Since 2009, The Leeway Guest House has won Gold in the Green Tourism Awards, consistently taking the top prize for its commitment to ethical and local produce. Other awards include Trip Advisors choice for best Bed and Breakfast in Whitby. With over 1,300 reviews on TripAdvisor, it’s easy to see why The Leeway is so popular with guests.Read More
The North Yorkshire seaside town of Staithes, just 10 miles from Whitby, embodies many of the reasons why seaside towns hold such appeal. Once one of the busiest fishing ports on the North East coast, Staithes boasts a long proud history as the one-time home of famous Royal Navy captain and explorer, Captain James Cook!
All of the cottages on offer have been rated 4 stars by the AA so you can be sure that all accommodation, from Georgian period cottages to modern terraces and fisherman’s cottages, are offered at a very high standard of both cleanliness, comfort and amenities.
Throughout history, men have made a living from smuggling goods and living under the nose of the taxman. Whitby and the surrounding villages were a hotbed for smuggling for generations, with tales of hidden tunnels and secret societies a plenty. Here are a few Whitby smuggling tales for you to enjoy.
Not only does Whitby have various haunted buildings but we also have our own set of ghosts who just can’t get to the other side, either that or they enjoy spooking tourists and residents.
On the sands of Saltwick Bay stand boats that have been through the worst nightmare of any captain, a shipwreck.
For centuries sailors and fishermen have swapped stories to either scare or entertain their listeners whilst they drank up all the liquor Whitby had to offer. Here at The Whitby Guide, we have compiled a list of five Whitby folklore tales. Enjoy…
Whitby has become an increasingly popular tourist destination over the last few years and as a result, there are a wide variety of Whitby restaurants to choose from. Here are 15 of the best!
Whitby has many beautiful self catering holiday cottages that are available all year round at reasonable rates. To help you plan your holiday to Whitby we have compiled a list of five self catering holiday cottages in Whitby that are definitely worth staying in.
Follow Simon Calder around Whitby in this video from Visit England. Simon talks through some of the main tourist destinations in Whitby.
St Hilda is one of those names that, much like Caedmon, is seen all over Whitby and the surrounding areas. Anyone who lives in Whitby will know who St Hilda is, but for those who don’t know the famous saint, read on…
The Great Seaside Vintage Fair is returning to Whitby Pavilion on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 July, for its seventh successive year.