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All Aboard

Whitby, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 962704)


(69 ratings)

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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69 Customer Reviews

  • "Fresh flowers on the table, fresh fruit, and good quality toiletries in the bathroom."

    Also a bottle of milk, local paper, local biscuits welcome basket. Spotless rooms too. Will be booking again for next year.

    Reviewed by CarolJun 2022

  • "We really appreciated everything that was provided for our stay the cottage was lovely and clean and comfortable and the little extras were a surprise and made all the difference we really enjoyed them."

    We would like to thank you very much.

    Reviewed by marionMay 2022

  • "What a gem."

    Faultless, would happily return tomorrow!! The property was spotless, finished to a very high standard. Lots of thoughtful touches that were not necessary but made our stay that extra bit special! The owners had even arranged good weather for us!!

    Reviewed by KevinMay 2022

  • "Fabulous holiday cottage in the centre of Whitby."

    Own parking space which was a huge bonus. This cottage is spotlessly clean with everything that you need for a holiday. The freshly made bread on arrival was lovely. We enjoyed watching the steam train come and go. There is a large co op a couple of minutes walk away. Plenty of fabulous walks if you take a dog with you. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by AnneApr 2022

  • "Another wonderful holiday in All Aboard."

    This lovely property has everything you need for a wonderful holiday in Whitby including a much needed parking space. Glorious sunshine, steam trains, the best fish and chips at Mister Chips. A great start to my 60th birthday celebrations.

    Reviewed by HiediApr 2022

  • "A lovely property, very clean with some lovely welcoming touches including a handmade loaf of bread, locally made biscuits and fresh flowers."

    excellent location, beautiful view of the harbour and abbey with a car parking space outside for ease as well. We really enjoyed our stay and our boy's would love to stay again, which is high praise indeed!

    Reviewed by SarahApr 2022

  • "Loved our stay at the cottage."

    A very high standard ,with little extras very much appreciated.Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by CandisMar 2022

  • "We had a wonderful stay at All Aboard and will definitely return."

    It was spotless, comfortable and had everything we could have needed.

    Reviewed by MaureenMar 2022

  • "It was like home from home"

    Reviewed by DavidMar 2022

  • "I booked this property for my daughter, son in law, little boy and their dog."

    Upon arrival she was felt the extra touches like flowers, milk, biscuits etc made it seem more personal. It had a home from home feel. The cottage was very clean and warm. She was thrilled with how close the cottage was to the town. It made it so convenient to go back in the middle of the day when her little boy needed a sleep or some downtime. A bonus was the parking right outside the cottage and not having to drive round looking for parking spaces. She would definitely go again.

    Reviewed by JulieFeb 2022

  • "One of the nicest places we have ever stayed!"

    Spotless, great location. Thank you.

    Reviewed by StephanieFeb 2022

  • "The cottage was tastefully decorated with all facilities and impeccably clean, very thoughtful welcome gifts, we certainly will be returning."

    Reviewed by BarbaraFeb 2022

  • "We had a lovely stay at all aboard great location,lovely house with all the facilities you need,very comfortable and clean,we would highly recommend staying here,lovely town,great bars and restaurants and fantastic fish & chips!"

    ! What more could you ask for

    Reviewed by JamesDec 2021

  • "Fabulous house."

    Very homely. Fresh flowers, bread, fruit and milk. Decorated for Christmas. Would love to go back. Loved the other little extras, including the earplugs for the early train, although we didn't need them as we are early risers.

    Reviewed by AngelaDec 2021

  • "Excellent holiday cottage."

    Warm, comfortable, clean, well equipped. Great location for short walk to all of Whitby’s many attractions. Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by HelenNov 2021

  • "Spotlessly clean, rooms smelt gorgeous, extremely well equipped with quality utensils and furniture."

    Ideally situated just 5mins walk from town. 10 -15 min walk to beach. Lovely homemade bread for us and fresh flowers make you feel very welcome. This is the best property we've had through Sykes and we've had about 15 in last 3 years.

    Reviewed by SusanNov 2021

  • ""WOW"..."

    . this cottage was amazing from start to finish. On arrival we went into the cottage which smelt amazing, then were welcomed with milk in the fridge, fruit in the bowl, a lovely homemade loaf of bread and a jar of treats to help ourselves to for our four-legged friend. Kitchen is fully equipped with all you need for self catering and even had tea, coffee, sugar, oils, salt, pepper, vinegar etc. Lovely set out of the cottage with living upstairs and sleeping down, beds were comfy and bedding was lovely and crisp and the towels smelt amazing, in bedside drawers were earplugs in a lovely organza bag.. For those who don't want disturbing by the morning train. Fantastic cleaning cupboard filled with all you need, it is a real home from home experience and really well kitted out. Loved watching the steam trains and people just going about their day sat out in the flagged garden and all they asked of us was.... to water the plants, which was a pleasure to do for such a fantastic stay. Local facilities 5 mins walk away.

    Reviewed by ThomasOct 2021

  • "Fantastic base for all the sites to visit and close to the town center."

    Be prepared for the trains but thats why we booked this lovely place. We had no complaints at all very well equipped spotlessly clean cannot fault our stay at all. Whitby is a fantastic place to visit and very very dog friendly even a lot of the cafes had doggy tables .

    Reviewed by BeverleySep 2021

  • "Great location."

    The level of furnishings was excellent and the amount of essential consumables left for us was really appreciated along with the warm welcome. Will be recommending to friends and family

    Reviewed by AndrewAug 2021

  • "Very well presented accommodation with everything supplied, superb little touches that really made the difference to other places we have stayed."

    We would definitely return.

    Reviewed by KeithJul 2021

  • "Fantastic cottage in a great location."

    Reviewed by CarolJul 2021

  • "Spotless property with allthe comforts of home, loved the flowers and fresh fruit awaiting us."

    Being right net to the North Yorkshire Moors Railway its a steam buffs dream location but it's well within reach of the twon centre. This was our second visit to all abourd and I'm sure we will be back. Superb week in an outstanding property.

    Reviewed by AndyJun 2021

  • "The cottage was spotlessly clean."

    It was really well equipped, in a great location and had a parking space which was very welcome in Whitby. The little touches from the owners were much appreciated - you could tell that they really cared about their property

    Reviewed by GailJun 2021

  • "Excellent location."

    Private parking space. 5 minute walk to the centre of whitby. Ideal if you like the steam engines, as they go past meters from the back patio. Comfortable, clean and all mod cons.

    Reviewed by AnnaMay 2021

  • "The Cottage was spotlessly clean."

    Everything you need. Big bonus having parking. Also only 5 min walk to Restaurants and shops.

    Reviewed by WendyMay 2021

  • "Excellent location."

    .private parking which is super important in Whitby..and great view of the steam trains

    Reviewed by CarolMay 2021

  • "Excellent communication with Sykes cottages, will definitely use again."

    However the owners of this house must be congratulated for their attention to detail. It’s the small things; hotel quality coat hangers, a decent iron, effective hair dryer, sharp knives and for the first time in many years of self catering a steamer. Well done, spotlessly clean and exceptionally welcoming. Thank you

    Reviewed by CatherineApr 2021

  • "When we arrived we walked into a lovely clean, safe and warm environment and the house stayed warm all the week we were there."

    The kitchen was very well equipped, it made a change to find that all the knives in the knife block were nice and sharp and a sharpener in the drawer to keep them that way, all too often that is not the case also plenty of pots, pans and glasses etc. All in all we spent a very pleasant week in Whitby at this house, close enough to the centre to be handy for shops and restaurants but far enough away to be nice and quiet. I would highly recommend this property.

    Reviewed by DavidOct 2020

  • "Brilliant little cottage in a great location."

    Everything you need and more. Welcome pack, dog biscuit, Neflix, WiFi, ear plugs (for trains and seagulls). Neither bothered us. Great local walks and near to the the town and harbour. Very very clean and cosy. The train was fascinating to see but not very frequent. The owners went out of there way to help with a local purchase. Parking is a bonus in Whitby as well. We had a lovely week and would stay in All Aboard again given the opportunity.

    Reviewed by JacqulineSep 2020

  • "A perfect base in Whitby."

    The cottage was extremely clean and well equipped. The trains passing at the bottom of the garden were a highlight of the holiday.

    Reviewed by KarenAug 2020

  • "The owners of this cottage go the extra mile and make you feel they really care about your comfort with nothing missing and lots of extras that you don’t get elsewhere."

    It’s spotlessly clean and truly home from home . They even leave you earplugs to try and stop the noise of the early morning seagull cry’s , we didn’t use them but they are there if you need them.

    Reviewed by PhilJul 2020

  • "Ideal in every form and I am sure to return."

    Reviewed by NeilFeb 2020

  • "Holiday cottage was exceptionally clean and in the right position to enjoy the centre of Whitby, plenty of useful information books and leaflets on hand."

    We will return again in the future.

    Reviewed by KarenJan 2020

  • "We had a really nice break at this cottage which was very well equipped, clean, warm and very comfortable, we loved the fact that we could walk into Whitby which had lots to do and see."

    We were amazed at the small details like lots of toilet rolls, soap, shower gel, washing up liquid, dishwasher tablets, coffee pods for machine, milk, tea, coffee, bin liners, dog biscuits, even shopping bags. We would highly recommend this cottage to anyone wanting a break in Whitby.

    Reviewed by GrahamNov 2019

  • "This property was one of the best we have stayed in."

    The cleanliness was superb, the touches added by the owner with fruit and flowers was appreciated and the location was great for access to the town without a car being needed. Being right next to the steam railway was a bonus.We would certainly want to stay there in the future.

    Reviewed by PeterOct 2019

  • "A fantastic place."

    Will definitely be back.

    Reviewed by AndyOct 2019

  • "First of all to say that the house was excellent all round is an understatement."

    It has the wow factor as soon as you enter. It is very well situated being just a short walk/hop into the centre of town and to the railway and bus stations. The Coop supermarket just 5 minutes by foot away is well stocked. The location means that you can head out of town in several directions quite quickly.Could not find fault with the property.

    Reviewed by IainOct 2019

  • "Perfect stay!"

    The cottage was well equipped, clean, warm and in an ideal location with parking. We loved it so much we've already booked for next year!

    Reviewed by DebraSep 2019

  • "Fantastic accommodation in a brilliant location."

    This is by far the best holiday cottage we have stayed in, in over 30 years. The owners went above and beyond to provide everything we could want, even left biscuits for the Dog.

    Aug 2019

  • "A comfortable cottage in an excellent location (very handy for shops and transport for those holidaying without a car - the passing steam trains are a bonus!"

    ). The cottage has been very recently and tastefully modernised. It was scrupulously clean and very well equipped, with additional welcoming touches which were much appreciated.

    Reviewed by AngelaJul 2019

  • "A fabulous property in a great location, spotlessly clean with a lot of nice touches left to make your stay an absolute pleasure."

    Reviewed by KevinMay 2019

  • "Brilliant base."

    Fab views! Clean and airy! Comfy beds. Little gift of fruit and flowers on arrival! Definitely going back to this place. For train lovers the steam engines run by closely!!!

    Reviewed by AnnaMay 2019

  • "All Aboard is a very good holiday cottage."

    the living here is easy.The kitchen is very very well equipped with every thing you could possibly enjoyed the nice new king size bed. perhaps we could have preferred less powerful air freshener and strongly perfumed hand wash.

    Reviewed by SallyMay 2019

  • "Another great week in All Aboard really nice coming into flowers, tea/coffee and fruit bowl, bedding really clean and fresh, disappointed we're unable to book for September as fully booked, need to be quicker as getting busier."

    Reviewed by JeanApr 2019

  • "This holiday rental is fabulous, it has its own private parking space too which is a bonus in Whitby."

    The cottage is spotless throughout and spacious too and it has everything you could wish for. The beds are comfy with lovely bedding and really nice towels in the bathrooms . The owners have really put a lot of thought and hard work into this place. Yes some nights you do hear the odd seagull but they even provide ear plugs for this if needed be but we never used them as it wasn't a problem for us during our 4 night stay. It is only a short gentle stroll into the main parts of Whitby. We would highly recommend this place to everyone it is FABULOUS. Thank you for our stay x

    Reviewed by Stuart & JulieApr 2019

  • "All Aboard is a fantastic place to stay, ideally located for the centre of whitby, or to use as a base for exploring the local villlages along the east coast."

    It's a little gem.

    Reviewed by AliceFeb 2019

  • "Great property in a good location, lovely views over whitby and the railway line, watching the steam trains, 2 minute walk to town centre, and parking space at property!"

    Just lovely!

    Reviewed by JoanneNov 2018

  • "Sounds like a cliche but this really was home crom home."

    Cottage was spotlessly clean and had everything we needed. Amazing views and it was lovely to watch the steam trains passing by. Very welcoming touches on arrival - tea/coffee/milk & biscuits, bowl of fruit and a lovely vase of flowers on the table. I would definitely recommend it. We looked to book for the same dates next year, but unfortunately the price has more than doubled which has put it out of our price range.

    Reviewed by AngelaOct 2018

  • "The property was excellent, the views over the railway to the marina and Abbey beyond were pure Whitby."

    (Ignore the Car Park) The cottage had all mod cons and they all worked.

    Reviewed by DavidSep 2018

  • "It was really nice to come in to a nice welcome pack especially the lovely bowl of fruit, very clean, bedding really nice, couldn't have picked a better week weather wise, looking forward to coming back next year."

    Reviewed by JeanSep 2018

  • "Excellent touches, flowers , fresh fruit etc."

    The best holiday home we have ever stayed in. Owners need to be congratulated on their very high standard . Please pass on a personal thankyou.

    Reviewed by AlanSep 2018

  • "This is a well thought out lovely cottage everything was spotless ,lots of ..."

    This is a well thought out lovely cottage everything was spotless ,lots of complementary touches I would recommend this to anyone Thankyou

    Reviewed by JulieAug 2018

  • "A few minor points, because all of the electrical equipment is in the open plan ..."

    A few minor points, because all of the electrical equipment is in the open plan living area this space would benefit from a fan as can get very hot- luckily we took one with us Would be a nice touch to have a visitors book we have found other people’s comments helpful in planning days out and where to eat If your going to leave information on walks make sure they are up to date ie number for padlock on gates

    Reviewed by KarenJul 2018

  • "Superb accommodation ideally sited for walk into to town very good WiFi added bonus of steam trains passing your window"

    Reviewed by PhilJun 2018

  • "Waking to a steam train under the front window, what could be better?"

    You get plenty of waving practice with this property responding to all the railways passengers on the north Yorkshire Moors Railway. Having its own parking and I easy reach of the town centre All Aboard is a great base for seeing Whitby and the surrounding area

    Reviewed by AndyJun 2018

  • "Loved it all 100 percent fantastic."

    Can't wait to come back to the same cottage next year . Was absolutely amazing.

    Reviewed by StephanieJun 2018

  • "Everything about this cottage has been finished to an extremely high standard from decor to furniture and facilities."

    Very impressed.

    Reviewed by MichaelJun 2018

  • "There was nothing to fault about the cottage."

    It was ideally situated to explore Whitby and the rest of North Yorkshire. My husband really enjoyed the proximity of the steam trains.

    Reviewed by MaureenMay 2018

  • "We were disappointed with the amount of steps to enter the property from the car park."

    Were unaware of this until we received the final instructions. Feel this should be shown on the initial advertising.

    Reviewed by JMay 2018

  • "Fantastic cottage close to Whitby town centre with allocated parking outside."

    Really clean and well-equipped. Would certainly recommend.

    Reviewed by AnneApr 2018

  • "Fabulous cottage best we have stayed in and Netflix was a great suprise ."

    Definitely booking again .

    Reviewed by KarenMar 2018

  • "We have been visiting Whitby for the past 25 years and All aboard is by far one of the most perfect accommodation's we have stayed in."

    I am very fussy about cleanliness and All aboard did not disappoint, the facilities and location were also perfect. We have already booked for next year to avoid disappointment !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :) A FABULOUS PLACE TO STAY

    Reviewed by JaneFeb 2018

  • "Immaculate cottage with everything you could possibly need."

    Milk for tea and biscuits were a lovely touch too after a long drive. My husband and dog really enjoyed themselves and although we did not use them the picnic bag and selection of games were really lovely unexpected surprises. We hope to book again but hopefully for a longer stay next time as we found ourselves very upset to leave such a beautiful place. Thanks again from Mr & Mrs Hayes and Pepsi the dog x

    Reviewed by ErinJan 2018

  • "Very nice cottage, spotless, great facilities, great location, will be back again soon"

    Reviewed by CraigJan 2018

  • "We've already booked for next year!"

    The cottage has just been refurbished and is finished to a high standard, everything you need is in the cottage.

    Reviewed by AlanNov 2017

  • "All aboard cottage is a credit to the owner, very clean warm and cosy."

    The setting was ideal for our needs with parking just outside the front door. Thanks and highly recommend this property

    Reviewed by JasonNov 2017

  • "Lovely cottage very clean and comfortable excellent interior,little touches like milk coffee etc was very welcome on arrival."

    Would gladly book this cottage again next time we are going to Whitby for a holiday.Close to the town not much of a walk 10 mins at most.

    Reviewed by CaroleOct 2017

  • "What a difference from the last time we were down, cottage was spotless and comfortable there's always something different to look at even the weather was much better this time, looking forward to going back down to All Aboard in March."

    Reviewed by JeanSep 2017

  • "Beautiful cottage."

    Great view. Wish it was mine.lovely to see the steam train pass outside cottage. Just down the road to bus station and railway.very convenient. Had a great time.

    Reviewed by AngieSep 2017

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  • Over two floors
  • Two ground floor bedrooms: 1 x king size, 1 x twin with 2'6 beds
  • Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • First floor basin and WC
  • First floor open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, washing machine, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, Smart TV with Freeview + Netflix, Blu-ray DVD, radio, iPod dock, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 1 car, Additional parking is available in neighbouring car park (4 min walk across railway)
  • Rear enclosed patio with furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 mins walk
  • Coast 5 mins walk
  • Note: Steam trains pass by the property, please check NYMR timetables for full details
  • Note: The property is accessed by 11 steps down to the entrance door.

The property

All Aboard cottage is maintained and cleaned by the owners. This fabulous, modern, mid-terrace cottage, in a quiet area of the historic port of Whitby, is set in a superb position with views towards the harbour and abbey.

All Aboard is ideal for families wanting to enjoy a traditional seaside holiday, while still being within easy reach of the wonderful scenery of the North York Moors.

With upside down accommodation, entry is on the first floor, where there is a bright and sunny open plan living area with a well-equipped kitchen and comfortable seating.

Downstairs there is a small snug twin bedroom and a double bedroom with door leading to patio area with furniture.

With the added benefit of off road parking, rarely found in Whitby, the cottage provides a lovely holiday home all year round.

Relax on the patio and watch the steam trains puff their way into the station.

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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 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. 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.

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If your booking can't take place due to a COVID-19 lockdown in the UK or Ireland, you can request a change of date or receive a full rental charges refund.

Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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