Luxury Cottages in Yorkshire

Hand-picked Yorkshire cottages

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Yorkshire is the perfect destination for the ultimate staycation and, with unspoiled views and breathtaking countryside, visitors can enjoy the best of Britain, whether they’re looking for a rural retreat or a coastal escape. With hundreds of walking trails, three national parks - including the award-winning Yorkshire Dales - and thousands of stunning cottages to make home, you’re sure to fall in love with the great outdoors when you’re visiting God’s Own Country.

Yorkshire, the largest county in the UK, is a fun-filled destination with tonnes to see and do; family-friendly, great for couples, and perfect for group getaways. Famed for its spectacular landscapes and stunning scenery, Yorkshire boasts unrivalled natural beauty as well as historic towns and vibrant cities buzzing with excellent shopping and bustling nightlife. The area is ideal for couples, families and groups looking for a good time.

The county has a vast selection of luxury self catering cottages and luxury holiday cottages in the Yorkshire Dales, along the coast and further afield. We’ve listed barn conversions, dog-friendly cottages, and romantic lodges with hot tubs so you can plan the perfect Yorkshire holiday that’s right for you!

Best locations for a luxury cottage in Yorkshire

Find your perfect luxury holiday home. Whether that’s in the hills of the North York Moors to in North Yorkshire to the cosmopolitan city of Leeds in West Yorkshire.


Best for: Sun, sea and sand

Britain’s original seaside resort, Scarborough, is the perfect spot for a traditional day out by the coast. Two beautiful beaches, great dining options and lots of family activities make this a great destination for a classic getaway.


Best for: Culture

Hull is an up-and-coming city that has undergone a transformation in recent years and was named the City of Culture in 2017. It’s an eclectic hub of attractions, restaurants, shops and nightlife.


Best for: Relaxing in style

Harrogate is a beautiful Victorian spa town nestled within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The historic town has lots of amenities and atmosphere for visitors, and is a great base for exploring the Yorkshire Dales.


Best for: Ancient architecture

York is a beautiful city that is steeped in history and is home to an abundance of ancient buildings, stunning architecture and wonderful amenities for visitors.


Best for: Foodies

Much of Barnsley’s local culture is rooted in its industrial heritage. It’s packed full of galleries, museums and stately homes, and is well known for its country pubs, award-winning restaurants and food markets.

Best walks in Yorkshire

Getting out and about in nature on foot is the best way to explore this stunning area.

The Cornelian Trail

Location: Scarborough

Difficulty: Moderate

Walk length: Five miles

The Cornelian Trail is a circular walk that takes in views of Cornelian Bay as you hike past the golf course and to smuggler’s bay.

Hull to Withernsea

Location: Hull

Difficulty: Easy

Walk length: 12 miles

Enjoy a 12-mile walk along the disused Hull to Withernsea railway line through the historic town of Hedon and the pretty village of Keyingham.

Brimham Rocks

Location: Harrogate

Difficulty: Moderate

Walk length: Three miles

Brimham Rocks is a collection of rock formations in the Yorkshire Dales managed by the National Trust. The walking trail is a circular walk taking in the formations known as the Dancing Bear, the Turtle and the Sphinx.

Castle Howard

Location: York

Difficulty: Easy

Walk length: Five miles

Castle Howard is a beautiful circular walk around the stately home of Castle Howard and through the pretty flower meadows.

Bretton Country Park

Location: Barnsley

Difficulty: Easy

Walk length: Four miles

Bretton Lakes is a simple circular walk around the lakes at the pretty Bretton Country Park. One note for dog owners: four-legged friends must be on the lead.

Best sights in Yorkshire

There are lots of beautiful landmarks, landscapes and towns to visit across Yorkshire, as well as a host of activities for the whole family to enjoy.

North Bay Railway

Location: Scarborough

Best for: Family fun

The North Bay Heritage Railway is much more than a steam train ride along the coast; it’s now home to the Sky Trail, Water Chute, Water Balls and a beautiful boating lake.

The Deep

Location: Hull

Best for: Going underwater

The Deep is thought to be the world’s first submariums meaning it’s partly submerged in the water that surrounds it. It’s home to over 3,500 fish, marine life and lots of family fun.

The Harrogate Spa

Location: Harrogate

Best for: R&R

In the 16th century, Harrogate flourished as a prosperous spa town. Visit The Harrogate Spa to embrace the town’s past and enjoy some much-needed R&R.

York Minster

Location: York

Best for: Cathedral charm

York Minster is a magnificent cathedral which, for centuries, has been at the heart of Christianity in the north of England.

Worsbrough Mill

Location: Barnsley

Best for: History

Worsbrough Mill is a 17th century water mill set amongst beautiful country parkland and is a great palace for a family day out.