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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

 
 
 
Castle Howard

Castle Howard

Castle Howard is one of Britain's finest historic houses with awe-inspiring architecture, grand interiors and rolling parkland and gardens. With gift shops, garden centre, farm shop, cafes and adventure playground.

Scarborough Maritime Heritage Centre

Scarborough Maritime Heritage Centre

Scarborough Maritime Heritage Centre has an exhibition and information on the history of Scarborough, ship building, fishing and the maritime life of the port and harbour going back to the Romans and Vikings.

Captain Cook Schoolroom Museum

Captain Cook Schoolroom Museum

The Schoolroom Museum in is housed in a building once used as a charity school which was founded in 1704 by Michael Postgate, a local landowner. It was here, between 1736-1740, that Captain James Cook received his early education.

Sand Le Mere Holiday Village

Sand Le Mere Holiday Village

With a range of top facilities and on-park entertainment we guarantee that you’ll never get bored during your stay at our caravan park near Hornsea!

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.

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.

Whitby Abbey to Saltwick Bay Easy Access Walk

Whitby Abbey Easy Access Walk

The path starts on the green adjacent to the car park at the end of the road. It is very busy in the summer as it connects the large caravan park to the town.

Historic Water Chute

Historic Water Chute and Boating Lake

Bring back child hood memories of holidays to Scarborough and ride the Historic Water chute

Minke Whale

Whitby Whale Watching

Have you ever wanted to get up close and personal to some of the seas most amazing creatures? Well now you can with the help of Whitby Whale Watching

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.

Crescent Arts

Crescent Arts

We are the only exclusively contemporary art gallery in Scarborough, showing work by local, national and international artists.

Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

Stephen Joseph Theatre

The Stephen Joseph Theatre is home to Alan Ayckbourn, the world's most performed living playwright and boasts 2 auditoria: The Round and The McCarthy, which also doubles as a cinema.

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.

Miton Rooms

Milton Rooms

The Milton Rooms is managed for the benefit of the community by the Milton Rooms Management Committee [MRMC], which is a not for profit charity aiming to sustain its own operations.

Hornsea

Hornsea

Fantastic coastal views and seascapes. Viewing area, picnic site, toilets and car park.

Flamborough Outer Headland

Flamborough Outer Headland

Marked by a stretch of rugged white cliffs surrounding a small village, Flamborough Head is an outdoor lover's paradise.

Alpamare Scarborough

Alpamare Scarborough

Alpamare is a new kind of water experience to the UK: a day of fun, relaxation and togetherness - and all this in an exceptionally warm, clean, friendly and safe environment.

Pickering Castle (English Heritage)

Pickering Castle

Situated in an attractive market town at the edge of the North Yorkshire Moors, Pickering Castle is a classic 12th century motte-and-bailey castle.

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