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.

Manor Cottage ref: 17303

Old Byland, near Helmsley, North York Moors

£362-£1056

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Set within the North York Moors National Park, this detached house is great for walking, cycling and riding.
  • Sleeps
    8
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    SAT
  • Distance from Helmsley (miles)
    4

Hunters Cottage ref: 26343

Helmsley, North York Moors

£439-£693

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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

Honeysuckle Cottage ref: 17199

Oswaldkirk, near Helmsley, North York Moors

£428-£669

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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
  • Changeover
    SAT
  • Distance from Helmsley (miles)
    3

Lavender Cottage ref: CC233020

Helmsley, North York Moors

£379-£745

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This charming cottage is located very close to the centre of Helmsley, with amenities including riverside walks, shops and ample pubs on the doorstep.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    FRI
  • Distance from Helmsley (miles)
    0

Clyde Cottage ref: CC232125

Nawton near Helmsley, North York Moors

£318-£629

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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

Pear Tree Cottage ref: DC4438

Kirkbymoorside, North York Moors

£335-£498

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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