Countryside Destinations Sleights England

River Bank Cottage welcomes you to a secluded tranquil haven on the banks of the River Esk, with seasonal Salmon and Trout fishing at your finger tips. Sleeping up to 4 adults, River Bank cottage is located in the picturesque village of Briggswath. 3 miles from the fishing port of Whitby.

If you wish to leave your car at home, the bus stop is a 5 minutes walk from your front door., or a short walk over a foot bridge brings you into sleights. Here you can catch a train into whitby or venture in the opposite direction on the Esk valley train line and stop at one of the beautiful villages along the way. Enjoy walks into the countryside.

Finished to a high standard, River Bank cottage has two downstairs living spaces; a kitchen/diner which is well equipped if you prefer to eat at home, with ceramic hob, gas oven, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer.

The sitting room has every comfort you could need. Relax on the leather sofas in front of the living flame gas fire while you enjoy Smart TV with Freeview.

Upstairs, the master bedroom boasts a king sized bed, 32" tv and hair dryer.

The guest bedroom has twin beds along with a 32" Smart TV.

The luxuriously appointed bathroom includes a traditional roll top bath with a separate shower cubicle, wash basin & toilet, along with complementary bathroom products.

Outside living is truly what this cottage is all about. If the sun is out, dine alfresco, either in the secluded walled courtyard or take your lunch to the bottom of the garden onto the balcony and just enjoy the wild life that frequents the river. See king fishers, otters, and even salmon leaping.

Or, if you'd prefer, sit inside the summer house and let your mind unwind.

Enjoy the starry nights, and if you wish, light the BBQ and flick the switch to illuminate the patio.

River Bank Cottage is all about you, and to make your stay as relaxing as possible, we include a welcome hamper; a great selection of books, games, DVDs; free wifi; all linen and towels.

Due to the close proximity of the river sorry no children under 13 years.

Strictly no smoking

Sorry no pets

The Yorkshire region

Situated on the beautiful North East Coast of England. Whitby and The north Yorkshire Moors are right on your doorstep.

Briggswath is a 5 minute walk over a foot bridge into Sleights. Here you will find 2 pubs both serving meals, a fish and chip restaurant, a renown bakers and butchers and a grocery store with a post office.

Ideal for:-relaxing with family/friends. If you love walking, cycling and nature, It is ideal for a romantic break.

Three miles away is Whitby which has an abundance of fantastic places to eat and drink. The famous Magpie Café, The moon and Sixpence, The Marine to name a few. The town is full of history the 199 steps leading up to St Marys Church and the Abbey. The Whalebones, Cook House (The Home of Captain Cook).There is plenty to see through out the year. The Whitby Regatta, Folk Week in August and Two Goth Weekend take place. Soul weekends. You will never be bored.

Sandsend is 2miles away here you can either enjoy the beach or walk through the grounds of Mulgrave Castle home to The Marques of Normanby.

Further up the coast is Robin Hoods Bay. The fasinating history stretches back millions of years which makes the beach prime territory for fossil hunting. With its huddle of buildings clinging to the cliffs and winding their way down to the sea. This magical place has been shaped by Saxons, Norsemen, Fishermen, Smugglers, Press gangs, Wrecks and Tourists.

Venture inland to the village of Goathland. Where scenes for Harry Potter and Heart Beat were filmed.

York is 1hours drive away. A walled city with a minster at its heart. On your way take a detour to Castle Howard, where Brideshead Revisited was filmed.

There is so much to see and do right on your doorstep, which ever direction you take. It truley is a special place to spend your vacation.


Briggswath is a small quiet Hamlet, surrounded by Beautiful country side with the river Esk running through it.

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