Rockpool Retreat

Runswick Bay, North York Moors & Coast(Ref. 1046299)

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A charming luxury lodge nestled in a small gated community, located in the picturesque fishing village of Runswick Bay, near Hinderwell, North Yorkshire. Furnished to a high standard, the perfect base for exploring scenic clifftop walks with the dogs or enjoying days on the beautiful sandy, dog friendly beach a little more then a stone's throw away. A little further afield and you'll encounter the popular seaside town of Whitby famous for its ancient abbey that inspired Bram Stoker's Dracula.

Decorated and furnished to a very high standard, a perfect base in this very popular village.


This beautifully presented Runswick Bay lodge is located a mere 0.7 miles from Hinderwell and offers charming accommodation in North Yorkshire. The lodge is located within a quiet, private park known as The Pines. Rockpool Retreat can offer you and your loved ones a secluded spot to relax and unwind, just a stone's throw from the beautiful coast and surrounded by a stylish and welcoming interior. Enjoy spending your evenings within the elegant open-plan living space, the heart of the home, offering plush sofas to sink into after a busy day, with a contemporary Smart TV on which to view a favourite film. A traditional, stove-style electric fire can add to the familiar feel, whilst the last of the sun comes through the glass decking doors. Revel in the sleek kitchen and find a host of excellent appliances to make some delicious home-cooked meals for your family, with integrated appliances including a fridge/freezer and a dishwasher, making your holiday a breeze. Gather at the dining table at mealtimes, and afterwards sit out on your private enclosed decking, a perfect place to end another brilliant day. Take a stroll down to Runswick Bay Beach and settle on the sands on a sunny day for a classic beach day, or adventure via the waters by heading out on a kayak with Barefoot Kayak, a local business offering guided tours on the waters, it makes for a memorable holiday activity. Feel refreshed with a drink from the Runswick Bay Café by the beach, or for a sit-down meal, discover excellent food at The Runswick Bay Hotel or Cliffmount which offers fabulous views over the dramatic coastline. The last thatched cottage on the Yorkshire coast can be found here at Runswick Bay, making a lovely photo opportunity, as well as more incredible views awaiting you along the coast, walk along the Cleveland Way Walk stretching a full 109 miles. Embark on a walk incorporating Beacon Hill and the Scaling Reservoir, take in the charming water views before reaching the peak of Beacon Hill and taking in the surrounding scenery. Down at Scaling Reservoir, you can find the Scaling Dam Sailing Club which not only offer sailing courses and days, but opportunities to try other watersports, including open water swimming, windsurfing, kayaking and paddleboarding, so there's something for everyone. Nearby here is The Sneaky Fox Adventure Golf adjoining The Jack and Jill pub, enjoy a fun round of golf before an afternoon tea in the pub, or a hearty pub meal. Rockpool Retreat is also within easy reach of the wondrous town of Whitby, home to the famous 199-Steps which take you up to the eerie Whitby Abbey, also the inspiration behind Bram Stoker's Dracula, along with several beautiful beaches. Discover a holiday to remember in North Yorkshire at Rockpool Retreat.




The village of Runswick Bay is one of the Yorkshire Coast's prettiest destinations and has a wonderful sandy beach. Enjoy an afternoon beachcombing searching for shells, fossils and nearer the cliffs, pieces of jet for which the area is known. This lovely village has a two local inns that serves food and a café on the seafront to buy flags, buckets and spades or even a dinghy, together with freshly made sandwiches, toasted teacakes and cups of hot Horlicks!

What's on nearby?


Whitby Famous for its Festival weekends, Regatta Week and Folk weeks, as well as the hugely popular ‘Goth’ weekends.

Captain Cook Museum A must see for local Whitby history and the famous Dinosaur fossils.

North Yorkshire Steam Railway Links from Whitby and Pannett Park.

WHITBY & SANDSEND BEACHES These are top ‘Blue Flag’ rated beaches, for cleanliness and safety.

WHITBY FISHING Hire a boat and tackle for a day in the North Sea or join others with their simple lines trying their luck off the Pier.

SEA TRIPS Take a trip on the water with speedboat ‘Velocity’, replica galleon ‘Endeavour’ or the many other vessels that take you on short coastal trips – one of which includes a lovely sunset trip on the ‘Esk Belle’.

Other Info

Decorated and furnished to a very high standard, a perfect base in this very popular village.

Notes to guests
Access Statement

Free Wifi available at the property - to be connected on 1 April 2020
A maximum of two well behaved dogs are welcome.
A travel cot and high chair are available. We request that guests bring their own cot linen.
BBQ provided but no charcoal supplied.



• There is a Parking place next to the property.


• From the Main entrance the property is fifth on the left.
• There is a parking space, which is block paved, to the right of property.
• The front door is next to parking space.
• At the front of the property is a patio, 290cm x 580cm, with access to property via double patio doors.
• 4 Steps leading up to front door, height of 17cm each.


• Brown UPVC door opening outwards, 76cm wide with a lever handle and lock 96cm from floor. Small step of 5cm to enter property.
• Enters into the utility entrance room.


• Immediately to right of Main door.
• Door opens outwards, with a width of 70cm.
• This contains the Combi Boiler, Washing machine and Vacuum cleaner.


• Carpeted floor 500cm x 300cm.
• 2 three seater sofas, 170cm x 80cm with 45cm from top of cushion to floor.
• 1 high back armchair, 40cm from top of cushion to floor.
• Coffee table, height of 45cm.
• PS4 games console.
• Console table with drawers, height of 45cm.
• Lamp/coffee table.
• Wall mounted Hitachi 55” smart TV, above an electric fire.
• Numerous place mats, coasters and magazines.
• Exit to decking area via sliding patio doors, opening of 150cm


• Vinyl, 400cm x 300cm.
• Dining table, 140cm x 75cm height of 76cm. extendable to 200cm
• 6 high back chairs, seat height 48cm.
• Exit to decking area via sliding patio doors, opening of 150cm with step of 10cm.


• Vinyl floor 235cm x 235cm.
• Wood work top 90cm high and 60cm deep.
• Fitted Single Gas oven and grill, 4 pan Gas hob, Combo-Microwave.
• Under counter Dishwasher, Full size integrated fridge/freezer
• Sink 35cm x 40cm.
• Kitchen island with integrated wine cooler fridge


• Rear corridor is accessed through a single door, inwards opening 70cm wide.
• Corridor 150cm x 80cm at narrowest point.
• 4 Doors leading to Bathroom, Twin bedroom, Double bedroom, and master bedroom with en-suite and walk in wardrobe


• Door opens inwards
• Vinyl floor, 140cm x 150cm.
• Shower 90cm x 90cm with opening of 43cm, tray height 17cm from floor.
• Toilet height is 40cm from floor to seat.
• Wash basin has lever tap, stands 88cm from floor.


• Door opens inwards, en-suite is on the right.
• Floor is carpeted measuring 300cm x 300cm.
• Double bed height is 57cm from floor to mattress top.
• Left of bed has 53cm gap around, at narrowest point.
• Room contains; Double bed, 2 x bedside tables with lamps, Vanity table 76cm high and stool 46cm high, walk through wardrobe with hanging and storage space
• En-suite door opens inwards.
• Vinyl floor 150cm x 150cm.
• Sink height 81cm from floor with lever tap.
• Toilet seat is 43cm from floor.
• Fitted bath 170cm x 70cm, with built in TV.


• Door opens inwards.
• Carpeted floor 270cm x 300cm.
• 2 x single beds, top of mattress 50cm from floor.
• 100cm between beds.
• 1 x Bedside table with lamps.
• Wardrobe and drawers, carpeted 110cm x 110cm with 70cm wide door.


• Floor is carpeted 300cm x 300cm.
• Double bed, height 57cm.
• 2 x bedside tables with lamps.
• Wardrobe with 2 x drawers.
• Wall mounted mirror.


• Faux decking, 290cm x 580cm.
• Enclosed by security glass barrier, height from floor 110cm.
• 4x steps leading down to drive and car space, heights range from 16cm to 18cm width of 90cm.
• Access via dining/kitchen area through patio doors 11ocm wide with 10cm step.
• Patio chair set, with seating height of 45cm. Charcoal BBQ.



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