Whitby, the perfect place for learning about Dracula
Bram Stoker’s Dracula is one of the world’s most famous novels and has inspired a multitude of films and books. Discover how Shoreline can offer the perfect holiday cottage in Whitby 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 enjoyed 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 should book yourself a break in one of our perfectly positioned Whitby holiday cottages.
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.
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 Whitby 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.