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The Cottage

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Kilham near Driffield, Vale of York & Yorkshire Wolds Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Hot tub
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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53 Customer Reviews

  • "The cottage itself was absolutely lovely nice and clean lovely welcome gift as ..."

    The cottage itself was absolutely lovely nice and clean lovely welcome gift as it was Christmas, what really let it down was that you had to park on a grass verge which is not good in the winter and also for a dog friendly cottage until we got there the back garden was completely open so could not let dog off of lead which I feel should be in the cottage description this is the first dog friendly cottage we have had over the last 10 years with Sykes that you can't let your dog out on its own

    Reviewed by Keith4.4Dec 2023

  • "Lovely cottage with everything you need for a comfortable and enjoyable stay."

    Owners greeted us and explained everything we needed to know, most importantly how to get the log burner going and how to work the hot tub

    Reviewed by Richard5.0Nov 2023

  • "The carpet in the lounge had lots of hair (possibly dog) on it and as we had a toddler with us it wasn’t ideal."

    The hot tub appears to be 2 gardens away which is at the back of the owners home, therefore not giving you total privacy. There was no light to the hot tub in the dark and there is a small step as you walk along the path to which I stumbled off. The location is lovely and quiet and central for visiting other locations.

    The rug on the laminate in front of the fire may be a favorite place for dogs who visit. i can assure you it was well vacuumed before you came. The garden is very large and open, the hot tub has been placed to the right with planting and a fence to screen for privacy. The lights which light the steps are on a timer from dusk till 10pm when the hot tub closes . Property Owner

    Reviewed by Annette2.8Oct 2023

  • "Lovely owners, great place"

    Reviewed by Scott5.0Oct 2023

  • "Lovely cosy cottage, hot tub was hot and roomy, comfortable beds, wood burner was perfect, could do with some trays for the oven and a chest of drawers in the bedrooms would have been better as nowhere to put anything, bedside cabinets not ample enough, other than that cannot fault the property and landlord/lady, would definitely recommend."

    Thank you for your feedback! We're really glad you enjoyed your stay at The Cottage and appreciate your reccomendation! Ensuring guests' comfort is our top priority and we would not want to limit the space available. We will take your feedback on board however, and see what compromises can be made! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Marie3.8Sep 2023

  • "We had a lovely stay here for a week as a family of four."

    The cottage was clean and comfortable, parking was easy and the location was excellent for exploring the local area. The kids enjoyed using the hot tub and the owners are friendly and on hand being just next door. Only a couple of minor improvements would make this cottage better; it's own dedicated WiFi rather than sharing from next door which has patchy coverage and is quite slow, and also some extra coat hangers in the wardrobes as there is limited storage upstairs. Overall we had a very pleasant stay and would be happy to return

    Reviewed by Laura4.7Jul 2023

  • "Lovely cottage which suited our needs."

    Being clean and comfortable and close to the coast supported our chilled and relaxed holiday. The hot tub was fantastic. The bee hive in the insecure garden were both issues for my young dog, but I really should have checked garden security before booking. Tim and Sam were excellent hosts, proving everything we needed whiist remaining unobtrusive. The lovely dog friendly village pub provides meals and is a short walk away. A lovely stay in a quiet and peaceful location.

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Jul 2023

  • "We spent a lovely relaxing weekend here, the hosts were very accomodating without being intrusive and the hot tub was the biggest I've been in."

    Beds were comfy and location was excellent for visiting the surrounding coastal resorts. Would highly recommend and would book again in the future.

    Thank you hope to see you back again soon Property Owner

    Reviewed by Carol5.0May 2023

  • "A lovely little cottage, cosy and clean."

    The owners have ensured everything you may need is in the cottage. The hot tub is a great size. We will definitely be returning! Great stay

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Apr 2023

  • "Loved the property."

    Clean, comfortable and great location for exploring neighbouring seaside towns. Hot tub was also an added bonus. Would definitely come back to this cottage again. Can also highly recommend the local pub in Kilham village.

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Apr 2023

  • "Superb cottage."

    Clean and nicely furnished. Log burning fire and hot tub a bonus. Hosts live next door but are unobtrusive but very nice people. Village attractive and can walk to pub in 8 mins. Drive to Nice beaches in 20 mins. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Anthony5.0Mar 2023

  • "Lovely clean property with great hosts and the bonus of a hot tub, in beautiful Yorkshire."

    Reviewed by Katherine5.0Feb 2023

  • "Everything was spotless when we arrived."

    The cottage had everything we needed. The hot tub was great and having a real fire was a nice bonus which made the place lovely and cosy. Our hosts were easy to contact (as they are just next door) when we needed a couple of small things sorting.

    Reviewed by Richard5.0Mar 2022

  • "Excellent cottage in lovely village."

    Great pub too. Only there for 3 nights but thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Pam was very warm and welcoming, letting us enjoy our stay in their lovely cottage with an amazing hot tub.

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Mar 2022

  • "We've had a warm and comfortable stay."

    We were provided with everything that was needed and the host was very friendly and kind. Had a good time. Thank you very much

    Reviewed by Linda5.0Nov 2021

  • "Very clean and comfortable cottage with a wood burning stove and the added extra of a hot tub for relaxing"

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Nov 2021

  • "Lovely cottage with excellent hot tub."

    Pam and Tim, the hosts were friendly and helpful and made sure cottage was spotless before we arrived, even fogging the premises to prevent any covid problems. The cottage is situated ideally for visiting coast and countryside. Unlike some cottages every utensil imaginable was provided in the kitchen. We all enjoyed ourselves especially my mother who celebrated her 88th birthday on the day of our arrival. Thanks again.

    Reviewed by Robert4.7Oct 2021

  • "Enjoyable stay in a cozy cottage."

    Owners and locals very friendly. Nice local pub. Nice area and beaches to explore.

    Reviewed by Dave3.8Sep 2021

  • "Owners are lovely and live next door."

    They leave a lovely arrival package of milk, tea, coffee. Wifi didn’t work but it make a nice break from being on your phone and spending time with your family/friends. Hot tub is amazing! The beds a super comfy and the whole cottage is thought out really well. I would definitely return if in the area.

    Love to have you back wifi is up and running again Property Owner

    Reviewed by Caren5.0Aug 2021

  • "We had a fantastic relaxing break surrounding area was very beautiful village is ..."

    We had a fantastic relaxing break surrounding area was very beautiful village is quiet but further out Bridlington Scarborough were fantastic cottage was spotless and quaint and the hot tub was sensational

    Reviewed by John5.0Jul 2021

  • "Pam and Tim were amazing hosts, we liked the fact they lived next door on hand if needed."

    House was immaculate everything thought out well. The hot tub in the sun was amazing it’s huge ! The village is so quiet but go to the Star Pub the food and welcome is great . Well situated for visiting Filey ,Scarborough, Whitby, Bridlington, Beverley, Robin hoods Bay all within 20-60 mins away .

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Jun 2021

  • "Great cottage."

    Lovely hosts. Really nice surrounding area. Will be back

    Reviewed by David5.0May 2021

  • "The owners who lived next door were lovely ,so many places in easy driving ..."

    The owners who lived next door were lovely ,so many places in easy driving distance we loved Yorkshire deck go back to the cottage and the lush hot tub

    Reviewed by Tina5.0May 2021

  • "Great, helpful hosts, who were there if needed but also left us alone to enjoy our time."

    Great hot tub. Lovely place to stay.

    Reviewed by Angie4.7May 2021

  • "The large hot tub and the comfortable bed"

    Reviewed by Beverley5.0Oct 2020

  • "Beautiful little cottage, fabulous hot tub, Tim & Pam very helpful"

    Reviewed by Linda5.0Oct 2020

  • "The Cottage was most comfortable and we were made to feel very welcome."

    Reviewed by Janet5.0Sep 2020

  • "Beautiful, well equipped and cosy cottage in an idyllic rural setting."

    10 minutes walk to country pub which also served delicious food. Within easy reach of the coast and some lovely market towns. Hosts were extremely helpful yet unobtrusive. The hot tub was a lovely bonus. Overall we had an amazing week at The Cottage and hope to plan a return visit soon.

    Reviewed by Deirdre5.0Sep 2020

  • "Wonderful location, wonderful hosts, fantastic cottage, plus a lovely hot tub to soak away the aches and pains acquired touring this beautiful part of the country."

    Reviewed by Owen5.0Sep 2020

  • "Warm welcome."

    Clean, warm and comfortable cottage ideally located for visiting the east coast. Hot tub is spacious and despite Storm Dennis we managed to relax in daily after lots of walking. We left a pair of walking boots and owners contacted us to arrange collection - thanks.

    Reviewed by Jennifer5.0Feb 2020

  • "Absolutely amazing hosts, couldn't be more helpful."

    Wonderful people. Myself, the children and my pomeranian Bear had a great time. The cottage was cosy, clean and well equipped. The hottub was fun, well placed and a great added extra. The fire brung a real cosyness and the selection of games and dvds went down well with the children. We cooked every night and didnt fail to find anything we needed for food preparation. The kitchen had everything. We visited Scarborough, York, Filey, Bridlington and had some lovely scenic drives. 10/10 Best cottage we have ever stayed in :)

    Reviewed by Isiasha5.0Jan 2020

  • "Just got home from a 4 night break at the cottage you couldn't ask for more ..."

    Just got home from a 4 night break at the cottage you couldn't ask for more everything you need is in the cottage lovely wood burner when the nights are cold and the hot tub in the garden was huge and on dark nights the lights in it made it even more enjoyable there is a double bed which was lovely and comfortable and 2 singles in the other bedroom the cottage is on the edge of a lovely village and we ate in the local pub one night which we had a lovely meal and it's just less than 10 min walk from cottage the surrounding area is beautiful and it was a perfect base for exploring in the 4 days we visited Beverley ,Bridlington ,York ,Scarborough and Whitby also a plus is your able to take our dog the owners we're lovely and there just next door if you have a problem but otherwise they just leave you in peace we would definitely book this cottage again and we have recommended it to our family and friends to

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Oct 2019

  • "What a wonderful place we had such a lovely weekend away."

    Came back home all chilled out beds where so comfortable spotlessly clean and fantastic welcome

    Reviewed by Anne5.0Oct 2019

  • "Lovely cottage, lovely and quiet."

    Bed was a bit firm for us but we moved into the twin beds which were very comfortable. Hosts were fabulous very kind and helpful.

    Reviewed by Kevin3.4Sep 2019

  • "Lovely cottage great countryside location."

    Walking distance to lovely pub with great food and dog friendly beach was only circa 15 min drive. Really enjoyed the hot tub and garden was really nice for bbq. Owners lovely and nothing too much trouble. Even suggested local gym for my daughters to use.

    Reviewed by Paula4.7Aug 2019

  • "Very good value for money"

    Reviewed by John4.7May 2019

  • "Fantastic break away!"

    Lovely cottage and people

    Reviewed by Lily5.0Nov 2018

  • "We loved our stay at the cottage."

    It was immaculately presented, very clean and had everything you would need for a stress free getaway (including a baby monitor so we could enjoy the hot tub while our little man was in bed). It is also a really nice location with lots of places to visit only a short drive away. The owners were also really nice and helpful. Would definitely visit again :)

    Reviewed by Kirsty5.0Nov 2018

  • "The owners were extremely friendly and helpful."

    They were on hand to suggest day trips and offer advice on places of interest. They were also quick to react to our wasp problem and solved our issues straight away. They made us feel very welcome and nothing was too much trouble. The area offered the perfect holiday for our family with our favourite place to visit being Fraisthorpe Beach.

    Reviewed by Amanda5.0Jul 2018

  • "The Cottage was absolutely fantastic."

    The owners were very nice and explained how to use things on our arrival. The Cottage is very well equipped, and a bit like home from home....The only difference is, at home I don't have a hot tub, which was absolutely incredible. I would definitely recommend this place, and would love to go back again. Our dog loved the massive ( extremely well kept) back garden. It is so quiet and peaceful, lovely to hear birds chirping. Great place to stop, and isn't far from different attractions, depending on what you want to see. Definitely 5 stars from me and my family.

    Reviewed by Claire5.0Jun 2018

  • "Fantastic holiday!"

    The cottage was cozy and quiet and the hot tub was a real treat! Just 20 mins drive from Bridlington and 10 from the quaint little town of Driffield. Kilham village itself is very pretty but the pubs only open in the evening and very expensive. The little shop had everything you need but is also very pricey. Tim and Pam are great hosts and happy to help with any enquiries you have whilst also allowing you your privacy. Lovely holiday and hope to go back!

    Reviewed by Elizabeth5.0Apr 2018

  • "This our 2nd visit to this cottage and it did not disappoint."

    The facilities are excellent and it is very comfortable and cozy. It has everything you could need for a relaxing stay and Tim and Pam are very welcoming and helpful.

    Reviewed by Paula5.0Apr 2018

  • "The cottage was beautifully cosy and spotlessly clean!"

    The village is lovely and locals very friendly! Facilities were great - hot tub was amazing and the log burner the perfect way to relax in the evenings!

    Reviewed by Zoe5.0Mar 2018

  • "Absolutely fabulous cottage with amazing hosts, nothing was too much to ask."

    Can’t wait to return for my third visit!

    Reviewed by Laura5.0Mar 2018

  • "Had a wonderful time in a very peaceful relaxing cottage"

    Reviewed by Holly5.0Dec 2017

  • "Owners next door so any problems were sorted very quickly"

    Reviewed by Sarah4.8Nov 2017

  • "Fabulous time!"

    Great hosts, beautiful village

    Reviewed by Matthew5.0Oct 2017

  • "Great cottage very comfortable beds, fab hot tub and peaceful location."

    Lots of beautiful places to explore in the area, friendly pubs in the village with a great pint!

    Reviewed by Nancy4.8Apr 2017

  • "We booked this cottage for a relaxing child free short break."

    The owners welcomed us on arrival and gave us a full lowdown on the property and the village of Kilham. The cottage itself is beautiful presented, clean and tidy with the log burning stove an amazing feature and the hot tub was just the icing on the cake. We will definitely be booking this cottage again. It is first class in every way possible.

    Reviewed by Steve5.0Mar 2017

  • "Great holiday in great part of the country"

    Reviewed by Derrick5.0Jan 2017

  • "The owners thought of all the little things such as dish liquid ."

    Salt sugar.tea towels etc.we were made to feel very welcome and the hot tub was out of this world .massive loads of room

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Dec 2016

  • "Perfect cosy cottage in a lovely rural location but great commuting distance to visit many places."

    Hosts were welcoming and the hot tub was an added bonus. Would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by Jill4.8Oct 2016

  • "A lovely cottage in a great location which is finished to a high standard."

    Everything you could need is provided; the hot tub, garden and BBQ make it extra special and the owners Tim and Pam are very friendly and helpful. Kilham was one of a number of pretty villages in the area and we loved the beaches too, particularly those between Filey and Bridlington.

    Reviewed by Beverley4.8Aug 2016

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  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room with dining area and woodburning stove.
  • Electric panel central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi
  • Electricity and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent, please bring own hot tub towels
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • Roadside parking for 2 cars
  • Bike storage
  • Lawned garden with patio, furniture and BBQ
  • Hot tub and changing facilities
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Note: Use of hot tub between 10am and 10pm
  • Note: Hot tub is accessed via a shared patio area.PLEASE NOTE: ONLY ONE PET ALLOWED.

The property

A delightful mid-terrace cottage, next door to the owner's home, on the edge of the quiet rural village of Kilham, mid way between Driffield and Bridlington in the Yorkshire Wolds.

A brick-built cottage with whitewashed façade and pantile roof, this character Kilham cottage boasts original beamed ceilings and a brick fireplace which houses a cosy woodburning stove.

There are two comfortable bedrooms in this Driffield cottage, one with an original brick fireplace and views over open countryside.

On the ground floor there is a sitting room with dining area and woodburning stove and a small, well-equipped kitchen which opens on to a patio leading to a lawned rear garden with hot tub and changing facilities.

Kilham offers one pub.

Further afield are the market towns of Driffield, Beverley, Hornsea and Hunmanby, all of which offer shopping and dining facilities, plus Bridlington has award-winning, sandy beaches.

RSPB Bempton Cliffs nature reserve is famous for puffins and gannets in the summer and Flamborough has wonderful limestone cliffs on view along the bracing coastal footpaths.

The Yorkshire Wolds Cycle Route is less than a mile from the cottage, and it's on the Hockney Trail, plus the historic resort of Whitby and the delights of York are both within an easy drive.

This Kilham cottage is ideally placed for a varied and interesting holiday.

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About the location


Driffield 7 miles; Bridlington 9 miles; York 35 miles.

The attractive village of Kilham is idyllically situated amidst the pretty Yorkshire Wolds countryside, 7 miles from the colourful town of Driffield. Once an important market town, the village today provides one pubs, a small shop and two churches The surrounding countryside offers excellent walking and cycling opportunities, whilst nearby Driffield provides a variety of shops and tea rooms together with a weekly market. Relax and unwind on the award-winning, sandy beaches that straddle the historic harbour at the bustling town of Bridlington, just 9 miles away, or enjoy a fun day out at Scarborough, with its colourful promenades. The medieval walls, celebrated Minster and interesting museums at the magnificent city of York are within easy driving distance and well worth a visit. Plenty to see and do, at any time of year.

Please note: This property comes with a £15 pet supplement

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas