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Captains Cottage

Whitby, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 1077853)


Yorkshire Coastal Cottages rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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12 Customer Review(s)

  • Jason

    “Issue with television which was passed onto their team which was not resolved.”

    They offered a £50 reduction which they re aged on, left the place cleaner than we entered, Fire blanket missing, shame don’t keep to there words and actions especially as it was their offer and they didn’t follow through and made excuses after the fact.

    They offered a £50 reduction which they re aged on, left the place cleaner than we entered, Fire blanket missing, shame don’t keep to there words and actions especially as it was their offer and they didn’t follow through and made excuses after the fact.

    - Jason, September 2023

    Thanks for your feedback, the cottage TV has a firestick with a full range of live and on demand programmes. We've double checked, and the fire blanket is located on the back of the kitchen door. If concerns with cleanliness or maintenance are raised on arrival, our housekeeping team are more than happy address these. Property Owner


  • Over three floors
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x second-floor twin, 1 x bunk
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with electric fire
  • Central heating with electric fire
  • Gas range and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Enclosed patio with seating
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.4 miles, pub 0.1 miles. Note: Property not suitable for disabled access

The property

Settled in the charming seaside town of Whitby in North Yorkshire, is this delightful, terraced house, Captains Cottage.

Set over three floors and sleeping up to six guests, Captains Cottage is an idyllic setting for a getaway to the seaside, surrounded by the scenic North York Moors National Park and within easy reach of Robin Hoods Bay and Scarborough Castle.

Be welcomed into the well-equipped kitchen, where you can look forward to conjuring up a delicious feast for your guests as they set the table and uncork a bottle of wine.

After a hearty meal, head to the sitting room where you can fire up the electric fire, put your feet up and relax in front of your favourite film on the TV.

Continue the evening out on the enclosed patio, where you can discuss plans for the days ahead over drinks.

When sleep calls, retire to one of three tastefully decorated bedrooms, a double, a bunk and on the second floor, a twin, all perfect for catching your rest.

Kick-start your day with a refreshing shower, before setting out for the day to explore.

Take a leisurely stroll into the town centre, where you will find a host of activities available including, Whitby Whale Watching where you can take to the seas and spot the beautiful creatures, embark on the Dracula Experience, learn more about the local area at the Whitby Museum, or take the Whitby Cliff Lift down to the glorious beach, where you can spend a day soaking up the sun, building sandcastles or paddling the shores.

Nearby is the quaint fishing village of Robin Hoods Bay, where you will find an informative museum as well the National Trust site of The Old Coastguard Station.

Pack up the car or hop on the train and take a day trip to the resort town of Scarborough, where you can visit the medieval Scarborough Castle, enjoy a picnic in the lush Secret Garden or make memories at the Alpamare UK waterpark where you will find a wave pool and slides, as well as a spa with relaxing sauna and steam room.

However, you choose to spend your time in North Yorkshire, be sure to choose Captains Cottage as your home-away-from-home.

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About the location


Robin Hood's Bay 5.5 miles; Scarborough 19.3 miles; Pickering 23 miles; Guisborough 21.5 miles.

The seaside town and port of Whitby lies at the mouth of the River Esk in the Scarborough district of North Yorkshire. Ideally situated for exploring this beautiful part of Yorkshire, the local area hosts an array of activities so you can be sure to get the best out of both the countryside and the coast. From the nearby North York Moors to its Blue Flag beaches, there's something here for everyone. Amongst its many attractions, Whitby holds a charming atmosphere, home to winding streets and hidden alleys, where you can find a wide selection of eateries and shops scattered amongst them. Take a trip to the picturesque harbour and lighthouse to watch the sun set or get involved in some whale watching or a coastal cruise to watch the creatures up close. Climb the famous 199 steps to the Whitby Abbey to immerse yourself with history, or visit the Captain Cook Memorial Museum presenting historical and ethnographic exhibition about Cook himself. Close to the Robin Hood's Bay, rich in heritage, wonders and scenic spots, and in easy reach of the bustling towns of Scarborough and Middlesbrough, Whitby is a prime location for exploring all of the delights that Yorkshire has to offer.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas