Exterior | The Follies - The Old Folly, Hunmanby, nr. Filey
Wonderful living room full of character | The Old Folly - The Follies, Hunmanby, near Filey
  • Cottage
  • Hunmanby, near Filey
  • IJQ

The Follies - The Old Folly


out of 10

  • 2

  • 1

  • 1

  • 1

Pets stay free
Car parking on site
Pub within 1 mile

Choose from a variety of nearby activities, including golf, fishing, walking and bird watching.

Cosy living room with rug on stone floor, Gothic arched windows and insets in walls, vaulted ceiling and original Gothic archway leading to grounds. Well-equipped fitted kitchen/dining room with stone floor. Bathroom with shower over whirlpool bath and toilet. First floor: Minstrel gallery double bedroom with standard 4ft 6in double bed and sloping ceiling with restricted head room from foot of bed.

  • Elec, full oil CH, bed linen and towels inc
  • TV
  • DVD
  • Stereo/CD
  • M/wave
  • Washer/dryer
  • D/washer
  • Shared freezer
  • Shared 3/4-acre natural grounds
  • Parking
  • Garden with patio and furniture
  • Mountain bike loaned
  • Chauffeur service in Bentley Arnage to local restaurant by prior arr
  • Pet free of charge
  • No smoking
  • Unsuitable for the infirm and children

Originally built in 1825 as a ruin, this unique Grade II listed building has been sympathetically transformed into two lovely, detached gatehouses yet retaining all the visual appearances of a ruin. Built in stone from Filey Brigg, The Follies are set in 3/4 acres of natural grounds and visitors are welcome to wander through them, where there is an abundance of wildlife including, rabbits, owls and squirrels.
Centrally located for exploring the North Yorkshire coast, moors and wolds, the historic town of Filey is only 3 miles distant, with its wide sandy beach and all the attractions of a popular seaside resort. Scarborough and Bridlington are both easily accessible, as is the beautiful city of York. There is a 9-hole golf course locally, fishing available nearby, and an RSPB reserve at Bempton Cliffs providing interest for bird-watchers. There are plenty of local shops and pubs within walking distance, and good railway links. Shop 500 yards.


  • Customers' Choice 2022, 2021


Coastal within 3 miles

Customers' Choice

Detached Property


Fishing nearby

Garden or Patio

Golf nearby

Historical Property

Parking-designated on site

Pets Free of Charge

Pub within 1 mile

Quirky - Folly


Train Station within 1 mile

Unique Cottages

Washing Machine


Good to know

Check in and check out times

  • Arrive after 15:00
  • Depart before 10:00


  • 1 pet allowed

Car parking

  • On-site

What's included?

  • Electricity
  • Bed linen
  • Towels


  • No smoking, please

Overall holiday experience

Based on 29 reviews


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Overall rating



  • Wilmslow

  • Couple


out of 10

This is such a quirky accommodation, and the hosts so welcoming and helpful that we visited for a second time, and will probably visit again. Yes, the mezzanine level is cramped, but that is part of the charm and everything else makes up for this! Towelling robes are a lovely touch, and the local deli, fruit &veg shops a welcome addition. All round, an enjoyable experience.

1 Aug 2022


  • Rochdale

  • Couple


out of 10

Great place for holiday. Good base to explore.

10 Jul 2022


  • Northumberland

  • Couple


out of 10

Pleasant, unusual property full of character. Nice oudoor space at the rear. Space for parking at rear. On quite a busy road. The front door lets road noise in. Wifi was poor. Good experience on the whole, friendly owner. Local shops and pubs within easy walking distance.

16 Jun 2022

Customer reviews

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