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The Station House

Ruswarp near Whitby, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 1220)

4.9

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Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 11

  • Bedrooms 5

  • Bathrooms 4

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Four poster bed
  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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53 Customer Reviews

  • "We had a wonderful stay at the Station House."

    The house was fully equipped and in a great location with Whitby being either a 5 minute drive or 30 minute walk away. It was also really useful having it just a short drive away from the supermarkets. You don’t really notice the trains other than the steam engines which we all really enjoyed watching go by. We loved the layout and the design of the house, the clocks could be quite loud (especially in the evenings) but that wasn’t a big deal it just managed to make us all jump! We unfortunately didn’t get a chance to try out the food at the pub as they weren’t serving food until a few days after we left. There was also some building work going on to a property not attached but we barely noticed them, only when we were outside during the day. Overall, I would highly recommend a stay here.

    Reviewed by KimJul 2022

  • "Awesome property no Beautiful property we all loved it even our pets loved the court yards to play in !"

    Everything was perfect the owners have thought of Everything , even down to a welcome pack of cakes and bread . We can not praise the owners enough! We were all wanting to rebook as we walked out the door for the last time, we sat on the wall not wanting to leave! It made one of our best holidays ever ! The very best Colin & Carol

    Thank you for your kind comments - so pleased you enjoyed your stay - holidays make lovely memories. Property Owner

    Reviewed by ColinJul 2022

  • "Great location and property, Pub opposite is good for food too if you don’t want to cook."

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    Reviewed by ColinJun 2022

  • "Beautiful listed building on the side of the railway tracks… trains into Whitby if the walk is too much."

    Walk is only about half an hour along the side of the tracks.The interior is spotlessly clean and well furnished in keeping with the age of the property but all mod cons provided. Parking is a little tight but manageable for two cars. There are two lovely courtyards to sit in and both are secluded and sun traps. The AGA was something we had not used before but turned out to be a real boon. The welcome pack was very generous and of excellent quality, thank you. We were a group of six plus a dog and we all enjoyed our stay immensely. The Bridge Inn across the road serves excellent food and has a beer garden where you can sit and watch the trains. The butcher up the road is brilliant for cooked meats, pies, bread as well as meat: good selection, excellent quality and reasonable price. Overall we were very impressed and had a great time.

    Reviewed by DianeJun 2022

  • "Lovely property."

    ..have stayed before so knew it would be right for our family .comfortable and plenty of room to relax .As the male members in the family are train fans this was a treat for them.Easy walk to centre of Whitby plenty to do for all ages and then back to the house for relaxing and winding down the day a good night's sleep and ready to go again ...We will be back in the future .

    Reviewed by ChristopherJun 2022

  • "Wonderful property very clean throughout, we thought we could smell bread cooking and what a lovely surprise to find the owner had left a loaf baking."

    We booked it for our golden wedding anniversary and were not disappointed in any way. Thank you.

    Reviewed by RoyMay 2022

  • "Extremely comfortable house with everything we needed - just lovely."

    Reviewed by AlisonApr 2022

  • "We very much enjoyed our stay at Station House, it was clean, well equipped, and very comfortable, we especially liked the kitchen with the arga."

    The location was good we walked along the side of the railway track in to Whitby taking around 30mins. We also used the train and the bus route was excellent around 9mins to resort. The only small drawback was lack of a toilet on the third floor but not great problem really. I would certainly recommend the property as excellent for a family holiday.

    Reviewed by HelenApr 2022

  • "The Station House was everything we wanted."

    Clean, tidy, and well equipped and organised in the kitchen. It was a nice surprise to find a freshly baked loaf of bread and a welcome tray when we arrived. Everything is well-thought and the house-keeping is to the highest standard. Compared to the other wonderful Sykes Cottage houses we’ve been so far the Station house stands out as the best stocked/supplied with cleaning stuff, tea-towels and cutlery. In addition, the cottage is very well located and the house has two pretty gardens. Thank you for keeping the Station house in such a good condition.

    Reviewed by RayMar 2022

  • "Went here with extended family and honestly one of the best holidays we ever had!"

    We went in March so a lot of the things around where closed but the house was so nice we didn’t want to leave it anyway!

    Reviewed by LaurenMar 2022

  • "It would have been good to have a hosepipe in the garden to clean the dog after a muddy walk"

    Reviewed by DeniseFeb 2022

  • "Fabulous short break in the Station House."

    Very high standard of cleanliness and comfort throughout - thoroughly enjoyed it!

    Reviewed by CatherineJan 2022

  • "An excellent week away with our family, the station house in Ruswarp was absolutely superb and had such a warm feeling as you entered with the aga."

    We found the local pub warm and very friendly and the local butchers where we pre ordered our Christmas meat were excellent. The easy walk by the side of the railway and river to Whitby took 30 minutes only, just right for us 70+. Mrs Jones tip regarding the cooking of the turkey was spot on

    Reviewed by DavidDec 2021

  • "Amazing property."

    Loads of hanging out space and a well appointed kitchen. We moved a bed down stairs into a spare dining room near a bathroom for an elderly relative, which was perfect. Amazing outside space for dogs (summer or winter). Would definitely stay again. Only little critic was the double doors in living room tricky to open but other than that perfect. Half hour walk to Whitby

    Reviewed by TomNov 2021

  • "A brilliant location in a lovely friendly village, with the bonus of trains outside your window!"

    We booked this house for a family holiday for 7 adults and two dogs. It was spotlessly clean and well equipped. The layout is fun, lots of space to spread out. There's an easy, level walk into the centre of Whitby from outside the house along the gorgeous Esk valley, between the river and the railway. (It's more like 30 minutes than 20). Ruswarp is delightful, don't miss the rowing boats, Jackson's the butcher and the little village shop. And the ladies we spoke to about the key etc were really friendly and welcoming. Minor things we didn't spot before we booked (might be important to someone else). --*Parking is tight and you share it with visitors to the little rental next door. *The only outside space is two paved courtyard areas, partly shaded, but very secure and private. *And I'm afraid I have to agree with other reviewers about the four poster. It was quite hard. Everyone else said their beds were really comfy though. Finally, don't let the thought of trains passing outside the window put you off, the house was surprisingly quiet. They're mostly gone before you notice. However the steam trains do exactly what you'd expect: there's a lot of steam and puffing and it's brilliant.

    Reviewed by LisaSep 2021

  • "Before going I had noticed a couple of bad comments about this cottage but I can only speak as I find."

    Our party was made up of 7 adults and 2 dogs, I was still unloading the van when I was thanked for booking the place and within minutes of looking around myself it was clear that I had made the right choice. It’s quirky, full of character as you would expect from a period building but most of all it is comfortable and welcoming. If the only thing that we found awkward was that some of the taps operate differently to those at home, then I can’t complain. I know some people love to complain, it gives them a sense of superiority I guess, we embraced it and loved it. Put all of the above into the perfect location, add in your best friends and you get life long memories.

    Reviewed by TonySep 2021

  • "All excellent, comfort, position, helpfulness of owner, spaces for mucky boots and drying area, parking, well kitted out kitchen, your own private gate on to the platform."

    ...... If I was REALLY picky, the showers were a bit hit and miss but we all managed to stay clean so not a big problem. Would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by JennySep 2021

  • "What a lovely place to stay."

    The house is really big, everywhere you turn there are more doors and rooms. Really comfortable. The only exception was the master bedroom, the bed was very uncomfortable. Everything else was great. I have to say though that we will not be returning, the only reason, I have looked at the cost for next year and it is almost 3 times the price for next summer holidays…..so I have booked to go abroad instead. When it costs £3700 to go here self catering or to go abroad for £4100 then there is no contest. It is just pure greed.

    Reviewed by RachelAug 2021

  • "As a family of steam train enthusiasts the Station house was above our expectations."

    They was plenty of room for all our family of 10 and I also really enjoyed using the AGA. We enjoyed having the gate straight onto the platform to watch all the steam trains going past. We slept in the four posterbed which I found extremely uncomfortable and struggled to get much sleep as did my husband. I have back and joint problems which where made much worse and even my husband who has no problems was waking up with a bad back. Think the mattress needs replacing.

    Many thanks for staying with us at The Station House, we're so glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience. We are sorry to hear that you did not find the bed comfortable, it was purchased early last year and is on the firm side. We have now purchased a memory foam mattress topper. Property Owner

    Reviewed by KerryAug 2021

  • "Everything about the place was perfect the fact that the tv had Netflix and Amazon prime video was an excellent added bonus."

    My only conplaint was about the bed. We stayed in the room with the four poster bed and did not have one nights comfortable sleep for either me or my husband. I suffer with a bad back anyway and this was made worse by this bed my husband who does not have a bad back was also complaining of backache every morning as a result of this we were up early every morning and bed late. The mattress was very lumpy and uncomfortable and very hard and very noisy. It is the worst bed we have every slept in. Apart from that the holiday cottage was perfect. The welcoming tea tray was nice and the area was quiet just what we wanted. Added bonus of seeing the steam trains passing was also a bonus. Would definitely stay again and recommend

    Reviewed by JanetJul 2021

  • "Beautiful place to stay, we would love to return ."

    Reviewed by ChristineJun 2021

  • "Super cottage which was amazingly well equipped and very clean."

    The only things missing were a sieve and a whisk but those were very minor inconveniences! The location was really good - so nice to be able to walk into Whitby using the permissive path alongside the railway line (we did it with a pram several times). Just a pity the weather wasn't better - but that's to be expected in the UK in May.

    Reviewed by LauraMay 2021

  • "Fantastic house and location."

    Very peaceful despite the odd train which added to the experience. The house was very comfortable, with lots of space for our kids, and the owner had thought of everything. Also loved the Aga and woodburner. Lovely walk into Whitby and rowing and kayaking just up the river. A very relaxing break.

    Reviewed by ChrisApr 2021

  • "This is a truly gorgeous house set close to Whitby."

    The quality of furnishings, linen etc was fabulous. We really enjoyed our stay there, unfortunately the local butcher was shut as they had had a confirmed case of COVID but shops in Whitby ticked the boxes.

    Reviewed by NeilOct 2020

  • "The location was amazing and didn't disappoint one bit, the NYMR steam train passing was such a treat."

    If you don't like trains do not stay here :) The property was very clean, tidy and extremely comfortable. There were only 3 of us so we had an enormous amount of space, but even if it were full it would still be super spacious. The kitchen was so well stocked with all necessary cooking and entertaining equipment we could have needed, we were very impressed all round. Even though it is a house that welcomes dogs, there was no evidence that this was this case (we had a spaniel so also hope we left no trace)! We could not fault a thing in the entire property and will definitely recommend it and we hope to return. We met one of the cleaning ladies as she was cleaning next door and it was so reassuring to hear that the owner of the house is very meticulous when it comes to cleaning etc and this was more than evident. A perfectly great week thank you!

    Reviewed by AnitaSep 2020

  • "Excellent accommodation!"

    Spacious, comfortable, beautifully furnished and in very good, clean condition. We were a family party of 9 with an age range of 6 to 70 and everybody loved the house and its location. Ruswarp is a lovely village and its closeness to Whitby along ann easy footpath was an added bonus. We would definitely make a return visit.

    Reviewed by ChrisAug 2020

  • "The Station House Is situated in a lovely place ."

    The house it’s self is very comfortable and homely very clean and everything you could need it was like living in your own home very comfortable for a famliy holiday. The Bridge Inn is highly recommend the landlord and his wife are lovely the food superb and also highly recommend the butchers up the road , and about 10 mins by car to Whitby 20 mins to walk .lots of lovely walks and beaches near by .Also not forgetting the trains and your very own platform, the whole week was very nice . Thankyou very much will certainly recommend to friends .

    Reviewed by ChristineJul 2020

  • "What a fabulous house."

    Would highly recommend. 10 out of 10. Just two points to note, the radiator in the downstairs shower room wasn't working and the third step up on the top staircase is a bit iffy. Everything else was perfect.

    Reviewed by CatherineMar 2020

  • "The Station House was fantastic and in a great location."

    Plenty of room for the 10 of us,and every room was clean and furnished beautifully. We will book again !

    Reviewed by TerenceJan 2020

  • "What a wonderful place to stay!"

    From the moment we walked through the door we felt at home. We stayed with our young children and their grandparents for October Half term week. We’ve never stayed somewhere so well equipped; there was nothing we needed that was not there! When we arrived there was a lovely tea tray set up and a loaf of bread baking ready for dinner. The Aga is a lovely feature and we cooked most of our meals on it, was also handy for drying out the wet wellies and coats too! The whole house is beautifully furnished and in keeping with the character of the house. The beds are very comfortable and there is an abundance of pillows, cushions and throws. The children loved sleeping up in the attic space, with a single room each and sky lights looking at the railway; the double bedroom up there is so cosy too! The master bedroom is beautifully done out and there are plenty of toilets and showers! The diesel and steam trains coming past the house kept the children (and the adults!) entertained and would have them rushing to the window to wave. The walk along the railway to Whitby is lovely, very flat and takes only 20 - 30 minutes. The butchers in the village does beautiful sausages and bacon sandwiches and we tried one of their pork pies for tea one evening which didn’t disappoint!!! Overall a really lovely place to stay, especially for a family of several generations!

    Reviewed by SarahOct 2019

  • "Excellent week enjoyed by all."

    We were party of 7, plus dog, and never tired of watching and waving to passing trains. The local butchers is all it is made out to be and walks into Whitby were enjoyable and easy. The pub across the road was a bonus- no need to ring to say dinner is ready, just wave out of the kitchen window. The facilities are comfortable and only comment is that dining room is 'snug'.

    Reviewed by JanOct 2019

  • "The cottage was amazing and would definitely go back with the family."

    Cooking on the Aga was fun, if somewhat challenging but there was also a traditional cooker available. The two sitting rooms were great, one for family noise and one for quiet times if necessary. The only negative is the lack of accessible sockets in the bedrooms (sockets on a wall where beds were pushed up against them) but that could be solved if a long extension lead was provided. We had a dishwasher problem which was resolved the same day (washing dishes for 10 is a lot of dishes!) so couldn’t fault the owner. Overall a beautiful home in a lovely village.

    Reviewed by ClaireAug 2019

  • "No everything was fine, we had a great time."

    Reviewed by ChrisAug 2019

  • "We stayed at the Station Masters House as a family for a celebration holiday for a special birthday."

    The house exceeded our expectations, very quaint , kitchen very warm with the AGA at this time of the year. Very clean and very nicely furnished and well equipped. High standard throughout. Excellent location with trains outside, Whitby in walking distance and the model railway a bonus. We had the children’s play park up our sleeves for a rainy day. The local pub , the Bridge Inn is brilliant. Good Traditional Fayre and friendly staff with an outside area where the trains can be viewed on their way to Pickering and Whitby. The ladies of the group did a Twilight spa at Raithwaite Hall which is just up the road from Whitby. An excellent location with paths, rail and bus so your car does not need to move at all. The house is solid built and as such Wi-fi connection is brilliant downstairs but variable upstairs. The courtyard areas are safe for children and dogs and a sun lounger would have been a nice addition. The welcome tea tray and bread were very nice touches. We all left wanting more of both the house and the area.

    Reviewed by BarbaraJun 2019

  • "This is an excellent property for a large group."

    Although out of Whitby itself, Ruswarp has a lot to recommend itself, and the walk into Whitby alongside the Railway is easy and enjoyable. The property is very well equipped for a large party and very comfortable. Would not hesitate to recommend it.

    Reviewed by JohnApr 2019

  • "This property is an absolute delight."

    It is very comfortable, incredibly well equipped, even including cutlery for toddlers. A freshly baked loaf was ready when we arrived, and the whole family enjoyed relaxing evenings in the cosy lounges. Of course, a highlight for young and old was watching the steam trains go by. We fully intend to visit again!

    Reviewed by Patricia MaryApr 2019

  • "This house was amazing."

    Plenty of comfortable space, spotlessly clean & very well equipped with good quality items. Everything we needed for a large family break together. Easy access into Whitby, either walking, busses or the train all in close distance. The grand daughter loved waving to the trains and enjoyed the local monsterz play area.

    Reviewed by PamelaMar 2019

  • "We had a thoroughly enjoyable stay."

    The cottage was well located and a lovely short walk into Whitby. Comfortable accommodation and we liked the Aga and the log burner. All bedrooms well appointed and ready made beds were a bonus. A good games cupboard with jigsaws and games. Would certainly recommend it

    Reviewed by JohnFeb 2019

  • "I can highly recommend the station house at Ruswarp,the house is amazing,very comfortable,warm, very very well equipped,there was even a fresh loaf of bread baking for us when we arrived,we spent a week there with kids and grandkids for a family birthday,ten of us in total and there was plenty of room for all of us,the grandkids loved looking for the trains,which weren't at all intrusive."

    Ruswarp is a lovely little village with a great butchers shop and a very welcoming pub,the bridge Inn. Whitby is in easy 20 minutes walk from the station house and Robin hood's bay and Scarborough a short car ride away all in all a brilliant house to stay in,we are all hoping to go back there in the future as we all loved it so much.

    Reviewed by GaryJan 2019

  • "This is a wonderful holiday accommodation for a large group."

    The decor is lovely, the aga a comforting warmth and the kitchen really well equipped for social dining at hom

    Reviewed by SarahDec 2018

  • "We had a fabulous weekend at the station house in Whitby, the house was stunning and plenty of room for all 11 of us (8 adults 3 children (ages 1,3&6)."

    It was a shame we was only there for the weekend I could have stayed forever! The house was so close to Whitby and driving distance to Scarborough. The house had everything you needed. Mrs Jones is lovely and I cannot recommend this place enough.

    Reviewed by RebeccaDec 2018

  • "The owners had thought of everything that you would need for a self catering holiday."

    It was such a warm friendly house, with lots of space, so you didn't have to be together if you didn't want too. Never used an aga before, it was easy to use, only charred the lemon meringue pie!! On our first night we didn't have any hot water, contacted Mr Jones and that was sorted out the next day, he was really helpful. Ideal stay if you like walking, as you could go on the flat straight to Whitby or if you fancy a challenge take the path past the butchers and its a hillier route. Butchers shop in the village had lots too choose from and very helpful. Little Monsters was down the road and that was a great indoor play area for the kids.

    Reviewed by CarolineOct 2018

  • "The house was really well stocked with all the things you need to start your holiday, the accommodation itself was brilliant, and so well furnished."

    There where minor things like the back door would not open fully, the courtyard could have been cleaner for the children to play in, these are minor things but on the whole we loved the place, it was a dream for the children and the adults who love trains. The location was brilliant and the short walk to Whitby was a bonus as we did not have to take the cars.

    Reviewed by MaryAug 2018

  • "The location was great fun for the children."

    They loved the steam trains. Very pleasant walk into Whitby. House was unique.

    Reviewed by ChristineMay 2018

  • "Potential hirers need to be advised that The Bridge Inn in Ruswarp does not currently serve food and is not open every day."

    Reviewed by DavidMar 2018

  • "Had an absolutely fantastic time at Ruswarp, both adults and dogs."

    The cottage is in a superb location, comfortable, relaxing and well maintained. This is our first time with Sykes, but it will not be the last. Would highly recommend both Sykes and The Station Masters House @ Ruswarp.

    Reviewed by DavidMar 2018

  • "A great venue that was comfortable, spacious, and well equipped the last time we rented, and that still managed to improve on things this time round."

    The images are true-to-life and speak for themselves, but it's as much the details that aren't advertised that make it. Generous with the type and quality of crockery and cutlery and all the other domestic bits and pieces you need. We've stayed in places where the cheapest possible option has always been chosen, and that can really make a difference. Not so here where it feels throughout like a well-appointed home. And lots of thoughtful touches on arrival making it easy to slide into a holiday. All-in-all, an excellent break for everyone, and we'd definitely come again, thanks!

    Reviewed by SeanFeb 2018

  • "The accommodation was stunning and far exceeded our expectations."

    We have never stayed in such a well equipped house.

    Reviewed by SusanFeb 2018

  • "Extreamly enjoyable stay, particularly loved the log burner."

    All bed comfortable. Great pub over the road that served decent food and was dog friendly.

    Reviewed by LauraNov 2017

  • "Absolutely stunning cottage."

    Very well equipped with everything you could possibly need and more. The welcome of freshly baking bread on ur arrival was wonderful The cottage is full of character. I cannot praise the cottage enough! Absolutely fantastic weekend, didn't want to leave

    Reviewed by RachelNov 2016

  • "Fab Fab Fab ten out of ten loved it so much didnt want to go home !"

    Boooked for family birthday party all family loved it. Used train into Whtby great to get on and off at door step. Really had everthing log burner fab beds comfy. Managed Aga ok. Weather not so good but with such a lovely house it was nice just to chill out !! Would book again for a large group.

    Reviewed by SusanNov 2016

  • "A wonderful cottage in a superb location with very welcoming owners."

    Easy walk to Whitby, lots of steam trains to watch and very spacious and well equipped.

    Reviewed by LynneOct 2016

  • "Station House was as described on Website and met Our expectations - House was ..."

    Station House was as described on Website and met Our expectations - House was clean and welcoming - We enjoyed Our Anniversary Holiday - Never cooked on an Aga before but soon got used to it - Location was ideal for visiting surrounding areas and enjoyed added interest of Steam Trains passing by - Walk into Whitby following railway line took about 30 minutes and was along a level pathway - easy to catch local train back to your own " front door " Only negatative was if you are holidaying in term time - inconsiderate folk " on the school run " blocking access - by parking where they were not permitted to do so

    Reviewed by MarkOct 2016

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Summary

  • Over three floors
  • Five bedrooms: 1 x four poster double with en-suite bath, shower over, basin & WC, 1 x second floor double, 1 x family room with 1 double and 1 single & en-suite shower, basin & WC, 2 x second floor single each with additional pull-out stacker bed
  • Bathroom with freestanding bath (hand-held shower on taps), basin & WC
  • Ground floor shower room with shower, basin & WC
  • Kitchen with AGA & Belfast sink
  • Utility
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with woodburner
  • Second sitting room with living flame gas fire and French doors to courtyard.
  • Gas central heating with woodburner & gas fire in sitting room
  • AGA, electric hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 2 x TVs, DVD, CD/radio, iPod dock,WiFi
  • Fuel, power & starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot & highchair
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Two enclosed courtyards with furniture & BBQ
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2 mins walk, pub across road serving food
  • Note: This property requires a good house keeping bond of £200.00

The property

A stunning, Grade II listed, Victorian conversion of the old station and stationmaster's house in Ruswarp village, just 1.5 miles from the historic port of Whitby.

Providing first-class accommodation, this Ruswarp cottage is ideal for family groups wishing to spend time together in this beautiful part of the country.

Great care has been taken to retain and enhance the original features in this Ruswarp cottage, including high ceilings, stone mullioned windows, a slate fireplace and a feature stained glass window.

Superbly furnished and decorated in a traditional style, this Ruswarp cottage offers two spacious and comfortable sitting rooms, with a warming woodburner in one and a living flame gas fire in the other.

The well-equipped kitchen boasts an AGA and Belfast sink, with a cosy dining room leading off and a large utility room.

Outside this Ruswarp cottage, two enclosed courtyards provide a lovely, sunny spot to sit and relax with a glass of wine and watch the steam trains trundling by.

With excellent amenities in the village, a two minute walk from this Ruswarp cottage brings you to the local shop and renowned butcher's, whilst the village pub serves real ales and food.

Why not enjoy an hours boating on the river or sample the home baking at the riverside tea room.

For the children in the family, Mini Monsterz Indoor Play Area is a must, and two public footpaths provide a lovely walk into Whitby, with its narrow streets, cobbled market square, long, sandy beaches and the 199 steps leading up to its famous Abbey.

With the spectacular North York Moors to explore and the dramatic coastline to discover, this is a superb Ruswarp cottage whatever time of the year.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location

RUSWARP

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:

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