Tate Cottage

Whitby, Whitby

  • 3 Star Gold
  • Beautiful two bedroom period cottage in Whitby

You can book this property from:

  • £404 per week
  • £58 per night
  • 3 Star Gold


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 double bed
  • Bunk beds to sleep 2


  • 1 WC
  • Towels not provided
  • Bath


  • Family friendly
  • Travel cot


  • Garden or courtyard
  • Enclosed garden or courtyard
  • On-street parking

How far to...?

  • Beach 1 mile
  • Pub 0.1 miles
  • Shop 0.5 miles

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Welcome pack

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 4:00pm
  • Check out: 9:00am

  To give our cleaners enough time to complete the additional cleaning and sanitising that is currently needed to keep our guests safe, check-in and check-out times at the majority of our properties have been temporarily revised. The revised times for this property are reflected above.

Read the full Access Statement for this property.

Access Statement


Access Statement


Property Name: Tate Cottage

Description: House


Pre-arrival and local facilities


Nearest bus stop: Church Street, 70m

Nearest train station: Station Square, Whitby, 1.1km

Nearest petrol station: Sainsburys, Stainsacre Lane, 2km

Mobility equipment hire is: Esk Valley Mobility Unit, Church Stret, 500m

Nearest food shop: Co-op, Langbourne Road, 1.1km

Nearest pub/restaurant: Middle Earth Tavern, 170m


Arrival and car parking


Type of parking available: Street

Number of spaces available: N/A

For what sized car: Any

Parking surface is: Tarmac

Is the parking level: Yes

Is there good space to unload once parked: Yes

Distance to property from parking: 25m plus

Distance to nearest public parking area: 25m plus

Is it pay and display? Free

The width of the path to the property is: 96cm

The number of steps to the entrance is: 8 (steep and narrow)


Main entrance


The main entrance door width is 75cm

Number of steps to the main entrance is: 8

The height of the key safe is: 140cm

The height of the key hole is: 100cm

How many other entrances to the property are there? 0

The other entrance door widths are: N/A

Number of steps to the other entrances: N/A


Living and dining rooms


Type of flooring: Carpet

Width of doorways: 73cm

Is there good space between furniture? Yes

Is the furniture movable or fixed? movable




Type of flooring: Linoleum

Width of doorways: 73cm

Worktop height: 88cm

Is oven set high or low? Low

Fridge height: 84cm to top

Freezer height: ice box in fridge

Is crockery stored in high or low cupboards: High

Is any equipment stored externally or away from the main kitchen, and if yes, which and where? no


Bedrooms and landings


How many floors does the property have? 2

Number of steps between floors: 12

Type of flooring: Carpet

Width of the doorways:

Bed sizes: 3-4ft, 5ft

Is the bedroom furniture movable or fixed? Movable


Bathrooms and cloakrooms


Type of flooring: Linoleum

Width of the doorways: 67cm

Is there an accessible or adapted WC? No

Is there an accessible or adapted bath or shower? No

Is there a ground floor WC? No

Is there a ground floor bathroom or shower room? No

Does any bath or shower have a grab rail or handle fitted? No

Is there any shower where access is level rather than a step up? No


Outdoor facilities


External areas are firm and level and stepped

Is permanent seating provided? No

Is there outside lighting? Yes

Is there colour contrast of critical surfaces? Yes

Are there footpaths to follow for visually/mobility impaired? Yes

Are there barriers to entry into any part of the garden? Yes, gate

Are there any other hazards? Light shaft (pit) to property below (grill over)




Is there a landline telephone for guests to use? No

If yes, does it accept incoming calls only or incoming and outgoing calls?

Mobile phone reception information: All networks, moderate to good

Closest public telephone is:

Can you easily access an electrical socket in all rooms without having to move furniture (not cloakrooms or bathrooms)? Yes

Are electrical sockets generally set low or high? Low

Do you provide speciality alarms for hearing or sight impaired guests? No


Additional relevant information


Please add further details on any accessibility items or restrictions found at the property:  

This access statement has been completed by the owner and Ingrid Flute’s is not to be held responsible for the content therein.


Tate Cottage is a cosy two bedroom period cottage which is situated in an elevated position just off Whitby’s historic Church Street. Set back from the road and accessed by a flight of steps, it is away from the hustle and bustle yet only a 5 minute walk away from the cobbled streets of the old town with its numerous bistros, cafes, and boutiques. The famous 199 steps ascending to Whitby Abbey are only a short walk away and the lovely marina is situated opposite the cottage.  Beautifully presented with lots of personal finishing touches, this charming cottage boasts many traditional features such as original fireplaces and a wood burning stove in the lounge for those cosy evenings. Views over the marina can be enjoyed from the bathroom and there is a secluded patio area where you can sit and take in the fresh sea air. Equipped with a modern kitchen and dining area this cottage is the perfect base for a small family or romantic break by the seaside.

Several steep steps lead up to the property.

Entrance into the lounge:
Lounge: 3 seater sofa, chair, TV with Freeview, DVD player, wood burning stove.
Kitchen/Diner:  Dining table and 4 chairs. Electric oven, hob and grill, microwave, fridge with ice-box. Feature fire with cast surround.
Under stairs cupboard: Ironing board.

Bedroom 1: Double bed, dressing table, wardrobe, washbasin, bedside tables and lamps, full length mirror.
Bedroom 2: Full size bunk beds, tallboy wardrobe with drawers. Feature fireplace. 
Bathroom: Bath, electric shower over bath, washbasin, toilet, drawers. Views across the marina.

Pets: 1 dogs welcome.
Parking: On-street parking on a first come first served basis.
Heating: Gas central heating, wood burning stove.
Garden: Small patio area for seating.
Short breaks: Accepted all year round.
Notes: Please bring your own towels. No smoking at this property. Unlimited WiFi is available free of charge. Mobile phone signal is variable.

Pub: 0.1 miles Shop: 0.5 miles


Area Information

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.