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Old Boatman's Shelter is self-catering flats located in Whitby.Two of four fantastic apartments, with probably the best views in Whitby, overlooking the Abbey, piers and beach. All apartments sleep up to four with every facility available to make your stay more enjoyable. Payable car park within 300 yards and on-street parking opposite apartments with parking permits on new system. Each apartment has two bedrooms, bathroom, and kitchen/living room, all with views of the sea and harbor as well as the rides on the Battery Parade (please note they play music during the day in summer).

Facilities for children: Cots available, Highchairs available.
Next to harbour so ideal for fishing boats or pier fishing

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Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Flat 1£650.00 per unit per week
Flat 2£650.00 per unit per week
Flat 3£450.00 per unit per week

*As a guide, prices are per room per night for hotels, guest houses, B&Bs and serviced apartments and per week for self-catering accommodation.

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.



  • Disabled facilities


  • Restaurant


  • Children welcome - Children welcome from any age
  • Cots available
  • High chairs available

Cooking Facilities

  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave cooker

Heating Facilities

  • Central heating

Laundry Facilities

  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Washing machine

Leisure Facilities

  • Fishing

Linen & Bedding

  • Linen provided


  • On street/public parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs/pets NOT accepted
  • WiFi or internet access

Room/Unit Facilities

  • DVD player
  • Hairdryer
  • Satellite TV
  • Television

Room/Unit Facilities: Flat 1

  • Bath
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • King-sized bed
  • Seaview
  • Shower



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    Map & Directions

    Road Directions

    Road directions: Follow signs into Whitby town centre, over a small roundabout onto New Quay Road. At the traffic lights take the feeder lane on the left by the River Esk. Go straight along Pier Road. As the road leads into Khyber Pass, the establishment is on the right.  

    Public Transport Directions

    Public transport directions: New Quay Road, at traffic lights take feeder lane on the left by the River Esk. Go straight along Pier Road. As road leads into Khyber Pass, property is on the right.

    Old Boatman's Shelter


    3 Visit England Stars 3 Visit England Stars 3 Visit England Stars 3 Visit England Stars Self-catering
    Khyber Pass, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3PZ

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    • 3 Visit England Stars Self-catering
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    Opening Times

    Season (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)

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