The Old Turnery ref: CC243065

Whitby, Whitby & Area

3 Stars



Local area

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  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Coastal within 1 mile 
  • Coastal within 3 miles 
  • Coastal within 5 miles 
  • Shower Cubicle 


The Turnery is a lovely, well equipped cottage situated right in the heart of the famous fishing town of Whitby on the East Coast. It is literally just a stones’ throw from the centre and also the beach and seafront. Converted from a wood turning business and dating back to the 1800’s this cottage has an abundance of character and charm with tasteful, modern decor and furnishings to suit all tastes. It is an ideal base to explore this beautiful coastline or the North York Moors National park areas and also provides perfect accommodation for couples and families looking to enjoy a holiday at the sea side.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Property has gas central heating and comprises:
Lounge/Kitchen/Diner: With TV/Freesat and built in DVD player; electric oven and induction hob, fridge with ice box and microwave

First floor

Bedroom 1: With double bed
Bathroom 1: With shower cubicle, WC and wash basin

Second floor

Bedroom 2: With 2’6" twin beds (Only suitable for children aged 5-16)
Bathroom 2: With shower over bath, WC, wash basin and shaver point

Third floor

Fourth floor


All power, heating, bed linen and towels included. Please note the property has a spiral staircase which is quite steep and is not suitable for people with mobility problems and children under the age of 5 years.


Off road parking
Please note: There is an Access statement available for this property, if required please call 01228 599950
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
    100 Yards
  • Distance
  • Restaurant
    100 Yards
  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
    100 Yards
  • Railway station distance
    500 yards
  • Lake
    300 Yards

About the local area

Whitby has plenty to offer everyone with a large selection of pubs, quaint antique and gift shops, the famous fish and chip shops and 3 miles of golden sandy beach. There are many events in Whitby all year round including, music festivals, a regatta, folk dancing and many more. A great way to get around and explore the famous sights of Whitby is by taking the local tour bus that will take you to the stunning Abbey and St Mary’s Church positioned on the Cliff top where you can enjoy spectacular views over Whitby and out to sea. You can also take one of the many pleasure cruises that will take you out to sea for 1 hour which is a memorable experience. Whitby is surrounded by spectacular scenery of the North York Moors which you can enjoy by taking either the Esk valley train that takes you through the pretty villages dotted along the way or you must take a memorable trip on the North York Moor steam train that will take you from Whitby to the lovely market town of Pickering stopping off at Goathland otherwise known as ’Heartbeat Country’. The lovely coastal resorts of sandsend, Staithes, Runswick Bay and Robin Hoods Bay are all within close proximity and are well worth a visit.

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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