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Gorgeous Holiday Cottages in the Yorkshire Dales

Second Lockdown

Sadly we have to close between 5th November and 2nd December due to the second English lockdown. We have contacted all affected guests and are rescheduling their stays.

Take care everyone and we look forward to welcoming you once we are able to reopen.

We are taking bookings from 2nd December onwards and for 2021 and if you are unable to stay due to Covid, we will reschedule your stay so you can book with confidence.

We are re-opening on December 3rd

So despite starting the four week lockdown in tier 1 and being shut down for this period, we will emerge from it in tier 2. But at least we will be able to reopen. From December 3rd,  we will be able to welcome guests here from tiers 1 and 2 but sadly not from tier 3.
As a result of this, we have sadly had to cancel most of our bookings for December as the guests were from tier 3 areas. We have been in touch with everyone affected and agreed the way forward. So we now have some availability in both cottages in December. If you would like a well-earned break in beautiful and peaceful Swaledale, please check the Availability and Prices Page. Unusually we can also offer a four night break in either Kisdon or Lovely Seat from Thursday 3rd December – please contact us for details as these cannot be booked online. All other breaks can be booked securely online.
We would love to welcome you here. The outside icicle lights are up and sparkly and all the local pubs, restaurants and shops will reopen on 2nd December. So the perfect time for a visit to the Yorkshire Dales.
All the best
Suzanne and Chris


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We're Good To Go

We are pleased to confirm we have been accredited by Visit England’s industry-standard Good to Go scheme which means we have a risk assessment in place and are following government guidelines in terms of cleaning protocols and social distancing.  If you have any queries about a stay with us, please do get in touch and we will be happy to help.

The fabulous view of the wildflower meadow from Kisdon and Lovely Seat
Kisdon Hill looking beautiful in snow
Kisdon's private hot tub is bliss at any time of year!
If you book both Kisdon and Lovely Seat, you can all enjoy the hot tub and sauna
Lovely Seat has its own private balcony with stunning views
The stunning four poster bed in Kisdon
Our canine visitors love the wildflower meadow

Get away from it all, relax and recharge your batteries in stunning Swaledale..

The perfect base to explore the beautiful Yorkshire Dales…

Choose from two gorgeous cottages:  

KISDON – sleeps 2 – contemporary romantic cottage with four-poster bed and private hot tub/sauna 

LOVELY SEAT – sleeps 2 – characterful cottage with private balcony, cosy wood burner and super king bed

Or book both cottages, then you can all enjoy the hot tub and sauna!

Both cottages are dog-friendly: Kisdon welcomes one small/medium dog or two tiny dogs; Lovely Seat welcomes up to three medium-sized dogs – no extra charges 

Enjoy fantastic walking and cycling from the doorstep…

Great local attractions, pubs and tea rooms

The views from the cottages are truly spectacular!

…look at this stunning aerial footage here

We offer a choice of two dog-friendly one-bedroom cottages perched on a peaceful hillside in the little hamlet of Angram and enjoying spectacular panoramic views of upper Swaledale – perfect for a romantic retreat or for two couples coming away together. Fantastic walking and cycling from the doorstep. 

Read our 5-star reviews on Google Maps

Kisdon, Angram, Swaledale

The perfect romantic retreat with private hot tub (with the best view in Yorkshire!)  and infra red sauna. Ideal for a honeymoon, birthday/anniversary celebration or just a romantic break together. Beautifully appointed, modern and stylish. Stunning panoramic views and a gorgeous solid mahogany four poster – sit in bed and enjoy the views! En suite shower room.  Sleeps two adults plus one medium sized dog (or two tiny ones!) at no extra charge.

Tea and views in bed. What a treat! Hot tub makes it special!

Paradise in Yorkshire! An amazing place to escape. Hot tub was very relaxing, especially with the extra bubbles! Thanks so much.

Martin, Sharon & Bonnie

Lovely Seat, Angram, Swaledale

Gorgeous cottage with traditional exposed stone walls. Sleeps two plus up to three medium sized dogs at no extra charge. Private balcony with stunning views and cosy wood burner. Bedroom features a luxury super king bed. Bathroom with bath and over bath shower. Seating and dining space for four, so the perfect gathering place for two couples coming on holiday together in Kisdon and Lovely Seat.

We had high expectations of Lovely Seat and we weren’t disappointed. The views were unbelievable, the cottage is wonderful - nothing has been forgotten.

Thank you both for creating this little pocket of luxury. We’d love to come back in the summer (and sping and autumn!!)

Mick and Chris


At A Glance

  • Sleeps 2
  • King size four-poster
  • Stunning panoramic views
  • Private hot tub and infrared sauna
  • Welcomes one medium-sized or two tiny dogs at no extra charge
  • Free wifi
  • Access to patio garden and five-acre wildflower meadow
  • Walking/cycling from the doorstep
  • Off-road parking
  • Pub/restaurant – 1 mile

Lovely Seat

At A Glance

The best view of Swaledale from the Lovely Seat cottage balcony
Lovely Seat | Gorgeous Holiday Cottage in Yorkshire Dales National Park
  • Sleeps 2
  • Cosy wood burner
  • Super king-size bed
  • Private balcony with stunning panoramic views
  • Welcomes up to two medium-sized dogs at no extra charge
  • Free wifi
  • Access to patio garden and five-acre wildflower meadow
  • Walking/cycling from the doorstep
  • Off-road parking
  • Pub/restaurant – 1 mile

Whichever cottage you choose, Swaledale offers all the ingredients for a great holiday:

  • Enjoy the spectacular scenery featuring waterfalls, dry stone walls barns and the famous wildflower meadows.
  • For you outdoor enthusiasts, there’s fantastic walking and cycling for all abilities from the doorstep. The walk over Kisdon Hill to Muker and Keld is featured in the Ramblers’ Top 50 Walks in the UK. Retrace the wheels of the Tour de France and have a go at tackling the Cote de Buttertubs – just a mile from our cottages!
  • Or just relax – read a book, listen to music or just chill out and enjoy the spectacular panoramic views…
  • Visit the many local attractions including the Wensleydale Creamery (home to Wallace and Gromit cheese!), ride the Settle Carlisle railway, visit the Swaledale Museum, or at Low Row you can enjoy the unique experience of Alpaca trekking to name but a few…
  • Savour Amanda Owen’s delicious scones at Ravenseat Farm – only a few miles away – as featured on ITV’s The Dales Programme.
  • Bring your binoculars to experience a wide variety of wildlife – you are likely to see rabbits, hares, curlews, pheasants, grouse, dippers, lapwings, grey wagtails and doves.
  • Switch off from technology (and the office!) There is no mobile phone coverage but we do have free WiFi in our cottages.
  • Enjoy fine real ale and great food in the local pubs and restaurants including Yorkshire’s Favourite Pub finalist, the Farmers Arms in the picture-postcard village of Muker.
  • Take a trip with a difference in a guided chauffer driven Yorkshire Trike Tours ‘Billy Connolly’ style motor trike – a unique way to experience the Yorkshire Dales at their finest
  • Enjoy a red squirrel photography workshop with specialist photographer Paul Fowlie

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