Whitby Abbey

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  • Address: Abbey Lane, Whitby, North Yorkshire, Yo22, 4JT, United Kingdom
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +44-1947603568
  • Ticket Price: 7 GBP
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Outdoors, Tourist Center, Family And Kids, Monastery

Whitby Abbey - Review

You do not have to be Dracula to visit the Whitby Abbey. In fact, Dracula should be one of the reasons to get you here. The fictional character that enters England after the destruction of his ship is based in this Abbey itself. The walk up the abbey offers some great views of the town and the harbor. Even though the walk up is worth everybody`s time, it becomes even more rewarding after reaching the top. One of the most breathtaking views from the top are of the Celtic cross and St. Mary`s. If you do not wish to pay the price of entering the abbey, you can even take the stairs or wander around in the gift shop. Whatever you decide to do, but this abbey is definitely worth one of your visits.

Whitby Abbey Information

  • The price is slightly high so know that you can see the abbey without paying that much.
  • Nearby hotels sometimes offer a free visit to the abbey. Find out with your hotel if they have any such scheme.
  • Take the camera definitely!

Whitby Abbey Ticket Prices

  • Adult : £6.80
  • Child (5-15 years) : £4.00
  • Students with official student card or those over 60 : £6.10
  • Family (2 adults, 3 children) : £17.70
  • Member : free admission
  • Read up the gift aid clause on the official website to understand the pricing of the ticket better.

Whitby Abbey Hours

Holiday Opening time

  • Good Friday : 10:00 am- 6:00 pm
  • Easter Sunday : 10:00 am-6:00 pm
  • Easter Monday : 10:00 am-6:00 pm
  • Early May Bank Holiday : 10:00 am-6:00 pm
  • Spring Bank Holiday : 10:00 am-6:00 pm
  • Summer Bank Holiday : 10:00 am-6:00 pm
  • Last admission is at 17:30 hours.

How To reach Whitby Abbey by Public Transport

  • 0.6 mile Walk from Whitby Railway station. 1.2 miles by car or bus from Railway Station.

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TripHobo Highlights for Whitby Abbey

  • Whitby Abbey Address: Abbey Lane, Whitby, North Yorkshire, Yo22, 4JT, United Kingdom
  • Whitby Abbey Contact Number: +44-1947603568
  • Whitby Abbey Timing: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Whitby Abbey Price: 7 GBP
  • Best time to visit Whitby Abbey(preferred time): 12:00 pm - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Whitby Abbey: 02:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Whitby Abbey

  • 95% of people who visit Whitby include Whitby Abbey in their plan

  • 66.22% of people start their Whitby Abbey visit around 12 PM - 1 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Whitby Abbey

Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday

80.6% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Whitby Abbey

People normally club together Church Of St Mary , Whitby and Whitby Lighthouse while planning their visit to Whitby Abbey.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Whitby Abbey Trips

Whitby Abbey, Whitby Reviews

  • Spectacular ruins at Whitby. Protected by a tall perimeter wall but you can still get close enough to take some serious shots. Worth climbing the 199 steps to view it. I took some pictures on the way back and captured orbs so returned at night in case it was a trick of the light. Even better spooky images

  • What a lovely day out with a lot of history. On the day we visited there was a Dracula act on. What a fabulous trio they were. Acting was of a very high standard and had all children and adults listening and laughing in with them. There is a gift shop too Also parking at top of hill with a fee.. Ticket wardens are always about. Would definitely visit again.

  • A little bit expensive for entry as well as car park, but I appreciate that they are separately run. It was lovely to finally see the abbey because the last time I was in Whitby it was totally fog bound and you couldn't even see it from the car park. However much better today. The architecture is stunning and you can picture in your mind what it must have looked like in its prime. Well worth a visit, but not cheap unless you are English heritage members.

  • Amazing Anglo Saxon Abbey ruins on the East side of Whitby accessible via the 199 steps. Brilliant views over Whitby and it's harbour. A wonderful place to visit. Oh and it's handy for the Whitby Brewery micro pub which stocks and serves excellent ales!

  • Lovely historic ruins. We are EH members so the entry price doesn't apply so it was worth a visit. They have made a good job of the free audio guide and if you take a picnic you can easily spend a couple of hours in the sunshine. There is also a cafe just outside the ruins which is run by the YHT. The staff are really friendly and they have some bits to entertain kids in the holidays.

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