The Cottage

Thwaite, Yorkshire Dales

  • 3 Star Gold
  • A stone built cottage on the Pennine and Herriot way in Swaledale in the Yorkshire Dales national park

You can book this property from:

  • £481 per week
  • £69 per night
  • 3 Star Gold


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 king/super-king bed
  • 1 zip & link beds - can be king/super king or single beds


  • 1 WC
  • Towels provided
  • Bath
  • Shower


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

How far to...?

  • Beach 35 miles
  • Pub 0.1 miles
  • Shop 0.1 miles

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Welcome pack
  • Countryside views

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 4:00pm
  • 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.

Read the full Access Statement for this property.

Access Statement

Property Name: The Cottage
Property Location: Thwaite
Description: 2 bedroom cottage

Pre-arrival and local facilities
The nearest bus stop is:  opposite the property
The nearest petrol station is: Hawes
The nearest electric vehicle charging point is: Hawes
The nearest food shop is: Hawes
The nearest pub/restaurant: next door
Mobility equipment hire is: Northallerton

Arrival and car parking
Type of parking available: Outside the property & in the village
Number of spaces available: Ample, first come first served
For what sized car: Large
Parking surface is: Tarmac
Is the parking level: Yes
Is there good space to unload once parked? Yes
Distance to property from parking: outside
Distance to nearest public parking area: n/a
Is it pay and display? n/a
The width of the path to the property is: standard width
How many steps are there en-route to the entrance? 0

Main entrance
The main entrance door width is: standard
Number of steps to the main entrance: none
The height of the key safe is: shoulder
The height of the keyhole is: waist
How many other entrances to the property are there? none
Is the entrance well lit? no

Living and dining rooms
The flooring is: carpet
Are there are any rugs? Hearth rug
The door widths within these areas are? standard
Is there good space between furniture? yes
Is the furniture moveable or fixed? moveable
Is the floor level and step free? Small step into living/dining room
Are wall plugs set high or low? low
Are electric sockets high or low? low

The flooring is: laminate
Is the floor level and step free? yes
The width of the doorways is: standard
What height is the worktop to the floor? Standard/waist
Is the oven set high or low? low
The fridge height is: high
The freezer height is : low
Is crockery stored high or low: high
Are wall plugs set high or low? above worktops
Are electric sockets high or low? above worktops
Is any equipment stored externally or away from the main kitchen, and if yes;  what and where? no

Bedrooms and landings
How many floors does the property have? Two ( ground and upper)
The number of steps between floors is:
The flooring is: carpet
Is the flooring level in each bedroom? Small step on landing. One bedroom has a small step going in to the bedroom. Bedroom floors level.
The door widths are: standard
Bed sizes are: King size in one room, zip and link in the other room.
Is the bedroom furniture moveable or fixed? moveable
Are wall plugs set high or low? low
Are electric sockets high or low? low

Bathrooms and cloakrooms
Type of flooring: laminate
Is the flooring level? yes
Width of the doorways: standard
Is there an accessible or adapted WC? no
Is there an accessible or adapted bath or shower? no
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
External areas are: front of property
Is permanent seating provided? yes
Is there outside lighting? yes
Is there colour contrast of critical surfaces (eg edges of steps) no
Are there footpaths to follow for visually/mobility impaired? no
Are there barriers to entry into any part of the garden? Low front wall on perimeter of property
Are there any other hazards (eg ponds, water features)? no

Is there a landline telephone for guests to use? no
If yes, does it accept incoming calls only or incoming and outgoing calls? n/a
Mobile phone reception information: variable
Closest public telephone is: across the road
Can you easily access an electrical socket in all rooms without having to move furniture (not cloakrooms or bathrooms)? yes
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:





A beautiful stone-built cottage located in Thwaite in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The Cottage is full of character with beamed ceilings, stone inset and an open fire in a stone surround with oak shelf.  Sleeping up to four in two bedrooms the property benefits from a large wall mounted TV in the lounge and is within walking distance of the local cafe and pub, further amenities can be found in the nearby popular market town with its quirky shops, Dales pubs and tea rooms,  the Wensleydale Creamery is within walking distance from Hawes.

Lounge:  One small step up. Two, two-seater comfortable sofa’s, pouffe, dining table and chairs, oak side tables large wall mounted Smart TV, DVD, inset bookshelves, open fire in feature stone surround, beamed ceiling, views over the fell from the window. Bluetooth speaker.
Kitchen: Electric hob, oven, grill, microwave, washing machine, fridge/freezer.
Under stairs: cupboard: Coat and boot storage.

11 steps up to first floor:

Bedroom 1: Single beds (can be Super-King on request), wardrobe with drawers, inset shelving storage, window seat, beamed ceiling. Stunning views over the Dale.
Bedroom 2:
King-size bed, dressing table, wardrobe with drawers, window seat, beamed ceiling, views over the countryside beyond.
Bathroom:  P shaped bath with shower over, washbasin, toilet.

Pets:  Two pets welcome.
Parking: Parking outside the property on a first come first served basis, further free parking in the village 10 yards away on a first come first served basis.
Heating: Electric storage heating, open fire in the lounge (welcome pack of fuel provided).
Garden/Patio:  Small patio area to the front of the cottage enclosed with a low stone wall. Table and chairs with stunning views over the village and Dale beyond.
Short Breaks: Available all year round.  
Notes: Towels are provided. Please note that this property does not allow smoking. Unlimited WiFi is available free of charge. Mobile phone signal is variable.  There is also secure cycle storage.
  0.1 miles   Pub:  0.1 miles.


Area Information

Thwaite is in Upper Swaledale, in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. It is an area of outstanding natural beauty. The Pennine Way and Coast to Coast walks pass close by and cyclists can follow the route of Le Tour 2014.  The protected wild flower meadows burst into colour in May and June, with rich autumn hues from September onwards. The Yorkshire Dales are loved for their spectacular scenery, old market towns and unspoilt villages. Why not visit one of the many castles, stately homes or abbeys, ending with a visit to one of the local tea shops?  There are activities to suit all tastes from pot holing to climbing crags or watching waterfalls; or, if you prefer wheels to walking, why not try the network of bridleways and byways? What better way to end your day than a visit to one of the local Dale's pubs to sample the local beer and food?