Sandy beaches, classic seaside resorts and rugged moorland walks can all be enjoyed on self-catering holidays in Redcar and Cleveland. The borough of Redcar and Cleveland is located in Northeast England, in the county of North Yorkshire. Its main settlements include Redcar, Saltburn-by-the-Sea, Guisborough, and the smaller towns of Eston, Skelton and Loftus. With a spectacular coast and the North York Moors directly to its south, it is a wonderful base for exploring the region. There are several nature reserves on the doorstep of holiday cottages in Redcar and Cleveland, including Guisborough Branch Walkway, Flatts Lane Woodland Country Park, and Eston Moor, where wildlife-watching and hiking are popular. The windswept heather moors and green valleys of the North York Moors National Park lie to the south of the borough, with many of the region’s most impressive walks.
A stay at Bishop Cottage in the former fishing and mining village of Skinningrove, North Yorkshire, offers small groups on holiday in North East England a coastal cottage with the communal garden area to gather at night after a long day exploring the region’s sandy beaches and haunting moorlands.
Beaches or the moors. Whichever your fancy, Drummer Cottage in the quaint village of Skinning rove, North Yorkshire offers both holiday options. This child-friendly and dog-friendly cottage near Whitby, Saltburn-by-the-Sea, sandy North Sea beaches and the North York Moors National Park.
Thornlea Log Cabin is a truly unique eco-lodge surrounded by open countryside near Saltburn in the North York Moors. The pet-friendly holiday home is light and airy in summer, warm and cosy in winter and possesses a large veranda, plus easy access to the coastline and Esk Valley.
Prince Cottage is a pet-friendly coastal cottage sleeping 3 in the seaside fishing village of Skinningrove, North Yorkshire, offering comfortable, contemporary accommodation for small groups on holiday looking to enjoy beachcombing, walking the nearby moors and discovering the area’s rich history.
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.
In the heart of Redcar and Cleveland, Saltburn-by-the-Sea is a charming seaside resort with fine Victorian architecture, a vast, sandy beach, and plenty of amusements to enjoy. There are several striking historical landmarks to look out for, including the Ship Inn, which dates back to the 17th century and remains a popular spot for a pint of ale overlooking the sea. Nearby, the Saltburn Cliff Lift runs from Upper Promenade to the beach below. There is a historic pier which his home to an excellent fish and chip shop and a variety of amusements.
Other popular destinations to consider making day trips to from your Redcar and Cleveland holiday cottage include Roseberry Topping, a distinctive hill in the North York Moors National Park with a jagged cliff and half-cone shape at its summit which have led to comparisons with Matterhorn in the Swiss-Italian Alps. The Cleveland Way is a long-distance footpath which runs from Helmsley to Scarborough and Filey, via Saltburn, passing breathtaking moorland and coastal scenery along the way.