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A unique space in the Dales

Nestled within the picturesque Yorkshire Dales, our period property, Bailey Cottage offers you luxurious accommodation with its own unique style.




A cosy, country cottage renovation

A comforting stay at Bailey Cottage, Gargrave

Now totally renovated, Bailey Cottage, is situated in Gargrave residing on the very edge of the Yorkshire Dales. The River Aire and the Leeds and Liverpool Canal passing through the village.

Fully equipped kitchen
Cosy sitting room
Master bedroom

Art gallery landing
Beautiful single room
Luxury bathroom

What guests say …

Greg
Greg
2 January 2024
Lydia’s property is perfect if you are looking for a relaxing retreat with nice local immunities, but somewhere that’s close to other areas of Yorkshire. We loved our stay. Lydia is also a great host. She is responsive and helpful, and was very accommodating towards us. A pleasure to stay in her home.
J Kathleen
J Kathleen
27 December 2023
Baileys cottage was perfect for our holiday stay. Quick access to larger cities and historic areas. We had a wonderful holiday!
Catherine
Catherine
12 December 2023
A beautiful cottage, just as the photos showed with excellent facilities. Very efficient and friendly host, who always responded quickly to any questions I had. Our first AirBNB experience and we couldn’t be happier. Will definitely opt to stay there again.
Morfudd
Morfudd
4 December 2023
Both my partner and I absolutely loved our stay at this cottage. It was quaint, cosy and just what we needed for our winter break. We would recommend anyone stay here. Possibly the best Airbnb we have stayed in in 2023. Diolch eto/thanks again!
Helen
Helen
1 December 2023
Lydia's cottage was beautifully decorated and spotlessly clean. The cottage and kitchen particularly was very well equipped. Lydia thoughtfully accomodated our needs during the booking process and was responsive to commmunication. The surrounding area was picturesque and the cottage was also well situated for local amenities/ walking routes etc. Thank you, would recommend!
Hilary
Hilary
18 November 2023
Smooth booking, contact with host & access. Easy road parking outside & easy to find. Property as expected, well appointed, with clear, helpful instructions that weren't just rules. Bathroom & bedroom good quality & we slept well in a quiet area. Ideal location for 2 days walking at Malham & Stainforth then back to a cosy cottage conveniently placed for the local shop & pubs. So why not 5 stars? In our opinion, & compared to other recent stays elsewhere, just a few details may have been overlooked. Sadly, often overlooked, & it was the case here, a dishwasher that needed a good clean is a nuisance. Good quality towels were quite worn & just one tea towel for potentially five guests is a shortcoming. Perhaps it would have spoilt the lovely interior design but I felt a curtain over the front door would be a great addition. This would cut down on draughts from there to the backdoor & up the stairs experienced when sitting on the sofa. Great stay though, thanks, we'd happily return.
Sian
Sian
4 November 2023
We had a lovely comfortable and cosy stay at Bailey Cottage. We had everything we needed in the cottage.We used the local chip shop, Indian restaurant and local pub, The Old Swan for meals. The shop was very handy as well. We had a lovely long walk along the canal to Skipton and got the train back to Gargrave. Grassington and Linton Falls are worth a visit too. Highly recommend Bailey Cottage.
Suzan
Suzan
29 October 2023
Wonderful home, warm cosy but spacious for 2 adult couples. Loved it. Thank you. Highly recomend.
Colin
Colin
22 October 2023
Lydia’s property was perfect for our stay in the Yorkshire Dales being a 20-30 mins drive for hikes in Malham and Ingleborough and just a few minutes from Skipton with it’s interesting pubs and cafes. We appreciated that there were 2 pubs and an excellent Indian restaurant within short walking distance of the property, so no need to drive out in the evenings. The property was very clean and cosy, felt newly renovated and looked just as in the pictures. It is located on a very pleasant and quiet street.
Matt
Matt
16 October 2023
This cottage is beautiful and matches the photos exactly. The host was very helpful and happy to give local suggestions. Walking distance to shops / pubs etc, easy parking. Can't fault it
David
David
15 September 2023
9.0
A well set up house for exploring the Dales. Highly recommended. ☺ Location was excellent for exploring the Yorkshire Dales. House was well setup for the three of us. Two of the kitchen chairs were partially broken, and when reported, they were replaced immediately by our host, which was much appreciated. ☹ It was very warm and humid when we were there, and sleeping was difficult. A comment I would make, NOT just for this property, but for ALL properties in these times of global warming, is that electric or ceiling fans should be provided to help keep cool for sleeping (and general) comfort. Stand alone electric fans are not expensive.
Mike
Mike
3 September 2023
10
Bailey Cottage in Gargrave is the perfect place to rest and relax. ☺ The quiet location, the comfort of the cottage and the local amenities. ☹ Nothing
Marga
Marga
31 August 2023
9.0
Lovely warm house in beautyful little town
John
John
1 August 2023
9.0
Lovely cottage base to discover N. Yorks delights. ☺ Lovely cottage. Very comfy beds. Very home-from-home feel. A great base from where to discover the delights of Yorkshire towns and dale. Gargrave has a couple of good pubs; a local chippy; indian restaurant and a Co-op shop - ideal. Could've spent all our time in nearby Skipton town alone. Recommend a visit to Keelham Farm Shop for fresh farm produce. ☹ Nothing
Elaine
Elaine
15 May 2023
10
Exceptional
Jennifer
Jennifer
27 March 2023
10
Exceptional
Helene
Helene
11 March 2023
10
Perfect ☺ Great communication, lovely location with many walks on the doorstep. Cottage is home from home will definitely be back
Danielle
Danielle
18 February 2023
10
Exceptional
Mike
Mike
12 December 2022
9.0
Wonderful
Jennifer
Jennifer
2 October 2022
9.0
We enjoyed our stay in Bailey Cottage and much preferred staying in Gargrave rather than Skipton. ☹ Anyone not using the dishwasher would miss a draining board. Could have done with another tea towel.

Welcome basket

milk, eggs, wine & snacks

Super king-size bed

and Egyptian cotton sheets

Fresh coffee

full kitchen & coffee machine

Private Bathroom

luxurious walk-in shower

Flatscreen TV

with satellite channels

Accessible Parking

private or on-street

Local Dales walks

on the doorstep

Free Wi-Fi

available in every room

Local Bars & Restaurants

A quick walk to The Gamekeepers Inn for great pub food, sit on the village green outside The Fountain at Linton or grab a coffee whilst you stroll through the picturesque, cobbled streets of Grassington.

After a busy day walking, cycling or fishing relax with a visit to the pool and spa complex just a short walk across the field.