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best places to stay in whitby

The coastal town of Whitby is a popular destination to head to for a Yorkshire holiday. Read this post to discover some of our favorite places to stay in Whitby, from cottages for large groups to pet-friendly properties.


Large Groups: 6 Abbey Terrace

Best Cottages in Whitby - Large Groups - 6 Abbey Terrace

This Victorian terraced-property is a fantastic cottage for large groups and is the perfect place to stay in Whitby if you wish to bring your loved ones together on a family holiday. With 9 bedrooms, sleeping a total of 18 people, and an impressive five bathrooms spread across five floors, 6 Abbey Terrace is one of the best cottages in Whitby for a large gathering. This property is ideally located for accessing a variety of attractions, including Whitby Beach.


Great Views: Mariners’ Rest

Best Cottages in Whitby - Coastal Views - Mariners' Rest

Spread across three floors, this holiday cottage offers spectacular views of Whitby and the surrounding areas. From its top-floor outdoor sitting area, you’ll be able to sip a glass of wine or a cup of tea, admiring magnificent views of Whitby Abbey, the harbor, and the River Esk. This property has a spacious living room, with French doors leading to a rear patio where you can watch the steam trains go by. With four bedrooms sleeping up to eight people, Mariners’ Rest is ideal for small families or groups.


Dog-Friendly: Lavender Cottage

Best Cottages in Whitby - Pet-Friendly - Lavender Cottage

Tucked away on one of the old cobbled streets, this Whitby cottage is the perfect place to stay if you’re after a dog-friendly holiday. Boasting traditional features, including original fireplaces and beams, this cottage would also be ideal for a romantic weekend or for anyone in search of a relaxing break away from the hustle and bustle of day-to-day life.


Quirky: The Ticket Office

Best Cottages in Whitby - Quirky - The Ticket Office

For the lovers of everything with an imaginative twist, this charming cottage offers plenty to enjoy and retains many original features from its former ticket office days. Located in the bustling village of Ruswarp, just outside of Whitby, this cottage is in a great location for exploring the surrounding areas and is conveniently located next to Ruswarp station.


Browse our full range of holiday cottages in Whitby here.

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