The country-style self-catering cottages have been tastefully converted from the farm barns, retaining many original features of rustic beams and stonework. The three sunny cottages nestling amongst 42 acres of beautiful open countryside are ideal for a relaxing break with only the sounds of the countryside to disturb your peace.
Situated only 6 miles north of the bustling market own of Pickering and in the heart of the North York Moors National Park, Rawcliffe House Farm is the perfect place to explore the gems of the area.
Visit the Local Area page on our website, there is lots to see and do here.
From Rawcliffe House Farm you can follow all year round splendid walks and drives. Our friend Don Burluraux has written some exciting excursions venturing into hidden places away from the main tourist trails a photographer's paradise!
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Giltspur - Lounge
Giltspur - Master bedroom
Disabled Facilities: Yes. Cloth Fair Cottage is a superior wheelchair accessible, one bedroom self-catering holiday cottage, sleeping two persons. It is within the courtyard of three cottages and three ground floor bed and breakfast (B&B) rooms at Rawcliffe House.
The cottage is bright and spacious with windows on three sides and has been specifically designed for our less mobile visitors to enjoy a relaxing and independent holiday; everything is on the same level, there are no steps.
Access to the cottage is by a purpose built ramped pathway with support railings direct from the adjacent car park.
A private, level patio with panoramic, open views is easily accessed from the open plan lounge, dining and kitchen, which is well equipped and practical having one lower work top, lever taps, modern appliances, including hob, oven, microwave and fridge. This room leads onto the bedroom.
Linen Provided: Yes.
All linen, towel, t-towels are all provided
Pets Allowed: No. No pets allowed
Central Heating: Yes.
Open Fire: No.
Smoking Allowed: No.
Allowed in gardens
Outdoor Facilities: Yes. Our nearby self-catering cottages and B&B rooms are surrounded by 42 acres of meadows, woodland and pastures . Although the farm is no longer worked, the fields are grazed by cattle belonging to a local farmer. However, we do look after an assortment of smaller animals much to the delight of our guests including Pygmy Goats, Hens and Chickens, Muscovy and Mallard Ducks, two black Labrador Dogs, two Cats and a friendly Pheasant called Freddie.
Local Services: Our holiday accommodation is located just north of the village of Newton-under-Rawcliffe, approximately 6 miles from the bustling market town of Pickering - a perfect location to explore the Yorkshire Coast and North York Moors National Park.
We are set in 42 acres of rolling pasture surrounded by wide open spaces and stunning scenery.
The nearest village, Newton-under-Rawcliffe has an excellent traditional village inn called the "Mucky Duck - less than 1.5 miles from Rawcliffe House. There is a play area with swings, climbing equipment and an astroturf pitch for football, basketball or tennis.
There also is the New Inn at Cropton (4 miles) - well known for its tasty food and refreshing local real ales brewed on-site.
The famous steam trains of the North York Moors Railway run between Pickering and Grosmont - the nearest station is about a mile away on foot.
The nearest town is Pickering and is well known locally for its excellent restaurants, coffee shops and traditional inns, offering something to eat and drink for every taste and budget.
From A1 Northbound: From the A1 turn on to the A64 heading for York. Keep on the A64 around York and head towards Scarborough. Turn of the A64 on to the A169 heading for Pickering. Distance from the A1/A64 junction to the A64/A169 junction approximately 35miles. When you arrive in Pickering turn left at the roundabout signposted Helmsley/Thirsk. In Pickering turn right the traffic lights (heading North), signposted Steam Railway.
From A1 Southbound: From the A1 Turn on to the A61 towards Thirsk. From Thirsk follow the A170 into Helmsley. Go through Helmsley keeping on A170 heading towards Pickering / Scarborough. From the A1 to Pickering approximately 35 miles. In Pickering turn left at the traffic lights in Pickering (heading North), signposted Steam Railway.
From A172: On the A172 Turn onto the B1257 heading towards Helmsley. In Helmsley go on the A170 heading towards Pickering / Scarborough. Distance from Stokesley to Helmsely approximately 20 miles. In Pickering turn left at the traffic lights in Pickering (heading North), signposted Steam Railway. From the Steam Railway Station Rawcliffe House farm is 6 miles North up the Road. Go past the railway station, past a trout farm and over a level crossing. Continue up the hill and follow the road into the village of Newton-upon-Rawcliffe (after 4 miles). Go through the village and carry on the road. You will come to a steep wooded bank; drive down the road, as soon as you come out of the trees you will see Rawcliffe House Farm, continue for ½ mile it is the 1st entrance on the left.