Riverdale Cottage ref: CC211199

Bainbridge near Hawes, Wensleydale & Area

4 Stars



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  • Garden / Patio 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Open Fire 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • WiFi 
  • Washing Machine 


Situated in the attractive village of Bainbridge in the heart of Wensleydale, Riverdale Cottage is a delightful attached property overlooking the village green.  The cottage is part of a recent conversion of the former Riverdale Hotel and now provides excellent accommodation for families or couples.  The open plan design is spacious and welcoming and the open fire in the lounge area is perfect for those winter evenings. 

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

The property is heated by oil fired central heating and comprises:
Open plan Lounge: With open fire, satellite TV, DVD and CD/radio
Dining/Kitchen: With electric oven and hob, microwave, washing machine, tumble dryer and fridge/freezer

First floor

Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed
Bedroom 2: With twin beds
Bathroom: With bath and shower over, WC and hand basin

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor


All electric, heating, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included.  (Initial supply of fuel for open fire only).


Private off street parking for one car.  Pets welcome by arrangement.  Open patio area to front with bench seating overlooking the village green. No smoking.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
    5 miles
  • Distance
    5 miles
  • Restaurant
    200 yrds
  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
    200 yrds
  • Railway station distance
    13 miles
  • Lake

About the local area

Bainbridge is an ideal base to begin your Dales holiday.  The village is well-equipped with a pub serving food, butcher, tea room, garage and a bus service from the popular market towns of Leyburn and Hawes.  Leyburn is a bustling market town with many shops, tea rooms and restaurants, and Hawes is a popular town housing the world famous Wensleydale Creamery - well worthy of a visit.  Footpath and more challenging walks can be found from the doorstep, and there are delightful riverside walks at nearby Aysgarth Falls.

Things to do nearby

Upper Wharfedale

Along the Upper Wharfe Valley the characteristic drystone walls and barns of the Dales, important flower-rich hay meadows, beautiful riverside and valleyside woodland combine to create a wonderful place to relax and explore the great outdoors.

Wensleydale Creamery

Receiving over 270,000 visitors each year, the Wensleydale Creamery Visitors Centre incorporates a museum, viewing gallery, specialist cheese shop and fully licensed restaurant.

Pennine Bridleway - Horse Riding

The Pennine Bridleway is a new 350 mile long National Trail in the North of England.


Reeth, in the heart of Swaledale is a honey pot for locals and tourists. It lies where two of North Yorkshire's finest dales meet.

Arkle Moor Riding Centre
Arkle Moor Riding Centre

A small riding centre just outside the dales village of Reeth.

Bolton Castle

Completed in 1399, Bolton Castle has a rich past including connections with Richard III and Mary Queen of Scots who was imprisoned here in 1568 under orders from Elizabeth I. Open all year round.

River Wharfe - Day Tickets
River Wharfe - Day Tickets

Some great fishing venues including Burnsall, Ilkley and Grassington. Day tickets available.

River Bain
River Bain

Bainbridge is the only place that you can get day tickets for the River Bain with it being such a short river - the shortest in England at about two miles!


The thriving market town of Hawes located in the heart of Wensleydale is a typical Yorkshire Dales town full of character and charm.

The Swaledale Museum
The Swaledale Museum

The Swaledale Museum is run by volunteers where displays of local heritage from Swaledale and Arkengarthdale can be viewed.

The Forbidden Corner

A unique labyrinth of tunnels, chambers, follies and surprises created in a four acre garden in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales.

River Ure - Day Tickets
River Ure - Day Tickets

Great fishing venues include Bainbridge, Hawes and Aysgarth. Day tickets available

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