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

David M, July 2021"SUPERB family holiday venue. We can't recommend Beech Farm highly enough having enjoyed an amazing week there celebrating our Ruby Wedding with our adult children, their partners, our two grandchildren ( aged 30 months and 8 months) and our two closest friends.
The site provided us with such lovely accommodation- all extremely well-equipped, so tastefully furnished and spotlessly clean! The site manages to cater for all ages, offering so many different activities from table tennis to swimming and I must say it caters particularly well for the children! I would highly recommend this as a delightful holiday destination"

 

Laura Jane, July 2021: "Fantastic family holiday. We had a wonderful time at Beech Farm, everything was fantastic. We stayed in the Farmhouse, which was impeccably clean and well stocked, making it feel like a home from home. We were provided with blackout blinds, stair gates, baby bath and a proper cot, which made travelling with a baby & young child so much easier. The pool is lovely, and the play room & play ground are absolutely great for the little ones (and again all spotlessly clean). Graham & Kirsty are so friendly, and our son took a great shine to them during the animal feeding sessions, which he absolutely loved. We felt very well looked after, and had a great time exploring the surrounding area. Can’t recommend Beech Farm highly enough!"

 

Caroline W, July 2021: "Utterly delightful. We stayed at Beech Farm for a week during half term, as a mixed group - aged 8 to 70 (ish!) in two of the cottages on site. I can safely say this was one of the best holiday cottage experiences we have had. The quality of the cottages and the facilities on site were really excellent. All generations particularly enjoyed the really well organised (and covid safe) interactions with the animals, especially the feeding times. The swimming pool is clean, perfectly proportioned and a great treat after a days sight seeing. Our experience was a delight, and the little touches like the delicious brownies on arrival, the bbq and table tennis area, and the great little honesty shop all add to this. Graham and Kirsty were lovely, welcoming and helpful. We found the cottages were perfectly positioned within the county for so many different attractions and sights that we ran out of time! The perfect excuse to visit again another year…."

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