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August 2012
"Had a wonderful week in this perfect little cottage in this very friendly village. Had some great meals and had great fun walking.."

August 2012
"We have had a great week at Lawson's studio. Redmire Falls are a good local place to go as well as Aysgarth Falls. Thank you for the personal touches. What a beautiful setting."

September 2012
"Well! First flood here in 300 years. Dramatic flooding, roads cut off. We've had a lovely week in a wonderful cottage and it's sad to leave. Will miss the views and the pigs across the road."

September 2012
"Had a great week, lovely and comfortable cottage in a nice quiet hamlet. Facilities really good, fantastic views and lots of high quality eating places around and lots of places to visit."

September 2012
"Wonderful relaxing holiday - great views. Thanks for tea, soap and biscuits, nice touch. Very comfortable bed. Ate out a lot, train ride, went round the castle and saw the boar. Weather very kind."

September 2012
"Thank you for letting us stay in your perfect cottage. We have really enjoyed our short break. Gorgeous weather, wonderful views and very friendly villagers. We will certainly be back, if only to check on the miniature piglets which are so cute. Many thanks again, don't want to leave."

October 2012
"We have had the most wonderful week at this just perfect cottage. Spent time revisiting all our old favourite places. Thank you for tea and biscuits and Frankie enjoyed his bone!"

October 2012
"We have visited Castle Bolton many times but staying in Lawson's Studio has made this visit really special. I do a lot of arts and craft work myself was thrilled to have found out the cottage was Fred Lawson's art studio. We have enjoyed a lovely short break, visiting all our favourite places - Richmond, Reeth, Leyburn, Aysgarth Falls and Hawes. Thank you very much."

Nov 2012
"Lovely cottage, perfect bolthole after our wedding at the castle. Thank you!"

Dec 2012
"What a beautiful cottage! Lovely views in all directions. Very comfortable, well designed, love all the fittings and finishing touches, very upmarket for a holiday cottage and so clean. We cooked better in your kitchen than we do in our own. Thank you."

Sep 2014
"Dear Marion, felt like we had come home as soon as we arrived, thank you for sharing Lawson's Studio with us, don't want to go home. Cottage lovely and homely, can't get over the views."

Oct 2014
"We very much enjoyed our stay in Lawson's Studio. It is a beautiful cosy cottage - very well equipped and felt like a home away from home. Our Chocolate lab, Charlie, loved his walks in the Dales, it's been one of our best short breaks and we look forward to returning."

Nov 2014
"A much needed relaxing stay! Lovely location, lovely property. Thank you for the welcome goodies - we thoroughly enjoyed them all! All in all, we have restored out flagging souls, thank you!"

May 2015
"We have really enjoyed our stay at Lawson's Studio. The cottage is brilliantly equipped - we wanted for nothing! The welcome goodies were truly amazing. We will defiitely be returning to the cottage in the future and recommending it to all our family and friends. Thank you for allowing us to stay in your lovely cottage, it is just perfect!"

May 2015
"From walking into the Studio on Friday to leaving on the Monday, we have had one the most enjoyable weekends away together in almost 10 years! Some of the best views around. Our Cocker Spaniel seems to have loved it too, she slept in all mornings! Recommend the walk to the falls and then back over to the Bolton Arms. Definitely coming back."

Apr 2015
"Marion, your cottage and its setting are brilliant! We explored the local area, visited the cosy and friendly Bolton Castle, enjoyed the sun and high water at Aysgarth and were impressed by the produce at Campbells in Leyburn. Lawson's Studio is amazing! Now back to the city, happy and re-energised. We will miss the silence, hills, and birdsong!"

Apr 2015
"A very nice cottage with everything you need for a comfortable break. Loved the welcome pack - thanks very much. Best views we've ever had in a holiday cottage, would certainly like to come again.""

Mar 2015
"First class accommodation. Fantastic base to explore 'God's Own Country'. Weather perfect for walking. Many thanks to the owner and cleaner for the welcome pack.""

Feb 2015
"As everyone has said, the accommodation was comfortable and well equipped. We did some lovely walks topped off by heavy snow on the last day. A walk in the late afternoon towards the castle in the snow was wonderful. Would definitely come back and recommend to our friends."

Jan 2015
"We couldn't have chosen a more perfect cottage or spot. Had a wonderful relaxing few days. Walks in Upper Wharfedale, Hubberholme, to Redmire, over the fields from the cottage and West Burton. Thank you!"

Jul 2015
"Thank you for a lovely place to stay. We found the Studio very warm, comfortable and welcoming. Really enjoyed looking out of the window and seeing a castle. We found this a great base for exploring the Dales, we have been all over the place, it's all very beautiful."

Jul 2015
"Beautiful cottage and thoughtfully equipped, very comfortable. Castle Bolton a very pretty little hamlet for getting away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. We read in the peace and quiet of the cottage and enjoyed leisurely breakfasts!"

Jul 2015
"Thank you for sharing your wonderful home with us, a beautiful relaxing time spent here in Castle Bolton. We have packed our week with beautiful places to visit and walk. Everyone in this beautiful retreat has made us very welcome. We look forward to coming back."

Aug 2015
"Had such a lovely weekend here at Lawson's Studio. Loved the amazing views. Our dog Harper has loved it here, all the walks and her tail hasn't stopped wagging! Thank you for the hamper and treats for Harper, we will definitely be back!"

Aug 2015
"Thank you for such a wonderful stay in your perfect cottage. Upon arrival, we were constantly surprised by all the extra homely touches you have added, very welcoming! We loved the views of the Dales while sitting in of an evening. Thank you for leaving the large range of maps - they have come in very handy!"

Sep 2015
"Enjoyed our stay for the week in this lovely, excellently well-equipped cottage. We are going home very relaxed and would highly recommend it :-)"

Feb 2016
"Thank you for a lovely honeymoon in your beautiful cottage. We could not have asked for anything better. We wish we were able to spend another four days here. We will definitely be back."

Mar 2016
"Thank you, we have had a wonderful break in your gorgeous cottage. The cottage is so cosy and warm, every little detail has been thought of, it's just perfect. All in all a truly memorable break."

Mar 2016
"Lovely little place to stay; amazing views of Penhill and the castle and good access to lovely places like Aysgarth Falls. Cottage really well-equipped with everything you need, will recommend to friends. Thank you for making the cottage so welcoming."