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Whitby Abbey

Whitby Lane, Whitby YO22 4JT, England
+44 1947 603568
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“english heritage” (434 reviews)
“audio guide” (208 reviews)
“dracula play” (145 reviews)
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Whitby Lane, Whitby YO22 4JT, England
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+44 1947 603568
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"english heritage"
in 434 reviews
"audio guide"
in 208 reviews
"dracula play"
in 145 reviews
"car park"
in 246 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 127 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 240 reviews
"dracula story"
in 51 reviews
"bram stoker"
in 104 reviews
"gift shop"
in 104 reviews
"worth the climb"
in 125 reviews
"tour bus"
in 62 reviews
"fantastic views"
in 83 reviews
"the cliff"
in 100 reviews
"tea room"
in 78 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 55 reviews
"sunny day"
in 55 reviews
"ruins"
in 644 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My family and I tried to visit Whitby abbey by paying for the carpark in Whitby, we had two hours which we thought was ample time. We did not get to the abbey after we climbed 199 steps as unbeknown to us the abbey is...More

Thank Ross A
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Belonging to English Heritage the Abbey is accessed by climbing 199 steps. The views at the top of the climb are spectacular. The remains of the Abbey are beautiful & amazing. They are accessed via the Manor House, audio guides are available which I like....More

Thank Jules L
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had walked to the coast from Grosmont the day before, seeing the Abbey in the distance, it was great to finally be there. And what a magnificent ruin it is. Beautifully located, with enough of it visible to get a feel for it in...More

Thank Fudge03
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I approached from the old town up the steps waited until I got to the top to turn around and see the great view Whitby is a great town USE THE PARK AND RIDE then relax

Thank Dave B
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Reviewed 2 days ago

at place to see long walk up very steep but you can get the bus or go by car lovely viewsof the beach and whitby

Thank simonf4
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A lot of steps to climb from town not for unfit but can be reached by car. A fantastic view from cliff well worth a visit

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were extremely lucky with the weather so had beautiful blue skies, but the ruins are a wonderful site to visit

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It may seem a little pricey for the exhibition and abbey, but it’s needed to pay for the upkeep, so chip in. It could do with some better signage- you need to go through the exhibition centre to get to the grounds and yes- all...More

Thank Peter S
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We are members of English Heritage and so visited, really friendly and helpful staff at the start. Helpful if you buy the guide to get information of all the buildings and really worth the 199 steps! Highly recommend a visit.

Thank Andrew G
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Reviewed 4 days ago

What a beautiful place. We spent well over an hour admiring the abbey. My complaint is that the information was sparce. Yes they have the audio guides but they were unsociable in a group as each had to listen to their own, and with children...More

Thank overtiredmummy
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milnealison6cows2018
8 July 2018|
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Response from Daphne L | Reviewed this property |
They did try to sell us a guidebook but not sure if it had a red spine.
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22 March 2018|
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Response from lucyjanewiddop65 | Reviewed this property |
We visited a tea room at the bottom of the steps in Whitby town (there’s loads to choose from) up at the top I’m not too sure as I haven’t visited one there.
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Carolj28
9 September 2017|
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