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Rorty Crankle

Thornton Dale, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 1092731)


Yorkshire Coastal Cottages rating

  • 8 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

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  • Open fire
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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14 Customer Review(s)

  • Peter

    “We had a fantastic stay at you beautiful cottage, very roomy and clean, for big families, and would love to book it again,lots to do for any age,around this area.”



    - Peter, August 2023


  • Set over three floors
  • Four bedrooms: 1 x second-floor super king-size, 2 x king-size, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Range cooker, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, coffee machine, dishwasher, washing machine
  • Cot and Highchair available
  • Samsung Smart TV, Bluetooth speaker, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. In rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. In rent
  • Street parking
  • One well behaved pet welcome
  • No smoking
  • Shop 0.3 miles, pub 0.2 miles
  • No garden, but a small yard available
  • Woodland available for dog walks

The property

This rustic, stone-built cottage sits in the heart of Thornton-le-Dale, amidst the wild beauty of the North Yorkshire.

Comprised over three floors, Rorty Crankle offers a picturesque escape for families and friends looking for a scenic stay within the North York Moors National Park.

After a day of rambling the great outdoors, find comfort within the sitting room, boasting a real sense of character with its exposed beams and inglenook fireplace.

Carry the conversation into the kitchen, where you can keep the chef company whilst they prepare something delicious or make yourself useful by preparing the grand dining table.

The bedrooms at this Thornton-le-Dale home are situated upstairs; on the first floor there are three, character bedrooms, including two king-size bedrooms and a twin, each presented in light colours.

Serving the bedrooms is the family bathroom, offering bath and hand-held shower, while the ground-floor shower room provides an additional option.

Continue to the top floor and discover another fabulous bedroom, boasting stunning parquet flooring and a super-king-size bed.

After feeling rejuvenated, explore the local surroundings, where nearby you can find some independent shops for grabbing a local souvenir, along with two pubs and a quaint tearoom where you can refuel after a long day.

Pickering offers a wider selection of amenities to uncover on a leisurely afternoon, while there is some the North Yorkshire Moors Railway where you can journey of a vintage steam train and soak up the scenery of the National Park.

For a change of scene, head to Whitby and enjoy some time on the beach, embark on a whale watching boat trip or climb the famous 199 steps for panoramic views.

Days out to Scarborough are also recommended, so there’s plenty to fill your holiday agenda whilst staying at Rorty Crankle.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £450.

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About the location


Pickering 2.6 miles; Helmsley 15.2 miles; Scarborough 15.4 miles

Thornton Dale is a picture-perfect village nestled in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire. The charming village rests east of the vibrant town of Pickering and is situated at the edge of the North York Moors National Park. Dining options include a Georgian inn, Brandysnap Bistro for a home-cooked meal and Lavenders Tea Rooms, Gifts & Takeaway. Stock up on the essentials at the local convenience store and just outside the village there are two farm shops for fresh fruit and veg. Explore the bustling market town of Pickering for independent stores, the fascinating Pickering Castle and the thrilling Flamingo Land Resort. Be sure to roam the special landscape of the North York Moors National Park to test your stamina and admire a plethora of wildlife on your adventure. Venture further afield to the seaside resort of Scarborough, where you can make a splash at the water park, enjoy fresh fish and chips on the seafront and unveil rich history at Scarborough Castle.