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Address: Whitby Lane, Whitby YO22 4JT, England
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The history & views are immense. I then trekked across to Robin Hoods Bay 6.5 miles. Most enjoyable but not for the faint hearted.

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North West England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The history & views are immense. I then trekked across to Robin Hoods Bay 6.5 miles. Most enjoyable but not for the faint hearted.

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Oxenhope, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Well worth the effort of climbing the 199 steps, for the view alone the staff in the Abbey are friendly and approachable although only a small museum its well laid out with lots of info interactive displays which keep younger visitors interested. The remains of the abbey are spectacular to see even on the wildest Yorkshire days .

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Barry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely walk and visited the local brewery. Very peaceful and tranquil with lots of views of the sea.

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Thank Dudders42
Northampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

An interesting abbey with views across whitby bay. There is a small exhibition and the usual shop. There is a cafe on site .

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Thank MarionAve66
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Fantastic and stunning abbey, destroyed during the disolution of the monasteries. We did not go in, but walked around the boundary wall. The YHA has a good cafe, and if you walk from town, you can also visit St Mays church, a microbrewery and climb the 199 steps.

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Thank Simon R
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the abbey whilst on a weekend away. Great for us, wouldn't recommend for youngsters. Was quite a trek to get up the steps!

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Thank Jodie H
Doncaster
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A very interesting place with tons of history. The view from the Abbey over Whitby town and further is fabulous. You can light a candle for a small donation. A must visit.

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Thank Miss C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The Abbey is magnificent. The ruins are beautiful. The view from the headland is also amazing. The visitor centre is an interesting visit, showing some of the artefacts that have been excavated. The gift shop also sells a wide variety of trinkets and souvenirs. The free audio guide was full of interesting information. We visited on a particularly cold and... More 

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Thank Hannah A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I brought my partner to the Abbey during our tour of the North Sea Coast, and he was very impressed. The Grounds and the Abbey are well maintained, a beautiful piece of history. We visited whilst a reenactment was taking place, and we agreed it was lovely to see history preserved in this way for all generations to enjoy. Superb... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We got there on a fresh February afternoon. Sun shining and the abbey was spectacular. There is a monk and a nun who do a tour and let kids dress up in robes and tell you the history. Me 3 year old loved that. Views up top just out of this world

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