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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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    • Big Cottages - Delightful Leyburn Cottage S123647

    Delightful Leyburn Cottage

    Yorkshire and the Humber North Yorkshire Richmondshire District Leyburn

    S123647

    Centrally located for exploring the Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors National Parks, this detached property offers plenty of space for families or groups.
    S123647 nestles in the picturesque village of Carlton-in-Coverdale, near the peaks...

    Sleeps 10

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    • Big Cottages - Excellent Malham Cottage S92253

    Excellent Malham Cottage

    Yorkshire and the Humber North Yorkshire Craven District Malham

    S92253

    S92253, a Grade II listed 17th-century manor house, is perfect for large family groups looking for a lavish getaway in the Dales.
    This Grade II listed 17th-century manor house sits imposingly against a backdrop of wonderful Dales scenery in ...

    Sleeps 10

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    • Big Cottages - Splendid Kirkby Stephen Cottage S101599

    Splendid Kirkby Stephen Cottage

    Cumbria Eden District Kirkby Stephen

    S101599

    Ideal for couples or a small family wishing to discover this area of Cumbria, the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales.
    Built in 1848 Yew Tree House is a superb example of a Georgian house and adjoining, former coach house which has been tr...

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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 - Quaint Appleby Cottage S102820

    Quaint Appleby Cottage

    Cumbria Eden District Appleby-in-Westmorland

    S102820

    This is a great walking area, with scenery to admire, pretty villages to visit and easy access to the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District.
    S102820 is a beautifully restored 17th-century barn in the centre of the village of Orton. The house...

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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 - Charming Carnforth Cottage S18216

    Charming Carnforth Cottage

    Yorkshire and the Humber Lancashire Lancaster Carnforth

    S18216

    Situated in the grounds of Leck Hall, golf lovers will be in their element at this cottage, with three courses within 5 miles.
    In the peaceful grounds of Leck Hall, approached through splendid parkland, this architect-designed former Georgia...

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    • Big Cottages - Cosy Hawes Cottage S15163

    Cosy Hawes Cottage

    Yorkshire and the Humber North Yorkshire Richmondshire District Hawes

    S15163

    Boasting breathtaking views and fantastic walks within the countryside, this lovely cottage sits high and is just half a mile to Hawes.
    This 18th-century stone built holiday cottage is set in an elevated postition in the pretty hamlet of Sed...

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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 - 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 Nr. Hawes, Wensleydale Rental S12723

    Captivating Nr. Hawes, Wensleydale Rental

    Yorkshire and the Humber Cumbria South Lakeland District Sedbergh

    S12723

    A gem of a cottage in the heart of the Dales, given its elevated position it boasts fantastic views all around.


    *Size: Sleeps 5, 2 bedrooms.*Nearest amenities: Less than five miles.*Pets: 2 pets welcome.*Short break...

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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 - Cosy Cowling  Rental S10736

    Cosy COWLING Rental

    Yorkshire and the Humber North Yorkshire Craven District Cowling

    S10736

    A few miles from the village of Cowling, next to the owners' farmhouse, is the recently modernised cottage of S10736 which is spacious, comfortably furnished and has lovely views of farmland and valley. This accommodation, designed to accommoda...

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    • Big Cottages - Tasteful Ingleton Cottage S38015

    Tasteful Ingleton Cottage

    Yorkshire and the Humber North Yorkshire Craven District Ingleton

    S38015

    Bursting with charm and character, this beautiful cottage is set on the main street of Ingleton, and is perfect for exploring the waterfalls or the walking and cycling routes which start right from the doorstep!. This is what a cottage should be! ...

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    • Big Cottages - Excellent Kirkby Stephen Cottage S18580

    Excellent Kirkby Stephen Cottage

    Cumbria Eden District Kirkby Stephen

    S18580

    S18580 is a fantastic family property, ideally situated for keen walkers and those who love to explore.

    This cosy holiday property has an interesting and eclectic mix of styles and is situated in the heart of the village of Newbiggin-o...

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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 - Cosy Hawes Cottage S122206

    Cosy Hawes Cottage

    Yorkshire and the Humber North Yorkshire Richmondshire District Hawes

    S122206

    S122206 is a hidden gem, located within walking distance of Hawes in Wensleydale, it benefits from a downstairs bedroom with en suite wet room, an open plan lounge/dining room with exposed stone wall, beamed ceiling and a cosy wood-burning stov...

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    • Big Cottages - Attractive Horton In Ribblesdale Cottage S127564

    Attractive Horton-in-Ribblesdale Cottage

    Yorkshire and the Humber North Yorkshire Craven District Horton in Ribblesdale

    S127564

    This traditional cosy cottage sleeping 6 in located close to the village pub in Horton in Ribblesdale.  Ideal for access to the three peaks. S127564 benefits from beamed ceilings, window seats, a traditional Yorkshire Range stove with oven...

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    • Big Cottages - Inviting Skipton Cottage S59615

    Inviting Skipton Cottage

    Yorkshire and the Humber North Yorkshire Craven District Skipton

    S59615

    Eden House is only 2.5 miles west of Skipton, with easy access to the motorway network.
    Trains run frequently from Skipton station to all parts of the UK and Leeds/Bradford, Manchester and Liverpool airports are readily accessible by road.
    Indo...

    Sleeps 11

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    • Big Cottages - Adorable Carnforth Cottage S18225

    Adorable Carnforth Cottage

    Lancashire Lancaster Carnforth

    S18225


    Enjoying an elevated position with gorgeous views of open countryside from both the front and rear, S18225 provides attractive, spacious and comfortable, detached holiday accommodation. The heart of this home is definitely the open kitchen w...

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    • Big Cottages - Superb Skipton Cottage S88236

    Superb Skipton Cottage

    Yorkshire and the Humber North Yorkshire Craven District Skipton

    S88236

    Breathtaking views await at this beautiful house, tucked away just 3 miles from the market town of Skipton.
    S88236, on the Broughton Hall Estate, is set along a single track road and commands spectacular views over the estate, Skipton and th...

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    • Big Cottages - Delightful Richmond Cottage S101592

    Delightful Richmond Cottage

    Yorkshire and the Humber North Yorkshire Richmondshire District Richmond

    S101592

    This is the perfect base to explore the Yorkshire Dales National Park, historic Richmond on your doorstep and the Coast to Coast Walk to enjoy.
    The Green is a wonderful quirky 18th-century, terraced cottage in historic Richmond. The owners f...

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    • Big Cottages - Splendid Barnard Castle Cottage S14756

    Splendid Barnard Castle Cottage

    Yorkshire and the Humber Durham Barnard Castle

    S14756

    A magical setting close to the River Tees and Teesdale Way, an ideal base for visiting award winning gardens at Thorpe Hall.
    Set amidst the grounds of Thorpe Hall Estate, this is one of two charming properties that offer the perfect holiday ...

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    • Big Cottages - Superb Richmond Cottage S15378

    Superb Richmond Cottage

    Yorkshire and the Humber North Yorkshire Richmondshire District Richmond

    S15378

    Set in the heart of the village, this converted barn lies 7 miles from Richmond with many attractions nearby.
    Situated in the village of Aldbrough St John, S15378 is the perfect holiday location for guests wishing to really explore the magni...

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