This dinky retreat is ideal for couples and their pets. In the village of Middleton it is only yards away from the local pub and shops. It is only 19 miles from the seaside town of Scarborough and Whitby, another popular coastal destination is 22.5 miles away.
It is on the doorstep of picturesque Pickering, an ancient market town on the edge of the North Yorkshire Moors with its impressive 100 independent shops.
For a big dollop of culture and history, the minster city of York is only 18 miles away.
At A Glance
Two Dogs Allowed
Pets - No Charge
Pub Within 1 Mile
Flat Screen TV
About Pan Cottage
It is a character-filled traditional cottage complete with bay windows, stable doors, beams and courtyard garden. There is one-bedroom upstairs, a cosy living room with a log burner and shaker-style eat-in kitchen that leads out to a pretty courtyard garden with a love seat and barbeque area.
Dating back to 1843, Pan Cottage takes you back in time, but doesn’t forget modern amenities such as a gas hob cooker, washing machine, television and WiFi.
There’s a cycle shed and private parking for one car. Guests can look forward to a welcome pack, which includes extra doggie treats. Unlike many other holiday homes that only allow one pet, Pan Cottage permits two.
Map of Area
Things To Do in Pickering
Middleton is only a 15-minute walk from Pickering, where you can embark on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway steam train and take in 24 miles of glorious scenery. You don’t have to worry about leaving your best furry friend at home – dogs are more than welcome to take a ride on the train.
From Pickering, a 1930s-themed station, you will stop at Goathland, which is better known as Hogsmeade Station in the Harry Potter and the Philospher’s Stone.
The train takes in the charming coastal town of Whitby famous for its lofty abbey ruins, Bramstock’s Dracula and fish and chips.
Take a full day out if you want to get the best out of this age-old fishing town. Whitby Coastal Cruises vary from 20 minutes to two-hour trips along the Yorkshire coast.
There are sunset and twilight tours and even a whale watching and dolphin tour. Why not take a boat ride up the River Esk to the village of Ruswarp where you will sail through the Swing Bridge.
Pickering Castle is well worth visiting if you plan to take your dog with you. The motte and bailey fortress, built in the reign of William the Conqueror is well-preserved, one of only a few castles that weren’t demolished of badly damaged during the War of the Roses in the 1400 and the English Civil War in the 1600s. The ample grounds surrounding the medieval castle are great for dogs on leads.
The countryside surrounding Pan Cottage is made for walkers, ramblers and hikers alike. Dalby Forest has walks and trails to cater for everyone, dogs included.
The forest teems with a variety of wildlife from the elusive badger to the pearl-bordered fritillary butterfly. The forest is also home to the Go Ape Adventure Centre, with its treetop trails, forest Segway routes, and epic zip-lines, Check out the www.welcometopickering.co.uk website to see what what’s happening in Dalby Forest. Unusual events such as stargazing and ghost tours are on the calendar.
Thanks to its location, Pan Cottage has the best of all worlds – city, coast and country all within striking distance.
It is a prime spot to explore popular destinations such as Whitby, Robin Hoods Bay and Scarborough.
Excursions often accommodate dogs, meaning you won’t have to leave your pooch at home.
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