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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

 
 
 
Stained Glass Centre

Stained Glass Centre

Valerie Green is the fourth generation of the Lazenby family to carry on the traditional craft of manufacturing and restoring stained glass windows. The studio specialises in design and manufacture of stained glass panels.

Yorkshire Cycle Transport

Yorkshire Cycle Transport

Specialists in group cycle transport.

Scarborough Market Hall & Vaults

Scarborough Market Hall & Vaults

A traditional indoor market selling a wide choice of goods. plus personal, friendly service. Beneath the main market you will find the market valults shopping centre.

Brunswick Shopping Centre

Brunswick Shopping Centre

The Brunswick Shopping Centre is Scarborough's only shopping centre and is situated in the heart of town centre, just a short walk from the sea front.

Gallery Forty-Nine

Gallery Forty-Nine

Contemporary art gallery occupying two floors of a Georgian listed building in the Old Town area of Bridlington, East Yorkshire.

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.

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

Fluid Concept Surf Shop & Surf School

Fluid Concept Surf Shop & Surf School

Fluid Concept Surf Shop & Surf School. We provide everything you need to enjoy surfing. Our shop is in the perfect location, with easy parking, close access to the beach (only 50m away)

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.

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.

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.

Old Wife's Way Easy Access Walk

Old Wife's Way Easy Access Walk

Start from the Saltergate layby on the A619 opposite the Hole of Horcum. Take care for the few metres along the roadside then turn onto the track. This out and back has a few big potholes so smaller scooters might have difficulty.

Playdale Farm Park

Playdale Farm Park

This attraction is a must for everyone come rain or shine. Our attractions include an animal barns and feeding area, outdoor and indoor play areas, paddocks, undercover picnic area, cafe, and gift shop.

Mulgrave Woods Easy Access Walk

Mulgrave Woods Easy Access Walk

A well managed deciduous sheltered woodland offering various tracks that can be explored in Class 2 and 3 scooters. The second circuit to the Old Castle is a climb but is on a good hard track.

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.

Royal Albert Park

Royal Albert Park

Coastal open space with a difference with spectacular views from many cliff walks, geological interest, skate park and cafe.

Whale Bone Arch - Whitby

Whale Bone Arch

Original Whale jaw bone arch was erected some time after 1853. A replica was presented to Whitby by Norway in 1963. The current replacement was donated by Alaska in April 2003.

Whitby Beach

Whitby Beach

Whitby Beach is a sandy blue flag beach, set among fine stretches of the Yorkshire coast with spectacular cliffs and bays.

Ryedale Folk Museum

Ryedale Folk Museum

A unique visitor attraction located in the picturesque village of Hutton-le-Hole, where history is brought to life through the Museum’s buildings and collections.