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History buffs will enjoy exploring Whitby, and visitors give high marks for the bustling port. Welcoming and countryside, this city attracts tourists with its churches and spas. Top sights in the city include Whitby Abbey, Yorkshire Moors and Whitby Harbour.
Cultural venues in the city include Captain Cook Memorial Museum, Whitby Museum and Robin Hood's Bay Museum. Its historic sites and churches are notable and landmarks include Whitby Abbey, St Mary's Church and Whitby Lighthouse. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the countryside and these places to visit: Yorkshire Moors, North Sea and Whitby Beach.
Other top sights in Whitby include Whitby Harbour. Popular places to visit outside the city include Hartlepool Maritime Experience, located 27.6 mi (44.4 km) from the city centre, and Dalby Forest Visitor Centre, which is 14.7 mi/23.7 km away.
With so many ways to get around, seeing Whitby is easy. If you want to see more of the area, ride aboard a train from Whitby Station, Ruswarp Station or Sleights Station. You can find out about water transport options at the local port.