The King’s Coronation Weekend in Whitby – Our Guide
The King’s Coronation Weekend Here at the Riviera Guesthouse in Whitby, we are getting into the regal mood as HRH King Charles III is crowned on Saturday 6th May 2023. Watch out for bunting, flags and all things red, white and blue! If you haven’t booked your long weekend with us yet, don’t hesitate! What […]
Our Ultimate ‘Fish and Chips’ Guide to Whitby
Our Ultimate ‘Fish and Chips’ Guide to Whitby Here at the Riviera Guesthouse, one of our favourite ‘takeaway’ dishes is … fish and chips! And living in Whitby, we’re spoilt for choice if we want to indulge. The smell alone is hard to resist! Yet while we enjoy our tasty meal, we wonder … how […]
Goodbye, Nala, Our Faithful Four-Legged Friend
Goodbye, Nala Difficult though it is to write this blog post, we as a family owe it to Nala, our gorgeous, loyal and lovable Cavapoo. Nala was the pooch-shaped being who brought her own type of love to our family. She very sadly passed away towards the end of January 2023, an event which left us devastated. Of […]
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 […]
Our Year of Bling at the Riviera Guesthouse
Our Year of ‘Bling’ The Riviera Guesthouse has been fortunate with a number of awards and accolades ‘heading our way’! Our 2022 awards are also thanks to our lovely guests, too. Without boasting, here’s our bashful rundown of our proudest ‘bling’ moments of 2022. The Year 2022 How this year has flown! No sooner […]
Royalty and the Riviera Guesthouse, Whitby
Royalty Along the Yorkshire Coast Like many of us, here at the Riviera Guesthouse, we were saddened at the loss of Queen Elizabeth II on 8th September 2022. This prompted us to think about Whitby and the Yorkshire Coast’s many Royal connections and regal visits in the past. We’ve also unearthed some more light hearted facts, […]
October 2022 in Whitby … Lots of Great Things To Do!
October is a very special month for Whitby. As the clocks go back and half term takes place, our seaside resort is preparing for October, the scariest time of year with events at Whitby Abbey, the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, Whitby Pavilion and throughout the town itself. Why not book a short break with […]
Summer Events 2022 in Whitby – Our Ultimate Guide!
Riviera Guesthouse’s Guide to Whitby’s Summer 2022 Events School’s Out, the Fun Begins! The summer holidays are just around the corner, so it is time to think about your staycation! As hectic school schedule finishes for a while, let the fun begin! This summer is packed with great activities and events here in Whitby on […]