Short Breaks in Whitby

Planning a holiday to Whitby in North Yorkshire? There’s so much to do while you’re there. Immerse yourself in Whitby town’s famous history with a visit to the Captain Cook Memorial Museum or the gothic ruins of Whitby Abbey. The centre of Whitby is full of amazing fish restaurants and don’t forget to try their local speciality - smoked kippers. You could even enjoy a portion of fish and chips while watching the boats come and go in bustling Whitby Harbour.

Let our friendly customer service team help find the best self-catering accommodation for your trip. Our properties come in all shapes and sizes. Need a dog-friendly holiday home on the Yorkshire Coast with sea views? How about a romantic bolthole for two, or a larger property for families? No problem. Many of our holiday cottages also come with extras including private parking, en suite bathrooms enclosed gardens and hot tubs.

Whitby is also the perfect location for exploring the wider area. Spend a day or two visiting the North York Moors National Park where you can enjoy an outdoor adventure or take a bracing walk through the stunningly dramatic scenery. North Yorkshire has something for everybody, whether you’re looking for an action-packed holiday or somewhere to relax and unwind.

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Short Breaks in Whitby

  • Mallard Cottage

    North Yorkshire

    From: £335

    For a 3 night stay
    Sleeps: 4VIEW PROPERTY
  • Cottage in North Yorkshire

    North Yorkshire

    From: £476

    For a 3 night stay
    Sleeps: 2VIEW PROPERTY
  • Daffodil Cottage

    North Yorkshire

    From: £398

    For a 3 night stay
    Sleeps: 2VIEW PROPERTY
  • Cedar View

    North Yorkshire

    From: £348

    For a 3 night stay
    Sleeps: 2VIEW PROPERTY
  • Barn in North Yorkshire

    North Yorkshire

    From: £392

    For a 3 night stay
    Sleeps: 2VIEW PROPERTY
  • Saucy Sals

    North Yorkshire

    From: £305

    For a 3 night stay
    Sleeps: 2VIEW PROPERTY
  • The Cowshed

    North Yorkshire

    From: £558

    For a 3 night stay
    Sleeps: 4VIEW PROPERTY
  • Mill House

    North Yorkshire

    From: £465

    For a 3 night stay
    Sleeps: 4VIEW PROPERTY
  • White Horse Cottage (was Seals Cottage)

    North Yorkshire

    From: £409

    For a 3 night stay
    Sleeps: 4VIEW PROPERTY

More locations in Yorkshire

There are so many lovely traditional seaside towns and villages in this part of Yorkshire. Don’t miss a trip to one of the other lovely market towns in the area, each with its own unique reason to visit.

  • Scarborough
  • Bridlington
  • Robin-Hoods-Bay
  • Filey
  • Harrogate

Things to do in Whitby

Whitby Abbey

Uncover the haunting beauty of Whitby Abbey, perched on a dramatic cliff overlooking the North Sea. This iconic ruined abbey inspires awe with its Gothic architecture and literary connections to Bram Stoker's Dracula. Explore the atmospheric ruins, soak in the panoramic views, and immerse yourself in centuries of history.

Address: Whitby Abbey, Abbey Lane, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO22 4JT

Whitby Harbour

Discover the enchanting charm of Whitby Harbour, a picturesque haven where the sea meets the historic town. Stroll along the bustling waterfront, indulge in fresh seafood, and soak in the maritime atmosphere. Admire the iconic swing bridge, colourful fishing boats, and the famous 199 steps leading up to Whitby Abbey. Address:

Whitby Harbour, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3EN