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Price and Availability Index North Yorkshire
Holiday Letting Price Information in North Yorkshire
This graph displays average prices of the holiday cottages and holiday apartments located in North Yorkshire. The most expensive prices are in July (28/07 - 04/08). Prices reach an average of £102 per night. The cheapest week to book a holiday rental is in January (12/01 - 19/01).
Holiday Home Availability Information in North Yorkshire
Check how busy North Yorkshire is with our availability graph. The busiest time to book a holiday letting in North Yorkshire so far is in May (26/05 - 02/06), where only 31 rentals are available. It is easier to find a rental in a week of December (01/12 - 08/12), as only 17% of the accommodations are booked.
The weather in North Yorkshire
Check out the climate diagram for North Yorkshire. In July maximum temperatures go higher than 21°. No heat wave is expected in February, where minimum average temperatures usally hit a 0° low. The rainiest month is January while the driest month is September.
Explore this beautiful region with North Yorkshire holiday lettings
North Yorkshire is England’s largest county and, arguably, its most beautiful. This area is home to extensive natural limestone formations, historic buildings and a beautiful coastline. The area's many highlights include the city of York, the coastal town of Whitby and the county’s two national parks, the North Yorkshire Moors and the Yorkshire Dales. A varied destination offering something for people of all ages and interests, when you stay in a North Yorkshire holiday letting , there is plenty to discover on a visit to this fascinating area.
Getting to your North Yorkshire holiday home
North Yorkshire is a predominately rural area, so you will not find any airports within the county itself. However, there are several large airports nearby, including Newcastle, Sheffield, Manchester and Leeds Bradford. The area can also be reached from other parts of the country via train or coach. Due to the sparseness of the county, it is recommended that visitors book a letting car during their trip to access the harder-to-reach attractions.
North Yorkshire weather: What to expect
North Yorkshire has a varied climate. Depending on where in North Yorkshire you are, you may be in one of the wettest parts of the country or the driest. Speaking generally, North Yorkshire receives a higher amount of rainfall than elsewhere, so it is a good idea to make sure that you take an umbrella and waterproof clothing to your North Yorkshire holiday letting . Winter often brings freezing temperatures and snowfall, while summer sees warm weather and the occasional heat wave.
Things to do in North Yorkshire
North Yorkshire is a large area with plenty of fascinating sights and attractions, including historic towns, a dramatic coastline and lush green landscapes. North Yorkshire holiday lettings are the perfect way to enjoy the diverse attractions of the region.
York, the region's largest city, is a great starting point for visitors to North Yorkshire. This pleasant city is wonderful to explore on foot, so strap on some comfortable shoes and start wandering around the ancient streets. The absolute highlight of the city is York Minster, which stands on a site which has been the location of a religious building since at least 627 A.D. The current building was built between 1230 and 1472 and is Europe’s largest Gothic cathedral.
Other highlights in York include the National Railway Museum, the largest such institution in the world, and the York Castle Museum, which features interactive exhibitions where you can walk through the city’s fascinating history, as well as ‘The Shambles’, a picturesque Medieval street.
The Yorkshire Dales are another must-visit for those with North Yorkshire holiday homes. This large area features woodland, moors and valleys, and is great for an afternoon of hiking. Ingleborough Peak is a highlight, offering great views, while the dramatic Bolton Abbey has been featured in many television shows and inspired poets and authors.
Scarborough Castle dates back to the 12th century, though evidence suggests the spot has been a lookout spot for some 3000 years. The castle offers a fascinating step back into history and also provides excellent views of the coast.
North Yorkshire with kids
North Yorkshire is one of the best counties of the UK for those staying in North Yorkshire holiday lettings with children.
Take them to the village of Sandsend for a trip to the beach. This is one of the loveliest beaches in the country and provides a real seaside adventure with ice-cream, sandcastles and paddling or swimming in the water.
Ordinarily it might be difficult to convince children to get excited about a visit to a stately home, but you will have no such trouble if you choose to visit Castle Howard, a magnificent home that took more than a hundred years to build from 1699 onwards. This fascinating historic castle features a large playground for children situated in its gardens.
For a day they will never forget, take your children to the Web Adventure Park in York. This fun attraction features a play park and an ‘Animal Zone’ where children can pet farmyard animals. The park also features a state of the art high rope walkway as well as a number of organised activities for children of all ages.
Explore the mysterious history of North Yorkshire
National Railway Museum York
This award-winning locomotive museum houses over 100 trains and an assortment of affiliated exhibits from around the world.
York City Walls
The remains of this Roman structure are situated at various points across the historic city of York. The remnants of the wall are free to visit and almost all of it can be traversed on foot, making for wonderful photo opportunities.
Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden
The abbey, which was closed under the jurisdiction of Henry VIII, is a stunning relic situated adjacent to the Royal Water Garden. The grounds are famous for their snowdrops, which bloom every spring, and were planted during Victorian times.
York Castle Museum
The castle, built by William the Conqueror, is a former prison and houses a collection of paintings and exhibits.
The Church of St Peter is famous for its Gothic architecture and west window - known as the 'heart of Yorkshire.'
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