Welcome to Whitbyweather.com, a non-profit making, information packed website with details of weather, places to go and things to do in and around Whitby throughout the year. We have our own professional weather station, a fascinating real time ship tracker and live pictures from the best webcams in town. We hope you find the site useful and enjoy your visit to the historic Yorkshire coast.
Whitby is dominated by the dramatic cliff-top ruins of its important Abbey, originally founded in 653 AD. This traditional maritime town, with its old cobbled streets, picturesque houses and sandy blue flag beaches is a great place for a holiday or short break. Whitby is set amongst fine stretches of coast with spectacular cliffs, beaches and bays. Further inland the beautiful North Yorkshire Moors National Park with its lovely villages and rolling heather offers endless opportunities for exploration. Why not take a whistle stop tour of the town now with this super video:
"One of the world’s 10 best places to visit is a town on the British coast. For me, that’d be Whitby." December 2012
Clarkson in The Sunday Times
"Whitby has it all, I'd never been before, but it was love at first sight,
I just knew". March 2011
"Radiating old-world charm, this seaside town ranks in the top
three of our July 2010 survey of the UK’s all-time favourites".
Holiday Which Magazine
When it comes to a bit of classy charm, Whitby blows all of
Northern England's coastal resorts out of the water".
Lonely Planet Guide, 2009
With its ancient, narrow streets, luscious shops and breathtaking
harbour, the town oozes mystery and charm".
Whitby voted the country's BEST DAY OUT: Daily Mail, 2008