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Holiday cottages in PICKERING, North Yorkshire

SE7984 : 60007 Sir Nigel Gresley arriving at PickeringSE7984 : Pickering Railway StationSE7984 : Goods wagon and Scout hut, PickeringSE7984 : Looking along the lineSE7984 : Level crossing at Pickering, with the castle beyondSE7984 : Path alongside Pickering Beck
Located in picturesque North Yorkshire, the ancient market town of Pickering has been a popular tourist destination for centuries. With the advent of self-catering accommodation, the rental property that can be found here will undoubtedly add relaxation, convenience and excitement to any visit. Notwithstanding the modern amenities that a holiday cottage will offer, what are you to expect if you decide to choose Pickering as the prime spot for your next holiday?

As mentioned previously, Pickering can trace its roots back to the Middle Ages and further. So, you will encounter a host of unique sights when choosing a cottage nearby the centre of town. Amongst these are the Pickering Castle, the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, the Beck Isle Museum and Saint Joseph’s Church. All of these locations serve to tell a unique story about the town, its people and its rich history. While the majority of cottages for rent will likely be a bit outside of town, these and other locations are well within reach if you wish to absorb a bit of culture during your stay.

When referring to UK cottages, Pickering is a popular area due to its close proximity to a number of natural wildlife refuges. The most popular of these are the Dalby Forest and the North York Moors National Park. Like all preserved lands in the United Kingdom, you can expect to partake in the natural splendour of this environment that has changed little since ancient times. Expect to see a host of different plants and wildlife during any planned journey through these regions. There are numerous hiking trails and areas specifically designed to have a pleasant picnic on a lazy afternoon.

Still, the variety of cottages to rent around Pickering will also give you access to the historic centre of town. In fact, markets will regularly be held here; much in the same way that they have been for centuries. As opposed to choosing a hotel or caravan park, holiday cottages will provide peace, privacy, relaxation and an ability to partake in all of the experiences that Pickering has to offer.

SE7984 : Backwater of Pickering Beck, south of Newbridge