Located in North Yorkshire, Whitby is an idyllic little seaside town, with narrow cobbled streets and quaint houses, giving way to beautiful sandy blue flag beaches at the mouth of the River Esk. This beautiful town has a fascinating history and provides fun sporting and leisure activities, making it the ideal holiday destination.
The towering attraction has to be the ruins of Whitby Abbey, a monastery that was once home to Caedmon, the great Saxon poet. At the Captain Cook Memorial Museum, visitors are able to explore the lodging place of the legendary Captain James Cook during his apprenticeship. The North Yorkshire Moors Railway offers the thrilling experience of an old steam railway ride, while at the same time taking in the fine Yorkshire scenery. It is also possible to learn about local history at the town's museum or discover marvellous artworks at the Pannett Park Art Gallery.