Set within 1.7 miles of Whitby Abbey and less than 0.6 miles of Captain Cook Memorial Museum in Whitby, Highgate House offers accommodation with free WiFi and flat-screen TV.

Guests at the property can enjoy hiking and cycling nearby, or make the most of the garden.

Popular points of interest near Highgate House include Whitby Lighthouse, Whitby Museum and Whitby Pavillion. The nearest airport is Durham Tees Valley Airport, 42.3 miles from the accommodation.

This is our guests' favourite part of Whitby, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

Highgate House has been welcoming guests since 13 Oct 2015.

Property highlights

Situated in the best rated area in Whitby, this property has an excellent location score of 9.8

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info



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Room type
1 extra-large double bed
1 large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable programme, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Closest beaches
  • Whitby Beach

    8.8 Fabulous beach
    550 yards from property
  • Sandsend Beach

    8.8 Fabulous beach
    1.1 miles from property
Property questions and answers
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  • I am planning a small wedding of 10 people in September 2022 is there any possibility I could book 4 rooms for 2 nights and are you able to cater for ..
    Your question is well timed as we are introducing a wedding service from 2021. Let us know if you’d like to proceed. Polly
    Answered on 21 July 2020
  • Where can you park your car ?
    Hello, You can check out all the parking arrangements and much more at Regards, Andy & Polly
    Answered on 14 April 2021
  • Is there any parking facilities on site
    Hi, We provide complimentary scratch card for parking near to the house. See guest info at See you soon. Andy and Polly
    Answered on 5 July 2022
  • what rooms have a bath
    Hi, the Summer Room has a 100 year old bath.
    Answered on 9 August 2021
  • Hi,, where would you recommend to park ?
    Hello, You can check out all the parking arrangements and much more at Regards, Andy & Polly
    Answered on 14 April 2021
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Company review score: 9.8Based on 147 reviews from 1 property
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Property information

Highgate House, a magnificent Grade II* Listed Georgian townhouse located on the prestigious St Hilda's Terrace in the heart of Whitby. The former captain's residence and once upon a time rectory, epitomises all that is expected of a Georgian property, and certainly does not fail to impress with its grandeur. Relax in one of our four individually styled rooms, each with elegant en-suite facilities and large luxurious beds. You can expect a warm Yorkshire welcome at Highgate House, ideal for couples wanting a romantic break or just to get away from it all and relax together.

Neighbourhood information

Highgate House is ideally placed in the heart of Whitby with its quaint cobbled streets and picturesque harbour nestled on the edge of the North Yorkshire moors.

Language spoken

Property surroundings *
Facilities of Highgate House
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Beach
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Adult only
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages spoken
  • English

House rules

Highgate House takes special requests - add in the next step!


16:00 - 18:00


07:30 - 10:00


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children are not allowed.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo Diners Club Bankcard Highgate House accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests must be quiet between 23:00 and 08:00.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please note that check-in outside of normal hours can only be organised by prior arrangement.

Please note that there are several flights of stone steps to access the house from the street and 2 flights of stairs to access the rooms from the hall. Also, the walk to and from town is via a steep slope. Highgate House may therefore not be suitable for guests with mobility difficulties.

Please inform Highgate House in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

FAQs about Highgate House

  • Highgate House is 250 yards from the centre of Whitby.

  • Guests staying at Highgate House can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 10.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental

  • The prices at Highgate House may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Room options at Highgate House include:

    • Double

  • Highgate House offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Beach

  • Check-in at Highgate House is from 16:00, and check-out is until 10:00.