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Converted Railway Carriage

Hawsker near Whitby and Robin Hood's Bay, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 3877)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • “the owner was very friendly, ...”
    the owner was very friendly, helpful and knowledgeable about the local area
    the owner was very friendly, helpful and knowledgeable about the local area
    - Mr Ebbs, February 2017


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine

The property

A stunning and unique railway carriage now converted into fabulous holiday accommodation, fantastic for families or friends looking to head to the Yorkshire Coast and North York Moors with Whitby and Robin Hoods Bay on the doorstep.

With sandy beaches, extensive recreational trails, excellent amenities and beautiful countryside, this is a truly unique Robin Hood's Bay cottage experience!

Original features like sliding windows and first class railway seats seamlessly combine with spectacular views across the beautiful rolling countryside of the Yorkshire Moors.

The property offers superbly appointed accommodation including a master en-suite double, separate sitting room and a lovely galley-style kitchen with breakfast bar.

Situated alongside the Old Hawsker Railway Station's original platform this accommodation is a great alternative to Whitby or Robin Hoods Bay cottages and it offers great views; Whitby and the sea are seen just over the fields.

The Old Railway no longer has running trains, but is now a 20 mile coastal cycle/walking trail.

It's a great day out for all to enjoy with trail side pubs, cafes, stunning sea views and plenty of fresh air!

This route is a great traffic-free link into Whitby or Robin Hoods Bay without the hassle of parking.

The owner's offer cycle hire or the chance to purchase your own making this a fantastic base for heading out and exploring this area!


All ground floor. Three bedrooms: 1 x master double with en-suite shower, basin & WC, & single 2' 6" chair bed, 1 x double (cabin style, access from one side only), 1 x 2' 6" bunk beds (cabin style). Shower room with shower, basin & WC. Fitted kitchen with breakfast bar. Sitting room with traditional, first class railway carriage seats. Note: This cottage is accessed via entrance steps.


  • Gas central heating with cooler air circulation option
  • Electric combi convection oven/microwave, gas hob, fridge, freezer, washing machine & tumble dryer (in separate utility, by arrangement with owner, at a small charge), TV with Freeview, DVD, radio/CD
  • Fuel & power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen & towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot & highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 4 cars
  • Cycle & motorbike storage
  • Bike hire and cycle sales from Trailways at reduced rates
  • On-site refreshments
  • Enclosed lawned area with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets & no smoking
  • Shop 1 mile, pub 5 mins walk.

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

About the location


Whitby 2.5 miles; Robin Hood's Bay 2.5 miles; Scarborough 17 miles.

The pretty village of Hawsker is situated half way between Whitby and Robin Hood’s Bay, just two and a half miles from each, making it an ideal base from which to explore the area. Cottages and farms complete this pleasant village, with a local pub serving food, a tea room, a village hall, primary school and children's playground. Set on the National Cycle Network and the Whitby/Scarborough Railtrail (Cinder Trail), Hawsker provides a great base for walkers, cyclists and lovers of the outdoors. The superb coastline in this beautiful part of Yorkshire, and the spectacular North York Moors are well worth exploring, as is the fishing village of Robin Hood's Bay and the ancient port of Whitby. With its winding streets and hidden alleys, Whitby is a charming atmospheric town with a picturesque harbour, long, sandy beaches and the famous Abbey, reached by the 199 steps! Taste the freshly caught fish and chips, take a trip on a local boat or browse a great selection of unique and independent shops.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter