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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

 
 
 
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.

Spurn National Nature Reserve

Spurn National Nature Reserve

Spurn is a truly unique place; a long stretch of sand extending three and half miles into the Humber Estuary.

Hornsea

Hornsea

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

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)

Whitby Abbey

Whitby Abbey

High on a cliff above the Yorkshire seaside town of Whitby are the gaunt, imposing remains of Whitby Abbey. Whitby Abbey was recently named Britain’s most romantic ruin.

Humble Bee Farm

Humble Bee Farm

Offering guests the opportunity to take part in a number of exciting events, from experiencing the wonders of the dawn chorus to taking part in a fantastic Halloween weekend.

ER Leisure Bridlington

East Riding Leisure Bridlington

East Riding Leisure Bridlington is the new 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.

Big Bear Active

Gone Mountain Biking

Mountain Bike Holidays including guiding or instruction in specialist biker accommodation. Guided rides and instruction (without accommodation. For all levels. Bike hire also available.

Clock Tower, Scarborough

Clock Tower

The famous Clock Tower overlooking the South Bay as featured in the The Royal TV series.

Pannett Park Art Gallery

Whitby Pannett Art Gallery

Art gallery within Whitby beautiful pannett park. Displays various exhibitions of local and international artists.

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.

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!

Malton Monthly Food Market

Malton Market Place

Malton Monthly Food Market attracting artisan food and drink producers to Yorkshire's Food Capital!

Flamingo Land

Flamingo Land Resort

One price family funpark with over 100 attractions, 5 shows and Europe's largest privately owned zoo.

Woodend Art and Craft Gallery

Woodend Creative Workspace

Scarborough's unique office & meeting venue also offering virtual offices and a beautiful arts and crafts gallery open to the public 9-5 Monday to Friday.

Summer Queen and West Pier

Whitby Coastal Cruises

Whitby Coastal Cruises, The Yellow Boats, are Whitby's biggest pleasure trip company.

Peasholm Park

Peasholm Park

Peasholm Park is an historic and uniquely beautiful Green Flag park in Scarborough's North Bay.

YMCA Theatre Entrance

YMCA Theatre

The YMCA Theatre offers a range of top-quality amateur productions all year-round. No visit to Scarborough is complete without a visit to the YMCA Theatre.

Lockton Tea Rooms and Gallery

Lockton Tea Rooms and Gallery

Why not treat yourself…or treat someone with a special gift voucher … and indulge in a little bit of dainty opulence…