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Sands Farm Cottages - courtyard configuration
Hot tub at Chapel Lodge
Rocking Horse Barn at Sands Farm for your group celebration
Sands Farm Cottages - pool table in games room
Sands Farm Cottages - large decked area with barbecue
Sands Farm Cottages - lovely place to sit in the sunshine
Sands Farm Cottages - exceptionally spacious games room
Sands Farm Cottages - external view of cottages
Sands Farm Cottages - external view of Chapel Cottage
Chapel Lodge - outside seating area
Outside dining at Chapel Lodge
Chapel Lodge living room
Chapel Lodge comfy seating
Chapel Lodge - kitchen
Chapel Lodge dining area
Daisy Cottage at Sands Farm
Daisy Cottage looking through to the dining room
Spacious kitchen at Daisy Cottage
One of the bedrooms at Daisy Cottage
Rose Cottage - cost living room with a wood burner
Rose Cottage - comfortable seating
Rose Cottage - open plan kitchen diner
Rose Cottage - twin bedroom
Rose Cottage - double bedroom
Jasmine Cottage hot tub
Dining kitchen at Jasmine Cottage
Double bedroom at Jasmine Cottage
Sands Farm Cottages - twin room with en suite in Jasmine
Pretty Poppy Cottage at Sands Farm
Sands Farm Cottages - lounge kitchen diner
Sands Farm Cottages - 4 poster bed in Poppy Cottage
Poppy Cottage living room with TV and a wood burner
Sands Farm Cottages - double bedroom with elegant soft furnishings
Sands Farm Cottages - contemporary bathroom with large walk in shower
Sands Farm Cottages - chilling by the fire pit day or night
Rocking Horse Barn at Sands Farm
Sands Farm Cottages - the view looking down
Sands Farm Cottages - pond surrounded by mature shrubs
Hot tub at Chapel Lodge
Rocking Horse Barn at Sands Farm for your group celebration
Sands Farm Cottages - pool table in games room
Sands Farm Cottages - large decked area with barbecue

Sands Farm Cottages, Pickering, North Yorkshire

Sleeps 2 - 32 16 Bedrooms 50 Dining

Holiday cottages near Pickering and the North York Moors sleeping 32 for family get togethers, business events and celebrations

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Sands Farm Cottages, Pickering, North Yorkshire, sleeps 2 - 32 in 16 bedrooms.

Chapel Lodge sleeps 8
Daisy Cottage sleeps 6
Rose Cottage sleeps 6
Jasmine Cottage sleeps 4 (+ extra z bed)
Honeysuckle Cottage sleeps 4
Poppy Cottage sleeps 2
Fuchsia Cottage sleeps 2

For weekend breaks (2 or 3 nights), or for full week stays during high seasons.

Look no further than Sands Farm, holiday cottages by the North York Moors, to gather your nearest and dearest to celebrate a big birthday or special occasion with the option to hire the purpose built function room, The Rockinghorse Barn, for your celebrations. This fabulous events space can be decorated and set out to suit your occasion, and catering options are available too.

The range of on site accommodation makes this a great choice for multi generational families, friends, business groups and weddings. Located in the small village of Wilton and surrounded by open farmland, these beautifully renovated old dairy buildings provide lovely places to stay, combining traditional features with comfortable modern conveniences.

Sands Farm is within walking distance of the pretty village of Thornton le Dale, great for a pub lunch, and close to Dalby Forest for hiking, cycling, bird watching and star gazing. Visit the North Yorkshire Moors steam railway or have a look around Pickering Castle, 10 minutes away. A trip to the coast will only take around half an hour with opportunities to explore seaside gems such as Scarborough and Whitby. The city of York is a 45 minute drive.

Each cottage has plenty of space for the number of guests it sleeps. Living accommodation is very comfy and includes well equipped kitchens and dining areas as well as cosy lounges with open fires. Fuchsia is an accessible cottage so handy for anyone in the group with reduced mobility.

Bedrooms offer flexibility for a mixed group, with a total of 7 doubles, 7 twins and 2 kings, 3 of which are 4 poster beds. Many have modern en suite facilities.

The very spacious games room is a popular spot for getting together for some competitive fun. Relax in your own hot tub or spend an evening sitting next to the fire pit, toasting marshmallows and chatting late into the night under big Yorkshire skies. There is a children's play area and lots of space for the youngsters to run around and let off steam.



WiFi is available throughout the cottages.


Fuchsia is a ground floor accessible cottage with an en suite wet room.

Dog Friendly

Dogs are allowed. A cleaning charge of £20 per dog is payable.


All kitchens are fully equipped according to the number of guests and include a dishwasher.

Dining Room

All cottages have inside dining for the number of guests staying as well as outdoor seating for al fresco meals. New function room for group meals.

Sitting Room

Lounges have comfy relaxed seating and TV, and 5 have open fireplaces.

TV and Music Facilities

TV in all lounges and some bedrooms.

Games Room

Spacious games room with pool table, table football and air hockey. A selection of games and puzzles are available for the children.

Heating and Open Fires

The cottages are all centrally heated. 5 of them have open fireplaces.


Mix of 4 posters, doubles and twins. Some have en suite facilities.


Good quality bed linen and bathroom towels are provided.


3 of the cottages have en suite facilities including a Jacuzzi bath in Poppy. The others have family bathrooms.

Children's Facilities

Travel cot and high chair can be provided.


The cottages have enclosed gardens with outdoor seating areas for barbecues. 5 cottages have their own hot tubs, Honeysuckle and Jasmine share one.

Swimming Pool

No swimming pool.


Ample off road secure parking.


Please don't smoke inside.

Booking Information

20% deposit is required for group booking to secure the booking, and the balance not less than 8 weeks before arrival. No group bookings for parties under the age of 25. Pets are allowed for a small charge.

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Sands Farm Cottages, Yorkshire

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In the village of Wilton, 2 minutes from Thornton le Dale and under 10 minutes from Pickering. 30 minutes from Scarborough and East Coast, and near the North York Moors and North Riding Forest.

  • Regular local bus services.The bus stop is less than 5 minute from the property.
  • North Yorkshire Moors Railway has a stop at Pickering.Nearest mainline station is Malton app. 20 minutes away by car.
  • Pickering is under 10 minutes.
  • Thornton le Dale has a Nisa. Pickering has a Nisa, Spar and a Lidl.
  • Thornton le Dale has The Buck and The New Inn as well as Lavenders Tea Rooms. Pickering has The Fox and Rabbit, The Cayley Arms and The Bay Horse Inn.
  • Leeds Bradford Airport is 1.5 hours from the properties.

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Planning an Event?

This venue is available for Business Groups

Rocking Horse Barn - purpose built venue for meetings and business events
Rocking Horse Barn - can be set up according to your requirements

Business Groups

Rustic events venue which can be customised to suit your group. Catering available. Outside space for team building activities. Tailor made events for business groups. Accommodation on site.

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