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Essentials

The important stuff

  • Check in is 3pm (but there is the cafe and all sorts to keep you busy if you arrive early)
  • Check out is 10am
  • You might want to bring a torch and wellies, plus a waterproof coat and a few extra layers it IS Yorkshire and it’s 800ft up a hill!
  • BED SIZES: Upper mezzanine - one double bed accessed via a ladder. Definitely one for the more romantic, adventurous and limber! You can also gaze at the stars through the skylight set into each shack ceiling.

    Middle mezzanine - Three, 3 x 2ft.6in single beds are nestled in the middle mezzanine, it is about 1.5 metres (5ft) off the ground and feels like the cosiest of places to settle down for the night. Perfect for kids, or big kids alike.

    Under the middle mezzanine is a secret hideaway containing a double bed. Don’t expect a full height ceiling under here, think of it like a luxury ‘bottom bunk’. A curtain can be drawn for a little extra privacy.

     

  • There is seasonal access to open moorlands. Summer and autumn months are sensitive due to ground nesting birds and the estate kindly ask that people keep to the footpaths and permitted tracks.
  • The Shacks are lockable
  • There is no mains power in the shacks, but there is in the barn
  • Sleeping arrangements
  • The lodges sleep 7 adults tightly, but they are best for families. See "Essentials" for bed details

Extra space available

Space for 1 baby no charge.

Cooking

  • Wood burning range with side oven
  • Calor gas unit with two rings and grill also provided inside the shack
  • Custom built terracotta cold store. Just add water to the unit and it evaporates and draws heat away

Washing

  • Shower in the shack which takes hot water from the wood burning range. There is also a luxury shower block on site (approx 200m from shacks) with under floor heating, four single showers, and two family sized showers. These have an abundance of instant hot water
  • Flushing toilet in the shacks. Additional toilets at the barns
  • Kitchen sink in shack with hot water supplied by wood burning stove or kettle on the gas ring.

Heating, lighting & bedding

  • Wood burning stove. This is also ‘wet-backed’ so it heats a cylinder of water at the same time. The hot water cylinder then supplies the kitchen sink, bathroom sink and the shower
  • Tea-light lanterns provided. No electric lighting
  • All top quality hotel linen professionally washed and steam pressed, provided on every bed all made and ready on arrival.

Entertainment

  • Loads of toys in the cafe that forms the hub of Swinton Bivouac. Plenty of outdoor space for everyone to enjoy.

Activities

At the Swinton Bivouac site itself

Druids Temple stone circle at Bivouac

Druid’s Temple is situated in woodland on the edge of the moors a short walk away from Swinton Bivouac. The site is steeped in history and intrigue; not a great deal is known about the construction of the folly, but it is believed to have been built in the late 1700’s by William Danby (owner of Swinton) at a time when there was a great deal of interest in Druidism as part of the emerging Romantic period. There is a central temple in the middle of the woods, with other features in the surrounding trees.

The Hot Tub at Bivouac

The Hot Tub Soak up the steam in the alfresco tub, looks out to panoramic views over the surrounding Dales.

With afternoon and evening sessions available to book, you can relax and enjoy being at one with the elements in soothing warmth and comfort. £60 per session, maximum 4 guests. 

Swinton Park Hotel is situated on the same estate has a spa where you can relax and unwind.

You know, for kids! 

Kids running around

There are loads of activities to keep the kids happy at Swinton Bivouac and surrounds, and of course the ever popular kids game, "running round and round". 

Active & adventure

How Stean Gorge is a spectacular limestone gorge in Nidderdale, up to 20 metres in depth with caves and tunnels. This is suitable for both a gentle walk to admire the scenery, or to take part in the Via Ferrata course with gorge walking, rock scrambling and abseiling. Distance from Swinton Bivouac 10 miles.

The Studfold “Explore, Discover and Learn” Trail is set in beautiful Dales countryside with 1 ½ miles of interactive fun, packed full of challenging and delightful activities. Distance from Tree Lodges 10 miles.

Riding & trekking 

Riding in Masham

The Estate offers pony trekking and lessons at the Trekking Centre adjacent to the Swinton Park hotel 2 miles from Swinton Bivouac.

For the more experienced rider there is the Cross Country course and also permit riding on the Estate. Riding permits are available from Swinton Estate Office (01765 689224) for riding on the tracks in Nutwith Common. These can be purchased at a cost of £60 per annum, covering two horses ridden separately.

The Masham Riding and Treking Centre is adjacent to Swinton Park and at the heart of the Estate. The centre provides trekking and basic riding lessons in an outdoor arena. There are 18 horses and ponies of which most are pure bred highlands, but we also have Welsh mountain ponies and a Shire horse, all of which have a friendly disposition. The riding centre deals with all levels of riding skill and all ages of rider. It is also home to the Dykes Hill Highland Pony Stud with a prize winning lineage of over 30 years.

Fly Fishing on Leighton Reservoir

Leighton Reservoir is a 105 acre, 90ft deep fly-only bank fished reservoir, stocked with rainbow trout from the nearby trout farm on the Swinton Estate. It is a few miles from Masham and a short drive/lovely walk from Tree Lodges.The reservoir is surrounded by the moorland Dales and enjoys fabulous views.

Facilities include a lodge, toilets, parking and disabled facilities. Leighton is included in the Trout Fisherman Magazine’s “Troutmaster’s Water” competition. 80 of the fish caught in 2011 were 10lb or over, with 11,865 caught in total at a rod average of 2.97.

The reservoir is open for fishing mid March – mid November. Day rates are £25 (4 fish limit), with concessions of £20 (senior citizens/disabled – 3 fish limit); £15 (evening & junior – 2 fish limit). 10 day pass tickets are available at £210 (full day) and £180 (concession). You can also save 5 tickets and get £5 off your next visit (not applicable to block tickets).

For more information please contact Andrew Goodacre on 01765 689204.

Places to visit

Aysgarth Falls are one of the most popular and scenic spots in Wensleydale. They are a triple flight of waterfalls over a series of broad limestone steps, running for almost a mile, with walks along the river bank. The Yorkshire Dales National Park Centre is also nearby (DL8 3TH). Distance from Swinton Bivouac 12 miles

Hackfall Woods are a Grade 1 listed garden, which was planted in the 1700s and enjoyed particular popularity with the Victorians. There are a number of follies in the woods, including Fishers Hall on the banks of the River Ure and Mowbray Castle high on the cliff edge, and there is also a spring fed fountain. The woods later fell in decline, but in recent years have been restored. Distance from Swinton Bivouac 5 miles

Newby Hall Designed by Sir Christopher Wren, with some of Britain’s finest Robert Adam interiors, Newby Hall is home to a wonderful collection of Chippendale furniture, Gobelins tapestries and classical statuary. With 25 acres of award winning gardens including one of Europe’s largest double herbaceous borders, an enchanting woodland walk and a miniature railway, younger visitors will also enjoy the exciting adventure gardens. Distance from Swinton Bivouac 16 miles

Fountains abbey

Fountains Abbey is a UNESCO World Heritage site which recognises it as “a masterpiece of human creative genius” and “an outstanding example of a type of building or architectural or technological ensemble or landscape which illustrates significant stages in human history”. It dates from 1132, and during the following 400 years various additions and alterations were carried out to the site; by the time of the Dissolution it was the richest Cistercian abbey in the country. Whilst a ruin, the scale of the building is still very impressive. As well as the abbey, The National Trust also own Fountains Hall and Studley Royal Park, which form part of the same site. Distance from Swinton Bivouac 11 miles

Jervaulx Abbey, A ruined Cistercian monastery dating from 1156. This is not on as grand a scale as Fountains Abbey, but enjoys a lovely setting and is quite enchanting. Distance from Swinton Bivouac 9 miles

Food & Drink

At Swinton Bivouac

The cafe serves homemade hearty Yorkshire food, please get in touch with the team for opening times throughout your stay. The cafe is licensed and stocks plenty of locally sourced beers and a few local wines & spirits as well as a few from a little further afield! 

There is also a co-op in Masham which is 3 miles away; this is a new store and stocks all the essentials and more. 

Before you arrive can book a table in the cafe or order a take-away for reheating on the stove once you've unpacked!

Pubs & Restaurants

The Black Swan in Fearby is about 2 miles away on foot with a choice of footpaths to get you there so you could take one route there and another route back.

In Masham, try The Bruce Arms. There's also Vennel’s and out at Swinton Park there's Samuel’s.

Meet your hosts

Views over the hills
About the site

Swinton Bivouac's location is stunning; at the top of a high hill at the gateway to the Yorkshire dales. There are long sweeping views over the dales in one direction, views onto the open moorland in another and over 40 mile views to the coast in another! The two shacks listed here (there are others on site, so if you have a larger group please get in touch) are tucked away in dense woodland, allowing privacy or a more communal feel to your stay as you wish. You can lose yourself in the rambling beauty of North Yorkshire, head down to the barn for courses and classes, or just laze in the peaceful shack.

The site is big; 30 acres of open farm land and over 40 acres of woodland... all free to be enjoyed. It is in the heart of a 20,000 acre privately owned estate (the Swinton Estate) which includes many public footpaths, bridleways and masses of open access moorland with private tracks made available to lodge guests by permission.

The woodland has a Grade II listed monument at the heart of it; ‘The Druid’s Temple’ which is a surprisingly substantial stone circle and cave set into the hillside. It is quickly becoming a popular wedding location with a festival style celebration in one of the open spaces.

The site has a hub that carries a real buzz... the barns attached to the farmhouse have been converted to a shop, licensed cafe/restaurant, toilets and showers (all with under floor heating throughout). The cafe serves cooked hearty meals using fresh local ingredients (as much as possible) and is open from breakfast through to early evening for dinner.  The shop sells convenience items such as bread, milk, toothbrushes, wine as well as experience goods like maps and the works of locals artists such as photographs and glassware etc. There is a reception desk in the shop and always someone on hand to help with info about local activities and attractions

Green things!

Druid temple

The site is within the Nidderdale AONB and enjoys massive views of the Yorkshire dales. It is immediately alongside the open moorland which carries three further classifications; European Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), Special Area of Conservation (SAC) and Special Protected Area (SPA). 

There are dozens of special bird species on and around the site including birds of prey. It is an incredible and very common sight to see birds hovering over the moors and diving to the ground.

The water for the site comes from an on-site natural spring which is purified, pressurised and acid-neutralised before then being pumped across the site to the various destinations. The waste water is then treated on site through a three-stage vertical flow reedbed.

The barns are heated by a woodchip boiler and the woodchip is supplied by the Swinton estate which manages over 2,000 acres of sustainably managed woodland.  The boiler provides hot water and heating (via under floor heating) throughout the barns and communal areas. 

Getting there

Swinton Bivouac, High Knowle, Masham, North Yorkshire, HG4 4JZ

By public transport

The nearest train station is Northallerton, 18 miles away. It's on the east coast mainline with good connections from King's Cross. The nearest bus station is Ripon, 11 miles away. There's a good Leeds-Ripon service if you're coming from that way. Collection is possible by arrangement and with plenty of prior notice. Any charge will depend on time and distance.

By car - parking is 80m or so from the shacks and staff can load heavy gear onto a quad bike to help you check in

Swinton Bivouac is 30 minutes drive from the A1 and 8 miles north of Ripon.

From the A1
Coming up from the south on the A1: Come off the A1 at Junction 50, after the slip road, at the roundabout take the turning for Masham. The road you will travel along runs parallel to the A1 for a short while. At the next roundabout take a left turn onto the B6267. Carry along that road for about 7 miles before taking a sharp right onto the A6108 at a T-Junction keep going until you reach Masham.
Coming down from the north on the A1: Come off the A1 at the A684 exit toward Bedale/Northallerton, turn left onto the Bedale road A684. When you reach Bedale, take a dog leg onto the B6285 (turn left and then right) and carry along for about 4 miles. At the T-Junction turn right onto the B6267- at the next T-Junction take a sharp right onto the A6108, keep going until you reach Masham.

Once you reach Masham:

  1. Keep going until you reach the outskirts of Masham and follow the road round up the hill and past the Wensleydale Garage.
  2. Take a left toward the village of Fearby (Fearby Road) and pass through the village.
  3. Take the first left just before the primary school.
  4. Travel along that road until you reach a T-Junction and turn right up the hill.
  5. Follow that road round and when you come to a big sign with Tree Lodges on it turn right.
  6. Drive up the hill and take your first left along a drive that leads to the car park.

Booking Terms

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Book with us in confidence knowing you won’t find that place cheaper elsewhere. All of the prices we display are set and matched by our Owners. (In this world of foreign currency, we do have to say 'subject to exchange rates' for some of our European places.)

What does ‘from price’ mean?
 
Our ‘from price’ is based on a four night stay in low season and designed to help you to compare different prices across our collection. Some of our Owners vary their nightly rates and check in days throughout the year, so it may differ from the rate quoted below the calendar. It is quite common (although by no means universal) for places to charge a little more in peak season or for shorter stays, to cover changeover costs. Consider booking longer stays during the cooler months if you’re looking for the lowest nightly rates.

Agency Terms & Conditions

Except where otherwise specified, we Sawday’s Canopy & Stars Ltd Company No 09088366 of Merchants House, Wapping Road, Bristol, BS1 4RW act only as an Agent in respect of all bookings we take and/or make on your behalf. Sawday’s Canopy & Stars is part of the Alastair Sawday’s Group of Companies. We accept no liability in relation to any contract you enter into or for any services or arrangements you purchase (“Booking(s)”) or for the acts or omissions of any supplier(s) or other person(s) or party(ies) connected with any Booking. For all Bookings, your contract will be with the supplier of the Booking in question, and in most cases this will be the owner of the property you’ll be staying at (“Owner(s)”). When making your Booking we will arrange for you to enter into a contract with the Owner of the Booking. Your Booking with us is subject to these Agency Terms & Conditions and any specific booking conditions of the relevant Owner(s) you contract with. The Owner’s booking conditions may limit and/or exclude the Owner’s liability to you.

You may decide to make more than one Booking with us at the same time. The price charged in total for more than one Booking will always equal the prices charged separately for each individual Booking. All Bookings are available to be purchased separately at the same price as they are when more than one Booking is made. This means that any multiple Bookings do not constitute a package as defined in the Package Travel, Package Holidays and Package Tours Regulations 1992.

By making a booking, you agree that:-

  1. you have read these Agency Terms & Conditions and agree to be bound by them;
  2. you consent to our use of your information in accordance with our Privacy Policy;

and

  1. you are over 18 years of age and where there may be age restrictions in place, you declare that you and all members of your party are of the appropriate age.

 

The Canopy & Stars online booking system enables Guests to make Bookings 24 hours a day. A Booking is confirmed on receipt of a 25% non-refundable deposit for all Bookings with check in dates of more than 10 weeks away. For all Bookings that have a check in date of less than 10 weeks before check in, payment for the Booking will be required in full and the entire Booking will be non-refundable. The Canopy & Stars telephone booking line is open Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm. When using the online enquiry form, for those Properties without online booking, please allow 24 working hours for us to contact you by telephone to confirm the Booking. If we are unable to reach you by phone we will attempt to contact you by email. We will contact you during Canopy & Stars working hours (Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm). Online or email enquiries will be dealt with in the order they are received, but please be aware that we cannot guarantee reservation of your selected dates until the receipt of suitable payment. Therefore, if possible, we do recommend that you book on the Canopy & Stars website using the online booking system.

 

1. Booking and payments

 

1.1 In order to confirm your chosen Booking, you must pay a non-refundable deposit as required by the Owner of the Booking in question (or full payment if booking within 10 weeks of the date of your check-in).

 

1.2 Your Booking is confirmed and a contract between you and the Owner will exist when we receive payment of the deposit and send you a booking confirmation on the Owner’s behalf. This booking confirmation will normally be sent out within 24 hours in the case of email and seven working days in the case of post, and will contain the details of your Booking and of payments made and due. If you have not received your booking confirmation within the specified time, please notify us as soon as possible by email (bookings@canopyandstars.co.uk). Please check your confirmation carefully and report any incorrect or incomplete information to us immediately. As we act only as booking Agent, we have no responsibility for any errors in any documentation except where an error is made by us.

 

1.3 We're sorry for any inconvenience, but payments can only be made by credit and debit cards. A 2% surcharge will be applied to credit cards. We do not accept American Express, cheques or cash.

 

1.4 Where a deposit has been paid, full balance payment will be due 10 weeks in advance of your check in date and a reminder will be sent to you two weeks prior to this date, where applicable, by email. We automatically take the balance payment using the same card as used to make the deposit payment. It is your reponsibility to advise us if we should use a different card and to contact us by telephone (0117 204 7830) to arrange for alternative payment method. If the balance payment does not successfully go through as there is a problem with your card, such as it expiring, then we will contact you to try and take alternative payment. If we have been unable to take payment after two weeks of the balance due date, then with regret, we will notify the Owner who may cancel your Booking.

 

1.5 Except where otherwise advised or stated in the booking conditions of the Owner concerned, all monies you pay to us for a Booking will be held on behalf of the Owner(s) concerned.

 

1.6 Credit Card payments are processed via Alastair Sawday’s Publishing Co. Ltd who provide merchants services facilities to Sawday’s Canopy & Stars Ltd.

 

2. Cancellation and Amendment by You

 

2.1 Any cancellation or amendment request must be sent to us by email (bookings@canopyandstars.co.uk) and will be considered and responded to within one working day of receipt. You are also advised to confirm all changes to our Customer Services Department by calling 0117 204 7830. Please ensure that you have received written confirmation of any changes to your Booking prior to travel. Whilst we will always try to help, we cannot guarantee that such requests will be met.

 

2.2 Amendments and cancellations can only be accepted in accordance with the booking conditions of the Owner of your Arrangements. The Owner may charge the cancellation or amendment charges shown in their booking conditions (which may be as much as 100% of the cost of the Arrangements and will normally increase closer to the date of departure). The Owner may charge cancellation or amendment charges in accordance with its own booking conditions, however for the sake of convenience only, we have outlined the Owner’s charges at clause 2.3 and 2.4 below. Please note that these are the Owner’s own cancellation and amendments charges, not Canopy & Stars’, and therefore the Owner may vary their charges as they wish, without notice to us. The correct charges will be notified to you at the time of your cancellation or amendments.  

 

2.3 Owner’s General Cancellation Charges:

2.3.1 Cancellation by you at any time will result in your deposit being forfeited, as all deposits are non-refundable.

 

2.3.2 All monies paid for a holiday (deposit and balance) are non-refundable within 10 weeks before check in date.

 

2.3.3 Cancellation of any holiday after it has been paid in full and at a date 10 weeks or more in advance of your check in date, will result in forfeiture of your deposit (or an amount equivalent where one was not paid as the holiday was paid in full) and the balance being returned to you. 

 

2.3.4  Cancellation insurance is available but will be a third party arrangement and not involve Canopy & Stars or the Owner in any way.

 

2.4 Owner’s General Amendment Charges:

2.4.1 Alterations to your Booking can only be made more than 10 weeks prior to the check in date, after which time alterations will be treated as cancellation. All alterations are subject to availability and may incur a £30 adminstration fee.

 

2.4.2 Differences in the total amount payable resulting from alterations will be refunded to you in the case of a decrease in price and paid by you in the case of increases in price.

 

Special note: Generally Owners will charge the above cancellation and amendment charges, however we must stress that these are a guide only and charges may differ from those shown here depending on the Owner. The exact charges will be notified to you by the Owner at the time of cancellation and/or can be found in the Owner’s own booking conditions which are available from the Owner on request.

 

3. Changes and Cancellations by the Owner

We will inform you as soon as reasonably possible if the Owner needs to make a significant change to your confirmed Arrangements or to cancel them. We will also liaise between you and the Owner in relation to any alternative Booking offered by the Owner but we will have no further liability to you.

 

4. Complaints

Because the contract for your Booking is between you and the Owner, any queries or concerns should be addressed to them. In the event that you have any complaint about your stay, please notify the Owner as soon as possible. If you don’t follow this procedure there will be less opportunity for the Owner to investigate and resolve your complaint and so make your stay as enjoyable as possible. Delays may also mean that amount of compensation you may be entitled to may be reduced. Whether or not your complaint is dealt with satisfactorily, please also contact us as we appreciate all feedback. It’s important to us and the Owner to know that you’ve enjoyed your stay or if anything could have been improved.

 

5. Pricing

Canopy & Stars reserve the right to amend advertised prices at any time on behalf of the Owner. We also reserve the right to correct errors in both advertised and confirmed prices.Special note: changes and errors sometimes occur.

 

6. Information & Accuracy

The information and prices shown on this website are varied from time to time and may change between the time you first view a property and make a Booking. You should check that all the details are as you expect prior to making a Booking. It is always possible that, despite our best efforts, some of the properties (including the features and extras available) may be incorrectly described and/or priced. If we discover this is the case after you have made a Booking, we reserve the right to contact you with details of the correct information and/or pricing and will give you the option to:

(1) proceed with the Booking based on the correct information and/or pricing, which may require the payment of an additional amount by you;

OR

(2) subject to availability, change your booking dates to dates when the pricing can be honoured ad so no additional charge to you. In the event that a lower price can be offered for alternative dates then the difference would be refunded;

OR

(3) cancel the Booking. If we do not receive your instructions within 5 days of contacting you, we reserve the right to cancel your Booking without liability to you.

 

7. Our Responsibility for your Booking

Your contract is with the Owner and its booking conditions apply. As Agent, we accept no responsibility for the actual provision of the Booking. Our responsibilities are limited to making the Booking in accordance with your instructions and acting properly in accordance with our legal duties as an Agent. We accept no responsibility for any information about the Booking that we pass on to you in good faith. However, in the event that we are found liable to you on any basis whatsoever, our maximum liability to you is limited to twice the cost of your Booking (or the appropriate proportion of this if not everyone on the Booking is affected). We do not exclude or limit any liability for death or personal injury that arises as a result of our negligence or that of any of our employees whilst acting in the course of their employment.

 

8. Pets

Not all properties accept pets. If you wish to take your pet on holiday, please advise us before booking and we can check whether pets are accepted at the property. You must obtain the prior consent of the Owner before taking any pets to the property. A nightly charge may be made by the Owner for each pet and additional terms may apply.

 

9. VAT

Many of the Owners of properties in the Canopy & Stars portfolio are not registered for VAT in which case no tax is payable. Where VAT is payable, the tax is included in the advertised holiday rental price.

 

10. Visa, passport and health requirements.

Unless you tell us otherwise, we assume that all members of your party are British citizens who hold or will hold full British passports valid for the entire duration of the Arrangements you chose to purchase. Information on visa, passport and health requirements, where given and applicable, is so given on this basis. Requirements may change and you are therefore strongly recommended to check the up to date position with the Owner of the Booking, Passport Office, appropriate embassy or consulate or your doctor as applicable in good time before the commencement of your holiday.

 

11. Insurance

You are strongly recommended to take out personal travel insurance for all members of your party. It is your responsibility to ensure that the insurance you purchase is adequate and appropriate for your particular needs. Please read your policy details and take them with you on holiday.

 

12. Special requests

If you have any special requests (for example dietary requirements, cots or room location), please let us know at the time of booking. We will pass on all such requests to the Owner, but unfortunately, we can't guarantee that they will be met and we will have no liability to you if they are not.

 

13. Group Bookings

Not all Owners accept Bookings for a single sex group (for example, a stag or hen party). Guests wanting to make such a Booking should check with us beforehand to enable us to check whether the Owner is prepared to accept the Booking. We will then advise you accordingly. In event that an Owner does not accept this type of Booking then it is with regret, that the Booking may be cancelled and cancellation fees may apply. It is the Guest’s responsibility to enquire with Canopy & Stars and/or check on our website beforehand to make sure that this type of booking is permitted.

 

14. Maximum Numbers

Please note that except by prior arrangement confirmed in writing, only the number of persons specified on a booking confirmation may occupy  a property. Most owners reserve the right to refuse admittance or revoke a booking if this condition is not observed and you are unlikely to receive any refund.

 

15. Your Responsibilities

Please note that you have a contract with the Owner of the property. As such you are under a responsibility to behave in a proper, appropriate and legal manner whilst staying at the property with due respect to the Owner, the Property and other guests and their property. You are responsible for informing the Owner of any losses or damage to the property as soon as possible. Please note that you will be liable to pay the Owner for any losses or damage to the property caused by you or a member of your party (except reasonable wear and tear). Some Owners will also require damage deposits. You must also leave the property by the check-out time specified on your booking. If any guest behaves inappropriately or improperly (of which the Owner will be the final judge on their Property), or illegally, the Owner reserves the right to ask the guest and their party (at their discretion) to leave the Property before the end of the holiday period and/or refuse any future bookings from you.  Any refund for so doing will be at the entire discretion of the Owner. In addition, the Owner reserves the right to sue the guest for any loss, damage or injury caused to the Owner, the Property or to other guests and/or their property. As agent, we will have no liability to you in these circumstances. 

 

16. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

These terms and conditions have been drafted in accordance with and are governed by English law and the courts of England and Wales have exclusive jurisdiction in relation to any and all disputes arising out of these Agency Terms & Conditions.

 

17. Discrepancies

In case of a discrepancy between these Agency Terms & Conditions and any other Canopy & Stars literature, these Agency Terms & Conditions shall prevail.

 

18. Validity clause

In the event that a court finds that a condition in these Agency Terms & Conditions is illegal or void, the illegal or void provision will be severed from the remainder of the Agency Terms & Conditions, which will continue to be valid and have full force and effect.