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Illuminated Abbey (Whitby) English Heritage 2018

Event Information, Dates times And Ticket Prices for The Whitby illuminated Abbey, Autumn 2018

Caedmon – The First English Poet At Whitby

Caedmon is perhaps one of Whitby's most famous ancestors, and although he lived a very long time ago he is still remembered here in Whitby today. Caedmon school at the side of the new bridge, and of course Caedmon's Cross in the Churchyard of St Hilda's Church near Whitby Abbey stand testament to England's [...]

By |2014-09-22T09:59:25+00:00September 21st, 2014|Categories: History, News, Past|Tags: , , , |5 Comments

The Synod Of Whitby AD 664

The History Of Whitby In 596 the missionary Pope Gregory sent a reluctant bishop, Augustine, to the court of Ethelbert of Kent to bring the ancient Roman colony of Britannia back to Rome. Augustine was startlingly successful, swiftly converting Ethelbert and founding a cathedral at Canterbury. Pagan Saxons retained their gods only for days of the [...]

By |2014-09-22T09:55:12+00:00September 20th, 2014|Categories: Buildings, Featured, History, Past|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Whitby Abbey

The History Of Whitby - Whitby Abbey Whitby Abbey Illuminated For Whitby Goth weekend 2013 Set on a headland high over the popular seaside town, Whitby Abbey is the perfect choice for a great value day trip in Yorkshire. It's easy to see how Bram Stoker was inspired by its gothic splendour when writing [...]

Historical Photographs Of Whitby

The History Of Whitby Whitby has a very diverse and unique history. The images in the gallery below are in some way related to Whitby's history. You may click on these thumbnails to see larger pictures. If you have any images you would like to display in this gallery then please send them to Glenn at [...]

Whitby Abbey – Britains Most Romantic Ruin

The History Of Whitby - Whitby Abbey named Britain’s most romantic ruin Whitby Abbey in Yorkshire has been voted as Britain’s most romantic ruin in a nationwide survey of 2,445 people, carried out by Countryfile Magazine. In what proved to be a close-run poll, the spectacular coastal ruin won first place ahead of Fountains [...]

By |2012-03-19T16:37:43+00:00October 5th, 2011|Categories: Featured, History, News|Tags: |2 Comments

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