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Robin Hood's Bay is one of the most charming and popular villages in the North York Moors National Park.
Situated on the beautiful Heritage Coast, the village has always been connected with the sea. It is first mentioned in 1538 as a “fisher townlet of twenty boats” and fishing was the main livelihood here until the end of the 19th century. You can still see fishing boats and fishermen at work in the harbour today.
The pretty coloured cottages with their red tile roofs are huddled around a slipway at the foot of a steep ravine. Packed with secret passages and alleyways, it is easy to imagine the days when smugglers would slip their contraband up the hill under the cover of darkness.
At low tide the characteristic rocky scars of the Peak Fault are visible just off the beach. It's a great place for fossil hunting and the rockpools left by the tide contain a myriad of fascinating marine life.
There is a good selection of shops and places to eat in amongst the guesthouses and the village is a great place to walk a section of the Cleveland Way National Trail (North Sea Trail). An excellent book of walks from Robin Hood's Bay has been published by the North York Moors National Park Authority.
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