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St Mary's Church

Next to the Abbey, Whitby YO22 4AU, England
+44 1947 606578
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Full-Day North Yorkshire Moors and Whitby in Winter from York
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“box pews” (83 reviews)
“tier pulpit” (27 reviews)
Next to the Abbey, Whitby YO22 4AU, England
+44 1947 606578

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Reviewed 2 days ago

we were in Whitby for the day and visited St Mary's after a tiring walk up the steps. We were interested in the pews which we guest were Elizabethan having iron rivets holding all the hinges and supports. We found a knowledgeable attendant at the...More

Thank UKC0uple
Reviewed 3 days ago

we call into this church every year and light a candle in remembrance of my father but it is a wonderful church that everyone should visit

Thank sned3077
Reviewed 3 days ago

After catching your breath from the toil of ascending the 199 steps,St Mary's Church is a most welcome sight. Settled proudly atop the bay, you really get a sense of the history that steeps this area. Entrance is free and the staff at the gift...More

Thank Samantha A
Reviewed 4 days ago

we try to visit this church every year to light a candle for my father in law. It is a stunningly beautiful church that is well worth the climb up the 199 steps to get to it.

Thank Jan P
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is still a living church but its architecture is from a different era. Box pews, which have vanished from most places, still reign supreme - even though some of them would only give a back view of the vicar's head! The tiered pulpit is...More

Thank honeysrascal
Reviewed 6 days ago

Walking into this church gives you goosebumps, its such a moving church, full of feeling, really is a must visit.

Thank Spenny1961
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a lovely place to visit - the pews look pretty hard. There is a funny pulpit and some great ear trumpets! Much more sobering was the wall of names of people lost in the wars.

Thank DavidC856
Reviewed 1 week ago

After climbing the steep 199 steps you are greeted with the satisfying view of the church and Whitby harbour. Its free to enter the church but please support the cause.

Thank iammadMerseyside
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its always worth a look inside this old and beautiful Church. So much unspoilt history to view. It made us laugh once walking in the door. A sign said Dracula is not buried in this church! Well worth a visit. You can soak up all...More

Thank stoke-ken
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited this church directly after viewing the Abbey next door. It's an amazing place with so much history. The church dates back to the 1100s and burials took place here from that time on to the 1800s I believe. There are stunning views of Whitby...More

Thank Cathinski
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Response from Steve M | Reviewed this property |
Usually open 10.00am to 4.00pm

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