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Family Fun at scarborough castle and whitby abbey

Discover this summer’s fun-filled family events with English Heritage. Watch Vikings in combat, daring knights in a joust or see Dracula performed live. Celebrate the 250th anniversary of Captain Cook's first expedition to the South Seas or discover history from both World Wars. This is all happening at the magnificent Scarborough Castle with its 3,000-year history and the gothic 7th century Whitby Abbey. You'll be spoilt for choice this Summer with English Heritage!

 

Hands-on History Events at Whitby Abbey & Scarborough Castle

Takes place: 

    • Scarborough Castle - Saturday 21st July - Sunday 2nd September 2018, every day (except event weekends)
    • Whitby Abbey - Monday 23th July - Sunday 2nd September 2018, every day (except event weekends)

Join the Hands on History Crew at Whitby Abbeythis summer holiday and enjoy hands-on sea-themed activities every day.

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Join the Hands on History Crew at Scarborough Castle this summer holiday and enjoy hands-on family-friendly knights and princess activities every day. 11AM – 5PM, admission prices apply. 

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Whitby Abbey Vikings Event

3 days only - Saturday 25th – Monday 27th August

 

Come and face our marauding Vikings at Whitby Abbey this August bank holiday weekend!

Come and face our marauding Vikings as they continue their wave of terror along the north east coast.  Explore their encampment and witness spectacular displays of combat. Hear tales of daring conquests and learn about the weapons and skills which made the Vikings feared throughout Europe. There will even be a chance for your young warriors to learn some battle skills and take part in their own Viking skirmish! 11AM – 5PM, admission prices apply.

Buy tickets for this event online before Fri 24 Aug and receive 10% off!

Link to buy tickets: http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/whats-on/vikings-25-08-2018/