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Holiday Cottages In Yorkshire Dales To Rent

Holiday Cottages in the Yorkshire Dales

Whatever time of year you choose to book your Yorkshire Dales Cottages, this part of England never fails to astonish. Both the Yorkshire Dales National Park and the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty are protected, giving you some idea of just how unique and special the scenery is in the area. Each part of the Dales has its own distinct character. Book one of our extensive range of holiday cottages in the Yorkshire Dales close to the South Dales and you’ll be closer to civilization, yet still surrounded by wild and rugged beauty. The North Dales is straight out of a Bronte novel, with expansive heaths, ancient, crumbling walls and ancient barns. To the west, you’ll find small, rustic villages with plenty of charm.

Holidays in the Yorkshire Dales have immediate appeal for couples who want to enjoy some time together against a wildly romantic backdrop. Whether it’s cosying up around a warming fire or taking a gentle stroll across the moors, there’s no denying the impact of the stunning scenery. For families booking one of our Yorkshire Dales Cottages, there’s plenty to keep younger visitors entertained and to make your break a memorable one.

What are the best family attractions in the Yorkshire Dales?

If you’ve booked one of our holiday cottages in the Yorkshire Dales near Leyburn, be sure to pay a visit to the wonderfully-named Forbidden Corner. While it might be advertised as being for kids, this attraction is equally appealing to adults. Packed with imposing follies, secret passages, hidden doors and some extremely eccentric statues, this a day out that the whole family will enjoy.

For families who like to get out and about, Brimham Rocks, near Nidderdale, offers a very rewarding challenge. The rocks themselves have naturally formed into weird and wonderful shapes, creating some superb climbing opportunities and offering breathtaking views across the Dales. There are plenty of places to enjoy a picnic, so pack a hamper and get your climbing boots on.

Ingleton’s White Scar Caves prove that all the best scenery isn’t always above ground. Book a tour and you’ll encounter expansive underground chambers, dazzling rock formations and subterranean waterfalls. The caves cover around four miles and a tour usually takes around an hour and a half.

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Yorkshire Dales Cottages

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    • Big Cottages - Attractive Bedale Cottage S41598

    Attractive Bedale Cottage

    Yorkshire and the Humber North Yorkshire Hambleton District Bedale

    S41598

    Complimentary Welcome Hamper
    A complimentary welcome hamper will be awaiting you on your arrival containing milk, tea, fresh coffee, bread, butter, eggs, juice, wine and cheese, along with other essential items to prepare a light snack or break...

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    • Big Cottages - Splendid Kirkgate Cottage S59617

    Splendid Kirkgate Cottage

    Yorkshire and the Humber North Yorkshire Richmondshire District Middleham

    S59617

    The house is a charming, 18th century Georgian manor set on 3 acres of private walled garden and situated in the heart of picturesque Middleham.

    Middleham was once known as ‘the Windsor of the North’ because of the frequent visits of mo...

    Sleeps 20

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    • Big Cottages - Captivating Harrogate Cottage S137536

    Captivating Harrogate Cottage

    Yorkshire and the Humber North Yorkshire Harrogate District Harrogate

    S137536

    Nidderdale is one of the most breathtaking of the dales, and deserves its title as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with its stunning moorland scenery and tapestry of lush green meadows. Bordered by the Yorkshire Dales National Park and clos...

    Sleeps 16

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    • Big Cottages - Delightful Barnard Castle Cottage S14766

    Delightful Barnard Castle Cottage

    Durham Barnard Castle

    S14766

    Why not make Castle Garden your kingdom during your stay in beautiful County Durham and admire the castle views as you relax in the conservatory?. A comfortable mid-terraced holiday home, situated in the oldest part of the ancient Teesdale market ...

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    • Big Cottages - Attractive Thirsk Cottage S15527

    Attractive Thirsk Cottage

    Yorkshire and the Humber North Yorkshire Hambleton District Thirsk

    S15527

    Former farm buildings dating from 1685, with exposed beams and stonework, shared heated swimming pool and leisure facilities.
    Shared swimming pool. Converted from farm buildings that once served as the hall and dating back to 1685, these det...

    Sleeps 11

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    • Big Cottages - Splendid Richmond Cottage S15375

    Splendid Richmond Cottage

    Yorkshire and the Humber North Yorkshire Richmondshire District Richmond

    S15375

    Set in award winning gardens this spacious holiday property is just a few minutes walk to the cobbled square in the centre of Richmond.
    A splendid holiday property set in magnificent gardens; first-prize holder in the Daily Mail 199...

    Sleeps 10

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    • Big Cottages - Wonderful Durham Cottage S24692

    Wonderful Durham Cottage

    Durham

    S24692

    A beautifully furnished 18th century cottage, complete with large enclosed garden and games room, ideal for families or friends celebrating a special occasion.
    Set in the heart of the ‘picture-postcard’ Anglo Saxon village of Wit...

    Sleeps 11

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    • Big Cottages - Charming Bedale Cottage S70334

    Charming Bedale Cottage

    Yorkshire and the Humber North Yorkshire Hambleton District Bedale

    S70334

    This charming property is located in the beer garden of the Wagon and Horses Inn in the lovely market town of Bedale.
    What a great location for a family get together! Hidden away in the beer garden of the Wagon and Horses Inn in Bedale, S703...

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    • Big Cottages - Inviting Muker Cottage S71535

    Inviting Muker Cottage

    Yorkshire and the Humber North Yorkshire Richmondshire District Muker

    S71535

    S71535 is nestled in a truly rural location, from which walking and cycling enthusiasts can spend hours on end exploring this delightful setting.
    Perfectly situated in the quiet village of Gunnerside and occupying a position opposite the Ghy...

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    • Big Cottages - Attractive Muker Cottage S102906

    Attractive Muker Cottage

    Yorkshire and the Humber North Yorkshire Richmondshire District Muker

    S102906

    Nestled within the peace and tranquillity of the pretty village of Muker in Swaledale, perfect for families who enjoy walking and cycling in beautiful countryside.
    With hillside views from its distinctive windows, S102906 is a remarkable 17t...

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    • Big Cottages - Wonderful Reeth Cottage S82753

    Wonderful Reeth Cottage

    Yorkshire and the Humber North Yorkshire Richmondshire District Reeth

    S82753

    Retreat from everyday life and enjoy total tranquillity hidden away at S82753, simply relax or explore many footpaths from the door.
    S82753 is an 18th-century, semi-detached, former lead miner’s cottage situated adjacent to the owner&r...

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    • Big Cottages - Lovely Grassington Cottage S114214

    Lovely Grassington Cottage

    Yorkshire and the Humber North Yorkshire Craven District Grassington

    S114214

    This is a superb location for exploring the beauty of the Yorkshire Dales, and with so many attractions, you’re sure to return!. Set in the Yorkshire Dales National Park and tucked away down a private road, this semi-detached, stone built pr...

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    • Big Cottages - Quaint Near Hawes Rental S10759

    Quaint near HAWES Rental

    Yorkshire and the Humber North Yorkshire Richmondshire District Hawes

    S10759

    In Wensleydale close to the village of Sedbusk and less than two miles from Hawes is Shepherd's Cottage renovated to retain charming original features and with a high standard of furnishings. Located in beautiful countryside this cottage is ide...

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    • Big Cottages - Adorable Richmond Cottage S133333

    Adorable Richmond Cottage

    Yorkshire and the Humber North Yorkshire Richmondshire District Richmond

    S133333

    S133333 is a cute and quirky 18C cottage sleeping 6 in 3 bedrooms with a beautiful garden situated on the high green in the picturesque Catterick Village, S133333 is one of the oldest in the village. This well-equipped cottage is light and airy...

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    • Big Cottages - Quaint Bishop Auckland Cottage S77518

    Quaint Bishop Auckland Cottage

    Durham Bishop Auckland

    S77518

    Walkers and cyclists will love this location, or for those who enjoy some retail shopping, the city of Durham is just 30 minutes’ away.

    Hidden away in the stunning countryside of County Durham, S77518 is the perfect place from wh...

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    • Big Cottages - Captivating Kirkby Stephen Cottage S38155

    Captivating Kirkby Stephen Cottage

    Cumbria Eden District Kirkby Stephen

    S38155

    This rural, period property enjoys a secluded location between the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District. It has both character and appeal with a wood burner in the lounge and an enclosed garden.
    S38155 is a fantastically remote, quintessent...

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    • Big Cottages - Lovely Brompton Cottage S98348

    Lovely Brompton Cottage

    Yorkshire and the Humber North Yorkshire Hambleton Brompton

    S98348

    This delightful cottage is a great choice for families to enjoy the wonderful North York Moors National Park and the Heritage Coast of Yorkshire.
    S98348 is located on the edge of the North York Moors National Park and just 10 miles from the ...

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    • Big Cottages - Stunning Pateley Bridge Cottage S69903

    Stunning Pateley Bridge Cottage

    Yorkshire and the Humber North Yorkshire Harrogate District Pateley Bridge

    S69903

    This spacious stone built cottage is set in an elevated position with fabulous views over Nidderdale, which is ideal for exploring the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
    Set in an elevated position with fabulous views over Nidderdale, this delig...

    Sleeps 10

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    • Big Cottages - Cosy Kirkby Stephen Cottage S98094

    Cosy Kirkby Stephen Cottage

    Cumbria Eden District Kirkby Stephen

    S98094

    A well-presented barn conversion with fabulous space for families and friends and offering a good standard of accommodation.
    S98094 is ideally located with a traditional inn just a stroll away (restricted open times in winter). Close by gues...

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    • Big Cottages - Quaint Leyburn Cottage S49700

    Quaint Leyburn Cottage

    Yorkshire and the Humber North Yorkshire Richmondshire District Leyburn

    S49700

    Located in a quiet village, this property is the ideal base to discover Leyburn and the surrounding area on foot, bike or in the car.
    Nestled away in the sleepy village of Redmire, S49700 is the ideal location for guests wanting to enjoy a p...

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    • Big Cottages - Wonderful Leyburn Cottage S98587

    Wonderful Leyburn Cottage

    Yorkshire and the Humber North Yorkshire Richmondshire District Leyburn

    S98587

    This is the perfect central location for touring the Yorkshire Dales with stunning countryside, pretty market towns and villages to discover.
    Ideally placed in the picturesque market town of Middleham with elegant buildings and interesting s...

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    • Big Cottages - Tasteful Bishop Auckland Cottage S49908

    Tasteful Bishop Auckland Cottage

    Durham Bishop Auckland

    S49908

    This large holiday home in the popular village of High Etherley offers unique accommodation in the heart of the Durham Dales.
    Situated just a couple of miles away from the popular town of Bishop Auckland in the small village of High Etherley...

    Sleeps 11

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    • Big Cottages - Luxury Leyburn Cottage S98086

    Luxury Leyburn Cottage

    Yorkshire and the Humber North Yorkshire Richmondshire District Leyburn

    S98086

    On the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, this stone cottage is surrounded by beautiful scenery and historic locations.
    Tucked away, with a lovely raised garden to the rear, this semi-detached, stone built cottage enjoys a central lo...

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    • Big Cottages - Gorgeous Kettlewell Cottage S97620

    Gorgeous Kettlewell Cottage

    Yorkshire and the Humber North Yorkshire Craven District Kettlewell

    S97620

    After a day walking in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales, relax and enjoy the evening sun from the balcony looking out over the countryside.
    Tucked away in a quiet location in the rural village of Starbotton, this semi-detached, stone built barn...

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