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Lion Cottage Beach Cottage in Hinderwell, North Yorkshire

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sleeps 4
2 rooms
1 bathroom

Lion Cottage Beach Cottage description

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Lion Cottage is situated in Hinderwell in the North York Moors National Park. The cottage is set over three floors, sleeping four people and has one double bedroom, one twin bedroom, a bathroom, a fitted kitchen and a sitting room with an electric fire with a dining area. Outside the cottage benefits from a front lawned garden with furniture. With picturesque walks on offer nearby, Lion Cottage is the perfect base from which to explore this beautiful area.

Hinderwell is a small, lively village close to the fishing villages of Staithes and Runswick Bay. Hinderwell was mentioned in the Domesday Book as Hildrewell, a derivation of Hilda's Well, named for the Abbess of Whitby who was travelling through the parish in a drought and was asked to intercede. Her prayers were answered when a spring appeared near the sight of the present Parish Church, and this spring has continued to flow from the hillside to this day. The village is ideally situated for exploring the beautiful countryside, and walks, cycle ways, gliding, horse riding and fishing are all well catered for in the area. Whitby is seven miles away and the town has a rich and varied heritage waiting to be discovered. This is a fabulous holiday base.

The North York Moors National Park covers 554 square miles, with landscape ranging from heather-clad moorland and deep secluded dales, to the cliffs and coves of the magnificent coastline making it a haven for walkers.

Night storage heaters with electric fire in sitting room. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair. Roadside parking 30 yards away (no restrictions). Lawned garden to front with furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 2 mins walk. Beach 1 mile. Note: The twin bedroom is accessed by steep, cottage stairs.


  • Cooker
  • Cots
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • High chair
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • By the sea
  • Near pub

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November 2013
Lovely cosy cottage, very warm and welcoming.
Mr Ritson
May 2014
Great welcome and communication from the friendly owners, ideal base for exploring a beautiful part of the country.
Mr Lynn
March 2013
Excellent cosy cottage, well kept and clean.
Mr Hannay
June 2013
A warm, comfortable cottage in a quiet but very central location. Overall the cottage was excellent and we would recommend to others but may just keep this one to ourselves.
Mr Reynolds
August 2013
Amazing surroundings friendly people very good atmosphere lovely little cottage.
Mr Swales
October 2013
The Location was quiet and very central to the area we were wanting to tour. We were met by the owner of the property who was very helpful and friendly.
Sandy S
October 2016
The cottage architecturally is old quaint and cute. The bed was comfortable, however a new replaced duvet and not one that had laundered resulting in it feeling heavy would have been appreciated. The two sofas are very cheap and uncomfortable, very low backed with fixed 'collapsed in the middle' foam seat cushions. As the cushions were integral with the sofa it was not possible to support the cushions with a blanket or magazines etc to stop sinking into the middle of the sofa when seated. The photo of the outside seating area gives the impression that it is seclude and an excellent area to eat and entertain in. It is not. The cottage is in a quadrangle the garden is open and overlooked on three sides by rows of cottages, it felt like eating center stage! Slabs, trellis and imaginative planting of quick climbers to go thru the trellis would be wonderful and make a nice outdoor area. The owners are missing a trick, the cottage is old and quaint but as it does not have stunning or interesting views, is not in a village of outstanding beauty, internally it should be comfortable and stunning. The bottle of wine is a nice touch, but I would prefer a fluffy quilt, somewhere nice to sit outdoors and comfortable seating indoors. I actually left a day early as I developed something I have never had before...back ache from sitting on the sofa.
July 2015
Booked for a week but left a day early. The cottage was small which was fine for just the two of us. Just inside the back door was an empty space ideal for walking shoes etc but not a coat hook in sight to hang wet coats. The decor was not very well thought through as all the pictures were different colours and the bedding was mismatched with brown and turquoise sheets! On the plus side the village pub across the road was excellent as was the location of the cottage the garden was a pleasure to sit in too. Needs a more homely touch.
Miss Tendahl
August 2014
We had a lovely week in this beautiful cottage and village. There were so many things to do. The owners were very nice and helpful! Thank you again!
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