Surrounded by the sweeping North Yorkshire Moors to the east and the picturesque Yorkshire Dales to the west, the region of North Yorkshire is perfect for all types of breaks away. A North Yorkshire holiday rental cottage is the icing on the cake, adding a touch of tradition to go hand-in-hand with beautiful countryside views. A North Yorkshire holiday can be as relaxing or as adventurous as you want it to be. No matter what kind of getaway you want, a North Yorkshire holiday will be able to deliver.
A North Yorkshire holiday is the perfect option for those who love the outdoors and have a lot of energy to burn! Among the activities available in the region there is ample opportunity to enjoy horse riding, golf, tennis, swimming, cycling, hiking, rambling, diving, surfing, wind surfing and fishing. This area is also a haven for those who love nature such as bird watchers. The picturesque landscapes and countryside that can be found throughout the entire region also make fantastic subjects for those who love photography, sketching or painting.
If you are not too tired to leave your North Yorkshire holiday rental cottage, there is a wealth of attractions just waiting to be discovered throughout the entire area! Whether you are into steam railways, historic castles or zoos, there is something of all genres to be enjoyed on a North Yorkshire holiday.
Of the attractions available, Mother Shipton’s Cave and Petrifying Well in Knaresborough is a great day out for all ages. Mother Shipton was a famous prophetess in Britain over 500 years ago. Legend states that she was born in the cave which is close to the mystical petrifying well (which is a well that weirdly turns objects into stone), which is also incidentally Britain’s oldest visitor attraction.
A busy and fun day out can be had at Flamingo Land in Kirby Misperton whilst on a North Yorkshire holiday. As well as a range of adrenaline-pumping rollercoasters and exciting themed rides, Flamingo Land also has a zoo and a holiday village. There are many species of animals to be seen here – including pink flamingos, of course!
Visitors planning a North Yorkshire holiday can expect to experience warm, pleasant summers and cool winters. The warmest months of the year to have a North Yorkshire holiday rental cottage are generally July and August. During these months the temperature can rise as high as 22°C during the daytime. In the colder months of December and January, the daytime temperature can reach a chilly 0°C with a high of around 7°C. January is usually the wettest month of the year with around 3 inches of rainfall. Snow on the lower ground is rare and the region gets around 20 days of snowfall annually.
Travellers who wish to enjoy a North Yorkshire holiday can land at Leeds Bradford International Airport (LBA) which is centrally located for travelling to a North Yorkshire holiday rental cottage. There are several airlines offering affordable flights to the region including Jet2com, Air Southwest, Flybe, BMI and Eastern Airways. Passengers can leave from a variety of other UK airports such as Gatwick (LGW), Aberdeen (ABZ), Southampton(SOU), Edinburgh (EDI) and Belfast (BFS).