World-Wide Links

Whitby’s Twin Towns

Whitby is proud to be twinned with a remarkable number of towns across the globe. The link is that they were all either visited by Captain Cook in ships that were built in Whitby – or were named after the original Whitby by settlers from the old country.

Cook Inlet, Anchorage, Alaska

Cook Inlet, Anchorage, Alaska (Credit: Annie Ellis)

Anchorage, Alaska, USA

Cooktown, Australia

East Fremantle, Australia

Waimea, Kauai, Hawaii, USA

Nuku’alofa, Tonga

Porirua, Whitby, New Zealand

Port Stanley, Falkland Islands

West Wylong, Australia

Whitby, Ontario, Canada

Whitilanga, New Zealand

If you live in one of these towns, would you like to send us a good photograph of it to add to our site?