Whitby Abbey

Whitby Abbey

For over 1500 years, the dramatic ruins of Whitby Abbey have provided inspiration for artists, writers and religious leaders.

Explore the soaring gothic ruins and soak in the stunning coastal views.

Uncover how the abbey inspired Caedmon, the first English poet and Bram Stoker, the author of Dracula. 

Visitor information

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Abbey Lane
North Yorkshire
YO22 4JT

Contact details

Tel: 01947 603568

Email: customers@english-heritage.org.uk