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Whitby's Literary and Artistic Heritage



The unique natural beauty of Whitby, it's majestic cliffs which plunge dramatically into the tempestuous North Sea, it's nest of surrounding rolling hills that merge into windswept moorlands and its rugged and sandy beaches which welcome the winding River Esk to the mouth of the harbour combine with the often quaint and eclectic cobbled streets, fisherman's cottages and Georgian storeyed house to create a atmosphere that cant fail to inspire the creative mind. As such the town has found fame in the work of many a notable artiste's such as those listed below.

But was England's first female author based in Whitby? Some recent research seems to thing so:

Did England's First Woman Writer Live in Whitby?

Interesting stuff! Here's some more information about some more well known Whitby authors...
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