Whitby Abbey

Whitby Abbey, situated on the East Cliff above the town, fell into disrepair following the 16th Century dissolution of the monasteries when Henry VIII oversaw the separation of state and church, seizing their assets and using them to fund his military campaigns. The remains are now under the care of English Heritage and continue to… Continue reading Whitby Abbey


Saltburn-by-the-sea is a North Yorkshire town bursting with Victorian charm and coastal attractions, from the only remaining pier in the North East to the water-balanced cliff lift and huge, gently sloping beach. If you’re lucky (or well planned) you’ll see the cliff lift and pier below illuminated as fishermen and surfers alike make use of… Continue reading Saltburn