Set on a headland high over the popular seaside town, 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. This is one of the most atmospheric visitor attractions on the Yorkshire coast.
Discover the long history of the Abbey and the daily life of the monks who once lived here in the unique interactive visitor centre with its dramatic digital reconstructions. Or listen to the audio tour as you wander around the ancient ruins and enjoy the stunning views.
For mystery and imagination, Whitby Abbey is one of the best family days out in Yorkshire.
Myths and Legends Summer for Kids
Sat 26 Jul - Sun 31 Aug 2014
Discover a whole range of myths and legends, from St George to King Arthur. Magical stories, dressing up and hands on activities. Take part in Arthurian sword practice, medieval hobby horse jousting and training.
Medieval Spooky Fun
Sat 24 & Sun 29 Oct 2014
This Halloween half term join us for frightening fun, with have-a-go creepy crafts and spooky activities.
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Abbey Lane, Whitby, North Yorkshire - YO22 4JT
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