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The best B&Bs in Whitby

Take a break with an atmospheric seaside getaway

Enjoy a warm Whitby welcome

Nestled on the North Yorkshire coast, Whitby’s dramatic location, fascinating history and windswept character have cemented its enduring appeal to visitors.

We’ve selected some of the town’s best B&Bs for your visit, all of which offer warm hospitality and a tasty breakfast to set you up for the day’s exploring.

Abbotsleigh of Whitby

Situated on the West Cliff, this delightful B&B is just a short walk from the sea. With five luxurious rooms, this immaculate Victorian house has an intimate and friendly feel – which is certainly aided by the tea and home-made cake offered on arrival.

The Stables

At the edge of the Moors, this old inn is a short drive from Whitby town centre. Expect great food and comfy bedrooms around a covered courtyard. In the bar there's a welcoming open fire, and a decent choice of beers and ales are on offer.

Boulmer Guest House

Boulmer Guest House prides itself on its homely, welcoming atmosphere. Feast on the excellent breakfast produced with locally sourced ingredients before exploring Whitby’s beautiful beach and town centre, both of which are a short distance away.

Estbek House

Located just north of Whitby in the picturesque village of Sandsend, Estbek House is full of Georgian charm. The five carefully designed rooms accentuate the house’s traditional features, while the excellent seafood restaurant holds two AA Rosettes.

Larpool Hall

This imposing Grade II-listed Georgian mansion is situated close to the Esk Valley Railway and is approximately a 20-minute walk from the centre of Whitby. The property retains its original grandeur, with its 29 bedrooms comfortably furnished.

The Leeway

Enjoy quality accommodation and friendly service in this boutique B&B that’s just a few minutes’ walk from the sea. The seven rooms are all named after local figures and landmarks, and the hearty breakfast is cooked with ingredients sourced from the surrounding area.

The Wheeldale

Graced with dramatic sea views, the Wheeldale is a warm and welcoming guesthouse set atop Whitby’s West Cliff. Embracing the adage that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, guests can feast on award-winning local sausages and bacon, free-range eggs and locally grown mushrooms and tomatoes.

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