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.
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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,
lights, traditional sea-shanty inns preparing locally cooked produce and olde worlde English tea rooms serving freshly baked pastries and Yorkshire teas.
Inspire Me: Places to visit near Whitby
Captain Cook Memorial statue in Whitby Copyright Richard Wood.Staithes
North York Moors
Robin Hood's Bay