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Welcome to Charming Country Cottages Self catering cottages in Hawes, the heart of The Yorkshire Dales.

We have four beautiful self catering cottages for holidays and short breaks five minutes walk from the market town of Hawes in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales national park.

The cottages ooze charm and character reminiscent of their era with many interesting original features, tastefully modernised to a very high standard.

Groundstones Cottage
Roof Stones Cottage
Hollyhock Cottage
Wensleydale View
Cotton Tail Cottage
logo Our location is ideal for walking or touring The Dales. Surrounded by the magnificent stunning countryside of The Dales fells of Upper Wensleydale. The cottages have been recently converted to a very high standard, retaining their original features and have immaculate, contemporary kitchens and bathrooms with all the comforts and facilities you would expect at home. The cottages have oil-fired central heating spacious living rooms with fantastic views and all the local amenities of Hawes on your door step. More information...
Our Cottages in brief...
groundstones cottage

Groundstones Cottage

Ground Stones has been recently converted from a traditional long barn into a luxury self catering cottage. The cottage is bursting with character, a classic Dales cottage - exposed beams and walls, log burning stove, and superb views.
Sleeps: 8. More information...

holyhock cottage

Hollyhock Cottage

This stunning barn has been lovingly converted and restored to create luxurious holiday accommodation. A typical Yorkshire Dales picture postcard setting located down a farm road passing through the dale where the sheep happily graze the meadows.
Sleeps: 4. More information...

Roof Stones Cottage

Roof Stones Cottage

Roof Stones. A luxury self-catering cottage recently converted from a traditional long barn. The cottage is bursting with character - exposed beams, log burning stove (free logs provided), internal exposed stone walls fantastic views!
Sleeps: 6. More information...

cotton tail cottage

Cotton Tail Cottage

Cottontail Cottage is accessed via a short farm road and has the charm and character reminiscent of its era with many interesting features including oak beamed ceilings, flagstone floors, sneck doors and stone mullion windows. A truly delightful country retreat.
Sleeps: 4. More information...


Stonesdale Cottage

We also offer Stonesdale, which is not part of The Ashes cottages.
Stonesdale is a delightful spacious property situated in the picturesque market town of Hawes. A modern property completed in 2009 it is part of a small mews development. Sleeps 8.
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Our Location

Hawes in Wensleydale is truly the heart of The Dales. Superb Dales and wild wide open hill tops. Take a look at our beautiful surrounding countryside.
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The thriving market town of Hawes, with its cobbled streets, offers a good selection of craft and gift shops, antique and specialty shops, restaurants, cafe's, Dales pubs and places to visit. The town is famous as being the home of Wensleydale cheese, watch it being made at The Wensleydale Creamery. Also there is the renowned Dales Countryside Museum, Gayle Mill and The Ropemakers, and many more...
The cottages overlook the Wensleydale fells, the River Ure and the unspoilt countryside. They are part of The ‘Ashes’ complex, which is all under the same ownership and holidaymakers are welcome to use The Ashes amenities which include a games room, walled garden and utility area with washing and drying facilities.

Yorkshire Dales Picnic
Fancy a picnic on your days out in the beautiful Dales?
We provide a range of Picnic Packages, using local produce as much as possible, which we can deliver to various drop-off points where the you can pick up the picnic. Mainly around Hawes, Askrigg, Asygarth Falls and Leyburn.
We will deliver direct to your holiday cottage at Charming Country Cottages, saving you the hassle of preparing it.

We are dog friendly. A maximum of two well behaved dogs are welcome. (Ashes cottages)