Forresters Lodge ref: DC5113

Little Fryup, Danby, North York Moors

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Sleeps
10
Sleeps
bedrooms
5
Bedrooms
bathrooms
3
Bathrooms
pets
2
Pets allowed
changeover
SAT
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  • Barbecue 
  • Bike Store 
  • Detached Property 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Highchair 
  • Open Fire 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Horse Riding Nearby 
  • Rural Location 
  • Stairgate 
  • Telephone 
  • Telephone Chargeable 
  • Decorated at Christmas 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Parking - On Site 

Description

In a truly idyllic and secluded location amid open countryside, with spectacular views across fields, moors and along the valley, this detached stone farmhouse dating back to the 1800s provides very comfortable "country house" accommodation. Approached along ¾ mile farm track it is a wonderful setting. The rooms are spacious, light and airy with stunning views from almost every window, and the large sitting room with open fire is perfect for relaxing.

Situated in the beautiful picturesque dale of Little Fryup within the North York Moors National Park visitors can enjoy walks to suit all abilities from the doorstep. The garden and patio provide ample opportunity to relax amidst the peace and tranquillity.

The picturesque villages of Lealholm, Castleton and Danby have excellent pubs, bakers and everyday shopping and the Moors centre at Danby will provide all the information you need for exploring the North Yorkshire Moors and Coast. The ancient port of Whitby is a 20 minute drive with picturesque bays along the Heritage Coast waiting to be discovered. Pickering, home to the Steam Preservation Railway is nearby, whilst Castle Howard and the city of York are within easy driving distance.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

With oil fired central heating and comprising:
Sitting room: with open fire, Sky TV (basic package), DVD, CD/radio/cassette.
Dining room.
Kitchen: with ceramic hob, double electric oven, m/wave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washer, iron and breakfast table.
Cloakroom: with WC.

First floor

Bedroom 1: with king size bed, en-suite bathroom with WC.
Bedroom 2: with king size bed.
Bedroom 3: with twin beds and en-suite bathroom with bath, WC.
House bathroom: with shower over bath and WC.

Second floor

Bedroom 4: with twin beds.
Bedroom 5: with twin beds.
Bathroom: with shower over bath and WC. Separate WC.

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

All electricity and logs for fire supplied. Bed linen and towels provided. Travel cot, highchair and stairgates available on request. Large book library. Selection of games, family videos and children’s toys. Broadband connection on second floor. Additional chest freezer and drying room in exterior building. Well behaved pets welcome, kept on the ground floor, free of charge. (Exterior building converted into a kennel if required).

Miscellaneous

Garden. Patio with table, chairs and BBQ. Private parking. Private water supply.
  • Nearest town
    Guisborough
  • Shops
    12 miles
  • Distance
    12 miles
  • Restaurant
    1 mile
  • Nearest railway station
    Danby
  • Pub
    1 mile
  • Railway station distance
    1 mile
  • Lake

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

Wolds Way Lavender

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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