Perfectly placed for exploring both coast and moors, Whitby is a seaside town and beautiful sea port set in the Borough of Scarborough on the east coast of Yorkshire.
Whitby on the Yorkshire Coast The ancient maritime town is encircled by the wild North York Moors and edged by the highest cliffs in England, where the coastline panoramas are sure to dazzle all those lucky enough to visit. The quaint fishing villages that cling to this Heritage Coast, such as Whitby and Robin Hood’s Bay, are popular with holidaymakers who come to enjoy the areas superb food, breath-taking scenery and world-renowned festivals. As put by the Lonely Planet Guide: ’when it comes to a bit of classy charm, Whitby blows all of Northern England’s coastal resorts out of the water“.
Luxury Coastal Breaks in Whitby Adored by residents and visitors alike, Whitby is often described as the jewel in the crown of the Yorkshire coast. Why? Maybe it’s the majesty of the brooding moors or the rolling green dales which run down to dramatic stretches of coastline. Or perhaps the people are to blame; the shrewdly friendly, dry-witted types who call this place home. Both position and people meld to make Whitby a special holiday destination indeed. Stay in one of the luxury holiday cottages looking out to sea, or opt for a moorland hideaway if you want to be really romantic – and throw in a hot tub for that special occasion. There are plenty of options when it comes to luxury and unique self-catering breaks in Whitby, the only problem will be deciding whether you’ll ever want to leave.