Spacious 5 star Luxury ‘Gold’ Rated Exceptional by VisitEngland, Quality in Tourism. AA

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National Park Design Award-winning luxurious holiday cottages, both sleep 6 in 3 double bedrooms. Set within their own private 1/4 acre enclosed gardens with spectacular uninterrupted views across the dale to the heather moorland beyond.

Clustered around a charming  green and dovecot in peaceful Danby Dale, close to the pretty moorland villages of Castleton and Danby and 15 minutes from Yorkshire’s Heritage Coast.

Welcome to Crag House Farm an ancient Grade ll listed Yorkshire Long House and Barns in the heart of the glorious North York Moors National Park.


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Bathroom at Crag House Farm
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Testimonials – what our guests are saying after their stay:

Beacon View Barn January 2018

We have had a wonderful few days in this gorgeous barn! Lots of space for 6 adults, yet warm and cosy. A real home from home! Runswick Bay, Whitby, York - and lots of lovely walks straight from the barn. A lovely birthday celebration! Thanks for the cake and fizz - infact, thank you for everything - 5 stars! 🙂 Oxford

Beacon View Barn January 2018

Dear Liz and Danny,  Once again Crag House Farm has proved to be the perfect venue for unwinding and meeting up with old friends.  Despite inclement weather, we managed a number of memorable walks, not least to the newly installed 'Man on the Hill' sculpture.  It was always good to return to the snug and luxurious comforts of the Barn.  With our thanks and...

Christmas at Dale View Barn 2017

What a lovely home away from home - beautiful touches throughout make all the difference.  The Christmas tree looked tall and bright a fantastic piece of decor and a wonderful place for our presents.  The hosts are very accommodating, thank you for our visit to your amazing Dale View Barn, the countryside is stunning. All the best for 2018.

Christmas at Beacon View Barn 2017

Our week here is the highlight of our Christmas every year and we can't wait to come back. The most peaceful and relaxing family holiday in this gorgeous barn and countryside. Thank you Liz and Danny

Dale View Barn November 2017

Thank you for a fantastic 50th birthday celebration! What a beautiful home you've done an amazing job and thought of everything even down to the bubbly and cake!! This is most definitely a five-star property! Will definitely be back in and recommend this property to friends and family. Libby and Ian - Durham.

Beacon View Barn October 2017

Lovely house and location - we have enjoyed every minute of our long week end in this beautiful part of North Yorkshire.  Visits to the coast enjoyed by the children, great walks around the property and Castleton.  It has been perfect in every way for our little family getaway. Thank you for all the extra special little touches like the cake and bubblies!...

Beacon View Barn September 2017

Our stay has been everything we had hoped for – thank you for all your help. We've enjoyed some outstanding walks in Ainthorpe, Farndale and around Gregory’s Minster in Kirkdale which is worth seeking out. A particular highlight was a quick afternoon stroll up to the ‘seated man’ just over the road affording excellent views towards Roseberry all from our...

Dale View Barn October 2017

A brilliant week of walking and touring and enjoying our wonderful accommodation - second visit! Great night at the ukulele evening! Thank you Liz and Danny. Liz and Richard. Australia  

Beacon View Barn August 2017

Liz and Danny - thank you for another great week at Beacon View. Such a beautiful part of the world and an amazing barn to come back to at the end of each day. Every detail has been thought of. The kids have loved the freedom of the outdoor space and all the toys and games. Many thanks. (three generations)  

Dale View Barn October 2017

It was so kind of you to have a bottle of bubbly and to collect a cake for my birthday. The boys also loved the Halloween decorations and chocolate! We had a great day out at Rievaulx Abbey and did some lovely walks on the moors. We also had a great meal at the board in Lealholm thanks again we hope to return soon. PS Thanks also for letting the boys feed...

Beacon View Barn August 2017

Dear Liz and Danny. Thank you for having us all at Beacon View Cottage.  We have had a lovely time enjoying numerous trips to Whitby for ‘fish and chips’. Rock pooling at Saltburn and Robin Hood’s Bay,  Luke caught fish, crabs, Hermit crabs, shrimps and snails. A trip to Scarborough’s  Sea Life Centre was also a hit! Meals at The Fox and Hounds, Ainthorpe...

Heather View – enjoying the best of both barns!

What a great place for a family 'get together'. Amazing views and plenty of room across both barns for us all to socialise and eat together. Really enjoyed the long week end. Thank you from three families.

Beacon View Barn April 2017

Thank you for a superb holiday Liz and Danny.  Beautiful barn, lovely hospitality, amazing garden and views... the first 'cottage' we have ever stayed in where it is even better in person!!  It's so lovely to have a safe place to explore and play with our 3 littlies!

Dale View Barn March 2017

Dale View and our hosts represent everything we desired from a stay in Yorkshire - and the weather was fabulous too!  Perfect - enough said.

Beacon View Barn March 2017

Perfect! absolutely perfect! We have thoroughly enjoyed our short break in much loved scenery, the area is beautiful in any weather.  Danny and Liz, you have made this break extra special, the welcome + friendliness makes so much difference and yours was 5*! Lincoln

Dale View Barn February 2017

-  - Highlights have been the view from Roseberry topping, the birds of Prey Centre in Helmsley, fish and chips in Whitby & cycling in Dalby Forest.  Thank you for all your helpful advice about pub meals/ catering and all the thoughtful things the barn is equipped with which have made for a super week.

Beacon View Barn February 2017

We have had a lovely time finding fossils on the beach at Sandsend, walking through Crow Wood in Danby and visiting the centre - souvenir brass rubbings will be part of show and tell at Lilly's school. Thank you for your friendly reception and kindness to the grandchildren.

Beacon View Barn February 2017

Dear Liz and Danny, we have all had the most wonderful time at Beacon View and been blessed with blue skies and sunshine. The scenery is breathtaking, the walks amazing and we have fallen in love with the N. York Moors! A perfect retreat from the madness of city life! Sarah Ian and family

Beacon View Barn January 2017

Many many thanks for a simply wonderful stay. Perfect for some great coast and dales walks. Ideal for sharing elderly relatives with family in Newcastle and Northallerton and an amazing place for us to explore with Stan the Labrador. Even the sun shone for us all week in January!!  

Dale View Barn New Year

A fab week in a beautiful barn and amazing weather! Everything we could have hoped for and more. Going home relaxed and refreshed ready to start another new year. Thanks for everything and making us so warm and cosy! 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂

Beacon View Barn December 2016

First time for us in Beacon View having spent 2 visits next door and can honestly say this is just as nice if not better! Thank you so much Liz and Danny we don't want to go home! Mick Jane Joe Will and Ziggy

Dale View Barn Oct/Nov 2016

We visited Whitby The Abbey particularly spooky this time of year. Robi Hoods Bay, sandcastles, crabbing and best ever fish and chips. We had a fantastic lunch in the Blacksmiths Arms in Lastingham. One of our best times was walking locally then coming back to carve pumpkins and enjoy this fabulous barn Perfect stay 🙂

Dale View Barn October 2016

Thank you for such a wonderful stay in your beautiful barn. We have thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and the beautiful surroundings, taking in lots of what this area has to offer. Thank you for your hospitality and keen attention to detail especially the halloween decorations, cake and prosecco! The Smiths Sunderland

Beacon View Barn October 2016

Thank you so much you have created a little bit of heaven on the Yorkshire Moors. It was the perfect place for our girls week end - non stop chatting, drinking fizz and nibbling! The attention to detail in your barn is second to none and so very appreciated. Clare, E, G, N K & L (from all over the country!)
Crag House Farm

A stunning rural retreat in an amazing location – walks from your doorstep – wonderful wildlife – come and explore this unspoilt and beautiful part of England. Ideally placed to visit historic York, quirky Whitby, quaint fishing villages and quintessential Yorkshire market towns.


Picture soaring skies, huge views, your own ancient sandstone barn surrounded by 554 square miles of magical moorland, ancient woodland, idyllic dales, historic sites and a stunning Jurassic Age coastline to explore.

‘Peace and tranquillity that’s hard to find’

Crag House Farm