Welcome to Alpine Cottages Reeth; a stunning 4 star refurbished 150 year old first floor stone cottage, sleeps 5, in the heart of the Yorkshires Dales National Park with picturesque views of the heather moors, overlooking Reeth green.
Having holidayed in Reeth for over 20 years we wish to share the experience with you.
Available for holidays and short breaks, Alpine Cottages Reeth is the ideal base for couples, families, walkers and cyclists. Situated halfway on Wainwright’s popular coast to coast footpath, and on the Tour de France Le Grand Depart 2014 cycle route, its easy for you to enjoy the finest scenery the Dales have to offer.
Reeth is a beautiful village with a host of fine places to dine: cafes, 3 pubs, 2 hotels, take-aways, licensed tea room and an ice cream parlour.There is a museum,adventure and bike centre,pottery and craft centre. There is a Post Office, village stores and bakery. The village hosts a Friday market which boasts outstanding freshly caught, reared or picked and plucked local produce.
Historic towns of Harrogate, York, Durham and Whitby are within easy reach, and the Lake District is at the end of the Dale.
The cottage is tastefully furnished to a high standard in a contemporary style. Relax in the cosy lounge, and keep warm with our wood burner or soak away in the ‘much enjoyed’ roll-top slipper bath. Step outdoors and enjoy a soak in the wood burning hot tub in our “secret” garden or a game of table tennis in the games room situated 40 metres around the back of the property.
We offer use of wood fired eco hot tub, games room, and secure bicycle hooks by arrangement.
Two well behaved dogs are welcome. Free wifi.
Rated 4 star with Visit England and maintained to a very good standard.
more about the cottage
Recent guests commentsApril 2016 "What a fantastic holiday. Brilliant hot tub, brilliant village and walks" Alex and Eva Hall, and Zeus
Feb 2016 "We have had the most wonderful holiday, the hot tub has been just prefect." Mr and Mrs Bentham
Jan 2016 "Another lovely weekend in this lovely cottage (we keep coming back,). The village and cottage owners are very dog friendly which makes for a great weekend when you have 2 jack russells." Mr and Mrs Gilmour.
Jan 2016 "Amazing week away, great walks with dogs, and then back to the AMAZING hot tub and it snowed while we were in. Would recommend to anyone. Thank you" Mat and Sam, Jack and Lloyd.
Jan 2016 "Not only are the views and walks breathtaking, the cottage is simply beautiful. This place is truly special. We cant wait to return here in the summer for more adventures." Carrie and Simon.
New Year 2016 "Had a lovely stay, the cottage had everything a family would need. Very comfortable and clean. lovely home made biscuits. Enjoyed Reeth's firework display, thank you." The Thomas family.
Xmas 2015 "BEST XMAS EVER. Happy memories of fun times with 5 of us in the hot tub. Cosy cottage always toasty warm. Cooking Christmas lunch was no drama with a well stocked kitchen." The Southams, Romsey.
"Fantastic stay. We really wait for our next visit. Enjoyed the whole surroundings, wood burning stove and the amazing hot tub." Mr and Mrs Willis Oct 2015
"Lovely cottage, equipped with everything you could need. The cottage, games room and garden are ideal for children and pets. The dogs loved it." Mr and Mrs Coult Sept 2015
"Had a fab week, kids love the hot tub in every day. Everything you could ask for in the cottage" Mr and Mrs Hagan July 2015.
"What a great holiday. Lovely place to stay. Hot tub was so good we've seriously considered investing in one."
"Couldn't have wished for a better place for our 'mini-moon' following our wedding. Outstanding cottage, and location" Mr and Mrs Lumb July 2015
"We had a v lovely welcome. Hot tub ready. Katie and Tracey could not do enough to make the hol perfect. Best holiday ever" The Yaxleys June 2015.
COTTAGE OVERVIEW & FACILITIES
West facing patio with bench to catch the evening sun. Dog hook and boot scraper: smokers tray on wall by front door.
Entrance hall: boot rack, coat hooks and wall mounted o/s map of Swaledale.
Lounge/Diner: Wood burning stove, freesat 32” LCD TV, DVD, dining table and chairs. Comprehensive range of local literature, maps, board games, books, window views of the Green, large leather sofa.
Kitchen: Very well equipped with electric oven/ hob, microwave, fridge with ice box, washer/dryer,dishwasher, excellent range of utensils and crockery, picnic basket, airer.
Bedroom 1: king size bed, oak furniture, hairdryer, and Harkerside moor view.
Bedroom 2: twin pine beds, 1 roll out bed and views of Harkerside moor.
Bathroom: “roll top” freestanding slipper bath, shower cubicle with electric shower, WC, wash basin and heated towel rail.
WOOD FIRED ECO TUB by prior arrangement with the owner
You can relax and enjoy our newly installed wood fired hot tub. You can tend the fire, keeping the wooden lid on the tub to ensure all the heat stays in, and enjoy the games room or “secret” private garden while the water heats up. Just keep adding wood logs or our homemade paper bricks to the wood burner to reach your preferred temperature. The hot tub seats 4 or 5 adults comfortably and you can admire the views of Fremington edge and the grouse moors. On sunny days use the garden solar shower before you get in.
TWO well behaved dogs welcome. All we ask is that you clean up the cottage so it is as you found it. Please provide suitable bedding for your dog to sleep on as they are not permitted on furniture or beds. Please do not leave your dog alone in the cottage at any time. You are welcome to hose your dog in the drive at the back of the property after a muddy walk. Let us know the breed of your pooch at time of booking.
All electric, bed linen and bath towels included. A starter pack for wood burner in the lounge is provided, and all wood for the hot tub. Free Wi-Fi. Night storage heaters. There is an honesty box for any extra wood used in the cottage.
STARGAZING IN THE DALES
We have a set of binoculars for stargazing. Your copy of Reeth Gazette has an up to date page devoted to Astronomy in the Dales and what you can see and where. The informal Astronomy group in Reeth monthly, for all to join in, a friendly group.
Go out of front door and turn right, down and around to the back of the property, 40 metres, to the games room with table tennis, darts etc. and out to the garden and hot tub.
Secure cycle hooks in games room and hose for muddy bikes, dogs and wellies.
Extra freezer space with owner.
Travel cot, high chair, stair gate on request.
Ample parking round the green from 20 metres away.
No hen or stag parties.
Children must be supervised at all times with an adult in games room and hot tub.
The owners live on site and are always happy to help or chat. We have an access statement available on request. Full terms and conditions will be emailed at time of enquiry, please sign and return.
Things to see and do...
REETH Reeth is the capital of Swaledale, a delightful small town, home to some of the finest arts and crafts, countryside and scenery. There is an abundance of wildlife; curlews, lapwings and the rare black grouse. It is the perfect place to explore rolling valleys and peaks, cascading moorland streams and surrounding area all easily reached.
The villages of Leyburn, Hawes and Richmond are close by.Reeth is located near to a variety of towns and cities including: Durham Harrogate Newcastle Whitby SHOPPING Reeth has village shops that have most items, or the closest supermarkets are Coop in Richmond, or Tesco in Catterick, and most supermarkets deliver online.
MORE INFORMATION AND ACTIVITIES
All about Reeth www.reeth.org
Bowes Museum www.bowesmuseum.org.uk
Bolton Castle. www.boltoncastle.co.uk
Yorkshire Dales National Park www.ydnp.co.uk
York City Tourist Information www.visityork.org
Hire a bike www.dalesbikecentre.co.uk
Guided cycles and alfresco adventure centre Local Wonderful Folk Museum www.swaledalemuseum.org
Buck Hotel (popular music venue) www.buckhotel.co.uk
North of England Trike Tours www.triketours.co.uk
bookings & contact
Get in touch with us about any questions you might have about the cottage and it’s availability, we’re more than happy to help!
AVAILABILITY AND PRICES - BOOK YOUR WINTER BREAK NOW
STEAMING HOT TUB IN WINTER NOT TO BE MISSED, SHORT BREAKS AVAILABLE,
ASK FOR SEPARATE PRICE WITHOUT HOT TUB
Days highlighted in green show the days that we have availability.
Please use the form below to make an enquiry about availability and the price of your stay. Short breaks are subject to availability.
Or write to:
Katie Blyth and Tracey Coulson,
Alpine Cottages Reeth,
4 Alpine Terrace,
N Yorks, DL11 6TN