Here's our guide to some of the best Robin Hood’s Bay holiday cottages with sea views. A picturesque former fishing village on the North Yorkshire coast, Robin Hood’s Bay is a fantastic holiday destination for adults and children alike.
Fancy taking a stroll on a sandy beach, exploring rock pools and spotting ancient fossils? Or wandering through narrow, cobbled streets and ancient alleyways? Robin Hood’s Bay is the perfect holiday spot for couples, families, larger groups or solo travellers. We explore some of the best Robin Hood’s Bay holiday cottages with sea views for you to consider on your next trip.
Nestled just 5 miles from the bustling town of Whitby, within the spectacular North York Moors National Park, Robin Hood’s Bay is an idyllic coastal village with a compelling seaside charm.
Today this vibrant village offers a wide range of quaint boutiques, pubs, cafes and restaurants, as well as the splendid country and coastal walks. Thankfully, there is also a wide range of quality accommodation within the village and around, making it a great base to explore the region for your next holiday.
Bank House Cottage
Newly refurbished, Bank House Cottage is an ideal place to stay for couples. Sleeping just two guests, this cosy cottage is situated within Lower Bay just 100 metres from the beach. Expect high-end furnishings and decor for a comfy stay. Wake up each morning to fabulous sea views from the bedroom. The cottage still has many original features including oak beams on the ceiling. Cook up your favourite dishes in your newly fitted kitchen complete with a dining area. Other features include a flat-screen TV, feature fireplace, and a roll-top bathtub.
Boasting a secluded position on Chapel Street, Eve Cottage is a lovely place to stay for all the family sleeping up to six guests. This Robin Hood's Bay holiday cottage has a superb sea view and is beautifully decorated with pastel colours and a wonderful blend of vintage and contemporary furniture. Offering plenty of space to relax, guests can choose between two outdoor terraces, one of which features stunning sea views all the way to Ravenscar. The gorgeous handcrafted kitchen has it's very own Aga and a unique stone sink. Chill out in the living room complete with an open fireplace, stove, two sofas, and a flat-screen TV. Located on the third floor of the property is a lovely master bedroom, while two other rooms are located on the second floor. Guests should be aware that access to the cottage includes climbing a series of stone steps.
High Sea View
Providing the best sea views of all the properties on this list, High Sea View is a wonderful place to stay situated in Lower Robin Hood's Bay. Just like the name suggests, guests will enjoy dazzling sea views out towards Ness Point from almost every window in the house. Spanning across four floors, this is an impressive property sleeping up to four guests. There is a lovely garden area to unwind after a busy day of sightseeing. Inside the lounge area, you will find two cosy sofas and a log burning stove. There is one double bedroom and a bunk room, making it perfect for families with children. The property is located just an easy walk from town and has been recently refurbished in some areas of the house with contemporary decor and amenities.
An old fisherman's cottage, Kent House, is a trendy place to stay with sleek furniture and plenty of space to kickback. Just a three-minute walk to the beach, guests will enjoy scenic views across Robin Hood's Bay out towards the sea. This comfortable property sleeps up to six guests across three floors. Decorated in pastel shades of blue and pink, this is a chic cottage and a perfect base for families visiting the area. There is a fully equipped kitchen, lounge area, and a log burning stove. There is an ensuite master bedroom, double bedroom, and a twin room that’s great for the kids.
Oakfield is a lovely two-bedroom cottage with unique indie decor and charming sea views, available from the top bedroom. Nestled in the lower village of Robin Hood’s Bay, Oakfield boasts a cosy and compact living room with stylish decor, armchairs, a sofa, and a log burner, for those chilly winter evenings. Cook your favourite meals in the fully fitted kitchen with a 4-ring-hob, George Foreman grill, and an electric fan oven. On the first floor is a king-size bedroom with a traditional fireplace and wardrobe. There is also a classic top floor bedroom with gorgeous sea views.
Another lower village property, the Rosings is a fabulous Robin Hood’s Bay Holiday Cottage with a wonderful sea view. Enjoy the cottage’s spacious countryside kitchen complete with a gas hob, fridge, microwave, toaster, coffee maker, and a pine dining table. This cottage has been carefully decorated with useful travel items including maps, beach equipment, binoculars, board games, CDs, and books. Sleeping up to six guests, the Rosings boasts a large living room with two sofas, a traditional rocking chair, flat-screen TV, wooden floorboards, and a warm fireplace. After a busy day of sightseeing, relax on the outdoor terrace and admire the views across the town’s historic rooftops and picturesque sea.
Offering simplistic designs and spectacular beach and cliff views, Alice Cottage comprises local tradition and comfort. There is a small porch area, stone fireplace and fully equipped farmhouse kitchen. There is room for up to six guests with two bedrooms and a small bed in the living room. This property is a good option for families and groups of friends looking for a home from home experience. Upper Bay is located just a short distance away, making it a convenient spot for exploring the surrounding area.
Offering peace and tranquillity in the Lower Bay, this stylish property is located just 150 yards from the beach. Robin Hood’s Bay Holiday Cottages with sea views don't get closer to the action than this! Sleeping up to 4 guests, Woodside cottage includes a small garden that’s a perfect place to rest after a day at the beach. There is also a log burning stove, oven, fridge freezer, and a TV mounted onto the wall. Be advised that access to this charismatic property is via a series of steep and uneven stairs.
Station Waiting Rooms
Located only a 10-minute drive from Whitby, the Station Waiting Rooms is a great option able to host up to 6 people in its lofted quarters, offering stunning views over the bay and the sea. The whole property, housed in the former station and decorated with simplicity and care, is inviting, bright and comfortable. Spend relaxing evenings in the lounge room, sitting in a comfortable leather sofa while enjoying a movie or simply gazing to the sky through the vast balcony windows. The loft also features 2 bedrooms with comfy double beds, with the bathroom conveniently located between them. For larger parties, fold-down beds are also available. Furthermore, the property is situated within 5 minutes from the Old Town where guests can enjoy plenty of shops, pubs and several restaurants.
For those looking for a stylish and spacious cottage for your rural escape, Hensingham is the answer. Located in the heart of Robin Hood’s Bay, on Chapel Street, this cottage is an inviting home with a resolute seaside vibe. With a cosy leather suite with a log-burning stove to warm up the room on chilly nights. Perfect for big groups (basically up to 7 people), Hensingham includes 4 bright bedrooms with comfy beds while the fully equipped kitchen is perfect to cook up a storm. Of course, warm evenings can be spent in the stunning patio enjoying the last sun rays after a day exploring the area.
The Post House
Enjoy a stay in a Robin Hood’s Bay Holiday Cottage with a cracking sea view. The Post House is a spacious 4-bedroomed property that can accommodate up to 8 people. Boasting two lounges, including a game room, the Post House is a stunning retreat for large groups or big families. The property also includes two deluxe bathrooms, and 4 bedrooms, one with an en-suite bathroom. Located in the upper village of Robin Hood's Bay, the cottage also features private parking for 3 cars, and a lush garden for sunny afternoons. Despite the convenient location near several pubs and restaurants, we suspect you may choose to stay put and cook up a storm in the stunning kitchen. And honestly, we wouldn’t blame you.
Located 3 miles off Robin Hood’s Bay, this traditional Yorkshire farmhouse refurbished as a luxury cottage is a short walk from the beach at Boggle Hole. Part of a small complex at South House Farm, The Farmhouse enjoys a south-facing position with panoramic views. The property enjoys a stunning country kitchen well equipped to accommodate big dinners around the central table. The first-floor features four bright bathrooms, including one master equipped with a king-size bed and an ensuite bathroom. If you climb up to the second floor, you will be welcomed in a spacious beamed open area, where the rest of the bedrooms and bathrooms await. For a peaceful haven to regain strength after a walk in the Moors or on the beach, the lush gardens offer views of the surrounding nature.
With views over the coastline, Orchard Cottage is a converted barn, nestled within South House Farm, with easy access to everything Robin Hood’s Bay and the surrounding region has to offer. The ideal getaway for the weekend, this cottage sleeps up to 4 people with its two bedrooms, all equipped with built-in basins. Relaxing moments can be spent in the spacious living room area, while the kitchen will certainly seduce those looking forward to prepping a delicious homemade meal. For entertainment, the beach at Boggle Hole is within easy access, while hiking aficionados will enjoy the many paths along the beach or within the nearby woodlands.
Another lodging option for those willing to visit the Heritage Coast is the Bramble Cottage, in the lovely hamlet of Hackness. This is another fisherman cottage that has been recently renovated while preserving original features such as exposed beams and stripped floorboards. There are two lounges here, and we predict you will want to spend a huge amount of time there. But rest assured the rest of the communal spaces, including the dining room and kitchen, are perfectly able to accommodate your moments of socializing. The bedrooms are equally charming and inviting, while the patio is a great spot to enjoy the evening after a day of sightseeing around the area.
For a romantic getaway with your significant other, how about booking Cliff Head, a lovely 17th-century fisherman cottage, tucked in a tranquil little street in Robin Hood’s Bay. The property boasts views of the sea and the cliffs as well as of the village’s winding streets. The property features everything you need for a comfortable stay just the two of you, including a bedroom with a double bed, a bathroom, as well as a living room/dining area and a well-stocked kitchen.
Located in the centre of Robin Hood’s Bay, the Storm Cottage is another accommodation, full of history and charm you should look into if you are planning a small break from your busy life. Able to sleep up to 4 people with its 2 bedrooms and bathroom, the cottage also includes a bright seating room, a dining room and a kitchen, but the highlight is certainly the small patio from which you will enjoy encompassing views. Furthermore, you will be at the heart of the action, with a lot of options when it comes to spending your time in the region.
Split between three floors with views of the sea, Overdale is a spacious and bright holiday house set right on the Cleveland Way. Sleeping up to 6 persons in 3 bedrooms, the cottage is excellently located close to plenty of shops, restaurants, cafes and pubs in Robin Hood's Bay. For relaxing walks, the local beach with its rock pools and stunning cliffs is just minutes away, while the deck area is the ultimate spot to enjoy the afternoon sun.
Hidden away in Robin Hood's Bay, Little Pearl is literally a little gem of a cottage, a short walk from the local beach. This charming seaside retreat is the ideal couple getaway, with an impeccable interior and cosy vibe. As you step inside, the open-plan lounge area invites you in and is located next to the fully equipped kitchen and dining area. You will love the bedroom, with its king-size bed and luxurious bed linen, with an adjacent bathroom equipped with a rain shower. For warm days, the terrace is the perfect spot to enjoy alfresco meals while enjoying the view.
1 Browcote Cottage
Located near Ravenscar, 1 Browcote Cottage is a holiday property with plenty of charm and character. Seamlessly blending the old and the new, the cottage offers stunning sea across to Robin Hood’s Bay. When you are not exploring the area, retreat to the cosy lounge to relax, or if the weather permits it, opt for the lush gardens, but make sure not to forget your book. In the morning, you will enjoy having your meal at the breakfast bar as you can enjoy panoramic views of the sea. If you plan a trip in the summer, the spacious deck is the place to be.
We hope we have inspired you to consider a trip to Robin Hood's Bay! Let us know if you've ever stayed in Robin Hood's Bay in the comments below. We love to hear about your own experiences!