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Beauitful North York. moors on your doorstep coastal towns whitby and york

Bedrooms 2
Separate WC's1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

House in Levisham, Pickering, North Yorkshire Moors, England - The Moors Are Looking Lovely For A Walk...Come And Have A Look! * Autum breaks from £48 per night*

Picturesque village location centrally located for all the Yorkshire Moors and coast has to offer. Cowslip is a charming Yorkshire stone cottage situated in a courtyard setting with a patio garden. Offering a cosy and comfortable retreat amongst stunning countryside The village nestled above a quiet wooded valley with pretty cottages, manicured village greens. There is a village pub (50 yds) and a church in the village, with further amenities in the market town of Pickering nearby. An ideal location for walkers, cyclists or just relaxing, with magnificent walks and trails in every direction from your front door. A gentle stroll takes you down to the Steam railway station of Levisham, (car parking too).


More Details

heather holt
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
12 October, 2017

Why heather holt chose Yorkshire Moors and Coast


Guestbook comments from the owner

Mrs Harrison, Barnard Castle. On arrival there was freshly baked bread, milk,eggs fresh flowers and chocolates A very nice welcome. The village was beautiful as were the walks.We would go back again. The owners were very welcoming and helpful.

Marion, Colin, Jamie and Mikey, Peterborough. Yet again we enjoyed a week in this lovely cottage with Heather and Michael's superb hospitality.

Paul and zoe A wonderful place to stay, delightful village, wish we could have stayed longer will be back. Thankyou 2015
Mar 2013
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Nearest Barpub
70 Metres
Horseshoe Inn
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Nearest Train
16 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
70 Metres
Horseshoe Inn
Nearest Beach
18 Miles
Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

Enjoy a nostalgic trip on the north yorkshire moors steam railway from Levisham station visiting the renown heatbeat country and Whitby. Excellent mountain biking in the DALBY FOREST tracks for all the family.


We often go to the beach at Sandsend which is a great drive over the moor towards Whitby about 18 miles distant. Runswick bay and Filey are a little further but worth the drive.

Robin Hood bay fossils and rocks.


We are within two hours of Hull and Newcastle ferries. we would recommend having the use of a car. Leeds/bradford airport is within two hours drive.


We are six miles north of Pickering for local shops.

Further Details:

Tesco, Asda and sainsbury's will all deliver groceries to the cottage.

The postcode for deliveries is YO18 7NL.

Our guests find this service works really well...

We have lovely farm/coffe shops nearby selling fresh local produce.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Levisham in Levisham

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Bath with seperate shower over bath WC Wash hand basin wall heater Toiletries, towels, and cleaning products
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Single Bed , We can put in an extra childs bed or cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 3 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: 1 double bed with radio alarm, electric blanket 1 single bed. can provide an extra bed. Both rooms are fully centrally heated with pillows, duvets, bathrobes, toiletries, electric blankets in the coolers months. WIFI IN COTTAGE
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • library
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • tennis
Notes on accommodation: Cot linen not provided. Whatever the season guests will always find their cottage carefully prepared, aired and warm with Duvets,pillows and pretty bed linen, toiletries and towels, fresh flowers, home-made bread, fresh farm eggs,milk and full central heating. We try to make sure your holiday begins the moment you arrive, so even a few days becomes a holiday. Outside: Outside the cottage is a shared lawn area and courtyard with furniture, as well as off road parking. Further garden area with roaming chickens and ponies with their heads over the doors and baby lambs in the spring. Table tennis and sand pit for the children and a chicken run to collect the eggs( seasonal ) Utility Room: Store room. Recycling bin and waste rubbish bins, cleaning equipment. Extra seating Shelving and storage area. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Kitchen cloths and cleaning products kitchen/loo roll, pegs, salt/pepper cling film/foil/handsoap/bed linen/towels are provided within the cottage 2 week stays - property is cleaned and linen changed Other: Safe and secure storage for Mountain bikes, Hot and Cold water wash off facilities, Drying room. Off road parking Washing machine for muddy walking/mountain bike garments.


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Beauitful North York. moors on your doorstep coastal towns whitby and york
average rating of 4.8 based on 11 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Levisham is a beautiful village with a lovely pub right next to Primrose Cottage and Rectory Farm. The cottage was superb - lovely little extras of fresh flowers and homemade bread, lemon drizzle cake (to die for!) and fresh eggs. Michael and Heather made us feel really welcome and nothing was too much trouble. We highly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: May 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautifully warm, homely and spacious cottage.

  • 5 of 5

Back in December my wife & 18 month old son stayed for a few nights for my birthday. We were warmly welcomed with freshly baked lemon drizzle cake and eggs from the chickens. We had a fantastic stay visiting Whitby and Dalby Forest (which has the best adventure playground for ALL ages). Levisham is an amazingly secluded little place with a wonderful pub at the end of the road, a minutes walk from the cottages/B&B. A stay at Rectory Farm is a must. We'll certainly be back. 10/10

  • Review Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place, clean and tidy. Ideally situated for great walks and drives to the coast .

  • 5 of 5

Well kept property, stayed at the Cowslip Cottage. Delightful setting. Great hospitality from the proprietors Heather and Michael. Would definitely consider further stays.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Cosy clean cottage

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely time in this very well equipped clean, and cosy cottage where lots of delicious food goodies awaited us. Thankyou Heather and Michael for the freshly baked bread, cake, and other useful items. We enjoyed walks from the door, visiting the coast, and loved the pub a few steps from the door serving delicious food. Thanks again Helen and John Nottm

  • Review Submitted: Dec 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review, Great to meet you both and it sounds like living in France was great. hope you had a relaxing time up near the tweed before returning to your home. Best Wishes Michael and Heather.
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Lovely quaint cottage in a fabulous small village location

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time in a beautiful area. The cottage had all we needed and the owners were very helpful and even left us some milk, cake and bread. What more could you ask for

The small village has its own pub serving real ales and there are several walks you can do without even getting in the car. The Station is a 1.5 mile walk and the North Yorkshire Moors Railway is great with many old trains that bring back memories for us oldies.We used this to go to Goathland and did a walk around that area before returning on the train.

Lovely area of Yorkshire - well worth a visit

  • Review Submitted: Jun 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

When we arrived the villages we went through were lovely, we got to rectory farm and met Micheal who showed us the cottage. All I can say is I was really surprised, the cottage was great, we had fresh eggs, fresh homemade bread and cakes. The cottage was spotless. We have horses so it was lovely when we walked past the stables to see 3 horses one with a foal, our little girl loved it ! The village pub was really good we had a lovely meal.( make sure you ring and book if you want food it gets very busy ). The cottage is situated in the perfect spot, near the railway, near Dalby Forest, Whitby, Pickering there are lovely walks. Heather and Micheal were fantastic hosts we couldn't of asked for more. We have already booked to go again!

  • Review Submitted: May 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Levisham, North Yorkshire

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Railway in wartime
13 Oct 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Autumn short breaks
3 Nov 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
christmas/ New Year
22 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Letter of confirmation with a deposit of £70.00 for weekly bookings. Balance is due at least six weeks before arrival.

Changeover Day:
Friday - arrival time 3pm, check out the following Friday by 10am.
Bookings now being taken for 2015 Autumn/ winter short breaks for a minimum of THREE nights from £50 per night. excluding school holidays and bank holidays. including a complimentary breakfast on one morning of your stay

Notes on prices:
To compliment our competitive weekly rates we are offering winter short breaks for a minimum of three nights, EXCLUDING SCHOOL HOLIDAYS AND BANK HOLIDAYS. 2 NIGHTS excepted on last minute bookings (24 hrs) subject to availability.

To include a complimentary English breakfast on one morning of your stay in our Farmhouse Bed and Breakfast. Full central heating, Tea, coffee, milk, eggs, bread and homemade cake and a few finishing touches fresh flowers etc...

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