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 and 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 situated within a few minutes stroll of Pickering’s bustling town centre, where you will find many interesting individual shops, award winning Beck Isle Museum, art galleries, café’s, 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, Eden House is a Grade II listed Georgian 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.

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

We have an Easter Special Offer running during April 2014 – see the Special Offers section at the foot of this news page or call us directly Tel 01751 477875, also late availability call for best last minute rates

Room 1 “Brown” Room Refurbishment Completed We have just completed a full refurbishment of our lovely Brown Room En-suite for the 2014 season. The new En-suite benefits from under-floor heating, Power Shower and a lovely deep bath to soak away the days activity. We have posted photos on the web site pages and also an album of photos of the room and facilities on our Eden House Facebook page Click here to view room photos

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 aimed at Walkers and Cyclists and would be happy to discuss your requirements should you wish to book with us.

LE GRAND DEPART OF THE TOUR DE FRANCE IN JULY 2014 – The Start of the Tour de France will be hosted in Yorkshire in July. Our wonderful “Gods own County” will host the first two days of racing on 5th & 6th July 2014. Pickering is an ideal location to base yourself during this amazing event. Take in some wounderful cycling, walking or just tour the area, hop on the Train to York and catch Le Grand Depart.


17th to 21st April Art Exhibition at Pickering Memorial Hall Talented local artists exhibit their original and printed work. Free entry, refreshments available.

Friday 25th to Sunday 27th April Pickering 2nd Beer & Cider Festival hosted by The Sun Inn Enjoy and afternoon or evening selecting from the wide range of real ales and speciality ciders on offer. Also live music and food.

25th to 27th April & 2nd to 5th May 2014 Spring Steam Gala Two great weekends for steam enthusiasts and families, with plenty of events and visiting steam engines –

2nd to 4th May Malton & Norton Folk Festival Extended to include Sunday sessions for 2014, this popular festival wont disappoint, with a full line-up of music for Saturday night, open-mic sessions, Morris Dancers and much more.

Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th May, Pickering Game & Country Fair Held at the well established venue of the Pickering Showground, this annual event is growing in size every year, with something for all the family to enjoy. Includes the UK Tractor Show.

Friday 23rd May to Sunday 1st June 2014 Pickering Parish Church Flower Festival The beautiful Parish Church of St Paul’s & St Peter, with it’s impressive famous wall paintings, is hosting a spectacular flower & scarecrow festival based on the story of The Wizard of Oz. Fun and something for all the family.

Malton Food Lovers Festival 2014 – Sat 24th & Sun 25th May This annual food festival is a celebration of the very best of Yorkshire produce and cooking with over 160 food stalls, famous patrons and delicious Yorkshire street food. There are chef demos, live interviews, cookery lessons, a festival bar, family entertainment, talks, tastings and much more. It’s a great day out. Why not book a weekend break at Eden House, enjoy everything Pickering has to offer and a day out at the Food Festival – phone or email for availability.

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

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.

Pickering 1940’s Wartime Weekend 2014 Dates announced for the 2014 event are from Friday 10th to Sunday 12th October. We are fully booked for 10th & 11th, but have rooms on Thursday 9th and Sunday 12th.

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 Easter Special – Enjoy a luxurious stay at Eden House for £70.00 per room, per night B&B, for two people sharing. Minimum booking 2 Nights, available Sunday to Thursday. Subject to availability. Offer only available with direct bookings. Booking terms apply. or Tel: 01751 477875 – please quote ref: EDEaster14