Miles of golden sand, spectacular cliffs teeming with wildlife, and a chain of towns and villages ranging from busy family resorts to fascinating historic fishing villages make the glorious Yorkshire coast a must-visit.
Whether you want great food and wine, intriguing history and heritage, dazzling theatre, music and art, a lazy day at the beach, or all of the above, you'll find them on this very special stretch of coastline.
Whatever your enquiry, be it planning a visit to the coast, looking for local information, whether that be suggestions for the best places to stay, great places to dine out, what's on and general advice on the best things to do, get in touch with our friendly Tourism Bureau team, available 7 days a week 9am - 5pm.
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More information can also be found at our information points and centres spread accross the region. Find your nearest one by browsing below, or click here to see the full list.
Tourist Information Centres & Points
Withernsea Lighthouse Museum
R.N.L.I & H.M Coastguard exhibits, history of shipwrecks, photographs of Victorian & Edwardian Withernsea and model ships. Kay Kendall Memorial (local born film star of 1950s). Views from lamproom are breathtaking after climbing 144 steps.
The Tourism Bureau is a contact centre based in the Town Hall in Scarborough. They deal with telephone enquiries on behalf of the Scarborough, Whitby and Filey Tourist Offices and offer a wide variety of services and information.
Visitor Information Point. The Cut-Price Bookstore, an independent family company nestled in the beautiful market town of Helmsley in the heart of Yorkshire.
Bridlington overlooks the magnificent scenery where the countryside of the Yorkshire Wolds meets the sea. The Tourist Information Centre is situated on the seafront side of the leisure centre and is surrounded by award winning beaches.
A Tourist Information Point offers visitors to Scarborough a good selection of tourism leaflets and information, with a courtesy phone to a dedicated Tourism Bureau team who are operational 7 days a week 9am - 5pm.
Offering visitors to Filey a good selection of tourism leaflets and information with a courtesy phone to a dedicated Tourism Bureau team who are operational 7 days a week 9am - 5pm
A 9 mile scenic drive with car parks, BBQ & picnic areas, play areas, ability graded cycle trails, waymarked walks, orienteering course, bike hire, Go Ape, Dalby Activity Centre, Visitor centre with toilets, Forest Cafe and exhibition area.
A manned Tourist Information Point, situated at The Open Air Theatre Box Office opposite Peasholm Park. Local and regional information, ticket sales for events and attractions along with a small selection of souvenirs and literature.
Whitby Tourist Information Centre offers a wide range of gifts and local/regional information.
Information Point situated in the car park at the top of Staithes Bank.
For a great day out head to Sutton Bank National Park Centre, less than 30mls north of York. Soak up England’s finest view on easy walking trails or head out on two wheels along the new spectacular Sutton Bank cliff edge family cycle route.
For inside info on the National Park and a fun free day out. There’s an outdoor adventure play area and indoor climbing wall for kids. Interactive exhibits, a café, gift shop and contemporary gallery, Inspired by… with changing exhibitions.
Historic farmhouse home to the Burn family for nearly 300 years. Local history displays, farmhouse kitchen, dairy, laundry, parlour, craft workshops and Victorian street scene. Hornsea Pottery collection. Garden.