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Groves Hall from the lawn
37 reviews
Groves Hall from the lawn
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
Georgian fireplace and view of bookshelf
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
View from mezzanine window
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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: 2 days ago
Listed since : Feb 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 37 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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Excellent - based on 37 reviews
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English first
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Reviewed November 18, 2017 for a stay in November 2017

Excellent hosts,picturesque views,fantastic room with large deep bath and we woke up with No bad backs or aching knees as the beds were so comfortable, we was disappointed we only had one night in this quite hideaway.Slept like logs to be served a breakfast that filled our boots for the day ahead.will definitely be returning.Thankyou Charles and Numi x

Management response:

It was great meeting you both, and we were so pleased the weather was good for your visit.Next time stay longer!! We managed to get into Whitby in time for the fireworks, - hope you enjoyed the Christmas Market, the atmosphere in town was very jolly. Very jealous of your fabulous vintage car, - please bring it next time :)


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Debbie B
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 16, 2017 for a stay in August 2017

Just 3 miles outside of Whitby in a lovely green location, The host was very nice and she drove us into Whitby to save us parking as she was on her way there to do some shopping. The hosts are two lovely people and the all our needs were catered for. Beautiful house and grounds. The room was quirky and...

Management response:

Thanks so much for the lovely review.We always try and make our guests feel at home.Pleased you were able to have breakfast in the garden, as it is looking lovely this time of year.Tell your friends how wonderful we are, as personal recommendations are always the best! :)


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Andrea G
Northampton, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
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Reviewed August 5, 2017 for a stay in August 2017

We shared drinks on arrival with Numi and family and had a lovely welcome with the cats too! Then we were shown to our fabulous room in their amazing home (they used to own an antique shop - you can tell). There are so many interesting and sometimes quirky things to look in the house! The room is super and...

Management response:

Thanks so much..we are still blushing!It was lovely to meet you both and glad that you enjoyed staying with us.Charlie was looking for you the next day, as you made a big hit with her!Hope you have a fabulous cruise and that the weather isn't quite so hot as it is at the moment.You are welcome any time :)


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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (2)
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • 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...
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Twins
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Jan 1, 2018 -
Jan 31, 2018
1 night
Nov 1, 2018 -
Dec 23, 2018
1 night
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  • Damage Deposit: $41 / stay - Deposit
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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.
Satnavs are not reliable here, as they try to take our guests to Aislaby, which is the next village.
We always send detailed instructions how to find us, when guests book.
As we are overlooking the Esk Valley, we are sheltered from the winds and the garden is quite a sun trap.
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.
We have buses twice an hour into Whitby, and it is a safe place (though hilly!) to cycle, walk and horse ride.
There are two pubs in the village, The Salmon Leap (an experience!) and The Plough. There is The Bridge at Ruswarp, and The Forge at Aislaby (which can...
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.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Leeds/Bradford: 74.6 mi
Railway: Sleights: 0.1 mi
Ferry: Hull: 74.6 mi
We are located on the A169 road from Pickering to Whitby..At the bottom of Coach Rd, Sleights, just after the bridge, take a left.
Follow the white painted stones on the side of the road, and we are the first house on the left.
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.
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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