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.

Hungate Cottages - Danbydale ref: KAQ

Pickering, North York Moors

£363-£1129

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4 star rating
Hungate Cottages - Danbydale
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Spend a romantic break in this property, with its peaceful setting, cosy open fire and four poster bed.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2
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Pockley Gates Cottage ref: CC232126

near Helmsley, North York Moors

£399-£787

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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
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The Dairy ref: UK2019

Beck Hole, near Goathland, North York Moors

£722-£1750

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4 star rating
A spacious cottage in a peaceful location with a large double bedroom with stunning views across the valley through a large feature window.
  • Sleeps
    8
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    3
  • Changeover
    FRI

Low Farm Cottage ref: CC233117

Rosedale Abbey near Pickering, North York Moors

£429-£611

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4 star rating
A cosy, romantic retreat for couples in this stunning region of the North York Moors National Park.
  • Sleeps
    2
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
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    FRI

Millinder House - The Byre ref: W7733

Westerdale, near Castleton, North York Moors

£294-£862

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4 star rating
A peaceful, tranquil base in the stunning Esk Valley, with a multi-fuel stove and glorious views.
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Number of Pets
    3
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
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Beckhouse Cottages - Primrose Cottage ref: DC1898

Cropton, near Pickering, North York Moors

£265-£278

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4 star rating
Primrose Cottage is converted from old stables and tucked away in a small courtyard.
  • Sleeps
    2
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
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Eskape Cottage ref: CC233035

Pickering, North York Moors

£349-£349

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3 star rating
A truly delightful family property, centrally located for the Moors and Coast
  • Sleeps
    5
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Changeover
    FRI

Fox Cub Cottage ref: DC3653

Lockton, near Pickering, North York Moors

£278-£502

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3 star rating
Lovely courtyard cottage with a village inn serving meals closeby.
  • Sleeps
    2
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
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Laskill Grange - The Smithy ref: 13920

Bilsdale, near Helmsley, North York Moors

£324-£789

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4 star rating
In a courtyard setting, with 70 acres of shared grounds, with long distance footpaths on the Cleveland Way.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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Ivy House ref: DC5276

Pickering, North York Moors

£900-£1900

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5 star rating
Georgian Listed House within walking distance of the towns amenities.
  • Sleeps
    10
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    5
  • Bathrooms
    4
  • Changeover
    FRI

Meadowfield Cottage ref: CC233028

Glaisdale near Whitby, North York Moors

£280-£544

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4 star rating
Ideally positioned to explore the North York Moors National Park areas
  • Sleeps
    2
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    FRI

Flowery Bank ref: 13837

Broughton, near Malton, North York Moors

£293-£653

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4 star rating
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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Hungate Cottages - Levisham ref: KAK

Pickering, North York Moors

£373-£1212

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4 star rating
Perfect for guests looking for a more active holiday, fishing, cycling, walking, pony trekking and golf can all be found close by.
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    3
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Byre Cottage ref: CC233042

Carlton near Stokesley, North York Moors

£272-£622

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4 star rating
Charming barn conversion near Carlton village in Stokesley
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    FRI

Nab End Farm Cottages - Glaisdale ref: W43152

Glaisdale Dale, near Whitby, North York Moors

£237-£649

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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
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    SAT