Lumley Cottage ref: CC233095

Thornton-Le-Dale, near Pickering, North York Moors

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  • Dishwasher 
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Pets – no charge 
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  • WiFi 


Lumley Cottage is a delightful, stone-built cottage tucked away quietly in the pretty village of Thornton-le-Dale in the North Yorks Moors National Park. The cottage has an attractive, comfortable sitting room complete with a welcoming log burning stove and a spacious kitchen diner. It is tastefully furnished and decorated throughout. To the rear of the property is a secluded courtyard garden – perfect for relaxing on a summer’s evening. The village is well served with lots of independent shops including a bakery, butchers, pharmacy and post office as well as a variety of eating places all within walking distance of the cottage.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Heated by gas central heating and comprises:
Lounge: With TV and full Sky package, DVD, I Pod docking station, WiFi and log burner.
Kitchen/Diner: With double electric range ovens, eight burner gas hob, microwave, American style fridge/freezer and slim line dishwasher. Washing machine and tumble dryer in cloakroom

First floor

Bedroom 1: With double bed and TV.
Bedroom 2: With large single bed and TV.
Bathroom: With bath, shower cubicle, WC and basin

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor


All power, heating, bed linen, towels and a supply of logs are provided


Enclosed garden and furniture. There is a parking permit available for a large car located within a short walk from the cottage or there is space in the garage for 1 small car or bike store.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
    200 Yards
  • Distance
    3 Miles
  • Restaurant
    200 Yards
  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
    200 Yards
  • Railway station distance
    8.0 miles
  • Lake

About the local area

The market town of Pickering is only 3 miles away, home to the North Yorkshire Moors Railway from where it is possible to travel on the steam train to Whitby passing through the beautiful scenery of ‘Heartbeat Country’. The vast Dalby Forest is just on the doorstep with plenty of opportunities for outdoor pursuits including the ‘Go Ape’ assault course. The village is an ideal base from which to explore the many attractions which this area of North Yorkshire has to offer visitors.

Things to do nearby

Wolds Way Lavender

A family run attraction with lots to see and do. Lavender fields, nature walks, tea room and giftshop selling unique gifts.

North Yorkshire Moors Railway

One of the country's most popular steam railways, covering 18 miles between the market town of Pickering and the village of Grosmont, travelling through the heart of the North York Moors National Park.


Pickering is a tranquil market town situated in the centre of the Vale of Pickering, the official gateway to the North York Moors National Park.

Castle Howard

An historic 18th century house with extensive collections, sweeping park lands and famous gardens. Outdoor tours, events, exhibitions and guides. Adventure playground, plant centre, farm shop and gift shop.

Sledmere House

Home to Sir Tatton Sykes, there has been a manor house at Sledmere since medieval times. The present house was begun in 1751 and extended in the 1790s. Visitors will find beautiful interiors and peaceful walled gardens.

The National Railway Museum

Home to the 'Flying Scotsman', visitors will discover the story of the train with three large galleries to explore and the only Bullet Train outside Japan.

Dalby, Great Yorkshire Forest
Dalby, Great Yorkshire Forest

8,000 acres of forest to explore and enjoy. The nine mile drive gives visitors access to play areas, BBQ places, waymarked trails and cycle routes. Plenty of wildlife. Visitor Centre (wheelchair friendly). Refreshments and cycle hire.

York Minster

York Minster is the largest medieval Gothic Church north of the Alps. It is a prime example spanning from Roman remains in the foundations through its time as a Norman Church and of course the 250 year period it took to complete.

Yorkshire Lavender

Double award winning visitor attraction, farm and gardens. Specialist lavender, herb and perennial nursey, gift shop, restaurant, lavendar maze , sculpture and deer park all set within the Howardian Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Nunnington Hall

The sheltered walled garden, with spring flowering organic meadows, orchards and peacocks, complements this beautiful Yorkshire house nestling on the quiet banks of the River Rye. Explore period rooms while hearing about the Hall's past.

Jorvik Viking Centre

The world famous Jorvik Viking Centre is a `must-see' for visitors to the city of York and is one of the most popular visitor attractions in the UK outside London. Everything in the Jorvik Viking Centre is based on the evidence unearthed at the site.

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