Cowslip Cottage is Stunning and luxurious, dog friendly and close to Whitby

The perfect getaway for a family or group of friends. Cowslip Cottage provides unrivalled panoramas of the North Yorkshire countryside. An incredibly stylish, comfortable cottage with sumptuous furnishings and an inglenook fireplace set ready for you to light, with the space and privacy of your home.


Cowslip Cottage has everything you could possibly wish for in a home away from home

Wedgwood crockery and Royal Doulton crystal glassware, Dualit toaster and kettle, Panasonic breadmaker, Neff appliances, microwave, dishwasher, fridge freezer, SMART TV, Netflix, DVD player, Apple iPad for music streaming with bluetooth speakers, and Apple music. Full heating throughout. There is a washing machine and dryer in the laundry room.

Welcome Goodies

Includes warm freshly baked bread, bottle of wine, jam, chutney, tea, coffee, sugar and cake, all ready for your arrival.


SMART TV, Netflix, Apple iPad, open fire, quality fabrics and furnishings, honesty bar.


Birdsong, pheasants, partridges, sheep, clip clopping of passing horses, distant church bells.

Nearest Shops

10 minutes walk away.

Nearest Pub / Restaurant

5 minutes walking distance, and you will be sure of a friendly welcome and log burning fire.

Useful to Know

Cowslip Cottage is in Sleights, one of the North Yorkshire Moors villages and is surrounded by sheep-filled pastures, ancient woodlands and tinkling streams.

Wellies, brollies, binoculars, torches, iron/ironing board, washing up liquid, cloths and scourer, kitchen cleaner, dishwasher and laundry tablets, kitchen towel and tea towels, toilet rolls, kitchen roll, liquid hand wash, cling film, foil, condiments, are all provided for your use.

  • Private Parking
  • EV (electric vehicle) charging point available for you to use
  • Bike Storage

What’s Nearby

Fish restaurant and pubs serving home cooked food within a 5 minute walk away. Shops, bakers, butchers and Deli, within 10 minutes walk. Close to sandy beaches and coastal paths, set within the North Yorkshire Moors National Park. Beautiful walks and cycle trails from your doorstep.

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A lovely space for holiday togetherness where you can cook, eat and relax in harmony

The Living Room

Sumptuous settees, Zoffany curtains fall to the floor, throws and feather filled cushions grace this big open plan living room. An inglenook fireplace with log burner set ready for you and French doors opening onto a large glazed balcony overlooking the amazing view of the North Yorkshire Moors.

  • SMART TV, Netflix, DVD player, bluetooth speakers, Apple iPad, remotely controlled lamps.
  • Library of books, DVD’s, board games.
  • Selection of wellies, umbrellas, binoculars and torches.

The Kitchen

The lovely kitchen area with granite work surfaces has all the kit you need for cooking plus the extras, you’ll find holiday catering a doddle.

Taking centre stage is a solid oak dining table, perfect for long luxurious meals or snuggle up on the sofas pop on an old movie, relax and unwind, and maybe treat yourself to a little tipple from our honesty bar, stocked with all of your favourite tipples


The Master Bedroom occupies the whole of the top floor of the cottage and has a King size bed, piled high with luxurious 600 thread count linen, throws and cushions.

Two further bedrooms are on the first floor and are just as gorgeous, one has a King size bed and the other zip and link beds made up as twins or can be a super-king size bed, so ideal for couples or two sleeping separately. All have deep mattresses, 600 thread count linens, wall mounted flat screen TV’s and some rather lovely blinds and curtains in each room – pure bliss.

  • Hairdryers in all bedrooms.


The master suite has a freestanding bath in the bedroom. An ensuite shower room with heated towel rail and great lighting make up the master room.

On the first floor there is a walk in shower room again with heated towel rail. Fluffy towels and Elemis toiletries are waiting for you. There is a cloakroom on the ground floor too, with toilet and basin.

There is a fabulous large glazed balcony, with luxury furniture where you can enjoy a glass or two while soaking up the sun and gazing over the valley and towards Whitby

Relax and unwind

You can snuggle up with the throws provided and watch for shooting stars on the patio furniture or have a BBQ with the charcoal Weber BBQ.

3 bedrooms, 2 with king size beds, 1 with twin that can be made up into a super-king on request, wall mounted flat screen TV’s.

Can sleep 8 if interlinked with Cowslip Retreat

Two dogs are very welcome. We charge £50 per week or short break, per dog.

Dog Friendly Information Page

Doggy Day Care or Boarding

Just a short distance from the cottages is a local doggy day care and boarder the Happy Hounds Pet Service, should you require to book prior to your arrival. You can contact them on 07835 889731

Happy Hounds Pet Service

Travel Cot and high chair available upon request (bring your own bedding).

  • There is private parking for 2 cars.
  • EV (electric vehicle) charging point available for you to use.
  • Bike storage is also available.

The house is fully WiFi connected so you can keep in touch with the outside world if you need to and make full use of the SMART TVs and iPad.

Friday or Monday, short breaks available all year except Christmas / New Year. Call Molly and Lewis at Unique Retreats on 07787758854 at anytime for more information.

Quick Check Availability

This calendar is just a quick guide to what availability we have for this cottage. If your dates are available (in Green) then please click the yellow button below to book.

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