In the recent storms from the east, the harbour has experienced more snow than it’s had for a long time.  The Cabin’s renewed electric heating has been keeping it warm and safe for when guests can return.


Phil & Tina, of the Haxby Bakehouse, outside York, make the best Rye bread ever ever.  They are also regular guests at the Cabin and in the height of the second lockdown sent us this loaf along with the excellent York Gin; so much appreciated!

Covid-19 Guest Information & Advice

Whilst the Blue Cabin may seem the perfect place to isolate, we have not taken anything for granted.

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How to escape: Why a cabin break can refresh the soul

From the Guardian:

‘Described by Stephen Fry as “the coviest of coves”, the conservation of Scotland’s pretty Cove Harbour is part supported by profits from this sea-facing cabin. An hour’s drive from Edinburgh, this bolthole sleeps up to 4 in one double and two bunks. There’s also a small kitchen, living area with a woodburner, and a shower room. Outside, a terrace with seating and barbecue help make the most of the local haul, including lobster and crab direct from the fishermen. Beyond the beach, there are cliff-top coastal paths to explore.’

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