As the cold weather well and truly sets in, we’re seeking out the cosiest corners in the region – and we think we might have found them. Set within the glorious landscape of the Yorkshire Dales, AKA the perfect place to visit all year round, we’ve rounded up the most beautiful Yorkshire Dales cottages with hot tubs, each of which is perfect for a winter escape.
1. Flatt House Barn, Malham
Ideally located near beautiful Malham, Flatt House Barn is set within a truly beautiful setting, with the South Yorkshire Dales landscape wrapping itself around the entire property.
There, in the sleepy village of Hanlith, guests can revel in pure, rural privacy, with just the sounds of tweeting birds to accompany during their stay.
Boasting four bedrooms, a cosy woodburning stove in the sitting room, and a huge private garden complete with a lovely patio, hot tub and BBQ – guests can not only enjoy all the cottage has to offer, but nearby Yorkshire Dales gems such as Malham Cove, Gordale Scar and Janet’s Foss. Find out more here.
2. The Culverhouse, Richmond
While The Culverhouse is actually on the outskirts of the Dales, it’s nevertheless an impressive place to stay. Found near beautiful Richmond, the converted cottage has enough room to sleep eight, with tons of wonderful amenities making for the perfect Autumn stay.
Consisting of four bedrooms, a stunning courtyard with bistro tables and a wonderful garden complete with a hot tub, the dog-friendly cottage is ideally located for exploring both the historic town of Richmond and the Yorkshire Dales, with both just a short drive away from the property.
Placed in a prime spot in the garden, the hot tub is the perfect places to kick back with a glass of vino, with unspoilt countryside surrounding the garden. Find out more and book.
3. Blue Plain Dairy, Pateley Bridge
One of the most beautiful towns in the Dales, Pateley Bridge is perfectly situated for those wanting the best of Yorkshire – with the glorious hills of Nidderdale right on its doorstep. Located just a short drive away from the town, Blue Plain Dairy offers a seriously cosy stay – with everything guests need to feel at home included.
Offering two cosy bedrooms and a wonderful outdoor patio nestled by the ultimate Yorkshire view, the cottage makes things extra cosy with its outdoor hot tub, built-in stone fireplace, BBQ, and warm, cottage-like finishings. Only a short drive from the Coldstone Cut, Brimham Rocks and Pateley Bridge itself, there’s plenty to discover, with a number of fantastic pubs nearby to try out, too. Find out more here.
4. Crane Field Laithe, Airton
Found in Otterburn, Airton, Crane Field Laithe has to be one of the most impressive cottages in the Dales, thanks to its incredible views, cosy barn-style touches and huge windows that frame the view.
Inside, guests can expect four cosy bedrooms, a spacious living area complete with a beautiful view and wood burning fireplace and a separate games room, while outside, guests can enjoy a stunning patio area, complete with comfy seating, a BBQ, and a hot tub with a view.
5. Edmunds Cottage, Crakehall
Perfect for enjoying the East of the Yorkshire Dales, Edmunds Cottage is as quaint as it is beautiful, well-situated near both lovely Leyburn and beautiful Bedale.
Offering both peace and tranquillity, the humble escape is home to two bedrooms, alongside a cosy garden where guests will find a relaxing hot tub to enjoy. For those who prefer a good old dose of fresh air, there are tons of incredibly scenic walking routes to enjoy, with plenty of beautiful pubs in nearby Bedale to enjoy. Find out more.
6. High View Barn, Sedbergh
A short drive from England’s Book Town, Sedbergh, is the gorgeous High Barn View – a whopping six-bedroom barn that’ perfect for weekends away with friends.
Offering panoramic countryside by the bucketload, the beautiful property not only provides a tranquil escape, but plenty to do, too, including cook up a storm in the large open plan kitchen, compete with friends on the bowling green, enjoy a game of pool, take in the views in the hot tub, or get stuck into some al fresco grub cooked on the BBQ.
7. Bookilber Barn, Settle
Nestled in ‘Three Peaks County’, the wonderful Bookilber Barn is fantastic for entertaining – not only because it’s not far from lovely Settle, but because of the fantastic amenities that come along with the stay.
From its sheltered hot tub and bar room to its cosy living room and wood-burning fireplace, the cottage is as cosy as they come – with plenty of space for twelve to stay over. Cuddle up in front of the fire after a long day out walking in the countryside, pop a bottle in the hot tub, or head into nearby Settle to enjoy its many gorgeous bars, pubs and restaurants. Book here.