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Wensleydale

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It's given its name to one of Britain's finest cheeses, but Wensleydale has so much more to offer. This is the valley of the River Ure, part of the Yorkshire Dales National Park and a popular destination for walkers and hikers.

As well as the rolling landscape of the valley itself, Wensleydale is overlooked by the distinctive flat- topped hill of Addlebrough, above the village of Bainbridge and Penhill, which stands guard over Leyburn. Wensleydale's dramatic scenery is dotted with ancient towns and villages, offering a great range of shops, pubs and tea rooms.

Hawes, at the head of the valley, is the centre of the famous cheese-making industry as well as rope- making, while Hardraw is home to Hardraw Force, one of the highest waterfalls in England.

At Aysgarth, the River Ure tumbles down a limestone staircase at the beauty spot known as Aysgarth Falls.

There are many other fascinating towns and villages in the valley; hidden treasures abound as the Ure flows eastwards. Middleham, with its castle, was the childhood home of Richard III while at West Burton, you can visit the famous Cat Pottery.

Although a walker's paradise, tired feet can let the train take the strain with a trip on the Wensleydale Railway. Heritage steam and diesel trains run along 17 miles of line between Redmire and Leeming Bar at the eastern end of the dale.

Don't forget the famous Buttertubs Pass, a great walk that leads from Hawes and Hardraw, over a high moorland pass and down to neighbouring Swaledale.

Byre Cottage

ref: DC5314

Well near Bedale, Wensleydale & Area

4 Stars

ExteriorCharming barn conversion set in rolling countryside.
Sleeps2
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?No
No of bathrooms2Changeover dayFriday

Johnnie's Cottage

ref: DC5451

Bainbridge near Hawes, Wensleydale & Area

4 StarsGold Award

ExteriorLocated in the idyllic village of Bainbridge which has many historical links.
Sleeps2
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?No
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

Parkgate Cottage

ref: 218099

Constable Burton near Leyburn, Wensleydale & Area

3 Stars

Quaint cottage within stunning grounds, the ideal base for any dales holiday.
Sleeps2
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?No
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

Little Bower

ref: 218068

Hawes, Wensleydale & Area


Character cottage nestling in quiet backwater close to Hawes town centre
Sleeps2
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?Yes
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

Stable Cottage

ref: DC1954

Harmby near Leyburn, Wensleydale & Area

3 Stars

ExteriorConverted stable with open fire and views across Cover Valley.
Sleeps2
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?No
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

Lawson's Studio

ref: 218078

Castle Bolton, Leyburn, Wensleydale & Area

4 StarsGold Award

Charming cottage in a magnificent setting, the perfect romantic holiday retreat
Sleeps2
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?Yes
No of bathrooms1Changeover dayFriday

Bridge End Cottage

ref: 218021

West Scrafton near Leyburn, Wensleydale & Area

4 Stars

Cosy country cottage adjoining the owner's home beside the River Cover in a picturesque village.
Sleeps2
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?Yes
No of bathrooms1Changeover dayFriday

Farend

ref: DC4451

Leyburn, Wensleydale & Area

3 Stars

ExteriorSet in one acre of gardens with walking and cycling from the door, just a short walk from Leyburn.
Sleeps2
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?No
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

The Palins

ref: DC4855

Constable Burton near Leyburn, Wensleydale & Area

4 Stars

ExteriorCharacter cottage with open fire and country inn close by.
Sleeps2
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?No
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

Old Cartmel Cottage

ref: 218077

Middleham near Leyburn, Wensleydale & Area

3 Stars

The ideal retreat to relax and dream, as you watch the world go be
Sleeps2
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?Yes
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

Bloomers Bothy

ref: 218089

Woodhall near Askrigg, Wensleydale & Area


The best things certainly come in small parcels Bloomer's Bothy has it all!
Sleeps2
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?Yes
No of bathrooms1Changeover dayFriday

Mason Cottage

ref: 218117

Leyburn, Wensleydale & Area

4 Stars

Delightful detached barn conversion in a secluded private grounds just 1/2 mile from Leyburn.
Sleeps2
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?Yes
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

Rose Cottage

ref: 211140

Barden near Leyburn, Wensleydale & Area

3 Stars

Rose Cottage is an attractive single storey cottage, which has excellent views over Wensleydale.
Sleeps2
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?Yes
No of bathrooms1Changeover dayFriday

The Old Chapel

NEW! ref: 218130

Castle Bolton, near Leyburn, Wensleydale & Area

4 Stars

ExteriorCharming cottage with wood burning stove set in a pretty dales village, the perfect country retreat.
Sleeps2
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?Yes
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

Braithwaite Hall Apartment**

ref: 218065

East Witton near Leyburn, Wensleydale & Area

4 Stars

Delightful ground floor apartment within a stunning country residence
Sleeps2
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?Yes
No of bathrooms1Changeover dayFriday

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