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What to Do

You will never be stuck for things to see and do during your visit to the Yorkshire Coast. We have 45 miles of dramatic coastline offering a diverse range of exciting attractions, from castles and abbeys to museums and galleries.

Visit our stunning coastal villages and market towns and enjoy our beautiful parks and gardens. If it’s outdoor activities you're looking for then the coast provides you with ample opportunities: Surfing, Sailing, Walking, Climbing and Cycling are just some of the pastimes available.

For a more leisurely way to spend your day, why not enjoy browsing in our quaint boutiques and craft shops or visit one of the main shopping centres to purchase that ideal gift for your friends and family.

Explore what to do and where to go on the Yorkshire Coast through our search tools or call the Tourism Burea on 01723 383636

What to do on the Yorkshire Coast

 
 
 
The Spa at Raithwaite Estate

The Spa at Raithwaite Estate

As soon as you step through the door of the Spa at Raithwaite you're already on the way to restoring body and soul. Discover a place to make your own, and let our friendly and knowledgeable staff help you unwind.

Clock Tower Cafe

Sewerby Hall and Gardens

Sewerby Hall and Gardens is the place to visit all year round. Uniquely situated in a dramatic clifftop position with spectacular views over Bridlington and set in 50 acres of early 19th Century parkland.

ER Leisure Bridlington

East Riding Leisure Bridlington

East Riding Leisure Bridlington is a state of the art leisure facility that opened in May 2016. The Splash Zone fun pool has a freeform pool with waterplay features including water jets, tipping buckets and two interactive slides.

Tocketts Mill - The Water Mill

Tocketts Mill Country Park

Although a Mill has probably occupied this excellent position since the 13th Century, Tocketts has evolved progressively over the intervening years, reaching it's final height and form in about 1850.

Scarborough Footgolf

Scarborough Footgolf

A new Scarborough attraction in 2017 opening from 10am until dusk every day. The course is situated adjacent to the renowned Stained Glass Centre and tea rooms with ample free parking.

South Street Gallery

Arts Workshops & South Street Gallery

Art gallery showing the work of the owner Ken Wood. There are regular exhibitions of paintings, prints and photos from various artists. Some new some old. There is also an interesting antique shop attached to the gallery.

Saltburn golf club

Saltburn Golf Club

Situated on the outskirts of Saltburn. The course is mainly parkland and its undulating nature provides magnificent views in all directions.

Scarborough Sports Village

Scarborough Sports Village

The state-of-the-art Scarborough Sports Village has recently replaced the ageing Scarborough Sports Centre and Scarborough Pool, combining all the latest facilities on one site.

Coastal & Country Coaches

Coastal & Country Coaches

Coastal and Country Coaches of Whitby are still the largest family owned and operated coach and bus company in Whitby and surrounding area.

Northern Ride

Northern Ride

Northern Ride are the only, North Yorkshire stockist of Olympia, Scapin and Focus bikes; they believe in providing a quality service and these brands will help them achieve that.

Wharram Percy

Wharram Percy Deserted Medieval Village

The most famous and intensively studied of Britain's 3,000 or so deserted medieval villages, Wharram Percy occupies a remote but attractive site in a beautiful Wolds valley.

Bilsdale Riding Centre

Bilsdale Riding Centre

Come to Bilsdale Riding Centre. Enjoy beautiful riding over moors and farm land, on an extensive network of bridle paths and green lanes with splendid views, good clean air and wildlife in abundance.

The Star Inn, Harome

The Star Inn

A certain northern rootedness inspires Andrew's cooking, where poet and peasant co-exist in one menu.

The view from Olivers Mount, Scarborough

Oliver's Mount

A large wooded hill rising to 500 feet above sea level and from which you can obtain a breathtaking view of Scarborough. It has an impressive War Memorial, the column rising to 75½ feet, and there is also an attractive picnic area.

South Bay, Scarborough

Scarborough South Bay

South Bay has a large sandy bay with good facilities, child friendly amenities and is popular with families. There is a working harbour with a small fishing fleet and a new marina for yachts and pleasure boats.

Cook's Endeavour Cruise Trips

Cook's Endeavour Cruise Trips

Climb on board the Bark Endeavour Whitby for a unique trip to remember.

Robin Hood's Bay

Robin Hood's Bay

Picturesque coastal village approx. 7 miles South from Whitby. The village road runs steeply down to the very edge of the rocky shore and there are intriguing alleyways weaving between tightly-packed cottages and houses.

Bridlington Birds of Prey & Animal Park

Bridlington Birds of Prey & Animal Park

Bridlington Birds of Prey & Animal Park is an Award Winning, family owned business that has lots to offer for a fun-filled family day out.

Whitby Walks

Whitby Walks

Whitby's unique leisurely learning experience for schools, colleges, clubs, societies and individuals.

The Endeavour Experience Whitby

The Endeavour Experience Whitby

Welcome to The Endeavour Experience. The only life size replica of Captain Cook’s HM Bark Endeavour in the northern hemisphere, and Whitby’s newest family tourist attraction.