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Booking Conditions

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This contract is between you and Eastgate Cottages (referred to as “we” or “us”) for the provision of holiday accommodation. We reserve the right to refuse any booking without giving a reason. Your statutory rights are not affected by anything contained in these terms and conditions.

The Cottages

Our cottages are privately owned and we pride ourselves on the quality and standard we achieve. In the event that something is not exactly as expected or missing then please let us know and we will try and resolve it. Should you have cause to complain please let us know as soon as possible. We will do our utmost to resolve the problem.

The reservation extends from 3pm on the day of arrival. During off peak times cottages will often be available earlier. (Please check). Departure time is 10am on the day of departure unless otherwise agreed.


For booking made more than two months prior to arrival; a deposit of one third of the total rental is payable to secure the booking and the balancing sum is due for payment six weeks before the date of the holiday.

For booking made less than two months prior to arrival; the full rental amount is payable to secure the booking.

Please make cheques payable to Eastgate Cottages Ltd. We accept all major credit and debit cards. When paying by credit card, the full amount is payable at the time of booking.

Your Obligations

Damage and breakages arising during your holiday must be notified to us. Any serious damage or breakage will be charged at the cost of replacement.

Dogs are allowed in certain cottages. Small or medium sized well behaved dogs are welcome at Eastgate Cottages, you must however take full responsibility for the animal and they must not be left unattended in the Cottages.

Only the number of people detailed on the booking form will be entitled to occupy the cottages.

You are responsible for the insurance of your personal property whilst you are staying with us; please ensure that you are adequately insured especially for valuables.

You are given a key for the Cottage; it is your responsibility to keep the cottage safe and secure.

Right Of Entry

Should we need to go into your cottage we will where possible arrange with you in advance but we reserve the right to enter the cottage at reasonable times to check and carry out essential maintenance.

Car Parking

We can guarantee one parking space per cottage, unless specifically stated on the property that no parking is available. Additional parking may be available on request. We do not accept responsibility for any loss or theft of or from a vehicle howsoever caused. All vehicles are parked at own risk.


Your deposit is nonrefundable. Should you cancel your holiday within six weeks of your holiday commencing then the full balance is nonrefundable. You should consider holiday insurance; we can send you details on request.

If for any reason beyond our control (e.g.. fire, storm damage, sale or withdrawal of the property by the owner) the property is not available on the date booked we will use best endeavours to provide alternative accommodation or if not suitable a full refund will be made.


We recommend that you take out insurance to protect you against any losses. We can arrange insurance for you, details of which can be provided on request. If you wish to take out insurance, you need to confirm this when booking and pay the relevant fee. Any claim under the insurance must be notified to us as soon as possible in writing; however, your rights under such insurance shall not be against us, but the insurer.


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Phone: 01751 471310

What Our Guests Say

We have just returned from a weeks stay in Maybeck cottage in Pickering, the cottage is lovely, everything you could wish for is provided.The cottage is very spacious and outside is a lovely seating area, private parking is a bonus as you are only a short walk from the centre of Pickering.There are plenty of places to eat and drink and you are a short walk from the Steam Railway.You are greeted on arrival and given all the information you need, everyone who works there are very kind and friendly we will be returning before long Thank you very much…

- Myadam, Rotherham
What Our Guests Say

Another excellent New Year break. We stay with Eastgate Cottages every year and sometimes twice a year. Always of a very high standard, we have never been disappointed, only delighted. We treat this as our home in the country and wouldn’t go anywhere else. It doesn’t get any better, just book, you will love it.

- Steve W, Surrey
What Our Guests Say

Perfect. Pickering was chosen as an equidistant base for the coast, York and Harrogate and really could not have been better. Pickering is great with lots of amenities.  We stayed in the Farmhouse and everything was spot on. The place was clean and we had a bit of cake and cheese to welcome us. The place exudes quality from the kitchen utensils, fixtures and fittings through to the bedding and towels. The staff were great and the whole set up was just perfect. Thanks to all.

- Redianyard
What Our Guests Say

Perfect Place to Stay in Pickering Beautiful cottage with every possible amenity supplied. Comfortable lounge, modern kitchen, large comfortable bedrooms with plenty of space and modern superb en-suites. Very friendly, helpful staff nothing too much trouble and they go the extra mile.If every going to the same area of Yorkshire would definitely return and also recommend to others.

- Gill N
What Our Guests Say

Perfect Cottage We come back to Eastgate Cottages again and again and they are the standard by which we judge over holiday cottages. The staff are so friendly and helpful. We have come here for nearly seven years and are already thinking about when we will be back!

- Tyr Whittall, London


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74% Repeat Booking rate

Family run since 1999

Eastgate Cottages are a home from home

Located in the vibrant market town of Pickering

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