Ever fancied taking a trip up the North Yorkshire coast? Whitby is one of the most famous fishing towns on the coastline, and what’s more, it’s known as ‘vampire country’! More and more luxury dog-friendly log cabins in Whitby are popping up, which means now really is the time to start looking for holidays for you and your dog in the town.
Whitby is a close-knit but bustling little town with lots of rural lodges based around the wider area. Take a look at our top picks for dog-friendly holidays in the region in our full list of Whitby log cabins with dogs allowed below.
With Whitby offering so many wonderful dog-friendly beaches, it’s safe to say it’s worth looking for holiday lodges where you can bring a four-legged friend along with you for the experience. From the dramatic North York Moors to Robin Hood’s Bay and surrounding picturesque villages with welcoming village pubs. Whitby is ideally located for all kinds of Yorkshire adventures.
From the majesty of ancient Whitby Abbey, the lovely old fishing harbour and the spectacular north york moors on the doorstep a holiday in Whitby is one you’ll remember for all the right reasons. Why not bring a dog with you to enjoy the fun, too? Take a look at our lodge favourites in this historic seaside town.
One of our favourite holiday homes in the region for sheer space alone, this lovely lodge is located in one of the most picturesque villages in the area; Runswick Bay just a stone’s throw from the sandy beach and with Whitby’s restaurants and quaint shops within easy reach
This lovely open plan ground floor space is modern and bright and offers a dog-friendly holiday to remember. Spend days exploring the North York Moors National Park, people-watching in Whitby’s bustling harbour, playing frisbee on the nearest beach or enjoying tea and cake in one of the pet-friendly village tea rooms.
Nestled in a charming Market town on the edge of the National Park less than an hours drive from Whitby. Willow Lodge is an open plan, ground floor wooden cabin. Surrounded by greenery, this breakaway spot offers off-road parking, a private garden and a full shower room. There’s also a kitchen and dining room in the open plan living space – easy access!
This lodge spot is right in the heart of the North Yorkshire countryside, though you and your pets will also be able to explore the likes of Robin Hoods Bay up towards the north east. Travel to the River Esk for brilliant waterside walks, and as always, make sure to check out the fishing village scenes.
At the end of a peaceful country lane, close to the coastal town of Scarborough, and with stunning sea views, this extensive holiday lodge welcomes two pets and offers quality self-catering accommodation for families. It has two double bedrooms and a family room. All your power and bed linen is included in the price, and you’ll also have access to TVs across the open plan living space and the double rooms. There’s WiFi available here, too.
This lovely coastal lodge is ideally situated for days out to the seaside village of Robin Hood’s Bay, Whitby, North York Moors and more and with the seaside resort of Scarborough on the doorstep you are guaranteed the ultimate seaside holiday with your pup.
This bright, roomy holiday lodge in North Yorkshire sleeps 2 to 6 people and is completely ground floor. There is a full shower room as well as a smart TV and WiFi, and you will also have access to your own enclosed decking area. There’s off-road parking and space for two dogs.
Nestled on the North East coast, this delightful village has a dog-friendly village pub and traditional tea rooms and is within easy reach of Whitby and the quintessential fishing village of Staithes, Customer reviews for the lodge will also tell you that there are plenty of dog walks close by, making it a great spot for you and your hound to spend a peaceful self-catering break
St Hilda’s Lodge is a delightful log cabin in the charming fishing village of Hinderwell just a 20-minute drive from Whitby. The self-catering accommodation is all on the ground floor with open plan living and even your own sauna and hot tub! You can bring a well-trained dog, and the whole chalet sleeps 2 to 4 people as you wish. Private parking (off road) is available here.
This is a lovely seaside hot tub lodge great for accessing the North Yorkshire Moors, Whitby, Staithes, where if you’re up in time you can watch the early morning fishing boats. It’s a hidden gem that you and your dogs will love coming back to.
Set in the extensive grounds of a private country estate this superb lodge can be found in the North York Moors village of Saltburn offering top class self-catering accommodation for families. There is a nine-hole golf course nearby and plenty of beaches for Fido to run and play.
Enjoy a day trip to Whitby and explore the narrow cobbled streets, majestic abbey and West Cliff area, discover the quaint village of Brotton with its pretty village green or Skelton with its traditional pubs or tackle the famous walking route through to the cobbled village of Skinningrove
Booking a cheap weekend break in a central location in Whitby town centre, or in a lodge on the outskirts, is easier than ever. What’s more, many of the best holiday destination choices will welcome your four-legged friend! Save yourself some money and book a pet-friendly holiday.
Whitby has it all when it comes to coastal fun. Therefore, why not look for a holiday lodge in the centre of Whitby, or a charming village located on the outskirts? Even far from the town of Whitby itself, lodges boasting stunning sea views are easy to come by. Self-catering holidays don’t come any better
Whitby is absolutely perfect for one or two days on the North Yorkshire coast. There’s nothing quite like holidaying with your dogs in a seaside town – and with self-catering, you’re the boss. Take a look at our absolute favourites and find yourself the perfect fit for your next staycation!
From Robin Hood’s Bay to Whitby town centre itself, there are absolutely tons of things to see and dog friendly days out in Whitby to explore with family and friends. Whitby log cabins that allow dogs up on the North Yorkshire coast will put you in close proximity to this amazing fishing town’s popular streets and even more popular beaches. It’s a paradise for a dog!
What’s more, a comfortable lodge holiday up in Whitby will also put you close to some of the best-loved attractions in wider North Yorkshire. For example, have you ever explored the dog-friendly sights across the North York Moors? What about the Pennines, or the Yorkshire Dales?
Pet-friendly lodge escapes in Whitby, as well as those in any Yorkshire village and all along the North Yorks coast, are well worth holding out for. Whitby Abbey is a popular site for hikers and sightseers as well as dog walkers.
Whether you are looking for a first-floor pet-friendly apartment close to Whitby town centre, or are holding out for a dog-friendly fisherman’s cottage, there are lots and lots of choices in the region which are likely to be more affordable and accessible than you imagine.
We personally love Whitby as a pet friendly holiday escape. There is so much to see and do here – and many of the lodges we list in this guide offer lots of coastal attractions within walking distance of genuinely comfy, roomy spaces that you will want to come back to again and again. For other great dog friendly cottages in Whitby and dog friendly pubs in Whitby, see these two main pages.
Whitby really does have it all. It’s the heart of the North Yorkshire coast. Their dog friendly beaches and fishing scenes really do deserve seeing up close. What’s more, if you and your four-legged friends fancy a real challenge, take the steps up to the town of the town and back again – certainly not for the faint of heart, but worth it every time for the amazing views.
There’s also the village of Robin Hood’s Bay close by, and you can always take your pets for a longer-ranging holiday out towards Filey, Scarborough and even the North York Moors.
Many people forget that North Yorkshire has a coastline! It’s not all cobbled streets and green dales, though these areas really do help to make up a fantastic cabin holiday package.
The area of Whitby is absolutely bursting with charm and, what’s more, you no longer have to worry about leaving your dogs at home. The area, and Yorkshire in general, is amazingly pet friendly. Therefore, do take the time to look through our lodge favourites. Find yourself a log cabin with a ground floor living area, a patio space, and maybe even a hot tub.
Ultimately, from Arguments Yard down in the main town up to the dizzy heights of Whitby Abbey, there are scores of things to see and do on holiday here. We can’t wait to go back again, and once you’ve stayed at one of these brilliant dog friendly lodges in Whitby, neither will you – take it from us! From Robin Hoods bay down into the centre of Whitby itself, take a look at customer reviews and find that ideal breakaway.
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