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    Whitby Jet  Jewellery

    www.WhitbyJet.com

    Whitby Jet is to source the very finest Victorian and modern Whitby jet jewellery and offer it to the public at value  at prices which represents not only the most beautiful pieces but also a sound investment. Go to Website here Whitby Jet All our Whitby Jet pieces are of the very finest quality and guaranteed. [...]

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    Whitby Beach with the Bathing Huts and the Spa in the background

    Whitby Beach with the Bathing Huts and the Spa in the background

    This striking box canvas print is taken from a rare original glass plate negative circa 1900’s. This can only be bought from this website and makes a classy unique art work. You can see Whitby Spa and the bathing huts in the background . Look on the new against the old pictures below and you [...]

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    Whitby Beach Circa 1900

    Whitby Beach Circa 1900

    This is a high-resolution scan taken from an original glass plate negatives circa 1900. This striking box canvas print is taken from a rear original glass plate negative circa 1900’s. . To see more old Whitby prints http://whitby-art.co.uk/ Look on the new against the old pictures below and you can see that the old Whitby [...]

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    Victorian picture of the east side of Whitby

    Victorian picture of the east side of Whitby

    Taken over one hundred years ago this is a picture of the east side of Whitby with St Marys church and Whitby Abbey on the sky line. If you look closely you can see a group of ragamuffin children on the viewing platform area watching the photographer. All those cottages would have been occupied by [...]

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    Victorian lady on Pier Road in Whitby

    Victorian lady on Pier Road in Whitby

    This elegant Victorian lady is walking past down Pier Road in Whitby away from the sea and the building she as just passed that you can see the corner of is the well know Magpie cafe today. The photographer must have been stood were the dock buildings are today. This is a high-resolution scan taken [...]

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    Victorian picture of the west side of Whitby

    Victorian picture of the west side of Whitby

    West side of Whitby This is a high-resolution scan taken from an original glass plate negatives circa 1900. You can see Whitby pier in the background and also the old round watching posts in the background which are still there today. This striking box canvas print is taken from a rear original glass plate negative [...]

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  • Whitby Cottages late availability deals
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    Whitby Cottages late availability deals

    Last-minute Whitby holidays Even though most of our properties tend to be booked in advance during the summer there are sometimes vacancies during the winter or cancellations. So if you’re looking for a short break in Whitby and also looking for a last-minute deal on a Whitby holiday cottage or apartment we use our selection [...]

  • Luxurious holiday cottage North York Moors, or small dark Whitby cottage?
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    Luxurious holiday cottage North York Moors, or small dark Whitby cottage?

    On my Whitby Holiday Cottages letting website, obviously the cottages are in Whitby, you wouldn’t really expect them to be anywhere else ! And likewise obviously people that look on there are looking for cottages in that location and I am stating the obvious. But the one thing I find slightly strange is that I [...]

  • Herron Nest Apartment
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    Herron Nest Apartment

    Heron’s Nest is a very spacious apartment in the very centre of old Whitby’s cobbled Church Street with views over towards the West side of town. The apartment has two double bedrooms and one twin bedroom with facilities to sleep two more people on a leather sofa bed in the lounge making a total of [...]

  • North York Moor Cottages
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    North York Moor Cottages

       The Cottage website is here North York Moor Holiday Cottages Moor View Cottage offering generous self catering accommodation in the North Yorkshire Moors The well appointed holiday cottage provides a spectacular panoramic views across the Moors Surrounded by beautiful countryside, it lies within easy reach of nearby Sleights, Grosmont and Egton Bridge. Grosmont includes a [...]

  • Whitby Old Mill Holiday Cottage
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    Whitby Old Mill Holiday Cottage

    Whitby Old Mill Holiday Cottage, sleeps 2, pets welcome. Open fire, off road parking, and a garden The cottage is in Low Hawsker is 3 miles from Whitby and also about 3 miles from Robin Hoods Bay. Low Hawsker is a lovely little village with regular buses into Whitby taking just a few minutes. The [...]

  • Whitby Holiday Cottage central position of Church Street
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    Whitby Holiday Cottage central position of Church Street

    Church Street Cottage This beautiful Whitby Holiday Cottage is only one minutes stroll to the harbour and Whitby Bridge It could not be more central. In one of the most sought-after areas on the east side of Whitby, tucked away in an old yard off cobbled Church Street it is surrounded by all the local [...]

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  • Whitby Jet  Jewellery
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    www.WhitbyJet.com

    Whitby Jet is to source the very finest Victorian and modern Whitby jet jewellery and offer it to the public at value  at prices which represents not only the most beautiful pieces but also a sound investment. Go to Website here Whitby Jet All our Whitby Jet pieces are of the very finest quality and guaranteed. [...]

  • Yorkshire Walks
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    Yorkshire Walks

    Here you will find details of walking routes by Frank  M Firth, with photographs and maps, in North Yorkshire, Northern England. You can browse through his walking diry which he started keeping from August 2001 up to date, with notes, photographs and Ordnance Survey maps of my walks with over450 routes so far, mostly in North Yorkshire yorkshirewalks.org [...]

  • Whitby Golf Club
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    Whitby Golf Club off the coastal road to the pretty village of Sandsend

    Whitby Golf Club Whitby Golf Course is a fantastic holiday golf course with fantastic views of N Yorks Coast, run by PGA Professional offering expert tuition. The course is rarely too busy to be able to book a tee time. Canvas Art – Canvas Printing – Dog Grooming Bradford There are wonderful views along the [...]

  • Whitby Victorian costumes giving the bridge's centenary of flavour from the past
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    Whitby’s Swing Bridge 100 Year Centenary Celebrations

    I was lucky enough to be able to watch Whitby’s swing Bridge 100 centenary celebrations on Saturday, 8 August 2009.

    From a prime location the second floor of the Dolphin Hotel which is right next to the bridge itself. I don’t think it would have been possible to have a better view on this gorgeous sunny day.

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    Old and New Pictures

    Pictures of places of interest in Whitby:

    As they were and as they are now.

    Come back more added soon!

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    The Whitby Museum

    Whitby Museum is an independent volunteer Museum operated by Whitby Literary & Philosophical Society, which was founded in 1823. It contains the most varied set of collections of any Museum in NE Yorkshire and is a ‘Museum within a Museum’ with its distinctive Edwardian / Victorian ambience. Collections include spectacular fossil marine reptiles, jet, Capt. [...]

  • Whitby hotels more »

  • Luxurious holiday cottage North York Moors, or small dark Whitby cottage?
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    Luxurious holiday cottage North York Moors, or small dark Whitby cottage?

    On my Whitby Holiday Cottages letting website, obviously the cottages are in Whitby, you wouldn’t really expect them to be anywhere else ! And likewise obviously people that look on there are looking for cottages in that location and I am stating the obvious. But the one thing I find slightly strange is that I [...]

  • Whitby Holiday Cottage Letting Agency  No Fee – No Contract
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    Whitby Holiday Cottage Letting Agency No Fee – No Contract

    Whitby Cottages for hire Cottages and self catering accommodation for hire in Whitby, made easy for both holidaymakers and owners. We could be finding new customers now. Take a look at our Whitby Holiday  Cottages No contract so no tie in, or any sign up or website or marketing fees to be paid. Only 15% commission [...]

  • North York Moors holiday cottage with views across Esk Dale
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    North York Moors holiday cottage with views across Esk Dale

    Luxury Holiday let Cottage in Grosmont, Whitby, North Yorkshire Luxury 3 Bedroomed 4 Star Self Catering Holiday Cottage, Whitby – Beautifully Furnished and Fully Appointed. Offering generous self catering accommodation in the North Yorkshire Moors, the well appointed Holiday Cottage provides a spectacular panorama across Esk Dale. Surrounded by beautiful countryside, it lies within easy reach [...]

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  • Exchange links with The Whitby Guide
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    Exchange links with The Whitby Guide

    Whitby Guide Links Page If you have a Whitby related website and would like to exchange links with The Whitby Guide it will be a pleasure just contact us alan@whitby.uk.net Whitby Holiday Cottages – Stayin the North York Moors offers a superb selection of self catering holiday cottage accommodation throughout the North York Moors and [...]

  • Whitby Seafish Ltd Fresh Fish Suppliers and Wholesalers
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    Whitby Seafish Ltd Fresh Fish Suppliers and Wholesalers

    Whitby Seafish Ltd Fresh Fish, Fresh Fish Suppliers and Wholesalers to the Hotel and Restaurant Trade. We retail to the public from our own fishmongers within our factory at Staithes. We also offer Mail Order, delivering fresh fish and seafood direct to your door anywhere within the mainland UK Go to our website Whitby seafish ltd  the [...]

  • Which is the safest place to live, the fishing port of Whitby or the city of Bradford?
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    Which is the safest place to live, the fishing port of Whitby or the city of Bradford?

    When I bought a second home in Whitby a small fishing port in North Yorkshire, it made me compare the quality of life in comparison to living in my home town of Bradford, a large inland city. The reason I’m posting the question above is not simply for the answer. I’m also putting forward the [...]

  • Whitby bed and breakfast more »

  • North York Moor Cottages
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    North York Moor Cottages

       The Cottage website is here North York Moor Holiday Cottages Moor View Cottage offering generous self catering accommodation in the North Yorkshire Moors The well appointed holiday cottage provides a spectacular panoramic views across the Moors Surrounded by beautiful countryside, it lies within easy reach of nearby Sleights, Grosmont and Egton Bridge. Grosmont includes a [...]

  • Whitby Holiday Cottage Letting Agency  No Fee – No Contract
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    Whitby Holiday Cottage Letting Agency No Fee – No Contract

    Whitby Cottages for hire Cottages and self catering accommodation for hire in Whitby, made easy for both holidaymakers and owners. We could be finding new customers now. Take a look at our Whitby Holiday  Cottages No contract so no tie in, or any sign up or website or marketing fees to be paid. Only 15% commission [...]

  • Other Recent Articles

  • Victorian boy with his dog with Whitby Bridge in the background
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    Victorian boy with his dog with Whitby Bridge in the background

    Victorian little boy with his dog in Whitby This is a high-resolution scan taken from an original glass plate negatives circa 1900. You can see Whitby pier in the background and also the old round watching posts in the background which are still there today. This striking box canvas print is taken from a rear [...]

  • Whitby is voted the Best Seaside Resort 2006
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    Whitby is voted the Best Seaside Resort 2006

    Whitby did has received the wonderful accolade of being considered the best seaside resort according the top consumer magazine, Holiday Which? Magazine 2006 The town was voted top ahead of other resorts like Tenby, Frinton-on-Sea and St Ives. Scarborough was not in the top ten. Lorna Cowen, editor of Holiday Which? said British resorts had [...]

  • Whitby voted Best Seaside Resort 2011 and Winner of Britain in Bloom
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    Whitby voted Best Seaside Resort 2011 and Winner of Britain in Bloom

    The great news was the Whitby won a national award from Britain in Bloom beating all the other competitors and been awarded a gold medal from the Royal horticultural Society. A ceremony was conducted at St Andrews in Scotland and it was decided that Whitby in Bloom which had been working alongside other volunteer groups, [...]

  • Come on Board the Tall Ship “Lord Nelson” in Whitby
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    Come on Board the Tall Ship “Lord Nelson” in Whitby

    If films such as “Pirates of the Caribbean” or “Master and Commander” have inspired an interest in sailing ships, here is an opportunity to look round a tall ship with a difference. The Jubilee Sailing Trust (JST), the UK based international sailing charity, will be visiting Whitby on August 20th and 21st, when one of [...]

  • Whitby weather forecast for the next five days
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    Whitby weather forecast for the next five days

    The Whitby Weather also including humidity and sunrise and sunset times. Whitby Weather Weather in Whitby If you’re looking for Whitby accommodation, why do you take a look at our Whitby cottages. Self catering accommodation and value for money prices in the very heart of Whitby. Endeavour cottage only 2 min stroll from the harbour in [...]

  • A survey to see how important Whitby speeches to tourism will affect future grant money
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    A survey to see how important Whitby speeches to tourism will affect future grant money

    Scarborough Council are going to be conducting a survey into our important the beach at Whitby is to visitors. It will be conducted between 30 May on 4 June and the results will signify how much grant funding will go forward to help carry out extensive coastal defence work in the future.       [...]

  • Whitby Goths Box Canvas Prints featuring the striking Dark Angel!
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    Whitby Goths Box Canvas Prints featuring the striking Dark Angel!

    As I stepped over the famous 199th step ascending from Church Street in Whitby, there in front of me in the graveyard of  St Mary’s Church there was Rachel a.k.a. the Dark Angel,  striking a pose and causing a massive stir among the photographers. The Whitby Goths are a wondrous sight in their striking and stylish [...]

  • Whitby Steps
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    Whitby Steps

    36″ x 24″ box Canvas £68 24″ x 16″ box Canvas £48 16″ x 12″ box Canvas £38 [For outside UK email for a postage price. alan@whitby-art.co.uk Free postage and packing within the UK. If you are outside the UK contact us for a price for postage and packing. We now have Box Canvas Art [...]

  • What it was like to live in the old Whitby Yards of yesteryear
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    What it was like to live in the old Whitby Yards of yesteryear

    Living in the Whitby yards of yesteryear What life was like in Whitby, in the old yards when the town was not a tourist attraction but a working fishing port. I was given permission to photograph and use material from the Whitby Museum which I thank for their help http://www.whitbymuseum.org.uk/ Also drawing the yards of [...]

  • www.facebook.com/whitbyfans
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    www.facebook.com/whitbyfans

    Every week there’s a picture competition run by Sheila on www.facebook.com/whitbyfans The new picture is posted every Sunday night at 10 PM and you have to the following Saturday night at 10 PM to try to recognise the location in Whitby. The answer is given to that week’s competition at 10 PM Sunday along with [...]