A two minute walk and you can experience the character and charm of the old part of the town with its cobbled streets, quaint antique and gift shops, numerous pubs serving real ales, famous fish and chip shops and 3 miles of golden sandy beach. Whitby Abbey and St Mary’s church are perched on the cliff top are accessed by the famous 199 steps just 100 yards from the property. The Board Inn and Duke of York pub are situated right on your doorstep and serve excellent bar meals using local produce. There are also several restaurants close by that have won many awards for excellent cuisine to suit all tastes. The tour bus is a great way to get around and to make sure you don’t miss out on everything Whitby has to offer. You could also take a trip out on one of the pleasure boats where you can enjoy a trip around the harbour and out to sea where you can view Whitby in all its glory. There are many events and festivals hosted in Whitby throughout the year including Sixties weekends, Soul weekends, Goth weekends, Whitby Regatta and Folk week and many more making Whitby a very popular place to visit. If you would like to travel further afield you can visit many pretty coastal resorts dotted along the coast from Whitby including Robin Hoods Bay, Runswick Bay, Sandsend and Staithes which are all worth a day out. Safe Haven provides the perfect base for exploring all the Yorkshire Coast areas but also to get a real feel for the history of Whitby.