Castle House

Runswick Bay, Nr Whitby, North Yorkshire, Seaside village

Ocean Lookout
Check-in Time: 16:00
Check-out Time: 10:00

Outside Description

Amazin, breathtaking sea views from this elevated position and our private patio

Downstairs Description

Entrance to the property is via a woodland footpath. The ground floor to Castle House is the lounge and kitchen with wood burning stove, well equipped kitchen with Smeg Fridge Freezer, Aga oven, Bosch dishwasher and washing machine. Laura Ashley utensils, designer fabrics, comfortable seating, stunning sea views and outdoor patio area complete this level of the house.

First Floor Description

The first floor is home to our master bedroom with its own private balcony and double doors. The house bathroom is also on this level with overhead shower and can be used as an ensuite if all doors are closed

Second Floor Description

The 2nd and 3rd floors have another bathroom, double bedroom with seaviews and attic bedroom with bunk bed. No children under the age of 7, no babies

Windows Views Description

Amazing sea views from every window - see the photos !

Other Notes

We must point out that in order to achieve such fabulous seaviews, Castle House is - as the name suggests - like a Castle and located up via an unmade woodland footpath. Guests who love high heels are advised that the territory in this location is more suited to flats and walking boots!

Ocean Lookout
Harbour View
Child Friendly: Children over the age of 7 welcome. Unfortunately we cannot accommodate babies owing to the number of steps and lack of floor space
Wi-Fi/Broadband
Open Fire/Multi Fuel Burner
Enclosed Garden/Patio
Romantic Hideaway
Tourist Attractions:
  • Captain Cook And Staithes Heritage Centre: Which is an amazing treasure chest of memorabilia and antiquities related to the world-famous seaman, Captain James Cook. Visit website
  • Whitby Abbey: High on a cliff you will discover the imposing remains of the Abbey.Founded in 657 by St Hilda, Whitby Abbey has over the years been a bustling settlement, a kings’ burial place and the setting for a historic meeting between Celtic and Roman clerics. Visit website
  • Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum: The museum is situated on the site of Cleveland’s first ironstone mine. This nationally important and accredited museum offers visitors an exciting and authentic underground experience with a guided tour. Visit website
Eating and Drinking:
  • Royal Hotel : The Runswick Bay Hotel is a warm and comfortable traditional coastal inn with cask ales and homemade Yorkshire pub food making it the perfect base to explore this beautiful coastline. Visit website
  • Cliffemount Hotel: Guests can expect a superb relaxing atmosphere, comfort and the finest dining experience in our award winning 2AA Rosette restaurant Visit website
Food Stores:
  • Co-Op: In Staithes and is only 2 miles away. Visit website
  • Sainsburys : or Tesco deliver to the village. There is a large Sainsburys in Whitby just 10 miles away. Visit website
Sporting Attractions and Activities:
  • Whitby Golf Club: Which is situated on the western side of the town on the road to the pretty coastal village of Sandsend and has a commanding position on the edge of the cliffs and is the ideal type of holiday course, not too long or difficult for the moderate player provided a reasonable degree of accuracy is achieved. Visit website
  • Borrowby Equestrian Centre : Which is situated near the coast in the North Yorkshire Moors National Park, offering the ideal location for Trekking in unspoiled countryside with unbeatable views of moors and coastline stretching over 25 miles. Visit website