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High View Cottage in Glaisdale, North Yorkshire

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sleeps 6
3 rooms
3 bathrooms

High View Cottage description

Holiday home
With three double bedrooms and accommodation spread out over three floors, this charming, stone-built property offers enough room to house groups of up to six people. An enclosed garden to the rear of the property creates great opportunity for a spot of outdoor dining in the summer, whilst a woodburning stove and central-heating turns the cottage into a cosy snug in the winter. The property is full of character, having retained many of its original features, such as exposed beams in the ceilings.

Built in the 19th Century, Glaisdale village was an ironstone mining village. Today, it is a small and welcoming hillside village made up of attractive terraces of slate-roofed cottages, wide verges and greens that cling to the hillside on the western side of the dale, just south of the River Esk. At the eastern end of Glaisdale is Beggar's Bridge, the famous packhorse bridge built by Thomas Ferries in 1619. The River Esk itself affords excellent fly-fishing for salmon and brown trout and there are many picturesque walks to be had along its banks. Travelling slightly further afield will bring you to the historic town of Whitby and all the splendour of the North Yorkshire coast.

The North York Moors National Park covers 554 square miles, with landscape ranging from heather-clad moorland and deep secluded dales, to the cliffs and coves of the magnificent coastline making it a haven for walkers.


  • Accepts Pets
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Enclosed garden
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Log fire
  • Parking
  • Parking space
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wifi

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Mr Shephard
July 2016
A well-thought out Cottage with every facility to make one' stay enjoyable.
Mrs Wilkinson
September 2015
5 star luxury accommodation which was clean, light and well laid out. There was plenty of room and it was useful to have a very well stocked kitchen.
Ms Sunderland
November 2015
A beautifully furnished, comfortable, clean cottage in a wonderful location, we will definitely be back.
Mr Longmoor
May 2016
A beautiful area and a well kept cottage which was nicely warmed up for our arrival.
Mr Astbury
August 2016
The location, Glaisdale, is lovely and well situated for visiting other places. The cottage was great and very well equipped.
Mrs Bean
June 2015
Once again, we have had a lovely week. We have been staying at High View Cottage since it first opened, it's a beautiful property in a truly amazing area. Whitby is within easy reach and should you wish to have an 'at home day' there are some great walks around the village with stunning views.
Mr Tuckwell
October 2015
A great house which was well kept and in a lovely area.
Mrs Porter
November 2014
The house was really well equipped, we loved the log burner. The butcher's and general store in the village were friendly and helpful.
Mrs Brown
January 2016
The cottage had everything to make our stay cosy and comfortable. Will definitely recommend to friends and will be returning ourselves.
Ms Cramman
June 2014
This is a beautiful cottage - even better than its description.
Mrs Pizzey
August 2014
We loved the cottage, it was very well kept and thought out. Glaisdale is a perfect location for both the Moors and the coast, we had a fantastic holiday.
Mr Tuckwell
September 2014
A lovely holiday home.
Mr Gaarskjaer
July 2014
The Cottage is situated beautifully in the village of Glaisdale with a fine view of the valley and the lower part of the village. Access to the moor is easy.
Mrs Riley
November 2014
Loved the cottage and its location with beautiful surrounding countryside and outstanding views. Very clean and spacious with everything provided that we could need. Would definitely recommend this cottage to family and friends. Had a brilliant time.
Mrs Allen
July 2014
This cottage was very clean, spacious and comfortable. The garden was enclosed, making it ideal for children and pets. The wooden floors are ideal for dogs. The showers were very powerful, with lashings of hot water. The log burner was a nice touch. The two lounges made it ideal for families. Very quiet area.
Mrs Giles
June 2013
Position of the cottage and fantastic views
Mrs Stanton
February 2013
Well situated, good for walking. Nice sized property - clean and warm. Very comfortable bed with clean crisp linen. Would recommend this property to friends!
Mr Price
March 2013
High View is a very spacious, clean and well-appointed cottage in a lovely area.
Mrs Martin
April 2013
A beautifully finished, bright, modern and comfortable house with everything you could possibly wish for.
Mr Tuckwell
September 2013
An excellent property in a lovely setting.
Mrs Bareham
October 2013
The cottage was particularly well finished and supplied. The weather was not good, but this made the cottage feel even warmer and cosy.
Mr Drummond-Brassington
January 2014
A lovely warm and welcoming cottage. A perfect place to bring in the New Year. We had a couple of walks despite the weather and it was lovely to to return the the warmth of the cottage. We will definitely be back sometime soon.
Mr Hunt
October 2014
Ms Williamson
January 2012
Beautiful location, very relaxing. Excellent cottage facilities.
Mr Bean
June 2013
The cottage was a warm and friendly place to be and well equipped. We have been here several times before which shows how much we like the cottage.
Mr Fell
September 2012
Property was clean, tidy and as described. The area provided walks and pubs and we were able to visit both moor and seaside with ease. Glaisdale has good butcher and grocer within 40 yards. Excellent cottage, would wish to stay again.
Miss Rennie
November 2013
Very spacious living and dining areas. The cottage was warm and very comfortable. The nearby pub serves a great Sunday roast. There are a number of walks in the area. We really enjoyed our stay.
Mrs Scott
November 2012
The cottage was really well decorated and spotlessly clean. The heating worked very well and the stove was great particularly as the weather was cold and wet.
Mr Treadgold
January 2012
A well equipped, pleasant cottage in a good location.
Mrs Batty
January 2012
Well equipped cottage that gave us plenty of space. Enjoyed having the log burner. Great location for walks.
Mrs Fordham
September 2011
The property was lovely and the furnishings and lack of clutter was great. The garden was secure and tidy.
Mr Glanister
October 2011
We loved our stay at High View Cottage. The location was excellent and the accommodation was first class.
Mrs Strachan
May 2011
The village was very peaceful and quiet, yet within easy reach of places such as Whitby and Scarborough. The property was very well furnished and spacious.
Mrs Bugg
March 2011
This is a great cottage in a fabulous location. We all enjoyed our time there. This week we managed to walk miles and looked forward to relaxing in front of the wood burner on our return.
Mr Smith
February 2011
The cottage we stayed in was fantastic! Everything had been carefully thought out to make our stay comfortable and hassle free. We will definitely be back to stay in this cottage again! We also found the staff from Sykes very friendly and helpful and easy to contact on the phone. We will continue to use Sykes as our agent in the future.
Mrs Barron
February 2011
The property is set in a beautiful area with wonderful views from the house. The house is in immaculate condition with a well equipped kitchen and all the other facilities one could wish for.
Mr Clark
May 2011
Having visited the property several times, the standards have always been good.
Mr Lutz
July 2010
The cottage is in an excellent location, as it is very quiet in and around the village.
Mr Marston
July 2010
The good weather and beautiful location. The cottage was superb and ideal for a group of six.
Mr Ritman
October 2010
The cottage is well equipped, comfortable and spacious for 6 adults. The tow local shops (1min walk) are useful and the staff very helpful.
Mr Marshman
March 2010
Location of cottage was excellent; peaceful away from it all but not too far away! Still allowed for short day trips to the coast
Mr Bean
October 2010
This is our sixth visit to this property and that should say it all! It is in a lovely village which we know well and is kept very well. It is always warm, clean and comfortable.
Ms Massam
June 2010
Cottage was in an excellent position and very comfortable and well stocked in the kitchen. Lovely and clean and well decorated etc. Location of the cottage also good for mixture of coast and moors visits.
Mrs Haworth
October 2010
Location and peace and quiet!
Mr Van Eden
November 2010
The cottage was brilliant, lovely rooms and bathrooms - it was nice and spacious.
Mrs Bugg
November 2010
A fabulous cottage in a lovely village with dog walks from your door step. We found the villagers very welcoming too. We hope to return again very soon as the whole family really enjoyed our stay.
Mr Allan
May 2011
A great location for walking in the North Yorkshire area with loads of good walks from the doorstep and easy access to the coast and other walks such as the Hole of Horcum. Nearby village shop and butchers was a welcome bonus and the village pub was notably busy with a mix of locals, visitors and Coast to Coast walkers who seem to stage there for the night.
Mrs Hill
August 2010
The cottage was absolutely lovely, we had a great time. Glaisdale is a little isolated but not a problem if you had a car. Not having holidayed in a cottage before our 3 generations of family had differing views - all were fulfilled. High View Cottage was compact with all we needed for a comfortable weeks holiday. We all loved the area too. We were also first timers for Sykes Holidays and have nothing but praise - really helpful both on website and the personal touch over the phone and we will definitely be return customers. Thank you.
Mrs Clark
March 2011
The cottage was so well equipped, clean and in a fantastic location. We couldn't fault it and we will definitely return. Thank you.
Mr Bloor
April 2010
Central position for all local walks.
Mr Ingham
March 2010
Fabulous cottage, in a beautiful location, with everything you could wish for.
Mrs Webb
June 2010
The amount of space we had. The welcome flowers and tea making provisions. This was our first Sykes cottage booking and it will not be the last - we are recommending you to all of our friends.
Mrs Moran
August 2010
We had a lovely family holiday. The cottage was of an exceptional standard and in a perfect location too. I would happily recommend it to anyone.
Mrs Haynes
May 2010
This was our second visit. We love the cottage, it is ideal for 6 of us and we love the area.
Miss Ace
October 2009
The cottage was really well furnished, lovely and clean, very cosy. The kitchen and bathrooms were great. No complaints at all, it's a lovely cottage and I would definitely go there again.
Mrs Francis
November 2009
An exceptionally well appointed property with no expense spared. Very comfortable value for money. All amenities we needed in the village with walks in every direction, enabling us to be car free for a couple of days. Thank you
Mrs Cummins
August 2009
Cottage was beautiful, extremely well equipped and clean. Glaisdale was great with well stock grocers and butchers only 50yds up road. Small village kids play park was only 50yds in other direction which was handy. Local pub good does good food beer.
Mrs Hargraves
January 2010
A lovely cosy cottage, a home from home. Perfect location for exploring the coast and the moors.
Mrs Hamilton
August 2009
Great location. Good accommodation
Mr Bucke
July 2009
An excellent property that I would not hesitate in recommending to anyone.
Miss Clark
May 2009
The cottage is very well appointed, it was spotlessly clean on arrival. This was our third visit to High View Cottage and won't be our last! Glaisdale is a lovely village with fabulous views and an excellent butchers. We love it!
Mrs Stoneman
August 2009
A lovely cottage with excellent standard accommodation. The butchers do good food at Ancliffe and is reasonably priced.
Ms Gleeson
April 2009
The cottage was a very good size. We appreciated the second sitting area in the dining room which meant we could use that as a quiet room if we didn't want to watch TV. The views were spectacular. We all enjoyed the steam train.
Miss Eastwood
March 2009
The property was of exceptional standard. Cleanliness and overall quality was out of this world. We had everything we could have wanted and more. We loved every second, never mind minute of our stay in this beautiful cottage. We strongly recommend this property to anyone, its out of this world.
Mrs Embleton
June 2009
The cottage was extremely clean and fresh, light and airy.
Mr Mrs Simmons
September 2009
The house was in a great place in the heart of the village and moors.
Miss Clark
June 2008
The cottage was of a very high standard in a superb village and will stay there again. Would not hesitate to recommend the cottage.
Mr Williams
July 2008
Excellent cottage, clean and very well-equipped. Set in a lovely village. One of the best holiday cottages we have stayed in.
Mrs Scruton
June 2008
A very well equipped house - probably the best we have stayed in. Great location with shops in the village for all your needs. Thank you!
Mrs Kay
April 2008
A lovely cottage decorated and furnished to a high standard. A great location with nice walks from the door. Easy access to the North Yorks steam train which my daughter loved!
Mrs Baker
July 2008
The cottage was particularly comfortable for a holiday cottage, more like home from home. It is the best holiday cottage I have ever stayed in. Fantastic!
Mr Bestwick
November 2008
The cottage exceeded expectations, everything about it was first class.
Mrs McArthur
October 2008
This is an exceptionally good cottage. All furnishings and fittings are of the best quality and pristinely clean. Wonderful views from the upstairs bedrooms.
Mr Ingham
April 2009
Modern refurbishment. Warm good quality furnishings. Very clean. The kind of holiday cottage you could move to.
Mr Price
December 2008
House was perfect for a family. Loads of space. Very helpful owner. Had a great time and would recommend.
Mr Bean
June 2009
This is our third visit to this property and we have booked a fourth and that says it all! A very warm and welcoming cottage. Spotlessly clean and very well equipped. We look forward to many more holidays there
Mr Bradley
June 2008
Brilliantly designed and superbly furnished. Cottage services excellent and very clean.
Mrs Chatterton
August 2008
The cottage and location were outstanding, especially given the reasonable price. One of my friends has already booked it for October. Well done!
Mr Ingham
February 2008
The owners of this cottage had thought of everything. The heating was on when we arrived and was really cosy after our journey. The quality of furnishings was very high. Just perfect for relaxing after a days walking and exploring. I would recommend this cottage to anyone for a relaxing break in a great location.
Miss Moore
August 2008
Superb cottage in a beautiful location. Fantastic views from the kitchen window. The cottage was tastefully furnished and we felt really comfortable. We would definitely stay there again.
Richard L
May 2016
Lovely clean and airy cottage, all the facilities are top notch, nothing has been left out and best of all the place was warmed up for our arrival
Mrs Cunnington
January 2008
We were delighted with High View Cottage, it was spacious, welcoming and extremely well furnished and equipped. We spent Christmas in the cottage and found everything we needed and more. There were wonderful views, walks from the door, books and magazines on the local area, plenty of storage space and the cosy woodburning stove when we returned in the evenings. We hope to return.
March 2010
Excellent service from start to finish from both Sykes and the owner. A very well equiped cottage tastefully furnished throughout. The location is perfect for both coast and countryside.Plenty of walks from the doorstep, very helpful information in the cottage handbook. Even though we were snowed in we had a great time and would thoroughly recommend this cottage.
January 2011
The house was well appointed with everything (and more) that you could ask for. There is a cosy wood-burning stove a snug and three excellent and clean bedrooms. Highview Cottage is high on the valley side with some really good walks round and about (we took the dog). We had a really good weekend playing board games with friends and we had a trip out to Robin Hoods bay. The shop is staffed by friendly people and has everything a village shop should have including a post office!
January 2016
I have now enjoyed a number of stays at High View Cottage and each of them have been wonderful. It is well maintained with good quality furniture and facilities. The house is always clean and welcoming and with very efficient central heating and a log-burner. There are beautiful views from the house and lovely walks from the front door. An excellent butcher is just a minutes walk away as is a local shop and post office. A pub and railway station are also close by. It is also excellently positioned to explore all the North York Moors.
December 2009
excellent booking arrangements, excallent accommodaion and location, and we had brilliant weather too. Overall a good place to go and lots to do and see within reasonable distance. Highly recommended and superbly appointed accommodation.
May 2011
This cottage is a really cosy, comfortable retreat for a family who needs to get away from it all! The cottage has every thing you could possibly need, its very clean and in a good location just 15 minuets drive from Whitby. There is a village shop and a great butchers just across the road with everything you need. We will definatly return!
August 2014
We have been going to this cottage since it first opened and have always found it to be warm, clean and welcoming. There is off road parking and the village is a lovely one with a wonderful butchers and very useful local shop and Post Office. The views are wonderful but it is in a hilly area so don't expect any flat walks! It is a lovely spot and we always look forward to going and then enjoy a relaxing holiday there, regardless of weather.
December 2009
We have stayed in many types of cottages in various parts of the country and this cottage is one of our favourites. It ticks all the right boxes from beautiful views to total comfort. It is conveniently located to head off in any direction and arrive somewhere interesting. The local community are friendly people and there is a great little shop near by that can supply you with anything. It has plenty of space to relax in after a long day out and a great bonus is having two lounges and all rooms en suite. The kitchen was spotless and well equipt. A brilliant base for touring and discovering beautiful towns and villages steeped in history.
December 2009
A very well situated cottage that our my friends and family have enjoyed for 3 years now. Perfect for a wintery get away, with crisp walks on the doorstep. Friendly local shops for all the essentials and fantastic facilities inside the cottage mean that you could also stay inside all the time too. Perfect for exploring the local surroundings near the coast and inland.
December 2009
That bad sent a letter to Sykes and reported to Health and safety about a electric shower that was not safe. made up with tape. House was not clean. Gas fire not working some Radiators not working.
Dave Bean
December 2009
We have stayed in High View Cottage on four occasions now, I think it's four and we have booked again for this month for a short stay and again for a week in May 2010. That says what we think to the cottage. It is always clean and tidy, warm and well looked after and we have never had any cause for any complaint of any sort. We have friends who live in the village of Glaisdale only about 100 yds from this cottage so it is a great way of seeing them and having a nice restful break. We love the area and spend time in Whitby. I have been going to Whitby for over fifty years and never tire of the place. All in all, a wonderful cottage in a wonderful area. Sykes staff have always been extremely pleasant and helpful which helps no end. I would highly recommend this cottage. Mr. David Bean
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