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Pens down. Here are Host & Stay’s last-minute October breaks

Plus, some spooky Halloween Breaks. Book fast, these holiday homes won’t have space for long…

Written by Becky Hardy
Published 21.10.2021

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Little Treasure, Whitby 

Available: Wednesday 27th – Friday 29th October

The perfect escape for two, Little Treasure is a charming bolthole located in Whitby. This cosy annexe features an open plan kitchen, living and dining area, a king-size bedroom and a bathroom complete with a roll-top bath and walk-in shower all at ground floor level. You’ll be perfectly placed to enjoy a getaway in Whitby as you’re just a short walk from the many restaurants, cafes and pubs in the town centre.

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Anchors Away – Saltburn-by-the-Sea

Available: from Thursday 21st October 

Nestled on the North Yorkshire coast in the Victorian seaside town of Saltburn-by-the-Sea, Anchors Away is a wonderful holiday apartment with a very modern feel. Renovated to the highest standard, Anchors Away is a homely and welcoming two-bedroom apartment.

Perfect for a small family getaway, this first-floor apartment is ideally situated for quick access to Saltburn’s long-stretching beach and within close proximity to the many cafes, bars and restaurants nearby.

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Gannet Cottage @ The Grange – Flamborough

Available: Thursday 21st October – Monday 25th October and Wednesday 27th October – Friday 29th October

Nestled on the Yorkshire coast, less than five miles from Bridlington, Gannet Cottage is a great spot for a romantic getaway to remember.

Enjoy sandy beaches, rugged cliffs and thriving wildlife, all from a base that has stunning interiors, modern appliances and free onsite parking. For a Yorkshire staycation, this charming cottage has it all.

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Blue Sky Cottage – Whitby 

Available: Saturday 23rd – Monday 25th October

If you’re looking for a coastal getaway in North Yorkshire, Blue Sky Cottage is a beautiful holiday home in the heart of Whitby. Sleeping up to 5 guests, you’ll have full access to the property during your stay which includes a spacious living room, dining room, a fully equipped kitchen, three bedrooms and a family bathroom.

Whether you’re travelling with friends or family, Blue Sky Cottage will provide a comfortable and homely base when exploring the coast.

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Burnsyde Beach House – Saltburn-by-the-Sea

Available: Tuesday 26th October – Thursday 28th October

Staycate in style at Burnsyde Beach House. With ample room to sleep up to six, as well as welcoming well-behaved dogs, Burnsyde is an exclusive property offering unrivalled views of the sandy shores just on your doorstep.

Less than 100 yards from the beach, you can enjoy a morning surf or an evening stroll with ease from this cosy bolthole. Don’t believe us? Just head to your very own sunroom or patio and check it out for yourself – this holiday home has got views for daaaaays.

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The Dolls House – Berwick-upon-Tweed

Available: Monday 25th October – Sunday 31st October 

Spreading across four floors, The Dolls House is a charming and characterful holiday home located in the peaceful town of Berwick-upon-Tweed, just two and a half miles from the Scottish border. 

Relax like a royal in this cosy yet spacious three-bedroom property, where added features such as a drawing-room, a traditional Aga oven and a banqueting table really elevate your staycation game to epic standards. 

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When it comes to Halloween, there’s only one place you wanna be – Whitby.

Internationally famous for its iconic Abbey – allegedly the inspiration for Bram Stoker’s novel, Dracula – this Yorkshire seaside town really comes alive with the undead at this time of year…

Illuminated Whitby Abbey events will take place right up to Halloween itself (trust us, they’re a sight to behold), while Whitby Goth Weekend also takes place on this most spooky of weekends, and Light Spectacular promises to illuminate the heritage carriages on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway like never before.

Now that’s your Halloween events out the way, here’s where you can stay…

Oyster Cottage - Whitby

Oyster Cottage – Whitby

Available: from Wednesday 27th October and throughout November

Oyster Cottage is located near Whitby town centre and within walking distance of Whitby beach, making it an ideal place to stay.

It is both stylish and comfortable offering modern fixtures and fittings, providing the perfect accommodation for you and your guests during your stay on the Yorkshire coast.

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Highfield House – Whitby

Available: Friday 29th October – Monday 1st November 

If you’re looking for a group getaway or family retreat this Halloween, look no further than Highfield House.

This beautiful holiday home on the North Yorkshire coast has four spacious bedrooms, three bathrooms, an open-plan living and dining area, fully equipped kitchen and an enclosed garden, so you’ll have plenty of space for your whole group to stretch out and relax. Before the spooky shenanigans begin, of course. 

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