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Four Star Rating Lantern Cottage Whitby

A 400 year old property in a secluded yard with private patio garden. at the foot of the famous 199 abbey steps.

Telephone: Angela and Kevin Thorley - 01964 543904 Mob ; 07951371713
Kiln Yard,
North Yorkshire
YO22 4DF

PLEASE NOTE: Whilst it is probable that we are booked for the most popular weeks, we do get cancellations - so please do call to check availability.

Lantern Cottage dates back to the early 1600’s. This enchanting little cottage provides all the home comforts and modern facilities, yet care has been taken to retain the atmosphere of a 400 year old fisherman’s cottage.

Outside there is a paved floodlit garden, which is for the sole use of Lantern cottage guests and is perfect for eating alfresco.

All décor, soft furnishings and linen are of a high quality.

External view of the cottage

Cosy sitting room, with gas fired stove

The double bedroom with an old brass bed

Twin bedroom, with harbour view

The harbour view

The private garden

The kitchen, with gas fired stove

The Abbey - just a minute away
The house offers comfortable accommodation for up to four people. Elderly or infirmed Please note steep stairs.

The attic bedroom is not suitable for very small children as the staircase is open in the room.

Ground floor: An entrance hall with WC and shower/bathroom are situated off the sitting room which has a gas burning stove and SKY TV.

Lower ground floor: Kitchen/dining room is approached via the steep winding stairs – complete with traditional units and gas burning stove, this is the ideal place to prepare a meal after a relaxing day enjoying Whitby and the surrounding area.

1st Floor: Cosy, beautifully decorated double bedroom complete with open beams and an old brass bed. SKY TV.

2nd Floor: The small twin bedroom which is of great character, is situated within the eves of the property.

The Garden: A private sunny patio garden with shrubs and flowers perfect for eating outside and barbecues.

Outside storage: There is a lock up shed were suitcases pushchairs and sandy items can be stored.

Throughout, all furnishings and bed linen are to a high standard.

  • Gas Cooker
  • Central Heating
  • Electric Shaver point
  • Fridge
  • Microwave oven
  • Radio/CD
  • Colour Television
  • DVD Player
  • Video Recorder
  • Welcome Pack
  • Quality Linen Provided Free of Charge
  • Garden/patio for guests use
  • Off Season short breaks accepted
  • No Smoking
  • Barbecue
  • Towels included free of charge
  • HairDryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Iron and Board
  • Local tourist information, local walks etc


Lantern Cottage is located in a sunny open Yard which is only a right of way for residents of Kiln yard. You access kiln yard through a passage way at the bottom of the 199 Abbey steps off Church Street, which is in the old part of Whitby. Tate hill beach is literally one minute away.


Approaching Whitby from any direction Follow the signs for the town centre. From the railway station, follow the quayside towards the sea, and proceed over the swing bridge. Where the road takes a sharp bend to the right you turn left up the cobble street. (Church street) carry on until you reach the Abbey steps and kiln yard is on your right at the side of the Abbey tea rooms.

For an interactive map, click here...

You are only one minute from Tate hill beach


Outside the cottage there is off-loading only, however, there are nearby pay and display car parks of which permits can be obtained from the tourist information office.


One small dog is welcome but please keep them down stairs and off the furnishings.


Visitors are requested to arrive after 3.00pm on there first day. And leave by 10.00am on day of departure. Details of key collection will be given at time of booking.


2012 Pricing

2013 Pricing (when available)

Short breaks are available when possible. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.

BOOK NOW Telephone:
01964 543904
Angela & Kevin Thorley
Elm tree farm house
46. West St
HU17 5LF


PAYMENTS:  A deposit of £100 is payable with the booking and is non returnable.  The remainder is due six weeks prior to the date of arrival.

CANELLATION; In the event of cancellation we will endeavour to re-let the house and refund the balance.

INSURANCE;  We recommend that you take out your own insurance against any losses/injury

YOUR OBLIGATIONS:  We would request that you take good care of the cottage and its contents and leave them in the same condition as they were on your arrival. You will be liable for the cost of any damage, breakage or extra cleaning which are incurred during your stay.  Only the people detailed on the booking confirmation form will be entitled to occupy the house.  We may refuse entry to anyone not listed on the booking confirmation form

RIGHTS OF ENTRY:  We reserve the right to enter into the house at reasonable times to inspect the house and / or carry out any necessary repairs or maintenance.  

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