Great British Railway Journeys documentary from the BBC that covers the trip over the North Yorkshire Moors to Whitby, Goathland & Grosmont. Learn about Dracula and his connections to Whitby and the history of the rare gemstone Whitby Jet. A great look at what this famous seaside town has to offer. Great British Railway Journeys is a BBC documentary series presented by Michael Portillo.
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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. […]