Local Accommodation

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Local Bed and Breakfasts

Below is a selection of local Bed and Breakfast accommodation in unspoilt Swaledale the most northerly of the Yorkshire Dales.
Many of them are within easy strolling distance of The Farmers Arms
so there is no excuse for not popping in for a pint and your evening meal!
Please follow the links to each B&B for further details and booking arrangements.

Frith Lodge, nr Keld

If you're looking for peace, quiet and an amazing base for walking, photography or bird watching in this fantastic part of the Yorkshire Dales, Frith Lodge in Upper Swaledale is perfectly located in idyllic isolation on the Pennine Way between Keld and Tan Hill. With amazing views from every room and home cooked meals, Neil and Karen look forward to welcoming you soon.
Website www.frithlodgekeld.co.uk
Tel: 01748 886489

Bridge House, Muker

Originally built as a shooting lodge then re-modelled around 1860, Bridge House is now a family home. Imposing , grand Georgian style on the outside, a surprising informal oasis on the inside.
Each bedroom is individually furnished to create a home from home style. There's three spacious, comfortable rooms on the top floor with sofas or chairs to admire the views of Muker and the surrounding Swaledale countryside.
Open most of the year.
Website. www.bridgehousemuker.co.uk
Tel. 01748 886461

Butt House, Keld

Butt House is situated in the village of Keld, 3 miles further up the dale from Muker. It's a typical stone built farmhouse offering Bed and Breakfast, with 6 en-suite bedrooms, each with tea and coffee making facilities and TV. Dogs also welcome by prior arrangement.
For more details, visit www.butthousekeld.co.uk
Tel. 01748 886374

Pry House Farm, Nr Keld

Chris and Glenda Calvert welcome you to Pry House Farm, a quality Bed and Breakfast set within stunning surroundings. Pry House Farm is a working hill farm located two miles west of Keld in beautiful Upper Swaledale.
For more information visit www.upperswaledaleholidays.co.uk
Tel. 01748 886845

Summer Lodge Farm B&B, Nr Low Row

Summer Lodge Farm is set in the picturesque Yorkshire Dales National Park and the heart of Herriot country.
A working hill farm consisting of pedigree Swaledale sheep and beef cattle, it is pleasantly situated in its own little valley near Low Row in Swaledale.
For more information visit www.summerlodgefarm.co.uk
Tel. 01748 886504

Greenlands Bed & Breakfast, Keld

Mark and Jude offer you a warm welcome to Greenlands B and B, on the outskirts of Keld in Upper Swaledale from where you can enjoy stunning views up and down Swaledale. They are close to both the Wainwright Coast to Coast route (0.8 miles) and the Pennine Way/ Herriot Way (1 mile from Keld or 1.1 miles from Thwaite (bottom of Great Shunner Fell). There are two rooms, both en-suite, and beautifully furnished with luxury linen and towels; luxury toiletries and an extensive range of teas, coffee, hot chocolate and fresh milk.
For more information visit https://www.greenlandskeld.co.uk/
Tel. 01748 886532

Stoneleigh Bed & Breakfast, Muker

Two Double rooms with lovely views of the beautiful meadows looking towards the River Swale. Both en-suite with tea making facilities and TV. One Twin room with its own private shower room attached. TV and Tea making facility. There is a visitors private study where you can have a place to sit on a night and enjoy reading. Patio at front of house to enjoy warm evenings after a long walk. Secure place for bicycles.
No Smoking. No Pets
For more information visit https://www.stoneleighcottage.co.uk/B-B
Tel. 01748 886375

Camping and Bunk Houses

There are a handful of local camp sites and bunk barns with stunning views of Swaledale in the North Yorkshire Dales.
Many are within easy travelling distance of The Farmers Arms so there is no excuse
for not popping in for a pint and your evening meal.
Please follow the links to each location for further details and booking arrangements.

Usha Gap Campsite, Muker

A warm welcome is assured to you on this tranquil, clean, well-organised, family camping site. Usha Gap is situated between the villages of Muker and Thwaite in the beautiful valley of Swaledale. A delightful quiet farm site, set beside a small beck, and surrounded by magnificent views of the valley. The Pennine Way and Coast-to-Coast pass near by, and the small village of Muker is less than half a mile from the campsite, with it's village store, tea room, and of course the Farmers Arms so you can enjoy a relaxing pint and an evening meal!
Website: www.ushagap.co.uk
Tel. 01748 886110

Swaledale Yurts and Park House Campsite, Nr Keld

A warm welcome awaits you at Swaledale Yurts, where stunning scenery and breath-taking waterfalls provide the backdrop to our 5 Mongolian Yurts, nestled on the banks of the River Swale. Our Yurts are spacious 19ft tents with locking front doors, wood burning stoves, real beds, sofas and dining area. All Yurts have electricity along with a mini fridge, lamp, kettle, hairdryer and electric heater. Guests are welcome to self cater using the communal kitchen area and BBQs or we can provide delicious home cooked meals served directly to your yurt. We are lucky enough to have our very own private waterfall on site, perfect for a refreshing dip or you can hire a private session in the hot tub with beautiful views across Swaledale. Local circular walks are also provided to Muker where you can stop at the Farmers Arms for lunch. We also have a number of tent pitches and 1 caravan pitch available to hire.
Website: www.swaledaleyurts.com

Tel. 01748 886159

Keld Bunkbarn

Our recently refurbished, centrally heated bunkbarn is stylish and comfortable and offers fantastic versatile accommodation. The barn can comfortably sleep 10 people and it’s ideal for individuals, couples, groups or families, as we offer complete flexibility, so whether you are looking for an individual bed in a shared room, a private room with or without en suite, or the whole Bunkbarn, subject to availability, we’ll be able to accommodate you. Guests are welcome to self cater using the fully fitted and well equipped kitchen or we can provide delicious home cooked meals served directly to you. The barn overlooks our stunning on site waterfall and guests are able to hire private sessions in the hot tub with beautiful views across the Dale.
Website: www.keldbunkbarn.com
Tel. 01748 886549

The 'Rukins', Park Lodge Campsite, Keld

Farm campsite set by the river or in a field with panoramic views of Kisdon Hill and Gorge. Ideal place to pitch up then spend a few days exploring / walking in the area. Beautiful walks down to Muker, different each day with the knowledge that the pub, The Farmers Arms serves lunch and evening meals and the tearoom serves lunches and afternoon tea. They have a small teashop on the site so when you get back from your walk you can finish with a nice cup of tea and slice of cake. Toilets, a couple of really good showers and a wash up room are provided.
Website: www.rukins-keld.co.uk/
Tel. 01748 886274

Hoggarths Campsite, nr Keld

Raymond and Alison Calvert welcome you to their campsite near Keld in Upper Swaledale. If you are looking to get away from it all, then our campsite half a mile from the source of the Swale could be just for you!
The campsite is in a quiet, secluded location next to the river amongst the magnificent scenery of Upper Swaledale.
Website: www.swaledalecamping.co.uk/
Tel. 01748 886335

Scabba Wath Campsite nr Low Row

Scabba Wath campsite is situated next to the River Swale, 2 miles west of Reeth in the heart of beautiful Swaledale. The area has a magnificent landscape of stone walls and unique field barns as well as amazing wild flower meadows. Swaledale and the Yorkshire Dales National Park is ideal for outdoor pursuits including walking, mountain biking, caving, pony trekking and bird watching.
Website: www.yorkshirenet.co.uk/stayat/scabbawath
Tel. 01748 884601

Low Whita Farm Bunk Barns nr Low Row

Low Row Bunk Barns sleep 24 and 12 or cater for individuals. They are near Reeth in beautiful Swaledale, at the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
For walkers the farm offer many walks from the door and is just 1 mile from the Coast-to-Coast Walk. As well as walking, the area is ideal for outdoor pursuits such as mountain biking, fishing, caving, pony trekking and bird watching. Nearby Reeth offers pubs serving food, shops, post Office, garage, tea rooms and tourist information.
Website: www.yorkshirenet.co.uk/stayat/lowwhitafarm/
Tel: 01748 884609

Holiday Cottages in Swaledale

All of these cottages are within easy travelling distance of Muker and The Farmers Arms
so when you don't fancy cooking, why not pop in for a pint and something to eat?
Please follow the links to each location for further details and booking arrangements.

Upper Dales Holiday Cottages
Holiday Cottages in The Upper North Yorkshire Dales

Many of our cottages are located in beautiful Upper Swaledale and are let directly with the owners.
From a romantic cottage for two to contemporary properties for very large groups, you’re sure to find a holiday cottage to suit you with Upper Dales Holiday Cottages.
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Hillcrest Cottage, Low Row (Sleeps 5).

Hillcrest Cottage stands quietly on an elevated position overlooking the meadows and fells yet is a short 5 minute stroll to the village pub. The sunny cottage garden and all the principle rooms have views of the iconic Swaledale landscape; miles and miles of dry stone walls and flower filled hay meadows dotted with sturdy square field buildings. Hillcrest is detached has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, log burning stoves, off street parking and secure bike storage.
For more details visit: www.upperswaledaleholidays.co.uk/hillcrest.html
Tel: 01748 886845

Bridge Cottage, Thwaite

Welcome to Bridge Cottage, sleeps 2, luxury self-catering holiday cottage accommodation situated in the tranquil village of Thwaite in Upper Swaledale. Watched over by 'Kisdon Hill' and at the foot of the famous Buttertubs Pass, surrounded by gorgeous scenery, the famous Swaledale Sheep, Drystone Walls & Barns, Wild-flower Meadows & Wonderful Waterfalls in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
For more information visit our website at Bridge Cottage, Thwaite
Tel. 01748 886182

Stoneleigh Cottage, Muker (Sleeps 4).

Two Bedroom Cottage - Oil fired heating. Sitting room with beamed ceiling, TV, radio and DVD player. Kitchen/Diner with Hob, Oven, Microwave, Fridge Freezer, Washer and Iron. Bedroom One. Double bed. Bedroom Two. A Zip and Link bed which makes one big bed or two single beds. Shower room, Shower cubicle, WC and Washbasin. Bed linen and Towels included. Patio. Walled with Patio furniture. No Smoking. No Pets
For more information visit https://www.stoneleighcottage.co.uk/Cottage
Tel. 01748 886375

Wayside Farm, Muker

This luxury property is situated in Muker, overlooking the bridge and the river and within a short stroll of the village shop, tearoom and traditional village inn. Tastefully decorated with stylish and quirky furnishings, Wayside Farm provides spacious and comfortable holiday accommodation for up to six people.
For more information visit Wayside Farm TA
Tel. 01748

Pry House Farm Shepherd's Hut.

Small but perfectly formed your hut-in-the-hills is the ultimate escape to the country. Sleeps two; ideal for solo travellers and cosy for couples. A stay in the Shepherd's hut is a glamping experience with breakfast included.
Website: www.upperswaledaleholidays.co.uk/shepherds.html
Tel: 01748 886845

Lilac Cottage (sleeps 2)
and Harriets Cottage (sleeps 4), Muker

Lilac Cottage is a one bedroom traditional dales cottage, tastefully restored and furnished with antiques. Next door, spacious Harriets cottage sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms with spectacular views over the dale.
Website: www.mukercottages.co.uk
Contact: Margaret Alderson - Tel. 01325 374368

Thwaite Cottages, Thwaite - Foss Garth Cottage sleeps 5, East Cottage sleeps up to 4, West Cottage sleeps up to 4.

We have three beautiful self catering cottages for holidays and short breaks in Thwaite, which is a small village of traditional stone built houses at the head of Upper Swaledale. The cottages ooze charm and character reminiscent of their era with many interesting original features, tastefully modernised to a very high standard. East and West cottages are next door to each other.
Website: https://www.thwaitecottages.co.uk/
Tel: 01969 667364     Mobile: 07817 955253

Oxnop Hall - Self Catering Holiday Cottages

Based in Swaledale in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales, the entirety of Oxnop consists of three cottages - Duftons House, Stotter Gill and Oxnop Cottage
Our holiday cottages are tastefully decorated and furnished to a very high standard in addition to being Tourist Board Inspected.
With modern facilities and fully renovated buildings, our cottages are the perfect base to explore the Yorkshire Dales.
Website: www.oxnophall.co.uk/
Tel. 01748 886253 or 01748 886206

Thwaite Farm Cottages, Thwaite, Springs Cottage Sleeps 4/5 in two bedrooms Meadow View sleeps 4/5

Thwaite Farm Cottages are both stone built barns converted to a very high standard and situated in the small peaceful village of Thwaite in Upper Swaledale . Both cottages face south and have a lawned garden area. At the front there is ample parking for cars. Stone built walls surround hay meadows at the back of the cottages leading towards Kidson Hill giving wonderful views up the dale.
Website: www.thwaitefarmcottages.co.uk/

Tel. 01748 886444

Scarr House Farm - 6 bedroom - sleeps 11/12 near Muker, Swaledale

Large feature lounge that is fully furnished with an open fire. The kitchen is country style and fully equipped. Bedroom 1 has a single bed and a pull out bed. Bedroom 2 has a king sized bed and an ensuite shower room. Bedroom 3 has twin beds and an ensuite shower room. Bedroom 4 has a double bed and an ensuite shower room. Bedroom 5 has a double bed and bedroom 6 has twin beds. The bathroom has a bath, hand basin and toilet. Lawned garden with furniture and parking for 6 cars. Local attractions include Hawes and Wensleydale Creamery.

Tel: 01969 667232 or after 6pm 01969 667546 or 667871

Swaledale Country Holidays, Angram (near Muker), Two Gorgeous Cottages (each sleeps 2)

The perfect dog-friendly retreat in the Dales at any time of year for those wishing to get away from it all. A haven for anyone who appreciates peace and tranquillity, fantastic wildlife and dazzling stars (no light pollution here). With their spectacular setting on a hillside between the picturesque villages of Thwaite and Keld, the cottages offer breathtaking panoramic views of upper Swaledale including Kisdon Hill, Lovely Seat and Rogan's Seat.
Choose from two cottages: Kisdon is contemporary with four poster and private use of a hot tub (with the best view in Yorkshire!); Lovely Seat is characterful with exposed stone walls, private balcony, cosy wood burner and luxury super king bed.
Fantastic walking and cycling from the doorstop. Try the fabulous Kisdon Hill Circular walk and stop off for a drink or lunch at the Farmers Arms, or save that treat until the end of your walk.
Website: www.swaledalecountryholidays.co.uk
Contact: Chris Mitchell - Tel. 01748 886947     Mobile: 07530 553419

The Smithy, Keld (Sleeps 4)

A beautiful cottage tucked out the way in Keld with lovely views of the surrounding area. The ground floor has stone flags throughout, including the kitchen/dining area and downstairs bedroom which has two single beds. The dining area has a 6 seater dining table, TV, multi-fuel stove, bed settee and drinks fridge. There is also a snug breakfast area idea for children. The upstairs consists of the master bedroom (double), the lounge, with surround sound television, hi-fi, leather sofas and a stone feature fireplace (not in use). Also upstairs is the bathroom with a free standing bath, high flush toilet and basin with gold fittings. For more information about this cottage, please visit www.keldholidaycottages.co.uk
or Cottage website: www.keldholidaycottages.co.uk/holidaycottages/thesmithy.html#

The Old Mill, Gunnerside (Sleeps 4)

The Old Mill Cottage is situated in the village of Gunnerside in the heart of Swaledale, one of the most picturesque dales within the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
The cottage is set within a courtyard and gardens at the edge of the village offering a secluded position, with gunnerside beck running along the back of the building. This is an ideal location from which to explore the Dales, whether on foot, cycle or in the car. Cycle storage is available upon request.
The cottage sleeps 4 with 1 double and 1 twin room. It has retained its Olde Worlde Charm while still providing all modern facilities. A log, coal burning stove is the main focus point in the living area. The cottage has a well equipped kitchen, and a modern large shower room with power shower.
The cottage also has the use of a large summerhouse in the gardens.
Pets welcome by prior arrangement.
Website: www.gunnerside.info/Visiting/Gunnerside_Mill.htm
Contact: Amanda Bacon Tel - 01748 886691

Brystone, West Stonesdale (Sleeps 6)

Brystone is a distinctly luxurious yet contemporary three hundred year old Yorkshire Dales farmhouse in a divine location in the tiny hamlet of West Stonesdale. If you love to stay in an old farmhouse with a fabulous stone fireplace, beamed ceilings, as many bathrooms as bedrooms, and surrounded by its own gardens with unforgettable views on all sides then this is the cottage for you.
Five Star gold grade from Visit England
Website: brystone.info/

Aygill Farm Cottage, nr Keld (Sleeps 2)

This cottage is located on a working hill farm producing Swaledale sheep near the top of Swaledale. It's a lovely grade II listed building with original features but with all the modern conveniences such as wi-fi and with spectacular views of the dale. A 5 minute drive from Muker or a lovely 40 minute walk on the public footpaths through the meadows.
For more information visit our Website: http://www.aygillfarmcottage.co.uk

Laykin Cottage, Low Row (Sleeps 7)

Laykin cottage sleeps 7 in luxury accommodation, set high on the hillside with breathtaking views of beautiful Swaledale. The sunny south facing garden overlooks hay meadows and moors and the River Swale. We are biased, but think this is the best view in the world! We defy you not to fall in love with Swaledale as we did when we bought the cottage. Laykin cottage is the ideal location to get away from it all. It is totally secluded, with no neighbours and is approached via it's own private road.
It is modern, comfortable and has been recently totally refurbished. It is cosy and warm with underfloor heating downstairs and a woodburning stove. All linen and towels are provided together with a welcome pack. Children of all ages are most welcome. No smoking. No dogs, but working/well behaved dogs may be accepted by prior arrangement. They would only be allowed in the boot room.
Website: stayinswaledale.co.uk/

Cat Hole Cottages

Cat Hole Cottages is a small, local agency, run by Judith, who was born and brought up near Gunnerside. We have a collection of around 25 lovely cottages, most of which are in upper Swaledale, ranging from cosy one bedroom cottages to large, spacious homes for up to 10 people.
Most are dog-friendly, all have free wifi and many have charming gardens, where guests can sit and relax with a cup of Yorkshire tea or a glass of wine. Whether you want a gorgeous, homely cottage in a village, a stone’s throw from a pub, or a quirky, atmospheric cottage set in splendid rural isolation, Cat Hole Cottages has the perfect home from home to suit.
Tel: 01748 886366
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Local Agencies

Still can't find what you're looking for?
Then try these agencies in finding your perfect holiday cottage in Swaledale and neighbouring Dales.

Holiday Home Yorkshire
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