What county needs anything more to attract visitors to its self catering holiday accommodationthan the 1600 square miles of the Yorkshire Dales or the North Yorkshire Moors National Parks? Both offer a healthy choice of pretty holiday cottages. You will find endless opportunities for the best kind of exercise (cycling, walking and horse-riding) up and down valleys, crags, peaks and moorlands. If you really want to leave the car alone, then travel North Yorkshire by Dalesbus. Indulge in a luxurious tea in Betty's Tea Rooms in Harrogate and then work off the calories by renting a rowing boat on the River Nidd. Spend a day exploring historic Richmond Castle in Swaledale or walk under the 29m high Hardraw Force in Wensleydale, England’s largest single drop waterfall without getting wet, or enjoy the views from the top of Roseberry Topping. North Yorkshire also offers plenty of self catering accomodation in the many seaside towns and villages strung our along its picturesque amd rugged coastline. From the Victorian spa resorts of Scarbourgh, Filey and Bridlington, to the gothic fishing port of Whitby and scenic villages such as Staiths, Robin Hood's Bay and Flamborough.

57 cottages found 57 match all criteria.

A cosy 1st floor Filey Holiday Apartment on a complex with rural views to the Yorkshire Wolds and superb facilities including Wi-Fi, an indoor heated swimming pool, tennis courts, gym, sauna, fishing and even bike hire. Perfect for couples planning a relaxing holiday at any time of year.

  • Sleeps 2
  • Bedrooms 1
  • Bathrooms 1

This large detached and holiday farmhouse is located in the village of Northwood between the Shropshire towns of Wem and Ellesmere near Shrewsbury A dog-friendly rural holiday home in 40-acres of farmland, it can sleep thirteen people in five bedrooms.

  • Sleeps 13
  • Bedrooms 5
  • Bathrooms 3

This charming countryside holiday home near Bedale sleeps 4 on a farm for retired racehorses, with lovely views of the Hambleton Hills. Millstone Cottage lies in the pretty village of Thornton Watlass, in North Yorkshire, near Fountains Abbey and the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Dogs welcome.

  • Sleeps 4
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Bathrooms 1

This spacious, comfortable countryside holiday cottage lies on the banks of the River Esk, near the bustling fishing town of Whitby, in North Yorkshire. White Goose Cottage sleeps 4 and has a lovely outside balcony with views of passing steam-trains and wildlife on the river. Pets welcome.

  • Sleeps 4
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Bathrooms 1

Craven House is a large and dog friendly Victorian House with Wi-Fi offering spacious self-catering accommodation for up to 14 guests in Skipton in the Yorkshire Dales. Perfect for walking and touring holidays in North Yorkshire.

  • Sleeps 14
  • Bedrooms 7
  • Bathrooms 6

Eastburn Cottage is a magnificent 17th-century farmhouse with an open fire, original beams and sleeps 7. This cosy Yorkshire Dales holiday cottage sits in the heart of the traditional village of Newbiggin, a stroll from a charming pub and 3 miles from the North Yorkshire market town of Leyburn.

  • Sleeps 7
  • Bedrooms 4
  • Bathrooms 3

Owl is a two bedroom apartment on the ground floor beneath Granary. The apartment has two bedrooms, a double and a twin and open plan living area with a fitted kitchen, lounge and dining area.The apartment also has a shared pool, sauna and spa. Pets welcome.

  • Sleeps 4
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Bathrooms 1

Mel House Cottages are a group of 4 large pet friendly cottages set in the centre of the pretty and rural North Yorkshire village of Newton-on-Rawcliffe. Three of the four cottages are rated at various levels of accessibility for disabled use. The cottages share a pool and Spa and sleep from 3 to 19...

  • Sleeps 6
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Bathrooms 2

Lovers of countryside cottages and holidays in the great outdoors will love Orchard Cottage, a delightfully rural holiday cottage for couples. It lies between the Yorkshire Dales and the North Yorkshire Moors National Parks near Bedale, a 10-minute evening stroll to The Green Dragon Pub in Exelby.

  • Sleeps 2
  • Bedrooms 1
  • Bathrooms 1

Superior large Georgian Style holiday cottage in superb York City Centre location. Overlooking the city walls, Baille Hill House comfortably accommodates 10 in 5 bedrooms,3 bathrooms, parking for 3 cars. All the York attractions are only a short walk away

  • Sleeps 10
  • Bedrooms 5
  • Bathrooms 3

With stunning rural views and a hilltop position, what is there not to like about this large, luxury Yorkshire Dales holiday cottage? The elegant and dog friendly Burnhope Shooting Lodge sleeps 16 in 9 bedrooms, all with en-suite bathrooms with walks from the front door and a fishing lake.

  • Sleeps 18
  • Bedrooms 9
  • Bathrooms 9

6 Abbey Terrace is a large Whitby holiday cottage that sleeps 18 in 9 bedrooms on the North Yorkshire coast. The house contains lots of period features which have been stylishly restored to provide a warm and comfortable Whitby holiday home set over 5 floors just 2 mins walk to the beach.

  • Sleeps 18
  • Bedrooms 9
  • Bathrooms 5

Steal away for the weekend with a friend or friends to Moon Suite, an utterly Idyllic romantic retreat for couples or a small family at this luxuriously furnished rural hideaway in North Yorkshire. Located in a woodland setting at the North Star Club resort.

    A traditional 2-bedroom moorland village property, with private garden, sleeping 4 guests with room for a cot. Our rural Yorkshire cottage is only 40 minutes from York. The cottage has many traditional features coupled with modern features like wifi, log burner and double glazed windows.

    • Sleeps 4
    • Bedrooms 2
    • Bathrooms 1

    Situated in a rural location near the small North Yorkshire village of Darley in Nidderdale, just 10 miles from Harrogate, Hookstone House is a superb stone-built, large and pet friendly holiday cottage with a hot tub sleeping up to 11 guests within the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

    • Sleeps 11
    • Bedrooms 5
    • Bathrooms 3

    Located in a secluded rural location near Settle, a gateway to the Yorkshire Dales, Mearbeck House in North Yorkshire is a large and pet friendly holiday cottage with a games room. Sleeps 12

    • Sleeps 12
    • Bedrooms 5
    • Bathrooms 4

    Sweet Pea is a countryside cottage located in the village of Redmire, near the market town of Leyburn, surrounded by some of Upper Wensleydale’s most captivating rural scenery. This characterful, dog-friendly Yorkshire Dales holiday cottage has exposed beams, a lovely fireplace and sleeps 4 guests.

    • Sleeps 4
    • Bedrooms 2
    • Bathrooms 1

    The Farmhouse lies in open countryside near Bedale and is nicely situated for holidays exploring the Yorkshire Dales and the North Yorkshire Moors. This pet friendly holidayproperty sleeps 10 guests in 4 bedrooms, and offers delightful rural views over Yorkshire countryside from its private garden.

    • Sleeps 10
    • Bedrooms 4
    • Bathrooms 2

    Whitby North Yorkshire Coastal cottage Large Holiday Cottage Pet Friendly Family Friendly • Georgian House • 5 minute walk to beaches

    • Sleeps 12
    • Bedrooms 5
    • Bathrooms 3

    Sitting comfortably in a secluded rural location, The Granary lies within easy reach of the Yorkshire Dales and the North Yorkshire Moors. This pet-friendly holiday cottage near Bedale sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms.

    • Sleeps 6
    • Bedrooms 3
    • Bathrooms 2

    Nestling in the North Yorkshire Countryside on a stud farm, The Trainer's House offers pet friendly self-catering holidays with a heated indoor swimming pool for up to 14 guests in a rural location 3 miles outside Malton. This large. luxury holiday cottage will friends? and families of all ages.

    • Sleeps 14
    • Bedrooms 6
    • Bathrooms 4

    Duncruzin Cottage sits in the heart of the Yorkshire market town of Pickering, a stroll away from cosy pubs and tearooms. This charming stone-built holiday cottage sleeps 4 with a lovely garden, near rolling hills, river valleys and abundant wildlife in the North York Moors National Park.

    • Sleeps 4
    • Bedrooms 2
    • Bathrooms 1

    In open countryside on the edge of Pickering and the York Moors a picturesque group of stone cottages with beamed ceilings, stone fireplaces. Furnished with emphasis on comfort and relaxation. Large gardens with garden house, play and barbecue area. Website Virtual Tour

    • Sleeps 8
    • Bedrooms 19
    • Bathrooms 11

    Standing in a country estate on the North Yorkshire coast Discovery is a most appropriate neame for this pet friendly 3-bedroom Whitby holiday cottage with use of a swimming pool. Discovery is a luxury, contemporary designed property which even offers use of a private chef.

    • Sleeps 6
    • Bedrooms 3
    • Bathrooms 2

    From the Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors to the seaside resorts scattered along its North Sea Coast, North Yorkshire can offer visitors a memorable holiday when choosing to stay in one of its many fine holiday cottages. The Dales' past industrial history is revealed in the 18th and 19th century textile mills and watermills, which have been restored. Find them among the little Dales towns, Grassington, Kettlewell and Reeth, tasting both famous local cheeses and ales along the way. Artists and potters are still creating their own local styles, and the many Farmers' Markets provide you with fresh local produce. In the summer, too, make sure you are there when the country folk congregate together to compete in displays in their local agricultural shows right across the area.

    Only such a place as the City of York, with its overwhelmingly impressive 800-year old cathedral, its cobbled medieval streets with many pavement cafes, could draw you away from the natural beauty of the Dales. With a wealth of trendy independent shops, galleries and a regular programme of festivals and events, it would be easy to holiday for an entire week in this historic city.

    That being said, North Yorkshire also offers visitors more than 100 miles of shoreline, where you will find fossils on the Dunsdown Coast, seaside fun and surfing at Scarborough, fish in the sea for your supper at Filey, or partake of the best fish and chips ever at Whitby. This is where you will also capture the ambience of the earlier 18th and 19th centuries of Captain Cook, Count Dracula and Queen Victoria's favourite jet jewellery. Take the North Yorkshire Moors Railway to Goatherd Station, a film-location in the Harry Potter films in the heart of the beautiful Yorkshire Moors. If the usual outdoor activies of walking and cycling lose their appeal, try your hand at Husky Trekking at the Pesky Husky Trekking Centre in Staintondale or pay a visit to Hairy Bob's Cave beneath Scarborough Castle which is, allegedly, the most popular man-made cave in the UK.

    After Scarbouurgh Castle, add Pickering Castle to your North Yorkshire bucket list, located on the edge of the North York Moors, it's also the location for the North Yorkshire Moors Steam Railway that runs from Pickering to Whitby through the heart of TVs 'Heartbeat Country.

    The pictureseque riverside town of Knaresborough offers much for the visitor including Mother Shipton's Cave, a tourist attraction since 1630, the one time home of an old prophetess and soothsayer. Then head back into the town and sample the fare in one of its many fine tea rooms. For thos ewith a seriously sweet tooth, follow in the footsteps of many a visiting celebrity and pay a visit to Nidderdale will take you to The Oldest Sweet Shop in England!

    What more do you need to keep the whole family happy for days on end in this very attractive county? Whether booking a holiday cottage for a week or a weekend break, you'll find it easay to fill your days sight-seeing, bathing, exploring in the great outdoors or enjoying historic towns and cities or spending days on the beach.