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Cambridge House, Reeth

Cambridge House
Arkengarthdale Road
North Yorkshire
DL11 6QX

01748 884633

Cambridge House, Reeth

Robert and Sheila offer you a warm welcome to Cambridge House from where you can enjoy the best views of Swaledale from every room! Situated among the stunning vistas of Swaledale in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, our Visit England 5 star bed and breakfast in Reeth offers you quality accommodation in five rooms, all en-suite, south facing, with glorious views of Swaledale from your room window. Located on the edge of Reeth in Arkengarthdale, you can explore Swaledale, Wensleydale, Leyburn, Hawes, Richmond and Barnard Castle or further afield in North Yorkshire on foot, by bike, bus or car.


You are guaranteed a warm welcome whether you are staying for one night on a walking holiday or a few nights or more; our aim is to provide first class service with a personal touch so your stay is as care-free and enjoyable as possible.




Cambridge House, a Visit England 'Welcome Walkers' award holder, is ideally situated for exploring the Yorkshire Dales including Swaledale, Wensleydale and Arkengarthdale which are all paradise for walkers, or taking an overnight stop on Wainwright’s Coast to Coast, The Inn Way or The Herriot Way.




Both you and your bike will be well looked after at Cambridge House, a Visit England 'Welcome Cyclists' award holder, with secure bike storage, bike cleaning and repair facilities. From Reeth you can explore over 10 road trails and access some of the 900 km of tracks and bridleways through the stunning scenery of the Yorkshire Dales.




Cambridge House provides a tranquil base for exploring or just chilling and relaxing depending on what you want to do! Swaledale, Wensleydale and the other Yorkshire Dales are easily accessible providing a wealth of opportunity to pursue your interests such as bird watching or you can relax in the garden, lounge or conservatory and read a book!




As a guest at Cambridge House, you will enjoy one of the most distinctive, luxurious and relaxing B and B’s in the Yorkshire Dales with stunning views across Swaledale from all our guest accommodation.


With five luxuriously equipped en-suite bedrooms, all with spectacular views across Swaledale, you will find here an ideal retreat after a day in the Yorkshire Dales. Relax in the conservatory or lounge with afternoon tea and homemade cake or on a summer’s day take tea in the garden while in cooler months, sit back and relax with a good book in front of the log stove in our guest lounge.After a good night’s sleep, enjoy our award winning breakfast in the dining room, furnished and decorated in the ‘Arts and Crafts’ style, before setting out for another day in Swaledale.


We have all fallen victim to the unpredictable British weather so whether you are walking or cycling, you can benefit from our drying room to ensure you have dry clothes ready for the next day in The Dales so a rainy day won’t spoil your enjoyment! We also have laundry facilities for those on longer holidays needing to freshen up their clothes! Even your walking boots are catered for as we have cleaning facilities and re-proofing products available.


We provide cleaning facilities and secure bike storage so cyclists and motor bike owners can sleep peacefully with their bikes locked away in one of our garages.There is private, secure gated parking at the front of the house so if you arrive by car, you can park and forget about it for the rest of your stay!


There is free ‘WiFi’ throughout the house and a guest telephone in the hall as mobile ‘phone signals are unreliable.


Cambridge House, a country guesthouse, is furnished throughout with quality antique furniture in keeping with the ‘Arts and Crafts’ period and reflecting the history of the house.We are proud to say that it's all the personal touches that sets Cambridge House apart from other guesthouses in Reeth, Swaledale in the Yorkshire Dales National Park!


Food at Cambridge House


Here at Cambridge House, Reeth, we take food seriously and are dedicated to supporting sustainable, environmentally conscious and most importantly, locally based producers. Consequently, everyone who stays at our guest house knows that the food they eat is not only healthy and ‘Fair-Trade’ but has actively contributed to the local community. We are also proud to be short listed in the Best Yorkshire Breakfast category of the Taste Awards 2016 run by Deliciously Yorkshire and The Yorkshire Post.


So while you enjoy our award winning breakfast, you will be pleased to know that…


Your eggs are Yorkshire eggs from Bedale delivered by our milkman;


Your milk is from cows grazing in Wensleydale at Townhead Farm, Askrigg and is delivered by Mr Kirkbride;


Your bacon, sausages and black pudding are from Hammonds in Bainbridge, Wensleydale or from Mainsgill Farm Shop; both use Yorkshire reared pigs. David, our supplier for the last three years, has gone to work for a butcher in Catterick and no longer produces his own sausages, bacon and black pudding but we've taken a lot of time in finding replacements which are locally sourced and just as tasty!


Your bread is homemade daily by Sheila;


Your fresh produce is delivered by The Good Life in Hawes or the local market or Campbells of Leyburn.


Your smoked haddock and kippers are from the award winning Port of Lancaster Smokehouse;


All jams, marmalades and lemon curd are homemade by Sheila. We grow our own blackcurrants, red currants and gooseberries then supplement supplies with produce off Leyburn market or from local contacts.


We offer an extensive breakfast menu to cater for all dietary requirements including vegetarian, vegan, gluten and dairy free. For those exploring Swaledale or beyond in need of midday sustenance, we are also happy to prepare healthy and wholesome packed lunches and fill vacuum flasks.


During your stay at our Swaledale guest house, you will be able to enjoy our complimentary afternoon tea or coffee and homemade cake which is served daily from 3.30 p.m. until 5.00 p.m.

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“Wonderful few days in North Yorkshire”

A very special place to stay in a wonderful part of Yorkshire, very sociable, helpful and knowledgeable proprietors, who were very welcoming and available to offer advice on the local area and places to visit. The bathroom and bedroom were exceptionally comfortable and well equiped with everything you could wish for. The breakfast was excellent and were happy to provide...


“Stayed during our Coast to Coast Walk”

After a days walking it was great to arrive to a friendly welcome with tea and cake. A very comfortable room and drying facilities for clothes and boots. Excellent breakfast with a good choice of locally sourced ingredients. Cambridge House goes the extra mile to set itself above other B&Bs and succeeds. Highly recommended.


“On our C2C walk.”

Welcomed like old friends!! When we arrived we were given tea & cake..much needed after a long, wet walk. Beautiful B&B in such a beautiful little truly English town. The conversation around the breakfast table was a highlight...sharing stories is a great part of the C2C experience. Thankyou Robert & Sheila


“The perfect place to stay in Reeth”

We stopped off at Cambridge House whilst doing the Coast to Coast walk and found Robert and Sheila to be the perfect hosts. Our room was superb, as was the breakfast. They didn't blink when we asked if they could wash a week's worth of dirty walking kit, and Robert recommended a great pub to visit for dinner. I couldn't...


“Excellent experience”

Loved this place. The rooms were large and airy and we had a full bath tub with great water pressure for shower. Lovely view from bathroom window to a hillside of bunnies! The amenities in room were first class and the welcome was warm. Short walk to dinner down the road...


“Lovely food and lovely owners!”

This was our 2nd stay at Cambridge House and it was just as good as the 1st. Well presented B+B, lots of little luxuries in the rooms reflected by the 5 star rating. King size bed with a very comfortable mattress. Set in a lovely and quiet location. The breakfast was excellent, wide choice available. Nothing too much trouble for...

Cambridge House, Reeth
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