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.

Wold View Cottage ref: UK2207

Thorpe Bassett, near Malton, North York Moors

£431-£719

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4 star rating
Wold View Cottage
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Ideal for couples and families wanting a break away, this beautiful country cottage lies close to York and the North Yorkshire Coast.
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    4
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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Grange Farm Cottages - Riccal Heads ref: ITS

Spaunton, near Lastingham, North York Moors

£531-£1066

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5 star rating
Enjoy a leisurely journey on the North York Moors Steam Railway, which departs just 10 miles from the property.
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
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    FRI

Daisy Cottage ref: IRB

Thornton-le-Dale, North York Moors

£412-£911

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4 star rating
In a pretty village setting, this cottage is just half an hour from York, within easy reach of many attractions.
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    4
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Changeover
    FRI

Beckhouse Cottages - Primrose Cottage ref: DC1898

Cropton, near Pickering, North York Moors

£0-£0

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4 star rating
Primrose Cottage is converted from old stables and tucked away in a small courtyard.
  • Sleeps
    2
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
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Birchglow ref: IYT

Helmsley, near Pickering, North York Moors

£0-£1459

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5 star rating
Adjacent to the renowned Feversham Arms Hotel and Verbena Spa, this holiday property is ideal for exploring coast and moors.
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    3
  • Changeover
    FRI

Cardioid Cottage ref: UK2272

Pickering, North York Moors

£329-£931

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4 star rating
Perfect for a families, there is an abundance of attractions in the area, or travel further afield to visit the coast.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Changeover
    FRI

The Old Mill at Littlebeck - Woodlands ref: IHJ

Littlebeck, near Whitby, North York Moors

£374-£662

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4 star rating
In a lovely riverside setting, this property is the perfect location from which to enjoy the North Yorkshire Moors National Park.
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    2
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
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Summertree Farm - The Granary ref: CC233054

near Thornton-le-Dale and Pickering, North York Moors

£344-£670

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4 star rating
Just 2 miles from the beautiful picture postcard village of Thornton-le-Dale
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    FRI

Ashberry Cottage ref: E1945

Rievaulx, near Helmsley, Yorkshire, North York Moors

£345-£680

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3 star rating
Idyllic riverside location, pretty cottage with woodburner and beams, close to Rievaulx Abbey, Nunnington Hall and Duncombe Park nearby.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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High Farm Cottage ref: 7519

Gerrick, near Moorsholme, North York Moors

£243-£496

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2 star rating
  • Sleeps
    2
  • Number of Pets
    3
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
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    SAT

Grange Farm Cottages - Stone Cross ref: ITQ

Spaunton, near Lastingham, North York Moors

£311-£603

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4 star rating
With stunning views, this property is in a peaceful location from which to enjoy the North Yorkshire Moors National Park.
  • Sleeps
    2
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    FRI

Hungate Cottages - Saltersgate ref: KAH

Pickering, North York Moors

£563-£1307

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4 star rating
Relax by the open fire, with logs included, after a day spent walking or cycling around Dalby Forest.
  • Sleeps
    7
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Changeover
    SAT

Yew Tree Cottage ref: CC253019

Burythorpe near Malton, North York Moors

£318-£629

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4 star rating
In a row of 17th Century former farm cottages, this delightful property is a Grade II listed building with character and charm.
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    4
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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    FRI

The Firs ref: CC233112

Helmsley, North York Moors

£472-£1393

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4 star rating
This former farmhouse is situated in the market town of Helmsley and is perfect for those wishing to explore all that the North York Moors has to offer.
  • Sleeps
    5
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    FRI

Bank Top Cottage ref: E3882

Cropton, near Pickering, Yorkshire, North York Moors

£345-£680

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4 star rating
Peaceful, rural retreat with woodburner, take the scenic ‘Heartbeat’ moorland roads to Dracula’s Whitby, with 199 steps to the abbey.
  • Sleeps
    2
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
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    SAT