Places to stay

Bunkhouse coming soon

Town Head Barn is a great place to stay and explore Upper Wharfedale © National Trust

Town Head Barn is a great place to stay and explore Upper Wharfedale

We are currently developing a bunkhouse for you to hire out. Located in the village of Buckden, the bunkhouse will sleep 12 people in bunk beds (4 people per room), with a fully equipped kitchen and three bathrooms. The combined lounge/dining room also has an open log fire for you to relax in front of at the end of your day exploring the Dales. Keep an eye on this space for more details coming soon, or contact us on 01729 830416 for more details.

The Old Smithy

Tucked away in a peaceful corner of the tiny village of Buckden, the Old Smithy is a snug hideaway for two located close to the tumbling stream of Buckden Beck, perfectly located for exporing this spectacular area.

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Sitting room

A snug spot to unwind after a day's exploring © National Trust / Mike Henton

Enjoy the peace and quiet of this cosy sitting room at the end of the day - a perfect place to curl up with a book.

Kitchen

The kitchen has all you need © National Trust / Mike Henton

The kitchen is tastfully furnished with everything you need.

Buckden village

The Old Smithy is in Buckden, a peaceful Yorkshire village © National Trust / Mike Henton

Buckden is a typical Dales village, with a small village shop, a pub, tea rooms and a farm shop. It also commands spectacular views along Wharfedale.

Darnbrook Cottage nestles at the foot of Fountains Fell © National Trust / Mike Henton

Darnbrook Cottage nestles at the foot of Fountains Fell

Other cottages in the Dales

Darnbrook Cottage, on Malham Moor, is ideally situated to explore the Malham Tarn Estate. Part of the tiny hamlet (3 dwellings) on Darnbrook, the secluded cottage is perfect for getting out and about in the countryside.

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