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Access to the cottage is directly from Hunmanby Station platform and is part of the original station buildings built in 1846. The owners, John and Monica Bridge, live in the Old Station House which was the Station Master's home.
The accommodation is all on ground level. There is designated parking in front of the Old Station House. Although retaining Victorian features the cottage has all modern facilities. Central heating throughout. FreeSat television and DVD/CD player. Modern bathroom with shower over . Large bedroom (originally the Waiting Room) with kingsize bed. Fully equipped kitchen (originally the Ladies Waiting Room). Fridge, full size cooker, fridge, microwave, Belfast sink and all the crockery and cookin utensiles you could wish for. We provide drying facilities for walkers and cyclists. Dogs welcome. We also provide bicycles for use by guests.
Hunmanby is a charming village with pubs, cafes, restaurant, shops, Co-op supermarket , open 6a.m.-10p.m. (with 'hole in the wall' cash facility) and takeaways. The village centre is less than 10mins walk away.
Hunmanby is in the Yorkshire Wolds with the Wolds Way and Cleveland Way nearby which are popular with walkers. There are cycling routes through the surrounding countryside. The nearest coast is Hunmanby Bay less than 2 miles away, Filey is 2 1/2 miles distant (5 mins by car or train) with it's 6 miles of sandy beach and clifftop walks. RSPB bird sanctuary at Bempton cliffs is 15 mins away by car, or you can walk from Bempton station.
Hunmanby station is on the branch line Scarborough to Hull which passes through Seamer, Filey, Bridlington, Driffield and Beverley with trains every hour or so from 7a.m. til 8p.m. (fewer on Sundays and in low season). Connections to main line at Seamer and Hull.
If you ar a railway fan, why not make a booking to coincide with the passing of the occasional steam train?
Golf, gym and a coarse fishing lake are in the village. So, whether you like a relaxing holiday or enjoy a more active one, The Old Waiting Rooms offers you plenty of opportunities.
We also have free Wi-Fi.
Monica and John look forward to seeing you.