Easy, traffic-free and safe cycling on the adjacent coastal trail is available to hirers starting from the centre. The scenic trail runs along the route of the 20 mile, old Whitby to Scarborough railway line.
Trattles and Geall are based in a historic panelled shipowners house in the heart of Whitby. At the foot of the Abbey steps, the gallery has been in situ since the early 1700’s.
Just a two mile stroll along the beach from Whitby brings you out in the pretty village of Sandsend, home of the Turnstone Gallery which aims to offer the best in contemporary art and ceramics from the Coast and Moors of North Yorkshire.
Afternoon excursion to "Heartbeat Country" travelling in a 1958 Bedford SB3 Duple Vega.
Bus Route: Whitby to Goathland and back
Located at the top of whitby's historic Church Street and at the foot of the famous Abbey steps, W Hamond is the town's oldest surviving Whitby Jet Jewellery Shop. James Storr first opened its doors to an admiring public in 1860.
Speciality: Whitby Jet
Original Whale jaw bone arch was erected some time after 1853 & is now displayed in the Whitby Archives & Heritage Centre. A replica was presented to Whitby by Norway in 1963. The current replacement was donated by Alaska in April 2003.
The moody and magnificent ruins of Whitby Abbey have drawn successive generations – from Saints to Dracula - to this site of settlement, religious devotion and even literary inspiration.
New Way Ghaut, Church Street, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO22 4DH, Tel: 01947 604751, (3 miles, 5kms)
The Whitby Friendship Amateur Rowing Club was formed in 1879. The venue now also plays host to a number of events throughout the year.
2 Swimming Pools, 1 sports hall for badminton or team games, 1 fitness suite - fully air conditioned with 45 stations & cardio theatre. 1 multi purpose room for parties, meetings etc.
Whitby Pavilion Complex, nestling into the West Cliff, has wonderful views over the North Sea. The Victorian Theatre and the refurbished Northern Lights Suite provide a multi-functional venue suitable for almost every type of event.
Aislaby, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 1SY, Tel: 01723 383636, Email, (5 miles, 8kms)
Small village in the North York Moors National Park.