Botham’s of Whitby

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Elizabeth Botham set up her bakery in the ancient fishing port of Whitby over 150 years ago. Botham’s traditions are now proudly continued by the fifth generation of family bakers, offering you the best of Yorkshire baking.

We are famous for Whitby Lemon Buns (a must-try on any ‘Visit Whitby’ itinerary) Yorkshire Brack, Plum Bread, Shah Ginger Biscuits and Chocolate Japonaise ‘Japs’. Our repertoire also includes highly anticipated seasonal bakes, such as: Strawberry Tarts, Hot Cross Buns, Mince Pies and Winter Brack.

We have three shops and two Tea Rooms in Whitby, one shop in Sleights and a quaint shop and Tea Room in Pickering. For locations and opening days & times visit

You can enjoy a Botham’s bake at home with our popular mail order service, which includes ample Yorkshire Hampers, a delicious Bakery by Post option and Celebration Cakes to remember! Find out more at