Self catering holiday in Arkengarthdale, near Reeth - sleeps 4

2 Swallowholm Cottages, Arkengarthdale, near Reeth, North Yorkshire, DL11 6RU.
Property Reference: UK10930

Bedrooms - 2

Sleeps - 4

Bathrooms - 1

Pets welcome - 1

Charming Grade II listed cottage | 2 Swallowholm Cottages, Arkengarthdale, near Reeth
Comfortable living area with a gorgeous wood burner | 2 Swallowholm Cottages, Arkengarthdale, near Reeth
Comfortable living area with a gorgeous wood burner | 2 Swallowholm Cottages, Arkengarthdale, near Reeth
Well equipped gloss kitchen and dining area | 2 Swallowholm Cottages, Arkengarthdale, near Reeth
Well equipped gloss kitchen and dining area | 2 Swallowholm Cottages, Arkengarthdale, near Reeth
Dining area | 2 Swallowholm Cottages, Arkengarthdale, near Reeth
Relaxing bedroom with kingsize bed | 2 Swallowholm Cottages, Arkengarthdale, near Reeth
Relaxing bedroom with kingsize bed | 2 Swallowholm Cottages, Arkengarthdale, near Reeth
Twin bedroom | 2 Swallowholm Cottages, Arkengarthdale, near Reeth
Twin bedroom | 2 Swallowholm Cottages, Arkengarthdale, near Reeth
Bathroom | 2 Swallowholm Cottages, Arkengarthdale, near Reeth
Amazing views over the river and dale | 2 Swallowholm Cottages, Arkengarthdale, near Reeth
Excellent rural setting | 2 Swallowholm Cottages, Arkengarthdale, near Reeth
Excellent rural setting | 2 Swallowholm Cottages, Arkengarthdale, near Reeth
Pub and restaurant 100 yards | 2 Swallowholm Cottages, Arkengarthdale, near Reeth

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2 Swallowholm Cottages
2 bedrooms, sleeps 4

This are is a haven for walkers, cyclists or for those who simply love the outdoor life with picturesque villages to explore.

Accommodation details

Ground Floor:
Step to entrance.
Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
Bathroom: With shower over P-shaped bath, toilet and heated towel rail.

First Floor:
Open plan living space: With beams.
Living area:
With wood burner, 38’’ Freesat TV and DVD player.
Dining area.
Kitchen area:
With electric oven, induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher.

Economy 7 heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial logs for wood burner included. Travel cot, highchair and stairgate available on request. Welcome pack.

Courtyard with sitting-out area (shared with other properties on-site). Private parking for 1 car; additional on road parking. No smoking. Please note: The property has a natural water supply from a spring.

Extra Amenities

Tucked away from the world in a tranquil setting with the most amazing views over the river and dale. This Grade II listed cottage oozes character and charm. Upside down in nature, taking in the fabulous views from the first floor living area window. The cottage is perfectly equipped, with quality furnishings and fittings offering home from home comfort. You’ll be tempted to sit at the window seat with a book to relax and unwind! The upper floor is open plan, light and airy and the living area has a gorgeous wood burner to keep you warm on chilly nights, a large TV with Freesat to give variety of entertainment and a DVD player to catch up on some of the classics! A well equipped gloss kitchen makes an excellent place to rustle up breakfast or supper while friends and family gather round the table – this is a great social space. Downstairs are two comfortable bedrooms, both front facing and taking advantage of the views.
Arkengarthdale is a great destination, being just 4 miles from Reeth and within the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Approached along a short farm track and surrounded by the most fabulous scenery, this is a perfect accommodation for couples wanting to enjoy that special, romantic break, with the 18th century inn just a short stroll away serving good local ales, wines and excellent food. Alternatively, visit the highest pub in England - the Tan Hill Inn, just 8 miles further along the road.
Swaledale is increasingly popular with cyclists following the Grand Depart of the Tour de France in 2014 and the annual Tour De Yorkshire. Just a few miles down the road is a bike centre providing cycle hire for those who need it. The Swale Trail runs from Reeth to Keld and is ideal for families. This area is a walker’s paradise as the varied landscape provides miles of walks, both low-level, gentle strolls along the river and more challenging high-level walks. With high mountains and valleys lined with streams, there are endless footpaths around the most spectacular scenery.


Nearby Reeth, approximately 4 miles away has two village stores, craft shops, pubs and tea rooms. Historic Richmond with its Georgian theatre, Norman Castle and beautiful riverside walks is just a short drive away. Here you will find a bustling market town, with cobbled alleyways lined with galleries, eclectic shops and tea rooms. In the opposite direction is Barnard Castle, with its market, antique shops and famous Bowes Museum. Take a drive into Wensleydale and visit the market towns of Hawes and Leyburn, with a host of attractions located in the surrounding area. The Forbidden Corner in Middleham is only 16 miles away and a great day out for families. Picturesque Aysgarth Falls and Bolton Castle are along the way, with many other pretty picture postcard villages to discover as you pass through. Shop 3 miles, pub and restaurant 100 yards

Self-catering features

  • Dishwasher
  • Ground Floor Facilities
  • Fuel and Power Included
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair
  • Pub within 1 mile
  • Rural Location
  • Stairgate
  • Television
  • WiFi
  • Bed Linen & Towels Included
  • Short Breaks All Year
  • Cot Available
  • Pet Friendly
  • Newly Listed Property
  • Green Scheme
  • Cumbrian Cottages
  • Parking - On Site
  • Last Minute Breaks

Reeth map and 2 Swallowholm Cottages location

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