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Family & Seaside Attractions in Whitby

For a nostalgic bucket-and-spade holiday, with trips to the tupenny waterfalls on wet days, it’s hard to beat Whitby. Superb Blue Flag beaches, vibrantly coloured beach huts, a magnificent pier, the opportunity to take a wide variety of sea trips, from whale watching and angling to simple pleasure cruises – including aboard a scale replica of Captain Cook’s HMS Endeavour – and the opportunity to travel aboard the world’s most popular heritage steam railway, you certainly won’t be short of things to do when the kids get bored.

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Mini Monsterz, Whitby

Mini Monsterz, Whitby

The Carrs, Ruswarp, Whitby, YO21 1RL (1 miles, 2 km)

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 Abbey to Saltwick Bay Easy Access Walk

Whitby Abbey Easy Access Walk

East Cliff, WHITBY, North Yorkshire, YO22 4JT (0 miles, 1 km)

The path starts on the green adjacent to the car park at the end of the road. It is very busy in the summer as it connects the large caravan park to the town.

Whale Bone Arch - Whitby

Whale Bone Arch

Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3HA (0 miles, 1 km)

Original Whale jaw bone arch was erected some time after 1853. A replica was presented to Whitby by Norway in 1963. The current replacement was donated by Alaska in April 2003.

West Cliff Attractions

West Cliff Attractions

West Cliff, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3HA (0 miles, 1 km)

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.

West Pier - Whitby

West Pier - Whitby

Pier Road, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3PU (0 miles, 0 km)

Take a lovely stroll along the Pier, visit the Lighthouse and stop and take a look at the beautiful sea views. Please be aware that the end of the Pier is closed for safety reasons.

Pannett Park Art Gallery

Whitby Pannett Art Gallery

Pannet Park, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 1RE (0 miles, 0 km)

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

Ravenscar

Ravenscar

Raven Hall Road, Ravenscar, North Yorkshire, YO13 0NA (8 miles, 12 km)

Ravenscar is 7 miles/11 kilometres south-east of Whitby. There is an impressive panorama of the great sweep of Robin Hood's Bay on the approach road to Ravenscar. The country mansion of Raven Hall, built in 1774 has become a hotel.

Raven Hall Weddings, Ravenscar

Raven Hall Country House Hotel

Raven Hall Country House Hotel and Golf, Scarborough, YO13 0ET (8 miles, 12 km)

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

Captain Cook Museum

Captain Cook Memorial Museum, Whitby

Grape Lane, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO22 4BA (0 miles, 0 km)

Celebrates the life of the great explorer Captain Cook, and his momentous voyages. Gold Award winner for best small visitor attraction, Visit England Awards for Excellence. Royal Mint commemorative coins on sale now

Cook's Endeavour Cruise Trips

Cook's Endeavour Cruise Trips

Pier Road, WHITBY, North Yorkshire, YO21 3PU (0 miles, 0 km)

Climb on board the Bark Endeavour Whitby for a unique trip to remember.

Runcible Spoon

Runcible Spoon

16 High Street, Hinderwell, Saltburn-by-The-Sea, Cleveland, TS13 5JH (8 miles, 12 km)

Inspired by Edward Lear's Owl and the Pussy Cat, we offer a warm and friendly atmosphere to enjoy art, ceramics and a selection of teas, good coffee, cakes and home cooked hot and cold food.

Alum Works: National Trust Centre - Ravenscar

Ravenscar Coastal Centre

Yorkshire Coast, Ravenscar, North Yorkshire, YO13 0NE (8 miles, 12 km)

At first glance the stunning views on the Yorkshire Coast seem like a rugged natural landscape created by time and tide. In fact, human history is as significant as natural history in the shaping of this beautiful coastline.

Whitby Open Top Bus Tour

Open Top Whitby Town Guided Tour Bus

The Garage, Fairfield Way, Stainsacre Industrial Est, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO22 4PU (1 miles, 2 km)

Hop on to our open top bus for a unique sightseeing tour of Whitby.

Whitby Beach

Whitby Beach

Whitby Beach, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3EN (0 miles, 1 km)

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

Crescent Gardens, Whitby

Crescent Gardens, Whitby

Royal Crescent, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3EJ (0 miles, 1 km)

Whitby Pavilion

Whitby Pavilion

West Cliff, Whitby, YO21 3EN (0 miles, 1 km)

Whitby Pavilion Complex nestling into the West Cliff has wonderful views over the North Sea. The Victorian Theatre and the refurbished Northern Lights Suite provide a multi-functional venue suitable for almost every type of event.

Airy Hill Play Park

Airy Hill Play Park

off Waterstead Lane, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 1PF (0 miles, 1 km)

Summer Queen and West Pier

Whitby Coastal Cruises

The Brewery Steps, Lower Harbour, Whitby, YO21 3PR (0 miles, 0 km)

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

Mulgrave Woods Easy Access Walk

Mulgrave Woods Easy Access Walk

Sandsend, WHITBY, North Yorkshire, YO21 3RJ (3 miles, 4 km)

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.

Whitby Walks

Whitby Walks

Whalebone Arch, WHITBY, North Yorkshire, YO21 3HA (0 miles, 1 km)

Whitby's unique leisurely learning experience for schools, colleges, clubs, societies and individuals.