Nestled in the rural countryside you will experience a true sense of space, privacy and tranquility. Yet, only a short distance away are the lovely villages of Lofthouse, Middlesmoor and the well known town of Pateley Bridge. Here you will find plenty of cafes, restaurants, pubs and takeaways along with independent shops selling some amazing local produce.
We are also ideally positioned to explore the wider area as well, with the spa town of Harrogate, Ripon and Masham only 30 minutes away, Skipton 45 minutes away and York just over an hour away.
The journey will be an experience in its self as you meander along the country roads following the natural curves of Gouthwaite reservoir whilst taking in the breathtaking views of the Yorkshire Dales.
If you are looking for a break away from the hustle and bustle then Reservoir View Holiday Cottages are the place for you. The cottages are all detached with plenty of outdoor space to soak up the scenery and enjoy special times with family and friends. The properties vary in size and can accommodate all party sizes from 2 people up to larger parties of up to 22 (having exclusive use of the whole site). We look forward to welcoming you.
Gorgeous country cottages, with character features such as lovely exposed beams, wood floors and Barn windows. Enjoy the cozy comfort and natural tones with luxurious extra’s such as roll top baths
Each property has it’s own outdoor seating area, with a paddock to the rear and breath taking views to the front
Picturesque scenery with an abundance of walks and cycle routes (such as the infamous Nidderdale Way) to choose from
Absolutely, we get lots of families travelling from all ends of the country who come together and meet at Reservoir Holiday cottages. You will have the whole site to yourselves.
We love well behaved dogs and they love the Yorkshire Dales and all the many walks that are right on the door step.
Yes, we were positioned on the Tour de France and Tour de Yorkshire route, so since then we have attracted many keen cyclists and motor-bikers. We offer a secure garage for all bikes on a first come first served basis.
Absolutely, the countryside is littered with spectacular walking trails in every direction. We are positioned on the path of the famous Nidderdale Way (featured on Claire Balding’s The Ramblings show). Gouthwaite and Scar Reservoirs can both be walked around and are on your doorstep. When you book with us you will receive a guidebook that gives you plenty of detail about the area including some great walking routes.
There are lovely country pubs in every direction.
You have The Crown in Lofthouse, The Crown in Middlesmoor, The Sportsmans arms in Wath, The Bridge Inn just outside Pateley Bridge and many more.
In Pateley Bridge itself along with restaurants, takeaways and lovely shops selling amazing local produce.
All our properties are on the same site and enjoy plenty of outdoor space. Each property either has a garden or patio area. We have BBQ equipment available and small Fire pits. The whole site is surrounded by a private paddock.
We are so lucky to have the wonderful Fountains Abbey, Brigham Rocks, Betty’s tea rooms in Harrogate, Lightwater valley, Stump Cross Caverns, Malham Cove, and many super little market towns all in close proximity.
We have ample free off street parking in our private courtyard.
We take a 10% non refundable deposit at booking.
You can cancel up to 6 weeks before your stay and not incur further costs, but your balance is due at this point.
It is therefore important you look into insurance (like you would if traveling aboard).
These policies are cost effective and give you peace of mind should an unforeseen situation arise.
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Yes, each property has free Wifi.