Located just below the North Yorkshire Moors, in the county of North Yorkshire, is the town of Pickering. A Pickering holiday is the ideal choice for travellers who are looking for an energetic and exciting “Great Outdoors” experience. A Pickering holiday rental cottage not only gives visitors some breath-taking views of the surrounding countryside, it also provides all of the comforts of home leaving you to enjoy a stress-free and memorable trip.
A Pickering holiday places an emphasis on being able to enjoy yourself in peaceful surroundings. You can choose to be as active or as laid-back as you want. There are a variety of activities available to try on a Pickering holiday such as swimming, horse riding, hiking, cycling, walking, tennis and golf. A Pickering holiday rental cottage also provides fantastic views of the surrounding area, making it an ideal place to sit and draw, paint or take photographs. The town also has a number of great attractions for visitors to enjoy such as The Beck Isle Museum and Pickering Castle which was originally built in the 11th century.
If you have enough energy left to leave your comfortable Pickering holiday rental cottage for the day then it is worth taking the half hour journey to the coastal town of Scarborough. The town is a popular destination with tourists and is very busy most of the year round. Amongst the attractions worth seeing in Scarborough is Scarborough Castle which was occupied as an Iron Age fort to begin with. It grew over the centuries and was in its heyday during the reign of Henry II. The castle has viewing platforms and an interesting exhibition which details the history of the castle and the Scarborough area.
If you are considering booking a fantastic Pickering holiday rental cottage then you will be able to enjoy a Maritime climate which means that there are mild summers and cool winters. The warmest months of the year to have a Pickering holiday tends to be June, July and August when the daytime temperature can be as high as 24°C. The colder months of December, January and February see the daytime temperature drop to between 6°C and 0°C. The annual rainfall amount for the town is 28 inches.
Travellers on a Pickering holiday can arrive at Durham Tees Valley Airport (MME) which is approximately 52 miles away from the town. Amongst the air operators offering regular, cheap flights to the area are Eastern Airways and BMI. Passengers can depart from several UK airports including Liverpool (LPL), Aberdeen (ABZ) and Manchester (MAN).