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Whitby Abbey

Whitby, England, Whitby, England
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Ranked #8 of 20 attractions in Whitby
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites
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Leicester, England, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

Mostly a good visit apart from different price of entrance fee than what was in the leaflet and the cafe could've been a lot better as the chilled fridge was leaking water all over the floor for customers to walk over and the staff did nothing about even though they knew it was there !

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NORTHUMBERLAND
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3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

Great play performed by three actors 1.30pm 2.30pm and 3.30pm! £7 entry fee but you can stay all day or leave and return as many times as you want in one day.

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south yorkshire
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

Went up to Whitby Abbey last week, intended to go around until I saw how much it was to get in, for a family of 7 it didn't look worth it so we just went to the cafe instead. Wish we hadn't! Member of Staff who served us thought she could memorise a food and drinks order for 7 people.... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

We got to Whitby Abbey really early, which meant that we got some gorgeous photographs of the sun on the sandstone without having to wait for that 'perfect moment' of having no one in front of you. The myths and legends show was fun especially when my boyfriend got picked out the crowd to participate. It was during the show... More

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Ammanford
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

My wife and I enjoyed our visit here, it was great to wander around and look at the ruins and get a good view of the Harbour and town too. We avoided the Tea Rooms based on reviews. We used the open top, hop on hop off bus to get to the abbey which drops you off at the "main"... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

We went in March.Me and my family have an English Heritage membership so it was easy for us to walk in. Parking might be limited in peak hours as we have to park on grass area parking , which is horrendous for rear wheel car. It have a nice view and beautiful ruins. The staff was very helpful and love... More

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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146 reviews 146 reviews
33 attraction reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

I enjoyed the 199 steps up to the abbey, the audio guide was great to get all the information you need. Views over the ruins the town and the harbour are lovely from the abbey. Well worth a little over £6.00 for an adult. I will add my photos soon

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Thetford, United Kingdom
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

The abbey is beautiful, without doubt because of the ocean. Interesting because of its ties to Bram Stoker. Sitting on a cliff overlooking the water and town. I was slightly disappointed because I was expecting more, because of its reputation.

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

I visited Whitby Abbey on a recent holiday to North Yorkshire. From the harbour there are 199 steps ascending the cliff face to reach the abbey. I was not disappointed; the skeletal remains of this once splendid abbey rose from the ground, in the afternoon light, as I neared the top of the steps, I was quite mesmerized. The Abbey... More

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

The Abbey is very beautiful and well worth the £7 entrance fee, but the real gem is the Dracula production. It's a promenade play, done by three people playing over nine parts! It's absolutely hilarious and incredibly impressive.

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