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Raithwaite Estate

Whitby, UK
  • This 100-acre estate has hotel & cottage accommodation
  • It's not far from Whitby on the beautiful Yorkshire coast
  • There's a spa with a pool, plus a choice of restaurants
  • It's pet friendly -- there's even a separate spa for dogs
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Sandsend Road
Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3ST
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Encompassing several properties offering hotel and cottage accommodation, the Raithwaite Estate feels like a rural resort in its own right. It is set back from the beautiful Yorkshire coast, just a mile from the pretty fishing village of Sandsend and around 2.5 miles from the restaurants, galleries and boutiques of Whitby. The atmospheric remains of Whitby Abbey, which inspired Bram Stoker's Dracula can be reached by climbing 199 steps from the town -- from the abbey there are far-reaching views of the coast and countryside.

The 100-acre estate is well placed for exploring the North York Moors National Park and for outdoor pursuits such as horse riding, cycling and walking. Golfers can tee off at nearby Whitby Golf Club, an 18-hole cliff-top course with views of the coast.

The pet-friendly estate has two spas, one of which is for dogs -- it offers a variety of treatments to relax and energise canine companions. The other more traditional spa has a heated pool that overlooks the gardens and the stream, plus a steam room, a Jacuzzi and a gym.

There are several restaurants and bars, including Hunters Lounge, an informal space serving Yorkshire pub favourites, and Poachers Bar, which serves drinks, light lunches and afternoon tea. The smart Brace Restaurant uses fresh local produce to create British cuisine with a European influence. There's also a pleasant conservatory that looks onto the 100-year-old gardens.

There are a variety of different accommodation types on the estate, from hotel rooms in The Hall, The Keep and The Courtyard, to self-catering cottages with woodland views and open fireplaces, and a 6-bedroom house with lake and countryside views. There is pet- and family-friendly accommodation.

by Amy Lindsay
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  • Gym / fitness center
  • Hot Tub / Jacuzzi
  • Indoor pool
  • Roof terrace
  • Sauna / Steam Room
  • Pet-friendly
  • Spa


  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • Concierge service
  • Hair salon (fees apply)
  • Laundry / dry cleaning

Room amenities

  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Pay-per-view / movies on demand
  • Safe
  • iPod/iPhone docking station


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas


  • Bathrobes
  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Slippers


  • Complimentary parking
Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


  • Pets allowed


  • Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details

  • Pets allowed Check-in time starts at 3pm Check-out time is 11am

    You must present a photo ID when checking in. Your credit card is charged at the time you book. Bed type and smoking preferences are not guaranteed.Your reservation is prepaid and is guaranteed for late arrival. The total charge includes all room charges and taxes, as well as fees for access and booking. Any incidental charges such as parking, phone calls, and room service will be handled directly between you and the property.

    Know Before You Go

    • Accommodations are situated at multiple addresses.
    • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
    • A resort fee is included in the total price displayed.
    • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
    • The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.


    The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

    • Fee for full breakfast: GBP 19 per person (approximately)
    • Pet fee: GBP 15 per accommodation, per night

    The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

    Mandatory Fees and Taxes

    The charges below are included in your overall room price:

    • Resort fee

    We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Getting there

Newcastle Airport is 75 miles from the hotel, Leeds Bradford Airport is 81 miles away and Robin Hood (Doncaster Sheffield) Airport is 93 miles away. From the hotel it's about 2.5 miles to Whitby railway station; from there, expect to pay around £15 in a taxi. There is free parking at the hotel.


  • Sandsend Road
  • Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3ST
  • United Kingdom

Customer Service

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Tel: +44 (0) 20 3564 9000

M-F, 8am-9pm

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Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

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