2018 Swaledale

The TIGHR Triennial in Swaledale, the culmination of the work of the UK Board’s work, will take place from Monday 8th October until Thursday 11th October 2018.

The Triennial fee will only cover the classes and other sessions organised during the event – as there is such a variety of accommodation available, we feel that the fairest approach is to allow you to find and pay for your own choice of place to stay. That way you can choose to arrive early and explore the area or stay a bit longer and join in the events on offer after the official end of the Triennial.

Your Board has asked the two biggest hotels in Reeth, The Burgoyne and The Buck, to only take bookings for the Triennial during the relevant period. There is plenty of other accommodation available, to suit all tastes and pockets, in and around Reeth.  Your President, Heather Ritchie (who lives in Reeth), has offered to check out any possible places you find before you make a booking. Write to president@tighr.net with the address of – and, vitally, contact details for – the accommodation you have found and about which you want to know a bit more. Please remember this block booking when you look at the hotel’s availability online: they appear to be full because they are waiting to hear from you!

It is for that reason that we suggest, whenever you make your booking and wherever you decide to stay, that you make sure to mention the Triennial – you may be turned away if you do not!  And when you make a booking, please let us know where you will be staying so we can start to plan the necessary transportation as well as taking places off the list as they are booked: please email communications@tighr.net when your booking is confirmed. Thank you.

On the day after the closing ceremony and Gala Dinner, Friday 12th October, your Board is offering an optional all-day trip which will include a fantastic handicraft outlet. During the weekend after the Triennial, on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th October, your Board is arranging for several extra classes to be taught by visiting teachers of rugmaking.

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The following list of accommodation is far from exhaustive and we cannot accept any liability for bookings made. We cannot put our hands on our hearts and attest to the quality of everything that is on offer but we know you’ll love it, whatever you choose!

In the heart of Reeth
The Burgoyne – hotel with ten double or twin bedrooms

The Buck – hotel with double, twin and single rooms

Half Moon House – self-catering accommodation with four bedrooms sleeping nine people

Bellegreen – self-catering cottage with four bedrooms sleeping seven people

Braeside – self-catering cottage with three bedrooms sleeping eight people

There is a lot of accommodation available beyond Reeth, and we will arrange transport to and from the Triennial’s hub for people staying within five miles.

Grinton is two miles from Reeth
The Youth Hostel – don’t be misled by the name, as the accommodation is lovely (and the views are fantastic!)

Low Row is five miles from Reeth
The Old School  – self-catering accommodation with four bedrooms sleeping ten people

Hazel Brow – self-catering accommodation with eight bedrooms sleeping fourteen

The Punch Bowl Inn – nine double and two twin bedrooms

Arkengarthdale is five miles from Reeth
The CB Inn – fourteen double and five twin bedrooms

Further afield
Owners Direct has a selection of self-catering properties to rent in Swaledale – use the search box to find the perfect one for you!

Judith Dower runs Cathole Cottages and offers a wide variety of charming self-catering properties in Swaledale which sleep from two to nine people

Tan Hill Inn is a remote seventeenth century pub almost twelve miles from Reeth: it is very isolated so you’d need your own car to stay there, but doing so would be an unforgettable experience…