North Yorkshire Cottages Why Holiday Cottages in North Yorkshire? Surrounded by rural landscapes, glistening coastline, and bursting at the seams with charming towns and villages, it’s unsurprising that holiday cottages in North Yorkshire are so popular. Lose yourself in the region’s beauty by booking a North Yorkshire cottage today! What are the best North Yorkshire attractions? 199 Steps in Whitby are an iconic attraction in North Yorkshire. Dating back to the 14th century, the steps wind up to St Mary’s Church and the dramatic but picturesque ruins of Whitby Abbey. The 199 steps reward visitors with unbeatable views across Whitby's rugged coastline. With plenty of benches, the opportunities to soak in the views are endless. Bolton Castle is undoubtedly one of the best attractions in North Yorkshire. Nestled on the outskirts of Leyburn, this 14th-century caste is a must-visit. Look forward to falconry experiences with a range of beautiful bird or instead head to one of the castle’s many events, such as ghost hunts, medieval music and wedding fairs. Brimham Rocks is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts staying at holiday cottages in North Yorkshire. Whether you’re looking for a challenging climb up unusual and historic rock formations like Smartie Tub and the Druid’s Writing Desk or a leisurely walk Brimham Rocks is the perfect place. Castle Howard is a landmark that should be towards the top of your list of attractions to visit in North Yorkshire. Dating back to the 18th century, this opulent manor is housed on an impressive 8800 acres of land. With several tours through the ground and house, a wealth of manicured gardens and an array of eateries, Castle Howard on the outskirts of York offers a full day out. Easby Abbey is renowned for being one of the best-preserved monasteries of the Premonestarian ‘white canons’. Resting on the banks of the River Swale in a picturesque location, Easby Abbey runs guided tours perfect for history lovers looking to immerse themselves in North Yorkshire’s past. Discover more attractions in North Yorkshire. What are the best North Yorkshire activities? Offering endless activities, it’s easy to see why staying at holiday cottages in North Yorkshire is so popular. Uncovering the region’s vivid history is a hugely popular activity; head to the historic city of York to marvel at the iconic Shambles which offers a glimpse into the past or tour the imposing York Minster. Lose yourself in more of North Yorkshire’s history by touring Fountains Abbey in Ripon or the 11th-century ruins of Rievaulx Abbey on the outskirts of Helmsley. Visitors often venture out from their North Yorkshire cottages to become one with nature. The North York Moors National Park beckons with its rolling hills, ancient woodlands and abundance of scenic trails. Join the Cleveland Way to make the most of the countryside and coast as it winds alongside North Yorkshire’s craggy coastline. Visiting the coast is another of the best activities in North Yorkshire make the most of iconic coastal towns such as Scarborough which is famous for its sandy beaches and traditional entertainment. Or travel to Whitby to marvel at its dramatic ruins before exploring its literary connections to Dracula. Use our North Yorkshire Travel Guide to discover more of North Yorkshire’s best activities. Popular North Yorkshire holidays Book a delightful holiday cottage in North Yorkshire today! If you are looking to bring along your beloved canine companion, then perhaps browsing these dog-friendly cottages in the North Yorkshire Moors would be more helpful. If you’re searching for a last-minute cottage in North Yorkshire or short breaks in North Yorkshire we also have you covered! For something a little different, why not choose log cabins in North Yorkshire? Looking to guarantee a specific location? Then choose a cottage in the North York Moors or on the coast with Yorkshire coast cottages. Still not found what you’re looking for? There are plenty of other cottages in Yorkshire to choose from.