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Holly CottageNorth York Moors, Yorkshire


Holly Cottage is part of a collection of beautifully appointed cottages at Thirley Cotes Farm on the edge of the North York Moors. The cottage is located near the village of Harwood Dale and is only a short distance from Scarborough on the Yorkshire Coast.

Holly Cottage began life as a Grain Store Entrance but now provides luxurious self-catering accommodation for couples as the property sleeps two. Finished to an exceptional standard Holly Cottage offers open plan living space, beautiful traditional features including vaulted beam ceilings.

Guests at Holly Cottage can enjoy the shared hot tub and lawned area. There is also a play area for young children, a dedicated picnic area and a fun indoor games room. Secure bike storage means it’s a great choice for cyclists and a natural 4-acre private woodland with picturesque stream. There is even a large fenced wildlife pond in the adjacent grounds, for time spent spotting frogs, fish and other wildlife.

Cottage Escapes has it’s office based at the farm so our friendly staff are always on hand to welcome you and provide help or guidance during your stay.

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Holly Cottage offers a double bedroom (sleeps 2), a single bathroom and an open plan lounge kitchen/diner. The cottage has vaulted beam ceilings, wood floors, and has views to three sides.  All power, heating, bed linen and towels are provided as well as Wi-Fi access.

Ground Floor


Modern fresh bedroom with Kingsize bed, wardrobe and dressing table .

Utility Room

With washing machine


Spacious room with bath, modern shower cublicle, toilet and heated towel rail.

First Floor

Open plan living area

Character barn conversion look and feel with vaulted beamed ceiling and wooden floor .
Electric wood burner, 32" freesat TV, DVD player, Blu-ray player, iPod dock and CD Player.
Comfortable seating for eating and relaxing

Kitchen Area

Modern facility with electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher. Nespresso coffee machine and initial batch of coffee pods.



All fuel, bed linen and power is included, WIFI is available but only suitable for web browsing and e-mail, streaming games etc is not currently possible in this rural environment.
Travel Cot, Highchair and stairgate are available on request.


Garden furniture and BBQ are provided. Use on a shared basis of the external games room complete with pool, table hockey and table tennis, Hot Tub seating 6 and lawned area. ( Please note age and time restrictions apply for using the Hot Tub ).

Full use of all the estate’s grounds including an amenity field, Children’s play area ( supervision required ) and access to our unique 4 acre enchanting woodland ! There’s also an unfenced stream in the woodland and a pond 500 yards from the cottage , small children require supervision.

Parking for 1 car , no smoking property, bike store if required.




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In the area

Holly Cottage is located on Thirley Cotes Farm, which itself is within 17 acres of beautiful North York Moors countryside. The farm is just minutes from the North York Moors National Park. Whilst there is plenty to do in the grounds, you can also explore further afield with ease. Within 45 minutes’ drive you can reach the historic city of York, as well as many more adventurous attractions including Flamingo Land and ‘Go Ape’ in Dalby Forest.

The coast is also only a stone’s throw away so you can spend at day in historic Whitby, enjoy the stunning coastal views at Robin Hood’s Bay or head to one of the many fantastic nearby attractions including the North Yorks Moors Railway at Grosmont and of course the many hiking, walking and bicycle trails.

Price, Availability and Book

Weekly prices from £355 - £645 (Based on 7 nights)

Short breaks available

prices from £355 (Based on 7 nights)

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At a glance

  • Pets
  • Wifi
  • Garden Patio
  • Parking
  • 3-6 night short breaks
  • 2 Person Discount
  • Hot tub