Choose Buckden for a relaxed cottage holiday close to the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. For delightful rural scenery and pursuits, you can't beat the village of Buckden in North Yorkshire. Situated in Upper Wharfedale close to the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this is a beautiful part of the Yorkshire Dales.
Hints and Tips on Cottage Holidays in Buckden
Staying in Buckden is convenient for joining the Dales Way, which is a popular long-distance walking path between Ilkley in West Yorkshire to Bowness-on-Windermere in Cumbria. Buckden's stone cottages give the village a charming, timeless quality.
Whilst enjoying a self-catering holiday in Buckden, you can go for riverside walks along the River Wharfe or ramble on the romantic moorland. Seek out the local waterfalls and the meadows. As for the village itself, it has a general store, a pub and a restaurant. If you are fortunate to be in the vicinity in June, you could be treated to the annual Summer Gala, when the village comes together to enjoy a dog show, sheep show, children's races, live music and a fell race plus local food and drink and stalls.
Attractions to Discover Whilst on a Self-Catering Holiday in Buckden
- All around you is the stunning landscape of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, a paradise for walkers, hikers, cyclists and wildlife watchers.
- Visit the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty nearby for more impressive landscapes.
- Nearby Hubberholme is very pretty and interesting for being the author, J.B. Priestley's favourite place. Indeed, his ashes were scattered in the churchyard of the village's Norman church, St. Michael and All Angels.
However you opt to spend your time on a break in Buckden, we trust that you’ll have a great time on your Yorkshire Dales holiday and hope you find the best place to stay on Country Cottages Online.
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