The Shepherds Purse Guesthouse, Whitby

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The Shepherd’s Purse is a guesthouse located in the heart of  the charming seaside town of Whitby, North Yorkshire. It provides beautiful accommodation for those looking to plan a minimoon, British honeymoon or romantic retreat.

The Shepherds Purse is run by sisters Michelle and Sophie who were born and grew up in the area and are passionate about providing a memorable and very special experience for all their guests.

“Inspired by the extraordinary surroundings we grew up in we wanted to create a special space, somewhere far from the everyday. A place where deep green valley meets wild north sea, where echoes of mermaid crested waves and a touch of the faerie folk are woven into something quite magical. A nest of richness, of warm welcoming Accommodation, a trove of finest crafted Floral Wedding crowns and elegant bespoke Floral Workshops, timeless, imaginative, exceptional. We invite you to walk through a doorway into another world and discover something truly captivating and unique.”

“We are so lucky be situated on the edge of the breathtaking North Yorkshire Moors, close to woodland and stunning coastline. Located just under Whitby Abbey, on the ancient East Side of Church Street.”

“Our well appointed, and comfortable accommodation is behind busy Church Street at The Old Workshops – a choice of galleried rooms overlooking a garden courtyard. The Old Workshops was once a bustling jet workshops in Victorian days, steeped in history and full a character and old world charm. All rooms are en-suite, and feature four poster or brass bedsteads. A selection of country furniture, antique and vintage pieces and whimsical styling transports you to an enchanted space to escape the every day. It’s the perfect romantic hideaway.”

The Shepherds Purse Guesthouse, The Old Workshops, Church Street, Whitby, UK

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    Lovely B and B and reasonably priced if compared to others nearby. Very nice, personalised touches, in this lovely old shipping port of Whitby. We will definitely be staying here again. Saved what would otherwise have been a horrendously awful birthday, so thank you.

    Gloria Watson

    Stayed again last night. This has been our 5th stay. I wouldn’t stay anywhere else either. Everything from the staff to the rooms is nothing short of first class. A special place to stay.

    Lee Warren

    The Shepards Purse is simply a gorgeous space to stay…fabulous. They also offer fantastic facials, wedding makeup and amazing silk and velvet flowers for the whole of the bridal party (including cake toppers). Their attention to detail is fantastic (having experience of this first hand) Keep up the good work you wonderful bunch.

    Joni M

    I love this place – I think I have probably stayed in all the rooms ! Including the loft. I actually book my time away around their vacancies. Great value for money., beautifully furnished right in prime location. The people than run it are lovely, very helpful and obliging. I can’t say enough of this place. Love, love love it.

    Bethan Fraser

    Just returned from our weekend stay. This place is amazing. Situated in the centre of Whitby, but discreetly hidden. Romantic setting. The most comfortable bed I have ever slept in, remarkably clean. Staff pleasant and helpful. Owners/ managers should be very proud of this place. Within an hour of getting home we have booked for next February. Can’t wait to return, thank you all for making our stay special xx

    Tina Smithson

    Beautiful location. Beautiful decor. Lovely quaint room / en suite. Was extremely clean and crisp. No detail was missed on arrival. Bed was also super comfortable. Very friendly and helpful staff. Would definitely stay again and again. Would recommend to friends and family. Thank you for a memorable weekend! ❤


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