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North York Moors

Stunning moorland, ancient woodland and historic sites.

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The North York Moors railway

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To the north of York lies the North York Moors, a national park and one of the largest expanses of heather moorland in the UK. The area is bordered by the awe-inspiring North Sea coast cliffs and the Cleveland and Hambleton Hills.

Wild and windswept, the landscape of the North York Moors is breathtaking. Visitors will find miles of purple heather moorland, dense pine forests, hills and coastline. The space and solitude of the moors and its hidden valleys contrasts with the busy villages and towns found dotted in and around the area. They provide excellent opportunities to stop for a drink, a meal or for a taste of culture and tradition, from ancient castles to modern day attractions.

Many visit for the outdoor pursuits on offer. There are thousands of kilometres of paths and tracks to follow on the moors, from short strolls to days-long treks. For serious walkers, hikers and cyclists, the North York Moors are crossed by a number of long distance footpaths, including the Cleveland Way and the famed Coast to Coast walk. For a more leisurely but no less stunning experience, travel the 18 mile journey on the steam railway from Grosmont to Pickering, right through the Moors.

Visit popular destinations in and around the national park. Rievaulx Abbey and its landscape gardens are beautiful, while Helmsley and Pickering are both renowned for their ancient castles. For family-friendly options, try the grounds of Castle Howard or the Ryedale Miniature Railway, as well as the coastline dotted with rock pools and gentle waves.

Sands Farm Cottages - Fuchsia Cottage

ref: 231128

Wilton near Pickering, North York Moors

4 Stars

Ground floor accommodation for 2 with a private hot tub.
Sleeps2
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?No
No of bathrooms1Changeover dayFriday

Spire View

ref: DC5089

Pickering, North York Moors

3 Stars

Converted Grade II Listed Chapel furnished to high standard close to Moors and Coast.
Sleeps2
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?No
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

Bag End

ref: DC4403

West Heslerton near Filey, North York Moors

3 Stars

ExteriorThis well presented and welcoming property is located near the Wolds Way and Herritage Coast.
Sleeps2
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?Yes
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

Meadowcroft Cottages - Wren's Nest

NEW! ref: 233093

Lealholm near Whitby, North York Moors


Delightful cottage with stunning views over the Esk Valley and surrounding moors
Sleeps2
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?No
No of bathrooms1Changeover dayFriday

Southolme Lodges - Oak Lodge

ref: 232118

Pickering, North York Moors

3 Stars

A delightful single storey cottage which is wheelchair friendly, is nestled in a quiet setting.
Sleeps2
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?No
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

Margold Cottage

ref: 231130

Danby near Whitby, North York Moors


Delightful cottage perfect for couples overlooking the green in the pretty village of Danby
Sleeps2
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?No
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

Poppy Cottage

ref: 233065

Pickering, North York Moors

3 Stars

Ideally located in the heart of Pickering within easy reach of all the amenities
Sleeps2
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?Yes
No of bathrooms1Changeover dayFriday

The Nest

ref: 243085

Castleton near Whitby, North York Moors


Bursting with character and charm and a perfect base for walkers and cyclists
Sleeps2
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?Yes
No of bathrooms1Changeover dayFriday

River Cottage

ref: 233047

Great Ayton, North York Moors

4 Stars

Perfect for walkers and positioned in a stunning location overlooking the river
Sleeps2
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?Yes
No of bathrooms1Changeover dayFriday

Southolme Lodges - Elm Lodge

ref: 232117

Pickering, North York Moors

3 Stars

A delightful single storey cottage for 2 nestled in a quiet setting.
Sleeps2
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?No
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

Plum Tree Cottage

ref: 232113

Kirkbymoorside, North York Moors

4 StarsGold Award

This delightful single storey cottage offers cosy holiday accommodation.
Sleeps2
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?Yes
No of bathrooms1Changeover dayFriday

The Cottage at High Grange

ref: 233075

near Northallerton, North York Moors


Beautifully presented luxurious cottage set amidst stunning open countryside
Sleeps2
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?No
No of bathrooms1Changeover dayFriday

Sands Farm Cottages - Poppy Cottage

ref: 231119

Wilton near Pickering, North York Moors

4 Stars

A romantic one bedroom cottage with some low beams, a jacuzzi bath, four poster bed and a private hot tub situated within Sands Farm holiday cottages.
Sleeps2
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?No
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

Highfield Barn

ref: DC4694

Nawton near Helmsley, North York Moors

4 Stars

ExteriorBeautifully presented cottage within a peaceful location
Sleeps2
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?No
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

Scythe and Sickle Barn

NEW! ref: 233099

Glaisdale near Whitby, North York Moors

4 Stars

ExteriorLovely barn conversion in a peaceful location on the North York Moors.
Sleeps2
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?No
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

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