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Worth the climb to the top.

It is great to stroll along the west pier and come to this old sandstone built lighthouse. We... read more

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Angela S
Richmond, United Kingdom
Very intersting place, especially if your intersted in photography as I am, plenty of good compositions.

A good base for exploring the surrounding country side, with the beautiful little village of Robin... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed today

It is great to stroll along the west pier and come to this old sandstone built lighthouse. We counted eighty one steps to the top, but once up, there are breathtaking views of the town, the harbour, the cliffs and the sea. The light house...More

Thank Angela S
Reviewed 5 days ago

A good base for exploring the surrounding country side, with the beautiful little village of Robin Hoods bay only afew miles to the south, and being so close to the North York moors the scenery is wounderful for walking. Places like Roseberry Topping only a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the light house today and climbed the 81 steps to the top stunning views all round well weathered stone over the years a good place to visit

Thank dilloncat
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whoa - this was an amazing experience! Firstly walking the up the tight stairwell to the top and then being greeted at the top to both amazing seaward and landward vistas. Certainly something not to be missed if you visit this lively and lovely town.

Thank GladiatorDelWino
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very enjoyable few hours, talking to and seeing what these brave volunteers face.The Whitby crew, depleted a little recently with the P.C. (Mug) problems, are the salt of the earth and we should all be grateful and generously (£) contribute. Much local feeling, not evident...More

Thank Dickodemint
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Every time we visit this beautiful town, we are sure to have a wander along the pier and visit the lighthouse, a beautiful landmark and wonderful views to be had from the top ⚓️

Thank sam m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been passed this before but on this occasion we thought we'd take a trip up the 81 steps. Not disappointed by the views, breathtaking views from all around the top.

Thank Paula D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walk both the east and west sides of the lighthouses. Lovely views out into the sea and back towards the harbour.

Thank Lazk10
Reviewed 15 September 2018

This is not just a classical lighthouse of yesteryear but also massively impressively located amongst the shapely harbour protection stonework at the harbour entrance / exit. Accessible - as ever for a fee - but seemingly always cold here so not a location that you'll...More

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Looking down on the town of historical whitby. fantastic views all along to saltwick bay . Next to whitby abbey , its a beautiful place to visit in summer and autumn .

Thank Ian S
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29 August 2016|
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Response from mark w | Reviewed this property |
Hi I suggest you ring the tourist information centre or the number from this article below. Pier WEST PIER - WHITBY Take a lovely stroll along the Pier visit the Lighthouse and stop and take a look at the beautiful sea... More
Nicholas B
3 June 2015|
Response from Robert M |
£1-50 entry fee and it is open all year round with a few exceptions.