Rains Farm Bed & Breakfast, Farmhouse B&B in North Yorkshire near Pickering


Rains Farm Bed & Breakfast is in a wonderful peaceful location amidst beautiful unspoilt countryside, yet within an easy drive of tourist attractions including Pickering, North York Moors, Dalby Forest (The Great Yorkshire Forest) Yorkshire coastal resorts of Whitby, Scarborough and Filey. We are only a short drive to Malton, York, Castle Howard and Helmsley. Why not come and enjoy great hospitality, delicious food, an abundance of peace, amazing birds and wildlife who wisely make this very special place their home too!

AA 4 star Silver Highly Recommended award quality rated. Exclusively for adults. No smoking, pets or children. Free wifi in all rooms.

Lorraine won the prestigious 'AA's Friendliest B&B award' 2012/2013 out of the whole of the UK!  Why not come and try some wonderful Yorkshire hospitality!

 4 Star Silver Highly Recommended AA quality rated. 5 star Food Hygiene rating.

Guests can enjoy Bed and Breakfast in our historic 17th century farmhouse which has been cleverly and lovingly adapted to offer delightful en suite bedrooms with lots of character and quaint features. Double or twin ensuite rooms, one twin en suite room being on the ground floor with a 'walk in shower' ideal for people who cannot manage steps. All rooms have showers and toilets en suite, some en suites are compact as they have been designed to fit into a 17th century farmhouse. The large lounge has a fully equipped kitchen/dining area at one end exclusive for guests who are welcome to use these facilities (the owners have a seperate kitchen and lounge in their own wing of the house)

Breakfast is served in the guests kitchen/diner area around a large table where guests can share their experiences of the previous day and discuss the coming days events or just sit back and watch Lorraine prepare and serve her award wining breakfasts. Guests can choose the time they wish to take breakfast and do not have to eat at the same time as the other guests. Breakfast is between 7.30 and 9am.

Standard tariff 

Bed and Breakfast is  £50pppn, these prices apply when 2 people occupy a room. Single occupancy is charged at £70 per night..

Please ring for availability tel 01723 859333 or mobile 07760752165. We do not have a book on line facility for Bed and Breakfast.

We request a deposit of the first nights stay, which is non refundable if a cancellation is made. This can be paid by debit or credit card. Please note:  In the event that a cancellation is made within 1 week of your holiday start date the full amount for the whole stay would be payable.

Please pay the balance of your bill by cash, debit or credit card upon departure. 

Evening Meals: Whilst here, you can use our 'Foodie Trail' which shows you the best places to eat locally from farm shops, cafes, pubs, Bistros to fine dining restaurants. Lorraine loves good quality food and can recommend the best places to eat. 

Free WiFi available in all rooms.

  •  Tastefully furnished en suite bedrooms with shower, wash basin and toilet.
  • All bedrooms have views of either the gardens, surrounding countryside or pretty courtyard.
  • Comfy pocket sprung beds with quality bed linens.
  • Fluffy towels and a selection of toiletries.
  • Comprehensive refreshment tray.
  • Night time chocolate treat.
  • Flat screen T.V in all bedrooms including Freeview digital T.V and Radio channels.
  • Hair dryer, shaver point, fans for hot weather, bed side lamps and clock.
  • Central heating with thermostatic control.
  • Fully fitted kitchen available exclusively for guests to use complete with a lounge area and comfy leather suites.
  • Full fire alarm and safety system with all bedrooms having smoke detectors and in room alarms.
  • Guests have their own entrance and are free to come and go as they please.
  • On site free Laundry facilities. 

Check in time is between 3pm and 6pm, later check in by arrangement but we do not appreciate check ins after 9pm. Thank you for your consideration.
Please let us know what time you expect to arrive.
Check out is 10am on the day of departure.

Dining out

Places include

  • The Brandy Snap Bistro at Thornton le Dale
    Tel 01751 474732
  • The Cayley Arms at Allerston
  • Tel 01723 859904
  • The Grapes Inn at Ebberston
  • Tel 01723 859273
  • The Coachman Inn at Snainton
  • Tel 01723 859231
  • The New Inn at Thornton le Dale
  • Tel 01751 474226
  • Fox and Hounds at Sinnington
    Tel 01751 431577
  • The Royal Oak at Gillamoor
    Tel 01751 431414

Contact us

Rains Farm Holidays,
Allerston, Pickering,
North Yorkshire, YO18 7PQ

01723 859 333 or 07760 752165

e mail:  rainsholidays@btconnect.com

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