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Little Esklets

Westerdale near Castleton, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 1081154)

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The property

Nestled in the village of Westerdale near Castleton in North Yorkshire, is this lovely single-storey cottage, Little Esklets.

Boasting a fabulous, rural location on a working farm within the North York Moors National Park, and a stylish open-plan interior with contemporary décor, Little Esklets is a charming dwelling for a couple seeking a romantic getaway in North Yorkshire.

Be welcomed into the open-plan living space, where you can look forward to impressing your loved one with culinary delights in the well-equipped kitchen, with oven, hob, microwave, fridge and a full-size freezer, along with a handy dishwasher and washer/dryer so time isn’t wasted doing chores!

Settle down at the intimate table for two, as you savour a delicious meal and toast to a wonderful getaway.

After a satisfying meal, retire to the sofa where you can select the evening’s entertainment, courtesy of the Smart TV, with Netflix and Amazon Prime.

As your eyes grow heavy, retire to the well-presented double bedroom to catch your rest, ahead of a day of adventures.

Awake from a leisurely slumber and indulge in a refreshing rinse, before rustling up a steaming cup of coffee from the coffee maker and taking it out to enjoy on the private patio where you can make the most of the amazing countryside views on offer.

Explore your local surroundings and head over to the village of Castleton, where you will find all the local amenities you could need during your stay, including two welcoming pubs which serve tasty meals and local ales, a deli and tearooms for when you fancy a light bite and a well-stocked convenience store for any last-minute essentials.

Walk across the River Esk where you will find the Castleton Moor railway station which offers easy transport links to the surrounding areas of the Esk Valley and the bustling town of Whitby.

Take advantage of your fantastic location with a wealth of walks and hikes on offer, including the nearby National Trust site of Roseberry Topping, with breath-taking views atop its summit, and the 7.3-mile Ingleby Incline.

If it’s historical sites you and your partner are seeking, be sure to visit the remarkable 14th-century Mount Grace Priory House and Gardens and Whorlton Castle.

On the outskirts of the park you will find the town of Guisborough, where you can marvel at the historic Gisborough Priory, learn more about the local area at the Guisborough Museum or try your hand at clay pigeon shooting.

Next stop is Pickering, home to the Beck Isle Museum and the North York Moors Railway, where you can kick-bac and relax aboard a vintage steam train as you take in the scenic North York Moors National Park.

For a day at the beach, venture over to Whitby, where you can enjoy a day bathing on the sands or paddling the shores, exploring the Gothic Whitby Abbey which inspired Bram Stokers, Dracula, climb the 199 steps or visit key spots within the town during the Dracula Experience.

Whisk your loved one for a romantic escape to Little Esklets.


  • All-ground-floor
  • One double bedroom with en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining and sitting area
  • Underfloor heating
  • Oven, hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washer/dyer, coffee maker
  • Smart TV (with Netflix and Amazon Prime), WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Parking available
  • Garden with patio
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 3.5 miles, pub 5.1 miles

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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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 convenience store, deli & tea rooms. 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.

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This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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