July 25, 2023 2 min read

Rainy days in Whitby can be surprisingly delightful, offering a unique opportunity to explore this charming coastal town in a whole new light. So, if you find yourself amidst the drizzle, worry not! There are plenty of exciting activities to keep you entertained.

First and foremost, embrace the historical charm of Whitby by visiting its renowned landmarks. A rainy day is the perfect time to wander through the cobbled streets, marvel at the ancient abbey ruins, and soak up the town's fascinating maritime history in museums. Pack a poncho and make the most of having the site to yourself whilst everyone else seeks shelter from the rain.

For a taste of Whitby's local flavour, head to the Whitby Distillery. It is sheltered from the rain and also a chance to experience the art of craft distillation. Learn about the meticulous process of creating our premium spirits, and of course, indulge in some delicious tastings. Sipping on our signature gin or whiskey is an ideal way to warm up and savour the true essence of Whitby.

If you're a bookworm, don't miss the opportunity to explore the charming bookshops that dot the town. Find a cosy nook, grab a hot coffee from a nearby café, ( we love Mr Coopers) and get lost in the world of words while the rain gently taps on the windows.

For those seeking some spooky excitement, Whitby's rich folklore will not disappoint. Take a guided ghost tour and venture into the town's haunted past. From eerie alleyways to ghostly legends, it's a thrilling way to spend a rainy evening.

Remember, a rainy day in Whitby doesn't mean you're stuck indoors. Embrace the beauty of the town, armed with an umbrella and a sense of adventure, and you're sure to create unforgettable memories.