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 35 cottages near Helmsley.

The Stables ref: 27498

Oswaldkirk, nr. Helmsley, North York Moors

£349-£906
5 star rating
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Enjoy views over the Howardian Hills from the large patio area and your dog will love all the walking opportunities nearby.
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Number of Pets
    3
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    FRI
  • Distance from Helmsley (miles)
    3

Lavender Cottage ref: CC233020

Helmsley, North York Moors

£352-£652
4 star rating
Charming cottage very close to the centre of Helmsley. Its full of character, tastefully decorated and has a wide range of amenities including riverside walks, shops, tea rooms and amble pubs right on the doorstep.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    FRI
  • Distance from Helmsley (miles)
    0

Colville House ref: 19181

Helmsley, North York Moors

£332-£955
3 star rating
Enjoy exploring Runswick Bay and Robin Hoods Bay, well as Whitby and York from this comfortable detached house.
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    FRI
  • Distance from Helmsley (miles)
    0

Finch Lodge ref: E4793

Nawton, nr. Helmsley, North York Moors

£242-£596
3 star rating
Cosy lodge with decking and country views, close to Camp Eden, York with Minster and Jorvik Viking Centre easily reached.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    SAT
  • Distance from Helmsley (miles)
    2

Robin Lodge ref: E4478

Nawton, nr. Helmsley, North York Moors

£272-£596
3 star rating
Peaceful lodge enjoying lovely views, close to Helmsley with castle and market square, Rievaulx Abbey and Castle Howard close by.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    SAT
  • Distance from Helmsley (miles)
    2

Pear Tree Cottage ref: DC4438

Kirkbymoorside, North York Moors

£305-£484
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
  • Changeover
    SAT
  • Distance from Helmsley (miles)
    4

Moorside Cottage ref: UK2032

Ampleforth, near Thirsk, North York Moors

£0-£0
4 star rating
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Moorside Cottage is situated in the heart of the delightful village of Ampleforth, on the edge of the North York Moors National Park and within walking distance of the village pub.
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Number of Pets
    3
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    FRI
  • Distance from Helmsley (miles)
    3

Elm Tree Cottage ref: CC232112

Kirkbymoorside, North York Moors

£217-£23036
4 star rating
This delightful conversion provides a well equipped holiday accommodation.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    FRI
  • Distance from Helmsley (miles)
    4

Ashberry Farm Cottage ref: DC0455

Rievaulx near Helmsley, North York Moors

£251-£449
3 star rating
Picture postcard location overlooking the duck pond.
  • Sleeps
    3
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    SAT
  • Distance from Helmsley (miles)
    2

Honeysuckle Cottage ref: 17199

Oswaldkirk, nr. Helmsley, North York Moors

£308-£664
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
  • Changeover
    SAT
  • Distance from Helmsley (miles)
    3

Ash Tree Cottage ref: DC5386

near Kirkbymoorside, North York Moors

£383-£23049
4 star rating
Character courtyard cottage with walks direct from the doorstep.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    SAT
  • Distance from Helmsley (miles)
    4

Little Garth ref: CC233081

Wombleton near Pickering, York & Vale of York

£350-£572
3 star rating
Delightful cottage situated in a pretty village and just a short drive to the coast.
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    FRI
  • Distance from Helmsley (miles)
    3

Pockley Gates Cottage ref: CC232126

near Helmsley, North York Moors

£397-£743
4 star rating
A quite, semi detached cottage overlooking the countryside just outside the traditional Yorkshire village of Helmsley.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
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  • Distance from Helmsley (miles)
    1

Honeysuckle Cottage ref: ISV

Helmsley, York, North York Moors

£444-£971
4 star rating
With a wealth of beams, this cottage has a south-facing garden and makes an excellent base for exploring.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
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  • Distance from Helmsley (miles)
    0

Swiss Cottage ref: DC5480

Rievaulx near Helmsley, North York Moors

£517-£817
4 star rating
This beautiful 17th Century detached thatched cottage overlooks Rievalux Abbey.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Changeover
    FRI
  • Distance from Helmsley (miles)
    2