17 Crescent Avenue
The Waverley has continued to offer quality, homely accommodation since it was built as a guest house in 1898. Situated on Whitby's famous West Cliff, it is conveniently positioned for the promenade.
The Waverley is situated on Whitby's famous West Cliff and therefore conveniently positioned for the promenade, beach, town centre, harbour and shops. Within a 10-15 minute stroll you can be in the old town. We aim to offer the best facilities available in Whitby at an affordable price.
All of our rooms are comfortable and the larger rooms can have an extra bed for younger family members if needed. There is a guest lounge and some rooms have have an excellent view of Whitby Abbey. There are many interesting shops selling all kinds of goods from Whitby Jet to specialist chocolates, from kippers to jewellery, clothes and much more.
You can also visit the world famous Sutcliffe gallery and see photos from days gone by - you can even have your photo taken wearing various clothes from yesteryear. Take a short drive from Whitby in any direction and you will find many other interesting attractions. Venturing a little further afield you can visit other east coast resorts which include Filey, Scarborough and Bridlington to the south and Saltburn-by-the-Sea and Redcar to the north.
Within less than an hour's drive you will find York, Pickering, Middlesbrough and Thornton-le-Dale to name but a few. Whitby is an ideal holiday destination as there are activities in and around Whitby to suit all tastes. The area is a walker's paradise, a historian's delight and a coastal gem.
Children love the traditional bucket and spade holiday accompanied by crab fishing and amusements.
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Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
Whitby Abbey - 0.4 miles (Abbey)
Fylingdales, St Stephen's Old Church - 4.5 miles (Historic Church)
Wheeldale Roman Road - 9.8 miles (Roman Site)
North York Moors National Park - 14.8 miles (Countryside)
Cawthorn Roman Camps - 14.9 miles (Roman Site)
Skelton-in-Cleveland Old Church - 15.7 miles (Historic Church)
Lastingham, St Mary's Church - 16.4 miles (Historic Church)
Scarborough Castle - 16.6 miles (Castle)
Scarborough Maritime Heritage Centre - 16.8 miles (Museum)
Scarborough Art Gallery - 16.9 miles (Museum)
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