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Whitby Abbey

  • Discover your inspiration at Whitby Abbey
Be inspired at Whitby Abbey Whitby Abbey Interactive Visitor Centre
 
 

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.

Don't Miss

  • Fantastic views of the town of Whitby from within the abbey
  • Explore the gift shop
  • Action packed events 
  • The talking heads in the interactive visitor centre

Events At Whitby Abbey

  • 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.  

  • 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.  

Prices and opening times

directions

Abbey Lane, Whitby, North Yorkshire - YO22 4JT (Directions)

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