Rorty Crankle

ID: S517399

  • Bedrooms 4
  • ・ Sleeps 8
  • ・ Pets 1

About this 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.

Thornton-le-Dale, a picturesque village nestled between the North York Moors National Park and the Dalby Forest, is only two miles east of Pickering. This is a hikers', bikers', and nature lovers' dream come true at the apex of a stunning valley. It is only a 13-mile drive to Scarborough or a 20-mile drive to Whitby, both of which are top-notch seaside resorts in the UK. About an hour's drive away, York and Castle Howard provide all the history and culture a vacationer could ask for. There are numerous summer festivals and shows held in the nearby market towns of Pickering, Malton, Kirbymoorside and Helmsley.


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.


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 included In rent.

Bed linen and towels included 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

Reviews (15)

  • Lee

    What a lovely cottage in a beautiful village.The cottage was so spacious,well equipped and comfortable.A new log burner was great too! Tastefully decorated and nice and clean.The owner was very friendly and told us about nice places to visit. We would most definitely stay again as it’s a great base to visit other lovely places.

  • Peter


  • Christopher

    Nice welcome package gesture on arrival. Ideally situated in this lovely village and excellent location for exploring the coast and nearby Moors.

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