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Sightseeing Attraction:Cliff Lift - Whitby

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Whitby Cliff Lift

Whitby Cliff Lift

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Whitby Cliff Lift was opened 1931. It consists of a vertical shaft down from the cliff top through the boulder-clay, leading to a 221ft long pedestrian tunnel out to the beach.

Open 27 April – 30 September

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs accepted

Opening details

The cliff lift opening times are seasonal. It is normally open from early May until the end of September.


Single fare 80p per person each way.


Whitby Cliff Lift


North Promenade,
West Cliff,
North Yorkshire,
YO21 3JX



See location of Cliff Lift - Whitby on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: NZ 889114  Lat: 54.49016 Long: -0.62909

By road:
Follow signs into Whitby and onto West Cliff Attractions. The cliff lift is located along the sea-side of the promenade.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Whitby station


  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted