Where to stay around Yorkshire Dales?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,909 holiday lettings near Yorkshire Dales. From 1,372 Cottages to 246 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Yorkshire Dales is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Yorkshire Dales?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Yorkshire Dales. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Lake District National Park: 2,867 holiday homes
  • Yorkshire: 5,350 holiday homes
  • Cumbria: 3,075 holiday homes
  • York: 615 holiday homes
  • Lake District: 3,292 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Yorkshire Dales! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Yorkshire Dales?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Yorkshire Dales with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • York: 615 holiday lettings
  • Harrogate: 155 holiday lettings
  • Durham: 195 holiday lettings
  • Leeds: 177 holiday lettings
  • Kendal: 912 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Yorkshire Dales?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Yorkshire Dales are:

  • Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA): 612 self catering accommodations
  • Durham Tees Valley Airport (MME): 460 self catering accommodations
  • Bradford (BRF): 615 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Yorkshire Dales?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Yorkshire Dales. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Yorkshire Dales National Park: 840 holiday rentals
  • York Minster: 726 holiday rentals
  • Forest of Bowland: 491 holiday rentals
  • Leeds City Square: 501 holiday rentals
  • Aerial Extreme North Yorkshire: 591 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Yorkshire Dales listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

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Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Yorkshire Dales, England your home away from home

Holidaymakers looking to find a nice quiet retreat in a beautiful location will not find many better places than the Yorkshire Dales. Located in the North East of England, this is a fantastic area of the country with beautiful countryside, traditional market towns and quaint villages but still only a short drive from larger cities. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, holiday cottages, guest houses caravan parks and camp sites.

Things to do on holiday to Yorkshire Dales, England

The Yorkshire Dales is a great location for hikers, cyclists and horse riders with many trails to be found in and around the area. Some of the finest limestone scenery can be found in the Yorkshire Dales making this a popular area for caving and potholing. Visitors here will also find numerous places to try some fishing with Bessy Beck Trout Fishery just one of many options.

This is an excellent part of the country to take a golfing holiday as there are so many courses located here including in Richmond and Catterick. Fun days out can be had at Lightwater Valley Theme Park & Shopping, which boasts the longest rollercoaster in Europe. Weekend breaks are also available for budding super sleuths with companies arranging murder mystery holidays in North Yorkshire.

The Yorkshire Dales has many villages and towns with quaint eateries such as cafes, tea shops and public houses. Larger places such as Harrogate have a mixture of restaurants, bars and pubs serving food from many different parts of the world. Visitors can buy local produce from local markets and arts and crafts from small boutiques in the towns and villages. Bigger centres like York, Richmond and Harrogate feature some larger well known high street stores.

Places to visit on holiday to Yorkshire Dales, England

Holidaymakers may like a night out at the theatre and several towns in the Yorkshire Dales can accommodate this such as Harrogate and Skipton. Horse racing enthusiasts can enjoy a day out at some of the courses located nearby such as Catterick, Ripon and York. Several museums and galleries feature here too including the Prison and Police Museum in Ripon. The city of Ripon also has a wonderful cathedral, or if castles are of interest then Ripley can satisfy this curiosity.

Weather in Yorkshire Dales, England

The warmest time of the year to visit the Yorkshire Dales is generally July and August when the average high is approximately 20 to 21 degrees centigrade. The driest months of the year tend to be May and July while December and January is the wettest time of the year with between 70 and 90mm average rainfall per month.

Travel to Yorkshire Dales, England

Leeds-Bradford International Airport is the closest airport to the dales and has flights to and from several European countries such as France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Turkey and Spain as well as domestic flights from Belfast, Edinburgh, Glasgow and London Gatwick amongst others. There are direct daily train services to and from London King's Cross, linking Yorkshire with the capital city in less than three hours. Regular bus routes run through the dales but due to the country roads these can take a while.. North Yorkshire is accessible from the UK's motorway network, with the M6 heading west, the A66 to the north, the A1 to east and the A65, A65, A59, A629, M62 and M65 to the south.

Get active outdoors with Yorkshire Dales holiday lets

The Yorkshire Dales is considered to be among England's top rambling destinations, offering everything from gentle rambles to multi-day hikes. The 6-mile Upper Wharfedale wildlife walk will take you past flower-strewn meadows and hillside streams, while the challenging James Herriot Way loops through the park and passes through some of its prettiest towns. Malham Cove, accessed by a short streamside trail, is an enormous rock amphitheatre hemmed in by soaring cliffs. J.K Rowling fans will recognise it as a filming location from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. After a day on your feet, enjoy a relaxing sundowner in the courtyard of your Yorkshire Dales holiday cottage.