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High fells, riverside meadows and stunning views...

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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.

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

Corner Cottage

ref: 218032

Middleham near Leyburn, Wensleydale & Area

3 Stars

A cosy cottage in the delightful village of Middleham
Sleeps2 - 3
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?No
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

Watermill Croft

ref: 211143

Little Crakehall near Bedale, Wensleydale & Area

4 Stars

Watermill Croft is the perfect, cosy retreat for couples and offers good quality accommodation in warm surroundings.
Sleeps2
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?No
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

The Bolthole

ref: 211160

Leyburn, Wensleydale & Area

4 Stars

Situated in Leyburn in the heart of Wensleydale The Bolthole is a charming cottage, recently refurbished to a very high standard.
Sleeps2 - 4
No of bedrooms2Pets allowed?Yes
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

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

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

The Old Telephone Exchange

ref: 218070

Masham, Wensleydale & Area


Stunning holiday home, stylishly furnished and decorated just a short stroll from Masham centre
Sleeps2
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?Yes
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

Little Welham

ref: 218085

Bedale, Wensleydale & Area

4 Stars

Little Welham sits in open countryside, yet only a stone's throw from Bedale
Sleeps2
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?No
No of bathrooms1Changeover dayFriday

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

Lake View

ref: 218003

Woodhall near Askrigg, Wensleydale & Area

3 Stars

Cosy retreat in the heart of Wensleydale overlooking small wildlife lake.
Sleeps2
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?Yes
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

Mary's Cottage

ref: DC5313

Well near Bedale, Wensleydale & Area

4 Stars

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

The Applery

ref: 218086

Leyburn, Wensleydale & Area

4 Stars

This luxurious apartment offers contemporary living at its best in a charming location
Sleeps2 - 4
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?No
No of bathrooms1Changeover dayFriday

Bushby Cottage

ref: DC4406

Hardraw near Hawes, Wensleydale & Area

4 Stars

ExteriorSpectacular views of the countryside and the Pennine Way close by.
Sleeps2
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?No
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

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