Helmsley is a beautiful old market town and its market cross serves as the starting point of the Cleveland Way, a 108 mile trek around the North Yorkshire Moors. As such, it has plenty of amenities for the visitor. Shopping is very good in Helmsley and it also has several quality inns and pubs to cater to the visiting walkers.

Helmsley is far more than just a way station - there are several places to visit making it a good place to stay for a few days. Helmsley Castle, built in the 1200s is a great place to start. The ruins of the castle loom over the town. The castle was intact until the Civil War when it was destroyed by the Parliamentarians. The fantastic Baroque home of the Duncombe family is also worth a visit. Duncombe Park offers centuries-old treasures to view, beautiful ornamental gardens and attractions for younger visitors. These two sights are within view from Helmsley Walled Garden but do not detract from the garden itself. This five-acre site, first built in 1756, is a fully functioning kitchen garden.

Helmsley has lovely old pubs, traditional tea houses and wonderful relaxing walks by the river. In short, it is an ideal place for a short break or for a longer getaway.

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There are 36 cottages near Helmsley.

Wren Lodge ref: E5023

Nawton, near Helmsley, , North York Moors

£291-£681

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3 star rating
Wren Lodge
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Spacious lodge in peaceful countryside, market town of Kirkbymoorside close by, and Scarborough’s sandy beaches and seaside attractions easily reached.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    2
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  • Distance from Helmsley (miles)
    2

Highfield Barn ref: DC4694

Helmsley, North York Moors

£321-£569

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Beautifully presented cottage within a peaceful location
  • Sleeps
    2
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
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    SAT
  • Distance from Helmsley (miles)
    2

Honeysuckle Cottage ref: 17199

Oswaldkirk, near Helmsley, North York Moors

£428-£672

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4 star rating
Enjoy views over the Howardian Hills from this comfortable cottage, ideal for a holiday at any time of year.
  • Sleeps
    3
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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    SAT
  • Distance from Helmsley (miles)
    3

Clyde Cottage ref: CC232125

Nawton near Helmsley, North York Moors

£364-£654

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4 star rating
Near Helmsley and Kirkbymoorside this stable conversion is an ideal base to discover the area.
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    4
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2
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  • Distance from Helmsley (miles)
    2

Swiss Cottage ref: UK2450

Rievaulx, near Helmsley, North York Moors

£579-£1415

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4 star rating
This beautiful 17th century detached thatched cottage overlooks Rievalux Abbey.
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    4
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2
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  • Distance from Helmsley (miles)
    2

Mill Cottage ref: UK2449

Rievaulx, near Helmsley, North York Moors

£529-£1295

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4 star rating
A detached character cottage with an open fire, overlooking Rievaulx Abbey.
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    5
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    1
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  • Distance from Helmsley (miles)
    2

Clematis Cottage ref: CC233018

Helmsley, North York Moors

£354-£609

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4 star rating
Centrally positioned for exploring all attractions in North Yorkshire.
  • Sleeps
    3
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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  • Distance from Helmsley (miles)
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Ashberry Farm Cottage ref: DC0455

Rievaulx near Helmsley, North York Moors

£265-£474

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3 star rating
Picture postcard location overlooking the duck pond.
  • Sleeps
    3
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
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  • Distance from Helmsley (miles)
    2

Mill Cottage ref: DC4885

Rievaulx, near Helmsley, North York Moors

£542-£793

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4 star rating
A detached character cottage with an open fire, overlooking Rievaulx Abbey.
  • Sleeps
    5
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    1
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    SAT
  • Distance from Helmsley (miles)
    2

Plum Tree Cottage ref: CC232113

Kirkbymoorside, North York Moors

£336-£582

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4 star rating
This delightful single storey cottage offers cosy holiday accommodation.
  • Sleeps
    2
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
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    FRI
  • Distance from Helmsley (miles)
    4

Oak Tree Cottage ref: DC4437

Kirkbymoorside, North York Moors

£416-£667

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4 star rating
Attractive converted farm buildings overlooking the Vale of Pickering. Rural area, ideal for walking and cycling.
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    4
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2
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  • Distance from Helmsley (miles)
    4

Manor Farm Cottage ref: UK2058

Scawton, near Helmsley, North York Moors

£240-£523

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Commanding spectacular views over open countryside towards the Hambleton Hills this property is just 1½ miles from Rievaulx Abbey and has excellent footpath walks from the door.
  • Sleeps
    3
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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  • Distance from Helmsley (miles)
    3

Ashberry Cottage ref: E1945

Rievaulx, near Helmsley, Yorkshire, North York Moors

£345-£667

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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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  • Distance from Helmsley (miles)
    2

Pear Tree Cottage ref: DC4438

Kirkbymoorside, North York Moors

£335-£511

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4 star rating
Attractive converted farm buildings overlooking the Vale of Pickering. Rural area, ideal for walking and cycling.
  • Sleeps
    2
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
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  • Distance from Helmsley (miles)
    4

Mouse Cottage ref: UK2376

Helmsley, North York Moors

£539-£1160

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5 star rating
Situated in the beautiful market town of Helmsley, Mouse Cottage is perfect for exploring the North York Moors National Park.
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    4
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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    0