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Things to do in Whitby

What to do in Whitby… what can’t you do! With a diverse range of attractions and activities for all ages, there is something for the whole family to enjoy!

Why not visit the 13th Century ruins of Whitby Abbey, one of the most dramatic and atmospheric sites on the Yorkshire Coast or set sail to the Captain Cook Memorial Museum and visit the site where the legendary Captain James Cook lodged.

Or enjoy a trip to the theatre and head to Whitby Pavilion! With its stunning sea views and spectacular shows it’s definitely worth a visit!

So if you’re looking for things to do in Whitby, it’s safe to say there is plenty to keep you busy!

What to do in Whitby

 
 
 

The Spa at Raithwaite Estate

Sandsend Road, Raithwaite, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3ST (2 miles, 3 km)

As soon as you step through the door of the Spa at Raithwaite you're already on the way to restoring body and soul. Discover a place to make your own, and let our friendly and knowledgeable staff help you unwind.

Whitby Market Square

Market Place, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO22 4DD (0 miles, 0 km)

Market Square offers an open space for various activities including a weekly Farmers Market from April to October.

Cook's Endeavour Cruise Trips

Pier Road, WHITBY, North Yorkshire, YO21 3PU (0 miles, 0 km)

Climb on board the Bark Endeavour Whitby for a unique trip to remember.

Coastal Foraging at Robin Hood's Bay

Robin Hoods Bay, WHITBY, North Yorkshire, YO22 4RA (5 miles, 8 km)

Our One day coastal foraging Robin Hood’s Bay course is a great way to learn about the diversity of edible seaweed and shellfish on our rocky coasts.

Eskape Whitby

St. Hilda's Business Centre, The Ropery, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO22 4ET (0 miles, 1 km)

Are your deductive skills as good as you think? Come and find out....

Airy Hill Play Park

off Waterstead Lane, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 1PF (0 miles, 1 km)

Whitby Golf Club

Sandsend Road, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3SR (2 miles, 3 km)

Situated on the rugged cliff tops Whitby Golf Course is a 6134 yards SSS70 course overlooking Whitby and Sandsend. Visitors Welcome

Captain Cook Memorial Museum, Whitby

Grape Lane, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO22 4BA (0 miles, 0 km)

Open again! Celebrates the life of the great explorer Captain Cook, and his momentous voyages. Gold Award winner for best small visitor attraction, Visit England Awards for Excellence. Royal Mint commemorative coins on sale now

Wetwheels Yorkshire

Whitby Harbour, WHITBY, North Yorkshire, YO21 1DN (0 miles, 0 km)

Wetwheels Yorkshire builds disabled people’s confidence by providing the opportunity to access the sea in a fun, safe, stimulating and rewarding way using specially modified, fully accessible powerboats.

North Yorkshire Off Road Centre

ukLANDROVERevents, Bay Ness Quarry, High Lane, Robin Hoods Bay, North Yorkshire, YO22 4PJ (4 miles, 7 km)

ukLANDROVERevents offer Land Rover 4x4 Off Road Driving Experiences here at our spectacular coastal off road course, on the cliffs overlooking Robin Hood’s Bay. Pre-booking is essential, please contact us for details.

Mini Monsterz Whitby

The Carrs, Ruswarp, Whitby, YO21 1RL (1 miles, 2 km)

Based in the picturesque village of Ruswarp, near Whitby, Mini Monsterz is one of the biggest indoor play areas in North Yorkshire, catering for all age groups!

Whitby Walks

Whalebone Arch, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3HA (0 miles, 1 km)

Whitby's unique leisurely learning experience for schools, colleges, clubs, societies and individuals.

Crescent Gardens, Whitby

Royal Crescent, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3EJ (0 miles, 1 km)

Captain Cook Memorial Monument

East Terrace, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3HA (0 miles, 1 km)

Bronze Monument of Captain Cook. On the West Cliff over looking the harbour across to the East cliff.

Whitby Beach

Whitby Beach, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3EN (0 miles, 1 km)

Whitby Beach is a sandy blue flag beach, set among fine stretches of the Yorkshire coast with spectacular cliffs and bays.

Whitby Abbey

Whitby Abbey, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO22 4JT (0 miles, 1 km)

High on a cliff above the Yorkshire seaside town of Whitby are the gaunt, imposing remains of Whitby Abbey. Whitby Abbey was recently named Britain’s most romantic ruin.

West Pier - Whitby

Pier Road, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3PU (0 miles, 1 km)

Take a lovely stroll along the Pier, visit the Lighthouse and stop and take a look at the beautiful sea views. Please be aware that the end of the Pier is closed for safety reasons.

Whitby Museum

Pannett Park, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 1RE (0 miles, 0 km)

Set in stunning Pannett Park, Whitby Museum is the home of Whitby’s history, past to present.

Cliff Lift - Whitby

North Promenade, West Cliff, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3JX (1 miles, 1 km)

Vertical lift to take passengers from the cliff lift down to the beach.

Whitby Brewery

Abbey Farm, East Cliff, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO22 4JR (0 miles, 1 km)

When we started up our microbrewery back in 2013, we made it our mission to bring local, craft brewing back to Whitby.