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Address: Whitby, England, Whitby, England
Phone Number: 01947603568
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The Dracula Play made it worth!!

The abbey itself is spectacular. We visited on a rainy day on 31st August. We could actually feel that gothic touch. The dracula play made it all the worth watching. It was almost... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Hinckley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

The abbey itself is spectacular. We visited on a rainy day on 31st August. We could actually feel that gothic touch. The dracula play made it all the worth watching. It was almost 1.5 hour play performed by 3 actors. Amazing actors they were, amomg three of them they played atleast 9 characters in total. Their expressions and body language... More 

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Always worth a visit for any local or foreigner. The walk to get to the Abbey makes you realise how fit/unfit you are! Definitely unsuitable for wheelchair bound people or people who need walking aids.

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW via mobile

After being a bit worried of wondering around Whitby abbey and the legend of Dracula we were talked into paying to go and watch the story of Dracula held within the abbey. It was certainly well worth the admission price to watch the story played out by 3 fabulous actors. It had me & the wife in tears with laughter... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

The Dracula play is worth the visit to Whitby Abbey on its own!! Great entertainment, cleverly planned to help you take in key aspects of the Abbey. The play is very funny & kept all the audience thoroughly engrossed, from young to old, this is due to the skills of the 3 very talented individuals taking on multiple parts -... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

from the top of the hill it is possible to see the whole of Whitby, climb the steps up to the church then on to the Abbey, there are lots of areas to sit and picnic during a visit, get up close to Ancient stone walls.

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We visited when they were doing a Dracula play around the grounds of the Abby, while we arrived slightly too late to see the start we could hear the drama unfold and it sounded great! Perfect to entertain the kids for a few hours. The Abby is well kept, and the information points and audio guide is great. It's worth... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

More complete than Tintern Abbey, but not as extensive. Great views all round. Good place to park to visit Whitby Town, but it's 199 steps down to Whitby East, then across the swing bridge to the main town.

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

I've been to the Abbey before with our son, so this visit was to show my wife the ruins and the stunning views from the site. However, the real attraction was the Dracula production. It was perfect for all ages. As a family we had an hour and half of crazy audience participation and side splitting laughter. Younger kids loved... More 

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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

The abbey remains themselves were very dramatic and worth a visit; however the visit was really enhanced by the performance of Dracula which was included in the entrance fee (£14 per couple). The three actors performed an hour long play with numerous changes of costume which was hilarious, resulting in a standing ovation. Thoroughly entertaining.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

The abbey itself is stunning in its location alone,but what made our afternoon memorable was a performance of Bram Stokers Dracula. A three person,one hour plus , abridged version. Professional actors using the stunning scenery,to give a humorous ,but with reverence to the original, play,that kept our group of 3 generations totally enthralled. Well done to all involved. Don't miss... More 

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