Destination guide

Travel to cosy Bedale

Enjoy the history and other features of Bedale. Well known for its bars, restaurants and golfing, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Richmond Castle and Fountains Abbey are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in Bedale

Are you searching for things to do in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Bedale a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Turkish Baths and Health Spa (19.7 mi / 31.7 km)
  • Bedale Golf Club (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Romanby Golf and Country Club (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Lightwater Valley Theme Park (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Talon Falconry Birds of Prey Centre (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Falconry UK (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Bedale

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Bedale is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Thorp Perrow Arboretum (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • The Forbidden Corner (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Foxglove Covert Local Nature Reserve (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Studley Royal Park (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Brimham Rocks (14.3 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Aysgarth Falls (15.5 mi / 25 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Bedale

The nearest airport is in Durham (MME-Tees Valley), located 17.5 mi (28.2 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Leeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford), which is 28.3 mi (45.5 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Bedale?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 462 holiday lettings around Bedale. From 373 cabins to 373 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a rural property in Bedale?

There's something inherently pleasant about living out in the countryside. If you're a city slicker yearning for the rural life, we can help you find what you're looking for. HomeAway has 126 rural rental properties in this destination. Alternatively, you might like trying something a bit different. HomeAway has a wide range of options to select from, including:

  • 97 village holiday accommodation options.
  • 32 riverside holiday accommodation options.
  • 29 town holiday accommodation options.

Can I stay in Bedale in a large group?

Getaways with your favourite people can be so much fun, especially when you're staying under the one roof somewhere entirely new! If you're travelling with a large group, HomeAway can help you out. Cottage holiday rentals are the most popular choice for large groups of visitors, with 45 available here. The holiday rentals that can provide for large groups around here include:

  • If yours is a party of 6, we offer 170 holiday rentals perfect for that size. Book a night from just £91.
  • If you have 5 in your crew, you'll be delighted to learn that there are 92 rental properties that are suitable. The starting price is £60 a night.
  • On a trip away with 8 guests? We've got 64 accommodation for rent that will be perfect. Prices start from £69 per night.

You and all your besties will be well looked after when you organise your Bedale travels through us!