Pet Friendly Holidays Yorkshire Moors
Yorkshire has some of the best scenery and walks in England. With the Yorkshire Dales National Park, North Yorkshire moors, historic buildings and a sweeping landscape known as God's Own County, you'll find everything you need for the best dog-friendly holidays in Yorkshire.
- Sneatonthorpe, EnglandThis eco-friendly barn conversion is over 200 years old and oozes charm and character, retaining many original features, including exposed stone walls, vaulted beamed ceilings, stone flag flooring and a woodburner. This holiday property is located on a working arable farm and is surrounded by uninterrupted views towards the sea and Whitby in an idyllic rural setting, just 4 miles from the centre of Whitby on the edge of the quaint hamlet of Sneatonthorpe and 1 mile from the village of Sneaton. Sneaton boasts a friendly pub, ice cream parlour, charming tea rooms and a warm welcome from the locals. Bridle paths, cycle tracks and walkways abound from the door, with the ancient Monks Pathway being a favourite with walkers visiting this area. Whitby is a fantastic destination for holidaymakers with the steam train departing throughout the summer on its way to Grosmont and Goathland – those famous villages used in the TV series ‘Heartbeat’. Also, Whitby boasts a colourful harbour, 3 miles of sandy beach, the 12th century Abbey ruins and St Marys Church. The town also hosts many festivals throughout the year with folk weekends, 60’s music festivals and Goth weekends, bringing guests from far and wide. Mortar Barn is the ideal place for exploring both the North Yorkshire Moors National Park and the Heritage Coast of Yorkshire. Scarborough has been welcoming guests for more than 300 years and has all the ingredients for a family packed day at the seaside, with Filey and Bridlington a little further along the coast line. Closer to home, is the smugglers coves of Robin Hood’s Bay, Runswick Bay and Staithes, where pretty cottages cling to cliffs and time appears to have stood still. Discover little villages tucked away deep in the valleys as you explore the North Yorkshire’s heather clad moors. Beach 4 miles. Shop, pub and restaurant 1 mile.£136From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Scarborough, EnglandThis single-storey, semi-detached barn conversion, next to the owners’ home, has been renovated with great attention to detail, with eco-friendly, underfloor air source heating throughout and a very good standard of fixtures and fittings. Beams have been left exposed, and there is a large open-plan living area make this a great area in which to socialise with all the family and friends together.
Explore both the coast and the countryside from this property, as it is an excellent base for walking and touring. The Yorkshire Wolds, one of Britain’s best kept secrets, runs to the south of the village, and there is miles and miles of long countryside walks. The North Yorkshire Moors and the east coast are just a short drive away, and the seaside resorts of Filey and Scarborough have great beaches for the family for that traditional seaside holiday. Within the hour you can be in the city of York with its abundance of renowned attractions, including the iconic Minster, Castle Museum and the Jorvik Viking Centre. York is a fabulous city to visit during your stay and is one of the reasons why it is voted in the top 10 cities to visit every year. Beach 5¾ miles. Shop 3 miles, pub and restaurant 300 yards.
Willow Cottage can be booked together with Reed Cottage (UK37478) to accommodate up to 17 guests.£121From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Pickering, EnglandThis exquisite Grade II listed stone house, originally constructed in the 1780s, offers an idyllic escape on the edge of the North York Moors National Park. A generous garden at the rear, along with a private gravelled driveway, welcomes you to a world of tranquillity. Upon crossing the threshold, you’ll encounter the heart of the home, a modern, high-spec kitchen. Here, a breakfast bar and a generously sized dining table create the perfect setting for shared meals and lively conversations. The living room is a separate and cosy space, features a beamed ceiling and plush sofa and armchairs arranged around the TV, promising relaxation and entertainment. Venturing to the first floor, you’ll discover two beautifully presented bedrooms, each boasting modern walk-in rainforest showers, ensuring comfort and convenience, and ascending to the second floor, you’re welcomed into an enjoyable snug area, complete with a games console and a sofa bed, offering additional accommodations upon request. This entertainment space opens into the third bedroom beneath a vaulted beamed ceiling and Velux window, revealing a king-sized bedroom with a striking golden bathtub positioned at the foot of the bed. An en-suite walk-in shower completes this opulent space.
Pear Tree Villa is more than just a residence; it’s an experience that seamlessly combines historic charm and modern indulgence. Whether you seek relaxation, outdoor adventures, or a bit of both, this beautifully renovated stone house promises a truly unforgettable retreat. Pear Tree Villa enjoys a charming location, right across from a delightful children’s park. Nestled in the heart of the village, it’s a perfect setting for a family-friendly getaway. Additionally, a welcoming local pub, offering delicious home-cooked food, is just a short stroll away, ensuring convenience and a taste of the village’s friendly hospitality.
The surrounding North Yorkshire Moors National Park is a haven of natural beauty and outdoor adventures. This vast expanse of pristine landscapes provides ample opportunities for exploration, including hiking, biking, and wildlife spotting. The historic North Yorkshire Moors Railway, with heritage steam locomotives, allows you to step back in time and enjoy a nostalgic journey through the scenic countryside to the nearby coast. The combination of the natural wonders of the North Yorkshire Moors and the rich history found in places like Helmsley Castle and its walled gardens, the Ryedale Folk Museum, Eden Camp or even Whitby Abbey on the nearby coast, ensures that your stay at Pear Tree Villa is not just a retreat but an opportunity to immerse yourself in the beauty and heritage of the region.£97From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Whitby, EnglandThis contemporary semi-detached cottage is perfectly located a stone’s throw from the centre of Whitby, in a quaint and quiet yard, making it surprisingly peaceful. It boasts fantastic views of the abbey and has been restored in a beautiful nautical theme. Much of the bespoke wooden furniture and beds have been hand crafted to a very good standard making this cottage unique. The second floor bedroom is beautifully decorated and has wonderful wooden beams. Although parking is not available at the property, there are many pay and display car parks throughout the town. The cottage is just a short walk to Skinner Street with its many local cafés, bakers and bars. A 5-minute stroll brings you to the water’s edge and cobbled backstreets with independent shops, offering everything from precious gems to ice cream.
Whitby has become a busy year round resort, and there are festivals and events taking place throughout the year, including the famous bi-annual Goth weekenders, a regatta and music festivals. It also boasts 3 miles of unspoilt golden beaches for you to enjoy. The Yorkshire Heritage Coast offers many coves and bays to visit, with some fantastic views of cliffs and beaches, cliff side walks, and stories of Captain Cook and smuggling. Take the cinder track walk from just outside Whitby through to Robin Hood’s Bay, or join up with the Cleveland Way for a longer walk. Head inland to enjoy the North York Moors National Park with its quaint villages such as Grosmont and Goathland, catch a steam train for the best views as it snakes inland from Whitby, or explore waterfalls and viewpoints across the park. The Victorian seaside resort of Scarborough is a short drive away, and as well as golden sands it has regular concerts at the open air theatre. Further afield, you’re just an hour’s drive from the walled city of York and its many attractions. The war museum of Eden Camp at Malton, the market town of Pickering and theme parks such as Flamingoland and Lightwater Valley are also nearby. Or enjoy a visit to one of the many abbeys and stately homes in the National Park or venture over to the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Beach 350 yards. Shop, pub and restaurant 25 yards.£58From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Pickering, EnglandSurrounded by stunning countryside, as well as being on the edge of the North York Moors National Park, this wonderful barn conversion is tucked away in a peaceful rural location, with views out onto the rolling fields stretched out before you. Boasting the luxury of your own hot tub under a gazebo, creating the perfect private setting to unwind and enjoy each others’ company.
Inside you have a stunning open-plan living/dining/kitchen area, with glass bi-folding doors, opening out to the patio and the countryside beyond. The stylish kitchen and high quality décor give a sense of quality and luxury, combined with the rustic charm of exposed wooden beams, cosy wood burner and beautiful rural views.
The fully fitted kitchen is well-equipped with everything you will need for your stay, whilst the living area has a beautiful leather sofa as well as an armchair beside a cosy wood burner and 65" Smart TV. The spacious bedroom is complete with a dressing table and wardrobe, as well as a Smart TV, and the superb en-suite bathroom has a freestanding slipper bath and separate walk-in shower. Outside is where the fun begins, with a luxury hot tub, relaxing garden furniture and a barbecue area to enjoy in the sunshine.
Nearby Pickering is a characterful town with a fine selection of independent shops, art galleries and antique shops, cafés, pubs and restaurants. From here you can take a ride on the famous steam train to Grosmont, Goathland (Aidensfield in the classic TV series ’Heartbeat’) and the seaside town of Whitby, where you can climb the 199 steps to Whitby Abbey. Those looking for a quieter pace of life may prefer to walk the many footpaths and bridleways over the North Yorks Moor. Beach 20 miles. Shop, pub and restaurant ½ mile.
The Workshop can be booked together with The Old Dairy (ref UK31253) to accommodate up to 6 guests.£114From price per night based on 7 night stay
- York, EnglandSituated within the North Yorkshire Moors National Park, these carefully converted barns now provide two beautiful holiday cottages in a secluded, south facing, courtyard setting with stunning, uninterrupted views over Ryedale. Riccal Heads (ITS) has a large dining table which can seat 10 people, perfect if both properties are booked together. The area is excellent for both walking and cycling and the picturesque villages and quaint market towns await exploration. Hutton le Hole (1½ miles), is home to the Ryedale Folk Museum, giving an insight into traditions of the past, Helmsley
(10 miles) has a weekly market, an abundance of traditional teashops and the historic attractions of Duncombe Park, the Walled Garden and Norman castle ruins. Easily accessible is Dalby Forest with its 9 mile scenic drive and an award-winning visitor centre. The North York Moors Steam Railway offers a step back in time and a leisurely way to enjoy the scenery. Departing from Pickering
(10 miles) it passes through Goathland and Grosmont on its way to Whitby, with its stunning coastline and ancient abbey. Nunnington Hall, Castle Howard and Rievaulx Abbey are close by and the historic city of York just an hour’s drive away. Riding and golf available locally. Shop 5 miles, pub ¾ mile.
These properties can be booked together to accommodate up to 8 guests.£80From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Helmsley, EnglandThis beautiful glamping lodge offers a comfortable stay situated just outside the picturesque market town of Helmsley. The property is set within the grounds of a working farm and retirement livery yard and offers breath taking views across the fantastic North York Moors which is just on the doorstep.
This quirky lodge has all the mod cons to make your glamping experience feel unique and special. The Nab has plenty of character and offers families and friends a luxury glamping retreat, whilst being ideally located to explore all that the North York Moors has to offer.
The property is set mainly over one level however you have a king size bed on the mezzanine floor which can be accessed by a steep paddle staircase, there is very limited head room but is an ideal area for children. On the ground floor you have a fully equipped kitchen which is shared with the living area and boasts a Smart TV and all the facilities you would expect in a self-catering lodge. On the same floor you have a small bathroom with a shower cubicle and heated towel rail along with a private bedroom with a double bed.
The enclosed garden offers a picnic bench along with a firepit which can also be used as a barbecue and gives you a full panoramic view of the North York Moors which is simply beautiful; luxury glamping does not get much more perfect than this. With the cottage situated near Helmsley, the local pubs, restaurants, shops and Helmsley Brewery are within easy reach, a short 6-mile drive.
The North York Moors National Park is full of bike trails and fantastic, scenic walks including the very popular Rievaulx Abbey. Nearby towns include Malton, Pickering, Thirsk, and a little further afield York. Also, the very popular coastal towns of Whitby and Scarborough are approximately a 40-minute drive away should you wish to have a day at the beach.£61From price per night based on 7 night stay