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Whitby Abbey

Whitby, England, Whitby, England
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Ranked #11 of 20 Attractions in Whitby
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

Went to Whitby for the day and just had to do the abbey. It's so historic and an imposing site.at just £6.50 to get in cheap too.you even get a walki talkie that explains the history as you walk around.a must for people who love drama and history.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

My husband and I went thinking we would have a quick look and ended up there all afternoon. Great value for money. The staff are all very friendly and helpful!. Don't miss the Youth Hostel cafe, again reasonable food with wonderful views over Whitby. Lots of interactive stuff for children too. All in all a grand day out.

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

Very atmospheric ... enjoyed the walk all around the abbey .. managed to get some excellent photographs

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

What is left of the abbey is very intresting plenty of room for the young ones to play and frighten each other with stories of dracula etc not recommended for people with mobility problems and the steps can take it out of you but worth a visit

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21 reviews 21 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Situated on the cliff top this is a must see place when visiting the area either park in the town and go over the swing bridge into the old town then climb the steps or drive round and park at the Abbey. If your there when the 'Goths' are in town then even better.... A place steeped in history and... More

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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

I was the lone ranger when I went to Whitby Abbey, it was me and my camera and I couldn't ask for a better place. The grounds are kept very well the staff are friendly and the history of this place is somewhat intriguing. Recommend this place to anyone.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

We really enjoyed the Dracula play that was being preformed around the site. A fun way to look around the abbey. Fun for adults and children alike. There were some interesting bits in the museum part, but not very big.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Lovely to look around and learn the history of it. Beautiful scenery from here .can sit and relax and take it in

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

It's not just the climbing the steps that takes your breath away. The Abbey ruins are in a spectacular location with fantastic views of the town below. They are being illuminated during Halloween from the 29/10 - 1/11...

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Thornton Cleveleys, United Kingdom
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8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Do not miss out on this gem. Well worth the entry fee or you may wish to take out English Heritage membership. Yorkshire is seeped in history, with more EH attractions than you can shake a stick at. Annual membership is a bargain if you are a regular visitor to Yorkshire, giving you free or reduced price entry to many... More

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