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Halfway House Cottage, Hutton-le-Hole, York, North Yorkshire, Hutton le Hole, North Yorkshire Moors, York

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Barbara Grabowski

01751 431596


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Description of Halfwayhousecottages

Waterswallow Cottage, is ideal for the family holiday and has many original features whilst set in a delightful rural location. The cottage is fully equipped to make your stay more enjoyable. This cottage is perfectly complimented with the charm & character which you will enjoy, and the country feel which is all around providing some beautiful views from the cottage.Ideally placed for walking,touring or just relaxing.


Sleeps 4, Digital Sat TV, DVD, Oven, Washing Machine, Microwave,
Log Burning Stove, Central Heating, Private Garden, Short Breaks, Long Vacations.Electric,bedding & towels included in price.

Waterswallow cottage has one double bedroom, and two separate single bedrooms. (one of the single bedrooms is located on the ground floor for easy access). Digital Sat TV! Waterswallow Cottages has a full equipped dining kitchen area and also an outside patio area which is ideal for a relaxing glass of wine in the evening. Don't forget to bring your camera and binoculars, because there is lots of wildlife and beautiful birds to be seen. Including the woodpecker! Secure storage for bikes. Walkers,cyclists,bikers and families welcome.
Why not feed our free range hens and sample some of their eggs.
Owners on site to help.

Features of Halfwayhousecottages

  • General
  • Cot available
  • Freezer
  • Garden
  • Microwave
  • Non Smoking
  • Washing machine
  • Bed linen & towels inc
  • Bed linen included
  • Car parking (1 car)
  • Car parking (2 cars)
  • Central heating
  • Entertainment
  • Colour TV
  • Additional Facilities
  • Sleeps 4
  • Digital Freeview TV
  • DVD
  • Electric Oven & Hob
  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • Log Burning Stove
  • Central Heating
  • Private Garden
  • Short Breaks
  • Long Vacations. 4 Star Rated!

Local Information

There are many attractions in Hutton le Hole and surrounding areas. York is situated just 45 minutes drive away. This historic city with its numerous attractions including the Railway museum, Jorvik Viking centre,York Minster and quaint shambles shops and market, provides a great day out for all the family.Pickering with its steam railway is 5 miles away.

Stay in Britain
- The Chocolate factory (Hutton le Hole)
- Ryedale Folk Museum (Hutton le Hole)
- North Yorkshire Moors Railway (Pickering)

North Yorkshire Moors Railway.starts in Pickering and will take you to Leversham, Grosmont and some days to Whitby.Why not stop off at Goathland to explore the Heartbeat country to see if you can spot the shows land marks
Flamingoland (Malton)

Flamingo Land situated in the village of Kirkby Misperton, this theme park and zoo is pack with activities, rides and animals for the children.
Scampston Hall (Malton)Beautifull gardens

Eden Camp (Malton)

Castle Howard (Nr York)

Castle Howard is located 15 miles northeast and is the private home of the Howard Family This stately home with it's magnificent lake hoist a spectaular Nights of The Proms and firework display.There are shops, cafe's and garden centre besides the house to visit.Wel worth a visit.
York Race Course

Thirsk Race Course

Greenwood crafts of Hutton-le-Hole

Accessibility Details

a) Rail - The main railway station is Malton which is approximately 5 miles away.

b) Taxi There are several taxi services in Kirkbymoorside

~ Nigel taxis 01751 432795

~ Kirkby cabs 0800 7561449

C) Bus - The moors bus service runs a regular bus service during the summer school holiday period & some weekends until October. Please check the moors bus service time table for further information. The moors bus will stop directly outside the driveway to Halfway House Cottages. Please let the driver know where you are staying.

There are regular bus services on the A170 to Scarborough, Thornton-le-dale, Helmsley and Thirsk.

Stephenson’s buses operate a service from Kirkbymoorside to Helmsley,Easingwold & York

More bus services run from Pickering and information is available from the Tourist Information Centre which is opposite the bus terminal.

The approach to both Cottages is by a gravel driveway, which provides ample parking for both cottages

Woodpecker Cottage(sleeps 2 ) is accessed on the ground floor level. On the ground floor there is the kitchen & bathroom. There are approx 7 steps to the lounge area with another 8 steps to the bedroom area.

Waterswallow Cottage is accessed via approx 10 steps leading to the ground floor level. There is hand railing down to the cottage.

On the ground floor there is a bathroom, kitchen and single bedroom.

There are approx 6 steps to the lounge area and another 6 steps to the double bedroom and further single bedroom.

There are several outside seating areas for both cottages and ample parking near both cottages.

If any of our guests would like help with their luggage please ask.

We have covered space for a wheel chair and provision for charging over night.

Wheel chairs may be hired from our local Tourist information centres please book early.

(Please do not hesitate to contact us for further information )


Please contact www.halfwayhousecottages.co.uk or halfwaycottages@btinternet.com for prices and vacancies


Change over days in woodpecker cottage are friday, waterswallow cottage is saturday.
short breaks always welcome

Booking Conditions

A deposit of £80 is require to book your holiday. please ring for details 01751 431596

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Location details for Halfwayhousecottages

  • Distance from:
  • 14 minutes drive from Helmsley (8 miles)
  • 58 minutes drive from York (34 miles)
  • 2 hours 6 minutes drive from Manchester (105 miles)
  • 1 hour 7 minutes drive from M1 J48 with the A1(M) J43 (52 miles)

  • Nearest Beaches:
  • 46 minutes drive from Skinningrove (23 miles)
  • 47 minutes drive from Runswick Bay (24 miles)
  • 49 minutes drive from Staithes (24 miles)
  • 47 minutes drive from Whitby (28 miles)
  • 47 minutes drive from Sandsend (29 miles)
  • 55 minutes drive from Robin Hoods Bay (33 miles)

(All distances and times are approximations)

Getting Here

Simple directions by road using the A1 and Sutton bank * Sutton Bank is a VERY steep hill and is best avoided during winter months *

Using the A1 North or South, exit at junction 49 onto the A168 towards Thirsk.

Exit the A168, onto the A170 York road towards Thirsk.

After approx 1/4mile turn right at the round about onto the A170 Sutton Road.

Stay on the A170 towards Pickering/Scarborough for approx 20 miles.

Approx 1/2mile after passing Kirkbymooride, turn left at the Brown Tourist sign for Ryedale Folk Museum, onto Gray Lane.

Halfwayhouse cottages are located on the right side after approx 1 mile.

A1 via York, Malton and Pickering 1) FROM THE SOUTH

Exit the A1 North at junction 45 onto the A64 towards York.

Keep on the A64 for approx 34 miles towards Malton.

Shortly after Malton take the A169 towards Pickering.

In Pickering, at the round about where the A169 meets the A170, take the A170 towards Helmsley/Kirkbymoorside.

After approx 6.5miles turn right at the Brown Tourist sign for Rydale Folk museum onto Gray Lane.

Halfwayhouse cottages are located on the right side after approx 1 mile.


Exit the A1 at Junction 47 onto the A59 York Rd, towards York.

After approx 9 1/2 miles take the A1237 towards Rawcliffe/Huntington/Heworth.

Stay on the A1237 for approx 6 miles and then take the A64 towards Malton.

After approx 16 miles take the A169 towards Pickering.

In Pickering, at the round about where the A169 meets the A170, take the A170 towards Helmsley/Kirkbymoorside.

After approx 6.5miles turn right at the Brown Tourist sign for Rydale Folk museum onto Gray Lane.

Halfwayhouse cottages are located on the right side after approx 1 mile.