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Mews Cottage

Whitby, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 1015784)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
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8 Customer Review(s)

  • Mr Cooper

    “In over 30 years of self catering this is one of the very best places we have stayed.”

    The Sykes description was accurate - it is accommodation full of character, skilfully designed, well decorated and maintained, clean and spacious. It is also furnished to very good standard and well equipped.

    The Sykes description was accurate - it is accommodation full of character, skilfully designed, well decorated and maintained, clean and spacious. It is also furnished to very good standard and well equipped. We felt very comfortable here. To cap it off, it was in a brilliant position, quiet, by a beautiful park but really close to the centre - with parking. Excellent.

    - Mr Cooper, April 2021

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The property

Mews Cottage is a charming period property located off Whitby’s prestigious St Hilda’s Terrace, near the lovely Pannett Park. The cottage benefits from its own private parking, a real boon in the centre of town.

It is finished to a very high standard, offering spacious accommodation for five people.

A ground floor bedroom and bathroom are a real advantage for visitors with mobility issues. Park your car immediately in front of the cottage and enter the hallway which leads to a light and welcoming sitting room with views over the town towards the harbour.

Relax on the comfortable sofas and, in a quieter moment, borrow a book from the small library.

There’s also a TV/DVD and WiFi for entertainment at the end of a busy day sightseeing.

A dining area completes the space. Double doors link the dining area to a large kitchen, fitted with stylish contemporary units.

The ground floor also has a pleasing single bedroom, decorated in sunny shades, plus a bathroom with a bath, shower over, basin and WC. Moving upstairs, a beautiful king-size double bedroom with en-suite shower room awaits.

The décor is so restful and organic: willow-patterned fabrics, a real wood floor and exposed beams, with a lovely easy chair and lamps for reading.

Wake up to views over to the harbour. Across the landing, there is a twin bedroom, tastefully decorated in lavender hues, also boasting long-reaching views towards the town and harbour.

Wooden flooring and an original (decorative) fireplace add old-world charm. To the outside is a small area with seating.

Pull up a chair, pour yourself a coffee and breathe in that lovely seaside air – instant rejuvenation! A short stroll and you are right in the heart of the thriving harbour, with bustling restaurants, cafes and bars which line the waterfront.

Rest a while and watch the world go by as pretty boats depart for the heritage coast and children drop their crabbing lines into the River Esk.

It’s a wonderful atmosphere. The Yorkshire coast is a heady mix of rugged cliff tops, quaint fishing villages, peaceful bays and miles of long sandy beaches.

Robin Hood’s Bay is a fossil hunter’s paradise and the village, with its maze of cobbled streets leading down to the beach, is picture-perfect.

Further south, Bempton Cliffs are home to nearly half a million seabirds, including puffins, making this stretch of coastline the UK’s largest mainland seabird colony. With so much to see and do, one visit may not be enough.

Mews Cottage is a homely and refined base from which to explore this stunning part of the UK.


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x ground floor single, first floor king-size double with en-suite shower room with shower, basin and WC, 1 x first floor twin. Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with dining area.
  • Electric oven, hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, TV, DVD,WiFi, selection of books. Bed linens and towels included. Private parking for one/two cars outside the property. Small courtyard area with seating. Shops, restaurants, harbour 5 mins’ walk.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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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.

Parking: Private parking for one/two cars outside the property.
Wifi available within the property

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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