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Beech Farm Cottages

Beech Farm Cottages is a luxury development of eight re-purposed old farm buildings situated on the edge of the North York Moors National Park and next to the market town of Pickering. The award-winning conversion retains much of the original charm and character of these historic buildings but all of our cottages are equipped with the modern comforts discerning guests expect – high speed Wi-Fi, flat screen televisions, dishwashers, Nespresso coffee machines, Egyptian cotton linen and towels etc. Exclusive to our guests is the use of the indoor heated swimming pool, spa, sauna and children’s play facilities (including super-sized trampoline, playground, swings, sports area) and farm animals to interact with and feed.

​Located just to the south of the idyllic North York Moors in a picturesque village, within easy reach are countless beautiful walks and bike rides, the historic towns of York and Whitby, vast sandy beaches, country houses, picture postcard villages and plenty of activities to keep young and old fully entertained.

Beech Farm is proud to have been awarded a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence and half of our bookings come from repeat customers and personal recommendations
Beech Farm Cottages
High St, Wrelton, Pickering, YO18 8PG
Tel: 01751 476612 or 07850 441986

Discover the gold standard of self-catering holidays at High Oaks Grange. Our private 60-acre estate on the edge of the North York Moors is home to a collection of five-star cottages and enchanting woodland lodges, ideal for luxury short breaks in this beautiful part of Yorkshire.

Our elegant cottages are comfortable and luxuriously furnished, and contain everything you could possibly need for an unforgettable self-catering stay. Cropton, Keldy, and Rosedale cottages sleep up to four guests, whilst Dalby cottage is large enough to sleep six guests. Each one has an enclosed garden with an outdoor dining space, as well as a private hot tub.

Our Scandinavian-style woodland lodges are nestled beside the private woodland on our estate and are full of cosy countryside charm. They can each accommodate up to four guests, with an open-plan living room, dining area and kitchen downstairs, and king-sized master bedroom and comfortable twin room upstairs. Outside, you will find a private hot tub beneath a canopy, so you can enjoy a relaxing soak whatever the weather.

With the towns of Pickering and Thornton-le-Dale within walking distance, and the breath-taking Moors on our doorstep, our award-winning cottages and lodges are perfect for your next countryside getaway.


High Oaks Grange
Thornton Road, Pickering. YO18 7JX

01751 469351
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Self catering cottages open all year round. The holiday cottages vary in size and sleep from 2 to 8 people + cot.  Large enclosed gardens with garden furniture, children’s playground and outdoor games.

Keld Head, Pickering. YO18 8LL
Phone: 01751 473974

3 luxury 5 star self-catering cottages make a fantastic base for a holiday with plenty of space inside and out. Great for all the family. Alternatively, a lovely place to stay if you are visiting family in Ryedale.

Noelle’s Cottages.
Middleton Hall,
North Yorkshire,
YO18 8NX
T: 01751 472 283

For more details visit the website here.

Featured Listing

The Cottage, Gillamoor

Nestling in the small, moorland village of Gillamoor, within the southern side of the North York Moors National Park, this charming end terrace holiday cottage is full of traditional features. The cottage still has the original Yorkshire stone kitchen floor, exposed stonework, original beams in the lounge and double bedroom and stripped pine doors throughout.

The surrounding area provides an abundance of walking and cycling trails. The Valley of Farndale famous for its daffodil walk, and Hutton le Hole are close by.

Market towns at Kirkbymoorside, 3 miles, and Helmsley, 8 miles, offer a choice of shops, inns and tearooms and visitors can travel on the North Yorkshire Moors Steam Railway. York, Whitby and Scarborough are just over 1/2 an hour by car, the Yorkshire dales are also often visited by guests staying in our cottage. Castle Howard (home of Brideshead revisited) and Goathland (home of Heartbeat) are both around 20 minutes away.

The village pub and restaurant is just around the corner, they serve lunch and dinner as well as take away fish and chips and as a special deal for our guests breakfast can be booked the evening before for a cost of £7 each.

Ground floor Living room with solid oak floor, Multi-fuel burning stove (initial fuel included) four piece leather suite and Freeview flat screen TV with Blu-ray DVD, 4 steps to kitchen/dining area with stone floor, fully equipped kitchen with electric cooker and hob, microwave, washing machine DAB radio, pine farmhouse table and 4 chairs and stable door to lawned garden with sitting-out area and patio furniture and BBQ.

Stairs to first floor with 1 double bedroom with solid pine double bed, DAB ipod dock alarm clock, hanging space, two small feature cupboards chest of drawers, bedside tables and upholstered chair. Bathroom with shower over bath, sink and toilet. Stairs to second floor bedroom with twin beds bedside tables and large cupboard with hanging space. The property has Wi-fi, oil central heating and electric all included in the cost.

Also included is a welcome pack of wine, flowers, tea, coffee, milk and soap in the bathroom.
Bed linen and all towels included.
Travel cot and high chair free of charge on request.
Plenty of on road parking.
No pets and within the cottage there is no smoking.





Phone 07876 177133

Cropton Forest – Pickering

Situated in a glorious woodland meadow, deep in the heart of Cropton Forest, our Cropton cabins make an ideal base for adventures, exploring or simply relaxing. The North York Moors are on your cabin doorstep and the coast, is only half an hour’s drive away. The forest itself is a paradise for nature lovers and thrill seekers alike.

‘We love Forest Holidays at Cropton!’ SJR 2017

North Riding Forest Park, North York Moors National Park, Cropton, Pickering YO18 8ES
T: 0333 011 0495

Harcourt Place Scarborough Holiday Apartments

3 luxury apartments with outstanding views of the beach in the heart of Scarborough’s busy town Centre. The Building forms a block of 3, 1st class luxury apartments with modern design and fully fitted kitchens and amazing views of the sea and town.
Harcourt Place, Scarborough
07912 535801

Honeysuckle Cottage

Honeysuckle Cottage is a 4* Gold Award luxury self-catering holiday cottage situated in the heart of Helmsley. It sleeps up to four people in two bedrooms with a stunning private garden with views to Helmsley Castle and Duncombe Park.
Honeysuckle Cottage, 24 Bridge Street, Helmsley, YO62 5DX
Tel: 07766 165895

Keldy Forest – Pickering

Keldy Forest offers its visitors an ideal opportunity to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. A superb retreat for enjoying the most beautiful scenery this breathtaking region has to offer.
The lodges are tucked away deep in the heart of this stunning forest, which is also home to an abundance of flora and fauna. Visitors can enjoy the peace and tranquility in this wonderful setting, which is also conveniently located close to the thriving market town of Pickering and offers a gateway to the popular North Yorkshire coastal resorts of Scarborough, Filey and Whitby.
Recommended by Mumbler AP 2017
North Riding Forest Park, North York Moors National Park, Keldy Cabin, Cawthorn, Pickering YO18 8HW
T: 01751 417510

Killerby Old Hall

The accommodation ranges from Dovecote Cottage sleeping up to 14 people, through to the cosy Redwood Cottage sleeping 4-6  people, nestling in the courtyard with a patio overlooking the orchard. There is also a small secluded caravan park with hard standing pitches and all amenities (including Children’s play area and level playing field).

All guests can enjoy the indoor heated swimming-pool situated within the beautiful grounds.

Less than 2 miles from the sandy beach of Cayton Bay.

Killerby Old Hall, Killerby, Scarborough, YO11 3TW

Phone: 01723 583799

Lakes Lodges – Hawkshead

Located just a short stroll from the delightful Lakeland village of Hawkshead, our properties will exceed the expectations of the most discerning guest. All lodges are in rural settings, with marvellous views of the surrounding countryside and fells, or breathtaking lake views over Esthwaite Water.

‘Lakes Lodges in Hawkshead are beautiful and literally over the road from the village. It’s also bang in the middle of the lakes and we had lovely days out in Lake Coniston and Grassmere’

SL March 2017

Lake District National Park, Croft Meadow House, N Lonsdale Rd, Hawkshead LA22 0QS
T: 015394 36544

Low Costa Mill

Nestling in ten acres of woodland & pasture, Low Costa Mill Holiday Cottages are set in a stunning, rural location with the mill stream gently flowing along the boundary of the estate. Grouped around & adjacent to the Low Costa Mill farmhouse, a collection of seven cottages (sleeps 2-8 + cot) have been skilfully & sympathetically adapted from former farm & mill buildings. The cottages retain many original features, such as exposed beams & brickwork, these cottages make an ideal base for families, small groups & couples, or for anyone who appreciates the peace & tranquillity of the countryside. Swimming pool for residents use. Beautiful grounds which includes play equipment.

Low Costa Mill, Pickering
Phone: 01751 472050


Bamburgh in Northumberland, was great, lovely beaches, lots of castles to explore including Bamburgh Castle and Alnwick Castle (as seen in Harry Potter) which is great for kids, boat trip to see Farne Islands and their inhabitants, including 37,000 pairs of puffins. Chillingham Cattle are worth a visit as well.

“We had a great week, we stayed in Bamburgh at a cottage overlooking the castle. We went to Bamburgh beach every day, which is beautiful. We visited Alnwick Castle, where my boys played Quidditch and Alnwick Gardens which the boys loved exploring especially the tour of the poison garden, some water features which kids can play with but you would need a change of clothes with you!

We visited Holy Island after checking the tide times and working out when we were safe to cross the causeway! We went on a boat trip to the Farne Islands where we saw puffins and other sea birds and seals. The boys really enjoyed that. We explored Chillingham Castle which is not for the faint hearted but my boys loved it! We then visited Cragside on our way home which had gorgeous gardens and a great play area for the boys to run off energy.”

A lovely place to visit with children, lots to do and see for all the family.

Mumbler recommended BM, SJB & CB ’17

Pheasant’s Roost Shepherds Hut

Shepherds hut popular for couples wanting a romantic break.

Wood-fired hot tub, an en-suite shower room, a kitchenette and comfy double bed.

“Pheasants Roost’is set in a small paddock looking out onto stunning farmland. Up to 2 dogs are welcome.

A 2 night midweek break starts from £140.

Pheasant’s Roost Shepherds Hut, Oak Lodge, Thorpe Bassett, Malton, YO17 8LU

T: 01944 759101
M: 07973 443423

Rocklands Lodges – Pickering

Rocklands is a unique complex of just 16 self catering lodges set within a beautiful woodland glen. Perfect for a Log Cabin holiday in North Yorkshire.
Nestled between two farms & set within 3 acres of gardens and pine trees makes Rocklands Lodges an idyllic location to unwind from a busy life and watch the profusion of wildlife, both furred and feathered. The tranquil unspoilt scenery makes it the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing holiday or romantic getaway.
‘Rockland Lodges in Wrelton is amazing’
NC 2017
Cawthorne Ln, Wrelton, Pickering YO18 8PQ
T: 01751 477621

Rosedale Abbey Holiday Park

Gloriously situated in the heart of the North York Moors National Park and only 7 miles from Pickering. York and Helmsley are close by with country houses, quaint villages, museums and history. Idyllic walking country. The Park meanders through majestic countryside, surrounded by breathtaking views of the North York Moors National Park. Touring, Camping, hiring a camping pod or a luxury holiday cottage, this is the ideal holiday destination where you can relax in tranquil surroundings and enjoy the peace and quiet.
Rosedale Abbey, near Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 8SA
01723 584311

Scoresby House, Whitby

Don’t let the quaint, whitewashed cottage appearance of Scoresby House fool you, this is a tardis ready to provide everything a family of six needs on a Whitby holiday.

Step straight into the ground floor lounge and you’re following in the footsteps of Arctic Explorer Captain William Scoresby, who acquired the house in the 1800s. Such an historic home on Whitby’s older East Side boasts a prime setting, with uninterrupted marina views from the upper floors.

There are steps throughout this higgledy-piggledy house, which has an immaculate use of space and features. Discover three bedrooms – a double, a twin and a master with an en suite shower room.
The attractive kitchen diner has space for everyone and leads to the secluded secret garden, tucked away for sitting out and barbecuing, quite a rarity in central Whitby.

Scoresby House is where history meets modern living and best of all – your dog can come too.


  • King size bed (with en suite), Double bed, Single beds
  • 1 Bath & 2 Showers
  • 1 Cot space & 1 Z-bed space
  • 5 minutes’ walk to the beach – 2 minutes’ walk to town centre
  • On-street parking (scratch cards available)
  • Private garden
  • Marina views
  • 2 Reception rooms
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Washer / dryer

£520 – £1755
Offers Available
5 nights for the price of 3
10% off all remaining June breaks

20 Church St, Whitby

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Studford Lodges – Sproxton

Wilderness and indulgence come hand in hand at Studford Lodges. Our six luxury self-catering tree houses are entirely unique, built on stilts in private forest in the North York Moors National Park, and spaced well apart for ultimate privacy and peace. Each lodge has its own spacious decking, hot tub and sauna.

Recommended by Mumbler RH 2017

North York Moors National Park, Sproxton, York YO62 5EL
T: 01439 788991

The Barn Guest House

7 spacious rooms including family suites with en-suite facilities and TV, heaing etc. Breakfast is served in the tea room overlooking the beautiful village green, where sheep can be seen grazing.

The Barn Guest House
Hutton le Hole
YO62 6UA
01751 417311

The Green, Hutton Le Hole

The Green is located in the picturesque village of Hutton Le Hole. It is ideally placed for visiting the North York Moors, Yorkshire Coast and of course the attractions of Ryedale.

2 bedroom luxury flat sleeps 4 in comfort and the whole property can accommodate parties of 2 to 10 people. Rates start as low as £12 per person per night.

Self contained annexe for 2 people which can be rented separately or with above.

Secure storage for bikes. Digital TV, DVD & Wifi. Each flat has a parking space and well behaved dogs are welcome.

Contact Holiday Cottage York Moors or call 0208 892 9132

The Tranquil Otter – Lake District

Discover The Tranquil Otter, Luxury Lodges Lake District a private nature reserve with one amazing log cabin and seven lodges all south-facing with fabulous views across the lake.
We offer short breaks, long weekends as well as weeks during peak time. Explore the natural beauty of the Lake District as well as Carlisle, City of the Lakes.

Recommended by Mumbler EG 2017

The Lough House, Thurstonfield, Carlisle CA5 6HB
T: 01228 576661

The White Bear – Masham

A country inn with a tap room, bar and dining room. We also have 14 bedrooms, a conference room and a board room.

The White Bear in Masham is beautiful and the hotel has stunning rooms, I would highly recommend!

HK 2017

6 Gun Bank, Masham, Ripon HG4 4EW
T: 01765 689319

Wallace Lane Farm

Wallace Lane Farm is situated high in the magnificent Northern lakes, on the fringe of the Lake District National Park, close to the villages of Caldbeck, Hesket Newmarket and Uldale.

Self-catering cottages in Caldbeck, Cumbria
Dog-friendly holiday accommodation
Cumbria Farmhouse B & B
Camping & caravanning

Wallace Lane Farm

Tel: 016974 78 188

Mumbler Recommended JT, LF 18

Wensleydale Heifer

Whether you are requiring a weekend getaway, a short Yorkshire Dales holiday or an overnight stay, the Heifer is the perfect location for a relaxing break. Dine in our award winning restaurant, retire to your luxurious hotel room and in the morning, enjoy a real Yorkshire breakfast.

Recommended by Mumbler EHT 2017

Yorkshire Dales National Park, Main St, West Witton, Leyburn DL8 4LS
01969 622322

Woodcutters Cabin – Cumbria

Woodcutters Cabin is a true romantic getaway, set on the Banks Farm Estate overlooking Cross Fell, England’s highest peak outside the nearby Lake District. It is a fairy-tale pixie house; cosy and warm with stove/oven log/peat burner and hot tub, all set in the enchanted wood: a properly private peaceful escape 24/7.

Recommended by Mumbler SC 2017

Banks Farm Estate, Alston, Cumbria, CA9 3ND
T: 01434381910 0R 07814 594999