Victorian built by the York & North Midland Railway; this historic railway workers’ cottage provides a ring side seat for the UK’s largest heritage steam railway. And, despite its age, being fully modernised it provides comfortable accommodation as well as a great base to explore.
The cottage includes central heating, a washing machine, TV, free Wi-Fi, Netflix & more. Located in a Newbridge, close to the bustling market town of Pickering and the many attractions North Yorkshire has to offer.
The North York Moors Railway
The NYMR is the one of the largest preserved heritage railways in the UK in terms of route mileage and passengers. It runs for 24 miles through the very picturesque moors and dales landscape. As a result and, unsurprisingly, it has featured in many TV shows and films including Heartbeat, Harry Potter and Downton Abbey.
Pickering Station is a must see 1930’s themed station, transporting visitors back in time to the nostalgic steam era and a bygone age!
Major attractions such as Castle Howard, Duncombe Park, Riveaulx Abbey, Nunnington Hall, Dalby Forest, Flamingo Land & Eden Camp are all close by, providing something of interest for all.
There’s a great range of market towns and picturesque villages, such as Pickering, Malton, Helmsley, Thornton-le-Dale, Hutton-le-Hole, Lastingham and Rosedale.
Exploring the area
With a plentiful choice of public footpaths, bridleways and picturesque country lanes, the cottage is ideally located on the south edge of the North York Moors.
The numerous footpaths and bridleways make the area a haven for walking, mountain biking and cycling. Helped by a plentiful supply of good pubs, cafes and restaurants to enjoy along the way. The National Park features forests, woods, open moorland and scenic valleys. Plus there’s 26 miles of Jurassic coastline with beaches from Scarborough to Whitby along the Park’s eastern shoreline.