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Outdoor Event, Fri 2 - Sun 4 Aug 2019

Whitby Traction Engine Rally

Whitby Traction Engine Rally


The venue, for Whitby Traction Engine Rally, is located next to Whitby Abbey, approximately 5 minutes walk from the centre of the popular tourist town of Whitby.

Performing in the main arena will be the Ben Potter Eagle and Vulture Show. As well as his display of a fascinating collection of birds of prey, Ben will be ‘free-flying’ his Eagles and Vultures – A spectacular sight for all to see!

The event will also feature the Scarborough Fair Collection. Entertaining the crowds at various times over the three days with their Stage Show, featuring dancers, singers and musicians.

The Spectacular Saturday Night Firework Display will be one of the highlights over the weekend.

A full programme of top steam fair attractions including: Tractor Pulling, Steam Engines, Classic Cars, Vintage Tractors, Classic Motorcycles, Fairground Organs, Miniature Steam Engines, Stationary Engines and Vintage Commercials.

The event will also include: Trade Stands, Autojumble, Craft and Fine Food Marquee, Old Time and Modern Funfair, Non-stop Arena Entertainment, Catering & Licensed Bar.

Cash PointCoach parties acceptedEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePostboxPublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberTelephone (public)Wheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDogs accepted

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 2 - Sun 4 Aug 2019
Friday: 10am - 5pm
Saturday: 10am - 11pm
Sunday: 10am - 5pm


Tickets are available to purchase online in advance of the event at discounted rates. These discounted tickets will be available until 28/07/2019.
After this date, tickets will be available to purchase at the event upon your arrival.

Early Bird:
Adults £6
Over 65s £5
Under 16s £3
Family Ticket (2 Adults + 3 under 16s) £15

Adults £8
Over 65s £7
Under 16s £4
Family Ticket (2 Adults + 3 under 16s) £20

Note: There are a set number of Early Bird tickets available, once these have been sold, ticket prices will automatically move to the Advance prices

Adults £10
Over 65s £8
Under 16s £5
Under 5s FREE
Family Ticket (2 adults + 3 under 16s) £25

Purchase on arrival at the event.

Also see

Events at this Venue

date event
Fri 26 - Sun 28 Jul Whitby Steampunk Weekend
Fri 2 - Sun 4 Aug Whitby Traction Engine Rally
Sat 17 - Fri 23 Aug Whitby Folk Week 2019


North Yorkshire,
YO21 1YN



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

Map reference: NZ 898108  Lat: 54.48461 Long: -0.61539

By Road:
Accessed from the A174 or A171 north, the A171 south from Scarborough, the A169 west from Pickering.

By Public Transport:
Whitby can still be reached by rail on the Esk Valley Line from Middlesbrough and from Pickering on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, connecting to the former line at Grosmont.

Parking: free

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Whitby station


  • Cash PointCash Point
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted