Current Gallery: Robin_Hoods_Bay ( piece)

Welcome to my Robin Hood’s Bay gallery.

On the North Yorkshire coast between Whitby and Scarborough is the beautiful village of Robin Hood’s Bay. The numerous cottages are very closely built around the winding road which ends in a slipway, after it follows a steep ravine down to the ocean.

Records indicate that the village probably dates from somewhere in the 15th century. It was once a fishing village, but during the 18th century and early 19th century it was better know for the smuggling activities that were prevalent there. The layout of the village was ideal; between the cottages are many secret hiding places, bolt holes, secret passages and alleyways.

I visited the bay for my first time on my way home from Whitby in April 2008, and only managed a few hours to look around, but I did shoot lots of photographs, so hopefully you may find something of interest. I hope to return sometime and then I will try to explore the beach as well. I understand that this is a great place for fossil hunting at low tide.

The pictures are of the bay, the cliffs, cottages and the harbour area, including a party of children launching inflatable boats from the slipway. I’m opening the gallery with a selection of images and will be adding more pictures later. Please call back and thank you for you visit.

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  • Robin Hood's Bay, Sculpture  (15733-RDA) Robin Hood's Bay, Sculpture  (15733-RDA)
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  • Robin Hood's Bay 01  (15702-RDA) Robin Hood's Bay 01  (15702-RDA)
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  • Cottages and Cliffs  (15703-RDA) Cottages and Cliffs  (15703-RDA)
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  • Long Way Down  (15704-RDB) Long Way Down  (15704-RDB)
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  • Robin Hood's Bay, Cottages  (15726-RDA) Robin Hood's Bay, Cottages  (15726-RDA)
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  • Robin Hood's Bay 02  (15706-RDA) Robin Hood's Bay 02  (15706-RDA)
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  • Rooftops, Robin Hood's Bay  (15724-RDA) Rooftops, Robin Hood's Bay  (15724-RDA)
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  • Robin Hood's Bay 07   (15711-RDA) Robin Hood's Bay 07   (15711-RDA)
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  • Robin Hood's Bay, Harbour   (15715-RDA) Robin Hood's Bay, Harbour   (15715-RDA)
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  • Robin Hood's Bay 09  (15719-RDA) Robin Hood's Bay 09  (15719-RDA)
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  • Preparing To Launch  (15712-RDA) Preparing To Launch  (15712-RDA)
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  • Launching The Second Boat  (15717-RDA) Launching The Second Boat  (15717-RDA)
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  • Cliff Top Boat Park  (15705-RDA) Cliff Top Boat Park  (15705-RDA)
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