The Yorkshire Steam Railway: All Aboard

Did you see us on the Channel 5 programme last week?  We featured during the second and last advert breaks offering you the chance to win a break at Hungate Cottages.

Don’t miss tonight’s programme at 8pm.


2021 Bookings

Planning for 2021?

We have opened up our online bookings so you can now book your 2021 holiday with us at 2020 prices.

Looking for a short break in 2021? We take short breaks between the beginning of November and the end of March. Give us a ring or email…

March Availability

Please see below our availability for March. We are still taking shorts breaks throughout March so please ring us on 07876 404152 or email for availability and prices.

Arriving Saturday 21st March

Saltersgate (sleeps 7, accepts pets) £600 for 7 nights

Arriving Saturday 28th March

Farndale (sleeps 5) £450…

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…

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…


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.

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.

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…