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Keepers Cottage, Gillamoor

South-facing private garden
27 reviews
South-facing private garden
Lounge with wood-burning stove
Fully equipped kitchen
Bathroom/Shower room - Walk-in shower with Mira Excel mixer unit.
Double bedroom - king size divan bed
Twin bedroom
Entrance hall with original exposed stonework
Lounge view to our front paddock
Orchard with BBQ
Cottage is set in lawned open space
The Moors from Gillamoor Surprise View
Cottage view to Gillamoor village green
Famous Farndale daffodills
Springtime in the orchard
Many walks from the doorstep
Welcome to Keepers Cottage
Winter Wonderland at Surprise View
Wide views to Howardian Hills
See the lambs?
In centre of village - 50 yds to Royal Oak inn
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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Gillamoor, North Yorkshire, England
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Excellent - based on 27 reviews
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
57 reviews
18 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 7 April 2014 for a stay in April 2014

We were pleased to return again to Keepers Cottage - a very clean,comfortable place to stay.This year there was some lovely new furniture in the sitting room, so comfy. Joan and Keri the owners always make you feel so welcome. The food at the Royal Oak is still as good as ever. Hope to be back soon.

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Thank you both - we do appreciate your comment very much.


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Nearby Rotterdam
Reviewed 14 June 2013 for a stay in May 2013
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Nico A
The Hague, The Netherlands
1 review
Reviewed 10 June 2013 for a stay in May 2013

Cottage was everything promised, nice and quiet, rural environment. Owners are friendly. Location is a good start for hiking trips and for train lovers (North Yorkshire Moors Railroad). National Park is nearby. We stayed nearly two weeks and have enjoyed it very much.

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Thank you for your review, which we do appreciate. It was a pleasure to have you stay with us on your visit to the UK.


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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
Two bedrooms, both on the ground floor. King size bed & twin beds.There are no steps within the cottage.Fully equipped kitchen with traditional style oak kitchen units.Large lounge & dining room. Sunny, south facing with dark brown leather suite & wood-burning stove (1st bag fuel included).Large bathroom. Full size bath & walk in shower providing luxury showering at mains-water pressure.
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Booking Terms. - Arrive after 3:00pm - depart before 10:00am. - Cottage must be left clean and tidy. Extra cleaning will be billed. - Visitors to pay for damage that occurs using...
    1 Full bath
    1 King
    2 Twins
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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 3 nights
2 Mar 2018 -
22 Mar 2018
3 nights
23 Mar 2018 -
12 Apr 2018
3 nights
13 Apr 2018 -
3 May 2018
3 nights
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  • Fuel for wood-burning stove: £0 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Short breaks all year - Friday - Monday (3 nights) or Monday to Friday (4 nights)

Discount of 10% per full week when 2 guests use 1 bedroom.
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About the neighbourhood
Gillamoor remains an unspoiled working village, through which sheep are regularly herded and farmers are seen going about their daily tasks. There are three farms within the village boundary.

At one end of the village, the picturesque church of St Aidan sits on 'Surprise View', which is a dramatic and panoramic view of the moors.

Although perched on the edge of the North York Moors, Gillamoor has easy access to Kirkbymoorside (2 miles) and Pickering (10 Miles) where there are a variety of food shops and supermarkets for general provisions.

Our lovely local inn & excellent country restaurant, 'The Royal Oak', is 50 yards away from the cottage door. It is renowned for the quality of its food & beers and visitors often remark on its value for money.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Leeds-Bradford: 95.0 km
Railway: Malton: 25.0 km
Ferry: Hull: 110.0 km
From the A1(M), take the A169 to Thirsk and then the A170 through Helmsley to Kirkbymoorside.

From the roundabout on the A170 at Kirkbymoorside, where Gillamoor is signposted 2 3/4miles (next to Ryedale Garage), turn into the town and drive up the main street to a mini roundabout at the top end of the town. Here take the first exit left. Follow the minor road for just over 2 miles and arrive in Gillamoor. After passing the village sign and 2 sharp bends, you will find Southlands & Keepers Cottage about 100yds along on your left after the 'school' roadsign. We are right in the village centre, next to the school and 50yds from the Royal Oak pub (rear entrance), which is just across the road.

Nearest airports Leeds-Bradford - 60 miles, Newcastle 90 miles.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 40.0 km.
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