North York Moors Cottages

The North York Moors is a stunning area of North Yorkshire located north of York between the Yorkshire Dales and the coast. Much of it is designated a National Park, and is the largest expanse of heather moorland in England and Wales. Stone crosses and way-markers punctuate the heather, providing landmarks for travellers and marking boundaries from centuries past.

One of the best ways to see the North York Moors is on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway from Pickering, up through the moors to Grosmont and then on to Whitby. The Pickering to Grosmont stretch is 18 miles through Newton Dale, one of the most scenic valleys and taking in Goathland which is the location of TV favourite Heartbeat. The station here was also used as Hogsmeade in the Harry Potter films. At Grosmont the engine sheds provide a good insight into the how the engines used on the railway are looked after and renovated.

The area is brilliant walking country, providing amazing scenic views at almost every turn. For those that like a challenge, the 109 mile Cleveland Way National Trail takes you from Helmsley around the western and northern moors then uses coastal pathways down to Filey. If you prefer more manageable walks there is a great variety of easy routes which take in market towns, picturesque villages and historic sites such as Rievaulx Abbey.

Cycling is also popular, particularly since the Tour de Yorkshire included some of its most challenging stages through the moors. The quiet lanes are ideal for a bike ride and there are plenty of "off the beaten track" routes in Dalby Forest near Pickering. You will also find a range of mountain bike routes here.

The North York Moors National Park Authority manages two visitor centres, at Sutton Bank near Helmsley and at Danby in the northern moors area. You can get walking and cycling guide books and maps here and both have a cafe and exhibitions are held regularly.

Why not experience the breath-taking scenery of the North York Moors with a self-catering holiday in one of our local cottages. If you want to stay in the very heart of the North York Moors, properties in villages such as Rosedale Abbey, Cropton, Danby and Glaisdale could be the perfect central location for your holiday. If you prefer to have more amenities close by, have a look at the accommodation in Pickering, Helmsley and Thornton-le-Dale.



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Helmsley, North York Moors

Y055

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£661 - £1505
per week
From £496 for a 3-night stay
  • 5 Star
  • An elegant and luxurious 3 bedroomed holiday cottage, ideally located in the charming North York Moors market town of Helmsley.
  • 6 Guests
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet
  • WiFi
  • Garden/Courtyard
  • Beach 30 miles
  • Pub 0.1 miles
  • Open fire or woodburner

Nunnington, York & Vale of York

VY008

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£461 - £701
per week
From £346 for a 3-night stay
  • 5 Star
  • A luxurious, beamed one bedroomed converted barn sleeping 2 set within the unspoilt village of Nunnington close to Helmsley in an area of outstanding natural beauty and close to the North York Moors and Howardian Hills.
  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet
  • WiFi
  • Garden/Courtyard
  • Beach 30 miles
  • Pub 3 miles
  • Open fire or woodburner

Pickering, North York Moors

Y012

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£361 - £706
per week
From £271 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star Gold
  • This delightful cottage is a great choice for a relaxing break in lovely countryside and yet within walking distance of the popular market town of Pickering.
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • No Pets
  • No WiFi
  • Garden/Courtyard
  • Pub 1 mile
  • Open fire or woodburner

Cropton, North York Moors

Y045

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£332 - £647
per week
From £249 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star Gold
  • Beautiful, spacious one bedroom converted barn. This luxury property is full of character and charm with a wood burning stove and underfloor heating. Ideal for a romantic break.
  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • No Pets
  • WiFi
  • Garden/Courtyard
  • Beach 24 miles
  • Pub 0.3 miles
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Wass, North York Moors

Y026

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£574 - £903
per week
From £431 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star Gold
  • Book and take a break between the 1st May and 15th June and receive a 15% discount at this beautiful property
  • 6 Guests
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets
  • WiFi
  • Garden/Courtyard
  • Pub 0.1 miles
  • Open fire or woodburner

Goathland, North York Moors

Y066

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£287 - £555
per week
From £215 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star Gold
  • Located in the quaint village of Goathland on the outskirts of Whitby, this luxurious two bedroomed cottage is ideally located for exploring the North York Moors and mixes traditional features with modern facilities.
  • 2 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • No Pets
  • WiFi
  • Garden/Courtyard
  • Beach 10 miles
  • Pub 0.5 miles
  • Open fire or woodburner

Middleton, North York Moors

Y290

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£272 - £523
per week
From £204 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star Gold
  • Built to an extremely high standard and situated in a secluded position, this luxurious eco-friendly Finnish log cabin stands in a large paddock on the owners' small farm and bed and breakfast.
  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Pet
  • WiFi
  • Garden/Courtyard
  • Pub 2 miles
  • Open fire or woodburner

Ingleby Greenhow, North York Moors

Y022

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£1066 - £1740
per week
From £800 for a 3-night stay
  • Courtyard Manor Cottage is in fact two adjoining cottages with interconnecting doors which can be booked together to accommodate eight people.
  • 8 Guests
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • No Pets
  • WiFi
  • Garden/Courtyard
  • Games room
  • Pub 0.5 miles
  • Open fire or woodburner
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Thornton Le Dale, North York Moors

Y057

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£407 - £722
per week
From £305 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star Gold
  • A beautiful three bed cottage located in the North York Moors, ideal for a romantic break or holiday with family or friends. Close to the shops, pubs, and tearooms of this quaint village, with lots of walks and cycle routes close by.
  • 5 Guests
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet
  • WiFi
  • Garden/Courtyard
  • Beach 18 miles
  • Pub 0.2 miles

Ingleby Greenhow, North York Moors

Y021

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£561 - £916
per week
From £421 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star Gold
  • Manor Cottage is a beautiful stone built two bedroom converted cottage set in its own private garden within the grounds of Ingleby Manor. The property offers an amazing modern interior with high quality furnishing and fabrics.
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • No Pets
  • WiFi
  • Garden/Courtyard
  • Games room
  • Pub 0.5 miles
  • Open fire or woodburner

Helmsley, North York Moors

Y014

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£551 - £885
per week
From £413 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star Gold
  • Forge Cottage is a charming stone-built detached property providing quality holiday accommodation and situated in the beautiful market town of Helmsley on the edge of the North York Moors National Park.
  • 6 Guests
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet
  • WiFi
  • Garden/Courtyard
  • Pub 0.3 miles
  • Open fire or woodburner

Glaisdale, North York Moors

WA061

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£339 - £664
per week
From £254 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star Gold
  • Perfect for a romantic break, this luxury one bedroom cottage is based on a farm in the beautiful village of Glaisdale in the North York Moors National Park.
  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • No Pets
  • WiFi
  • Garden/Courtyard
  • Beach 12 miles
  • Pub 1 mile
  • Open fire or woodburner
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