Long Marston 1.25 miles.
A charming red brick cottage, surrounded by open countryside, set between the villages of Long Marston and Tockwith, eight miles from York.
Built on the site of the Battle of Marston Moor, on the Parliamentarian side, this cottage provides ideal accommodation for those wishing to enjoy the many historic attractions of York and nearby Harrogate, with easy access to beautiful countryside.
Well appointed throughout, this cottage has a cosy and comfortable sitting room with a warming woodburning stove, and a well-equipped modern kitchen with views over open fields.
This cottage on Marston Moor has two pretty bedrooms and a welcoming, homely feel throughout.
Outside, an attractive rear lawned garden boasts views across Marston Moor to the White Horse on Sutton Bank, a lovely spot to sit and relax with a morning cup of coffee.
Nearby, designated cycle routes lead to Wetherby, a wonderful market town on the River Wharfe, and Harrogate.
There are also plenty of public footpaths for walkers to enjoy, including walks on the battlefield where you can trace the footsteps of the Roundhead and Cavalier soldiers during their battle on Marston Moor.
An easy drive from this cottage near Long Marston brings you to the walled city of York, with its famous Minster, National Railway Museum and the Jorvik Viking Centre.
Explore the ancient streets, steeped in history, take a boat trip on the River Ouse, or partake in afternoon tea in the famous Bettys tea rooms.
Equally beautiful is the wonderful old spa town of Harrogate, with its elegant buildings, immaculate gardens and numerous restaurants and pubs.
A delightful North Yorkshire cottage, providing a perfect touring base all year round.
About the location
Tockwith 2.7 miles; York 8 miles; Harrogate 16 miles.
The small village of Long Marston is quietly situated in an enviable position eight miles from the centre of York and close to Harrogate. Surrounded by rural countryside, this peaceful village has a local church, village shop and pub, with a mixture of traditional and modern builds, and is famous for the Battle of Marston Moor in 1644, fought between the Roundheads and the Cavaliers. Nearby, the village of Tockwith offers a well-stocked supermarket and two wonderful pubs serving food, while a short drive brings you to the elegant spa town of Harrogate, where beautiful architecture, and acres of immaculate gardens and open spaces are sure to delight. There are excellent shops and restaurants here, whilst the surrounding countryside is outstandingly beautiful and offers fantastic walking opportunities. The historic city of York has much to offer visitors, with its medieval walls, famous Minster and internationally-renowned Jorvik Viking Centre. With boat trips on the River Ouse, and the National Railway Museum to explore, there is something to fascinate everyone all year round. From Long Marston there is easy access to both the North York Moors and the coastal resorts of Scarborough and Whitby, whilst many stately homes are in the area, such as Castle Howard and Harewood House.