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Historic Site, free entry

Whale Bone Arch - Whitby

Whale Bone Arch - Whitby

Details

Original Whale jaw bone arch was erected some time after 1853 and is now in the Whitby Archives & Heritage Centre.

A replica was presented to Whitby by Norway in 1963. The current replacement was donated by Alaska in April 2003.

Public toiletsAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs accepted

Open all the time

Prices

Free entry

Contact

Tourism Bureau

01947 383636

Address

Whitby,
North Yorkshire,
YO21 3HA

Location

Directions

See location of Whale Bone Arch on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

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 whale bone arch and Captain Cook monument and 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

Parking: with charge

Facilities

  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted