Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Hawes

Come and experience Hawes and its monuments, art galleries and museums. Travellers especially like the bars, parks and restaurants in this welcoming and walkable city. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Hawes

Are you looking for things to do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Hawes has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • The Forbidden Corner (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Yorkshire Dales Falconry and Conservation Centre (15 mi / 24.2 km)
  • Kilnsey Park Estate (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
  • Bentham Golf Club (17.4 mi / 27.9 km)
  • Appleby Golf Club (20.8 mi / 33.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Hawes

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Hawes is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hardraw Force (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Yorkshire Dales National Park (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Yorkshire Dales National Park (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Wensleydale (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Aysgarth Falls (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Pen-y-Ghent (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Hawes

The nearest airport is in Durham (MME-Tees Valley), located 34.2 mi (55.1 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Hawes?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,059 holiday lettings around Hawes. From 841 cottages to 841 cabins, 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 Hawes?

There's something kind of special about a countryside retreat. If you're a city slicker itching for a taste of the rural life, let us help you find what you've been searching for. HomeAway has 334 rural getaway rentals in this destination. Open to more ideas? HomeAway has tons more property options to discover, including:

  • 261 village holiday accommodation options.
  • 108 riverside holiday accommodation options.
  • 60 town holiday accommodation options.

Can I stay in Hawes in a large group?

Nothing beats reconnecting with your old friends or spending a few nights with extended family in a fantastic new destination. What's best, HomeAway has options to suit. Presently, cottage holiday rentals are popular for big groups of visitors here, and we have 89 available on our database. The holiday properties that can cater to large numbers in this area include:

  • If yours is a party of 6, we have 376 properties just right for that size. Spend a night for as little as £64.
  • Keen to find a holiday property for 5 people? We have 218 that will be ideal. Prices begin at just £52 a night.
  • Seeking properties for rent suitable for 8 guests? You'll be thrilled to discover we have 140 that'll be perfect. You can bag one from just £79 per night.

So don't worry! When you travel with us you can bring your aunt, your cousins and all your buddies to Hawes.