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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

 
 
 
Glen Gardens, Filey

Glen Gardens, Filey

Glen Gardens were built around the 1830’s and were part of the private estate of Ravine Hall. Although the hall no longer exists, a café stands in its place making it nice place to visit in the summer.

Crescent Gardens - Filey

Crescent Gardens, 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.

The Wonky Pitcher Cellar

The Wonky Pitcher Cellar

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.

Anna Cross Easy Access Walk

Anna Cross Easy Access Walk

There is limited parking in Lastingham but the owner of the Lastingham Grange Hotel was very accommodating to our group and is a good place for refreshments at the end of your ramble.

Whitby Museum

Whitby Museum

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

Scarborough Fair Collection

The Scarborough Fair Collection

So much more than just a working steam museum, The Scarborough Fair Collection is where the past truly comes to life.

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.

Scarborough Bowls Centre

Scarborough Bowls Centre

An indoor bowls centre offering a world class bowling facility. All equipment supplied at no extra charge. Free instruction to new bowlers. Outdoor crown green, woods and jacks supplied.

BikeAbout Filey

BikeAbout Filey

BikeAbout Filey provides cycle hire, repairs & the sale of parts, clothing, accessories and electric bikes. We repair and service all types of bikes and provide a range of reliable hire bikes for the whole family and can come to you!

Verbena Spa at the Feversham Hotel

The Feversham Arms Hotel

The Verbena Spa opened on 13th October 2008, after spending £1.2 million building a luxury and chic country spa, which has been featured in Vogue, Woman and Home & Harpers Bazaar.

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Wharram Quarry Nature Reserve

A species rich chalk grassland, Wharram Quarry is home to many of the characteristic flowering plants that thrive on the thin Wolds soil.

Moonlight Drive-In Cinema

Moonlight Drive-in Cinema

Park up, order food and tune in!

Allosaurus Skull

Hidden Horizons

Fossil hunting trips, rock-pooling sessions, dinosaur footprint walks for the public and schools.

Ravenscar Visitor Centre

Ravenscar Visitor Centre

Situated at the southern end of Robin Hood’s Bay, Ravenscar Visitor Centre is a welcoming gateway to the Yorkshire Coast.

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.

Rotunda William Smith Museum of Geology

Rotunda Museum

Full of fascinating objects, the Rotunda Museum is home to a unique Bronze Age man and the skeleton of a Plesiosaur found on the Yorkshire Coast.

Scarborough Open Air Theatre

Scarborough Open Air Theatre

Originally Europe's largest open air theatre, Scarborough OAT has since built a reputation as a concert venue worthy of hosting household names from all corners of the world of music.

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Bridlington Tourist Information Centre

Bridlington overlooks the magnificent scenery where the countryside of the Yorkshire Wolds meets the sea. The Tourist Information Centre is situated on the seafront side of the leisure centre and is surrounded by award winning beaches.

Scarborough Spa

Scarborough Spa

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.

Yorkshire Cycle Hub, Great Fryupdale

Yorkshire Cycle Hub

At the Yorkshire Cycle Hub you'll find a cafe, bike shop, bikes to hire, bike wash, drying room, camping pods, bunk house accommodation with en-suite bathrooms and a class room to hire.