Askrigg, North Yorkshire, Yorkshire Dales

Sleeps 1-4
£350 - £450


Ferncroft is built next to open countryside. One of a terrace of six modern stone built houses, it enjoys attractive hillside views and is located on a quiet no through road on the edge of the village.

The house is well furnished for four people. Downstairs, there is a spacious lounge/dining room and well equipped kitchen with modern appliances including a dishwasher and washer/dryer. Upstairs there is a bathroom (with a shower over the bath) and two bedrooms: one with a king-size bed, the other with two single beds. There are fitted carpets throughout. At the rear of the house there is a small patio with a lovely view. Street parking.


Askrigg is an attractive Wensleydale village in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National park. The village is well known as the picturesque location of the vet’s home in the TV series ‘All Creatures Great and Small’. Askrigg is situated in a delightful setting and features an attractive church, dating from the 13th Century, and an old cobbled central square and market cross. The village has two excellent pubs, which serve good food, and a general village store. A greater range of facilities can be found at Hawes, one of England’s highest market towns, which is six miles from Askrigg.

Surrounding Area

Askrigg is a fine walking centre, being an excellent base for enjoying the countryside of Wensleydale and the neighbouring dales of Arkengarthdale, Swaledale and Coverdale. The Pennine Way and the Dales cycle route both pass nearby. Local places to visit include Semerwater, Bolton Castle, Hardraw Force and The Buttertubs, along with the many attractive Dales villages, including Dent and Middleham – close to the ‘Forbidden Corner’ visitor attraction which is a delight for old and young alike. Historic local market towns include Hawes, Leyburn and Richmond, which has a lovely Georgian theatre among its many attractions. The famous Settle-Carlisle railway passes near to Hawes and is a wonderful way to enjoy the magnificent scenery in the area. Also, the Wensleydale railway, with steam locomotives, continues to be developed as a local visitor attraction in the lower part of the dale.

Further afield are the attractive and historic North Yorkshire towns of Northallerton, Ripon, Harrogate and York; all are within easy driving distance and the Lake District too.

Booking Arrangement & Prices

Start dates are Saturdays, unless an alternative is agreed in advance. Blankets are provided but holidaymakers need to provide their own bed linen and towels.

For more information please call 07946 593896.

Rates: From £350 - £450 per week depending on season.
Maximum of 4 people.
No children under 5.
Sorry, no pets.

Please note that map locations may be approximate.

Some of the Amenities available are:

Wireless Broadband Available
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