Destination guide

Friendly Goathland will entice you

Enjoy the churches and other features of Goathland. This welcoming and relaxing city entices travellers with its restaurants and bars. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Goathland

Are you searching for attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Goathland a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Whitby Golf Club (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Whitby Pavilion (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Flamingo Land Theme Park and Zoo (14 mi / 22.6 km)
  • Sea Life and Marine Sanctuary (14.1 mi / 22.6 km)
  • Scarborough North Cliff Golf Club (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Alpamare (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Goathland

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Goathland is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Pannett Park (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Whitby Beach (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Yorkshire Moors (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Robin Hood's Bay Beach (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • North Riding Forest Park (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Dalby Forest Visitor Centre (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Goathland

The nearest airport is in Durham (MME-Tees Valley), located 29.9 mi (48.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Leeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford), which is 53.1 mi (85.5 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station is Whitby Goathland Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Goathland?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,412 holiday lettings around Goathland. From 957 cabins to 121 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Goathland? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Goathland. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Whitby Goathland Station: 2,112 holiday lettings
  • Flamingo Land Theme Park and Zoo: 1,474 holiday lettings
  • Whitby Beach: 1,865 holiday lettings
  • Castle Howard: 1,264 holiday lettings
  • Falling Foss Waterfall: 1,988 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Goathland listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Goathland?

Yes, of course. offers 957 Cabins in Goathland. Our other popular types of Goathland holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 121 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 957 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 293 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Goathland?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 13 holiday homes with pool available in Goathland. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.