Discover Helmsley

If you were asked to imagine the perfect English market town, then it’d probably look a lot like Helmsley! There’s the bustling market square, the dramatic castle ruins, the charming tea rooms, the inviting inns; all surrounded by mile after mile of the beautiful North York Moors. Indeed, the Cleveland Way and Ebor Way both begin from here. It’s no wonder that Helmsley welcomes back so many visitors year after year.

Accommodation in Helmsley

Helmsley is extremely well served with a range of accommodation options, from quaint Bed & Breakfasts and guest houses, inns, small hotels and country houses dotted around. You’ll be sure to find your perfect fit in the area.

The Black Swan – The Inn Collection Group

Market Place, Helmsley, YO62 5BJ, United Kingdom

Upper Helmsley Hall

Upper Helmsley, York, YO41 1JY, United Kingdom

The Gables

Helmsley, YO62 5HW, United Kingdom

The Byre

Helmsley, YO62 5BY, United Kingdom

Ivy Cottage

Helmsley, YO62 5AW, United Kingdom

Castle View, Helmsley

Helmsley, YO62 5AW, United Kingdom

8 Pottergate Mews

Helmsley, YO62 5DJ, United Kingdom

Valley View Farm Holiday Cottages

Valley View Farm Old Byland, Helmsley, YO62 5LG, United Kingdom

The Royal Oak Hotel

15 Market Place, Helmsley, YO62 5BL, United Kingdom

The Old Post Office – central Helmsley with parking

23 Bridge Street, Helmsley, YO62 5BG, United Kingdom

The Feathers Hotel, Helmsley, North Yorkshire

Market Place, Helmsley, YO62 5BH, United Kingdom

The Annex – central Helmsley with parking

23 Bridge Street, Helmsley, YO62 5BG, United Kingdom

stilworth house

1 church street, Helmsley, YO62 5AD, United Kingdom

RyeCourt Cottages

23 Bridge Street, Helmsley, YO62 5DX, United Kingdom

Rye Court Cottage – Stunning cottage in central Helmsley with parking

23 Bridge Street, Helmsley, YO62 5BG, United Kingdom

Rye Court Cottage and Annex Central Hemsley

23 Bridge Street, Helmsley, YO62 5BG, United Kingdom

Host & Stay – Willow Cottage

34 Bondgate, Helmsley, YO62 5BR, United Kingdom

Host & Stay – Buckingham Square

1 Buckingham Square, Helmsley, YO62 5DZ, United Kingdom

Helmsley Lodges

Carlton Road, Helmsley, YO62 5HG, United Kingdom

Forge Cottage, Helmsley

2 Carlton Road, Helmsley, YO62 5HA, United Kingdom

Feversham Arms Hotel & Verbena Spa

1-8 Highstreet, Helmsley, YO62 5AG, United Kingdom

Carlton Lodge

Bondgate, Helmsley, YO62 5EY, United Kingdom

Shallowdale House

West End, Ampleforth, Helmsley, Helmsley, YO62 4DY, United Kingdom

Attractions in Helmsley

There’s a lot to do in and around Helmsley, as you can enjoy this pretty town as well as enjoying the wide open spaces of the North York Moors on your doorstep, too.

Helmsley on the Map

If driving from Thirsk to Scarborough, after taking in the impressive Sutton Bank (in a low gear!) you’ll find Helmsley just before half way along the A170.

Helmsley does not have a train station, since passenger services ended in the 1950s. There is a train station at Thirsk and more mainline services slightly further away at York, meaning Helmsley is easiest to visit in a motor vehicle. If you are travelling by car, however, Helmsley makes an excellent base to explore the nearby delights of Yorkshire, as you are roughly equidistant from several fantastic treats: take a day trip to York or Scarborough, explore the North York Moors, or simply spend a relaxing time exploring Helmsley itself.

Where Next?

Have a look round Kirkbymooorside, or travel the short distance to Ampleforth. Also well worth a trip is Byland Abbey; like much of the North York Moors – it is outstanding, steeped in history, and surrounded by glorious views.