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Large holiday cottages in Yorkshire

On your next group holiday to Yorkshire, stay at one of our large holiday cottages near Fountains Abbey Estate or on the edge of the North York Moors.

Large cottages and houses

Fountains Cottage, Yorkshire

Fountains Cottage, Ripon 

This ivy-clad farmhouse, just moments away from Fountains Abbey, was built in 1749. Spread over three floors, Fountains Cottage is full of character. Sleeps 8.

Visitors outside Choristers' House, now a National Trust holiday cottage, at Fountains Abbey, North Yorkshire

Choristers' House, Ripon 

Located on the Fountains Abbey estate, Choristers' House takes its name from its use as a music school. With five large bedrooms, it's ideal for family get-togethers. Sleeps 10.

High Peak & Chapel Cottage, Ravenscar

High Peak, Yorkshire

High Peak 

With panoramic views over Robin Hood's Bay, this cottage offers coast and countryside on the doorstep. High Peak sleeps 8, but when combined with neighbouring Chapel Cottage an additional 4 guests can be accommodated.

The views at Chapel Cottage, Yorkshire

Ravenscar Chapel Cottage 

Both cottages are a fine example of the local Robin Hood's Bay distinctive style of architecture, with its red pantile roof and stone exterior. Chapel Cottage also boasts a pretty garden with a picnic bench perfect for alfresco dining.

Whitefields Cottage & The Boot Room, Ripon

Whitefields Cottage, Yorkshire

Whitefields Cottage 

Discover the spectacular ruins of Fountains Abbey from this large cottage with a farmhouse air. Whitefields sleeps 6, but can also be booked with adjoining The Boot Room which sleeps a further 2 people.

The Boot Room, Yorkshire

The Boot Room 

The Boot Room is our newest hideaway. Once used as part of an outbuilding by the estate gamekeepers, it has been converted into a compact holiday cottage, perfect for 2.

Abbey Cottages, Ripon

Abbey Cottage, Yorkshire

Abbey Cottage 

This pair of cottages has an eclectic history, starting life as an 18th-century hay barn and later evolving into a 1930's shop. The cottages sit on the leafy banks of the River Skell, close to Fountains Abbey. Abbey Cottage sleeps 6 but an additional 2 guests can be accommodated next door.

The sitting room at Abbey Stores, nr Ripon, Yorkshire

Abbey Stores 

Guests staying at either cottage have free, after-hours access to the medieval ruins and water gardens of Fountains Abbey. Explore the grounds of the site at your leisure, even when all the other visitors have gone home. Further afield, the city of York makes for a great day out.

How Hill Cottages, Ripon

How Hill Cottages, Yorkshire
How Hill Cottages, Yorkshire | © National Trust / Chris Lacey

How Hill Cottages

This collection of five converted farm buildings is less than a mile from Fountains Abbey. For groups of up to 24 guests, the cottages can be booked in any combination, along with free access to the nearby abbey and deer park.

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Two visitors walking through the grounds of Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal with the abbey ruins in the background


Discover the delights of Yorkshire including abbey ruins, magnificent houses and gardens, wild moorland and some fantastic stretches of coastline.

View down Upper Wharfedale, Yorkshire Dales

Yorkshire Dales 

Enjoy picturesque villages, drystone walls, flower filled hay meadows and the characteristic rolling hills of the Dales.

Settle, North Yorkshire

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National Trust's Old Coastguard Station at The Dock in Robin Hood's Bay in summer

Yorkshire Coast 

A stunning coastline with two National Trust cafes and visitor centres at Robin Hood's Bay and Ravenscar.

near Ravenscar, North Yorkshire

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The exterior of The Boot Room, Ripon, Yorkshire

Discover more Yorkshire holiday cottages

Time for a proper Yorkshire brew? From historic city breaks to coastal retreats and idyllic countryside getaways - discover the perfect Yorkshire holiday cottages for your adventures with the National trust.