Forget the deckchairs and dodgems; this is Yorkshire's coastline at its most raw and elemental. Here, brooding cliffs tower over a huddle of red roofed former fishing cottages that spill right down to the edge of the sea, creating a ‘lost in time' getaway for anyone who loves unusual architecture and breathtaking scenery. Why not join them for a bracing walk or a fireside drink in a cosy inn?
in Robin Hood's Bay
The pretty seaside community of Robin Hood’s Bay was once the heart of smuggling operations. Joe Shute takes a tour of the twisting streets and hidden alleyways that gave Smugglers’ Town its fearsome reputation.
Explore on foot Sometimes you just want to leave it all behind for a while. And that's what Robin Hood's Bay is perfect for. Indeed, the first thing you do here is abandon your car on the cliff...