Saltburn-by-the-Sea: Our New Home

Originally, we were supposed to live in Middlesbrough, but once we saw Saltburn-by-the-Sea, we changed our mind. Partly because Middlesbrough isn’t extremely likeable town, partly because Saltburn is so much likeable. I never imagined we could live so close to the sea, that we can actually sea it from our window, and that is fantastic. In Estonia, we lived only 12 km from the seaside and it was already an enormous luck, but Saltburn set up a new record.

Saltburn-by-the-Sea, our new home.

This town was founded in the XIXth century and was supposed to be a resort for the local aristocrats, but for some reason it didn’t become that popular after all. Saltburn remained cozy and cute and is known as the “pearl” of the whole area. It is very pretty even in the wintertime, so we just cannot wait to see how beautiful and lively it might be in summer. It is full of nice cafés, small shops, cute streets. We have even two supermarkets! :D

Saltburn-by-the-Sea, our new home.

Saltburn-by-the-Sea, our new home.

Saltburn-by-the-Sea, our new home.This pier is Saltburn’s biggest peculiarity and it is quite impressive, especially during the low tide. At any time of day or night there will be always several anglers, I think quite soon we’ll join them too. The cliff is also a local pride, even if it seems to be particularly loved by the suicides. With no light, everything seems dull and severe, but as soon as the sun starts shining, we feel exactly as if we were in the movie “Far From the Madding Crowd”. This is the thing we love about the rainy countries they offer always the most beautiful light possible.

Saltburn-by-the-Sea, our new home.

Saltburn-by-the-Sea, our new home.

Saltburn-by-the-Sea, our new home.

Saltburn-by-the-Sea, our new home.

Saltburn-by-the-Sea, our new home.A great mysterious park “Valley Gardens” that I personally long to see in summer or autumn. On the weekends, it is almost crowded!Saltburn-by-the-Sea, our new home.

Finally, the view from the windows! Almost enough to see the entire town.

Saltburn-by-the-Sea, our new home.

Saltburn-by-the-Sea, our new home.

Saltburn-by-the-Sea, our new home.

We haven’t explored too much the town and its surroundings yet being so busy with the installation in our new flat, soon hope to tell much more about everything around like Middlesbrough, Marske, Whitby, Moors Park and life in England in general. Stay tuned!

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2017-05-13T13:15:26+00:00 January 14th, 2016|

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  1. Garry Roper Monday August 14th, 2017 at 07:09 AM

    Xavier & Vaerila
    I am so pleased you choose Saltburn to live when your career brought you to Teeside
    I enjoy our conversations about different topics whilst you were purchasing products from my shop
    I’m happy that you think my town is a lovely place to live and that you were made to feel welcome
    I hope the next chapter in your life is as fulfilling and good luck in your new job
    Stay safe and happy
    Garry ( The Butcher)

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