Whitby is a charming town that rests along the North Yorkshire coast at the mouth of the River Esk in the United Kingdom. Whitby visitors will find that Whitby possesses uniquely diverse claims to fame. The well known explorer Captain James Cook began his famous sailing adventures here. Legendary writer Bram Stoker experienced a stroke of genius in Whitby when he first conceived the idea for his classic novel Dracula. The town also has continued fame for its reputation as one of the UK’s primary fishing ports and tourist destinations.
Whitby is famous for its fresh seafood and fantastic restaurants. Whitby has a wide variety of restaurants, its not just Seafood Restaurants that you will find in Whitby. There are Italian, English, Cafes, Chinese and Indian along with a couple of trendy Bistro style bars and restaurants.
There are many activities to pass the time in Whitby, including days out, pub crawls, hen and stag weekends, beaches, fishing, fossils and crabbing plus much more more, browse our directory of Whitby activities, attractions and days out.