Whitby Steampunk and Goth Weekend

Travel tips, food and children

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Managed to fly back to England for a long weekend. And quite frankly it exceeded our wishes and hopes. Picked up a slightly pricey hire car and sped from Newcastle down to Whitby. And first impressions played true for the whole visit. Asking a hire car company how to contact our  (different) own company bought an avalanche of Geordie helpfulness and smiles, even making the essential phone call for us. A

And Whitby. Fantastic, simply terrific. The colour and quirkiness of the outfits and the atmosphere was enlivening. True poseurs one and all they submitted gracefully, time after time, to requests for photos.

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There were al variety of costumes and motorbikes fitted out as coffins, all a great laugh and pulled off beautifully by the vast majority. My personal thanks goes to the Dolphin Inn, Whitby, for serving me the most delicious bubble and squeak of my life.

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