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The Bolthole Beach Cottage in Whitby, North Yorkshire

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sleeps 2
1 room
1 bathroom

The Bolthole Beach Cottage description

Holiday home
The Bolthole is a beautiful ground floor garden apartment is set in a Grade II listed Georgian property, in the heart of the seaside town of Whitby and can sleep two people. This apartment has a king-size double bedroom with TV and spacious dressing room off, a bathroom, a kitchen and a sitting room with a dining area and an electric fire. Outside is roadside parking on a first come, first served basis five minutes' walk away or public car parks just five minutes' walk away, a communal, lawned garden to the front with furniture and a communal rear yard (steps up). The Bolthole is a wonderful holiday base for discovering Whitby.

Situated at the mouth of the River Esk, Whitby is an ancient fishing port steeped in history. The ruin of St Hilda's Abbey is high on Whitby's East Cliff and looks down on narrow streets and alleyways. From the old town, the parish church of St Mary, also on East Cliff, has 199 steps leading to it and the churchyard was one of the inspirations for Bram Stoker's Dracula. Other attractions in Whitby include the Captain Cook Memorial Museum, Victorian Jet Works and The Dracula Experience. There are year-round events at Whitby Pavilion Complex and there is a blue flag beach and spectacular cliffs and bays to explore. Whitby is in a beautiful region and offers visitors a great deal of variety for a memorable holiday any time of year.

The North York Moors National Park covers 554 square miles, with landscape ranging from heather-clad moorland and deep secluded dales, to the cliffs and coves of the magnificent coastline making it a haven for walkers.

Gas central heating with electric fire. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, radio, iPod dock, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Roadside parking on first come, first served basis 5 mins walk or public car parks 5 mins walk. Communal, lawned garden to front with furniture and communal rear yard (steps up). Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop, pub and beach 5 mins walk. Note: Max 2 people including infants.


  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • Ground floor
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • By the sea
  • Near pub

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Mr Dorman
October 2015
The apartment is large and very well set out. It is very comfortable and a pleasure to get back to after a day out. It is also ideally situated near to all local amenities and car parking.
Ms Brougham
August 2015
The Bolthole was comfortable, spacious and centrally located in Whitby.
Mrs McDermont
June 2015
The flat was very close to all amenities, very handy to bus, train stations, shops and only two minutes walk from the harbour. We had a lovely holiday, the flat was furnished to a very high standard with everything matching, and was spotlessly clean. A lovely flat.
Mr Cox
November 2014
We found everything perfect in this property. We would definitely return.
Mr Graham
February 2015
A very spacious and cosy property overall. We both enjoyed our stay and would recommend it to a friend.
Mr Hudson
November 2014
A spacious, well appointed, clean and newly decorated apartment a short walk from Whitby town centre. Highly recommended.
Mr Cox
October 2014
We found this apartment lovely cosy, good quality all round. Would definitely recommend.
Mrs Henly
April 2014
The standard throughout was excellent. The bed was so comfy. I will definitely book this property again.
Mr Gotch
April 2014
Excellent accommodation, centrally located in a most enjoyable and historic town.
Mr Howe
October 2013
The accommodation was very good and cosy.
Mrs Taylor
September 2013
This was a lovely place to stay. So close to everything, and really quite.
October 2014
We have just returned from this lovely apartment after spending a very pleasant week there. we found it both welcoming and warm, good quality furniture and fittings, it was a pleasure coming back to after a day out. I really cant believe the last reviewers were at the same place!, yes! Whitby will always have a problem with parking, its because its so popular, and if these people had done their homework they would have known this is the case wherever you stay!! we will definitely return & recommend to friends.
September 2014
The apartment has a macerator waste system, that is not on the holiday details. We were not told until a couple of weeks before our holiday. The system is noisy and smelly! The only opening window in the apartment is in the kitchen. The road noise is clearly audible. The bed has a waterproof mattress protector that makes you really hot at night. The tenants in the flat above are up early and the floor is obviously wooden, so a lye-in is impossible.The biggest problem is parking, a good ten minutes up and down very steep hills, not for the faint hearted!
Mr Crean
July 2016
Luxurious apartment so close to amenities. Very clean and very comfortable, will be back very soon!
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