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Family & Seaside Attractions

Families have been holidaying on the Yorkshire Coast for centuries now, ever since the Spa waters in Scarborough were discovered in the 1600s and the town became famous as one of the world’s first holiday resorts.

Bring the kids to build sandcastles in the sun or enjoy a romantic seaside escape for two; the Yorkshire Coast is the perfect whether you're looking for a family-friendly holiday resort or a spot of luxury living in some truly unique surroundings.

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Crescent Gardens, Whitby

Crescent Gardens, Whitby

Royal Crescent, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3EJ

Moonlight Drive-In Cinema

Moonlight Drive-in Cinema

The Field, Crossgates, SCARBOROUGH, North Yorkshire, YO12 4ND

Park up, order food and tune in!

Sutton Bank Easy Access Walk

Sutton Bank Easy Access Walk

Sutton, THIRSK, North Yorkshire, YO7 2EH

Live shows

Withernsea Valley Gardens

Valley Gardens, Memorial Avenue, Withernsea, East Yorkshire, HU19 2DN

The Valley Gardens are used for open air events during the summer. The beach and local history panels can be accessed from the gardens.

Rotunda William Smith Museum of Geology

Rotunda Museum

Vernon Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2PS

Full of fascinating objects, the Rotunda Museum is home to a unique Bronze Age man and the skeleton of a Plesiosaur found on the Yorkshire Coast.

Saltburn Surfing

Saltburn-by-the-Sea

Teeside, Cleveland, TS12 1JS

A popular centre for surfing in recent years, and was listed by The Guardian as one of the top ten surf locations in the UK.

Ampleforth Abbey

Ampleforth Abbey

Ampleforth, York, YO62 4EN

Ampleforth Abbey has been home to a Community of Benedictine monks since 1802. The Abbey Church is the centre of monastic life and is open to visitors all year round.

Yorkshire Cycle Hub, Great Fryupdale

Yorkshire Cycle Hub

Fryup Gill, Great Fryupdale, Lealholm, WHITBY, North Yorkshire, YO21 2AP

At the Yorkshire Cycle Hub you'll find a cafe, bike shop, bikes to hire, bike wash, drying room, camping pods, bunk house accommodation with en-suite bathrooms and a class room to hire.

Esk Valley Theatre

Esk Valley Theatre

The Robinson Institute, Glaisdale, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 2PW

The Esk Valley Thetare Company are a professional theatre company offering high artistic quality and production standards.

Malton Museum

Malton Museum

36 Yorkersgate, MALTON, North Yorkshire, YO17 7AB

Malton Museum is an independent museum. It is Accredited, is a registered charity, and is run by volunteers assisted by a temporary, part-time Development Officer.

Glen Gardens, Filey

Glen Gardens, Filey

Glen Gardens, West Avenue, Filey, North Yorkshire, YO14 9JL

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.

Dropping off the edge of the Coxworlds!

No Limits Cycling

Dalby Forest , Low Dalby , Thorton-Le-Dale , North Yorkshire, YO18 7LT

Professional mountain bike coaching in the heart of North Yorkshire, Dalby Forest.

West Cliff Attractions

West Cliff Attractions

West Cliff, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3HA

Attractions include bumper boats, a miniature railway and motorised go-karts. Now with disabled accessible go-kart. Adjacent to new Whitby skate park. School parties are welcome, please telephone for further details.

Sewerby Hall and Gardens

Sewerby Hall and Gardens

Church Lane, Sewerby, BRIDLINGTON, Yorkshire, YO15 1EA

Sewerby Hall and Gardens is the place to visit all year round. Uniquely situated in a dramatic clifftop position with spectacular views over Bridlington and set in 50 acres of early 19th Century parkland.

Pannett Park Art Gallery

Whitby Pannett Art Gallery

Pannet Park, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 1RE

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

North York Moors Guidborough Easy Access Walk

Guisborough Easy Access Walk

Forest & Walkway Visitors Centre, Pinchinthorpe, GUISBOROUGH, North Yorkshire, TS14 8HD

Climb steadily through the picturesque forestry tracks to High Cliff Nab for lunch with breath-taking views returning through Hutton Village.

Malton Monthly Food Market

Malton Market Place

Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 7LX

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

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Little Beck Wood Nature Reserve

Little Beck Lane, WHITBY, North Yorkshire, YO22 5HA

Little Beck Wood is a glorious mix of oak, ash, alder and cherry under the canopies of which lives a wealth of plants, mammals and insects.

Tocketts Mill - The Water Mill

Tocketts Mill Country Park

Skelton Road, Guisborough, Cleveland, TS14 6QA

Although a Mill has probably occupied this excellent position since the 13th Century, Tocketts has evolved progressively over the intervening years, reaching it's final height and form in about 1850.

Airy Hill Play Park

Airy Hill Play Park

off Waterstead Lane, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 1PF