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Destination guide

Try a fishing village lodge on the Yorkshire Moors and Coast

Yorkshire Moors and Coast are picturesque fishing villages that set the stage for a retreat in lodges in Yorkshire. You have plenty of options for how to spend your time, from exploring the North York Moors National Park to the charming coastal towns and their vibrant restaurants, pubs and shops. You can find everything from quirky gifts from artisan shops to Jurassic footprints and fossils on the coastline. With holiday lodges in Yorkshire, you can enjoy a quiet family holiday or an adventurous excursion in the Yorkshire Moors and Coast.

 
History

Heritage sites near Yorkshire Moors and Coast holiday homes

The long history and legendary folklore of the Yorkshire Moors and Coast are celebrated in many historic attractions throughout the area. Holiday homes are available near heritage sites like the Helmsley Castle, a history-rich medieval stone fortress-turned-Tudor mansion with archaeological tours, and the Scarborough Castle, an ancient stronghold with dramatic coastal views. History buffs will also enjoy the Captain Cook Memorial Museum, a historical exhibition on Cook’s life and voyages to the South Pacific. The Whitby Museum, a quirky museum with local history artefacts, such as taxidermy and fossils, is a must-see heritage museum.

Things to do

Things to do near Yorkshire Moors and Coast holiday homes

The Yorkshire Moors and Coast have limitless opportunities for fun and adventure for the whole family. Holiday homes can be found near such locations as Whitby Abbey, a ruined Benedictine abbey on a clifftop with views of the landscape, and Flamingo Land Resort, a family theme park with roller coasters, kiddie rides and a zoo. You could also visit the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, a heritage steam railway with scenic tours of the landscape, and Rievaulx Abbey, a Cistercian abbey ruin site with a cafe and visitor centre. The Dalby Forest, a destination for hiking and mountain biking in the dense forest, is a great excursion for outdoor enthusiasts.

Outdoor activities

Must-try sports near Yorkshire Moors and Coast holiday homes

In Yorkshire Moors and Coast, you’ll find everything from nature trails and wildlife watching to water sports and adventure activities to suit your desire to explore the great outdoors. Horseback riding, fishing, golf and cycling are some common activities for those looking for a leisurely experience. For more thrills, rope walks in the forest, zip lining, bushcrafting, geocaching, forest obstacle courses, gliding, rock climbing, kayaking and canoeing are all available to experience the landscape near holiday lettings.

How to get around

Transport to Yorkshire Moors and Coast holiday homes

The Yorkshire Moors and Coast can be accessed from a variety of transport links, making it easy to travel from nearly anywhere and enjoy all it has to offer. Rail links offer train rides into stations all over the area, and many trains offer cycle reservations to bring your bike along for the ride. Buses also service the region from major cities in the United Kingdom. Upon arrival, you can use trains, buses and bikes to get around from your holiday rental or walk to nearby destinations. Car hires are available for travel both into and around the Yorkshire Moors and Coast.

Food & drink 

Sample cuisine of Yorkshire Moors and Coast

Locally-sourced, seasonal produce grown by humble farmers is the essence of the Yorkshire Moors and Coast food culture. From delis and farm shops to cosy pubs and fine-dining restaurants, you’ll find nothing but the harvest-best used in authentic English dishes and recipes with a multicultural influence. Asparagus, charcuterie, smoked fish, lamb, crab and lobster are some staples in the region, many of which are available in unique concoctions in Yorkshire Moors and Coast restaurants near your holiday rental.

How many holiday rentals are available around Yorkshire Moors and Coast?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,196 holiday lettings around Yorkshire Moors and Coast. From 2,251 cottages to 2,251 cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Yorkshire Moors and Coast?

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

  • Yorkshire: 7,459 holiday homes
  • Whitby: 1,915 holiday homes
  • York: 771 holiday homes
  • Flamingo Land Theme Park and Zoo: 1,474 holiday homes
  • Filey: 867 holiday homes

HomeAway.co.uk offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Yorkshire Moors and Coast! 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 Yorkshire Moors and Coast?

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

  • Whitby: 1,915 holiday lettings
  • York: 771 holiday lettings
  • Filey: 867 holiday lettings
  • Scarborough: 1,922 holiday lettings
  • Harrogate: 954 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 Yorkshire Moors and Coast?

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

  • Flamingo Land Theme Park and Zoo: 1,474 holiday rentals
  • Lightwater Valley Theme Park: 827 holiday rentals
  • Sewerby Hall: 1,036 holiday rentals
  • Whitby Beach: 1,865 holiday rentals
  • Castle Howard: 1,264 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Yorkshire Moors and Coast listed on HomeAway.co.uk 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.