7 of the Best Runswick Bay Holiday Cottages

We have chosen 7 stunning holiday cottages in Runswick Bay that make you feel at home from the moment you step inside. 

Runswick Bay sits at the northern end of a bay, well-sheltered below Lingrow Knowle, and in fact, it almost seems that its cottages are huddled together for shelter and warmth. This lovely little village on the North Yorkshire Coast has become a popular holiday destination sitting below North York Moors National Park. It actually slipped into the sea in the 17th Century and had to be rebuilt slightly further south with sea walls and boulder piles added for protection.

Runswick Bay holiday cottages

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There are numerous lovely walks in the surrounding area and this is definitely one of Runswick Bay’s major attractions. Formerly a fishing village, Runswick Bay with its sandy beach and sea is a great setting. There are rock pools to explore and interesting fossils continue to be found; great fun for a family spending a holiday locally. Here are 7 holiday cottages in Runswick Bay for you to consider.

1. The Old Stables

Old Stables Cottage

This lovingly restored barn conversion with two bedrooms is perfect for a family of four or five looking for a base to explore the glorious Yorkshire coast. The kitchen comes fully equipped to cater for the troops at a moment's notice with a solid wood dining table ready to seat tired legs after a long day in the moors. The Old Stables has been finished to a high standard and will suit those seeking a relaxing holiday on the Yorkshire coast within easy distance of Staithes and Runswick Bay. The lounge has all the usual entertainments with Freeview via a flat-screen TV, DVD player, iPod dock and CD / Radio.

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2. Sea Breeze Cottage

Sea Breeze holiday cottage in Runswick Bay

Sea Breeze Cottage is set in Runswick and is absolutely ideal for a family holiday exploring all that the North Yorkshire Coast has to offer. This is a 2 bedroom terraced property, located in the quiet Hamlet of Cowbar. If you love to explore it is just a short walk away from the popular fishing village of Staithes too. The property features free parking, but does not allow pets and does not have Wifi access.

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3. Ammonite Lodge

Ammonite Lodge holiday cottage in Runswick Bay

Located in Runswick Bay, Ammonite Lodge is a stunning property that even features a pretty garden to enjoy. The lodge sleeps 6 across two bedrooms and is perfect for a break away with family. You can even take your dog along too, wifi is free and there is private parking here, we love the entire feel and location of this property.

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4. Flamingo Cottage

Flamingo Cottage

You can't get closer to the beach than at Flamingo Cottage, the property is in an elevated position so the views are stunning. This property can sleep up to six people. The open plan living area is complete with a wood-burning stove, perfect to warm up beside after a day on the beach. Pets are allowed and parking is available here too. This is a lovely cottage in a fantastic location. Perfect for lovers of the beach.

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5. The Moorings

The Moorings at Runswick Bay

The Moorings Cottage is just 6 minutes from the beach and is an ideal place to stay to enjoy a relaxing break near to the sea. This property features 2 bedrooms, a flat-screen TV, a fully equipped kitchen and free wifi. There is also private parking on site. The enclosed garden here is a lovely space ideal for evening drinks or dinner alfresco.

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6. Gunpowder House

Gunpowder House holiday accommodation in Runswick Bay

This is a fantastic property that will suit the entire family. They even have games for those rainy days or cold evenings. There is a well-equipped kitchen here so you can host an evening. This property sleeps a maximum of 4 and boasts an enclosed garden with a patio, garden furniture to relax on and a barbecue. This property does allow dogs but suggests they are to be kept on a lead when outside. There is private parking for 2 cars.

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7. Rosedale Holiday Cottages

Rosedale Holiday Cottages of luxury cottages that retain many original features and pack lots of character. They are a lovely place to relax and just escape from it all.

The Old Stable Cottage

The Old Stable Cottage

We love The Old Stable Cottage from Rosedale Holiday Cottages. This was once a stable block and was in use for the adjacent manor house. Here you will benefit from original features and traditional styling that are a nod to the old Stable’s equestrian roots. This cottage boasts one double bedroom and a twin and there’s space for the extra stowaway bed, sea views, a well-equipped kitchen, cosy lounge, TV, free Wifi, and you have direct access to the enclosed garden. There’s seating and a barbecue available, so you can enjoy some seriously stunning sunsets here.

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