<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>

Calendar of Events

July 29, 2014

Ryedale Show

This popular annual show will be the 148th, and is held in the Ampitheatre of Welburn Park, Kirkbymoorside. Great value for money. Full and varied day of great all round entertainment. Eight rings running throughout the day, exhibiting horses, prime cattle, pigs, sheep, goats and much more.

Date: July 29, 2014

July 26, 2014

Saltersgate Farmers Annual Hunt Show

The Annual Country Show is the main event for the Saltersgate Farmers Hunt. The Saltersgate Farmers Hunt which was established in 1939 is well supported by members of the local community. Come along and enjoy our Show Jumping, Gymkhana, Shetlands, Coloureds, Bonny Pony, Tack & Turn Out, Driving Classes, Hunmanby Silver Band, Fancy Dress, Scarecrow Class, Companion Dog Show, Dog Agility, Lurcher Show, Terrier Show & Racing, Photography Class, Open Produce and Cookery Classes, Children’s Classes and much, much more.

Venue: located in the North York Moors National Park (7 miles from Pickering), on the Whitby Road (A169). Address: Saltersgate Bank Top, Pickering, North Yorkshire YO18 7NS (close to the Hole of Horcum). Show starts at 10am.

Date: July 26, 2014
Venue: Saltersgate Farmers Hunt
Saltersgate Bank Top, Pickering, YO18 7NS, United Kingdom

July 25, 2014

Friday evening Music & Ale Train

Enjoy a spectacular evening of live music from local bands and experience our fine real ales – the perfect way to start the weekend and enjoy relaxing and socialising on our Esk Valley Whitby to Middlesbrough service. You can even stay for the whole evening in Whitby and return on the extra late train – see the Esk Valley Railway website for further details and train times.

Date: July 25, 2014
Venue: Esk Valley Railway
Whitby, Whitby, United Kingdom

July 24, 2014

Extreme Stunt Show

Taking place at Whitby Car Boot Site (four lanes end on A171 north of Whitby) – sat nav YO21 1TL – the Extreme Stunt Show takes place at 7.30pm on Thursday 24 July 2014.

There will be action-packed BMX and Motor Bike Stunt Shows and Monster Trucks too. Not to be missed.This Show is the one that all top riders and stunt performers wish to be associated with, being the pinnacle point in the extreme sports performers’ professional achievements.

Advance tickets available: Adults £12, child/concession £6. (Child = aged 3-15 inclusive/disabled/OAP).
Gate tickets on the day: Adults £ 14, child/concession £7. (Child = aged 3-15 inclusive/disabled/OAP).

For further information visit the website: www.extremestuntshow.com

Date: July 24, 2014

July 19, 2014

Great Seaside Vintage Fair 2014

Held at Whitby Pavilion, this Vintage Fair (now in its 4th year) is hugely popular and enjoys fabulous sea views as it’s held in Whitby Pavilion’s Northern Lights Suite! 40 stalls offering genuine vintage goods spanning from the 1920s to the 1980s including jewellery, fashion items, home-wares, toys, collectables and much more.

Start: July 19, 2014
End: July 20, 2014
Venue: Whitby Pavilion
West Cliff, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3EN, United Kingdom

July 18, 2014

Friday evening Music & Ale Train

Enjoy another spectacular summer’s evening aboard the Esk Valley Railway’s Whitby to Middlesbrough service where you can enjoy music from live bands and experience excellent real ale. What a wonderful way to spend a relaxing Friday evening! Stop off at any station along the Esk Valley for a meal, or stay on the train for the whole journey.

Date: July 18, 2014
Venue: Esk Valley Railway
Whitby, Whitby, United Kingdom

July 13, 2014

Blessing of the Boats in Whitby Harbour – Sea Sunday

Blessing of the Boats is an annual event which takes place in Whitby Harbour (St. Anne’s Staith) each year – on Sea Sunday.

Date: July 13, 2014
Venue: Whitby Harbour
Whitby, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

July 12, 2014

Vintage Vehicle Weekend at North Yorkshire Moors Railway

Take a trip down memory lane and visit the North Yorkshire Moors Railway’s Vintage Vehicle Weekend where you can enjoy viewing many spectacular classic cars and vintage motor bikes on show over the whole weekend. Live music at Levisham Station on both days by Jive Express and Five Divide. Visit the website for further details.

Start: July 12, 2014
End: July 13, 2014
Venue: North Yorkshire Moors Railway
Whitby, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Whitby Lifeboat Station Flag Weekend

Fundraising weekend with lots of attractions for all the family to enjoy. Excellent array of stalls. Whitby’s lifeboats on show for public viewing.

Start: July 12, 2014
End: July 13, 2014

July 11, 2014

Friday evening Music & Ale Train

Step aboard for another fantastic Friday summer evening aboard the Whitby to Middlesbrough Esk Valley service, stopping off at any stations along the line for a meal if you wish – or stay on the train and enjoy listening to local bands playing whilst supping some fine real ale.

Date: July 11, 2014
Venue: Esk Valley Railway
Whitby, Whitby, United Kingdom
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