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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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Farsyde Riding Centre

Farsyde Riding Centre

Farsyde Mews Cottages, Farsyde House, Robin Hood's Bay, Whitby, YO22 4UG

Snainton Riding Centre

Snainton Riding Centre

Station Road, Snainton, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO13 9AP

B.H.S and A.B.R.S Approved. Lessons from novices to advanced riders. All staff are fully qualified. Show jumping Indoor school or outdoor treks available at various lengths around beautiful countryside. All ages welcome

Peasholm Park

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 Surf School, Cayton Bay

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.

AquaPark

North Yorkshire Water Park

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

North Yorkshire Water Park is home our AquaPark, stand up paddle boarding, kayaking, pedalos, mini ships, open water swimming and much more! Fun for the whole family!

All Ride

Bridlington North Promenade

North Promenade, Bridlington, YO15 3LG

All Ride is an adapted bike scheme which has been set up along the North Promenade in Bridlington for young people and adults (5+ yrs) with additional needs and mobility issues.

Airy Hill Play Park

Airy Hill Play Park

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

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.

Go Ape at Dalby Forest

Go Ape Dalby Forest

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

Go Ape is an award-winning forest adventure.

Castle Howard

Castle Howard

Castle Howard Estate Limited., Castle Howard, York, YO60 7DA

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.

Skydive in Bridlington

Skydive GB

East Leys Farm, Grindale, Bridlington, East Riding of Yorkshire, YO16 4YB

Yorkshire's only skydive centre! Jump for charity or just for fun with stunning views of the Yorkshire Coast.

Fluid Concept Surf Shop & Surf School

Fluid Concept Surf Shop & Surf School

9 The Promenade Shops, The Spa, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2HD

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)

South Bay, Scarborough

Scarborough South Bay

Foreshore Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 1PD

South Bay has a large sandy bay with good facilities, child friendly amenities and is popular with families. There is a working harbour with a small fishing fleet and a new marina for yachts and pleasure boats.

Sutton Bank National Park Centre

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.

Dexters Surf School, Shop and Hire

Dexters Surf Shop, School & Hire Centre

Peasholm Gap, North Bay, Scarborough, YO12 7TN

Operating from Scarborough’s North Bay, Dexter’s Surf Shop, School & Hire Centre provides Surf Lessons, Surf Hire, Hardware, Accessories and Clothing to surfers and beach goers across Scarborough and UK.

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.

Big Bear Active

Gone Mountain Biking

Eden House, 11 Westgate, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 8BA

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

Spurn Point

Spurn Point

Spurn National Nature Reserve, Spurn Head, HULL, HU12 0UG

Big skies and ever changing wildlife make the evocative landscape of Spurn one of the Trust’s most iconic nature reserves. Whether you go by foot, bike or aboard a Spurn Safari.

International Centre for Birds of Prey

National Centre for Birds of Prey

Duncombe Park, Helmsley, North Yorkshire, YO62 5EB

International Centre for Birds of Prey Duncombe, is home large collection of exotic and spectacular birds of prey.

Pirates Adventure Mini Golf, Scarborough

Pirate Adventure Mini Golf

Scalby Mills Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO12 6RP

Are you ready for a game of golf like no other? Pirate Adventure Mini Golf is it. It’s a swashbuckling game for the whole family with a new challenge at every hole.

 

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Walking in the Great Outdoors