Whitby Abbey

Whitby Abbey

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A century and a half of history, stunning architecture and the inspiration behind Dracula, Whitby Abbey is one of England's historic sites that's not to be missed.

Going with a family of five? You can save big on your visit to Whitby Abbey by purchasing the family ticket for just £33, which would save you over £15 on your family day out in Yorkshire! 

But it doesn't stop there, students and seniors can also save on entry tickets while under 5's can visit for absolutely free! 

All it takes is a few taps of your phone screen and you can start looking forward to one of the best days out in Yorkshire. Scroll down to find out more...

Enjoy a historic day out in North Yorkshire at Whitby Abbey today

Step into history and let the awe-inspiring Whitby Abbey captivate your imagination. For almost 1500 years, this remarkable site has stirred the hearts of artists, writers, and spiritual leaders alike.

Explore the astounding gothic ruins that have stood the test of time and take in the breathtaking sea views that surround the abbey. As you explore, you'll be following in the footsteps of some very famous names who took inspiration from Whitby Abbey.

For example, Caedmon, the first named English poet, and Bram Stoker, the mastermind behind the legendary tale of 'Dracula', are just two noteworthy names associated with Whitby Abbey. 

Whitby Abbey has something for everyone, making it a top day out for families in Yorkshire

Accessible to all, the entrance to the abbey ensures that everyone can experience its magic. And don't miss the enhanced facilities in the visitor center, including a larger shop where you can find unique mementos of your unforgettable visit.

Whitby Abbey awaits, ready to transport you through time and ignite your imagination. Come and create your own memories amidst the awe-inspiring beauty of this iconic site and get your tickets today! 

Abbey Lane,
North Yorkshire,

How to find us

By car: 

If you are travelling to Whitby Abbey using a Sat-Nav, enter the postcode: YO22 4JT

The abbey is just a half mile from the Town Centre, a 15-minute walk up the famous 199 steps – there are resting points on the way up. 

Latitude: 54.489051, Longitude: -0.602536

By bus: 

Whitby is served by regular bus X93 from Middlesbrough via Guisborough. Buses run hourly (every 2 hours on Sundays), taking 70 minutes.

Bus X4 and Bus X4A also run from Middlesbrough to Whitby, on a longer route via the coastal towns of Redcar and Saltburn. Buses run every 30 minutes (hourly on Sundays).

Bus 93 runs hourly every day from Scarborough via Robin Hood’s Bay to Whitby, taking just one hour.

Coastliner Bus 840 runs from Leeds, via York, Malton and Pickering to Whitby 4 times a day Monday to Saturday (fewer on Sundays). 

By train:

From Whitby Train Station, the walk to Whitby Abbey takes about 15 minutes (1/2 mile), via the 199 steps.

By bike: 

National Routes 1 and 165 meet in Whitby.

  • Paid parking
  • Café 
  • Picnic area
  • Gift shop

People also ask: 

Are there toilets on site at Whitby Abbey?

  • Male and female toilets are located nearby in the council car park. You can also find baby-changing facilities here. 

Can I bring my dog to Whitby Abbey?

  • Dogs are welcome to Whitby Abbey, but please keep them on a lead. 

Can I take an audio tour of Whitby Abbey?

  • English-language audio guides are included in the admission price.

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