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Address: South Cliffe, Whitby YO22 4JT, England
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Windy but beautiful

After visiting York for a few days we decided to pop over to Whitby for a day trip (having never visited it before myself). Definitely a lovely village with many quaint shops... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

After visiting York for a few days we decided to pop over to Whitby for a day trip (having never visited it before myself). Definitely a lovely village with many quaint shops and a lovely fishing port. We also visited Whitby Abbey and, if you survive the steep set of steps to the top, its well worth it. The views... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

On spending a week in Scarborough during the October school break, we just had to visit the epitomy of Yorkshire seasides, Whitby. Amongst walking on the harbour, eating great fish n chips, and looking in the fab little gift shops, we walked up to the abbey. Those steps are not an easy walk but are well worth it. The Abbey... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The walk up the steps to the top is totally worth it, even better fueled by a bag of fudge purchased at the bottom! We didn't pay to get close, just had a peak over the wall!

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Thank SophiHogg
Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Though the Abbey itself was wonderful to see and a definite must if you are in the area, the English Heritage man was very pushy trying to get us to join English Heritage which made the start of the experience a bit disappointing. Very interesting audio guide and a short museum beforehand. Be wary, if visiting in winter, the sight... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Aside from appearing in the Hammer House Horror Dracula movies and inspiring Bram Stoker, Whitby Abbey is mesmerising! Truly a beautiful sight! I climbed the 199 steps, via St Mary's Church which aren't too hard. I highly recommend the Abbey!

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England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited the Abbey with a friend after living in the area for many years and wasn't too impressed with the price we paid. £7 each to walk round the ruins of the Abbey and visit a gift shop. Obviously the Abbey itself is a beautiful piece of English history and a popular tourist attraction due to it being the... More 

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Been visiting Whitby for 11 years and never been into the Abby but now we have. Great that you can get the free audio guides and it can talk you though as going around.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The abbey, lighthouse, 199 steps and what not everything was amazing. We went on a lucky sunny day and views was amazing from top.

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Sidcup, Kent
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were only in Whitby for a day, but the presence of the Abbey above the town spurred us to visit it. To save climbing all those steps, do as we did and take the open-top bus - you can get off anywhere on the route and catch another one to return to the town (the bus tour is interesting... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Christmas Tree Exhibition in the Abbey were well worth the 199 steps. The grounds are really interesting to walk round and a great start on a walk to Robin Hoods Bay.

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