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A Lovely Self Catering Holiday Cottage In Pickering, North Yorkshire



Updated: 28-Sep-2016
Cottage in Pickering, North Yorkshire Moors, England - Ideal For Touring The North Yorkshire Moors And Coast

Colourfield Cottage in Pickering is perfect for those seeking a base to discover the the North Yorkshire Moors. Situated within walking distance of Pickering centre. Here you'll find a range of interesting shops, pubs, cafes and sports facilities to keep you busy. It also has the world famous North Yorkshire Moors steam railway which leads you through the most wonderful scenery in Britain finishing at the coastal town of Whitby. Dalby Forest is on your doorstep for walkers and mountain bikers too. Colourfield Cottage is a 200 year old stone mid-terrace property close to Pickering centre. The property has been renovated and tastefully decorated with gas central heating throughout. The charming dining kitchen has a multi-fuel stove and has washing machine, gas cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher. The comfy living room is ideal for chilling out after a long days walk exploring the beautiful North Yorkshire Moors. Free WIFI, Freeview TV and DVD.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Garden
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We have really loved the cottage since we bought it. We can't use it all the time but it's great to see others enjoying it as well.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

'Superb cottage - very comfortable. Very good location, easy access to the Moors'. Mr & Mrs M (Coventry)

'Lovely cottage with all amenities and lots to do on the doorstep. Would definitely recommend to friends and family' Mr & Mrs S (Notts)

'Really well presented and equipped' Mrs P.
Jul 2012
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4 Reviews

based on 4 holidaymaker reviews


Christmas at colourfield

  • 4 of 5

Wonderful warm welcome awaited us on a damp and drizzly night.The bottle of fizz and crackers on the kitchen table was a nice touch, thank you. Nicely appointed cottage close to town, with pretty much everything you would want. Parking was a bit hap hazard but the warm soon got you passed that. Would happily stay again but some sharp knives in the kitchen and a few litter bins around the place would be a welcomed addition. Thanks David

  • Review Submitted: Jan 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your review we will take note of your comments for the future.
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Studley, Warwickshire, UK

Great little house in Pickering

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here for the Bank Holiday weekend, while we were orienteering locally.

Very clean and well equipped, with free WiFi. Bedrooms and kitchen spacious. Location is good - a five minute walk to the high street in Pickering. Unrestricted parking outside house - as long as there are spaces (we had to drive around the block on one day).

Local chippie - a few doors away - well worth a visit. We also ate at The Black Swan - great dog-freindly pub, within walking distance in Pickering.

We have two dogs, and the owners were happy for us to take, as long as they stayed downstairs and not on furnitture. Dalby Forest is only a few miles away and provides an excellent dog walking area.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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**fab cottage **

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from 3 nite weekend stay at colourfield cottage - what a fab cottage - easy access , parked 2 cars free of charge outside property - big bonus . The cottage is really clean , beautifully decorated & very well equipped for a family stay ( the welcum biscuits were beautiful- thanks ) it has a really pretty outdoor courtyard which leads over to a fab private garden space ( BBQ also available ) - comfy beds & lovely 100%cotton bed linen in double . 👍

The position of cottage is perfect - & opposite literally to the best fish & chips we have had ( potter hill fisheries ) - 🐟lovely pubs & tea shops on door step - short drive to all coastal resorts - was a pleasure to stay in & would highly recommend to families & couples alike - we would return without hesitation - well done to the owners ( who were also very prompt organising information/ payment etc)

  • Review Submitted: Jun 22, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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cosy cottage

  • 5 of 5

Lovely cosy cottage with nice features. Close to town centre. Will be back, recommend for people to stay.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 19, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

We bought the cottage in 2011 after visiting Pickering (and eating at the White Swan - much recommended!). We hadn't really noticed Pickering before as you go past it on the way to Whitby (we live in York). However, the place is beautiful and a perfect base to go walking and cycling and just plain exploring. The town itself has really come alive and, as well as the obvious steam train railway and frankly, wacky, war time weekend (which is incredibly popular!) it has loads of wonderful deli's and restaurants and a whole range of pubs to suit all tastes.

Activity and Interests

Special interest holidays:

This is a great location for walkers, mountain bikers and steam enthusiasts


A 25 minute drive to Scarborough and 30 minutes from Whitby.


Durham/Teeside Airport is about 50 minutes away and Leeds/Bradford airport is just over an hour. The house can be reached by public transport.


York is 30 minutes away and you are on the edge of the Moors for walking.

Further Details:

Pickering is renowned for its market and Steam train railway. There is also a castle to explore.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
October Half Term
21 Oct 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
1 Nov 2016 - 18 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
19 Dec 2016 - 3 Jan 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Winter 2017
7 Jan 2017 - 9 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Half Term
10 Feb 2017 - 19 Feb 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
20 Feb 2017 - 30 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
31 Mar 2017 - 24 Apr 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Late Spring
25 Apr 2017 - 25 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Spring Bank
26 May 2017 - 5 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
6 Jun 2017 - 20 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Summer holidays
21 Jul 2017 - 10 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
If you wish to book - please email us either through owners direct or directly @ colourfieldcottage@gmail.com and we will give you further information. If you wish to know availability please look on the owners direct website for the availability calendar or drop us a line.
Many thanks

Changeover Day:
Usually Saturdays but can be flexible.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Updated: 28-Sep-2016
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From the Owner

We really like sitting out in the garden on warm days and occasionally popping into town for a coffee. In the evenings we often pop round the corner to The Sun pub - very friendly and great beer - and you can sit out in their garden as well (with it's own petanque green!)

Property Type

  • cottage


  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Television ...


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • rural
  • town


  • churches
  • library

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom with bath, shower, wc and sink


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms: One attic with double bed & one first floor twin


  • Garden ...


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Outside: There is a wrought iron table & chairs set in the courtyard, plus the lawn garden further beyond the courtyard has a picnic bench. Utility Room: Ironing board, iron Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All towels and linen are included. Property is cleaned regularly and between rentals

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