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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

 
 
Burton Agnes Hall

Burton Agnes Hall & Gardens

Magnificent Elizabethan house filled with treasures collected over four centuries.

Whitby Harbour

Whitby Fishing Trips

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

Filey Bandstand

Filey Bandstand - Crescent Gardens

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.

Woodend Art and Craft Gallery

Woodend Creative Workspace

Scarborough's unique office & meeting venue also offering virtual offices and a beautiful arts and crafts gallery open to the public 9-5 Monday to Friday.

Trailways

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.

Cook's Endeavour Cruise Trips

Cook's Endeavour Cruise Trips

40% replica of Captain James Cook's ship offering daily half hour cruising trips around Whitby. During your voyage you can sit back, relax and enjoy the views, while you hear about Captain Cook, Whitby and a whole lot more.

Big Bear Bikes

Big Bear Bikes

Big Bear Bikes is a cycle shop and cycle hire guiding and training centre on Dalby Forest' s doorstep in Pickering. We have a large fleet of hire bikes and we service and repair all makes of bikes.

Scampston Hall

Scampston Hall & Walled Garden

This country house has remained in the same family since the 17th century. Extensively remodelled in 1801 by the architect Thomas Leverton with fine Regency interiors and now houses an important collection of works of art.

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.

Wren

Robert Fuller Gallery

A fine art gallery dedicated exclusively to the work of one of the country’s foremost wildlife and nature artists. Robert Fuller’s life-like sculptures and paintings are favoured at home by the RSPB and the National Trust.

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.

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.

Blandscliff Gallery and Studio

Blandscliff Gallery and Studio

An interesting and friendly art gallery in the mural painted, cobbled street, near the sea front at Scarborough's south bay, selling paintings, sculptures, pottery & ceramics from a variety of national and international artists.

Sledmere House

Sledmere House

One of Yorkshire's most beautiful houses, with some of England's finest plasterwork. Award-winning garden. Military Museum, children's quiz, picnic and play area, terrace cafe and gift shop.

Spurn Point

Spurn Point

Big skies and ever changing wildlife make the evocative landscape of Spurn one of the Trust’s most iconic nature reserves. Whether you go by foot, bike or aboard a Spurn Safari.

Yorkshire Coast Golf

Yorkshire Coast Golf

Enjoy a relaxing golf break staying at The Royal Bridlington and playing your golf at a selection of great and varying golf courses.

Whitby Walks

Whitby Walks

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

The Geall Gallery

The Geall Gallery

Chris Geall is a landscape artist based in Grosmont near Whitby. Best known for large palette knife oil paintings of the North York Moors and North East Coastline.

Tracy Savage Art Gallery Scarborough

Tracy Savage Art Gallery

Visit the Tracy Savage Galleries & Pottery to discover a wealth of originality, from her Original paintings, Limited Edition Prints, hand made & hand painted Porcelain, wood Sculptures to greetings cards

Whitby Brewery

Whitby Brewery

When we started up our microbrewery back in 2013, we made it our mission to bring local, craft brewing back to Whitby.