Holiday cottages in Bedale are perfect for anyone who wants to unwind in a traditional Yorkshire town which remains largely overlooked by visitors. With its cobbled marketplace, charming independent shops and fine, Georgian architecture, Bedale is a magical base from which to explore the spectacular Yorkshire Dales. Sweeping heather moorland, limestone crags and wildflower meadows will be on your doorstep during your stay. As you wander through the pretty town centre, you’ll find welcoming cafes serving homemade cakes, a renowned butcher and several independent shops, selling jewellery and antiques. Look out for the graceful, Gothic St Gregory’s Church, and the unique Leech House, where medicinal leeches were stored during the 18th century. Pick up a heritage trail map from Bedale Hall for information on the town’s most fascinating sites.
Lovers of countryside cottages and holidays in the great outdoors will love Orchard Cottage, a delightfully rural holiday cottage for couples. It lies between the Yorkshire Dales and the North Yorkshire Moors National Parks near Bedale, a 10-minute evening stroll to The Green Dragon Pub in Exelby.
- Sleeps 2
- Bedrooms 1
- Bathrooms 1
The Farmhouse lies in open countryside near Bedale and is nicely situated for holidays exploring the Yorkshire Dales and the North Yorkshire Moors. This pet friendly holidayproperty sleeps 10 guests in 4 bedrooms, and offers delightful rural views over Yorkshire countryside from its private garden.
- Sleeps 10
- Bedrooms 4
- Bathrooms 2
This charming countryside holiday home near Bedale sleeps 4 on a farm for retired racehorses, with lovely views of the Hambleton Hills. Millstone Cottage lies in the pretty village of Thornton Watlass, in North Yorkshire, near Fountains Abbey and the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Dogs welcome.
- Sleeps 4
- Bedrooms 2
- Bathrooms 1
Whether you want to ramble through the Dales or visit Yorkshire’s prettiest towns and villages, you’ll be spoilt for choice during your stay in a Bedale holiday cottage. A variety of the Dales’ most impressive locations are a stone’s throw from the town. A short drive away is the village of Crakehill, with a village green surrounded by sycamore trees. Also nearby is Snape, best known for its magnificent castle. From Bedale Railway Station, hop on a Wensleydale Railway train and enjoy a 22-mile ride through beautiful countryside. Also well worth a visit is Thorp Perrow, a stunning abortorium home to birds of prey, meerkats, wallabies and reindeer, set amid 80 acres of ancient woodland and lakes. Bedale holiday cottages tend to be a short stroll from the town centre, where you’ll find cosy pubs and a selection of welcoming cafes. Every Tuesday, a market is held in the cobbled square, with a range of stalls selling everything from fresh fish to custom-made furniture.