The Woodlands is a small but perfectly formed hotel enjoying one of the most highly desired locations in the area.

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The Woodlands is a small but perfectly formed hotel enjoying one of the most highly desired locations in the area.

book now


The Woodlands is set in a picturesque  valley in Sandsend on the heritage coastline of North Yorkshire and the edge of the North York Moors National Park. This charming guest house sits in beautiful woodland and tranquil gardens and offers four classically decorated ensuite bedrooms and the old Schoolhouse, with picturesque views across the grounds. It is a dog friendly place for short breaks.

Enjoy our spacious rooms, peaceful location and friendly hospitality. Located just a stone’s throw from Sandsend beach, two miles up the coast from the beautiful fishing town of Whitby, The Woodlands is a small but perfectly formed guest house enjoying one of the the most highly desired locations in the area. With easy access to so many local attractions and amenities, The Woodlands makes the perfect hideaway for a romantic weekend, as well as being a fantastic base for a family holiday. We aim to provide a wonderful environment for our hotel guests to enjoy, as well as ensuring others visiting Whitby, Sandsend or the area can also enjoy all that we have to offer. We have endeavoured to make The Woodlands as comfortable as possible, and we hope you’ll really enjoy staying with us. Due to the rural location of The Woodlands, the internet can at times be unpredictable.

We have recently installed an EV charging point for our guests with electric cars.


The hotel is a place to relax and unwind.  And what better way to do so than with a refreshing drink? Our bar is open to our guests, we hope they will enjoy our hand-picked selection of drinks and relax in style in the comfortable surroundings. Check in your bags and come to join us for a drink!

A spacious ground-floor room, boldly but comfortably decorated and with an en-suite shower room.

With its own spiral staircase, Room Two comprises a first floor double bedroom with countryside views and a ground floor bathroom of the same size, complete with freestanding roll-top bath.

A spacious family room with king size and two single beds. Complete with an en-suite bathroom and with countryside and woodland views to both sides of The Woodlands.

A premium super king size room with spacious en-suite shower room. With countryside and woodland views to the front of The Woodlands.



The Woodlands is situated right in the middle of the most beautiful part of the country. With the North Yorkshire moors on one side and the Sea on the other you are perfectly placed to make the most of what the Yorkshire Coast has to offer. Why not come along and experience it for yourself and book a stay at The Woodlands here in Sandsend.


You might think that there’s nothing to do in the Autumn and Winter in Sandsend.  Well, that’s not the case as there’s lots of things to see and do as the weather cools down and the nights draw in.  First of all, the latter months of the year are great for walking and enjoying the great outdoors.  Bring your warm coats, hats, scarves, gloves and stout walking boots and get those leg muscle working! 


Completely self contained accomodation for 6 Guests with 3 Bedrooms 2 bathrooms and some fantastic communal areas. This place makes the perfect base for an amazing visit to our incredible Yorkshire Coast.


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