Holly Bush Hill

UK England North East England North Yorkshire Settle Peaks and Pods

  • Sleeps 4 (max 4 adults, 3 children)
  • Editor's Pick
  • Electricity
  • Cooking facilities
  • Beds Provided
  • Bed Linen Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Private Hot Tub
  • Private Bathroom
  • In room Wifi
  • En-suite bathroom/toilet
A top-of-the-range luxury pod in a fantastic position at the edge of the site, with wonderful views and its own hot tub.
  • Prime position at the edge of the site with spectacular Yorkshire views
  • Private hot tub with jets and LED lights
  • Toast marshmallows over an open fire or barbecue under the stars

The Owner Says

You'll be blown away with what's on offer at Holly Bush Hill – one of our premium Gold Top pods.

This luxury pod, with its own private hot tub, is available for a minimum of two-night stays (three nights on bank holidays and school summer holiday weekends). Arrivals on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

Here's what you'll find at Holly Bush Hill:

  • Private hot tub with jets and LED lighting
  • Cast iron fire bowl for use as a fire pit or barbecue with grill and poker – kiln dried logs included
  • Ensuite shower room with enclosed shower, toilet, basin and heated towel rail
  • Double bed with pocket-sprung mattress and luxury goose feather and down bedding
  • Generous double sofa bed with bedding (when booked for more than two people)
  • 1 towel pack (2x bath towels and 2x hand towels)
  • Contemporary kitchenette with hob, hot running water, fridge (with ice box), microwave, kettle, toaster, Tassimo coffee machine
  • Folding wooden table and four stowaway chairs
  • Crockery, cutlery, glasses, plastic glasses, cafetiere, frying pan, saucepan, knives, bottle opener and corkscrew, tin opener, wooden spoon, spatula, tongs, whisk, chopping boards, non-slip tray
  • Free Wifi
  • Smart TV with Netflix
  • Eco-friendly cleaning products
  • Heating, LED lighting, power and USB sockets, secure double glazing, blackout curtains and blind, smoke alarm
  • Hair dryer
  • Fly screen door
  • Wooden deck with large private outdoor area to the side with privacy and wonderful views
  • Outdoor dining table and chairs, parasol and base
  • Fan chairs and two foldaway deck chairs
  • Designated parking space

Holly Bush Hill at Peaks and Pods is the perfect pod to unwind and take a step back from every day life. Take in the stunning countryside views from your large, private flagged patio, hugged by a traditional dry stone wall.

Put your feet up with a cup of tea and a good book, keeping your eye peeled for local wildlife such as deer, hares and curlews. If you're ready to explore, you'll find something for everyone in our wonderful local area.

The Hub, just off the car park, is a unique social space for all our guests to enjoy at any time of day. Relax on the wooden swing seat, gather round the tractor-wheel fire pit or snuggle under a blanket to stargaze in our dark sky. With seating, lighting and heating, it's the perfect place to hang out, whatever the weather.

If you like to mooch, spend the day wandering our local market towns – Settle, Kirkby Lonsdale, Clitheroe or Skipton. If you love to explore the great outdoors, visit the stunning nearby village of Malham with its dramatic cove and tarn, the popular Ingleton Waterfalls Walk, or the river at Bolton Abbey.

We're spoilt for choice with cafes, pubs, restaurants and takeaways in our local area, all within a short drive from Peaks and Pods.

Peaks and Pods is the perfect place for cyclists, offering a bike store, bike repair stands, bike washing and laundry facilities. We'll even help you to plan the perfect day on two wheels with our selection of local routes.

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Features & Facilities

All five pods come with luxury bedding on their double bed - feather and down duvets and pillows on top of a sumptuous pocket-sprung mattress. The two Green Top pods feature designer bedding - gorgeous Joules bedding in Two Acre Bit and stunning Orla Kiely bedding in Buckhaw Brow. Sofa beds come complete with extra bedding  stowed away when booked for more than two guests.

The two Gold Top pods also have their own private hot tubs with jets and LED lights. All pods have a deck and flagged patio with a fire bowl and barbecue rack. Logs are included for your fire pit for the full outdoor experience!

Our cedar-clad pods are insulated, heated, have double-glazed security doors and lighting inside and out. Power sockets and USB points are provided, as well as free WiFi to each pod. There's a modern kitchenette with a fridge, sink with hot running water, two-ring hob, microwave, kettle, toaster, cutlery, crockery, glasses, pans and utensils.
Each pod has a foldaway wooden table with four chairs and they all have retractable fly screen doors to keep bugs out in summer.

The Green Top pods are just a few steps from their own private shower rooms, with key code access and unlimited hot water for the showers, while the Gold and Silver Top pods are en suite. All have a towel bundle for extra convenience.

The Hub puts Peaks and Pods into a league of its own and is a unique guest area away from the pods with tables, chairs, wood-fired pizza oven, tractor wheel fire pit, wooden swing seat, benches, heating and lighting. The adjoining Little Laundry has superb washing facilities and offers a selection of family games and outdoor games to borrow, as well as local area information area.

Hens roam around the site and you'll often see sheep and cows on our neighbouring fields, peeping over the fence to see what you're up to!
Boot storage boxes and log storage is provided at each pod and there is a special area to wash bikes, carry out maintenance and store them securely.

Peaks and Pods offers unrivalled facilities and is glamping at its very best!


It's just five miles to Gisburn Forest, a Mecca for mountain bikers, perfect for an adrenaline-packed ride or a family-friendly pedal. Most trails start from Gisburn Forest Hub (01200 446747) with car park, toilets, picnic area and café. While you're there, a walk round the beautiful reservoir is a must. Excellent local market towns include Settle, Clitheroe, Skipton and Kirkby Lonsdale – all only a short journey away. Hop aboard a waggon on the Settle-Carlisle Railway (01729 825888) – England's most scenic train line is the claim – or take on the famous walking routes around Malham Cove and Tarn, where you can hop across the unique limestone rocks like a bug on giant puzzle pieces. The most hardy walkers can take on the Yorkshire Three Peaks (in a day) – Whernside, Ingleborough and Penyghent – enjoying Ribblehead Viaduct en route (a worthy landmark to walk to in itself).

Food & Drink

You can have your pod stocked up with lots of tasty items for breakfast and basics for your stay. Guests can have their shopping done for them and arrive to find their pods filled with top-quality breakfast ingredients and essential food items ready and waiting.
There's also a wonderful wood-fired pizza oven available to hire for £10 per night, located at The Hub - the fabulous sheltered social space with seating, lighting and heat.
If you need anything else or have specific dietary requirements, just ask Joanne and John. Elsewhere, the nearest great pub is Craven Arms (01729 825627) in Giggleswick, or head the five miles to Settle for a wide range of cafés, pubs, restaurants and cuisines.
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Getting There

From the north: From the M6 follow the A65 south, past Kirkby Lonsdale, towards Skipton for approx 16 miles. Travel down Settle bypass, past Giggleswick railway station and the Craven Arms, and take a right turn off the bypass towards Rathmell. Turn right up Hesley Lane and continue for just under 2 miles. It’s a single track road and it will take you up the hill towards Peaks and Pods. Keep to the left and at the top of the hill you will go over a cattle grid and see a wind turbine. Take the second track on your left.

From the south: From the A59 or the A56 (depending on the direction you are coming from) follow signs towards Wigglesworth. In Wigglesworth, at The Plough, turn towards Rathmell and Settle. In Rathmell, turn left up Hesley Lane, opposite the church, and continue for 2 miles up the hill, along a single track road. Keep to the left, then at the top of the hill go over a cattle grid and see a wind turbine. Take the 2nd entrance on your left signposted ‘Peaks and Pods’.

The nearest bus stops are at Rathmell and Tosside (both 1½ miles in either direction), and the nearest train stations are at Giggleswick (4 miles) (0845 748 4950) and Settle (5 miles) (0845 748 4950).