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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.
Playdale Farm Park

Scarborough

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.

 
 
Filey Dams - Credit Jess Bersey

Filey Dams Nature Reserve

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

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.

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.

Spurn Point

Spurn Point

Spurn National Nature Reserve, Spurn Head, HU12 0UG

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Grandstand viewpoint at RSPB Bempton Cliffs

RSPB Bempton Cliffs

Cliff Lane, Bempton, Bridlington, YO15 1JF

Gardenfarming Self Sufficiency Courses

Meadows, Withernwick Lane, Cowden, HU11 4UH

Flamborough Cliffs

Flamborough Cliffs

Flamborough, Bridlington, YO15 1BJ

Zac & Jake

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.

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.

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.

Pannett Park

Pannett Park

Whitby, YO21 1RE

Pannett Park offers a haven of peace and quiet with an exciting play park for children and beautifully kept gardens, lawns and wooded areas for the whole family to enjoy.

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.

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.

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.

Glen Gardens - Filey

Glen Gardens - Filey

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

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.

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.

Memorial Gardens

Memorial Gardens - Filey

Murray Street, Filey, North Yorkshire, YO14 9DA

Honeysuckle Farm

Bewholme Lane, Hornsea, HU18 1BY

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

Plan Your Visit

 

What's on in the coastal villages

Alastair James: The Monday Menu With Music

Alastair James: The Monday Menu With Music

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

Mon 26 Jun 2017

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

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.

Movies Meets The Musicals

Movies Meets Musicals: Take Two

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

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!

Spa Orchestra

Scarborough Spa Orchestra Summer Season 2017

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

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

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.

All Ride

All Ride

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

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

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

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

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 North Promenade, North Promenade, Bridlington, YO15 3LG

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 Open Air Theatre, Northstead Manor Gardens, Burniston Road, Scarborough, YO12 6PF

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

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, East Yorkshire, HU18 1AB

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.

Walking for Health

Walking for Health - Withernsea

Withernsea, Withernsea, HU19 2DJ

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.

Cliff Richard

Cliff Richard - Just Fabulous Rock 'n' Roll

Scarborough Open Air Theatre, Northstead Manor Gardens, Burniston Road, Scarborough, YO12 6PF

Thu 29 Jun 2017

To celebrate the release of his brand new album, Just… Fabulous Rock ’n’ Roll, Cliff is heading out on a Summer Tour of the UK

The Grand Hotel, Scarborough

Craft and Gift Fairs at the Grand Hotel

Craft and Gift Fairs at the Grand Hotel, The Grand Hotel, St Nicholas Cliff, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2ET

Thu 29 Jun 2017

A craft and gift fair held every Thursday and Saturday (from 4th May) supporting St.Catherine's Hospice Scarborough. Quality crafts and gifts on sale. Free admission Refreshments available Sale is open from 8.30am to 4pm

Movies Meets The Musicals

Movies Meets Musicals: Take Two

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

Thu 29 Jun 2017

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

The Barber and Sue

The Barber and Sue

Woodend Creative Workspace, The Crescent, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2PW

Thu 29 Jun 2017

The Barber and Sue - Thursday 29th June, 7:30pm

Movies Meets The Musicals

Movies Meets Musicals: Take Two

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

Fri 30 Jun 2017

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

Tea in the Park

Tea in the Park

Peasholm Park, North Bay, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO12 7TR

Fri 30 Jun 2017

Come along and enjoy a lovely 2 course meal overlooking our wonderful park.

The Svyati Duo

The Svyati Duo - Organ and Cello

St Martin-On-The-Hill, Albion Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2DD

Fri 30 Jun 2017

A concert by the internationally renouned duo - Rebecca Hepplewhite cellist, and Julian Collins, organist.

This is UB40

This is UB40 Feat: Ali, Astro and Micky Virtue

Scarborough Open Air Theatre, Northstead Manor Gardens, Burniston Road, Scarborough, YO12 6PF

Fri 30 Jun 2017

This is UB40 Feat : Ali, Astro and Micky Virtue and is part of their GRANDSLAM tour 2017.

The Grand Hotel, Scarborough

Craft and Gift Fairs at the Grand Hotel

Craft and Gift Fairs at the Grand Hotel, The Grand Hotel, St Nicholas Cliff, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2ET

Sat 1 Jul 2017

A craft and gift fair held every Thursday and Saturday (from 4th May) supporting St.Catherine's Hospice Scarborough. Quality crafts and gifts on sale. Free admission Refreshments available Sale is open from 8.30am to 4pm

George Benson

George Benson

Scarborough Open Air Theatre, Northstead Manor Gardens, Burniston Road, Scarborough, YO12 6PF

Sat 1 Jul 2017

Legendary 10-time Grammy Award winner George Benson – whose illustrious career spans five hit-packed decades – is to play Scarborough Open Air Theatre next summer.