Tourism started in Whitby during the Georgian period and developed further on the arrival of the railway in 1839.
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is an English provincial newspaper published in Whitby, North Yorkshire.
This picturesque seaport town has a greater concentration of visitor experiences per square mile than in many of the better-known tourist destinations.
From the Jet workshop to the Dracula Experience via Captain Cook’s cottage and the ruined Abbey dominating the cliff tops above the town, there is culture and tradition in abundance. For the ‘inner person’ there are many excellent restaurants, cafes and bars, real-ale pubs, and the best fish and chips in the northern hemisphere.
And all this can be digested in the company of some of the finest musicians and singers in the British Isles.
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Whitby is a seaside town, port and civil parish in the Borough of Scarborough and English county of North Yorkshire.
Впервые фестиваль был организован в 1994 году Джо Хэмпширом, который решил собрать вместе своих друзей по переписке.
Уитби он выбрал местом встречи из-за «связей» города с Дракулой.
Its East Cliff is home to the ruins of Whitby Abbey, where Cædmon, the earliest recognised English poet, lived.