The stylishly furnished Abbotsleigh of Whitby offers elegant bed and breakfast accommodation 2 minutes’ walk from the seafront. With a 4-star gold rating from the AA, this North Yorkshire guest house provides free parking. Each room at Abbotsleigh has been individually styled, and has its own unique furnishings. All have a flat-screen TV, iPod dock and tea and coffee facilities including a coffee machine and homemade biscuits. Each room has luxury bedding and an en suite bathroom with shower, hairdryer and high-quality toiletries. An award-winning breakfast menu includes a buffet selection of fresh fruit, cereals, homemade bread, yoghurt, preserves and honey. There is a cooked selection with bacon, local sausages, black pudding and free-range eggs, and tea, coffee and fruit juice. Whitby Abbey, the Captain Cook Memorial Museum and the Whitby Museum are all within 10-20 minutes’ walk of Abbotsleigh. The pretty coastal village of Robin Hood’s Bay is around 6 miles south of the town, which lies just outside the spectacular North York Moors National Park.