Self-catered family accommodation near the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District

Depending on the size of your family, our Cottage or Farmhouse will provide the perfect self-catered holiday accommodation for exploring the Yorkshire Dales and Lake District. Our five-star Lakehouse offers luxury self-catered accommodation for families with older children looking for a tranquil holiday away from the urban spread.

It can be difficult to find the perfect self-catered family holiday accommodation in a location where you’re close to something fun for everyone, but at Laythams, we have a range of holiday cottages in between the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales that can accommodate families of all sizes. With two of our cottages catering for under-10s and being pet friendly, you don’t need to leave anyone behind!

Day trips to the nearby town of Clitheroe and the impressive medieval Skipton Castle are perfect for letting your kids play freely on the grounds and getting plenty of fresh air, before bringing them back tired and happy. Other activities to enjoy include horse-riding lessons, exploring the Yorkshire Dales and taking a guided walk of the Forest of Bowland.


This cosy, pet-friendly holiday cottage has everything for a small family looking for a slice of paradise. With a large double bedroom, single bedroom and comfortable sofa beds for another 2 people, Laythams’ Cottage provides warm and snug family holiday accommodation, with sheep and chickens grazing just on the other side of the walled garden. Laythams’ Cottage is perfect for the quintessentially English family holiday


Laythams’ Farmhouse can sleep between 6-10 people, making it perfect for large family holidays and family reunions. The Farmhouse holiday cottage not only has a games room complete with pool table, but a complete Sky package, making it perfect for families looking to spend quality time relaxing together. Not only can you see our free-range chickens and sheep blissfully grazing, the Farmhouse is pet-friendly, so you can bring every member of your family.


Laythams’ Lakehouse is suitable for children over 10, and can comfortably accommodate up to seven people. A modern home entertainment system, state-of-the-art kitchen and wetroom/sauna makes our Lakehouse the perfect self-catered holiday cottage for older families wanting privacy and luxury. Our Lakehouse is only an hour away from Manchester and 15 minutes away from Clitheroe, providing you with excellent transport links.

For more information about how Laythams Holiday Lets can provide you with the best in self-catered family holiday accommodation near the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales, simply call 01200 44 66 77 or get in touch online.

For more information about booking one of our beautiful and romantic holiday cottages for your wedding, simply call 01200 44 66 77 / 07787 17 11 07 or contact us online.

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