• Discover

    the local area

    Things to do in and around the area.

    North York Moors National Park

    On our doorstep

    The North York Moors is a special place, forged by nature, shaped over generations – where peace and beauty rub shoulders with a rich history and a warm welcome. Their website.

    Out and About guide

    Out and About

    Download the PDF

    Free guide to the North York Moors National Park.

    Click to download.


    Saltburn Hardmoors half marathon

    Check out some of our friends running this year's Saltburn Hardmoors trail half marathon. See if you can spot Skinningrove. Our cottage is an ideal place to base yourself if you want to run any of the Cleveland Way.

    See the race website here.

    List of races close by.

    Skinningrove History Group


    See if you can see where things used to be in the village. Click for website.

    Skinningrove Bonfire

    A must see

    Each year it celebrates something local, in 2016 it was the Alum industry. It's on the beach on bonfire night.

    Click for PDF.

    or visit the Facebook page.

    Click for link.


    Smugglers & chariots

    When the tide is out, it is possible to walk along the beach to Saltburn. Walk in the Valley & Italian Gardens , discover pretty Victorian buildings, eat fish & chips on the Pier.


    Art & fossils

    Just down the coast, Roxby Beck runs through Staithes, It is the border between the Borough of Scarborough and Redcar and Cleveland. The village is famous for art, geology & still maintains a fishing fleet.

    Cleveland Way

    Beautiful scenery

    "If you can't decide whether you prefer dramatic coastline or heather moorland, then the 109 mile long Cleveland Way is your perfect trail. With fabulous views, castles, ancient stone crosses and fishing villages tucked into tiny coves it has the lot."

    Gisborough Priory

    Pretty ruin

    Less than 7 miles away, the ruins of this priory in the Tees valley are dominated by the dramatic skeleton of the 14th century church's east end, an outstanding example of early Gothic architecture.

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