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Whitby Activities

Robin Hood’s Bay Ghost Walk

Quaint steep streets and lanes at King Street, Robin Hoods Bay

Robin Hood’s Bay Ghost Walk Take a unique tour through streets and alleyways as you listen to Tales of the Strange and Supernatural. Journey into a mysterious past of Spirits, Shipwrecks, Smugglers, Local Folklore and Legend. This walk is designed to suit all ages. Adult only groups receive a different kind of story to groups […]

Whitby Archives Heritage Centre

Whitby Whale bones on West Cliff

Whitby Archives Heritage Centre This heritage centre contains historic photographs and artifacts from Whitby and North Yorkshire area. It contains family and local history departments, an exhibition hall and also a heritage shop. They are holders of the entire collection of the regional newspaper “Whitby Gazette” and home to the original West Cliff historic whalebone […]

Whitby Swing Bridge

Swing Bridge in Whitby

Whitby Swing Bridge The River Esk has been crossed by bridges at this location for centuries. A grant made by King Edward III in 1351 allowed the collection of tolls for the maintenance of a bridge. By the mid 1550s the tolls averaged around £6 per annum (£2,033 as of 2015). In 1629 an agreement […]

Danby Agricultural Show

Whitby Bridge, Whitby, North Yorkshire

Danby Agricultural Show Address: Danby Whitby North Yorkshire YO21 2NP Telephone: 01287 660416 Normal admission: Adults £5.00 Concessions £4.00 Children under 5 free, 5-16 £2.00 Main car park free. Ringside Parking £4.00 per vehicle. Limited number, tickets to be bought in advance. An area will be provided on the main car park for bona-fide disabled […]

North Yorkshire Moors Railway Whitby

Whitby Harbour logo

North Yorkshire Moors Railway Whitby Whitby railway station is, on many operating days, the railway’s northern terminus. All but two of the various timetables see steam trains operating through from Pickering, including daily throughout July and August except on Sundays. When North Yorkshire Moors Railway trains terminate at Grosmont rather than Whitby at off-peak times, connecting […]

199 steps Whitby

Whitby Abbey, Whitby

199 steps Whitby The East Clifftops, St Mary’s Church and the Abbey at Whitby is quite a distance by road from the town centre. The alternative is to climb the 199 steps of the “Church Stairs” or use the footpath called “Caedmon’s Trod”. The stone stairs, which replaced the original wooden steps, were built about […]

Farndale Daffodil Walk

Whitby Bridge, Whitby

Farndale Daffodil Walk Tourist Attraction Address: The Old Vicarage Bondgate Helmsley York, North Yorkshire YO62 5BP Farndale is internationally famed for its show of wild daffodils which normally bloom every Spring. It is believed the wild daffodils were first brought to Farndale by some medieval monks from Rievaulx. The Daffodil walk runs along side the […]

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