Embsay holiday cottages are surrounded by windswept heather moorland and flat-topped hills. This sleepy village lies on the southern edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, in the Craven district of Yorkshire. From a distance, it is little more than a huddle of stone homes, nestled at the foot of Embsay Crag. Beyond the crag, Barden Moor is a stretch of open moorland which is popular among walkers. It is a steep ascent to the summit of Embsay Crag, but the views across the Dales are well worth the effort. There are three reservoirs on the moor, one of which is home to Craven Sailing Club. Follow the banks of a gentle beck into the village centre from your holiday cottage in Embsay and you will discover a variety of family-run businesses, including a grocery and an arts and crafts shop. There is also a post office, a church and a village hall where pantomimes, film nights and other community events are held. The Elm Tree Inn is a historic pub, serving a range of delicious Yorkshire classics, and the Cavendish Arms is a great place to meet the locals over a pint of local ale. Embsay is known for its graceful, stone-built architecture, including the listed Manor House, which dates back to 1635.
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This detached Yorkshire Dales holiday cottage sleeps 3, in the attractive village of Embsay, near the market town of Skipton. Wynville is set in wonderful gardens, with a modern kitchen, beautifully decorated lounge and dining room, and idyllic walks and cosy country pubs on its doorstep.