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Rated from 3 to 5, and meeting all the criteria of black stars, Silver Stars are awarded to guest accommodation with a superior level of quality, hospitality, service and cleanliness.

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Customer rating 9 / 10
Based on 108 reviews

Thoughtful extras and a comfortable stay assured, close to the coast

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Family rooms
Accessible rooms

The Firs is a spacious, family-run property located in the picturesque village of Runswick on the stunning North Yorkshire coast. The house is just eight miles north of Whitby and is on the edge of the North York Moors National Park. Free private parking, complimentary WiFi and comfortable bedrooms are offered along with a friendly welcome. The ground-floor rooms are wheelchair accessible and have en suite wet rooms. Please note, credit cards may only be used for online transactions.


  • Rooms: 9
  • Family rooms: 3
  • Ground-floor rooms: 6

Room rates

  • Child discounts available
  • Short breaks available
  • Credit cards accepted

Opening times

  • Closed: November to March


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Freeview TV in rooms
  • Other facilities: Sweets, filtered water, home-made cake – complimentary
  • Dogs allowed on premises
  • Dogs allowed in bedrooms


  • Accessible bedrooms: 4


  • No children under: 2 years


  • Bicycles available
  • Secure cycle storage

Getting here

From Whitby on A174, turn right signed Runswick. At T-junction turn left, 150 yards on right.

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