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On the Map: Twelve of the Most Unique Stays in Yorkshire

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01/11/2019 On the Map: Twelve of the Most Unique Stays in Yorkshire


It would probably be quicker to list what pleasures you won't find in Yorkshire, because this is an historic county that really has it all.

Filled with rich heritage, and a distinct culture that's all its own, Yorkshire's dramatic Roman and Viking past can be clearly viewed from its Norman castles and medieval abbeys.  Meanwhile, you can shop ‘til you drop in the cities, including Leeds - the ‘Knightsbridge of the North'.

(Oh - and did we mention there's a magnificent coastline and two National Parks to explore, too?)

Naturally, you're going to need a place to stay that's as marvellous as your surroundings. So we've rounded up some of the very best, right here.

Main Image: The Old Station Allerston

Jollydays Glamping

Jollydays Glamping

Enchanting natural woodland living with lashings of style in Ryedale on the edge of the undiscovered Yorkshire Wolds. If you're looking for a nature-inspired family or group escape full of fun, creativity and indulgence all rolled into one, look no further than Jollydays Glamping - your 200-acre North Yorkshire home-from-home that promises to transform your expectations of the great…

Bedroam

Bedroam

Book your tickets to this seriously innovative Amazing Space for woodland glamping just outside York, where sleek Japanese-inspired design and stylish purpose-built luxury mean the only class is first class! ‘Holiday on the Buses' just took on a brand new meaning with Bedroam, a supremely imaginative double-decker bus conversion with its creative inspiration drawn from contemporary…

The Little Barn

The Little Barn

Relax in an enchanting stone cottage for two, blissfully secluded from the world's worries amongst miles of scenic Yorkshire countryside. Wild and windswept, the beautiful Yorkshire countryside has been the setting for many a classic novel. Plan a romantic escape to The Little Barn, perfectly situated in the tranquil hamlet of Hurst, between historic Richmond and the Dales town of…

The Old Station Allerston

The Old Station Allerston

Live the first-class life at The Old Station, where three stunning railway carriages await at the edge of the North Yorkshire Moors. The Old Station at Allerston served passengers on the Forge Valley Line until 1950, firstly as Wilton Station and then as Ebberston Station.  Today, it's home to three beautifully preserved and converted First Class Corridor carriages, each one…

Lendal Tower

Lendal Tower

Make your visit to historic York even more special with a stay in Lendal Tower - your own 5-star medieval fortification. This riverside tower invites you to step back in time to the 14th century, without leaving modern-day luxuries at the front door. Set beside Lendal Bridge, right on the banks of the River Ouse, Lendal Tower enjoys panoramic views and a fantastic location in…

Nora Batty's Holiday Cottage

Nora Batty's Holiday Cottage

Nora Batty's Holiday Cottage - Relax and enjoy some Summer Wine time in the Holmfirth cottage of British comedy's most iconic (and loveable) battleaxe. Dust off that pinny and pack those curlers, take an extra pair of wrinkled stockings, and prepare for a truly unique break in the heart of picturesque pennine West Yorkshire. To be exact, number 28 Huddersfield Road, Holmfirth - one of the…

Burnsyde Beach House

Burnsyde Beach House

Embrace sun, sea and style at Burnsyde Beach House - a stunning beachside property and a piece of contemporary class in the Victorian resort of Saltburn-by-the-Sea. Burnsyde Beach House is a deceptively large, wonderfully renovated bungalow, just moments from the golden sands of Saltburn. Sleeping six in total, it offers plenty of space for family or friends to holiday together, yet retains a…

Waingates Farm Huts

Waingates Farm Huts

Each beautifully bespoke shepherd's hut at Waingates Farm Huts offers the perfect chance to experience life's simple pleasures - without compromising on an ounce of luxury. Waingates Farm Huts is home to three lovingly crafted shepherd's huts - each one tailored to the owners' exacting designs - in the heart of North Yorkshire. Found on the family-run Roecliffe Estate, this working arable farm…

Hollym Park Glamping

Hollym Park Glamping

A quirky range of accommodation, set on a family-run camping and glamping site in the heart of East Riding of Yorkshire countryside.The exceptionally scenic Hollym Holiday Park is a friendly, family-run site located in a peaceful East Riding of Yorkshire village. With plenty of deluxe facilities and unusual places to rest your heads (not to mention the seaside resort of Withernsea temptingly…

Mill Farm Shepherd's Hut

Mill Farm Shepherd's Hut

Glamping for two set amongst the East Yorkshire countryside. Perfect for a romantic break that will take you far away from stressful everyday life, you'll find Mill Farm Shepherd's Hut set on the edge of Skipsea, near the East Yorkshire coast. A stunning gateway to a selection of beaches, local towns and villages, you'll never be short of something to do...whatever the weather! Located in…

Tholthorpe Control Tower

Tholthorpe Control Tower

A lovingly homely and history-steeped conversion, complete with outstanding views of rural North Yorkshire. Ideal for four people in need of some much-needed peace, calm and soul-soothing rural views, Tholthorpe Control Tower stands proudly in the refreshing heart of North Yorkshire. Once a Bomber Command base used by Canadian squadrons during World War Two, the tower was originally built in…

The Private Hill

The Private Hill

Experience farm-fresh living and incredible views, from the comfort of a luxury geodesic dome in the North Yorkshire Wolds.Ever wanted to live a scenic life down on the farm, without having to pull on your wellies and rough it in a tent?The Private Hill is your answer, an enticingly elegant selection of luxury geodesic domes secluded on the awe-inspiring edge of the North Yorkshire Wolds with a 5*…

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