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 B&B accommodation - Now CLOSED for business
A warm and friendly welcome always awaits you here at Heather cottage near Aysgarth Falls, Wensleydale in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The two Bed and Breakfast Guest Rooms are set in a private and secluded wing of the house but guests are always welcomed into our home and often join us in the large kitchen, sitting around the warming Aga and chatting over cups of tea and homemade cakes.

"Bainbridge" Guest Bedroom at Heather Cottage, Aysgarth, Yorkshire Dales

"Bainbridge" room:
Antique Edwardian Bed with luxurious en-suite bathroom
and shower over.
The Rock Garden was originally designed to present a view of the waterfall, through a  cleft in the rocks,  to this bedroom which in the early 1900's was occupied by the master of the house.

"Bainbridge" Guest Bathroom at Heather Cottage, Aysgarth, Yorkshire Dales

Guest Bedroom "Wensley" at Heather Cottage B&B, Aysgarth

"Wensley" room: 
Antique French double bed and spacious
en-suite shower-room. Views from the shower room are "down" Wensleydale and over
Bolton castle in the distance.

Shower room in Wensley en-suite guest room

Breakfast room at Heather cottage, Aysgarth, Yorkshire Dales

Breakfast :
Is served in a separate dining room  furnished with antiques and with stained glass windows to the rear.
The dining room overlooks the Edwardian rock garden to the front.
Full breakfast is of course included in the tariffs shown below.
(to see a typical breakfast menu click here)

Guest Lounge at Heather Cottage B&B, Aysgarth

Guest Lounge:
There is a separate Guest lounge where guests may read, use our wireless broadband facilities to access the internet on your own laptops, listen to music (CD, radio) or play chess, backgammon and other games.

Heather Cottage Garden looking out over Wensleydale and Lady Hill

Garden Areas & Boot Room:
Outside, guests are welcome to sit in the patio or garden areas, take in the views of Lady hill with the sun setting behind and to relax after a days hiking or cycling in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales.
We also have a boot room where you are welcome to wash and dry your boots, (should they become muddy!!!), after walking the dales.

View of Lady Hill from the river below Heather Cottage

There are 2 double rooms available for guests, both of which are south facing and have fantastic views over the Edwardian Rock Garden. The rooms both offer the following facilities:

  •   Full en-suite luxury bathroom or shower-room
  •   Remote control, flat screen LCD TV with all Freeview channels
  •   Wireless broadband internet access freely available (in Guest Bedrooms and Lounge)
  •   DVD / CD player for you to use with your own discs
  •   Tea & Coffee making facilities - we provide fresh milk daily for you in the room fridge.
  •   Fridge to keep your drinks cool
  •   Hair dryer
  •   Alarm clock
  • ...and if there is anything else that you need...we are here to help you...

 Both rooms, as shown above, are comfortably furnished with antiques and are bright and spacious.

Check availability and Book Room on-line:  

Room Rate
Jan-Dec 2016

   Tariff Descriptions:  (Note rates are per room/per night

Closed   One Night Room rate:
  Double room occupied by 1 or 2 people  for 1 night stay
Closed   Standard Room rate:
  Double room occupied by 1 or 2 people  for 2 to 4 night stays.
Closed   Long-stay saver: Reduced rate for visitors wishing to stay for 5 nights or more
Closed   Christmas Period - Closed Dec 24/25.   Rate for Dec 20-Jan 1st inclusive
  is given on application per room night for both single or double occupancy
Closed   Booking Deposit  Non- refundable payable on booking.
  In the event of early cancellation: if room is re-let then deposit may be refunded (See Terms below)
Closed   Packed lunches can also be provided by arrangement

Booking Terms, Deposit & Cancellations:
Your deposit is normally non-refundable. If however we have been able to re-let the room for any of your booking dates then we may refund your deposit for the days the room is re-let.
If you cancel less than 5 days before date of arrival or do not arrive then the whole of the booking amount will be charged to your card.
We therefore recommend that you take out sufficient holiday insurance to cover your reservation.

Guests are welcome to use the off-road parking available for 3 cars behind the house where you will be greeted by our flock of free-range rare-breed hens (who also provide part of your breakfast). There is also ample parking within the village. Bicycles can be securely locked away.

Pets and Children:
We regret that we cannot accept children under the age of 10 and please note that we have no family rooms available.
Also, because of our free range hens, we cannot accept pets.

Festive Gift Vouchers:
If you would like to give a gift voucher to use as part/payment for accommodation at Heather Cottage for a friend or relative then we would be happy to provide one for you. Vouchers can be made out for any amount and can be used at any time over the following 12 months where availability allows. Just let us know the amount, send your cheque (made out to "Heather Cottage") to the address below and we will send the voucher by return of post to you. We can also take payment by credit/debit card over the phone if you prefer. 

We are pleased to accept payment by most of the major credit and debit cards, or by cash or £sterling cheque.

Please note that for the comfort of all of our guests and in accordance with government legislation, the house and rooms are non-smoking.

Please click here to make a booking enquiry or phone or email us using the details given below

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For more information on any of our services, the Yorkshire Dales or to make a booking please contact:
Peter & Angela Jauneika
Heather Cottage,   Aysgarth,   Leyburn,    North Yorks  DL8 3AH
Tel. No: 01969 663229           (from outside UK: +44 1969 663229)

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