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Located on Yorkshire’s spectacular coastline, Whitby is one of the UK’s most popular destinations. Alongside the town’s picturesque harbour and sandy beach, you’ll see Whitby Abbey sitting proudly and no shortage of fish and chips. Or hop on a boat ride to see seals and dolphins swimming in the bay.
If you’re looking for a unique coastal stay in the beautiful region of Yorkshire, Whitby is the perfect choice. kate & tom’s can make that stay even better with a choice of beautiful holiday homes just a stone’s throw from the famous sights and coastal delights.
Visiting Whitby immerses you in both coastal and countryside experiences. The historic seaport itself has a fascinating history and provides a beautiful spot to watch the fishing boats bring in the latest catch. Further along, you can also enjoy the sandy shoreline – it’s perfect for sandcastles and paddling in the waters.
The River Esk flows through the town and adjoins both east and west of the town by the well-known ‘swing-bridge’. Here you can explore the area’s history and heritage and visit its main shopping streets and fish market.
Going further afield, Whitby sits within the North Yorkshire and Cleveland Heritage Coast area. This is a protected spot with some of the highest cliffs in England. Moving along the coastline takes you to other charming towns and villages, such as Staithes and Robin’s Hood Bay.
If you want to admire more of the Yorkshire countryside, going inland takes you into the North York Moors National Park. This beautiful area is ideal for walking adventures to enjoy its unspoilt splendour. Plus, why not hop aboard the North Yorkshire Moors Railway from Whitby station to admire the scenery, including one stop you might recognise from the Harry Potter movies.
The town of Whitby is steeped in history, and there are plenty of cultural and heritage sites to explore during your stay. The town’s links to Captain Cook offer a fascinating insight into the famous explorer’s life in this area, and you can check it all out at the Captain Cook Memorial Museum. This spot also inspired numerous literacy tales, including Bram Stoker’s Dracula – there’s even a Dracula Experience along the seafront, which takes you through the story and its connections to the town.
Another draw to the area is Whitby’s charming boutique shops and unique streets. Here you can learn about the famous Whitby Jet jewellery, and if you’re self-catering in Whitby, why not stop of eats at one of its many renowned seafood restaurants – and of course, don’t forget to try the fish and chips!
Sitting above the town, you’ll see Whitby Abbey. If you’re feeling energetic, the 199 steps leading to the Benedictine ruins will certainly be worth the climb.
Whitby is the perfect destination for a cottage holiday experience. Family and friends will love the charming atmosphere and numerous things to do. Plus, there’s a wide selection of holiday cottages in Whitby, ideal for all party sizes.
Choosing a luxury self-catering cottage in Whitby opens up a world of foodie experiences, including back at your accommodation. Sample the best fresh fish and cook up a storm in your own kitchen – kitted out with everything you could need. Our Whitby cottages also give you life’s little luxuries, including hot tubs, swimming pools, and games rooms – you’re spoilt for choice!
Our collection of holiday cottages in Whitby gives you the freedom to explore the area and relax in luxury for the ultimate family break. There are options for 10, 20 or even 30+ guests, so no one has to miss out on the fun. That’s especially true with dog-friendly cottages, allowing you to take your furry friends along.
Whether you’re planning a celebration with family or organising a reunion with all your friends, holiday cottages in Whitby are the ultimate setting. Need any help? Email [email protected] to start planning your seaside stay.