Welcome to
Haystacks Country Retreats

It is important to us that you feel calm, looked after, and your needs considered. So we have put ourselves in our guest’s shoes and tried to think of everything to give you what you want and need upfront.

Our Huts

All our huts come with a double bed, kitchen area (electric hob, fridge and small Belfast sink), seating and a bathroom with shower and flushing toilet.

The Samuel Hut

The Samuel hut is sited on the old Nidd Valley railway line with views of the River Nidd backing onto private woodland

The Martha Hut

The Martha hut is set in a sunny spot with stunning tranquil views overlooking the river, backing onto private woodland.


Being located in Nidderdale we are surrounded by beautiful open countryside and many popular walks – ranging from a short village loop known as The Packhorse Bridge walk (starting or ending at The Station Hotel) to a whole days hiking and anything in between.​


There are endless activities surrounding us from Nidderdale Llamas, How Stean Gorge and Brimham Rocks to Gin Experiences. ​Bring your mountain bike to explore the local area or bring your fishing tackle  and benefit from Haystacks fishing rights on approx 1 mile stretch of the River Nidd.

Local Eateries

We have so many fantastic and award winning places to eat, ranging from The Station Hotel and Sophies Coffee Shop on our doorstep to numerous eateries in Harrogate including The Fat Badger and Bettys. Dale Stores our village shop and Mackenzies Farm Shop & Cafe, a short drive, both provide fresh and locally sourced produce.


There is a shopping, or browsing, experience for everyone as we are within 20 minute driving distance of Harrogate, Knaresborough, Pateley Bridge, Ripon and Skipton with Leeds & York further afield.

What Our Guests Think

Roy & Louise Barker from Kelbrook
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Absolutely loved our stay. Sasha and Jonny were very welcoming and showed us how things worked and where to find things. So comfy and cosy inside and the bed was super comfy. Lovely views of the river and Packhorse Bridge, wasn’t too far to walk to the local shop and pub. Can’t wait to come and stay with you again.
Pete & Faye. 31 Dec 21
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Thank you for being so welcoming. Your huts are stunning and very comfortable and homely to stay in. Could have stayed in the hot tub all night … so relaxing.