Welcome to The Old Vicarage
A warm welcome awaits you at The Old Vicarage in Swaledale – a truly amazing self-catering experience close to the popular historic town of Richmond, North Yorkshire.
Set in its own secluded grounds, The Old Vicarage enjoys one of the best locations in the Yorkshire Dales, with unrivalled views for miles around. Positioned on a quiet hillside, it is surrounded by wooded valleys and rolling pastures and even has its own private stretch of the picturesque River Swale. Light streams through the large sash windows, from which the amazing views can be marvelled at.
Every comfort is catered for at The Old Vicarage, which has consistently been given a 5-star Gold award from Visit England - the highest rating possible for accommodation in Britain. Beautifully decorated and luxuriously furnished, this traditional farmhouse-style home carefully combines classic antiques with contemporary pieces and elegant soft furnishings, to create a very special place to stay.
With five spacious bedrooms (sleeping up to ten people) and high ceilings throughout, the property is ideal for larger groups and families wishing to holiday together. It has the added bonus of outstanding private leisure facilities that include a large, heated indoor swimming pool, Jacuzzi, sauna, steam room, state-of-the-art gymnasium, table tennis, table football and outdoor tennis courts and football pitch.
Guests can also make use of the seating areas in the large garden that encircles the property, offering breath-taking views from sunrise to sunset. It is perfect for barbeques, sitting and having a chat, enjoying a good book, having kick about or simply relaxing and taking in the scenery.
The Old Vicarage is perfectly situated to explore the stunning Yorkshire Dales National Park, with its many activity opportunities and visitor attractions. There are numerous walking and cycling routes direct from the doorstep and a host of Dales' villages and places to visit only a short diistance away. Further afield you will find the historic centres of York, Harrogate and Durham.
Whatever your interests, at any time of the year, we are sure that a visit to The Old Vicarage will be the holiday of a lifetime. We look forward to welcoming you.
Julia Carr and family
Winter is a great time of year for a relaxing Yorkshire break.
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Solar panels and a new biomass wood-burning boiler have been installed to generate power for our leisure facilities.
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The Old Vicarage has been awarded a 5 Star Gold award from VisitEngland.
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