Tourist Attractions

There is something to do or somewhere to visit for everyone when visiting this area. Here are some of the attractions and annual events of the area.

 

Whitby

  • The Whitby Abbey
  • Captain Cook Museum
  • St Mary's Church
  • Whitby Archives
  • Whitby Harbour
  • The Whale Bones
  • Lifeboat Museum
  • Frank Sutcliffe
  • Whitby Jet
  • Bram Stoker/Dracula

North Yorkshire Moors

  • Railway

Surrounding Costal Villages

  • Sandsend
  • Runswick Bay
  • Staithes
  • Robin Hoods Bay
  • Ravenscar
  • Goathland/Heartbeat

York

  • York Minister
  • The Shambles-York's quaint shopping area
  • Jorvik Viking Centre
  • Castle Howard

Annual Events

April

  • Spirit of the 40s weekend
  • Goth weekend
  • National Scooter Rally
  • North Yorkshire Moors Railway Spring Steam Gala

May

  • Gospel Music Convention
  • Heritage Coast Jazz Festival
  • Sea Kayak Adventures

June

  • 60s weekend
  • North Yorks moors railway weekend
  • Sea Angling Festival
  • Sand Castle Competition
  • Folk Weekend

July

  • Northern Soul Music Weekend
  • Whitby Blessing of Boats
  • Extreme Stunt Show
  • Whitby Life Boat Weekend
  • Seaside Vintage Fair
  • Myths and Legends for Children
  • Beer Festival

August

  • Whitby Regatta
  • Hinderwell Show
  • Danby Show
  • Whitby Folk week
  • Egton Show
  • Whitby Tortuga Festival
  • Pickering Traction Engine Rally

 

September

  • Country Music weekend
  • Sea Angling Festival
  • East Coast Classic Car Rally
  • Staithes Art and Herritage Festival

October

  • Second Goth weekend
  • Whitby Blues Rhythm and Rock Festival
  • Medieval Spooky Fun Weekend
  • Bram Stoker International Film Festival

November

  • North Yorks Moors Railway Wartime Weekend
  • Whitby Abbey Illuminations