Descriptive gazetteer entries

These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Robin Hoods Bay. You may be able to find further references to Robin Hoods Bay in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
Robin Hood's Bay fishing town Bartholomew

Travel writing

This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to Robin Hoods Bay within the selected text. This will not always be a description of a visit: travellers often mention places other than where they are, for example as a basis for comparison.

Traveller Section No. of Refs.
George Head North Riding 2
Thomas Pennant July 4-17: Scarborough to Berwick upon Tweed 2
John Wesley 1751-3: Wesley's Marriage; Cornwall Smugglers; Illness and Recovery 1
John Wesley 1760-2: Letter to an Editor; Impositions and Declarations; Speaking Statue; Pentecost 1
John Wesley 1777-80: On the Isle of Man; City Road Chapel; Wesley Visits Lord George Gordon 1
Thomas Pennant Appendix VIII: Itinerary 1

This website includes two large libraries, of historical travel writing and of entries from nineteenth century gazetteers describing places. We have text from these sources available for these places near your location:

Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Stoupe Brow 0 2
Fylingdales 0 2
Ravenscar 0 2
Hawsker 0 2
Sneaton 0 2
Staintondale 0 2
Ugglebarnby 0 2
Whitby 24 3
Ruswarp 0 2
Harwood Dale 0 2
Eskdaleside 0 2
Sleights Moor 0 1
Newholm 0 2
Aislaby 0 2
Cloughton 0 2
Dunsley 0 1
Hackness 0 2
Sandsend 0 2
Goathland 0 2
Grosmont 0 2