<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

August 20, 2014

Spirited Wildlife. Inspired by… gallery

In this major summer exhibition of art and sculpture the wildlife around us takes centre stage. Andrew Broderick (sought after wildlife artist) presents his specially selected collection of watercolours and drawings. Emma Stothard (leading willow and wire animal sculptor) will be showcasing her beautifully crafted sculptural pieces alongside Stef Ottevanger’s individual animals cast in bronzed resin. You can also meet the artists and enjoy music by harpist Elisabeth Westhead.

Start: August 20, 2014
End: September 16, 2014
Venue: North York Moors National Park
Helmsley, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

September 6, 2014

Kildale Agricultural & Horticultural Show 2014

This family-oriented annual, traditional, agricultural and horticultural Show will again take place in the Village Hall Field in the picturesque village of Kildale, set within the wonderful North York Moors National Park. Lots to see and do throughout the day.

Date: September 6, 2014

September 13, 2014

Staithes Festival of Arts & Heritage

More than 100 Artists are registered for this annual and popular Festival. Visit the Staithes Festival of Arts & Heritage website for further information on the artists and view their work.

Start: September 13, 2014
End: September 14, 2014

Whitby Sea Angling Autumn Festival

This is the third of the annual Angling Festivals. The final one of the year  will be the Winter Uptiding Festival. For further information about this event, please contact the Whitby Charter Skippers Association website.

Start: September 13, 2014
End: September 28, 2014

Castleton Show

The Castleton Show is a traditional North Yorkshire village show and its official title is known to be ‘Castleton & Danby Floral & Horticultural Society Annual Show’ – with Lurcher and Terrier Show. Lots to see and do throughout the day, with lots to enjoy for the whole family at whatever age – usually from children’s face painting to tug-o’-war.

Date: September 13, 2014

September 19, 2014

Whitby Motown Soul Weekend at Whitby Pavilion

Enjoy two nights of glorious Motown music at the Pavilion – one of the best locations for dancing in Whitby. Special live artist from the USA (to be confirmed – check Whitby Pavilion’s own website for further information on this spectacular event). Main level includes 60s-80s Club Classics and fabulous Motown Music. Massive Stage. Competition prizes and Classic Soul on big screen. Downstairs: from the heady days of Wigan Casino: stomping Northern Soul, Twisted Wheel and more.

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

September 26, 2014

Whitby 60s Festival Weekend at the Pavilion

WHITBY LIVE is pleased to present the 60s Spectacular for September 2014. Running from Friday night to Sunday night and featuring 20 acts in 5 shows over the 3 days, including: Amen Corner, The Merseybeats, The Troggs, Union Gap, The Rolling Stones and many more.

Start: September 26, 2014
End: September 28, 2014
Venue: Whitby Pavilion
West Cliff, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3EN, United Kingdom

October 4, 2014

Whitby Blues Festival

Solid Entertainments presents the Whitby Blues Festival which will be held at the Whitby Pavilion. Contact Solid Entertainments for further information on tickets.

Date: October 4, 2014
Venue: Whitby Pavilion
West Cliff, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3EN, United Kingdom

October 10, 2014

Wartime Weekend at the North Yorkshire Moors Railway

Take a trip to Pickering for this fabulous and popular Wartime Weekend which is growing in popularity year on year. Step back in time and relive the camaraderie of the roaring 40s and enjoy street parades, re-enactments and various entertainments within Pickering and calling at all the Stations along the line at ‘Le Visham’ (Levisham), Goathland and Grosmont.

Start: October 10, 2014
End: October 12, 2014
Venue: North Yorkshire Moors Railway
Whitby, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

October 17, 2014

Whitby Musicport Festival

Held in Whitby Pavilion,and known to be the UKs largest indoor World Music Festival, this annual event has become over the years a popular and much loved Festival. Loads of excellent musical acts over the weekend. Great Festival line-up in place. Not to be missed.

Start: October 17, 2014
End: October 19, 2014
Venue: Whitby Pavilion
West Cliff, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3EN, United Kingdom
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