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Castlegate Cottage

Pickering, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 921306)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • Reviews

    Mrs Elliot

    “Castlegate Cottage is in a great location in Pickering.”

    Just up the hill from the shops and station. We used it as a base to travel around North Yorkshire as we have stayed in Pickering before and knew it was a good base. The cottage is clean and tidy with all the essentials needed for a family base. ...

    Just up the hill from the shops and station. We used it as a base to travel around North Yorkshire as we have stayed in Pickering before and knew it was a good base. The cottage is clean and tidy with all the essentials needed for a family base. We brought my mum in law down with us to visit the parts of Yorkshire she grew up and holidayed in. We also had our teenage son with us. All three generations were comfortably accommodated here. Basically give a teenager Wi-fi and they’re happy anywhere. If we ever decide to head back I would probably use this cottage again.


  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

This pretty stone, terraced cottage is situated in a quiet spot close to the castle, in the centre of the historic market town of Pickering, North Yorkshire.

This lovely Grade II listed cottage is well placed for exploring the stunning scenery of the North York Moors and the many attractions in this beautiful part of the country.

Downstairs, there is a spacious open plan living area, tastefully furnished with painted beams and a lovely, cosy woodburner.

Full of charm and character, there is comfortable seating, a dining area and a compact modern kitchen.

Upstairs, there are three pretty bedrooms, the twin having lovely views over the roof tops to the open countryside.

The back door opens onto a small, enclosed walled yard.

A short walk up the hill brings you to the castle ruins, whilst a gentle stroll down the hill brings you into the hustle and bustle of this popular town, with restaurants, quaint tea rooms, pubs, independent shops and a twice weekly market held in the main street.

Pickering is known as the Gateway to the North York Moors National Park, with fabulous walking and cycling opportunities over the stunning moorland.

It hosts the terminus to the famous steam railway, a trip which will appeal to all ages.

The seaside towns of Whitby and Scarborough are just a forty minute drive away and nearby York is the perfect place for a day out, with its Viking Museum, city walls and Minster.

A warm and welcoming cottage to return home to after enjoyable days out.


Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x single. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburner. External utility.


  • Gas central heating with woodburner
  • Electric oven and ceramic hob, microwave, fridge, freezer and washing machine in external utility, TV with Freeview, DVD, radio, WiFi, selection of books and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • Roadside parking 50 yards from cottage on first come, first served basis
  • Enclosed small yard
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 10 mins walk.

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About the location


Kirkbymoorside 7 miles; Helmsley 13 miles; Scarborough 18 miles; Whitby 22 miles; York 27 miles.

This historic market town, with its full range of amenities and traditional shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants, serves as the official gateway to the beautiful North York Moors National Park, home of the Heartbeat countryside. Enjoy a ride on the North Yorkshire Moors Steam Railway, where Harry Potter fans can even explore some of the locations used in the filming of The Philosopher’s Stone! The Beck Isle Museum is also well worth a visit, with its unique collection of black and white photography and displays of rural life. Walkers will be spoilt for choice by the rolling hills, valleys, rivers and abundant wildlife of the North York Moors, whilst the city of York and the Heritage Coast are just half an hour’s drive away. All in all, a wonderful setting for a relaxing holiday.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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