Self Catering in Yorkshire - Scalby
Areas: North Yorkshire, Yorkshire
Barmoor Farm Cottages
Sleeps a maximum of: 6
Pricing From: £416.00 - 868.00
Situated beside the North Yorkshire Moors National Park yet only 3 miles from Scarborough's golden beaches this cluster of five high quality holiday cottages enjoy views over open meadowland Scarborough Castle and the sea. Full of charm character and original features the cottages are well equipped stylish and comfortable - all the bedrooms have ensuite facilities. The rear lawned and enclosed garden with patio garden furniture and shared barbecue has a western aspect ideal for evening relaxation whilst the front lawned gardens overlook the countryside and sea. Scalby a lovely rural village with a historic church cafe/restaurant shops and two local inns is only a fifteen minute walk from the cottages and if visitors can bear to leave the comfort and special tranquillity of Barmoor it is ideally located for walking cycling or touring the glorious forests moorland and seascapes which are virtually on the doorstep. Each cottage offers a 'Drive/walk good food guide' compiled by the owners to maximise visitors' holiday enjoyment.
Among Scarborough's many attractions are a Sea Life Centre and Theatre in the Round (offering productions and films for all ages) as well as plenty of restaurants cafes and evening entertainment. Sea trips are available from the harbour and coarse fishing is enjoyed at nearby Throxenby Mere. The Forge Valley Woodland Reserve lies half a mile's walk from the cottages and quiet lanes lead directly to Langdale Forest. Golf courses and riding stables are found locally and the more energetic might like to tackle the nearby Cleveland Way long distance footpath with its stunning views over land and sea.
The inviting moorland countryside and picturesque villages of 'Heartbeat'fame are a joy to explore and a trip on the North York Moors steam railway is a must. A 30 minute drive up the coast leads to the many delights of Robin Hood's Bay and the old port of Whitby a fascinating historic town traditionally associated with Count Dracula and in whose attractive harbour tall ships often lie at anchor. The great houses of Sledmere Burton Agnes and Castle Howard are all within 20 miles of the cottages.
Three steps to lovely beamed open plan living/dining room with fireplace gas 'coal effect' fire and well equipped kitchen area. Access to loggia and walled garden. Twin bedded room with ensuite shower room/WC. First floor: Superb beamed double bedroom with high vaulted ceiling TV and ensuite bathroom/WC (shower over bath). Single bedroom with sloping ceiling and ensuite bathroom/WC.
- Gas 'coal effect' fire
- Z bed (for + child)
- Easy walking accesss
- Pets - 1 dog max (must be exercised on lead)
Get an Ordnance Survey map covering the Scalby area.
Nearest AttractionsHeritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
Scarborough Castle - 2.8 miles (Castle)
Fylingdales, St Stephen's Old Church - 9.8 miles (Historic Church)
Fordon, St James' Church - 10.4 miles (Historic Church)
East Heslerton, St Andrew's Church - 10.4 miles (Historic Church)
Wold Newton, All Saints Church - 11.3 miles (Historic Church)
Burton Fleming, St Cuthbert's Church - 12.7 miles (Historic Church)
Wheeldale Roman Road - 13 miles (Roman Site)
Thwing, All Saints Church - 13.3 miles (Historic Church)
Scampston Hall - 13.4 miles (Historic House)
Helperthorpe, St Peter's Church - 13.4 miles (Historic Church)
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