Romantic Escapes and Cottage Holidays in Pickering

Pickering is an ancient market town on the southern edge of the dramatic North York Moors. With its famous Medieval wall paintings, traditional railway and stunning views across the Vale of Pickering, this traditional community has plenty to offer visitors. Pickering is the perfect base for experiencing life in an authentic Yorkshire town and exploring some of the region’s most impressive countryside. Holiday cottages in Pickering tend to be within a comfortable stroll of the town centre, which is home to a number of cosy pubs and excellent eateries – including Willowgate Bistro, Feast and local favourite Capplemans Fish and Chip Restaurant. At the heart of Pickering is a pretty marketplace, where a variety of independent businesses sell everything from fresh, local produce to gifts and antiques.

The North Yorkshire town of Pickering is situated on the edge of the North Yorkshire Moors and in between the towns of Scarborough, Whitby, Helmsley and Malton and is often referred to as the "Gateway to the North York Moors". The scenery around Pickering is spectacular and it's not just about the Moors, the region is full of historical places of interest and ancient Abbeys and houses to explore.

6 cottages found. 6 match all criteria.

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

'Granary' is a first floor, pet friendly countryside apartment with a heated pool in Pickering. This apartment has been attractively adapted, having an open plan lounge/kitchen/diner, with views to the Vale of Pickering and beyond.

  • Sleeps 3
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Bathrooms 1

Swift Cottage is a charming ground floor cottage with 3 bedrooms, sleeping 5 and use of an outdoor heated pool. The cottage is all on one level and has an easy access wet-room with rails and mobility chair, so suitable for guests with disabilities. The cottage is in the National Park. Pets welcome.

  • Sleeps 5
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Bathrooms 2

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 19
  • Bedrooms 10
  • Bathrooms 6

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

A stay in a Pickering holiday cottage would be incomplete without a trip to one of the town’s most celebrated historical attractions, the 15th century wall paintings at St Peter and St Paul’s Church. Nearby is the imposing motte-and-bailey fortification of Pickering Castle, which dates back to the days of William the Conqueror and is open for visitors to explore. Taking a ride on a North Yorkshire Moors Railway steam locomotive is a magical way to experience the area’s breath-taking scenery. Enjoy an unforgettable meal on the Pullman Dining Train, while 24 miles of glorious countryside float by. Trains run regularly from Pickering to Grosmont – and as far as the coastal town of Whitby during the summer. If you want to explore the windswept beauty of the North York Moors National Park, holiday cottages in Pickering are perfectly located at the southern boundary. Wild moorlands, ancient abbeys, tumbling rivers and pretty villages can all be found in the park, which is a long-running favourite among ramblers and wildlife-watchers.