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Whitby - Leisure Activities

man in the finishing swing of a drive on a golf course overlooking the sea

Comedy, music, movies, top class theatre – all part of the regularly changing programme of events at Whitby’s premiere venue, the spectacularly located cliff top Pavilion.And for free entertainment, nothing beats walking Whitby’s fascinating streets and people watching – especially during the twice-yearly Goth Festival, whose costumes are rapidly becoming elaborate enough to rival the Carnival in Venice – only much darker!

Whitby Golf Club

Whitby

Situated on the rugged cliff tops, Whitby Golf Course is a 6134 yards SSS70 course overlooking Whitby and Sandsend. Visitors Welcome

 
 

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Trailways

Trailways

The Old Railway Station, Station Road, Hawsker, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO22 4LB (2 miles, 4 km)

Easy, traffic-free and safe cycling on the adjacent coastal trail is available to hirers starting from the centre. The scenic trail runs along the route of the 20 mile, old Whitby to Scarborough railway line.

Airy Hill Play Park

Airy Hill Play Park

off Waterstead Lane, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 1PF (0 miles, 1 km)

NYOLS

East Barnby Outdoor Centre

Wades Lane, East Barnby, YO21 3SA (5 miles, 7 km)

Located on the edge of the North York Moors and close to Yorkshire’s Heritage Coast we are ideally situated to provide a wide range of courses in stunning natural surroundings.

Whitby Golf Club

Whitby Golf Club

Sandsend Road, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3SR (2 miles, 3 km)

Situated on the rugged cliff tops Whitby Golf Course is a 6134 yards SSS70 course overlooking Whitby and Sandsend. Visitors Welcome

Flow Surf School

Flow Surf School

Lower Promenade, Saltburn-by-The-Sea, Cleveland, TS12 1HQ (16 miles, 26 km)

Flow Surf School is a fully insured school providing lessons and Video Surf Coaching for all levels of surfers. Aiming to make your surfing experience second to none and promise fun, informative and safe surf lessons for all the family.

Whitby Harbour

Whitby Fishing Trips

Whitby Harbour, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3PY (12 miles, 20 km)

Current list of boats and skippers for boat trips in Whitby area.

Esk Belle II

Whitby Harbour

St Annes Staith, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3PY (0 miles, 1 km)

Winner of the 'Yorkshire Moors and Coast Tourism Experience of the Year 2009'

Plan Your Visit

 

What's on in Whitby

Captain Cook Museum

Kamchatka to Krakatoa: the Cook Voyages in Asia

Captain Cook Memorial Museum, Whitby, Grape Lane, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO22 4BA (0 miles, 0 km)

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.

Whitby

Whitby Area Music Centre Does The 70's

Whitby Pavilion, West Cliff, Whitby, YO21 3EN (0 miles, 1 km)

Sun 2 Jul 2017

Whitby Music Centre present an evening of music and costume from the 1970s.

Northern Soul Weekender 2017

Northern Soul Weekender 2017

Whitby Pavilion, West Cliff, Whitby, YO21 3EN (0 miles, 1 km)

Fri 7 - Sun 9 Jul 2017

Two huge rooms at the Whitby Pavilion offering Northern Soul Classics, Motown favourites plus current In - demanders on a superb dancefloor).

Boggle Hole

Kayak Adventure

Boggle Hole Youth Hostel, Mill Beck, Fylingthorpe, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO22 4UQ (6 miles, 9 km)

Sat 8 Jul 2017

See the coast from a different perspective, by paddle power with a sit on top kayak! Spot seals on the rocks and sea birds gliding over the waves. Encounter more maritime wildlife with a bit of lunchtime rock pooling. Beginners welcome.

Boat

Blessing of the Boats - Whitby

Fish Pier, Church Street, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO22 4AE (0 miles, 0 km)

Sun 9 Jul 2017

Reflecting the town's seafaring traditions this service has been taking place since the 1960s dating back to the time of the herring fleets.

Teddy Bear's Picnic

Teddy Bears Picnic

Raithwaite Estate, Sandsend Road, Sandsend, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3ST (2 miles, 3 km)

Sun 9 Jul 2017

Children can bring their favourite teddy along to Raithwaite to experience an afternoon of fun filled energetic shows jam packed with juggling, unicycling, magic, puppets, circus skills, mind boggling balloon modeling and much more.

Elvis - The Legacy Show Starring Mark Summers

Elvis - The Legacy Show Starring Mark Summers

Whitby Pavilion, West Cliff, Whitby, YO21 3EN (0 miles, 1 km)

Fri 14 Jul 2017

This fantastic new theatre show features the official UK No. 1 Elvis tribute and winner of the national tribute awards: Mark Summers as the young Elvis Presley.

A taste of smuggling-Guided walk

A Taste of Smuggling

Robin Hood's Bay and Fylingdales Museum, Fisherhead, Robin Hoods Bay, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO22 4ST (5 miles, 8 km)

Sat 15 Jul 2017

Enjoy a one hour gentle stroll around the smuggling haunts of old Baytown, followed by a beer tasting session. Includes a free bottle of beer.

Boggle Hole

Kayak Adventure

Boggle Hole Youth Hostel, Mill Beck, Fylingthorpe, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO22 4UQ (6 miles, 9 km)

Sat 22 Jul 2017

See the coast from a different perspective, by paddle power with a sit on top kayak! Spot seals on the rocks and sea birds gliding over the waves. Encounter more maritime wildlife with a bit of lunchtime rock pooling. Beginners welcome.

The Great Seaside Vintage Fair

The Great Seaside Vintage Fair 2017

Whitby Pavilion, West Cliff, Whitby, YO21 3EN (0 miles, 1 km)

Sat 22 - Sun 23 Jul 2017

The vintage fair with a sea view - the Great Seaside Vintage Fair returns for its 7th year at Whitby Pavilion on Saturday 22 & Sunday 23 July 2017.

Whitby Rising Music Festival

Whitby Rising Music Festival

Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 (0 miles, 0 km)

Sat 22 Jul 2017

Check out the newest music festival on the coast- Whitby Rising Music Festival will have various acts from an mixture of genres.

Lythe Chamber Music Course

Lythe Chamber Music Summer Course 2017

Lythe Chamber Music, Lythe Chamber Music, YO21 3RW (4 miles, 6 km)

Tue 25 - Sat 29 Jul 2017

Set in the historic coastal village of Lythe, the Lythe Chamber Music Summer Course 2017 offers a unique opportunity to explore a wide range of solo and ensemble repertoire for historical winds and strings and early keyboards.

Whitby Lions

Whitby & District Lion's 8th Charity Beer Festival

Whitby Mission and Seafarer's Centre, Haggersgate, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3PP (0 miles, 0 km)

Thu 27 - Sun 30 Jul 2017

Whitby & District Lion’s 8th Charity Beer Festival aims to raise money for various local charities and good causes that Whitby Lions support.

Whitby Steampunk

Whitby Steampunk Weekend

Whitby Pavilion, West Cliff, Whitby, YO21 3EN (0 miles, 1 km)

Fri 28 - Sun 30 Jul 2017

Another splendid weekend awaits Beyond The Sea, down Whitby way.

A taste of smuggling-Guided walk

A Taste of Smuggling

Robin Hood's Bay and Fylingdales Museum, Fisherhead, Robin Hoods Bay, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO22 4ST (5 miles, 8 km)

Sat 29 Jul 2017

Enjoy a one hour gentle stroll around the smuggling haunts of old Baytown, followed by a beer tasting session. Includes a free bottle of beer.

Icons of Folk Rock

Icons Of Folk Rock

Whitby Pavilion, West Cliff, Whitby, YO21 3EN (0 miles, 1 km)

Sat 29 Jul 2017

The ultimate tributes to: Simon and Garfunkel meet The Byrds & Crosby, Stills & Nash

RNLI

Whitby Lifeboat Station Flag weekend

Whitby Bandstand, Pier Road, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3PU (0 miles, 0 km)

Sat 29 - Sun 30 Jul 2017

This is a fundraising weekend , with lots of attractions for all the family.There will be a host of stalls and activities - keep an eye out for updated details closer to the time.

Gooseberries

Egton Bridge Gooseberry Show

Egton Bridge, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 1UX (7 miles, 11 km)

Tue 1 Aug 2017

Egton Bridge, eight miles from Whitby in the North York Moors National Park, is the setting for the oldest surviving gooseberry show in the country, established in 1800.

The Ragdolls

The Ragdolls: The Ultimate Tribute to the Jersey B

Whitby Pavilion, West Cliff, Whitby, YO21 3EN (0 miles, 1 km)

Fri 4 Aug 2017

The Ragdolls will take you on a musical journey through the well known career of one of the most successful bands of all time Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, recreating the iconic sound of the Jersey Boys.

Saturday night fireworks

Whitby Traction Engine Rally

Whitby Abbey, Whitby Abbey, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO22 4JT (0 miles, 0 km)

Fri 4 - Sun 6 Aug 2017

An introduction to the event… The venue, for Whitby Traction Engine Rally, is located next to Whitby Abbey, approximately 5 minutes walk from the centre of the popular tourist town of Whitby.

Dippy

Dippy Craft & Gift Fair

Whitby Pavilion, West Cliff, Whitby, YO21 3EN (0 miles, 1 km)

Sat 12 - Sun 13 Aug 2017

A Giant Craft & Gift Fair by the sea!

Boggle Hole

Kayak Adventure

Boggle Hole Youth Hostel, Mill Beck, Fylingthorpe, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO22 4UQ (6 miles, 9 km)

Sat 12 Aug 2017

See the coast from a different perspective, by paddle power with a sit on top kayak! Spot seals on the rocks and sea birds gliding over the waves. Encounter more maritime wildlife with a bit of lunchtime rock pooling. Beginners welcome.

Supersonic 70s

The Supersonic 70s Show - August 2017

Whitby Pavilion, West Cliff, Whitby, YO21 3EN (0 miles, 1 km)

Sat 12 Aug 2017

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

North York Moors Chamber Music Festival

North York Moors Chamber Music Festival

North York Moors Chamber Music Festival, Various locations, North York Moors, North Yorkshire, YO21 1YN (0 miles, 0 km)

Sun 13 - Sat 26 Aug 2017

A well established and friendly international chamber music festival, celebrating great music within historical buildings around the North York Moors National Park and its coastline.

Danby

Danby Agricultural Show

Danby Showground, Danby, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 2NP (12 miles, 19 km)

Wed 16 Aug 2017

The Danby Show the oldest agricultural show in the area, attracting around 6,000 people. A great wholesome day out for the whole family!

Coastline Festival

Coastline Festival

Cross Butts, Guisborough Road, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 1TL (1 miles, 2 km)

Sat 19 Aug 2017

Following the enormous success of last year`s festival, COASTLINE returns on Saturday the 19th August. This year`s event will be some-thing very spectacular with the best in live music and the best food and drink from around Yorkshire

Whitby Folk Week

Whitby Folk Week

Whitby - various venues, Various locations in Whitby, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 1YN (0 miles, 0 km)

Sat 19 - Fri 25 Aug 2017

Britain's premier folk festival with seven days and nights in celebration of traditional music song and dance of the British Isles.

Whitby Regatta Fair

Whitby Regatta

Whitby - various venues, Various locations in Whitby, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 1YN (0 miles, 0 km)

Sat 19 - Mon 21 Aug 2017

Three full days of entertainment, including yacht racing, rowing races and various free forms of entertainment, finishing with a prize presentation and spectacular firework display.

Abba Revival

ABBA Revival

Whitby Pavilion, West Cliff, Whitby, YO21 3EN (0 miles, 1 km)

Sat 26 Aug 2017

The legend of ABBA lives on with an incredible legacy of timeless tunes and their undeniable place in music history.

Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and The Beast: Summer Pantomime

Whitby Pavilion, West Cliff, Whitby, YO21 3EN (0 miles, 1 km)

Sun 27 Aug 2017

AJ Productions present a tale as old as time but brand new pantomime; the enchanting story of Beauty and The Beast.

Whitby & District Lions Club

Charity Rainbow Paint Run

Whitby Lions Club, Whitby Lions, Whitby Rifle Club, West Cliff, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3HT (1 miles, 1 km)

Sun 27 Aug 2017

Whitby District Lions Club charity rainbow paint run.

Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and The Beast: Summer Pantomime

Whitby Pavilion, West Cliff, Whitby, YO21 3EN (0 miles, 1 km)

Mon 28 Aug 2017

AJ Productions present a tale as old as time but brand new pantomime; the enchanting story of Beauty and The Beast.

Keep It Cash

Keep It Cash

Whitby Pavilion, West Cliff, Whitby, YO21 3EN (0 miles, 1 km)

Sat 2 Sep 2017

Keep it CASH .. The Voice and Sound of Johnny CASH.

Country Music Weekend

Whitby Country Music Festival

Whitby Pavilion, West Cliff, Whitby, YO21 3EN (0 miles, 1 km)

Fri 8 - Sat 9 Sep 2017

Overlooking the beach, with lots of comfy chairs, good stage views, a huge dance area, bar, food, stalls etc,creating a great atmosphere to enjoy music from a cross section of some of the UK's best country artists.

Boggle Hole

Kayak Adventure

Boggle Hole Youth Hostel, Mill Beck, Fylingthorpe, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO22 4UQ (6 miles, 9 km)

Sat 9 Sep 2017

See the coast from a different perspective, by paddle power with a sit on top kayak! Spot seals on the rocks and sea birds gliding over the waves. Encounter more maritime wildlife with a bit of lunchtime rock pooling. Beginners welcome.

Roy Chubby Brown

Roy Chubby Brown

Whitby Pavilion, West Cliff, Whitby, YO21 3EN (0 miles, 1 km)

Sat 9 Sep 2017

He’s the UKs most outrageous comedian – telling it as it is in his rudest and most controversial show to date.

Skelmanthorpe Band

Skelmanthorpe Band

Whitby Pavilion, West Cliff, Whitby, YO21 3EN (0 miles, 1 km)

Sun 10 Sep 2017

Skelmanthorpe Prospect Brass Sunday 10th September, 2.30pm

Motown Soul Weekender 2017

Motown Soul Weekender 2017

Whitby Pavilion, West Cliff, Whitby, YO21 3EN (0 miles, 1 km)

Fri 15 - Sat 16 Sep 2017

Already a massive hit with its July Northern Soul Weekend, this event at the famous venue, brings 2 nights of glorious music to one of the best locations for dancing.

Whitby 60s Sept

Whitby 60's Weekend September 2017

Whitby Pavilion, West Cliff, Whitby, YO21 3EN (0 miles, 1 km)

Fri 22 - Sun 24 Sep 2017

Whitby Live brings you a weekend of live sixties music from some of the biggest bands of the decade.

Billy Fury

Halfway To Paradise - The Billy Fury Story 20th An

Whitby Pavilion, West Cliff, Whitby, YO21 3EN (0 miles, 1 km)

Sat 30 Sep 2017

On their 20th ANNIVERSARY TOUR & with stunning new live screen footage, Billy's own band, the all original FURYS TORNADOS, are able to play live once more with BILLY FURY in an electric & emotional concert.

The October Seaside Vintage Fair

The October Seaside Vintage Fair 2017

Whitby Pavilion, West Cliff, Whitby, YO21 3EN (0 miles, 1 km)

Sat 7 - Sun 8 Oct 2017

The vintage fair with a sea view - the October Seaside Vintage Fair returns to Whitby Pavilion on Saturday 7 & Sunday 8 October 2017 for its fourth Autumn outing.

Blues Festival

Whitby Blues Festival

Whitby Pavilion, West Cliff, Whitby, YO21 3EN (0 miles, 1 km)

Sat 14 Oct 2017

The fifth annual Whitby Blues, Rhythm & Rock Festival. Whitby Blues Festival returns to the beautiful setting of Whitby Pavilion in October for another full day of the best blues, rhythm and rock music.

Musicport

Musicport 2017

Whitby Pavilion, West Cliff, Whitby, YO21 3EN (0 miles, 1 km)

Fri 20 - Sun 22 Oct 2017

Musicport

Whitby Goth Weekend, Whitby Pavilion

Whitby Goth Weekend 2017

Whitby Pavilion, West Cliff, Whitby, YO21 3EN (0 miles, 1 km)

Fri 27 - Sat 28 Oct 2017

WGW™ has something for everyone with an interest in all things alternative. Join the thousands of Goths and alternatives of all ages and walks of life for an amazing long weekend.

Angelos & Barry

Angelos & Barry

Whitby Pavilion, West Cliff, Whitby, YO21 3EN (0 miles, 1 km)

Sat 18 Nov 2017

Are you lost? Is your soul knackered? Are you disillusioned with the current state of things? If you answered yes to one of these then why not come along to see Angelos and Barry in The New Power Generation?

Said The Maiden

Said The Maiden

Whitby Pavilion, West Cliff, Whitby, YO21 3EN (0 miles, 1 km)

Sun 19 Nov 2017

Award winning folk trio 'Said The Maiden' are to perform live at Whitby Pavilion on Sunday 19 November 2017.

Dippy

Dippy Christmas Craft Fair

Whitby Pavilion, West Cliff, Whitby, YO21 3EN (0 miles, 1 km)

Sat 25 - Sun 26 Nov 2017

A Christmas Craft & Gift Fair by the sea! Dippy Designs are hosting a fabulous festive Craft & Gift Fair in the Northern Lights Suite at Whitby Pavilion on Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th November 2017

Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty: Vienna Festival Ballet

Whitby Pavilion, West Cliff, Whitby, YO21 3EN (0 miles, 1 km)

Fri 1 Dec 2017

A classic fairytale set to Tchaikovsky’s magnificent score, stunning choreography, beautiful costumes all combine to portray the struggle between good and evil.

Whitby Krampus Run 2017

Whitby Krampus Run 2017

Whitby Town, Langborne Road, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 1YN (0 miles, 0 km)

Sat 2 Dec 2017

Whitby Krampus Run organised by Decadent Drawing community arts as a fundraiser for Whitby Wildlife Sanctury.

Robin Hoods Bay Victorian Weekend

Robin Hood's Bay Victorian Weekend 2017

Robin Hood's Bay, The Dock, Robin Hoods Bay, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO22 4SJ (5 miles, 8 km)

Fri 8 - Sun 10 Dec 2017

Typically held the first weekend in December, the Robin Hoods Bay Victorian Weekend is a wonderful magical event involving traditional Victorian costumes, Christmas window dressings and general festive merriment throughout the villiage.

The Three Musketeers

The Three Musketeers

Whitby Pavilion, West Cliff, Whitby, YO21 3EN (0 miles, 1 km)

Sun 10 Dec 2017

The Three Musketeers Written & Directed by Ivan Wilkinson Adapted from the Alexandre Dumas Novel Produced by Claire Bibby

Masquerade Ball

Masquerade Ball 2017

Whitby Pavilion, West Cliff, Whitby, YO21 3EN (0 miles, 1 km)

Sat 16 Dec 2017

Celebrate the festive season in style with a night to remember at our Masquerade Ball.

Masquerade Ball

Masquerade Ball 2017

Whitby Pavilion, West Cliff, Whitby, YO21 3EN (0 miles, 1 km)

Fri 22 Dec 2017

Celebrate the festive season in style with a night to remember at our Masquerade Ball.