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Whitby Lighthouse, Nr Whitby, Yorkshire (YO029)
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14 May 2019
Wonderful weather, amazing views and fantastic walking. Loved it here thank you.

The W & A-K Family..... London
14 May 2019
Beautiful sunshine with a cold wind. This warm pretty cottage was perfect and we greatly enjoyed watching the light at night. Would 100% come again.
The L Family .... Reading
22 April 2019
Thank you for a fantastic stay. We loved our time and will defiantly be back. We loved walking into whitby and the Easter Weekend weather was perfect. Our welcome hamper was the icing on the cake.
L & R ....... Oxfordshire
8 April 2019
Very nice.
G & D Ripon
16 September 2017
Fabulous weekend away celebrating my 40th Birthday with a surprise proposal. Great cottage, fantastic views, lovely relaxed escape from life!
D & R, Lincolnshire
9 September 2017
Great location. The coast line is superb.
The D's, Surrey
5 September 2017
Another great stay!
Mrs E & Guests, Various
26 August 2017
Great location! Great amenities. Far enough from Whitby to be special, near enough to be in tough. Thanks!
The B Family, Derbyshire
19 August 2017
What a fantastic cottage! The location is beautiful and there is loads to do in the area. Many thanks for the welcome pack.
The H's, Buckinghamshire
12 August 2017
This is our 3rd or 4th visit. We've lost count! We have had a wonderful time as always. Many thanks.
The K Family, Nottinghamshire
29 July 2017
Lovely cottage and location with beautiful sea views. Would highly recommend to anyone who needs a week away from their phone! Definitely suggests a trip to Helmsky, also many thanks for a substantial hamper.
The G Family, Lincolnshire
15 July 2017
Our 6th consecutive annual pilgrimage to Galatea. Another week of perfect relaxation in the back of a mobile phone signal ensures this! Once again many thanks for the extensice hamper.
Mr H & Guests, Nottinghamshire
9 July 2017
Another fabulous week in 'our' cottage. Beautiful weather. Memories made to treasure forever.
B,P,P & K, Norfolk
23 June 2017
Fantastic cottage and location- great to get away from everyday stress and be able to relax- despite the weather!
T & J, Yorkshire
18 June 2017
Our second visit as enjoyable as the first. Thanks for the hamper etc. Made better by a rare British heatwave!
R & J, Yorkshire
9 June 2017
Lovely spot to get away from it all. Weather could not have been better. The welcome basket was a nice touch.
The G's, Arizona
5 June 2017
Lovely cottage & location even with the rain! Great hamper.
The M's, Cheshire
3 June 2017
Lovely cottage and superb location. We really appreciated the extra torches- hamper, flowers and toiletries. THe stay was even more special knowing that my grandfather was a lighthouse keeper here from 1903-1925. He lived here with his wife and children! My mother was the 7th child born in 1920.
The J Family, Various
28 May 2017
Had a fabulous time. Lovely cottage, great hamper and almost perfect weather. Loved sitting on the decking, cup of tea in hand watching the ever changing scenery. Explored lovely villages & Whitby is as quaint as ever.
S, J & L, Lancashire
16 May 2017
Surprise location for my 60th birthday celebration holiday. Perfect spot, perfect cottage, weather a little less than perfect but didnt matter at all. Birdlife amazing including a few firsts for us. Also 40+ seals at Ravenscar. Walk along coast path to Whitby Abbey is a must. Drives across the moors also. Trenchers in Whitby good for lunch. Also something to watch from the windows with binoculars and ever changing seascapes. Kittiwakes nesting an added bonus - we were a little too early for any chicks. But we did see a lapwing chick on the moors.
J and D, Herts
14 April 2017
Had a lovely stay here - had lovely dry (if cold!) weather which meant we could maximize the outside. Fantastic location and loved being away from the hustle bustle but near enough. We hadnt picked up that there wasnt wifi so with 3 nearly teenage children this was an itial alarm - however all settled into outdoor life and it was soon forgotten. Shame there wasnt more information on local area or other people's comments we could read. Things we liked were -
Good cafe on Caravan Park at Whitby - 15 minute walk and good beach towards Whitby.
Black Bull Inn at Ugthorpe - good home cooked meals and good beer - very reasonable and family friendly.
Bridge cottge Bistro - Sandsend - if you want something more refined. Very good - also for coffee and cakes.
Magpie - fish and chips as good as its reputation.
The Horseshoe at Lewisham - lovely - great lunch stop on a circular walk of Horcum Hole.
NYM tram - got to be done!

the A's, Leighton Buzzard
6 January 2017
The flashing light was amazing. I hope to come again.
SM, Nottingham
6 January 2017
Lovely walk into Whitby. Stay far too short in this beautiful cottage with my family. Will have to come back again.
The L's, Nottingham
25 November 2016
Very relaxing weekend. Just what we needed. Lets hope the heating is fixed soon.
N and C, Harrogate
26 October 2016
Wonderful stay and fabulous weather for October. Very comfortable. Very welcoming. We had a lovely stay and would love to come and visit again.
J, Sheffield
21 October 2016
Such a lovely stay! Weather a little dubious but cottage was fab. Diana is a star! Super friendly and cottage was so welcoming - everything you could possibly need and so thoughtfully done - eg wrapping cords around lamps so that you can switch it on easily - genius!! Thank you!
K D J N AND G, Worcestershire
18 September 2016
We've had a wonderful week. Many thanks to Diana for making the place so welcoming. Flowers and hamper really appreciated. Highlight of the week was a return trip from Whitby - Pickering on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway.
A and J, Manchester
8 January 2016
Had a lovely weekend exploring Whitby, just wish we could stay longer!
The Leyland's
11 December 2015
Another very relaxing weekend. Never tire of watching the sea and a great chance to unwind.
The Cunnington's
8 October 2015
A very beautiful cottage and environment. We enjoyed our short stay and hope to come back!
The S Family
6 October 2015
A very beautiful cottage and environment. We enjoyed our short stay and hope to come back.
Van Snick-Troch
30 September 2015
Another enjoyable stay... never tire of the sea views. Super moon a real bonus!
M & D Currie
27 September 2015
Another enjoyable stay, never tire of the sea views!
The C Family
22 September 2015
A lovely weekend, very relaxed with wonderful views. Joined by our close friends made the perfect getaway.
Andrew Giles
19 September 2015
Lovely weekend - very relaxing with wonderful views. The perfect weekend getaway!
The Giles Family
13 September 2015
A fantastic weekend, loved the cottage and views. Great hamper to welcome us. Will certainly be back.
Mr Coleman
11 September 2015
We last visited Whitby in 1991 and having enjoyed some of the southern lighthouse keepers cottages decided to come north. Lovely cottage in a lovely location. Weather stayed with gales and seas crashing in but improved over the week until we were sitting outside the Cod & Lobster at Staithes eating lunch on the last day. A great holiday.
Anne & David
11 September 2015
Fantastic weekend, loved the cottage and views. Great hamper to welcome us. Will certainly be back!
The Coleman's
4 September 2015
Last visited Whitby in 1991 and having enjoyed some of the southern lighthouse keepers cottages we decided to come North! Lovely cottage in a lovely location. A great holiday.
The R Family
1 September 2015
This house is as if you have a close friend who has a house and allows you to use it whilst they are away. Within minutes of arriving you feel right at home.
Ms Crowder
15 August 2015
Amazing views and the lighthouse actually works. What a beautiful location. We have had a brilliant time - crabbing, swimming, walking and eating fish and chips.
Freya & Ellie
8 August 2015
We've had a lovely tranquil stay here at Galatea. Beautiful, sunny, often cloudless weather; great views; and we even had a friendly cow pay us a visit up on the bank on our first evening here. We've been all round the coast, as well as staying here to relax -all in all a brilliant week. Thank you.
p.s Highlights; Bempton Cliffs, Magpie Cafe Scarborough beach.
Anne & Matt
1 August 2015
We stayed in Vanguard last year and found Galatea equally as lovely and superbly equipped. Thanks to the housekeeper (who called to see if we were warm enough as it was unseasonably cold and wet). Recommend a trip to the Rotunda Museum in Scarborough (Dinosaur Skeletons!) and a trip on the NYMR if the weather is wet. Hoping we'll be back next year for a relaxing break.
Angela & Ben
25 July 2015
Very pleased with the accommodation. Lots of walks and fresh air, lovely food. We had a good holiday in Galatea.
Rob & Val
3 July 2015
We met in Switzerland whilst skiing. Now we spend a lovely and sunny week (without rain) in this lighthouse. A really beautiful place, we ran out of sun cream!
David & Janet
27 June 2015
Despite disappointing weather, another lovely week in Galatea draws to a close. Many thanks to Trinity House and the housekeeper, next week we are apparently due a heat wave. Wish we could stay around to enjoy it. Food hamper set us up so well. Thanks
Janet & Phil
19 June 2015
We have had the most enjoyable time. Very comfortable and well equipped accommodation in a spectacular situation with wonderful views all around. The very generous food hamper was most welcome, thank you.
Edith Moorhouse
12 June 2015
We had the most amazing week. Saw a pod of dolphins and got very excited on our first morning. Sadly we didn't see them again. Also loved the fact that the lighthouse works! Spent loads of time on the deck, despite chilly winds on some days but it had to be done. We will return.
The Pannell Family
30 May 2015
Great location. Recommend Ditto restaurant, Whitby and Victoria Hotel, Robins Hood Bay. There's also a handy circulation walks book in the bookcase. Thanks.
The Rodgers Family
23 May 2015
Done several of the Trinity Lighthouses, and this is right up there. Instant relaxation, great setting only sorry we weren't here longer!
Marc & Nicola
6 April 2015
Fantastic setting, lovely place. Our friends really enjoyed it too!
The Llahi-Camp Family
8 March 2015
Another very splendid lighthouse cottage. Only one more to go. A very nice area and have had a very nice week. Seen some lovely places and lots of trips.
The Skillen Family
1 March 2015
A lovely house. Opening the curtains to the sea was amazing and so peaceful. Thank you!
Eddie, Louise, Will, George and Claire
17 February 2015
Had a fantastic 60th birthday, complete surprise, I was staying at a lighthouse. Fabulous location for a special celebration and wonderful memories.
Tommy, Ann & Family
18 January 2015
Well recommend getting up early to watch a sunrise. Beautiful location.
John & Nas
4 January 2015
What a good way to spend New Year. Lovely tasteful festive decorations, a great hamper. Lovely place to stay with good friends for the New Year.
Marian & David

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