Green Light for £40m Tourism Resort in North Yorkshire

8 Jun 2018

A £40m resort in Whitby, North Yorkshire, has been given the go-ahead by Scarborough Borough Council.

The Raithwaite Bay Resort, designed by Holder Mathias, is being developed by Yorkshire Ventures.It will include 71 holiday cottages, 82 holiday apartments, 37 forest lodges, as well as a restaurant and welcome hub spread over 80 acres.

A 30-year management scheme has been put in place to help protect and enhance the estate’s ancient woodland, enabling Scarborough Borough Council to protect its countryside, while bringing sustainable economic and tourism initiatives to the borough and wider area.

Peter Gamble, partner at Holder Mathias, said: “Our aim is to create a destination of real delight and significance to Whitby and the wider region. Opportunities of this kind and quality are rare, but together we can create something very special while providing employment for generations to come. Based on our reputation and approach to designing in sensitive locations, we are confident that our plans reflect a long-term commitment to the area so this unique destination can thrive and succeed.”