Pickering is a market town at the foot of the moors in North Yorkshire and it is thought there has been human habitation there since 270 BC
Although today’s town was founded in mediaeval times. It 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 further reasons to look for accommodation in Pickering and here are a few ideas of bed & breakfast places where you can begin your search.
17 Burgate House
This Georgian Town House in the centre of Pickering offers elegant en-suite bedrooms that have won it 5 Star Gold awards. You will find a private garden to enjoy with a car park on site.
Rooms have flat screen TV, DVD, 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 somewhere to relax at the end of a busy day.
Phone: +44 1751 473463
Address: 17 Burgate House, Pickering YO18 7AU
This Georgian Grade II farmhouse has 8 rooms in total, some on the ground floor in doubles and twins. You can enjoy private parking on site while there is also a secure place to lock up bikes.
Grindale House provides free Wi-Fi while its breakfast has received commendations from Visit England with the produce all sourced locally. Whether you want a full English breakfast or a vegetarian option, you will not be disappointed.
Phone: +44 751 476636
Address: 123 Eastgate, Pickering YO18 7DW
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. Free entry to Danby Forest is given to all guests as an extra service. The Guesthouse has free on site parking.
Once inside, you will find rooms with TV, Wi-Fi, tea and coffee making facilities, toiletries and hairdryer. Breakfast caters for every taste, from vegetarian to full English.
Phone: +44 1751 474 066
Address: 19 Hallgarth, Pickering YO18 7AW
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.
Phone: +44 1751 269339
Address: 42 Eastgate, Pickering, YO18 7DU
With Four Star Silver Accreditation by Visit Britain in 2016, the owners are rightly proud of the service they provide to their guests.
There are three large bedrooms, two en-suite, which can be adapted to double, twin or family room. 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.
The Breakfast menu is comprehensive and a great start to the day.
Phone: +44 1751 472573
Address: 103 Westgate, Pickering YO18 8BB
This Edwardian Semi over three floors is just a short walk from the centre of Pickering. Located in a quiet residential area, it has a private garden for the enjoyment of guests.
There are three rooms available, one a twin or super king, another a twin or family room and the third a single en-suite. Each has TV, DVD, free Wi-Fi, tea and coffee making facilities and a hospitality tray.
Bikes can be locked away and there is off road parking.
Phone: +44 1751 476399
Address: Swainsea Lane, Pickering YO18 8AP
Barker Stakes Farm
This Farm has 10 rooms, 9 of which are holiday lodges, three with hot tubs, ideal for self-catering if you wish. The Farm is 4 Star and dates back to the 18th Century. Its location close to Pickering Beck is lovely with great views over the Moors.
This is adaptable accommodation with some lodges capable of holding up to 6 guests. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout.
An open courtyard with decking, private seating, a play area for children are all features of the Farm.
Phone: +44 1751 476759
Address: Lendales Lane, Pickering YO18 8EE
This Victorian house retains many of its original features yet provides comfortable and airy accommodation.
Each room is en-suite, one with a bath, and can be adapted to suit the make up of the guests. Each has its own TV and tea and coffee making facilities while the comfortable lounge has Sky TV, DVDs and games.
Eleven Westgate has facilities for washing and locking up bikes and a drying room. There are maps and guidebooks for those guests who need them.
Phone: +44 1751 475111
Address: 11 Westgate, Pickering YO18 8BA
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, restaurant and bar for guests and locals.
Phone: +44 1751 798209
Address: 18 Birdgate, Pickering YO18 7AL
This working farm is in a lovely setting above Newton Dale Valley. There has been a farm here since the 17th Century and part of the original remains today.
There are four rooms, all ground floor and en-suite, in a converted barn facing the Farmhouse itself. They can be adapted to twins or doubles to suit and each has TV, fridge, tea and coffee making and microwave. There is a residents’ lounge within the farmhouse itself. Bikes can be washed and stored, and horses stabled with advance notice.
Phone: +44 1751 460239
Address: Lockton, Pickering YO18 7NQ
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.
Phone: +44 1751 476484