Rose Rylands is a locally born storyteller who shares an intimate knowledge of the coast and surroundings, along with local folklore, history, mysteries and legends. She runs a variety of guided walks, including Guided Walking Tours of Whitby and Ghost walks in Robin Hood’s Bay and Whitby.Read More
Apart from being extremely beautiful, Whitby is packed with things to do, and when the views are ruined by the weather then it’s time to change your plans, and if that’s the case then here are some things you can do in Whitby to wait the weather out.
30 of the best things to do in Whitby. There is certainly not a shortage of things to do in Whitby.
Most people know Whitby as a pretty little town on the Yorkshire coast, famous for great fish and chips but not much else. Locals to the area will tell you different though, and if you take the time to listen to the fishermen’s tales and the amateur historians you’ll find that Whitby is associated with a number of industries, events and people that really put it on the map.
In the last two years we have seen numerous Minke Whales, Sei, Fin and Humpback Whales, White Beaked and Bottlenose Dolphins and Porpoise along with Seals and many species of birds.
The coastal town of Whitby is in an almost unique position when it comes to walking and hiking trails.
Learn more about Dracula’s connections with Whitby and how Bram Stoker was inspired by the town to write his famous novel.
Whitby Abbey is one of the finest scenes Whitby has to offer.
How to find Whitby Fossils Even away from the hectic town centre there are several activities which you can enjoy. One of my favourites is…
So your holiday is here and you’ve come to enjoy yourself, as have the children. Whitby has beautiful beaches and with a little bit of forward planning you can thoroughly enhance everyone’s enjoyment of your holiday.
One of the most loved pass times in Whitby is Crabbing in Whitby Harbour. This explains in a little more detail about the activity and what you need to enjoy a few hours Crabbing.
While you are on holiday in Whitby why not try your hand at a spot of fishing? There are many types of fish to be caught from both the pier and the shoreline.