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Whitby Amenities

Whitby Hospital

Small commercial craft in Whitby

Whitby Hospital Springhill Whitby YO21 1DP Tel: 01947 604851 Whitby Hospital is a Community Hospital providing inpatient, outpatient and community services to the town of Whitby and surrounding area. Prior to the establishment of the NHS, a Cottage Hospital and District Nursing establishment was in existence from 1896 in a property known as the Brewery […]

Robin Hoods Bay Museum

Narrow New Road in Robin Hoods Bay

Robin Hoods Bay Museum Founded in 1980 this small museum is wonderful look at the history of this charming village. Admission is free and the museums home is a small house on two levels. For opening times see the website. The museum has fascinating displays of artefacts from the village – there is wonderful model […]

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 […]

Francis Meadow Sutcliffe

Frank Sutcliffe Lifeboatman

Francis Meadow (Frank) Sutcliffe (6 October 1853 – 31 May 1941) Frank Sutcliffe was an English pioneering photographic artist whose work presented an enduring record of life in the seaside town of Whitby, England, and surrounding areas, in the late Victorian era and early 20th century. He made a living as a portrait photographer, working […]

Whitby Railway Station

Outside the Railway Station in Whitby

Whitby Railway Station Whitby railway station serves the town of Whitby in North Yorkshire, England. It is the terminus of the Esk Valley Line, connecting with the North Yorkshire Moors Railway at Grosmont, and provides mainline running for NYMR trains during the summer months. The station is situated 35 miles (56 km) south east of […]

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