Luxury Holiday Cottages in North Yorkshire

01. about

Beech Farm is a complex of eight luxury holiday cottages on the edge of the North York Moors National Park. Our award-winning properties blend the charm and character of historic farm buildings with the comforts and conveniences of modern life (high speed wi-fi, smart televisions, dishwashers, Nespresso coffee machines and high thread count Egyptian cotton linen).

Our guests enjoy exclusive access to our array of family-focused on site facilities - indoor heated swimming pool (with built-in spa), indoor playroom, farm-themed playground with in-ground trampoline, sauna, table tennis and daily feeding sessions with our selection of animals.

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Beech Farm is located in the centre of a picturesque village (with a pub just round the corner), just outside the market town of Pickering in North Yorkshire. Within easy reach are numerous charming towns and villages, beautiful open countryside with superb walking and cycling, fantastic food from Michelin-starred restaurants to the world's best fish and chips, historic country houses, some of the best beaches in the country, and abundant attractions to keep families of all ages busy and entertained.

02. the cottages

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Something for every family

We have eight cottages at Beech Farm - ranging from five bedrooms down to one bedroom. All are furnished to the same discerning standard, blending traditional rustic character with modern conveniences and luxuries.

Families are our focus at Beech Farm and we supply 'proper' wooden cots, high chairs, stair gates, bed guards, baby baths, step stools etc free of charge.

03. our facilities

Keeping you entertained

Our on site facilities are for the sole use of our guests. Our pool building houses a 10m indoor heated pool (with spa) and sauna. For the children, there's a purpose built indoor playroom (role play/crafting area, toy and book library, table football, arcade machine, and big screen for kids' movie nights), a farm-themed playground with in-ground trampoline, table tennis, mini football pitch, and daily animal feeding sessions.

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04. the area

Beech Farm is located in the centre of a quiet village (with pub), yet close to countless attractions. Whether you're after scenic countryside rambles or wide sandy beaches, bustling market towns or beautiful tranquil villages, country estates and gardens, or theme and water parks, steam railways or zip-wires through the forest, Beech Farm is blessed to have it all on its doorstep. Below is a sample of what is nearby with further info on our 'To See & Do' page.

05. testimonials

Rebekah Nelson-Stanley, May 2021: "We have recently come back from Beech Farm and we can't wait to go back again. Every time we go it is even better than the time we stayed before. We have 3 children (14, 5 and 8 month) and my parents and it suits everybody. From the superfast WiFi for teens to the amazing playroom for smaller ones, topped off with the pool and animal feeding, petting and egg collecting it really is some where special to spend time with your family.

The cottages are perfectly placed for some fabulous days out and we keep finding new places to visit, however we also stayed on site for a day this time and the kids loved it. 

Everything is well thought out with children's essentials provided such as stair gates, cots and cutlery. There is even a little shop in the laundry with essentials including swimming nappies and normal nappies in case you forget or get caught short.

The cottages are finished to a high standard and super comfortable, honestly the beds are a dream! We have stayed before Covid and with Covid restrictions and we still had the same great experience despite the necessary changes and felt comfortable and safe. The rotas for the pool and animals worked really well, not missing out on anything.

Kirsty and Graham have surpassed themselves in ensuring family memories can be made. I could go on and on as we are yet to find a fault when staying, I will top it off by saying the team are fantastic and have already booked to come back.

If you are wanting an amazing UK break look no further.

Hbergg, May 2021: "The perfect place for young families. High quality, well maintained, well-equipped, spotless accommodation on the perfect site with plenty of things to keep the kids happy (swimming pool, playground, play room, farm animals with regular feeding sessions), in a beautiful part of Yorkshire."

Martha1975, May 2021: "We have just returned from a fantastic week at Beech Farm cottages with our two young children. The cottages are perfect for a family holiday with so many great facilities on site to keep the children entertained."

Explorer555619, April 2021: "What a fabulous place. I’ve just returned from a week’s stay at Beech Farm, and I have to say that it’s the best holiday rental that my family and I have ever had. The facilities for children are outstanding, and the cottages are beautiful and spotless. The beds and bedding are upmarket hotel standard, and the cottage that we stayed in was extremely well appointed.

Please view the latest COVID-19 information related to our re-opening here

As featured in The Times' Great Group Stays in the UK, April 2020