Yorkshire Trading in Whitby

yorkshire trading whitby
22 Baxtergate
North Yorkshire
YO21 1BW
01947 821677

Manager:Natalie Ridout-Fone

Assistant Manager:Hannah Stonehouse


All of us at The Yorkshire Trading Company feel privileged to be a part of this beautiful town. We strive to give the best service and value possible to residents and visitors alike. Be sure to pop in and say hello!”- Natalie Ridout-Fone


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You can find us in the centre of Whitby, opposite the Visitors Centre and across from the Co-op, right on the harbour in Whitby. We are a dog-friendly store, so bring your furry friends along!

We're an Aladdin’s Cave of goodies, from plastic storage, gardening tools, toys and haberdashery to the exclusive Rydale equestrian clothing range.

Opening Hours:

Mon 8:30 - 17:30
Tue 8:30 - 17:30
Wed 8:30 - 17:30
Thu 8:30 - 17:30
Fri 8:30 - 17:30
Sat 9:0 - 17:30
Sun 10:00 - 16:00


YTC Memories

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Janice over at Yorkshire Trading Co Selby was recently nominated to take on the Ice Bucket Challenge for a charitable cause. Having completed it, she nominated us to step up to the challenge. We responded with this selfless act.


What We Love About Whitby:

Whitby is steeped in history. The East Side boasts narrow winding streets and quaint fishermen’s cottages. The West Side, although a little more modern, is scattered with beautiful buildings and a magical atmosphere. Watching over us all is our famous Abbey and St Mary’s Church.

Although the harbour is better known as a holiday resort, Whitby has a long history of industry. By the 18th century Whitby was the 6th largest port in Britain and the centre of shipbuilding. Until only 20 years ago Whitby was primarily a fishing port.

This small fishing town captures the heart of all who visit. Between the adventures of Captain Cooke, a visit to Pannet Park Art Gallery or Whitby Museum, there's something here to charm everyone.

Then of course there is Bram Stokers Dracula – the essence of which is captured in Whitby with the three most powerful chapters being set here, putting Whitby in the minds of millions of people around the world.

Many visitors can’t keep away; they return year after year for Goth events, scooter and sixties weekends or just to enjoy our August Regatta. This quirky seaside town is jam packed with events and activities all year round!

Whitby by Scott Fearheiley

Whitby by Nick West

Whitby Abbey Sunset by James Whitesmith

Whitby..! (Toytown version) by Mike Lee

About the Town

Population: 13,213
County: North Yorkshire
Postcode: YO21/YO22
Area Code: 01947

Football Club: Whitby Town F.C.

The Whitby Regatta is an annual event taking place in August. The event centers around a boat race between three rowing clubs: Whitby Friendship ARC, Whitby Fishermen's ARC and Scarborough ARC. The event also includes a fair, fireworks and military demonstrations.

Favorite Sandwich Shop: Flowergate

Best Pint: The Plough Inn

Local Newspaper: The Whitby Gazette

Whitby is twinned with a number of towns across the globe. Most were either visited by Captain Cook in ships that were built in Whitby – and one was named after Whitby by settlers from England:

  • Anchorage, Alaska, United States
  • Porirua, New Zealand
  • Stanley, Falkland Islands
  • Whitby, Canada
  • Nukuʻalofa, Tonga
  • Kauai County, Hawaii
  • Osterode, Germany

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