For Families

Holiday Cottages in Yorkshire

River and Orchard cottages are ideal for the whole family. Children of all ages will never get bored, with a swing and seesaw to keep them entertained and plenty to explore out-and-about. The cottages and their surroundings are child-friendly and safe, and families have a choice of large double beds or singles. The self-catering cottages are well equipped and finished to a high standard, with Smart TVs in each sitting room and free Wifi.

Apple Tree Cottages are also ideal for bringing the family dog, with enclosed outdoor areas in both Yew Tree and River Cottage. The setting is secluded and perfect for a complete break from busy family life. However, the location is perfect as it is easy to access the motorway system.

Yew Tree Cottage

One bedroom, choice of super king or single beds, bathroom with walk-in shower and separate bath, open-plan living area, wood-burning fire, fully-equipped kitchen with appliances, patio and dog friendly fenced garden. The cottage can accommodate up to 3 people including children.


Prices start at: £300 for 2 nights

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Orchard Cottage

Large living room, wood-burning fire, two bedrooms with choice of super king or twin beds, bathroom, separate en-suite shower room, fully equipped kitchen, utility room, child-friendly outside area for entertaining, pet-friendly. The cottage can accommodate up to 4 people including children.


Prices start at: £380 for 2 nights

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River Cottage

Two bedrooms, king size and twin beds, bathroom, 2 shower rooms – one en-suite and a separate one on the corridor, living/dining room, wood burner, fully equipped kitchen, an outside seating area which is enclosed. The cottage can accommodate up to 4 people including children.


Prices start at: £380 for 2 nights

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The breathtaking Holderness coast, the North York Moors, the Yorkshire Wolds and the Yorkshire Dales National Park are all within easy reach of Apple Tree Cottages. North East Yorkshire welcomes walkers, offering diverse trails and superb views, an outstanding combination of coast, countryside, woodland, riverside, enchanting villages, historic monuments and geological marvels. Many different routes of varied distances, some well-known and others off the beaten track, make this one of the best regions for walkers in the entire country. 



The cobbled streets and courtyards of this historic town are home to quirky cafes and highly-rated restaurants and pubs. Some of Britain’s best flat racing takes place at the famous racecourse and the town is also well known for its ancient Minster and Georgian streets. Easily reached from Apple Tree Cottages, a visit wouldn’t be complete without a stroll on the Westwood, where sheep and cattle roam free, grazing on pasture in the summer.



From the majestic Minster to the Castle Museum, York is a city steeped in history within its ancient walls. Built by the Romans and captured by the Vikings, this bustling metropolis with its shops, bars and restaurants is easily accessible from Apple Tree Cottages. For up-to-date information about what to see and do, visit


William’s Den

William’s Den, located near North Cave, is an award winning attraction where children can engage in natural play, allowing them to explore, build dens and use their imaginations both indoors and outdoors. This will involve getting messy with water and sand and extra clothes will be required. Children can run completely free in a safe environment while parents can enjoy refreshments including award winning home-made ice cream .  Discount is available if you book in advance online.


The Deep

The Deep in Hull is “one of the most spectacular aquariums in the world” and is only a 35 minute drive along the M62/A63 road. The Aquarium hosts over 3000 fish including sharks and swordfish, starting at the beginning of time your journey will walk through a timeline to present day.  It features a viewing tunnel at the underwater ocean, the lagoon of light full of tropical fish and the Kingdom of Ice with penguins.


Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Yorkshire Wildlife Park is near Doncaster and is the UK’s Number 1 walk-through wildlife adventure. The park features over 400 animals and 70 species, some of the most amazing animals from across the planet. Yorkshire Wildlife Park aims to promote conservation and educate people to understand the wider world around them. Situated about 40 minutes from Apple Tree Cottages and well sign posted from the motorway.


Apple Tree Cottages,

The Dairy Farm,

Saltmarshe, Howden,

East Yorkshire, DN14 7RX

Tel: 01430 430 677