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Planning a day trip out or a weekend break or that extended summer holiday. Why not
visit Whitby.

Whitby, situated on the North East Yorkshire Coast of England, UK, has everything a seaside resort can offer the visiting tourist, whether for that day trip, a short weekend break or the family annual vacation. Whitbyhotels website endeavours to provide you with the tourist information you need when searching for bed and breakfast accommodation in either guesthouses, hotels, self catering cottages or apartments; Eating out places, restaurants for Italian, French, Indian, Greek and of course the traditional Yorkshire fish & chips.

We list local places of interest to see when visiting Whitby and places to visit that are near to Whitby. Up to date weather forecasts on Whitby to help you plan your visit to this popular seaside fishing port and holiday resort a complete success. Stay in either in a five star hotel offering full board, in a family run bb guest house, a self catering cottage or apartment. Whitby provides bed and breakfast, hotels, b&b, bnb, restaurants and Whitby businesses will assure you of a great Whitby hospitality stay and very warm welcome.

Whitby and Yorkshire tourist information is just a click away using this website. Search and browse these website pages to discover Dracula authored by Bram Stoker, Captain James Cook voyages, Whalers of the Scoresby family, Pioneer of photography in Frank Meadow Sutcliffe, St Hilda of Whitby Abbey and the 199 steps, a listing of surrounding villages, all found close to Whitby, the jewel in the crown of Yorkshire East Coast

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Whitby seaside resort has a skyline that is dominated by seagulls flying over the red roof tops of local fishermen cottages. At the top of East Cliff in Whitby, reached by climbing the famous 199 steps, are the ruins of Whitby Abbey, Whitby Abbey visitor centre, St. Hilda's church and St Mary`s church. It is here at St Mary's church that the author Bram Stoker found the inspiration to write his world famous story of the undead for his book named Dracula. Panoramic views from Whitby Abbey cliff tops over Whitby town and the river Esk below are breath taking, seeing a canopy of red roof tops and a maze of alleyways leading to olde fisherman's cottages and yards, going down narrow cobbled streets to the busy fishing harbour. Here you will find the local inshore fishing boats, the larger working deep sea fishing trawlers, day trip boats and the fish auction quayside. On both sides of the river Esk you will find the tourist shops selling Whitby rock, Whitby jet, Whitby holiday souvenirs, Whitby fisheries selling freshly caught cod, crab, lobsters, oysters, cockles and the very popular Whitby fish and chip restaurants and café's for either a takeaway in the traditional paper or some of the finest sit in fish and chip restaurants in North Yorkshire.

From Whitby take a short drive inland onto the North Yorkshire Moors and National park. To the south of Whitby lies the coastal villages and sea side resorts of Scarborough, Filey, Bridlington. Explore the Yorkshire Heritage Coast  to the North and South of Whitby to discover quaint old fishing ports such as Staithes and Robin Hoods Bay, clinging to steep cliffs. Driving further inland from Whitby you will find the city of York, what was the capital hometown to the Vikings. Here you can visit the York Minster, tour the gift shops in the famous Shambles and then when returning back to your Whitby bed and breakfast accommodation, why not go via the breathtaking Moorland vistas surrounding the upland villages of Danby, Castleton, Goathland and Fry Up. Compare these to Whitby's surrounding villages on the banks of the salmon River Esk, such as the villages of Lealholm, Egton Bridge, Grosmont, Ruswarp and the coastal villages of Runswick Bay, Robin Hoods Bay, Staithes, Ravenscar, Sandsend and Cayton Bay, a seaside resort near to Scarborough. Whitby is the ideal seaside resort to be based for those day trips out, your summer holidays and weekend breaks.

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Whitby on a steep wooded inlet of the River Esk is still a working fishing port and a popular tourist centre. Whitby has been the scene of the first Synod held at Whitby Abbey of St Hilda; nurtured Caedmon the first English poet; fostered the genius of Captain James Cook; inspired the photographer Frank Meadow Sutcliffe; borne the bravery of the Scoresby family, the finest whalers of their day. Whitby hosted authors the likes of Charles Dickens and Bram Stoker who wrote the well known horror story called Dracula, a tale of the undead. He was inspired by the misty dark damp nights, cobbled streets casting eyrie shadows of the local fishermen and characters in Whitby. Whitby offers the visiting tourist comfortable bed and breakfast accommodation in hotels, guesthouses or self catering cottages, great eating out places throughout the year. Book early for the Whitby Goth weekends in early and late season, the Whitby Regatta as well as the Easter weekend break and the festive seasons of Christmas and New Year.


York is just a short drive from Whitby, Visit the York Minster, the largest Gothic cathedral in Northern Europe. It is over 1000 years old, has overwhelming medieval architecture, breathtaking stained glass windows, gothic arches and much more. A visit has to be part of your stay in Yorkshire.
The National Railway Museum, also in York, England, is the largest railway museum in the World, responsible for the conservation and interpretation of the British national collection of historical railway vehicles and other artefacts. York's National Railway Museum contains an unrivalled collection of locomotives, rolling stock, railway equipment, documents and records,
including the Royal carriages of the past. Whitby bed & breakfast accommodation is an ideal base for visiting the very busy York being just a short drive on the A64.


Scarborough is an excellent place for a family holiday, with two sheltered bays with beaches of golden sands and donkey rides for the children. Scarboroughs medieval castle and the redeveloped Rotunda Museum, full of fascinating facts about geology and the ground beneath our feet, provide an important link to the past. A stroll along the Dinosaur Coast with its fossils and dinosaur footprints is an unforgettable experience. The towns award winning parks and gardens provide a perfect place for a an evening walk or for the more adventurous, why not take to the waves on a surf board or sail boat to take in a different view of the dramatic coastline. Whitby bed & breakfast accommodation is an ideal base for visiting Scarborough.


Filey is a traditional English seaside resort with a friendly atmosphere, offering restful get away from it all holidays. A fishing town on the North East coast of England, Filey has enjoyed a continued reputation of being a seaside resort that welcomes all visitors, a tradition that goes back to the Victorian days.
If you want a active holiday, take in the beautiful views of Filey Bay with Filey Brigg to the North and Bempton Cliffs with Flamborough Head a further down the coast or just quietly relax in very peaceful surroundings. Filey will meet all you holiday needs. Whitby bed & breakfast accommodation is an ideal base for visiting the seaside resort of Filey.


Bridlington with its beautiful beaches is now the venue for the British Darts Open competition, two golf courses and the seafront road train takes visitors to all main attractions which includes the funfairs. Bridlington offers a host for all weather activities. This famous seaside resort has an irresistible appeal of all ages. A special Bridlington welcome that is guaranteed to warm anyone's heart. When in Bridlington why not visit Park Rose pottery,  Leisure World, Bondville miniature village, John Bull World of rock or go sailing on the beach, take a leisurely stroll along the seafront. Whitby B&B is an ideal base for visiting the seaside resort of Bridlington.

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