Travel Blogs from Whitby, United Kingdom

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Whitby's Haunting Hills, Whitby, United Kingdom travel blog

Whitby's Haunting Hills

A travel blog entry by zento

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... .  After our awe-inspiring journey through the centuries with Whitby Abbey, and the breathtaking views of the town and its limpid cliffs, we headed out to find a much needed warm bed. Parking £1.50 Whitby Abbey Entrance £8.40 Total spent ...

Tour Day Six, Whitby, United Kingdom travel blog

Tour Day Six

A travel blog entry by astudentabroad

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... worth seeing. From the Angel of the North sculpture we drove to The region of Yorkshire, specifically the seaside town of Whitby. Temporarily breaking away from the Harry Potter theme Whitby is connected with The story of Dracula through the Whitby Abbey ...

A Kiwi Connection!, Whitby, United Kingdom travel blog

A Kiwi Connection!

A travel blog entry by roamingfree

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... conjure up an image...seaside town, beach, shops selling seaside accessories, cafes and donkeys or something along those lines - well Whitby is different, quite different.   The very first thing that strikes you as you crown the hill leading to ...

Whitby: Fishing Village with an Intriguing History, Whitby, United Kingdom travel blog

Whitby: Fishing Village with an Intriguing History

A travel blog entry by mylifesjourney

... high enough to allow us to enter. Whitby was certainly one of the smallest harbours that we entered. Steven really wanted to see Whitby since it was near the birthplace of Captain James Cook, who was the first European to explore much of the South ...

Piknik na hřbitově, Whitby, United Kingdom travel blog

Piknik na hřbitově

A travel blog entry by kapitanka.nemo

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... i u takeaway..). Osobně si myslím, že jinde to taky vůbec není špatné :) Když jsme dorazili do Whitby, nejdřív jsme navštívili Dracula Tour.. Moc se mi to teda nelíbilo, jelikož jsem šla jako první a ...

Ubiquitous chish 'n fips, Whitby, United Kingdom travel blog

Ubiquitous chish 'n fips

A travel blog entry by cutiebanana

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... reputation. Oh, Whitby is also famous for Captain James Cook, who served as an apprentice there.   Without exception, Whitby is the most enchanting place I have ever visited.     For this reason I took an obscene number of ...

Family Roots, Whitby, United Kingdom travel blog

Family Roots

A travel blog entry by pasher

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... wound back with high unemployment. Friendly people and a few policemen on horseback. Drive across the top of Moors country to Whitby, where Captain Cook comes from. Picturesque doesn't come close to doing the place justice. Abbey ruins and church up on ...

Heeeeartbeeeeat in Whitby, Whitby, United Kingdom travel blog

Heeeeartbeeeeat in Whitby

A travel blog entry by katevoss

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... (flatish  farmland covered in heather and other low shrubbery) with the sheep.  Shortly after we arrived in the town of whitby (the home of heeeeartbeeeeat – the old English tv show for those that don't know) which is a pretty town by the ...

Captain Cook's Country, Whitby, United Kingdom travel blog

Captain Cook's Country

A travel blog entry by mscoggin619

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... people. We strolled around a bit & then went to the old part of the town where all the fun shops are. We went to the Whitby Glass company where they make Lucky Ducks, Matt got one for his friend, Jonathon & his girlfriend, Jamie. We then had fish & ...

A Day in Whitby, Whitby, United Kingdom travel blog

A Day in Whitby

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10

... diesel in the tank, thereby filing it up, pretty much.   We had entertained a notion of having a walk around the cliffs of Whitby but by the time Julie had had her shopping fix, the weather, which had started off sunny but breezy, closed in and ...

Day 15 travel fro Kyleakyn to Whitby, England, Whitby, England, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 15 travel fro Kyleakyn to Whitby, England

A travel blog entry by caper

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September 18th  and at last we are on line so will send a few pictures before going out for the day.  The pictures you will see are the most current ones taken yesterday as we crossed from Scotland into England through some beautiful ...

At Sea, At Sea, United Kingdom travel blog

At Sea

A travel blog entry by grom

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A day at sea, so we lounged in the hot tub. Well, some of us don't like to get our fur wet so some of us just watched the ...

Our Holiday by the Sea, Whitby, United Kingdom travel blog

Our Holiday by the Sea

A travel blog entry by jayton

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Left the caravan on Tuesday morning for the drive to Whitby.  Weather pretty ordinary but an easy trip on good roads.  The cottage we are in is just lovely, pictures will follow.  Went into Whitby for a short drive then a night in front of ...

home town, Whitby, United Kingdom travel blog

home town

A travel blog entry by sydneyalicat

... night, but we are off to Whitby. Have to head off, plans to visit again in another 12 years!! Weather is still beautiful, get to Whitby in the afternoon, park right up at the top next to the abbey, one of the perks of staying at the hostel. Have lunch and ...

Whitby next stop, Whitby, United Kingdom travel blog

Whitby next stop

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10

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... hour. We were rafted up against a tired and unkempt metal yacht called Kestrel by 17:15 and ready to re-acquaint ourselves with Whitby, starting with a pint of Directors Best for me in the Station Hotel, white wine and a glass of water for Julie. ...

Whitby, Whitby, United Kingdom travel blog

Whitby

A travel blog entry by peyton

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... to scour the hillsides and ragged clouds trail across the top of the tallest ridge like steam. But this is the day I plan to visit Whitby and with hopes for afternoon clearing, I set off up the hill to call a cab.  The going is slow in the face of ...

Indian summer, Whitby, United Kingdom travel blog

Indian summer

A travel blog entry by sydneyalicat

... hostel, Back down the steps and first stop was the Captain Cook Museum, a little haven of peace in the madness that was Whitby on a sunny day. After that we grabbed some meals for dinner then climbed up the west cliff to check out the whales jawbone and ...

Day 16 - A day in Whitby, England, Whitby, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 16 - A day in Whitby, England

A travel blog entry by caper

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... Whitby is very much a Tourist / Vacation location and today it was very busy along many of the narrow streets. The Town of Whitby also is the inspirational source used by the author of Harry Potter and the first book was based on this Town's legendry ...

So pretty, Scarborough, Robin Hood Bay, Whitby , United Kingdom travel blog

So pretty

A travel blog entry by janetanne

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... it took my navigator about 6 goes to get us out of town and back on the motorway. I am sure there is a road near Whitby I will never forget. WOD - Cowlets known as calves to most of us. COD - losing my medication and getting no assistance from my sister ...

Whitby on the North Sea, Whitby, United Kingdom travel blog

Whitby on the North Sea

A travel blog entry by newton0

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Tuesday evening we made a trip to the coast. We went to Whitby. Whitby is on the coast of the North Sea. We ate the traditional fish and chips. We walked arount the town, Walked up the 199 steps to St. Mary's Parish, and toured the abbey ruins. These ...

DRACULA'S CASTLE, Whitby, United Kingdom travel blog

DRACULA'S CASTLE

A travel blog entry by erica321

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DRACULA"S CASTLE Sharp cliffs explode through frothing waves, dominating the horizon and casting a shadow over Whitby, England. Cobbled streets wind narrowly through the ancient fishing village, plunging suddenly into the churning North Sea. Iron ...

York, Whitby and Durham, Whitby, United Kingdom travel blog

York, Whitby and Durham

A travel blog entry by eliandvicky

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... and chip shop and had real fish and chips straight from the sea, the sea was literally two minutes away. It was delicious! Whitby is famous as Dracula was written there. After we drove through the North Yorkshire Moors to Durham were we checked in to a ...

Day trip to Whitby, Whitby, United Kingdom travel blog

Day trip to Whitby

A travel blog entry by daryl75

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... Harrison and Phoebe run around in track pants, singlet, and one jacket- how do they do that???  We headed out today to Whitby, a pleasant one hour drive down the road on the coast.   It is the place where Captain Cook set sail on the Endeavour, ...

Dag 6 Hartlepool - Whitby, Whitby, United Kingdom travel blog

Dag 6 Hartlepool - Whitby

A travel blog entry by ernalaurent

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Hier zijn we weer. Ondertussen zitten we in Whitby, een heel gezellig kustplaatske. Gisteren echt geen tijd gehad om te schrijven. Dinsdagmorgen vertrokken we vol goede moed en met de zon vanuit Whitley Bay. In het begin verliep alles super, kleine ...

Yorkshire and Relatives, Whitby, United Kingdom travel blog

Yorkshire and Relatives

A travel blog entry by brian.helen

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... ;s side, Annie Woollams, was a Yorkshire lass who lived in Asleby which is about 5 minutes west of the East coast port of Whitby in Yorkshire. Annie’s sister Hanah had a daughter, Greta, who is married to John and they farm cattle and Scottish black ...

On the prowl at Whitby, Whitby, United Kingdom travel blog

On the prowl at Whitby

A travel blog entry by baumyj

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We had a gentle start to the day with breakfast at 8.30am then we contacted a few people in NZ on Skype before we walked over to the Abbey. It was a bit drizzly but we made our way through the busy streets, looking at the various shops selling sweets and ...

Blickling Hall, Dersingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Blickling Hall

A travel blog entry by baumyj

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We set off to drive along the North Norfolk coast for the morning and started at Hunstanton where we had been with Gerald and Helen the previous evening. At the remains of a 1272 chapel the minister there had made a small memorial garden to remember his ...

Beautiful Whitby, Whitby, United Kingdom travel blog

Beautiful Whitby

A travel blog entry by baumyj

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... we were told is 1000 acres of grounds. We enjoyed the drive through the moors and the cloudy sky seemed appropriate. We arrived safely at Whitby and fluked a park in front of the BnB. At this stage the sun was out so that was a bonus. After a welcome ...

Beamish (again), Whitby Abbey and York Maze, Whitby, United Kingdom travel blog

Beamish (again), Whitby Abbey and York Maze

A travel blog entry by clarkefamily

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...  Though the abbey fell into ruin, it remained a prominent landmark for sailors and helped inspire Bram Stoker's Dracula.   Whitby Abbey was became famous by Bram Stoker's 1897 in his novel Dracula, as Dracula came ashore as a creature resembling ...

Whitby & Heartbeat Country, Whitby, United Kingdom travel blog

Whitby & Heartbeat Country

A travel blog entry by turkey_to_tt

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... Whitby as an 18 year old apprentice, so the town has a definite Australian connection.    The tidal changes at Whitby make interesting watching from walking on pebbly bottoms at low tide that are 5 metres under water at high. ...

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