Misc Info

Hillways will be available from 4pm on arrival day and we would ask that you depart by 10am on your last day. (Cottage may be ready earlier - perhaps if you do arrive earlier and it is not yet ready you could try the tea rooms, test the beer or stretch your legs.)

This area has EE phone reception, but we do have a Payphone.

Double glazed thoughout - mainly lovely sash windows

No smoking

Parking in front of the cottage on the green.  Additional parking also available in village square.

Lots of walks from the doorstep.

Nearest shop - Muker 3 miles (very small & not always open), Reeth 6 miles, Hawes, Leyburn, Richmond, Catterick or Sainsbury and Tesco deliver to cottage - address Hillways, Gunnerside DL11 6LA

Hawes market day is Tuesday, lovely drive over the Buttertubs Pass, 11 miles.  There is a Spar, an upmarket grocer/butchers Elijha Allen, pubs, cafes, post office, library, banks.  Wensleydale Cheese Factory, Ropemaker and Dales Centre/Museum 

Leyburn market day is Friday, another beautiful drive over Grinton Moor, 14 miles. They have a Co-op, an upmarket grocer/butcher Campbells, and more shops than Hawes

Semer Water, 10 miles, good for watersports.

Great area for cyclying down country lanes, dirt tracks over moors



The Kings Head Pub, 2 mins walk from cottage, serves fine ales and good food (lunch time & evenings).  It is great place to mix with the locals, who will welcome you to join in with the fortnightly quiz.

Friday night everyone congregates in the Kings Head, and waits for the fish & chip van to arrive at about 7.15pm

Ghyllfoot Tea Room is not always open due to illness. 

Mary Shaw's Cafe open from Easter to October

Locals will welcome you to join in events, such as - film nights, concerts or plays in the village hall, or cream teas, soup & sweet lunches ...  all in aid of local causes.

Swaledale Festival 26 May to 9 June 2018

Muker Show Wednesday 5 September 2018

Reeth Show Monday 27 August 2018

More info on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/hillwayscottage/



Friday Night in the Square

At about 7.15pm.  Lots of locals wait the arrival of Ramsay's in the pub - who usually do half price drinks between 6-7pm.

Mrs Cheeky Chippy

Kings Head Pub, Gunnerside

Kelly, Matt and Kieran are always there with a warm welcome.

Light snacks served at lunchtime.

Main meals served 6-8.45pm.

Quiz night on alternate Sundays, locals will welcome you to join in.