Swaledale Country Holidays in Yorkshire Dales, Cumbria | Accommodation - Self Catering

Swaledale Country Holidays

Yorkshire Dales
DL11 6DU
  • Dog friendly Yorkshire Dales cottage
  • Great walks just on your doorstep
  • Dog-friendly pubs all within easy reach
  • Spectacular, panoramic views
  • Pamper yourself in the hot tub & sauna
  • 1 - 2 dogs welcome
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Swaledale Country Holidays

Swaledale Country Holidays - Dog Friendly Accomodation in the Yorkshire Dales

Are you looking for that perfect holiday cottage to explore the stunning Yorkshire Dales and Lake District?

Would you like to get away from it all, relax and recharge your batteries in one of the most beautiful and unspoiled areas of the UK?

Swaledale House is the perfect choice!

Enjoy peace, seclusion and tranquillity – just the gentle sounds of sheep and birdsong. Breathe in the fresh, pure air and feel yourself unwind…
Drink in the spectacular, panoramic views – we have what many consider to be the best view in the Yorkshire Dales – as featured on ITV’s Britain’s Favourite View! The surrounding scenery features waterfalls, dry stone walls barns and wild flower meadows.

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For you outdoor enthusiasts, there’s fantastic walking and cycling for all abilities from the doorstep. The walk over Kisdon Hill to Muker and Keld is featured in the Ramblers’ Top 50 Walks in the UK.
Or just relax – read a book, listen to music or just chill out and enjoy the views…
Savour Amanda Owen’s delicious scones at Ravenseat Farm – only a few miles away – as featured on ITV’s The Dales Programme.
The ideal base to explore the numerous visitor attractions of the Yorkshire Dales and Lake District.

Choose from two comfortable and superbly equipped apartments – a real home from home. Our guests regularly say “You’ve thought of everything!”
If you enjoy holidaying with friends or family, but like your own privacy, booking both apartments is the ideal choice…
Your dogs are very welcome at Swaledale House – our canine visitors love our five acre field, the woodland, and the great walks and smells!

Bring your binoculars to experience a wide variety of wildlife – you are likely to see rabbits, hares, curlews, pheasants, grouse, dippers, lapwings, grey wagtails and doves. We have mistle thrushes, swallows, wrens and field sparrows nesting in our garden...

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Pamper yourself in the luxury hot tub and sauna. Imagine sipping champagne in the hot tub looking down the valley at the amazing views! We offer a booking system whereby guests can reserve private use of the hot tub and sauna.
No street lights so the stars are really dazzling…

Switch off from technology (and the office!) and reconnect with yourself and your loved ones. There is no mobile phone cover but we do have WiFi.
Swaledale House is ‘conveniently remote’ – it’s set in a stunning location on a hillside, yet you’re only a mile from two pubs/restaurants, two miles from a shop and six miles from the market town of Hawes.

Enjoy fine real ale and great pub food at Yorkshire’s Favourite Pub finalist, the Farmers Arms in the picture-postcard village of Muker, only a couple of miles from Swaledale House and featured on ITV’s The Dales programme.

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Swaledale House is perfect for a romantic break, anniversary or honeymoon. Kisdon Apartment even has a gorgeous Jacobean four-poster bed!

Our Dog Friendly Accomodation

Swaledale House (formerly known as Turfy Gill Hall) offers a choice of two self contained, high quality apartments, both with fantastic views:

Sleeps two, no smoking. Pet friendly.
Kisdon is a self-contained stylish and modern apartment with spectacular, panoramic views. Sleeps two. Refurbished to a very high standard and superbly equipped. Consists of entrance hall, lounge, kitchen/diner and en-suite shower room. Bedroom features a gorgeous king size Jacobean four poster bed, perfect for a romantic break. Awake to peace, birdsong and unsurpassed views of the Dales from your bedroom! Patio furniture.

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Lovely Seat
Sleeps two, no smoking. Pet friendly.
Lovely Seat is a traditional, cottage style apartment refurbished to an excellent standard. Sleeps two with a fabulous super king bed. Cosy wood-burning stove and beautiful open stone walling. Consists of entrance hall, lounge, kitchen/diner, bedroom with bath and over bath shower. Balcony with patio furniture and panoramic views of the Dales.

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Both apartments are superbly equipped with the following facilities:
Dishwasher - Fridge freezer - Oven, ceramic hob and microwave
Flat panel TV/DVD/CD/Radio
All fuel, linen and towels included in the rental price
All self-catering equipment such as tea towels, washing up liquid, J cloth, foil, kitchen roll etc etc included so you don’t have to worry about packing these.

We also provide a Leisure/Utility Suite with:
Outdoor hot tub with spectacular views
Indoor infra-red sauna – great to soothe aching joints!
We offer a booking system whereby guests can enjoy private use of the hot tub and sauna.
Shower/changing cubicle - Pay phone - Washing machine & tumble dryer

Swaledale House guests enjoy:
Cottage garden and paved patio - Five acres of meadow with streams - Small woodland
Off road parking -Garage offering secure storage for walking gear, cycles, motorcycles, hang-gliders and paragliders

Swaledale Country Holidays


“Beautiful stunning location, the views are outstanding from Lovely Seat apartment. The apartment it self is the nicest one we have ever stayed in, spotless and so well equipped, they have thought of everything to make you feel at home, very high quality and for the hot tub, well the only thing I can say is..."pure perfection". The views from the hot tub are simply breathtaking ! As for Rosie my dog she loved it too, was made to feel so welcome. Thank you and sure we will see you again. ”

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“WOW, this honestly is the most fantastic self catering accommodation we have ever had the pleasure to stay in. Spotlessly clean, very well equipped & set in the most stunning countryside. The dog friendly apartment 'Lovely Seat' has a great log burner, comfy sofas, fabulous balcony leading off the lounge over looking Kisdon, big scrumptious bed, large bath & powerful shower, there's even a dishwasher in the kitchen & full use of washing machine & tumble dryer! Our Harvey Hound was greeted by complimentary dog treats, flashing collar for night time walks, a towel, food & water bowls & to top this off a few acres of completely walled in field just at the back of the house to explore. The sauna in the leisure suite is a huge added bonus as is the outside large hot tub with amazing views, set in a well sheltered area so you can even enjoy the bubbles in the rain. We found loads of information in the apartment on the local area, walks & places to visit as well as the Christmas opening times for local pubs & restaurants, Suzanne & Chris (the owners) really have thought of everything. We had a beautiful, most memorable Christmas 2011 in Swaledale & have already planned to visit again in Summer 2012. ”

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“Many thanks we've had a wonderful week. Hot tub tremendous and very social, great fun. Will definitely be back. Our dog was in springer spaniel heaven!”

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“Swaledale House is wonderful & every detail is perfect. We have never stayed anywhere and felt so at home. We would like to come back; in fact we would like to live here! Note from Rio: I had a great time. My fave thing is the field. I love running around there and my dad lit the wood burner for me every night so I could dry and chill out. I love it here. I even met some new dog friends, Oscar and Rufus!”

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“A well equipped cottage even down to the reflective dog collar. Bunty the border terrier was well-pleased!”

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“Simply the best cottage we've stayed in. So well equipped, comfortable and ideal for total relaxation. First class from booking & throughout our stay. Absolute doggy heaven. Minni our pup loved the field and the walks. The hot tub was a real bonus and complete luxury. Thank you! ”

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“An amazing place, it has to be seen to be believed. The views are awesome and although we live in a quiet place, it's not this quiet! Dil the poodle says thanks for the biscuits. He has loved all the walks and a day with other dogs and Clare in Muker (so we could go to the Great Yorkshire Show).”

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“I have had the best holiday ever. I loved the views as I could keep an eye on the sheep and the rabbits. I was not allowed in the hot tub but Mum and Dad said it was great after a hard day's walking! Lovely Seat is really special and I will be back. I may bring Mum and Dad if they're really lucky. It's great that I can come to stay here as not many nice places would have me.”

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“Thanks for such a wonderful week. The view is spectacular. I heard Molly and Marvin hatching a plan to escape here. Going to have to keep a close eye on our pooches!”

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“The accommodation and the way in which you have thought of everything for our comfort is second to none. We have thoroughly enjoyed our stay here and will be back for more, hopefully with friends to occupy Kisdon at the same time. The view is stunning and it is all so peaceful. The hot tub is absolutely wonderful and very welcome when having been out walking for the day. Thank you so much for your welcome.”

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“Ok, so we live in the Yorkshire Dales so we've done most of the Kisdon walks. But to wake up in the morning, pull back the curtains, make a cup of tea, take it back to bed and look at Muker Common rising over your toes magic!”

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“Beautiful walks from the doorstep and what could be more luxurious after a day of exploring the countryside than sitting in the hot tub having a well deserved drink or two!!”

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“Beautiful apartment and stunning views. A very peaceful week with some good walking. Excellent home-made scones at Ravenseat Farm. Kisdon circuit particularly good. Upper and lower waterfalls were both magical settings.”

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“Ideal location, peace and quiet for us city dwellers. Rabbits, pheasants, black grouse galore We couldn't have wished for anything more Kisdon itself is a magical sight Viewed in comfort to our delight Urban dwellers we may be But wild Swaledale is the place to be!”

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“Chris and Suzanne have done a fantastic job in Lovely Seat. Everything to make you feel welcome including the dog has been thought of! The walking, hot tub and woodburner have made our stay here one of the best holidays we've had with our dog Harvey.”

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