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A holiday rental home in Swaledale provides a getaway surrounded by quiet, rural and beautiful landscapes.

If you cherish peace and quiet and the beauty of nature, a holiday rental home in Swaledale is a perfect choice. Whilst there are plenty of interesting attractions nearby, Swaledale provides a retreat that is away from the hustle and bustle.

Things to do on holiday to Swaledale

If you travel to Swaledale hoping to just relax, read a few good books and enjoy some beautiful scenery, you will not be disappointed. If, however, you wish to inject a bit of adventure into your holiday, you can do that as well.

The Beckfisher Fly Fishing School can work with beginners and advanced fisherman to teach them all about this popular sport. If you plan to visit in May or June, consider stopping by the Swaledale Festival. This is two weeks of music, art and drama throughout the area. There are many beautiful walks in Swaledale. There are shorter jaunts and longer hikes, so there will be something that is appropriate for most hikers.

Places to visit on holiday to Swaledale

Swaledale is fairly close to many popular attractions. The Harel Brow Farm is much more than an organic farm. The 200 acres also include a children’s play area, a spot where they can play with some farm animals and another where they can learn about the basics of organic farming. The Rose & Crown Inn is set in what was a 15th century pub. A great menu and comfortable lodging make this attraction worth a stop. There are many museums within an hour’s drive including the National Railway Museum, JORVIK Viking Centre, The National Media Museum and many others.There are also art galleries, children’s attractions, historic castles and other buildings and much more to keep you busy during your holiday to Swaledale.

Weather in Swaledale

Mild temperatures along with less rainfall than in other parts of England are part of what draws some travellers to the area. Absent are sweltering hot summer days and below freezing winter days. Instead, the average temperature in the summer is about 15 degrees. The winter averages are between 1 and 5 degrees. While rainfall is less than in other areas, it is still a good idea to bring some rain gear because over 50 mm falls each month.  

Travel to Swaledale

The closest airport to Swaledale is Durham Tees Valley (MME) which is 40 km away. Whilst this is the closest, many travellers instead choose to fly to Newcastle(NCL). Even though it is further at 96 km from Swaledale, it is better serviced. The closest railway station is in Darlington, 32 km from Swaledale. Travel to the area requires the use of a private car or taxi.

Excellent! 4.7/5
(11 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #6859881
11
Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
Very Good! 4/5
(12 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #8126436
12
Viewed 38 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(13 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Cottage #8106432
13
Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(9 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #8152464
9
Viewed 44 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.5/5
(17 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 8
Cottage #719740
17
Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(12 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #8173909
12
Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.5/5
(4 reviews)
avg/night
  • 5 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 9
House #6072531
4
Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(6 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 3
Cottage #8105870
6
Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(27 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #1852349
27
Viewed 39 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(8 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #1721741
8
Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.4/5
(7 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #8032963
7
Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(17 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 3
Cottage #8126437
17
Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
  • 5 BR
  • 4 BA
  • Sleeps 10
Cottage #6771626
3
Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(5 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilets
  • Sleeps 5
Cottage #8089212
5
Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(11 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 5
Cottage #8171795
11
Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(5 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #8031273
5
Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(7 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #8173075
7
Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.3/5
(4 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Cottage #8025397
4
Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
Very Good! 4/5
(5 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #8071956
5
Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #8079694
4
Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #8152240
1
Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
House #8171993
2
Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #1963623
1
Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(9 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 7
Cottage #8056254
9
Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(4 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #8149331
4
Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 7
Cottage #8157175
Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
Very Good! 4/5
(4 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #8080031
4
Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #8156992
3
Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(14 reviews)
avg/night
  • 8 BR
  • 5 BA
  • Sleeps 15
House #1618766
14
Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #8167081
4
Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #8167830
Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #1966626
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #1965930
Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.5/5
(6 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Multiple rentals Cottage #8149505
6
Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • Separate Toilets
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #1862824
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #6551681
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Cottage #8103439
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #6551693
1
  • 1 BR
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #6737847
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #6551703
1
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #1963813
Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Barn #6810439
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #1825060
  • 1 BR
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #1862139
  • 3 BR
  • Separate Toilets
  • Sleeps 5
Cottage #6882582
  • 1 BR
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #6556882
  • 2 BR
  • Separate Toilets
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #6885701
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 3
Apartment #8236288
Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 3
Cottage #1862833
  • 1 BR
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #1859554
 

Recent Reviews

Perfect house, perfect location!

5 of 5
  • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017

Every thing you needed

4 of 5
Very nice clean cottage nice and comfortable,just a pity about the weather never mind hopefully will go back sometime
  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017