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 34 cottages near Helmsley.

Honeysuckle Cottage ref: 17199

Oswaldkirk, near Helmsley, North York Moors

£428-£650

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4 star rating
Honeysuckle Cottage
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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

Birchglow ref: IYT

Helmsley, near Pickering, North York Moors

£661-£669

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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
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    FRI
  • Distance from Helmsley (miles)
    0

Swiss Cottage ref: DC5480

Rievaulx, near Helmsley, North York Moors

£531-£895

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

Clematis Cottage ref: CC233018

Helmsley, North York Moors

£344-£584

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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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Hunters Cottage ref: 26343

Helmsley, North York Moors

£344-£696

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4 star rating
Stone mews cottage, walking distance of Helmsley market square and independent shops, Helmsley Castle and Walled Garden close by.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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    SAT
  • Distance from Helmsley (miles)
    0

Feather Holme Farm Cottage ref: DC4690

near Helmsley, North York Moors

£334-£532

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3 star rating
Located near a lovely market town and enjoys superb views over countryside and woodland.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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    SAT
  • Distance from Helmsley (miles)
    4

Ash Tree Cottage ref: DC5386

near Kirkbymoorside, North York Moors

£383-£605

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4 star rating
Character courtyard cottage with walks direct from the doorstep.
  • Sleeps
    3
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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    SAT
  • Distance from Helmsley (miles)
    4

Mill House ref: UK2088

Rievaulx, near Helmsley, North York Moors

£589-£1077

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4 star rating
A Grade II listed detached cottage with an open fire, set in an idyllic picturesque valley alongside the magnificent ruins of Rievaulx Abbey - a warm welcoming ambience is assured.
  • Sleeps
    5
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
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    FRI
  • Distance from Helmsley (miles)
    2

Robin Lodge ref: E4478

Nawton, near Helmsley, , North York Moors

£292-£604

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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
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  • Distance from Helmsley (miles)
    2

Honeysuckle Cottage ref: ISV

Helmsley, York, North York Moors

£462-£964

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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
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Bridge House ref: KOG

Helmsley, North York Moors

£476-£1230

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5 star rating
Located in the town of Helmsley, this Grade II listed house is great for visiting Helmsley Castle and Duncombe Park.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    3
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Camomile Cottage ref: 19797

Nunnington, North York Moors

£359-£725

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4 star rating
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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  • Distance from Helmsley (miles)
    4

Ash Lodge ref: W40993

Nawton, near Helmsley, North York Moors

£282-£657

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4 star rating
Detached lodge, in lovely countryside, between Helmsley and Kirkbymoorside, with Castle Howard, Duncombe Park, and York all easily accessible.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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  • Distance from Helmsley (miles)
    2

The Firs ref: CC233112

Helmsley, North York Moors

£580-£1329

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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
    6
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    1
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  • Distance from Helmsley (miles)
    0

Pear Tree Cottage ref: DC4438

Kirkbymoorside, North York Moors

£325-£498

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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