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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.
Filey Bandstand

Filey

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.

 
 
Flamborough Cliffs

Flamborough Cliffs

Flamborough, Bridlington, YO15 1BJ

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.

Shuttleworth Gardens

Shuttleworth Gardens For The Blind

Esplanade, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2AY

These special sensory gardens are filled with strongly scented, fragrant plants and flowers in raised beds, which are particulary appreciated by the blind.

Country Park, Filey - Courtesy of Robert Briggs

Country Park - Filey

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

Grandstand viewpoint at RSPB Bempton Cliffs

RSPB Bempton Cliffs

Cliff Lane, Bempton, Bridlington, YO15 1JF

Crescent Gardens, Whitby

Crescent Gardens, Whitby

Royal Crescent, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3EJ

Spurn Point

Spurn Point

Spurn National Nature Reserve, Spurn Head, HU12 0UG

Filey Dams - Credit Jess Bersey

Filey Dams Nature Reserve

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

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.

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.

Pesky Husky Trekking, Staintondale

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.

Peasholm Park

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.

Memorial Gardens

Memorial Gardens - Filey

Murray Street, Filey, North Yorkshire, YO14 9DA

Honeysuckle Farm

Bewholme Lane, Hornsea, HU18 1BY

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.

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.

Gardenfarming Self Sufficiency Courses

Meadows, Withernwick Lane, Cowden, HU11 4UH

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 Bird Garden & Animal Park

Filey Bird Garden and Animal Park

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.

Flamborough Lighthouse

Flamborough Outer Headland

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

Humboldt Penguin

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.

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.

Glen Gardens - Filey

Glen Gardens - Filey

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

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.

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.

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.

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

A Day at the Seaside

A Day at the Seaside

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

Sat 1 Jul 2017 - Sun 7 Jan 2018

Extended until 7 Jan 2018 Scarborough Art Gallery Sun, sand and spades, or wet, windy weekends - what has a seaside holiday meant over the centuries?

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 19 Oct 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

Joan Murray

Joan Murray - With Great Pleasure

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

Mon 9 Oct - Thu 30 Nov 2017

Fashion - knitting, weaving, drawing, monoprints and collage

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.

Mile Marker Walks

Mile Markers Walks

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

Thu 19 Oct 2017

Come and join us every Thursday for a low level 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.

Ryedale Book Festival

Ryedale Book Festival

Various Venues in Yorkshire, Varous venues, YO11 2HG

Sat 1 Apr - Thu 9 Nov 2017

This year our festival is a bit different because we are celebrating reading and all things book related all year. Yes, it is a big party, but we decided there was too many amazing events to squish into one weekend or even one week!

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.

Their Finest

Their Finest - Cinema Relaunch

Filey Evron Centre Concert Hall, John Street, Filey, North Yorkshire, YO14 9DQ

Thu 19 Oct 2017

Their Finest - certificate 12A - Showing at Filey Evron Centre as part of it's cinema re-launch this Autumn 2017.

Musicport

Musicport 2017

Whitby Pavilion, West Cliff, Whitby, YO21 3EN

Fri 20 - Sun 22 Oct 2017

Musicport

Rockin and Rolling

Rockin' & Rolling with Laughter Tour

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

Fri 20 Oct 2017

The UK Theatre Bureau proudly presents the Rockin' & Rolling with Laughter Tour.

A New Olympia: Designs on Scarborough

A New Olympia: Designs on Scarborough

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

Sat 21 Oct 2017 - Sun 7 Jan 2018

The A New Olympia: Designs on Scarborough exhibition explores the fascinating proposals of architect Stanley Davenport Adshead with his plans and photographs of the period.

Where Did It All Go Wrong

Bridlington Contemporary Art

Bridlington, East Yorkshire, YO15 3LG

Sat 21 Oct - Mon 13 Nov 2017

"Revolution" An exhibition, of Submitted postcards, exploring the reality & idealism of the Russian Revolution 100 years on. Open Sat, Sun & Mondays

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 21 Oct 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

Halloween Special Event

Half Term Halloween

Filey Bird Garden and Animal Park, Scarborough Road, Filey, North Yorkshire, YO14 9PG

Sat 21 Oct - Sun 5 Nov 2017

Don't miss our Halloween special event

Halloween Trail

Halloween Trail

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

Sat 21 - Sun 29 Oct 2017

Come and have fun with our spooky house and garden trails and earn a chocolate treat once complete.

If Shadows Could Speak

If Shadows Could Speak

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

Sat 21 Oct 2017

If Shadows Could Speak - story and play readings to chill and intrigue

Redcliffe Farm Pumpkin Festival

Pumpkin Festival

Redcliffe Farm, Redcliffe Farm, Redcliffe Lane, Lebberston, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 3NT

Sat 21 - Sun 29 Oct 2017

From giant pumpkins to a bouncy farm - this Halloween half term visit the Redcliffe Farm.

Scarborough

Scarborough Food Fair

Scarborough Town Centre, Westborough, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2EN

Sat 21 Oct 2017

Scarborough market - every first and third Saturday monthly on Westborough alongside the Brunswick Shopping Centre.

Sewerby parkrun

Sewerby parkrun

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

Sat 21 Oct 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.

Spooky Half Term

Spooky Half Term

Whitby Abbey, Whitby Abbey, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO22 4JT

Sat 21 - Sun 29 Oct 2017

Join us for spooky storytelling and a creepy trail this October half term.

Terror Returns to the Tunnels

Terror Returns to the Tunnels

Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum, Deepdale, Skinningrove, Saltburn-by-The-Sea, Cleveland, TS13 4AP

Sat 21 Oct 2017

The highly-successful Halloween hair-raiser returns bringing a whole host of haunting tales to the tunnels of the Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum

Vintage Fair, Sacrborough Spa

Vintage Fair - October 2017

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

Sat 21 Oct 2017

Brought to you by AdVintageous Fairs & Events

All Ride

All Ride

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

Sun 22 Oct 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.