Peter's House

Robin Hood's Bay, Yorkshire Coast

  • 3 Star Gold
  • Beautiful Grade II listed fishermen's cottage, full of features and close to the beach with parking at the nearby Fisherhead car park. Chosen as one of the best beach holiday homes by The Sunday Times in 2014.

You can book this property from:

  • £526 per week
  • £75 per night
  • 3 Star Gold


Beds & bedrooms

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


  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer


  • 1 WC
  • Towels provided


  • Family friendly
  • Travel cot
  • Highchair


  • Garden or courtyard
  • Private parking
  • Parking permit provided

How far to...?

  • Beach 0.2 miles
  • Pub 0.3 miles
  • Shop 0.3 miles

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Sea or coastal views

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: Peter's House 

Description: Cottage 



The nearest bus stop is: Thorpe Lane, Robin Hood's Bay, 700m 

The nearest train station is: Whitby Train Station, 7 miles 

The nearest food shop is: Muir Lea Stores, 300m 

The nearest pub/restaurant is: the Bay Hotel, 300m 

The nearest petrol is: Whitby, 6 miles 

Mobility equipment hire is: Whitby DAG, Flowergate, Whitby 


Arrival and car parking 

Type of parking available: Fisherhead Car Park 

For what sized cars? Large 

Good space to unload once parked? Yes 

Number of spaces available: 1 

The parking surface is: Rough land 

Distance to the property from the parking: 300m 

Is parking level? Yes 

Distance to nearest parking area: 600m 

Is it pay and display? Yes 

The width of the path to the property is: 1m 

How many steps are there en route to the entrance: 8 


Main entrance 

How many entrances are there to the property? 2 

The doors widths are: 1m 

Keyhole height:  

How many steps are there to the entrance: 1 


Living and dining rooms 

The flooring is: Wooden 

The door widths are: 1m 

Is there good space between the furniture: Yes 

Is it movable or fixed: Movable 



The flooring is: Tiled 

The door widths are: 1m 

The worktop height is: 800cm 

Is the oven set high or low? 25-800cm 

The fridge height is: 25-800cm 

The freezer height is: 25-800cm 

Is crockery stored high or low? 1200cm 

Is any equipment stored externally or away from the main kitchen area, if so which and where:  


Bedrooms and landings 

How many floors does the property have: 3 

The number of steps between floors is: 13 

The flooring is: Carpet 

The door widths are: 1m 

Bed sizes are: Bunks, 4'6”  

Is the bedroom furniture movable or fixed: Movable 


Bathrooms and cloakrooms 

The door widths are: 1m 

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 showroom?: No 

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

The flooring is: Wooden 


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 footpaths to follow for visually impaired/mobility impaired  

There are 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: Poor 

Can you easily access an electrical socket in all rooms without having to move furniture (not WC or baths)?: No 

Are electrical sockets generally set low or height: Low 

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

Any other information:  






Situated on the quiet side of the Bay, this 17th century Grade II listed fisherman's cottage is situated in the old village of Robin Hood's Bay about two minutes from the beach. With easy access to Fisherhead car park and open aspect from front onto a communal garden area and field, the property is ideal for a family holiday in this lovely seaside village. There are many pubs, restaurants and tea rooms just a stone's throw away.
Chosen by The Times as one of the best beach holiday homes in UK 2014.

Lounge/Dining Room:
TV/DVD, two leather sofas, club chair, coffee table, dining table and five chairs. Beamed ceiling, stripped floor and open fire.
Kitchen: Electric oven and hob, microwave, larder fridge, freezer, washer dryer.

Bedroom 1:
Double bed, built-in wardrobe, chest of drawers, bedside tables and chair.
Bedroom 2: Single bed, wardrobe and bedside table
Bathroom: Power shower, toilet, washbasin.

Bedroom 3:
Twin beds, clothes rail and sea views. The beams in this room include a mast and other ship's timbers with TV, chest of drawers and seating area

Pets: One dog welcome.
Parking: 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: Seating area to the front overlooking a communal garden with barbecue stand. Bench and planters at the back.
Heating: Gas central heating, open fire (coal can be purchased locally).
Short breaks: Not accepted at peak times.
Notes: Towels are provided. The stairs are steep and not suitable for people with walking difficulties. Property sleeps 5. Cot and highchair available on request. Unlimited superfast WiFi is available free of charge. No smoking at this property. Mobile phone signal is strong.


A beautiful holiday cottage - furnished to a very high standard and equipped with everything you need to make your stay as comfortable as possible, and more! We will be back!

Mrs Sarah C,

Thank you for a truly lonely week in the ever-gorgeous Robin Hoods Bay and your great cottage! Our first stay at Peters House, but we'll definitely be back - very comfy, cosy - a real home from home

Previous g,

Beautiful and quirky little cottage. Special memories made this Christmas! We will be back! Mishka our dog was very comfortable too. Thanks for letting her and us stay

The D,

A very quaint & cosy cottage, love the big shower! Great location for the pubs and shops

The B,


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.