Holiday Cottages in The Dales
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Shepherds Cottage - near Hawes, Upper Wensleydale

River Cam

Shepherds Cottage is a delightful, Grade II listed, 17th Century Dales Stone Cottage facing south and standing on its own in a small field surrounded by beautiful open countryside. It stands back from the road, approached by a gravel drive and is peacefully situated between Hardraw (famous for its waterfall) and Askrigg and is just over a mile from the market town of Hawes in Upper Wensleydale. This cottage is truly a get away from it all rural retreat and is situated in a very special, peaceful and romantic setting.

Shepherds Cottage was one of the earliest farmhouses in the Yorkshire Dales, built in 1633 and still retains all its former charm and character with original mullioned windows, beamed ceilings, feature stonework and pitch pine floors throughout.

Downstairs comprises an entrance porch with quarry tiled floor, for coats and boots, a downstairs cloakroom with w.c., a large, comfy sitting room with feature stone fireplace and a cosy farmhouse kitchen with Rayburn. A flat screen television with Freeview and built in DVD is provided along with CD player and radio. Shepherds Cottage has a payphone.

Upstairs there are two front bedrooms with double bed – one with an en-suite shower room, and one bedroom at the back with two single beds.
There is also a well-fitted bathroom with separate shower. Outside there is a flagged patio/barbecue area and the grass paddock is a wonderful play area for children.
*A well behaved dog is welcome at the cottages at a cost of £30 per week.
There is plenty of car parking space.
Wifi connection available.
Change over day is Saturday.
Bed linen and towels are provided.
We own about a mile of the best trout fishing waters in the Hawes area which is available to tenants of each cottage. When booking, please indicate if you require a fishing permit.

Shepherds Cottage

River Cam

A detached, Grade II listed, 17th Century Dales Stone Cottage surrounded by beautiful open countryside. Situated between Hardraw and Askrigg it is just over a mile from Hawes in Upper Wensleydale...
Please note this cottage runs Friday - Friday basis in 2017.

Shepherds Cottage in Brief
  • ACCOMMODATES / Sleeps 6
  • 17th c. Dales Stone Cottage
  • Detached South facing
  • Large comfy sitting room
  • Farmhouse kitchen with Rayburn
  • Two double bedrooms
  • One en-suite
  • One bedroom with two single beds
  • Large family bathroom - separate shower
  • High Luxury Standard
  • Friday - Friday basis in 2017
  • Wifi
  • Entrance porch
  • Cloakroom with w.c.
  • Large comfy sitting room
  • Open Fire
  • Outside flagged patio/barbecue area
  • Enclosed grass paddock
  • Extensive car parking space
  • Mullioned windows - beamed ceilings
  • Feature stonework - pitch pine floors
  • Beautiful open countryside
  • Stands back from the road
  • Approached by a gravel drive
  • Situated between Hardraw & Askrigg
  • About a mile from the market town of Hawes
  • Truly a get away from it all
  • Peaceful and romantic setting
  • Rural quiet retreat
  • Charm & character cottage
  • Dog allowed*
  • Bed linen and towels provided
What our customers say about this cottage...
"Our first stay at Shepherds Cottage and the best of all places we have stayed before. Thanks for a great base to enjoy the wonderful walks and wildlife"
Nick & Lin, Dartmoor.
"We have holidayed in The Yorkshire Dales for many years - as children, before children and with our children, in many different cottages but this has to be our absolute favourite! "
The Ford Family, Belper, Derbyshire.
"What a beautiful setting for a very warm and welcoming cottage. We felt right at home here"
Steve & Dawne, Emma & Chloe, North Ferriby, East Yorkshire.