Swift Cottage ref: UK2120

Sewerby, near Bridlington, Bridlington & Hornsea Area

3 Stars

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1
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  • Bike Store 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Decorated at Christmas 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Pets – not allowed 
  • Coastal within 1 mile 
  • Coastal within 3 miles 
  • Coastal within 5 miles 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

Located at the end of a row, Swift Cottage is a beautiful property situated next to Sewerby Hall, a Grade I listed Georgian country house open to the public. The cottage has a sitting-out area, and there is a large grassed area at Sewerby where you will see many children playing. As well as stunning gardens, there is also a zoo, café and delightful picnic areas, as well as a land train that takes you along the clifftops down to Bridlington. The children will love the ride and it’s a lovely stroll back to the property.

Bridlington is a traditional seaside resort with a busy working harbour and a long sandy beach. Keep the children entertained with sandcastles, rock pooling and donkey rides on the beach, and for the adults, there are plenty of bars and restaurants, as well as the Spa Theatre along the seafront, where international acts play. North of Sewerby are Bempton Cliffs, with nature trails and an educational centre. You can see the puffins, guillemots, kittiwakes and the odd seal lazing on the rocks. The popular resorts of Filey, Flamborough Head, Scarborough and Whitby are along the coast and within easy reach. The vibrant city of York is less than an hour away, as is Hull, the 2017 City of Culture. Beverley and Driffield have excellent market days and there are plenty of stately homes within a short drive. This holiday property is in the perfect location from which to explore the North York Moors, Yorkshire Coast and the Yorkshire Wolds. Beach 150 yards. Shop 700 yards, pub 100 yards and restaurant 300 yards.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Living/dining room: With 24" Freeview TV and DVD player.
Kitchen: Galley-style with electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge and washing machine.
Separate toilet.
Open tread stairs to...

First floor

Bedroom 1: With double bed.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
Shower room: With walk-in shower and toilet.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Travel cot and highchair available on request. Welcome pack.

Miscellaneous

Sitting-out area. Shared courtyard with patio. Bike store. Shared parking area. No smoking.
  • Nearest town
    Bridlington
  • Shops
    700 yards
  • Distance
    2 miles
  • Restaurant
    300 yards
  • Nearest railway station
    Bridlington
  • Pub
    100 yards
  • Railway station distance
    2.0 miles
  • Lake
    150 yards (beach)

About the local area

Part of the Yorkshire Heritage Coast, the area around Bridlington and Hornsea is rich in areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Bridlington is renowned for its award winning beaches. Hire a beach chalet and let the children enjoy the fun at Kiddies Corner, or take a trip on the Land Train to Sewerby Hall and Gardens.

An impressive country house with acres of gardens to explore, Sewerby is also home to a small zoo where children are sure to delight in the popular Humboldt Penguins. Wet weather is never a problem, with plenty of amusement arcades along the seafront and Leisureworld, which boasts an indoor fun pool, complete with waves and waterslides.

Fourteen miles south of Bridlington is the little seaside town of Hornsea, housing a pottery museum and Bettison's Folly, a Grade II listed tower, while nearby Hornsea Mere offers sailing and fishing.

North of Bridlington is Flamborough Head, a chalk headland with the oldest lighthouse in Britain, which was built in 1674 but never used. There is also a newer, working lighthouse, where you can climb the 119 stairs and admire the extensive views. This is a Special Area of Conservation and a birdwatcher's paradise, with its regular visitors of gannets and puffins.

Danes Dyke at Flamborough is a massive flat topped bank and ditch that cuts through the headland. Believed to have been built as a defensive structure, it dates back to the iron age and is now a nature reserve, offering the visitor a series of walks and nature trails to explore.

Things to do nearby

Bridlington North Beach

Bridlington is a superb family holiday base packed full of attractions and fun seaside activities for children.

Sea Kayaking at Flamborough Head

Flamborough Head is an eight mile promontory between Filey and Bridlington and is one of the great gems of the Yorkshire Coast.

Bempton Cliffs

This hugely popular RSPB Reserve is THE place to visit during April and August

Barmston
Barmston

This sandy beach, stretching along a straight part of the coast for two kilometers long and is backed by low clay cliffs.

Flamborough North West
Flamborough North West

This beach is 3/4 mile in length, backed by cliffs, and located in a bay. It is made up of sand and pebbles with some rock pools, and looks across Bridlington Bay.

Sewerby Hall & Gardens

Sewerby Hall is a historic country house surrounded by acres of glorious landscaped gardens and boasting some of the most magnificent views over the Yorkshire Coast.

Fraisthorpe
Fraisthorpe

Fraisthorpe is a sandy beach backed by low clay cliffs, and forms a part of the miles of sweeping sands of Bridlington Bay.

Burton Agnes Hall and Gardens

A magnificent Elizabethan house filled with treasures collected over four centuries. Original carvings and plasterwork to modern impressionist paintings. Gardens with maze, giant games and extensive plants.

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