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Areas: North York Moors, Yorkshire

Heather Cottage

Heather Cottage, Gillamoor, Yorkshire

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Sleeps a maximum of: 4

Pricing From: £357.00

This fine cottage has been lovingly refurbished to keep its charm while offering modern comforts. Situated in the unspoilt village of Gillamoor, it is an excellent base for walking and cycling in the North York Moors National Park.

Heather Cottage has been lovingly refurbished keeping its charm and character yet offering all modern conveniences. The cottage is situated in the small and unspoilt farming village of Gillamoor, a village famous for breath-taking and stunning panoramic views of Douthwaite Dale and the moor beyond. It is an excellent base for walking and cycling within the North Yorkshire National Park with many walks starting from the doorstep.

The market town of Kirkbymoorside has a good selection of shops and is only a 3 mile drive or a less than 2 mile walk along a footpath.

Local attractions include many historic buildings including Castle Howard, Nunnington Hall, Duncombe Park and Rievaulx Abbey. The market towns of Kirkbymoorside, Helmsley and Pickering, famous for its steam railway station, the historic town of York and the quaint fishing villages of Whitby and Robin Hood's Bay are all an easy drive away.

You are spoilt for choice for places to eat and drink with a wealth of cosy pubs and plenty of award-winning eateries in the vicinity, including the Royal Oak in Gillamoor itself. For keen golfers, Kirkbymoorside Golf Course is only a couple of miles away.

This holiday cottage at a glance

  • Sleeps four guests.

  • Two bedrooms with one double and two single beds which can convert to a double upon request.
  • One en-suite bathroom and one en-suite shower room
  • Readily available on-street parking.
  • WiFi.

  • Sorry, no pets.
  • Minimum of a two night stay.

Additional features

  • Electric oven with ceramic hob, large fridge freezer, microwave.

  • Dishwasher and washing machine.
  • Exposed beams.
  • Garden furniture.

  • Bike storage can be arranged.
  • Log fire in the sitting/dining room.
  • Underfloor heating in both bathrooms.

  • Smart TV with Freeview, DVD player, CD player with iPod dock.
  • Travel cot and high chair available on request.


  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Baby Welcome
  • Enclosed Garden
  • Log Burner/Open Fire
  • On Site Parking
  • Wifi
  • Pub Nearby
  • Children Welcome
  • Welcome Hamper
  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Walking
Approximate Location

Map is approximate and should only be used to get a rough idea of the cottage location.

Get an Ordnance Survey map covering the Gillamoor area.

Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Hutton-le-Hole, St Chad's Church - 1.5 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Ryedale Folk Museum - 1.5 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Kirkbymoorside, All Saints Church - 2.3 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Kirkdale, St Gregory's Minster - 2.7 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Lastingham, St Mary's Church - 2.9 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

North York Moors National Park - 3.9 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Rosedale Abbey Church - 4.5 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Helmsley, All Saints Church - 5.8 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Helmsley Castle - 5.8 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Helmsley Walled Garden - 6 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

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