All of our cottages are located in the beautiful Upper Dales of
Wensleydale, Swaledale, Wharfedale, and the adjoining Dales,
and are let directly with the owners. This is not an agency site...
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.
We offer a range of self-catering holiday cottages available in Upper Wensleydale, Upper Swaledale and Upper Wharfedale.
Also covering the lesser known, "less travelled & more remote", adjoining Dales, such as Bishopdale, Widdale, Arkengarthdale, Littondale, Cotterdale, Waldendale (the forgotten Dale), Langstrothdale, the magnificent Sleddale (the Dale of Fleet Moss, Yorkshire’s highest road)... Dales which you may not have heard of.
Most of the cottages are under the watchful eye of local owners or caretakers who live nearby - who place a high priority on cleanliness and presentation.
The Upper Dales... Rural Splendour • Unspoilt Countryside • Diverse & Dramatic Landscapes • Rugged fells • Wild Open Moorland • Rich Green Valleys • Tumbling Waterfalls Delightful Villages • Quaint Hamlets • Great Pubs • Great walking • Heartland of the Yorkshire Dales National Park • Champion Folk & Sheep!
As we are not an agency website, our cottage owners have no way of knowing that you found your rural retreat
on Upper Dales Holiday Cottages...
It would be really helpful, if when booking your cottage, that you kindly let them know you found it on Upper Dales Holiday Cottages...
The Yorkshire Dales has many moods; it can be wild and windswept or quietly tranquil.
It includes some of the finest limestone scenery in the UK, from crags and pavements to an underground labyrinth of caves. Each valley or 'dale' has its own distinct character, set against expansive heather moorland tops.
Stone-built villages sit amongst traditional farming landscapes of field barns, dry stone walls and flower-rich hay meadows, and show how the area has been shaped over thousands of years by the people who have lived and worked here.
Wildlife to be seen are red squirrels, hares, curlews, lapwing, pheasant, deer, woodpecker, hedgehogs... For more information go to Yorkshiredales/Wildlife
Spectacular waterfalls and ancient broadleaved woodland contrast with the scattered remains of former mine workings and other rural industries which remind us of the area's rich industrial heritage.