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20A St Hilda's

(Ref. 1015257)

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Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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49 Customer Reviews

  • "This is our second stay at 20A St Hilda’s and it will definitely not be our last."

    The house is a true home from home; quirky and full of very personal touches. The location is ideal both for touring around this beautiful coast and enjoying all that Whitby has to offer.

    Reviewed by Deborah5.0Oct 2023

  • "Fantastic property , clean and well-appointed."

    Quirky - loved it !!

    Reviewed by Andrew3.8Sep 2023

  • "The big minus is uncertain daily availability of disc car parking spaces and the long walks often as a result, as well as anxiety over high costs of local alternatives."

    This should be notified by Sykes BEFORE booking, as should details of entertainment technology on the premises ,such as TV ,DVD and music deck.In this case a record player proved outstanding with its well collected music,but the computerised TV was naff.

    Reviewed by Michael4.7Sep 2023

  • "Superb property."

    We love everything about it. It is very spacious and comfortable; the paintings, decor and books etc make it feel like a real home. The kitchen is very well equipped and the enclosed courtyard is really good for beach stuff etc. this is our second visit and we have already booked for next year.

    Reviewed by Sonia5.0Aug 2023

  • "Lovely holiday cottage and very comfortable."

    Home from home. Lovely touches to the property, well looked after.

    Reviewed by Lillian5.0Jul 2023

  • "Enjoyable stay very good cottage, well equipped and in good location."

    Would highly recommend

    Reviewed by Christine5.0Jul 2023

  • "Beautifully furnished and spacious, we love this apartment and hope to return"

    Reviewed by Christopher5.0Jun 2023

  • "Fabulous house with everything we needed."

    Loved the mix of decor. The old and new really worked. Sheets crisp and white and big white fluffy towels. Just as it should be in my opinion. Big bonus to have a garden. Most properties don’t in Whitby. Would definitely recommend and hope to return soon.

    Reviewed by Sharon4.7Jun 2023

  • "Lovely stay."

    Thank you

    Reviewed by Joanne5.0Apr 2023

  • "We had a lovely stay at 20A St Hilda’s."

    The location is great, although I’m not sure what parking would be like in high season. There are however so many things to do locally, you don’t need to use your car that often. The house was spacious, comfortable, spotlessly clean, with everything you need for a great holiday.

    Reviewed by Janet5.0Mar 2023

  • "Great house, great location, fully equipped and very clean and comfortable."

    Loved the comfortable bed and bedding was so cosy. We received a lovely welcome pack which was a nice touch, Would definitely stay at this property again

    Reviewed by Brian5.0Feb 2023

  • "Cosy comfortable cottage."

    Close to all amenities. Hidden gem. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Vivien5.0Dec 2022

  • "Fantastic"

    Reviewed by Pauline5.0Nov 2022

  • "Parking near property very difficult and you don’t make this clear."

    However the property exceeds expectations. It is fabulous. Extremely spacious and comfortable. Your local office at Skinner Street were very helpful but your checkout time could do with being an hour later. I would love to stay at this property again though, it’s exceptional.

    Reviewed by Helen4.7Oct 2022

  • "What a lovely cottage!"

    Many places describe themselves as home from home which 20b St Hilda’s certainly is. Charmingly decorated, very well equipped warm and inviting, it’s location being the icing on the cake. We loved it so much that had booked for next year within a couple of days of arriving.

    Reviewed by Deborah5.0Oct 2022

  • "A lovely holiday home, tastefully decorated and furnished in keeping with the property period."

    A really well equipped kitchen with a full size freezer and fridge. The bedrooms are of a good size with plenty of storage. The property is situated just a few minutes walk from the harbour, beaches and shops. A bakers, coffee shops and a couple of bars just a couple of minutes walk from the property. The only reason for 4stars was the car parking, we didn't get a parking spot near to the property all week which meant carrying coolbags etc. to where we had to park the car. Luckily the weather was dry so at least we didn't get wet walking to and from the car.

    Reviewed by Neil5.0Sep 2022

  • "Absolutely lovely; the photos on the site don’t really do it justice."

    We have booked another two weeks already! Perfect location just round the corner from the nicest shops and cafes, yet has a completely secluded feel when sitting in the courtyard. So spacious inside, kitchen equipped superb and furnished beautifully.

    Reviewed by Sonia5.0Aug 2022

  • "A very beautiful property in an ideal location."

    Reviewed by Christina5.0Aug 2022

  • "Had a wonderful stay at St Hilda’s, very comfortable and fully equipped house."

    Garden was a wee haven for breakfast in the sun and loved all the homely touches including the record, book and games collection. The house is so well situated for town centre, Pannett Park and the beach. Street parking was busy but we found plenty parking at the leisure centre, a few minutes walk from house plus an area to exercise the dog before day trips. Ideal.

    Reviewed by Gillian5.0Jul 2022

  • "Excellent all round, definitely a5 star cottage"

    Reviewed by Christine5.0Jun 2022

  • "This is a beautiful property, with everything so well thought out."

    The furnishings are exceptional. The main bed is very comfortable, and the room so lovely. It is very central, and you can walk everywhere from the house. The owners left several "goodies", which were lovely, and introduced us to the local bakery. It cannot be bettered, but am almost reluctant to say just how wonderful our stay was, as I hope to book again! Many thanks to Sykes who left the keys and parking permits as promised. And the staff are really friendly.

    Reviewed by Janet5.0May 2022

  • "Great central location Quiet Spacious and comfortable We had a great time thank you"

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Mar 2022

  • "The property is beautifully furnished and maintained."

    We really enjoyed our stay, just a couple of niggles really. I hadn't realised that there wasn't a dishwasher but this was my fault, I think you need one when on holiday. The shower was just too small, not very practical. Shame the log burner wasn't in the lounge where you can watch tv. Also there wasn't any toilet roll when we arrived. Overall though a lovely property in a fabulous location.

    Reviewed by Caroline4.4Mar 2022

  • "We loved this property!"

    It was comfortable, brilliantly located and so well-equipped. Already planning our return. Thank you so much.

    Reviewed by Nicky4.7Feb 2022

  • "This year this is our second stay in St Hildas and can’t praise it enough."

    The staff in your Whitby branch are so helpful and caring I will be recommending them to family and friends as they go the extra mile for their customers. Will certainly be looking again next year. Thankyou to everyone and especially the owners of 20A Back St. Hildas Terrace as the contents and quality of the cottage were superb

    Reviewed by Carole Estelle5.0Oct 2021

  • "Would definitely book again."

    The house was perfect and whitby is beautiful

    Reviewed by Jinny5.0Oct 2021

  • "I have already written a review."

    We had a wonderful week in August so have booked a week at the same cottage on October. The accommodation was 5 star

    Reviewed by Carole Estelle5.0Aug 2021

  • "Beautiful house very well presented and very conveniently located for walking into town"

    Reviewed by Sandra5.0Jul 2021

  • "Our visit to 20a Back St Hilda’s Terrace has been extra special as the house belonged to my grandparents back in the late 1970’s!"

    We love coming to Whitby it’s our happy place and very special to us. This particular trip has been been very nostalgic and emotional being able to spend time in this beautiful period house with memories of weekends and holidays spent there as a child and it hasn’t changed much at all. Thank you for a wonderful weekend. We will definitely be coming back soon!

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Jun 2021

  • "Absolutely gorgeous home."

    Felt so welcome. Arrangements etc were spot on. Thank you

    Reviewed by B5.0Oct 2020

  • "The house is beautiful, tastefully furnished, lovely bed linen, towels etc, super little private outside area, the treats were very much appreciated, we loved our stay and hopefully will return."

    Reviewed by Angela5.0Sep 2020

  • "20a St Hilda's, this is a lovely cottage we spent 2 weeks there and thoroughly enjoyed it."

    The cottage is very homely, comfortable and well equipped also the beds are comfortable which is a rare find. I would certainly recommend a stay in this cottage to anyone.

    Reviewed by Glen5.0Sep 2020

  • "Lovely cottage, good location"

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Aug 2020

  • "Fantastic Christmas and New Year in this lovely cottage, cant wait to return for a second visit!"

    Dawn And Clive StephensDec 2019

  • "Fantastic townhouse and furnishings, really enjoyed our stay here."

    It will be first on the list if we plan another trip to Whitby.

    Sarah And SimonNov 2019

  • "Thank you for the stay in your wonderful well equipped house."

    Had a lovely week, Also good weather for the time of year and Molly loved chasing the other dogs on the beach!

    Gordon,Cathy, Frank, Janet And MollyOct 2019

  • "Thank You for another lovely stay at your beautiful house, Everything was perfect including the weather at the Pickering WW2 reenactment."

    Chris, Lisa, Pat And MikeOct 2019

  • "Exactly as advertised."

    Beautifully furnished, very comfortable. Perhaps not for those with restricted mobility.

    Reviewed by Linda5.0Sep 2019

  • "This is an extremely well appointed and comfortable apartment, which i am happy to recommend"

    Reviewed by Christopher5.0Sep 2019

  • "Everything in the cottage was of a high standard but also very cosy and welcoming."

    Will be returning next year !

    Reviewed by Kathryn4.7Sep 2019

  • "Thank you for the card and flowers, a lovely touch for our wedding anniversary ..."

    Thank you for the card and flowers, a lovely touch for our wedding anniversary (maybe Pip mentioned it when we stayed here earlier)> As you know we came here to relax - and that we did, love staying here xx

    Sue, Steve And Oscar The DogSep 2019

  • "Our holiday at 20a St."

    Hilda’s was perfect! It started with a warm welcome when we picked up our keys and the unexpected and treat filled holiday welcome bag . The standard of accommodation and service from Yorkshire Coastal Cottages exceeded our expectations when we first visited in 2018 and was the reason we returned to this accommodation this year. We will see you again next year!

    Reviewed by Deborah5.0Aug 2019

  • "Immaculate, beautifully furnished and very tastefully decorated accommodation."

    A pleasure to stay in such a beautiful place, Thank you.

    Megan And Graham PirtAug 2019

  • "A truly lovely cottage."

    Had everything we needed. Really enjoyed and will definitely recommend. Thank you.

    Rose Andrew And AllisonAug 2019

  • "A wonderful week spent in this really beautiful house absolutely love everything about it especially the courtyard!"

    ! We have been blessed with fantastic weather all week. Ideal location in the centre of Whitby - a quiet tranquility in a busy town, would love to return!!

    Karen And Allan LongJul 2019

  • "It was lovely to be back; home from home."

    A very relaxing place to stay.

    Nunn PartyNov 2018

  • "Fantastic property."

    Superb location, well appointed and ideal to celebrate a special birthday. We loved it!

    Linda And Tony WebsterOct 2018

  • "This is an exceptiional property; we love it."

    This was our second visit.

    Shaw PartyOct 2018

  • "Beautiful and well equipped cottage."

    Good location. Very welcoming; home from home!

    Foster PartyOct 2018

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  • Over three floors. Two bedrooms: 1 x first floor king-size double, 1 x second floor twin with en-suite shower room with a shower, basin and WC. First floor bathroom, with free-standing roll top bath, shower attachment, basin and WC. Fully equipped kitchen. Dining room with sofa and woodburning stove. Sitting room with French doors opening into courtyard. First floor study.
  • Central heating, with woodburning stove
  • Oven, hob, fridge, freezer, microwave and washing machine, TV/DVD player, WiFi. All utilities, bed linens and towels inc. in rent. Parking scratch card provided for 24/7 on-street parking. Enclosed courtyard garden with furtniture. One well-behaved pet welcome at a cost of £30 per stay. Local amenities 5 mins walk.

The property

A beautiful and well appointed period property located on St Hilda’s Terrace opposite the lovely Pannett Park in the heart of picturesque Whitby. You can except to feel immediately at home in this comfortable, relaxing property, which can accommodate four people. It combines a wonderful mix of original Georgian features and modern luxuries, such as roll-top bath and gleaming contemporary kitchen, and is well situated for Whitby’s many fantastic restaurants, shops, cafes, beaches and harbour – perfect for watching the world go by.

Families or couples are sure to be charmed by this welcoming property, set over three floors. The fully equipped and airy kitchen is impressive, with granite work tops, oven, hob, fridge, freezer, microwave and washing machine. Dine peacefully in the spacious dining room then relax on the comfortable sofa, whilst enjoying an after-dinner drink and chat beside the wood burning stove. Or rest awhile in the sitting room, which benefits from a TV/DVD player and lovely French doors opening into the charming courtyard. On the first floor is a good-size bedroom with a king size bed, chest of drawers and built-in wardrobes.

There is a cosy study, an ideal spot to escape and read. The elegant house bathroom has a free-standing roll top bath, shower attachment, WC and hand wash basin. Head up to the second floor, where you will find a twin bedroom with an en-suite shower room with a shower, WC and hand wash basin. A pretty and private courtyard garden makes a wonderful place to sit and breathe in Whitby’s fresh seaside air over a relaxing cuppa.

The space is lovingly planted with tubs and climbers to delight the senses. Nature lovers will enjoy strolling through Pannett Park, a stone's throw from your doorstep, with its beautifully kept gardens, lawns and wooded areas.

Or call into nearby Pannett Art Gallery and Whitby Museum for a spot of culture.

Whitby’s heritage, Captain Cook Museum, Abbey and St Mary’s Anglo Saxon church are also close-by.

Goathland, with its ‘Heartbeat’ connections, is within easy reach, as is Grosmont, where the spectacular North York Moors Steam Railway meets the Esk Valley Line.

This welcoming haven is one our guests enjoy returning to year after year, a home from home in enchanting Whitby.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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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 array of activities 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 everyone. 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 steps to the Whitby Abbey to immerse yourself with history, or visit the Captain Cook Memorial Museum presenting historical and ethnographic exhibition about Cook himself. Close to the Robin Hood's Bay, rich in heritage, wonders and scenic spots, and in easy 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.

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Wi-Fi: Free Wi-Fi included.

Utilities: All utilities, bed linens and towels included.

Parking: Parking scratch card provided for 24/7 on-street parking

Pets: One well-behaved pet welcome at a cost of £30 per stay.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas