Whitby is a town divided by the River Esk Estuary joined by the iconic swing bridge. Discover both the east side of Whitby and explore the quaint cobbled streets filled with a rich heritage and the more modern side of town otherwise known as West Cliff. Discover beautiful photography of the Yorkshire Coast at the Sutcliffe Gallery.
One hundred and ninety nine steps take you down from the cliff top into the Old Town's maze of narrow streets and shops selling antiques, crafts, and jewellery made from locally-mined Whitby jet. Church Street and Sandgate retain their eighteenth century charm lined with quaint little tea rooms and gift shops. Discover a range of unique and local beverages at the Green Dragon Ale or browse through a selection of beautiful gifts at Kemps on the Coast You’ll also find plenty of cosy pubs where you can enjoy a cold beverage and traditional food with wonderful views over the harbour.