Accommodation is all on ground floor: Open plan living space has kitchen area, dining area & lounge area with wood-burner, beams & wooden floors. Lovely views to garden & the village beck, which runs alongside the property. It has some very attractive holiday cottages in pleasant settings and houses with great character. Ground floor entrance leads to kitchen with dining area.

Steep stairs to 2 first floor bedrooms: 1 double with en-suite & 1 twin with en-suite. Ideally situated properties, just 2 miles from Thornton-le-Dale amenities.

Beautiful barn conversions, dating back over 200 years, with lovely countryside views. Comfortable self catering holiday cottage for four guests, set over 2 floors.

I would like to pursue other types of photography like landscape and street photography.”But the concept might yet return to Whitby at some point in the future.“We are taking all the business with us, all the clothes have gone into storage, so in the future we may do a pop up in the summer, but nothing is planned at the minute.”Visitors to Sandgate will also likely be familiar with a ginger cat who goes by the name William who made somewhat of a home in the photography studio.“We are going to miss him, in fact we will have to visit Whitby regularly to see him.”The Gazette understands that the shop on Sandgate will still be used for retail purposes.

is a quaint pretty village with a lovely meandering beck, near Pickering, on the fringe of the North York Moors National Park. Spacious accommodation in period property mainly set above 2 village shops. Both cottages are built of traditional Yorkshire stone and are set in 1.8 acres natural grounds of the owner’s home. Accommodation is all on ground floor: Open plan living space has kitchen area, dining area & lounge area with wood-burner, beams & wooden floors.

“Thank you to all our extremely loyal customers who have returned time and time again..have become friends over the years, who we will miss.”The family-run business was first established in 1980 and allowed customers to pose in a range of costumes from the Victorian era.

It has been run by Paul, alongside his colleagues Lynne Valentine and Shelley Spaven for many years, attracting visitors from around the world.“It’s the end of an era really, the shop has been there since 1980.

Comfortable holiday accommodation for four guests, set over 2 floors.

Private patio with furniture plus enclosed, communal lawned garden with patio, furniture & barbecue.

Open plan living space with kitchen, dining area & sitting area with wood-burning stove.