Fosdyke Cottage ref: CC243093

Skinningrove, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

4 Stars



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  • Dishwasher 
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Romantic Getaways 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Coastal within 1 mile 
  • Coastal within 3 miles 
  • Coastal within 5 miles 


Fosdyke Cottage is set in the small coastal village community of Skinningrove located on the Cleveland Way in between Saltburn and Staithes, where the Yorkshire Moors meet the North Sea. The property has recently been renovated to an extremely high standard with tasteful decor and furnishings throughout, providing an excellent base for couples and families looking for a sea side holiday. Skinningrove has its own Ironstone Mining Museum just a few hundred yards away and there is also a shop and the community centre serves hot drinks and breakfasts each day.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Property has gas central heating and comprises:
Lounge: With TV/Freesat, DVD, Ipod dock and log burner
Kitchen/Diner: With electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, slimline dishwasher and washing machine.
Bathroom: With bath/shower above, WC, wash basin and towel rail

First floor

Bedroom 1: With double bed
Bedroom 2: With twin beds
Cloakroom: With vanity unit and WC

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor


All power, heating, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Starter pack of logs are provided. Travel cot and high chair available.


Enclosed yard with garden furniture. Private parking for 1 car.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
    200 Yards
  • Distance
    1 Mile
  • Restaurant
    2 Miles
  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
    1 Mile
  • Railway station distance
    7.0 miles
  • Lake
    300 Yards

About the local area

The cliffs above the village rise to Boulby which are the highest cliffs in England and to Saltburn side, there is a mile of secluded golden beach less than a five minute walk away that is a hidden gem and perfect for an early morning stroll or for walking the dog. Fosdyke Cottage is in an ideal location for exploring the pretty villages dotted along the North York Moors and the beautiful beach resorts situated along this stunning coastline. This area is also a haven for walkers and cyclists where you can access the famous 110 mile Cleveland Way literally a few hundred yards away from the cottage. The charming fishing village of Staithes is only 4 miles away and is one of the most photographed villages in Yorkshire and is a must for anyone visiting the Yorkshire Coast. There is a good selection of pubs, shops, tea rooms and an Art Gallery. Saltburn is 6 miles away in the opposite direction and is a great day out for all the family to enjoy with its own cliff lift dating back to 1884 and famous Pier which is the most Northerly surviving British pier. The Smugglers Heritage Centre not far from the lovely promenade which is perfect for a leisurely stroll on a fine evening. There are lots of activities in Saltburn including surfing, fishing, golf and swimming. You can also enjoy horse riding by taking a trek across the beach The beautiful village of Runswick Bay is only another couple of miles down the coast and slightly further is the picturesque resort of Sandsend, which are both definitely worth a trip. The famous Captain Cook’s town of Whitby is only 15 miles away and is a perfect day out for families or couples looking to enjoy the ample restaurants with their awards for excellent cuisine or to sample the famous Fish and Chips.

Things to do nearby


A small picturesque beach situated on Yorkshire's heritage coastline. It is a popular haunt with fossil collectors and fishing enthusiasts.

North Yorkshire Off Road Centre

The idyllic setting of Robin Hood's Bay provides the perfect backdrop for a day that you'll never forget. The centre has its own private hillside and quarry site which has a super selection of terrain providing courses which are perfect for beginners and excellent for the experienced and daring 4x4 drivers.

North Yorkshire Moors Railway

One of the country's most popular steam railways, covering 18 miles between the market town of Pickering and the village of Grosmont, travelling through the heart of the North York Moors National Park.

Captain Cook Memorial Museum

Situated in the house by the harbour side where James Cook came to serve his apprenticeship in 1746. With period rooms as Cook knew them, original paintings, manuscripts, models and artefacts from his voyages.

Robin Hoods Bay

When visiting Whitby and the surrounding area Robin Hood's Bay, one of the most charming and popular villages in the North York Moors National Park should be one of the first places you visit.

Runswick Bay
Runswick Bay

Runswick shelters at the northern end of a beautiful sandy bay. Narrow paths wind between the attractive cottages and houses with their small colourful gardens.

Staithes Beach

The sheltered harbour at staithes has a small beach and lots of rock pools to explore when the tide goes out.

Farsyde Stud and Riding Centre

Farsyde Stud located in Robin Hoods Bay caters for riders of all abilities in a beautiful location.

Whitby Beach

Whitby beach is a sandy and rocky beach backed up by the cliffs that dominate the area.

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