Why Whitby Holiday Cottages Provide A Great Base For Learning About Dracula

Bram Stokers Dracula is one of the world's most famous novels and has inspired a multitude of films and books. Discover how Whitby holiday cottages offer the perfect location from which to learn more about Count Dracula and the character's

For many years there has been a strong interest in stories about vampires.  The origins of these mythical beings can be traced back throughout the centuries and may even date back to pre-historic folk tales.  However, the popularity that vampire stories still enjoy today is largely thanks to Bram Stoker’s Dracula.  If you are looking to learn more about the story behind Dracula and the backdrop that inspired its creation then you could do a lot worse than renting holiday cottages in Whitby.  

A novel setting

Bram Stoker spent many summers holidaying in Whitby; a location that played a large part in his gothic masterpiece.  It is on the shores of Whitby that the vampire Count Dracula swims ashore in the form of a large dog.  One of the Whitby Holiday Cottages that Stoker stayed in whilst he was writing Dracula is known and can be visited by anyone wishing to do so.  

A real experience

As the legend of Dracula has grown more and more people have flocked to Whitby to learn about the character and his creator.  This has seen the rise of the Dracula Experience, a tourist attraction that touches on Stoker’s writing of the novel and provides mock-up scenes from the book.  The attraction has been open for many years and remains as popular today as it has ever been.  

A guided tour

The final benefit that Whitby holiday cottages can offer you in your search of Dracula comes in the form of guided tours.  There are tours provided by a local resident that will take you through the streets of Whitby, stopping at all the places that are tied into the tale of Dracula.  

Shoreline Cottages

If you are looking at Whitby holiday cottages with the idea of learning more about Dracula, or to simply take a break away from your busy life, look no further than Shoreline Cottages.  We have a large portfolio of beautiful Whitby holiday cottages that are tailored to suit you, no matter your tastes.    
For more information on our selection of cottages give us a call today on 01904 607 087.  Alternatively you can drop us an email at reservations@shoreline-cottages.com for a prompt response.