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Set on the West Cliff in Whitby, Sunnyvale House is located close to the sea front, so you can expect a fabulous central location. Just a short walk from the train station and a stones throw away from the West side Beach and a selection of cafes and restaurants.
Head to Pier Road and you’ll find cosy pubs, fun arcades and plenty of fish restaurants. Continue along the lively road until you reach the beautiful, blue flag West Cliff Beach which is lined with idyllic beach huts. At the other end of Pier Road, you’ll notice the swing bridge which sits over the River Esk.
Over the bridge, you’ll find yourself on the East bank which 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.
The centre of Whitby is a short five-minute walk from Sunnyvale House. Whitby train station is less than half a mile away 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.
- Whitby’s many attractions. Pubs, restaurants and beaches are all a short walk from Sunnyvale House.
- Whitby forms part of the North Yorkshire Moors National Park, and is ideally situated for hiking and walks.
- There are regular bus routes from Whitby to the surrounding towns and villages including Grosmont, Lealholm, Staithes and Robin Hood’s Bay.