Crakehall Watermill

, in Bedale

Address: Crakehall Watermill, Bedale, North Yorkshire, DL8 1HU

Phone: +44 01677 423240


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Crakehall Watermill, in the pretty village of Little Crakehall, near Bedale, Gateway to The Dales, offers guests a warm and friendly welcome and personal attention. 3 spacious and very comfortable 1sst floor bedrooms overlook the colourful gardens and historic watermill recorded in the Domesday Book. Home made bread is made with flour ground in the mill!

Awarded ‘Guest Accommodation of the Year’ (under 10 bedrooms) in the annual regional tourism awards.

Complimentary home-made cake and Yorkshire tea on arrival, served in the sitting room with log burning stove or in the garden in the sunshine. Delicious Yorkshire breakfasts with local produce. Wide choice of country pubs, including The Bay Horse just 5 minutes walk away, and award winning restaurants – The Blue Lion at East Witton, The Wensleydale Heifer at West Burton, Swinton Park near Masham to name but a few.

A peaceful setting for a well earned long weekend or mid-week break or when working locally (complimentary wifi available). Come and enjoy the beauty of North Yorkshire, whatever the season!

Entrance to Wensleydale yet easy access from A1, A66 Scotch Corner, A61 also market towns of Bedale, Leyburn, Thirsk, Richmond, Masham and Middleham. Thorp Perrow Arboretum, Constable Burton Gardens, Castle Bolton and Wensleydale Railway are close by and well worth a visit. Ideal for exploring The Dales, and North York Moors. Ripon and Fountains Abbey 30 mins, York and Durham within the hour. Local walks direct from the house and quiet lanes for cycling. Local maps and books available to borrow. Selection of golf courses nearby: Bedale, Wensleydale, Richmond, Catterick, Northallerton.


  • On-Site Parking
  • Wi-fi
  • Access to Golf Course

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