Robin Hood’s Bay is one of North Yorkshire’s hidden gems, here are 10 of the best bed and breakfasts in Robin Hood’s Bay for you to discover.
History, legends and the most stunning coastal views. Robin Hood’s Bay has plenty of B&Bs for you to choose from. The best way to explore Robin Hood’s Bay fully is to stay for a long weekend. There are so many things to do in Robin Hood’s Bay that you need a few days at your disposal to make the most of your visit. Staying in one of the many bed and breakfasts which are tucked away in the winding cobbled streets is our choice when visiting this quaint seaside town. Here we suggest 1o of the best bed and breakfasts in Robin Hood’s Bay.
Aldersyde is a luxury boutique B&B in Robin Hood’s Bay with an intimate charm. Ideal for exploring the surrounding area, Aldersyde boasts a prime position in the Upper Bay, just a few minutes’ walk from the area’s historic fishing village. It is situated within a beautiful Victorian villa that was constructed in 1893 and boasts a mixture of modern and original features. There are just three guest bedrooms here, each with its own unique style. Each room is finished with luxury amenities and comes complete with a bathroom, bathtub, shower, TV, USB sockets, hairdryer, tea and coffee making facilities, and WiFi. At breakfast time they offer an al la carte breakfast…book us in!
2. Thackwood B&B
Thackwood B&B is a lovely place to stay with a welcoming atmosphere and stunning ocean views. This cosy accommodation provides guests free off-road parking. It is located in Robin Hood’s Bay, at the end of the Coast to Coast Walk, making it ideal for hiking enthusiasts. Guests can expect modern rooms and contemporary amenities here. There are two double bedrooms and one twin room to choose from, each offering plenty of space and style. In the twin room, you will find a bathroom complete with a bathtub, while the double rooms feature a shower. Other amenities include a TV, hairdryer, and tea and coffee making facilities. Those who choose to stay in a double room will also benefit from stunning ocean views. In the dining room, guests can tuck into a traditional Full English Breakfast each morning, along with a variety of other breakfast items.
3. Thorpe Hall
Treat yourself to a stay in a beautiful Elizabethan manor house at Thorpe Hall. This glorious 17th Century property finds itself in the small village of Flyingthorpe, just a short walk from Robin Hood’s Bay and five miles from Whitby. They welcome children and dogs, making it ideal for families. As a Grade II listed building, Thorpe Hall has many original features including an open fireplace in the TV room, and stained glass windows. Classical artwork is also scattered throughout the property to enhance its character. The accommodation is spacious and modern, with a few original features such as oak beams and bay windows. There are a number of rooms to choose from, each with its own unique style. Expect bright and airy rooms with contemporary bedding, a large wardrobe, and tea and coffee making facilities.
4. The Villa
Located right in the heart of Robin Hood’s Bay, only a five minute walk from the beach, The Villa is a lovely B&B with a typical North Yorkshire charm. Meet fellow guests to share travel stories in the resident lounge, or, simply relax after a long walk in the private garden area. Guests can make the most of the local area thanks to the hotel’s free parking. The thriving seaside town of Scarborough is just a 30 minute drive away, and the town of Whitby can be reached in just 15 minutes. Each room offers a cosy place to stay with colourful decor and ensuite bathrooms. Guests can really make themselves at home with complimentary slippers and toiletries. Wake up to a freshly cooked breakfast each morning, or, choose from a selection of fruit platters, yoghurts, fruit juices, and preserves. Gluten free and diabetic diets can also be catered for, just inform staff in advance.
Situated at the top of the village, the Wayfarer is a popular bistro and guesthouse with chic designs. Just a short stroll from the shops and restaurants of Robin Hood’s Bay, this guesthouse is ideal for couples and solo travellers looking for a convenient location. There are five guest rooms on site, each with ensuite bathrooms. Some rooms also overlook the bay offering gorgeous sea views. Inside each room, you will find a flat screen TV, a seating area, a hospitality tray, and WiFi. Downstairs in the Bistro, you can sample a range of locally sourced meat and seafood dishes.
Fernleigh B&B is located in upper Robin Hood’s Bay, just five minutes away from the cobbles of the lower bay. Fully renovated, it has five rooms for you to stay in that are all highly equipped and decorated to the highest standard of luxury. All the rooms at Fernleigh are en-suite with a flat screen TV, free wi-fi, hospitality trays, comfy beds, and the latest in rainforest showers. Heated towel rails, toiletries, and soft fluffy towels are also provided. Breakfast is served in a beautiful guest dining room with locally sourced ingredients. There is a buffet style fruit, yoghurt, and cereal bar followed by a full English breakfast. Vegetarian options are also available.
This B&B is situated within a large Victorian house built in 1897 by Captain Jacob Storm. There are four well-appointed guest rooms found here as well as a lovely breakfast room and residents lounge. All rooms at the Lee-Side B&B are en-suite, some having a bath as well as a shower. Not all rooms have a sea view but those that do provide stunning vistas. You can choose from double, twin, or king-size accommodation. Breakfast at the Lee-Side comprises full English with locally sourced bacon, sausage, eggs, and all the trimmings. There is also a wide variety of cereals, yoghurts, and fruit to choose from as well as lighter options such as scrambled eggs and smoked salmon.
8. Saxon Villa
Saxon Villa offers sophisticated accommodation in a grand Victorian home. This elegant guesthouse features contemporary artwork and designs, whilst keeping hold of its historic charm. Located in the village of Flyingthorpe, just 500 metres from the upper and lower bays of Robin Hood’s Bay. This B&B offers guests peace and tranquillity with a garden, summer house, and views of the surrounding countryside. The guest bedrooms are very well designed with work by local artists, vintage furniture, and high end finishing touches. There are four bedrooms to choose from; each one designed to reflect the surrounding landscape with pastel shades of blue and green. Inside the rooms, you will find a king size bed, duck down bedding, a TV with Freeview, a seating area, kettle, tea, coffee, hairdryer, and ensuite bathroom. For breakfast, guests can choose to eat in the bright and spacious dining room with countryside views, or, order from the comfort of your own room. The breakfast menu consists of locally sourced and free range produce with plenty of hot and cold items to choose from.
9. Birtley House
Birtley House is an exquisite property only a 3 minute walk from Robin Hood’s Bay beach. This traditional Victorian style house offers sea views and fantastic access to explore all Robin Hood’s Bay has to offer such as pubs, restaurants, shops, and cafes. It is tastefully decorated throughout, clean and cosy. After exploring the beach and the local coastline here you are bound to build up an appetite. For breakfast, they offer up an à la carte or Full English/Irish breakfast which from the reviews we can confirm is delicious. This property features free Wifi.
10. Blacksmiths Boutique B&B
If you’re after vibrancy, colour and fun decor Blacksmiths Boutique B&B is the one for you! They offer six individually themed rooms so you can take your pick and choose one that will suit you. The breakfasts here are equally as amazing as the rooms, your breakfast will be served to you in the Blacksmiths Cafe which is connected to the B&B. The Cafe boasts panoramic views of the North Yorkshire Moors. The Cafe is open until mid-afternoon serving tasty snacks, homemade cakes, wonderful coffee and full meals and features an outside seating area for Al Fresco dining. With free parking, free Wifi and pretty Robin Hood’s Bay on your doorstep Blacksmiths Boutique B&B is a great choice.