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Runswick Bay

Clinging to the cliff at the northern end of a beautiful sweep of sand, Runswick Bay is yet another of those North Yorkshire villages which seems impossibly pretty.

The red-roofed cottages and grey stone sea walls and jetty curve round a golden beach made for nostalgic seaside trips – rock pooling, fossil hunting, sandcastle building and walking are favourite pastimes.

Historians will enjoy the RNLI lifeboat station, now disused; the tiny Methodist chapel (now privately owned), built in the early 1800s by the women of the village; and, right on the seafront, bravely facing down the weather, the white-painted thatched cottage, probably the village’s most photographed building.

And Runswick Bay, like so many of the villages on this part of the coast, has long been a haven for artists, with the nearby Staithes Arts Group spilling over into the village – the pair have been compared with Newlyn in Cornwall as centres of artistic excellence.

Plan Your Visit

 
Runswick Bay Beach
Watersports

What's On

Event Table

Events from
date event
Sun 25 Jun All Ride at Bridlington North Promenade, Bridlington
Sun 25 Jun Archaeological Workshop at Bridlington, Bridlington
Fri 23 - Sun 25 Jun Around The World at YMCA Theatre, Scarborough
Thu 1 - Fri 30 Jun Artist Glenn Marshall at Old Town Gallery, Bridlington
Thu 1 - Fri 30 Jun Bempton Cliffs Bug Parade at RSPB Bempton Cliffs, Bridlington
Sat 24 - Sun 25 Jun Club Night at Hornsea Floral Hall, Hornsea
Sat 24 - Sun 25 Jun Cock O' the North Continental Road Races at Oliver's Mount, Scarborough

Discover Events in the Coastal Villages

All Ride

All Ride

Bridlington

Sun 25 Jun 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.

Around the world

Around The World

Scarborough

Fri 23 - Sun 25 Jun 2017

Presented by Scarborough Dance Centre | Friday 23rd June & Saturday 24th June at 7:30pm | Sunday 25th June at 2pm | YMCA Theatre | Book online or 560750

British Wildlife Photography Awards Exhibition

British Wildlife Photography Awards Exhibition

Helmsley

Sat 13 May - Sun 9 Jul 2017

Returning for another year the British Wildlife Photography Awards, celebrates British wildlife, in all its beauty and diversity, through a collection of inspirational photographs.

View from Oliver's Mount

Cock O' the North Continental Road Races

Scarborough

Sat 24 - Sun 25 Jun 2017

Come along to Oliver's Mount Road Race circuit a experience the excitement of the Cock of the North.

Glaisdale Open Gardens

Glaisdale Open Gardens

Whitby

Sat 24 - Sun 25 Jun 2017

Ten open gardens around Glaisdale raising money for local charities.

Harry Potter 20th Anniversary

Harry Potter 20th Anniversary

Pickering

Sat 24 - Mon 26 Jun 2017

Calling all Muggles! Celebrate the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. The North Yorkshire Moors Railway is offering free entry to all children dressed as witches and wizards from Saturday 24th – Monday 26th June.

Car Boot

Hutton-le-Hole Car Boot

Kirkbymoorside

Sun 14 May - Sun 20 Aug 2017

Local Car Boot on selected Sundays.

Captain Cook Museum

Kamchatka to Krakatoa: the Cook Voyages in Asia

Whitby

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.

Lebberston

Lebberston Car Boot

Scarborough

Sun 25 Jun 2017

Lebberston Car Boot, Opposite The Jet Service Station, A165/B1261 (Scarborough to Filey Rd), Lebberston, YO11 3NX

Peasholm Park

Music in the Park - Sunday Brass Bands

Scarborough

Sun 25 Jun 2017

Music in the Park organ concerts presents the following...

Pickering Car Boot

Pickering Car Boot

Pickering

Sat 1 Apr - Sun 29 Oct 2017

From 1st April 2017, the Pickering Car Boot will be running every Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday afternoon from 3pm onwards (weather dependent)

Spa Orchestra

Scarborough Spa Orchestra Summer Season 2017

Scarborough

Mon 5 Jun - Thu 14 Sep 2017

Live music through the Summer in the wonderful setting of Scarborough Spa's Suncourt and Grand Hall.

Car Boot

Skirlington Sunday Market and car Boot

Hornsea

Sun 5 Feb - Sun 17 Dec 2017

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

Car Boot

Strawberry Fields Car Boot & Market

Bridlington

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.

Wildlife Watching Events

Wildlife Watching Events

Pickering

Mon 8 May - Mon 25 Sep 2017

Experience the unique thrill of seeing forest wildlife from a purpose built hide. Sessions will be run by Hidden Horizons and will take place weeky.

Alastair James: The Monday Menu With Music

Alastair James: The Monday Menu With Music

Scarborough

Mon 26 Jun 2017

Farrer’s Bar & Brasserie Presents ‘The Monday Menu With Music

Movies Meets The Musicals

Movies Meets Musicals: Take Two

Scarborough

Mon 26 Jun 2017

After a fabulous Summer 2016 season, Tony Peers Productions return to The Spa Theatre to present Movies Meets The Musicals: Take 2!

All Ride

All Ride

Bridlington

Tue 27 Jun 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.

Little Voice @ Stephen Joseph Theatre

Little Voice

Scarborough

Tue 27 - Fri 30 Jun 2017

The Rise and Fall of Little Voice is in turns brutal and tender, terrifying and exhilarating and this production will serve up the perfect cocktail of northern grit and Hollywood glitz. It’s also packed with hilarious characters and hit son

Movies Meets The Musicals

Movies Meets Musicals: Take Two

Scarborough

Tue 27 Jun 2017

After a fabulous Summer 2016 season, Tony Peers Productions return to The Spa Theatre to present Movies Meets The Musicals: Take 2!

All Ride

All Ride

Bridlington

Wed 28 Jun 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.

Boe & Ball - Together Again

Michael Ball & Alfie Boe - Together Again

Scarborough

Wed 28 Jun 2017

Following the stunning success of their Platinum selling album Together and 29 sold out shows across the UK in 2016, Michael Ball and Alfie Boe today announced they will play Scarborough Open Air Theatre in 2017.

Movies Meets The Musicals

Movies Meets Musicals: Take Two

Scarborough

Wed 28 Jun 2017

After a fabulous Summer 2016 season, Tony Peers Productions return to The Spa Theatre to present Movies Meets The Musicals: Take 2!

Walking for Health

Walking for Health - Hornsea

Hornsea

Wed 28 Jun 2017

Free guided 1 hour walk for all ages and abilities, aimed at anyone who has an interest in walking or wants to slowly introduce exercise into their daily routine as part of rehabilitation from illness, injury or to get fit.