Whitby Tourist Information By The Whitby Guide

Welcome to Whitby

Whitby is a quaint, traditional fishing village on the North Yorkshire Coast. Famed for its connection to Dracula and its author Bram Stoker, Whitby has a long and rich history as a port and fishing town.

The Whitby Guide is an independent online travel guide for Whitby, packed full of Whitby Tourist Information that will help you plan your holiday.

Whitby Accommodation Whitby Restaurants Things To Do In Whitby Whitby Events

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About Whitby

Whitby Captain CookWhitby 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.

Sandpiper House B&B Whitby

Accommodation in Whitby

There is a huge selection of accommodation to choose from in Whitby, whether you’re looking for a traditional Whitby B&B, a trendy Hotel or a Fisherman’s Cottage, Whitby has it all.

Greens Restaurant Whitby

Restaurants in Whitby

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.

Whitby Abbey

Things To Do in Whitby

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.