Whitby's skyline is dominated by the ruins of St. Hilda's Abbey, high on Whitby's East Cliff. Spreading below Whitby, a maze of alleyways and narrow streets run down to the busy quayside. From the old town of Whitby, 199 steps lead up to the parish church of St. Mary, whose churchyard on Whitby's East Cliff gave Bram Stoker the inspiration to write his world famous book, Dracula.
Having a unique old world charm, for centuries Whitby has provided a safe haven for shipping and fishing fleets. Whitby now exudes a warmth and welcome to everyone. ..more info
We have put together a list of things to see and do, both locally and a little further afield.
We have tried to cater for a broad spectrum of interests, but if what you love doing is not on the list or you need more details, do not worry, you can email us to ask specific questions regarding local activities and sights at: