6 guests

3 bedrooms

4 beds

3.5 bathrooms

Morse Cottage

in Whitby


(8 Reviews)

Rated 5 * by Visit England in March 2022 and nested in the centre of Whitby on the North Yorkshire coast, you’ll find Morse Cottage. Beautifully styled and impeccably finished, this charming holiday home is perfect for group stays. Whether you’re looking for a seaside family holiday or a staycation with friends, Morse Cottage will provide a comfortable and lavish base for exploring Whitby and the rest of the coast. This cosy gem features private parking so your stay begins from the moment you arrive.

Trip Details

The Space
Morse Cottage has stunning interiors and premium furnishings throughout. The property has a beautifully designed open plan space which includes the kitchen, living and dining area. Different shades of blue are featured throughout the room to create a truly tranquil feel. If you’re looking to relax, you can kick back on the sofa and watch the flat screen TV or prepare a meal in the fully equipped kitchen.

On the first floor, you’ll find two bedrooms and the family bathroom. The first bedroom boasts a king size bed and an ensuite. Ideal for children and teenagers, the second bedroom is a twin. Both rooms have a stunning look with premium bed linens and furnishings.

With sloped ceilings and skylight windows, the master bedroom is located on the second floor. The stylish room benefits from a comfy king size bed and an ensuite bathroom.

Escape to Whitby, park up at the cottage and enjoy your stay from the moment you arrive.

Morse Cottage is located in the centre of Whitby and you’ll find restaurants, shops and pubs less than a 5-minute walk away.

The cottage is located on the West side of the seaside town making it perfect for reveling in nostalgic seaside charm - head to the arcades or explore the beautiful, blue flag West Cliff Beach which is lined with idyllic beach huts.

Venture over the swing bridge and you’ll reach the East bank. This side of Whitby is full of narrow, medieval streets dotted with boutiques, pubs and fish restaurants. Climb the famous 199 steps up to the Church of Saint Mary. You can also discover the renowned ruined Whitby Abbey, which was the inspiration for Bram Stoker’s gothic novel ‘Dracula’.

Step outside of Whitby and you’ll uncover a haven of woodland and moorland. Whitby forms part of the North York Moors National Park so it’s the perfect place for long walks.

Getting Around
Whitby train station is a two minute walk from the cottage so villages and towns along the North Yorkshire coast can easily be reached via rail. There’s also a taxi rank in close proximity to the train station.

There are plenty of bus routes throughout Whitby. Hop on the X4 and you can visit beautiful coastal villages like Sandsend, Runswick Bay and Staithes. The X93 travels along the coast to Scarborough. The 95 route features plenty of quaint villages, such as Grosmont and Lealholm.

  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke detector
  • Family/kid friendly
  • Path to entrance lit at night
  • Bed linens
  • Children’s books and toys
  • Coffee maker
  • Cookware
  • Dishes and silverware
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • Flat smooth pathway to front door
  • Garden or backyard
  • Hangers
  • Hair dryer
  • Heating
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Hot water
  • Laptop friendly workspace
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Patio or balcony
  • Private entrance
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Free parking on premises
  • Toaster
  • Towels provided
  • Cleaning Disinfection
  • High touch surfaces disinfected
  • Enhanced cleaning practices
  • Wireless Internet
  • Iron
  • Bathtub

Guests have access to the full property. The keys to the property are accessed via a secure key safe and full details will be provided shortly before your arrival date.

Check-in: 15:00

Checkout: 10:00

From the guestbook


(8 Reviews)



Beatiful house in a great location! Lovely decoration and little touches like picnic things provided and a lovely welcome hamper. Only 5 minutes walk to the harbour and useful to be able to park outside the house. Owners were helpful when hot water stopped working.
I would definitely recommend this as a place to stay in whitby!



Fantastic property, spotless and had everything you could need, location excellent



Superb house, a true home from home experience. Lovely welcome pack and very attentive host, who accommodated our extra visitors by providing extra chairs and a parking space. Cannot fault the luxury or location. Would definitely recommend this company and cottage.



Morse Cottage as advertised and stay was lovely, high standard of fixtures and fittings. Owner popped in to cover issue with lights fusing which was no problem. Only comment would be about the rental company Host n Stay, not the most responsive communication, also my number was passed to a third party to verify my identity by submitting photo ID. I wasn’t keen on providing copies of sensitive documents so queried this and was eventually told it was optional but it didn’t stop the company badgering me via text over a number of days which I wasn’t keen on.



Just perfect ?



We enjoyed a lovely few days in Whitby, lovely house in a perfect location. Would definitely recommend!



Genuinely the best cottage we have ever rented. It was brand new and fitted to a great standard. We couldn’t have asked for anything more, everything we needed was already there and more! Excellent & we will be back! X



The location was fab, the cottage was cozy and comfortable had everything you would need. Car parking a definite bonus.

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