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Dog Friendly Cottages in Whitby: 15 Luxury Holiday Lets

Handpicked Cottages to Rent

Ever looked for dog friendly cottages in Whitby before? From the cosy town centre out towards its lovely dog friendly beaches, Whitby holidays with dogs are more popular than ever with pets and family alike. 


We search the best pet friendly cottages in Whitby, so you don't have to!

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Destiny Rose is a great dog friendly holiday home that’s close to the heart of Whitby, sleeps six people, and has three bedrooms. This Tudor property also has room for a dog if they are well behaved! You’ll have access to 1 bedroom in super king with zip link, another super king, and a single trundle room. You will have a full bathroom, a shower room on the ground floor, and all the home entertainment you need in the main lounge.

The Byre

This magnificent barn conversion, with views of both coastline and moorland, sleeps six in three stylish bedrooms. The living space, with mezzanine seating, has a glass wall feature that leads out onto an alfresco dining patio and a luxuriant private hot tub from where you can soak up the views. 

Runswick Bay

This exceptional barn conversion has all the space you need to enjoy a large family or friend getaway. The four bedrooms sleep eight and downstairs there is a country eat-in kitchen and a vast pitched rafter ceiling sitting area. There is a snooker table and outdoors an entertainment patio with a hot tub.


Nestled in the majestic North York Moors National Park this lover’s nest has an open plan living area and a double bedroom en suite that sleeps two. Swing open the French patio doors and you will find a warm bubbling private hot tub with views of the moors beyond. This is by far one of the most popular dog friendly properties in the county. 


Squirrels Acres is a semi detached country haven that sleeps 3 people across 2 bedrooms, and which has space for 2 pets. It’s built into a farmhouse spot just outside of Whitby, and yo’ll have access to a full range of entertainment in the open plan living and dining area. It is a two floor property which also offers a full kitchen suite including washing machine.  


This beautiful Whitby pet friendly accommodation is one of our favourite properties near Whitby, North Yorkshire. Take a group of 4 people to this North Yorkshire bolthole with 2 dogs, and enjoy quaint stable views, a full kitchen suite, woodburner and first floor living area. All your towels and power are included in the price of rent, too.


The stylish three bedrooms, one en suite sleep six and the living room opens up onto an outdoor entertainment area second to none. There is decking with hot tub and comfy seating, as well as an open-fronted straw hut dining room and a barrel sauna with woodland views from its windows.


Behind the chocolate box exterior of these stone cottages lies a contemporary indoor space with a designer kitchen and cutting-edge décor throughout. Sleeping four, the property has a wrought iron staircase leading to the living area with exposed rafters and a rear door that leads out onto a stunning patio with a private hot tub. 


Waverley House is a terraced Grade II listed holiday home that sleeps 6 across three different bedrooms, and you can even bring 2 dogs with you if you like! This North Yorkshire retreat offers a great kitchen area, an en suite shower room and a TV area complete with Bluetooth and Chromecast for streaming.


Crag Cottage is a North Yorkshire bolthole that offers 4 bedrooms and sleeps 8 guests. It also sleeps 2 dogs! With a wood burner, a welcome hamper and full TV and DVD suite, you can expect a warm welcome. Do keep aware, however, that you will need to keep dogs on the ground floor. 

Whitby, North York Moors & Coast

Oozing character this property boasts 4 bedrooms, a kitchen, lounge and a wood-panelled dining room set over 3 floors. Outside a secluded courtyard offers private seating but there is no parking, unfortunately. Set in the heart of the town with walking tours, shops, pubs, restaurants and the beach right on the doorstep.

Whitby, North Yorkshire

Boasting 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms, this large holiday house is perfect for an occasion. Facilities include Sky TV, an outdoor terrace and parking for one car. Sat right on the coast, you’re a stone’s throw from the beach and town centre.

Whitby, North Yorkshire

The detached home has 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a seperate downstairs WC. There’s an enclosed garden with fake grass, a Smart TV and sun loungers. Spend the day by the sea or head to Robin Hood’s Bay which is 6 miles.

Whitby, North Yorkshire

Beautiful dog friendly accommodation in Whitby, this small cottage with a double bedroom and one bathroom, ideal for a couple. Books and board games are available, and there’s a shared courtyard out the front. Your a short drive from the beach for a fantastic day out.

Whitby, North Yorkshire

A 3-bed beautifully presented property with a family bathroom and an en suite. There’s a good sized garden, BBQ and it comes with parking available for 2 cars. Your 300 yards from the beach and can explore the vast Yorkshire coast.

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The Best Pet Friendly Holiday Cottages in the Whitby

Finding last minute dog friendly short breaks in Whitby and out towards the North York Moors National Park no longer has to be a hassle. We’ve hunted down the best deals for Whitby holiday cottages and dog friendly holiday accommodation that you and your loved ones will adore visiting again and again. There’s no longer a reason for you to leave your four legged friend at home, either! 

When searching for the best pet friendly cottages in Whitby, we’ve considered all kinds of points. We’ve looked at customer reviews and have considered genuine value points, as well as open plan living areas, ground floor spaces and those with clear access to the coastal stretches of Whitby, North Sea views and more besides.

This slice of Yorkshire coast is well known for its fishing village scenes as well as its dog friendly walks. Much of Whitby is hilly and a good old walk – meaning you can really get your pups up and moving.

See below for our big list of the top dog friendly properties in Whitby, North Yorkshire. 

Properties By The Coast & Beach

Whitby boasts some of the best coastal cottages with a sea view and walks on the English coast. From the town centre with its winding lanes to cliff top holiday cottages overlooking beaches and harbours, you’re sure to find dog friendly accommodation in Whitby with a view. Your canine companion will be straining at the leash to get on the beach, or out into the nearby countryside and along the nature trails which criss cross the area.

Cheap Weekend Breaks

Finding pet friendly cottages to rent in Whitby for a weekend is perfect for recharging the batteries, and doesn’t have to be expensive. The town has accommodation of many shapes and sizes, both in the centre and on its outskirts. You’re never far from a fantastic panorama in this pretty, compact town, and you can take your pooch with you to make the most of a break in this unique holiday location.

1-2 Night Self Catering

You don’t need weeks to enjoy a refreshing holiday in Whitby. A couple of days and nights of doing your own thing in this ideal setting will ease your stresses and strains in no time. Choose your own pace, through the daytimes and evenings, and relax in these cottages or places to stay with your favourite pooch at the same time.

About Holidays In Whitby With Dogs

While not all of Whitby’s holiday homes allow pets, it’s not hard to find plenty which do. In any case, we’ve taken the effort to making it easier for you to find a picture postcard location or two in or on the outskirts of the brilliant coastal town of Whitby.

Whether you choose a fisherman’s cottage or a seaside lodge, you and your favourite pet won’t be short of things to do and places to go.

Whitby is a delightful coastal town, and unique in that it’s still a working fishing port. Get up early and walk your dogs through the sea breeze, and make sure to take home a few kippers for breakfast, too.

It marries this heritage with its tourist trade, and visitors are extremely well catered for; including those with well-behaved pooches. Pets love the Yorkshire coast, and Whitby pretty much gives you the best of it all in a lovely package you’ll want to head back to again and again. Check out all the dog friendly cottages near Whitby in our list and see if you can find some new favourites of your own. 

Last Word

Whitby is an amazing holiday destination, and an excellent coast escapes for pet lovers and their pups. Finding a dog friendly cottage here isn’t necessarily going to be the issue you might assume it to be. We’ve made sure to track down the best holiday homes and cottages in Whitby, providing you and your pets the chance to explore the heritage coastline and the stunning sea views for miles around.

There are many different types of cottages in Whitby available, and you won’t have any trouble finding one that suits both you and your pets.

The town and surrounding area is perfect for days out on the beach, or exploring the cliff tops and the nearby North York Moors National Park (see here). A 1 or 2 bedroom cottage might just be all you need to take on the perfect pet friendly holiday. Many of the cottages we’ve lined up for you in this guide are within 7 miles or so of some of the best holiday walks and Yorkshire coast sites worth holding out for.

Whitby is soaked in history, and has a unique atmosphere partly because of its links with Dracula and his modern-day followers. Ever been to Whitby Abbey before? Take your dog up into the heavens of Whitby and explore the Whitby Abbey grounds.

At the end of the day, sit back and reflect in one of the dog friendly cottages near Whitby with hot tubs. Check out our top picks offering 1 bedroom Whitby cottage breaks and more – and rest easy knowing your dog can come with you to enjoy it all, too!

For more fantastic Yorkshire dog friendly cottages it’s here. 

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