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Bed & Breakfast with 2 rooms £70-£120 prpnb

Argyll Cottage

Argyll Cottage


Main Street,
North Yorkshire,
YO18 7PZ


Main Street,
North Yorkshire,
YO18 7PZ


Argyll Cottage enjoys a peaceful location in the quiet and charming village of Lockton. Guests can look forward to a sound night's sleep in comfortable, homely surroundings followed by a freshly-cooked and hearty English breakfast with home-made bread and Lockton-laid free-range eggs. Lighter alternatives are available and vegetarians can be sure they'll not miss out on a delicious and satisfying start to the day.

We have two first-floor guest rooms - one twin bedded and one double - both with views across to the Hole of Horcum, a notable feature of the North Yorkshire Moors. The garden overlooks the pretty valley between Lockton and Levisham and guests are invited to take in the view from our little summerhouse.

This is an area renowned for its excellent walking and Argyll Cottage is surrounded by North Yorkshire's finest landscapes - your walks begin at the door of the cottage!

Lockton is just 6 miles from the popular market town of Pickering, home of the famous steam railway, and a similar distance from picturesque Thornton-le-Dale. The steam railway can also be found at Levisham, the country station being only a couple of miles from Argyll Cottage. The main access to Dalby Forest is a mere 3 miles away - great for cyclists - while Whitby is 12 miles with coastline to the north and south among the most scenic in England. We are also within easy reach of York, Castle Howard and Scarborough.

You will be welcome to tea and cake on arrival, or, if your visit is in the cooler months you may prefer a bowl of my home-made soup. Packed lunches are available by prior arrangement.

RadioTelevisionTea/coffee making in bedroomsUnlicensedPacked lunches providedIroning facilitiesPrivate parkingTotally non-smokingDogs/pets NOT acceptedCentral heatingVegetarian diet availableEuros acceptedSingle sex groups welcomedHairdryer

The best places to eat in the area are our local highly-esteemed Inns, The Fox and Rabbit and The Horseshoe Inn. Children welcome from any age.


    Family with Older Children Christine Selsby
    West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
    29 August 2013
    Rated as 5 out of 5


    Everything was lovely. The host was very kind and helpful. She provided us all with tea and cakes on arrival and with a delicious vegetarian breakfast on discovering we were vegetarian. Whether the location is perfect is a personal thing. It depends on what you want. It is in a very pretty little village. The location was good for us and suited our trip but it is in a rural location in a quiet little village, that was the only reason for 4 stars rather than 5.

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    Plan route to Argyll Cottage using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

    Map reference: SE 840899  Lat: 54.29782 Long: -0.71079

    By Road:

    From Pickering take the A169 signposted Whitby. After approx. 5 miles you will see the Fox and Rabbit Inn on your right. Continue on the A169 for about another mile and take the left turn signposted Lockton. Proceed through the village and take the 'No Through Road' (just as the main road bends to the right for Levisham village). Argyll Cottage is up the hill on the right and is the first cottage substantially set back from the road.


    • RadioRadio
    • TelevisionTelevision
    • Tea/coffee making in bedroomsTea/coffee making in bedrooms
    • UnlicensedUnlicensed
    • Packed lunches providedPacked lunches provided
    • Ironing facilitiesIroning facilities
    • Private parkingPrivate parking
    • Totally non-smokingTotally non-smoking
    • Dogs/pets NOT acceptedDogs/pets NOT accepted
    • Central heatingCentral heating
    • Vegetarian diet availableVegetarian diet available
    • Euros acceptedEuros accepted
    • Single sex groups welcomedSingle sex groups welcomed
    • HairdryerHairdryer

    The best places to eat in the area are our local highly-esteemed Inns, The Fox and Rabbit and The Horseshoe Inn. Children welcome from any age.