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Things to discover around Whitby

Posted by on September 28, 2012
Anyone who plans to visit the beautiful North Yorks Moors and stay in a Whitby hotel or one of the Scarborough hotels in the area will have a superb selection of things to see and do in the surrounding countryside. Both Whitby and Scarborough offer a wide range of things you would expect from holiday coastal resorts. Both towns flourished in the Victorian...
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The North Yorkshire countryside is a fantastic base for a holiday or a weekend break as the region offers visitors a superb selection of local attractions to enjoy. Right on the doorstep of Scarborough and Whitby is the North York Moors National Park. This is a fantastic region which is home to one of the biggest expanses of heather moorland in England,...
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Image courtesy of Flickr user Bods. Yorkshireis a great holiday destination, especially around its coast. Whether you are staying at hotels in Whitby or hotels in Scarborough, there are a whole host of ways for you to get out and about, making use of this wonderful part of the English geography. However, we’re going to concentrate on just one location...
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A look at Robin Hood’s Bay

Posted by on May 20, 2011
Robin Hood’s Bay is a lovely quaint fishing village close to Whitby in North Yorkshire. As you can expect from its title, the village is named after the famous folklore hero, but the exact origins are unknown or even if he had ever visited. One story is that Robin helped defend the village from French Pirates who came to loot them. The lower...
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Whitby Slide Show

Posted by on October 7, 2010
Our Friends at Trip Advisor have put together a great little video slide show of the delights of Whitby. The North Yorkshire seaside town of Whitby has proved a popular holiday destination for centuries thanks to its beautiful location, fascinating history and unique culture. It’s likely that these pictures will persuade even more people to choose...

The Sights of Whitby

Posted by on July 30, 2010
When staying in your Whitby Hotel there are so many sights to see in Whitby. The town has a long and fascinating history, which has created a rich patchwork or attractions and sights. This video shows many of the towns finest landmarks and attractions including its legendary abbey.
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Follow Dracula to Whitby

Posted by on July 5, 2010
If you are staying in a Whitby hotel then you had better watch out as one of the worlds most famous literary characters also stayed here too. Count Dracula the terrifying vampire from Bram Stokers first came to Whitby after the ship he was on, the Russian Schooner The Demeter, ran aground during a storm. Mysteriously all the members of the crew, including...
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