The Carrs 15th – 22nd February 2020

Looking to get away at February half term?

We have only The Carrs available from Saturday 15th February 2020 for 7 nights.

The Carrs has 2 bedrooms which are both en-suite, its own private garden and we accept pets in this cottage.


Stape Silver Band

Carols at Hungate 2019

Sunday 22nd December 2019

Join us for some festive cheer round the Christmas tree at Hungate Cottages.

Stape Silver Band performance 6.30pm

Mince Pies & Mulled wine from 6.15pm

We are pleased to announce that Stape Silver Band will be playing for us again this…

Short Breaks

Fancy a short break this winter?

Why not spend the weekend relaxing in front of the fire, walking on the moors, visiting local Christmas markets or sampling the wonderful restaurants in Pickering.

We take 3 night + bookings from early November to mid March each year and from as little…

Early Booking Discount

Don’t forget our early booking discount of £50 off your 2020 holiday (7 nights or more) ends on December 16th 2019 so check out availability online or ring us on 07876 404152.


New Year

We are now fully booked for New Year but we still have availability for Christmas and New Year 2020.

Please see our availability page or ring us on 07876 404152.


1940s Railway in Wartime 2020

Pickering was yet again transported back in time this October as part of the North Yorkshire Moors Railway’s 1940s wartime weekend.

Our cottages were fully booked with people from all over the country taking part in various shows, parades, stalls and lots more.

We have just Saltersgate available for next…

Christmas 2018 Stape Silver Band

We were very lucky to welcome back to Stape Silver Band to our carols around the tree on Sunday 23rd December. It was lovely to see so many guests, locals and housekeepers. We are already planning next year’s!

Rosedale/ Farndale

Fancy a break with the family but still want your own space? Why not book Rosedale and Farndale? With the inter-joining door you can spend time together as 1 large family but also have the luxury of your own kitchen, living room and bathrooms in each cottage.

Rosedale has a…

Stape Silver Band

We are pleased to announce that we will be welcoming Stape SIlver Band on Sunday 23rd December to play a selection of Christmas carols for our guests.

We still have availability for Christmas so why not join us? All our Christmas breaks start on Saturday 22nd December for 7 nights.


We are very excited to announce that we now have an instagram page!

We would love to see pictures of you enjoying your stay with us and of places you have visited.

Don’t forget we also have a Facebook post.

Cropton Brewery

We recently visited The New Inn in Cropton and took a tour of The Great Yorkshire Brewery. We all thoroughly enjoyed both the tour and meal afterwards. You can take just the tour which start at 11am and 2pm or like we did The Brewery Tour Package which includes a…

North Yorkshire Moor Railway

All our guests arriving before Saturday 3rd November 2018 and staying for 7 nights or more are entitled to one free adult return journey on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway. We are also pleased to announce that we are now part of the Ambassador scheme run by the railway and…

Access for All

Planning a visit to North Yorkshire? Bringing friends and family? Why not book Hungate Garden Cottage?

Hungate Garden Cottage has 5 bedrooms and benefits from a large private garden to the front of the property and a private carpark for at least 5 cars to the rear.

HGC has a…

Historic Castles

Did you know that Pickering had its very own castle? Pickering castle is situated just a 10 minute walk from Hungate Cottages. It is now own by English Heritage but is well worth a walk around.

We are also very lucky to have two other castles a short drive from…

Walking days

Do you enjoy walking in beautiful surroundings? Visit to download routes around North Yorkshire. Need a printer? Just ask us when you arrive or during your stay and we will print the routes off for you.

Local Markets

Do you love to wander around picturesque villages and towns and sample what they have to offer? Then why not visit some of our local towns on Market day?

Helmsley – Friday

Kirkbymoorside – Wednesday

Malton – Saturday

Pickering – Monday

Thirsk – Monday and Saturday

Farmers’ Markets

Helmsley –…

Ryedale Folk Museum

Did you know that all our guests receive FREE entry to Ryedale folk museum?

Only a 15 minute drive away located in the beautiful village of Hutton-le-Hole.

Please visit their website to see the special activities they are running during the school holidays and for more information.

Low deposits

Are you staying with us soon?

Thinking about returning?

We are now offering guests the chance to book their next holiday with us for the low deposit of £50. Any guest who books their next holiday with us before they leave can do so for just £50.

Please see our…

Wartime Weekend

We have had a lovely weekend watching all our lovely guests dressing up and getting into the spirit of Pickering’s annual 1940s Wartime Weekend.

Christmas in Pickering

Christmas is a wonderful time of year to spend with friends and family. We are now fully booked for Christmas 2018 but we still have availability for our New Year breaks arriving on Saturday 29th December 2018. Please check our availability page or our New Year blog for more details.

Pickering on TV

Back in March, Channel 5 aired a three part documentary about life on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway. The series went behind the scenes and showed the wonderful sites our visitors can see for themselves when visiting us. Don’t worry if you missed the series as they are now showing…

Sea Life Centre Scarborough

Dive into an amazing underwater world at Sea Life Scarborough. With our 40% voucher you and your family can discover the ocean’s armoured creatures, follow the fascinating journeys of their rehabilitating seal pups in Yorkshire’s only Seal hospital, walk with penguins waddling by your feet in our walk through attraction…

Dog Friendly Attractions

Taking your pet on holiday? Wondering which local attractions accept pets? Below is a list we have compliled of dog friendly attractions in North Yorkshire.

Ryedale Folk Museum

Helmsley Castle

Whitby Abbey

Burton Agnes Hall

Rievaulx Abbey

Scarborough Castle

Kirkham Priory

Mother Shipton’s Cave

There are also many beaches along…