Dog Friendly Hotels North Yorkshire
The North Yorkshire Moors in God's own county has some of the best walks and scenery in the country. From the highest pub in the country to the Yorkshire Three Peaks, rolling hills and ancient woodland are tempting enough to make North Yorkshire one of the best destinations for a dog friendly holiday.
- Whitby, England
Located in the small peaceful village of Egton Bridge on the banks of the River Esk, The Horseshoe Hotel is a super dog-friendly grade II listed property on the Egton Estate that offers a friendly welcome to you and your dog.£90Price per night fromPetsPyjamas Exclusive Package Available
- Whitby, England
An elegant Baronial Mansion, Grinkle Park is a charming dog-friendly hotel nestled between the North Yorkshire Moors and the superb North East Coast with Whitby on the doorstep.£123Price per night from
- Whitby, EnglandUnder new ownership from September 2021, this contemporary, lower ground floor apartment is situated just 5 minutes away from the beach and centre of Whitby. The property is ideally placed for exploring the cobbled back street shops, indoor market, abbey, church and 3-mile stretch of golden sand which is less than 5 minutes away. Whitby is a bustling fishing town that is home to many amazing events throughout the year, including the bi-annual Goth Weekender, Folk Week and the Whitby Regatta, to name just three of the all year round events. Alongside this, Whitby attracts visitors from all over who love to sample the many bars, restaurants, cafés and tea rooms, as well as museums and galleries.
This is also the perfect place to make as your base for exploring the North York Moors National Park and the Yorkshire Heritage Coast. Travel by steam train into the heart of ‘Heartbeat’ country or take a fishing trip out to sea on one of the many boat trips that leave the harbour with the hope of seeing whales, seals or dolphins. The Cleveland Way snakes along the coast and is a must for those who enjoy the great outdoors. Robin Hood’s Bay and Runswick Bay are just some of the highlights along the coast, whilst the medieval walled city of York is just an hours’ drive or train ride away. The traditional seaside town of Scarborough is just down the coast with its North and South Bays, plus the open-air theatre which hosts many summertime concerts with international stars. Beach 100 yards. Shop, pub and restaurant 50 yards.£54Price per night from
- Whitby, EnglandWhitby Harbour View is situated in a great location in the desirable coastal town of Whitby, which is abundant with history, attractions, culture and a proud seafaring heritage. Lovingly furnished to a high standard, this property is perfect for families or for two couples holidaying together in a peaceful and tranquil setting. There’s a spacious living room, inviting you to relax and unwind whilst enjoying quality time with your loved ones. The heart of the home is the kitchen where you can create lovingly hand-cooked meals together on the Aga. Tucked away in a peaceful cul-de-sac, with the view of Whitby’s harbour over-looked by the iconic abbey to be enjoyed from the windows. This delightful holiday home is sure to be somewhere you will wish to return to again and again.
Walking down Whitby’s cobbled streets past the independent shops and cafés is like stepping back in time. Up on the east cliff you have the abbey and church, where Vikings battled and monks toiled. Nearby in the cemetery is where Bram Stoker’s Dracula is said to have waited, watching over the town for his next victim. The famous novel has inspired Whitby’s annual goth events, which draw in visitors from around the world, and you can discover more about the story at the “Dracula Experience” attraction in the town centre.
Across on the opposite west cliff is where you will find the Captain Cook monument overlooking the many boats sailing out of the harbour. Below the cliff lies the glorious golden beach stretching all the way to the appropriately named Sandsend.
Whitby is surrounded by the stunning North York Moors National Park. Ride the steam train as it puffs its way through the scenic villages of Grosmont and Goathland. Explore the rockpools at Robin Hood’s Bay or Runswick Bay, or for the adventurous, learn to surf the waves at the surfing schools at Whitby, Sandsend or Saltburn. After a day of discovery, there’s nothing like returning to a warm welcoming cottage, where you can stretch out on the deep, cosy sofas with a good movie, or even treat yourself with a candle-lit soak in the whirlpool bath. Bliss. Beach ¾ mile. Shop and restaurant ½ mile, pub ¼ mile.£159Price per night from
- Whitby, EnglandThe Hideaway is a delightful, semi-detached, cosy cottage tucked away in a tranquil, secluded area within the quiet village of Hawsker. The cottage has undergone major renovation that has been completed to a very good standard, with tasteful décor and furnishings throughout. There is an enclosed private garden area outside that is perfect for your dog to run around in while you relax and enjoy a glass of wine. There’s also a barbecue area for making the most of the warm weather with eating out al-fresco style. An outdoor sofa and seating area complete this private garden.
Secluded yet surprisingly close to town, the seaside resort of Whitby is just a few miles away, easily accessible by car or on foot. The town is home to a jam-packed calendar of events which take place all year round, and you can take a tour bus to see the fascinating sites, which include the stunning Abbey and St Mary’s Church high above the cliffs. There are also regular boat cruises that offer a different aspect of the beautiful town from the water. A day trip to Robin Hood’s Bay is a must during your stay at The Hideaway. Just 3 miles away, the bay is full of character and charm, thanks to its cobbled, narrow streets and alleyways lined with an ecleclic mix of individually-run shops, pubs and tearooms, all set before a lovely beach that’s ideal for rock pooling and fossil hunting.
A little closer to home, Hawsker has a warm and cosy local pub that serves local food, and for the outdoorsy types, there’s a disused railway line only a few hundred yards away that stretches some 21 miles from Whitby to Scarborough.
The North York Moors National Park lies just inland from the North Yorkshire coastal resorts of Whitby and Scarborough, with over 1,400 miles of trails, footpaths and bridleways that cobweb the rolling heather-clad moorland and meet in the pretty rural villages and historic country towns. Carving a pathway deep through the North York Moors is the famous North York Moors Steam Railway, which carries its passengers from Pickering in the south northward to Grosmont, and then along the lovely Esk Valley to Whitby on the coast. A little further afield are the rolling hills and picture-perfect river valleys of the Yorkshire Dales. Beach 2 miles. Shop 1 mile, pub and restaurant 500 yards.£54Price per night from
- Whitby, EnglandMurmuration Cottage is situated in a fantastic location, just off one of Whitby’s main streets in the town centre, yet hidden away on Rose and Crown Yard. This terraced cottage is named after the bird formations which you can see from the windows looking out towards the Abbey. Perfect for a romantic break or a small family, Murmuration Cottage has something for everyone. The more than adequate kitchen is situated on the lower level, a comfortable living room is on the first floor, and on the second floor are the bedrooms. There is a spectacular view from the rear of the cottage of the Abbey and the East Cliff.
The wonderful gothic town of Whitby has something for everyone, from Whitby Abbey to the old town and its cobbled back streets complete with bazaars. No visit to Whitby is complete without challenging the 199 steps to the top of the town and Abbey; it’s definitely worth the effort for the view alone. Whitby plays host to regular events such as the Steampunk Weekend, the Whitby Regatta and the now world famous Goth Weekender.
This is also the perfect place to make as your base for exploring the North York Moors National Park and the Yorkshire Heritage Coast. Travel by steam train into the heart of ‘Heartbeat’ country or take a fishing trip out to sea on one of the many boat trips that leave the harbour with the hope of seeing whales, seals or dolphins. The Cleveland Way snakes along the coast and is a must for those who enjoy the great outdoors. Robin Hood’s Bay and Runswick Bay are just some of the highlights along the coast, whilst the medieval walled city of York is just an hours’ drive or train ride away. The traditional seaside town of Scarborough is just down the coast with its North and South Bays, plus the open-air theatre which hosts many summertime concerts with international stars. Beach ½ mile. Shop and restaurant 25 yards, pub 50 yards.£61Price per night from
- Whitby, EnglandHaggerlythe is situated on one of the most desirable and most photographed streets in Whitby, as this charming area has changed very little over the years. It has such a fascinating history and there are many tales and legends to discover. Henrietta Street leads from Tate Hill beach up to the 199 Steps, which take you to the iconic Abbey which watches over the town from up on the cliff top. You will be following in the footsteps of Vikings, monks, smugglers, captains and even Bram Stoker’s Dracula.
Haggerlythe is named after the streets original name back in 1270AD, before it was changed to Henrietta Street. The town itself was named Whitby by the Vikings who arrived on raids.
The cottage is in keeping with its heritage, as it is a traditional fisherman’s cottage with many original features. Step off the cobbles and down a little side street to discover the private enclosed yard. From here you will hear the bells of St Mary’s Church which you can see perched up on the cliffs above. There is a seating area so that you can enjoy meals outside whilst listening to the seagulls.
Step through into the well-equipped kitchen with its beamed ceiling evoking the past, there are many quirky features to this property, giving it character and charm. The living room boasts a wood burner, perfect for warming up after a winter’s walk watching the crashing waves. There is comfortable seating for the whole family and a dining table for meals or games. Up the winding stairs there is a modern shower room, maximising the space, with the added benefit of a heated floor. There are three bedrooms, a four-poster double and a single on the first floor, and an attic twin bedroom with views over the rooftops.
Whitby is the perfect destination for anyone looking to explore the Yorkshire coast. There are some wonderful hiking trails where you can discover nearby beauty spots, the Cleveland Way along the cliff tops and the Cinder Track from Whitby to Scarborough are some of the most popular routes. There are also regular buses or even the steam train in the summer to visit destinations across the North Yorkshire Moors, as well as coastal villages such as Robin Hood’s Bay and Staithes.
For dogs, you have a choice of beaches which they are sure to love, as well as forests such as Dalby and Falling Foss. You can also wander over the rolling heather-clad moors, up to peaks such as Roseberry Topping or down into the Hole of Horcum. In the town itself there are many dog friendly pubs and cafés, and even a dog bakery!
Children will enjoy playing on the golden sandy beach stretching all the way to Sandsend. There are also the arcades, a surf school, a great outdoor play area at Pannet Park and an outdoor paddling pool, perfect for riding inflatables or water fights. Further afield there is Scarborough, with its Sea Life Centre and Alpramare waterpark. The theme park and zoo, Flamingo Land, is around 40 minutes away. No matter your age you are sure to love a locally made ice cream or a freshly caught fish with chips as you have a stroll along the pier. A perfect holiday for everyone! Beach ¼ mile. Shop and restaurant 110 yards, pub ¼ mile.£66Price per night from
- Whitby, EnglandA stunning two bedroom apartment in an popular area of Whitby, just a stone’s throw away from the famous Whitby whale bone arch. The property benefits from a private parking space at your door, so need to worry about parking on your arrival or return from a day’s adventure! The master bedroom is spacious with kingsize bed and an en-suite shower room, and the second bedroom benefits from being next to the family bathroom. The open plan living space is spacious and comfortable with a coal-effect fire offering a cosy glow, perfect for relaxing in front of the Smart TV after a day out in one of the many attractions in and around Whitby.
The coast is just a short walk from your doorstep where you can enjoy over 1½ miles of golden sands, including a designated dog walking area. You can also enjoy donkey rides or just take a stroll with an ice cream whilst enjoying fantastic views out to sea and across to the abbey, made famous by Bram Stoker’s Dracula. Head into the town centre where you will find plenty of quaint shops selling all sorts of curiosities from Whitby Jet jewellery to Gothic clothing. Whitby has a hugely popular food and drink scene with many bistros and café bars, as well as traditional fish and chip shops and tea rooms. There are many pubs and bars that offer a warm welcome to dogs and humans alike, as well as the many festivals and events that take place in the town such as the bi-annual Goth Weekender, Steam Punk weekends and the famous folk week.
Venture just a little further out of town for a game of golf or explore some of the hidden gems to be found all along the coast. Take a visit to Robin Hoods Bay, which can be accessed along the Cinder track and Cleveland Way, or any number of bays and coves along this magnificent coastline including Staithes, Runswick Bay and Saltburn. For a complete contrast, you can head inland and take in the breathtaking scenery of the North York Moors National Park. For a different kind of day you can take a steam train from Whitby into Goathland, also known as Aidensfield in the popular Heartbeat TV series. With so much to see and do on your doorstep you may need more than one visit. The traditional Victorian seaside town of Scarborough, just half an hour away with Alpamar Waterpark, Open Air Theatre, attracting some of the worlds top names, and Sealife Centre. Beach 400 yards. Shop and pub 100 yards, restaurant 50 yards.£68Price per night from
- Whitby, EnglandLess than 3 miles away from the historic town of Whitby as well as nearby glorious golden sandy beaches, coves and bays along the coastline to explore. This renovated cottage has been furnished and decorated to a high standard, with views across the lawned garden down to the enclosed private woodland, complete with a footpath through the trees. This is a haven for wildlife and you may see the resident deer at dawn and dusk.
The cottage is warm and welcoming with underfloor heating throughout. The open plan living room and kitchen looks out onto the decked area, breakfast outside is delightful on a sunny morning, al fresco dining while the birds are singing. This detached holiday home has a touch of luxury, the modern fitted kitchen is well equipped and perfect for cooking up delicious meals. The well-furnished living room invites you to sink into the sofa and wind down with a favourite film. Then tumble into the kingsize bed, ready to wake refreshed for the next day of exploring. There is the choice of relaxing in a steaming bath or the large shower cubicle, big enough for two!
This is a great choice for couples wanting to spend quality time together on a romantic break away. The cottage also welcomes couples with babies, so new families can make memories together. Located in the quiet village of Stainsacre, with a nearby pub which is popular with the locals due to its hearty home-cooked meals and cosy open fire. It is within easy driving distance of Whitby and other delights of the Yorkshire coast and the surrounding National Park. This is a walker’s dream, embrace the great outdoors and follow one of the nearby trails, it is located next to the Cinder Track running from Whitby, through Stainsacre to Robin Hood’s Bay, Ravenscar and Scarborough. There is also the Cleveland Way along the coastline and the steam train which winds its way over the heather laced hills of the North Yorkshire Moors National Park, a delight to explore. There are also ancient forests nearby such as Falling Foss with its waterfall and Dalby Forest, with footpaths, bike trails and zip-lining through the tree tops. For equestrians your horse is welcome to join you so that you can enjoy some of the beautiful trails together. There are stables and a paddock next door (by prior arrangement with the owner, at cost). Beach 2½ miles. Shop ¾ mile, pub ¼ mile and restaurant 2½ miles.£56Price per night from
- Whitby, EnglandSituated right in the heart of the historic coastal town of Whitby, you have cafés, restaurants, independent shops and bars just steps away, whilst benefitting from being tucked away in a peaceful residential area, just around the corner from the busting streets.
Stepping inside on the ground floor you have the kitchen which has been finished to a very high standard, the bespoke units have granite work tops and integrated appliances. This well laid out room has everything required for you to whip up feasts to delight, with a dining table beneath the beamed ceiling, where you can plan out the events for the days ahead with a glass of something special. Upstairs on the first floor you have the living area, with two comfy sofas around the electric fire and TV. The modern shower room is located up on the third floor with the bedrooms. The master bedroom has a kingsize bed with a feature fireplace evoking the cottage’s past. The beds in the twin can be made up as a double on request, making this property perfect for two couples as well as friends or families.
Whitby has a host of attractions drawing guests back year after year. This town was inspiration for Bram Stoker’s Dracula, and there is a dark side of Whitby with ghost walks to both fright and delight. The wonderful Goth Festival takes place twice a year and keep an eye out for other festivals such as the Folk Festival, Whitby Regatta and the Steam Punk Weekend. With many award-winning restaurants, olde worlde pubs and tea rooms, a colourful harbour, iconic Abbey and a glorious long golden beach, this is a great place for all interests and ages. The unspoilt fishing village of Staithes, 10 miles away, nestles into the cliffs of the Heritage Coast and is just one of the nearby hidden beaches to explore. Other hidden gems include Runswick Bay, Saltburn-by-the-Sea and Robin Hood’s Bay, each has its own story of pirates and smuggling to tell.
There are an abundance of walks and cycle tracks for ramblers and cyclists to take advantage of, including the Cleveland Way, as well as the Esk Valley and its stunning scenery, best enjoyed from the windows of the steam train that travels right into the heart of the North York Moors National Park from Whitby to Pickering. Other attractions for a day out include Flamingo Land, Dalby Forest as well as Alpamare waterpark and spa. The medieval walled city of York is just an hour away and is well worth a visit. This is a magnificent destination all year round, come see for yourself why so many visitors return year after year to Whitby. Beach within 1 mile.£111Price per night from