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Weather & Tides
Saturday - Light Rain
Minimum: 9C, Wind Direction: East North Easterly
Wind: Excellent 22mph, Pressure: 1019mb, Sunset: 17:47 BST
Sunday - Light Cloud
Maximum: 10C, Minimum: 9C
Wind: 19mph East North Easterly, Visibility: Very Good, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:48 BST, Sunset: 17:45 BST
Monday - Light Cloud
Maximum: 11C, Minimum: 6C
Wind: 8mph East North Easterly, Visibility: Very Good, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:50 BST, Sunset: 17:42 BST

No tidal data is available for this location

One of Britain's finest stretches of coast, with cliffs, fine bays and safe sandy beaches interspersed with attractive villages,Whitby has been a port for more than 1,000 years and today is still a seafarer's town.

The narrow streets and alleys climbing down to the quayside still bustle as they have done for centuries, and as folklore and tradition are very much part of the Whitby scene visitors soon find themselves involved.

Film and television producers have also discovered Whitbys charm. As well as the ever popularYorkshire television series Heartbeat,Warner brothers recently used Whitby as its main location for the film 'Possession' staring Gwyneth Poultrow.

From the towns centuries old streets, I 99 steps lead up to the parish Church of St Mary whose church yard inspired Bram Stoker to write his world famous novel Dracula.


Whitby Harbour Office 01947 602354
Whitby Marina Office 01947 600165
Whitby Watchkeepers 01947 602272


Coastguard - Humber 01262 672317 (Operations - manned 24 hrs)
Police 0845 6060247
Whitby Hospital 01947 604851
Doctor - Whitby Group Practice 01947 820888
Dentist - Whitby Dental Clinic 01947 824248


Bus - Arriva Travelline 0870 6082608
Rail - National Rail Enquiry Line 0845 7484950


Co-op, Langbourne Road
Somerfields, Flowergate

Banks in Whitby

Barclays Bank
Lloyds TSB
Nationwide Building Society
Yorkshire Bank
Yorkshire Building Society

Local Information

Tourism Bureau - 01723 383637
Local Authority - Scarborough Borough Council 01723 232323
County Council & Highways - North Yorkshire CC 01609 780780

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