Take a scenic drive from any of our holiday homes in Richmond (25 miles) through the Yorkshire Dales into Hawes, a magical little market town which is officially England’s highest, set 850 feet above sea water, on your way make sure you count how many cheesy looking hay bales you can spot!
Find out more about the glorious Dales at the Dales Countryside Museum, where you can step back in time and find out why elephants and hippos once roamed the area before heading next door to The Rope Makers to watch traditional rope making in progress.
Wensleydale is most famous for its crumbly white cheese, which is made in Hawes with milk from local farms and in Hawes make sure you visit the award-winning Wensleydale Creamery, built in 1987, where you can hear some cheesy jokes, learn about the history of cheese, watch skilled cheesemakers at work as well as try some mouth-watering complimentary samples. For all of our Holiday at Home guests, ask at reception for a 2 for 1 ticket offer too!
On your way home stop off for some dinner at TheWensleydale Heifer, an award-winning seafood restaurant. The Fish Bar is less formal while the restaurant is ideal for any special occasion, we highly recommend the Surf and Turf for a treat!
Hardraw Force is a definite must-see attraction, surrounded by woodland and this is the highest single-drop waterfall in England at over 100 feet. You can reach the falls through the Green Dragon Inn, a perfect place to stop for a local ale after exploring the area.
We have lots of luxury holiday accommodation only 40 minutes drive from Hawes, North Yorkshire available for a weekend away or a short break mid-week, we have something for everyone. Look online at our availability here...
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The Palins is a charming country cottage at Sun Hill Farm. With one-bedroom, traditional features, a log burner and a modern kitchen, this dog friendly cottage is both cosy and luxurious.
Jules lodge is a three bedroom, dog-free lodge with an exclusive log burning hot tub in the garden, which can be used all year round. This luxury lodge has everything you should need and more on a self catering holiday in Yorkshire.
A stunning and popular five-bedroom house near the picture-postcard market town of Leyburn. This large holiday home is ideal for a family holiday or get-together with friends, and some of the most luxurious group accommodation in the Yorkshire Dales.
Shorthorn is a four-bedroom luxury cottage near Richmond and the Yorkshire Dales. This dog-friendly cottage has a games room, garden hot tub and a bathroom for each bedroom. The fantastic and spacious interiors feature traditional beams and stunning views. It can be booked alongside two large cottages at Greenbank Barns for large group getaways.
Tucked away in the Richmondshire hills, this luxurious yet cosy one-bedroom cottage with a hot tub equals rural bliss for couples looking for somewhere special to stay. A mile from the local village, Wayside Cottage has inspiring interiors, original beams and exposed stone walls, and stunning countryside views.