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Interesting bit of history

Whitby was a Whaling port this is a bit of the history of the town. Provides a good photo... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
CheshireSunset
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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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Such a fantastic view, we could of quite happily have sat here watching the coming and going from... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
maria k
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Shepton Mallet, United Kingdom
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North Terrace | The west Cliff, Whitby YO21 3HA, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great day lovely day at the sunken gardens by the arch love the place we will definitely be back for a visit again soon and would recommend it to anyone for value for money you can't go wrong

Thank allhyxuk
Reviewed 1 week ago

These are not as large in real life as pictures suggest. They are quite weathered now and whilst of historical interest it is quite a walk from the town centre. We went on the town tour bus I would have been disappointed if I had...More

Thank Anthony N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whitby was a Whaling port this is a bit of the history of the town. Provides a good photo opportunity! You need to visit the museum to understand the significance and the role that whaling played in the harbour.

Thank CheshireSunset
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really lovely view especially on a night or early evening . Really unique thing to see when in Whitby .

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a fantastic view, we could of quite happily have sat here watching the coming and going from the bay below, it is a must see 👍🏻

Thank maria k
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its a famous Whitby feature from the town centre walk around the front and up to this landmark of a whale jaw bones, have to wait to get a good photo with not too many other folk standing inside it, worth the walk.

Thank TeamWard
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An unusual thing to see in these parts stands out in its setting Have you photograph taken at the side of them

Thank Angela H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whittby north terrace is a lovely place to visit its great to siit on the benches on the grass by the whalebone and take in the history of the place and beauty of the area while listening and watching the sea and small boatwell worth...More

Thank zyxcath
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Whale Bone Arch on the West cliff at Whitby attracts most visitors, either for the view or to be photographed. If you are on the West cliff, then you cannot miss them, so take your camera along just like everybody else.

Thank dnowland_12
Reviewed 5 June 2018

A leisurely walk up you are rewarded of great views of the harbour. Rest sit down and just watch the world / boats go by

Thank Peter B
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