Sleeps: 4+2, Bedrooms: 2

Offering spacious living for up to four adults and two children, Swift Nick is the perfect hideaway for any family or group. Easy access and a sloped ramp make Swift Nick ideal for those requiring versatile, easy living in an idyllic ground floor cottage. Whether you want to cosy up by the fire in Winter or enjoy the sunshine on the terrace in Summer, Swift Nick offers a luxurious holiday home away from home in the tranquillity of the countryside.

What's Included

What's Included:

  • Luxury champagne hamper
  • Master four poster king size bedroom & ensuite with shower over bath
  • Second double bedroom with and extra two single beds provided
  • House accessible bathroom with wet room and separate bath
  • Ample off-road parking with wheelchair access
  • Free WiFi
  • Baby facilities available on request


All Cottage Amenities

As we all know it is not easy to pack if you don’t know what to expect on arrival. We have endeavored to make your stay as relaxing as possible and have tried to provide as much as possible to ensure your comfort for the duration of your stay. Enclosed is a list of everything that is included within your luxury holiday hideout.

Welcome gifts to help you to settle in, relax and unwind…

  • Fresh Flowers
  • Champagne
  • Up to date magazines
  • Welcome Folder

The essentials to get your holiday started…

  • Milk
  • Butter
  • Eggs
  • Bread
  • Scones
  • Biscuits
  • Fresh Fruit
  • Jam, honey, marmalade
  • Tea, Coffee, Hot Chocolate & Sugar


  • Dishwasher
  • Electric cooker
  • Electric hob
  • Fire blanket
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Microwave
  • Washer/dryer
  • Kettle
  • Electric scales
  • Electric whisk
  • Slow Cooker
  • Toaster
  • Whisk
  • Bottle opener
  • Bread board
  • Butter dish
  • Can Opener
  • Casserole dish
  • Cheese grater
  • Chopping board
  • Colander
  • Corkscrew
  • Casserole dish
  • Cheese grater
  • Chopping board
  • Colander
  • Corkscrew
  • Crockery
  • Cutlery
  • Draining spoon
  • Egg Cups
  • Frying pan
  • Knife block set
  • Lighter
  • Masher
  • Mixing bowls
  • Potato peeler
  • Roasting tin
  • Rolling pin
  • Saucepans
  • Soup ladle
  • Tall glasses
  • Teapot
  • Tumblers
  • Water jug
  • Wine glasses
  • Wooden spoon
  • Yorkshire pudding tray
  • BBQ and tools (outside)
  • Cling film
  • Cooking oil
  • Fruit bowl
  • Ice box
  • Kitchen roll
  • Mats & coasters
  • Nespresso & pods
  • Oven gloves
  • Salt & pepper
  • Sauces
  • Sugar bowl
  • Tea Towels
  • Trays

Living Area

  • TV/DVD
  • Wood burning stove
  • Lamps
  • Logs to purchase
  • Sofa bed and bedding
  • Fire tools


  • TV/DVD
  • Bed with pocket sprung mattress
  • Ipod dock/clock/radio
  • Coat hangers
  • Hair dryer
  • Lamps
  • Suitcase stand
  • Duvet & blankets
  • Hot water bottle
  • Pillows & covers
  • Torch
  • Duvet cover
  • Sheets
  • Waste bin


  • Bath with shower
  • Bathmats
  • Shaving point
  • Toilet rolls
  • Towelling robes
  • Well lit mirror
  • Towels
  • Waste paper bin
  • WC and sink
  • WC Brush

Cleaning Materials

  • Bathroom cleaner
  • Cream cleaner
  • Dustpan & brush
  • Washing up liquid
  • Broom
  • Dish cloths
  • Dishwasher tablets
  • Washing powder
  • Bucket
  • Dusters
  • Floor cloth & mop
  • Waste bin liners
  • Scourers
  • Wet wipe cleaners

For the little ones (on request)

  • Baby Wet wipes
  • Chest of toys
  • Nappy bags
  • Changing mat
  • High chair
  • Travel cot with fitted sheets
  • Baby monitor
  • Baby sterilizer
  • Baby bouncer
  • Baby gym
  • Bed rail
  • Baby bath
  • Camp bed
  • Bottle warmers
  • Potty
  • Toddler step
  • Stroller pushchair
  • Toilet seat

Please bring your babies own bedding.


  • Books & cards
  • First aid kit
  • Smoke alarm
  • Vacuum cleaner
  • Clothes airer
  • Iron & Board
  • Spare light bulbs
  • Visitors book
  • Door mat
  • Pens and paper

If there is anything else that you are not sure about or that you may require during your stay please contact me without hesitation.


Directions to Thief Hole Cottages

Google directions or your Sat Nav or will show you to Thief Hole following DL7 9EH. We recommend checking your route before leaving. Further directions below…

A1 North and the A19

From the Thirsk direction on the A168:

Take the SECOND Thornton Le Moor turning on your left and we are 100 yards on the left.

From the Northallerton direction on the A168:

Take the first Thornton Le Moor turning on your right and we are 100 yards on the left.

For Swift Nick Cottage take the second entrance on the left.

A1 South

Leave the A1 at Leeming Bar and on the first roundabout take the 5th exit, on the second roundabout take the first exit, and at the third roundabout take the second exit towards Northallerton, taking the flyover. At the next roundabout take the first exit onto the A685. At the large roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the A167 towards South Otterington.

From South Otterington into Thornton Le Moor direction:

With The Black Swan pub on your right, travel through the village and take the first left turn. Continue completely out of the village to the top of the hill and Thief Hole Cottages will be on your right.

For Swift Nick Cottage take the first entrance on your right.

Swift Nick Cottage Key Code Details

To collect your key on arrival, please follow these instructions.

Your key is inside a coded safe on the left of your front door. Lower the black weatherproof cover by pulling the lip down. Enter the code and pull down the black latch. The front will fall for you to collect your key. If you have trouble at all please do not hesitate in contacting me on 07815791395. Thank you, Jessica Barker.

We hope you have a safe drive and will look forward to meeting you.

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Thief Hall is your perfect blank canvas venue for you to put your own unique stamp on



Enjoy our six luxury self-catering holiday cottages plus six glamping pods sleeping up to 60 guests as part of your wedding package.



Whether you are planning your dream wedding or a celebration to remember, Thief Hall is the perfect location.

Kind Words


"We had our wedding at Thief Hall and it was perfect right down to the last detail. The entire team at Thief Hall are amazing! Thank you so much for an unforgettable weekend!”
- Wayne & Louise Morton

“We have had the most wonderful time here, celebrating our wedding! Everyone has been fantastic and the cottages are utterly stunning; everyone of our family and friends loved it. Thank you so much for making our wedding so special!”
- Danielle & Steven Bell

“I don't know where to start!! The most perfect venue for our wedding! A total blank canvas to work with and so much scope to make your wedding personal!”
- Lizzie James

“What can we say! Jess and Phil are outstanding! The attention to detail, support and service from the day we booked 18 months ago right up until now has been faultless.”
- Dan & David Whitelock

“OMG! Me and Ollie have had the best wedding ever, you have made it just perfect. Jess and the team, we could not have asked for more. Thank you se very much from the bottom of our hearts. All of our love and thanks xx”
- Ollie & Chelsie Anderson

“To Jessica, Katy and all the amazing team, Thank you so much for all of your help to make our wedding day so special! You helped everything flow so smoothly and couldn’t have been more helpful and attentive. All our guests loved a Cottages and it made such a difference celebrating with everyone together all weekend. Thief Hall is a really stunning venue and you and the team do an amazing job making the wedding is truly spectacular for everyone. Thank you for all your hard work”
- Caroline and Paul

“To Hannah and Jess, Thank you very much for everything. Our wedding couldn’t have gone any smoother, there wasn’t a single hair out of place you were amazing. Everyone of our guests complimented on the venue and the way everything was arranged and organised. This weekend has just been magical. We are both still on cloud nine. It has been a photo of a wedding from start to finish. A big massive thank you to Jessica, you are a dream. You have made this weekend the happiest of our entire life. You are a superstar, Hannah, you looked after Stevie and I from start to finish, we couldn’t have asked for a better wedding planner. You kept me calm throughout the day and always check that we had everything in hand. Once again thank you for the special weekend/wedding day XXX”
- Debbie and Stevie

“Jessica and all in the amazing team at Thief Hall, what can we say? Thank you so much for an amazing weekend. Our wedding was everything we dreamed of and more. You guys were amazing from start to finish & we can't thank you enough. For such a popular venue with weddings more weekends and mid-weeks you do everything to make the bride and groom feel so special. There were so many extra thoughtful touches that made the weekend so special. Jess, You are some kind of wizard in keeping the day running so smoothly and thinking of things that we completely over looked. Our guests had the best day yesterday and those staying in the cottages and glamping tents all said how wonderful everything was. The welcome hampers are a lovely touch. We can't wait to come back and perhaps have a slightly more relaxed stay!  Thank you SO SO much!!!!”
- Gavin and Helen

“Thank you so much for all the hard-work over the last 9 months and for always being there for us with any query or question we had! This weekend has been a dream come true (a wacky very colourful dream but a dream of ours!) and your "blank canvas" made the perfect backdrop for it all to take place! From dropping of car loads on the Thursday to supporting us on the Friday, from stealthily making out day run like clockwork to allowing us to stay an extra night on the Sunday to enjoy the beautiful sunset! you guys have all been amazing! We thank you all a million times over!”
- Sam and Will

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