Hawes, Yorkshire Dales

  • 4 Star
  • A cosy property with a sunny patio, close to Hawes and perfectly located for exploring the Yorkshire Dales National Park

You can book this property from:

  • £400 per week
  • £57 per night
  • 4 Star


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 double bed
  • Bunk beds to sleep 2


  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer


  • 1 WC
  • Towels provided
  • Shower


  • Garden
  • Enclosed garden
  • Outdoor storage
  • On-street parking

How far to...?

  • Beach 32 miles
  • Pub 0.5 miles
  • Shop 0.5 miles

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Welcome pack

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 7:00pm
  • Check out: 9:00am

  To give our cleaners enough time to complete the additional cleaning and sanitising that is currently needed to keep our guests safe, check-in and check-out times at the majority of our properties have been temporarily revised. The revised times for this property are reflected above.



  • Walk-in shower

Read the full Access Statement for this property.

Access Statement


Access Statement


Property Name: Hillyard

Description: Cottage


Pre-arrival and local facilities


Nearest bus stop: Pennine Way, Gayle, 300m

Nearest train station: Garsdale, 6 miles

Nearest petrol station: Dale Head, Hawes, 700m

Mobility equipment hire is: None

Nearest food shop: Market place, 900m

Nearest pub/restaurant: Market place, 900m


Arrival and car parking


Type of parking available: Street

Number of spaces available: Limited

For what sized car: Any

Parking surface is: Tarmac

Is the parking level: Sloping

Is there good space to unload once parked: Yes

Distance to property from parking: 100m

Distance to nearest public parking area: 500m

Is it pay and display? Yes

The width of the path to the property is: 75cm

The number of steps to the entrance is: 1


Main entrance


The main entrance door width is: Standard

Number of steps to the main entrance: 1

The height of the key safe is:  Chest level

The height of the key hole is: Standard

How many other entrances to the property are there: 0

The other entrance door widths are: N/A

Number of steps to the other entrances: N/A


Living and dining rooms


Type of flooring: Karndean

Width of doorways: No doors

Is there good space between furniture? Yes

Is the furniture movable or fixed? Movable




Type of flooring:  Karndean

Width of doorways: No door

Worktop height: Standard

Is oven set high or low? Low

Fridge height: Standard

Freezer height: Worktop height

Is crockery stored in high or low cupboards: High

Is any equipment stored externally or away from the main kitchen, and if yes, which and where?  Washing machine and freezer external utility room


Bedrooms and landings


How many floors does the property have? 2

Number of steps between floors: 11

Type of flooring: Carpet

Width of the doorways: Standard

Bed sizes: 3-4ft, 4’6”

Is the bedroom furniture movable or fixed? Movable


Bathrooms and cloakrooms


Type of flooring: Vinyl

Width of the doorways: Standard

Is there an accessible or adapted WC? Standard

Is there an accessible or adapted bath or shower? Standard

Is there a ground floor WC? No

Is there a ground floor bathroom or shower room? No

Does any bath or shower have a grab rail or handle fitted? No

Is there any shower where access is level rather than a step up? No


Outdoor facilities


Are there footpaths to follow for visually/mobility impaired? No

Are there barriers to entry into any part of the garden? No

Are there any other hazards? No




Is there a landline telephone for guests to use? No

If yes, does it accept incoming calls only or incoming and outgoing calls?

Mobile phone reception information: Variable

Closest public telephone is: Market Place, Hawes

Can you easily access an electrical socket in all rooms without having to move furniture (not cloakrooms or bathrooms)? Yes

Are electrical sockets generally set low or high? Low

Do you provide speciality alarms for hearing or sight impaired guests? No


Additional relevant information


Please add further details on any accessibility items or restrictions found at the property:  


This access statement has been completed by the owner and Ingrid Flute’s is not to be held responsible for the content therein.


A super property for couples or a small family nestled in the winding lanes of Gayle, just outside the popular market town of Hawes, close to the Wensleydale creamery and with fantastic walks from the door.  It is light and sunny with beamed ceilings, a wood burning stove and a sunny enclosed patio.  Sightsee in the Yorkshire Dales, take a cycle ride or have a day out in the Lake District.  There is so much for everyone here, great views, great food and historic houses and castles and much, much more.  Hillyard is a perfectly stylish base to enjoy all this area has to offer.

1 step up to entrance.
Lounge: A lovely sunny beamed room with two comfortable sofas to sit and relax on after a day in the Dales walking or sightseeing, TV with Freeview and DVD.  For those chilly evenings why not pour a glass of something tasty and cosy up in front of the roaring multi fuel stove which is set in a feature surround on stone plinth.  There are two oak side tables, an oak sideboard and pretty views over the front garden.
: The kitchen leads off from the lounge and has stunning views over the hills and dales beyond.  It is well equipped with all you need to prepare a yummy Yorkshire meal from all the fresh produce which abounds in this area.  You will find an electric hob, oven, grill, microwave, ceramic sink inset into solid wood worktops, fridge with icebox, dishwasher, dining table and chairs. 
Outside utility room: Freezer, washer/dryer.
Outside store room: A really useful room for those with outside interests, muddy boots and cycles can be safely stored here.

FIRST FLOOR: 11 steps up
Bedroom 1
: A lovely light room with a double bed, wardrobe with drawers, blanket box and a very attractive beam on the wall.
Bedroom 2: 3-foot bunk beds (only bottom bunk to be used), chest of drawers and views over the hills beyond.
Bathroom: Large walk in shower, washbasin with storage underneath, toilet.

Pets: One pet welcome.
Parking: On street parking is available in the village on a first come first served basis, further free parking is available by the Ford in Gayle. You can park outside the property to unload but please DO NOT park here. You can park by the ford or further up in the village. Please do not park in the two spaces further down which are marked as private.
Heating: Modern electric heating, wood burning stove. Coal for multi fuel stove is provided.
Garden/Patio: Enclosed patio area to the front of the cottage which is a super suntrap.  There is a pretty planted border and outside chairs and tables.  Sit awhile and have your breakfast outside and enjoy the morning sunshine.
Short Breaks: Accepted all year round.  
Notes: Unlimited WiFi is available free of charge, mobile phone signal is variable, linen and towels are provided. There is no back door to this property or any land to the rear. 
Shop: 0.6 miles   Pub: 0.6 miles.


Loved the cottage and the area. People were very polite and friendly will be back again. Thank you for the little extras

Previous Customer,

Thanks for a wonderful stay, we really enjoyed the little treats and gifts you'd left us to celebrate New Year! The cottage is cosy and perfect for exploring the area. We loved it!!

Previous Customer,

Thanks for a wonderful stay. We really appreciate the little treats and gifts you left to celebrate the New Year.The cottage is cosy and perfect for exploring the area .We loved it!

Previous Customer,

WOW ! Absolutely loved our first Christmas away in this beautiful cottage.Everything you need to make a Christmas dinner. Our 3rd visit to Hawes and never fails to disappoint us. Very relaxing and tranquil and absolutely beautiful scenery loved the Christmas touches and tree in courtyard and our treats for our stay. Thank you so much and will stay here again.

Westhead L,

A fantastic stay. Parked my car up on Thursday and haven't used it since. Lovely walks on the doorstep. Cottage is beautiful and fully equipped. Will definitely be returning. Thank you for a lovely stay. 5* cottage

Previous Customer,

Our second visit this year and once again it was beautiful. A welcoming cottage with everything you need, We have enjoyed walks on our doorstep & meals in & out. Love this cottage. We will be back soon! Thank you. 5*

The W,

Lovely cottage, very high standard of decoration and equipment provided. Everything works

Mrs Alison A,

Wonderful cottage, beautifully decorated etc. with everything we needed in the kitchen. The weather has been marvelous so we have done lots of walking including all three Peaks! Nice meal at the White Hart in Hawes.

Alison & S,

Lovely cottage, so clean and fresh. Explored the Dale every day, wonderful area. Service at the cottage was excellent. We had a problem which was resolved the same day while we were out. Would recommend the cottage and Ingrid Flute's to anyone in my eyes. 5*

Previous Customer,

Perfect break, beautiful cottage to relax and recharge ready for the nights drawing in. The bonus was the owls in the trees down the lane. Fully recommend.

Sue B,

A fabulous few days break at a lovely cottage in a very nice village. We are very lucky with the weather, not a cloud in sight, we made the most of it. Batteries fully recharged.

Stuart B,

Thank you so much for the most perfect stay in this beautiful cottage, we have enjoyed every part of our holiday. The walk to Aysgill Force from just a few metres from the cottage is a must. The cottage was a perfect base for the three of us. Warm, cosy and well equipped. We would love to be back.

Previous Customer,

Beautiful cottage in breathtaking surroundings. The weather has been very kind to us too. Fabulous walks from the doorstep, we will definitely be coming back soon. Thank you for a wonderful stay. Highly recommend the food at The White Hart in Hawes.

Michael & L,

Charming cottage, nicely decorated, lovely details and has everything you need for a stay, very well equipped. We had a great holiday, with good walks right from the doorstep. Thank you for the info provided.

Leena & S,

We had a great stay in this lovely cottage, it is well equipped and finished to a high standard. There are many walks nearby and owners have provided useful maps and lots of local information. The staff at Ingrid Flute's Yorkshire Holiday Cottages are very helpful. The booking procedure was quick and smooth, the staff sorted out a minor issue very swiftly on arrival and were in touch afterwards to ensure everything was fine. A great service.

Leena & S,

Great to be back in Gayle after 18 years. Loved this cottage, so well appointed and comfortable. A great place for the lovely local walks.

Mr A B,

Great cottage, everything you need. Lovely and clean, great position and views. Came to do the Three Peaks challenge but one at a time. Every day and each peak were very different, amazed we both completed them. The food at The White Hart is beautiful.

Kerry & J,

We came here for our first wedding anniversary and it was perfect - everything we had wanted in a quaint cottage in a fab location.

Viv & T,

Property was lovely

Mr William G,

We had a lovely Easter weekend with our young Cocker Spaniel. Great location and set up.

Previous Customer,

I love the views and the baby lambs and the cottage. I like the bunk beds. Lots of walking makes me sleep loads! I love Yorkshire and we will be back soon. I love all of the walking and waterfalls. I really like this cottage with all the views.

Previous Customer,

What a beautiful cottage in a beautiful location. We have enjoyed every part of our little break. Your cottage had everything we needed and more. Very well thought out and perfect set up for our family of 2 adults and 2 children. Walks on the doorstep and plenty of local information supplied by the owners. Thank you for a wonderful stay, we will be back.

Webb Family, N,


Area Information

Gayle/ Hawes
Gayle is a picturesque hamlet situated a mile south of Hawes, in Wensleydale.  Here you will find the Wensleydale Creamery where you can watch the renowned cheese being hand crafted and packaged ready for sale. The picturesque, Duerley Beck is a few steps from the property and is spanned by an old and narrow bridge and can also be crossed by a ford at a point where ducks and geese are often in evidence. There are two waterfalls, Gayle Force and Aisgill, nearby.  The two roads leading out of Hawes are mountain pass roads, the famous Buttertubs Pass to Swaledale and Fleet Moss to Wharfedale.  Hawes has an excellent range of shops, takeaways, tearooms and restaurants. There is also a weekly market and the Mart for livestock on Tuesdays, the Countryside Museum and Hawes rope makers are within easy reach.