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Whitby 2.5 miles.
Lying on Yorkshire's spectacular Heritage Coastline, Sandsend is the ideal place for a family holiday with its award winning, wide sweeping beaches, rock pools and dramatic cliffs. Indeed this part of the coastline is known locally as the Dinosaur Coast because of the many fossils found here. In the season, beachside stalls offer everything from light snacks and drinks to boats, buckets and spades! Children will enjoy damming the little beck where it crosses the beach to form a freshwater lagoon - great (and safe) for paddling and boating! For the more energetic the village sits on the lovely long distance Cleveland Way Trail, which offers great off-road cycling along the disused coastal railway as well as breathtaking clifftop walks. The National Trust now own the nearby headland, Sandsend Ness, where there is a delightful nature trail in the old quarry pits. A special place with something for everyone!
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This charming cottage is tucked away in the picturesque seaside village of Sandsend, 2.5 miles from Whitby. Built in the Arts and Crafts period, with original exposed timbers, this quirky Sandsend cottage provides spacious accommodation suitable for family holidays, and is just 150 yards from a long, sweeping sandy beach. With far-reaching sea views, this Sandsend cottage offers a very comfortable sitting room, a separate dining room and a modern kitchen with an extra dining area – ideal for young children. Warm and welcoming, this well-equipped Sandsend cottage is in a fabulous location where guests can enjoy this quaint little village with delightful beach-side cafes and tea rooms, an art gallery and an excellent pub and renowned restaurant. A little beck meanders into the sea where ducks congregate and children can paddle safely. A little further along the headland there are plentiful rock pools and superb opportunities to go fossil hunting along the Jurassic Coastline. From this Sandsend cottage, why not walk along the sands to Whitby and enjoy fish and chips by the harbour side? A walk around Whitby takes you through narrow cobbled streets where there is a wide range of interesting shops, pubs and eating places. Climb the 199 steps to the imposing abbey overlooking the town or enjoy a boat trip from the harbour. With the dramatic North York Moors and the stunning coastline on the doorstep, this Sandsend cottage will appeal to everyone.
Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 2 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over and basin. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Fitted kitchen with small dining area. Dining room. Sitting room with electric fire. Porch/boot room.
Gas central heating with electric fire in sitting room. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair. Roadside parking outside cottage. Small rear courtyard with furniture. Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Pub and shop 5 mins walk. Beach 2 mins walk. Note: Mobile phone reception can be limited in Sandsend. Note: Between 1st May – 30th September dogs are not allowed on the parade section of the beach. Guests can use steps around 350 yards from the cottage to reach the extensive dog friendly area during this period.
Open until 9.30pm
Previous visitors' comments about Puzzle Corner:
A home from home - lovely property and very well presented. The dog house porch area was very useful.
Miss Chapman, Loughborough, November 2012
Beautiful scenery and views and a fabulous cottage. One of the cleanest best equipped cottages we have ever been to. Look forward to going again.
Mrs Robinson, Market Rasen, October 2012
As soon as you walk in the door it was home from home. The attention to detail was and is first class. The view was wonderful even on a rainy day. A truly superior place to stay.
Mr Cousins, West Bromwich, September 2012
Near to beach, good walks in the area. Plenty of places to eat out. Perfect family holiday.
Mrs Prince, Leeds, September 2012