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North Yorkshire events to kickstart your 2022

Ready to get out and about again for 2022? The White Horse and Griffin team has pulled together the best North Yorkshire events to look forward to this winter. Whether you’re a retro rocker or a chilled-out stargazer, there’s something for you. Scarborough Stories – February 5 We love a[…]

What is Whitby Goth Weekend and how did it come about?

From Captain Cook to Dracula, whaling to walking, Whitby has been a sought-after tourist destination for centuries. But what about the famous Whitby Goth Weekend? You may have seen images of spookily dressed revellers heading to the seaside for this biannual event. The weekend takes place every April and October,[…]

Welcome back, Garry!

We are delighted to welcome back Garry. One of our previous members of staff, he has re-joined us as Food and Beverage Manager. But what’s his story? We had a chat and asked Garry about his life experiences, love for wine and his love for the White Horse and Griffin.[…]

Your 2021 guide to summer in Whitby

With “Freedom Day” upon us, the seaside town of Whitby is ready to welcome visitors to the Yorkshire Coast. Whether you’re passing through or here for the long haul, make sure you add these Whitby summer events to your calendar. Whitby Regatta After a year off in 2020, the 181st[…]

Introducing our new Chef’s brigade… We took the opportunity to chat to Mike, Head Chef, to find out a bit more about him.

In May 2021, The White Horse and Griffin were delighted to welcome a new Chef’s brigade formerly from Robin Hood’s Bay restaurant the Bramblewick Fish and Grill. We took the opportunity to chat to Mike, Head Chef, to find out a bit more about him.  What’s your first memory of your love for cooking?  Mum[…]

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The perfect family holiday at Whitby

Family holidays are the perfect way of letting all your loved ones know how important they are to you and it is also the time for everyone to set aside the stresses of life and have a great time being together. Whether it’s a long holiday or a weekend away,[…]

Romantic Views in Whitby

Romantic Hotel Getaway in Whitby

We are excited that you are looking us up. It is now our responsibility to take your breath away with the most alluring and captivating holiday experience for you and your partner at The White Horse & Griffin, Whitby. Whitby is a calm and serene coastal town in Yorkshire which[…]