Where to stay around Leyburn?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 311 holiday lettings near Leyburn. From 229 cottages to 47 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Leyburn for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Leyburn?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Leyburn. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Nidderdale Museum: 668 holiday lettings
  • Brimham Rocks: 657 holiday lettings
  • Aysgarth Falls: 748 holiday lettings
  • Easby Abbey: 643 holiday lettings
  • Barnard Castle: 678 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Leyburn listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent cottages in Leyburn?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 229 cottages in Leyburn. Our other popular types of Leyburn holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 47 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 15 self catering accommodations
  • Barns: 9 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with free wifi in Leyburn?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with free wifi among our 18 holiday homes with free wifi available in Leyburn. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make A Holiday Rental Cottage in Leyburn, United Kingdom, Your Home Away From Home

    Surrounded by stunning countryside, the market town of Leyburn acts as one of the gateways into the Yorkshire Dales National Park in the UK. Boasting an array of restaurants, pubs, cafés and independent shops, there is also a wide range of accommodation on offer for people who would like to stay in the town. A holiday rental cottage in Leyburn appeals to those that want to escape the stress of daily life, whilst soaking up the rural atmosphere. The homely feel that the accommodation brings soon helps people to relax and unwind, and the fully fitted and equipped kitchen means that it is not necessary to eat out for every meal.

    Things to Do on Holiday in Leyburn, United Kingdom

    The Yorkshire Dales are the main reason behind choosing a holiday in Leyburn, and they are best explored and enjoyed on foot. Numerous walking trails both official and unofficial criss-cross the area, and these can either be done as loops from the town, or done as something called “Just the Ticket” walks, which involve using buses and the Wensleydale Railway. Other activities that it is possible to do during a stay at a holiday rental cottage in Leyburn include tennis, cycling and golf.

    Places to Visit on Holiday in Leyburn, United Kingdom

    Part of the joy of a holiday in Leyburn is getting to see some of the local attractions. The town itself has a weekly market on a Friday, and a farmers’ market every two weeks which are both well worth visiting. Further afield, apart from the Yorkshire Dales, which have already been mentioned, the North York Moors National Park and the Lake District are also areas of outstanding natural beauty. For an insight into the history of the area, a visit to the city of York should be taken. The City Walls and York Minster are both incredible places to visit, and walking through the medieval streets of the Shambles is highly recommended.

    Weather in Leyburn, United Kingdom

    As with most areas within the United Kingdom, Leyburn has a temperate climate, however, there are wide variations. For example, whilst the east of the county receives below average rainfall for the UK, the upper Dales are actually amongst the wettest! Anyone who is going for long walks or hikes should be prepared for the weather to change at short notice, even on what appears to be a hot, sunny day. The summer months are the warmest, though, and July and August see average daily high temperatures of 21 degrees Celsius. The winter months of December and January are the coldest, with average lows of 1 degree. In terms of rain, anywhere between 40 and 80mm per month can be expected.

    Travel to Leyburn, United Kingdom

    As the UK is quite a compact country, it is easier to drive everywhere than it is to fly. Travel times from London by car are under 4 hours in duration, and main motorway routes can be taken for most of the way. The use of a car is essential during a holiday in Leyburn in order to be able to reach other protected park areas as well as York city.

    Activities and attractions in Leyburn

    Do you want to find attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Leyburn a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • The Forbidden Corner (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
    • Kilnsey Park Estate (13.1 mi / 21 km)
    • Bedale Golf Club (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
    • Lightwater Valley Theme Park (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
    • Talon Falconry Birds of Prey Centre (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
    • Romanby Golf and Country Club (19.1 mi / 30.7 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Leyburn

    Leyburn is famous for its stunning river views, beautiful waterfalls and pristine countryside. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Leyburn is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Aysgarth Falls (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
    • Wensleydale (2.5 mi / 4 km)
    • The Forbidden Corner (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
    • Foxglove Covert Local Nature Reserve (6.8 mi / 11 km)
    • Yorkshire Dales National Park (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
    • Hardraw Force (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)