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Wren's Nest Cottage

Guisborough, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 1073718)

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  • Sleeps 3

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
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  • “Lovely stay in a lovely cottage”

    - Mrs Elvins, July 2021

About the property

Wren's Nest Cottage is a most perfect base for exploring this beautiful area of the North York Moors National Park.

The owner has preserved the charming character of this Grade II listed cottage and added touches of luxury.

The freestanding bath provides an indulgent soak after climbing Roseberry Topping and exploring the Cleveland Hills.

The cottage features original beamed ceilings throughout and the multi-fuel stove in the sitting room adds extra romance to a cosy evening in this lovely retreat.

There is a double bed settee for an additional adult.

Cyclists will be in seventh heaven here at the foot of the Cleveland Hills and there is secure storage on site after a day's easy or challenging cycling.

The large shared yard is south-facing and is an ideal place to enjoy some sunshine and a cup of coffee.

Guisborough is often described as the gateway to the North York Moors and this ancient market town, listed in the Domesday Book, is steeped in history, with Gisborough Priory dating back to the 12th century, the area is rich in history and heritage with an abundance of castles, abbeys, historic houses and museums.

The North York Moors offer lots of choices from a countryside picnic, a hike on the moors, a trip to the beach or following in the footsteps of Harry Potter on the North York Moors Steam Railway.

The delights of the Yorkshire coast are within an easy drive with Whitby, Runswick Bay and Staithes a must-see.

The drive to Helmsley via Rievaulx Abbey is highly recommended and this delightful market town has boutiques, delis, cafes and superb dining at a choice of hotels and pubs.

An excellent cottage in a wonderful location.


  • One king-size bedroom
  • Bathroom with freestanding bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room with sofa bed (sleeps 1) and multi-fuel stove
  • Gas central heating with multi-fuel stove
  • Electric oven and ceramic hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, Smart TV with Freeview, Blu-ray / DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Roadside parking available on first come, first served basis
  • Secure bike storage
  • Shared patio with privacy screen and sole use of the patio furniture
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.2 miles, pub 0.1 miles
  • Note: The stairs are steep, may not be suitable for those with limited mobility

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location


Saltburn-by-the-Sea 6 miles; Staithes 13 miles; Whitby 21 miles.

Guisborough is an attractive market town set in rural surroundings on the edge of the North York Moors National Park. Steeped in history, Guisborough is in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and the town's most notable feature is the beautiful ruined abbey, Gisborough Priory; standing in full glory, to its original height of 97 feet, the dramatic gothic east gable towers high over the market town and has become a well-known icon of the town. This bustling small town has twice-weekly market days, a good selection of eateries, excellent pubs and many independent shops. Around Guisborough sits the spectacular woodland of Guisborough Forest. Guisborough Forest & Walkway is situated in Pinchinthorpe on the outskirts of Guisborough at the northern end of the A173. It extends for 2.5 miles along part of the route followed by the old Guisborough Branch Railway line, heading west towards Nunthorpe, and east to Guisborough Forest, which is managed by Forest Enterprise. It is a gateway site to the North York Moors National Park and offers splendid views of Roseberry Topping to the south. Points of local interest include Highcliff Nab and Hanging Stone. Captain Cook 92s Monument is also within walking distance. The Cleveland Way and the Tees Link walks pass through Guisborough Forest, and are just two of the many walking routes easily accessible to visitors. This super country park has cycle trails, walking routes, bridleways, a trim trail and an easier sculpture trail. The park includes the Guisborough Walkway which runs along the former trackbed of the Middlesbrough to Whitby railway line. This includes a wetland area with boardwalks, woodlands and grasslands. You can also climb Highcliff Nab for fabulous views of Teeside and the coast. The park is also very popular with mountain bikers with a number of super trails to explore. There is an excellent visitor centre with full details of all the trails in the park. The long distant trail of the Cleveland Way passes close by, whilst nearby Roseberry Topping is well worth the climb to take in the spectacular views. An easy thirty minute drive brings you to the Heritage Coastline, with historic villages and resorts, including Staithes, Saltburn and Whitby to enjoy.

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