Jo Birch, a Yorkshire in Bloom judge from south yorkshire said there had been a lot of improvements in whitby since her last visit.
She said: “Whitby is brilliant.
“We’ve met some fantastic people and seen some lovely displays.
“I’ve been to Whitby a long time ago and there have been a lot of improvements.
“Everything looks stunning in the sun. There are a lot of businesses in the town that are sponsoring floral displays.”
The winners of the competition will be revealed in September.