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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

 
 
 
Allosaurus Skull

Hidden Horizons

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

Ganton Golf Club

Ganton Golf Club

Ganton in the Vale of Pickering between York and Scarborough ranks among the very best of Britain's inland courses. It is ranked in the top 80 in the world and has played host to any number of amateur and professional tournaments.

Pannett Park

Pannett Park

Pannett Park offers a haven of peace and quiet with an exciting play park for children and beautifully kept gardens, lawns and wooded areas for the whole family to enjoy.

Ravenscar

Ravenscar

Ravenscar is 7 miles/11 kilometres south-east of Whitby. There is an impressive panorama of the great sweep of Robin Hood's Bay on the approach road to Ravenscar. The country mansion of Raven Hall, built in 1774 has become a hotel.

Bay Watersports Ltd. Filey

Bay Watersports Ltd.

A mobile watersports activities provider on the Yorkshire Coast. Coasteering, Stand Up Paddleboarding and Kayak tours.

Keldy Cycle Hire

Keldy Cycle Hire

There is plenty to do on a Forest Holiday with miles of forest trails to explore.

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.

Filey Golf Club

Filey Golf Club

Filey Golf Club was established in 1897. The original course was situated on land to the north of this fine old North Yorkshire fishing town. The course moved to its present site on the south side of town two years later.

Burton Agnes Hall

Burton Agnes Hall & Gardens

Magnificent Elizabethan house filled with treasures collected over four centuries.

Coast and Dale Bike Library, Scarborough

Coast and Dale Bike Library, Scarborough

The concept of a Bike Library is simple - a location or mobile unit with a fleet of bikes which are available for loan to children and families. - See more at: http://bikelibraries.yorkshire.com/ .

Sutton Bank National Park Centre

Sutton Bank National Park Centre

For a great day out head to Sutton Bank National Park Centre, less than 30mls north of York. Soak up England’s finest view on easy walking trails or head out on two wheels along the new spectacular Sutton Bank cliff edge family cycle route.

Bridlington Harbour

Bridlington Harbour

If you’re looking for a leisurely day out, how about visiting the elegant promenades of bright and breezy Bridlington?

Hornsea Golf Club

Hornsea Golf Club

Considered by many to be one of the best golf courses in Yorkshire, Hornsea Golf Course is both fair and demanding to golfers of all ability.

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.

Living Seas Centre

Living Seas Centre

Begin your family’s adventure and exploration of Yorkshire’s own stretch of the North Sea at the free-to-enter YWT Living Seas Centre at South Landing.

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.

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.

Scarborough Harbour

Scarborough Harbour

The harbour is situated under the Castle Headland in the South Bay. It is formed by three piers, the outer harbour being set aside for leisure activities while most of the port’s communal activities take place in the main or ‘old’ harbour.

Filey Bird Garden & Animal Park

Filey Bird Garden and Animal Park

With 5 acres to explore, you can feed friendly animals, have fun on the adventure trail, learn amazing wildlife facts, or simply relax in beautiful gardens whilst watching exotic birds.

Rosedale Walk

Rosedale

Now a peaceful, rural dale in the heart of the National Park, in the nineteenth century Rosedale was part of industrial Yorkshire, with its ironstone mines, kilns and even a moorland railway.