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The historical fishing village famous for whaling, fishing, exploration, religion, photography, Dracula and a host of other topics sits on the edge of the North York Moors either side of the River Esk.

Whitby taken from the sea showing the East and West sides on the town either side of the River Esk. The abbey and church can be seen on the left with the apartment situated just out of shot on the right hand side....

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This is the monument to Captain Cook who travelled the world exploring in boats such as the Endeavour, Resolution and the Adventure built in Whitby. There is a museum in Whitby dedicated to his life.......

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The whale’s jawbones were presented by Thor of Norway in 1963 to perpetuate the memory of the hard times when Whitby was a significant whaling port. The Scoresby family from Whitby who were part of the whaling industry actually invented the crow’s nest.....

Whitby abbey, built in 657 AD by the Saxon King of Northumbria and one time home to the poet Caedmon stands on the cliffs above the east side of Whitby......

 

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The 199 steps leading from the east side of town up to St Mary’s church built almost in the shadow of the abbey.....

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On a lighter note you also have the town’s connections with more fictional topics such as “Heartbeat” filmed in the nearby village of Goathland and also in Whitby and other surrounding towns and villages......

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Also with Bram Stoker’s “Dracula” which was written in Whitby and based on a true story of a ship wrecked on the east side beach in the harbour - the Demeter where Dracula leapt ashore in the form of a black dog and ran up the 199 steps to the church........

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Finally, no visit to Whitby would be complete without joining one of the town’s famous ghost walks........

I hope you’ve enjoyed reading a few items about this lovely town. Its history, character and charm is second to none and with fish and chips with no equal, vast quantities of sea food not to mention famous Whitby kippers, what more could you ask for other than a superbly equipped, luxury apartment to base your stay in. Click here to link to the booking page.............

A guest who stayed recently took these fabulous photographs that he was quite happy for us to display on here - they are brilliant !

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Click here if you’d like to email him - he can provide copies....

Owner: Janette Lee

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