7 Lodges in the Yorkshire Dales

These seven lodges in the Yorkshire Dales make for an idyllic getaway. Surrounded by outstanding scenery, rolling hills and ancient monuments.

The Yorkshire Dales has a uniquely peaceful atmosphere with both the Yorkshire Dales National Park and Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty located in the area.

So if you are planning to stay in the Yorkshire Dales, which accommodation should you select? We have picked out seven of the best lodges in the Yorkshire Dales which will make an ideal base for your holiday

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1. Flowery Dell Lodges

The first of our lodges are Flowery Dell Lodges, which can be found on the eastern edge of the Yorkshire Dales. Honeymoon lodges, pet-friendly lodges and lodges with hot tubs are all available at the site, which is very close to the Hudswell Woods.

There is free on-site countryside WiFi and local activities include the Norman Richmond Castle and the World Famous Forbidden Corner.

Ideal for a romantic break at Flowery Dell Lodges is the Mulberry single storey log cabin with hot tub and sauna, while it comes with a gas BBQ as well.

The site is the perfect base for exploring the creamery at Hawes and Swaledale and trying out locally made Wensleydale cheese as well.

Phone: +44 1748 822406

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Address: Hudswell Ln, Richmond, DL11 6BD

2. Together Travel Lodges

Enjoy the delights of the Yorkshire Dales in a luxury glass-fronted lodge. Set in 55 acres of pristine Swaledale countryside, Together Travel offers a selection of Family, Premium and Ensuite lodges in the Yorkshire Dales.

Among the lodges available is 2 Bed Luxury Lodge, which can sleep up to four people in a perfect location close to the ponds and rabbit meadow.

The 2-bed family lodge also offers a superb view of the valley but it is the floor to ceiling windows that marks it out as one of the best places to enjoy a break in the Yorkshire Dales.

With long woodland walks close by and easy access to the bustling town of Richmond and its many amenities such as gastro pubs, cosy cafes and gorgeous shops, you can relax to the full.

Dogs are welcome to come along on a holiday here as well and they can stay free of charge.

Phone: +44(0)1625 416430

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Address: Aislabeck Plantation, Hurgill Road, Richmond, Yorkshire DL10 4SG

3. Olicana Park

On the opposite side of the Dales is Olicana Park, which has accommodation including five luxury-themed cabins.

Olicana Park is a home from home, moments away from the pretty village of Addingham. Prices start at £700 per week with the lodges located on the banks of the River Wharfe.

All the lodges come with facilities including hot tubs and en-suite bathrooms.

The Farmhouse might be the best of the bunch, with two big bedrooms in a hilltop location boasting amazing views across the Dales.

There are even Bose speakers and underfloor heating too.

The ancient Bolton Abbey is within walking distance from the park, while you can also ride the steam train up the Dale or visit the nearby Ilkley Lido during your stay at OIicana Park.

The traditional market town of Skipton is also close, with Malham Cove another place to put on your list of things to see and do during your time here.

Phone: +44 1943 830500

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Address: 8 Olicana High Mill Ln, Addingham, Ilkley, LS29 0RD

4. Aysgarth Lodge Holidays

Run by Leisure Resorts, Aysgarth Lodge Holidays is located right in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, close to the stunning Aysgarth Falls.

Having only been opened in May 2018, Aysgarth Lodge Holidays is one of the newest accommodation options in the area but it is already building a reputation as one of the best lodges in the Yorkshire Dales.

The five-star holiday park includes accommodation choices such as the Contemporary 6, which has a hot tub and amazing views, coupled with an extremely high spec when it comes to the interior.

The park is home to its own bar and restaurant, Falls End, as well as Molly’s Farm, which is perfect for kids of all ages.

The farm has animals including alpacas and Kune Kune pigs, as well as Toggenburg goats and Wensleydale sheep.

Only a 10-minute walk away from the park is Aysgarth Falls, one of the top attractions inside the Yorkshire Dales.

Used as a filming location for the Robin Hood Prince of Thieves movie, the falls is also where visitors can find and enjoy the Freeholders’ Wood Local Nature Reserve.

Phone: +44 1969 663268

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Address: Westholme Bank, Leyburn, DL8 3SP

Lindale Holiday Park

Just outside the eastern borders of the Yorkshire Dales is the Lindale Holiday Park – a winner of the David Bellamy Gold Conservation award for its environmental approach.

The site has also been named a four-star Rose Award Holiday Park by Visit Britain. These Yorkshire Dales lodges are available to be hired all year round while the park is also home to a number of static holiday homes.

The historic market town of Bedale is just a couple of miles away while the local area is home to various top-class pubs such as the Buck Inn in Thornton Watlass, the Cover Bridge Inn and the Queens Head in Finghall.

Historic sites like Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal can also easily be reached during a stay at Lindale Holiday Park.

Phone: +44 1677 450842

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Address: Lindale Holiday Park, Newton-le-Willows, DL8 1TA

Ribblesdale Park

Located moments away from the Dales, Ribblesdale Park is also on the edge of the Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The park is based inside the historic Grade I listed Gisburne Park Estate, which has a private wildlife sanctuary that is home to rare Sika deer.

There is also a heated outdoor swimming pool on the site, as well as an on-site restaurant and cocktail bar.

These Yorkshire Dales lodges all have their own hot tub, while there are flat-screen TVs and integrated sound systems inside along with en-suite bathrooms.

Ribblesdale Park also has an amazing spa, so visitors can treat themselves to a facial or a massage during their Yorkshire Dales lodge break.

Wildlife who also live inside the Gisburne Park Estate includes a number of peacocks and peahens.

Walks around the park include the Tolkien Trail, which is said to have been the inspiration for the Lord of the Rings.

Phone: +44 1200 411233

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Address: Mill Ln, Clitheroe, BB7 4LP


Last of our lodges in the Yorkshire Dales, but by no means least is Pinecroft. These lodges located within a few miles of the famous Three Peaks.

Lodges at the site have been made out of pine logs that have been taken from the forests of Finland and Norway, so there is certainly a Scandinavian feel at Pinecroft.

Accommodation options at the site include the massive Timberlodge log cabin, which can sleep up to 48 people, and the cosier Larch and Spruce cabins, which can house six guests each.

The famous White Scar Cave is one of the top local attractions for people staying at Pinecroft for a Yorkshire Dales lodge break, while the nearby village of Ingleton is certainly worth exploring too.

Many visitors will take time to check out waterfalls including Thornton Force and Snow Falls during their stay, while Pinecroft is the perfect place to stay when taking on the Three Peaks.

Phone: +44 1200 411233

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Address: Pinecroft, Ingleton, LA6 3DP

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