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Welcome to The Old Vicarage as a new season begins!

Posted: 12/04/2021

Welcome to The Old Vicarage as a new season begins!

At last, we are able to welcome guests back to The Old Vicarage for a unique Swaledale experience. And it is the very best time of year! The daffodils are in full bloom, the trees are greening up, and our Highland cattle have new calves to show off to you, with lots of lambs around too.

During lockdown we have been working hard to provide even more facilities to add to the exclusive heated indoor pool, gym, sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi, tennis court and football pitch.

Just finished is the ‘Pool Stable’, situated conveniently just across the courtyard from The Old Vicarage. This new area (pictured) contains a full-size pool table and is the perfect place to hang out. Originally used as a shippon for hand milking cows, we have kept the rustic feel of the building by making a feature of its exposed beams and stone walls.

We have also erected a traditional double swing at the top of the garden. Here all ages can swing into the magnificent view to their heart’s content and without a care in the world. The swinging seat tucked away further down the garden is large enough for several people and is perfect for sharing a chat, passing the time with a good book or your own thoughts, or even indulging in a quiet snooze.

We are really looking forward to meeting new guests and catching up with old friends during the forthcoming weeks. For those who have not been able to secure a slot with us yet, please keep your eyes on the availability calendar for cancellations or perhaps consider planning ahead for holidays next year. Our 2022 dates are open for booking but are already disappearing fast.

For further information, please call 01748 884348 / 07704 455854 or email

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