Whitby 5 Days - Royal Whitby Hotel
- Duration: 5 days
- Board Basis: Half Board
- Tour Ref: D2TALF5281M
- Travel Type: Coach
Historic Whitby is an ideal touring base from which to explore the breath taking North York Moors and Yorkshire Coast. This quaint old fishing town, standing on the mouth of the River Esk, is famous as the home of Dracula. Towering over the harbour are the ancient ruins of the Abbey of St Hilda, which dominates East Cliff.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Day 1 - Outward Travel
Day 2 - Full Day - Scarborough & Filey
A tranquil resort town, Filey has a wide bay with a flat prom./nAt the northern end of the town is the fishing quay of Coble Landing./nInland are the Crescent Gardens with traditional bandstand./nScarborough is arguably the oldest seaside resort in Britain, predating Brighton./nThe town's two bays are divided by a dramatic headland with its medieval castle./nScarborough also retains a busy fishing harbour./n
Day 3 - Day at Leisure
Today is left free to allow for relaxing in the hotel or exploring the local area. /nDon't hesitate to enquire with the hotel reception regarding local attractions and travel options.
Day 4 - Full Day - North York Moors & Helmsley
We pass through Thornton Dale to the pleasant market town of Pickering, where we have a coffee stop. /nWe pass the natural hollow of the Hole of Horcum, created by a “giant” and Saltersgate Inn, a smugglers’ haunt. /nGoathland was the main setting for TV's “Heartbeat”, and its station featured in the Harry Potter films./nHelmsley is a charming small town with a variety of interesting shops and cafes./nThe mais sight is the ruined Helmsley Castle and adjoining walled garden (entry fees apply)./n
Day 5 - Return Travel
Royal Whitby Hotel
This hotel offers great views of Whitby Abbey, the harbour, the old town and the wonderful beach courtesy of its cliff-top setting.