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Dog friendly cottages in Whitby

Ever looked for dog friendly cottages in Whitby before? From the cosy centre of Whitby out towards its commanding dog friendly beaches, this is a holiday location that’s prime for visiting with pets and family alike.

Finding dog friendly cottages in Whitby and out towards the North York Moors National Park no longer has to be a hassle. We’ve hunted down the best 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!

The Best Pet Friendly Holiday Cottages in Whitby

When searching for the best pet friendly cottages Whitby has to offer, 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 holiday 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.

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1. Destiny Rose in Whitby

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.

Destiny Rose is a popular dog friendly holiday spot thanks to the fact it is so close to the very heart of the town centre of Whitby. However, it’s also a great base for North Yorkshire adventures elsewhere.
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2. Crabapple Cottage in Hinderwell

Sleeping 3 people, Crabapple Cottage is a cosy nook with 2 bedrooms and easy access to main road facilities. The clean and modern space has its own rear garden as well as a sitting room, dining zone and woodburning stove. You’ll also be able to bring one dog with you to stay.

Everything you’ll need is within a minute’s walk, and you’ll be able to take a short drive out to explore the best dog friendly attractions Whitby, North Yorkshire and elsewhere have to offer. Take the time to explore Robin Hoods Bay and the North Yorkshire Moors, for example!
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3. Cobble Cottage in Whitby

Based in Whitby, North Yorkshire itself, this stunning and modern cottage location sleeps 4 people in 2 bedrooms, with room for 2 dogs. There are three floors, with a double bedroom on the second floor, and a twin room on the first. There’s a complete kitchen suite as well as as a courtyard to the rear. You’ll also find all of your power is included.

This great North Yorkshire breakaway is ideal if you want to take your dog to explore Robin Hoods Bay and the various beaches Whitby has on offer. You’ll also be able to drive out to easily enjoy Scarborough and Filey, too.
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4. Squirrels Acres in Ruswarp

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 amazing breakaway spot is more than a cosy open plan cottage. It’s a fantastic bolt hole deep in the woods, offering a secluded escape that’s still less than 1 mile to all your daily conveniences.
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5. The Hayshed in Hawsker

This delightful stone cottage is great for couples looking for a cosy break at the edge of Whitby. It sleeps 2 in 1 bedroom, and you can also bring one dog with you. There’s links to the local beach and you will also have access to your own enclosed garden. There is an open plan living room as well as a TV and WiFi throughout.

This marvellously placed cottage gives you secluded peace whenever you demand it. You’re close enough to local pubs, and you can head out to enjoy views of the North Sea via local sandy stretches.
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6. Wildflower Cottage in Houlsyke

This beautiful barn conversion 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.

One of the best North Yorkshire bolt hole properties for access to the county’s countryside, you’re only a few steps away from truly unspoilt walks and views. You’re also just a few miles from local fishing village scenery. Come back and enjoy the cosiness of your wood burning stove.
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7. Apple Farm Cottage in Robin Hood's Bay

This stunning country retreat is one of the best loved properties holidaymakers with dogs head to in North Yorkshire. Sleeping 6 people across three bedrooms, with space for a dog, you have access to all mod cons, your own enclosed garden and off road parking. There’s Wi-Fi installed and you’ll also find the towels you need are inclusive in the price.

This incredible barn conversion is a North Yorkshire gem, giving you amazing views over Robin Hoods Bat. You’re in a great spot to take the family and pets out to explore Whitby and Scarborough’s beaches.
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8. Waverley House in Staithes

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.

This Grade II listed property is very close to local amenities, meaning you are never far from local beach walks and shops. One of the best connected properties in our list, it’s an ideal nook if you really want to see the best of the North Yorkshire coast.
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9. Crag Cottage in Whitby

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.

This superb rustic nook really does bring a lot of homely luxury to the table, and is only 3 miles away from Whitby itself. There are farm and first walks nearby, but this sizeable spot is otherwise seen as a bit of a hidden gem!
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10. The Old Post Office in North York

The Old Post Office sleeps 2 guests and is perfect for couples. This dog friendly retreat in the heart of North Yorkshire offers open plan living, with a lounge, kitchen and diner facilities on the ground floor. There is a queen sized bed here, too, meaning you can really stretch out.

North York is a wonderful place to visit with your partner and pet. You are only ever a short distance from the fabulous North York Moors, and fishing village scenery towards the coast. Make a point of heading out towards Robin Hoods Bay, too, when you get chance.
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11. Partridge Nest Cottage in Sleights

Partridge Nest Cottage sleeps 4 guests in 2 bedrooms. This dog friendly retreat backs onto the North Yorkshire countryside, and offers a modern kitchen suite, log burner and private patio. There’s parking space for the cottage, too, and it’s all recently renovated.

This wonderful hideaway is one of our favourite North Yorkshire properties. Within the North York Moors, this cottage has lots of great customer reviews. It benefits from a brilliant ground floor renovation and is ideal for dog lovers and walking enthusiasts. You’re in a prime spot between country and coast.
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12. Lowdale Cottage in Sleights

Lowdale Cottage offers 2 bedrooms for 4 guests and space for a pet. This traditional cottage in the heart of North Yorkshire has an open plan living area and kitchen, as well as a patio and lawn with great greenery views. There is a full bathroom suite along with modern TV and streaming services.

One of the best properties for exploring Whitby and within the North York Moors, this delightful getaway brings you the best of both worlds. Ideal for breaks with friends you are just far enough away from the action for peace and quiet. However, do take your time to explore Robin Hoods Bay and beyond.
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Types of Accommodation To Expect

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With Hot Tubs

Whitby cottage breaks are not just home to stunning sights, beautiful walks and fantastic countryside. You’re sure to find cosy cottages and town house with its own private hot tub. You can spend the days and evenings exploring the wonderful local sights, hospitality and experiences, then head home at night to the luxury of a lovely hot tub.
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Properties By The Coast & Beach

Whitby boasts some of the best coastal cottages with sea views 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 a room 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.
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Cheap Weekend Breaks

Booking cottages for a weekend in Whitby 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.
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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 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 the Whitby pet friendly properties in our list and see if you can find some new favourites of your own.

The 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 cottage providers in the heart of 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 dog friendly 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 the luxury of your own private hot tub. 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!

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