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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
High Park is a quintessential English farmhouse. It's been in the care of the same family for 130 years and was recently renovated and redecorated using Farrow & Ball colours and a stylish and comfortable mix of antique and modern furniture. Built of Yorkshire stone with far-reaching rural views, the house has an open fire in the living room, a bright red AGA in the kitchen, and space to sleep eight people in four bedrooms. The self-catering holiday home is on the edge of the Howardian Hills and the North York Moors National Park, with plenty of attractions nearby and lots of features that make it welcoming for children and dogs. * PLEASE NOTE - HIGH PARK WILL HAVE A HOT TUB AVAILABLE FOR GUESTS USE FROM OCTOBER 2023 - ANY RESERVATIONS MADE FOLLOWING THE 1ST OCTOBER WILL INCLUDE THE USE OF THE HOT TUB*
Nine Potterhill is a fantastic family-friendly holiday cottage in the heart of Pickering, the Gateway to the Moors. It's close to some of the best walks and attractions in the region and within easy reach of the spectacular Yorkshire coast and favourite attractions like Castle Howard and York's many historic sites. The three-bedroom property has been beautifully renovated and decorated to sleep six people in three bedrooms with a huge bathroom, a small courtyard garden, and lockable bike storage. Nine Potterhill has excellent self-catering facilities and is dog-friendly.
Enjoy the beauty of the North York Moors National Park from the comfort of Ryedale Cottage. The pretty stone cottage is one of four at Sproxton Hall Cottages in Sproxton, just two miles from Helmsley. There is space for four guests to sleep in two bedrooms, making it perfect for couples and families who want a peaceful location that is close to some of the region's favourite attractions such as Helmsley Castle, Pickering, Castle Howard, York, Whitby and Scarborough.
Arriving at Bilsdale Cottage is a heart-warming experience. The pretty stone cottage, which is one of four at Sproxton Hall, is set back from a private road in a quiet hamlet, only two miles south of the friendly market town of Helmsley. Guests can wake up to beautiful views of the Howardian Hills AONB and the North York Moors National Park, knowing that their day is full of spectacular scenery and memorable experiences which could even include walking around the ancient city walls of York or strolling by the seaside at Whitby or Scarborough. With space to sleep four people in two bedrooms, Bilsdale Cottage is ideal for families and couples.
Set back from a quiet road in the peaceful village of Harome, Overdale Cottage is close to the border of the North York Moors National Park and within easy reach of Helmsley, Pickering and York. The pet-friendly cottage has recently been refurbished to offer very comfortable accommodation for couples and families. There is space for four people to stay in two bedrooms, and pets are welcome. The cottage has lovely views of the surrounding countryside and is close to fantastic walks and cycle trails. There are even two excellent pubs within walking distance - the Star Inn and the Michelin-starred Pheasant, or stay in for dinner and enjoy a glass of wine in front of the open fire.
Spacious and full of character, this welcoming holiday retreat for two sits on a small dales hill farm in the North York Moors National Park. Low Crossett Cottage offers the opportunity of peace and tranquility, lovely walks, spectacular views and a comfy self-catering base for exploring the areas many attractions.
Staithes is a pretty village on the North Yorkshire coast with loads of character and some fantastic attractions. This lovely townhouse on the High Street is ideal for families and friends as it is light and spacious and has a deck, patio and great views of the beck. The cottage is within walking distance of shops, pubs, the harbour and beach, and within easy reach of favourite attractions on the coast and in the North York Moors National Park, including Port Mulgrave, Runswick and Whitby.
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.
Morndyke Cottage is a beautiful holiday cottage in a gorgeous location near the North York Moors. It is on the family-run Morndyke Farm and sleeps three people in two bedrooms. The owners have gone to great efforts to ensure a high standard of accommodation with luxuries like underfloor heating and Laura Ashley furnishings. The two-bedroom self-catering cottage sleeps three people with accommodation all on one level. There is a shop, restaurant and pub all within a mile, and beautiful walks and bike rides from the door.
Heron View is a 4-Star holiday cottage on the edge of Pickering in North Yorkshire, close to the North York Moors National Park and North Riding Forest and within easy reach of beaches like Scarborough and Robin Hood's Bay. It sleeps eight people in four bedrooms and is well suited to big families, extended families or friends. Excellent on-site amenities include an indoor swimming pool, playground, 10 acres of grounds that include woodlands, fields and a river. The cottage is one of seven superb self-catering Yorkshire cottages at Low Costa Mill. It is available for bookings all year round. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
Harvester Cottage has everything families need for a fun and relaxing self-catering holiday in North Yorkshire. In addition to sleeping five people in three bedrooms, guests at the dog-friendly cottage have excellent amenities that include an indoor swimming pool, secure bike storage, and 10 acres of grounds with woodland, an adventure playground, and a gently flowing beck. It is one of seven superb self-catering cottages at Low Costa Mill, 1.5 miles from Pickering's shops, cafes, bike hire and attractions like Pickering Castle and the Beck Isle Museum. The region is famous for its fantastic footpaths and sensational cycling. You can't help but fall in love with the landscape. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
Thresher Cottage is a dog-friendly, two-bedroom self-catering cottage near Pickering. It sleeps up to four people and is perfect for couples or families at any time of year. The cottage is at Low Costa Mill near Pickering, with excellent onsite amenities that include an indoor swimming pool, bike washing and secure storage, and 10 acres of woodland, gardens and playing fields. The North York Moors is on the doorstep, with miles of footpaths and cycling routes through moorland and around coastal towns like Whitby and Scarborough. Thresher Cottage can be booked with other cottages at Low Costa Mill to accommodate extended families and groups of friends. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
Farrier's Cottage is at Low Costa Mill near Pickering, where amenities include woodland walks, an indoor swimming pool, 10 acres of grounds, duck ponds and a children's play area. The dog-friendly cottage sleeps four people in two bedrooms and is ideal for couples or families. Pickering is only 1.5 miles away, with a weekly market, a great choice of shops and places to eat and attractions that include Pickering Castle and the Beck Isle Museum. From here, you can easily explore the North York Moors National Park, Dalby Forest, and coastal towns like Whitby and Scarborough. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
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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.
Before booking your holiday cottage in North Yorkshire, you can find all the information you need for your trip here.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.