Sproxton Hall Cottages - Riccal Dale Cottage ref: UKC1892

Sproxton, near Helmsley, North York Moors

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2
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bathrooms
1
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no pets
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  • Dishwasher 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Highchair 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Pets – not allowed 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

Converted from 18th-century stone farm buildings, Riccal Dale Cottage is one of four characterful and charming cottages, quietly situated in the delightful village of Sproxton. Retaining timbered ceilings and exposed stonework, the cottage is presented with great care to ensure visitors enjoy a cosy and comfortable stay. It has its own sitting-out area, and use of further areas where you can appreciate the far reaching views across the rolling Ryedale countryside. There are numerous walking trails from the doorstep. Just a 5-minute drive leads to the bustling market town of Helmsley, with its interesting mix of shops, tea rooms and renowned restaurants. Helmsley has its very own brewery, an Arts Centre with a live event and film programme, 5 acres of walled gardens set beside the backdrop of castle ruins, and Duncombe Park, a country estate and home to the National Centre for Birds of Prey. During the summer months there is an open air swimming pool.
Explore Sutton Bank, 7 miles, where you can climb up to the White Horse and watch the soaring gliders or hire bikes and and cycle one of the many routes which suit all capabilities. From the popular market town of Pickering, 15 miles, the famous North York Moors steam train transports visitors through stunning scenery to the ancient fishing port of Whitby. Family fun can be found at Flamingo Land and Go Ape at Dalby Forest. Visit Rievaulx Abbey and Byland Abbey, and the stately homes of Nunnington Hall and Castle Howard. The seaside resorts of Scarborough, Whitby and Filey are all within an hour’s drive, and the ancient walled city of York is about 20 miles away. Shop, pub and restaurant 2 miles.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Open plan living space.
Living area: With wood burner, Freeview TV, DVD player and CD player.
Dining area.
Kitchen area: With electric cooker, microwave, fridge, dishwasher and tiled floor.
Open tread stairs to...

First floor

Bedroom 1: With double bed.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
Shower room: With shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial logs for wood burner included. Travel cot and highchair available on request. Use of owners washing machine and tumble dryer.

Miscellaneous

Sitting-out area. Lawned garden with sitting-out areas (shared with owners and other properties on-site). Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking.
  • Nearest town
    Helmsley
  • Shops
    2 miles
  • Distance
    2 miles
  • Restaurant
    2 mile
  • Nearest railway station
    Thirsk
  • Pub
    2 miles
  • Railway station distance
    12.0 miles
  • Lake
    9 miles

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About the local area

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.

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

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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