Little Holtby

Little Holtby is a seventeenth century farmhouse situated near the historic town of Bedale, the gateway to the Yorkshire dales. It offers today's discerning traveller looking for bed and breakfast accommodation somewhere special to stay with a warm Yorksire welcome...

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About Little Holtby

T his old farmhouse has origins going back to the Domesday Book Saxons, Vikings and Romans have passed this way following the ancient trade routes North. The current house dates back to late seventeenth century, but is much more focused on today’s discerning traveller. If you are looking for somewhere special, somewhere with character and warmth of welcome where attention to personal comfort is paramount, then Little Holtby is for you. No detail has been overlooked to make your stay special, all bedrooms are uniquely furnished and decorated with flair with fluffy towels, bathrobes and slippers, luxury toiletries, trays with specialty teas, coffees, hot drinks and mineral waters, biscuits and chocolates, flat-screen TV, DVD, CD and Internet access.

A fter a day out, relax in the sitting room with a glass or cup of something warming in one hand, book in the other or watching T.V. Then enjoy a night’s sleep on deep sprung mattress on Egyptian cotton sheets snuggled under a cosy down filled duvet and wake up refreshed to birdsong. Then start your day with a superb four course breakfast with our own or locally sourced organic produce, enjoy the taste of our own spring water.

L ose yourself in quiet, peaceful accommodation with old world charm looking out over stunning views to Wensleydale and Swaledale in a unique house for the guest who expects that little bit extra.

Facilities and Prices


There are two double rooms and one twin bedded room.

Room facilities

All rooms have free WiFi, television, a hot drinks tray and hairdryers. Most rooms are en-suite.

Other rooms

On chilly evenings log fires are lit in the sitting and dining rooms, an excellent atmosphere in which to relax and unwind.

Beautiful setting

Guest rooms have wonderful views over rolling countryside to the dales. There is ample free parking.


£45.00 per person per night. Lower rates are available for stays of two nights or longer. Prices include breakfast.


To book a room, telephone Dorothy Layfield on 01609 748 762. If you are dialing internationally, dial your international prefix, then 44 1609 748 762

Map and Directions

A1 Northbound: Take Junction 51, signposted for Northallerton and Bedale. The road changes from 3 to 2 lanes here and you need to stay in the left lane. Take the second exit off the roundabout. Little Holtby is approximately one mile up this road, on the left.

A1 Southbound: Take Junction 51, signposted for Northallerton and Bedale. At the roundabout, turn right under the bridge. At the second roundabout (other side of A1), take the third exit. Little Holtby is approximately one mile up this road, on the left.

Postcode: DL7 9LH - but take care, the A6055 connecting road is relatively new and your sat-nav may not be up-to-date with it.

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Contact Little Holtby

Little Holtby, Leeming Bar, Northallerton, North Yorkshire, DL7 9LH