Escape to Yealand: A Peaceful Retreat in the Heart of the Countryside


Located in the heart of England’s idyllic countryside, Yealand is a peaceful retreat for those seeking solace and relaxation away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. With rolling hills, winding rivers, and stunning views across miles of open fields, Yealand provides its visitors with an escape to nature that can be enjoyed whatever the season. Whether you choose to stay in one of our self-catering cottages or lodges, or just explore the area for a day trip out into nature – there are plenty of reasons to holiday in Yealand. 

From outdoor activities such as walking trails and wildlife watching; to exploring local attractions including historic houses and gardens; not forgetting all the delicious locally produced food on offer – Yealand has something truly unique for everyone!

A Lancashire Location

One of the historic villages of Yealand along with Yealand Conyers, dating back to the Norman Invasion, Yealand Redmayne offers an idyllic UK cottage holiday. Immersed in the Arnside and Silverdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and close to both Gait Barrows National Nature Reserve and Leighton Moss RSPB Reserve, Yealand Redmayne is also just a short drive from the famous Lake District.    

Once you’ve arrived in the area, getting around couldn’t be simpler; with regular bus services linking the nearby towns and villages together as well as plenty of cycling routes for those wishing to explore on two wheels! There are also plenty of local attractions just a short drive away. 

From rolling hills and winding rivers offering spectacular views across miles of open fields – to quaint villages full of characterful pubs and traditional tearooms; there’s something truly special about this corner of England that visitors can enjoy whatever their taste or budget. 

Charming Accommodation

Discover our luxury self-catering cottage that is perfect for couples or families looking for a peaceful retreat away from and immerse yourself in the local countryside; there’s something here to please everyone. 

Part of the Holgates Cottage Collection, our charming Hillberry Cottage in the heart of Yealand Redmayne boasts a wonderful countryside location with views of Farleton Knott and a spacious private garden. A perfect holiday for families and couples, guests can wander around the charming Yealand Redmayne village and explore the surrounding countryside on various walks and trails, before spending an evening relaxing by the log burner.  

Explore the Great Outdoors

Yealand is the perfect destination for those looking to explore and enjoy the great outdoors. With rolling hills and winding rivers, Yealand offers visitors plenty of opportunities to get out into nature with a range of walking and hiking trails suitable for all levels of experience. Whether you’re after an easy stroll through the countryside or a more challenging hike up one of Yealand’s many peaks – there’s something here to please everyone!

For those seeking some extra excitement during their stay in Yealand, there’s certainly no shortage of activities! Take part in watersports, such as kayaking, in the nearby Lake District; as well as horse riding lessons available at one of the many stables within easy reach – visitors won’t be short on things to do while they’re here! Fishing enthusiasts can also take advantage of the abundance of spots across Yealand offering great opportunities for angling – not forgetting birdwatchers who will delight in spotting rare breeds. 

Visit Yealand’s Local Attractions

For those looking to explore Yealand’s rich history and culture, there are plenty of local attractions on offer, from historic houses, such as the nearby Leighton Hall Estate in Yealand Conyers, to castles that have stood the test of time for hundreds of years. 

Visit the famous Lancaster Castle, home to the 1612 Lancashire Witch Trials and the longest-serving operational prison in Europe until closing in 2011, or the 800-year-old Clitheroe Castle and Museum in the Ribble Valley overlooking Clitheroe. 

Nature reserves, such as Gait Barrows National Nature Reserve and Leighton Moss RSPB reserve, are another popular attraction in the Yealand region of Lancashire and offer an opportunity to get out into the countryside and observe some rare species such as red kites, buzzards, curlews and oystercatchers in their natural environment. Not forgetting all the stunning flora found across Yealands lush landscape too – providing visitors with endless opportunities to capture beautiful photographs that will last a lifetime!

Aside from these attractions, there are also lots of events taking place at various venues across Yealand Redmayne and Yealand Conyers throughout the year – so whether you’re looking for something fun to do with your family or friends; or just want an interesting day trip out exploring what this corner of England has to offer – there’s sure to be something here that appeals!

Try Delicious Local Cuisine

When it comes to sampling the local cuisine in Yealand, there are plenty of delicious options to choose from – whatever your tastes may be! From traditional pub grub such as fish and chips or bangers and mash – to more refined dining experiences found at some of the area’s award-winning restaurants; visitors won’t be short on choice when looking for somewhere to eat.

Visit one of the many dog-friendly and traditional pubs that can be found across Yealand – where you can expect hearty meals full of flavour, using produce sourced from local farmers and independent suppliers. Alternatively, if you’re feeling adventurous why not try something a little different? Local delicacies such as sheep cheese or black pudding give a unique taste of Lancashire’s countryside culture. 

Shopping at farm shops also provides an opportunity to pick up locally produced items such as cheeses, cured meats and even homemade jams – whilst regular farmers’ markets are held throughout the region showcasing even more delicious treats! 

Stay at a Holgates Holiday Cottage in Yealand

When visiting Yealand, guests can expect nothing less than a truly memorable stay in one of England’s most beautiful areas. 

Hillberry Cottage at Yealand Redmayne provides visitors with an unforgettable escape from everyday life. The quaint cottage sleeps 4 guests across one double room and one twin bedroom and offers a range of features including free WiFi, a cosy living room with a log burner and private off-road parking.  

Holgate guests at Hillberry Cottage also benefit from complimentary access to the 5-star leisure facilities at our award-winning Silverdale Holiday Park, including a swimming pool, sauna, steam room, an on-site bar and children’s play area!     

With its rolling hills and winding rivers, Yealand Redmayne is the perfect spot for those looking to explore the great outdoors and enjoy a cottage holiday in Lancashire. Contact our friendly team today on 01524 701508​​ to book a stay at a Holgates Holiday Cottage in Yealand Redmayne.  

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