Robin Hood's Bay, Yorkshire Coast

  • 3 Star
  • Charming character cottage only a few minutes walk from the beach

You can book this property from:

  • £475 per week
  • £68 per night
  • 3 Star


Beds & bedrooms

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


  • 1 WC
  • Towels not provided


  • Family friendly


  • Garden or courtyard

How far to...?

  • Beach 0.3 miles
  • Pub 0.1 miles
  • Shop 0.1 miles

Special Features

  • WiFi

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.

Read the full Access Statement for this property.

Access Statement

Access Statement 

Property Name: Holmlea 

Description: House 


The nearest bus stop is: Robin Hood's Bay 

The nearest train station is: Scarborough, 16 miles 

The nearest food shop is: Robin Hood's Bay, 100 m 

The nearest pub/restaurant is: Robin Hood's Bay, 100m 

The nearest petrol is: Whitby, 5.5 miles 

Mobility equipment hire is: Whitby DAG, Flowergate, Whitby 

Arrival and car parking 

Type of parking available: Car park 

For what sized cars? Family 

Good space to unload once parked? Yes 

Number of spaces available: 150 

The parking surface is: Tarmac 

Distance to the property from the parking: 160m 

Is parking level? Yes 

Distance to nearest parking area: 160m 

Is it pay and display? Yes 

The width of the path to the property is: 2m 

How many steps are there en route to the entrance: 5 

Main entrance 

How many entrances are there to the property? 1 

The doors widths are: 34”, 22” 

Keyhole height: 38” 

How many steps are there to the entrance:

Living and dining rooms 

The flooring is: Stone flags/rug 

The door widths are: 28” 

Is there good space between the furniture: Yes 

Is it movable or fixed: Movable 


The flooring is: Stone flagged 

The door widths are: open plan 

The worktop height is: 35” 

Is the oven set high or low? Low 

The fridge height is: 34” 

The freezer height is:  

Is crockery stored high or low? Both 

Is any equipment stored externally or away from the main kitchen area, if so which and where: No 

Bedrooms and landings 

How many floors does the property have: 2 

The number of steps between floors is: 13 

The flooring is: Wood 

The door widths are: 27” 

Bed sizes are: 2'6”, 4'6” 

Is the bedroom furniture movable or fixed: Movable and fixed 

Bathrooms and cloakrooms 

The door widths are: 27” 

Is there an accessible or adapted WC?: No 

Is there an accessible or adapted bath/shower?: No 

Is there a ground floor WC?: No 

Is there a ground floor bath or showeroom?: No 

Is there any shower where access is level rather than having to step up?: No 

The flooring is: Wood 

Outdoor facilities 

External areas are: firm, level and stepped 

Permanent seated is provided 

There is no outside lighting:  

There is no colour contrast of critical surfaces (eg white on edge of steps)  

There are no footpaths to follow for visually impaired/mobility impaired  

There are no barriers to entry into any part of the garden  

There are no other hazards such as ponds, water features, steep areas  


Is there a land line for guests to use? No 

Mobile reception details: Patchy 

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

Are electrical sockets generally set low or height: Low 

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

Any other information:  



Holmlea is a charming character cottage located at the heart of Robin Hood's Bay, only a few minutes walk to the beach. The cottage has been furnished to a very good standard, and is bright and pleasant. It retains some original features such as wooden beams, floorboards and fireplaces. There is a spacious garden room in front of the property accross a narrow pathway and a lovely sun trap patio with outside seating.

 A ceramic hob with electric oven and grill, fridge with icebox, microwave in the storage cupboard. TV with Freesat and DVD player, gas woodburner-effect stove and extendable table and chairs.
Garden room: Across a narrow pathway. Feature fireplace, large wooden table and chairs, doors leading to a sheltered patio.

Bedroom 1:
Double bed, chest of drawers, hanging rail and feature fireplace.
Bathroom: Bath, shower over the bath, toilet, washbasin.

Bedroom 2:
Double bed, fitted wardrobe and dressing table.
Bedroom 3: Single bed and sea views. Hanging space on the landing.

Pets: Sorry, no pets.
Parking: This property doesn't provide parking but public car parks at the top of the village are available.
Garden: Patio with outside seating.
Heating: Gas central heating, gas woodburner-effect stove.
Short breaks: Not accepted at peak times. 
Notes:  Please bring your own towels and tea towels . Property may not be suitable for people with mobility problems. Property has very steep staircase and may be unsuitable for young children. Mobile phone signal is weak. Unlimited WiFi is available free of charge. No smoking at this property.


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.