Lumley Cottage is a picturesque stone built cottage in the pretty village of Thornton-le-Dale. It is tastefully decorated and has a secluded courtyard garden – perfect for a relaxing summer’s evening. The cottage sleeps up to three guests and is perfect for those short breaks away in a truly beautiful part of the North Yorkshire Moors.
The cottage has a comfortable sitting room complete with a welcoming log burning stove and a spacious kitchen diner. You can snuggle up in front of the log burner in the winter months and in sping and summer, the private courtyard garden to the rear of the property provides an ideal place for enjoying a glass of wine or alfresco dining – perfect for relaxing on a summer’s evening.
The lovely quaint village of Thornton-le-Dale offers a good range of amenities with eating establishments and independent shops for stocking up on provisions (including a butchers, pharmacy, bakery and post office) all within a short walk from the cottage.
The wonderful market town of Pickering is just a stones throw away and from here you can take a trip on the North York Moors Steam Railway all the way to Whitby – a leisurely way to explore the area whilst sitting back and enjoying the spectacular ‘Heartbeat’ scenery.
There’s plenty of local activities and places to visit too. Dalby Forest is on the doorstep providing excellent opportunities for those who enjoy outdoor activities. Here you’ll find endless tracks and trails for walkers and cyclists and for those seeking adrenaline, ‘Go Ape’ with its high-wire tree top adventures provides an exciting day out.
There are other local attractions including, Castle Howard; Wolds Way Lavender with its nature walks and lavender fields; Scampston Hall for garden lovers; Snainton Riding Centre sitting in the heart of some of Yorkshire’s finest scenery; and the spectacular heritage coastline with the popular seaside resorts of Scarborough, Whitby and beautiful Robin Hood’s Bay.