Foresters House

Whitby, North York Moors & Coast(Ref. 1015670)

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Superb 17th century property with three bedrooms, beautifully furnished and perfect for a seaside holiday, with the beach and harbour a few yards away. Very stylish and a central position on the cobbled Church Street in Whitby's charming 'old town', with its quaint shops, pretty tea rooms and wonderful restaurants, Foresters boasts superb decor and views of the harbour. It's perfect for family and friends and spacious, a lovely property in an excellent location.

Although provided with parking vouchers the zone is very far away and parking in Whitby is very expensive and challenging to find spaces

The central location and flat were great though can be noisy due to location but parking was .ain negative issue.



Ground Floor
This lovely and very spacious apartment is approached via a flagged courtyard with a small vestibule.

Stairs lead to the kitchen, which has a gas oven and hob, fridge, freezer, microwave, dishwasher and washing machine.

There is a dining area with a table and chairs to comfortably seat six - enjoy meals together and pre-dinner drinks whilst keeping the cook company!

The kitchen leads to an inner hallway which in turn leads to a wonderful, large, beamed sitting room with the original wooden floors, rugs and lovely antique furniture - the windows overlook Church Street and you can catch a glimpse of the famous bridge, harbour and sea!

There is comfortable seating, a large screen TV and DVD player and an original fireplace with gas-fired real flame effect fire - it's both luxe and cosy at the same time!

First Floor

To the upper floor is the fabulous large master bedroom, again overlooking Church Street, with large sash windows giving the room incredible light; it has the original fireplace (for display purposes only), a comfortable, king size bed with a luxurious faux fur throw and a built-in closet. The master bedroom has a smart en-suite shower room with double-size shower, WC and hand wash basin.

There are two smart twin bedrooms with full size 3' beds – one in shades of greys and white and the other in accents of duck egg blue, with a hint of a coastal theme.

A stylish house shower room has a corner shower, WC and hand wash basin.






Foresters House is located in Church Street on the east side of the river, in the Old town of Whitby.

We loved the quirkiness of the cottage

We had everything we needed. It was in a brilliant location, close to all amenities. Very clean. The welcome pack was very much appreciated.

What's on nearby?



There’s many great exhibits that show the vast history Whitby really has.


Situated on the top of Whitby’s East Cliff, it’s one of the most popular tourist destinations in the seaside town.


Climb the famous 199 steps for glorious views of the harbour and the town of Whitby.


A wide range of art exhibitions on a regular basis or enjoy a tour of being informed on Captain Cook’s voyages of discovery.


Brave the Dracula Experience tour where you’ll hear the story of Dracula and the connections to Whitby.


The beaches are sandy and golden and the a pretty harbour – with its famous swing bridge – is edged with stylish wine bars and award-winning restaurants.


Catch Whitby crabs from the harbour or simply watch the sun go down over the old town.


Why not come during the two Goth Festivals, during Folk Week or the wonderful Regatta? All of which are incredibly popular extravaganzas that take place annually.

Other Info

A superb three bedroom apartment, near the beach and harbour, dating back to the 17th Century.

Notes to guests
Guest Comments

Wi-Fi: Free Wi-Fi included.

Utilities: All utilities, bed linens and towels are provided. Welcome hamper with quality Yorkshire goodies on arrival.

Pets: Pet-friendly; up to 2 dogs are welcome at £30 per pet per stay. Note – during January and February, there’s a special offer of one dog is welcome free of charge; a second dog is charged at £30 per stay

Parking: Parking scratch card/s provided for 24/7 on-street parking on West Cliff. On-street parking also available c. 200 yards away on a first come first served basis, also Pay & Display car park close by approximately £6 per day.

Extras: Lovely welcome hamper on arrival of Yorkshire goodies

Although provided with parking vouchers the zone is very far away and parking in Whitby is very expensive and challenging to find spaces. The central location and flat were great though can be noisy due to location but parking was .ain negative issue.
Mr Campbell
We loved the quirkiness of the cottage. We had everything we needed. It was in a brilliant location, close to all amenities. Very clean. The welcome pack was very much appreciated.
Mrs Gaines
Great property enhanced by its quirky features and great location Please please provide a wheely bin and recycling bin
Mr Webster
Excellent location in Whitby, close to all the amenities. Property was clean and well furnished. We would definitely recommend this property.
Mr Richardson
We did love this cottage and the location was amazing. Beds were so comfy and linens and towels lovely and clean. Nice a spacious for family gatherings. We thought the welcome basket was a lovely touch. However, we had an 11 month old baby and my grandmother who walks with a crutch with us, and the stairs leading to the property posed a problem. They were mentioned when booking, however I think it should really state how steep they are, as there was no pram access, and my grandma really struggled getting in and out even tho she is an able walker. Check in and out was far to late and early considering the keys need picking up and dropping off the other side of whitby. We were told the late check in was due to the cottage needing to be cleaned after guests which is fine, but to be fair, lots of previous guests items were in the cottage, so leads us to believe the cleaning wasnt that thorough. Location again we loved so nice to sit and watch the world go by in the cosy living room, however the noise was so bad, I understand it's an old cottage and restrictions might be in place for windows etc, but staying in a cottage which is sold as child friendly this surely should be a factor as it was far too noisy. So much so myself, husband and parents didnt sleep much at all during our entire 3 night stay. We did love the quirky feel of the cottage, and would stay again if it was just adults and able bodied people, however I dont think its suitable for small children and elderly people.
Ms Lumley
We have stayed at this cottage many times before because great cottage, great location, great service. Not a problem for us at all but as an old cottage it is quite noisy from the street.
Mr Dixon
Foresters house is a lovely cottage, perfectly situated in Whitby. The only minor problem we encountered was there was no drying facilities for clothes, and parking is a bit of a nightmare, but neither of these would prevent me from returning to the house.
Miss Sibson
We had a fantastic time in Whitby, Foresters House was lovely, clean and spacious. The location was brilliant. And thank you for the grocery starter bag, much appreciated........Dawn Shepherdson x
Mrs Shepherdson
The property desperately needs updating, in particular the front double bedroom should be double glazed. The extractor fan in the en-suite is not working and no fire escape as only one entrance via the kitchen and all windows locked or bolted. Parking facilities in Whitby were confusing and cost of parking near the property very expensive. We were woken up early every morning by delivering drivers reversing alarms and engines and it was sometimes noisy at night with people talking and shouting outside. We don’t think the property was top end as advertised. The position was great being central, beds were comfortable and the lounge well furnished with comfortable settees. We loved Whitby and enjoyed exploring the Moors and coastal areas but would not want to stay in this property again.
Mrs Ashworth
Please see my email dated 7th September 2020.
Miss Robinson
Beautiful quirky cottage. Ideally situated for all amenities. Would definitely return again.
Wilford Party
We have stayed in serveral cottages in Whitby and this is our favourite. More spacious than other properties and an excellent location. We will be booking it again. Welcome pack a good surprise, it was excellent. First booking with Yorkshire Coastal Cottages. Very efficient. Will use again.
Smith Party
Beautiful building. We would certainly book with Yorkshire Coastal Cottages again. Thank you for the lovely welcome pack. This was very much appreciated!
Griffiths Party
Beautiful! The welcome pack was a lovely touch and the contents were excellent, well chosen and high quality. A beautiful cottage, very cosy with all facilities necessary and more. Excellent location in centre of the action. Had a lovely holiday. Thank you!
Christine Pollard
Magnificent! Many thanks. Hope to be back (yet again)
The Heffernan Party
Another wonderful week! See you again soon I hope.
Great house! We had a lovely time exploring Whitby. And walked to Robin Hood's Bay! We found some fossils and went on the ghost walk.
Enjoyed our few days very much, everything we needed. The welcome pack was very useful.
The Griffiths Family
We have had a great time exploring Whitby. The weather was amazing - very sunny! Climbed the 199 Steps and visited the Abbey. Walkd along the pier and found you can climb the light house. Had great fish and chips at Trenchers near the station. Lovely breakfast just on the next street down at Jane's Cafe. Managed to get out to Robin Hood's Bay and look for fossils and caught the steam train from Goathland to Pickering Foresters House has been a great place to stay, perfect location and had everything we needed. Thank you.
The Hancock Party
Had a great four day stay at this lovely cottage. Plenty of activities. Hope to return sooon.
Pelling Family
What a fantastic, stylish, clean and well-appointed property. Lovely location, lots to do and see. Yorkshire Coastal Cottages are the best company to deal with. Thank you for the superb welcome hamper. We shall be back!
Anne and Tony Fountain
Brilliant weekend in this beautiful home for a 40th birthday celebration. Hope to be back soon.
Sue and David Custon
Our second visit; had a lovely stay as always. We recommend the yellow boat trip and walking the 199 Steps.
Hirst Family
A delightful, quirky cottage. Had a very good week. The 199 Steps are killers!
Richardson and Jones Families
Lovely cottage and great location for exploring Whitby. Amazing bedrooms and great accommodations. Silver Street Fisheries are the best for fish and chips!
The Bradleys
Very clean and well looked after cottage. Great location. We've had a great week - recommend 4 Seasons. Try to see Staithes and Robin Hood's Bay.
Vigrass Family
We had a lovely stay at Foresters House, weather was great, cottage was cosy, we couldn't fault it.
K Lister and P Dixon
Beautiful cottage, superb location, all the family had a great time, even Toby our dog enjoyed it on the beach.
Sue and Derek
Thanks a lot for allowing us to stay in this nice, warm, comfortable cottage! We’d love to come back to Yorkshire: it’s so pretty!
T and C Nice
We’ve had a fantastic week here at Foresters House. The house itself was beautifully clean when we arrived and the welcome pack of key supplies was a very thoughtful touch. This has served as a great base for our trip. We would definitely recommend the cottage and Whitby for a great holiday and would come back.
Shroud Family and Friends
We've had a lovely stay at Foresters House. We can thoroughly recommend Eden Camp, North Yorks Railway, Sandsend and Robin Hood's Bay. We love Whitby - the old town and small yards are stunning, very pretty. We would love to return.
The Taylor Family
What a lovely, charming cottage - in an excellent central location in Whitby. Nice to see so many original features, sympathetically retained - a real home from home for us. Enjoyed Whitby itself but also Staithes, Robin Hood's Bay and Castle Howard!
Pannell Family


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