"Whitby" Whitby by Rachael71
Whitby Travel Guide: 354 reviews and 740 photos
Whitby is a small fishing town on the North Yorkshire Coast, not far from the larger town of Scarborough. It's famous as the birthplace of the explorer Captain Cook, and as the place where Count Dracula first set foot on English soil. Overlooking the town are the ruins of St Hilda's Abbey, which are worth exploring if you visit. There are lots of winding streets to explore and interesting shops to visit, as well as the usual seaside attractions such amusement arcades and fish and chips.
Captain James Cook came from Whitby, and his four ships were built in the village. The house where Cooke was apprenticed... more travel advice
There are 199 steps up to the Abbey, but it's not a difficult walk and there are benches on the way. Even if you don't... more travel advice
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