Destination guide

Head to the tranquil city of Helmsley

Enjoy the history and other features of Helmsley. Travelers to this relaxing city praise the spas, parks and restaurants. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Helmsley

Do you want to discover top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Helmsley has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Ampleforth College Golf Club (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Flamingo Land Theme Park and Zoo (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Malton and Norton Golf Club (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Falconry UK (14.9 mi / 24 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Helmsley

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Helmsley is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hemsley Walled Garden (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Sutton Bank National Park Centre (6.1 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Yorkshire Lavender (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Yorkshire Arboretum (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Yorkshire Moors (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
  • Redwood Park Fishing Lakes (12.7 mi / 20.5 km)

How to get to and around Helmsley

The nearest airport is in Durham (MME-Tees Valley), located 23.8 mi (38.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Leeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford), which is 35.7 mi (57.4 km) away.

Where to stay around Helmsley?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 468 holiday lettings near Helmsley. From 208 Houses to 10 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Helmsley is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Helmsley?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Helmsley. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Hemsley Walled Garden: 999 holiday lettings
  • Helmsley Castle: 981 holiday lettings
  • Duncombe Park: 994 holiday lettings
  • Helmsley Arts Centre: 986 holiday lettings
  • Malton Station: 1,597 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Helmsley listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Helmsley?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 208 Houses in Helmsley. Our other popular types of Helmsley holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 10 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 220 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 220 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Helmsley?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 14 holiday homes with pool available in Helmsley. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.