A feast of music, art and walking in the Yorkshire Dales an event not be missed, come and stay in one of our cottages during this time and enjoy some wonderful entertainment. Venues range from a local pub in Grinton to St Andrews church in Aysgarth and St Oswalds in Askrigg; Gunnerside Methodist Chapel; the Georgian Theatre in Richmond; Tennants Garden Rooms in Leyburn and guided walking in the most glorious countryside you will find anywhere.

Classical, world, folk and jazz artists, the Young Artists Platform comprises of seven high quality concerts this year, a music and visual arts project JAZZ involving hundreds of students from the surrounding area, BBC Young Musician of the Year, outdoor Shakespeare, poetry, art exhibitions, workshops and talks. Leyburn Brass Band, Muker Silver Band, Swale Singers and Pentland Singers, Urban Folk Quartet, John Williams, John Etheridge, Gary Ryan, ‘6 Hands’; Jean Kelly on harp to name but a few of the many musicians and performers, events and exhibitions that will delight and amaze.

Booking online starts on 27 March 2017 and for the latest information visit www.swalefest.org. If you haven’t experienced the Swaledale Festival before it’s time to make a move! Call us on 01969 663559 for friendly help and advice in finding your perfect cottage or book online at www.countryhideaways.co.uk