<h3>From visitor attractions to outdoor activities</h3>
<p>
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>
<p>
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>

Calendar of Events

December 26, 2013

Annual Boxing Day Dip

Revitalise your festive cheer and take a refreshing dip in the sea on Boxing Day morning? Another of Whitby’s annual and traditional events which has been running for over 40 years. Organised by Whitby Lions Club.

Date: December 26, 2013

December 16, 2013

Christmas Craft Fair

Held over two days, the Christmas Craft Fair is a ‘must visit’ for enthusiastic shoppers looking for that extra something.

Start: December 16, 2013
End: December 17, 2013
Venue: North York Moors National Park
Address:
Helmsley, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

December 11, 2013

Christmas Tree Lights

Date: December 11, 2013
Venue: Pannett Park
Phone: 01947 605559
Address:
Whitby, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

December 6, 2013

Robin Hood’s Bay Victorian Weekend

Take in the spirit by dressing up in traditional Victorian costume and become part of a transformed village back to the Victorian era, with Christmas decorations, window dressings, lights, festive wreaths and Christmas trees.

Start: December 6, 2013
End: December 8, 2013
Venue: Robin Hood's Bay
Address:
Whitby, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

December 1, 2013

Christmas Tree Exhibition

Held at St. Mary’s Church

Start: December 1, 2013
End: January 3, 2014

November 11, 2013

Remembrance Day Service

All are very welcome to attend the annual Remembrance Day Service held at Pannett Park in the Commemorative Garden.

Date: November 11, 2013
Venue: Pannett Park
Phone: 01947 605559
Address:
Whitby, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

November 9, 2013

Brigantia’s Artistic Gift, Inspired by … gallery

Start: November 9, 2013
End: January 19, 2014
Venue: North York Moors National Park
Address:
Helmsley, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

November 1, 2013

Whitby Goth Weekend (1st November – 3rd November 2013)

Check out the website for all that’s happening over this fantastic long weekend, starting Friday 1st November – just after spooky Hallowe’en night. Visit the Bizarre Bazaar in Whitby Pavilon (UK’s premier Indoor Alternative Market). Trade Stalls at Whitby Leisure Centre as well as Whitby Pavilion (free entry). Friday 1st Nov: William Control, Fearless Vampire Killers, Bad Pollyanna and Ashes to Angels. Saturday 2nd Nov: Diary of Dreams, Rabia Sorda, Methoxell and Bella Morte.

WHITBY GOTH WEEKEND 2014 DATES: 25-27 April and the weekend of 31st October 2014

The 2014 Goth Weekend will be the 20th anniversary of this amazing and popular event (and may possibly be a 3 or 4 night event). Keep checking the website for further information, please email: info@whitbygothweekend.co.uk or visit the website: www.whitbygothweekend.co.uk . Also, for hot-off-the-press information, check out our Facebook page at: www.facebook.com/whitbygothweekend .

 

Start: November 1, 2013
End: November 3, 2013

October 31, 2013

Hallowe’en in Pannett Park

Enjoy spooky fun for all the family!

Date: October 31, 2013
Venue: Pannett Park
Phone: 01947 605559
Address:
Whitby, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

October 24, 2013

Bram Stoker International Film Festival 2013

The Bram Stoker International Film Festival has become a firmly placed event in the Whitby cultural calendar and is reported to be one of the best genre festivals in the world. Plays, Films and Cabaret Nights, plus the Annual Vampire Ball, plus a digital media art exhibition which runs throughout the whole Festival time.

Start: October 24, 2013
End: October 27, 2013
Venue: Whitby Pavilion
Address:
West Cliff, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3EN, United Kingdom
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