Bumblewick Cottages; Three Fantastic Yorkshire Cottages Near Whitby

Have your heart set on a charming break away to the east coast this year? Bumblewick Cottages offer three self-catering holiday homes located next to some of the most beautiful settings along the North Yorkshire Coast. In this post, we’ll be highlighting the best factors that make these cottages such great bases for your trip as well as some of the most exciting attractions you can expect to find on a trip to this idyllic part of the country.

A little bit about Bumblewick Cottages

Bumblewick Cottages are a collection of family-run holiday lets offers guests a choice of three charming cottages spread across the areas of Robin Hood's Bay and Whitby. Each cottage is full of character, and guest can look forward to a friendly and personal booking experience that has been carefully tailored to be quick, easy and informative throughout.

The family have been operating for 20 years and every cottage in their care welcomes pets! So it’s they’re great for families wanting to bring everyone along! Here's an overview of the three delightful cottages guests can choose from with Bumblewick Cottages:

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Wren Cottage; Bumblewick Cottages

Wren Cottage

Wren Cottage is a nineteenth-century fisherman’s cottage that features a lovely garden at the front as well as a beautiful enclosed garden at the back that’s perfect for meals in the sun. This cottage can welcome 4 guests with a king-size bed and a double bed. The adorable cosy kitchen features cottage stairs that adds a charming character to the setting.

This cottage is within walking distance of Whitby which is just 4 miles away. Those looking for the perfect cottage next to this historic town will love this location.

How to book

Click here to book Wren Cottage

Phone: +44 1924 824 428

Blackbird Cottage; Bumblewick Cottages
Blackbird Cottage; Bumblewick Cottages

Blackbird Cottage

This nineteenth-century fisherman’s cottage retains many of its defining features from the past including the large natural fireplace shown in the photo above! At the back, guests will find a cottage rockery garden which is fantastic for privacy. The property comes with on-street car parking and sits in a great sheltered position.

The cottage sleeps 4 with a double room and a twin attic bedroom. You’ll have to take an original cottage loft stairs to reach the highest room, making it the best spot to host the most mobile members of your group! All guests are welcome to bring up to 2 dogs so it’s the perfect pad for the whole gang.

How to book

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Phone: +44 1924 824 428

Chapel Cottage

Chapel Cottage

Chapel Cottage was part of the former Methodist Chapel up until around 1900. As you can see, the home has a very cosy feel to its interior with a live fireplace, comfy leather sofas and lovely hardwood flooring. The cottage can welcome 4 people with a large king-size bed in the master room and adult size bunk beds in the second room.

Guests will find a splendid rear garden that gets a good amount of sun during the day making it the perfect place to whisk through a book or enjoy a meal alfresco. Chapel Cottage sits just 10 mins away from Robin Hoods Bay, which is one of the most spectacular beaches that sits on the North Yorkshire Coast.

How to book

Click here to book Chapel Cottage

Phone: +44 1924 824 428

Things To Do Near Whitby in North Yorkshire

There are a wealth of delights to look forward to on your visit to these parts. Whether you love a good walk or prefer to simply savour the relaxing environment that surrounds the sea, you won't be disappointed. Want to escape civilisation completely? The North York Moors is right on the doorstep of any Bumblewick Cottage. This park brings you hundreds of miles of undisturbed country to roam.

The Moors are the childhood home of Captain James Cook, the world-renowned traveller and writer. Castleton Rigg sits in Westerdale and can be visited during your time in the North York Moors. It’s a great landmark to aim for as it really stands out and on arrival, you’ll be welcomed by the famous three-metre-high metal statue of a ‘Seated Man’. If you don’t fancy a long hike but still want to take in the beauty of the park, steam train enthusiasts will love the well known North Yorkshire Moors Railway line.

This classic train will take you on a winding route through the North York Moors letting you take in some of the most impressive sights while comfortably seated and out of the weather! The line travels from Pickering to Grosmont, so these are the stations to jump on board. If you prefer to explore historic villages over the wilds of the country, the coast is lined with a collection of charming towns. Scarborough and Sandsend are great for beach living with fine waves and Whitby, of course, sits alongside them.

Bumblewick Cottages; Views Around Yorkshire
Bumblewick Cottages; The Seated Man; Views Around North Yorkshire Moors

Whitby is a harbour town that features the cliff and clifftop Abbey that inspired the original Dracula novel. The town attracts a volume of tourists that target a climb up the 199 Steps the summit of the cliff. Get to the top and you’ll be rewarded with the most impressive views of the area.

Whitby is also famous for its fantastic string of award-winning fish and chip vendors, so foodies have something to hunt down too! Robin Hood's Bay has a real culture for ghosts and night events. If you like a scary tour, you can seek out some of the ghost walks that are arranged throughout the village. It’s a setting that will take you back in time with cobbled streets and smugglers’ alleyways.

Aim to come here in November? You can sometimes catch glimpses of grey seal pups around the bay at this time of year. If you’re keen to get a taste of Yorkshire's fine medieval history, the pretty city of York is a short drive away from all Bumblewick Cottages. Take a gander at the famous York Minster and the impressive York City Walls to be awed by the city's most historic architecture.

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