Attractions and things to do in Whitby town centre cater for all seaside holiday tastes. Fantastic family attractions in Whitby include classics like the Dracula Experience and Whitby ghost tours. Rich in maritime history and heritage, Whitby heritage sites feature one of England's most spectacular abbeys. The ruins of Whitby Abbey, famously associated with Bram Stoker's Dracula, sit high on the cliff top overlooking Whitby town centre. Other great things to do in Whitby include trips on the fun family North Yorkshire Moors Railway.
Visit the award-winning Captain Cook Museum in Whitby in the house of John Walker where Cook was apprenticed. Specialist shopping in Whitby town centre is superb. Essential visiting are the famous Whitby Jet jewellery shops and Whitby shops include a great choice of quirky boutiques and craft shops. Places to eat in Whitby town centre are plentiful from award winning fish & chip shops to traditional real ale Whitby inns serving the finest seafood. Music festivals in Whitby town centre include the legendary twice yearly Whitby Goth Festival which attracts huge crowds to this popular Yorkshire Coast seaside resort.
Maritime Whitby on the Yorkshire Coast where Captain James Cook undertook his apprenticeship is hugely popular with families. Catering for a host of holiday tastes, Whitby town centre is a treasure trove of specialist shops from the famous Whitby Jet Shops to quirky bohemian gift shops, funky off-the-wall boutiques and specialist Yorkshire food shops. A festivals and events centre on the Yorkshire Coast, Whitby Festivals feature great music festivals like the twice yearly Whitby Goth Festival which attracts huge crowds. Visit the award-winning Captain Cook Memorial Museum in the heart of Whitby town centre and find out about Captain James Cook's time in Whitby under the supervision of Quaker shipowner John Walker. The Whitby Cook Museum contains a selection of Captain Cook's personal documents, maps and artefacts and is where to find out all about Cook's pioneering voyages of exploration.
Lovers of quirky Victoriana and fine jewellery won't want to miss a visit to the many Whitby Jet jewellery shops in Whitby town centre. Enjoy fine Yorkshire ales and hearty pub food in a wide choice of premier real ale inns in Whitby town centre. Tearooms, cosy cafes overlooking Whitby harbour and a fantastic selection of best seafood restaurants in Whitby town centre are all options for places to eat and drink in this Yorkshire Coast holiday favourite. Top family attractions in Whitby include the North Yorkshire Moors Railway and the Esk Valley Railway, both of which offer a car free way of moving around the North York Moors. The North Yorkshire Moors Railway runs direct from Whitby to top North York Moors locations like Pickering with its many specialist shops and family museums and Goathland, site for the filming of popular tv series Heartbeat.
Legendary attractions in Whitby town centre not to be missed include the spooky Dracula Experience and Whitby Abbey perched high on the cliff top overlooking Whitby town centre. The beautiful cliff top ruins of Whitby Abbey linked to Bram Stoker's Dracula are essential visiting in Whitby and don't miss one of the great Whitby ghost tours available around Whitby town centre. More great things to do in Whitby town centre include pretty Whitby parks and visits to the main family friendly and interactive Whitby Museum. Stunning coastal walking is direct from Whitby town centre and Whitby Abbey towards Robin Hood's Bay.
Places to stay in Whitby town centre range from great budget Yorkshire coast B&Bs and guest houses to a fantastic choice of character Whitby holiday cottages and seaside apartments. Whitby B&Bs feature quality 4 star bed and breakfast accommodation at a great value price. Family friendly accommodation in Whitby town centre is plentiful with a wide choice of Whitby accommodation clustered around beautiful West Cliff overlooking Whitby Harbour.
Whitby town centre accommodation includes classic seaside B&Bs and guest houses serving hearty locally sourced Yorkshire food. Luxury self catering apartments in Whitby town centre within easy reach of Whitby Jet jewellery shops and Whitby town centre attractions are perfect for specialist shopping breaks and family holidays in Whitby or for romantic getaways on the Yorkshire Coast. Browse the extensive choice of Whitby town centre accommodation listed here on iknow-yorkshire. Whitby hotels cater for all tastes and budgets and feature beautiful historic Victorian seaside hotels and award winning family run Whitby hotels which extend a warm welcome to families.