What makes this much loved Yorkshire town so popular?
In a recent post by Tiger Sheds, Whitby was picked as one of the top five seaside resorts to visit in the UK this summer!
There are countless reasons why Whitby was chosen and why it makes the perfect seaside getaway for families and couples.
One of the best things about Whitby is that it’s a holiday of choice!
If you’re in the mood for some serious retail therapy then Whitby has a thriving collection of unique boutiques for you find that little something special and many quirky narrow streets and buildings for you to get lost in.
Enjoy digging into history? Great, you will enjoy the rush of excitement as you climb up the 199 steps to the Whitby Abbey and the amazement as you discover a beautiful 17th-century house alongside the harbour where the real Captain Cook stayed; filled with his handwritten letters, paintings, ship models and even strange objects found on newly discovered land.
More into relaxing and eating out? No problem, you can enjoy all the delicious, freshly caught seafood from a range of wonderful restaurants along the seafront or if you fancy a good Yorkshire meal and ale then there’s a fine collection of lively pubs in the centre of Whitby.
As for those who like to do something a little bit different when you go on holiday, you can try out the spooky Dracula Experience! An incredibly exceptional tour which takes you through the whole Dracula story with special effects, live actors and animated scenes.
Tourism began in Whitby all the way back in the Georgian period and since then has become increasingly popular making it one of the best seaside resorts to visit in the UK. So it should definitely be high up on your seaside resorts to visit this summer!