The Raithwaite Estate

Whitby, United Kingdom

A 19th-century country estate close to Whitby on the North Yorkshire coast

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At a glance

73 rooms

Surrounded by some of the most picturesque landscapes in the country, The Raithwaite Estate is a new hotel development with contemporary styling and clean lines, set in 100 acres of beautifully-kept gardens and woodland. It is set between the pretty coastal village of Sandsend and Whitby with its historic harbour. The Estate’s stunning setting provides the perfect opportunity to enjoy a host of country pursuits including shooting, fishing and walking while two superb restaurants, a spa and pool are just a few of the relaxing distractions.

Location

Between the village of Sandsend and Whitby, on the coastal road, in North Yorkshire. 39 miles from Durham Tees Valley Airport.

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Things to enjoy

Excellent restaurants, expansive gardens, spa, Jacuzzi, gym, sauna, heated pool, steam room, birds of prey, walking and jogging trails.

Number of floors: 3
Number of lifts: 2

In detail

The Raithwaite Estate offers a wide choice of options from Club rooms to the luxurious suites, each individually styled in a blend of contemporary and classic design. Should you wish to bring along your dog, then the Deluxe rooms in the Courtyard and ground floor Club rooms in The Keep are specifically designed with that in mind. The Keep houses a further 28 bedrooms as well as the Hunters Bar & Restaurant with outside seating. Here the luxurious theme and décor is continued, with an added contemporary twist. Guestrooms are spread over three floors, with a mezzanine balcony of glass and chrome overlooking the central bar and lounge area. A sheer glass roof blesses the space with warmth and light flooding the room.

Wander around the grounds of The Raithwaite Estate along the footpaths and admire the beautifully maintained gardens. Discover the millstreams, the waterfall, and the woods, a haven for wildlife. Stroll down to the sea and on to the pretty village of Sandsend. Following a day of country sports, relax in the Poacher’s Bar with a drink or two and then dine in Brace Restaurant on meat and seafood, bought from local suppliers each morning.

Rooms

In line with our commitment to offer our guests both choice and diversity, Small Luxury Hotels of the World properties offer a range of room categories for you to choose from.

Club Room

Club Rooms are located within the Hall and The Keep. Modern in style with King-size bed and feature either a walk-in shower or bath with shower over and have complimentary WiFi access. Room size approximately 23 square metres.

Executive Room

Executive Rooms are located within both the Hall and The Keep. Modern in style with King-size bed and feature either a walk-in shower or bath with shower over. Some rooms also offer a balcony or terrace. All rooms are bright, offer views of the Estate and have complimentary WiFi access. Room size approximately 25 square metres.

Deluxe Room

Deluxe Rooms are located within both the Hall and The Keep. Modern in style with King-size bed, seating area and feature either a walk-in shower or bath with shower over. Some rooms also offer a balcony or terrace. All rooms are bright, offer views of the Estate and have complimentary WiFi access. Room size approximately 30 square metres.

Suite

Suites are located within both the Hall and The Keep. Modern in style with King-size bed and feature either a walk-in shower or bath with shower over. Some rooms also offer a balcony or terrace. All rooms are bright, offer views of the Estate and have complimentary WiFi access. Room size approximately 40-50 square metres.

Family Suite

Family Suite located within the main Hall. Offers a modern, comfortable and tasteful space, perfect for families, with two bedrooms one with a King and one a Queen bed, one of them can be converted into twin beds, and both have en suite bathroom. This suite also has a balcony overlooking the Estate and complimentary WiFi access. Room size approximately 60 square metres.

Abbey Suite

Abbey Suite located within the main Hall, has private terrace with garden and stream view, elegant lounge area with dining table, complimentary WiFi access, en suite bathroom with a walk in double shower and gorgeous stand alone bath. Room size approximately 74 square metres.

Two Bedroom Cottage

This cottage features two double bedrooms with Queen size beds, a fully equipped kitchen, spacious lounge area, large bathroom and complimentary Wi-Fi. Size 85sqm.

Three Bedroom Cottage

This cottage features three double bedrooms with Queen size beds, a fully equipped kitchen, spacious lounge area, two bathrooms and complimentary Wifi. Size 110sqm.

Services

At Raithwaite Hall every member of the team takes pride in offering the highest levels of personal service. Guests are sincerely welcomed and can enjoy elegant individual accommodations, the tranquillity of our private gardens and enjoy the very best produce Yorkshire has to offer in the utterly splendid Poachers Bar and the Brace Restaurant and Grill. Our formidable kitchen team take their inspiration from the finest offerings of dedicated local producers - whether it be locally churned cheeses, home-reared meats, the best Whitby fish, vegetables from surrounding farms, or jams and preserves from small-scale artisan producers. With its intimate feel and contemporary design, Poachers Bar is the hub of the hotel from the first cafetiere of the morning to a light lunch with friends, traditional Afternoon Tea or pre-dinner cocktails. The Spa at Raithwaite has everything needed to melt away the stress and strains of daily life, including four treatment rooms, a relaxation area, fully equipped gymnasium, heated pool, steam room, sauna and jacuzzi. Our Dog Spa rivals some of the best in the world, offering a variety of treatments and therapies to relax, energise and invigorate your dog. Take a look at our dog lodges and enjoy a night away from your dog in the knowledge that he or she is being looked after in one of the safest and most comfortable dog lodges in the UK.


Directory of services

  • Anti allergy amenities inroom
  • Butler service
  • Car Parking ( complimentary )
  • Chauffeur driven car
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Concierge
  • Daily maid service
  • Daily newspaper
  • Direct billing
  • Disabled Access
  • Disabled Rooms
  • Doctor on call
  • Dogs accepted
  • Exclusive Use
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Florist
  • Foreign currency exchange
  • Guests relation services
  • Hairdresser
  • High speed Internet in public areas
  • High speed Internet in guest rooms
  • Ice machines
  • IDD telephones
  • Interconnecting rooms
  • Internet / E-mail terminal
  • In-villa dining
  • Laundry service
  • Limousine service
  • Luggage services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Nanny service
  • Pets Allowed for free
  • Porters
  • Pressing service
  • Room service - 24 hour
  • Shoe shine service
  • Shuttle service
  • Sommelier
  • Themed Events
  • Turn-down service
  • Valet Parking
  • Voicemail message system
  • Wake up calls
  • Licenced Wedding Ceremonies
  • Wheelchair available
  • WI-FI in public areas
  • WI-FI in guest rooms
  • Wine, flowers & fruits in-room

On-site facilities

  • Fitness Facility
  • Gym/studio (unsupervised)
  • Helipad
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Jogging trail
  • Luggage storeroom
  • Pets accepted
  • Sauna
  • Spa (supervised)
  • Wine Cellar

Family facilities

  • Baby sitting
  • Cots
  • Family rooms
  • Interconnecting rooms
  • Children's Meals
  • Pool
  • Sofa beds

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French

Dining

Intimate, relaxed dining in the most sublime of atmospheres, and of course exquisite food. That's what guest's enjoy when they take a seat in the Brace Restaurant. Our restaurant takes all the best elements of a traditional steak house and creates a stunning gourmet experience that is not easily beaten.


Brace Restaurant

Intimate, relaxed dining in the most sublime of atmospheres, and of course exquisite food. That is what guest's enjoy when they take a seat in the Brace Restaurant. We pride ourselves on serving the finest meat, game and produce that Yorkshire has to offer. The ingredients are selected with care and prepared by our team of talented chefs. The fine menu is supported by an extensive wine list, selected to compliment the dishes we offer. With the bounty of the North Sea a stone’s throw away, guests who visit the Brace Restaurant are not restricted to the finest meats, but also some of the finest fish and shellfish in the world.

Restaurant details
Type: A la Carte
Dress Code: n/a
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday - 0730 to 1000 and 1800 to 2200. Saturday and Sunday - 0800 to 1030 and 1800 to 2200. Sunday - 1230 to 1500
Smoking: Yes (Smoking)

Poachers

Located within the beautiful surroundings of Raithwaite Hall Hotel and Spa, Poachers Bar is a haven of tranquillity at the heart of the hotel. With its relaxed and sociable atmosphere Poachers Bar transforms itself from timeless country salon by day into an elegant cocktail bar at night. While enjoying the splendour of the surroundings, guest’s can enjoy morning coffee, a light lunch, Afternoon Tea, a cocktail expertly prepared to your specific taste, or visit in the evening for aperitifs before experiencing the delights of the Brace Restaurant and Grill. No matter what time of day, you are guaranteed a warm and friendly welcome in Poachers Bar.

Restaurant details
Type: Yorkshire Fayre
Dress Code: n/a
Opening Hours: Daily - Lunch, dinner & afternoon tea -1200 to 2200
Smoking: No (Non-Smoking)

Hunters

Hunters Bar & Restaurant at The Keep with its glass top roof and luxurious large soft sofas creates a relaxing and airy environment with an atmosphere of tranquillity deep within the Raithwaite Estate. It is the ideal location for families and friends to enjoy their time together. Sit back and relax in Hunters for a 'wee nip' and a light snack or meal created using the best of local produce, expertly prepared and creatively executed. Hunters offers you the chance to sample some of Yorkshire’s more popular and traditional dishes along with some of the local ales with views of the Raithwaite woodland.

Restaurant details
Type: Brasserie
Dress Code: n/a
Opening Hours: Daily - Breakfast and Lunch: 0730-1000 & 1200-1700
Smoking: No (Non-Smoking)

Spa

As soon as you step through the door of the Spa at Raithwaite you're already on the way to restoring body and soul. Discover a place to make your own, and let our friendly and knowledgeable staff help you unwind with holistic lifestyle programmes and indulgent spa experiences, all delivered in exquisite luxury. The Spa at Raithwaite has everything needed to melt away the stress and strains of daily life, including four treatment rooms, a relaxation area, fully equipped gymnasium, heated pool, steam room, sauna and Jacuzzi. With luxury accommodation, Raithwaite Hall makes the perfect destination for a Day Spa or overnight Spa Break in Yorkshire and the North East.


The Spa

Spa Treatments
  • Aromatherapy
  • Body scrub
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Duo massage
  • Lymphatic Drainage Massage
  • Sauna
  • Swedish massage

Leisure

At Raithwaite Hall we offer a variety of country pursuits within the 100 acre Estate. Suitable for the novice and the expert, the Estate provides challenging activities such as bike riding, clay pigeon shooting, 4x4 off road driving, quad biking, fishing, golf and plenty more


Activities

  • Bike Riding - On Site
  • Clay Pigeon Shooting - On Site
  • Freshwater Fishing - On Site
  • Sea Fishing - Nearby
  • Hairdresser - Within 10 Miles / 15 Km
  • Horse Riding - Within 10 Miles / 15 Km
  • Indoor Swimming Pool - On Site
  • Jacuzzi - On Site
  • Jogging Track - On Site
  • Private Beach - Nearby
  • Sailing - Within 10 Miles / 15 Km
  • Scuba Diving - Within 10 Miles / 15 Km
  • Snorkeling - Nearby
  • Water Skiing - Nearby
  • Windsurfing - Nearby

Meetings and Business

Our rooms can be used for private use, perfect for product launches, pharmaceutical groups, conventions and corporate training days.


Business Services

  • Air-conditioning
  • Audio-visual equipment
  • Digital Projector
  • Blackboard/Whiteboard
  • Broadband Internet access
  • Conference telephone
  • Dance floor/Platform/Stage
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Exhibition space
  • Flip charts
  • Internet / E-mail access
  • Lectern
  • Microphone
  • Mineral water/Tea/Coffee
  • Overhead projectors
  • Partitions
  • Pin Board
  • LCD / Plasma flat screens
  • Podium with microphone
  • Projector
  • Scanner
  • Screen
  • Screen pin board
  • Television
  • Video conferencing
  • Video equipment / VCR
  • White board
  • Wireless internet access

Getting there

Hotel Address

The Raithwaite Estate
Sandsend Road
Whitby
YO21 3ST WhitbyUnited Kingdom

Near The Raithwaite Estate

Beach, fishing villages, Whitby, fossil hunting, horse riding, shooting, mountain biking, golf club, North York Moors National Park, Whitby Abbey, North Yorkshire Moors Railway.

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