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“Interesting history and stunning views”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Whitby Abbey

Whitby Abbey
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Private Group North York Moors and Whitby Day Trip from York
Ranked #3 of 51 things to do in Whitby
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Yorkshire
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Interesting history and stunning views”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 11, 2012

A trip to the Abbey is well worth the climb of 199 steps. The visitor centre has a few artefacts, lots of information and hands on activities to interest children. The ruined abbey is magnificent and also has great views of the sea, coastline and the town.

Visited March 2012
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“Spectacular setting, atmospheric ruins on cliff-top.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 9, 2012

Very atmospheric ( don't go at night if you've read "Dracula" and are of a nervous disposition !) Set high on the cliffs above the harbour with great views for photographs. Almost deserted at this time of year but all the better for that ! Huge car park & visitors' centre.

Visited March 2012
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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“Beautiful”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 8, 2012

A must visit, very beautiful, lots of steps to get there but worth it and a lovely church at the top too

Visited March 2012
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Preston, United Kingdom
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“Atmospheric and Beautiful”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 8, 2012

Absolutely wonderful, take your camera and walk around every part, such history in every corner and I dare you to walk around at dusk!

Visited October 2011
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“Wish We Could Have Found the Entrance Easier”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 7, 2012

the views from the abbey were lovely, however, a lot of the gates were closed, and no signs to point out where to go!! As the weather was horrible, we couldn't spend ages walking around trying to find the entrance, and there was no one about, so we were unable to go into the Abbey!! Which was disappointing, will definately go back when the weather is much better!! The views were fabulous and well worth the walk, just wish they had better signs around for visitors xxx

Visited March 2012
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