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Thirley Beck Lodge

Harwood Dale, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 1016582)



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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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32 Customer Reviews

  • "If you like peace and quiet, wonderful views, good footpaths to walk, lovely owner, very comfortable cabin and easy access to Scarborough, Whitby, Robin Hood Bay and the lovely Moors then this is the place for you."

    We loved it there

    Reviewed by SylviaJul 2022

  • "Great place to stay especially if you like country life."

    Peaceful, comfortable, clean, with everything you need and lovely views over the surrounding countryside. Thirley Beck Farm and lodge are well placed for travel to Whitby, Robin Hood's bay, Pickering, Filey, and Scarborough. Hard working owner Hayley was very helpful and easy to speak to as were her neighbours. Yorkshire is a lovely county and we will return to Thirley Beck Lodge to explore it further.

    Reviewed by DavidJul 2022

  • "4 day stay with dog."

    Brilliant walks from doorstep down track to forest. Lovely setting. Dog loved it. Views great. Accommodation as described nice to have decent shower. All in all can’t fault and if you manage to find a free slot you will not be disappointed

    Reviewed by JohnJul 2022

  • "The lodge was very comfortable and very well equipped it even had Doggy treats ."

    We had a very warm welcome from the owners after a long drive . The lodge is in a great location and a wonderful setting . We will miss the neighbour's The field of Sheep .

    Reviewed by ChristopherJun 2022

  • "Excellent property, the settee, which appears to be a bed settee, is low and not the most comfortable, but we utilised our own camping chairs."

    Everything spotless and well equipped, friendly and accommodating Owner. Magnificent view.

    Reviewed by DennisMay 2022

  • "Lovely cottage everything that you need,this is our second visit ,very quiet and relaxing break."

    Reviewed by SusanMay 2022

  • "Hayley and Tim are such kind lovely people."

    Really appreciated the welcome touches. Especially the doggy treats for my 2 dogs. The lodge is perfect everything you could possibly need. Fantastic views, loved seeing the sheep and lambs but mostly the horses. Back in October and hopefully many times after that.

    Reviewed by ChristineApr 2022

  • "Such a beautiful place to stay, it is on a farm, so you just need to be aware you are driving down a farm track, but it's not a problem."

    We loved our stay and the views were beautiful. If I had to make any comment at all it would be, that it was very cold during our stay, and although the heating was perfect just having a net on the sliding doors made it feel very cold sitting by it, I understand it's for the views, but maybe some simple tab top curtains would have blocked the cold coming from the glass! But it's a minor point. Spotlessly clean and comfy, brilliant cooker and microwave. The farm eggs supplied along with the milk and biscuits were lovely to walk into after a long drive. Highly recommend staying here. Close to Scarborough and easy to get to Whitby. A lovely smile and welcome when we arrived. Overall no complaints at all. We LOVED our stay. And will definitely go back.

    Reviewed by LorraineNov 2021

  • "Very impressed by lodge and local area."

    Beaches pristine clean. Would have been useful to know that the sofa turned into a bed - unless we missed that bit of information. Lodge very well equipped and comfortable. Great that dogs had secure outdoor space, but medium sized dogs could jump fence.

    Reviewed by ChrysOct 2021

  • "My stay at Thirley Beck Lodge was excellent; what a gem of a place to have a break away from the rush of life."

    The lodge is st in an amazing position and is cosy and comfortable. The owner clearly takes a lot of pride in the property, it was so welcoming with lots of little homely touches. I really couldn't fault it at all. The owner is welcoming and informative but not intrusive and I was left to enjoy a peaceful stay. The countryside surrounding the lodge is absolutely lovely for walking and I was happy to leave the car behind and walk to beautiful views andfollow peaceful paths. I thoroughly enjoyed this holiday and hope to be able to visit again in the future.

    Reviewed by WendySep 2021

  • "The host was very nice and really made are holiday a very enjoyable experience ..."

    The host was very nice and really made are holiday a very enjoyable experience The accommodation was very comfortable and very cleaned to a high standard on are arrival The location was very peaceful and quiet I would have no hesitation in recommending Thirley Beck Lodge for a great holiday with the added bonus of being dog friendly Gwen and Anthony

    Reviewed by AnthonyAug 2021

  • "100% recommended."

    Can't fault this place at all. Perfect as a launching pad for Scarborough, Filey, Whitby, Staithes, Robin Hood's Bay etc. Perfect as a tranquil easy relaxing break from it all. Owner absolutely lovely, couldn't do enough, lodge well equipped and clean. We will be booking for next year.

    Reviewed by GarryJul 2021

  • "What a tranquil experience"

    Reviewed by KenJun 2021

  • "A hidden gem."

    Surrounded by beautiful country side. So clean, everything you need. Hayley so welcoming. Had a fabulous stay. Dog friendly too. Highly recommend x

    Reviewed by CarolineMay 2021

  • "Nice, cosy one bedroom lodge."

    All facilities included. Wonderful views from the decking. Suitable for dogs as small garden is fully fenced.

    Reviewed by RaymondApr 2021

  • "Peace and tranquillity even though it was lambing season."

    ,owner was very helpful,everything you need in lodge couldn’t have been luckier with weather

    Reviewed by SusanApr 2021

  • "Firstly the entry into the farm where the lodge was located was not clear,a small sign which is not clear stood next to it never mind driving by in a car."

    Second is the farm track from the road to the lodge,being a farm its understandable its got the odd pothole but this needs to be stated in the listing,anyone with a low slung car with sport suspension would not want to drive on that surface too often,if i had known about it i would have picked a different property. Third,listing said includes towels,none were provided, we had to buy some when out the first day. The property itself was lovely and peaceful place to spend a few days but i could not recommend this property for the reasons stated above.

    Reviewed by IanOct 2020

  • "A good base for trips to Scarborough with our aging dogs."

    The lodge had everything we needed, it was clean, well maintained with plenty of space outside for the dogs. Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by KirstieSep 2020

  • "We've had a wonderful week at the lodge."

    It is really well equipped with everything you could possibly need for a week away and is situated in lovely countryside. Hosts Tim and Hayley made us feel really welcome. We will be back!

    Reviewed by JackieAug 2020

  • "Really nice well equipped and clean lodge with a lovely outlook onto the field and surrounding hills with wagtails, sheep, horses and distant cows to watch."

    Quiet location to unwind and rest or take a walk around the farm or surrounding area. Near to the coast for lovely cliff or beach walks as well as the North Moors. Within easy reach of the James Herriot Museum, Yorvik Viking Centre, North Yorkshire Steam Railway and many other attractions. I think we will be returning in the future!

    Reviewed by DawnAug 2020

  • "If you want total relaxation this is the place."

    Hayley and Tim are fabulous hosts, the lodge has everything you need and is exceptionally clean. Ideally situated between Scarborough and Whitby, you can enjoy a day at the beach or stay at the lodge and enjoy the peace. Excellent value for money.

    Reviewed by NicolaAug 2020

  • "Lovely cottage very comfortable, great location on a working farm."

    Lovely villages nearby and not far from Whitby and Scarborough. Very quiet and peaceful. Lovely and friendly hosts. Had a great relaxing weekend and would definitely go back

    Reviewed by SusanAug 2020

  • "The owners where both so lovely and welcoming."

    We will defiantly be returning!

    Reviewed by GemmaMar 2020

  • "A wonderful place to stay, very relaxing and peaceful."

    The accommodation is finished to a high standard and the owners are lovely. Would highly recommend

    Reviewed by CraigFeb 2020

  • "What a wonderful lodge with everything you need including your own garden."

    The views from the lodge were absolutely beautiful. There are plenty of walks for the dogs too. The lovely owner Hayley gave me a guided tour of the farm meeting all the animals, including feeding the sheep. We really enjoyed our week at Thirley Beck, thank you Hayley and Tim for your lodge and our week of pure rest and relaxation.

    Reviewed by CherylNov 2019

  • "Tim and Hayley were the perfect hosts, we really had a fab time in their lodge, on our arrival we were greeted with warmth and friendliness, and were made to feel as if we were old friends come to stay."

    the lodge was complete with everything you could ask for,It is very well presented and very tastefully decorated, a real homely feel from the outset, Right down to the fresh milk, luxury biscuits and even eggs fresh from the farm that Tim and Hayley so generously provided. The Lodge itself is perfectly situated to make exploring very easy, it is close enough to Whitby and Scarborough to just pop in to town shopping sightseeing etc, yet far enough away to be perfectly tranquil and quite possibly the most peaceful area I have ever had the pleasure to stay in. The experience of being gently woken in the morning by the multitude of wild birds singing is something I shall treasure and remember for ever, simply beautiful!!!!! I have no doubt in my mind we shall return and stay again and we would award "Thirley Beck Lodge" and Tim & Hayley 15/10 they have really made this a winner in our minds.

    Reviewed by CarolNov 2019

  • "What a great little hidden gem,they had though of everything we needed for our stay."

    Fresh eggs from farm noise was quite and great views our dog had great time to walking into woods.

    Reviewed by StuartOct 2019

  • "The cottage was just as it looked, cosy and comfortable and supplied with every thing that you would need and more, Absolutely spotless The views were amazing, and the peace and quiet made for wonderful week."

    The owners could not do enough for us and it was lovely to see all the animals. We would not hesitate in going there again!! Thankyou Tim &Hayley.

    Reviewed by JohnOct 2019

  • "Lovely little chalet, everything you need plus the owners were lovely and friendly, A very peaceful and relaxing break, We will definitely be returning to this LITTLE GEM IN YORKSHIRES CROWN."

    Reviewed by JohnSep 2019

  • "Great little lodge, peaceful and quite, nice views, everything you need at hand, ..."

    Great little lodge, peaceful and quite, nice views, everything you need at hand, great attention to detail, Tim And Haley very friendly

    Reviewed by JohnSep 2019

  • "Thirley Beck lodge is in an idyllic setting - on a working farm in absolutely beautiful countryside."

    The owners were friendly and welcoming and nothing was too much trouble. The lodge itself was cosy and quirky - there were lots of homely touches and a welcome pack of biscuits, milk and eggs. The farm had a variety of animals and it was lovely to explore the farm’s fields and woodland. There were wild birds in abundance-a delight to watch. It was peaceful, relaxing and will definitely be a place to revisit in the future.

    Reviewed by CatherineAug 2019

  • "Tim and Hayley were super hosts and went well beyond our expectations in their kindness."

    Great holiday home in the peace and quiet

    Reviewed by SandraJul 2019

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  • All ground floor
  • One bedroom: 1 x double
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living room with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
  • Gas heating
  • Oven with gas hobs, microwave, washing machine, Freeview TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • Garden with decking
  • Sorry, no children
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Stables and grazing for horses available at an additional cost, please contact prior to stay
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 3.9 miles, pub 2.3 miles To allow for additional cleaning and your safety, check has been changed to 4pm and check out is still 10am, thank you for your understanding.

The property

Scalby 3.4 miles.

This delightful cabin can be found nestled in a tranquil area of Scarborough, offering beautiful landscapes; a luscious background to your relaxing retreat with your loved one.

Located on a working farm, you will be surrounded by the likes of cattle, sheep, and even horses, an ideal spot for animal lovers and avid nature spotters alike.

As soon as you pull up to the property, you will notice the charm and character of the lodge; a wooden wonder much different to your typical holiday property, this quirky and quaint lodge is the perfect hideaway to spend quality time with your partner amongst the Scarborough hills.

Step up onto the decking and head on through the front door where you will be greeted by a welcoming open-plan living space, equipped with everything you could possibly need to make your stay as splendid as possible, from a living area for relaxing in the evenings as you take in the scenery right outside the patio doors, to a kitchen area which will let you prepare any home-cooked meal you fancy with a dining area, it’s a wonderful holiday home which offers you a variety of wonders both inside and out.

Head to the double bedroom to get a good night’s sleep before the day ahead of exploration; tastefully decorated with neutral colours, it’s a great room to get a relaxing rest.

Outside you can find your very own decking, equipped with seating and a table and chairs on the patio below, there’s no better area to enjoy your morning coffee whilst watching the animals roam freely in the fields ahead amongst the glorious country scenes.

The surrounding area offers the perfect opportunity to get close to nature, whether you chose to do this via a short walk or an adventurous hike, you’re sure to spot an array of beautiful wonders and woodlands.

Just a few miles away you can find Cloughton, a lovely place to mosey away a morning at one of their tea rooms, or visit the coast Gallery to enrich yourself with contemporary art and ceramics.

Slightly further afield is the bustling village of Scalby, with an array of eateries including pubs and cafes, as well as two beautiful churches, it’s a lovely place to visit before heading into the fun-filled resort town of Scarborough.

With Scarborough boasting a beautifully dramatic castle, the Japanese-style landscape Peasholm Park, and it’s very own picturesque promenade, it’s no wonder that it attracts visitors from all over every year, with activities fun for all ages including the SEA LIFE centre, the Rotunda Museum of Geology, and the Sky Trail Adventure course, there truly is something for everyone in this terrific town.

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About the location


Robin Hood's Bay 10 miles; Whitby 13 miles; Scarborough 8 miles.

Harwood Dale is a small village of scattered stone-built cottages and farms nestled into the countryside on the edge of the North York Moors National Park. Situated between Whitby and Scarborough with their amenities and sandy beaches, it is an ideal base for walkers, cyclists and anyone who seeks peace and relaxation in a picturesque location. Explore the many attractions of the East Coast, meander through the quaint alleyways and streets of Robin Hood's Bay or visit 'Heartbeat' country - Goathland, high up on the moors.

To allow for additional cleaning and your safety, check has been changed to 4pm and check out is still 10am, thank you for your understanding.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas