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A picture of Totton

Totton

in the county of Hampshire

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Recommended Towns & Villages near Whitby

Sandsend on the North Yorkshire coast - looking south towards Whitby

Sandsend (40 Pictures)

a Seaside Town in the county of North Yorkshire (2.7 miles, 4.4 km, direction NW)

A wildly beautiful rugged coastal area with over two and a half miles of uninterrupted golden sand which in high summer is idyllic for holiday makers, and attractive to surfers...

Hillside down to Robin Hood's Bay, North Yorkshire

Robin Hood's Bay (197 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of North Yorkshire (4.8 miles, 7.8 km, direction SE)

The talk in the local pub is all of Robin Hood, did he pass through this bay whilst journeying to Whitby, or did he not?..

Runswick bay 4

Runswick Bay (51 Pictures)

a Seaside Town in the county of North Yorkshire (6.4 miles, 10.3 km, direction NW)

Runswick Bay lies at the edge of the North Yorkshire Moors National Park, the village is tucked between rising cliffs at the western end of a lovely sweep of sand...

Beck Hole

Beck Hole (22 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of North Yorkshire (7.0 miles, 11.2 km, direction SW)

A picturesque village near to Goathland..

Scripps Garage in Goathland, North Yorkshire - setting for T.V series 'Heartbeat'.

Goathland (319 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of North Yorkshire (7.3 miles, 11.7 km, direction SW)

Sheep graze on the course grasses that surround the greystone houses of this straggling moorland village..

Port Mulgrave, North Yorkshire.  Unspoilt.

Port Mulgrave (9 Pictures)

a Seaside Town in the county of North Yorkshire (7.4 miles, 12.0 km, direction NW)

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The classic postcard view of Staithes, North Yorkshire.

Staithes (160 Pictures)

a Seaside Town in the county of North Yorkshire (8.7 miles, 14.0 km, direction NW)

Spectacularly set along the North Yorkshire coastline is the pretty fishing village of Staithes, with only the Shetland Islands between it and the Artic, some thousand miles away.....

A picture of Levisham

Levisham (19 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of North Yorkshire (13.1 miles, 21.1 km, direction S)

This beautiful isolated moorland village overlooks Newton Dale; the road plunges down towards the station, a watermill and a church, on Levisham Beck...

Chimney Bank Sunset

Rosedale Abbey (20 Pictures)

in the county of North Yorkshire (14.1 miles, 22.7 km, direction SW)

This is a lovely village hidden in a lush green valley landscape of sweeping hillsides, meadows and breathtaking scenery...

Autumnal view of Westerdale from the western side of the valley. North Yorkshire

Westerdale (2 Pictures)

in the county of North Yorkshire (14.8 miles, 23.9 km, direction W)

Nestling in the heart of the North Yorkshire Moors National Park, Westerdale affords the visitor wonderful views over the surrounding dales...

A picture of Saltburn-by-the-Sea

Saltburn-by-the-Sea (91 Pictures)

a Seaside Town in the county of North Yorkshire (15.9 miles, 25.5 km, direction NW)

A lovely winding road drops down from the valley above to this small seaside resort and fishing haven...

Scarborough Grand Hotel

Scarborough (420 Pictures)

a Seaside Town in the county of North Yorkshire (16.4 miles, 26.4 km, direction SE)

To this day Scarborough remains a very popular resort and this delightful north coast town overlooks two magnificent sandy bays which are divided by a huge headland...

Golden Guisborough

Guisborough (5 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of North Yorkshire (17.8 miles, 28.6 km, direction W)

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All Ship Shape

Marske-by-the-Sea (22 Pictures)

a Seaside Town in the county of North Yorkshire (17.8 miles, 28.6 km, direction NW)

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Thornton-le-Dale

Thornton-le-Dale (48 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of North Yorkshire (17.8 miles, 28.6 km, direction S)

Thornton-le-Dale is a lovely village lying at the foot of the North Yorkshire Moors...

Pickering 2

Pickering (140 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of North Yorkshire (17.9 miles, 28.8 km, direction S)

The enduring popularity of the East Coast of North Yorkshire owes much to the excellent long sandy beaches, while the lure of the wild moorland and its communities never fades...

The town

Filey (224 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of North Yorkshire (23.0 miles, 37.0 km, direction SE)

Filey is a former fishing town on the North coast of England. It first became a noted holiday resort in Victorian times when the railways opened up giving city dwellers access to the coast...

Helmsley 2

Helmsley (172 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of North Yorkshire (24.4 miles, 39.3 km, direction SW)

The town itself is very pretty with lots of interesting stone buildings set around a market square where visitors can find attractive craft and gift shops, as well as cafe's and no less than four former coaching inns...

Recommended attractions near Whitby

Whitby Abbey

Whitby Abbey (111 Pictures)

(0.7 miles, 1.2 km)

Whitby Abbey was founded in the seventh century on cliffs by the sea. Its remains can still be seen from the sea and are a.....

Indian Summer October 2009

Sneaton Forest (4 Pictures)

(4.6 miles, 7.3 km, direction S)

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Broughton Bank

North York Moors National Park (91 Pictures)

(13.3 miles, 21.3 km, direction SW)

Many will tell you they have never seen the Yorkshire Moors, yet often you can catch a glimpse of this magical area simply by.....

Rosedale. North York Moors.

Rosedale Moor (5 Pictures)

(13.3 miles, 21.4 km, direction SW)

Historically this breathtakingly beautiful moors area was an industrial centre for ironstone mining during the 19th and early.....

A forest trail, Dalby Forest, North Yorkshire

Dalby Forest (17 Pictures)

(14.5 miles, 23.3 km, direction S)

The Dalby Forest lies in the majestic northern uplands at the edge of North Yorkshire Moors National Park. It is mostly a.....

Scarborough morning in May

Scarborough Castle (63 Pictures)

(16.4 miles, 26.4 km, direction SE)

The spot on which the ruins of Scarborough's once protective fortress stands has been quite possibly the scene of occupation.....

looking down on Scarbrorough

Scarborough Pier Lighthouse (3 Pictures)

(16.5 miles, 26.6 km, direction SE)

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Guisborough Priory. Yorkshire

Guisborough Priory (4 Pictures)

(17.5 miles, 28.2 km, direction W)

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CLIFF RIGG, CLEVELAND

Roseberry topping (27 Pictures)

(20.0 miles, 32.2 km, direction W)

This lofty hillside is known as the Roseberry Topping, but affectionately called the "matterhorn" by locals, it lies on the.....

Animals at Flamingo Land Theme Park & Zoo

Flamingo Land Theme Park & Zoo (4 Pictures)

(20.6 miles, 33.1 km, direction S)

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The ruined Gatehouse as seen from the Castle yard. Helmsley Castle, North Yorkshire

Helmsley Castle (30 Pictures)

(24.5 miles, 39.4 km, direction SW)

This is a fascinating site where you can explore the 12th century ruins of a once great castle and spectacular earthworks cut.....

Great House Duncombe Park, Helmsley, North Yorkshire

Duncombe Park (2 Pictures)

(25.4 miles, 40.9 km, direction SW)

This magnificent historic mansion has a rich, colourful history. The house is an impressive Baroque style building overlooking.....

Rievaulx Abbey. North York Moors.

Rievaulx Abbey (116 Pictures)

(25.7 miles, 41.3 km, direction SW)

Rievaulx Abbey is situated on 15 acres in the valley of Rye approximately 3 miles from Helmsley in Northern Yorkshire and was.....

Gilling Castle, Gilling East, North Yorkshire

Gilling Castle (1 Pictures)

(27.7 miles, 44.6 km, direction SW)

Gilling Castle rises above Gilling East in a fabulous setting between the Hambledon and Howardian Hills. The house is.....

Byland Abbey

Byland Abbey (12 Pictures)

(29.4 miles, 47.2 km, direction SW)

It would be hard to find a more perfect setting for the gracious ruins of centuries old Byland Abbey than this remote valley spot.....


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