Why settle for bland when you can have quirky. The Old Apothecary is in the historic heart of Thirsk, a short walk from shops, cafes, markets, pubs and museums. The self-catering property has been cleverly converted from two smaller properties into one light-filled cosy holiday home with a double bedroom upstairs and an open plan living/dining area on the ground floor. Far from boring, the owner's choice in decor is unique and interesting, reflecting her interests and travels, creating a welcoming atmosphere where couples and solo visitors immediately feel at home.
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, Laura Ashley furnishings and fresh flowers. 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.
Old Bald Peg is a cottage with a pedigree as impressive as its Thoroughbred namesake. The Victorian terraced former estate cottage has been refurbished to provide a charming holiday home sleeping four people in two bedrooms, with two well-behaved dogs welcome by prior arrangement. Situated in the quiet village of Wass, in the North York Moors National Park, within an easy stroll of a great gastropub and the ancient ruins of Byland Abbey and close to the market towns of Helmsley and Thirsk and the historic city of York. Other local attractions include Rievaulx Abbey, Castle Howard, Sutton Bank and the Kilburn White Horse. Explore the Cleveland Way, the North Yorkshire Heritage Coast and the wild beauty of the moors.
Rosie's Cottage is a modern barn conversion with accommodation all on the ground floor. The comfortable holiday rental sleeps four people in two stylish ensuite bedrooms, has underfloor heating throughout, and is dog-friendly. It is in the picturesque village of Oulston in the Howardian Hills AONB. The Foss Walk footpath passes nearby, and there are lots of places to walk and ride your bike. Thirsk and Malton are only a few miles away, while York and attractions like Castle Howard are also within easy reach for days out. It's an ideal location for couples, families or friends.
Bailey's Barn is a light, spacious barn conversion on a family-run farm with fantastic views. It sleeps four people in two comfortable ensuite bedrooms, making it ideal for couples, families or friends. The holiday cottage is near Oulston in the Howardian Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and with great access to fantastic footpaths and scenic cycling routes. Malton and Thirsk are only a few miles away, while York, Helmsley and favourite attractions like Castle Howard and Flamingo Land are all within a half-an-hour drive.
Popular towns in and around The North York Moors:Hutton-le-HolePickeringRobin Hoods BayStaithesWhitbyYork
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