Wharfedale and Area

Enjoy some of the longest and most beautiful valleys in the Yorkshire Dales...

Beautiful Wharfedale is one of the longest valleys in the Yorkshire Dales and it has a surprise in store for those who follow it southwards.


The River Wharfe rises on high moors and tumbles through the tiny villages of Yockenthwaite and Hubberholme, last resting place of the writer JB Priestley. Then it's on to Buckden, where Wharfedale properly begins.

But this is a Yorkshire dale of two landscapes. To the north, Upper Wharfedale is about high moors and more robust countryside, while Lower Wharfedale, beginning at the villages of Grassington and Threshfield, is very different. The land changes from high moor to a rich river valley with green and lush woodland - unusual in the Dales - with rocky outcrops. One of the most famous is Kilnsey Crag, near the village of Kilnsey. The dramatic overhanging limestone crag has long been a favourite with climbers.

On the hills above the River Wharfe, the remains of Iron Age and Bronze Age settlements and burial cairns can still be seen.

Passing between Grassington and Threshfield, the valley heads down to Burnsall, the waterfalls at The Strid and to the striking remains of beautiful Bolton Abbey.

Lower Wharfedale is a great place for nature lovers. The action of glaciers during the last Ice Age, plus hundreds of years of farming, have created many wildlife habitats. There are hillside streams, rocky limestone outcrops, grass meadows, bogs and dry-stone walls, all to be seen and enjoyed.

Victoria Cottage

3 star rating

Kettlewell, Wharfedale & Area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£275-£759

3 star rating
Kettlewell, Wharfedale & Area

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£275-£759

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

The Bungalow

4 star rating

Kettlewell, near Skipton, Wharfedale & Area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 2

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£305-£765

4 star rating
Kettlewell, near Skipton, Wharfedale & Area

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£305-£765

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 2

Clouds End

4 star rating

Linton Falls, near Grassington, Wharfedale & Area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 2

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£375-£1159

4 star rating
Linton Falls, near Grassington, Wharfedale & Area

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£375-£1159

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 2

Courtyard Cottage

4 star rating

Cracoe, near Grassington, Wharfedale & Area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£409-£1115

4 star rating
Cracoe, near Grassington, Wharfedale & Area

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£409-£1115

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 1

Angram Farmhouse

4 star rating

Halton Gill, near Litton, Wharfedale & Area

  • Sleeps: 7
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£545-£1185

4 star rating
Halton Gill, near Litton, Wharfedale & Area

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£545-£1185

Sleeps: 7 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 0

Ivy Cottage

4 star rating

Starbotton, near Grassington, Wharfedale & Area

  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 2

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£359-£1075

4 star rating
Starbotton, near Grassington, Wharfedale & Area

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£359-£1075

Sleeps: 5 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 2

Ivy Cottage

4 star rating

Grassington, near Skipton, Wharfedale & Area

  • Sleeps: 3
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 2

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£479-£1125

4 star rating
Grassington, near Skipton, Wharfedale & Area

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£479-£1125

Sleeps: 3 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 2

Guildersbank

4 star rating

Litton near Kettlewell, Wharfedale & Area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 2

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£589-£1159

4 star rating
Litton near Kettlewell, Wharfedale & Area

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£589-£1159

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 2

Bank View, Ives cottage

4 star rating

Hebden, near Grassington, Wharfedale & Area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
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£385-£1009

4 star rating
Hebden, near Grassington, Wharfedale & Area

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£385-£1009

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

The Old School

4 star rating

Kettlewell, Wharfedale & Area

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Number of Pets: 2

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£629-£1235

4 star rating
Kettlewell, Wharfedale & Area

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£629-£1235

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 3 Pets: 2

Elbeck

4 star rating

Litton near Kettlewell, Wharfedale & Area

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 2

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£335-£535

4 star rating
Litton near Kettlewell, Wharfedale & Area

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£335-£535

Sleeps: 2 Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 2

Tophams Laithe

4 star rating

Conistone with Kilnsey, Grassington, Wharfedale & Area

  • Sleeps: 3
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£375-£945

4 star rating
Conistone with Kilnsey, Grassington, Wharfedale & Area

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£375-£945

Sleeps: 3 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 1

Norm’s Nook

4 star rating

Grassington, Wharfedale & Area

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£495-£1279

4 star rating
Grassington, Wharfedale & Area

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£495-£1279

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 0

Fell View

4 star rating

Kettlewell, near Buckden, Wharfedale & Area

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£549-£1285

4 star rating
Kettlewell, near Buckden, Wharfedale & Area

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£549-£1285

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

Greystones

4 star rating

Conistone, Grassington, Wharfedale & Area

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£559-£1015

4 star rating
Conistone, Grassington, Wharfedale & Area

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£559-£1015

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0