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The Thankful Forge

Catwick near Hornsea, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 940460)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


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12 Customer Review(s)

  • Mrs Todd

    “The welcome we received on arrival, all the facilities you could possibly want or need within the cottage.”

    Loved it plan on going back next year.

    Loved it plan on going back next year.

    - Mrs Todd, October 2018

The property

The Thankful Forge is a beautifully restored characterful forge which was originally the thriving blacksmith's in the heart of the village of Catwick.

The cottage is attached to the owners' home and has a cosy open plan living space on the first floor with natural feature hard maple flooring taking advantage of the good views of the surrounding countryside and village.

The very flexible accommodation offers a twin bedroom on the first floor together with a sumptuous super king-size double on the ground floor which can be configured as a twin room.

Each bedroom has its very own shower room which will guarantee no queues in the morning!

The woodburning stove is a perfect addition whatever the season and is an addictive spot to put your feet up and relax after another great day exploring.

Outside is a lawned garden with a patio and furniture so you can enjoy your breakfast and take advantage of any good weather.

The Thankful Forge is well positioned for exploring the delightful county of East Yorkshire with its superb coastline offering majestic cliffs and sandy beaches.

The traditional seaside town of Hornsea is only six miles from 'The Forge' and is either the start or the end of the Trans Pennine Trail!

At 215 miles the route is an exciting and dramatic trail linking the North and Irish seas, passing through the Pennines, it is designed for walkers, cyclists and horse riders.

Hornsea Mere is Yorkshire's largest freshwater lake offering sailing, rowing, fishing and even motor boat trips; it is a great spot for twitchers!

Take a scenic drive within the rolling Yorkshire Wolds, a huge source of inspiration to the artist David Hockney.

The Wolds offer a sprinkling of pretty villages and of course the market town of Beverley with its beautiful market.

This is a lovely cottage in a fantastic location, guaranteed to offer something for everyone and is ideally located for the 2017 Hull city of culture.


  • Two bedrooms with TV: 1 x ground floor super king-size double (zip/link, can be twin on request), 1 x twin
  • Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • First floor open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove.
  • Electric central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with icebox, washing machine in ground floor shower room, dishwasher, 3 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Initial fuel, power and fuel for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen inc. in rent
  • Travel cot, highchair and stairgate on request
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Lawned garden with patio, furniture and BBQ
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 11 mins walk, pub 1 mile
  • Note: There is a fenced pond at the bottom of the garden, young children should be supervised
  • Note: Sloping ceilings on first floor
  • Note: This property does not accept worker bookings

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About the location


Hornsea 5 miles; Beverley 8 miles; Hull 14 miles; Bridlington 16 miles.

The village of Catwick is a civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire. It is approximately 8 miles from Beverley and 5 miles from Hornsea's town centre. Catwick is one of only a handful of villages in the UK with no war memorial as all who went to fight in the Great War were lucky enough to return home. Catwick is one of only 13 villages known as a 'Double Thankful' village as all who went to fight in the Second World War were also lucky enough to return home. Suzette, a working horse, also survived the Great War and returned home to graze on the luscious lawns of the nearby Rise Park, the family home of Captain Adrian Bethell. Nearby Beverley, with its 14th century cathedral sized minster is full of history and there are plenty of shops and restaurants to choose from - don't forget to enjoy a day out at Beverley Races! The Deep submarium in Hull, the fascinating city of York, the North York Moors and the East Coast seaside towns of Hornsea, Bridlington and Scarborough are all within an hour’s drive.

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