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Beautifully converted stone barns in the picturesque village of Slingsby, on the edge of the Howardian Hills. The cottages are well presented and equipped including WiFi and woodburner/ open fire. Ground floor, ample parking and in a quiet location. Located close to Castle Howard and in easy reach of York, Helmsley, the North York Moors and coast. Great walking and cycling on the doorstep with plenty to keep families entertained close by. Helpful on-site owners.

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4 Star Self-Catering

Well-presented stone barn conversions with cosy woodburners and open fires

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- VisitEngland Assessor
Home Farm Holiday Cottages
The Old Fold, Railway Street, SLINGSBY, YORKSHIRE, YO62 4AL
Phone : 01653 628277

About The area

Discover North Yorkshire

North Yorkshire, with its two National Parks and two designated Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is England’s largest county and one of the most rural. This is prime walking country, from the heather-clad heights of the North York Moors to the limestone country that is so typical of the Yorkshire Dales – a place of contrasts and discoveries, of history and legend.

The coastline offers its own treasures, from the fishing villages of Staithes and Robin Hood Bay to Scarborough, one time Regency spa and Victorian bathing resort. In the 1890s, the quaint but bustling town of Whitby provided inspiration for Bram Stoker, who set much of his novel, Dracula, in the town. Wizarding enthusiasts head to the village of Goathland, which is the setting for the Hogwarts Express stop at Hogsmeade station in the Harry Potter films.

York is a city of immense historical significance. It was capital of the British province under the Romans in AD 71, a Viking settlement in the 10th century, and in the Middle Ages its prosperity depended on the wool trade. Its city walls date from the 14th century and are among the finest in Europe. However, the gothic Minster, built between 1220 and 1470, is York’s crowning glory.

 

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