Browse our extensive collection of holiday rentals in Yorkshire to find the perfect place for you and your family to stay. Yorkshire has a variety of places to see and stay from cities like Leeds to beautiful countryside in the Dales therefore it is essential you get the right accommodation. Book a cottage in Yorkshire for the more rural areas to embrace the cosy, local lifestyle or look for apartments in cities.
Find and book the perfect apartment or holiday cottage in Yorkshire
Known as 'God's Own County', Yorkshire holds such a prestigious title for a reason, and the only way to immerse yourself in this county's greatness is to get up there and see it for yourself. With its own dialect, flag and heritage, Yorkshire has a true identity and it's friendly, Yorkshire Pudding fuelled spirit is addictive from the moment you cross into this fine land.From some of the finest scenery in the UK to it's multi-cultural cities filled with a vibrant history and unrivalled culture, to the picturesque market towns and villages, Yorkshire is the perfect place for a British getaway. Browse Likibu's selection of rental accommodation, bed and breakfast's and cottages in Yorkshire to experience the white rose county for yourself.
When to go
Yorkshire is great to visit all year round. In the summer months, the touristic towns, villages and cities can get overcrowded, but it can be a lovely time to wander around in the sunshine, especially exploring the outdoors. The golden colours of autumn make September and October a beautiful time to visit the Yorkshire countryside. Book a cosy B&B or rental house during December when the cities in Yorkshire host traditional Christmas markets which are worth a visit to get you in the festive mood.
How to get there
You can reach the main cities easily by train and can fly into Leeds Bradford airport from other UK airports. Alternatively, the major cities in Yorkshire all have efficient connections with other stations across the UK, including trains from London Kings Cross to Leeds which takes just under two hours with the LNER Azuma service.
How to get around
Trains, buses and coaches run between the cities and the main towns so if you are staying in an apartment in a city, but wish to venture to the countryside or coast and stay in a holiday cottage, there are public transport links to allow you to do so. If you want to explore the county in its entirety, driving through the scenic routes, over the rolling hills and around winding lanes is an experience in itself.
Where to stay
If you're looking for a weekend break in a Yorkshire city, there's Leeds, York, Sheffield and Hull to choose from, all offering something slightly different and special.
Leeds is a lively city, filled with arts and culture, great shopping, exquisite dining and tonnes of independent lively drinking spots. Book a waterside apartment in Leeds dock which is a newly developed area full of lively innovative businesses, arts and restaurants. Alternatively, find a city-centre Airbnb to be placed in the heart of the modern cultural hub surrounded by historical architecture. Be sure to check out what's on at the West Yorkshire Playhouse, have a wonder around the Leeds City Museum, browse the independent shops in the arcades or catch a game of cricket at the famous Headingley Stadium.
York is a city filled with a rich history, impressive architecture and plenty of independent cafes, shops and cosy pubs. Visit the historical Minster, York Castle, the Jorvik Viking Centre, wander down the shambles and have a day at the races. Perfect for a romantic getaway, book a holiday cottage, or bring the family along and find a city-centre apartment or rental home. In 2018, York was voted to best place to live by the Sunday Times Magazine, so why not book a holiday rental in York and see what all the fuss is about.
Winning City of Culture in 2017, there's plenty to see and do in Hull. Visit The Deep, an aquarium and sea life centre hosted in a hugely impressive building, the Old Town which is home to the Minster and Georgian townhouses or take a walk to the end of the Scale Lane Bridge, also known as ‘the pinball flipper'. Book a holiday home overlooking the beautiful marina or an apartment closer to the heart of the action near St Stephens shopping centre and Hull truck theatre.
Named the ‘steel city', the once heavily industrialised city has emerged to be a vibrant and attractive destination to visit. Not forgetting its roots, there is the Kelham Island Museum and the National Coal Mining Museum which explore its blue-collar past. The Antiques Quarter is brimming with independent cafes, shops and tearooms and is home to Pedlar's Flea Market on the first Sunday of every month. There's a huge selection of apartments, b&bs and cottages in Sheffield to choose from.
The glorious landscapes of Yorkshire can be explored for days on end by foot, train or by bike, being home to the Tour de Yorkshire.
North York Moors
The distinguishing trait of the North York Moors are the vast heather covered moorlands which create a unique landscape and inspired authors throughout history. If you want to be surrounded by serene countryside, choose from our selection of charming rural cottages in Yorkshire and B&Bs to get lost in the sublime scenery.
The Yorkshire Dales National Park is characterised by its rolling hills, distinct dry-stone walls and bustling market towns with many holiday rentals available. If you're a keen walker, tackle the Three Peaks walk or for those who like a more gentle stroll, take a short walk along a river, to see a waterfall or reach a viewpoint. Stay in a cottage in one of the market towns such as Settle, Masham, Clapham or Malham.
The Yorkshire Coastline
The Yorkshire coast has a rugged charm, with dramatic cliff landscapes and pretty fishing villages that line the shore.
Choose a holiday cottage in Scarborough to stay in the holiday hotspot of North Yorkshire! This resort town will offer you a fantastic seaside getaway by the North Sea coast, from the sandy beaches on its two bays to its Japanese style landscaped park to its historic castle, there is never a shortage of things to do here!
Whitby is a seaside town known for its Gothic Abbey which was inspiration for Bram Stoker's ‘Dracula'. The shore is lined with coloured beach huts and old-fashioned arcades, tearooms and fish and chip shops. Just a few miles north is Runswick Bay which is definitely worth a visit to see its pretty red roofed cottages. Find a cosy B&B or rental home in Whitby for the perfect seaside getaway.
Visit Bridlington for its glorious sandy beaches, elegant promenades and a historic harbour. Bempton Cliff is one of the UK's most spectacular nature reserves where you can spot around half a million seabirds gathering around the stark white chalk cliffs.
What to eat and drink in Yorkshire
Taking comfort food to a whole new level, the Yorkshire pudding wrap is filled with all the best bit of a hearty roast topped with slatherings of gravy.
When in Yorkshire, one must drink only Yorkshire tea. Visit the iconic Bettys Tea Room in York, Harrogate or Ilkley to have a grand afternoon tea which has been served up for over a century.
During your stay, find yourself an authentic pub, take a seat next to an open fire and order a pie and a pint of real ale. Visit the highest pub in England, the Tan Hill Inn, which sits at 1732ft along the Pennine way.