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The featured companies below have been arranged in ascending order, according to the amount of Sandsend self catering properties they offer. Numbers are correct at the time of writing, although these are likely to change due to availability and site changes. Make sure to visit the sites for the most up-to-date information.
- About 40 Sandsend cottages
from Sykes and a wide range of cottage properties in North Yorkshire and on its coast. Prices start for as little as £180 and special offers are offered for certain cottages. Pets are permitted for about a third of them but smokers are not accommodated for.
Cottages 4 You
- Sandsend holiday cottages
and other types of holiday accommodation on the North Yorkshire Coast. Discounts are available on a good number of their cottages, particularly for two people. Booking prices are between £300 and £1300.
- A good collection of cottages in Sandsend, which numbered 13 at the time of writing. Their situated either in Sandsend or in nearby villages such as Whitby and Staithes. User reviews are provided for a few and prices begin at about £320 for the week.
- 1 Sandsend cottage at the timed of publication with 2 double rooms and 2 twin rooms. It can sleep up to 9 people and can accommodate pets. There's also a terraced area with patio furniture. Visit the site for the most up-to-date information about this and other cottages.
Sandsend is an attractive seaside village near Whitby
on the Yorkshire Coast. Located in the North York Moors National Park, it commands some wonderful coastal views and has a fine sandy beach.
The Alum Industry thrived in these parts during the 17th century and played an important role in Sandsend's development. It also had a significant effect on the Yorkshire Coast
, altering its shape and geological make-up forever. All that remains near the town is a quarrying site and a disused railway which runs along the seafront.
Sandsend Beach is a popular feature of the town and was recently awarded the ENCAMS seaside award
. It's well-suited to children with a collection of rock-pools and hidden caves located near the surrounding cliffs. Sandsend town itself consists of a selection of cottages, cafes, pubs and a fine restaurant. It is well-connected with other towns and has regular bus route that travels to Whitby and Runswick Bay.
Local beauty spots include Mulgrave Woods which offers some scenic walks through the Yorkshire
countryside. The Cleveland Way National Trail
is also nearby and provides some impressive views of the heritage coastline. See below for details of visitor attractions, activities and entertainment in and around the Sandsend area.
Sandsend visitor attractions
See below for more information about local visitor attractions, pubs and restaurants in and around the town of Sandsend. There's also details of historical sites as well as shops, should visitors need to stock up during their self catering holiday.
The 110 mile Cleveland Way meanders its way through the North Yorks Moor National Park
, taking in some inspiring scenery and local historical attractions such as Scarborough Castle. Along the route, walkers will also find a scattering of country pubs and inns. Tips about planning excursions and walks can be found on the official website
. There's also a golf course within the vicinity of Sandsend, at Whitby.
Food and drink
The 17th century Hart Inn on East Row is well-located and serves ales and traditional pub food. Good restaurants include the nearby Estbek House Restaurant
. It holds an AA rosette and specialises in locally caught seafood and modern european cuisine - a fixed dinner starts at around £13. Opening times are 6pm - 9pm, Monday to Sunday. There's also a cafe and tearoom within a short distance of both the pub and restaurant.
History and Culture
Mulgrave Castle, where both William Wordsworth and Charles Dickens
were said to have stayed, is just over 1 mile from Sandsend. The site has a varied history and features well-preserved ramparts and a large gatehouse. The castle is located in Mulgrave woods just off Sandsend Road.
Supermarkets and shops
Visitors are advised to travel to the nearby Whitby for a wider selection of shops and supermarkets. It includes a Somerfield, a grocers and a Boots chemist. There's also a Superdrug.