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Whitby Travel Guide: 354 reviews and 740 photos
Whitby is a charming seaside town in North Yorkshire. It's famous for being special to Captain Cook and also home to famous black jet which makes terrific jewelry. There's also an annual music festival held in Whitby. Time seems to stand still in this part of Yorkshire. I was last there in 2001 and on a return trip in July, 2008, nothing appeared to have changed. While in Whitby, it's worth a short ride to see the beautiful fishing village to the north... Staithes and also a look at Robin Hood Bay which is spectacular and to the south.
Above Whitby are the remains of a castle and an abbey. They're easily seen from the town below.
- In a nutshell:The epitome of English fishing villages
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