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High Grange Cottages

  • Exelby
  • Bedale
  • North Yorkshire
  • DL8 2HQ


  • Barbecue
  • Close to Golf Course
  • Countryside Views
  • DVD Player
  • Dishwasher
  • Family
  • Garden
  • Garden - Enclosed
  • Ground Floor Room/s
  • Group Holidays
  • Historic Romantic
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Gear Storage
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Pet Friendly
  • Rural Location
  • Self Catering
  • TV
  • Weekend Breaks
  • WiFi


At a Glance

  • Six charming cottages & farmhouse
  • Perfect Yorkshire touring base
  • Flexible changeover
  • Pets accepted, please make clear when booking
  • Short breaks
  • Excellent reviews & free Wi-Fi
  • Pub 10 minute walk
  • Easy access off the A1

About High Grange

Situated in a beautiful location between the Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors, High Grange Holiday Cottages near Bedale offer a peaceful and relaxing base for family holidays or romantic breaks.  The pub down the road, The Exelby Green Dragon, is now open as a Community owned village pub only a 10 minute walk away.

We are conveniently located close to the A1 and within easy reach of neighbouring towns including Thirsk, Richmond, Northallerton, Harrogate and York.  A mile up the road to Burneston where a friendly welcome awaits at the Woodman Inn serving a good tradition pub menu.  Enjoy a superb choice of walking and cycling routes in the surrounding area or visit a range of great attractions including Bolton Castle, Bedale Museum, Thorp Perrow Arboretum, Big Sheep Little Cow Farm attraction, Camp Hill Adventure Park, The Black Sheep Brewery and Lightwater Valley Theme Park.  

The Cottages & Farmhouse

The Farmhouse (sleeps up to 10) is our largest property with two lounges, a large breakfast kitchen, a utility area with washing machine and a tumble dryer, downstairs cloakroom, two double bedrooms and two twin bedrooms.  An extra day bed and trundle can be made up in one of the twin rooms making a family room for 4.  This cottage has a dining area which can seat up to 14 - perfect if you have also booked one of our other properties.

The Granary Cottage (sleeps up to 6+1 infant).  This cottage offers three bedrooms, a lounge with a separate dining room and a fully fitted kitchen with a dishwasher.  Laundry facilities are onsite.  Living space includes a lounge with a TV and DVD.  A separate dining room seats 8 and has a sofa.  An upstairs bathroom contains a bath with shower over and a spacious shower room is downstairs. 

Farrier's Cottage (sleeps up to 4).  This charming cottage has a king-size double bedroom and a twin bedroom.  A discount of 10% applies for 2 person occupancy using 1 bedroom.  Single storey accommodation includes a lounge/ dining area with TV, DVD and a fitted kitchen with dishwasher. 

Daleview Cottage (sleeps up to 4).  A pretty two bedroom cottage with a double and twin bedroom.  Discounts apply for 2 person occupancy in 1 bedroom.  Ground floor accommodation includes a lounge/ dining area with TV and DVD.  The bathroom has a bath with a shower over.

Miller's Cottage (sleeps up to 5).  A character 'upside down' detached cottage with a king-size double bedroom and a triple room.  Living space includes a spacious lounge with TV and DVD, a bathroom with bath and shower over and a well equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and a dining area. Laundry facilities are onsite.

Ploughman's Cottage (sleeps 2 adults). 
A single storey cottage with a double bedroom and ensuite bathroom, a lounge with a TV and DVD, a fitted kitchen with a dishwasher and laundry facilities are onsite.  A private patio area is accessible from the lounge.

Orchard Cottage (sleeps 2 adults).  A single storey cottage with a double bedroom, a lounge with a TV and DVD plus a modern fitted kitchen with a dishwasher.  This cosy retreat has a shower room and onsite laundry facilities. 

Other Features & Facilities

  • Our cottages offer excellent amenities for self catering breaks with well equipped kitchens including a dishwasher and fridge/ freezer. 
  • Laundry facilities are provided in The Farmhouse.  We have an additional onsite laundry facilities which guests staying in our other cottages are welcome to use.
  • Entertainment and leisure equipment includes a TV, DVD player, CD player and free Wi-Fi access. 
  • The Farmhouse has an iPod docking station.
  • Most cottages have a bath with shower over. 
  • Orchard has a shower room, The Farmhouse and Granary Cottage each have two bathrooms.
  • Free WiFi is available in all properties. Accommodation is dog friendly.


Each property also boasts an outdoor seating area with three of the cottages enjoying a private seating area or garden. Please visit the website for further information on specific cottage specifications.

Around and About

Places to visit: York, Knaresborough, Harrogate, Ripon, Hawes and Thirsk

Things to do: Thorpe Perrow, Mouse Man Furniture Visitor Centre, Lightwater Valley, golf, walking and cycling routes, and the Big Sheep Little Cow Farm Attraction.

Eat and drink: The Green Dragon, Exelby, The Woodman Inn, The Fox and Hound, The Black Horse, Black Sheep Brewery and Bistro.


The cottages are available for a flexible changeover day and we accept short breaks - minimum 2 nights except main school hols/ Bank Hols/ Christmas and New Year.  All of our cottages are also pet friendly by prior arrangement.

There is an ongoing offer of 15% discount all year if booked within 10 days of arrival so it's always worth checking availability online.  Browse our Offers page on our website for the latest discounts and deals. 


We are highly rated on both TripAdvisor and Freetobook with recent comments including:

"Lovely warm, cosy cottage that was immaculately clean. Extremely friendly and helpful owners." - November 2018.

"Clean, well kept and gorgeous property. We couldn't have hoped for a better location and the cottage was so comfortable and welcoming. " - October 2018.

"Great place to stay. The owners are very nice and helpful about local facilities. We have been four times and hope to go again, maybe for a short break." - September 2018.

"High Grange is a beautiful place to stay or base yourself for travelling around North Yorkshire. The grounds and cottages are immaculate, the owners are friendly, nothing is too much trouble." - August 2018.


Last Minute Offer - 15% OFF

Last Minute Bargain Book within 10 days of arrival all year to enjoy 15% off cottage price. Price will be shown including discount when you click through to book online.Cannot be used with any other offer.

Offer expires 31st Oct 2019

This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer

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Under Occupancy Reduction

Just the two of you but the 1 bed cottages are booked .... or you just enjoy the extra space. Please contact us to get a price. Always affordable with last minute deals.

Offer expires 31st Dec 2019

This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer

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