The pretty North Yorkshire village of Claxton is just eight miles from York city centre, yet set in unspoilt rural countryside, making it the perfect place for a romantic retreat or family holiday.
Visit York city centre and explore the wonders of this ancient city to discover the area's rich history. York Minster is one of the world's most stunning cathedrals, and an afternoon exploring the cathedral and viewing the interactive galleries in The Orb is time well spent.
Don't miss the chance to wander around the city's original fortifications. The medieval walls extend for 2.5 miles, so bring your comfy shoes. There are plenty of museums and galleries to check out, or head for The Shambles for a spot of shopping and afternoon tea. This traditional medieval street is home to some of the city's finest jewellery boutiques.
Back in Claxton, you'll enjoy the opportunity to experience the great outdoors, with a number of walking and cycling trails right on your doorstep. For days out go east to the Yorkshire coast or north into the North York Moors, which is within comfortable reach on main roads. Afterwards head back to your holiday cottage to whip up a delicious meal - whether you're cosying up for a romantic night in or feeding the family, you'll enjoy your stay here.
So search Claxton holiday cottages today to make sure you discover all that this unspoilt corner of North Yorkshire has to offer.