The Old School House, North Yorkshire, England for Youth and Schools

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Large venue sleeping up to 42 for youth and school group residentials and field trips in the North York Moors

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
The Old School House, North Yorkshire, England, sleeps 15-42 in 9 bedrooms.

Situated in the North York Moors National Park, 6 miles from Whitby, Robin Hood's Bay is described as the jewel in the crown of the Yorkshire coast. The Old School House has been used as a venue for school trips since 1984.

For Primary Schools:

• A wide variety of outdoor activities on our doorstep
• Traffic free walks using the beach, Cleveland Way and disused Whitby to Scarborough railway track
• Rocky scaurs make an ideal site for rock-pooling
• Beach is home to several varieties of fossils
• Village trails showing the history of this unique fishing village
• Easily accessible to Whitby and the National Park Visitor Centre at Danby.

National Park Rangers or staff from the National Trust Centre in the village can be used to assist with any of the above activities. We also have contact details for other local people who offer a range of daytime and evening activities eg smuggling talks and magic lantern shows.

Slightly further afield are Eden Camp and Pickering Castle in Pickering, Sea Life Centre in Scarborough, Historic Quay in Hartlepool and the North York Moors Steam Railway between Grosmont and Pickering.

For Secondary Schools:

• Geography field trips are ideal because of the proximity of the Coast and North Yorkshire Moors
• Study Skills weekends
• Maths workshops
• Creative writing
• Art trips

We offer full-board accommodation consisting of cooked breakfast, packed lunch and three course evening meal. Teachers have access to a separate kitchen for hot drinks. Free WiFi for schools bringing their own laptops.


Fully equipped for self-catering groups (2 large ovens, food warmer, 2 large fridges, 1 freezer, microwaves).
The dining room seats up to 30. Tables can be arranged to suit.
The L shaped lounge has sofas, chairs and floor cushions with TV and DVD and a kitchenette area (fridge, kettles and microwave).
None, payphone in village.
There is no games room.
Central heating.
9 bedrooms sleeping 4, 5 or 6 people in bunk beds.
Provided (extra charge for self catering).
4 bath/shower rooms, 4 toilets.
Disabled guests welcome, suitable for wheelchair users (please phone to discuss any specific needs).
Children welcome. Own cots, high chairs needed.
There are no outdoor facilities.
There is no pool.
Parking for 7 cars.
No smoking please.
Sorry - no pets.


Set in the North York Moors National Park, on the coast between Whitby and Scarborough. Robin Hoods Bay is an excellent location for all groups.
Whitby, 6 miles.
General store 2 minutes walk. Supermarket 4 miles.
2 minutes walk.

Booking Information

Self-catering £500 per night (min 2 nights). Catered bookings (from bed & breakfast to full board) - contact owner.

Self Catering
Outside Caterers
Other Meals
Full Board Only
Leader Rooms
Risk Assessment
Educational Focus
Presentation Aids
Outdoor Activities
Disabled Facilities

Getting here

Robin Hoods Bay
North Yorkshire
YO22 4ST
United Kingdom
Whitby 6 miles, Scarborough 17 miles.
10 minutes walk.
Leeds Bradford or Newcastle.

Rental Rates

Primary: £23+vat Feb. £24.50 + vat March, November, December. £30+vat April - October. Secondary: £24+vat Feb. £26.75+vat March, November, December. £31+vat April - October All full-board per person per night. 1 leader free for every 10 paying.

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The Old School House, North Yorkshire, England

Tim Smith

Joined us: 2007
+44 (0)1947 880 723
Robin Hoods Bay
North Yorkshire
YO22 4ST
United Kingdom