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Historic remains of Whitby Abbey show over 2,000 years of history and the inspiration for Bram Stoker's Dracula. Superb clifftop views, gift shop and disabled facilties. Parking.
Whitby Abbey is owned by the English Heritage Trust and stands high on the headland overlooking Whitby. Whitby Abbey is the perfect choice for a great value day trip in Yorkshire. It's easy to see how Bram Stoker was inspired by its gothic splendour when writing Dracula. Whitby Abbey is one of the most atmospheric visitor attractions on the Yorkshire coast. For mystery and imagination, this has to be one of the best family days out in Yorkshire!
Discover the long history of Whitby Abbey and the daily life of the monks who once lived here in the unique interactive visitor centre with its dramatic digital reconstructions. Listen to the audio tour as you wander around the ancient ruins and enjoy the stunning views. See the famous Aylesbury abbey ducks, discover the talking heads in the interactive visitor centre and explore the gift shop for a souvenir of your wonderful day out.