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Cosy Cottage in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales - Idyllic Swaledale Scenery

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Cottage in Reeth, Swaledale, Nr Richmond, Yorkshire, Yorkshire Dales, England - Peaceful Location; Perfect For Couples; Ideal For Walking or Country Getaway; Private Parking

Reeth, surrounded by stunning scenery, is an ideal centre for walking, cycling and touring by car, as well as being part of the 2014 Tour de France and the first ever 2015 Tour de Yorkshire routes.

We'd love to invite you to our comfortable holiday cottage in Swaledale. We've completely redecorated to a high-standard, with new super-comfy furniture and beds, and stylish Farrow and Ball colours.

Moordale Cottage is located just at the base of the breathtaking Fremington Edge fells. We're well-appointed for self-catering here, but you can also enjoy one of the top-notch locally-run village pubs, serving excellent meals and real ales – perfect for relaxing after a day's adventuring in the idyllic countryside!

We provide you with the little luxuries that make your stay special – beautifully soft towels and egyptian cotton bedding, plus a dreamy open fireplace in the lounge.

Enjoy a few days in Reeth, and you'll discover a fascinating, friendly village, with plenty to do and see. There are even more places to visit just a few minutes' drive away, in the rest of the Yorkshire Dales. Travelling on quiet, enjoyable roads, it'll be fun for both driver and passenger alike!

Durham, York, The Lake District and Teesdale are all easily-reachable possibilities for day trips in the car.

We've tried to include here all the information you need to plan your perfect holiday in Swaledale, but if you have any questions, we'd love to hear from you!

More Details

Peter and Lorna
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish
Calendar last updated:
June 2, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks for a lovely stay in the cottage, had a lovely 4 days and will definitely return!
Jun 2015
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Reeth Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
  • Bathroom with bath/shower. We provide soft and fluffy 800gsm bath sheets and hand towels, plus luxurious Cole and Lewis body wash, body lotion and hand wash, with a clean lemongrass & bergamot fragrance.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4/5 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1: spacious room with luxury cottage-style pocket-sprung king-size bed; full-size double sofa-bed is available—ideal for a child. Bedroom 2: cozy room with comfy pocket-sprung double bed We provide amazingly soft Egyptian cotton bedding.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Enjoy a break at Moordale Cottage and you'll be able to really get away from it all. Whether you're a cyclist interested in following the path of the Tour de France, fancy a hike in the hills, or just want to relax in one of Reeth's many fine pubs and eateries, Moordale is the perfect base for your holiday in Swaledale! We are always eager to be as helpful as we can, so please do get in touch to ask about any questions or special arrangements!


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Cosy Cottage in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales - Idyllic Swaledale Scenery
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

Home from home experience with much more.

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we stepped foot into Moordale Cottage we knew it was going to be a really comfortable stay. The cottage was warm and cosy-lovely to return back to, following our days out - and spotlessly clean. Really beautiful scenic area with friendly locals. Eating places, a post office, gift shops and more, are set around a vibrant village green. Loved it so much - we've booked to go back. The owners have been very personable and accommodating. Thank you Lorna and Peter.

  • Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Home from home

  • 5 of 5

Moordale is a property that we have stayed at countless times throughout the last few years, and it is excellent. Comfort and cleanliness would be hard to beat and its location is ideal for all amenities in Reeth. You can park up your car as numerous walks

start from the village. A wonderful base which we would definitely recommend to anyone.

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A great little house in a great location

  • 5 of 5

I have stayed at Moordale Cottage twice it is very well equipped and clean in a very quiet location just a few minutes from the centre of the village. I stayed during the winter and the house was very warm and especially cosy when the fire was lit. The location is great with shops, pubs and cafes a few minutes walk away and wonderful country walks from the doorstep. I used the cottage as a quiet place to work in the week but it was also ideal for my family at the weekend with plenty of space for 4 people. Peter and Lorna could not have been more helpful and I felt very welcome. I am sure I will be back again!

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Cosy, well-appointed and perfectly located

  • 5 of 5

This was a perfect retreat for us and we spent Christmas at the cottage. Lorna was really helpful and ensured we had everything we needed.The cottage is welcoming, warm and comfortable and we felt very much at home.

It is very well located - an easy walk to the village stores and pubs and there are lots of lovely walks from the doorstep. We would love to come back!

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Long week-end

  • 5 of 5

Drove up and could'nt believe it, it was beautiful both inside and out , the views were fantastic everything in the cottage you could ever need all spotlessly clean, village a few minutes walk providing you with a general store and pubs all serving food plenty of nice walks on your doorstep. Open fire to die for really cosy. All in all a wonderful place not to be missed.

  • Submitted: May 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
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Lovely cottage, very friendly and helpful owners

  • 5 of 5

Nice size cottage, clean, with all amenities, nice location, great little village, good walks, ideal for our dogs as a farmers field nearby for walks, quiet location, lovely views from the back bedroom

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
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Nearest Airport
29 Miles
Durham Tees Valley
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Various (in village)
Nearest Ferry
60 Miles
North Shields
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Catterick / Richmond
Nearest Train
25 Miles
Nearest Motorway
14 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Various (in village)
Nearest Beach
52 Miles
Car: recommended

Our holiday cottage is in North Yorkshire, 29 miles from Durham Tees Valley Airport, and 64 miles from Newcastle Airport.

(Reeth has limited public transport, so a hire car is recommended for air travellers.)

Moordale Cottage is situated a few minutes stroll from the centre of Reeth village where you will find a Post Office, grocery shop, gift shop/ newsagent/ off licence, pubs and cafes.

There is a weekly market on Fridays.

A fish and chip van also comes every Friday evening and takeaway stone-baked pizzas can be purchased from one of the village pubs.

There is also a Doctor's surgery in the village.


Rates & Availability

Reeth Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
If you're interested in staying at Moordale, please do give us a ring or email us.

Once you've expressed your interest, we'll send you out some more information including information about the deposit to secure the booking.

Changeover Day:
Preferred changeover day is Saturday but at certain times of the year we can be a little more flexible. Arrival is generally after 4pm & usually sooner, depending on previous guests. Departure by 10am.

Notes on prices:
For any special arrangements or for any more information, please just give us a call or send an email.

It is often possible to offer short breaks, especially out of season, so please just ask.

The price will depend upon the number of nights, so please do get in touch for an accurate quote.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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