22 of the Best Whitby Holiday Cottages for you to Consider

Staying in a self-catering holiday cottage is a popular choice when visiting Whitby. Here are 22 of the best Whitby Holiday Cottages for you to consider.

Holiday Cottages are perfect if you're celebrating an event and have a bigger family or want to spend time with a group of friends. They offer a lot more independence than a hotel or B&B which is great if you love to cook or just want some quality time together in a place you will always remember. Here are 22 of the best Whitby holiday cottages for you to consider. Listed in no particular order.

1. The Boathouse

The Boathouse holiday cottage in Whitby

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This beachfront property is in a perfect spot looking out over Whitby Harbour. We love the subtle, clean, seaside theming and spacious patio. We could sit back and watch the world go by for hours on end here. You can't get a more central location than this. Literally, step out of your accommodation into Whitby Town and enjoy the abundance of pubs, shops, restaurants and even arcades on your doorstep. This is a one bedroom holiday cottage that features a kitchen with a microwave, fridge, and a bathroom with a bath, a hairdryer and a washing machine. At high tide, you are completely surrounded by water and at low tide, you are on the beach. What a magical place for a holiday! 

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2. Seashell Cottage

Seashell Holiday Cottage in Whitby

Just a six minute walk from the beach, Seashell Cottage is totally tucked away in a pretty courtyard right in the town centre. This one bedroom holiday cottage in Whitby packs so much character and charm. Perfect for a couple looking for a cosy retreat, it is beautifully decorated throughout and a little piece of heaven tucked away from the busy town. This holiday features a fully equipped kitchen, free Wifi and even allows dogs. It's a great base for those who like to be right in town to explore.

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3. Tenby Cottage

Tenby Cottage in Whitby

Tenby Cottage in Whitby can sleep up to six guests across three spacious bedrooms. It is perfect for families looking to stay in Whitby. It has a fully equipped kitchen so you can prepare packed lunches for long days out. If you don't fancy trying another local restaurant you will have everything you need to cook, and dining space to eat together. This holiday home also features a terrace where you can enjoy some peace and a good book. There is free Wifi as well as free onsite parking available here and a log fire to warm you up after a day of adventures.

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4. Griffin Cottage

Griffin holiday cottage in Whitby

Griffin Cottage is spacious, beautifully decorated and even allows you to bring your dog along for the holiday too. This cosy three bedroom cottage is in a fantastic location just a six minute walk from the beach and a stone's throw from Whitby's famous landmarks, pubs, restaurants and shops. There is a patio here, a great spot to enjoy a morning coffee, free private parking and free Wifi. We absolutely love the interior and pretty seaside theming here. This is a beautiful choice to make Whitby memories together.

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5. Old Kipper Cottage

Old Kipper Cottage in Whitby

Old Kipper Cottage is a delightful holiday home located just 100 yards from Whitby Abbey. The property is full of character and there isn't a single straight line in this building which adds to the cosy cottage charm. We absolutely love that this property features a garden, it's just perfect to spend time in during the warmer months and a little bit of peace from the bustling town. This holiday cottage has four bedrooms, so it is surprisingly spacious, with a fully equipped kitchen, patio, garden and free Wifi. Dogs are allowed here too, so bring them along for the fun.

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6. Paradise Cottage

Paradise Cottage

A great location, free Wifi and free onsite parking are all available at Paradise Cottage. This holiday home features three bedrooms, a kitchen with everything you could possibly need, a TV, a seating area and two bathrooms with a shower. This holiday home is beautifully styled and perfect for families or friends as it sleeps six. This cottage boasts views of Whitby Abbey and is within walking distance of plenty of pubs, restaurants and shops. 

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7. Jet Cottage

Jet Holiday Cottage

Located just off Flowergate is the very charming Jet Cottage. This location is just perfect as you are so close to all that Whitby and the surrounding coastline have to offer. This cottage has been newly renovated and is located next door to Amber Cottage. It is a great idea to stay across the two if you are staying with another family or meeting friends. Together these two properties sleep eight people. The holiday home features two bedrooms, a TV, a very well equipped kitchen with a microwave and a fridge, and one bathroom with a shower. Wifi is free and dogs are allowed to stay here too.

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8. Beyond The Harbour

Beyond the Harbour

This three-bedroom Victorian townhouse is just a five-minute stroll from the picturesque Whitby Harbour. It's been fully refurbished and is clean, stylish and spacious. The reviews cannot speak more highly of this lovely cottage which means guests visit again and again. The property features three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, a spacious dining area. There is free Wifi available here and we think this is a great place to make your base when staying in Whitby.

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9. Threadneedle Cottage

Threadneedle Whitby Holiday Cottage

Right in the heart of Whitby is Threadneedle Cottage, a bright two bedroom holiday cottage that is just full of charm and character. It's a lovely place to take the family for a relaxed holiday together. The location of Threadneedle Cottage is ideal as it is right in the centre of Whitby. You won't have to venture far at all to find plenty of restaurants, shops and pubs. Pets are allowed here and there is free Wifi throughout the property.

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10. Caedmon House

Caedmon House

Named after the first known English poet, Caedmon House is a beautiful holiday home that has been recently refurbished to an incredibly high standard. This property can sleep up to six people and shows off with its panoramic views of Whitby Harbour and the surrounding coastline. This stylishly decorated cottage is set on the grounds of Whitby Abbey. It is pet friendly and guests boast in the reviews about how peaceful and quiet it is after around 5 pm.

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11. Farndale Cottage

Farndale Whitby Cottage

Farndale Cottage offers a fantastic base in a great location for your next Whitby adventure. Right next to the harbour and Whitby's beaches, Farndale Cottage sleeps up to six people across four spacious bedrooms. The property features an impressive open plan kitchen/diner with everything you should need to make the most of your stay. We love how this property is decorated in coastal themed shades. At the front of the property, there is an enclosed courtyard with a table and chairs providing a wonderful ambience on a summers evening, we can picture ourselves sitting back here with a glass of wine. Perfection.

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12. Whitby Sea View Cottage

Whitby holiday cottage with a sea view

Fancy staying in an 18th Century Grade 2 listed building with sea views from every room? We can't imagine anything better! Whitby Sea View Cottage is literally a minute from the beach, it features two lovely bedrooms, a spacious living room, a fully equipped kitchen and dining area and a bathroom with a bath. The cottage has been completely renovated, however, it still retains its original charm and character with the old beams on the ceilings. This is a wonderful cottage choice if you want to switch off and totally reset.

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13. Hagstone Cottage

Hagstone Cottage

This two-bedroom cottage is located in the heart of Whitby. Both bedrooms here have en suites and it can sleep up to four people. The cottage features an open plan living area with a kitchen, dining and sitting area. This lovely cottage has a real cosy and homely feel to it with a wood-burning fire to enjoy after a long day. Dogs are allowed here, there is a garden to enjoy and free Wifi. 

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14. The Old Post Office

The Old Post Office holiday accommodation in Whitby

The Old Post Office is such a unique property. It's set within the small village of Ruswarp. This is an ideal location to explore Whitby with a loved one but not quite in the hustle and bustle. The Cottage itself has been fully renovated to a very high standard throughout while keeping its unique charm. The open plan living space makes the cottage feel spacious and welcoming. Pets are allowed here and there is free Wifi to make use of. With outstanding reviews, this is a great choice for your next visit to Whitby.

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15. Clarence Cottage 

Clarence Cottage

Clarence Cottage is just five minutes from Whitby beach, so it's in a great location. It is spotlessly clean and well organised. Reviews boast that communication regarding the stay is excellent and the hosts are friendly and more than accommodating. The Cottage has two bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, and offers free parking. This is a fantastic choice for a cosy cottage getaway.

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16. Endeavour Cottage

Endeavour Holiday Cottage in Whitby

Only three minutes from the beach, this holiday cottage shows off with its peaceful beachfront views. It has two bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, TV and a seating area to just relax and enjoy each other's company. Previously a Fisherman's residence, this cottage packs plenty of character. The memory foam mattresses will ensure you have a great night's sleep so that you're totally refreshed and ready to explore! This cottage is dog friendly and offers free Wifi and nearby parking.

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17. Paddock Cottage

Paddock Cottage in Whitby is dog friendly

Paddock Cottage is an award-winning holiday home that features pretty garden views, and a patio to enjoy a little alfresco lunch – bliss! The garden is south facing and enclosed so you get the sunshine all day too. This property boasts three bedrooms and up to three dogs are allowed to stay here free of charge. Here you are set back from passing traffic but only a few minutes from the Harbourside and its plenty of great pubs, quirky shops and delicious restaurants. With free parking and free Wifi too this cottage is a great option.

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18. Salt Bay

Salt Bay holiday home in Whitby

Salt Bay is a simply stunning property. It can sleep up to four guests in one king size room and a twin room. Our favourite thing about this property is of course that it features a hot tub! What a perfect way to relax after a long hike or just to celebrate a special occasion. The enclosed patio is wonderful in the warmer months to enjoy. There is private parking for three cars, free Wifi here and pets are allowed to join in the fun as well. We think this is a great choice for those celebrating something special.

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19. Arundel Cottage

Arundel Cottage

Arundel Cottage provides everything you need for a really cosy and homely stay. Reviews boast about how comfortable the beds are, and we definitely do not disagree! This property is decorated clean and modern in style and boasts a spacious dining room to enjoy with the family. The location is fantastic as it is just 450 yards from Whitby Museum. The holiday cottage features three bedrooms, free parking, free Wifi and pets are allowed.

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20. Dolphin Cottage

Dolphin Holiday Cottage in Whitby

Dolphin Cottage is a gorgeous renovated cottage in the heart of Whitby that has two bedrooms. It is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing break beside the sea. The holiday home also features a TV, an equipped kitchen with a microwave and a fridge, and one bathroom. Reviews boast about how great the location is as everything you could wish to see in Whitby town is within walking distance, they also mention how spotlessly clean this property is. Free parking and free Wifi are also available here.

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21. Holiday Cottages in Whitby – Storm Cottage

Storm Cottage

Holiday cottages in Whitby have a number of apartments and cottages set across Whitby and some just outside Whitby too. One of our favourites is Storm Cottage which is neatly tucked away by the famous Swing Bridge. It retains many of the cottage's original features yet it is furnished in a modern way. Meaning you get all the charm of a cottage but, a fresh, clean and cosy interior. This cottage sleeps two people and is a lovely little romantic getaway. They offer free Wifi and dogs are accepted for a small charge.

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22. Whitby Cottages

Cuddy Cottage by Whitby Cottages

Whitby Cottages offer a variety of cottages across Whitby and some just outside Whitby too. The Cottages all welcome dogs free of charge. Converted from a Georgian wash house, Cuddy Cottage is a great option for two people. It's a compact cottage in a great location just off Church Street. The cottage has been renovated to a very high standard, we love the underfloor heating and fully equipped kitchen. Cuddy Cottage is accessed through a communal yard which itself is lovely to see. Here you have free Wifi and parking available.

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