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Address: Whitby, England, Whitby, England
Phone Number: 01947603568
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Dracula with laughs!

We were lucky enough for our visit to coincide with a performance of Bram Stokers Dracula (3 performances that day). The abbey itself is a nice walk with great views. The day... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We were lucky enough for our visit to coincide with a performance of Bram Stokers Dracula (3 performances that day). The abbey itself is a nice walk with great views. The day however was made by the performance. The 3 actors who played all the parts were simply fantastic. The performance overran by some way due to everyone having great... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Anyone staying at Whitby can not visit this iconic landmark on the cliff side via the amazing 199 steps. The Abbey was interesting but disappointing that a lot of the interactive museum screens were not working. I was also highly irritated by the lady behind the till who was intent on selling me an Annual pass. She continually tried to... More 

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Brighouse, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We have just been and watched the Dracula play at the Abbey, it was fantastic, a must if you are visiting Whitby any weekend during the school holidays, best attraction in Whitby

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Watched the "Time Travellers" Dracula play. Great fun. Friendly staff at the visitors centre. Superb location and views.

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Walk up the steps or take the open topped bus but do not miss this beautiful, atmospheric ruin. Whitby is a lovely old town and the abbey is the icing on the cake.

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South Shields, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This is a lovely tranquil place with some stunning views over the beautiful town of Whitby, unfortunately the day we went it was miserable as sin but that did not bother us, nice indoor museum right next to it and handy for shelter if it does start to rain..we will be back rain or shine

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Devon, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The abbey's location is truly spectacular and if the 199 steps are too many to climb, then the ruined abbey can be approached by road. Views over the bay towards Sandsend are wonderful with the busy harbour and town beneath you. The route to the bottom of the steps up to the abbey through the winding streets of shops selling... More 

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The dracula play was great and even though we were freezing we just had to watch it through until the end

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Some friends of ours had arranged to renew their wedding vows at the Abbey, which the staff kindly helped arrange. It was a perfect day - the abbey is fantastic, the views are stunning and the walk down to town was easy - thought the walk back up is a bit steep! So during the summer a small group perform... More 

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Rotherham, England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We always enjoy visiting Whitby Abbey. Stunning location, interesting stories and very helpful audio guides which our children always enjoy. The visit is at its best however when we manage to see one of the wonderful shows there. Dracula is a fantastic show for all the family. Performed in various locations around the Abbey by a team of 3 captivating... More 

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Additional Information about Whitby Abbey

Address: Whitby, England, Whitby, England
Phone Number: 01947603568
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Whitby
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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