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Oceanfront oasis: 5 luxury coastal cottages in Whitby with sea views

Think fresh sea air, refreshing winter walks and renowned fish and chips – Shoreline Cottages have you covered.

Written by Rachael Nichol
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Need a post-Christmas pick-me-up? Shoreline Cottages has your back with rejuvenating getaways, ensuring you’re ready to take on 2024 fully recharged.

Shoreline isn’t just a holiday cottage company; it’s a five-star experience. From top-notch cottages to unparalleled personal customer service, you can only expect a plain sailing and relaxing retreat.

Whether it’s a family retreat or a cosy getaway for two (four-legged friends included), these luxury cottages in Whitby with sea views cater for all ages.

Explore Whitby’s vibrant harbour, savour renowned fish and chips, and delve into historic wonders – all at your fingertips.

And for those who like an adventure, experience a spot of whale watching, hike to charming Runswick Bay, and immerse yourself in the iconic ruins of Whitby Abbey, known as Bram Stoker’s Dracula inspiration. Don’t miss climbing the iconic 199 steps to the Church of Saint Mary on East Cliff for breathtaking views.

Shoreline Cottages are a perfect blend of comfort, style, and history to start your 2024 on a high note.

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Sleeps: up to four guests

Dog-friendly: no

Price: from £570

Nestled in the heart of Whitby’s East Side, Cook’s Cottage, a charming Grade II Listed former fisherman’s cottage, offers an unrivalled seaside escape. Just minutes away from the iconic 199 Steps and Whitby Abbey, this bright and airy cottage boasts breathtaking sea views from nearly every window.

The cottage’s traditional charm is complemented by modern amenities, including a well-equipped kitchen and cosy log-burning fires.

As you climb the typical Whitby cottage staircase, you’ll experience the most spectacular panoramic views of the town and St. Mary’s Church views from the twin room that doubles as a private sitting room.

Shoreline Cottages


Sleeps: up to 7 guests

Dog-friendly: yes

Price: from £550

Step into Kipper Cottage, where charm meets convenience. This apartment is a Whitby dream with a patio offering panoramic views of both the town and the sea. Nestled on the East Side, you’re practically a stone’s throw from Whitby Abbey.

Unwind in this dog-friendly haven, boasting a rare sea-facing garden – the perfect spot to watch the sunset with a cuppa in hand. Cosy up in the lounge with free Wi-Fi and Freeview TV and enjoy the tide from the bay window seat.

With three bedrooms, including a king-size with a sea view and a triple room, Kipper Cottage caters to all your preferences. The kitchen diner is perfect for families and the modern bathroom is perfect for having some relaxing ‘me time’.



Shoreline cottages


Sleeps: up to four guests

Private parking: yes

Price: from £460

Discover Scandi Scallop, a modern gem on Whitby’s west side, just 100 meters from the seafront with a balcony showcasing sea views. This wheelchair accessible, second-floor apartment offers five-star coastal living and free parking.

The open plan layout adds brightness to the apartment, featuring a well-equipped kitchen and a welcoming lounge. The two stylish bedrooms, including a king-size ensuite, provide comfort and convenience.

Whether you’re rinsing sandy clothes in the washer-dryer or enjoying a meal with the dishwasher handling the clean-up, Scandi Scallop ensures a relaxing, hassle-free break.

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Sleeps: up to six guests 

Dog friendly: yes

Price: from £500

Set sail for an extraordinary stay at The Olde Ship Inn, Shoreline’s latest historic and dog-friendly haven, complete with a dog shower! Nestled in Whitby’s coveted Church Street, this former 1811 pub has transformed into a breathtaking three-bedroom apartment with marina views.

The open plan duplex boasts a super-king-size master suite and two ensuite king-size bedrooms. Enjoy the maritime charm of the inner marina and a Bark Endeavour replica from the comfort of your lounge.

Conveniently located near pubs, cafes and Tate Hill Beach, this gem offers a seamless blend of history, luxury, and dog-loving hospitality.

Shoreline cottages


Sleeps: up to 5 guests

Private parking: yes

Price: from £440

Indulge in modern comfort at Water’s Edge Apartment on Whitby’s popular East Side, where history meets contemporary living. The riverbank location offers a picturesque ten-minute stroll to the Old Town’s cobbled lanes.

This first-floor gem accommodates up to five guests. And don’t worry access is a breeze with a lift and secure covered parking, ensuring a dry arrival.

Vibrant furnishings and free Wi-Fi add a homely touch, appealing to all ages. Enjoy a king-size bedroom with an en suite, a cosy twin room, and a stylish single. The highlight? Watching the River Esk meander past from the lounge window, or spotting steam trains heading off to Pickering.

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