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This traditional market town and the surrounding villages provide the ideal holiday cottage base for touring Wharfedale and has easy access to both the Yorkshire Dales National Park and North York Moors National Park.

Bedale has some lovely Georgian buildings but its history stretches back to medieval times and is mentioned in the Doomsday Book. The town has plenty of local facilities, interesting independent shops, and places to eat and drink. Close by are tranquil walks and stunning countryside; The Heritage Trail takes you around town and points out all the points of interest.

For a relaxing tour of the region join the Wharfedale Railway at nearby Leeming Bar. For day out ideas visit Bedale Hall which is a fine example of Georgian architecture and Jervaulx Abbey; one of England’s most notable Cistercian abbeys. Also of interest is Snape Castle Chapel, which is not open to the public but presents a striking structure.

Many local Yorkshire beers are produced at the breweries in the region which offer visitor attraction facilities and tours, including Theakstons Brewery and Black Sheep Brewery located at picturesque Masham. More family orientated fun comes in the form of Ariel Extreme, comprising of rope bridges, climbing wall, mid-air jumps and an exhilarating ‘free-fall’! All the family will love Thorp Perrow Bird of Prey and Mammal Centre, set amongst acres of woodland, lakes and picnic areas.

For a relaxing break in Yorkshire, with plenty of outdoor activities and interesting places to visit take a look at our selection of cottages in Bedale and the surrounding villages.

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  • Barn Cottage


    Ref: CC218135
    Barn Cottage is a charming 17th Century stone cottage which nestles in a fantastic location right at the heart of Crakehall, a friendly, idyllic and award winning village, overlooking the expansive and picturesque village green. Retaining its original character the cottage has been extensively modernised providing very well equipped accommodation which is furnished to a high standard with attention to detail and many personal touches. Access to a delightful private garden and patio at the rear of cottage is perfect for relaxing and al-fresco dining on warmer days.

    Ground Floor: The accommodation is heated by electric storage heaters and comprises:
    Fully enclosed porch leading to...
    Kitchen/diner: with solid oak floor, halogen hob and electric oven, microwave, kettle, toaster, coffee machine, food mixer, larder fridge, dishwasher and washing machine.
    Sitting room: with solid oak floor, electric log effect stove, TV with Freeview, DVD player, CD/radio/i-Pod dock and free Wi-Fi.

    First Floor: Stairs leading to first floor landing with three steps up to:
    Bedroom 1: spacious with king size bed, TV and DVD player.
    Bedroom 2: with 4ft bed.
    Three steps from the landing to:
    Bathroom: with electric shower over bath, separate hand held shower attachment, WC, basin, heated towel rail and shaver point.

    All fuel, power, bed linen and towels included. Selection of books, local walking books, DVDs, CDs, jigsaws and games. Travel cot, highchair and upstairs stairgate available on request. Garage with chest freezer.Private and enclosed garden. Patio to rear of cottage with barbeque area. Gas barbeque and garden furniture provided. No smoking in the cottage. Private parking for one car to the rear of cottage but access is very narrow. Additional parking to front of cottage alongside village green.

  • Wren Cottage

    Patrick Brompton near Leyburn

    Ref: CC211239
    An absolute delight of a cottage. Built in 1753, Wren Cottage is a cosy, warm and welcoming detached holiday cottage. It is situated on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales and also lies within an easy drive of North Yorkshire Moors. With very easy access from major motorway routes, the cottage is easily found in the small village of Patrick Brompton. Perfect for couples, this is the ideal destination for a quiet romantic break. There is a local pub serving superb food just a couple of minutes away, making this a great place to spend an anniversary, birthday or special occasion. Lovingly renovated and restored to a fantastic standard, Wren Cottage is packed full of character and charm with many original features, yet offers guests modern amenities and facilities too.
    The ground floor offers a very well-presented lounge with exposed beams, wooden floor and a multi fuel stove in the inglenook fireplace. The kitchen is compact yet well-equipped, and leads out on to a small courtyard area with outdoor seating and table. On the first floor guests will find a small single bedroom suitable for a child, as well as a master bedroom with exposed original beams and tasteful décor. The bathroom also has quality fixtures and fittings. To the rear of the property there is a fabulous, well-maintained enclosed garden offering another private sitting area from which guests will be able to enjoy the peace and quiet of the tranquil surroundings.
    Ideal for guests of all ages including couples, cyclists, walkers and ramblers, Wren Cottage is located in the peaceful village of Patrick Brompton where there are many established public footpaths and cycle paths, leading right through some of the most picturesque countryside that North Yorkshire has to offer. Only six miles away from the popular market town of Leyburn, you can visit the chocolate factory, Tennants Auction House, as well as perusing the local shops, weekly farmers market and relaxing in one of the many cafes, restaurants and pubs that are located around the town square. In the other direction and only eight miles away, you can visit the historic Georgian town of Richmond, with many attractions including Richmond Castle, theatre, river walks and a town centre bursting with activity.
    A little further afield is the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, where you are surrounded by magnificent countryside and scenery. The famous racehorse town of Middleham is eight miles from Patrick Brompton and is steeped in history being the birthplace of Richard III. Guests who visit Middleham are often treated to the glorious sight of thoroughbred horses being led through the town up on to the gallops in the fields just outside. A haven for walkers and cyclists, the area is extremely popular all year round and offers fabulous views across hills and dales, as well as majestic waterfalls like nearby Aysgarth Falls and Ingleton Falls. Visit the traditional Yorkshire villages of Reeth, Gunnerside and Muker. Durham, Barnard Castle, York, Harrogate, Ripon and Masham can be reached within an hour.

    Ground Floor: The property has electric central heating and comprises:
    Lounge: Spacious with beams, wooden floor, multi-fuel stove, 21" Freeview TV and DVD player.
    Kitchen: With tiled floor, electric cooker, microwave, fridge with ice box and washing machine.

    First Floor: Bedroom 1: Beamed with double bed.
    Bedroom 2: With 2ft 6in single bed (for child).
    Bathroom: With shower over bath and WC.

    All electric, bed linen and towels included. Initial fuel for multi-fuel stove provided. Internet access. Welcome pack.Enclosed garden with terrace, patio and furniture. Parking (1 car). No smoking.

  • Castle View

    Snape near Bedale

    Ref: DC4837
    All on ground floor level and with views over the courtyard to Snape Castle, once the home of Catherine Parr the last wife of Henry VIII, this excellent mews cottage has been beautifully renovated and now provides holiday accommodation of a high standard. The buildings were originally part of the coach yard and stables to the castle and have been beautifully and sympathetically restored to create splendid courtyard accommodation, furnished in contemporary style to a high standard.

    Ground Floor: With gas central heating and comprising:
    with views to the castle oven, hob, microwave, fridge (freezer in outhouse), dishwasher and iron.
    Sitting/dining room: with arch window, plasma flame effect fire, TV, DVD and radio/CD player. Overlooks the courtyard and castle.
    Bedroom 1: with king size bed, arched window and en-suite with walk in shower, WC and basin.
    Bedroom 2: with twin beds, arch window and en-suite shower room with shower, WC and basin.

    Bed linen and towels provided. Wi-Fi available. Walled garden with table and chairs. Lockable bike storage. Washing machine by arrangement. Can be booked with Parr Cottage DC4556 and The Carthouse DC5414 to accommodate up to 10 people.

  • The Old Chapel

    Burneston near Bedale

    Ref: CC218098
    The Old Chapel is centrally located in the pretty village of Burneston with a post office and a pub within very easy walking distance, and just three miles south of the market town of Bedale. It was built in 1859 as a Wesleyan Chapel, and used for regular services until the early 1960s. Before its restoration by the present owners, it has been used for art exhibitions, as a games room and even stabling for cattle!

    The property has been cleverly designed and lovingly converted to provide accommodation of a very good standard for couples or small families. Full of character you would expect of a chapel conversion, it offers up-to-date comforts with oil central heating, underfloor heating to the ground floor, and the added benefit of a cosy wood burner in the living room.

    Conveniently located between the Yorkshire Dales and the North York Moors National Parks, there is easy access to the A1 making it convenient to venture further afield. To the south is the historic walled city of York with its famous minster, museums, cobbled alleyways and independent shops. The spa town of Harrogate should not be missed, where a visit to the popular Betty’s Tea Room is a must. For horse racing enthusiasts, there are race courses at Catterick, Thirsk, York and Wetherby.

    The area is peppered with traditional market towns including Ripon, Leyburn and Thirsk. Bedale has a wide high street with a few shops, and shopaholics will love Northallerton, again with its wide high street and shops aplenty. There are many castles to explore, including Bolton Castle, Richmond, Helmsley and Pickering. For a family day out, don’t miss the Forbidden Corner at Leyburn, with mysterious tunnels and chambers, and surprises at every turn. Lightwater Valley theme park is almost on your doorstep, and provides rides and attractions for fun seekers of all ages.

    There are also many National Trust and English Heritage properties to visit including Rievaulx Abbey, Fountains Abbey, Byland Abbey, Newby Hall and Gardens, and privately owned Jervaulx Abbey and Thorp Perrow Aboretum. For more scenic days out, head west to the Yorkshire Dales and take in the stunning scenery, or to the east you will find the wilderness of the Yorkshire Moors. Don’t miss the spectacular Brimham Rocks, also National Trust owned, with unique and amazing granite rock formations, or the Druids Temple, a Victorian folly near Masham, which is also home to Theakstons Brewery.

    After a busy day exploring, the property makes a comfortable, welcoming retreat to come home to. Why not relax on the patio with a glass of your favourite tipple? With so much to do in and around this area, you’ll be sure to return.

    Ground Floor: The property has oil central heating (with underfloor heating on the ground floor), and comprises:
    Porch: With hanging and boot space.

    Cloakroom: With WC and low headroom.

    Lounge: With wood burner, Freeview TV and DVD player.

    Kitchen/dining room: With electric oven, ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and washing machine.

    First Floor: Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed and en-suite with shower, WC and heated towel rail.

    Bedroom 2: With twin beds.

    Bathroom: With shower over bath, WC and heated towel rail.

    All oil, electric, bed linen and towels included. Initial fuel for wood burner provided.Parking for 2 cars. Enclosed patio garden. BBQ. No smoking.

  • Minton Cottage


    Ref: 30563

    Built circa 1900, this pretty terraced holiday cottage provides thoughtfully designed and comfortable accommodation, right in the heart of one of North Yorkshire’s most popular market towns. With home comforts, Minton Cottage still manages to retain much of its traditional cottage charm and its cosy multi-fuel burner makes it the perfect base from which to enjoy a relaxing break. Ideal for couples or a small family, the cottage is just a few minutes’ walk from Masham’s vibrant town centre, which offers a good selection of pubs, cafés, restaurants, art galleries and some unique shops, including a good quality butchers and deli. There is also a tourist office in the market square which provides lots of information on local walks and attractions. Famous for its sheep fair and steam rally, Masham also has two breweries and holds a twice weekly market. Masham is located in the Harrogate district of North Yorkshire’s Wensleydale and it was featured on the route for the 2014 Tour de France. Its proximity to the Yorkshire Dales make it ideal for those who like walking or cycling. Other activities available locally include fishing and golf, although for something completely different, why not try the cookery school at Swinton Park which is 2 miles away. Children will love Lightwater Valley, 6 miles, whilst adults may prefer UNESCO’s Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Gardens near Ripon, 10 miles, Harrogate, 22 miles, or Hawes, 26 miles, which is famous for its cheese. The historic city of York and the Yorkshire Moors are both reachable by car in under an hour. For those who want to leave their car behind, Masham operates bus services to popular towns such as Leyburn, Richmond and Ripon as well as serving some of the areas’ popular attractions such as Bolton Castle (seasonal). Shop 100 yards, pub and restaurant 300 yards.

    Ground floor: Living room. Kitchen with breakfast area. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double (5ft), 1 single (2ft 6in) with additional pull-out single (2ft 6in, can form 5ft double). Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

    Multi-fuel burner in living room (initial fuel included). Gas central heating (underfloor in bathroom), electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. 31" Freeview TV. DVD and small library. iPod dock. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Dishwasher. Freezer. Wi-fi. Sitting-out area and furniture. Public car park 50 yards, foc. No smoking.

  • Harvester Cottages - Mr McCormick’s Cottage

    Kirkbridge, nr. Crakehall

    Ref: 25900

    Quiet location
    Walking direct from the door

    Set in a small hamlet, these carefully converted holiday cottages form a courtyard development where every care has been taken with the design, internal furnishings and their impact on the environment. Bell’s Barn (prop ref 25899) stands detached from the other cottages and is suitable for wheelchair users. Just a short walk from Crakehall, claimed to be one of the prettiest villages in the Dales, with a large village green overlooked by an imposing manor house where cricket and quoits teams often play. Nearby, the historic town of Bedale, 2½ miles, offers a weekly market every Tuesday and various events during the year, together with a range of individual shops, restaurants and pubs. Masham, renowned for the Black Sheep Brewery, is 10 minutes’ drive and Richmond with its Norman castle, Georgian architecture and thriving theatre is also easily accessible. Historic York and its many attractions is within easy driving distance. Alternatively, just enjoy the wonderful Yorkshire countryside either by car, bicycle or on foot. Shop and pub ¾ mile. Properties 25898, 25899, 25900 and 25901 can be booked together to accommodate up to 16 guests.

    Ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen. Separate toilet. Stone floor throughout. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double (5ft) with en-suite shower room and toilet, 1 twin with en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

    All properties: Woodburner in living room included. Underfloor central heating from ground source heat pump, electricity, bed linen and towels included. High chair by arrangement. Satellite TV. DVD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washer/dryer. Shared drying room. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi. Gravelled courtyard with paved area and furniture. Shared grassed area. Barbecue. Shared cycle store. Livery nearby (by arrangement). Parking (2 cars). No smoking. NB: Stream nearby.

  • Roseview

    Snape near Bedale

    Ref: CC218064
    Located on a peaceful lane in the delightful and historic village of Snape, Roseview is a beautifully restored 17th century stone cottage, providing excellent accommodation for couples and families alike in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales.
    Sympathetically transformed with oak floors, wooden beams and a wood burning stove, Roseview is furnished in a very comfortable contemporary style to a high standard. With two spacious bedrooms upstairs, both with their own ensuite bathroom facility, the cottage can accommodate up to four guests, with a shower room on the ground floor a handy additional facility. The lounge with wood burner offers a cosy place to unwind at the end of the day, or you might prefer to relax in the reading area in the separate dining room, and the kitchen is well equipped with everything required for self catering.  A beautiful lawned garden to the rear is enclosed and secluded, perfect for a summer’s afternoon. A shed is also available for those wishing to take advantage of the quiet roads and bring their own bicycles.
    Snape village has a good pub serving food, an excellent farm shop, a pretty beck running through it, and even a  castle, dating from 1426 once the home of Henry VIII’s last, and surviving, wife Katherine Parr.  For those with an interest in nature, Thorpe Perrow Arboretum is a short distance away. The Georgian market town of Bedale is around 3 miles away and offers a wide selection of shops, tea rooms and pubs along with the town of Masham, which has two breweries to explore and holds various seasonal events. Excellent footpath walks and cycle routes can be discovered in the area, with the heart of the National Park easily accessed.  A delightful cottage in an area with something for everyone.

    Ground Floor: With oil fired central heating and comprising:
    Lounge: with wood burning stove, TV, DVD, Radio/CD.
    Kitchen: with electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher.

    Dining Room: with dining table and lounge area including sofa and TV.
    Shower room: with shower, WC and basin.

    First Floor: Bedroom 1: with zip and link beds (can be twin or super King please specify at the time of booking), walk-in wardrobe and en-suite with bath, heated towel rail WC and basin.
    Bedroom 2: with king size bed and en-suite with free-standing bath, heated towel rail, WC and basin.

    Initial supply of logs for the wood burner, remainder of fuel, power, bed linen and towels provided. One well behaved pet welcome. Wi-fi available.Lawned garden with furniture, patio area with barbeque and shed available for storage of bikes. Parking for one car.

  • The Calf Pens

    near Masham

    Ref: DC4559
    This charming cottage is set in a countryside location in Lower Wensleydale, on the edge of an ’Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’ - a walker’s paradise with pretty riverside walks on the doorstep. Masham (one and a half miles) boasts high quality craft shops, tea-rooms, an award winning restaurant, country inns serving local fayre, two breweries both with Visitor Centres, and a superb golf course. Middleham, famous for its racehorses and medieval castle, is a few minutes drive, with numerous abbeys and castles in the area. Harrogate and Ripon are nearby, whilst York and The North York Moors are within easy driving distance.

    Ground Floor: With ground source underfloor heating and comprising:
    Sitting/dining room:
    with log burning stove, TV, DVD, CD/radio player, a selection of books and games and stable door to garden.
    Kitchen: with electric hob, oven, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, washer and iron.
    Bedroom 1: with zip and link beds (can be either double or twin).
    Bedroom 2: with zip and link beds (can be either double or twin).
    Shower room: with double shower, WC and basin.

    Bed linen and towels provided. Logs for stove included. Cot and highchair available on request. Wi-fi available however the owner does ask for a small charge of £5 for the use of it during your stayPatio and lawned garden with furniture. Please note this property is on a working farm.

  • Mill Cottage


    Ref: CC211220
    Centrally positioned in the heart of the delightful Dales village of Masham, Mill Cottage is situated on the main road opposite the village bakery and only a short stroll from the Market Square.  Masham - famous for its annual Sheep fare and two breweries houses a good selection of shops, pubs and eateries, along with an outdoor market each Wednesday and is situated on the Eastern edge of the Yorkshire Dales.  Theakston and Black Sheep breweries, complete with visitor centres including viewing the brewing area, bistro area and shop, are close by and attract visitors all year round.  The area is excellent for walking and hiking and perfect for exploring the numerous delights of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
    For those wishing to venture a little further, the historic City of Ripon, complete with cathedral, shopping centre and race course is a twenty minute drive away and the fashionable Spa town of Harrogate a little further beyond.

    Ground Floor: The property is heated by gas central heating and comprises:
    Lounge/diner: With colour TV with freeview, DVD and radio/CD. Table and 4 chairs.
    Kitchen: with double electric oven and ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and washing machine.

    First Floor: Bedroom 1: With king size bed.
    Bedroom 2: With double bed 4/ 6" x 5’7".
    Shower room: With shower cubicle, W.C., basin, bidet, shaver point and radiator.

    All fuel, power, towels and bed linen included. 

  • The Brewhouse

    Nr. Bedale

    Ref: E2404

    This beautifully furnished and decorated conversion of a spacious detached Brewhouse enjoys an idyllic and peaceful setting next to a mill stream. Surrounded by lovely countryside, it is just 600 yards from the village pub and shop and 2 miles from the market town of Bedale which boasts shops, restaurants, swimming pool, leisure facilities and golf course. Leyburn is just 9 miles and Castle Bolton, Aysgarth Waterfalls and Fountains Abbey (NT) are 15 miles. Perfect for exploring the Dales, Yorkshire Moors and Durham. Shop and pub 600 yards.

    Steps to entrance. Ground floor: Two steps to dining area with patio doors. Kitchen. Twin bedroom. Shower room with toilet. Steep open-sided, open-tread, spiral stairs to first floor: Living room with vaulted ceiling and beams. 1 double (6ft) bedroom with beams. Bathroom with toilet.

    Open fire in living room (no fuel provided). Oil central heating included (£30per week October-March). Electricity and bed linen included. Towel hire. Travel cot. High chair. DVD. Microwave. Sun deck and furniture. Balcony. 0.5 acre paddock. Parking. No smoking. No children under 3 years, except babes in arms. NB: Stream in paddock.

  • Spinners

    Well near Bedale

    Ref: CC211189
    Spinners is a delightful detached cottage nestling on Well Bank in the heart of this pretty Dales village. Furnished and decorated to an exceptionally high standard, this luxurious cottage offers every home from home comfort with the advantage of an open fire in the lounge, dressing area and en-suite shower room adjacent to the master bedroom and a magnificent slipper bath dominating the house bathroom. The cottage enjoys a secluded patio and tranquillity!

    Ground Floor: Property has LPG fired central heating and comprises:
    Lounge: With open fire, TV, DVD, CD’s which can be played through the TV and DVD.
    Dining Room: With feature fireplace and dining table for 6
    Kitchen/Diner: With breakfast bar, electric oven and ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer,washer/dryer and dishwasher.

    First Floor: Bedroom 1: With King size bed, flat screen TV and en-suite with shower, WC and wash basin.
    Bedroom 2: With double bed and TV.
    Bathroom: With Victoria slipper bath, hand held shower, WC and wash basin.

    All fuel, power, bed linen and towels included. One well behaved pet welcome. Cot available on request.Private garden with sloping lawned garden to rear, paved patio with garden furniture. Off road parking for 2 cars (accessed by neighbouring drive). Please note: The driveway up to the cottage is quite narrow so we advise that it is not suitable for very large vehicles eg. 4x4’s.
    There will be a winter fuel supplement of £30 per week and £15 per short break on bookings October to Easter inclusive which is payable direct to the owner.

  • Church View Cottage

    Fearby near Masham

    Ref: CC218071
    Situated in the heart of the picturesque village of Fearby, Church View Cottage is a delightful detached single storey holiday home, nestling within the grounds of the owner’s home and enjoying a private enclosed patio to the rear. The cottage has been refurbished in 2011 to offer comfortable and welcoming accommodation with a spacious lounge/diner overlooking a large enclosed patio, which is a perfect space for children and pets to play. A short walk from the cottage leads to the local village inn serving hearty Yorkshire food, or for those who prefer the finer things in life, Swinton Park, one of the highest rated hotels in Yorkshire, offers fine cuisine close by.

    Ground Floor: Property has gas fired central heating and comprises:
    Lounge/Diner: With TV/DVD and radio/CD
    Kitchen: With gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine
    Bedroom 1: With double brass and cast bed
    Bedroom 2: With twin beds
    Shower Room: With shower, WC, wash basin and shaver point. Please note there is a step up to shower

    All fuel, power, bed linen and towels included. Cot, baby bath and high chair available on request. Wifi internet access available.Large lawn patio to rear with garden furniture and BBQ. 2 Well behaved pets welcome. Parking for two cars.


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