Discover the North York Moors National Park and Coast on a Self-Catering Break

North Yorkshire is a popular area of Northern England for cottage breaks and with good reason. The county is home to the stunning landscape of the North York Moors National Park where you can immerse yourself in greenery, and is also home to a rugged beautiful coastline, dotted with coves, beaches, and pretty towns and villages such as Whitby and Robin Hood's Bay.

Whether you opt to rent a rural retreat or country cottage hidden in the countryside, or prefer to stay by the seaside, there are plenty of options when it comes to holiday accommodation in North Yorkshire.  We hope you find the perfect option for you on Country Cottages Online.


Explore the North York Moors National Park on a Cottage Holiday in North Yorkshire

Made up of moorlands, woodlands and dale, enjoy being immersed in greenery at the North York Moors National Park.  Do a spot of forest bathing, enjoy a tranquil walk or enjoy wildlife watching in this unspoilt area of Northern England.  There are a number of stunning viewpoints within the North York Moors where you can soak up breathtaking views including Sutton Bank, Blakey Ridge, Ravenscar, Danby Beacon and Caulkeys Bank.


Discover the North Yorkshire Coast on a Cottage Break

Parts of the stunning North Yorkshire coast such as Robin Hood’s Bay, Ravenscar and Whitby fall within North York Moors National Park territory.  Robin Hood’s Bay has to be one of the most photographed places in North Yorkshire and with its rich history, picturesque appeal, and stunning location at the base of high cliffs, it’s easy to see why so many holidaymakers are drawn to this picture-perfect fishing village.  Also high up on the list of North Yorkshire’s best loved places is the seaside town of Whitby with its links to Bramstoker’s Dracula and its majestic Abbey ruins.  Also popular for days out by the seaside are Runswick Bay with its sandy beach, Staithes with its small sandy beach, Scarborough with its big seaside town appeal and FIley with its long stretch of golden sands.

Whatever the type of cottage holiday you are looking for, we hope you find self-catering accommodation in North Yorkshire that meets your needs on Country Cottages Online.  If you have a pet dog to take on holiday do enjoy browsing through our pet friendly cottages in Yorkshire or if you are looking to take a romantic break why not browse for cottages with hot tubs or cottages with king size beds?  North Yorkshire certainly has lots of beautiful countryside to enjoy and lots of interesting places to visit on a cottage holiday. 

Wherever you choose to discover on a holiday in North Yorkshire, and whatever type of holiday accommodation you’d like to rent, we hope you find the perfect self-catering cottage rental for you on Country Cottages Online.

Popular Property Types in North Yorkshire

Looking to book a hot tub lodge in North Yorkshire for a truly relaxing break? Or need to find dogs-welcome accommodation in North Yorkshire for a pooch-friendly holiday? Or maybe you want to book a luxury holiday home, a romantic cottage or a large holiday house for a group of friends and group holiday rental home looking to holiday in North Yorkshire. Popular types of holiday cottages in North Yorkshire include:

Frequently Asked Questions about North Yorkshire

Whether you want to rent a self-catering cottage, a log cabin or a barn, North Yorkshire is a wonderful area of Northern England to discover on a cottage break. Guests choose to holiday in North Yorkshire because of the amazing countryside and rural areas, lovely towns and villages including Filey, Grassington, Harrogate, Helmsley, Knaresborough and Leyburn and the area's unique tourist spots, sightseeing points of landmarks.
Some of the top attractions in North Yorkshire North York Moors National Park, Scarborough Beach, Scarborough Castle, Sea Life Scarborough, Whitby Beach
Some of the top activities in North Yorkshire are cycling, walking, walking, golfing
Country Cottages Online features 32 holiday cottages in North Yorkshire for you to choose from, including pooch-friendly, child-friendly as well as a good number of rentals with onsite leisure facilities to help you relax and unwind to keep you entertained on holiday. Prices for cottages in North Yorkshire range from £305 to £11387 per week.