Egton Cottage

Ruswarp near Whitby, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 734)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio

The property

A pretty, stone-built, single-storey cottage, situated on the edge of the village of Ruswarp, just 1.5 miles from Whitby.

This lovely Ruswarp cottage is one of a group, and is set on a hillside with panoramic views stretching from the dramatic ruins of Whitby Abbey to the stunning scenery of the North York Moors.

Converted from an old farm building, this Ruswarp cottage provides cosy and comfortable accommodation, with an open plan living area and a double bedroom.

Outside this Ruswarp cottage, a sheltered courtyard is a lovely, sunny spot in which to relax.

Excellent amenities are found in the village, including a renowned butcher's, a village shop and a local pub.

Enjoy boating on the River Esk, visit the local tea room or walk the numerous public footpaths nearby.

The historic port of Whitby, with its cobbled streets, quaint houses and long, sandy beaches is close by, whilst the stunning countryside around is well worth exploring.

This Ruswarp cottage is a good base from which to enjoy this special area.


All ground floor. One double bedroom. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Comfortable open plan living area with fitted kitchen and dining area and sitting area with electric fire.


  • Gas central heating with electric fire in sitting area
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, TV
  • All fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen inc. in rent
  • Off road parking
  • Large lawned areas and sheltered courtyard with seat
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1 mile
  • Note: The cottage is at the top of a hill and may be inaccessible when it snows
  • Note: This property does not accept children under the age of 18 years or infants.

About the location


Whitby 1.5 miles; Robin Hood's Bay 6 miles.

Situated just 1.5 miles inland from Whitby, the small village of Ruswarp lies on the River Esk, with old stone cottages lining the main street. Ruswap has excellent amenities, including a local pub with hand-pulled real ales, a village shop and a renowned local butcher. The Esk Valley Walk runs through the village, and it is an easy 25 minute walk to the centre of Whitby. Ruswarp has a regular bus service, and the single track railway has regular steam trains running through! Enjoy an hour’s boating on the river, take a ride on the miniature train, feed the local ducks, or enjoy a snack at the tea room. A perfect location for exploring the surrounding coastline and the dramatic North York Moors.

Note: This property does not accept children under the age of 18 years or infants.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute

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