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High Ridge

Whitby, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 950258)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • Mrs Jones
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    “This was our second visit to High ...”

    This was our second visit to High Ridge.

    This was our second visit to High Ridge. The only criticisms are minor. There is a problem with finding anywhere that's lit well enough to apply make-up. Lighting in the bedroom is dim and prevents reading in bed. The bath towels had seen better days and didn't dry you after a shower! Despite this the property is comfortable, relaxing and we will return for a third time. Good idea to add parking permits too!


  • Smoke-free
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Seaside

The property

With stunning views over the coastline and the abbey, this duplex apartment is quietly tucked away in the centre of Whitby.

Set in a converted Victorian building, it provides the perfect bolthole for couples wanting to enjoy the many attractions in this popular seaside town.

There is a communal entrance with stairs leading up to the apartment, which is situated over the second and third floors.

With upside down accommodation, the cosy sitting room is at the top and features large Velux windows, taking in the spectacular views over the red roof tops to the sea and ancient abbey, a lovely place to relax in after a busy day out.

The bright and cheerful bedroom, along with a modern bathroom and compact kitchen are located on the floor below.

The kitchen also benefits from a large window, where you can sit at night and watch the twinkling lights of the town.

Ideally placed, all amenities are on the doorstep, with numerous restaurants, pubs, quaint tea rooms and wine bars to sample.

Explore the labyrinth of quirky narrow streets and ginnels, stroll down to the harbour and head over the famous swing bridge to the cobbled market place.

You can work up an appetite by climbing the 199 steps up to St. Mary's church and the abbey, or take an invigorating clifftop walk along the Cleveland Way, with breathtaking views along the dramatic coastline.

The long sandy beaches are a delight, lined with brightly painted beach huts, while the pretty gardens in Pannet Park, along with the art gallery, are well worth a visit.

The surrounding area has much on offer, whether it's a trip on the steam train exploring the North York Moors or discovering the pretty fishing villages of Robin Hood's Bay and Staithes, this superb little property is ideal for a romantic break, any time of the year.

Sleeping arrangements

  • Bedroom 1

    1 x double bed


Over second and third floors. One second floor double bedroom. Second floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Second floor kitchen. Second floor dining area in hall. Third floor sitting room with dining area.


  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, TV with Freeview, DVD, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop, pub and seafront 5 mins walk
  • Note: This property has steep cottage stairs, may not be suitable for guests with limited mobility. Note: The parking is approximately 200 yards from the property in a parking zone on the road side
  • The permit will be provided on arrival

About the location


Robin Hood's Bay 6 miles; Scarborough 19 miles; Pickering 20 miles; Guisborough 22 miles.

The ancient fishing port of Whitby lies at the mouth of the River Esk and is ideally situated for exploring this beautiful part of Yorkshire, with its superb coastline and close proximity to the spectacular North York Moors. Whitby is a charming and atmospheric town of winding streets and hidden alleys, with a picturesque harbour, safe sandy beaches and of course the Abbey, reached by the famous 199 steps.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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