Cottages to rent for self-catering breaks in York, Yorkshire, England

York is reputed to be one of England’s best cities to visit.  With fascinating historical architecture, fine buildings and attractions galore, it’s easy to see what makes York a great destination for a self-catering break.Historical York ideal for a self-catering break


About Cottage Breaks in York

Top attractions in York include the York Theatre Royal, the Roman Bath Public House, Mansion House, York Art Gallery, Micklegate Barn Museum and the JORVIK Viking Centre.  For more information and inspiration click to learn more about York's visitor attractions.  We recommend that you visit York’s Tourist Information Centre on arrival in this fine city for plenty of free advice and free resources such as leaflets to help guide you on York’s best attractions. 

On arrival, most tourists head for the old walled part of the city with the Shambles - a maze of narrow streets lined with independent and unusual shops that make shopping for souvenirs a pleasure. The buildings hark back to ancient times with half-timbered and overhanging upper floors. There are always street entertainers and a bustling market. York is a great destination for a day out or longer stay.

A river with boat trips runs through York. There are also riverside walks. For really serious walking, the Yorkshire Dales and Moors are easily accessible - within a short drive you could be out in the Dales or Moors and experience solitude under acres of sky.

York has some excellent visitor attractions including theatres, pubs, clubs, restaurants, museums, galleries and cinemas.  You can also enjoy days out to the countryside for an overall great Yorkshire experience.  Self-catering accommodation in York tends to be in apartments or townhouses.

Book a York cottage and look forward to discovering some of the best of Yorkshire on holiday.

3 rental properties

Barn Owl Rural Retreat, Brandsby, Yorkshire, Northern England, England

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, York 12 miles away

sleeps 1 - 4 guests
1 - 4
2 bedrooms
2
2 bathrooms
2
no dogs allowed
5 star

For a taste of rural bliss in the Howardian Hills, Yorkshire, this 2 bedroom family-friendly holiday barn with its stunning luxurious interior and views out over fields and pastures could be perfect and is situated conveniently near to the North York Moors National Park.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £399
Next availability:
from 30 May to 04 July 20 from 08 August to 15 August 20

Trainer's Country House, Malton, Yorkshire, Northern England, England

6 bedroom Large Country House, York 15 miles away

sleeps 8 - 14 guests
8 - 14
6 bedrooms
6
4 bathrooms
4
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2
4 star

Escape for a relaxing holiday with friends or family to this superb 6 bedroom country house with a stylish modern interior and private indoor heated swimming pool, nestled next to pastures and woodlands in a rural hamlet close to Malton in Yorkshire and conveniently near to the Howardian Hills and North York Moors National Park.

Special features: pool ().

Weekly Price from: £1848
Next availability:
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Wheelhouse Barn near the North York Moors, Sowerby, Yorkshire, Northern England, England

3 bedroom Barn Conversion, York 20 miles away

sleeps 2 - 6 guests
2 - 6
3 bedrooms
3
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed
5 star

You can truly relax at this family-friendly holiday barn near to Thirsk in the Vale of Mowbray, on days out discover some of the best of Yorkshire with the North York Moors National Park, Harrogate and York within easy reach for days out.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £386
Next availability:
from 04 July to 14 August 20 from 11 September to 04 December 20