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AND a stroll down on the West Pier and views from the old light house

Scenes of Whitby and surrounding area (re-edit 10/09/2022)

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From West Cliff, a view of lower Whitby Harbour and across to the Abbey and St Mary's Church on the East Cliff.

From West Cliff, a view of lower Whitby Harbour and across to the Abbey and St Mary's Church on the East Cliff.

 

The pleasure boat SUMMER QUEEN for short tourist boat trips around the Whitby Harbour and out to sea.

The pleasure boat SUMMER QUEEN for short tourist boat trips around the Whitby Harbour and out to sea.

 

An old SCAMMELL wagon registration number AMR 600 used for towing fairground rides by the Beachside Cafe and funfair at the start of Whitby's west pier.

An old SCAMMELL wagon registration number AMR 600 used for towing fairground rides by the Beachside Cafe and funfair at the start of Whitby's west pier.

 

A fine day for the RNLI to raise funds on Whitby West Pier with stalls and vintage cars - some built in Yorkshire!

 

 

Fishing boat PZ 193 TREVESSA IV (registered at Penzance, Cornwall) moored up in Whitby Harbour by the Fish Market below West Cliff.

Fishing boat PZ 193 TREVESSA IV (registered at Penzance, Cornwall) moored up in Whitby Harbour by the Fish Market below West Cliff.

 

 

Potter fishing boat WY 806 OLIVIA ROSE heading for the swing bridge in lower Whitby Harbour.

Potter fishing boat WY 806 OLIVIA ROSE heading for the swing bridge in lower Whitby Harbour.

 

The RNLI lifeboat tied up in Whitby Harbour below the East Cliff with St Mary's Church above.

The RNLI lifeboat tied up in Whitby Harbour below the East Cliff with St Mary's Church above.

 

A picture post card view of yachts in part of the lower harbour!

Looking across the lower Whitby harbour to the oldest quay/wharf and above it St Mary's Church and Whitby Abbey

Looking across the lower Whitby harbour to the oldest quay/wharf and above it St Mary's Church and Whitby Abbey

 

Three views of Whitby's oldest wharf/quayside below St Mary's Church

 

The sailing boat REAPER moored in the lower harbour on the West Cliff side of Whitby Harbour (FR 958 registered)

The sailing boat REAPER moored in the lower harbour on the West Cliff side of Whitby Harbour (FR 958 registered)

 

A couple of young musicians playing near where the REAPER was moored.

 

The fine profile of the REAPER

 

The west beach by the harbour entrance walls of the West Pier on a fine summer's day

The west beach by the harbour entrance walls of the West Pier on a fine summer's day

 

In the Lower Harbour the Bark Endeavour heads for the harbour entrance with its 'cargo' of tourists.

 

The Bark Endeavour close to the east pier wall, a tourist trip around Whitby Harbour and out to sea.

The Bark Endeavour close to the east pier wall, a tourist trip around Whitby Harbour and out to sea.

 

 

Whitby Harbour entrance

Whitby Harbour entrance, the west pier wall on the left.

 

The memorial to Captain James Cook on West Cliff, looking across to Whitby Abbey and St Mary's Church.  A profile of his ship, the 'Resolution', is carved in the base

The memorial to Captain James Cook on West Cliff, looking across to Whitby Abbey and St Mary's Church.  A profile of his ship, the 'Resolution', is carved in the base

 

The whale sculpture on West Cliff sea front, Whitby

The whale sculpture on West Cliff sea front, Whitby

 

Looking from West Cliff northwest towards Sandsend past the Whitby Pavilion (theatre/concert hall).

Looking from West Cliff northwest towards Sandsend past the Whitby Pavilion (theatre/concert hall).

 

Musicians playing on the cliffs at West Cliff - beyond is the harbour entrance

 

The red painted swing bridge, Whitby Harbour, on the right is the ESK BELLE III tourist boat which takes holidaymakers on a trip out to sea.

The red painted swing bridge, Whitby Harbour, on the right is the ESK BELLE III tourist boat which takes holidaymakers on a trip out to sea.

 

Looking across the harbour bridge and boats and on the left Whitby Abbey and St. Mary's Church

Looking across the harbour bridge and boats and on the left Whitby Abbey and St. Mary's Church.

 

Whitby harbour bridge and yachts

Whitby harbour swing bridge and yachts.

 

Looking across the Lower Harbour from West Cliff to Whitby Abbey and note the cluster of houses right on the harbour edge - this area is the oldest part of Whitby - i.e. the fishing village it was nestling below the cliffs on which the Abbey was built.


A sequence of early morning pictures from the Lower Harbour

 

A fishing boat departs from the lower harbour.

 

The lower harbour and West Cliff in the early morning sun.

 

An early morning start for this chartered fishing trip!

 

The NORTH EASTERN GUARDIAN III Fisheries Patrol vessel entering Whitby lower harbour on its fisheries protection duties.

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Views from the old Whitby lighthouse

This Whitby west pier lighthouse was erected 1831 under the direction of Colonel Cholmley, Lord of the Manor of Whitby

This Whitby west pier lighthouse was erected 1831 under the direction of Colonel Cholmley, Lord of the Manor of Whitby, the Right Honourable the Earl of Mulgrave, John Campion Coates, Richard Moorsam, William Skinner, Abel Chapmen, Henry Walker Yeoman, William Chapman, Harrison Chilton, Thomas Simpson, Richard Moorsam Junior, Edmund Turton, John Barry, Thomas Fishburn and Edward Chapman Esquires, and Trustees of the Piers and Harbour of Whitby. Francis Pickernell, Engineer - as it says on the plaque at the base.

Winding your way up the spiral staircase protected by massive blocks of stone.

At the top you can then quite nicely photograph all craft passing by in a very magnificent setting!

Views from the old Whitby lighthouse of the lower harbour entrance and the piers and sea walls

The dredger barge SANDSEND passing by the east pier wall of Whitby harbour.

The dredger barge SANDSEND passing by the east pier wall of Whitby harbour.

Out to sea to dump the harbour sludge!

A tourist speedboat heading out to sea.

Craft passing the sea defence wall of the east pier in the lower harbour of Whitby, above is a 'backdrop' of East Cliff, cottages, St Mary's Church (see page 13) and the ruins of Whitby Abbey (see page 2).

Bark Endeavour heading out to sea with cargo of tourists.

A yacht coming into the lower harbour.

The east pier wall.

The old Whitby lifeboat coming in full of tourists.

The end of the west pier. You can just see Sandsend Ness on the far left.

Bark Endeavour entering harbour ...

... packed with tourists.

A fast boat and a slow boat!

Looking along the west pier back into Whitby Town

The tourist boat ESK BELLE III packed with visitors entering the harbour entrance

The rather faster VELOCITY power boat

 

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