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Outdoor Activities

Whether you're seeking thrilling adventure or gentle escapism - or both - there is no better place to be outdoors than the Yorkshire Coast and North York Moors National Park.

You'll discover world-class trails with famous views and ancient history, Britain's best beaches, outdoor centres with experts offering a helping hand, and action packed championship events. At journey's end, relax in picturesque towns and villages, indulging in award-winning food and drink, spa healing and rejuvenating nights of sleep.

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Peasholm Park

North Bay, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO12 7TR

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

Scarborough North Bay

Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO12 6PF

Sandy family beach backed by hills and cliffs. Scarborough castle dominates the skyline overlooking the beach.

Scarborough Harbour

Scarborough Harbour, Sandside, Scarborough, YO11 1PD

The harbour is situated under the Castle Headland in the South Bay. It is formed by three piers, the outer harbour being set aside for leisure activities while most of the port’s communal activities take place in the main or ‘old’ harbour.

Filey Ocean Drive Themed Golf & Putting

The Beach, Filey, North Yorkshire, YO14 9LA

A unique themed golf and putting green, situated on the scenic promenade, with beautiful sea views and scenery. Fabulous fun for all the family!

North Yorkshire Water Park

Wykeham Lakes, Long Causeway Road, Wykeham, SCARBOROUGH, North Yorkshire, YO13 9QU

North Yorkshire Water Park, at Wykeham Lakes near Scarborough, is home to one of the largest natural watersport lakes in North Yorkshire. The Water Park, spanning 250 hectares, offers a range of fun filled activities for the whole family!

Ganton Golf Club

Ganton Golf Club, Ganton, Near Scarborough, Scarborough, YO12 4PA

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.

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.

Scarborough Surf School

Killerby Cliff, Cayton Bay, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 3NR

Cayton Bay is also home to some of the very best beach break waves on the East Coast. Surfable through all stages of tide with a good variety of conditions to suit all abilities.

Go Ape Dalby Forest

Low Dalby, Thornton-le-Dale, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 7LT

Go Ape is an award-winning forest adventure.

BikeAbout Filey

1, Union Street, Filey, North Yorkshire, YO14 9DZ

BikeAbout Filey provides cycle hire, repairs & the sale of parts, clothing, accessories and electric bikes. We repair and service all types of bikes and provide a range of reliable hire bikes for the whole family and can come to you!

North Yorkshire Off Road Centre

ukLANDROVERevents, Bay Ness Quarry, High Lane, Robin Hoods Bay, North Yorkshire, YO22 4PJ

ukLANDROVERevents offer Land Rover 4x4 Off Road Driving Experiences here at our spectacular coastal off road course, on the cliffs overlooking Robin Hood’s Bay. Pre-booking is essential, please contact us for details.

Sutton Bank National Park Visitor Centre

Sutton Bank, Nr Thirsk, North Yorkshire, YO7 2EH

For a great day out head to Sutton Bank National Park Centre, less than 30mls north of York. Soak up England’s finest view on easy walking trails or head out on two wheels along the new spectacular Sutton Bank cliff edge family cycle route.

Bilsdale Riding Centre

Bilsdale Riding Centre, Shaken Bridge Farm, Hawnby, Helmsley, YO62 5LT

Come to Bilsdale Riding Centre. Enjoy beautiful riding over moors and farm land, on an extensive network of bridle paths and green lanes with splendid views, good clean air and wildlife in abundance.

Keldy Cycle Hire

Keldy Forest Cabins, Cawthorne, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 8HW

There is plenty to do on a Forest Holiday with miles of forest trails to explore.

Bay Watersports Ltd

Filey, YO14 9QR

A mobile watersports activities provider on the Yorkshire Coast. Coasteering, Stand Up Paddleboarding and Kayak tours.

Coastal Foraging at Staithes

Staithes, SALTBURN-BY-THE-SEA, North Yorkshire, TS13 5BQ

Our one day coastal foraging Staithes course is a great way to learn about the diversity of edible seaweed and shellfish on our rocky coasts.

National Centre for Birds of Prey

Duncombe Park, Helmsley, North Yorkshire, YO62 5EB

Internatiohttps://www.destination-centre.net/dcimg/up.pngnal Centre for Birds of Prey Duncombe, is home large collection of exotic and spectacular birds of prey.

Whitby Golf Club

Sandsend Road, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3SR

Situated on the rugged cliff tops Whitby Golf Course is a 6134 yards SSS70 course overlooking Whitby and Sandsend. Visitors Welcome

Hidden Horizons

Various locations, Please see listings, YO12 4BZ

Fossil hunting trips, rock-pooling sessions, dinosaur footprint walks for the public and schools.

Airy Hill Play Park

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

 

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