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Ramblers Cottage

Briggswath near Sleights, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 1093214)


Yorkshire Coastal Cottages rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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

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30 Customer Review(s)

  • Helen

    “Ideal location for us.”

    Bus stop to Whitby a short distance away. Cottage was well-equipped, clean and comfortable.

    Bus stop to Whitby a short distance away. Cottage was well-equipped, clean and comfortable.

    - Helen, April 2024


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x King size, 1 x twin
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining and seating area with woodburning stove
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Oven, hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV,Netflix using own a/c WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Private parking available
  • Front courtyard
  • One well-behaved, or two small pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.9 miles, pub 0.4 miles

The property

Perched in the village of Briggswath near Sleights in North Yorkshire, is this lovely two-bedroom cottage, Ramblers Cottage.

Enjoying a fantastic location just moment’s away from the rolling hills and moors of the North York Moors National Park, and the beautiful sands of Whitby Beach, Ramblers Cottage is an excellent dwelling for couples or a family of four who are looking for the perfect blend of coast and country.

Be welcomed into the open-plan living space, where you can look forward to rustling up tasty home-cooked meals in the well-equipped kitchen, which features a handy washing machine for keeping your holiday wardrobe fresh.

Settle down at the dining table for four to tuck-in to a delicious meal, as you make plans for the days ahead.

After a hearty meal, retire to the plush sofa to curl up with your favourite tipple and select a much-loved show from the TV, as the woodburning stove crackles nearby.

Climb the stairs to the first floor, where you can indulge in a refreshing rinse in the shower, before choosing from one of two well-appointed bedrooms, a double and a twin, to catch your rest in.

Awake from a leisurely slumber and savour a steaming cup of coffee in the small outside area, before preparing for a day of adventures.

Stroll along the River Esk over to the village of Sleights, where you will find all the local amenities you could need during your stay, including a well-stocked convenience store, a butcher, a bakery and a fish and chip takeaway.

Make your way over to Whitby, where you can marvel at the Gothic Whitby Abbey, well-known for being the inspiration behind Bram Stokers famous vampire, Dracula, embark on the Dracula Experience where you can tour key points within the town, climb the 199 Steps or tour the museum of the voyager Captain Cook.

Take advantage of your close proximity to the coast and spend a day at Whitby Beach, where you can try your hand at surfing, bathe with your favourite book, or beachcomber the shores as you make your way up to the Whitby Harbour West Lighthouse.

For the wildlife enthusiast in your party, why not treat your loved ones to a whale watching cruise, where you can venture off in search of seals, dolphins, and whales, all of which frequent the shores.

Be to visit the North York National Park, where a plethora of scenic walks through wooded valleys await including the White Horse Walk and the famous Cleveland Way National Trail.

For a memorable escape to North Yorkshire, secure your stay at Ramblers Cottage.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location


Whitby 4 miles.

Sleights is ideal for both a coastal and country holiday. Just 4 miles from the picturesque Yorkshire coastline, it is also on the edge of the dramatic North Yorkshire moors country, littered with attractive villages and scenery, which is very popular with walkers and cyclists. Though quiet, Sleights boasts a pub, a fish and chip shop, an antique shop, a butcher's, a bakery, a hairdressers, a Post Office within a Spar shop. The North Yorkshire Steam Railway terminus is a few minutes’ drive with steam trains coming through Sleights, together with regular public transport to and from the nearby port of Whitby. Whitby lies at the mouth of the River Esk and is ideally situated for exploring this beautiful part of Yorkshire. It is an atmospheric town of winding streets and hidden alleys, with a picturesque harbour, safe sandy beaches and, of course, the abbey, reached by the famous 199 steps.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas