Whitby Abbey

Whitby Abbey

Overview

See the splendour of our next door attraction - free when you're staying at YHA Whitby! Discover its history, hear voices from the past on the audio guide and catch unique events. Free entry excludes certain dates including those when the Abbey is hosting events

 

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What makes it special

  • Inspiration for Bram Stoker's gothic tale of 'Dracula'

Hostels nearby

YHA Whitby exterior

YHA Whitby

En suite rooms available
Free wi-fi
Garden / grounds

Whitby Abbey

Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO22 4JT

Map references

OS Grid Ref: NZ 90176 11183

Lat/Lng: 54.488333, -0.607892

Contact information

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