Cat Hole Cottages

Holiday accommodation in Yorkshire

Come to a gorgeous holiday cottage! Swaledale, Arkengarthdale and Wensleydale are home to our lovely collection of Yorkshire Dales cottages in North Yorkshire in northern England. All our self catering cottages in Yorkshire are located within upper Swaledale, Arkengarthdale and Wensleydale. They range from cosy retreats to roomy homes with fantastic views.

Swaledale walks and the Pennine Way

Are you walking the historic Pennine Way? It passes right through upper Swaledale and our cottages are all on or near the route. To see and learn more about beautiful Swaledale, visit , a website with pages dedicated to Swaledale walks and photography. Links to many popular walks in these northern Yorkshire Dales National Park can be found in FAQs, The popular Coast to Coast walk is also nearby.

Choose a holiday cottage in Swaledale, Arkengarthdale or Wensleydale for a marvellous holiday to remember. A holiday in one of our Swaledale holiday cottages is a marvellous way to lessen your carbon footprint – you can walk for miles in any direction without ever needing to get in the car!

Our self catering holiday cottages Yorkshire Dales are personally inspected to ensure the highest quality holidays.

Availability calendar and prices are shown on individual cottage pages (click the Book Now button – you will not have committed yourself to a booking).

The Tour de France in Swaledale

In July 2014, the Tour de France route arrived in upper Swaledale from Wensleydale over the panoramic Buttertubs Pass (which Jeremy Clarkson dubs “England’s most spectacular road”), near Thwaite. From there, the cyclists rode down Swaledale, before branching off over the moors at Grinton towards Leyburn. So come and explore this fantastic cycling scenery and experience the Tour de France feeling!

Do you value quality and care?

Yorkshire Dales

Our friendly service at Cat Hole Cottages is uniquely local to Swaledale, where we are based. We make it our priority to offer you a first-class, professional service available throughout the year. Have a look at the delighted comments of holidaymakers visiting our cottages.

We can give you detailed information about Swaledale facilities and amenities. We have information about good food, nearby attractions and places to visit, and a wealth of local knowledge about North Yorkshire and the local Yorkshire Dales.

Book a week’s holiday or a last-minute getaway with us in a cosy dales holiday cottage in Swaledale, Wensleydale or Arkengarthdale – we provide you with the best standard of local Swaledale service. And don’t forget we’re available at all times for help, support or information – contact us.

Our Yorkshire Dales holiday cottages are delightful and relaxing. All of our cottages in Gunnerside or nearby are tastefully furnished and well-equipped.

Is Yorkshire Dales local knowledge important to you?

Give us a ring for any specific requirements you have for your holiday cottage Swaledale. We are situated in Thwaite, in upper Swaledale – if there is something we don’t know, we will find out for you!

Our connections and knowledge of Swaledale, Arkengarthdale, Wensleydale and the Yorkshire Dales set us apart. This means Cat Hole Cottages can offer you the very best holiday cottages in the Yorkshire Dales!

Do you want to spectacular scenery? Fantastic views? Gorgeous landscapes?

Explore old-fashioned villages like Muker and Gunnerside. Visit one of the many little shops and galleries in Swaledale or Wensleydale. Our holiday cottages nestle in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales or perch on hill peaks with panoramic views over Swaledale.

Easy to book

Don’t forget to book your Yorkshire holiday cottage early – holidays at peak periods (including half terms) are in high demand! Short breaks may be available (see FAQs) – check the calendar on individual cottage pages (click the Book Now button, you will not have committed yourself to a booking), where short break prices are also shown. Either give us a ring on 01748 886366 to book, or book online, although we may need to confirm your dates before accepting your booking), or to find the price for a different number of nights.