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Whitby: Audio Guide with Lifetime App Access

Activity provider: VoiceMap

Whitby: Audio Guide with Lifetime App Access

Activity provider: VoiceMap

From US$ 7.99 per person

Discover the legends and landmarks of Whitby at your own pace on an audio tour of the historic town. Learn about sites like Captain Cook Memorial Museum, Whitby Abbey, and the Endeavor Experience.

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Audio guide included
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the major local characters, engrossing legends and hidden treasures in this historic town
  • Hear from producer Devon Howard, a local guide with a passion for storytelling
  • Do it all in an hour or linger at stops along the way with complete control over when you start and finish
  • Get unlimited use before your booking date and after it
  • Use the virtual tour option at home
Full description
It’s not easy journeying to Whitby, so it’s important to make the most of your time here. On this guided walk, I'll introduce you to major local characters, engrossing legends and hidden treasures in this historic town, over a millennium in the making. Whether this is your first visit or your thirtieth, this tour is certain to make you look at Whitby in a new light. It also provides an ideal introduction to sites like the Whitby Abbey, the Captain Cook Memorial Museum and the Endeavour Experience, which you can return to at the end of the tour. On this tour, you'll hear about: • Some of the greatest voyages of exploration of all time • Why people once thought the town was infested with serpents • How Whitby jet, a gemstone, inspired the novel Dracula • An illiterate poet • Why there’s a polar bear in the town centre • Why the houses with the best views were some of the cheapest • The Hand of Glory and where to find it This tour isn’t all about the past. I'll also tell you about Fortune's Kippers fish store, and where to find seaside fayre and the best strawberry tarts you'll ever encounter.
Includes
  • Lifetime access to this tour in English
  • VoiceMap App for Android and iOS
  • Offline access to audio, maps, and geodata
  • Tickets or entrance fees to any museums or other attractions en route
  • Smartphone and headphones
  • Transportation
  • Food and drink

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Participants

Date

Meeting point

Captain Cook Memorial on the West Cliff (near the Whale Bone Arch). Before arrival, please install the VoiceMap mobile app and use the code provided on your confirmation ticket. This is a self-guided audio tour that you can start, pause, or restart at any time and complete at your own pace. Detailed starting point instructions are available after downloading.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Headphones
  • Charged Smartphone

Know before you go

  • The tour uses a mobile app. You will need to download the app and then use the voucher code provided to download the tour
  • It is a self-guided audio tour that you can start, pause, or restart at any time and complete at your own pace
  • You can download the tour at any time, before or after your booking date. It is best to download the tour before you set off for the starting point
  • When the download is complete, you will see a screen with a photo of the starting point and directions to it. The redstart button will become active when you are at the starting point
  • The tour follows a set route and includes turn-by-turn directions. It works best if you start it in the right place and follow the directions from one location to the next
  • Please note that you'll need to use your own mobile device and headphones for this tour. The tour is only available in English.
Customer reviews

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Great, comprehensive tour. I liked that you could take your time and stop along the way. Very enjoyable!

September 4, 2022

Really easy to use, once downloaded. We only had a short time to get around Whitby. The tour was very informative, humorous at times and covered all the important places and points of interested.

September 19, 2022

Product ID: 418797