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Whitby Abbey
Dramatic 13th-century ruins and panoramic views over Whitby harbour. Please note that this account is monitored Mon - Fri, 9am - 5pm.
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Whitby Abbey Sep 16
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Whitby Abbey Aug 27
Illuminated Abbey dates have been confirmed - 25th October to 2nd November - our longest ever run πŸ˜€New content details will be released soon πŸ§›πŸΏβ€β™‚οΈπŸ§›πŸΏβ€β™‚οΈπŸ§›πŸΏβ€β™‚οΈ πŸŽƒ πŸŽƒ πŸŽƒ book online early if you want to guarantee a specific date
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Whitby Abbey Aug 24
Pleased you enjoyed your day πŸ˜€
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Whitby Abbey Aug 24
Our Vikings are practicing their battle cries at the abbey tonight ahead of tomorrow’s epic encounter with the Northumbrian army (the action starts at 11am and goes through to 5pm)
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Whitby Abbey Aug 22
Tickets have now gone on sale for this years Illuminated Abbey! Dates have also been confirmed; 25th Oct - 2nd Nov. Book online early to receive a 20% discount.
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Whitby Abbey Aug 22
Join us for our annual Vikings event this Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday - battles, living history, sun and lots of hands on fun for all ages πŸ˜ƒ
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Whitby Abbey Aug 22
The forecast is looking amazing for this weekends Vikings invasion! β˜€οΈ β˜€οΈ β˜€οΈ
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Whitby Abbey Aug 3
Competition time! πŸ¦‡πŸ“Έ We bat you didn’t see that coming. For a chance to win an annual English Heritage membership pose with the Bats of Dracula-artwork at the Captain Cook Monument (YO211YN) in Whitby and share with us! Read our T&Cs before entering
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Met Office Jul 12
Today's destinations are famous historic which will have glorious weather this afternoon. See for details
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Whitby Abbey Jul 11
The weekend weather is looking good for a trip to the glorious Yorkshire coast 🌞
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Whitby Abbey Jun 23
Thanks to for a great piece on Whitby and it’s connections. This years Illuminated Abbey will run from 25th - 31st October. Tickets on sale soon! πŸ§›πŸΏβ€β™‚οΈπŸ§›πŸΏβ€β™‚οΈ πŸ§›πŸΏβ€β™‚οΈ
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Gisborough Priory Jun 5
Next weekend sees our big 900th anniversary event. There’s loads going on, far more than we can put on here. There are details on the poster below. We hope to see you all there πŸ˜€
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Whitby Abbey May 24
Ever wanted to stand face to face with the likes of Charlotte Brontë and Bram Stoker? This weekend's Storytelling event at Whitby Abbey gives you that very chance (well, kind of)... Storytelling weekend 25 - 27 May ➑
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Whitby Abbey May 7
Replying to @Evy316
Hi again Lee! We've set the dates for this year's Illuminated Abbey between October 25-31. Tickets will go on sale in a few months. Hope that helps! Kind regards, Whitby Abbey team
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Whitby Abbey Apr 27
β€œThere was one great tomb more lordly than all the rest; huge it was, and nobly proportioned. On it was but one word, DRACULA.” This early May bank holiday, experience a performance of Dracula in the setting which inspired the story. πŸ¦‡βž‘
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Whitby Abbey Apr 23
Replying to @Evy316
Hi Lee! We most certainly are. Look out for a date in late October...
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Whitby Abbey Apr 18
to February 7th 1901 when Bram Stoker signed and dedicated this first edition of 'Dracula' to a certain miss Mulligan. See it for yourself in our new exhibition open daily between 10am - 6pm. ➑
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Whitby Abbey Apr 16
Easter is nearly upon us. Did you know the dates for it was determined at Whitby in AD 664? Find out more about the Synod of Whitby in the English Heritage podcast 🎧 ➑
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Whitby Abbey Apr 13
Let us take you on a Saturday spin. The fossilised ammonites are a central piece both in Yorkshire culture, as well as in our new permanent exhibition. Do you know the legend attached to them by now? 🐍
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Whitby Abbey Apr 12
Rate my Vamp ride πŸ˜ŽπŸ¦‡ How Goth is this bus currently cruising between Middlesborough, Whitby and Scarborough? ➑
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