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Children's Activity Event, Sat 7 - Sun 29 Jul 2018

Captain Cook at Whitby Abbey

Captain Cook at Whitby Abbey


Celebrate the 250th anniversary of Captain Cook's first expedition to the South Seas by visiting the great man’s home port of Whitby. It's here he learnt his seafaring skills and set sail on his famous voyage into the unknown.

Enjoy a specially commissioned play by Time Will Tell theatre which will transport you back to the 18th century and the excitement of an age of exploration and discovery.

Coach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic siteWheelchairs availableAccepts groups

Children welcomeLift access

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 7 - Sun 29 Jul 2018 11:00 to 17:00
Every weekend expect 14th and 15th.

Ticket price includes entry to the event and site.


English Heritage members: FREE
Adult: £7.90
Child (5-17 years): £4.70
Concession: £7.10
Family: £20.50

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Whitby Abbey

01947 603568


Whitby Abbey,
North Yorkshire,
YO22 4JT



See location of Whitby Abbey on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: NZ 901112  Lat: 54.48815 Long: -0.61064

By Road:
Situated on the East Cliff. Follow signs to town centre and then pick up brown signs to Abbey.

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Whitby station


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Lift accessLift access

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities


  • YesWheelchairs provided


  • YesRamp to entrance