Short break self-catering accommodation in Pickering
Delve in and discover our tempting selection of short breaks in Pickering. Set at the gateway to the North York Moors National Park, and a scenic 18-mile drive from the North Yorkshire coast, this ancient market town is perfect for discerning visitors who love to escape for long weekend breaks or leisurely short breaks, without compromising on style and comfort. Ideal for couples, families or groups of friends, Pickering is made for fun times together, with independent shops, cafes, and tea rooms. Visit the ruins of 13th-century Pickering Castle, and soak up the town’s cosmopolitan vibe. Pickering is an excellent spot for Yorkshire holidays with plenty of luxury well-equipped self-catering accommodation for when time is of the essence.
Surrounded by spectacular countryside, Pickering is perfectly placed for further Yorkshire adventures in coastal Scarborough, Whitby and Flamborough. Otherwise, you could take a short drive to the market town of Malton, a foodie paradise with a renowned food festival in May. Hop aboard the family-friendly North Yorkshire Moors Railway, which takes you to through magnificent scenery dotted with charming villages and countryside, towards the abbey ruins of Whitby. The market town of Helmsley is just 13 miles away, where you can explore the dramatic ruins of Helmsley Castle, neighbouring walled gardens, and two ancient abbeys; then take tea at the elegant traditional tearoom in the marketplace. Book Pickering short break holiday cottages for the most comfortable handpicked holidays in North Yorkshire.