21km (13 miles) NW of Scarborough

Though Robin Hood's Bay was once a notorious port for smugglers, it has no connection with the well-known outlaw who shares the village's name. The tiny fishing port is tucked into a deep ravine; in fact, space is so limited that cars can't enter the village center. The villagers live in cottages precariously balanced on the steep cliffs, where narrow roads curve between the dwellings.