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Holiday Cottages in Yorkshire

Being the biggest county in the UK, Yorkshire is also one of the most interesting, varied and unique areas of the country. Sitting in Northern England, the largely unspoilt and scenic Yorkshire countryside stretches as far as the eye can see in an array of greens and yellows. However within the county there are also dynamic cities such as Leeds and Bradford, coupled with historic locations like York which caters for a wide selection of interests. Read more

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53.826521, -0.465417

A collection of six award winning holiday cottages (rated Five star Gold) with views across the Yorkshire Wolds just two miles from the vibrant market town of Beverley. Cosy cottages to sleep two or four and larger barn conversions that sleep up to twelve, all have a private garden and free WIFI. An ideal self-catering base for visiting the areas many attractions and wildlife reserves – there are walks from the door with pubs and restaurants close by. Tourist board rating: 5 Star Gold

Weekly guide price:
£495 to £960
Short breaks from £200 per night

5  |   2  |   2  |   Yes  |   Yes

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

Preferred arrival day: Flexible | 5 Star Gold

54.175333, -2.611881

A delightful dog friendly holiday cottage with wonderful views perfectly placed near to the historic market town of Kirkby Lonsdale where the stunning Lake District meets the rolling Yorkshire Dales. Ideal for walkers or anyone wanting to discover the many attractions of Lancashire, Cumbria and North Yorkshire.

Weekly guide price:
£504 to £609
Short breaks from £72 per night

3  |   2  |   2  |   Yes  |   Yes

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

Preferred arrival day: Flexible

Hill House

Last Minute Offer:Sat, 10th Sep 2022 for 6 nights, £599"Late summer special Offer! 7 nights available for £689! and 4 nights from Monday 12th September for £525! Must be booked by 15th August 2022!"
54.491496, -2.336813

Surrounded by breathtaking views and gorgeous countryside, this charming 17th century farmhouse is a true gem. Perfectly combining character with modern day comforts, the owners of Hill House have created a cosy and welcoming holiday cottage in the beautiful Upper Eden valley. Hill House is located in the small village of Winton, just a 30 minute walk to the traditional market town of Kirkby Stephen. Explore a new footpath each day or enjoy meandering around the picturesque towns and villages. With the North Pennines and Yorkshire Dales on your doorstep, and the Lake District just a stone's throw away, there are endless opportunities for exploring this stunning part of the world.  

Weekly guide price:
£470 to £1099
Short breaks from £120 per night

5  |   3  |   1  |   Enquire  |   Yes

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

Preferred arrival day: Flexible

53.832281, -1.342235

You won't be surprised that Pump Hill Barn is a place visitors return to year after year. The charming period holiday cottage is in the quiet Yorkshire village of Aberford, within walking distance of the local pub, village green and playground. It comfortably accommodates four people with a layout that works well for couples, families or friends. Leeds, York and Harrogate are all within half an hour's drive, with other attractions including Castle Howard, Harewood House, and Fountains Abbey. Great road links make Pump Hill Barn ideal for exploring York, North Yorkshire, and West Riding. 

Weekly guide price:
£410 to £525
Short breaks from £102 per night

4(+2)  |   2  |   No  |   Yes  |   Yes

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

Preferred arrival day: Flexible

54.321202, -2.527345

This pretty stone cottage is set in an enviable position on the edge of the market town Sedbergh in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Surrounded by stunning countryside and wonderful walks, yet just minutes from all the shops and restaurants in Sedbergh, Loftus Cottage perfectly combines rural bliss with modern day conveniences. Sleeping four guests in two bedrooms it is the ideal self-catering holiday cottage for families or couples wanting to explore this beautiful part of Cumbria.

Weekly guide price:
£539 to £969
Short breaks from £129 per night

4  |   2  |   1  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 3 (off peak) | 4 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Flexible

54.230486, -2.772400

This smartly presented holiday cottage is convenient for shops, cafes and a fantastic pub in the market town of Milnthorpe, just 20 minutes from Windermere and Kirkby Lonsdale. With two national parks and two designated Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty all within easy reach, it's no wonder The Printers Mews is a favourite with walkers, who can use the regular bus system to get from place to place if they don't want to drive to the start of their walk. The charming cottage sleeps six people in three bedrooms and has an open plan living area. It suits families, friends, or couples who like the extra space. 

Weekly guide price:
£459 to £989
Short breaks from £140 per night

6  |   3  |   1  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 3 (off peak) | 4 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Flexible

54.208685, -2.598727

Kirkby Lonsdale is a favourite market town with superb amenities and what John Ruskin called "...one of the loveliest views in England, therefore the world". No. 6 Rowan Garth is a spacious townhouse accommodating six people in three bedrooms with a layout that suits families and friends. It's a short stroll from shops, cafes, pubs, and the beautiful River Lune with its medieval Devil's Bridge. The Yorkshire Dales National Park is a stone's throw from Kirkby Lonsdale, while the Lake District, Forest of Bowland, and Arnside and Silverdale AONB are all within a 20-minute drive. It's a fantastic location for a holiday in all seasons as there is always somewhere beautiful to see and fun things to do. 

Weekly guide price:
£689 to £1429
Short breaks from £190 per night

6  |   3  |   No  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 3 (off peak) | 4 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Flexible

54.020396, -0.501135

One of three welcoming holiday homes ideally placed in the Yorkshire village of Garton on the Wolds. An abundance of attractions within driving distance including Driffield, Beverley, Hull, the City of York and the Yorkshire coast for those who enjoy a day by the sea. The perfect base for exploring the Yorkshire Wolds and the East Riding of Yorkshire. Tourist board rating: 4 Star Gold

Weekly guide price:
£495 to £760

4  |   2  |   2  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: Enquire

Preferred arrival day: Flexible | 4 Star Gold

54.080338, -2.359692

Knotts View is a superb new barn conversion in the Forest of Bowland on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales. It sleeps six people in three ensuite bedrooms with luxuries like underfloor heating, an outdoor hot tub, and a layout that suits families or friends. This region is perfect for a self-catering holiday in all seasons, especially if you enjoy walking or cycling. The number and diversity of trails are as impressive as the views of Pen-y-Ghent and Ingleborough from the holiday cottage and garden. 

Weekly guide price:
£1049 to £1589
Short breaks from £250 per night

6  |   3  |   No  |   Enquire  |   Yes

Min nights: 3 (off peak) | 4 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Flexible

54.355417, -2.481042

If you want a self-catering holiday cottage in the Yorkshire Dales where you can step outside and see nothing but fells and mountains, then you will love Bluecaster Side. The period property has been carefully restored and converted into a very comfortable holiday cottage that can sleep up to eight people in four bedrooms, with every room enjoying stunning views of this dramatic landscape. The cottage is private and feels secluded, yet is only a short drive from Sedburgh's excellent amenities. It is perfect for families and friends at any time of the year.

Weekly guide price:
£789 to £1569
Short breaks from £210 per night

8  |   4  |   1  |   Yes  |   Yes

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

Preferred arrival day: Flexible

54.365435, -1.648674

This charming holiday cottage is in a quiet rural location close to Catterick and Richmond. Greendale Lodge sleeps four people in two bedrooms and is popular with couples and families who love the rural views and easy access to favourite sights and attractions, including the North York Moors and the Yorkshire Dales National Parks. You can trust that your stay will be comfortable with all of the facilities you need for a relaxed self-catering holiday. 

Weekly guide price:
£1088 to £1232
Short breaks from £155 per night

4  |   2  |   2  |   Yes  |   Yes

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

Preferred arrival day: Flexible

54.365435, -1.648674

With far-reaching rural views, a quiet location near Catterick, and space for six to eight people to sleep in comfort, Galloway House is a favourite for a self-catering holiday in Yorkshire with families and friends. It is one of three superb holiday cottages on Tunstall Road Farm, within easy reach of Richmond, Harrogate and York. The property is neatly sandwiched between the Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors National Park, making it an excellent choice for a walking holiday in Swaledale and Wensleydale. 

Weekly guide price:
£1185 to £1606
Short breaks from £169 per night

6+2  |   3  |   2  |   Yes  |   Yes

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

Preferred arrival day: Flexible

54.365435, -1.648674

The Farmhouse elevates a self-catering holiday with family or friends in Yorkshire to the next level. It sleeps eight people in four bedrooms, with a sofa bed in the snug sleeping two more. The holiday home is child-friendly, pet-friendly, and accessible to guests who use a wheelchair, so no one needs to miss out on the many delights in this region. You're right between the North York Moors and the Yorkshire Dales National Park and within a few miles of Richmond, York, and Harrogate. 

Weekly guide price:
£1590 to £1908
Short breaks from £227 per night

8+2  |   4  |   2  |   Yes  |   Yes

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

Preferred arrival day: Flexible

53.999426, -0.873922

Nightingale Cottage is ideal for families or friends, sleeping six people in three ensuite bedrooms, two of which can be set up with two single or one super-kingsized bed. The cottage is in Yorkshire's beautiful East Riding region, two miles from Stamford Bridge, ten miles from York, and within easy reach of the Howardian Hills and the breathtaking Yorkshire coast. The welcoming holiday home is on a family-run arable farm and has a private deck with an outdoor hot tub for luxurious star gazing. It's available for holiday bookings all year round. 

Weekly guide price:
£750 to £1100
Short breaks from £234 per night

6  |   3  |   No  |   Yes  |   Yes

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

Preferred arrival day: Mon/Fri

53.999426, -0.873922

A holiday in Yorkshire will be the highlight of your year, especially when you stay in the comfortable surroundings of Barn Owl Cottage. The welcoming holiday cottage sleeps four people in two ensuite bedrooms, one of which is on the ground floor and ideal for guests who'd prefer to avoid stairs. It's one of three cottages on a 400-acre family-run arable farm two miles from Stamford Bridge and ten miles from York. You're within easy reach of the scenic Yorkshire coast and the Howardian Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Families and couples love the property and the location. 

Weekly guide price:
£500 to £1000
Short breaks from £150 per night

4  |   2  |   No  |   Yes  |   Yes

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

Preferred arrival day: Mon/Fri

53.999426, -0.873922

Relax in the peaceful surroundings of Partridge Cottage. The romantic barn conversion is on a family-run 400-acre arable farm near the historic village of Stamford Bridge, ten miles from York, and within easy reach of the Yorkshire Coast and the Howardian Hills AONB. It comfortably sleeps two people in one large bedroom, boasting a four-poster bed and a deep rolltop bath. There's a modern shower room downstairs and a private outdoor hot tub. What more could you want from a self-catering cottage in Yorkshire?

Weekly guide price:
£450 to £800
Short breaks from £134 per night

2  |   1  |   No  |   No  |   Yes

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

Preferred arrival day: Mon/Fri

54.541782, -1.928028

1 Teesdale Road is a riverfront holiday cottage a short walk over the River Tees from Barnard Castle, shops, cafes, restaurants, pubs, and traditional markets. It's recently been extended and refurbished to offer accommodation for six people in three bedrooms - two on the ground floor - with an open-plan living area and a patio with lovely views. The location is perfect for a walking or cycling holiday, and the self-catering property has a lockable garage so you can store bikes, SUPs, kayaks and other equipment. Bookings are available all year round for families and friends.

Weekly guide price:
£450 to £725
Short breaks from £100 per night

6  |   3  |   No  |   Yes  |   Yes

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

Preferred arrival day: Flexible

54.340706, -2.575858

A delightful holiday cottage providing a peaceful rural retreat for couples. Surrounded by the stunning scenery of the beautiful Howgills Fells, Bluebell Cottage is close to Sedbergh in the Yorkshire Dales but also close to the Lake District National Park so plenty of attractions within easy reach. Tourist board rating: 4 Star Gold

Weekly guide price:
£795 to £895

2  |   1  |   1  |   Enquire  |   Yes

Min nights: 2 (off peak) | 7 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Saturday | 4 Star Gold

53.996147, -1.545987

Whether you're visiting Harrogate for a holiday, staying for work, or in town for an event or conference, Swan View Apartment is the perfect holiday home. The elegant ground floor apartment is in the desirable neighbourhood of Low Harrogate, with fantastic original Victorian features like high ceilings and a bay window overlooking the The Old Swan Hotel. It's only a short walk to chic boutiques and famous Harrogate attractions. The spectacular Nidderdale Valley, Howardian Hills, and Yorkshire Dales National Park provide miles of breathtaking scenery outside of town. York is under an hour's drive for a day trip, while Castle Howard (aka Downton Abbey) only a little further. Swan View Apartment sleeps up to four people in one bedroom with a sofabed in the living room. It's great for couples, individuals, small families and friends, and is dog-friendly.

Weekly guide price:
£819 to £1050
Short breaks from £130 per night

2+2  |   1  |   1  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 4 (off peak) | 7 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Flexible

54.110308, -0.578479

The Yorkshire Wolds are a great destination at any time of the year as they are within easy reach of The Yorkshire Coast including the resort towns of Scarborough, Filey & Whitby. Also within easy reach are The North York Moors National Park, The Howardian Hills and the ancient City of York. This beautiful barn conversion enjoys a central location in the lovely village of West Lutton overlooking the church and just 2 mins walk from the local pub. The Market town of Malton, known as Yorkshire’s Food Capital is just 11 miles away, and Pickering is an easy 30mins drive. The self-catering cottage sleeps up to 8 people in 4 bedrooms, and the owner is happy to accept bookings for families needing only 2 or 3 bedrooms at a reduced rate in all but Peak Season.

Weekly guide price:
£700 to £1200

8  |   4  |   No  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: Enquire

Preferred arrival day: Mon/Fri

Yorkshire as a Holiday Destination

The Yorkshire Dales National Park needs little introduction and boasts some of the best views, landscapes and sights in the whole of England. From limestone cliffs in Malham, to ancient stone walls and miles of untouched and unblemished countryside, The Dales welcome thousands of visitors every year. The river valleys that run through the Yorkshire Dales provide a peaceful beauty to an area that is rarely matched anywhere else in the UK.

As if one National Park is not enough, Yorkshire is also blessed with the North York Moors. With its heather clad moorland stretching as far as the eye can see, this rugged vast expanse of space offers a real sense of solitude and a superb playground for those with a passion for outdoor pursuits. Rich in flora and fauna, the North York Moors National Park is famed for its wild rugged coastline with pretty little fishing villages jutting out of the cliffs, traditional seaside resorts, white sandy beaches and some of the country’s finest fish and chips!

Wildlife is diverse in the county. The RSPB protected cliffs at Bempton are one of the best spots in all of England for sea birds with over 200,000 swarming around the shores. Furthermore, the various nature walks and trails provide ample opportunity to witness some of the rarer animals in the county such as red squirrels in the Widdale Red Squirrel Reserve or deer near the tranquil 16th century Rievaulx Abbey.

Historically Yorkshire is one of the most significant places in the whole of England. The walled city of York still retains many of its old age features and is an example of living history with charming cobbled streets, an elaborate cathedral and all round traditional feel. The area has played a major role in English history and visitors can view almighty re-enactments of famous battles at the Royal Armouries Museum or see for themselves the battlefields where some of the most important conflicts raged during the War of the Roses. The county has been the location of fierce battles since the Viking ages and its heritage can be seen in the various museums offering an insight into its past.

For city lovers, Leeds, Sheffield and Bradford provide an altogether different atmosphere to the restful Yorkshire Dales. Modern shopping complexes, an active nightlife scene and plenty of entertainment options day and night make them among the most visited cities in England. Families have a wealth of choice at their disposal. The sheer size of the county means that everyone can enjoy native wildlife in the roaming countryside, more exotic animals in the Yorkshire Wildlife Park, sandy beaches stretching for miles on the east coast and outdoor pursuits like rock climbing, caving, mountain biking, surfing, trekking and canoeing within its natural parks and striking coastline.

Yorkshire’s vast area means that it really does provide something for everyone. Like many English counties, it includes unblemished countryside and natural beauty but it combines this with active cities, an extensive coastline and centuries of history. With countless outdoor and indoor activities available, combined with its family friendly appeal, Yorkshire is a county that is definitely hard to miss.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

What are the most popular locations to visit in Yorkshire?

The North Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors attract visitors from far and wide but don’t overlook the beauty of East Yorkshire and the very pleasing surprises of West and South Yorkshire..

What is the best time of year to visit Yorkshire?

There is no wrong and right time. During the warmer months, Yorkshire’s stunning coast and national parks attract walkers and those seeking sea air and relaxation; whilst the pull of a cosy Yorkshire cottage with a roaring log fire or a day or two exploring the cities or York and Hull make winter equally as appealing. Yorkshire has something for every season.

Do you have any properties in Yorkshire by the sea?

Yes. We have properties in the pretty fishing port of Staithes, the bustling harbour town of Whitby and the small fishing village of Robin Hood's Bay. If you fancy something more traditional, visit Scarborough's sandy beaches with donkey rides and amusement arcades.