Steeped in history of tales of smuggling and contraband. The narrow winding streets and cobbled alleyways were, in times gone by, a haven for the smugglers of those times.
It is still a popular fishing village for the local fishermen with their crab and lobster pots. In season you may get them to sell their catch to you, delicious!
Robin Hoods Bay is an enchanting, charming village, which, for those who have discovered it, return year after year. Walking through the small winding streets you will discover numerous quaint little coffee, gift and traditional sweet shops.
The beach has been a playground for children for years, with it's rock pools and fossils they can be occupied for hours, so too can the adults. You can walk the length of the beach which stretches
from Robin Hood's Bay to Ravenscar.
It is popular with walkers, and cyclists alike, with the coastal Cleveland Way path coming right through the village. This is a wonderful walk for any dedicated walker wanting a scenic coastal path, it is so peaceful with views of coves only accessible by sea.
The Whitby to Scarborough Cinder track passes adjacent to the cottage's driveway. This track is also a shortcut to the bay, passing through a small wood.
You can explore the North Yorkshire Moors or go on the Steam Train from Whitby to Pickering, great for all ages.
Tennis Courts are for hire near the old Railway station. Cycle hire is just a few minutes drive away.