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image for Sculpture item typeCaptain Cook Memorial Monument

Sculpture, free entry

Captain Cook Monument

Captain Cook Monument

Details

Bronze statue of Captain James Cook
Inscription reads:
Front: To Strive, to seek to find and not to yield. To commemorate the men who built, the Whitby Ships and the men who sailed with him.
North Side: In every situation he stood unrivalled and alone on him all eyes were turned.

Cooks Ships, all built in Whitby, were named:
Endeavour - previously called the Earl of Pembroke
Resolution - previously called Drake
Adventure- - previously called Raleigh
Discovery

Open all the time

Prices

Free entry

Contact

Tourism Bureau

01723 383636

Address

East Terrace,
Whitby,
North Yorkshire,
YO21 3HA

Location

Directions

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Map reference: NZ 896113  Lat: 54.48914 Long: -0.61832

By Road:
A174 - At the roundabout take fist exit into Argyle Road. Right onto North Terrace. Follow along to end of road. The Cook statue and whale bone arch are to the left at the end before turning right onto East Terrace.
By Public Transport:
New Quay road to Peir road and the Kyber Pass to the Whale bone arch, West Cliff. Number 92 local bus up to the West cliff from Whitby bus station and Open top buses during the season run every 15 minutes.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Whitby station