"Whitby" Whitby by bugalugs
Whitby Travel Guide: 388 reviews and 834 photos
The harbour which lies at the mouth of the River Esk is a busy port for pleasure and commercial boats.
The town is very hilly, with lovely narrow cobbled streets, and when we visited it was bustling with tourists.
There is an abundance of all types of holiday accommodations, including, hotels, guest houses, Bed & Breakfasts, and camp sites.
As you wonder round you would never grow hungry, as nearly every other building is a cafe, restaurant or pub. Souvenir shops are also in abundance.
Whitby is also known for its historic ruined abbey which stands majestically on the cliff top overlooking the bay.
Captain Cook famous for his exploration on the high seas also lived in Whitby.
- Pros:A lovely place to explore
- Cons:Very Hilly
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