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Coastal Villages - Nature, Parks & Gardens

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The coast’s villages are the ideal base for the nature lover to explore seawards to the east, and the gorgeous North York Moors National Park and the Wolds to the west. The area is alive with wildlife, and is nationally and internationally important for certain types of plantlife: the North York Moors is the largest continuous expanse of heather moorland in England.
Royal Albert Park

Scarborough

Coastal open space with a difference with spectacular views from many cliff walks, geological interest, skate park and cafe.

 
 
Pesky Husky Trekking

Pesky Husky Trekking

The Meeting House, Staintondale, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO13 0EL

Take this unique opportunity to meet and work with some of the worlds most charismatic dogs.

Winter at Peasholm

Peasholm Park

North Bay, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO12 7TR

Peasholm Park is an historic and uniquely beautiful Green Flag park in Scarborough's North Bay.

The Grainary Wildlife Farm

The Grainary Wildlife Farm

Keasbeck Hill Farm, Harwood Dale, YO13 0DT

Want a chance to do things at your own pace? The Grainary gives you the lively, unique culture of a working English farm amidst the beautiful countryside of the North York Moors National Park.

Filey Bird Garden and Animal Park

Filey Bird Garden and Animal Park

East Lea Farmhouse, Scarborough Road, Filey, North Yorkshire, YO14 9PG

With 5 acres to explore, you can feed friendly animals, have fun on the adventure trail, learn amazing wildlife facts, or simply relax in beautiful gardens whilst watching exotic birds.

Filey Bandstand

Filey Bandstand - Crescent Gardens

The Crescent, Filey, North Yorkshire, YO14 9HZ

Filey prides itself on award winning Parks and Gardens. Stroll through the Crescent Gardens as you take in the stunning views across the bay, while listening to the summer brass band concerts in the reatively new bandstand.

Clock Tower Cafe

Sewerby Hall and Gardens

Church Lane, Sewerby, Bridlington, YO15 1EA

Sewerby Hall and Gardens is the place to visit in 2015. Uniquely situated in a dramatic clifftop position with spectacular views over Bridlington and set in 50 acres of early 19th Century parkland.

Wildlife at Hornsea Museum

Hornsea Mere

The Mere, Off Queens Gardens, Hornsea, HU18 1AX

Hornsea Mere is the largest freshwater lake in Yorkshire and the final remnant of a huge wetland that once featured many smaller meres and marshy areas.

Shuttleworth Gardens

Shuttleworth Gardens For The Blind

Esplanade, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2AY

The gardens are planted with very strongly fragrant flowers, for the blind to especially enjoy.

Grandstand viewpoint at RSPB Bempton Cliffs

RSPB Bempton Cliffs

Cliff Lane, Bempton, Bridlington, YO15 1JF

Flamborough South Landing Beach

Flamborough South Landing

South Landing, Flamborough, YO15 1PQ

South Landing is a 34 acre nature reserve on Flamborough Headland. It features a peaceful wooded ravine, a pretty wild flower meadow, high sea cliffs and beach.

Glen Gardens - Filey

Glen Gardens - Filey

Glen Gardens, West Avenue, Filey, North Yorkshire, YO14 9JL

Flamborough Cliffs

Flamborough Cliffs

Flamborough, Bridlington, YO15 1BJ

Italian Gardens are courtesy of Ron Womack

South Cliff Italian Gardens

Esplanade, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2AY

The Italian Gardens in Scarborough are a famous and very beautiful area on Scarborough's South Cliff. They are a part of Scarborough's renaissance and conservation of the underlying Victorian heritage.

Honeysuckle Farm

Honeysuckle Farm

Bewholme Lane, Hornsea, HU18 1BY

Falsgrave Park

Falsgrave Park

Top of Oak Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO12 4AP

Falsgrave Park is a valuable community green space attracting visitors from all over Scarborough to its play area, scenic variety woodland splendour and stunning coastal views.

Filey Dams - Credit Jess Bersey

Filey Dams Nature Reserve

Off Muston Road, Filey, North Yorkshire, YO14 0HU

Memorial Gardens

Memorial Gardens - Filey

Murray Street, Filey, North Yorkshire, YO14 9DA

Common Octopus

Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary

Scalby Mills, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO12 6RP

Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary will take you on a fascinating journey from the coastline to the depths of the ocean through 12 themed zones. Discover a magical underwater world filled with a dazzling array of amazing creatures.

Country Park, Filey - Courtesy of Robert Briggs

Country Park - Filey

Country Park, Church Cliff Drive, Filey, North Yorkshire, YO14 9ET

Crescent Gardens - Filey

Crescent Gardens, Filey

The Crescent, Filey, North Yorkshire, YO14 9HZ

Filey prides itself on award winning Parks and Gardens. Stroll through the Crescent Gardens as you take in the stunning views across the bay, while listening to the summer brass band concerts in the newly built bandstand.

Gardenfarming

Gardenfarming Self Sufficiency Courses

Meadows, Withernwick Lane, Cowden, HU11 4UH

Hodgson's Fields

Hodgson's Fields

Skeffling, Withernsea, YO15 1AR

Visit Hodgson's Fields in summer when visitors such as grasshopper warbler, sedge warbler and whitethroat can be seen in addition to yellowhammer, reed bunting, tree sparrow and linnet.

Flamborough Lighthouse

Flamborough Outer Headland

Flamborough Head Heritage Coast, B1255 Bridlington to Flamborough, Y015 1AR

Crescent Gardens, Whitby

Crescent Gardens, Whitby

Royal Crescent, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3EJ

Playdale Farm Park

Playdale Farm Park

Station Road, Cayton, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 3TL

This attraction is a must for everyone come rain or shine. Our attractions include an animal farm, outdoor playground & undercover picnic area, indoor play area with ball pool, tractor zone, adventure trail & toddler area and gift shop.

Plan Your Visit

 

What's on in the coastal villages

Beauty & Beast

Beauty & The Beast (PG)

Whitby Pavilion, West Cliff, Whitby, YO21 3EN

Thu 27 Apr 2017

Running Time: 123 mins Rating: PG Various Show Times

Easter Break

Easter Break

Cober Hill, Cober Hill, Cloughton, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO13 0AR

Mon 3 - Fri 28 Apr 2017

Why not join us for an Easter Break at Cober Hill? Inclusive of a day trip to Farndale to see the Daffodils! £308pp Full Board or £268.00pp DBB Monday - Thursday. Call Reception on 01723 870310 to book.

Ensemble 360

Ensemble 360

Stephen Joseph Theatre, Westborough, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 1JW

Thu 27 Apr 2017

The wonderful Music in the Round return with work by Glazunov, Mozart and Tchaikovsky. Age guidance: 8+

Captain Cook Museum

Kamchatka to Krakatoa: the Cook Voyages in Asia

Captain Cook Memorial Museum, Whitby, Grape Lane, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO22 4BA

Sat 1 Apr - Sun 5 Nov 2017

It is not often realised that Captain Cook's ships sailed the length of the Asian coast from the icy coasts and smoking volcanoes of Kamchatka in Eastern Siberia, to the sleeping giant of Krakatoa in modern Indonesia.

Scarborough Art Gallery

Lasting Impressions - Printmakers Council Archive

Scarborough Art Gallery, The Crescent, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2PW

Sat 25 Mar - Sun 18 Jun 2017

A captivating exhibition celebrating printmakers and their work.

North Bridlington - Mile Marker Route 2

Mile Marker Health Walk

East Riding Leisure Bridlington, Promenade, Bridlington, East Yorkshire, YO15 2QQ

Thu 27 Apr 2017

A beginner 30/45 minute health walk along the Bridlington mile marker routes, aimed at an introductory level for those wanting to do some low level activity, meet some friends and get a bit fitter.

Books By the Beach

Scarborough Book Festival - Books by Sea

Scarborough Library & Information Centre, Vernon Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2NN

Wed 26 Apr - Mon 1 May 2017

Books by the Beach | 26 APRIL - 1 MAY 2017

Car Boot

Skirlington Sunday Market and car Boot

Skirlington Leisure Park, Skipsea, Hornsea, YO25 8SY

Sun 5 Feb - Sun 17 Dec 2017

East Yorkshire's biggest Sunday market and car boot sales.

Car Boot

Strawberry Fields Car Boot & Market

Strawberry Fields, Bridlington, Kingsgate, Bridlington, YO15 3NG

Thu 30 Mar - Thu 26 Oct 2017

Bridlington's biggest weekly car boot sale. Open every Thursday from 30th March to the end of October 2017. Also open Bank Holiday Mondays and Tuesdays during the summer season, 6am-2pm, 100's of stalls, demo's, rides & attractions.

Four Mums In A Boat

Books By The Beach: Four Mums In A Boat

Scarborough Spa, South Bay, Foreshore Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2HD

Fri 28 Apr 2017

Books by the Beach presents 'Four Mums in a Boat'

Cober Hill

Cycling Weekend

Cober Hill, Cober Hill, Cloughton, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO13 0AR

Fri 28 - Sun 30 Apr 2017

Come and enjoy dinner, bed and breakfast for just £99per person on Friday 28th April - Sunday 30th April.

Filey Folk Festival

Filey Folk Festival

Filey - various venues, Filey, YO14 9EP

Fri 28 Apr - Mon 1 May 2017

Filey Folk Festival is one of the mainstays of this North Yorkshire seaside town's musical year.

Supersonic 70s

The Supersonic 70s Show - April

Whitby Pavilion, West Cliff, Whitby, YO21 3EN

Fri 28 Apr 2017

The ‘SUPERSONIC 70s Show’ - “The most explosive show in theatre land”

Tour de Yorkshire

Tour de Yorkshire

Scarborough Town, Scarborough Town Centre, Scarborough, YO11 2HF

Fri 28 Apr 2017

For the third year in a row Scarborough will be an official host town for the Tour de Yorkshire when it returns in 2017.

Tour de Yorkshire

Tour de Yorkshire

Whitby Town, Langborne Road, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 1YN

Fri 28 Apr 2017

For the third year in a row Scarborough will be an official host town for the Tour de Yorkshire when it returns in 2017.

Absolute Bowie

Absolute Bowie

Scarborough Spa, South Bay, Foreshore Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2HD

Sat 29 Apr 2017

Celebrating the life and music of David Bowie.

View from Oliver's Mount

Festival of Speed Bike & Car Hill Climb

Oliver's Mount, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2YW

Sat 29 - Sun 30 Apr 2017

Come along to Oliver's Mount Road Race circuit a experience the excitement of the Festival of Speed Hill Climb.

Sewerby parkrun

Sewerby parkrun

Sewerby Hall and Gardens, Church Lane, Sewerby, Bridlington, YO15 1EA

Sat 29 Apr 2017

Sewerby Parkrun is a free 5k timed run that takes place every Saturday morning at 9am. Parkrun is a community event run by volunteers aimed at encouraging people to keep fit, healthy and active. Runners of all abilities are welcome.

All Ride

All Ride

Bridlington North Promenade, North Promenade, Bridlington, YO15 3LG

Sun 30 Apr 2017

The scheme offers people with additional needs and mobility issues as well as their parents, carers the opportunity to take part in cycling. The designed route is predominately flat and takes in stunning views along the East Riding coast.

Barry Forshaw- Books by the beach

Barry Forshaw- Books by the beach

Stephen Joseph Theatre, Westborough, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 1JW

Sun 30 Apr 2017

Author Barry Forshaw tells fascinating tales interspersed with mouth-watering light bites from EAT ME CAFÉ. Age guidance: 12+

Scarborough Bowls Festival

Scarborough Bowls Festival

Scarborough Bowls Centre, Peasholm Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO12 7TT

Sun 30 Apr - Fri 5 May 2017

Take advantage of the only location in England offering both crown green and indoor bowling on the same site. Compete with competitors from all over the region, of all abilities. closing date for entries 4th April 2015

Tom Mason & The Blue Buccanners

Tom Mason & The Blue Buccanners

Scarborough Spa, South Bay, Foreshore Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2HD

Sun 30 Apr 2017

As part of this year's Vintage Fair we are delighted to welcome Tom Mason & The Blue Buccanners to Farrer's Bar & Brasserie for the day's Grand Finale.

Vintage Fair- April 2017

Vintage Fair - April 2017

Scarborough Spa, South Bay, Foreshore Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2HD

Sun 30 Apr 2017

Brought to you by AdVintageous Fairs & Events

Jelly Roll Jazz Band

The Jelly-Roll Jazz Band: The Monday Menu With Mus

Scarborough Spa, South Bay, Foreshore Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2HD

Mon 1 May 2017

Relax with the wonderful backdrop of Scarborough’s South Bay whilst listening to some of the very best musical talent that the local area has to offer.