Welcome to our Holiday Cottages at Low Penhowe
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If you are looking for a Holiday Cottage that offers the best in self catering, then look no further than Derwent or Primrose Cottage at Low Penhowe, Burythorpe, Malton in North Yorkshire.
Low Penhowe is also the perfect location for anyone wishing to enter into the hustle and bustle of York, while enjoying the peace and tranquillity of rural England.
- ‘4 Star’ Yorkshire Holiday Cottages as accredited by both VisitBritain and Country Holidays
- Each self catering holiday cottage sleeps 4 people
- Double and Twin Rooms in each cottage
- Digital TV via FreeView has been installed in each Holiday Cottage
- There is always a bottle of wine on the table, a pint of milk in the fridge and half a dozen free range eggs in the cottage to welcome you!
- Stunning views across to the North Yorkshire Moors from both self catering holiday cottages
- Our Holiday cottages are located in the heart of the Yorkshire’s countryside and surrounded by farmland
- They are situated on the edge of the Yorkshire Wolds
- We are 10 minutes from Malton, our local market town
- We are 30 minutes from York
- Derwent and Primrose Holiday Cottages close for
- Walking – a 7 mile walk through the Northern Fringe of the Yorkshire Wolds passes through Low Penhowe.
- Cycling – the National Cycle By-way passes at the bottom of the drive up to Low Penhowe.
- Fishing – locally in the River Derwent or trout ponds nearby to the our Holiday Cottages
- Horse Riding – a few hacking stables nearby
- Well behaved pets are more than welcome to our Holiday Cottages
As confirmation of the high standards we strive to achieve in our Yorkshire Holiday Cottages you maybe interested in reading the summary from our recent inspection from VisitBritain when we were awarded our 4 Stars.
Situated in a convenient and pleasant location, these properties are presented to a high standard. The owners strive to deliver high levels of service and guest care, catering well for the market.
Bedrooms and living areas are of a very good standard overall. Kitchens and bathrooms are well equipped and both are easy to use. Standards of Cleanliness are high and all other quality aspects have been maintained or improved upon the levels assessed in previous years.
Under the new British Common Standards for Self Catering Derwent and Primrose Cottages achieve a Four Star rating.
Our Holiday Cottage guests are spoilt for choice when it comes to eating out within easy reach of Low Penhowe. There are 4 excellent pubs, all within 3 miles! The Stone Trough Inn at Kirkham, recommended in “The Good Pub Guide”, is a country inn that offers the ideal combination of a traditional pub and elegant restaurant, over the years has won many awards for its food. The Blacksmiths Inn at Westow, “Yorkshire Dining Pub of the Year” as awarded by “The Good Pub Guide” has been completely renovated and again offers a combination of a village pub and restaurant. The Jolly Farmers at Leavening, also mentioned in The Good Pub Guide is a good local pub situated in the heart of the village and offers a good selection of local home cooked dishes combined with a friendly welcoming atmosphere typical to North Yorkshire. The Bay Horse Inn at Burythorpe has been recently renovated throughout and is now a warm and welcoming local pub and restaurant.
North Yorkshire has recently been crowned Garden of England. The county was praised for "breathtaking countryside" like the Yorkshire Dales and the quality of its stately homes, such as Castle Howard near York.
From these picturesque self-catering holiday cottages, our guests are within easy reach of some of Yorkshire’s finest attractions which include Market towns of Malton, Pickering, Helmsley, Pocklington, Driffield and Beverley; Stately homes and houses of Castle Howard, Duncombe Park, Hovingham Hall, Sledmere House, Fairfax House, Burton Constable Hall, Newby Hall, Sutton Park and Burton Agnes Hall; National Trust properties of Nunnington Hall, Beningbrough Hall, Treasurer’s House, and Rievaulx Terrace; Seaside towns of Whitby, Scarborough, Filey, Bridlington and Robins Hood Bay; the RSPB nature reserve at Bempton; English Heritage Castles of Pickering, Scarborough, Helmsley and Clifford’s Tower, and Abbeys of Rievaulx, Byland, Whitby and Kirkham; Cathedrals, known as Minsters in Yorkshire, including York Minster, Beverley Minster and St Gregory’s Minster; Gardens of Burton Agnes Hall which recently won ‘Garden of the Year Award’, RHS Garden Harlow Carr, Helmsley Walled Garden, The Walled Garden at Scampston, Wytherstone Gardens, Jackson Wold Garden and Burnby Hall Gardens; Museums including Eden Camp, National Railway Museum, Yorkshire Air Museum, Jorvick Museum, Ryedale Folk Museum, Beck Isle Museum, Malton Museum, York Castle Museum and Captain Cook Memorial Museum; North Yorkshire Moors National Park, including Goathland, better known as Aidensfield for those who watch the TV series Heartbeat and the North Yorkshire Moors Steam Railway; Horse Racing, York, Thirsk, Ripon and Beverley Racecourses; Newest attraction, The Norwich Union Yorkshire Wheel located at the national Railway Museum in York.