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People strolling on Whitby Pier on a sunny day.Whitby is dominated by the cliff-top ruins of the beautiful 13th century Whitby Abbey.


This traditional maritime town of Whitby, with its old cobbled streets, picturesque houses and sandy blue flag beach is a great place for a holiday or short break. Whitby is set among fine stretches of coast with spectacular cliffs, beaches and bays.

Whitby Abbey


199 steps lead down from the Abbey to the old town where you find yourself in a shoppers’ paradise. With an array of unique shops offering local crafts, famous Whitby Jet jewellery, maritime memorabilia and antiques, you are sure to find that holiday treasure.


For food connoisseurs, Whitby has it all. Award winning seafood restaurants, continental delights, traditional sea-shanty inns preparing locally cooked produce and olde worlde English tea rooms serving freshly baked pastries and Yorkshire teas.


Whitby to be renamed in China


Whitby has been chosen to star in a new marketing campaign which is designed to encourage Chinese people to learn more about some of Britain’s lesser-known places by giving them a new name. Discover more about VisitBritain's 'GREAT Chinese Names for GREAT Britain’




Inspire Me: Places to visit near Whitby


Whitby Pavilion Complex

Whitby's largest theatre and function venue offers a fantastic combination of facilities. The Pavilion Theatre, Northern Lights suite, Undercroft and Crystal Lounge are used for Stage Shows, Dances, Concerts, Festivals, Children's Events and Exhibitions.

Events at Whitby Pavilion Complex


More about Whitby

Inspected accommodation in Whitby will suit all budgets including economy, premium and luxury hotels, B&Bs and Guest Houses. From last minute bookings, weekend breaks to fortnight holidays on the coast, Whitby offers a variety of 3 star and 4 star Hotel and Guest Star rated, accredited and inspected accommodation, offering family rooms, en-suite facilities - in fact everything for that special Yorkshire visit.


Discover Yorkshire Coast is the Official Tourist Information Website for Whitby and the Yorkshire Coast. We can help you plan and book your short break, weekend stay or holiday on the coast. Take a browse through the many high quality accredited accommodation Hotels, Bed & Breakfast, Guest Houses, Cottages and Farms around Whitby that are listed on our Whitby Accommodation pages.


Whitby Tourist Information Centre also create Whitby Information Sheets for visitors, locals and residents.


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