There is so much to do in and around Whitby.
On your doorstep.
Escape to the beauty of the moors.
The perfect choice for a great value day trip in Yorkshire.
Buy an all day ticket to see our beautiful seaside town from a birds eye view. The fully-guided Whitby tour takes approximately one hour but tickets last all day and you can get on and off the sightseeing tour as many times as you wish. The open top bus service runs daily from March to November. You can even book the open top bus for your exclusive use!Visit the Website >
The 'Cook Museum' is in the 17th century house on the harbourside at Whitby where the young James Cook came to serve his apprenticeship.
The Museum celebrates Cook's achievements, and exhibits ship models and maps, original letters in Cook’s own hand and much authentic
material from the eighteenth century artifacts from the Voyages, paintings and prints by the artists who sailed with him.
Whitby Abbey with it's gaunt, imposing remains, recently named Britain’s most romantic ruin is set high on a cliff above the Yorkshire seaside town of Whitby. Founded in 657 by St Hilda, Whitby Abbey has over the years been a bustling settlement, a kings’ burial place, the setting for a historic meeting between Celtic and Roman clerics, the home of saints including the poet Caedmon, and inspiration for Bram Stoker, author of Dracula. Discover how over 2,000 years of history make the Abbey one of England’s most important archaeological sites. And at the interactive visitor centre your family can view archaeological finds spectacular audio-visual displays.Visit the Website >
The North York Moors National Park is a beautiful landscape of stunning moorland, spectacular coast, ancient woodland and historic sites.
Find out what there is to see and do and discover how the National Park Authority works with the people who live here to care for this beautiful place.
With their magnificent steam engines, beautiful rural stations and smartly uniformed staff, a visit to the North Yorkshire Moors Railway is like taking a step back in time. From the smoke and steam pouring from the engines to the cosy wood-panelled carriages and friendly conductor service, the railway is both lovingly preserved and charmingly authentic. It’s also the perfect starting point for a day out, whether you’re travelling between the rugged Yorkshire villages, hiking on the wind swept moors or spending a day by the seaside in Whitby.Visit the Website >