Yorkshire Coast - Attractions & Days Out
Ever wondered what is out there is the big blue sea? Sealife Scarborough is a great place to find out. The centre is home to many creatures of the deep including several which are endangered. Children can enjoy the touch and feel rock pool, where under supervision they can handle a crab, touch a starfish and have your hands cleaned by a cleaner shrimp.
Scarborough Art Gallery is situated in the Crescent Gardens and hosts a permanent display alongside visiting exhibitions.
Burton Agnes Hall is a family Elizabethan Stately home, set in East Yorkshire almost midway between Bridlington & Driffield. The house is home to the ancstors of Sir Henry Griffith who built the Hall between 1598 and 1610, the beautiful gardens are packed with points of interest and fun for all ages.
Situated on the East Yorkshire Coast Bempton Cliffs is one of the best places in the UK to see seabirds. The RSPB reserve, located just to the North of Bridlington, is characterised by towering chalk cliffs which are home to over 200,000 birds between April and August. Species including kittiwakes, guillemots, gannets and fulmars nest on the sheer cliffs, a firm family favourite are the puffins who call the cliffs home between April and July.
Peasholm park is situated in North Bay, Scarborough. The park is open year round, during the summer months rowing boats and pedaloes anre available for hire on the lake. In the centre of the lake is an island which can be explored, it also houses a bandstand where summer concerts are held.
Sewerby Hall is a grade one listed Georgian Hall which has recently been restored to a stately home in 1910. The Hall is set in a cliff top position in 50 acres of grounds, within the grounds is a zoo, woodland walks, children's adventure playground, walled garden, sensory garden and various sports, such as putting and bowls.
Scarborough Castle sits in a majestic position on a rocky headland between Scarborough's North and South Bay. It is one of the Yorkshire Coasts most visited attractions with stunning views and a 3000 year old history to explore.
Situated high on the East Cliff overlooking Whitby, the ruins of the Benedictine Abbey are an imposing site. With a long and fascinating history and it's dramatic pose it is easy to see how the Abbey has provided inspriration throughout the years.
The purpose built Scarborough Spa is a focal point of entertainment in Scarborough providing a year round varied entertainment programme for visitors and locals of all ages.