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Newly refurbished twin bedroom with limed oak floor and gas central heating original art on walls.
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34 reviews
Newly refurbished twin bedroom with limed oak floor and gas central heating original art on walls.
Hallway in your accommodation with original art on walls
Your Art Deco bathroom en suite
Your stairwell
Georgian fireplace and view of bookshelf
Your breakfast area overlookings Woodlands Drive
Groves Hall from the lawn
The River Esk at the bottom of our garden, where you can fish for Salmon and Trout
Sunset over the River Esk
Fishing for Salmon on the River Esk at the bottom of our garden
The weir on the River Esk in full force!
Groves Hall entrance hall
Groves Hall mirrored lobby
Autumn in our field
Groves Hall Front door with parking area for three cars
Christmas at Groves Hall
North York Moors Steam Railway goes past four times a day in the summer
Butterflies in the garden
The top terrace, a great sun trap where you can have breakfast in the summer
Our Quince bushes from which we make Quince jelly
Cats on the lawn, Charlie and Mummy..
Near the herb garden
Tulips on the terrace
Spring flowers
House front overlooking the lawn and Badminton net.
Steam trains from North York Moors Railway which goes past the house.
Dressing table in the bedroom
View of Groves Hall from the roadside
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Overview
Private Room, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Sleights, Whitby, Scarborough District, North Yorkshire, England
We offer Bed and Breakfast accommodation at Groves Hall. Situated just two miles outside Whitby, North Yorkshire, in the beautiful and peaceful Esk Valley, Groves Hall has a commanding view over the surrounding countryside. We are lucky enough to be on the route of the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, and in the summer, steam trains go past four times a day.
It is a Grade II listed Georgian stone built property set in seven acres, with mature gardens featuring specimen trees and plants. There is also 300 metres of river frontage on the Esk, from where it is possible to fish during the season for salmon and trout if you purchase a day permit from us, and have a fishing license.
The local area is wonderful for walking, cycling, fishing, painting, horse riding, bird watching, relaxing etc, with the bonus of being seven minutes drive from the...
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About the Owner, numi s
Languages spoken: English, French, Spanish
Response Rate: 85 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : Feb 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 34 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
We live on the premises, and welcome our guests as the arrive, so it is necessary to know your rough arrival time.
We are available for advice on local restaurants, pubs etc, and can make bookings for you if required.
As we have lived in the area for nearly thirty years, we can make suggestions for local trips and interesting sights to see, that may not be featured in local guides.
When the weather is good, we welcome guests to use the garden, and also the riverside.
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John J
Northwich, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago for a stay in June 2017

Have stayed in many places but have never quite felt as though we were staying with friends as we did at Groves Hall. Had drinks with Numi and Charles on arrival, we're going to head for Whitby straight away but passed very pleasant time chatting, taking in the stunning views across the valley. £8 by taxi into Whitby we went...

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Management response:

Hi John Thanks for the fab review! It was lovely to meet you both, and Mummy cat was looking around for you after you left..you made a big impression on her!! Hope you had an enjoyable trip back, and looking forward to seeing you again,(so are the cats!) Regards Numi and Charles and cats xx

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suehotboo...
Rotherham, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed June 2, 2017 for a stay in May 2017

Thank you for such a friendly welcome. Wonderful accommodation with so many interesting artefacts and treasures, absolutely delightful, all in an amazing setting. Wonderful views, beautiful gardens and the sight and sound of the steam train regularly passing by. We felt very lucky to have found such a 'hidden' treasure. Breakfast outside in the sunshine put the 'icing' on the...

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Thanks so much for a fab review :) When the weather is this good, we are very pleased to share the garden with our guests. Eating breakfast on the terrace is a great way to start the day too. Our guests have been very lucky recently, with most having breakfast outside. We are continuing the the landscaping and planting, and...

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ruskin201...
Dublin, Ireland
1 review
Reviewed January 26, 2017 for a stay in January 2017

What a find. Overlooking the River Esk, this magical Grade 11 listed house is beautifully decorated with vintage curios. Ideal as a base for exploring Whitby, it's set in a maze of restful gardens. Hospitality was first rate and the bed was the most comfortable I've ever slept in! (I subsequently discovered the mattress had been made to order by...

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It was lovely having you both to stay.It is great when guests appreciate Groves Hall and the gardens, - you were very lucky with the weather, and it wasn't too muddy to get down to the River Esk. Now that you know where we are, hope that you come to stay the next time you are in the UK. You...

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Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (2)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Shared Yard
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Staffed Property
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
We do not take babies in carrycots. The main rule is please enjoy yourselves, and if you have something that you think we should know about, please bring it to our attention, so...
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Dates Min stay Per night
Default 1 night
$126
£97
Oct 27, 2017 -
Oct 31, 2017
Whitby Gith Weekend
3 nights
$132
£101
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About the neighborhood
We are situated two miles outside the seaside town of Whitby, in the village of Sleights, in the National Park.<BR>Satnavs are not reliable here, as they try to take our guests to Aislaby, which is the next village.<BR>We always send detailed instructions how to find us, when guests book.<BR>As we are overlooking the Esk Valley, we are sheltered from the winds and the garden is quite a sun trap.<BR>The North Yorks Moors Steam Railway passes most of the year, and there is a daily service between Whitby and Middlesbrough on the Arriva trainline.<BR>We have buses twice an hour into Whitby, and it is a safe place (though hilly!) to cycle, walk and horse ride.<BR>There are two pubs in the village, The Salmon Leap (an experience!) and The Plough. There is The... more
Getting around
In the village of Sleights, there is a pub,cafe, hairdressers/beautician, butchers/deli, Post Office and late opening Spar supermarket.
There is a pub The Bridge at Ruswarp, and The Forge at Aislaby, (5 minutes drive).These all provide food, but sometimes on a Sunday evening, they may have run out of a selection, and then it is advisable to go into Whitby (7 minutes drive) to eat.
Sleights train station is a five minute walk, and there are two buses an hour into Whitby, plus the Coastliner which goes to York and Leeds.
Trains from Sleights go to Midddlesbrough, and there are buses from Whitby to Scarborough.
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Leeds/Bradford: 74.6 mi
Railway: Sleights: 0.0 mi
Ferry: Hull: 74.6 mi
We are located on the A169 road from Pickering to Whitby.<BR>At the bottom of Coach Rd, Sleights, just after the bridge, take a left.<BR>Follow the white painted stones on the side of the road, and we are the first house on the left.<BR>From The A171 Guisborough Road to Whitby, take the second right at the roundabout before Whitby, (marked Pickering), drive down the hill and we are the first road on the right before the bridge.<BR>Coming from Ruswarp, drive along Briggswarth, and at the junction of A169, drive straight across (sign for St.Oswalds Pastoral Centre).
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.6 mi.
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