For a rural retreat break or country cottage holiday, the pretty village of Ravenstonedale with its setting by fields, pastures and Scandal Beck could be the perfect place to stay.
About Ravenstonedale for Cottage Holidays
There are three pubs within the village and a stay in Ravenstonedale may suit those looking to stay in the Eden Valley which is just as beautiful but usually quieter than the nearby Lake District National Park.
The village of Ravenstonedale is close to three areas of stunning countryside; the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Beauty, the Yorkshire Dales National Park and the Lake District National Park.
Recommended Things to See and Do on a Cottage Holiday in Ravenstonedale
• For those who enjoy outdoor activities such as walking, hiking, cycling, wildlife watching or photography, three of England’s best loved and naturally beautiful areas are within half an hour’s drive; the North Pennines, the Yorkshire Dales National Park and the Lake District National Park. Each of these areas has its own unique attractions and you can discover which area you love best with a stay in Ravenstonedale.
• For walks closer to Ravenstonedale, Smardale Gill National Nature Reserve is only around 10 minute’s drive away and is a great place to walk and bird-watch.
• More excellent walks and hikes can be found within the Howgill Fells which lie close to Ravenstonedale.
• Keen walkers will also want to visit the Upper Eden Visitor Centre in the nearby market town of Kirkby Stephen when you can pick up hints and tips on good local walks.
Whether you opt to stay in a farm cottage, a holiday barn or a stone-built holiday house, we hope you have a wonderful time in or near Ravenstonedale discovering the natural beauty of the Eden Valley.
Book a Ravenstonedale cottage and look forward to discovering some of the best of Cumbria on holiday.