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.

Mulberry Hayloft ref: DC4143

Little Barugh, near Pickering, North York Moors

£453-£824

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4 star rating
Mulberry Hayloft
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Renovated farm building furnished with flair and charm set in a sleepy hamlet.
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Changeover
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Manor Cottage ref: 17303

Old Byland, near Helmsley, North York Moors

£362-£1056

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4 star rating
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

Horcum View ref: 27908

Lockton, near Pickering, North York Moors

£336-£789

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4 star rating
Discover historic houses, museums and the whole of the North York Moors National Park, easily accessible from this bungalow.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    FRI

Brewers Cottage ref: 26853

Cropton, near Pickering, North York Moors

£345-£959

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4 star rating
Aptly named, this cottage nestles in the grounds of Cropton Brewery - why not join a tour and sample some of the fine ales?
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    FRI

The Boiler House ref: CC233104

Osmotherley, North York Moors

£259-£576

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4 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

The Long House ref: UK2180

Pickering, North York Moors

£497-£1126

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3 star rating
This traditional Yorkshire longhouse is full of traditional features, with cruck beams and flagged floors, it’s perfect for a holiday in a character cottage.
  • Sleeps
    7
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    3
  • Changeover
    FRI

Beech Farm - Fat Hen Cottage ref: KWG

Wrelton, Pickering, North York Moors

£345-£735

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4 star rating
Enjoy a drink at the nearby pub, which is just a short walk away, after a day spent exploring Yorkshire.
  • Sleeps
    2
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
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Stobthorn Cottage ref: DC4474

Brompton near Northallerton, North York Moors

£440-£594

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4 star rating
Situated amid glorious open countryside between the North York Moors and the Yorkshire Dales.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    FRI

Edgemoor Cottage ref: UK2304

Newton-upon-Rawcliffe, near Pickering, North York Moors

£289-£780

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3 star rating
With the North York Moors National Park on your doorstep, this cottage is perfect for walkers and cyclists to enjoy the great outdoors.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    FRI

Rose Cottage ref: CC233118

Lastingham near Pickering, North York Moors

£390-£764

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4 star rating
Nestling within the historic and peaceful village of Lastingham, this charming cottage is a fantastic base for exploring the North York Moors.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    FRI

Newbiggin Hall Cottages - Cedar Cottage ref: CC241131

Aislaby near Grosmont and Whitby, North York Moors

£442-£924

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4 star rating
Situated within a courtyard development along with Acorn Cottage, Granary Cottage and Park Lane Cottage.
  • Sleeps
    7
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    3
  • Changeover
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Finkle Barn ref: INN

Great Fryupdale, North York Moors

£424-£1022

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4 star rating
Panoramic countryside views can be savoured from this barn conversion and riding is available on site.
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Changeover
    FRI

Black Bull Cottage ref: 12847

Ugthorpe, near Whitby, North York Moors

£281-£645

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3 star rating
Situated 3 miles inland from the attractive village of Runswick Bay, this cottage is great for visiting the villages close.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    FRI

Valley View ref: UK2020

Beck Hole, near Goathland, North York Moors

£549-£909

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4 star rating
A romantic retreat for two with a double bedroom on a mezzanine floor with stunning views across the Esk valley.
  • Sleeps
    2
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    FRI

Brookwood ref: W43146

Beck Hole, near Goathland, North York Moors

£639-£1215

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4 star rating
Tucked in the moorland hamlet of Beck Hole, this carefully tended old stone cottage oozes charm and character.
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    3
  • Changeover
    FRI