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Art, Culture & History

The Yorkshire Coast has a dense and rich history.

The area was home to one of the world’s most important Mesolithic archaeological sites before the Romans arrived to build roads and signal stations, while the Vikings marauded here, leaving an idelible mark.

In the Middle Ages, monasteries and castles were founded, while The Victorians built railway lines to our coastal resorts, travelling here to enjoy the seaside in their thousands. 

Every inch of our glorious coastline has a story to tell - we can't wait to share it with you.

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Anne Bronte's Grave

Anne Bronte's Grave

Castle Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 1HY

Burial site of the late literary icon, Anne Bronte. She is buried in St Mary's Church graveyard in Scarborough; a place she loved; a place she portrayed in both her novels.

Hornsea Beach

Hornsea

East Yorkshire, HU18 1AB

The seaside town of Hornsea is perfect for a family day out, with a lovely sandy beach, a busy promenade to stroll along, amusements and plenty of attractions for all the family.

Pannett Park

Whitby Pannett Art Gallery

Pannet Park, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 1RE

A historic ornamental garden including Whitby Museum and Art Gallery. In the middle of Whitby this park offers a quiet haven with interesting trees and plants, rose garden, play area and ornamental lily pond.

Bondville

Bondville Model Village

Main Street, Sewerby, Bridlington, YO15 1ER

Come and see Bridlington's miniature masterpiece, with over 200 buildings!

The Wonky Pitcher Cellar

The Wonky Pitcher Cellar

1 Market Place, PICKERING, North Yorkshire, YO18 7AA

We are proud to offer a wide selection of top quality prints, photographs and original paintings from our stable of excellent artists. We also have a wonderful range of gift ideas and a wide assortment of greetings cards.

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.

St Oswald's Church

St Oswald's Church

North Cliff, Filey, North Yorkshire, YO14 9ET

Building of the church commenced about the year of 1180 and the work was finally completed in 1230. It is Norman and Early English in style with a low broad tower rising from the intersection of the transepts and is dedicated to St. Oswald.

Inspired by... gallery

Inspired by... gallery

The Moors National Park Centre, Lodge Lane, Danby, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 2NB

The beautiful space of the Inspired by... gallery within the Moors National Park Centre hosts changing exhibitions of work by contemporary artists who draw their inspiration from the landscape, life and colour of the North York Moors.

Scarborough Spa Conference Venue

Scarborough Spa

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

The Spa Complex is unique amongst British Venues, not only because of its coastal location on the beautiful South Bay, but also for the variety of facilities housed within the magnificent Victorian building.

Helmsley Castle

Helmsley Castle

Castlegate, Helmsley, York, YO62 5AB

Towering over the attractive market town of Helmsley, and surrounded by spectacular banks and ditches, Helmsley Castle is an imposing sight with a wealth of history.

Scarborough at War

Scarborough Maritime Heritage Centre

45 Eastborough, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 1NH

The Scarborough Maritime Heritage Centre is an exhibition & information Centre covering ship building, fishing, storms and shipwrecks, pirates and smuggling, superstitions, our connections with the Titanic, WW1 & WW2 and much more.

Bridlington Harbour Heritage Museum

Bridlington Harbour Heritage Museum

Harbour Road, Bridlington, YO15 2NR

Located on Bridlington's historic harbour side of the Harbour Heritage Museum and is operated by the Bridlington Sailing Coble Preservation Society (BSCPS).

Artist Jonathan Pomroy

Jonathan Pomroy

Back Lane, Ampleforth, York, YO62 4DE

Jonathan Pomroy is an artist living and working on the edge of the North York Moors National Park at Ampleforth

Kirkham Priory

Kirkham Priory

Whitwell on the Hill, Malton, YO60 7JS

Beautifully placed between the city of York and the town of Malton , the riverside ruins of Kirkham Priory are set in the beautiful Derwent valley near the Yorkshire Wolds.

Tracy Savage Art Gallery Scarborough

Tracy Savage Art Gallery

18 St. Nicholas Cliff, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2ES

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

Burton Agnes Hall & Gardens

Burton Agnes Hall & Gardens PICNIC ONLY

Estate Office, Burton Agnes, YO25 4NB

Sewerby Hall & Gardens

Sewerby Hall & Gardens PICNIC ONLY

Church Lane, Sewerby, YO15 1EA

Whitby Museum

Whitby Museum

Pannett Park, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 1RE

Whitby Museum is an independent Museum founded in 1823 and run by Whitby Literary & Philosophical Society.

Feversham Arms

The Feversham Arms Hotel & Verbena Spa

The Feversham Arms Hotel, Helmsley, YO62 5AG

Woodend Art and Craft Gallery

Woodend Creative Workspace

The Crescent, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2PW

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.

 

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