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.

Mill Cottage ref: DC4885

Rievaulx near Helmsley, North York Moors

£499-£750
4 star rating
Mill Cottage
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A detached character cottage with open fire, overlooking Rievaulx Abbey.
  • Sleeps
    5
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    SAT
  • Distance from Helmsley (miles)
    2

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

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

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

Birchglow ref: IYT

Helmsley, nr. Pickering, North York Moors

£670-£1460
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
  • Changeover
    SAT
  • Distance from Helmsley (miles)
    0

Little Garth ref: CC233081

Wombleton near Pickering, York & Vale of York

£372-£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

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

Plum Tree Cottage ref: CC232113

Kirkbymoorside, North York Moors

£322-£542
4 star rating
This delightful single storey cottage offers cosy holiday accommodation.
  • Sleeps
    2
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    FRI
  • Distance from Helmsley (miles)
    4

Clyde Cottage ref: CC232125

Nawton near Helmsley, North York Moors

£342-£607
4 star rating
Near Helmsley and Kirkbymoorside this stable conversion is an ideal base to discover the area.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Changeover
    SAT
  • Distance from Helmsley (miles)
    2

Aban Cottage ref: CC232105

Harome near Helmsley, North York Moors

£342-£607
4 star rating
Aban Cottage has been lovingly refurbished to a high standard and provides idyllic holiday accommodation.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    SAT
  • Distance from Helmsley (miles)
    2

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
    SAT
  • Distance from Helmsley (miles)
    1

Ryecroft ref: CC233019

Nunnington near Helmsley, North York Moors

£462-£917
4 star rating
Beautiful fully renovated cottage with paddock in a quiet village– ideal for families
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Changeover
    SAT
  • Distance from Helmsley (miles)
    4

Oak Tree Cottage ref: DC4437

Kirkbymoorside, North York Moors

£394-£632
4 star rating
Attractive converted farm buildings overlooking the Vale of Pickering. Rural area, ideal for walking and cycling.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Changeover
    SAT
  • Distance from Helmsley (miles)
    4

Wren Lodge ref: E5023

Nawton, nr. Helmsley, North York Moors

£302-£596
3 star rating
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
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    FRI
  • Distance from Helmsley (miles)
    2

Hunters Cottage ref: 26343

Helmsley, North York Moors

£296-£717
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
  • Changeover
    SAT
  • Distance from Helmsley (miles)
    0