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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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Clock Tower Cafe

Sewerby Hall and Gardens

Church Lane, Sewerby, Bridlington, 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.

Filey Bird Garden & Animal Park

Filey Bird Garden and Animal Park

Scarborough Road, Filey, North Yorkshire, YO14 9PG

With 5 acres to explore you can feed our friendly animals, have fun on the play park, learn wildlife facts or relax in beautiful gardens whilst watching exotic birds. Whatever your age come and discover this Award-Winning Park

John Bull Rock

John Bull's World of Rock

Lancaster Road, Carnaby, Bridlington, YO15 3QY

At John Bull's World of Rock there are factory demonstrations available Monday-Friday in peak season. The cafe and shop are open all year round 7 days a week with the shop selling a wide range of gifts and treats. Free parking.

YMCA Scarborough

YMCA Scarborough - CLOSED

St. Thomas Street, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 1DY

YMCA Scarborough is a registered charity, run by local people to serve the local community since 1846.

Mini Monsterz, Whitby

Mini Monsterz

The Carrs, Ruswarp, Whitby, YO21 1RL

Based in the picturesque village of Ruswarp, near Whitby, Mini Monsterz is one of the biggest indoor play areas in North Yorkshire, catering for all age groups!

Whitby Beach

Whitby Beach

Whitby Beach, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3EN

Whitby Beach is a sandy blue flag beach, set among fine stretches of the Yorkshire coast with spectacular cliffs and bays.

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.

Minke Whale

Whitby Whale Watching

The Brewery Steps, St. Ann's Staith, Staith, Whitby, YO21 3PW

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

Terror Tower, Scarborough

Terror Tower

21 Foreshore Road, Scarborough, YO11 1PB

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.

Kirkleatham Museum

Kirkleatham Museum

Kirkleatham, Redcar, Cleveland, TS10 5NW

This splendid 1710 Queen Anne building is home to Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council's, Kirkleatham Museum. These beautiful grounds also have a Picnic and play area.

Scarborough Art Gallery

Scarborough Art Gallery *** CLOSED ***

The Crescent, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2PW

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.

Historic Water Chute

Historic Water Chute and Boating Lake

Northstead Manor Gardens, Burniston Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO12 6PF

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

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.

Mulgrave Woods Easy Access Walk

Mulgrave Woods Easy Access Walk

Sandsend, WHITBY, North Yorkshire, YO21 3RJ

A well managed deciduous sheltered woodland offering various tracks that can be explored in Class 2 and 3 scooters. The second circuit to the Old Castle is a climb but is on a good hard track.

Scarborough Spa

Scarborough Spa - CLOSED

South Bay, Foreshore Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2HD

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.

Lion Inn to Rosedale Easy access Walk

Lion Inn to Rosedale Easy Access Walk

High Blakey, Kirkbymoorside, YORK, YO62 7LQ

With great views over Rosedale and Farndale, this linear route follows the old ironstone railway which ran from Battersby Junction to the mines either side of Rosedale valley.

Crescent Gardens - Filey

Crescent Gardens, Filey

The Crescent, Filey, North Yorkshire, YO14 9HZ

Filey prides itself on award winning Parks and Gardens. Stroll through the Crescent Gardens as you take in the stunning views across the bay, while listening to the summer brass band concerts in the newly built bandstand.

Raven Hall Weddings, Ravenscar

Raven Hall Country House Hotel

Raven Hall Country House Hotel and Golf, Scarborough, YO13 0ET

Raven Hall has is one the most enviable settings for your civil wedding, reception and wedding breakfast.

Memorial Gardens

Memorial Gardens - Filey

Murray Street, Filey, North Yorkshire, YO14 9DA

South Street Gallery

Arts Workshops & South Street Gallery

6 & 8 South Street, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2BP

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.