Whitby Tourism, United Kingdom

Visit Whitby - Best of Whitby

Even though Bram Stoker made this town immortal in the world of horror stories by showing Whitby as the place Dracula entered from; the town has a lot more to it than just being Dracula`s death place and the harbor where his ship-wreck took place.

Known for its fish and chips, this town is an example of a beautiful amalgamation of scenery and cultured heritage. Whitby offers a quintessential experience with amazing sights, mesmerizing views, great food and some really beautiful beaches. In Whitby, kids and adults can have fun alike- there is so much to do here.

With some pretty walks to take and trail ways to discover, Whitby is a great option for a laid back vacation and even for an adventurous trip. Considering it is located on the East Coast of Yorkshire and at the mouth of River Esk-Whitby boasts of mineral, maritime as well as tourist heritage.

Whitby's connection to water does not end with beautiful beaches and harbor. Captain Cook belongs to Whitby and started his world famous exploration from the harbor of Whitby. William Scoresby is also associated to the town, making its museums and history really enriching.

Even after all these features, Whitby is always going to be remembered primarily for Bram Stoker's Dracula. There are a lot of attractions based on Dracula in this town; was it true or not is a question still asked by many. Intriguing as it sounds; everybody should embark upon a journey to discover for themselves what this lovely town has to offer.

Whitby Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Whitby tips for your visit

  • Do not venture out in the dark alone in isolated areas; there have been a lot reporting of ghost incidents.
  • It is always cold in Whitby even during summer. So carry appropriate winter wear.
  • Plan your trip well in advance specially during the peak season (August to October) for avoiding any disappointments.

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Facts and Stats for Whitby*

  • Pollution Statistics in Whitby

    Know the pollution level of Whitby before you plan your visit.

    • Water Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
  • Living in Whitby - Quality of Life

    • Pollution Index 5.17 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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