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Sea Breakers Cottage

Filey, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 993621)


(26 ratings)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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26 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely cottage comfortable warm and friendly would recommend it in a heartbeat ..."

    Lovely cottage comfortable warm and friendly would recommend it in a heartbeat had every thing and more to make life easier

    Reviewed by JeanJun 2022

  • "Lovely stay, weather brilliant, boys 5&8 had fun but not enough outside room for them."

    location good for the beach but a bit too hilly for Nan!!! Car parking not great.

    Reviewed by JacquelineMay 2022

  • "The property was spotlessly clean and had a good level of equipment."

    The kitchen was very well equipped, however, the baking trays need to be thrown away and new ones bought. The owners had left us some milk and some biscuits which was nice. The area in which the property was situated was very quiet indeed, very peaceful. Parking wasn't a problem for us, although may well be a lot busier in peak holiday times. All in all a very nice property and both my wife and I had a nice, relaxing holiday. Many thanks.

    Reviewed by SimonApr 2022

  • "Cosy cottage, well equipped and in a great location, with just a few minutes walk to the beach or the National park."

    We come here every year at least once, perfect for our Bassett.

    Reviewed by RuthMar 2022

  • "Ideal cottage to experience what Filey has to offer."

    The only negative- and it is on the description- is no dedicated parking. Whoever saying that for our duration we were able to park within 50 metres easily roadside. The cottage was both comfortable and clean with everything necessary for the stay. The bedding and beds were very good quality as were the supplied towels. Extras such as washing liquid, dishwasher tablets and washing tablets were also supplied- a real nice touch. Quiet but quirky area within 5 min easy walk to the sand and 3 minutes flat walk to the town centre. We will definitely return

    Reviewed by DavidMar 2022

  • "Great cottage ,with everything you would need and found it very comfortable we didnt want for anything and could not fault the position, just so handy for town, beach and great waiks ."

    Lovely places round about to visit

    Reviewed by MoragJan 2022

  • "A lovely comfortable and cosy cottage in an excellent location."

    Reviewed by RachelJan 2022

  • "Great cottage and location."

    Parking easy at this time of year, but problematic in high season.

    Reviewed by MarionNov 2021

  • "We had a lovely week-long stay here with two young kids and a baby."

    The cottage was very well equipped. Milk in the fridge on arrival was much appreciated. The location is perfect - an easy walk to the beach and the country park down the steps to the left of the house. Even for little legs! The only slight draw back was the lack of private parking although we easily found a spot closeby (and it was October half term!).

    Reviewed by MaryOct 2021

  • "Amazing location."

    Everything you need and more.

    Reviewed by GeraldineSep 2021

  • "Good location, comfortable clean cottage, this is our third visit as it works so well for us and the dog!"

    Reviewed by RuthJul 2021

  • "Good location in the old town, handy for a few shops and pubs etc."

    Short walk to beach and front downhill !

    Reviewed by EricMay 2021

  • "The cottage is lovely and comfortable."

    Everything you need is provided in the kitchen and the welcome pack of milk, tea, coffee and biscuits is great. The area around the cottage is very quite. Only negative is the parking. Can't even describe it as on street as the row of houses are set in a small cul de sac. So need to find a space as close as you can.

    Reviewed by JanetMay 2021

  • "This cosy little cottage is tucked away from traffic and the hustle and bustle of a seaside town and yet is only a 5 minutes walk away from the town centre and it’s amenities, the country park (for those with dogs) and the beach."

    - Ideal!

    Reviewed by SheilaOct 2020

  • "More info about what is provided would have been good."

    Such as no oven gloves but you did provide doggy bowls. I left a note telling you that the bathroom window is jammed open. Other than that we really enjoyed the accommodation.

    Reviewed by KeithOct 2020

  • "Really nice cosy little house in the centre of filey."

    It has everything you need for your stay and has some small outside space lovely for when the weather gets better

    Reviewed by JulieFeb 2020

  • "Lovely small terrace, nicely decorated, good facilities, close to shops pubs restaurants."

    Reviewed by JohnDec 2019

  • "Wonderful cottage, a real home from home."

    One of the best we have visited in this area. Would definitely recommend and we hope to return again next year.

    Reviewed by DiOct 2019

  • "A lovely, cosy cottage in the heart of Filey and within walking distance to the shops, restaurants, pub and beach."

    The area was very quiet and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The cottage was well stocked with everything we needed and very clean. The seaside towns of Scarborough and Bridlington not far away either, so plenty to do and see. The cottage was dog friendly and our dog got lots of nice walks in the local country park which is beautiful with a small cafe and also walks along the beach. We also got some warm, sunny weather as well as some rain, so that was a bonus. We will definitely visit again.

    Reviewed by CaroleOct 2019

  • "We really enjoyed our recent stay at Sea breakers cottage It is in the heart of filey so you have everything in walking distance The house had everything you needed for your stay."

    It also comes with a small amount of outdoor space which is lovely in good weather The only downside is that if you was to stay at busy times parking could be a problem but you can’t take that away from it We would definitely stay again and recommend to othere

    Reviewed by JulieOct 2019

  • "The cottage was lovely, comfortable and had extras eg biscuits, cleaning materials, tea and coffee etc."

    Plenty of films, games and books if weather was bad but our weather was glorious. Even a fishing net if you forgot your own. Thank you Sykes.

    Reviewed by JudyAug 2019

  • "The cottage was exactly as was described in the holiday particulars, it was very clean and very well equipped."

    The location was perfect, not right in the town and just a few minutes walk from the town centre and the sea. It was very quiet and I slept very well as did my little Shih Tzu, we had some lovely walks along the promenade and Crescent Gardens which are both very beautiful. Plenty of cafes and restaurants nearby and a lot of them are dog friendly. The little museum opposite Ebenezer Terrace is well worth a visit and also just across the road is a little café where dogs are very welcome where they serve homemade cakes and various other meals. I did not realise until my last day that there is a country park nearby and also a beautiful St Oswalds church which dates back to the 1800s, all these places are within a few minutes walk. So as you can tell I was very pleased with my holiday and Filey is a lovely little town so I would certainly recommend it to my friends and would visit again.

    Reviewed by PaulineAug 2019

  • "This is the second time we have stayed in Filey."

    Thoroughly enjoyed our weeks holiday in this cottage which didn't disappoint. Good location in the town, really peaceful as it is set back from the road. Will definately book again.

    Reviewed by PaulJul 2019

  • "Cottage was lovely, lot of care taken to make us feel welcome and comfortable."

    Perfect location for exploring N Yorks. Everywhere is very welcoming for Dogs.

    Reviewed by JohnJun 2019

  • "Great decor and felt very comfortable with lots of extra touches."

    Even the weather couldn’t spoil my enjoyment of such a cosy and well thought out property.

    Reviewed by SandraJun 2019

  • "Beautiful little cottage."

    Cosy, well maintained and very clean. Near to shops and beach. Superb communication. Wonderful break.

    Reviewed by JayneApr 2019

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  • Two bedrooms; 1 x double, 1 x bunk bedroom
  • Bathroom with shower over bath, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting/dining room with electric fire
  • Gas central heating with an electric fire
  • Fridge/freezer, ceramic hob, double oven, washing machine and dishwasher, TV with Freeview and DVD player, selection of games, DVDs and books and WiFi
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot available on request
  • Small rear yard
  • One pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking allowed
  • Pub within 0.2 miles and shop within 0.3 miles
  • Note, There is a small amount of off street parking on site on a first come first served basis, but otherwise plenty of free on street parking nearby

The property

Sea Breakers holiday cottage is situated in the old part of Filey, on the stunning Yorkshire Coast with direct and easy access to the beach and the Lifeboat station and amusements on Cobble Landing, as well as the town centre, where there are plenty of places to eat and many interesting independent shops.

Sea Breakers is a former fisherman’s cottage constructed around 1875.

It has been refurbished to a high standard and is light and airy offering spacious accommodation with two bedrooms on the first floor; the main bedroom has a double bed and the second bedroom has full size bunk beds.

The modern bathroom has a shower over a bath and heated towel rail.

The kitchen is fully equipped with electric cooker, microwave, washing machine, dishwasher and fridge-freezer.

In the lounge there is a 32” TV with Freeview and a DVD player.

The cottage has gas central heating, complimentary WiFi and is dog friendly.

There is off street parking on a first-come first-served basis plus plenty of free on-street parking.

Filey was voted Beach of the Year 2018 by The Sunday Times and was awarded the top platinum award in Yorkshire in Bloom 2018 for the Parks, Gardens and Open Space Category.

With its glorious sweep of soft, golden sand, Filey beach is one of the best in the country for families; it’s so huge that, no matter how busy it gets, it’s never crowded!

The beach is the perfect place to take a walk, fly a kite, build a sandcastle, snooze in a deckchair, or maybe do a spot of birdwatching on Filey Brigg.

Early Spring may find you face to face with a snoozing seal on the beach or on the Brigg and in summer there are regular sightings of porpoises.

Once you have enjoyed your time on the beach, then you can follow it up with a trip to the much-loved Cobble Landing with its picturesque jumble of boats, kiosks and amusements, for a cuppa and a bacon buttie?

Filey is a great base for visiting the North Yorkshire Moors, Scarborough, Whitby and Robin Hood’s Bay to the north, whilst to the south you can visit the lighthouse on Flamborough Head or the RSPB Reserve at Bempton Cliffs where there is some of the best bird-watching in England, or visit the attractions at Bridlington, Hornsea and Hull.

Nearby Stately homes include Burton Agnes Hall (near Bridlington), Castle Howard (where Brideshead revisited was filmed) and Sledmere House.

Close to the cottage is Filey Museum providing an insight into Filey’s historic past.

There is further information on Filey below and for more information on all the activities and attractions in the area, please visit

Sports enthusiasts will find excellent local golf courses (Filey, Ganton, Scarborough, Flamborough, Bridlington, Driffield and Malton (Scarborough and Bridlington both host Golf Weeks).

There is also scope for windsurfing, sailing, cycling and canoeing as well as great walking along the cliffs or in the surrounding countryside; both the Wolds Way and Cleveland Way end at Filey.

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About the location


Scarborough 7.5 miles; Bridlington 11 miles.

Filey is a traditional English seaside resort with a friendly atmosphere, offering a restful holiday, making an ideal place to stay for walkers and wildlife watchers at any time of the year. A real gem on the Yorkshire coast. A fishing town on the North East Coast, Filey has enjoyed a reputation of being a resort since Victorian times, set beside the magnificent Filey Bay, a long stretch of beautiful sand, with Filey Brigg and its shallow rockpools to the north. Filey Brigg is a low headland that protects Filey Bay and provides good bird watching and seawatching opportunities all year round. The 400 ft high Bempton Cliffs (RSPB Reserve) to the south of Filey Bay are home to over 250,000 seabirds in the summer. Gannets, kittiwakes, puffins, guillimots and razorbills all nest there. Gannets are regularly seen diving for fish in Filey Bay. The Brigg area is an ideal place to watch for common and rarer waders, seabirds and migrating warblers,finches and thrushes. As well as seabirds, seals and other marine life, such as porpoises dolphins and minke whales can be seen in the sea around the Brigg. The town itself seems almost caught in a time warp, retaining much of its character with individual shops, narrow paths and ginnels. There is a small coble landing, a slipway where local fishermen keep their boats, plus delightful beach chalets that can be hired through the summer months. The bay is edged with two promenades and there are various gardens, where brass bands play on a Sunday afternoon. This small town is family orientated, crazy golf and candy floss. Also in Filey there is the Filey Dams Nature Reserve, a wetland reserve where common and rare waders and wildfowl can be seen as well as autumn gatherings of swallows, sand martins and house martins. Also there is Parish Wood (just off Sycamore Avenue) an unexpected gem that offers a wealth of wildlife. Willow warbler, chiffchaff, blackcap and tree sparrows breed there and a wide variety of other species are regularly seen such as great spotted woodpeckers and sparrow hawks. Parish Wood also provides shelter and food for a wide range of migrant bird species such as goldcrests, pied and spotted flycatchers, warblers, finches, thrushes and woodcocks. A short drive brings you to the busier town of Scarborough where for family fun you can visit the Alpamare Waterpark, a waterpark unlike anything the UK has ever seen before, as well as plenty to explore and discover in this lovely area.

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This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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