Family-friendly self-catering accommodation near York


Looking for a hotel, B&B, guesthouse or self-catering accommodation in York that welcomes children? Then why not check out our Little Vikings Award-winning York accommodation that offers a warm welcome to families. Here’s a selection of self-catering places not far from the city that offer a bit more space than a hotel and a warm welcome to families.

Winner - 100pxSunset Cottages, Grimston Manor Farm

The Howardian Hills are a gem in the north Yorkshire countryside, and it’s there that you’ll find Sunset Cottages. These six self-catering cottages are set in 175 acres of farmland, and are perfectly located for the Yorkshire moors, dales or coast.

Facilities include: Everything you would expect from a comfortable farm stay, plus modern touches like flat screen TVs and DVD players. Guests are encouraged to enjoy the secluded farm house garden.

Sunset Cottages, Grimston Manor Farm, Gilling East, York YO62 4HR 

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Highly Commended - 100pxGoosewood Holiday Park

Set in 20 acres of land just 6 miles from York, popular Goosewood Holiday Park is firmly family-friendly. Choose from lodge-style holiday homes or luxury lodges (many with hot tub!), or pitch up with your caravan or motorhome. There’s something for every size of group and budget, making it a great option.

Facilities include: indoor swimming pool and bar, fishing lake, adventure play area, mini market.

Carr Lane, Sutton-On-The-Forest, York, YO61 1ET 

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Highly Commended - 100pxYew Tree Cottage, Westow

This luxuriously restored 1750 holiday cottage in a picturesque village outside York is packed with charm. It sleeps four (plus a sofa bed) and has been stylishly decorated to appeal to parents, but has thoughtful baby gear that makes it a good choice for little ones. It’s 20 minutes from York or you’re well located for day trips to the Yorkshire coast or the Howardian hills.

Facilities include: Welcome hamper, selection of kids’ books, toys and DVDs, Wifi, stairgate, cots and highchairs, pre-arrival shopping service, babysitting service on request.

Yew Tree Cottage, Westow

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