Mother of all Halloween displays at the Whitby ruin that inspired Dracula

Whitby Abbey in North Yorkshire has been dramatically lit up to mark Halloween.

Whitby Abbey is lit up in lights to celebrate Halloween.

The ruined Benedictine abbey overlooking the North Sea on the East Cliff above the town is a Grade I listed building in the care of English Heritage. It was made famous for helping to inspire Bram Stoker’s horror classic Dracula.

It was made famous for helping to inspire Bram Stoker’s horror classic Dracula.

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Whitby Abbey is lit up in lights to celebrate Halloween.
Whitby Abbey is lit up in lights to celebrate Halloween.
Whitby Abbey is lit up in lights to celebrate Halloween.
Whitby Abbey is lit up in lights to celebrate Halloween.