Pickering B&B Guest Houses include a selection of charming boutique town house B&Bs in the centre and some idyllically situated rural farmhouse B&Bs in the surrounding North York Moors and the Vale of Pickering. Pickering isn’t short of award-winning B&B Guest Houses. Many boast Silver Awards and have a 4 or 5 Star rating. A hearty locally sourced Yorkshire breakfast is assured – the perfect start to your day if you’re heading off for some cycling in nearby Dalby Forest!
You can expect friendly, personal service in a Pickering B&B with owners more than familiar with local cycling and walking trails. They’ll happily pass on local knowledge and are usually keen walkers and cyclists/ mountain bikers themselves! Luxury B&B accommodation comes at an affordable price here on the edge of the National Park, and in surrounding heritage farmhouse B&Bs you’ll meet owners whose families have farmed in the area for centuries. Facilities such as WiFi, off street parking and delicious locally sourced breakfasts come as standard in Pickering bed and breakfast accommodation.
‘Walkers are Welcome’ town Pickering is a popular holiday and short break base with many visitors to the North York Moors. A bustling Ryedale market town, Pickering's accessible location just off the A170 and A169 puts it within a 40 minute drive of York and just minutes from Flamingo Land theme park to the South. Scarborough on the coast and the wealth of outdoor pursuits in the North York Moors National Park are right on your doorstep. You’ll see many Pickering B&Bs display Cyclists and Walkers Welcome signs. They'll also often have large gardens and offer onsite bike storage – not surprising in one of Yorkshire’s top spots for Mountain Bike holidays! There are some truly stunning walks around Pickering like the Bridestones walk from Dalby Forest with breathtaking views of the valley and the Moors beyond dotted with ancient stones.
Not only is Pickering surrounded by many family attractions such as Flamingo Land theme park just to the south, there’s plenty going on in the pretty market town itself. The station stop at Pickering is the start of the North Yorkshire Moors Railway route across the National Park to Whitby. The ruins of Pickering Castle are here at the top of Castlegate, and in the centre you’ll find a plentiful supply of independent shops, restaurants, the award-winning Beck Isle Museum, family cafes and real ale inns.
Family friendly Pickering has a plentiful choice of B&B accommodation offering a warm welcome to families with children and with spacious family en-suite rooms. The family pet is usually welcome too, and child discounts are sometimes on offer. Essentials such as cots and highchairs will often be available on request and private parking comes as standard. A great time to visit with kids is during one of Pickering’s many annual festivals and events from 1940s weekenders to a host of cycling events and railway themed specials including Santa Specials and Witches and Wizards Week! The award-winning Beck Isle Museum in Pickering centre with its 25 interactive themed rooms is always a big hit with children!
A historic market town will usually offer a selection of heritage bed & breakfast accommodation and Pickering is no exception. Beautiful Victorian town house B&Bs can be found in the centre and they’ve been luxuriously modernised whilst retaining original features and cosy additions such as log burning stoves ideal for that winter walking break! Georgian Grade II Listed gems are here too with first class reviews and Enjoy England Breakfast Awards. Pickering has its own selection of local producers and outlets like Taylors of Pickering who supply local B&Bs with the finest food and drink appearing on your breakfast table. Quality town house and Grade Listed B&Bs here feature free WiFi, all en-suite rooms and parking as standard.
Farmhouse B&Bs in rural settings around Pickering are perfect for family activity holidays and they’ll often feature a range of facilities including bike washing and storage. Pets are also usually welcome and B&B owners have a wealth of knowledge on activities and things to do in the North York Moors. Around Pickering sit farmhouse B&Bs surrounded by acres of countryside with character annexe style B&B rooms and mouthwatering Full Yorkshire Breakfasts included! Take your pick of walks from your door – or choose a ‘bed to bike’ farmhouse B&B close to Dalby Forest. There’s some great ones listed below within 1 mile of the forest park. Book your cycling break online or direct with iknow!