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Whitby to Scarborough Railway

Eric Treacy pulling in North Yorkshire Moors Train at Whitby Station

Whitby to Scarborough Railway The Scarborough & Whitby Railway was a railway line from Scarborough to Whitby in North Yorkshire, England. The line followed a difficult but scenic route along the North Yorkshire coast. During its operational lifetime the Whitby to Scarborough Railway line became notoriously impracticable and difficult to work. The junction layouts at both ends […]

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 […]

Whitby Lion’s Beer Festival 2015

Whitby Beer Festival

Whitby & District Lions 6th Annual Charity Beer Festival aims to raise money for various local charities and good causes that Whitby Lions support, as well as supporting Whitby Lions Disability Scooter Programme and the club’s efforts to raise awareness of diabetes. This year’s event will again be held at the Whitby Mission & Seafarers Centre, Haggersgate, […]

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