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Holiday Cottages North Yorkshire & North York Moors

The North York Moors is a stunning ancient area in North Yorkshire, boasting one of the largest heather moorlands in the UK. This beautiful National Park is a perfect spot for relaxation. As well as the vast and scenic moors, there is a spectacular coastline that stretches some 26 miles, making North Yorkshire a wonderful spot for a Yorkshire holiday.

There are also plenty of wildlife-filled woodlands and a fascinating history to learn about. Add to this, the famous friendliness of the North Yorkshire folk and holiday cottages in spades, and you have a superb Yorkshire holiday destination. Read more

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54.423159, -1.254778

A charming holiday cottage close to the village of Swainby with glorious views across lovely open countryside, providing the ideal place for a relaxing holiday in North Yorkshire. Sitting on the edge of the North York Moors, Lyke Wake Cottage is perfect for walkers and cyclists with many superb walks locally including the Cleveland Way and National Cycle Route 65 easily accessible.

Weekly guide price:
£400 to £620

5  |   3  |   Enquire  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: Enquire

Preferred arrival day: Flexible

Argil Cottage

Last Minute Offer:Mon, 26th Feb 2024 for 5 nights, £520"Gold award Detached Cottage, sleeps 2-5, three bedrooms. Easter weeks 7 nights March 23rd, March 30th £695"
54.201571, -0.855596

This gorgeous Detached Cottage is perfectly situated in a little village between Pickering's Steam Railway and the TV hit programms Bangers and Cash and Yorkshire Auction House at Kirkbymoorside. There are uninterrupted views to the Moors from the peaceful courtyard garden. Tourist board rating: 4 Star Gold

Weekly guide price:
£595 to £850
Short breaks from £125 per night

2-5  |   3  |   No  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 3 (off peak) | 7 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Saturday | 4 Star Gold

The Stables Cottage

Last Minute Offer:Mon, 4th Mar 2024 for 4 nights, £415"CHECK IN UNTIL 15th MARCH 3 nights £360, 4 nights £415, 5 nights £465, 6 nights £515, £565wk & 2 en-suite bathrooms beds as king size or twins ALSO EASTER 29th MARCH £795 ask for short breaks"
54.210761, -0.591949

Located in a peaceful position just outside of the village of Snainton close to the edge of the North York Moors we have 2 cottages www.granary-cottage.com , The Stables Cottage offers a luxurious place to stay while discovering the many delights of the Moors. There is space for five guests to sleep in two bedrooms (both with en-suite bathrooms), so the cottage is a favourite with couples as well as families who enjoy being close to beautiful countryside and friendly towns including Pickering, Helmsley, Scarborough and Whitby.

Weekly guide price:
£565 to £1095
Short breaks from £150 per night

5  |   2  |   1  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 2

Preferred arrival day: Friday

Granary Cottage

Last Minute Offer:Sat, 16th Mar 2024 for 6 nights, £515"SAT 16th 6 nights £515 5 nights £465, 4 nights £415, 3 nights £360 with flexible arrival days slps 4 & 1 dog ALL GROUND FLOOR ALSO EASTER 29TH MARCH £795wk ASK FOR SHORT BREAKS"
54.210761, -0.591949

This welcoming holiday cottage sits in the ground of a 100-year old granary www.granary-cottage.com , offering a high standard of accommodation for up to four guests in two bedrooms. Granary Cottage offers ground floor accommodation and sits on the edge of the North York Moors within easy reach of popular destinations including Malton, Scarborough, Pickering, Whitby and York. Picture yourself in the summer, enjoying an evening glass of wine as you gaze across countryside views towards the North York Moors, or in winter, relaxing in a cosy sitting room with a proper open fire. Just outside of the village of Snainton and within walking distance of a pub, Granary Cottage is a favourite all year round.

Weekly guide price:
£565 to £995
Short breaks from £150 per night

4  |   2  |   1  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 2

Preferred arrival day: Friday

54.375545, -0.994933

A newly-refurbished two-bedroom, single-storey, luxury cottage with vaulted ceilings, wood burner, underfloor heating and spectacular views of Farndale in the middle of the North York Moors National Park. Tourist Board Rating: 5 Star

Weekly guide price:
£750 to £850

4  |   2  |   No  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 3 (off peak) | 3 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Mon/Fri

54.557264, -0.791900

This characterful 18th Century, Grade II listed fisherman's cottage is at the end of a cobbled street overlooking Staithes beach and harbour, within walking distance of shops, cafes and pubs. Accommodation is spread over three floors with space for up to eight guests to sleep in four charming bedrooms, and the living room has a log burner and window seats. It's perfect for families and friends who want direct access to the beaches and footpaths of the Yorkshire Coast, as well as the wider North York Moors National Park.

Weekly guide price:
£440 to £1195
Short breaks from £90 per night

2-6  |   4  |   No  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 3 (off peak) | 7 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Mon/Fri

54.545796, -0.774830

Sitting in an ideal position in Port Mulgrave just a mile from the picturesque seaside villages of Runswick Bay and Staithes in the North York Moors, this welcoming holiday home provides the perfect retreat for couples who want to explore the moors and coastline. With good pubs and restaurants close by, lovely beaches for lazy days and miles of moorland and coastal walks, The Apple House is perfect whether you are looking for a holiday to relax and recharge, or want to get out and about exploring the North Yorkshire Moors.

Weekly guide price:
£380 to £600

2  |   1  |   3+  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 3 (off peak) | 7 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Saturday

54.103514, -1.032684

The Fold Yard is a charming period holiday cottage in rural North Yorkshire, close to Sheriff Hutton and within easy reach of York, Castle Howard, Thirsk, The North York Moors and the Howardian Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). It sleeps four people in two ensuite bedrooms and has a flexible layout that suits couples, friends or families. Guests are able to enjoy gorgeous walks or bike rides in the local area, with the owner providing secure bicycle storage. The cottage is offered all year round for short breaks and longer stays, depending on availability. 

Weekly guide price:
£499 to £730
Short breaks from £110 per night

4  |   2  |   1  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 2 (off peak) | 3 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Flexible

54.415942, -0.835552

Sitting right in the heart of the North York Moors National Park, this comfy welcoming barn is just a mile from Wainwright's Coast to Coast and surrounded by spectacular scenery. With wide appeal and flexible accommodation, it is every bit as popular with large groups of up to ten as it is for couples taking advantage of the mid-week reduced rates.

Weekly guide price:
£600 to £1000

2-10  |   1  |   2  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: Enquire

Preferred arrival day: Friday

54.465027, -0.657749

River Bank Cottage sits in a peaceful location outside Whitby, with excellent access to the North York Moors and coast. It's next to the Esk with beautiful views of the river and the Larpool viaduct. The one-bedroom self-catering cottage is excellent for couples and individuals, with a sofa-bed increasing accommodation to four people for small families to stay. Guests love the quiet spot close to Whitby's famous sights and attractions. This property is an excellent base for a walking, cycling and sightseeing holiday in all seasons. Children and well-behaved dogs are welcome. 

Weekly guide price:
£450 to £550
Short breaks from £70 per night

2+2  |   1  |   2  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 3 (off peak) | 7 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Flexible

54.432834, -0.548405

A delightful holiday cottage located in the quiet Yorkshire village of Fylingthorpe, close to the ancient fishing village of Robin Hoods Bay within the North Yorkshire Moors National Park. Melrose Cottage is perfect for exploring the stunning coastline with gorgeous beaches, plenty of attractions and fabulous moorland and coastal walking.

Weekly guide price:
£395 to £815
Short breaks from £56 per night

4  |   2  |   No  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 3 (off peak) | 7 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Saturday

54.481592, -0.976420

Just outside the village of Commondale in the picturesque North Yorkshire Moors, this welcoming holiday cottage provides exceptionally comfortable self-catering and an ideal base for exploring the areas many attractions including Whitby and the lovely bays of Runswick bay, Sleights with in a 20min drive and the beautiful city of York within easy driving distance.

Weekly guide price:
£395 to £675
Short breaks from £100 per night

4  |   2  |   2  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 3 (off peak) | 7 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Saturday

Ashfield Cottages - Garden Room

Last Minute Offer:Fri, 15th Mar 2024 for 2 nights, £170"2-night min stay at £85 per night, ground floor Garden Room. View our website for further details or ring Carol or Simon on 01751 460218"
54.298537, -0.722598

Ashfield Garden Room sleeps two adults, this studio-style North York Moors holiday accommodation near Pickering is situated in the picturesque village of Lockton and surrounded by beautiful countryside.  The Garden Room provides a comfortable place to stay for a short break with a Super-king bed, en-suite shower room and a small kitchenette area.  Ashfield Cottages offer a choice of holiday homes in a peaceful and relaxing setting.  The Cottages and Garden room are close to Dalby Forest and Pickering, they have superb walks from the doorstep and are within easy driving distance for the coast to visit the seaside resorts of Whitby and Scarborough also the historic city of York.

Weekly price:
£595 all year
Short breaks from £85 per night

2  |   1  |   No  |   No  |   Yes

Min nights: 2 (off peak) | 2 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Flexible

54.298211, -0.711183

Ashfield Cottage Two sleeps two adults, this North York Moors holiday cottage near Pickering, situated in the traditional village of Lockton is a perfect place to stay for exploring the National Park and the nearby coastline of Whitby and Scarborough. This ground floor spacious holiday cottage offers you comfortable accommodation and is surrounded by beautiful countryside. The village Tea Rooms can provide a tasty treat and there are two pubs within a mile of the village.

Weekly guide price:
£525 to £735

2  |   1  |   No  |   No  |   Yes

Min nights: Enquire

Preferred arrival day: Friday

54.298161, -0.711183

Ashfield Cottage Three sleeps two adults, this North York Moors holiday cottage near Pickering, situated in the traditional village of Lockton is a perfect place to stay for exploring the National Park and the nearby coastline of Whitby and Scarborough. Perfect for couples who want to holiday in the North York Moors. Great walking and with an abundance of different attractions in the local area, with Ryedale and the Moors on the doorstep you will be spoilt for choice. The village Tea Rooms can provide a tasty treat and there are two pubs within a mile of the village. More information can be found on our website www.ashfieldcottages.co.uk

Weekly guide price:
£525 to £735

2  |   2  |   No  |   No  |   Yes

Min nights: 3 (off peak) | 7 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Saturday

54.358444, -0.843825

www.sunrise-cottage.co.uk                                 Sunrise Cottage has amazing views in the North York Moors National Park. Refurbished in 2022, this charming holiday cottage sleeps two people in one bedroom with a sumptuous superking-sized bed and views worth getting up early for! It is in the hamlet of Hartoft, close to Rosedale Abbey and Pickering and within easy reach of York and Whitby. The cottage is ideal for couples or individuals who love walking, cycling, the coast, museums, country houses, sightseeing and eating well!

Weekly price:
£945 all year
Short breaks from £135 per night

2  |   1  |   No  |   No  |   Yes

Min nights: 3 (off peak) | 3 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Mon/Fri

54.206454, -1.152889

This charming self-catering cottage is in the village of Wass, within walking distance of the 17th-Century Stapylton Arms pub and close to the market towns of Thirsk and Helmsley. It is in the south-west corner of the Yorkshire Dales National Park and especially popular with walkers who appreciate its proximity to beautiful footpaths. The dog-friendly cottage has three bedrooms and can sleep up to six people, with a large garden and fantastic views.

Weekly guide price:
£850 to £1200
Short breaks from £175 per night

6  |   3  |   2  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 3 (off peak) | 7 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Friday

54.264436, -0.823774

Escape to the country! This pretty stone cottage is set in the heart of the quaint North Yorkshire village of Wrelton, which was mentioned in the Domesday book in 1086. Positioned a short drive from the picturesque market town of Pickering and only 7 miles from Rosedale and 30 minutes from the east coast. Sleeping four guests across two luxurious bedrooms, one king and 2 singles. All set out with the comfiest beds and the addition of a beautifully appointed bathroom. All rooms come with wonderful views of the tranquil village and expansive North Yorkshire countryside, with Sue & Paul the Owners lovingly transforming Broomfield Cottage into the perfect escape for a combination for rest and relaxation.  

Weekly guide price:
£600 to £650
Short breaks from £100 per night

2+2  |   2  |   2  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 2 (off peak) | 2 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Flexible

54.241602, -0.746006

Keldy Cottage sleeps 4 people in 2 bedrooms with a family bathroom. Additional infant in cot allowed.

Weekly guide price:
£1026 to £1800
Short breaks from £145 per night

4  |   2  |   3+  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 2 (off peak) | 2 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Mon/Fri

54.241602, -0.746006

Dalby Cottage sleeps 6 people in 3 ensuite bedrooms. Additional infant in cot allowed.

Weekly guide price:
£1334 to £2340
Short breaks from £188 per night

6  |   3  |   3+  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 2 (off peak) | 2 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Mon/Fri

Cottages in North Yorkshire

There are plenty of beautiful market towns and villages surrounding the North Yorkshire Moors, creating the ideal place to enjoy a tranquil getaway in some stunning North Yorkshire holiday cottages. If you’re seeking an authentic seaside town with lots to do and see, Whitby is a great option. For historical sights and breathtaking architecture, the city of York is the place to be.

With never-ending countryside and stunning scenery in abundance, there are plenty of incredible places worth visiting throughout the North Yorkshire countryside. Be sure to check out areas such as Robin Hoods Bay, Thirsk, Kirkbymoorside and the Yorkshire Dales National Park, plus many more. These quaint towns and villages provide an ideal base for those hoping to immerse themselves in the lovely North York Moors.

North Yorkshire Holidays & North York Moors Travel Guide

Before booking your holiday cottage in North Yorkshire, you can find all the information you need for your trip here.

When to Visit North Yorkshire and the North York Moors

It is important to assess the best time to visit North Yorkshire before booking your trip as this can impact several aspects of your visit. From where to see and what to do, below is a little more information about the different seasons and when to go here for the perfect break.

Spring is a lovely time to visit North Yorkshire. This is when the landscapes come to life with beautiful flora and fauna, creating vibrant scenery throughout the area. The temperatures are also pleasant during this time with averages of around 9°C, providing an ideal climate to get out and active.

Summer is a popular time to visit North Yorkshire as this is when the temperatures begin to rise to averages of around 17°C. With warmer weather, more sunshine and longer daylight hours, summer is great for those seeking adventure and exploration.

For frosted landscapes, colder temperatures and pretty towns bright with festive lights, winter is an excellent time to visit the North York Moors. Temperatures average around 3°C and the days are much shorter. However, don’t let this deter you from visiting because there is still plenty to do during this time. Wander around Christmas markets, or get cosy by the fire in your lovely North Yorkshire holiday cottage.

What to Do around North Yorkshire and the North York Moors

One of the most striking features of North York Moors is the dramatically contrasting landscape, from coastline and cliffs to sweeping valleys and lush forests. As a result, the area is a haven for wildlife with plenty of good spotting opportunities.

There are several ways in which to explore the lush valleys, pretty villages, wild moorland and rugged coastline. Choose to ride or cycle through the heather-clad moors and quiet lanes, or enjoy miles of wonderful walking from a gentle stroll to the Cleveland Way long-distance path. For those who prefer the water, there is plenty of kayaking and canoeing to be done.

Another popular way to experience the area that must be on the 'to-do' list is by a steam engine. The wonderfully preserved North Yorkshire Moors Railway is a fascinating step back in time and provides the perfect way to hop between the idyllic villages whilst taking in the stunning scenery en route.

When you're ready to rest after a day of exploration and sightseeing, you can choose from one of the many quaint country pubs or Yorkshire breweries, like the Black Sheep Brewery in Masham. Here you can take a guided tour and learn about the traditional brewing process.

A wonderfully tranquil destination to get away from the rat race, North Yorkshire is a superb example of England at its best - both now and how it used to be.

How to Travel to North Yorkshire

If you are travelling from one of the major cities in the UK, below displays an average distance to North Yorkshire so you know what to expect when choosing to travel to your North Yorkshire cottages by car.

London: 238 miles

Birmingham: 151 miles

Glasgow: 200 miles

Liverpool: 121 miles

Bristol: 242 miles

Manchester: 92 miles

Leeds: 48 miles

Edinburgh: 184 miles

Newcastle: 68 miles

There are multiple ways to travel to North Yorkshire. Holiday cottages are easy to get to thanks to the excellent public transport links in many of its surrounding towns and villages. This means you can journey by train or bus from numerous major UK cities. If you travel by car, there are some great service stations to stop off and rest up whilst on your trip, as well as alternative routes depending on what roads you prefer to drive on.

Learn More About North Yorkshire and the North York Moors

For history lovers and adventure seekers, there are plenty of historical ruins, ancient abbeys, and idyllic villages worth exploring. Spend some time strolling along cobblestone streets or sit back and relax whilst enjoying a traditional pub lunch.

The North Yorkshire Moors comprises over 1,400 miles of stunning natural scenery. With varying terrains of heather, forests, hillsides and coastlines, there is something for everyone here.

There is also wildlife in abundance throughout North Yorkshire, with chances to catch a glimpse of woodland animals and plenty of flora and fauna. This exquisite part of England continues to draw visitors throughout the year to marvel over the never-ending beauty here.

No matter how you choose to spend your time here, you’re bound to be impressed when deciding to stay in one of our North Yorkshire holiday cottages.

North Yorkshire FAQs

  • Where are the best places to stay in North Yorkshire?

There are some incredible towns and villages scattered around North Yorkshire, making it the perfect destination for a range of holiday itineraries. Whether you’re seeking quaint villages or bustling historic cities, you will find it all in this beautiful part of the UK.

When it comes to holiday cottages North Yorkshire doesn't disappoint, but we recommend browsing our popular towns in North Yorkshire and around the North York Moors above to find the perfect place for you.

  • Are there pet-friendly accommodation options in North Yorkshire?

If you’re planning to visit the North Yorkshire with your canine companion, you’re in luck. Here you will find several incredible pet-friendly holiday cottages, allowing you to relax in comfort with your four-legged friend by your side.

What’s more, with so much countryside to explore, North Yorkshire is the ideal destination for you and your dog to enjoy a getaway together.

  • Can you stay in a cottage with a hot tub in the North York Moors?

For those seeking a little luxury during their trip to North Yorkshire and the Moors, there is no better way to do this than with our selection of cottages with hot tubs. This provides guests with the perfect place to unwind and relax, all while enjoying the stunning natural surroundings.

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