Self Catering in Yorkshire - Hawsker

Areas: Yorkshire Coast

The Cowshed

The Cowshed, Hawsker, Yorkshire
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Sleeps a maximum of: 4

Pricing From: £300.00 - 773.00

This detached, stone built cottage near Hawsker, close to Whitby and Robin Hood's Bay, can sleep four people in two bedrooms.

The Cowshed, a delightful, detached stone cottage a short drive from Hawsker on the North Yorkshire coastline, can sleep four people in two bedrooms. The cottage offers two bedrooms, one of which is on the ground floor, and each with the option of being a king-size double or a twin room. There is also a ground floor bathroom with a freestanding stone bath, a kitchen, a dining area and a sitting area with a woodburning stove. Outside, the patio enjoys views of the surrounding countryside to the sea, furniture, a fire pit and a barbecue, a wonderful spot to spend warm summer evenings. There is also off road parking for one car, and a short drive down to the coastal towns of Whitby and Robin Hood's Bay make The Cowshed a fabulous base for exploring this beautiful area.


Fantastic luxury and quirky cottage
We stayed for 3 nights in November, it was superb! So homely with every last thing thought about. Couldn't fault the cottage in any way, we loved coming back after a days walking on the coast to a log fire and beautiful surroundings. Some fantastic beaches locally and really great pub restaurants. The cottage has been done with great style and taste. The owners are great, Mark and Helen have done such a great job! We'll be back with our dogs (who also loved the cottage).

What a beautiful cottage I had an amazing week staying there..beautiful surroundings.i couldn't have wished for a better place..I will definitely be coming back..but for 2 weeks not 1 week..thank you helen and mark for everything.
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Great base for North Yorkshire Moors and coast
Super little cottage just outside Whitby. Not big but well equipped and very comfortable. Lovely field next to the cottage for the dog to run around in. Although next to the main road (A171) traffic noise was not an problem at all. We had a lovely, relaxing week.

fantastic family holiday
The Cowshed is an enchanting little barn conversion, which has been lovingly done with great imagination and style. Inside,it is like Heidi's little cabin in the mountains. The cottage is spotlessly clean, and very comfortable. The owners have used the available space very carefully and it is very well designed. Great base to visit the coast including Whitby, Scarborough, Filey, Robin Hood's Bay, Sandsend. All lovely places within easy reach. But when the hustle and bustle of these places becomes too much, the Cowshed offers a little retreat. We found ourselves eager to get back, get the kettle on and settle down for a relaxing evening. Great outside area with a bench and a little table, with amazing views over to the sea and the ruins of Whitby abbey, surrounded by farm land. Very comfortable beds, the second bedroom is like a little den up in the eaves, Great for kids. Some very unusual features including the bath which is like a stone trough, and lots of references to its former life as a barn(much of the d?cor is apparently made from salvaged items found on the land). Lovely place to stay, we returned with some very happy memories. A little haven of peace.

A true gem! Fantastic quirky d?cor, high quality accommodation and a great location for exploring Whitby, Robin Hoods Bay and further afield. It is rare to find such a unique, quality, dog friendly place.
Ms Wills

Services / Facilities:

LPG central heating with woodburning stove. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD /radio, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Ample off road parking. Rear patio with furniture, fire pit, BBQ and access to fields. Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 1.5 miles, pub 1 mile. Beach 3 miles. Note: There is a cobbled path and 3 steps to the front door and inside, stairs to first floor are alternating tread stairs and steep. Note: Cottage is on the A171.

Changeover Day


Double Beds: 1
Twin Beds: 1

Further Amenities:
Linen provided
Towels provided
Washing Machine

Approximate Location

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Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Fylingdales, St Stephen's Old Church - 1 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Whitby Abbey - 3.6 miles (Abbey) Heritage Rating

Wheeldale Roman Road - 9.1 miles (Roman Site) Heritage Rating

Scarborough Castle - 12.8 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Cawthorn Roman Camps - 13.4 miles (Roman Site) Heritage Rating

North York Moors National Park - 14.6 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Lastingham, St Mary's Church - 15.7 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Pickering Castle - 15.7 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

North Yorkshire Moors Railway - 15.8 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Pickering Church - 15.8 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

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