Out and About
Whitby has it all and is the perfect tourist destination. A wonderful holiday beckons whatever your age, tastes or pastimes. Here are just a few ideas of things to do from the wealth of attractions not only in Whitby but the surrounding moors and coast around:
Visit the historic Abbey, St Mary's Church and climb the 199 Steps for stunning views
Take a steam train ride on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway through fabulous scenery
Learn about Captain Cook's time in Whitby and his epic voyages at the Memorial Museum
Explore the scenic delights of the North Yorkshire Moors National Park
Visit the nearby picturesque fishing villages of Robin Hoods Bay, Runswick Bay and Staithes
Take a trip on the pleasure boat or try your hand at fishing for the whole day
Visit Bram Stokers Dracula Experience or take a nightly ghost walk if you love the gothic.
More information and advice can be found at the Tourist Information Centre on Langbourne Road or telephone 01723 383636.
Eating and Drinking
There are many great restaurants, cafes, pubs, bars, bakeries and delicatessens in Whitby to cater for all tastes. The main supermarket is the Cooperative on Langbourne Road and a Sainsbury's on the edge of town.
Parking and Public Transport
Unrestricted parking is available on Church Street and there are Pay & Display car parks a short distance away. 2-7 day parking permits are available from the Tourist Information Centre. The property is a 5-10 minute walk from the bus and train station where a taxi rank is also located.
Whitby is linked by mainland train north to Middlesbrough and by a steam rail service to Pickering (limited service in Winter). There are also regular bus links to Scarborough, Middlesbrough, York and Leeds, towns also served by mainland train services.
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