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Welcome to your dog friendly holiday in Whitby

We know your Dog is a very important member of your family. Going on holiday without him just isn't an option . From experience and visitors feedback, we also know search and find dog friendly can be a long, tedious task. We decided to address this flaw for tourists who would like to bring their dog on holiday to Whitby.

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We know there is a significant number of holiday accommodation here in Whitby where pets are welcome. So we have highlighted a variety just for you. We've also added an array of interesting produce, products, news and much more.

From the comfort of your armchair you can browse, book and plan the perfect break for you and your dog. A fun holiday in Whitby really is at your fingertips.

Explore Whitby Where Dogs Are Welcome.


Historical and interesting attractions in Whitby, on the Moors and in North Yorkshire. Includes, Captain Cooks Museum Whitby, Whitby Abbey, Castle Howard. Please note - some attractions may not accept dogs. We have put others in because we are aware some holidaymakers do singular pursuits.


Dog friendly river gardens seling plants, garden ornaments. Also has a cafe set beside riverbank. Fresh Yorkshire Produce. Benches outside. Wildlife. Putting green. Parking.

Popular garden centre on Guisborough Road Whitby. Everything you need for your garden. Cafe serving refreshments and meals. Alfresco dining where to enjoy a snack with your dog by your side.

Variety of Yorkshire honey and preserves, handmade using Yorkshire Lavender from Howardian Herbs. Marmalades, chutney,horseraddish.

Steam bus from Days Gone By taking passengers out for sightseeing and views of Whitby. Disabled access. Dogs welcome

Medieval Castle impressive ruins standing beside the popular market town of Helmsley. Easy drive from Whitby. Dogs welcome.

Creative ceramic studio on Whitby's West Cliff where you can paint your own pottery. Great activity for all the fami ly. Tea Coffee facilities. Please check if dogs are accepted.

Boating and canoeing on the River Esk in beautiful sheltered waters. Float with wildlife and watch salmon leaping in the only migrating salmon river in Yorkshire.

Step back in time and chugg through the spectacular North Yorkshire moors on a smoke streaming steam train to beautiful rural stations. Uniformed staff. A great adventure for all. Dogs welcome.

Sweep round Whitby streets in the dead of night listening to Whitby's famous storyteller of the supernatural, mystery, murder and suspence, Harry Collett. Take your garlic

A fine early Norman castle set in the attractive moors edge market town of Pickering. Well preserved, the castle is an example of early earthwork refortified in stone during the 13th and 14th centuries. Dog Friendly.

Museum of farming. Provides realstic Living History. Includes Dark Age Village, Roman Forts, Homefront exhibition. Great family day out. Dogs welcome.

Dog Friendly Yorkshire lavender and herb farm in picturesque setting near Yorkhire Wolds Way. Plants, lavender. Tea Rooms.

Set in the grounds of the imposing Castle Howard you can watch fascinating glassblowing demonstrations close up. There is also a gift shop. Pets welcome too.

Great York Abbey that houses over 200 monks and brothers. The Abbey was one of the first Gothic buildings in the north. Dog Friendly.

Dog friendly railway studio in Levisham. Fine art prints and Limted Editions by landscape artist , Christopher Ware. The official North Yorkshire Moors Railways artist.

Dog friendly steam bus and charabanc from 1920's. Each with their special charm. Tours Whitby for sightseeing. Very Popular Boards by bandstand near pier.

Beautiful garden sitting on top of Whitby's West Cliff. Popular area for walking with your dog and taking in the magnificent uninterrupted sea views.

Wafting aromas of smoked kippers draw you to this fantastic famous kipper house in Whitby found on the historic east side. One of Whitby's most famous attractions and a must.

Dog friendly North Yorkshire attractions located in Scarborough. Trains run every 30 minutes. Historic water chute, pedalos, cafe and bistro. Wheelchair and pushchair friendly. Picnic place.

Enjoy trips out to sea on Whitby's popular Esk Belle boat. Sunset trips 1 hour. Twilight trip in the dark to sea. Great Family adventure. Dog friendly.

Replica Captain Cook's ship Endeavour. Trips out to sea several times daily boarding on Pier Road. Dogs welcome.

Museum in Grape Lane Whitby in honour of Captain James Cook the great explorer who lived in Whitby.

This tree based Adventure Ropes Course is set within 250 acre grounds of the Camphill Estate In North Yorkshire Join in a unique adventure, no experience necessary, just a willingness to have fun. Dogs welcome on leads please.

Step back into Victoria era where there is interest for everyone. Rooms set out in Victorian style, grocers, costume room and more. Dog friendly.

Founded in 1957 museum is a great place to visit. It holds a collection of bygone days products and appliances such as vacuum cleaners, lamps, tools and more. Dog friendly.

Yorkshire crafts and skills at their very best. Established in 1095. Go on tour to see barrier ropes, washing lines, dog leads, bannister rails and more in production.

Based in a building once used as a charity school founded by Michael Postgate. Captain Cook was educated here between 1736-40. Great Historical interest. Dog friendly.

Magnificent 18th century house set in breathtaking parkland. Dog Friendly UK attraction famous for Brideshead Re-visited backdrop. Formal gardens, lakes. Tearooms. Shops.

Conducted tour of Award Winning brewery situated on the edge of the North Yorkshire Moors in Cropton. Restaurant for refreshments and meals. Dogs accepted.

steam train journeys for all the family through spectacular North Yorkshire Countryside. Chugg back in time for a fun day out. Dogs friendly.

Beautiful garden to amble around in the pretty town of Helmsley near Pickering. Guided tours available by prior booking take approx 1.5 to 2 hours. Dogs welcome on leads.

Famous Whitby lifeboat from 1938-74. Launched 372 times 201 lives saved. Pleasure trips available every half hour. Dogs can go on too.

The childhood and favourite home of Richard 111 and fortress of the might Neville family, Earls of Westmoreland and of Warwick. A fascinating castle to explore. Dog Friendly.

Rainbow trout to buy as well as trout steaks, smoked trout, prawns and scampi. You can also fish in large lake. Tackle hire.

North Yorkshire Moors are spectacular. MIles of heather clad moorland with spectacular scenery. Visit Goathland, Egton,Little Beck, Levisham and more. Great for walking your dog.

Popular North Yorkshire Moors market town. Stream and village ducks. Variety of shops. North Yorkshire Moors Steam Railway. 40's week-ends.

The Great Castle of Richmond is breathtakingly sited on a rocky promontory above the River Swale. It is among the oldest of Norman stone fortresses in Britain. Dog Friendly

Rievaulx Abbey is one of the most complete and impressive abbeys in Britain. The atmospheric ruins is set in one of the most tranquil valley spot you will ever see. Dog Friendly.

Supremely talented wildlife artist based in Malton North Yorkshire. Subjects captured in detailed style. Robert also has a gallery at his home in Malton. Subjects include, owls, foxes, hares, zebra and more.

Perched high in a prominent position on the headland over Scarborough. Iron Age Fort and Viking haven up until World War Two. Climb the battlements for stunning Kings Eye Views. Dog Friendly.

Sea Urchin fishing trips out to sea on very popular boat Sea Urchin. Great day's adventure

Witty & eccentric novelist Lawrence Sterne wrote 2 famous novels from this 500 year old house, Tristram Shandy and Sentimental journey. Memorabilia, books and craft shop. Dog friendly

Gallery situated near Scarborough's historic Esplandade. Exhibitions of local artwork. Also sells a mix of vintage clothes and handmade accessories. Dogs welcome

Fantastic day out for whole family. Shire horses, ponies cowboy tricks on palomino. Supervised hands for children. Picnic and play area. Dog friendly but must be on leash.

National Park Visitors Centre set above Whitestone Cliffe provides access to the stunning views of James Herriot Country. Gifts, local walks, tea rooms and more. Dogs welcome

Lovely Stateley Home in Sutton-on-the-forest. Beautiful garden won Yorkshire In Bloom Silver Gilt Award. Tea rooms with delicious home made Yorkshire fayre. Dogs welcome

Fresh handmade chocolates in Hutton- Le- Hole Near Whitby. Diabetic chocolates and beautifully decorated figures.

Producers of stained glass products for you to order or purchase. Includes lamps, mirrors and panels. Tea Rooms serving delicious cakes.

Stunning sepia photographs of Victorian Whitby taken by world famous photographer Frank Meadow Sutcliffe between 1875 and 1910. Dog friendly.

176 kilometre walking route crossing spectacular heather clad moors. Great adventures for you and your dog

Whitby's landmark arched whale jawbone sited on Whitby's West Cliff in memory of Whitby Whalers

Hauntingly beautiful Abbey one of Britain's best loved attractions. Inspiration for Bram Stoker's Dracula and Simply Red's Holding Back The Years Video Shoot. Dog Friendly.

Leisure centre located on Whitby's West Cliff. Swimming, gym, aerobics and general fitness for all the family. Plenty of parking.

The heart and Heritage of Whitby. Unique atmosphere of a Victorian Museum. Fossils, carved jet, model ships and more

Science project centre located on West Cliff Whitby. Carry out experiments including exploring the human skeleton. All the family can join in.

Fantastic day's adventure for you and your dog exploring through mazes. Also holds annual events including Dogs Agility. Dogs welcome but must be kept on a lead.

Whitby Regatta is traditional tourist attraction celebrated in August every year. Sailing,canoeing,rowing and more.

Hole Of Horcum in the Levisham Valley is a 400 foot crater in the Levisham Valley. Fantastic area to walk and explore the North Yorkshire Moors with your dog.

Beautiful forest near Scarborough great for adventure trailing and cycling moors. Open air concerts top bands. Simply Red, Bryan Ferry. Dog friendly.

Great day out for the whole family. Feed animals and treat yourselves to home made produce and refreshments in the farmhouse tea rooms. Adventure play area too.

Breathe in the fresh air and ejoy a stroll along Filey seafront. See Heritage works of art by artist Russ Coleman. Filey residents were consulted to approve these.

The longest show cave in Britain. 70 minutes guided tour. Underground streams and waterfalls. Spectacular scenery. Cafe, Picnic Area. Dogs allowed. Not in caves though.

Dog friendly picnic place to enjoy. Takes tasty bites with you from suppliers of Fresh Yorkshire Produce. Healthy and delicious.

Beautiful smugglers bay near Whitby. Fantastic panoramic views of the coastline. Lovely place to picnic with your dog. Steep hill access. May not suit holidaymakers with restricted mobility.

Yorkshire's first World Heritage Site. Huge estate including abbey ruins and Georgian water gardens. Dog friendly short leads. Full disabled friendly. Great picnic venue.

Woods set in the beautiful cottage box setting of Sandsend Valley. Ideal picnic place. Great for walking and exploring and spotting wildlife

Goathland is the charming Heartbeat's Aidensfiled village on the North Yorkshire Moors. Wide open spaces of lush greenery. NYMR used in Harry Potter. Ideal picnic location for you and your dog.

Great day out for you and your dog. Walk through the woodlands. Enjoy a picnic at the picnic tables. Visit the Petrifying well. Objects turn to stone in well. Car parking. Dogs must be kept on leads please.

Dog friendly activities park in Scarborough. Lakes and woodland. Boating. Wildlife. Ideal picnic venue. Navy battle. 2 shops on site. Benches to sit with your dog.