Awards for Captain Cook Memorial Museum, Whitby

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Membership of Discover Yorkshire Coast.

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VisitEngland Award For Excellence Gold

Celebrating the people behind the cream of English tourism – B&B owners, hoteliers, self-catering properties, visitor attractions, caravan parks, business venues, Tourist Information Centres and other tourism businesses that are the very best in England.

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York Pass

Sightseeing savings with a YorkPass. Admission to your choice of attractions for one great price.

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Welcome To Yorkshire Member

Local Accreditation for properties

White Rose Award Winner

The White Rose Awards for Tourism, the top accolade for tourism in Yorkshire, were created in 1989 by Welcome to Yorkshire to recognise and reward excellence in tourism. The winners and finalists of this annual award represent the best in tourism in Yorkshire - guaranteed to help create a truly remarkable holiday

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White Rose Award Finalist

The White Rose Awards for Tourism, the top accolade for tourism in Yorkshire, were created in 1989 by Welcome to Yorkshire to recognise and reward excellence in tourism. The winners and finalists of this annual award represent the best in tourism in Yorkshire - guaranteed to help create a truly remarkable holiday

Additional information on this classification scheme is available here.

Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Self-assessed Accessibility Information provides a list of available facilities and services, highlighted as being of key importance by disabled people.  Along with Access Statements, which provide a fuller written description of accessibility, it can help people with access needs make an informed choice as to whether accommodation, attractions, food & drink or shopping establishments meet their needs.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Entrance

  • YesRamp to entrance
    • YesHandrail by ramp
  • YesEntrance is well lit

General

  • YesHearing loop system
  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesWheelchairs provided
    • YesFree
  • YesAudible alarm system

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)
  • YesVisitor information available in audio format
  • YesHearing loop installed in public areas

Notes

  • Lift access for wheelchairs to first floor, but not to upper floors. We provide DVDs on the ground floor for people with limited mobility