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.

The Admirals Room

4 star rating

Whitby, Whitby & Area

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

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£349-£755

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Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£349-£755

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

Annie’s Cottage

4 star rating

Guisborough, Whitby & Area

  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£0-£0

4 star rating
Guisborough, Whitby & Area

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£0-£0

Sleeps: 5 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

Rockcliffe

4 star rating

Sleights near Whitby, Whitby & Area

  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 2

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£0-£689

4 star rating
Sleights near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£0-£689

Sleeps: 5 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 2

Sharrowhead Cottage

3 star rating

Robin Hood’s Bay, Whitby & Area

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

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£369-£765

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Robin Hood’s Bay, Whitby & Area

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£369-£765

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

Cyana Cottages - Esk Cottage

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Whitby, Whitby & Area

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

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£1011-£1183

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Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£1011-£1183

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

Rose Cottage

4 star rating

Fylingthorpe, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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

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£529-£1555

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Fylingthorpe, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£529-£1555

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

Seaview Cottage

4 star rating

Grinkle, near Staithes, Whitby & Area

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

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£435-£810

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Grinkle, near Staithes, Whitby & Area

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£435-£810

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

Rockpool Cottage

4 star rating

Staithes near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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

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£545-£1005

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Staithes near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£545-£1005

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

Holme Crest

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Staithes, Whitby & Area

  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£409-£745

3 star rating
Staithes, Whitby & Area

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£409-£745

Sleeps: 5 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

Cliff Cottage

4 star rating

Staithes near Whitby, Whitby & Area

  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£369-£835

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Staithes near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£369-£835

Sleeps: 5 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

Flither Cottage

3 star rating

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

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

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£319-£769

3 star rating
Staithes, near Saltburn-by-the-Sea, Whitby & Area

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£319-£769

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

The Cottage at Stainsacre Hall

4 star rating

Stainsacre, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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

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£345-£759

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Stainsacre, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£345-£759

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

The Anchorage

4 star rating

Staithes, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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

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£409-£949

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Staithes, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£409-£949

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

The Pad

4 star rating

Whitby, Whitby & Area

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

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£500-£969

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Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£500-£969

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

Pasture View Cottage

4 star rating

Sneatonthorpe near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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

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£410-£759

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Sneatonthorpe near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£410-£759

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