Eskape Cottage ref: CC233035

Pickering, North York Moors

3 Stars



Local area

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Pets allowed
Changeover day
  • Cot Available 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Free Pets 
  • Wifi 
  • Car Parking Available 
  • Washing Machine 


Eskape Cottage is a truly delightful cottage that has undergone a major refurbishment and has been finished off to a very high standard. The decor and furnishings in every room have been tastefully done and the beautiful ’romantic room’ at the top of the cottage is stunning. It has everything included for you to enjoy a memorable and restful holiday in the picturesque market town of Pickering. It is a perfect base for families and couples and dog owners with a number of countryside walks very close by. The garden is south facing, lawned and gated to keep dogs and children safe. The summer house at the top of the garden is furnished and the perfect place to sit and relax, while children play.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Property has gas central heating and comprises:
Lounge: With TV, Free view, DVD player and electric fire
Kitchen/Diner: With electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washing machine.
Shower room: With shower cubicle, WC, wash basin and shaver point.

First floor

Bedroom 1: With small double bed (3/4 bed)
Bedroom 2: With twin beds
Cloakroom: With WC, wash basin and shaver point

Second floor

Bedroom 3: With king size bed, TV and roll top bath and wash basin.

Third floor


All fuel, power, bed linen and towels included. Cot available on request. Wi-Fi available.


To the rear is a private yard area with lockable gate and out building for bikes and tumble dryer, currently being converted to a laundry. The garden is also to the rear and is not attached to the cottage. It is a few metres from the parking area, down a track to the left. It has a large lawn, furnished summer house with patio and bench. 2 well behaved dogs accepted.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
    200 Yards
  • Distance
    500 Yards
  • Restaurant
    500 Yards
  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
    200 Yards
  • Railway station distance
    7 Miles
  • Lake
    15 Miles

About the local area

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.

Things to do nearby

Dalby, Great Yorkshire Forest
Dalby, Great Yorkshire Forest

8,000 acres of forest to explore and enjoy. The nine mile drive gives visitors access to play areas, BBQ places, waymarked trails and cycle routes. Plenty of wildlife. Visitor Centre (wheelchair friendly). Refreshments and cycle hire.

The National Railway Museum

Home to the 'Flying Scotsman', visitors will discover the story of the train with three large galleries to explore and the only Bullet Train outside Japan.

Nunnington Hall

The sheltered walled garden, with spring flowering organic meadows, orchards and peacocks, complements this beautiful Yorkshire house nestling on the quiet banks of the River Rye. Explore period rooms while hearing about the Hall's past.

Yorkshire Lavender

Double award winning visitor attraction, farm and gardens. Specialist lavender, herb and perennial nursey, gift shop, restaurant, lavendar maze , sculpture and deer park all set within the Howardian Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Castle Howard

An historic 18th century house with extensive collections, sweeping park lands and famous gardens. Outdoor tours, events, exhibitions and guides. Adventure playground, plant centre, farm shop and gift shop.

North Yorkshire Moors Railway

One of the country's most popular steam railways, covering 18 miles between the market town of Pickering and the village of Grosmont, travelling through the heart of the North York Moors National Park.


Pickering is a tranquil market town situated in the centre of the Vale of Pickering, the official gateway to the North York Moors National Park.

Wolds Way Lavender

A family run attraction with lots to see and do. Lavender fields, nature walks, tea room and giftshop selling unique gifts.

York Minster

York Minster is the largest medieval Gothic Church north of the Alps. It is a prime example spanning from Roman remains in the foundations through its time as a Norman Church and of course the 250 year period it took to complete.

Jorvik Viking Centre

The world famous Jorvik Viking Centre is a `must-see' for visitors to the city of York and is one of the most popular visitor attractions in the UK outside London. Everything in the Jorvik Viking Centre is based on the evidence unearthed at the site.

Sledmere House

Home to Sir Tatton Sykes, there has been a manor house at Sledmere since medieval times. The present house was begun in 1751 and extended in the 1790s. Visitors will find beautiful interiors and peaceful walled gardens.

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