Whitby is a quaint historic fishing village situated on the North East coast of England, surrounded by the beautiful North Yorkshire Moors National Park.
There is so much to see and do during your stay in Whitby. The delightful cobbled streets and quirky shops are a must see for every visitor. A great selection of pubs and bars, not to mention the many restaurants catering for a variety of tastes. Whitby is also famous for it’s award winning fish and chips, for which thousands travel far and wide every year!
Whitby is also steeped in history and known throughout the world as the place where Captain James Cook plied his trade prior to his momentous journey’s of discovery, it is also the setting and inspiration for Bram Stoker’s Dracula. Not forgetting ‘Whitby Abbey’ perfectly situated upon the cliff top, it completes the picture postcard view that has become so famous throughout the world.
Take a look at some of our top Whitby recommendations:
A must-visit for any new visitor to Whitby. Whitby Abbey has been welcoming visitors for nearly 1500 years, now it's your turn.Find out more
Whitby Harbour is a sight to behold, we strongly recommend you head for a walk down the West Pier and take in the fresh sea air.Find out more
With Blue Flag waters perfect for a paddle and rock pools aplenty, Whitby Beach is a fantastic beach perfect for adults and children alike.Find out more
Pannett Park is a spectacular park right in the centre of Whitby, with floral displays, a play park and a museum it's high on the list of things to see in Whitby.Find out more
Trains to Whitby travel along the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, passing through the Esk Valley and the villages of Goathland and Castleton.Find out more
Whitby is surrounded by some of the most beautiful coastlines anywhere inthe UK. Once you have explored our beautiful town, why not head out to some of the delightful villages and towns we are lucky to share this coastline with. North of Whitby you have the stunning fishing villages of Runswick Bay and Staithes. Heading South is the village of Robin Hoods Bay and a little further afield the town of Scarborough with plenty to do for all the family.
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Staithes is a quaint little fishing village further up the coast from Whitby. With cobbled streets and charming cottages, the village is full of character.Find out more
Robin Hoods Bay is another quaint fishing village down coast from Whitby, with a beautiful beach and historic cobbled streets it isn't one to miss.Find out more
Goathland is a famous little village not far inland from Whitby, it is also known as 'Aidensfield' from the TV series Heartbeat and also featured in the Harry Potter films.Find out more
Scarborough is the perfect destination for a fun-filled family day out. With plenty of amusement arcades, a funfair and a sea life centre. It's sure to keep the kids happy!Find out more