Whitby & Area

Pretty fishing villages, dominate cliffs and beautiful beaches...

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.

Dales View Cottage

3 star rating

Sleights near Whitby, Whitby & Area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£0-£654

3 star rating
Sleights near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£0-£654

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 1

Keel Lodges - Spinnaker

4 star rating

Staithes, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 2

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£265-£865

4 star rating
Staithes, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£265-£865

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 2

The Outlook

4 star rating

Saltburn-by-the-Sea, Whitby & Area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 2

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£479-£919

4 star rating
Saltburn-by-the-Sea, Whitby & Area

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£479-£919

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 2

Sharrowhead Cottage

3 star rating

Robin Hood’s Bay, Yorkshire, Whitby & Area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£406-£869

3 star rating
Robin Hood’s Bay, Yorkshire, Whitby & Area

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£406-£869

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 1

Denton House

3 star rating

Ravenscar, near Robin Hoods Bay, Whitby & Area

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 2

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£523-£1659

3 star rating
Ravenscar, near Robin Hoods Bay, Whitby & Area

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£523-£1659

Sleeps: 8 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 2

Bridge View

4 star rating

Whitby, Whitby & Area

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£439-£1155

4 star rating
Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£439-£1155

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 1

St Robert’s Chantry

2 star rating

Robin Hood’s Bay, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£299-£607

2 star rating
Robin Hood’s Bay, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£299-£607

Sleeps: 2 Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

Picturesk

4 star rating

Whitby, Whitby & Area

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£388-£1070

4 star rating
Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£388-£1070

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 1

Beck View Cottage

4 star rating

Sneatonthorpe near Whitby, Whitby & Area

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 2

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£301-£609

4 star rating
Sneatonthorpe near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£301-£609

Sleeps: 2 Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 2

Ploughmans Cottage

3 star rating

Hawsker near Whitby, Whitby & Area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 2

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£292-£654

3 star rating
Hawsker near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£292-£654

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 2

Sunnyside

4 star rating

Ruswarp, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£397-£1215

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Ruswarp, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£397-£1215

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 0

Cyana Cottages - Esk Cottage

4 star rating

Whitby, Whitby & Area

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£719-£1115

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Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£719-£1115

Sleeps: 2 Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

Over Esk

4 star rating

Whitby, Whitby & Area

  • Sleeps: 3
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£314-£784

4 star rating
Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£314-£784

Sleeps: 3 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

Bella Vista

3 star rating

Whitby, Whitby & Area

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 2

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£303-£585

3 star rating
Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£303-£585

Sleeps: 2 Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 2

Wilson Cottages - The Cottage

0 star rating

Lingdale near Saltburn-by-the-Sea, Whitby & Area

  • Sleeps: 3
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£349-£569

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Lingdale near Saltburn-by-the-Sea, Whitby & Area

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£349-£569

Sleeps: 3 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 1