White Horse and Griffin

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White Horse & Griffin
87 Church Street
North Yorkshire
Y022 4BH
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1947 604857


If you have stayed in Whitby before you will know that parking can be an issue at busy times. One of the joys of the WH&G is the great location on a beautiful 17th Century cobbled street. This also means that access by car is for unloading only so please consider this when arriving. Drive up to the door and drop off luggage. It is easier to reverse back out onto the tarmac than it is to proceed along the cobbles and turn around. We will, of course, do everything we can to help.

The nearest car parks as follows:
  1. The closest car park is just along the tarmac part of Church Street with CCTV cameras where you can get a 24 hour ticket for £8.50 if required or free parking after 7.00pm (please be aware that parking enforcement starts promptly at 9.00am the following morning so a 24 Hour Ticket may be wise even if you arrive after 7pm.) All accommodation changes over by 11am so this is the best time to get a parking space!
    Further along Church Street (beyond the Fleece Pub) there is free on street parking, however you have to be lucky to get a space in the holiday season.
  2. The next closest long stay car park is on the other side of the river opposite the Co-Op by dock end. Drive over the swing bridge and follow the road around to the left. At the mini roundabout turn left and follow the signs. It is a 5-10 min walk.
  3. The last resort! Drive back out onto the tarmac part of Church Street for approximately 500m. Turn left onto Green Lane, opposite Parkol Marine Ship yard and follow signs for Whitby Abbey Car park. Once parked walk past the Abbey and down the steps onto the cobbled part of Church St.
    NB whilst this is a long drive it is a much shorter walk! 10 minutes maximum.