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7 Dale End

Danby near Castleton, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 996062)


(15 ratings)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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15 Customer Reviews

  • "7 Dale End was very comfortable and the kitchen was well supplied with essentials."

    Danby is fairly peaceful and has a ‘getaway from it all” feel. We went out in the car everyday and enjoyed going to the coast, Skinningrove, Staiths and Runswick Bay are favourites of ours and so Danby is a good base and makes a nice change. The views from the back windows have nice scenery to the right. I did sit in the garden and read, not as peaceful as you would think but I did get a few quiet reading sessions in the garden. There are a few things I would like to mention but nothing spoiled our stay here and we had some good sleeps in the very comfortable beds. When we arrived at the house there was an overpowering smell of garlic in the doorway and when we went inside the smell was setting off the fire alarm and hurting our ears and making us feel sick so hubby had to cut back the wild garlic that was growing in the doorway, we were both heaving until we got rid of the smell, there is still some growing around the back of the house. Someone kept parking a blue Hyundai outside the gate halfway on the pavement, this was our only entry/exit making us have to lift larger items over the fence to and from our car and this was parked nearly all day everyday. Just a couple of points to mention but we really enjoyed ourselves and would recommend 7 Dale End.

    Reviewed by YvonneJun 2022

  • "The stay at Dale End was most enjoyable."

    Everything was as advertised and fulfilled every expectation. The location is perfect for walking on and around the moors but also within reach of the coast. Danby is very picturesque and the local bakery is a must! I hope to return later in the year but this time with my wife in tow.

    Reviewed by DavidFeb 2022

  • "This is a delightful cottage in a lovely spot getting to local places of interest is easy but danby is nice and peaceful."

    The cottage is comfortable and well equipped the garden was delightful our little dog enjoyed it very much. Definitely a place to revisit.

    Reviewed by JacquelineOct 2021

  • "We would thoroughly recommend 7 Dale End."

    A really well equipped comfortable cottage in a beautiful location. Lots to see and do locally and we hope to go back!

    Reviewed by EmmaJul 2021

  • "Excellent position in village centre and within easy reach of the Eskdale places of interest including Whitby."

    The property itself had excellent facilities with the rooms all good sizes.

    Reviewed by StephenMay 2021

  • "We had a lovely stay in Danby."

    The house was brilliantly prepared for us, we found the guest book really helpful as we weren't sure what to do when we got there. Great recommendations for local things such as the bakery, which we made good use of, and walks (which our dog loved). We used the kitchen most nights because of how well equipped it was, and found the big telly and comfy sofa well needed after an adventure. The house makes a great base because of its distance to places like Whitby and Robin Hood's Bay, although the immediate surrounding area is also beautiful! We will definitely be staying again, and thank you so much for a great week!

    Reviewed by JackOct 2020

  • "Really lovely spacious property with great views and good location."

    Quiet area which was great for a relaxing break. Recommend the bakery which can be seen from the upstairs window. Every facility we needed and more, freezer was very handy. Made use of the wood burner as we went in October and it made the house lovely and warm. The owner was on hand when we had a technical issue with the tv smart hub. Contacted us before we left home too which was a nice touch. I think the addition of a downstairs toilet would be a benefit to larger groups as the property does sleep 6. And for those with mobility issues.

    Reviewed by HelenOct 2020

  • "We had such a lovely week in this spacious, very comfy cottage."

    There was nothing else we could have needed and so many options of places to go or see, nearby or just walking from the house itself. We'll definitely come back if we can

    Reviewed by RosieAug 2020

  • "We had a lovely stay at Dale End."

    The house is really well equipped and very comfortable. It had everything we needed for a great stay, including plastic plates and cups for our toddler! Great location. Would definately recommend and would love to return for another break.

    Reviewed by KathrynJul 2020

  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at 7 Dale End in July."

    It is very spacious, beautifully decorated and very well equipped. Danby is a lovely village and it is easy to get to the coast or further onto the moors. We will definitely be back, especially as it allowed us to visit our family whilst there. Super

    Reviewed by LynnJul 2020

  • "This was a perfect cottage for our stay, it had everything we needed and felt very homely!"

    Reviewed by ErinDec 2019

  • "7 Dale End."

    ...Just perfect for us and our 2 dogs. So glad we managed to come a cross this gem. Set in Danby a lovely quiet moorland village with 2 great local pubs ,shop & Bakery close to lots of moorland walks & coastal areas by car. The Cottage is very well presented - clean tidy & warm on arrival.Furnished and decorated nicely throughout a mixture of country with a modern twist. Lovely large well stocked Kitchen /dinning area with plenty of pots, pans etc for those who wish cook has nice wood burner in it too had everything we needed.From the kitchen is access to a good size utility room which also has it own access from outside...this was a massive bonus for us with our 2 dogs...perfect for wet dogs to dry off and store boots and outside gear. The utility also had to dog beds in. Another added bonus was to the side of the property is an outside tap with hose handy for washing down muddy dogs,bikes and boots!!!washing machine, small counter freezer and boiler all in utility room. Living room isn't the biggest but lovely, cosy and comfortable Wood burner and smart TV perfect for winter nights in after a day exploring. 3 bedrooms1 bathroom upstairs. We slept in the master bed was massive and so comfortable and splendid views from the window. All bedrooms nicely presented- as was the bathroom. Fabulous garden to both front & Back of property....we loved it & so did our dogs!! We have a Lab & a J.Russell who were both secure in the garden and it is big enough for them to have a play around in..One of the best gardens compared to other properties we have stayed in pevious. Better than in the pictures!! Outside dinning area & lawn at the back perfect for the summer months. We have really enjoyed our stay at 7 Dale End so much so we plan to come back..the property met our needs and we have felt relaxed and comfortable thru out.Would definitely recommend. A couple of slight gripes but nothing major or enough to put us off returning would be bath towels are not very large would prefer later or take own. No Whisky tumbler / small size glasses .No personal welcome hamper like you get at some cottages...all that said it didn't effect of spoil our stay and not the end of the world!! Finally think it is always nice to have a guest handbook for guest to leave feed back for new guest and thank property owners we always enjoy reading previous guest comments first cottage we been too that hasn't had one!! Only issue we had was locating Guest handbook and property info folder not left in normal places you would expect took ages to find and had to ring owner for Wi-Fi code who was extremely helpful and asked if we we were happy and comfortable with the property...we did eventually we did find folder in a kitchen drawer !!! LOL.

    Reviewed by NikkiOct 2019

  • "This property is in an excellent location to explore the area."

    You are within walking distance of a bakery, shop and 2 pubs both serving excellent food. A short drive away and you are on the coast with several beautiful bays, villages and the town of Whitby. There are numerous walks from the front door and within half an hour you can be at The Moors National Park Centre or alternatively high up on the Moors with spectacular views. The property itself is very comfortable and well equipped.

    Reviewed by TinaSep 2019

  • "Property conveniently near pub, shop & bakery."

    Danby was a good location for access to numerous attractions, sights & places of interest

    Reviewed by ElizabethSep 2019

  • "Had a lovely time in this gorgeous house."

    Decorated beautifully. In a cosy little village. Only a couple of gripes- would be to have some wardrobes, we were a family of 5 and if we had been staying longer would have really struggled for storage space as had to live out the suitcase. 1 teeny wardrobe is not enough. Also mirrors, only 1 in the whole house a mirror in the bathroom would be very beneficial. Last but not least towels were a little on the small side so glad I took our own. You have a beautiful house, these added extras would make it a whole lot better. Thank you!

    Reviewed by CarolineJul 2019

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  • Three bedrooms: 1 super king-size, 1 x double bed and 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath and shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner with woodburning stove
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Utility.
  • Oil central heating, woodburning stoves
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, freezer, washer/dryer, Smart TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • Enclosed front lawned garden and rear lawned garden and gravelled area with furniture
  • Pets are welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1.5 miles, pub 0.1 miles and train station 0.1 miles

The property

A lovely, semi-detached, stone cottage resting within the pretty village of Danby, in the heart of the North York Moors National Park.

Internally, the property has been completely renovated into a modern and stylish holiday home, boasting a spacious living room.

Delight in the corner sofa, where you can sink...

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About the location


Staithes 10 miles; Whitby 15 miles; Guisborough 10 miles.

The village of Danby nestles in the beautiful and peaceful Esk Valley in the heart of The North York Moors. The village has two pubs (both serving food), a bakery, a tea room and a health food shop. There is also an excellent National Park Visitor Centre at Danby Lodge – an historic building set in 13 acres of riverside pasture, with facilities which include exhibitions, nature trails and tea rooms. Danby also boasts the ruins of a 14th century castle and the only remaining working water mill on the River Esk. The scenic Esk Valley Railway line runs through the village on its way to Whitby. The quaint moorland villages of Hutton-le-Hole and Lastingham, the market town of Pickering, the city of York and the Yorkshire Coast villages of Staithes, Saltburn and Robin Hood’s Bay are all within easy touring distance.