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Whitby Attractions

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Below is a list of the top Whitby Attractions with Websites, Images, Phone Numbers and links to Maps and Reviews.

Click on Post-Codes for Maps, Directions and Reviews.

Whitby Bus & Boat Tours

Whitby has Open Top Buses that give tours around the town. There are also a number of boats that give tours around Whitby Bay. These boats include a former Life Boat, and a scaled down replica of Captain Cook's Endeavour. You just have to wait in line to take a tour.
OpenTopCoach Website . whitbycoastalcruises.co.uk .


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Whitby Abbey, south side of town centre
Whitby abbey is a large ruin looking over Whitby harbour. There are about 199 steps that lead from the town up to the Abbey, or the tour buses take you up. Entry about £7 per adult £4 child. Phone number 01947 603 568.
www.english-heritage.org.uk . Postcode YO22 4JT

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Captain Cook Memorial Museum in Whitby centre
This Museum is in a 1600s house on the harbourside where the young James Cook came to serve his apprenticeship. The Museum displays Cook's achievements, with ship models and maps, original letters and artifacts from the Voyages, paintings and prints by the artists on the voyages. Phone number 01947 601 900. Phone number 01947 601 900.
www.cookmuseumwhitby.co.uk . Postcode YO22 4BA

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Dracula Experience Whitby centre on Marine Parade
The Dracula Experience is a tour through the Dracula story with its connection to Whitby. With animated scenes, special effects and live actors. Phone number 01947 601 923.
www.draculaexperience.co.uk . Postcode YO21 3PR

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Whitby Lighthouse at the end of Whitby Pier
Whitby Lighthouse is open to visitors to climb to the top for great views of the town. You also get great views of the tour boats going in and out of the harbour, great photo taking spot. It is only 1 or 2 pounds to enter.
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Whitby North Promenade north side of Whitby Harbour
The North Promenade at Whitby has a good selection of kids play such as pitch and put, boating, karting, trampolines and more. There is a lot of parking at the North Promenade, from where it is only a short walk to the town centre.

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Whitby Sea Angling from Whitby Harbour
There are a number of Charter Boats offering fishing trips out of Whitby. Species to be caught include cod, ling, pollack, halibut, bass and more. The website below list them all. Phone number 07855 439 380.

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North Yorkshire Moors Railway

Departs Grosmont 6 miles south of Whitby. Magnificent steam engines and beautiful rural stations, make a visit to the North Yorkshire Moors Railway like stepping back in time. The trains travel between Grosmont 6 miles southwest of Whitby, and Pickering 16 miles further south. Phone number 01751 472 508.
www.nymr.co.uk . Map . Info / Reviews

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There are many more attractions in Whitby such as Rock Climbing, Fossil Hunting, Surfing, Sailing and more. See the link below for more information.

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