We’re getting lots of requests for holiday cottages in the Dales at the moment, so we thought we’d showcase a few properties that offer the best of Yorkshire: quaint cottages in lovely locations close to the 2014 Tour de France route for the Yorkshire Grand Départ.
Holly Cottage, Bellerby, Wensleydale. Ref: B5776. Set just under 4 miles from the Yorkshire Dales National Park, this 300-year-old stone Yorkshire Dales cottage is situated on the edge of a village green, with stream and real ale inn. In the ’best kept village’ of Bellerby, it has beamed ceilings, stone features and is comfortably furnished and very well-equipped.
Cherry Tree Cottage, Bellerby, Wensleydale. Ref: IHD. Set 4 miles from the Yorkshire Dales National Park on the edge of a pretty village green – complete with stream and wandering ducks – this 300-year-old stone Yorkshire Dales cottage makes a spacious holiday home. With a carefully co-ordinated interior, it retains much character with exposed beams and window seats.
Clematis Cottage, Redmire, Wensleydale. Ref: 23131. This comfortable 200 year old stone cottage full of charm and character overlooks the peaceful village green. Set in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park it is an ideal holiday base for touring, walking (guided walks available) or cycling. Visit Hawes, home to Wallace and Gromit’s favourite Wensleydale cheese or nearby Forbidden Corner at Leyburn.
Castle View, Richmond, Swaledale. Ref: IWP. Set 2 miles from the Yorkshire Dales National Park and commanding extensive views over historic Richmond to its castle, the River Swale and old jousting fields, this detached holiday home combines modern convenience with designer style and paintings by a local artist. In an elevated position, its peaceful gardens invite guests to admire the view.