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Whitby, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 11492)



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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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29 Customer Reviews

  • "We’ve stayed in captain cooks haven 4 times as the area is beautiful and the walk into Whitby is lovely on the cinder path ."

    This cottage is exceptionally clean and has absolutely everything you need . 3 generations of our family and our dog all agreed it was perfect for us . We will definitely return in the near future. A beautifully kept cottage in the perfect spot .

    Reviewed by SarahAug 2021

  • "A very well equipped property which was very easy to settle in to."

    The description of the property was totally accurate. Some lovely walks straight from the front door and only 5 minutes by car to the centre of Whitby. Child friendly as there is a communal grassed area at the rear of the property where all the children staying in the residences played very nicely with each other. Would book again with no hesitation in recommending to other Sykes clients. Service from Sykes all through the process excellent as usual.

    Reviewed by BernardAug 2021

  • "It would have been nice to have been able to use the swimming pool as we have done on a previous visit in a different Sykes cottage."

    Reviewed by HelenAug 2021

  • "Very nice, comfortable cottage."

    Bigger inside than expected. Super clean and all home comforts you’d need. Having the balcony was an added bonus. Really peaceful area. Although not a fan of communal gardens it was good for children to make friends and you do have your own designated area. Very dog friendly which was appreciated (our dog had a lovely time). Other feedback - couldn’t get bedroom TV channels to work (wasn’t overly bothered though) and an extra bin liner would be handy. Would def book again!

    Reviewed by KatieAug 2021

  • "Excellent cottage, well fitted out in a wonderful location."

    Great bus, car, walking and train connections to explore moors and coast.

    Reviewed by FrancesJul 2021

  • "Waddleduck was a cosy family friendly home which was ideal for our 2 year old, 8 month old and dog."

    The garden was lovely to enjoy in the evenings after our travels.

    Reviewed by LindseyJul 2021

  • "Wonderful place to stay and would love to go back again."

    Thank you

    Reviewed by RebeccaMay 2021

  • "Everything we needed to have a enjoyable weeks holiday."

    the holiday home was clean ,bright and comfortable and well equipped. .a quiet site with an easy walk into whitby itself

    Reviewed by WalterSep 2020

  • "Location of cottage is excellent."

    About 20 mins walk into Whitby, along a well used and maintained cinder track. It is part of a small private development of self catering cottages. Cottage very warm and well equipped, although it would have been nice to have had a DVD player, as listed, as we had a couple of days of inclement weather.

    Reviewed by KarenSep 2019

  • "Lovely clean new and comfortable house."

    Plenty of room for a family. Lovely views of steam train and viaduct. Walk in over the viaduct into whitby Catch a train to Pickering going through Goathland ( Harry Potter station and heart beat country) Whitby abbey is beautiful enjoy a pint over looking the abbey in the brewery. Walk up the 199 steps to abbey. Beautiful seaside towns of Scarborough Filey robin hoods bay and Bridlington .

    Reviewed by HelenaAug 2019

  • "A welcome pack would have being nice like tea coffee milk."

    Reviewed by DavidApr 2019

  • "This is a lovely comfortable Cottage."

    It had been newly decorated and felt very fresh and clean.A group of us and our dog had a lovely Christmas stay here.There are three warm and comfortable bedrooms on the second floor,with a nice toilet / bathroom.There is a another toilet downstairs too.The Kitchen is spacious with a dining area and is very well equipped.Waddleduck is about a half an hours very pleasant walk from the centre of Whitby. If you fancy a change from Whitby,you can stroll down to The Bridge Inn at Ruswarp.This takes about twenty-five minutes and we would thoroughly recommend this as you'll get a warm welcome,and they serve excellent food and beers.The owner of the Cottage,Mrs. Bowles was very helpful and sent us some chocolates and a bottle of wine,on our arrival.We would certainly stay here again.Thank you John Clough.

    Reviewed by JohnDec 2018

  • "Really lovely holiday home, a nice size and great location near enough to whitby to be close to the action but also secluded enough for some peace and quiet."

    Great pub, butcher and grocers shop at Ruswarp.

    Reviewed by SarahOct 2018

  • "Had a really enjoyable time, cottage was home from home and a perfect base to explore in and around Whitby, will most definitely be going back."

    Thank you.

    Reviewed by KerrySep 2018

  • "God location."

    Sheltered and well run site with walks in each direction. Very dog friendly area.

    Reviewed by AndreaAug 2018

  • "The cottage is in a lovely setting, with great views of the viaduct, and a lovely walk into Whitby along the cinder track."

    The cottage was comfortable had everything you need for a holiday and more, would highly recommend Waddleduck Cottage.

    Reviewed by SusanJul 2018

  • "Superb family holiday in Whitby."

    Lots to do and lovely setting. The holiday house was perfect for a family stay.

    Reviewed by BrendaJul 2018

  • "We had a great week at waddleduck cottage,everything we wanted and more."

    Lovely views front & rear.was a nice walk into Whitby.definitely make a return visit.

    Reviewed by ChrisJun 2018

  • "A great cottage."

    So nice to take the dog too. Excellent outdoor space. Location perfect. Ideal for ramblers. Everything was so close by. The cottage is lovely and clean and so very well maintained.

    Reviewed by MichelleJul 2017

  • "Spacious, comfortable cottage in a fantastic location!"

    Has everything you need for a comfortable break. Easy walk into Whitby along the Cinder Trail.

    Reviewed by JulieOct 2016

  • "Waddleduck Cottage is a beautiful place to stay."

    Everything you need is provided. Great location. Lovely walk across the viaduct into Whitby.

    Reviewed by JulieOct 2016

  • "Lovely cosy house with lovely views, very well maintained and had everything we were looking for."

    Reviewed by SandraApr 2016

  • "Great location, perfect for our dog."

    A very comfortable and clean Cottage.

    Reviewed by KayJun 2015

  • "The cottage is very nice indeed, and in a lovely location."

    We found the views exceptional, and there were good walks, Whitby is only a 1 and a 1/2 mile walk down the cinder track over the viaduct.

    Reviewed by BarryMay 2015

  • "A fantastic property; very comfortable and well equipped with everything you need."

    Reviewed by SueMay 2015

  • "We loved the layout of the property, the warm and cosy rooms, spacious kitchen and high standard & quality of furnishings."

    Reviewed by RuthJan 2015

  • "Very well appointed, comfortable property, it was a pity we had to leave."

    Reviewed by GrahamNov 2013

  • "The property was excellent and we would recommend it."

    It was fantastic and loved our time in the property. Excellent views also.

    Reviewed by DavidJun 2013

  • "Waddleduck offered the best of the river, the railway, the viaduct and the landscapes."

    Reviewed by PeterJun 2012

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The property

Whitby 1 mile.

A lovely, mid-terrace mews property, set in a small development above the River Esk, one mile from Whitby.

Offering light, spacious open plan living, this Whitby cottage has been furnished and decorated in a contemporary style, providing very comfortable accommodation.

From the rear patio of this Whitby cottage are fine views over rolling countryside, whilst the balcony off the double bedroom affords river views and glimpses of the passing steam trains!

For nature lovers staying in this Whitby cottage, a meander down to the river banks brings you to an abundance of wildlife, including kingfishers and seals that are frequently seen swimming upstream.

Ideally placed, a pleasant walk from this Whitby cottage brings you into this vibrant old seaside town, with its quaint cobbled streets and ginnels, famous abbey and historic harbour.

Explore the long, sandy beaches, take a bracing cliff-top walk, or sample the numerous eateries, including the best of fish and chips!

Surrounded by the beautiful scenery of the North York Moors and pretty inland villages and market towns such as Pickering, Malton and Danby, this Whitby cottage is well placed, with a wealth of activities in the area to enjoy, from a nostalgic trip on the steam railway to a cultural day out in York.


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double with decked balcony, 1 x twin, 1 x single with pull out bed
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Ground floor basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with fitted kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, NETFLIX, CD/radio, WiFi
  • All fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • Off road parking for one car plus guest parking
  • Rear decked patio with furniture
  • Communal lawned area
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 10 mins walk, pub 1 mile
  • Note: No hen/stag.

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About the location


Robin Hood's Bay 5.5 miles; Scarborough 19.3 miles; Pickering 23 miles; Guisborough 21.5 miles.

The seaside town and port of Whitby lies at the mouth of the River Esk in the Scarborough district of North Yorkshire. Ideally situated for exploring this beautiful part of Yorkshire, the local area hosts an abundance of activity so you can be sure to get the best out of both the countryside and the coast. From the nearby North York Moors to its Blue Flag beaches, there's something here for every interest and time of year. Amongst its many attractions, Whitby holds a charming atmosphere, home to winding streets and hidden alleys, where you can find a wide selection of eateries and shops scattered amongst them. Take a trip to the picturesque harbour and lighthouse to watch the sun set, or get involved in some whale watching or a coastal cruise to watch the creatures up close. Climb the famous 199 to the Whitby Abbey to immerse yourself with history, or visit the Captain Cook Memorial Museum presenting historical and ethnographic exhibition about Cook himself. Hosting an abundance of leisure facilities, opportunities to explore the natural lands, and plenty of coastal delights, Whitby offers something for everyone. Close to the Robin Hood's Bay full of heritage wonders and scenic spots, and in reach of the bustling towns of Scarborough and Middlesbrough, Whitby is a prime location for exploring all of the delights that Yorkshire has to offer.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
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