Fenay Cottage

Robin Hood's Bay, Yorkshire Coast

  • 4 Star Gold
  • A hidden gem cottage, very well presented and close to the shops, cafes and beach

You can book this property from:

  • £733 per week
  • £105 per night
  • 4 Star Gold


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 king/super-king bed
  • 4 single beds


  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer


  • 1 WC
  • Towels provided
  • Wet room
  • Shower


  • Stairgate


  • Garden or courtyard
  • Enclosed garden or courtyard
  • Parking permit provided

How far to...?

  • Beach 0.1 miles
  • Pub 0.1 miles
  • Shop 0.1 miles

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Welcome pack

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Fishing

Important - please note

House Rules

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

  To give our cleaners enough time to complete the additional cleaning and sanitising that is currently needed to keep our guests safe, check-in and check-out times at the majority of our properties have been temporarily revised. The revised times for this property are reflected above.



  • Walk-in shower
  • Wet room

Read the full Access Statement for this property.

Access Statement


Access Statement


Property Name: Fenay cottage

Description: House


Pre-arrival and local facilities


Nearest bus stop: Thorpe Lane, 500m up steep hill

Nearest train station: Scarborough, 26km

Nearest petrol station: Whitby, 9km

Mobility equipment hire is: Whitby DAG, Flowergate, Whitby

Nearest food shop: Muir Lea Stores, 30m

Nearest pub/restaurant: The Laurel Inn, 35m


Arrival and car parking


Type of parking available: Public car park

Number of spaces available: 207 and 2 disabled spaces

For what sized car: Standard

Parking surface is: Tarmac

Is the parking level: Yes

Is there good space to unload once parked: Yes

Distance to property from parking: 500m

Distance to nearest public parking area: 500m

Is it pay and display? Pass included in rental

The width of the path to the property is: 1.5m at narrowest point

The number of steps to the entrance is: 20


Main entrance


The main entrance door width is 75cm

Number of steps to the main entrance is: 1 door step but steep path

The height of the key safe is: 120cm

The height of the key hole is: 120cm

How many other entrances to the property are there? 0

The other entrance door widths are: N/A

Number of steps to the other entrances: N/A


Living and dining rooms


Type of flooring: Wood with rug

Width of doorways: 74cm

Is there good space between furniture? Yes

Is the furniture movable or fixed? Movable




Type of flooring:  Tiled

Width of doorways: 75cm

Worktop height: 88cm

Is oven set high or low? Low

Fridge height: Low

Freezer height: Low

Is crockery stored in high or low cupboards: Low

Is any equipment stored externally or away from the main kitchen, and if yes, which and where? No


Bedrooms and landings


How many floors does the property have? 3

Number of steps between floors: 12 straight and 12 very steep stairs

Type of flooring: Carpet

Width of the doorways: 73 to 75

Bed sizes: 2’6”, 6ft

Is the bedroom furniture movable or fixed? Movable but very limited space


Bathrooms and cloakrooms


Type of flooring: Tiled

Width of the doorways: Very restricted due to corridor layout

Is there an accessible or adapted WC? No

Is there an accessible or adapted bath or shower? No

Is there a ground floor WC? No

Is there a ground floor bathroom or shower room? No

Does any bath or shower have a grab rail or handle fitted? No

Is there any shower where access is level rather than a step up? Yes the bathroom has a wet room style


Outdoor facilities


External areas are firm, sloped, steep slopes, stepped and rough

Is there outside lighting: Yes

Are there footpaths to follow for visually/mobility impaired: No

Are there barriers to entry into any part of the garden?: No garden

Are there are any other hazards: Yes, cobbles




Is there a landline telephone for guests to use? No

If yes, does it accept incoming calls only or incoming and outgoing calls?

Mobile phone reception information: Good for Vodafone

Closest public telephone is: 300m

Can you easily access an electrical socket in all rooms without having to move furniture (not cloakrooms or bathrooms)? Yes

Are electrical sockets generally set low or high? Both in all rooms except the lounge

Do you provide speciality alarms for hearing or sight impaired guests? No


Additional relevant information


Please add further details on any accessibility items or restrictions found at the property:  Suitable for guests with limited mobility issues but not wheelchair use. The ground floor bedroom is with ensuite shower/WC.

This access statement has been completed by the owner and Ingrid Flute’s is not to be held responsible for the content therein.


This beautiful Grade II listed cottage is a hidden gem, situated just off the tourist track at the bottom of the small fishing village of Robin Hoods Bay. An idyllic location close to the beach and slipway plus all of the unique gift shops, cafes, bistros and traditional pubs that this historic coastal village has to offer.  The larger seaside towns of Whitby and Scarborough are just a short drive away if you are wanting to explore the coast further.

Fenay Cottage has been lovingly restored and decorated to a high standard, with lots of delightful finishing touches adding to the original character of the cottage. Traditional features such as beamed ceilings and original sash windows are mixed with contemporary yet comfortable furnishings to provide an ideal retreat for a family or group holidaying together.

Set over three stories, on the ground floor you will find a spacious kitchen diner with top of the range equipment and all the mod cons, providing the perfect space to gather together to eat, drink and plan your day’s adventures. On the first floor you will find a private enclosed patio where you can sit with a drink on a summer’s evening or enjoy breakfast al fresco. The cottage also boasts a cosy lounge with wood burning stove, a wet room and three cosy and welcoming bedrooms. 

Entrance: Into open plan kitchen/dining room.
Kitchen/Dining Room: Open plan. Induction hob, electric oven & grill, under counter fridge and seperate fridge freezer, microwave, dishwasher. Central island and dining table with bench and chairs. Stairs to the upper floors.

Door leading out to patio.
3 seater and 2 seater sofas, chair, wood burning stove, Smart TV with Freeview, DVD player, Bose Soundtouch radio/ bluetooth speaker, bookshelf. Stairs to the second floor.
Bedroom 1: Two 2ft 6 single beds with drawers underneath, bedside table and lights, chair, hanging space.
Bathroom: Shower, toilet, washbasin, heated towel rail.

Bedroom 2: Two 2ft 6 single beds with drawers underneath, bedside table and lamps, chair, hanging space.
Bedroom 3: King size bed with drawers underneath, bedside tables and lights, chest of drawers, hanging rail, feature fireplace.

Pets: One dog welcome.
Parking: Parking permit for the Fisherhead Car Park for one car (subject to the previous guests having returned it to the cottage). Camper vans, mini buses, vans and trade vans over half a ton are not allowed. The  Fisherhead car park is opposite Bertie’s of Bay.
Garden/Patio: Enclosed patio with table and chairs.
Heating: Electric central heating and wood burning stove.
Short Breaks: Accepted all year round; booking restrictions apply for peak times.
Notes: Towels are provided. Stair gate available. Mobile phone signal is variable. Unlimited WiFi is available free of charge.
Pub: 0.1 miles  Shop: 0.1 miles


Area Information

Robin Hoods Bay  
One of the jewels in the crown of the North East coastline is the small fishing village of Robin Hoods Bay. Located five miles south of Whitby and 15 miles north of Scarborough, it is the perfect place for a self-catering holiday. Steeped in history this quaint village with its winding cobbled streets, dotted with cafes, pubs and shops it is well catered for visitors. It boasts a stunning beach at the foot of the bay which provides a paradise for family fun. Children will be entertained with plenty of rock pools to splash in and fossils to hunt, while adults can take in the breathtaking views of the cliffs which tell the enchanting history of the place.