Whitby wouldn't be Whitby without ghoulish tales and strange happenings, and nobody knows them better than Dr Crank, who manages to confidently keep to the right side of naff with his fascinating 75-minute tour around West Cliff's most haunted and storied alleyways. You'll learn of legends like the screaming tunnel, the hand of glory and the headless horseman, plus tidbits of local history.

If you can't get enough of the spine-tingling stuff, there's a competing tour down East Cliff's alleyways.