Self catering holiday cottages in Kettlewell, Yorkshire, England

Kettlewell for a Special Cottage Holiday in the Dales: We have a selection of lovely cottages in Kettlewell and the Yorkshire Dales to rent for self-catering holidays and weekend breaks. The village of Kettlewell is in a pretty part of North Yorkshire called Upper Wharfedale, an area populated by walkers, backpackers and cyclists in the summer months.  This is excellent walking country.


About Cottage Breaks in Kettlewell

Various walks can be followed in the area, but the logical one to start with is the walk around Kettlewell. To do this walk and really get to know the village, there is a book on the walk available to buy in the village shops which will guide you on the route. This book tells the history of the village, aided by many photographs. Going on this walk gives an insight into how the houses, shops, inns and places of work evolved over the years. You will see the maypole and the war memorial plus various buildings dating from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries. Other recommended walks include a walk to Arncliffe, Great Whernside and Dowber Gill and Hag Dike. You can also follow the Calendar Girls Trail, as Kettlewell was used as a location in the film, standing in for ‘Knapely’.

Whilst taking a cottage break here it’s recommended you visit St Mary’s Church.  The site for St. Mary’s Church evolved over the years, beginning with a Norman structure in the 12th century that was subsequently taken down, with another church replacing it in 1820. In 1883, that too was taken down, apart from its tower, leaving the church we see today.

Villagers and visitors alike enjoy the Annual Scarecrow Festival, a fun gathering that raises funds for the village school, St. Mary’s Church and the village hall. Run over nine days in August, thousands of people come to participate and see the scarecrows dressed up in all sorts of costumes. Every available open space in the village is a potential site for some inventive scarecrow making and ‘decoration’. The village hall and the tea rooms in the village serve up homemade baking treats. Everyone, young and old, is invited to follow the themed Scarecrow Trail. Prizes are up for grabs for those that locate designated scarecrows and solve various riddles. Some of these scarecrows are ingeniously ‘hidden’ from view.

Those taking a family self-catering break in Kettlewell may want to visit Ewedale Model Village, located in the basement of Kettlewell Village Store which is a lot of fun for all the family. This indoor village is based on the features found in the Dales. It’s not just for looking; you can press buttons and make things happen and see the buildings’ interiors. There is even a switch to the ‘village at night’. In addition, you are free to take part in a quiz.

For a short drive to another pretty village, Grassington is a popular day out. Besides its charming tea rooms, cafes and pubs, it has the Grassington Folk Museum. This museum’s collection of local history artefacts is sited in two miner’s cottages from the 18th century. Although a small village, it has a number of ambitious events, including the Grassington Festival, Dickensian Festival and 1940s Weekend.

There is plenty going on in the area and Kettlewell is a fine base for a holiday, however active or chilled out you want to be. Enjoy a comfortable cottage stay and discover why the Dales is so special. There are many more holiday cottages in the Yorkshire Dales and self-catering in Yorkshire ranging from one bedroom cottages up to large mansions for walking groups. Pet-friendly self-catering in the Yorkshire Dales is also available.

Book a Kettlewell cottage and look forward to discovering some of the best of Yorkshire on holiday.

18 rental properties

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Rose Riverside Cottage, Yorkshire Dales, Linton, Yorkshire, Northern England, England

2 bedroom Riverside Cottage, Kettlewell 6 miles away

sleeps 1 - 4 guests
1 - 4
2 bedrooms
2
2 bathrooms
2
dog-friendly cottage
5 star

Stylish 2 en-suite bedroom holiday home set next to a river close to Grassington, and boasting superb river and country views.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £493
Next availability:
from 19 August to 26 August 22 from 30 September to 07 October 22

New Close Cottage, Kirkby Malham, Yorkshire, Northern England, England

3 bedroom Rural Retreat, Kettlewell 8 miles away

sleeps 2 - 5 guests
2 - 5
3 bedrooms
3
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed

Welcoming 3 bedroom rural retreat cottage on a working farm, only 2 miles from Malham and within the unspoilt Yorkshire Dales National Park, ideal for walking holidays.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £450

Watershed Pet-Friendly Cottage, Yorkshire Dales National Park, , Settle, Yorkshire, Northern England, England

2 bedroom Cottage, Kettlewell 11 miles away

sleeps 1 - 3 guests
1 - 3
2 bedrooms
2
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome
1
3 star

Beautiful cottage near Settle.

Weekly Price from: £268
Next availability:
from 03 January to 07 January 22 from 14 January to 28 January 22

Gilchrist Riverside House, Settle, Yorkshire, Northern England, England

3 bedroom Riverside Holiday House, Kettlewell 11 miles away

sleeps 2 - 7 guests
2 - 7
3 bedrooms
3
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage
5 star

Book a stay by the Riverside with a break at this family-friendly and dog-friendly holiday house, with 3 bedrooms, wonderful river views and a location close to the heart of Settle, this could be a great base for a holiday close to the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Weekly Price from: £477
Next availability:
from 06 January to 22 January 22 from 29 January to 05 February 22

Bookilber Barn Conversion, Yorkshire Dales, Settle, Yorkshire, Northern England, England

6 bedroom Stone-built Cottage, Kettlewell 11 miles away

sleeps 1 - 12 guests
1 - 12
6 bedrooms
6
6 bathrooms
6
no dogs allowed
5 star

Located next to stunning Yorkshire Dales countryside, this 6 bedroom barn conversion offers high quality accommodation in a fantastic rural setting.

Special features: indoor hot tub.

Weekly Price from: £2621
Next availability:
from 10 December to 20 December 21 from 05 January to 21 January 22

Gaylebeck Gallery, Hawes, Yorkshire, Northern England, England

3 bedroom Stone-Built Cottage, Kettlewell 12 miles away

sleeps 1 - 5 guests
1 - 5
3 bedrooms
3
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed

Charming 3 bedroom stone-built cottage in Hawes in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, with views out to town and surrounding hills.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £330

In and Out Country Cottage, Yorkshire Dales, Middleham, Yorkshire, Northern England, England

1 bedroom Stone-Built Holiday Cottage, Kettlewell 14 miles away

sleeps 1 - 2 guests
1 - 2
1 bedrooms
1
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed
5 star

Utterly charming sleeps 2 romantic retreat in the village of Middleham with exposed stone-work, warming woodburning stove, exposed wooden beams and one double bedroom plus a location conveniently near to the Yorkshire Dales National Park, this is a great place for a couple to get away and spend quality time together.

Weekly Price from: £386
Next availability:
from 17 December to 24 December 21 from 01 January to 14 January 22

Routster Farm Cottage, Yorkshire Dales, Settle, Yorkshire, Northern England, England

2 bedroom Stone-Built Bungalow, Kettlewell 14 miles away

sleeps 1 - 4 guests
1 - 4
2 bedrooms
2
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed
5 star

Welcoming 2 bedroom farmstay with modern stylish interior and fabulous countryside views, very close to Settle and the amazing landscapes of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £439
Next availability:
from 10 December to 22 December 21 from 03 January to 08 January 22

Three Peaks Barn, Yorkshire Dales National Park, Chapel le Dale, Yorkshire, Northern England, England

6 bedroom Barn Conversion, Kettlewell 14 miles away

sleeps 4 - 13 guests
4 - 13
6 bedrooms
6
5 bathrooms
5
no dogs allowed
5 star

Farm-stay holiday cottage with 6 bedrooms, games room with pool table and warm bubbly hot tub and generous gardens, accommodating up to 13 in a tranquil rural location close to the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Special features: free internet access, games room, outdoor hot tub.

Weekly Price from: £1788
Next availability:
from 10 December to 17 December 21 from 10 January to 14 January 22

Keepers Log Cabin, Addingham, Yorkshire, Northern England, England

2 bedroom Log Cabin, Kettlewell 15 miles away

sleeps 2 - 4 guests
2 - 4
2 bedrooms
2
2 bathrooms
2
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome
1
5 star

Stylish 2 bedroom modern log cabin with sauna and private hot tub, set on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub, sauna.

Weekly Price from: £780
Next availability:
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High Smarber, Low Row near Reeth, Yorkshire, Northern England, England

3 bedroom Rural Retreat, Kettlewell 16 miles away

sleeps 1 - 6 guests
1 - 6
3 bedrooms
3
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed
3 star

Homely 3 bedroom rural retreat with stunning country views and glorious rural setting in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £428
Next availability:
from 08 December to 30 December 21 from 22 January to 09 April 22

Brown Hill Family Cottage, Low Row near Reeth, Yorkshire, Northern England, England

2 bedroom Rural Retreat, Kettlewell 16 miles away

sleeps 2 - 4 guests
2 - 4
2 bedrooms
2
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed
4 star

2 bedroom rural retreat with valley views, set in the Yorkshire Dales National Park close to Richmond.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £312
Next availability:
from 19 February to 05 March 22 from 12 March to 28 May 22