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Stay somewhere a little out of the ordinary with Yorkshire Country Holidays in our historic market town of Richmond in beautiful Swaledale, North Yorkshire. Children and dogs welcome.

Our Cottages

Two delightful, unique, historic cottages for up to six - perfect holiday homes - one with enclosed garden and one with enclosed courtyard. Children and dogs welcome. Off street parking. 

Situated in the old market town of Richmond in North Yorkshire, both cottages are within a few minutes walk of the Market Place with its interesting local shops, restaurants and pubs and a similarly short walk to the River Swale and woodland walks.

Old Cello Workshop and Garden Cottage are beautifully renovated and decorated old properties set between the edge of the old part of town and the lovely Swaledale countryside.

Old Cello Workshop

This is a charming, unique cottage that sleeps 6. It is just a lovely place to stay - we know, we have lived there! We converted this pretty cottage from a stringed-instrument workshop. In a former life it was a barn and we believe it dates back at least 400-years.

King-size, double and twin bedrooms provide accommodation for 6 people. Children are welcome, as are well-mannered dogs...

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Garden Cottage

Garden Cottage faces south with views across the garden to Billy Banks Woods. The view east is of Richmond's Norman castle - the rising sun pierces the great, arched window.

This pretty, Victorian gardener's cottage was built in the former kitchen garden of Elizabethan Yorke House. The cottage looks over a secure, south-facing private garden with spectacular views of Richmond castle & Billy Banks Woods...

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Guest Comments

"Lovely cottage, everything you need. Very comfortable, relaxing. Angel the Jack Russell loved the gardens. Delightful situation. Lovely Garden Cottage - we really felt at home. We appreciated the wine and chocolates - thank you."

- Family and Jack Russell Enjoyed Garden Cottage July 2019

"A really cosy well-appointed cottage above all expectations. Garden amazing - a lovely place to relax. Aysgarth Falls a must, especially Middle and Lower Falls. George and Dragon really enjoyed."

- Couple from Rutland

"Great cottage. Perfect for our dog. Lovely and peaceful. I'm sure we'll be back for a longer stay. Thanks."

- Happy Guests and Their Dog, Stayed Garden Cottage, July 2019

"Wonderful cottage with everything you need. Great location and lovely walks nearby. We had Sunday lunch at the Fleece, which was lovely and staff great too. We would recommend. Thank you."

- Couple from Kent plus Cockerpoo Stayed Garden Cottage

"Loved The Old Cello Workshop. Not a space wasted."

- Group of Walkers Stayed August 2019

"Lovely cottage in a great location. Delightful hosts, who were very welcoming. We look forward to returning to Richmond. Thank you."

- Happy Visitors, July 2019

"We have had such a fantastic stay at your lovely cottage visiting old friends and enjoying lovely walks in the Dales. The gardens are stunning and we have felt very at home in your cosy cottage. Thanks again - we will be back! Never needed use the cars for our three days here."

- Family group stayed August 2019

"A wonderful cottage from which to explore Richmond and beyond. Lots of beautiful, easy walks - most often to great pubs! As others, we would recommend the walk to the George and Dragon at Hudswell, definitely a great day out. A real haven. We will recommend to all our friends in Sri Lanka. Thank you for the much needed wine on arrival!"

- Family Stayed Garden Cottage, August 2019