Cat Hole Cottages

Tourist Tips

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Walking The Pennine Way from Cat Hole Cottages.

What is the Pennine Way? For those of you who aren’t familiar with the Pennine Way, it is the oldest National trail in England opening back in 1965, and, to this day, is arguably the most iconic of the trails in England. All in all, the trail is a total[…]

Visit the Dales this Half Term!

Somehow we’ve reached October and we’re well into Autumn meaning there’s not long until the schools break up for half term! A week at home as a family might not be something you’re looking forward to after months at home during lockdown, so why not make up for lost holidays[…]

Hello September!

We can’t believe we’re already into September and have been reopen to guests here at Cat Hole Cottages for two months already. The time has flown since we opened up again back at the beginning of July, and we’d like to say a huge thank you to everyone who has[…]

A Piece of History

When driving around our local area, researching places to visit or browsing our cottages on our website, you might come across some strange place names and wonder where they came from. Not only is our local dialect filled with confusing and archaic language, but our local area is also filled[…]


Welcome Back to Cat Hole Cottages!

So, the long-awaited date that so many businesses have been holding out for is finally here – we’re open for business again! We’re so excited to be able to welcome guests to our cottages and beautiful local area once again, like many accommodation providers, we were unsure if we would[…]


Yorkshire Food at Home

Last month we shared activities you can do at home while missing out on all the Yorkshire hotspots that are currently closed. We know a lot of our guests not only look forward to sightseeing during a stay with us, but also of the iconic Yorkshire foods that are celebrated[…]

Enjoy a Yorkshire Day In

We are deeply missing all of our wonderful guests here at Cat Hole Cottages and can’t wait to once again share our fantastic surroundings with you here in the Yorkshire Dales. It’s with regret that we’ve had to rearrange all of our visits for the foreseeable future, and it’s not[…]


The Bright Side of Spring

After a very unsteady and uncertain month of March, we’re looking on the bright side as we head into April and are focusing on appreciating our beautiful surroundings. Rather than sticking to our usual tourist tips blog post series advising you with some of the best things to see and[…]


Enjoy the Dales over Easter

It’s not long until the school holidays now with just a month to go until the children break up for Easter. There’s plenty to do where we are, whether you’re looking for outdoor adventures, exploring the local culture or sightseeing. So, if you’re booked in for a stay with us[…]

See The Dales Come Out of Hibernation

As we slowly creep out of winter and towards spring, the Yorkshire Dales will begin to come out of its shell and transform into another magnificent season – the Dales simply doesn’t have a time of year when it’s not stunningly breath-taking. Plus, during these quieter months, a stay in[…]