Brush & Boot


1 Woodend Cottage, High Stittenham, Stittenham, YORK, North Yorkshire, YO60 7TW

Tel: 01347 878599

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Brush & Boot


The “Brush and Boot” offers dog friendly holiday accommodation, self catering or B&B, close to CASTLE HOWARD on a hilltop sheep farm in beautiful and peaceful countryside with great views 15 mins drive from York Park & Ride, or a 25 Minute drive from York centre &  only 5 mins drive to Castle Howard in a designated “Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty”. To book or see our website click here: can stay in our accessible ground floor 1 bedroomed apartment with en suite wetroom, or the en suite family loft room above it or combine the two and stay in a detached holiday cottage with 2 en suite bedrooms that can sleep 5 adults or 4 adults and 2 children.

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Our guests say they find that we are ideally placed for Castle Howard and getting into York as well as day trips into the National Park (30 mins) and the coast (45 mins) and they really love returning to the peace and quiet here after a days sightseeing. Bring your dog/s along too as we are pet friendly and surrounded by scenic traffic free woods and rolling farmland to walk the dogs in. There is a charge of just £15 per dog stay (2 max or 3 if small breed) and doggy day care may be available on request too.

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Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Apartment£85.00 per unit per night
Boot£59.00 per room per night
Cottage£20.00 per person per night

*£ 59 - £140
Self Catering Cottage or Apartment.
Price includes linen, towels and tea towels, toiletries, all bills, wifi, parking, initial supply of tea and coffee and biscuits for arrival.



  • Accessible Rooms
  • Assisted wheelchair users
  • Elderly and less mobile

Booking & Payment Details

  • Visa/Mastercard/Switch accepted


  • Barbecue
  • Continental breakfast only
  • Special diets available
  • Vegetarian diet available - Breakfast including full cooked Yorkshire breakfast available to pre order


  • Children welcome
  • Cots available

Cooking Facilities

  • Cooker
  • Microwave cooker
  • Oven

COVID-19 Response

  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Contactless check-in
  • Contactless check-out
  • Contactless payment possible
  • COVID-19 refund and cancellation policy in place
  • Deep cleaning between visitors
  • Hand sanitizer available to visitors & staff
  • Online booking possible
  • Open now
  • Outside seating
  • Pets welcome during COVID-19 restrictions
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands

Heating Facilities

  • Central heating - Eco air source heat pum provides under floor heating to ground floor

Leisure Facilities

  • Free WIFI
  • Secure cycle storage

Linen & Bedding

  • Linen provided


  • Free Parking on Site

Property Facilities

  • Designated smoking area
  • Dogs Accepted - £15 per pet per stay
  • Laundry/valet service
  • Pet Friendly
  • Television available
  • WiFi or internet access

Room/Unit Facilities

  • DVD player
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Hairdryer
  • King-sized bed
  • Private facilities
  • Radio
  • Scenic view
  • Shower
  • Tea/coffee making in bedrooms
  • Television

Site Features

  • Garden
  • Working farm


  • Trip Advisor AwardsTrip Advisor Certificate of Excellence Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2018
  • Visit BritainWe're Good to Go We're Good to Go 2020

Road Directions

Travelling from the South, West & East  It's best to use the A64 and leave it at the turning for Flaxton  Go through the village, over the level crossing and take the second right after the level crossing which is signposted to High Stittenham and Bulmer  Go to the T junction, turn right and after 200 metres turn left for High Stittenham  Travel up the hill to the T junction, turn right and go through two open farm gates and we are the first of the two cottages  Travelling from the North  It's quickest to use the A19 and head for York  Come off the A19 at Easingwold and take the turning for Stillington  Travel through Stillington and turn right at the signpost for Sheriff Hutton  At a mini roundabout, carry straight on for another 2 miles and look out for a Howardian Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty sign and very soon after take the next left turn, at a sign saying to " High Stittenham only ".Travel up the hill on a single track lane to a T junction, turn right and go through two open farm gates and we are the first of the two cottages .


Or take Bus Route 181 from York Station to Castle Howard and ask to get off at Skegmer Lane junction, tell the driver its where the Howardian Hills Area Of Outstanding National Beauty sign is and then walk in the same direction as the bus and take the first left up Ashbank Lane and after a half mile turn right and we are the 3rd property on the left.

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