Woodpeckers Cottage

Harwood Dale, Yorkshire Coast

  • 3 Star Gold
  • Special OfferBlack Friday: 10% off bookings starting 19th November - 21st December 2021 or 4th January – 1st April 2022. Ends 3rd December.

You can book this property from:

  • £536 per week
  • £77 per night
  • 3 Star Gold


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 double bed
  • 3 single beds


  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer


  • 1 WC
  • Towels provided
  • Bath
  • Shower


  • Highchair


  • Garden or courtyard
  • Enclosed garden or courtyard
  • Barbecue
  • Private parking
  • Rural location

How far to...?

  • Beach 5 miles
  • Pub 3 miles
  • Shop 5 miles

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Welcome pack
  • Countryside views

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 4:00pm
  • Check out: 9:00am



  • On one level, no stairs
  • Ground floor toilet
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Ground floor bath/shower room

Read the full Access Statement for this property.

Access Statement

Access Guide for Woodpecker Cottage

Woodpeckers Cottage is a Bunglow Annexe with access via two small steps into the property. 

All rooms are on the same level once inside.

There are 3x bedrooms, 1x bathroom, 1x kitchen, lounge / dining room with connecting hallway to all rooms.

There is level access from the main entrance to the garden.

The route to the bedroom is 750mm wide or more.


Path to the main entrance.  From the street to the main entrance there is level access. The path is 3000mm wide or more. The path is sloped.

Main entrance. The main door is side hung and manual. The door is 700mm wide. The main entrance has 2 steps.


All bedrooms have windows.

Bedrooms have ceiling lights, bedside lamps and natural daylight.

Lights are LED. TVs have subtitles.

All bedrooms are non-smoking.

The bedding is non-allergic.

All bedrooms have fitted carpets.

You can move the bedroom furniture, to improve accessibility.

The direction of transfer onto the toilet is to the left and right.


There is a separate kitchen and dining room. From the main entrance to the kitchen, there is level access.

The route is 800mm wide, or more.

The door is 700mm wide.

The table and plates have high colour contrast.

From the main entrance to the dining room, there is level access. The route is 2000mm wide, or more. The door is 700mm wide.


From the main entrance to the lounge there is level access. The route is 2000mm wide or more. The door is 700mm wide.


From the main entrance to this area, there is level access. The route is 750mm wide, or more. The entrance is 2000mm wide.

The owner can provide a temporary ramp to gain access up the two steps into the bungalow.

Can use the garden outside.

You can hire mobility equipment from Care UK Motability Shop by calling 01723 369910.






Situated in the beautiful Harwood Dale, Woodpeckers Cottage is a spacious property with an attractive garden to the front and side, where you can sit and admire the most amazing views of the dale and surrounding hills. This charming cottage, set on one level on the ground floor, has a spacious living and dining room, a separate kitchen, three good-sized bedrooms and a family bathroom. The house is very comfortable, offers all modern comforts and private off road parking.

The property is situated at the heart of the Harwood Dale and there are some lovely walks and cycling routes right on your doorstep. The cottage is ideal for families, walkers, cyclists, bird watchers and nature lovers and at the neighbouring farm you can buy fresh local vegetables, eggs and jams.

Staying in Woodpeckers Cottage, you will be spoilt for choice of things to do on your break, as the area boasts some of the most beautiful places to visit. The picturesque Forge Valley with the pretty village of Hackness offers some popular tearooms and stunning views; the famous Dalby Forest where you can Go Ape or simply enjoy a family picnic or a walk in the wood; Falling Foss boasts some charming walks; as well as the popular seaside resorts of Scarborough, Whitby and Robin Hood’s Bay all nearby.

Entrance: Two steps up into a small porch.
A lovely large hallway with woodpecker themed wall paper, some hanging space.
Lounge/Dining Room: A three-seater sofa, three armchairs, TV with Freesat, feature fire.
 An electric ceramic hob, electric oven and grill, fridge freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, microwave.
Bedroom 1: 
Has some amazing views over Harwood Dale, a double bed with two bedside cabinets and lights, there is a built-in wardrobe, a chest of drawers with a mirror, two chairs and a full length mirror.
Bedroom 2: There are two single beds, a built-in wardrobe, bedside cabinet and light, chest of drawers, armchair and a lovely view over the garden.
Bedroom 3: Has a single bed, a chest of drawers, built-in wardrobe, shelves and a lovely view over the garden.
Bathroom: Bath with shower over bath, storage, toilet and washbasin.

Pets: One dog welcome.
Parking: Private off street parking available outside the property.
Garden: Garden to the front and side of the house with outside seating and barbecue.
Heating: Gas central heating, open fire.
Short Breaks: Accepted all year round.
Notes: Towels are provided. Highchair available. No smoking at this property. Unlimited WiFi available free of charge. Mobile phone signal is variable.
Shop: 5 miles  Pubs: 3 miles


Area Information

Harwood Dale is a pretty village located within the North York Moors National Park between Scarborough and Whitby. Surrounded by wildlife and forest you will be spoilt for choice with walks and cycle trails in the area.

Scarborough is an all year round destination, with its busy fishing harbour and marina a hub of excitement whatever the weather. Scarborough Castle is set in a stunning location and offers visitors panoramic views over the dramatic coastline. The 2,500-year old building is a must see for anyone visiting the area, and a wonderful day out for everyone.
There's so much to see and do during the day in this lovely seaside town, but also plenty of places to relax and unwind in the evening, including many bars and eateries along the seafront.