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Address: South Cliffe, Whitby YO22 4JT, England
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I've been to Whitby Abbey so many times and never get tired of walking around the ruins. The place is so tranquil and the views across the bay are stunning

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I've been to Whitby Abbey so many times and never get tired of walking around the ruins. The place is so tranquil and the views across the bay are stunning

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Oxfordshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

First day in Whitby so felt we should start with the Abby as it is such a wonderful landmark visible from all around. Greeted by very nice helpful man in the ticket office who set us off on our way back through the ages. Very interesting, and fantastic views of Whitby and surrounding area. Had brief look around before next... More 

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Nice way up the 199 stairs and ended up in a graveyard. Above you see the Abbey. Friendly welcome from the heritage staff. 2 adults one child 18GBP. Depends if you want to see a ruine for 30 minutes then you are through. Anyway audio guide is a good addition, but only available in English

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Swansea County, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's all about location. High up on the prominence it must be very impressive looking down on Whitby and out to the North Sea. On a cold blustery June day it didn't unfortunately have too much to offer. The audio tour seemed more geared to children. Much preferred Rievaulx and especially Fountains Abbeys. We decided to park in Whitby town... More 

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Leek, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Lovely walk up to the Abbey, and what a walk it is. Breathtaking and so are the views! The walk up not for the less abled however there is a car park at the top, and there is an open top tour bus.

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Thank Meg H
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

For its age Whitby Abbey is a really impressive piece of architecture when close up. It's a real shame that it hasn't survived the years. If it had, I'm sure that it would have the same splendour as York Minster. It was lovely to explore and sit peacefully steeped in history. John E

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Love whitby abbey so peaceful and calm interesting and fabulous views lovely coffee shop and gift shop

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Cheshire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We took the tour bus up to the abbey as we are unable to climb the 192 steps from the town. The area surrounding it and the abbey itself are quite spectacular with wonderful views. However having paid to go in to the museum part we were disappointed. The history of the abbey is fascinating nevertheless. We would go again... More 

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North Berwick, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

As new members of English Heritage we were keen to visit this Abbey when we were in the area. We climbed the 199 steps and kept stopping to admire the view down towards Whitby. We visited the small church and walked around the graveyard before going into the Abbey. The church has a very unusual pulpit so it is worth... More 

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Reading
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You can see the Abbey from many viewpoints across Whitby. English Heritage provide an interesting audio guide for the site. again, it is worth getting the annual membership which is £92 for a family, as the average visit will cost a family £15 you only need to visit 6 sites to make it worthwhile. As this area has a high... More 

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