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Address: Whitby Lane, Whitby YO22 4JT, England
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Beautiful Abbey

Well worth a visit. A stunning abbey especially on a sunny day with views over Whitby harbour and town. A great place to take some really nice photos. There's also a small museum... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Chester, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Well worth a visit. A stunning abbey especially on a sunny day with views over Whitby harbour and town. A great place to take some really nice photos. There's also a small museum with some interesting artefacts as well as a small shop. There is a pay and display car park next to the abbey and you can walk down... More 

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It's definitely an interesting place to visit and we bought some great things in the gift shop, but the price, over £8 per person, was a little high. There are lots of impressive abbeys dotted around the uk, many of which are free or much cheaper to visit, so this felt a bit steep. It was a beautiful ruin though,... More 

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Thank HuBo16
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Whitby Abbey & English Heritage have made significant improvements to our last visit nearly 20 yrs ago. The visitors center is beautifully done and adding collection pieces with well thought out planning, the grounds were clean, and the events for fall were thoroughly enjoyed by all.

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Thank Karen P
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a wonderful walk around the outside of the Abbey and also looked in the visitor centre and bought a key fob. We had hoped to go in but we balked at paying £18.50 for a family ticket when we knew our kids would not really appreciate it.

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Thank Tim B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Me and my partner walked out poochies up here today and my word, what a lovely walk! Windy but the sights are amazing, the people there are lovely and everywhere is extremely dog friendly. I come to Whitby regularly however I don't always go up the abbey, I think we will be doing it more often when we are off... More 

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Thank Fayepaige
pontefract yorkshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Whitby abbey is a lovely place to walk up to and a lovely shop inside , but I think it was a bit expensive to go into the ruin

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Thank christina21
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Magnificent views around the bay and the Abbey dominating the town of Whitby. Excellent audio tour which is free. Admission prices to £7 per adult is well worth it and if you have English Heritage membership even cheaper. Super introduction to historic Yorkshire from Norman conquests to Henry VIII dissolution of the monasteries.

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Thank Geraldine N
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

very interesting, atmospheric, fantastic views.have been many times and always find out something new.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

a must when you visit Whitby, try going to the Abbey by the 199 steps, visit the only pirate grave. Breath taking views, perfect for a picnic on a sunny day.

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Thank carol g
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Whitby Abbey - the ruins to be precise- stand high on the clifftop above the little fishing port, looking out to sea. The Abbey dates back to the 7th century, and was the home of St Hilda, a woman at home in a man's world. The ruins stand tall still and make you tilt your head in awe of the... More 

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