LOCATION and area

Whitby and the surrounding area have it all. A wonderful holiday beckons whatever your age, tastes or pastimes:  

  • Visit the historic Abbey, St Mary's Church and climb the 199 Steps
  • Take a steam train ride on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway
  • Learn about Captain Cook at the Memorial Museum
  • Explore the delights of the National Park
  • Visit fishing villages of Robin Hoods Bay, Runswick Bay and Staithes
  • Take a trip on the pleasure boat or try your hand at fishing for day
  • Visit Bram Stoker’s Dracula Experience or take a nightly ghost walk.
  • Enjoy the many local bars, restaurants, cafes and shops.


There is a train station and regular buses to the mainline stations of Scarborough and Middlesbrough.   There is unrestricted street parking outside the cottage and nearby. Alternatively parking permits for all the long stay car parks are available by contacting the tourist information centre.  https://www.discoveryorkshirecoast.com/whitby/