Where to stay around North Yorkshire?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,008 holiday lettings near North Yorkshire. From 2,244 cottages to 353 apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover North Yorkshire area.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in North Yorkshire?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in North Yorkshire. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Whitby: 1,509 holiday homes
  • Yorkshire Dales: 1,904 holiday homes
  • Scarborough: 603 holiday homes
  • Filey: 651 holiday homes
  • Yorkshire Moors and Coast: 2,403 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in North Yorkshire! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in North Yorkshire?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in North Yorkshire with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Whitby: 1,509 holiday lettings
  • Scarborough: 603 holiday lettings
  • Filey: 651 holiday lettings
  • Harrogate: 162 holiday lettings
  • Robin Hood's Bay: 661 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in North Yorkshire?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in North Yorkshire. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Yorkshire Dales National Park: 851 holiday rentals
  • Whitby Harbour: 1,378 holiday rentals
  • The Bay Filey: 877 holiday rentals
  • Whitby Beach: 1,370 holiday rentals
  • Robin Hood's Bay Beach: 1,461 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around North Yorkshire listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a holiday rental cottage in North Yorkshire, England Your Home Away From Home

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.

Things to Do on Holiday to North Yorkshire, England

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.

Places to Visit on Holiday to North Yorkshire, England

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!

Weather in North Yorkshire, England

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.

Travel to North Yorkshire, England

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).

Attractions in and around North Yorkshire

Looking for places to see while you're in North Yorkshire? Local attractions include Falconry UK, Talon Falconry Birds of Prey Centre and Lightwater Valley Theme Park. Don't miss landmarks such as Fountains Abbey, Turkish Baths and Health Spa and Richmond Castle. You could easily spend a day shopping at The Station. Fun activities in the city include Ripon Racecourse, Tockwith Motor Sports Centre and Croft Circuit. While in town, also consider a visit to popular places such as Bolton Abbey and Whitby Abbey.