Whether you are searching for exhilarating walks, beaches, superb views, castles, stately homes or even a dinosaur hunt, this converted, spacious barn provides the perfect holiday base. For those much needed quieter days, what better way to relax than enjoying the private, spacious patio garden.
Within easy reach is some of Britain’s most beautiful countryside to explore on foot, bicycle, horseback or car. The country’s oldest holiday resort, Scarborough, with its twin bays dominated by the castle and headland can be found three miles away. The town boasts all the traditional seaside treats. Visit the theatre where Alan Ayckbourn plays receive their world premieres, offering some excellent entertainment plus its own restaurant. Further down the coast is the traditional fishing town of Filey, sheltered by the brigg and Flamborough Headland, with its world renowned bird sanctuary. Continue on to Bridlington, a seaside resort without hills, and Hornsea, with bargains galore at the Freeport shopping outlet. Heading north from your cottage is the route to the old Scarborough to Whitby railway offering some sensational vistas as it bypasses quiet coastal villages clinging to the cliffs.
Whitby is the home of Captain James Cook and Dracula, and is packed with all manner of history about the famous residents. Jet jewellery and smoked kippers are famous exports but make sure to also visit the enchanting ruined abbey, accessible via 199 steps or a bus.
Badger Cottage is located in the North Yorkshire Moors National Park and inland excursions take you to the Roman Road at Wheeldale and Goathland, commonly known as Aidensfield. You can catch the steam train through Heartbeat Country from Pickering or Grosmont, or explore stately homes such as Castle Howard and Sledmere. Travel east to Thirsk and the Yorkshire Dales, made famous by James Herriot, stopping off in Kilburn to see Mousey Thompson’s famous wood carving workshop and the villages giant white horse. Closer to hand is the romantic forge valley, guarded by Ayton Castle and the Dalby Forest. Whatever your idea of a perfect British holiday, you can be sure to find it here at Badger Cottage. With beautiful countryside to admire and close to Scarborough and Filey, this converted barn is the perfect base for any keen explorer. Beach 2 miles. Shop, pub and restaurant 1 mile.
Badger Cottage can be booked together with Stable Cottage (CC244079) and Wren Cottage (UK2050) to accommodate up to 12 guests.
Open plan living space.
Living area: With 32" Freeview TV.
Kitchen area: With gas oven, gas hob, microwave and fridge with freezer compartment.
Bedroom: With double bed and wash basin.
Bathroom: With bath, shower attachment and toilet.
Oil central heating (underfloor on ground floor and in bathroom), gas, electricity, bed linen and Wi-Fi included. Towel hire, £5pp. Travel cot, highchair and stairgate available on request. Shared external utility room with freezer and laundry facilities. Private enclosed patio and garden furniture. Bike store. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking.