Pickering is a pretty market town at the foot of the moors in North Yorkshire. It’s a beautiful place to stay to relax and explore, here are 10 cosy bed and breakfasts in Pickering.
Pickering is a gateway to the lovely North York Moors National Park and as such is a great place to use as a base. Its Saxon Church with its famous 15th Century paintings, Beck Isle Museum and the Railway are just a number of things to do in Pickering during your visit. For those planning a visit, here are 10 cosy bed and breakfasts in Pickering for you to consider.
1. 17 Burgate House
This Georgian Town House in the centre of Pickering offers elegant en-suite bedrooms. It has 5 Star Gold awards and here you will find a private garden to enjoy and a car park on-site. Rooms feature a flat-screen TV, Wi-Fi, tea and coffee making facilities and complimentary toiletries. Breakfast is a feast to set you up for the day ahead and the champagne bar is somewhere to relax at the end of a busy day.
2. Bramwood Guesthouse
Bramwood has 7 en-suite bedrooms, a twin and 6 doubles. Those seeking an active holiday have secure cycle parking and an external tap to clean muddy boots. The Guesthouse has free onsite parking. Once inside, you will find rooms with TV, Wi-Fi, tea and coffee making facilities, toiletries and a hairdryer. Breakfast caters for every taste, from vegetarian to full English.
3. Cawthorne House
This Grade II Victorian house is spacious and offers en-suite bedrooms with complimentary toiletries. There are 6 rooms in all, 4 doubles and 2 twins with enough car parking space for 4 cars. Breakfast options include locally sourced salmon with all produce local and fresh. The owner runs a cookery school so you can be certain of a great start to the day.
4. Pear Tree House B&B
At Pear Tree House, there are three large bedrooms, two en-suites, which can be adapted to double, twin or family rooms. TV and Wi-Fi are in each room while there is also a communal lounge in which guests can relax. Secure parking for cars and storage for bikes is available while Peartree is dog friendly with advance notice.
5. Black Swan Coaching Inn
The Black Swan dates back to 1740 but offers very much 21st Century accommodation. Today’s dining room was once the courthouse and Charles Dickens is known to have stayed there. It has only been in private ownership since 2015 with nine rooms, a restaurant and a bar for guests and locals.
6. Pond Farm
Pond Farm features pretty garden views and a lovely shared lounge area. This bed and breakfast offers a flat-screen TV, private bathroom, hairdryer and toiletries. You can enjoy a delicious full English or a la carte breakfast here before a day trying hiking and exploring.
7. The Old Manse
This Edwardian building has 10 en-suite bedrooms with TV, radio, Wi-Fi, tea and coffee making facilities, hairdryer and telephone. If you visit in the winter, you can enjoy the log fire in the lounge while the conservatory is a great place for eating in the summer. There is a nice terrace overlooking the garden, a pleasant place for an early evening drink. You can enjoy an excellent breakfast and dinner can be booked if you wish.
8. Ticketyboo Suites
Set in Pickering and only 13 miles from Dalby Forest. These pretty suites are perfect for a relaxing break. There are two suites here both boasting private dining areas and free private parking. The hot breakfasts here are raved about and a perfect way to set yourself up for a day exploring.
9. The Cayley Arms Inn
The Cayley Arms Inn is a great option in Pickering. It has a bar and restaurant serving fantastic food and drinks meaning you don’t need to venture far to fill up! There is free wifi and a garden here to enjoy. They offer a full English or Irish breakfast here daily. This is a great place to stay and explore Pickering.
10. The Horseshoe Inn
We love the Horseshoe Inn for its quirky, colourful and stylish decorating. It features a bar, free parking, Wifi and even a garden to enjoy. There are units here that also have their own patio to admire the views from your accommodation. A la carte and full English breakfast options are available each morning. We highly recommend the food here!
Pickering is a great base to explore the North York Moors. It is a short 35-minute drive over the Moors to Whitby and around a 40-minute drive into the centre of York. The surrounding countryside and slower pace of life make these Pickering bed and breakfasts the ideal place to stay when visiting North Yorkshire.