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Address: South Cliffe, Whitby YO22 4JT, England
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+44 1947 603568
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Aside from appearing in the Hammer House Horror Dracula movies and inspiring Bram Stoker, Whitby Abbey is mesmerising! Truly a beautiful sight! I climbed the 199 steps, via St... read more

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Aside from appearing in the Hammer House Horror Dracula movies and inspiring Bram Stoker, Whitby Abbey is mesmerising! Truly a beautiful sight! I climbed the 199 steps, via St Mary's Church which aren't too hard. I highly recommend the Abbey!

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England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I visited the Abbey with a friend after living in the area for many years and wasn't too impressed with the price we paid. £7 each to walk round the ruins of the Abbey and visit a gift shop. Obviously the Abbey itself is a beautiful piece of English history and a popular tourist attraction due to it being the... More 

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Been visiting Whitby for 11 years and never been into the Abby but now we have. Great that you can get the free audio guides and it can talk you though as going around.

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Thank karen w
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The abbey, lighthouse, 199 steps and what not everything was amazing. We went on a lucky sunny day and views was amazing from top.

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Sidcup, Kent
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were only in Whitby for a day, but the presence of the Abbey above the town spurred us to visit it. To save climbing all those steps, do as we did and take the open-top bus - you can get off anywhere on the route and catch another one to return to the town (the bus tour is interesting... More 

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Thank Desksitter
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Christmas Tree Exhibition in the Abbey were well worth the 199 steps. The grounds are really interesting to walk round and a great start on a walk to Robin Hoods Bay.

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Thank Phil S
Darton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Unfortunately I never made it to the Abbey, I was unaware you had to complete the feat of 199 steps to gain access. I managed to make it to the top, But we had to ring Yorkshire Air Ambulance for my Girlfriend who had collapsed like a punctured beach ball barely a quarter of the way up. She tried blaming... More 

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wolverhampton
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Abbey dominates the skyline of Whitby and is definitely a 'must-see' while you're in the town. We did a circular walk (about 5 miles) that took across country to the lighthouse and then back along the coast to the abbey - which gave us great views as we approached. Though you can get there much more easily direct from... More 

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Barnard Castle, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth the climb up those famous steps. Good for atmospheric photographs of both the ruins and the views up the Yorkshire coast. Has a tourist centre, toilets and cafe on the site fo a good plus for a long visit

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Higham Ferrers, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After walking up endless steps to get to the Abbey to take some photos it was closed. Quite a few others had made the same trip only to be disappointed like me.

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