in the North York Moors National Park
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The Town and nearby attractions
Helmsley is a small, bustling market town situated on the southern boundary of the North York Moors National Park. In and around the town square area is an impressive array of shops, award-winning delicatessens, tea-rooms, restaurants, hotels (one with a leisure spa) and licensed premises. Within the town there is also an Arts Centre, Helmsley castle (English Heritage), a recently restored walled garden, a heated outdoor swimming pool. Just outside the town you will find Duncombe Park, the ancestral home of the Feversham family and Riveaux Abbey (EH). Apart from the magnificent countryside of the National Park, other attractions such as , Nunnington Hall (National Trust), heritage steam railway at Pickering, Flamingo Land and Castle Howard are close by. Whitby, Scarborough and Robin Hood’s Bay on the Yorkshire coast are a short drive away. The Cleveland Way National Trail starts in Helmsley
Ivy Cottage is a 3 bed-roomed Yorkshire stone cottage, located at the end of a small terrace overlooking a local green . VisitEngland's quality assessment team has consistently awarded Ivy Cottage a 4* quality rating .
The cottage is situated in a quiet road less than five minutes walk from the bustling town centre of Helmsley, and also only five minutes walk from open countryside.
The property is beautifully maintained, fully furnished , spacious and well-equipped -ideal for all ages, including families with children .
It is accredited as providing specialist facilities for walkers and cyclists.
The cottage is fully gas central- heated and is double-glazed throughout