Swallow's Nest Cottage

Swallow’s Nest Cottage is a self catering luxury cottage with private hot tub that captures the peaceful tranquillity of our working farm overlooking some of our grazing pastures. We named this cottage after the cheerful swallows that return each summer. Swallow’s Nest Cottage was originally a mews building, this attractive cottage include welcoming decor in natural shades, two en-suite bedrooms and a light, airy living area including comfortable sofas, a log burner, fully-fitted kitchen, dining area and beamed ceilings. Warm, underfloor heating provided. Very close to superb walks and rambles, including the spectacular Yorkshire Wolds Way National Trail. Parking space provided, dog permitted (pooch tariff applies).

PLEASE NOTE –  Following strict Central Government and Public Health England advice and guidelines, we are no longer providing duvets for our guests. We are asking guests to bring their own duvets for the foreseeable future. We WILL provide the following: pillows and pillow cases; sheets; duvet covers and towels unless advised otherwise by yourselves.

Access Statement



Hot Tub



Smart TV

With HDMI cable




En-Suite Bedrooms



Fully Equipped










Laundry Facilities



Families and Couples


1 Day Use of

Beach Hut

4pm check in

10am check out

Access Statement

This access statement does not contain personal opinions as to our suitability for those with access needs, however it does aim to describe the main facilities and services that we offer all our guests/visitors.

Access for Humble Bee Farm Cottages

We are located at Humble Bee Farm, just outside Flixton between Filey and Scarborough.

Merry Dale and Swallow’s Nest Cottages are each on the ground floor with large kitchen dining area, lounge, main bedroom (en-suite with shower over bath, w.c. and wash basin) and twin bedroom (with en-suite shower, w.c. and wash basin).

There is communal laundry shared between Merry Dale and Swallows Nest Cottages.

Both Merry Dale and Swallow’s Nest Cottages each have their own private outdoor hot tub.

We look forward to welcoming you. If you have any queries or require any assistance please phone 01723 890437 or email info@humblebeefarm.co.uk


For directions please refer to our website www.humblebeefarm.co.uk The easy way to get to us is to join the A1039 from any of the main routes, head into Flixton village, taking the Redgate Garage turning and proceeding up Flixton Hill, with the entrance to our site clearly signposted from the road.

Car Parking and Arrival

A chalk-rubble parking area is allocated to guests and is positioned within 10 to 20 yards of the cottages.

There is a sensor light that is activated with movement in the courtyard.

The entrances to Merry Dale and Swallows Nest have around an 8 inch step from the exterior at both front and rear.
The width of the single entrance door to Merry Dale is 33 inches with the French Doors measuring 57 inches
The width of the single entrance door to Swallows Nest 33 inches with the French Doors measuring 57 inches

We will be pleased to help you with your luggage if required.


There is a main reception area that has a 6 inch step to get inside. Staff are happy to meet, greet and assist guests on arrival.

Bedrooms in Merry Dale and Swallow’s Nest Cottage

Merry Dale Main Bedroom – contains a double bed, chests of drawers, two bedside cabinets, wardrobe;
Second bedroom – chests of drawers, two bedside cabinets, wardrobe; zip and link bed.

Swallows Nest Main Bedroom – contains a double bed, chests of drawers, two bedside cabinets, wardrobe;
Second bedroom – chests of drawers, two beside cabinets, wardrobe; zip and link bed.

All doors in these cottages are 27 inches in width.
There is an 8 inch step into the shared laundry facility.
Hot tub from floor to lip are 40 inches, with two small steps.
Merry Dale Cottage only has two patio step, measuring 4 inches and 6 inches.

Bathrooms, Shower-rooms & Toilets in Merry Dale and Swallow’s Nest Main Bedrooms

Toilet 15 inches from floor
Wash basin 32 inches from floor
Bath (with shower over) 22 inches from floor, movable shower screen & fixed grab rail over the bath.

In the second bedrooms, bathroom suite measurements:

Toilet 15 inches from the floor
Washbasin 32 inches from the floor
Shower 8 inches from floor

There are no handrails or supports in these cottages.

We show guests around the cottages upon arrival and assistance can be given with luggage upon arrival.

Lighting is supplied from a central ceiling, with blue tooth mirrors, shaver point.

Contact Information

Humble Bee Farm
Flixton, Scarborough
North Yorkshire,
YO11 3UJ
01723 890437


Celebration Package for Children

including balloons, banners, jar of sweets, party bag, fairy lights and bunting


Celebration Package for Adults

including bottle of bubbly, library of chocolates, banners, balloons, fairy lights and bunting.


Vegetarian Breakfast Pack

2 boxes of mini cereal, Orange juice, Box of eggs, Baked beans, Mushrooms & Tomatoes, Bread, 1 pint of Milk, Yorkshire preserves, Vegetarian sausage. (please note we need 48hours notice)


Breakfast Pack

For two persons. Including; bacon, sausage, eggs, tomatoes, mushrooms, baked beans & milk. (please note we need 48hours notice)


Welcome Hamper

Chill and out relax on arrival at Humble Bee, knowing all the essentials will be waiting for you!

**please note this package is ADDITIONAL to the accommodation tariff**

The Welcome Package includes:

The Welcome Hamper includes:
Box of Yorkshire tea & jar of coffee
Tomato ketchup
Yorkshire Preserve
Locally sourced eggs
1 pint of Milk
Loaf of bread
2 x mini boxes of Cereal
1 x 250g Butter
Box of Matches
2 bags of Yorkshire Crisps
2 packets of Lottie shaw biscuits
2 x Lottie Shaws Flapjack
Snack cup of candy king
Bon Bon Mallows


Please note

All extras are subject to 20% VAT. (included in the above prices.

Thank you

  • Swallows Nest Cottage

    Stayed in swallows nest cottage for two weeks end of August. What a great place to stay lovely warm welcome from onwners. The cottage was a home from home with all you need with the extra of a Hot Tub. Whole site is great plenty of walks, Animals to see with fresh eggs to collect. Free wildlife walks with Susie from the RSVP are great, home made Pizzas are great and delivered to your door. So much to do around the area even if weather is not so good. Would definitely stay again.

    Ralph S-Swallows Nest Cottage