Access by climbing up the steps or car in the carpark. We opted for the car as my husband can't walk up steps easily. As we approached we thought the experience was free but found it was just the audio part that had no charge. Added dimension to have the audio guide with a basic tour or options for further... 更多
Always a must if visiting Whitby. Beautiful remains of a once large and fine abbey overlooking the sea. Definitely a site not to be missed and well within walking distance. Stopping places and seats if the 199 steps appear slightly daunting.
Whether you are at the Abbey looking down to the harbour or from the harbour up to the Abbey the scenery is lovely. Shame entrance to view the Abbey was closed for another week, but still managed some very nice photos. Will return one summer to find out more. Xx
Sadly the Abbey was closed when I visited. Opens 1st April for the season. I was still able to get lots of photos from outside and it's worth walking all the way around as the views from the back, by the car parking area, are much better.