Bordering meadows where sheep graze, these nine highly individual cottages provide a perfect base for those seeking a countryside setting whilst still being only a short walk to the lovely ancient market town. Pickering's attractions include the famous North York Moors steam railway, a historic 12th century castle, Victorian museum and indoor swimming pool as well as excellent shops, market, pubs and restaurants selling superb local produce. The traditional stone cottages are set around a peaceful courtyard and fountain with large adjoining gardens that contains a Garden house and barbecue and play area. They retain much of their original rustic character with open beamed ceilings, traditional stone fireplaces and pan tile roofs so typical of the area.
What is the capacity for Keld Head Farm Cottages?
Keld Head Farm Cottages range in sizes. The SMithy - a one-bedroom, single-storey cottage with its own lawned garden. Mill and Barn Cottage and The Granary all have two bedrooms set over two storeys and can sleep up to four guests. The Byre, Wheelhouse and Pigeon Cote are all single storeys with two bedrooms, with a Four Poster Bed. The Wheelhouse also has its own garden. The Stables is a three-bedroom, single-storey cottage and the biggest cottages of all is the Pasture View Cottage, a four-bedroom, single-storey cottage with its own lawned garden.
What can guests enjoy when staying in the Pickering area?
The Cottages are at the gateway to the North York Moors, so take time to discover their spectacular rolling hills, heather clad moorland, forests and pretty villages (Heartbeat & Harry Potter country). Within a short drive is Yorkshire's heritage coastline with sandy beaches, towering cliffs, bird reserves and tiny fishing villages or the ancient city walls and narrow cobbled streets of the historic city of York. All around, the area has some of the finest stately homes, castles, museums, theme parks, zoo, working farms and breweries or be energetic - go rambling, cycling, mountain biking, horse riding, and quad biking, fishing or play golf. Whatever you're ideal holiday, a Keld Head Farm Cottage holiday will exceed your expectations and once experienced, will draw you back time and time again.
Where can guests enjoy food and drink?
These spacious cottages have superbly equipped kitchens and are furnished to an extremely high standard with the emphasis on comfort and relaxation. If you would like to take some of the “self” out of self-catering or would like to celebrate a special occasion, Keld Head Cottages can prepare a gourmet meal for guests and personally serve in the cottage. Speciality catering can be arranged for birthdays, anniversaries, picnics and barbecues and there is also a range of locally produced frozen meals to suit most tastes.