199 steps or steep slope to access the Abbey. On a day like today not for the faint hearted. We witnessed high winds, sea spray and hailstones. The winds helped get up the steps but made it dangerous on the way down. Beautiful views even...More
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This Abbey is a gorgeous ruin, overlooking the water. There is a lot of history that you learn while walking around, and it was the inspiration for Bram Stroker when he wrote Dracula!
you can see the abbey from all the place. two ways to get to the abbey one take your car or walk, if you do walk up make sure you have your walking shoes on has its 199 steps up,
We visited the abbey early on a sunny Sunday morning and had the place pretty much to ourselves. The detail is very well preserved and it's amazing to think it was designed and built so many years ago. Reasonably priced and a good visitors centre...More
I visited Whitby Abbey at night time over the Halloween period to see the illuminations. The lighting was beautiful and the Abbey had an amazing atmosphere. I especially enjoyed the live talks from the actors including the Undertaker. There was also an actor walking round...More
Standing high on the hillside just to the south of the town this wonderful Abbey is steeped in history. Talking of steep, the steps up from the town itself are quite something and should be tackled slowly if your fitness is not what it used...More
Stopped during a day trip to Whitby. One of the most beautiful Abbey Ruins in the country. You may tour around the outside or pay admission to go inside the ruins. We toured around the outside and were inspired by the beauty of the architecture...More