Whitby Storyteller


Guided Walking Tours of Whitby

Currently gaining five star reviews on Tripadviser.  2019 nominee and and winner of the 2017 Luxury Travel Guide Award - Tour Guide of the Year. This is a leisurely tour around the old east side of Whitby with curious stories, folklore and history. 

Available only as a private tour, please contact for bookings.

Rich in local anecdote and legend, the guided walk brings to life this fascinating, ancient town and its surrounding area. Full of fun, fact, folklore and amazing tales informed by local knowledge.     

“Wonderfully atmospheric”

Joanne Harris - Author of ‘Chocolat’

Step back in time, into a world of wild seafaring and exploration. smuggling, shipwrecks and legendary lifeboat rescues, heroes and villains, saints and sacred places.

Perfect for groups, schools & universities families, English language learners, couples, wedding parties and other gatherings.

Pier sunset

This is the place that fuelled the imagination of Lewis Carroll and drew many famous visitors such as Queen Victoria and Charles Dickens. An extraordinary town that has inspired artists, writers, film makers and photographers for hundreds of years.

Meander over cobbles echoing with ancient footsteps and a thousand muttering tongues. Streets where you can walk across secret vaults and buried treasure without even knowing it. Pass through layers of history in a place where the unusual became normal in the day to day of this unique town and its people.

Journey into a world of Dracula and Bram Stoker  Captain Cook and the Endeavour   St Hilda   Whitby Abbey   St. Mary's church   Whitby's Maritime heritage and other surprising highlights and curiosities


Privately booked 75-80 Minute Walking Tours of Whitby

  • 75 minute tours of Whitby cost £80 - 90 for smaller groups (up to ten members)
  • 75 minute tours of Whitby for larger groups exceeding 10 members costs £8.00 per adult and £5 child (under 16)
  • 75 minute tour for couples £60
  • Discounts for educational groups and large parties

Starts from St. Mary's church at the top of the 199 steps or any other pre arranged meeting place and is currently available by private booking only. The tour normally lasts around 75 minutes but bookings can be tailored to suit. More info below.

How to Book Your Whitby Tour

Call 01947 895122 or email info@whitbystoryteller.co.uk for details and bookings.