Green Cottage

Robin Hood's Bay, Yorkshire Coast

  • 4 Star Gold
  • Beautiful 17th century cottage filled with antiques and just two minutes from the beach

You can book this property from:

  • £589 per week
  • £84 per night
  • 4 Star Gold


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 double bed
  • 1 zip & link beds - can be king/super king or single beds


  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer


  • 2 WCs
  • Towels provided
  • En-suite bathroom


  • Family friendly
  • Stairgate


  • Garden or courtyard
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Parking permit provided

How far to...?

  • Pub 0.1 miles
  • Shop 0.2 miles

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Welcome pack

Important - please note

House Rules

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

Read the full Access Statement for this property.

Access Statement

Access Statement

Access Statement 

Property Name: Green Cottage, King Street 

Description: Semi Detached Character Cottage 

Green Cottage is unsuitable for wheelchair users or anyone with mobility issues due to the steep staircases within the property

The cottage is built over 4 floors and sleeps up to four people and has two bedrooms.  The first bedroom is located on the first floor with 2 single beds which can be linked together to make a king size double.  This bedroom is located next to the house bathroom.  The second bedroom is on the second floor and has a small en-suite toilet and hand basin. 


The nearest bus stop is: The upper village of Robin Hood's Bay on Thorpe Lane 

The nearest train station is: Station Square, Whitby 

The nearest food shop is Muir Lea Stores (01947 880316) in the lower village.  There are  three public houses in the lower village, The Bay Hotel, Ye Dolphin and The Laurel Inn.  The Bay Hotel and the Dolphin serve food daily along with several cafes. 

The nearest petrol is Sainsburys, 4 miles north

Mobility equipment hire is Whitby DAG, Flowergate, Whitby


Arrival and car parking 

There is no parking adjacent to the cottage, but we provide a parking permit for Fisherhead Car Park, this is a private car park five minutes' walk from the cottage.   

If additional parking is required, public parking is available in the upper village. The car parks are at the top of Bay bank. Daily payments can be made at the pay and display machines, or permits for longer stays can be obtained from the Post Office (01947 880202). Additional permits for Fisherhead Car Park may possibly be obtained from The Old School House (01947 880723). Some people park in the car park and carry their luggage down to their accommodation. If the distance is too far you can drive down the bank and up King Street to unload. However, King Street is on a steep hill and you will need to reverse back down and this road is only single track.  Please observe any parking restrictions and return to the car park once unloaded. Please note that the car parks at the top of the hill are free during the winter months. 

There are no disabled parking spaces in Fisherhead Car Park. There are designated spaces in the public car parks at the top of the hill in the upper village. 

There is rear access to the vehicle once parked 

The distance from the parking area to the property is a five minutes' walk 

No Vans or Campervans are allowed to park on the carpark

The parking surface is uneven and unlit


Main entrance 

The width of the path leading to the property is approx. 3 foot and from the road there are 4 steps down to the entrance door.  The ground surface is an even concrete and stone pathway.

The key can be obtained from the key safe located at the right handside of the front door of the property 

How many entrances are there to the property? One 

The main door width is approx. 3 foot and it has a small threshold 

Living room 

All light switches in the property are located at shoulder height 

The flooring is original wood floorboards with a large rug 

Apart from the main front door there any no other doors in the lounge

The furniture is movable 


The kitchen is located on the lower ground floor and is accessed via a steep staircase

The flooring is a mixture of wood and stone and is uneven in parts 

The door onto the patio is approx. 2.5 foot wide 

Bedrooms and landings 

The property has a lower ground floor, ground floor, first floor and second floor. The number of steps between floors is approx. 11.  

The property has 2 bedrooms.  The first bedroom is located on the 1st floor which is accessed via a narrow winding staircase and is located next to the house bathroom.  This bedroom has 2 single beds which can be zipped together to make a king size double.  The second bedroom is located on the 2nd floor which again is accessed via a narrow winding staircase and has a small ensuite with a toilet and handbasin. This bedroom has 1 double bed.

The furniture in both bedrooms is moveable 

  Main House Bathroom and ensuite

The door into the main house bathroom is narrow.  There is a bath with a shower over.  There is a WC and hand basin.  Please note the bathroom suite has not been adapted for impaired mobility. The flooring is original wooden floorboards.

The door into the ensuite bathroom on the second floor is narrow.  The ensuite has a WC and hand basin.  Please note the ensuite has not been adapted for impaired mobility.

Outdoor Facilities 

There is a patio accessed out of the kitchen on the lower ground floor.  There is one step out of the kitchen onto the patio and the patio surface is flagged and even.  There is a shared courtyard at the front of the property. There is lighting on both the patio and front courtyard.


Green Cottage, built in 1634, is a fantastic, very private, high quality cottage, full of character, original features, ships lighting and nautical antiques. Situated within two minutes of the beach with a south facing private balcony, Green Cottage is the perfect place for al fresco dining after a hard day on the beach. 

Lounge: Exposed beams, original floorboards, timber panelling and exposed stone walls. Original built-in cathedral cupboard, living flame gas grate fire in feature fireplace, lovely old leather settee and wing chair. TV with Freesat and DVD. Original dimmable ships lighting. Stairs down to:

Kitchen/diner: Exposed beams, part stone floor, exposed stone walls. Bespoke handmade quality kitchen with oak worktops. Fridge, freezer, 5 burner gas hob, electric oven, microwave, dishwasher, washer dryer. Open fire in Yorkshire range. Period farmhouse table, chairs and dresser. TV with Freesat, Bluetooth speaker. Original ships lighting. Door to balcony.

Bedroom 1:
Exposed beams, open feature fireplace, fitted wardrobe and original ships lighting. Double/twin bed (zip and link on request).

Bathroom: Exposed beams and original ships lighting. Cast iron bath, 'rain' effect shower over bath, toilet, washbasin.


Bedroom 2:
 Up in the eaves with panelled ceiling and amazing 180 degree Robin Hoods Bay rooftop views. Period pine double bedstead, antique chest of drawers, two easy chairs.

En suite: Exposed stone wall, toilet, washbasin.


Pets: Sorry, no pets.
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.
Garden: Shared courtyard to the front, enclosed private, elevated balcony with patio table and bench, chiminea and barbecue to the rear of the property.
Heating: Gas central heating with period cast iron radiators. Open gas grate fire in lounge & open fire in kitchen (coal provided).
Short breaks: Not accepted at peak times.
Notes: Towels are provided. Unlimited WiFi is available at no extra charge. As this is an older property the stairs are fairly steep and are accessed directly from the bedrooms (no landings). A stair gate is fitted in the first floor bedroom. No smoking at this property. Mobile phone signal is variable.


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.