<h3>From visitor attractions to outdoor activities</h3>
There is so much to do in and around Whitby, from walking or cycling in the North
York Moors National Park to learning about Whitby’s connections to Dracula and
Captain Cook.
</p> <h3>Some of Yorkshire's finest coastal retreats</h3>
<p>Enjoy the quirky fishing villages of Staithes and Robin Hood's Bay, the unspoilt
sandy beaches of Sandsend and Runswick Bay, the staggering views from the
clifftops at Ravenscar, and the popular seaside resorts of Saltburn and Redcar.</p> <h3>The North Yorkshire Moors Railway</h3>
Travel from Pickering to Whitby along ‘the world's most popular steam heritage
railway'. The Pullman Diner Service also allows you to dine in style within the lavish
setting of the beautiful period carriages.
</p> <h3>There's more to Whitby than meets the eye</h3>
<p>With its connections to Captain Cook and Dracula, its quirky narrow streets and
bustling harbour overlooked by the striking Gothic ruins of Whitby Abbey, Whitby is
a fascinating town, unlike any other.</p> <h3>An enchanting place</h3>
<p>Come and stay for a romantic break in a boutique hotel, a cosy B&B or a luxurious cottage hideaway.</p> <h3>Horse riding on the Moors</h3>
<p>Enjoy the 800km of bridleways that weave through the peaceful and colourful countryside of the North York Moors National Park, which surrounds Whitby town.</p>

Upcoming Events › Whitby Events

November 15, 2014

Brigantine Artistry. Inspired by… gallery

Come along and see Brigantia’s very own craft workers and artists showcase their very best of exhibits in art, sculpture, ceramics, carvings and textiles – both in traditional and contemporary form. There’s bound to be that something special waiting for you – and maybe that extra special Christmas gift for someone special too.

For further information on the Brigantine Artistry please visit:


Start: November 15, 2014
End: January 11, 2015
Venue: North York Moors National Park
Helmsley, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

December 26, 2014

Lions Boxing Day Dip

This very popular and annual Boxing Day Dip (organised by Lions International) starts at the Bandstand in Whitby. Why not dig out those old clothes or even fancy dress and prepare to get completely soaked – all in the good cause of charity.

Entry forms are available from the Copy Shop (just inside Whitby Railway Station).

Boxing Day: 10am check in and change. 10.30am Fancy Dress. Approx 10.30am – everyone registered can then head for the water!

For further information on this event visit the website: http://www.whitbylions.org/ and go to the Boxing Day Dip page.

Date: December 26, 2014
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