Dove Cottage ref: UK2220

Whitby, Whitby & Area

4 Stars



Local area

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Pets allowed
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  • Dishwasher 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Wifi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Fishing Nearby/On-site 
  • Coastal within 1 mile 
  • Coastal within 3 miles 
  • Coastal within 5 miles 
  • Shower Cubicle 


Dove Cottage is a beautifully decorated property, right in the heart of Whitby’s Church Street, but set in a quiet yard. Church Street is indeed one of Whitby’s oldest, yet finest streets and was originally known as Kirkgate, dating back to the 1300’s. With a touch of York, a taste of Camden and the culture of Yorkshire, Church Street really is such an awesome place to visit. Set above a shop and dates back to the 1800’s, but has been lovingly restored, and offers home comforts after a day of exploring the local area whilst retaining some of its original features. You will find many shops to suit a diversity of tastes and needs. This area of town is littered with art galleries, photography studios, book shops, traditional sweet shops and jewellery outlets (some specialising in Whitby Jet), plus many great and varied places to eat and drink. There is a great variety of food outlets available in Whitby, from award-winning fish and chips to classy bistros.
Explore the 3 miles of beach, take a trip out on a boat, or climb the 199 steps to the top of the abbey and enjoy a fantastic view of the town. Stroll around the famous abbey and St Mary’s Church, which was made famous by links to Bram Stoker’s ’Dracula’. Keep an eye out for one of the many festivals and events going on in Whitby, including music festival, Goth Weekender and the Annual Regatta. Along the Heritage Coast, you will find many hidden bays, such as Robin Hood’s Bay and Staithes, all with their own story of piracy to tell and stunning views of the coast.
Whitby is also set along the Yorkshire Heritage Coast, so it is ideal for hikers and cyclists who can make the most of the nearby Cleveland Way and National Cycling Network. The North Yorkshire Moors Steam Railway departs from the town on a regular basis, and snakes it way through ’Heartbeat’ country into the depths of the Yorkshire Moors National Park. The Cinder Track is another of the great walks dotted around this coastal area, or try a stroll around Falling Foss Waterfall. The medieval walled city of York is just an hour away, boasting many attractions such as The National Rail Museum and the Jorvik Viking Centre. Guests staying at the property are given a 10% discount in both Daisy James and the Sanders Yard Bistro. Beach 250 yards. Shop and pub 50 yards, restaurant next door.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Living/dining room: With 32" Freeview Smart TV.
Kitchen: With electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and karndean floor.

First floor

Bedroom 1: With double bed and Freeview TV.
Shower room: With shower cubicle and toilet.

Second floor

Bedroom 2: With double bed.
Bedroom 3: With bunk bed (for flexible sleeping arrangements, for children).

Third floor

Fourth floor


Gas central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Travel cot and highchair available on request. Welcome pack.


On road parking; additional parking in public car park, £7.50 per day. No smoking.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
    50 yards
  • Distance
  • Restaurant
    Next door
  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
    50 yards
  • Railway station distance
    ½ mile
  • Lake
    250 yards (beach)

About the local area

Found on North Yorkshire's east coast, Whitby is a picturesque seaside town brimming with maritime history and rich cultural heritage. Surrounded by the North York Moors National Park and beautiful coastline, the town and its nearby areas are brimming with attractions.

Nestled in valley at the mouth of the Esk River, Whitby is a great place to visit, with steep winding streets and little boutique shops selling local delicacies and handicrafts. Built on both river banks, it is unified by its landmark swing bridge that spans the water.

Visit the port where Captain Cook first took to the seas, the harbour framed by Grade II listed piers, each with its own lighthouse. Explore the Whitby Abbey ruins, home to the ancient poet Caedmon and St Mary's Church, which dominate the east bank; climb the 199 'Church Steps' to reach the graveyard on the cliff top.

The coastline is a part of the 'Jurassic Coast', renowned for its fossils. In Whitby, fossilised dinosaur footprints are found imprinted on the beach. To see a larger selection of local fossils, visit the Rotunda Museum in nearby Scarborough.

Whitby is small but culturally rich. There are museums, art galleries and also the Pavilion Theatre that hosts a range of events in the summer and the Bram Stoker Film Festival every October. A place of literary traditions it was, amongst other things, used as the setting for 'Dracula'.

There is a yearly regatta every August and numerous sea and land activities for adventurers, from the Cleveland Way to windsurfing and diving off the shore.

Things to do nearby


A small picturesque beach situated on Yorkshire's heritage coastline. It is a popular haunt with fossil collectors and fishing enthusiasts.

North Yorkshire Off Road Centre

The idyllic setting of Robin Hood's Bay provides the perfect backdrop for a day that you'll never forget. The centre has its own private hillside and quarry site which has a super selection of terrain providing courses which are perfect for beginners and excellent for the experienced and daring 4x4 drivers.

North Yorkshire Moors Railway

One of the country's most popular steam railways, covering 18 miles between the market town of Pickering and the village of Grosmont, travelling through the heart of the North York Moors National Park.

Captain Cook Memorial Museum

Situated in the house by the harbour side where James Cook came to serve his apprenticeship in 1746. With period rooms as Cook knew them, original paintings, manuscripts, models and artefacts from his voyages.

Robin Hoods Bay

When visiting Whitby and the surrounding area Robin Hood's Bay, one of the most charming and popular villages in the North York Moors National Park should be one of the first places you visit.

Runswick Bay
Runswick Bay

Runswick shelters at the northern end of a beautiful sandy bay. Narrow paths wind between the attractive cottages and houses with their small colourful gardens.

Staithes Beach

The sheltered harbour at staithes has a small beach and lots of rock pools to explore when the tide goes out.

Farsyde Stud and Riding Centre

Farsyde Stud located in Robin Hoods Bay caters for riders of all abilities in a beautiful location.

Whitby Beach

Whitby beach is a sandy and rocky beach backed up by the cliffs that dominate the area.

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