Places to Stay in Whitby

If you’re planning a holiday on Yorkshire’s coast, make sure you visit Whitby. This traditional seaside town is overlooked by the gothic ruins of Whitby Abbey, mentioned in Bram Stoker’s famous novel, Dracula. That isn’t Whitby’s only famous connection. The Captain Cook Memorial Museum lies in a 17th century house in the town centre where a young James Cook used to live when he wasn’t at sea.

We can help you find the perfect place to stay in Whitby as we manage thousands of luxury lodges in the best holiday parks in the area. And we can make sure you get the best prices too. How about a family lodge only a few minutes walk from Whitby Beach? Or perhaps you’d prefer a cosy cabin with an en suite bathroom and hot tub within walking distance of the North York Moors National Park? We can help you find your ideal property in the perfect location.

At the heart of Whitby which is a wonderful place to sit with some fish and chips to watch the boats coming and going. Whitby has sandy beaches on both sides of the River Esk. East Cliff has a smaller sheltered dog-friendly beach, but West Cliff Beach is Whitby’s main beach. Stretching for two miles, you’ll find colourful beach huts, donkey rides, deckchair hire and a children’s paddling pool.

More locations in Yorkshire

The Yorkshire Coast is dotted with picturesque seaside towns with lovely sandy beaches. If you’re looking for a traditional bucket and spade holiday with interesting and unique places to explore, check out these great places.

  • Scarborough
  • Bridlington
  • Robin Hood’s Bay
  • Filey
  • Harrogate