Church View Cottage

Luxury Self Catering Cottage at Fearby Nr Masham, North Yorkshire

Outward view from Church View Cottage


Church View Cottage is a traditional stone built detached single storey cottage with spectacular views overlooking open countryside situated at the foot of Wensleydale near the historic market town of Masham which hosts many events throughout the year; including the annual Masham Steam Rally, Masham Sheep Fair and White Bear Beer Festival. Masham boasts two breweries  – Theakston’s and Black Sheep.

Church View Cottage is an ideal base for walkers and outdoor pursuits, a romantic break or a family holiday. Try some spa treatments at nearby Swinton Park or the Turkish Baths at Harrogate; or enjoy the tranquility of Helmsley Walled Garden?and the exhilaration of Yorkshire 4 x 4. Within easy reach of Catterick, Ripon, Thirsk, Wetherby and York race courses; medieval castles at Bolton, Helmsley, Middleham, Richmond and York; and ancient abbeys of Byland, Jervaulx, Fountains, and Rievaulx.

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Breaks start from a Friday …

Short Breaks, off peak months, £80 per night – minimum 3 night booking 

About Us

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Church View Cottage is situated overlooking Swinton Park land and Masham, with an enclosed patio area to enjoy the far reaching views. Conveniently situated in the village of Fearby just 2 miles from Masham.

Masham offers many amenities including quaint tea shops, galleries, and delicatessens, Bah Humbugs sweet shop, Uredale glass blowers, Theakston’s and Black Sheep Brewery shop and bistro.

The Cottage offers cosy and welcoming holiday accommodation for couples and families. Pets are accepted by arrangement.

An ideal base for walking and hiking, sight seeing or just a romantic break. In an area of outstanding natural beauty known for fly fishing, cycling, trekking and walking it is an ideal country hideaway. Lying between Leyburn, Pateley Bridge and Ripon, with Harrogate and York a short distance away for shopping.


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Living area with Smart tv, radio / CD, sofa and chair

Dining area with dining table and chairs, high chair available

Kitchen with gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washing machine

Bedroom 1 with double bed

Bedroom 2 with twin beds, cot available

Shower room with shower, wc, basin and shaver point

Outside Patio area with table and chairs. Off road parking for one car, on street parking also available

Pets accepted by arrangement

WiFi Internet access available at no extra charge

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Free Wifi at Churchview Cottage



Church View Cottage is situated in the heart of the village of Fearby just a stone’s throw away from the village pub
and just two miles from the popular town of Masham. Click the Map icon above to see us on Google Maps.

Church View Cottage
Byre House
Fearby, Masham
North Yorkshire

01765 688 267     07760 363 929

Places to Visit, Events and Links

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Had a lovely stay at the cottage, dogs loved the garden and the long walks. We always have difficulty finding  a cottage with a fully enclosed garden but this was perfect, we will be back.

September, 2018 – Rachel and Chris

You have the best beds I have ever slept in – if we had a tow bar …

September, 2018 – Rosie and Annie

Superb cottage and scenery. Great walks, peaceful just what we needed. Cannot recommend enough.

July, 2018 – Rev Dave, Trish and Anna

Beautiful week here, cottage fabulous very well equipped. Love the peaceful and tranquil gardens.

June 2018, Janine and Terry

Excellent cottage with lovely views, very comfortable and clean. Enjoyed exploring the area on foot – quiet roads and good footpaths.

April, 2018 – David and Elizabeth

Really well equipped cottage which we and the dogs appreciated, great location for walks, close to many great pubs and eating places.

April, 2018 – Atkinson’s

Had a really lovely break, cottage is really nice definitely home from home.

February, 2018 – Sharen, Ian and Ivy

We had such a lovely time we’ve booked to come back in May ! Peaceful area, comfortable cottage and lots of lovely walks – what more could we want.

January, 2018 – Alison and Bob

We had a great weekend. Lovely cottage and the welcome jam and scones were a lovely surprise. Can recommend pub for a warm welcome.

December, 2017 – Sue and Hugh

Just perfect with everything we could possibly need. Super comfy beds and lots of lovely hot water. Great location will definitely be back.

October, 2017 – Kathleen and Craik and Eleanor

Another great stay in this lovely cottage. We always enjoy coming here.

September, 2017 – Bryan and Jean

Lovely cottage for relaxing and getting away from it all. Great pub with friendly staff and beautiful views.

July, 2017 – Anne, Marie and Michael

A lovely clean cosy cottage with everything you need. Beautiful views from the garden of the Yorkshire countryside, so peaceful sitting in the morning and evening listening to the birds.

July, 2017 – Caroline, Mark and Rosie

Wonderful – everything ! Cottage superb – you thought of everything we could possibly need – we will be back.

June, 2017 – Hough family

Our 2nd visit here, very clean and well equipped cottage. Ideal location and lovely village.

June, 2017 – Judith and Dougie

What a lovely cottage and fantastic views …

May, 2017 – Gill and Mal

Another great relaxing stay. Sorry to go home, it gets better every time.

April, 2017 – Molly, Dave and Lola

Lovely cottage and goodies on arrival. Really enjoyed our time here.

March, 2017 – Alistair and Kirsty

Really lovely cottage – such a high standard, so many thanks.

March, 2017 – Trish and Richard

We were absolutely delighted with the cottage. It was warm, spotlessly clean and very comfortable and kitted out with absolutely everything you could possibly want. The owner could not have been nicer or more helpful. All in all, an absolutely perfect place for a perfect break. We will definitely be back. Thank you.

October 24th, 2017 – Kathleen

Lovely cottage, everything to hand that we could want or need. Very clean and comfortable.

December 30th, 2016 – Jane, Ken, Lynne and Keith

We had a wonderful time and much appreciated this fine cottage, would highly recommend.

November 3rd, 2016 – Sue and Mick – Missouri, USA

Lovely cottage so peaceful, beautiful views, owls and geese sounds. Cottage cosy and well equipped.

October 15th to 22nd, 2016 – Alison and Beth

Lovely stay here we will be back again.

October 7th to 11th, 2016 – Charlie and Hazel

Once again thank you so much for the stay in the lovely cottage as we always love staying here.

September 24th to October 1st, 2016 – Jean and Bryan

Very enjoyable two weeks in Church View, first class hospitality in England’s finest gods own county North Yorkshire.

August 27th to 10th September, 2016 – Pat and Michael.

We have had a lovely time in Church View cottage. We have enjoyed waking up each morning to the lovely views across the fields usually with bright sunshine.

August 20th to 27th, 2016 – Jennie, Phil, Holly and Megan

Lovely cottage everything you need. Didn’t do a lot just enjoyed the peace and quiet.

July 30th to August 6th, 2016 – Janet and John

Thank you for a relaxing week beautiful countryside and good walks for the dogs which you welcomed.

July 16th to 23rd, 2016 – Sarah, David & Daniel Bracker

We have had a lovely time here. The cottage is all it said to be and has everything you need. The food in the Black Swan is well worth a visit. Will definitely recommend to our friends.

July 9th to 16th, 2016 – Tracy & Paul

Very enjoyable few nights in a clean comfortable cottage with everything we needed. Lovely views.

June 27th to 30th, 2016 – Tony & Jo Watts

Many thanks for a great week in your lovely cosy cottage. It had everything you could need. We will definitely recommend to our friends.

June 11th to 18th 2016 – Alex, Al, Jane & Mike

We?ve had a wonderful few days. Long walks superb scenery and a lovely warm cosy cottage to come home to!

May 22nd to 27th, 2016 – Pam & Paul Green

Lovely well stocked cottage in beautiful surroundings. Seen lots of great places. Thank you for everything. 5 Star.

May 3rd to 10th, 2016 – Charlie, May & Frances Scott

A fabulous time in this beautiful modern and homely cottage, has everything we needed and more. The view is beautiful and exceeded what my expectations would be. Local pub friendly and food fantastic.

November 2014 – Dru and Alice

This beautiful cottage set in such beautiful countryside has a great feeling about it, very homely with all the amenities and more and the little touches were most welcome.

November 2014 – Terry and Debbie

Had a superb week! The cottage was much more than we expected and definitely one of the best we have stayed in.

September 2014 – Moira, Tony and Ben

We have had a fantastic week. We can?t say a lot more we just love it.

August 2014 – Paddy and Julie

Perfect and so much more. Have travelled miles and so glad to get back to a lovely cottage with everything we needed.

August 2014 – Jackie and Phil

What a beautiful cottage ? the best we?ve ever had. We enjoyed our stay here very much ? lots of walks and beautiful landscape and nice little villages. Thank you so much for your hospitality.

July 2014 – Till, Nora & Ina

We thought the Tour de France in Yorkshire was a great excuse for a visit to Masham, and we have had a wonderful time. So pleased we found this cosy and comfortable cottage. Many thanks.

July 2014 – Judith & Terry

Had a lovely week in a great cottage, the views are to die for. Could not fault the cottage, had everything we needed and more.

June 2014 – Pearl & John


1st January onwards£350
14th February£400
21st February onwards£350
13th March onwards£360
3rd April£460
10th April£475
17th April onwards£430
15th May£490
29th May onwards£470
21st June£490
12th July£500
28th July 5 nights£350
9th August onwards£525
30th August onwards£450
13th September£380
11th October£350
18th October£500
1st November onwards£350
20th December to 31st£500


Breaks start from a Friday …

Short Breaks, off peak months, £80 per night – minimum 3 night booking 


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