Whitby offers a blend of history, stunning views, and vibrant seaside activities. St Mary's Church, this striking church sits atop the West Cliff and features a prominent graveyard that inspired Bram Stoker's description of Dracula's landing in Whitby. The church's interior is equally impressive, with beautiful stained glass windows and intricate woodwork.
Here are the top 5 things to see and do from our Whitby holiday cottages:
Explore the eerie world of Bram Stoker's famous novel with a visit to the Dracula Experience. This interactive museum delves into the town's connections to the legendary vampire, offering a spine-chilling journey through Whitby's dark history.
Captain Cook Memorial Museum
Step aboard the HM Bark Endeavour replica and discover the fascinating life of Captain James Cook, one of history's greatest explorers. The museum showcases artifacts and exhibits detailing Cook's voyages and his time in Whitby, providing an educational experience.
Whitby Jet Heritage Centre
Dive into the world of jet, a unique gemstone found along the Yorkshire coast, at the Whitby Jet Heritage Centre. Learn about the history and craftsmanship of jet jewelry through hands-on demonstrations and displays of intricate pieces.
Uncover a treasure trove of curiosities at Whitby Museum, housed in a historic building near Pannett Park. From fossils and taxidermy to maritime artifacts and local history exhibits, this eclectic museum offers something for every interest.
Whitby Swing Bridge
Marvel at the engineering marvel that is the Whitby Swing Bridge, spanning the River Esk and connecting the east and west sides of town. Catch a glimpse of the bridge in action as it swings open to allow boats to pass through, offering a unique spectacle for visitors.
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