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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 welcome. Dogs welcome at no extra charge.

Enjoy the beautiful autumn colours of Swaledale with a short break or week's stay in historic Richmond with 10% saving from now until 17th December.

6/7 nights now £525; 5 nights £475, 4 nights £415, 1 - 3 nights £365. 

1 or 2 dogs stay for free!

Alistair Sawday 'Clean and Safe Charter' approved with Covid-19 risk assessment and cleaning practices in place.

For more information, please phone 01748 825525 or email


Garden Cottage

Delightful, unique, historic cottage for up to six - perfect holiday home, with enclosed garden and off street parking. Children and dogs welcome. 

Situated in the historic market town of Richmond in North Yorkshire, Garden Cottage is 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.

Garden Cottage has been lovingly and beautifully renovated and decorated. It is conveniently set between the edge of the old part of town and the lovely Swaledale countryside.

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. it is ideally placed with town to the east and countryside south and west - all just a few minutes walk from the front door.

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

"We really loved the cottage - wonderful location to explore the area. What a lovely property. Situated brilliantly within Richmond. The walled garden is beautiful. Easy access to the Dales, we enjoyed all sorts around. Wish we were staying longer, but that's life. All COVID measures taken, and we complied with all needed. No complaints, other than you need a potato masher and pizza cutter! We still managed, we clearly didn't expire!!! Thank you for letting us stay. Xx"

- Family Holiday for Grown Ups and Kids

"Wonderful second visit to Richmond. Really enjoyed Garden Cottage and the weather defied the BBC predictions! Will come again."

- Second Visit

"Thank you for the very enjoyable stay at Garden Cottage. Very much enjoyed exploring Richmond, a new destination for us. We look forward to returning in the future. The cottage and facilities and grounds are excellent."

- Visitors from Stoke-on-Trent

"A delightful cottage and the wine and the chocolates a lovely surprise. Thank you. Loved Richmond - a perfect little town with good eateries, especially Mocha for chocolates and coffee. Rustique for an excellent meal."

- Summer Holiday

"Thank you for our lovely stay in superb, cosy cottage - only a few days but enjoyed by us all. Lovely weather and lots of walks in a lovely part of the country."

- Happy Guests and Their Golden Retriever

"We've had a great week in Garden Cottage - what a super, tranquil spot. Richmond is a wonderful town with so much to offer and we've enjoyed exploring. Sorry to be leaving, it has gone too quickly, we will definitely return to sample some more country walks. We also had the added bonus of Open Garden day on Sunday, it looked stunning, what a project! Love the flowers in the cottage, made it very welcoming. Our little Schnauzer, Leo, has also enjoyed his stay and had loads of walks. Thanks, Marcia and Dennis."

- Couple from Staffordshire with their Schnauzer.