Whitby tourist and travel information

Whitby tourist and travel information

Whitby Travel Information

Travel Information Whitby is a thriving holiday resort with a working harbour. The town is beautifully placed on the coast and right next to the North Yorkshire Moors National Park.

TRAVELLINE at www.traveline.info

bus and coach travel

Coaches Whitby - Travel by coach - If you'd like to speak to someone about your journey you can ring Traveline on 0871 200 22 33. For information about buses in West Yorkshire Tel: 0113 245 7676. www.yorkshirecoastliner.co.uk.

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UK A Roads

Roads Whitby - Travel by road - Whitby is on the A 171. A nearby large town is Scarborough. Whitby is about 65 miles from KINGSTON UPON HULL, and about 50 miles from York.

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Travel by train

Rail Whitby - Travel by train - Whitby Station, Station Square, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 1YN. CCTV. Refreshment facilities. Pay phone. Toilets. Whole station step free access.

Northern Rail. Main regions: North West, North East, Yorkshire and Humberside. Tel: 0845 00 00 125. www.northernrail.org

www.nationalrail.co.uk www.nationalrail.co.uk

Whitby Tourist Information

Sport

Sport Whitby - Sport - Whitby Golf Club, Sandsend Road, L ow Straggleton, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3SR. About 2 miles north of Whitby on the A174. Tel: 01947600660.

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Sport Whitby - Sport - Whitby Rugby Union Football Club. Tel: 01947 602145. Whitby Town Football Club: Turnbull Ground. Tel: 01947 603193.

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Shopping

Stores Whitby - Shopping - Boots The Chemist. Tel: 01947 602219. Safeway Stores. Tel: 01947 605888. Woolworths. Tel: 01947 602347.

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Entertainment

Entertainment Whitby - Entertainment and attractions - The ruins of St. Hilda's Abbey, high on the East Cliff looks down on Whitby's maze of alleyways, narrow streets and busy quayside. From the town, thousands of visitors enjoy climbing the 199 steps which lead to the parish church of St. Mary, whose churchyard inspired Bram Stoker to write his book, Dracula. Whitby Abbey, Whitby Tel: 01947 603568. Dracula Experience. Tel: 01947 601923.

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Other information Whitby - Other information - Another famous name associated with Whitby is Captain James Cook, the 18th century explorer and voyager. A replica of Captain Cook's ship "HM Bark Endeavour" sits in the harbour. A pair of whale jaw bones is a land-mark of the town (photo) .Whitby Jet is known for its soft texture, dense black colour and high polish. Whitby Museum holds a large collection of Whitby Jet.

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Other information Whitby - Other information - The Cleveland Way is a 110 mile National Trail between Helmsley and Filey via Osmotherley, Saltburn, Whitby, Robin Hoods Bay, Ravenscar and Scarborough, around the North York Moors National Parks. It passes right through Whitby.

Other information Whitby - Other information - Whitby Museum, Pannett Park, Whitby YO21 1RE Tel: 01947 602908. Location: In the centre of Whitby. Whitby Town Council, Pannett Park, Whitby, YO21 1RE. Tel: 01947 820227.

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WHITBY ACCOMMODATION

ACCOMMODATION

Whitby hotels - including Goathland, Easington, Danby

ACCOMMODATION

Guest house bed and breakfast in Whitby - including Danby, Easington

Self catering accommodation in Whitby

North Yorkshire Map and Attractions

York is 212 miles from London. It is 107 miles from Ingleton to Scarborough and 61 miles from Scotch Corner to Selby.

Airports Airport indicated is Leeds/Bradford.

Roads Whitby is on the A171.

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Attractions Attractions (see details below)

Rail Stations Rail Stations (Not all stations shown). There is a station in Whitby.

Local Attractions
Attraction 1 - Bolton Castle, Leyburn, Yorkshire Tel: 01969 623981. boltoncastle.co.uk.
Attraction 2 - The Cathedral Church of Saint Peter and Saint Wilfrid, Ripon Cathedral, Minster Road, RIPON HG4 1QS. Tel: 01765 603462
Attraction 3 - Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway, Bolton Abbey Station, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 6AF Tel: 01756 710614
Attraction 4 - Rievaulx Abbey, near Helmsley, North Yorkshire Tel:01439 798228
Attraction 5 - Jorvik Viking Centre, Coppergate, York. Tel: 01904 643211. jorvik-viking-centre.co.uk.
Attraction 6 - Scarborough Sea Life and Marine Sanctuary, Scalby Mills, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO12 6RP Tel: 01723 376125.aquariauk.com.

See Whitby attractions & More Yorkshire Attractions and East Yorkshire Attractions

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Bino's Bistro Whitby

For hotels in other areas near to Whitby see Scarborough hotels & Middlesbrough hotels.

Other B&B in this area - bed and breakfast in Guisborough bed and breakfast in York

Other self catering accommodation in this area - self catering accommodation in York self catering accommodation in Whitby

Whitby - Local Information. Moss Chemist Whitby 01947 602084 - Lloyds TSB Bank PLC Whitby 0845-300 0000 - NatWest Whitby 0870-240 3366 - Helredale Post Office Whitby 01947 603634 - Library Whitby 01947 602554 - Council offices Whitby 01947 820055

Telephoning Whitby from abroad - To dial a number in Whitby from outside the UK: dial the International Access Code of the country you are calling from - follow that by the Country Code for the country you are calling to (44 for the UK) - dial the local area code omitting the initial ‘0’ e.g. for London 020 becomes 20 - dial the phone number of the person you want to call in Whitby

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