The Old Forge ref: CC245033

Boynton near Bridlington, Bridlington & Hornsea Area

4 Stars



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  • Barbecue 
  • Bike Store 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Romantic Getaways 
  • Rural Location 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • Decorated at Christmas 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Luxury Collection 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Coastal within 3 miles 
  • Coastal within 5 miles 
  • All En-suite 
  • Parking - On Site 


A stunning little property full of character and charm, attached to the owners’ cottage yet still very private. Set in the beautiful countryside just outside the traditional seaside resort of Bridlington, is this quaint little cottage which used to be the blacksmith’s forge. The cottage is delightful and has been restored to a good standard yet keeping lots of original features including the original forge which is now home to the multi-fuel burner. The bellows sit in the corner, reminding you of the cottage’s original purpose to shoe the horses which came from the local farmers or the stately homes that surround the area. The open plan kitchen/lounge leads through to the beautifully presented bedroom with its French doors which lead out to the terrace and shared garden. A perfect getaway for couples, this cottage is a great base to see the coast, the North Yorkshire Moors and the Wolds.

The town of Bridlington is just three miles away with its long sandy beaches and busy working harbour, there’s plenty to keep you entertained. The famous Spa theatre has shows on throughout the year. There are also plenty of restaurants and bars in Bridlington, or why not eat at one of the village pubs nearer to the cottage?

If you enjoy stately homes, there are plenty within a short drive, including Sledmere House, Burton Agnes Hall, Sewerby Hall and Castle Howard. For the walkers amongst you, the Yorkshire Wolds has some of the best walks through the hidden valleys and sleepy little villages. The Wolds have been made famous by David Hockney’s paintings. He was inspired by the beautiful countryside of the Wolds, yet it still remains a very quiet and unspoilt area of Yorkshire.

The cottage is well placed to visit Flamborough Head, Filey, Scarborough and even Whitby, as well as the little villages dotted along the country roads with their duck ponds and stone cottages. The city of York is less than an hour away and it is well worth a visit. The striking minster stands proud in the centre and is one of the largest cathedrals in Europe. Visit the Shambles with its cobbled streets and overhanging timber framed buildings with little alleyways and interesting shops. Shop 1½ mile, pub and restaurant 2 miles.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

The property is all on the ground floor
Open plan living space.
Living area: With stone floor, multi-fuel burner, 40" Freesat HD Smart TV, DVD player and CD player with Bluetooth and USB.
Dining area.
Kitchen area: With electric oven, induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher.
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Bedroom 1: Beamed with double bed, French doors to garden and en-suite with shower, toilet and heated towel rail.

First floor

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor


Electric central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels, Wi-Fi and fuel for multi-fuel burner included. Welcome pack. Washing machine, tumble dryer and freezer in outhouse.


Sitting-out area and garden furniture. Shared, enclosed, lawned garden with BBQ (on request). Bike store.Private parking for 1 car. No smoking. Please note: There are two steps to the rear of the property and three steps to the shared garden (alternative slope access to garden). Sorry, no children under two years.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
    1.5 miles
  • Distance
    3 miles
  • Restaurant
    2 miles
  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
    2 miles
  • Railway station distance
    3.0 miles
  • Lake
    2 miles (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


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 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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