Meadow's Edge Cottage

Pickering, North York Moors

  • 4 Star
  • A beautiful tranquil location in Cropton Forest, this lovely traditional cottage is a must as a peaceful retreat. 

You can book this property from:

  • £1,080 per week
  • £154 per night
  • 4 Star


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 2 zip & link beds - can be king/super king or single beds


  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer


  • 2 WCs
  • Towels provided
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Bath


  • Family friendly
  • Travel cot


  • Garden or courtyard
  • Enclosed garden or courtyard
  • Barbecue
  • Private parking
  • Secure bicycle storage
  • Rural location

How far to...?

  • Beach 21 miles
  • Pub 2.5 miles
  • Shop 9 miles

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Hot tub
  • Welcome pack
  • Countryside views

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 5:00pm
  • Check out: 9:00am

  To give our cleaners enough time to complete the additional cleaning and sanitising that is currently needed to keep our guests safe, check-in and check-out times at the majority of our properties have been temporarily revised. The revised times for this property are reflected above.



  • Walk-in shower

Read the full Access Statement for this property.

Access Statement

Property Name: Meadow’s Edge 
Description:  Meadow`s Edge - ** Hot TUB ** with private terrace & seating - exclusively for use by occupants of this cottage. Views overlooking the meadow. 2 x bedroom each with spacious ensuite. Fully equipped, log burner set in large open fireplace, centrally heated, fully fitted kitchen with dishwasher. Sleeps up to 4 guests.

Pre-arrival: The cottages are located at the end of a 1/4 mile privately owned road, which is single track with passing points.
The nearest bus stop is:  Due to our rural location, there aren't any bus stops nearby although the Moors Bus ( runs from Friday 3rd May up until Sunday 29th September.
The nearest train station is:  The nearest main town with train links is Pickering – 9 miles (22 minutes)
The nearest food shop is:  Pickering is the closest market town with a Co-Op supermarket, large Lidl & several good grocers, bakers and butchers. Tea, coffee, milk and sugar are provided on arrival welcome tray. Tesco will deliver if you would like to order your shopping, please give them our No 01751 471540 for delivery details/ directions.
The nearest pub/restaurant is: ‘The White Swan’ in Newton upon Rawcliffe 2.2 miles (7 minutes), ‘The Fox & Rabbit’ on Whitby road & many more in Pickering.
The nearest petrol station is: Pickering – 9 miles (22 minutes)

Arrival and carpark
The car park/main entrance have photo- sensitive halogen flood lights and a lamp on either side of the steps.  Please ring in advance and advise estimated time of arrival so we can be ready to greet you, show you around your cottage and facilities, and help with bags if required. Check in time is from 3pm, but please let us know if you will be arriving after 6pm.
Type of parking available: One designated disabled space, 6 large spaces including The Old Farmhouse private driveway
For what sized cars?  Any
Good space to unload once parked? Lots of space
Number of spaces available:  6
The parking surface is:  Smooth Tarmac
Distance to the property from the parking: 40 yards to cottage
Is parking level?  Slight incline
Distance to nearest parking area:  N/A
Is it pay and display? No
The width of the path to the property is:  2 metres
How many steps are there en route to the entrance:  5 steps, 2 metres wide & 16cms high, there is also a ramp from the car park onto the terrace on the far-right hand side. 

Main entrance
How many entrances are there to the property? 2; The main entrance going into the reception and another going into the cottage
The doors widths are: Single door opening (main entrance & cottage entrance) is 80cms wide x 2m high, double door opening (main entrance) is 160cms wide x 2m high
Keyhole height: 40 inches
How many steps are there to the entrance:  5 steps up to Main entrance into reception & 2 steps up to the cottage 
Living and dining rooms the flooring is: Wooden flooring
The door widths are: 35 inches
Is there good space between the furniture:  Yes
Is it movable or fixed:  Movable 

The flooring is:  Wood
The door widths are: 35 inches
The worktop height is:  36 inches
Is the oven set high or low? Low
The fridge height is: 33 inches
The freezer height is:  33 inches
Is crockery stored high or low?  High
Is any equipment stored externally or away from the main kitchen area, if so which and where: N/A

Bedrooms and landings
How many floors does the property have:  1
The number of steps between floors is:  15 steps
The flooring is:  Carpet
The door widths are:  35 inches
Bed sizes are: Single beds - 90cm wide and 190cm long  King size beds - 76 inches wide by approximately 80 inches long
Is the bedroom furniture movable or fixed:  Movable 

Bathrooms and cloakrooms
The door widths are: 35 Inches
Is there an accessible or adapted WC?: no
Is there an accessible or adapted bath/shower?: no
Is there a ground floor WC?:  no
Is there a ground floor bath or shower room?:  no
Does the bath or shower have a grab rail or handle fitted:  no
Is there any shower where access is level rather than having to step up?:  no
The flooring is:  Vinyl 

Outdoor facilities
External areas: 6-acre site with lawned gardens, a meadow & fishing pond
Permanent seating: Wooden tables and chairs and picnic benches
Colour contrast of critical surfaces (eg white on edge of steps): no, only on steps inside building
Footpaths to follow for visually impaired/mobility impaired: no
Barriers to entry into any part of the garden: no
Other hazards such as ponds, water features, steep areas: Fishing pond 

Is there a land line for guests to use?  no
Mobile reception details:  full coverage
Can you easily access an electrical socket in all rooms without having to move furniture (not WC or baths)?:  Yes
Are electrical sockets generally set low or high?  Low but high in kitchen
Do you provide speciality alarms for hearing or sight impaired guests?  no
Any other information:  All cottages have oil central heating, and have a centrally wired fire alarm system, which is serviced annually and certified as required by law. A full fire risk assessment has been carried out by North Yorkshire Fire Service which has been actioned, and approved to the maximum safety requirements. There is a full automatic emergency lighting back up system in case of power cuts, ensuring guests safety until alternative lighting can be arranged, or until the power is restored. Instructions in case of the fire alarm going off or a power cut are in each cottage, and fire exits out of the building are clearly marked and lit.
The keys in the bedrooms open/ lock bedrooms, the main door to the cottage and the conservatory.

This access statement has been completed by the owner and Ingrid Flute’s is not to be held responsible for the content therein.




Meadow’s Edge Cottage sleeps four and is situated on a beautiful six acre location within the North York Moors National Park. The rural (1,436km2) expanse of forestry and moorland that the North York Moors has to offer, including wildlife, nature trails, freedom, flora & fauna of ferns, bilberries, larch, foxgloves etc, cycling and walking for the adventurous, 161 standing stones, trickling becks, The Cleveland Way. The stunning journey over Wheeldale Moor Roman Road to Whitby, a town bustling with atmosphere and events a definite ‘must do’ during your stay.

Meadow’s Edge Cottage has been beautifully decorated and furnished in a traditional country style. There is a newly installed private terrace with decking and a hot tub. The property has plenty of original features, such as wooden floors, beamed ceilings and a stunning stone feature fireplace with woodburning stove in the living room. This is a cottage suitable for couples or families to enjoy time together away from the hustle and bustle of daily life, sit back and relax, you will enjoy your stay in this gorgeous cottage. (If you require more space you can book this property with Y062 Brock Cottage and Y063 Willow's End).

Entrance: From the cloistered corridor with access to the peaceful garden courtyard.
Living/dining/Kitchen Room: A very cosy yet a very good-sized room, the undoubted feature of this lovely room is the large and impressive stone fireplace housing a woodburning stove to enjoy when the nights are a little chilly. There is ample seating on comfy sofas and chairs. The room oozes traditional charm with period features such as the beamed ceiling and wooden floor. There is a large smart TV to curl up in front of after a day walking the moors, a nest of tables and a decorative chest. The dining area has an oak table and four chairs and an oak sideboard, they complement the overall style beautifully. The kitchen area is a cream shaker style with wooden worktops and complementary tiling. There is an electric oven with hob, microwave, dishwasher built under fridge, separate freezer, and a door leading to the garden with hot tub. This is a room where the whole family can mingle and enjoy time together watching TV, playing games or enjoying a family meal. A lovely room to celebrate in style.
From the entrance stairs leading from the hallway to a landing.
Bedroom 1: This lovely room is entered via an original studded door, once inside you will find a large window adorned with floor length curtains and pelmet. There is a Super King sized bed (or two singles) with very attractive headboards. The bedroom furniture is all matching and in a traditional style, including bedside tables, decorative chest of drawers incorporating a carved mirror, an occasional chair and a wall mounted TV for cosy nights in, built in wardrobe with hanging space. Plush carpets to sink your feet into and a beamed ceiling complete the scene.
Ensuite Shower Room : This is a good-sized light and airy room with a white bathroom suite including toilet, wash hand basin. There is a shower unit and the walls are cream painted tongue and groove completing the country look. Lovely views of the meadow and newly excavated fishing pond can be seen from the window. The floor is wooden and there are wall and ceiling beams, a charming room.
Bedroom 2: A bedroom in traditional cottage style incorporating either a King sized bed or two singles with decorative pine headboard, matching bedside tables and dressing table with mirror over. The floor is covered in a thick pile fitted carpet. There is a wall mounted TV and pretty bedlinen with a stylish throw and cushions. Large built in wardrobe. Double windows with views over the forest make this room very light with a feeling of relaxed calm.
Ensuite Shower room: A stylish and unusual room, the units are cream with ample storage, cupboard & shelf space. Complimentary toiletries, towels, shower mat are provided. The thermostatic shower has unlimited hot water and cascades with a gentle force to recover your limbs from the day’s activities. There is a wall radiator with towel rail over. The floor is wooden and complements the overall look of this room.

Outside: There is a hot tub located on the newly installed decking area with seating, table and parasol for your use, a great way to soak tired muscles after a day walking the moors. The terrace overlooks the meadow and edge of the forest, great for wildlife and deer spotting!

Pets: 2 dogs welcome
Parking: Ample free parking on the tarmac car park (private).
Heating: Log burner, dry logs, kindling & firelighters provided. Oil central heating also.
Short breaks: Minimum of two nights except during high season and Christmas/New Year – minimum of four night’s stay.
Notes:  Our cottages are fully equipped including all bedding, towels, soaps, WiFi, dry logs, kindling, firelighters, fresh milk, fruit and herbs, tea towels, dishwasher tablets, complimentary toiletries, toilet rolls, tea towels, detergents, cloths, tin foil, service and cleaning charges, heating etc.
Shop: 9 miles  Pub: 2.1 miles  Beach: 21 miles


Area Information

The bustling market town of Pickering is a great place to enjoy a self-catering break. Our cottages in Pickering offer easy access to the town centre while the Vale of Pickering offers a peaceful location to relax. On Mondays you''ll find the popular Pickering Market in the town and there are a variety of independent shops to potter around, with cafes and tea rooms to drop by and indulge in after a day of exploring. You'll be spoilt for choice for things to do in the area, from the North Yorkshire Moors Railway taking you from Pickering to the coastal town of Whitby through breathtaking moorland, Pickering Castle and the Beck Isle Museum of Rural Life. Each October you'll catch the annual Pickering War Weekend, where the town is transported back to the 1940s with fantastic costumes, stalls and period vehicles everywhere to be seen.