The majestic countryside that surrounds the seaside town of Whitby is frequented by not only nature lovers and ramblers, but dog walkers.
Many of us wish to take our pets with us on family holidays, and our four-legged friends seem to enjoy the rolling hills, green fields and muddy tracks just as much as we do. This being said, it is important for many of us to find a place to stay that is happy to accommodate our furry friends. For this reason, we have comprised a list of nine dog-friendly hotels, guest houses and bed & breakfasts in Whitby for you and your pets to enjoy.
The Seacliffe Hotel
Located on Whitby’s famous North Promenade, the Seacliffe Hotel welcomes guests and their pets all year round. Its envious location overlooks Whitby beach and harbour entrance, with breathtaking views from Sandsend to Whitby Abbey. With nineteen ensuite bedrooms, a fully licensed bar, and a relaxing lounge area, The Seacliffe Hotel has everything you could wish for. The famous ‘Cleveland Way’ winds directly passed the hotel, a perfect seaside walking and hiking route for both holidaymakers and ‘mans best friend’.
Phone: +44 1947 603139
Address: 12 North Promenade, Whitby YO21 3JX
The Raithwaite Estate lies a little way out of Whitby centre and is luxury at its finest. There are two hotels on the Estate, the Hall which is home to the spa and leisure facilities, and the Keep which offers light and spacious rooms with a woodland backdrop. The courtyard duplex bedrooms are located near to the Hall, this accommodation type is based over two floors. Raithwaite offers seven luxury rooms for you and your beloved pet. These pet-friendly Courtyard Executive Duplexes include a queen-sized bed, a walk-in shower and a living room with space for an additional single rollaway bed.
Phone: +44 1947 661661
Address: Sandsend Road, Whitby YO21 3ST
The White Horse and Griffin
The ‘White Horse and Griffin’ is one of Whitby’s oldest buildings, dating back to the late 17th century. As well as being steeped in history, The ‘White Horse and Griffin’ is located east of the river, seconds from the coast. This is a perfect location for accessing all of Whitby’s seaside delights. Dog owners will be pleased with this hotels Warrior Queen room. The Warrior Queen is an ensuite room which has a super king bed or can be set as a twin room with 2 single beds. Dogs can stay with you in this room at an additional charge of £10. The Warrior Queen room lends particularly well to dog owners as they have their own direct outdoor access. Dogs are also permitted in the bar when clean and on a lead but not in the restaurants.
Phone: +44 1947 604857
Address: 87 Church St, Whitby YO22 4BH
Arundel House is a pet-friendly guesthouse located opposite Pannet Park, Whitby. The guesthouse is conveniently situated within walking distance of the unique town centre, harbour, beach and Abbey. Arundel House offers twelve dog-friendly rooms with only a small extra charge, one large or two small dogs can stay at a cost of £10 per dog per night. With a pet-friendly air, this charming Georgian manor house offers holidaymakers a quaint relaxing stay in the heart of Whitby town, for both man and dog alike.
Phone: +44 1947 603645
Address: Bagdale, Whitby YO21 1QJ
Sanders Yard bed and breakfast is located right off the famous cobbled streets of Church Street, Whitby. This charming bed and breakfast is located above Sanders Yard Bistro, where delicious boutique breakfasts are served daily and can be purchased for a discounted rate. Well behaved dogs are welcome at Sanders Yard for a small fee, yet it is advisable that guests discuss this with staff during the booking process. You and your lovable pets will find themselves in the very heart of the village, a short walk from most of Whitby’s attractions.
Phone: +44 1947 825010
Address: Sanders Yard, Whitby YO22 4BH
Located in the centre of Whitby, The Dolphin Hotel offers some of the best harbour views in the entire town. Seconds from Whitby Abby, the Dracula experience and the Captin Cook museum, you will never be stuck for daytime. During the evening guests can enjoy the hotel’s great selection of local cask & craft ales, ciders and a great range of wines. For lovers of gin, head to the ‘Gin Palace’ situated behind the hotel bar. With forty of the world’s best gins on offer, you are sure to find the right one for you. The Dolphin Hotel comprises of six luxuries ensuite rooms that are both affordable and welcoming to you and your dogs.
Phone: +44 1947 821455
Address: Bridge St, Whitby YO22 4BG
The Forge Inn
A little way out of Whitby town centre is a quaint, dog-friendly bed and breakfast known as The Forge Inn. Surrounded by lush green farmland, the Forge’s location alone is enough to bring guests from miles around. This family-run bed and breakfast offers a comforting family-friendly atmosphere, welcoming you and your beloved pets in from the Yorkshire countryside with a smile. Guests can enjoy a free breakfast, which has made this a popular choice among travellers visiting Whitby. For guests with a vehicle, free parking is also available. The Forge is favoured by those who wish to take advantage of the incredible dog-walking opportunities in the area.
Phone: +44 1947 811522
Address: 22 Main Rd, Aislaby, Whitby YO21 1SW
The Pier Inn
The Pier Inn encapsulates everything quintessential about an English seaside inn. Located directly on the harbour front, guests are treated to the idyllic views of seascapes and coastline that is often sought-after in Whitby. Above a bar and a listed building, The Pier Inn offers a warm and cosy atmosphere that is unchanged throughout its history, combined with all expected modern comforts. Rooms at The Pier Inn are furnished with a flat-screen TV, wardrobe and tea and coffee facilities. All pet-friendly rooms have en suite facilities with a shower. A full English breakfast is served each morning, and food is served in the pub throughout the day.
Phone: +44 1947 605284
Address: 4-6 Pier Rd, Whitby YO21 3PU
This picturesque refurbished Victorian house offers a comfortable Whitby stay for both you and your four-pawed friends. The guesthouse is a small seaside B&B situated 300yds from the sand and approximately 800yds from the harbour. Comprising of four en-suite rooms, this bed and breakfast strive to offer guests the feel of their very own holiday home in Whitby. With reasonable pricing and great locality, a relaxing stay is guaranteed for both man and dog alike.
Phone: +44 1947 604981
Address: 13 Normanby Terrace, Whitby YO21 3ES