A warm welcome from Pickering, the Gateway to the North York Moors...
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About Us

We are situated in the Historic Market Town of Pickering, the Gateway to the North York Moors National Park, renowned for its abundance and variety of ancient woodlands (Dalby Forest), scenic moorlands (North York Moors), dramatic coastline (Whitby, Robin Hood’s Bay, Staithes, Scarborough), and ancient historic monuments and sites. Pickering has its very own Castle first built by William the Conqueror (an English Heritage site), and we are home to the North York Moors Steam Railway (NYMR).

The historic City of York, with its many attractions, is only 40 minutes away by car, or 20 minutes by train from Malton station. Please see our Local Attractions page for more detailed information on the local area.

Eden House Bed and Breakfast, is just a few minutes stroll from Pickering’s bustling town centre, where you will find many interesting individual shops, award winning Beck Isle Museum, art galleries, café’s, restaurants, wine bar, delicatessen, and the celebrated North York Moors Steam Railway (NYMR). Pickering Castle is situated at the top of Castlegate and is an English Heritage site.

A Four Star rated Bed & Breakfast with Visit England, serving Award Winning breakfast, Eden House is a 17th Century listed cottage Bed and Breakfast, offering guest house accommodation with a real feel of traditional, cosy, country cottage comfort, with that hint of luxury and elegance. A home from home for your holiday, short stay or business trip to the North York Moors National Park, and North Yorkshire.

Emma and Andy would be delighted to welcome you to stay with us, and assist you in making your stay in this area of outstanding beauty and historic interest, one to remember. Upon arrival, we offer fresh tea and coffee with homemade cake. We can provide storage for bicycles, have cleaning and drying facilities for cycling and walking equipment, and can provide packed lunches by prior arrangement (additional cost). We have a large guest car park at the rear of the cottage, with ample, secure parking for all our guests. We pride ourselves on offering high quality Pickering Bed & Breakfast facilities with a personal service, attention to detail and hint of luxury for your stay.

As active and enthusiastic walkers and cyclists ourselves, and with a real passion for the area we live in (Pickering and surrounding North York Moors National Park), we would be delighted to help you with any information you may need in regard to areas and routes for walking or cycling, places of historic interest to visit, and towns and cities in the North Yorkshire region which are of interest for shopping and visitor attractions. Our Facebook page – – contains information about local cycling and walking routes we have discovered, with something for all abilities to enjoy. We are more than happy to help you plan your days out.

We can also cater for guests who may be travelling in the area due to business and would be happy to discuss your requirements.

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News and Local Events


January 2015 Refurbishment Work Complete – Beautiful New En-suite Facilities We are very excited having just completed our full refurbishment of our B&B En-suite bathrooms. They are looking amazing. With sleek, stylish new walk in showers & fixtures and fittings throughout, Hansgrohe Power showers, and finished in beautiful Italian Porcelain tiles. The new en-suite facilities of our rooms offer our guests that extra hint of luxury. Room 1 en-suite, our double overlooking the garden, with lovely deep bath & shower, also benefits from heated floor. We’ve also been busy installing a completely new heating & hot water system, and have installed a log burning stove to the Guest Sitting Room, which really does make it very cosy, ideal for relaxing with a book or planning your day trips. Have a look at all our new photos on our Facebook page just click here..

Visit England Quality in Tourism Breakfast Award
We are delighted that we have been awarded the Quality in Tourism (QiT) Breakfast Award. This award is given by QiT Inspectors who stay at accommodation unannounced. We achieved 100% in all aspects of the assessment. Have a browse at our Deliciously Yorkshire breakfast page to see what is on offer.

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence Eden House Bed & Breakfast has been awarded a Certificate of Excellence for the 2014 season by Trip Advisor. These Certificates are awarded for achieving consistently excellent feedback from Guests who stay with us.

Eden House B&B Pickering is a Visit England 4 Star Rated Guest Accommodation: We pride ourselves in offering the highest possible quality and standard of accommodation and service at all times to our Guests. The 4 Star rating allows our Guests to see that we have achieved high standards so they know what they can expect when booking with us.

Eden House B&B is Walkers and Cyclist Accredited – We offer additional services & facilities for Walkers and Cyclists and would be happy to discuss your requirements should you wish to book with us.

Visit Beck Isle Museum, Pickering – Be transported back in time in this award winning gem of a Museum, which has 27 Galleries for visitors to explore Phone 01751 473653. Special events run throughout the year.

Cycling & Walking Routes from Pickering We have some great cycling and walking routes that we can recommend to our guests, for all abilities. You can even hire cycles in Pickering, or bring your own, we have storage facilities. We have Dalby Forest on our doorstep which has marked walk and cycle routes for all abilities and caters for disabled access also. Look for the Great Yorkshire Forest.


Events held by the North York Moors Steam Railway throughout 2015: Pickering is home to the much acclaimed NYM Steam Railway, which runs from early March through to December. The annual calendar also sees many special events, as per below:
Teddy Bear Week 14th to 22nd February
Special 50th Anniversary of line Closure
6th to 8th March
Spring Steam Gala 17th to 19th April &
24th to 26th April
Wizard of Oz Tracker Jack Trail 23rd to 31st May
Wizard of Oz Story Train 29th May
Swinging 1960’s Weekend 13th & 14th June
Awesome 1970’s & Heritage Diesel Gala
26th to 28th June
Friday Summer Story Trains 31st July to 4th Sept
Autumn Steam Gala 25th to 27th Sept
East Yorkshire Thoroughbred Car Club 4th Oct
Railway in Wartime 16ht to 18th Oct
Witches & Wizards Week 24th Oct to 1st Nov

THE TOUR OF YORKSHIRE CYCLE RACE – 1ST TO 3RD MAY 2015 Following in the huge success of Yorkshire hosting the Grand Depart of Le Tour De France in 2014, Welcome to Yorkshire will be helping to organise and support the inaugural Tour of Yorkshire Cycle Race. Day 1 comes to Pickering and the Town is busy making lots of plans for a great stage day in this area. Don’t miss out, book your accommodation well in advance to see this exciting event.

PICKERING GAME & COUNTRY FAIR 16TH & 17TH MAY This annual event held at the Pickering Showground, grows in popularity every year. Lots of stands & events over the weekend, and hosting the UK Tractor Show.

MALTON FOOD LOVERS FESTIVAL 23RD & 24TH MAY 2015 This annual food festival is well worth a visit. It celebrates local Yorkshire produce and there is something for everyone. A vast array of artisan foods, wines, shows, celebrity demonstrations, music. Malton is only a few miles from Pickering and serviced well by bus or local parking. Why not book a Spring break and take in some of the regions amazing home grown and made produce.

DALBY FOREST LIVE CONCERTS 25TH 26TH & 27TH JUNE 2015 Wonderful open air concerts in this stunning forest location just 3 miles from Pickering. Don’t miss out, book your accommodation early to avoid disappointment.
Thursday 25th June – Tom Odell and Guests
Friday 26th June – Paloma Faith & guests
Saturday 27th June – Paul Heaton & Jackie Abbott

Pickering 1940’s Wartime Weekend 2015 Dates announced for the 2015 event are from Friday 16th to Sunday 18th October 2015. We are fully booked Friday and Saturday, limited availability Thursday & Sunday.

Visit our Facebook page for lots more news, updates and photographs on what is going on in and around Pickering and the North York Moors National Park, plus cycle and walking routes posted on our Page Wall, together with Special Offers – Click Here to our Facebook Page Facebook: Facebook

Special Offers

Seasonal Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Special Offers
From 2nd Feb to 5th March we are offering £60 per night B&B, for minimum of 2 night booking, Sunday to Thursday, normal booking terms apply, subject to availability, call or email for further details. Must quote ref : EDFEB15