A Walk Around Whitby – A Pedestrian’s Guide
Walk Around Whitby Take in Whitby’s Landmarks on Foot Whitby is a small town with a big heart! It is studded with well-known landmarks, most of which are reachable on foot. Surrounding the River Esk, Whitby is a town of two halves with iconic structures aplenty. The East and West Cliffs each have their own […]
Country & Agricultural Shows 2023 – Our Ultimate Guide!
Country & Agricultural Shows 2023 – Our Ultimate Guide! Here at the Riviera Guesthouse, if we get a chance, we like nothing better than attending a traditional country show! Yorkshire is famous for them, with scores of them taking place each summer. From fur and feather to best in show, you can’t beat the good-natured […]
Frank Meadow Sutcliffe, Whitby’s Famous photographer
Whitby’s Famous Photographer – Frank Meadow Sutcliffe Whitby is such a picturesque town, and photographer Frank Meadow Sutcliffe captured its beauty in his photographic images. Francis (or Frank) Meadow Sutcliffe was an innovative photographic artist, capturing Whitby and Yorkshire Coast scenes in the 19th Century, some of which have become iconic. This year, 2023, marks […]
Be Inspired by the Staithes Art Group of Artists
The Staithes Art Group – A Village which Inspired Great Artists! Just a few miles up the road, you can explore the beautiful fishing village of Staithes. Also famous for its Captain Cook connections, this dramatic fishing location hugs the Yorkshire Coast with its sheer cliffs and steep paths. Between the years of 1894 and 1909, around […]
Lots of Places to Visit Around the Whitby Area.
Places to Visit Around Whitby As much as we love our hometown of Whitby, we also know there’s lots of fabulous places to visit nearby! In fact, you probably can’t get around them all in one visit … you’ll just have to come back for a return stay soon. In no particular order, we’ve listed […]
Visit Pannett Park in Whitby for a Lovely Day Out!
Visit Pannett Park During Your Stay in Whitby! One of Whitby’s most colourful and varied attractions is Pannett Park, which is just a ten-minute walk from the Riviera.* It’s got a fabulous play area and some of the most beautiful gardens in the area. The site, which has received Heritage Lottery Funding and Big Lottery […]
Top 10 Things To Do In Whitby.
Top Ten Things to do in Whitby! When a place boasts such a rich history, you can be sure to find many fascinating sights and revel in stories of old. Whitby is a town with a rich history and the inspiration for a wondrous tale or two… Bram Stoker’s Dracula who came ashore at Whitby […]