Overview & description

A celebration of the 250th Anniversary of Captain Cooks first expedition to the South Seas. A weekend of discovery and entertainment for the whole family.

Maritime adventurers can step back in time and climb aboard the Tall ship ‘Atyla’ to experience life at sea, retrace Captain Cooks voyages on board the replica HMS Endeavour and re live the Battle of Trafalgar on the smallest ship in Nelson’s fleet, the replica warship topsail schooner, HMS Pickle.

Highlights of the Festival

  • Tall Ships
  • Cooking Demonstrations
  • Captain Cook Trail
  • Heritage Plays
  • Sea Shanty Music
  • Street Entertainment
  • Firework Display

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Facilities available at Cook250 Whitby Festival

  • Child Friendly
  • Food & Drink Available