them.

  • Central Heating throughout
  • Bedding provided
  • Towels included
  • 4 ring electric hob
  • Electric oven
  • Microwave cooker
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Television
  • Wi-Fi Broadband
  • Camp bed available on request
  • Plenty of parking
  • Outside furniture
  • Children welcome
  • No smoking
  • Pets by prior arrangement

  • Stabling
  • Bedding
  • Haylage
  • Mucking out
  • Grazing
  • Warm and cold wash
  • Drying room
  • Armoured tack room