10 Top Things To Do in Whitby, England

10 Top Things To Do in Whitby, England, Whitby, England (B)

Looking for top things to do in Whitby over a weekend? This post is for you. Whitby is an interesting seaside town with plenty of goth stories, spooky history, great English heritage and dramatic coastlines. Whitby brags it all considering how compact and postcard-perfect Whitby is!

It was in Whitby that Count Dracula set foot on English soil in the Bram Stoker’s novel. Today, 112 years later, Whitby and spooky image has blended well, and it has become the town’s identity. The Dracula Experience and Whitby Gothic Weekend are the most famous things related to Whitby.

Having such an intriguing identity, it’s difficult to break the cliche and colour the town’s identity differently. But honestly we think the town deserves much more attention beyond goth and draculas. It’s a gorgeous seaside town. Here, we have curated our top recommendations and best things to do in Whitby.

BY TRAIN: Whitby and nearby towns are served by Northern Trains. Middlesborough to Whitby takes 1.5 hours, and York to Whitby with one change takes approximately 4 hours. You can also take train from London King’s Cross via Beverley and Scarsborough (with changes), and the journey time takes 6.5 hours. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 10 Top Things To Do in Whitby, England
Guide Location: England » Whitby
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Anuradha Srinath
Read it on Author's Website: https://countryhoppingcouple.com/weekend-whitby-england-top-things-to-do/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Whitby Abbey
  • the 199 steps
  • West Pier Lighthouse
  • Sandsend Beach
  • Captain Cook Museum
  • the Dracula Experience
  • Whalebone Arch
  • Captain cook statue
  • George Stephenson Engine Shed
  • Raithwaite Sandsend
  • Abbey House Tea Rooms
  • Al Taco
  • Emma’s Diner