Short break self-catering accommodation in Whitby
Browse our wonderful selection of short breaks in Whitby and make the most of your precious holiday time on the North Yorkshire coast. This unspoilt region has spectacular beaches, seaside fun and countryside to roam nearby. You’ll find a great variety of self-catering accommodation to choose from in and around Whitby, whether you’re looking for a family-friendly holiday home, a romantic hideaway, or an elegant seaside cottage, it’s a region that suits a variety of guests from history buffs and literary guests to sporty visitors and nature lovers. Scarborough is 20 miles to the south and pretty Sandsend a 2-mile jaunt north along the coast. Amble around Whitby town, harbour and pier, where you’ll find independent shops, galleries, and arguably the best fish and chips in Yorkshire.
Take the 199 steps to St Mary’s church for spectacular views of the countryside and coast. Head up to the formidable abbey ruins which preside over the town with breathtaking views in every direction - this setting has inspired many writers and artists including Bram Stoker who was inspired to write his novel Dracula here. The Yorkshire heritage coast is the perfect location for weekend breaks or short breaks by the sea. You can enjoy white sandy beaches or take day trips to the countryside by car or by steam train to explore picture-postcard villages and vibrant towns in the North York Moors National Park. Whichever type of cottage you select, you’ll find wonderful Whitby short break holiday cottages so you can spend your time focusing on family fun and having a great time on your Yorkshire holidays.