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 Pad

4 star rating

Whitby, Whitby & Area

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

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£464-£884

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Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£464-£884

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

Pheasant Lodge

4 star rating

Staithes, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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

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£249-£594

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Staithes, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£249-£594

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

Sail Loft Apartment

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Whitby, Whitby & Area

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

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£377-£985

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Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£377-£985

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

The Lobster Pot

3 star rating

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

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

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£296-£639

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

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£296-£639

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

Anchor Lea

3 star rating

Staithes, Whitby & Area

  • Sleeps: 7
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£270-£739

3 star rating
Staithes, Whitby & Area

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£270-£739

Sleeps: 7 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 1

Captain’s Cottage

4 star rating

Whitby, Yorkshire, Whitby & Area

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£574-£1575

4 star rating
Whitby, Yorkshire, Whitby & Area

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£574-£1575

Sleeps: 8 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 3 Pets: 0

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

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Robin Hood’s Bay, Yorkshire, Whitby & Area

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£406-£869

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

Arundel Cottage

0 star rating

Whitby, Whitby & Area

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

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£428-£1165

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Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£428-£1165

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

Sandy Shore Holidays - Oystercatcher

4 star rating

Whitby, Whitby & Area

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

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£0-£668

4 star rating
Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£0-£668

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

Osocosi Cottage

3 star rating

High Hawsker, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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

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£395-£865

3 star rating
High Hawsker, near Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£395-£865

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

Abbeydale Town House

4 star rating

Whitby, Whitby & Area

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

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£494-£1233

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Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£494-£1233

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

Cleveland View Cottages - Rupert’s Stable

4 star rating

Easby Grange, near Great Ayton, Whitby & Area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 3

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£389-£697

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Easby Grange, near Great Ayton, Whitby & Area

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£389-£697

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 3

Eastside House

0 star rating

Whitby, Whitby & Area

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£348-£854

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Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£348-£854

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 1

Dove Cottage

4 star rating

Whitby, Whitby & Area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 2

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£380-£909

4 star rating
Whitby, Whitby & Area

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£380-£909

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 2

Wilson Cottages - The Granary

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

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

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£364-£609

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

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£364-£609

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