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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

 
 
 
Olivers Mount Motor Racing

Olivers Mount Motor Racing

The Auto 66 Club is based in Scarborough, situated on the East Coast of Yorkshire, England. Our annual programme consists of motorcycle Road Race meetings, Speed Hill Climbs for both motorcycle and car competitors and Sprint events.

Go Ape at Dalby Forest

Go Ape Dalby Forest

Go Ape is an award-winning forest adventure.

Past Times Studio

Past Times Studio

Past Time studio is a renowned, professional photographic studio based in the picturesque town of Scarborough, North Yorkshire.

Helmsley Castle

Helmsley Castle

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.

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.

International Centre for Birds of Prey

National Centre for Birds of Prey

International Centre for Birds of Prey Duncombe, is home large collection of exotic and spectacular birds of prey.

Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum

Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum

The museum is situated on the site of Cleveland's first ironstone mine. Hear how ironstone was first discovered in the Cleveland area hear the Trappy lad's tales of his first day underground and the friends he made

Whitby Walks

Whitby Walks

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

Robin Hood's Bay

Robin Hood's Bay

Picturesque coastal village approx. 7 miles South from Whitby. The village road runs steeply down to the very edge of the rocky shore and there are intriguing alleyways weaving between tightly-packed cottages and houses.

Terror Tower, Scarborough

Terror Tower

Inspired by the best horror movies Terror Tower is a Haunted House attraction with a serious twist, combining live actors, animated scenes and special effects.

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.

Runcible Spoon

Runcible Spoon

Inspired by Edward Lear's Owl and the Pussy Cat, we offer a warm and friendly atmosphere to enjoy art, ceramics and a selection of teas, good coffee, cakes and home cooked hot and cold food.

Scarborough Art Gallery

Scarborough Art Gallery

Built in the 1840s as part of The Crescent in Scarborough, this gallery has two rooms devoted to displaying works from the Borough's art collection.

Emma Stothard Sculpture

Emma Stothard Sculpture

“Emma’s work fits perfectly with the concept of Jardin Blanc at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, which is all about creating beauty, fun and art de vivre in our treasured private garden oasis.” Raymond Blanc OBE

Crown Spa Hotel, Scarborough

Crown Spa Hotel

The Crown Spa Hotel provides the ideal environment for your business meeting rooms, training rooms and exhibitions.

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.

Aakschipper Images

Aakschipper Images

A photographic gallery exhibiting a range of limited edition signed photographic prints, cards & postcards, the work of Yorkshire born artist Graham Rhodes & featuring images of local scenes in an attractive grade II listed property.