A Selection of Attractions in and around Heathfield Bed & Breakfast Guest House Whitby, North Yorkshire

The magnificent ruins of Whitby Abbey overlook the town. It has inspired generations from Saints to Dracula. The indoor History Gallery digs deeper into the Abbey’s history with interactive “talking heads” of personalities from the past.


Heathfields is a great places for walking: as well as being on the Cleveland Way why not try these 2 excellent walks from the door Whitby Abbey and the Coast and From Whitby to Runswick Bay’

Whitby Abbey and St Marys Church. 199 steps leads you to the ruins of Whitby Abbey and Heritage Centre, and St Marys Church and graveyard where you can pause ay Caedmons Cross a Memorial to the earliest known English Poet.

Whalebones and Captain James Cook Monument. Situated on the West Cliff with beautiful views of the Eastside, Swing Bridge and Harbour.

Captain Cook Memorial Museum. Harbourside house to which Captain James Cook lodged as an apprentice on Grape Lane.

Whitby Museum and Pannet Park and Art Gallery. Whitby Museum has retained its tradional atmosphere. It displays a host of fascinating and curious exhibits reflecting Whitby’s past, including Fossils and Whitby jet

Whitby Leisure Centre. Lots of sports facilities including gym and swimming pool

Whitby Golf Course. Which is open to non members

North Yorkshire Moors Railway. Experience the thrill of a steam train ride from Whitby, Grosmont, Goathland(Heartbeat TV Series) Levisham to Pickering

Moors National Park Centre at Danby. Free Admission,Walks and Trails, Indoor/Outdoor area, Events and Exhibitions and Tea room and gift shop.

Pictorial Archives and Heritage Centre. Home of hundreds of old photographs of Whitby and the surrounding area

Whitby Pavillion Complex. Whitby’s Largest Theatre and function venue.

Dracula Experience. A tour through the Dracula story and his connections to Whtby. Ghost Walks thruogh the streets of Whitby.

Wizard Workshop Science Museum. Beacon Farm. Ruswarp Pleasure Boats, Minature Railway, Putting and Monster Experience. ( Childrens Play area.).

Dalby Forest and Shire Horse Farm. Nature Trails, Walks, Activity centre, Go Ape and Cafe.

Walks and Cycling. The Cleveland Way, Coast to Coast and Lyke Wake Walk.
For cyclists. The old Railway Line to Scarborough is part of the national cycle network and for mountain bikers, numerous forest trails.