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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Whitby, Scarborough District, North Yorkshire, England
Characterful, quirky and cosy 19th century Cottage approached down a country lane over a hump back bridge, nestling in a dreamy quiet hamlet close to Whitby. Just Fantastic.Welcoming snug lounge with exposed beams, inglenook fireplace, cast iron stove, traditional pine floors and stairs, morning room and unusual attic twin bedroom (children love this room) with the original steeper cottage stairs provoke and spark the imagination with both charm and interest. Wonderfully cheerful courtyard garden to relax and enjoy a glass of wine or mug of coffee. Take yourself back in time and skim some stones on the stream, Train spot, visit Falling Foss, explore the walks from here. Blackbird cottage rests in a backwater country lane close to the centre of the hamlet. There is on-site parking but as you enter this quaint cottage you will quickly warm... Read more
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About the Owner
Robert C
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2011
Interaction with guests
No keys are required. All our cottages are keypad locked. The access details are emailed after we have recieved full payment and received the signed booking form back to our our office by email or by post. We can be contacted by phone/ email during your stay and if we are not available we would certainly get back to you. We advise places to visit depending on the dates you have booked your holiday. We have a no e-cigarette policy, for the benefit of all our guests. Terms and conditions with additional information is available upon booking.
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Reviewed 22 July 2018

The cottage was adorable and had all we needed for the perfect holiday. It was clean with everything we needed for us to use whilst there. The owners were available if we needed them and made sure the cottage was kept to a high standard....More

Thank tinahilton233
ROBERT C, VR Owner at Blackbird Cottage Rated Excellent on Trip Advisor, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2018

Hello Tina Thank your kind comments. So pleased that you had a lovely stay. Hope to welcome you back soon Kind regards Loraine Shelton Bumblewick Cottages

Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Blackbird a beautiful cottage. The village of Irburndale is beautiful - and we were delighted to find this pretty cottage nestled down a short country lane. We didn’t chance to explore the area as the weather was awful all Easter weekend. But we were snug...More

1  Thank NettySnow
ROBERT C, VR Owner at Blackbird Cottage Rated Excellent on Trip Advisor, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Sorry about the Easter weather! Unfortunately can't fix that, but glad you were snug in Blackbird Cottage. It is a homely spot. Regards, Robert.

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

We enjoyed our stay at Blackbird cottage very much. There is so much to do in the surrounding area we were spoilt for choice. We had an issue with the kettle but this was dealt with very quickly. The stairs to kids (twin)room very difficult...More

1  Thank Tmac2701
ROBERT C, VR Owner at Blackbird Cottage Rated Excellent on Trip Advisor, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

I am glad you enjoyed your stay. There is no doubt that Blackbird Cottage has loads of old world character! Unusually the stairs to the twin room are the original cottage stairs and the angled bathroom ceiling does remind one that this is a very...More

  • Boat Available
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
We welcome dogs to our holiday cottages to a maximum of 2 subject to a small charge. We would also ask you to clear up after your dog(s) and check the garden prior to departure.
    1 Full bath
    1 Twin
    1 Full
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  • DOG FEE MAXIMUM 2 DOGS £30 EACH: $61 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Please note our change- over day is Friday to Friday 3 Day Summer Break when available £335 Day winter break £285 - Available from 31st October

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About the neighbourhood
Region: The North Yorkshire Moors National Park covers approx 554 square miles, with simply stunning landscapes varying from purple heather clad moors to the glorious cliffs of the coastline excellent for walkers. Walk into it from Blackbird Cottage. Located within the area five golf courses one within a 4 mile drive. The sleepy hamlet of Iburndale on the edge of Sleights is a wonderful place to to stay. Walk into Whitby or take a trip inland all within minutes. Go to nearby Ruswarp and enjoy watching or even participating in rowing boats on the river Esk and quaint tea shops. It is only a short distance to Sandsend with its extensive beach with year round surfing. The cottage will appeal and cater for the coastal holidays or the countryside lover. Sleights village has Public Houses,... more
Car advised
How to get there
Railway: Sleight and Whitby train station: 0.8 km
Whitby Train Station is close by. Blackbird Cottage has on site private parking for 1 car as well as on street parking. Bus service available from Scarborough and Whitby
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 6.4 km.
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