This charming period cottage converted from a tannery, dates back to the 1660s and is located in the heart of the old town within a cobbled yard to the rear of the famous old Coaching Inn off Church Street. It has maintained many period features like beamed ceilings made from ships timbers. An excellent base from which to explore the old town and close to lots of good eating places.
Lounge/ Kitchen: TV with Freesat, L shaped sofa. wood-burning stove style electric fire, fridge freezer, electric cooker with grill and oven, microwave. Table and chairs.
The whole of the first floor is open plan with a double 'cabin' bed with access to only one side via a ladder, a second double bed, wardrobe and chest of drawers. A TV with built in DVD player. A ladder takes you to an overhead gallery which has two single beds suitable for children.
Bathroom: Bath, shower over the bath, toilet and washbasin.
Pets: One well-behaved dog is welcome.
Garden: Small seating area to the front of the property.
Parking: No parking provided. Council car parks nearby. You can obtain a weekly car parking ticket from the Tourist Information Centre near the harbour.
Heating: Gas central heating.
Short breaks: Not accepted at peak times.
Notes: Towels are provided. Mobile phone signal is strong. Unlimited WiFi is available free of charge.
- Saturday changeover
- Sleeps 4
- 1 Bedroom
- 1 Pet allowed
- WiFi available
- Sorry, no garden/courtyard
- 1 Bathroom
- Bed linen provided
- Bath towels included
- Nearest shop: 0.1 mile away
- Nearest pub: 0.1 mile away
- 0.2 mile from the coast
The cottage is in a superb location so central for everything. We loved it and would definitely go back. Everything was great. We love Whitby and the cottage was purfect for us. Thank you.Mr R Grant - 3rd April 2016
Absolutely brilliantMrs S Cutts - 17th January 2016
Whitby is a popular choice for visitors all year round. It is well known for its long sandy beach and delicious seafood. The river Esk flows through the town to the sea and cottages are perched on the hills on each side, with cobbled streets and historic yards providing a maze of places to explore. The town has a fantastic mix of modern shops and services, traditional stores and boutique shops. Whitby jet continues to be made into beautiful jewellery and sold in a number of shops. There are plenty of excellent restaurants which serve local fish and seafood, as well as a wonderful choice of cafes and tearooms.
The ruins of Whitby Abbey stand dominantly on the clifftop and can be reached by climbing the 199 steps from the old town. The Abbey is said to have been the inspiration for Bram Stoker's novel Count Dracula, and its gothic splendour is the perfect place from which to take in some truly stunning views over the town, harbour and coastline. Whitby harbour is steeped in history and visitors can see where British explorer Captain James Cook first worked as an apprentice before setting sail and discovering Australia. A statue of this great explorer stands proudly above the town, along with some huge whalebones, a sign of the town's maritime history. The harbour is a buzz of activity and you can enjoy early mornings watching the fishing boats come ashore before getting first choice of their catch of the day.
There's always something happening throughout the town, with festivals and fairs are held throughout the year. These include Whitby Folk Week and the Whitby Regatta, and there are two popular Goth festivals each year. For more information on Whitby and the surrounding area and local events see our Yorkshire Coast Guide and the Festivals & Events Guide.
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