Old Coastguard Station
Robin Hood's Bay, Yorkshire+ Add to favourites
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The Old Coastguard Station stands right by the sea, at the bottom of this picturesque seventeenth-century fishing village. The Trust bought the building in 1998 and converted it for holidays in 2000, but prior to that it served as a marine life study centre. The ground and first floors house Trust interpretative displays and education rooms. The holiday home is completely separate on the second floor with stunning sea views.
The cottage's layout
- Other floor
- Second floor: sitting room with dining area and sea views and open plan kitchen, bedroom (1 double with 5' bed) and bathroom with shower over bath. All rooms have sloping ceilings.
Heating: Gas central heating included.
Parking: cars only permitted to cottage for access, otherwise parking in council-run car park at top of hill for which council charges apply. Please note that there is a 365 metre steep slope between the cottage and the car park.
Television/Signal: There is no television reception, but a television and DVD player are provided for visitors wishing to bring DVDs.
- Let starts
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- Dogs allowed
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- Beach nearby
- Pub nearby
- Coast nearby
- Remote location
- Tumble dryer
- Washing machine
- Double bed
- If you would like a copy of the access statement for this cottage please call the booking office on 0844 335 1287
Things to see and do nearby
- Yorkshire & North East England
In England's spectacular North East, Yorkshire and Northumberland are both counties that offer something for everyone. Yorkshire is world renowned for the beauty of its countryside and its scenery, reaching from the Dales in the west to the Moors in the east. There are also historic towns and cities, a spectacular coastline, much of which is in the care of the Trust, and some of the most magnificent historic houses in the country. The cathedral city of York, where the Trust has two holiday apartments, has a huge variety on offer to visitors - from magnificent York Minster to the medieval Shambles, an area steeped in history and now rich in gift and antique shops alongside fashionable boutiques. Northumberland too abounds in magnificent scenery with wide open stretches of moorland and a long and dramatic coastline. Steeped in history, protecting the border with Scotland since the days when Hadrian's army built the famous Wall, the county also has a wonderful collection of historic houses and castles including Cragside, Wallington and Lindisfarne, all of which are in the care of the Trust. The Trust now has cottages close to Hadrian's Wall itself and in many other spectacular locations including Alnwick and Fountains Abbey, a World Heritage Site.
- North York Moors
The North York Moors National Park is famous for its vast areas of heather moorland, interspersed by hidden valleys and bounded to the east by stunning coastline. The main activity in the area is traditional hill farming. Although tourism is increasingly important, taking advantage of magnificent countryside, heritage coastline, busy market towns, attractive villages and historic churches, abbeys and castles.
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place to visit
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- Sea life centre
- North York Moors steam railway
- Horse riding
National Trust places to visit
- Yorkshire Coast
- Varied coastal area with natural history and industrial archaeology interest
- Bridestones, Crosscliff and Blakey Topping
- Moorland nature reserve with peculiar rock formations
- Nunnington Hall
- Picturesque Yorkshire manor house with organic garden and exciting programme of exhibitions
- Roseberry Topping
- Distinctive hill with fine views across North Yorkshire and the Tees valley
- Rievaulx Terrace
- One of Yorkshire's finest 18th-century landscape gardens, containing two temples
- Ormesby Hall
- The Pennyman family's intimate 18th-century mansion
Comments from past visitors
Lynn & Dave Baker
- November 2007
Cliff and Ella Woodthorpe
What it will cost
- VAT at the current rate
- Linen, heating and electricity (except where shown in the cottage details)
(not included in the price table above)
- A non-refundable £10 charge is not included, and will be added to the total price of your holiday to cover the cost of accidental breakages
- Unfortunately we cannot accept website bookings more than 15 months in advance. Please call 0844 335 1287 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to enquire about future cottage bookings and reservations.
- As part of the annual pricing review of all its cottages the National Trust reserves the right to move individual cottages up or down the price bands and to alter date breaks. We also reserve the right to charge supplements for certain cottages for specific dates covering special events, e.g. Rosetta Cottages on the Isle of Wight during Cowes week. We will notify you of any special event supplements at the time of booking.