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Cockle Cottage-In The Heart Of Whitby FREE Parking - Text 07585509302



Updated: 25-Oct-2016
Cottage in Whitby, North Yorkshire Moors, England - Right In The Centre Of Whitby Just 1 Minute Walk To The Swing Bridge And Harbour

TEXT 07585 509302 FOR A QUOTE - price shown is not always correct.

Cockle Cottage is located on Johnsons Yard, Baxtergate Just a few steps form the centre of Whitby. Accommodation is spread over 3 floors with exposed beams in every room. Lounge and kitchen on the ground floor with full sized cooker, Microwave, Sony flat screen TV and Central Heating. Twin bedroom and shower room on the first floor, both with central heating. Attic bedroom has a double bed, Modern onyx bowl sink and 19in LED TV and Central Heating. Our cottage is furnished to a high standard using quality appliances and top quality furnishings. It is available all year round and we have central heating in all rooms. Equipment includes full size gas cooker, 26in Sony tv, Satellite tv, dvd player additional tv in the master bedroom. All gas and electricity is included. Free parking ticket on request. Sorry but not suitable for dogs. Text 07585 509302 for a quote.

Whilst your stay in Cockle Cottage you can experience the wonderful beauty of the historic Whitby town center. See the place that inspired Bram Stoker for his novel Dracula, explore the ruins of Whitby Abbey which was the inspiration for Carthax Abbey in the Dracula novel. Whitby host a variety of music festivals including Whitby Goth Weekend which happens twice a year, 1960's music festival, Whitby Folk Festival and also the world famous Bram Stoker's International Film Festival where you get to see the worlds finest horror movies and experience goth music as well. Whitby is famous for its sailing being the home of Captain Cook, there is a Captain Cook museum where you can learn more about this famous British explorer. There is Whitby Regata where you get to see some of the worlds most beautiful nautical vessels. There is also a famous lifeboat museum where you can learn of the daring rescues that have happened over the years in and around Whitby. And whilst in Whitby you have to sample our fish and chips which are the finest in England. We are a short drive from Robin Hoods Bay and a 30-45 minute drive away from the idyllic seaside town on Scarborough.

All in all your stay at Cockle Cottage will be one that will stay in your hearts and minds for the rest of your life.

More Details
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Speaks English

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for a wonderful week, the cottage was more than we imagined. We only hope we left it as was.

May we come again next year.

Hi Andrew,

Just a quick note to say thank you, Jeanette and I had a great time and the cottage was perfect

Thanks again

thx. I have to say your booking process is very slick compared to the

big boys

My husband, myself and our two children stayed at the cottage last year in July for our friends wedding in the church just next to it and fell in love with it, and we would love to come back.Is the week of the 9th-13th July available as a full week? How soon would you need a deposit or can we pay in full on the 23rd June for the amount of the full week?

Kind regards
Jul 2012
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2 Reviews

2 holidaymaker reviews


Enjoy my stay a cockle cottage and the weather was good all week

  • 4 of 5

Got to cockle cottage on the 3rd of obt and got setteled in abov 05.30 a cockral started and went on for an hour, this was every morning. Then you would get the bin men at 06.30 ish to remove rubbish from M&Co store, and on the steps to the cottage there is fag buts in a pot and black ash along the step which you have to step over (is this a desegnated smoking place by M&Co) !!!!!!!

But i made the most of my stay at cockle cottage

  • Review Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I have emailed M & Co head office and included a copy of your review. I will get in touch with Whitby council to shall see if anything can be done about the cockerel. Glad you enjoyed your stay in our lovely little cottage. Andrew
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Charming Cottage within Whitbys Maze of street's.

  • 5 of 5

Just off a main shopping street, not far from the swing bridge and everything Whitby has to offer lies this charming cottage.These cottages are hidden jems within Whitbys bustling resort. Cockle cottage was very welcoming and well equipped, clean and everything you would expect from a sea side cottage.( complete with seagulls , some that habit on a roof adjacent to the attic bedroom) this is by no means meant as a negative as it was quite amusing watching them from the bedroom with their babies. The you tube video does not do this cottage justice as the bathroom for instance has since been updated. Check out parking before you set off, we didn't as we were to be left a parking permit on arrival but it had been overlooked, so had to find a nearby car park and pay for the weekend.( you can only unload your car after 4pm and load up before 10 am near the cottage)Car parks are plentiful and nearby free after 6pm until 9 am so set your alarm for 9 am to pay until 6 then same again the next day ( worked out £6.50 per day) just glad we weren't staying for a week. We had a lovely stay with our 4 year old who loved the place, ( safety gate at the top of the stairs was welcoming ) you can also bolt the door to the attic room open should you want to listen out for your children in the night who's room is 1 flight of stairs below.

Our only problem was a neighbour from a cottage at the back of the property

( we could just see their small conservatory, through ivy and bushes from

our attic bedroom ) we thought at first it was a pub as the extremely loud heavy metal music went on untill 1am, but it didnt stop there, it switched to an extremely loud Tv documentary about the jews, we could hear every word until about 2 am when we must have passed out with exhaustion and headache .Luckily our son was at the other side of the cottage and on a lower level. This obviously was out of the owners control and reckon we were incredoubly unlucky that weekend, but laugh about it now. lovely place , cafes , shops and boat rides a stones throw away :)

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

Our cottage is right in the town centre so you have just a few steps to the shops and 1 min walk to the harbour and swing bridge. We offer a complimentary FREE parking ticket for the residents zone on street parking. Contact me for prices - 2 nights (Fri+Sat) start at £180 or add Sunday for just £15 extra. Text 07585 509302 AUGUST STILL AVAILABLE - £550 4 nights (Monday to Friday start at £195 Full 7 nights start at just £295

Activity and Interests

Nearest Barpub : lots at 0.5 Kilometres Nearest Golf : 1 at 1 Kilometres Nearest Train : North York Moors Steam train and normal service at 0.2 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : lots at 0.5 Kilometres Nearest Beach : at 0.5 Kilometres Car: not necessary


1 min Walk to the harbour and swing bridge.

5 mins walk to the beach.


Manchester airport approx 2.5 hours

East Midlands airport approx 2.5 hours

Teeside airport approx 1 hour


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
october 16
21 Oct 2016 - 30 Oct 2016
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Christmas 16
22 Dec 2016 - 4 Jan 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
11 Feb 2017 - 25 Feb 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
7 Apr 2017 - 22 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
28 Apr 2017 - 1 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
2 May 2017 - 25 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Spring bank
26 May 2017 - 4 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
5 Jun 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Summer hols
22 Jul 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
4 Sep 2017 - 19 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Oct Half term
20 Oct 2017 - 7 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Christmas 17
22 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £50

Booking Notes:

For discount prices contact me directly on 07585 509302 (text)

Start your holiday on any day.

Minimum Number of Nts = 2.

Available all year round - central heating.

Short breaks all year round - even through the summer holidays.

Changeover Day:
Any changeover day.

Notes on prices:
The above prices are a guide - see our web site for prices/availability.

The prices stated on our web site are accurate but do not account for every circumstance. Contact us for a fixed price. Text to 07585 509302 or email cocklecottagewhitby@gmail.com

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 25-Oct-2016
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Property Type

  • cottage


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...


  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Oceanfront
  • resort
  • rural
  • town
  • village
  • waterfront


  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • wind-surfing


  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Our shower room/wc is on the first floor and has been totally refurbished to a modern standard with chrome central heating towel rail.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) - 1 double and 2 singles Notes on bedrooms: Recently refurbished Double bedroom on the 2nd floor has double glazed windows, central heating, TV. On the first floor there is a large twin bedroom with built in wardrobes, bedside cabinets and is furnished in a nautical theme. Central heating.


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Notes on accommodation: Johnsons yard is a quiet yard just off the bustling pedestrian precinct of Baxtergte. It is quiet and uninterrupted yet within a few steps of the towns shops. See our web site for parking information inc FREE parking permits. www.whitbyholidaycottage.info Our cottage is professionally cleaned and maintained to a high standard. It is cheaper to book direct. Text 07585 509302

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