Mallard Cottage was ideal for myself and the couple with me who had limited mobility.. It was easy to collect the keys, and instructions for this were clear. The cottage itself was a touch difficult to find and a location map would have helped as the sat nav took us to the opposite side of the bridge. The Cottage was really delightful - clean, warm and well equipped, and just wonderful to relax in once the journey to the venue was complete. The beds were comfortable and the property gave panoramic views of Whitby, including the Abbey and St Mary’s Church in the distance. It was excellent to have dedicated parking right next the Cottage and the door of the property, which made loading and unloading the car a breeze. Whilst there is a school in close proximity we were informed prior to hiring the Cottage that this was the case, and this matter gave no cause for concern at all at the Cottage. We spent a couple of days visiting friends and relatives, and I was able to walk into town very easily from the Cottage, to enjoy shopping and soaking up the marvellous atmosphere of the town, and could easily have walked to see friends living in the area. We had a really amazing stay enhanced by the facilities at, and the convenience of Mallard Cottage. We would certainly recommend the venue to others and plan to return in the future ourselves.