Whitby Abbey

Whitby Abbey has been inspiring visitors for nearly 1500 years – now it’s your turn. Follow in the footsteps of artists, writers and religious leaders to explore the soaring gothic ruins and to take in the stunning sea views.

There’s more to see at Whitby Abbey than ever before. You can uncover centuries of history with the new interactive guide, and visit the revamped museum to find out more about how the abbey inspired Caedmon, the first named English poet, and Bram Stoker, the author of ‘Dracula’.

The entrance to the abbey is fully accessible, and you’ll find improved facilities in the visitor centre, including a bigger shop. There is also be a brand new coffee shop by the entrance.

Contact Details

Phone: +44 1947 603 568

Website: www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/whitby-abbey/

Address: Abbey Lane, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO22 4JT