WHITBY   

 
Whitby is a popular British seaside resort situated within the North Yorkshire Moors National Park. It is surrounded by some of the most delightful coastline and countryside in the UK. Whitby is the perfect destination for a wide variety of guests, it has something to offer to everyone. Whether you are interested in discovering the historic town, its busy harbour and sandy beach or whether you wish to spend you days trekking along the green trails through the North Yorkshire Moors or maybe you just wish for a break-away from the hustle and bustle of day-to-day life. 
 
Based at the mouth of the river Esk, Whitby has a strong history of shipbuilding and whaling, and the harbour has always been a central point of Whitby. The town quickly grew around it. Today, with links to Europe, especially Scandinavian countries, the harbour is still a busy working environment, and is popular with fishing boats bringing fresh fish daily to the area. Whitby boasts many exciting events throughout the year, including Regatta, Folk Week, 60’s & 70’s festivals, Northern Soul, Rock ’n’ Roll festivals and the bi-annual Gothic weekend, among many others. There is an extensive list of sights, activities and tourist attractions to fill your day in Whitby. The town itself is also full of unique, fascinating shops, galleries and cafés. 
 

WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE OF THE RIVIERA GUESTHOUSE 

199 Steps - up to Whitby Abbey and the top of East Cliff (stunning views) 
Boat Fishing Trip - www.whitbyseaanglers.co.uk 
Boat Trip - Variety of boats which provide daily boat trips (weather dependent) 
Captain Cook Memorial Museum 
Charlotte the Charabanc - Vintage bus 
Crabbing - at the side of the Swing Bridge 
Crazy Golf Putting Course 
Doodle pots - Paint your own pottery 
‘Dracula’ and Ghost Walks 
Dracula Experience - Walk-through attraction 
‘Heartbeat’ Tour - Travel in the beautifully restored 1958 Charabanc to the lovely moorland village of ‘Aidensfield’ 
Open-Top Bus Tour 
Pannett Park - beautifully kept gardens and a superb, well-kept Play Park 
Pitch and Putt 
RNLI Museum 
North Yorkshire Moors Railway Steam Train - Scenic journey through the North Yorkshire Moors 
Shopping - Whitby has some beautiful and unique shops to explore 
The Spa at Raithwaite Estate 
Walk from Whitby to Sandsend - Beach or cliff walk (approximately 3 miles) 
Walk to Robin Hoods Bay - Cleveland Way Path (approximately 6.5 miles) 
Whitby Abbey 
Whitby Beach 
Whitby Brewery 
Whitby Museum 

RECOMMENDED PLACES TO EAT 

Whitby has many fantastic places to eat for a variety of different taste buds but is renowned for it's Fish and Chips, many of it's restaurants winning awards. 
 
This is most definitely not an extensive list but we have tried to provide an eatery for a variety of different tastes. Where the below are names of restaurants that other guests have enjoyed a meal at, we cannot accept any responsibility for the experience you have. We have included the restaurant contact numbers should you wish to make a booking and where a website is available, we have included this so that you can browse their menus. 
BRASSERIE 
Harry’s Lounge - 01947 601909 - www.harrysloungebar.co.uk 
Moon and Sixpence – 01947 604416www.moon-and-sixpence.co.uk 
 
CHINESE 
New Long King's – 01947 603935 
 
FISH AND CHIPS 
(There are far too many to list all of them but these ones, our guests speak most highly of) 
Hadley's Fish Restaurant – 01947 604153www.hadleysfishandchips.co.uk 
Magpie Cafe – 01947 602058www.magpiecafe.co.uk 
Mister Chips – 01947 604683www.misterchipswhitby.co.uk 
Quayside – 01947 605777 - www.quaysidewhitby.co.uk 
Trenchers – 01947 603212www.trenchersrestaurant.co.uk 
 
INDIAN 
Passage to India – 01947 606500 
Indian Moments - 01947 820871 / 821047 - www.indianmomentswhitby.co.uk 
 
THAI 
Kam Thai – 01947 601693www.kamthai.com 
ITALIAN 
Cosa Nostra – 01947 602030 
 
RESTAURANT & BISTRO 
Ditto - 01947 601404 - www.ditto-restaurant.co.uk 
Duke of York - 01947 600324 - www.dukeofyork.co.uk 
The Edge - 01947 601110 
The Angel Hotel (Wetherspoons) - 01947 824730 
White Horse & Griffin - 01947 604857 - www.whitehorseandgriffin.com 
 
SEAFOOD 
Star Inn The Harbour - 01947 821900 - www.starinntheharbour.co.uk 
The Fishermans Wife – 01947 603500www.thefishermanswife-whitby.co.uk 
The Marine – 01947 605022www.the-marine-hotel.co.uk 
 
TEA ROOMS & CAFÉS 
Beckett’s Coffee Shop - 07766 638352 
Bothams - 01947 602823 - www.botham.co.uk 
Cranberry Swamp (Gluten-Free) - 01947 228080 - www.cranberryswamp.com 
Rusty Shears (Licensed) - 01947 605383 
Sanders Yard - 01947 825010 - www.sandersyard.co.uk 
Sherlock’s Coffee House - 01947 603399 
Teare Wood’s Luxury Ice Cream Parlour - 07875 378389 

 "The view from this beautiful guesthouse, I would recommend to everyone - they were breath-taking first thing in the morning with the sun rising. Hosts were friendly. Breakfast choices were out of this world. Nothing was too much trouble."  Lynne George 7th March 2017