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Goathland Cottage

Ruswarp near Whitby, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 921346)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


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36 Customer Review(s)

  • Mr Brew

    “We enjoyed our weeks break away from the stress of work.”

    The cottage is still as cosy as always, it is like we are coming to our second home.

    The cottage is still as cosy as always, it is like we are coming to our second home.

    - Mr Brew, December 2020

The property

Ruswarp 0.5 miles.

A charming stone-built terraced cottage, in an elevated position above Ruswarp, surrounded by open countryside and close to Whitby.

One of eight holiday properties on a small site of barn conversions, Goathland Cottage is well placed for exploring both the magnificent surrounding countryside and the pretty coastal town of Whitby.

Set in a quiet, tranquil location in an acre of ground which provides a safe environment for children to play in, the cottage has a large open plan living area, with character beams and a stone feature fireplace with a gas woodburner-effect stove, perfect for cooler evenings.

The living area incorporates a contemporary, well-equipped kitchen and dining table, with a stable door opening onto a small gravelled patio with seating, ideal for relaxing on a balmy summer's day whilst enjoying the superb views towards the river.

Upstairs are three bedrooms, all boasting views over fields and hills.

The immediate area has a good network of public footpaths, with one leading from the doorstep, whilst a short stroll brings you into this popular village, with excellent facilities including a renowned butcher, village shop and a local pub serving food and real ale.

Enjoy a relaxed day rowing or salmon and trout fishing on the River Esk, or why not stop for afternoon tea in the riverside café?

Children will love a day beside the river feeding the ducks, or a ride on the miniature steam railway.

A five-minute drive brings you into the hustle and bustle of popular Whitby, with its sandy beaches, historic harbour and famous abbey.

Explore the cobbled market square and narrow ginnels, climb the 199 steps up to the abbey or enjoy a boat trip along the coastline, all before stopping for the famous fish and chips!

Surrounded by the beautiful scenery of the North York Moors and close to the coast, this cottage provides an ideal base for a family holiday.

Note: This cottage is next to Ref. 920738, together they sleep 10.


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with gas fire.
  • Gas central heating with gas fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • Ample off road parking
  • Shared patio with furniture and BBQ
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 10 mins walk
  • Note: Road to cottage (of approx
  • 600 yards) is quite steep, please take care

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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. Ruswarp 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.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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