Tucked away in the picture-postcard village of Robin Hood’s Bay is the gorgeous seaside cottage retreat, Little Pearl. 

A real find, the sandstone cottage lives up to its enchanting name as a beautiful haven hidden between quaint cobbled streets. The town plays a backdrop to Oscar-nominated 1950s era picture, Phantom Thread starring sir Daniel Day-Lewis, who recently shot scenes in the seaside town. A destination fit for the stars and the perfect weekend getaway.

Take a stroll through the town and spend the weekend as a local in the comfort of this gorgeous cosy cottage. It breathes rustic retreat from the exterior with a luxurious private terrace and small garden, but make your way through the grand cream stable door to discover an elegant and stylish space complete with a comfortable vibe that makes it easy to hole up.

It certainly makes for a star-studded weekend as your sweet stay is the holiday home of fabulous Dancing on Ice skater Mark Hanretty who (until last weekend) was paired up with celebrity partner Donna Air.

Mark’s cottage has a modern open plan living space living room, kitchen and dining area. Plumped up sofas sit in front of a roaring real fire, the perfect spot to fill up a glass of wine or pick up a novel and unwind.  By the sofa sits a chaise all the way from Paris – the perfect zone for total chill time.

Opposite from the lounge sits the kitchen and breakfast bar sporting a warm mix of taupe and cream comfort where you can rustle up some snacks and crack open a bottle of fizz before you head out for a local bistro bite.  Or a stunning spot to sit back and plan your weekend adventure over a cup of morning coffee teamed with a hearty breakfast to set you up on your way.

A winding staircase takes you up to the bedroom, another room that is bright with a home from home sentiment. Sophisticated and luxurious with a super soft carpet and Parisian glamour design the bedroom is great for total relaxation.  The room boasts a sumptuous king size bed, dresser and stunning views from the elevated window.  Find a luxurious spa like bathroom across from the bedroom where you can enjoy a long hot soak in the pm and a quick refreshing wake up in the am. Sand coloured floor to ceiling tiles make the perfect relaxing zone, fill the bath full of bubbles, grab a drink, your book and zone out after a full day filled with activities.

One of the most popular coastline spots in North Yorkshire the town has everything your weekend needs. Bustling with life, foodie delights and Wainrights famous coast-to-coast walk to keep you busy all weekend long.

Spend the day tracing sandy beaches, rugged cliff tops, peaceful bays and pretty fishing villages and the evening getting your dine on. Have a wander into one of the town’s pubs for a feast and bottle of wine. The very romantic Bramblewick Bistro, or the nautically themed Smugglers Inn opposite are two of the Bays bustling foodie spots to get stuck in to.

If cooking up a storm in the cottage is your thing, then there are local fishmongers and produce shops to round up a feast for you and your partner, friends or family to enjoy. A weekend full of bustling streets, long walks, stunning coastlines and total bliss, whether you are staying in or going out one thing’s for sure – you won’t be able to drag yourself away from the Bay.

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