Holiday Cottages In Whitby

Many of the cottages in Whitby have stunning coastal views, some of which include Whitby harbour, so you can enjoy the traditional daily spectacle of the fishing boats coming into port with their catches. With a wide range of properties from charming cottages with original features to spacious townhouses for the whole family, you may just find your perfect self-catering holiday property listed on Cottages Direct.

The famous explorer James Cook began his seafaring career as an apprentice in Whitby, working for John Walker and living in the attic of his 17th century house situated on the harbour. Whilst this isn’t available as a holiday cottage to rent in Whitby, it is well worth a visit during your stay. In this stunning period building you will find the Captain Cook Memorial Museum, boasting an amazing collection of original charts, drawings and letters by James Cook, along with information about his explorations and the dangers he faced along the way.

Self-Catering In Whitby

As a fishing port, Whitby offers self-catering visitors the opportunity to sample amazingly fresh, locally caught fish and seafood. There is a popular market in the harbour, where on certain weekdays you will find Whitby’s fishermen selling their catches. Make your own delicious dishes for friends and family in your self catering holiday cottage, or take advantage of the professionally prepared cuisine available in one of the many restaurants.

The impressive ruins of Whitby Abbey are a must-see attraction. The original building dates from Anglo-Saxon times and served as a monastery until the Vikings destroyed it during raids. Like so many of England’s beautiful Abbeys, Whitby surrendered to Henry VIIIs dissolution of the monasteries in the 16th century. Today visitors come to enjoy the stunning views and take an audio tour of the Abbey, which will transport you back in time.

Booking Accommodation In Whitby

It is fast and easy to find and book your Whitby self-catering accommodation through our website. Cottages Direct do not charge booking fees, so we can often give good value for money and with a portfolio of properties listed, you may just find the perfect one for your break. We offer direct booking, which gives you the advantage of being able to make use of the property owner’s local knowledge.

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Things to do in Whitby
Whitby harbour

The picturesque town of Whitby lies in an enviable location on the beautiful North Yorkshire coast and is a well-known fishing port. The River Esk flows into the North Sea right next to the town and with such a wonderful setting, along with many interesting attractions, it is easy to see why Whitby is popular with visitors throughout the year. In the warmer summer months there are plenty of things to see and do in Whitby - you can enjoy sitting on the beach or paddling in the sea, and with museums to discover, the ruins of Whitby Abbey to explore and many more attractions, there is also lots to do on cooler days too.

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Self Catering holiday accommodation near Whitby, North Yorkshire for 2 people returned 31 results

Bruno's LodgeBruno's LodgeEasy book
7 nights starting 03/10/2020: £195.00Sleeps: 2
Ground floor cottage sympathetically converted from farm buildings. Bedrooms: 1
Kirkbymoorside, North YorkshireView Shortlist
700106/1Availability Updated 26/06/20200More details
Partridge CottagePartridge Cottage
7 nights starting 18/09/2020: £275.00Sleeps: 5
Great walks, cycle rides, Wood burning stoves, pet friendlyBedrooms: 2
Filey, North YorkshireView Shortlist
236371Availability Updated 02/07/20200More details
Penny's PlacePenny's PlaceEasy book
7 nights starting 22/08/2020: £280.00Sleeps: 2
Ground floor cottage sympathetically converted from farm buildings.Bedrooms: 1
Kirkbymoorside, North YorkshireView Shortlist
700106/2Availability Updated 03/07/20200More details
 OLD SCHOOLHOUSE, "York Apartm OLD SCHOOLHOUSE, "York ApartmEasy book
7 nights starting 18/07/2020: £280.00Sleeps: 4
SELF CONTAINED GROUND FLOOR APARTMENTBedrooms: 2
GUISBOROUGH, North YorkshireView Shortlist
237548Availability Updated 27/06/20200More details
Pennysteel CottagePennysteel CottageEasy book
7 nights starting 07/11/2020: £370.00Sleeps: 5
Unique 19th century, oak beamed, stone fisherman's cottage on sea front Bedrooms: 3
Staithes, North YorkshireView Shortlist
4361797/1Availability Updated 29/06/20200More details
Clitherbecks Farm - WhitbyClitherbecks Farm - Whitby
7 nights starting 11/07/2020: £390.00Sleeps: 7
Well presented and very comfortable year roundBedrooms: 2
Danby, North YorkshireView Shortlist
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GreystonesGreystonesEasy book
7 nights starting 05/09/2020: £430.00Sleeps: 4
Two bedroomedBedrooms: 2
Kirkbymoorside, North YorkshireView Shortlist
700106/3Availability Updated 26/06/20200More details
The Old DairyThe Old Dairy
7 nights starting 31/07/2020: £440.00Sleeps: 2
Situated in open countryside yet only 10 mins from Scarborough's superb beachesBedrooms: 1
Scarborough, North YorkshireView Shortlist
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Alice Cottage Robin Hood's BayAlice Cottage Robin Hood's Bay
7 nights starting 08/08/2020: £450.00Sleeps: 6
Views over the Bay and surrounding countrysideBedrooms: 2
Whitby, North YorkshireView Shortlist
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Harvester CottageHarvester Cottage
7 nights starting 30/10/2020: £455.00Sleeps: 5
Patio Doors open into gardens, with views overlooking the grounds and play areaBedrooms: 3
Pickering, North YorkshireView Shortlist
235952Availability Updated 29/06/20200More details
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