Snowdrop Cottage

Danby Dale near Castleton, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 16261)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • Mr Flanders
    September 2015
    “From the warm welcome and obvious ...”
    From the warm welcome and obvious cleanliness of the property we knew this was a great place to have booked. Really a home from home feeling.
    From the warm welcome and obvious cleanliness of the property we knew this was a great place to have booked. Really a home from home feeling.


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Castleton 1.5 miles.

A lovely, stone barn conversion, situated in the heart of the North York Moors National Park, amidst spectacular countryside, 1.5 miles from Castleton village.

Located on the owners' farm, Snowdrop Cottage is one of three lovely cottages in a courtyard setting.

This Castleton cottage provides a fabulous retreat for couples wishing to relax and unwind, but is within easy reach of the many attractions in this beautiful part of the country.

With a spacious open plan living area, this North York Moors cottage is comfortably furnished and decorated to a high standard, with a romantic and warming woodburning stove for cooler evenings and a modern kitchen, perfect for preparing romantic meals for two.

The light and airy bedroom of this cottage near Castleton boasts a luxurious zip and link super king-size bed and a contemporary shower room.

Outside this Castleton cottage, the shared lawned garden affords far reaching, panoramic countryside views and is an idyllic and tranquil place to sit and enjoy a glass of wine in the evening, whilst watching the sunset!

From this North York Moors cottage there are wonderful walking and cycling opportunities, with a good network of public footpaths and bridleways, whilst a pleasant walk brings you into Castleton.

This friendly village has excellent facilities including pubs serving food, a convenience store, a tea-room and an art and craft gallery.

Danby village is just 1.5 miles away and offers a bakery, tea room and pub, whilst the North York Moors National Park Centre, based here, is well worth a visit, with its informative displays and walking trails.

The popular coastal town of Whitby provides stylish eateries, good, sandy beaches and bustling cobbled streets.

For cultural lovers, this Castleton cottage is well-placed for visiting the numerous stately homes, gardens and castles in the area, including Castle Howard (from Brideshead Revisited), Helmsley and Pickering castles, Byland Abbey and Duncombe Park.

A perfect North York Moors cottage for a varied and interesting break.

Note: This cottage adjoins refs 16250 and 16262 and together they can accommodate 11 people.

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One super king-size double bedroom (zip/link, can be twin on request). Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Open-plan living area with fitted kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove.


  • Electric panel heaters with woodburning stove in sitting area
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Shared, lawned garden to rear with furniture and BBQ
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1.5 miles, pub 1 mile.

About the location


Guisborough 9 miles; Pickering 19 miles; Whitby 18 miles.

The picturesque village of Castleton nestles in the beautiful Esk Valley, in the heart of the North York Moors National Park. Surrounded by stunning scenery, this bustling village offers superb amenities including two pubs, both serving great food, a village shop, a convenience store, a Post Office, tea rooms and a small art gallery. There is a railway station serving the Esk Valley and Whitby, which also links with the steam line to the attractive market town of Pickering. The Camphill Village Trust community of Botton is nearby, with its craft workshops and shops selling home produced food, craft items and books. The historic city of York is just over an hour away, and the coastal towns and villages of Whitby, Staithes, Robin Hood's Bay and Sandsend with its lovely beach, are within easy driving distance, and well worth a visit.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas