Whitby, North Yorkshire, UK

Walking in the WHITBY area!


OTHER OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES IN AND AROUND WHITBY

THE SURROUNDING AREA

There are many beautiful places to visit in and around Whitby, here are some that may be of interest.

North Yorkshire Moors - The moors can look spectacular when covered in heather and what better way to get some fresh air than a walk on the moors. You can visit the Moors Centre in Dandy to find out who works for them and what animals live among them. You can also see the countryside in a different light by taking a ride on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway.

Robin Hoods Bay - This is a small fishing village about 7 miles out of Whitby. It is an interesting village with plenty of hide-aways to explore. It is also good for fossil hunting.

Goathland

Saltwick Bay - This is a very picturesque little beach which is an excellent place to find fossils.
North York Moors National ParkClick Here

ACCOMMODATION IN AND AROUND WHITBY

Estbek House                                        

A fine Georgian House overlooking one of the pretty Becks at Sandsend, a picturesque village nestling in an unspoilt valley adjacent to the Mulgrave Woods and a glorious sandy beach. Perfectly situated for visiting the old fishing port of Whitby with its quaint winding streets and famous Abbey, only two and a half miles away, and for exploring the beautiful North Yorkshire Moors National Park, Sandsend is also ideal for those just seeking a quiet and relaxing break by the sea.

Queensland Hotel

The Queensland Hotel is on the British Travel Agents Accommodation Register and caters for business trips; small business conferences; school residential visits; artists, rambling groups, or annual family summer holidays. It is situated on the popular West Cliff close to all amenities; Spa Theatre; Royal Gardens; Children's paddling pools; Crazy Golf; Tennis; Pitch & Putt; Boating Lake; Beaches; Town Shops and the 18 hole Links Golf Course.

Contact: John and Ann Richards, The Queensland Hotel West Cliff, Whitby, North Yorkshire. YO21 3EQ. England. Tel / Fax: 01947 604262 Email: info@queensland.co.uk Internet: www.queensland.co.uk

Groves Dyke Holiday Cottage

Groves Dyke Holiday Cottage is a semi-detached cottage which offers self-catering accommodation in the heart of the North York Moors National Park  It is located just three miles inland from Whitby near the village of Sleights. Check out the website for description and photographs of this recently refurbished and well-equipped cottage. The owner is Niall Carson and on the website he regularly updates a wildlife diary which includes wildlife observations in and around the cottage gardens and woodland and news of the cottage itself.

 


TRANSPORT

George Harrison Taxis (01947) 600600 Car Hire (01947) 600606

Railway Service to Whitby Click Here

Walkers/Cyclists Planning Click Here


For more information about Whitby, its industries and businesses, you can visit the local government information website. For more information about tourist attractions and accommodation in Whitby and the surrounding areas contact Whitby Tourist Information Centre on; Tel: +44 1947 602674. Fax: +44 1947 606137. 

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