Famous for its stunning coastal walks and easy access to the North York Moors, Whitby is a great place to visit with your dog. Here are 9 dog and pet friendly hotels and bed and breakfasts in Whitby.
Many of us wish to take our pets with us on family holidays and our four-legged friends seem to enjoy the beach as much as we do. Thankfully, there are plenty of dog and pet friendly hotels and B&Bs in Whitby, allowing you to bring your much-loved pooch for a seaside holiday.
Nestled in the heart of Whitby town, Discovery is a fantastic option for both you and your pet. Just minutes away from the beach, Discovery accommodation is a brilliant choice if you’ve got your heart set on a coastal morning walk with your four-legged friend. All of Discovery’s properties have the requisite flat-screen TV, tea and coffee facilities and private bathrooms. Across Discovery’s sites, you’ll have a choice of a standard room, or upgrade to a mini-suite if you prefer to have access to a kitchenette or lounge.
This intimate B&B is just a 15-minute stroll into town. Both rooms boast views across the beautiful Esk Valley, and there’s a cosy guest lounge where you can put your feet up at the end of a busy day exploring. You can expect attention to detail at Moor Edge, where you’ll be treated to Whitby Rock and biscuits on arrival. From a steaming bowl of porridge to a full English, the extensive breakfast menu will set you a treat up for your Whitby adventuring. Vegetarian and Vegan options are available.
After a little bit of luxury? A stone’s throw from the beach and a ten-minute drive from the bustling Whitby Town, the four-star The Raithwaite Estate offers a great base for you and your furry companion.
Set within 80 landscaped acres, the grounds alone are worth a visit. Take your pick from the spacious, individually designed rooms, each with a bathrobe and slippers, and make sure you take advantage of the indoor pool and spa after a day out and about. With both on-site restaurants sourcing their ingredients locally, you’ll be spoilt for culinary choice. Head to Hunter’s Lounge for breakfast, while the Brasserie serves French-influenced Yorkshire fare. With allocated dog-friendly areas of the Hunter’s Lounge, you can bring your pet along too.
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 past the hotel, a perfect seaside walking and hiking route for both holidaymakers and your dog.
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 offers a central location just a short walk to the shops and attractions of Whitby's East Side. Not all rooms are dog friendly, so check when booking to ensure the room is dog friendly. Dogs are also permitted in the bar when clean and on a lead but not in the restaurant.
Arundel House offers dog-friendly accommodation located opposite Pannet Park. The guesthouse is conveniently situated within walking distance of the town centre, harbour, beaches 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. This charming Georgian manor house offers holidaymakers a quaint relaxing stay in the heart of Whitby town, for both man and dog alike.
Sanders Yard bed and breakfast is located right off the famous cobbled streets of Church Street. This charming bed and breakfast is located above Sanders Yard Bistro, where delicious 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 town, a short walk from most of Whitby's attractions.
Located in the centre of Whitby, The Dolphin Hotel offers some of the best harbour views in the entire town. Located close to Whitby Abbey, the Dracula Experience and the Captain Cook Museum, this dog-friendly Whitby hotel is the perfect base for your holiday. During the evening guests can enjoy the hotel's great selection of local cask & craft ales, ciders and a great range of wines. The Dolphin Hotel comprises six ensuite rooms that are both affordable and welcoming to you and your dogs.
The Pier Inn
Located directly on the harbour front, guests are treated to the idyllic views of Whitby Harbour. The Pier Inn offers a warm and cosy atmosphere that is unchanged throughout its history. All dog-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.
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