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.

Cobweb Cottage

4 star rating

Whitby, Whitby & Area

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

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£449-£1125

4 star rating
Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£449-£1125

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

Hawthorn Cottage

4 star rating

Sleights, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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

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£599-£599

4 star rating
Sleights, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£599-£599

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

Ash Cottage

3 star rating

Staithes near Whitby, Whitby & Area

  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£392-£790

3 star rating
Staithes near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£392-£790

Sleeps: 5 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

Seatoller

4 star rating

Kettleness near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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

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£359-£799

4 star rating
Kettleness near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£359-£799

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

Sycamore Cottage

3 star rating

Borrowby, near Staithes, Whitby & Area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£295-£659

3 star rating
Borrowby, near Staithes, Whitby & Area

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£295-£659

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

The Toll Bar

4 star rating

Whitby, Whitby & Area

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£0-£1345

4 star rating
Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£0-£1345

Sleeps: 8 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 0

Thole Cottage

5 star rating

Sandsend, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£715-£2289

5 star rating
Sandsend, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£715-£2289

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 3 Pets: 0

Sunny Cottage

3 star rating

Staithes, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£379-£939

3 star rating
Staithes, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£379-£939

Sleeps: 5 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 1

White Whale

4 star rating

Whitby, Whitby & Area

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

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£285-£725

4 star rating
Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£285-£725

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

Felicity House

4 star rating

Staithes, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 2

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£445-£889

4 star rating
Staithes, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£445-£889

Sleeps: 5 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 2

Sheen Cottage

4 star rating

Fylingthorpe, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

  • Sleeps: 10
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£755-£2365

4 star rating
Fylingthorpe, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£755-£2365

Sleeps: 10 Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 1

Endeavour Cottage

4 star rating

Whitby, Whitby & Area

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

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£455-£1235

4 star rating
Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£455-£1235

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

South Haven

4 star rating

Whitby, Yorkshire , Whitby & Area

  • Sleeps: 9
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£668-£1388

4 star rating
Whitby, Yorkshire , Whitby & Area

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£668-£1388

Sleeps: 9 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 3 Pets: 0

East Cottage

4 star rating

Runswick Bay, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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

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£439-£559

4 star rating
Runswick Bay, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£439-£559

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

River Side

3 star rating

Whitby, Whitby & Area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£329-£689

3 star rating
Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£329-£689

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0