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Apple Cottage sleeps five guests and is a comfy cottage ideally placed just a short walk from the heart of the ancient market town of Pickering in North Yorkshire. The official 'gateway' to the North York Moors National Park, Apple Cottage provides an ideal base for exploring the areas many attractions and is particularly popular with train enthusiasts, given its position over looking the steam railway, and also walkers with wonderful walking opportunities all around.
Pickering is ideally located between the North Yorkshire coast and the City of York, making it perfect for exploring North Yorkshire and its many delights. From Pickering you can take England's longest steam railway and enjoy a relaxing ride whilst admiring the beautiful scenery. There are stately homes, gardens, museums, castles and galleries to enjoy and the diverse landscape is a pleasure to explore with its rugged moorland, forests and beautiful coastline.
The town of Pickering itself, offers an excellent selection of local shops, restaurants, cafes, pubs and it even has its own castle dating back to the 12th Century. The popular seaside towns of Whitby and Scarborough are only thirty minutes away.
The local area offers plenty of activities to participate in including walking and cycling. For those looking for adventure, you can visit Go Ape in Dalby Forest for a High Wire Forest Adventure or go off road at the UK's largest off road driving centre. Alternatively Flamingo Land Theme park and Zoo provides plenty of entertainment for the whole family and is just fifteen minutes away by car.
Jane & Tim Wainwright joined Independent Cottages in February 2008
Outside: There is an enclosed garden to the rear of the cottage with sheltered lawn area, patio and furniture.
Additional information: A cot is available. The property has gas central heating. A shed is available for the storage of bikes. Reserved parking space available. Linen is provided. Two well behaved dogs welcome. The property is available all year. Short breaks available starting from £180.
Escape before Christmas and see what the North Yorkshire Moors have to offer - last minute offers available for November, contact owners for more details.
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