Christmas and New Year on the Yorkshire Coast

The Yorkshire Coast is bursting with Christmas activities and events to welcome in the new year in with a bang! Whether you want to meet Santa, laugh along with a Christmas pantomime or celebrate in style, you're sure to find a fun-filled event for you.

From Christmas markets where you can pick up a unique gift for a special someone, to Robin Hood's Victorian Weekend, the coast comes alive at Christmas with festive merriment and events to enjoy. Not forgetting the arrival of Santa in Scarborough and the annual Whitby Krampus Run, which bring together old traditions with a a new way of doing things that you won't find anywhere else!

You'll also find a superb selection of independent and national shops located along the Yorkshire coast, as well as a wide variety of places to eat and drink to refuel in between your Christmas shopping.

Why not treat yourself with a short break so you can make the most of your trip? You'll find so many wonderful places to stay along the Yorkshire coast, whether you want to be part of the action in our larger towns like Scarborough and Whitby, or enjoy a more peaceful setting in our coastal villages in the North York Moors National Park.

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