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.

Pipit Cottage

3 star rating

Burnsall near Grassington, Wharfedale & Area

  • Sleeps: 3
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
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£369-£695

3 star rating
Burnsall near Grassington, Wharfedale & Area

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£369-£695

Sleeps: 3 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

Hilltop Barn

5 star rating

Starbotton, near Skipton, Wharfedale & Area

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

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£665-£1595

5 star rating
Starbotton, near Skipton, Wharfedale & Area

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£665-£1595

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

Halton Gill Cottage

3 star rating

Halton Gill near Litton, Wharfedale & Area

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

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£275-£565

3 star rating
Halton Gill near Litton, Wharfedale & Area

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£275-£565

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

Market Square

4 star rating

Grassington, Wharfedale & Area

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

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£545-£1249

4 star rating
Grassington, Wharfedale & Area

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£545-£1249

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

Garside

3 star rating

Grassington, Wharfedale & Area

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

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£309-£645

3 star rating
Grassington, Wharfedale & Area

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£309-£645

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

Kelvin House

4 star rating

Grassington, near Skipton, Wharfedale & Area

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£605-£1815

4 star rating
Grassington, near Skipton, Wharfedale & Area

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£605-£1815

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 1

Wharfedene

4 star rating

Linton Falls near Grassington, Wharfedale & Area

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 2

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£425-£969

4 star rating
Linton Falls near Grassington, Wharfedale & Area

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£425-£969

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 2

Poppy Cottage

4 star rating

Buckden, Wharfedale & Area

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

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£399-£1025

4 star rating
Buckden, Wharfedale & Area

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£399-£1025

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

Prospect Farm Cottage

3 star rating

Appletreewick near Skipton, Wharfedale & Area

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

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£375-£665

3 star rating
Appletreewick near Skipton, Wharfedale & Area

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£375-£665

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

Roselber

4 star rating

Litton near Kettlewell, Wharfedale & Area

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

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£645-£1245

4 star rating
Litton near Kettlewell, Wharfedale & Area

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£645-£1245

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

Littondale

3 star rating

Litton, near Kettlewell, Wharfedale & Area

  • Sleeps: 14
  • Bedrooms: 6
  • Bathrooms: 6
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£1299-£2889

3 star rating
Litton, near Kettlewell, Wharfedale & Area

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£1299-£2889

Sleeps: 14 Bedrooms: 6 Bathrooms: 6 Pets: 1

Foss Gill

3 star rating

Starbotton, near Skipton, Wharfedale & Area

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

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£439-£1145

3 star rating
Starbotton, near Skipton, Wharfedale & Area

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£439-£1145

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

Lane House

4 star rating

Threshfield near Grassington, Wharfedale & Area

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

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£545-£1075

4 star rating
Threshfield near Grassington, Wharfedale & Area

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£545-£1075

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

Valley View

4 star rating

Burnsall, near Skipton, Wharfedale & Area

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

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£365-£785

4 star rating
Burnsall, near Skipton, Wharfedale & Area

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£365-£785

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

Old Milverton

4 star rating

Grassington, Wharfedale & Area

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

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£359-£829

4 star rating
Grassington, Wharfedale & Area

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£359-£829

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