Seashell Cottage

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A very pretty one-bedroom cottage close to the town centre, harbour and beach - the ideal romantic retreat!

A cute cottage and an idyllic setting for a romantic retreat, Seashell Cottage is located in a secluded courtyard setting yet in a central location, just a short stroll to the shops, restaurants, beach and harbour.

With chilled prosecco and chocolates on arrival to make it extra-special, enjoy the beach-inspired decor.

What a wonderful find

The perfect cottage in the perfect location.



Ground Floor

With lovely decor, which is inspired by the sea and beach in a soft pallete of creams, duck egg blues and soft greens, the ground floor is an open-plan living area which includes a comfortable sofa, TV with Freeview, a dining area to enjoy meals together and a kitchen with electric cooker and hob, microwave and fridge.

First Floor

The charming bedroom is on the first floor and overlooks the courtyard; it has a comfortable kingsize bed with crisp white bed linens and two built-in wardrobes with hanging space and shelves.

Second Floor

From the bedroom, stairs lead to a superb, good-size bathrom – we love the driftwod, shell and beach-inspired accessories! The bathroom has a bath with shower over, WC and double width wash basin with waterfall tap.


Outside the cottage is a pretty area with a bench and plants to sit and enjoy your morning cuppa or drinks in the evening.



This delightful Whitby cottage is located in the heart of the fashionable West Cliff area of Whitby, close to the town centre. Seashell Cottage is easily accessible by car, train or on foot.

Everything we needed

A fabulous cottage, so close to the centre of Whitby but so quiet, it was amazing.

What's on nearby?

Whitby Museum

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

Whitby Abbey

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

St Mary’s Church

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

Captain Cook Memorial Museum

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

The Dracula Experience

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

Whitby Beach

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.

Whitby Harbour

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

Whitby Goth Weekend / Folk Week / Regatta

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 cute cottage and an idyllic setting for a romantic retreat.

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Notes to guests

Wi-Fi: Free Wi-Fi included.

Utilities: All utilities, bed linens and hand/bath/tea towels are included. A chilled bottle of Prosecco and chocolates on arrival to make your romantic break even more special!

One well-behaved dog welcome at a cost of £30 per stay

Parking: Parking scratch card for on-street parking provided.


Seashell Cottage is located in the far left corner of Elders Yard, which is off Silver Street. Access from the road is through a metal gate and down a short alley that narrows to 80cm at the narrowest point. The alley leads to a lower courtyard, which leads via 5 steps at 20cm each to a top courtyard. The cottage is on the left.

The front door is 72cm wide, has a lever handle at 1M and a 10cm step up into the cottage. The ground floor contains the kitchen / lounge, which is carpeted. The lounge area has a 2 seat sofa, a central coffee table and a corner TV unit. Behind the sofa is an under stairs storage cupboard. The kitchen area has a number of floor cupboards, along with an under counter fridge/freezer, electric oven and hob. The laminate worktop is at 92cm and a microwave, toaster and kettle sits on top of this worktop. The boiler is located in the wall cupboard. There is a table with 2 chairs.

Stairs lead up from the ground floor to the 1st floor bedroom. There are 12 steps at 20cm each and a handrail on the left at 1M. The stairs are carpeted and are 60cm wide.

The bedroom contains a 5 foot bed with a mattress height of around 60cm and there are spaces around each side of the bed of over 1M. The room has 2 bedside tables, a single chair and 2 clothes storage areas to either side of the chimney breast.

A door leads from the bedroom to the second floor. The door is 65cm wide and has a lever handle at 105cm. Stairs lead up from the 1st floor bedroom to the 2nd floor bathroom. There are 12 steps at 20cm each and a handrail on the right at 80cm. The stairs are carpeted and are 70cm wide.

The bathroom is located in the roof space and is tiled and panelled throughout. The room is 2.3M high in the middle and 85cm at 2 sides. The room has laminate flooring. The room contains a WC, a double width basin with vanity unit below, a bath with shower over and a screen.

A very tidy, well-presented cottage in a great location. Quiet but close to the main streets, shops, etc. Welcome pack was a nice touch! Would easily use this cottage again - perfect for our dog, close to the beach.
West Party
This cottage has everything you need to enjoy a holiday break in Whitby. We have never been to Whitby before, tending to holiday in Norfolk. We have thoroughly enjoyed our stay, expecially the dramatic beach/coastal area which we visited every day searching for fossils and other beach treasures. We walked to Sandsend and Robin Hood's Bay too but actually preferred Whitby!
Smith Party
Seashell Cottage is a perfect location to explore Whitby. A quiet cottage with good facilities for a couple.
Rebecca Massey
Everything was very good!
Gell Party
Well equipped and spotless cottage.
Fletcher Party
Absolutely fantastic location with everything on the doorstep! Such a lovely cosy cottage and would definitely return.
Eastwood Party & Maisie
Thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this delightful cottage, can't wait to return!
Poulton Party
Very peaceful and comfortable.
N McGough
Lovely cottage, great decor. Bed very comfortable and bathroom well appointed.
Dixon/Bullock Party
Lovely cottage, excellent service from Yorkshire Coastal Cottages, we would definately book again
Gail and Alan Mosedale
What a wonderful find, the perfect cottage in the perfect location.
Roy and Tess Cooper
Fabulous Cottage with everything we needed, so close to the centre of Whitby but so quiet, it was amazing.
Sue and Andy Lee
Great place to stay, would love to come back again.
Our stay was wonderful and the cottage was beautiful and in a great location.
The Griffiths
We had a really restful fews days and would like to come back again. Highly satisfactory (top ranking) on location, decor, equipement and cleaning.
Mrs S Yates
The property was in a nice location. The decor/furnishings, equipment and standard of cleaning was highly satisfactory. The easy of booking, helpfulness/courtesy of staff and overall customer service was highly satisfactory. We hope to book again.
Cheryl and Leslie Evans


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