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On Winter & Spring holidays over £600.
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Explorers Rest

Whitby, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 1089100)

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  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


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The property

This wonderfully presented, third-floor apartment with full lift access enjoys a central location within Whitby, only a stride away from a range of amenities, including Whitby’s wonderful beach.

Stylishly presented throughout, Explorers Rest is the perfect sanctuary for couples looking to explore this charming town and the surrounding area, including the scenic North Yorkshire Moors.

After finding the designated parking space in the private underground car park, enter into the communal hall and locate Explorers Rest.

After a day of exploring, look forward to spending your down time in the open-plan living space; the sitting area is lovely spot to curl up on the settee and large foot stool and watch your favourite Netflix series on the Smart TV.

When you’re not sampling an award-winning restaurant, the modern kitchen comes well-equipped with all the essentials, so dust off those cookery books and impress your partner with a delicious meal!

Serve your culinary delights at the dining table, complemented with a glass of bubbly as you toast to a long-awaited getaway to this splendid location.

Take the evening outside to the private balcony, complete with bistro table and chairs, here you can reflect on the day’s events while overlooking the pretty foliage.

The stunning master bedroom comprises of a king-size bed and ample storage for your personal belongings, while the bathroom, with its bath and shower over facilities, is where you can begin your morning routine.

Enjoying a central location in the town, you won’t have to travel far to find an abundance of eateries; from classic fish and chip shops to well-establish restaurants and cafés, there’s something for all tastes and budgets.

Wander the quaint streets, browsing a range of independent shops, before strolling along the beachfront as the sun goes down.

The Blue Flag beach is ideal for an afternoon of sunbathing, as well as providing many watersport opportunities, with a picturesque lighthouse to walk up to.

Climb the 199 steps up to Whitby Abbey, providing glorious clifftop vistas at the top, or visit the Captain Cook Museum and learn the tales of the famous explorer.

With all this, along with the North York Moors for scenic walks and bike rides nearby, there's plenty to look forward with a holiday at Explorers Rest.


  • Third-floor apartment
  • One king-size bedroom
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining and sitting area
  • Balcony
  • Electric central heating
  • Electric oven and induction hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine
  • Smart TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. In rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. In rent
  • Designated parking for 1 car
  • Balcony with table and chairs
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.2 miles, pub 0.5 miles, beach 0.7 miles
  • Note: There is lift access from both the car park and the lobby

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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.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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Offer ends Monday 29th Nov, 23:59 (GMT)

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