To the north of York lies the North York Moors, a national park and one of the largest expanses of heather moorland in the UK. The area is bordered by the awe-inspiring North Sea coast cliffs and the Cleveland and Hambleton Hills.

Wild and windswept, the landscape of the North York Moors is breathtaking. Visitors will find miles of purple heather moorland, dense pine forests, hills and coastline. The space and solitude of the moors and its hidden valleys contrasts with the busy villages and towns found dotted in and around the area. They provide excellent opportunities to stop for a drink, a meal or for a taste of culture and tradition, from ancient castles to modern day attractions.

Many visit for the outdoor pursuits on offer. There are thousands of kilometres of paths and tracks to follow on the moors, from short strolls to days-long treks. For serious walkers, hikers and cyclists, the North York Moors are crossed by a number of long distance footpaths, including the Cleveland Way and the famed Coast to Coast walk. For a more leisurely but no less stunning experience, travel the 18 mile journey on the steam railway from Grosmont to Pickering, right through the Moors.

Visit popular destinations in and around the national park. Rievaulx Abbey and its landscape gardens are beautiful, while Helmsley and Pickering are both renowned for their ancient castles. For family-friendly options, try the grounds of Castle Howard or the Ryedale Miniature Railway, as well as the coastline dotted with rock pools and gentle waves.

Red House Farm Cottages - The Old Sheaf Store ref: KYZ

Glaisdale, near Whitby, North York Moors

£480-£896

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4 star rating
Red House Farm Cottages - The Old Sheaf Store
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A perfect base from which to explore both the North Yorkshire Moors and the Heritage Coast.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
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Cherry Tree Barn ref: DC4144

Little Barugh, near Pickering, North York Moors

£776-£1490

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4 star rating
Furnished with flair and charm, this superb cottage is set in 80 acres of grounds an a quiet sleepy hamlet. It has been renovated from former barns and stable blocks, retaining immense character with exposed beams, open brickwork and a wood burner...
  • Sleeps
    10
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    5
  • Bathrooms
    4
  • Changeover
    FRI

Wayside ref: 23126

Glaisdale, near Whitby, North York Moors

£329-£1027

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4 star rating
Equipped with a games room for indoor fun or explore the North Yorkshire Moors National Park from this cosy property.
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    3
  • Changeover
    FRI

Hungate Cottages - Saltersgate ref: KAH

Pickering, North York Moors

£532-£1468

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4 star rating
Relax by the open fire, with logs included, after a day spent walking or cycling around Dalby Forest.
  • Sleeps
    7
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Changeover
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Hungate Cottages - Lockton ref: KAL

Pickering, North York Moors

£551-£1455

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4 star rating
The ideal location for a family holiday, with the owner’s providing free passes to Dalby Forest, Eden Camp and Ryedale Folk Museum.
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    3
  • Changeover
    SAT

Yew Tree Cottage ref: CC253019

Burythorpe near Malton, North York Moors

£364-£654

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4 star rating
In a row of 17th Century former farm cottages, this delightful property is a Grade II listed building with character and charm.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    FRI

The Boiler House ref: CC233104

Osmotherley, North York Moors

£280-£635

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0 star rating
On the route of the Cleveland Way, this holiday property sits on the cusp of the Moors and three pubs serving quality local produce are a short walk away.
  • Sleeps
    3
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    FRI

Southolme Lodges - Beech Lodge ref: CC232116

Pickering, North York Moors

£354-£609

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3 star rating
A delightful cottage for 4 nestled in a quiet setting.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    SAT

Lavender Cottage ref: CC233020

Helmsley, North York Moors

£379-£731

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4 star rating
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

The Old Mill at Littlebeck - Woodlands ref: IHJ

Littlebeck, near Whitby, North York Moors

£374-£664

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4 star rating
In a lovely riverside setting, this property is the perfect location from which to enjoy the North Yorkshire Moors National Park.
  • Sleeps
    2
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
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Grange Farm Cottage ref: IEL

Spaunton, near Lastingham, North York Moors

£334-£731

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4 star rating
Enjoy a romantic break in this secluded property, which is also close to Pickering and the historic coastal town of Whitby.
  • Sleeps
    2
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    FRI

Cherry Blossom ref: CC231135

Thornton le Dale near Pickering, North York Moors

£379-£625

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5 star rating
A quaint cottage for two with a wood burner in the picture perfect village of Thornton-le-Dale with its iconic thatched cottages, fields and woodland.
  • Sleeps
    2
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    FRI

Maddy Cart House ref: UK2048

near Castleton, North York Moors

£187-£414

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0 star rating
With sweeping moorland views, this studio property has a shared games room and lies within easy reach of the coast and the North York Moors.
  • Sleeps
    2
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    SAT

Nab End Farm Cottages - Glaisdale ref: W43152

Glaisdale Dale, near Whitby, North York Moors

£245-£639

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3 star rating
A delightful barn conversion for two, deep in the valley of Glaisdale Vale on the North Yorkshire Moors.
  • Sleeps
    2
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    SAT

Craven Garth - Trevena Star ref: 18423

Rosedale, near Pickering, North York Moors

£389-£835

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3 star rating
Traditional cottage with wood burning stove, fun days out at Ryedale Folk Museum and Dalby Forest rope swing.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Changeover
    SAT