The village of Marske-by-the-Sea is located on the spectacular North Yorkshire coast, between the classic seaside resorts of Saltburn-by-the-Sea and Redcar. Exploring the village from your holiday cottage in Marske-by-the-Sea, you will notice a pair of imposing mansion houses: 19th century Cliff House, perched on a clifftop overlooking the beach, and listed Marske Hall, which was built in 1625, and is the former home of the Zetland family. There are several historic churches, a post office, and a handful of independent businesses. Self-catering holidays in Marske-by-the-Sea would be incomplete without a trip to one of the village’s atmospheric pubs: The Mermaid, The Clarendon, The Zetland, The Frigate, and The Ship Inn. Other local landmarks to look out for include Winkies Castle, which is not a castle at all, but a 17th century half-cruck home, housing an excellent museum with exhibits on the maritime heritage of the region. Perfect for days of sunbathing and building sandcastle, the sandy shore stretches for miles, all the way to Saltburn to the east, and Redcar to the west. The rugged moorland and wooded valleys of the North York Moors National Park are a short drive southward from Marske-by-the-Sea.
Colours Borrowed from the Sea is a sophisticated coastal cottage just moments from the beaches of Marske-by-the-Sea in Yorkshire. The pet-friendly cottage boasts coastal chic with light & airy spaces, as well as a pleasant outdoor area that catches the sea breeze and the sun. Escape to the seasi...
A charming and cosy family- and pet-friendly getaway by the sea, Victoria Cottage is a delightful balance of historic touches and modern convenience with room for four. This cottage makes the most of its great seaside location to offer a family holiday in a warm, comfortable environment.
Recommended Places to Visit From Your Holiday Cottage in Marske-by-the-Sea
Take a ride from Cat Nab Station, through the wooded valley of Skelton Beck on the way to Forest Halt, where you can visit the Italian Gardens and stop for a refreshment at the tearooms.
In the pretty village of Great Ayton, this famous museum tells the story of Captain Cook’s adventures on the high seas.
Treat yourself to a beach hut for the day, overlooking the sandy shore at Saltburn, a short stroll along the coast from Marske-by-the-Sea.
Whitby Whale WatchingHave an exhilarating day of whale watching in the North Sea, departing from the enchanting town of Whitby.
Encounters with farm animals and children’s activities are on offer at this family-friendly attraction.