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Giltspur Holiday Cottage, Rawcliffe House Farm

  • Stape
  • Pickering
  • North Yorkshire
  • YO18 8JA


  • Barbecue
  • Bike Hire
  • Children's Play Area
  • Countryside Views
  • Family
  • Freeview
  • Garden - Open/semi-enclosed
  • Ground Floor Room/s
  • Group Holidays
  • Historic Romantic
  • No Pets
  • Other Accommodation On-site
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Gear Storage
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Rural Location
  • Self Catering
  • Short breaks
  • TV
  • Weekend Breaks
  • WiFi

At a Glance

  • 3 bedrooms, 2 bath/ shower rooms 
  • Beautiful North York Moors location 
  • 3 night short breaks welcome 

About Rawcliffe House Farm

Peacefully situated in the wonderful North York Moors National Park, Rawcliffe House Farm near Pickering offers a superb choice of 18th century cottages and studio rooms which are surrounded by far reaching countryside views. A haven of peace and tranquillity just twenty miles north of York, walkers and cyclists will enjoy exploring the 554 square miles of magical moorland, ancient woodland, secluded dales, historic sites and a stunning Jurassic Age coastline with fine sandy beaches. The night skies above are recognised as one of the best areas in the country for stargazers and a wealth of wildlife call the surrounding countryside their home including deer, barn owls, kestrels, woodpeckers, nuthatches and many more.

Families are very welcome and our grounds have a choice of outdoor seating areas, a children's play area and over an acre of grass for games. The whole family can also arrange to help feed our animals including our friendly goats and hens. Further afield, guests will find an excellent choice of traditional pubs serving food, cafes, market towns and restaurants to visit or explore the beautiful moorland on the North York Moors Steam Railway. Contact us for further information and to book your stay. 

Giltspur Holiday Cottage

Created out of the farm's former hayloft, Giltspur is our largest cottage and ideal for larger/ extended family holidays. The living accommodation offers double doors out into the courtyard which bring in the fine country views. This space also has a beamed ceiling, plenty of leather seating, a flat screen TV and feature electric stove fire. The family dining area can seat up to eight and the kitchen is superbly appointed with a full-sized freezer, dishwasher, fan oven, electric hob and fridge. 

The bedrooms are presented as one king size double with ensuite, a twin bedroom and a third large bedroom with three single beds. There is a further family bathroom and both bathrooms have a shower over the bath.

Farm Facilities

  • Drying room which guests can use free of charge
  • Secure bike storage and basic tools. Bike hire is also available by pre-arrangement
  • Spotting scope with tripod, binoculars and nature books for watching the wildlife. Extra charges apply and use must be pre-booked
  • Telescope with tripod, binoculars, two red-light torches and star maps for dark sky enthusiasts. Again, extra charges apply and use of equipment must be pre-booked 
  • Large grounds with south facing courtyard, tables and chairs for guests use, and one acre of grass for games
  • Garden with seating areas, brick built bbq, play area for children and outdoor play equipment
  • Free Wi-Fi with 10MB connection through the farm
  • Friendly resident animals to meet - assisting with feeding can also be arrangement in advance
  • Paddock for horses
  • Laminated guides for walks, drives, cycling and horse trekking

Other accommodation

  • Walcott Studio Room - stylish studio room with twin/ super king size bed. Sleeps 2
  • Gowland Studio Room - our second spacious ground floor studio with king size bed. Sleeps 2 
  • Pye Corner Cottage - a flexible two bedroom cottage suitable for families or two couples holidaying together. Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Cloth Fair Cottage - our accessible one bedroom property with ramp access, open plan living area & deck. Sleeps 2
  • Hindburn Cottage - a light and spacious one bedroom cottage with south west facing patio. Sleeps 2


Short breaks are welcome except over the Christmas/ New Year period when a seven night minimum stay applies. No pets. 

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