Yorkshire Attractions

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North Yorkshire Map and Attractions

Scale: It is 107 miles from Ingleton to Scarborough and 61 miles from Scotch Corner to Selby.

Airports Airport indicated is Leeds/Bradford.

North Yorkshire map

Attractions Attractions (see details below)

Rail Stations Rail Stations (Not all stations shown).

Attraction 1 - Bolton Castle, Leyburn, Yorkshire Tel: 01969 623981. boltoncastle.co.uk.
Attraction 2 - The Cathedral Church of Saint Peter and Saint Wilfrid, Ripon Cathedral, Minster Road, RIPON HG4 1QS. Tel: 01765 603462
Attraction 3 - Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway, Bolton Abbey Station, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 6AF Tel: 01756 710614
Attraction 4 - Rievaulx Abbey, near Helmsley, North Yorkshire Tel:01439 798228
Attraction 5 - Jorvik Viking Centre, Coppergate, York. Tel: 01904 643211. jorvik-viking-centre.co.uk.
Attraction 6 - Scarborough Sea Life and Marine Sanctuary, Scalby Mills, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO12 6RP Tel: 01723 376125.aquariauk.com.

Humberside Map and Attractions

Scale: It is 54 miles from Cleethorpes to Goole and 40 miles from Hornsea to Goole.

Airports Airports indicated are Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield and Humberside International.

Ferries Ferry Port indicated is Kingston upon Hull.

Humberside Map

Attractions Attractions (see details below)

Rail Stations Rail Stations (Not all stations shown). There is a station in Beverley.

Attraction 1 - Beverley Racecourse, York Road, Beverley HU17 8QZ Tel: 01482 867488. beverley-racecourse.co.uk.
Attraction 2 - HULL CITY MUSEUMS & ART GALLERY, (FERENS ART GALLERY), Queen Victoria Square, Hull HU1 3RA Tel: 01482 613902.
Attraction 3 - The Humber Bridge, Humber Bridge Board, Ferriby Road, Hessle, East Yorkshire HU13 OJG. Tel: 01482 647161. humberbridge.co.uk.
Attraction 4 - The Yorkshire Waterways Museum, Dutch River Side, Goole DN14 5TB. Tel: 01405 768730. waterwaysmuseum.org.uk.

Humber Bridge

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Visitor attractions and information - Beverley

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AttractionsBeverley Minster is regarded as the most impressive church in England that is not a cathedral. Its splendid Perpendicular twin towers of the west front are visible for miles across the wolds as you approach Beverley. There is much to see inside, including the tomb of Lady Eleanor Percy, dating from around 1340 and covered with a richly-decorated canopy, regarded as one of the best surviving examples of Gothic art. www.beverleyminster.org. Location: In the centre of Beverley.

Beverley Minster

AttractionsBeverley Racecourse, York Road, Beverley HU17 8QZ Tel: 01482 867488. Beverley Racecourse is situated on the historic Westwood. With over 300 years of history, the Racecourse offers modern facilities and really competitive racing. www.beverley-racecourse.co.uk. Location: On the outskirts of Beverley.

Beverley Racecourse

Beverley hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Bridlington

Attractions Burton Agnes Hall, Burton Agnes, Driffield, Yorkshire YO25 0ND. Tel: 01262 490324. Burton Agnes Hall is a beautiful Elizabethan house, filled with treasures collected by the family over four centuries from the fascinating original carving and plasterwork to a large collection of Impressionist and contemporary paintings. www.burton-agnes.co.uk. About 5 miles southwest of Bridlington.

Burton Agnes Hall

Attractions Cruckley Farm, Foston-on-the Wolds, Driffield, East Yorkshire Tel: 01262 488337. A working family farm with rare and modern animals, daily milking demo, hatchery, pets paddock, waterfowl lake and nature reserve, with 50 varieties of pigs, cows, oxen, sheep, horses, goats, chickens, ducks, turkeys, ornamental waterfowl and miscellaneous farm cats and dogs.www.cruckley.co.uk. About 10 miles southwest of Bridlington.

Cruckley Farm

AttractionsHornsea Museum, Burns Farm, 11 - 15 Newbegin, Hornsea, East Yorkshire HU18 1AB Tel: 01964 533443 The award-winning Folk museum of North Holderness village life is sited in an 18th century farmhouse. The museum reflects the changing patterns of village life over the passing centuries. Over the years it has won numerous national awards and has been featured on television several times. www.hornseamuseum.com. About 10 miles south of Bridlington.

Hornsea Museum,

Attractions Hornsea Mere is the largest freshwater lake in Yorkshire, situated only three-quarters of a mile from the North Sea. It covers 467 acres, compared with Semerwater’s 80, and is two miles long, three-quarters of a mile wide at its broadest part, and at the most 11 or 12 feet deep. The mere owes its origin to the glacial deposits that formed Holderness, after the last Ice age. This shallow nutrient-rich lake attracts a variety of wintering waterfowl and passage migrants. About 10 miles south of Bridlington.

Hornsea Mere

Attractions Freeport Hornsea Outlet Village, Rolston Road, Hornsea HU18 1UT. Tel: 01964 534 211. East Riding of Yorkshire's top visitor venue with shopping and leisure attractions. About 10 miles south of Bridlington.

Freeport Hornsea Outlet Village

Attractions Flamborough Head, Flamborough, Bridlington, Yorkshire, YO15. Flamborough Head is a rocky chalk headland, famous for its chalk cliffs, up to 130 metres in height, which are home to one of the largest sites of nesting sea birds in England and boasting a rare colony of gannets. The cliff top walk is a birdspotter's paradise with oyster catchers, gulls, eider ducks, and cormorants. As well as its distinctive white cliffs, there are coves, sea caves and stacks along the coastline. About 3 miles east of Bridlington.

Bridlington hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Driffield

Attractions Cruckley Farm, Foston-on-the Wolds, Driffield East Yorkshire Tel: 01262 488337. A working family farm with rare and modern animals, daily milking demo, hatchery, pets paddock, waterfowl lake and nature reserve, with 50 varieties of pigs, cows, oxen, sheep, horses, goats, chickens, ducks, turkeys, ornamental waterfowl and miscellaneous farm cats and dogs. www.cruckley.co.uk. About 5 miles east of Driffield.

Cruckley Farm

Attractions Burton Agnes Hall, Burton Agnes, Driffield, Yorkshire YO25 0ND. Tel: 01262 490324. Burton Agnes Hall is a beautiful Elizabethan house, filled with treasures collected by the family over four centuries, from the fascinating original carving and plasterwork to a large collection of Impressionist and contemporary paintings. www.burton-agnes.co.uk. About 5 miles northeast of Driffield.

Burton Agnes Hall

AttractionsBeverley Minster is regarded as the most impressive church in England that is not a cathedral. Its splendid Perpendicular twin towers of the west front are visible for miles across the wolds as you approach Beverley. There is much to see inside, including the tomb of Lady Eleanor Percy, dating from around 1340 and covered with a richly-decorated canopy, regarded as one of the best surviving examples of Gothic art. www.beverleyminster.org. About 10 miles south of Driffield.

Beverley Minster

AttractionsBeverley Racecourse, York Road, Beverley HU17 8QZ Tel: 01482 867488. Beverley Racecourse is situated on the historic Westwood. With over 300 years of history, the Racecourse offers modern facilities and really competitive racing. www.beverley-racecourse.co.uk. About 10 miles south of Driffield.

Beverley Racecourse

Driffield hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Goathland

Attractions North Yorkshire Moors Railway, Pickering Station, Pickering, North Yorkshire YO18 7AJ. Tel: 01751 472508. The North Yorkshire Moors Railway provides 18 miles of preserved steam railway running through the spectacular scenery of the North Yorkshire Moors. It runs between Grosment and Pickering, stopping at Goathland. www.nymr.demon.co.uk. Location: On the outskirts of Goathland.

North Yorkshire Moors Railway

AttractionsWhitby Abbey, Whitby Tel: 01947 603568. From high on its commanding cliff top, Whitby Abbey overlooks the picturesque fishing town of Whiby. The haunting ruins are now maintained by English Heritage, and were once the inspiration for Bram Stoker's "Dracula". About 9 miles northeast of Goathland.

Whitby Abbey

Goathland Hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Goole

Attractions The Yorkshire Waterways Museum, Dutch River Side, Goole DN14 5TB. Tel: 01405 768730. The Yorkshire Waterways Museum collection opened at the Sobriety Project in 1987, based on the story of the Aire and Calder Navigation and the creation of the Port of Goole. The Sobriety is a Humber Keel built in 1910 at Beverley. waterwaysmuseum.org.uk. Location: On the outskirts of Goole.

The Yorkshire Waterways Museum

Attractions The Humber Bridge, Humber Bridge Board, Ferriby Road, Hessle, East Yorkshire HU13 OJG. Tel: 01482 647161. The Humber Bridge is the third longest single span suspension bridge in the world, 25 years after it was built. This beautiful structure provides a practical link between the North and South banks of the Humber. Since its completion in 1981 it has had more than 100 million users. The bridge has its own park and visitor centre. www.humberbridge.co.uk. About 15 miles east of Goole.

Humber Bridge

Attractions Selby Abbey, The Crescent, Selby, North Yorkshire YO8 4PU Tel. 01757 703123. Selby Abbey is unique in the North of England, as the first monastery to be founded in the North after the Norman Conquest and one of the few in England to have survived as a parish church. Benedict of Auxerre founded the abbey. It escaped the Dissolution of the Monasteries, and although part was pulled down, the central nave survived and in 1618 it became the parish church of Selby. It overlooks Selby's market place with its market cross of 1790, a bustling place of activity on Monday market days. www.selbyabbey.org.uk. About 9 miles west of Goole.

Selby Abbey

Goole hotels

Visitor attractions and information for Great Ayton

Attractions Captain Cook's Monument, Great Ayton. Captain James Cook was Great Ayton's most famous son. The monument is a 51 ft high obelisk located on Easby Moor and visible for miles around. It was constructed from local sandstone and was erected in 1827 by Robert Campion of Whitby. About 1 mile east of Great Ayton.

Captain Cook's Monument

Attractions Roseberry Topping, Newton-under-Roseberry - (National Trust) Tel: 01947 841386 - Roseberry Topping is a distinctive hill on the border between North Yorkshire and the borough of Redcar and Cleveland. Its summit has a distinctive half-cone shape with a jagged cliff. There are magnificent 360 degree views from the summit and on a clear day, visitors may see as far as Teeside in one direction and the Yorkshire Dales in another. About 2 miles north of Great Ayton.

Roseberry Topping

Attractions REDCAR RACECOURSE, The Racecourse, Redcar TS10 2BY
Tel: 01642 484068. Racing has taken place at Redcar for many years – originally on the sands of Coatham – with the current site and company opening up for business in 1875. www.redcarracing.co.uk.
About 10 miles northeast of Great Ayton.

REDCAR RACECOURSE

Attractions The Riverside Stadium has been the home of Middlesbrough F.C. since the beginning of the English Premier League season 1995-96. Its current capacity is 35,049 all-seated. About 7 miles north of Great Ayton.

Riverside Stadium

Attractions The Middlesbrough Transporter Bridge links Middlesbrough with the borough of Stockton-on-Tees, spaning the River Tees. It carries a travelling 'car', suspended from the bridge, across the river in 90 seconds and is the largest working bridge of its kind in the world. It has featured in films and TV programmes including Billy Elliot, Auf Wiedersehen, Pet, The Fast Show, and Steel River Blues. About 7 miles north of Great Ayton.

The Middlesbrough Transporter Bridge

Attractions Ormesby Hall, Ormesby, Middlesbrough TS7 9AS Tel: 01642 324188.A mid 18th-century Palladian attractive rural mansion and gardens, on the edge of Middlesborough. The simple Palladian facade masks exquisite interior decoration, paintings and furnishing. The fine Georgian stable block is home to the Cleveland Mounted Police's horses. National Trust charges apply. About 4 miles north of Great Ayton.

Ormesby Hall

Great Ayton hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Helmsley

AttractionsRievaulx Abbey, near Helmsley, North Yorkshire Tel:01439 798228 Discover the spectacular and extensive remains of the first Cistercian monastery in northern England, set in the beautiful valley of the River Rye. Peace and serenity surround these majestic ruins. (photo-Doorway of the Refectory, Rievaulx Abbey, Yorkshire 1803 John Sell Cotman) About 2 miles northwest of Thirsk.

Rievaulx Abbey

Duncombe Park

AttractionsDuncombe Park, Helmsley, Ryedale Tel: 01439 770213. Family home of Lord and Lady Feversham, the great house was built in 1713. Surrounded by a unique 18th century landscaped green garden of 35 acres, with vast terraces, temples and woodlands. www.duncombepark.com. Location: On the outskirts of Helmsley.

Duncombe Park

Attractions Flamingo Land Ltd. Kirby Misperton, Malton, North Yorkshire. YO17 6UX. Tel: 0870 752 8000. Flamingo Land Theme Park and Zoo is one of the UK's top 20 attractions receiving over 1.1 millions visitors per year. www.flamingoland.co.uk. About 10 miles east of Helmsley.

Flamingo Land Ltd

Helmsley hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Hornsea

AttractionsHornsea Museum, Burns Farm, 11 - 15 Newbegin, Hornsea, East Yorkshire HU18 1AB Tel: 01964 533443 The award-winning Folk museum of North Holderness village life is sited in an 18th century farmhouse. The museum reflects the changing patterns of village life over the passing centuries. Over the years it has won numerous national awards and has been featured on television several times. www.hornseamuseum.com. Location: In the centre of Hornsea.

Hornsea Museum

Attractions Hornsea Mere is the largest freshwater lake in Yorkshire, situated only three-quarters of a mile from the North Sea. It covers 467 acres, compared with Semerwater’s 80, and is two miles long, three-quarters of a mile wide at its broadest part, and at the most 11 or 12 feet deep. The mere owes its origin to the glacial deposits that formed Holderness, after the last Ice age. This shallow nutrient-rich lake attracts a variety of wintering waterfowl and passage migrants. Location: On the outskirts of Hornsea.

Hornsea Mere

Attractions Freeport Hornsea Outlet Village, Rolston Road, Hornsea HU18 1UT. Tel: 01964 534 211. East Riding of Yorkshire's top visitor venue with shopping and leisure attractions. Location: On the outskirts of Hornsea.

Freeport Hornsea Outlet Village

Attractions Flamborough Head, Flamborough, Bridlington, Yorkshire, YO15
Flamborough Head is a rocky chalk headland, famous for its chalk cliffs, up to 130 metres in height, which are home to one of the largest sites of nesting sea birds in England and boasting a rare colony of gannets. The cliff top walk is a birdspotter's paradise with oyster catchers, gulls, eider ducks, and cormorants. As well as its distinctive white cliffs, there are coves, sea caves and stacks along the coastline.
About 15 miles north of Hornsea.

 Flamborough Head

Hornsea hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Hull

Attractions The Humber Bridge, Humber Bridge Board, Ferriby Road, Hessle, East Yorkshire HU13 OJG. Tel: 01482 647161. The Humber Bridge is the third longest single span suspension bridge in the world, 25 years after it was built. This beautiful structure provides a practical link between the North and South banks of the Humber. Since its completion in 1981 it has had more than 100 million users. The bridge has its own park and visitor centre. www.humberbridge.co.uk. Location: On the outskirts of Hull.

Humber Bridge

AttractionsBeverley Minster is regarded as the most impressive church in England that is not a cathedral. Its splendid Perpendicular twin towers of the west front are visible for miles across the wolds as you approach Beverley. There is much to see inside, including the tomb of Lady Eleanor Percy, dating from around 1340 and covered with a richly-decorated canopy, regarded as one of the best surviving examples of Gothic art. www.beverleyminster.org. About 5 miles north of Hull.

Beverley Minster

AttractionsBeverley Racecourse, York Road, Beverley HU17 8QZ Tel: 01482 867488. Beverley Racecourse is situated on the historic Westwood. With over 300 years of history, the Racecourse offers modern facilities and really competitive racing. www.beverley-racecourse.co.uk. About 5 miles north of Hull.

Beverley Racecourse

HULL CITY MUSEUMS & ART GALLERY

Attractions HULL CITY MUSEUMS & ART GALLERY, (FERENS ART GALLERY), Queen Victoria Square, Hull HU1 3RA Tel: 01482 613902. Paintings - Dutch, European and British, 16th - 20th centuries, Prints and Drawings, 16th - 20th centuries, Sculpture, 15th - 20th centuries. Location: In the centre of Hull.

HULL CITY MUSEUMS & ART GALLERY

Hull hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Kirbymoorside

AttractionsRievaulx Abbey, near Helmsley, North Yorkshire Tel:01439 798228 Discover the spectacular and extensive remains of the first Cistercian monastery in northern England, set in the beautiful valley of the River Rye. Peace and serenity surround these majestic ruins. About 7 miles west of Kirbymoorside.

Rievaulx Abbey

Duncombe Park

AttractionsDuncombe Park, Helmsley, Ryedale Tel: 01439 770213. Family home of Lord and Lady Feversham, the great house was built in 1713. Surrounded by a unique 18th century landscaped green garden of 35 acres, with vast terraces, temples and woodlands. www.duncombepark.com. Location: About 5 miles west of Kirbymoorside.

Duncombe Park

Attractions Flamingo Land Ltd. Kirby Misperton, Malton, North Yorkshire. YO17 6UX. Tel: 0870 752 8000. Flamingo Land Theme Park and Zoo is one of the UK's top 20 attractions receiving over 1.1 millions visitors per year. www.flamingoland.co.uk. About 8 miles southeast of Kirbymoorside.

Flamingo Land Ltd

Kirbymoorside hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Loftus

Attractions Saltburn Smugglers Heritage Centre, Old Saltburn, Next to Ship Inn, Saltburn Tel: 01287 625252 The award winning Saltburn Smugglers is set in ancient fishermen’s cottages, blending costumed characters with authentic sounds and smells. About 4 miles west of Loftus.

Saltburn Smugglers Heritage Centre

Attractions Captain Cook and Staithes Heritage Centre, High Street, Staithes Tel:01947 841454 The collection includes: Maritime, Natural Sciences, Personalities and Social History. Along with a complete recreation of Sanderson's shop, where a young Captain Cook was once an apprentice. About 5 miles east of Loftus.

 Captain Cook and Staithes Heritage Centre

Loftus hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Malton

AttractionsEden Camp Modern History Theme Museum, North Yorkshire Tel: 01653 697777. Award-winning theme museum tells the story of civilian life during World War II . The visitor will be transported back in time to experience the sights, sounds and even smells of the war years. Built in a former Prisoner of war camp. www.edencamp.co.uk. On the outskirts of Malton.

Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum

Attractions Castle Howard, York, North Yorkshire YO60 7DA Tel: 01653 648 444. One of the country's finest tourist attractions, Castle Howard is one of the most beautiful historic houses in England. This 18th century palace has unique collections of statuary, furniture, ceramics and paintings surrounded by a breathtaking mix of sweeping grounds and spectacular gardens. www.castlehoward.co.uk. About 5 miles west of Malton.

Castle Howard

Attractions Flamingo Land Ltd. Kirby Misperton, Malton, North Yorkshire. YO17 6UX. Tel: 0870 752 8000. Flamingo Land Theme Park and Zoo is one of the UK's top 20 attractions receiving over 1.1 millions visitors per year. www.flamingoland.co.uk. About 6 miles north of Malton.

Flamingo Land Ltd.

Malton hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Market Weighton

AttractionsBeverley Minster is regarded as the most impressive church in England that is not a cathedral. Its splendid Perpendicular twin towers of the west front are visible for miles across the wolds as you approach Beverley. There is much to see inside, including the tomb of Lady Eleanor Percy, dating from around 1340 and covered with a richly-decorated canopy, regarded as one of the best surviving examples of Gothic art. www.beverleyminster.org. About 8 miles east of Market Weighton.

Beverley Minster

AttractionsBeverley Racecourse, York Road, Beverley HU17 8QZ Tel: 01482 867488. Beverley Racecourse is situated on the historic Westwood. With over 300 years of history, the Racecourse offers modern facilities and really competitive racing. www.beverley-racecourse.co.uk. About 8 miles east of Market Weighton.

Beverley Racecourse

AttractionsBurnby Hall Gardens, Pocklington, East Riding of Yorkshire YO42 2QE. Tel: 01759 307125. These delightful Gardens, close to the centre of Pocklington, are home to the National Collection of Hardy Water Lilies - the biggest such collection to be found in a natural setting in Europe. www.burnbyhallgardens.com. About 5 miles northwest of Market Weighton.

Burnby Hall Gardens

Market Weighton hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Robin Hood's Bay

AttractionsWhitby Abbey, Whitby Tel: 01947 603568. From high on its commanding cliff top, Whitby Abbey overlooks the picturesque fishing town of Whiby. The haunting ruins are now maintained by English Heritage, and were once the inspiration for Bram Stoker's "Dracula". About 4 miles north of Robin Hood's Bay.

Whitby Abbey

Attractions The Cleveland Way is a 110 mile National Trail between Helmsley and Filey via Osmotherley, Saltburn, Whitby, Robin Hoods Bay, Ravenscar and Scarborough, around the North York Moors National Parks. It passes right through Robin Hoods Bay. Location: In the centre of Robin Hood's Bay.

The Cleveland Way

AttractionsScarborough Sea Life and Marine Sanctuary, Scalby Mills, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO12 6RP Tel: 01723 376125. The centre houses thousands of fascinating creatures as well a busy, and highly successful marine sanctuary for orphaned, sickly and injured seal pups. The magnificent ocean tank has been spectacularly transformed to become Turtle Reef, with its own colourful Caribbean-style coral reef and hundreds of dazzling reef fish sharing quarters with turtles and tropical sharks. www.aquariauk.com. About 10 miles south of Robin Hood's Bay.

Scarborough Sea Life and Marine Sanctuary

Attractions Scarborough Castle, North Yorkshire YO11 1HY Tel: 01723 372 451. Scarborough Castle defends a prominent headland between two bays, with sheer drops to the sea and only a narrow landward approach. Specially constructed viewing platforms now offer wonderful views of the coastline. The site's 3,000-year history is explored in new interactive displays in the restored Master Gunner's House. Less mobile visitors can enjoy a ground-floor touch-screen virtual tour of the displays. About 10 miles south of Robin Hood's Bay.

Scarborough Castle

Robin Hoods Bay Hotels

Visitor attractions and information for Saltburn

Attractions Saltburn Smugglers Heritage Centre, Old Saltburn, Next to Ship Inn, Saltburn Tel: 01287 625252 The award winning Saltburn Smugglers is set in ancient fishermen’s cottages, blending costumed characters with authentic sounds and smells. In the centre of Saltburn.

Saltburn Smugglers Heritage Centre

Attractions Captain Cook and Staithes Heritage Centre, High Street, Staithes Tel:01947 841454 The collection includes: Maritime, Natural Sciences, Personalities and Social History. Along with a complete recreation of Sanderson's shop, where a young Captain Cook was once an apprentice. About 9 miles east of Saltburn.

Captain Cook and Staithes Heritage Centre

Attractions Guisborough Priory. Tel: 01287 633801 The ruins of an Augustinian priory founded by the Bruce family, afterwards Kings of Scotland. They are dominated by the dramatic skeleton of the 14th-century church's east end. English Heritage charges apply. About 5 miles southwest of Saltburn.

Guisborough Priory

AttractionsGuisborough Forest & Walkway, Pinchinthorpe, Guisborough Tel: 01287 631132 Situated in Pinchinthorpe on the outskirts of Guisborough at the northern end of the A173, it extends for 2.5 miles along part of the route followed by the old Guisborough Branch Railway line, heading west towards Nunthorpe, and east to Guisborough Forest, which is managed by Forest Enterprise. It is a gateway site to the North York Moors National Park and offers splendid views of Roseberry Topping to the south. About 6 miles southwest of Saltburn.

Guisborough Forest & Walkway

Saltburn hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Scarborough

AttractionsWhitby Abbey, Whitby Tel: 01947 603568. From high on its commanding cliff top, Whitby Abbey overlooks the picturesque fishing town of Whiby. The haunting ruins are now maintained by English Heritage, and were once the inspiration for Bram Stoker's "Dracula". About 14 miles north of Scarborough.

Whitby Abbey

Attractions The Cleveland Way is a 110 mile National Trail between Helmsley and Filey via Osmotherley, Saltburn, Whitby, Robin Hoods Bay, Ravenscar and Scarborough, around the North York Moors National Parks. It passes right through Scarborough. Location: In the centre of Scarborough.

The Cleveland Way

AttractionsScarborough Sea Life and Marine Sanctuary, Scalby Mills, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO12 6RP Tel: 01723 376125. The centre houses thousands of fascinating creatures as well a busy, and highly successful marine sanctuary for orphaned, sickly and injured seal pups. The magnificent ocean tank has been spectacularly transformed to become Turtle Reef, with its own colourful Caribbean-style coral reef and hundreds of dazzling reef fish sharing quarters with turtles and tropical sharks. www.aquariauk.com. Location: In the centre of Scarborough.

Scarborough Sea Life and Marine Sanctuary

Attractions Scarborough Castle, North Yorkshire YO11 1HY Tel: 01723 372 451. Scarborough Castle defends a prominent headland between two bays, with sheer drops to the sea and only a narrow landward approach. Specially constructed viewing platforms now offer wonderful views of the coastline. The site's 3,000-year history is explored in new interactive displays in the restored Master Gunner's House. Less mobile visitors can enjoy a ground-floor touch-screen virtual tour of the displays. Location: On the outskirts of Scarborough.

Scarborough Castle

Scarborough hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Staithes

 Staithes Heritage Centre and the Captain Cook Museum

Attractions Staithes Heritage Centre and the Captain Cook Museum, High Street, Staithes, Saltburn-By-The-Sea, Cleveland TS13 5BQ Tel: 01947 841454. The museum is housed in the old Methodist Chapel. The ground floor has extensive displays of lives of the past residents of Staithes, whilst the upper floor is crammed with exhibits from the life and voyages of Captain James Cook. There is a life-size street scene of 1745 and over 200 books dating from 1773, of Cook' s life and journeys. Location: In the centre of Staithes.

 Staithes Heritage Centre and the Captain Cook Museum

Attractions Saltburn Smugglers Heritage Centre, Old Saltburn, Next to Ship Inn, Saltburn Tel: 01287 625252 The award winning Saltburn Smugglers is set in ancient fishermen’s cottages, blending costumed characters with authentic sounds and smells. About 4 miles west of Staithes.

Saltburn Smugglers Heritage Centre

AttractionsWhitby Abbey, Whitby Tel: 01947 603568. From high on its commanding cliff top, Whitby Abbey overlooks the picturesque fishing town of Whiby. The haunting ruins are now maintained by English Heritage, and were once the inspiration for Bram Stoker's "Dracula". About 8 miles southeast of Staithes.

Whitby Abbey

Attractions The Cleveland Way is a 110 mile National Trail between Helmsley and Filey via Osmotherley, Saltburn, Whitby, Robin Hoods Bay, Ravenscar and Scarborough, around the North York Moors National Parks. It passes right through Staithes. Location: In the centre of Staithes.

The Cleveland Way

Staithes hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Whitby

AttractionsWhitby Abbey, Whitby Tel: 01947 603568. From high on its commanding cliff top, Whitby Abbey overlooks the picturesque fishing town of Whiby. The haunting ruins are now maintained by English Heritage, and were once the inspiration for Bram Stoker's "Dracula". Location: In the centre of Whitby.

Whitby Abbey

Attractions The Cleveland Way is a 110 mile National Trail between Helmsley and Filey via Osmotherley, Saltburn, Whitby, Robin Hoods Bay, Ravenscar and Scarborough, around the North York Moors National Parks. It passes right through Whitby. Location: In the centre of Whitby.

 The Cleveland Way

AttractionsScarborough Sea Life and Marine Sanctuary, Scalby Mills, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO12 6RP Tel: 01723 376125. The centre houses thousands of fascinating creatures as well a busy, and highly successful marine sanctuary for orphaned, sickly and injured seal pups. The magnificent ocean tank has been spectacularly transformed to become Turtle Reef, with its own colourful Caribbean-style coral reef and hundreds of dazzling reef fish sharing quarters with turtles and tropical sharks. www.aquariauk.com. About 14 miles south of Whitby.

Scarborough Sea Life and Marine Sanctuary

Attractions Scarborough Castle, North Yorkshire YO11 1HY Tel: 01723 372 451. Scarborough Castle defends a prominent headland between two bays, with sheer drops to the sea and only a narrow landward approach. Specially constructed viewing platforms now offer wonderful views of the coastline. The site's 3,000-year history is explored in new interactive displays in the restored Master Gunner's House. Less mobile visitors can enjoy a ground-floor touch-screen virtual tour of the displays. About 14 miles south of Whitby.

Scarborough Castle

Attractions Whitby Museum, Pannett Park, Whitby YO21 1RE Tel: 01947 602908. Captain Cook display including original documents, South Sea Island culture, plus model ships, whaling, fossil sea monsters, jet jewellery, folklore. A treasure trove of Whitby's past. Location: In the centre of Whitby.

Whitby Museum

Whitby hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Withernsea

Attractions ROYAL AIR FORCE HOLMPTON - BUNKER TOURS, Rysome Lane, Withernsea, HU19 2QR. Tel: 01964 630208. The underground tour lasts for about 1hr 45min: please weatr warm clothing. It includes quite long walks and 3 staircases. Loud effects are used during our shows. WC's are available on site. Car Parking, No under 5's please as the tour is not suitable for them. We always try to assist if we can and a telephone call before an intended visit can help us meet your requirements. (01964 630342) Wheelchair users please be sure to call us before visiting to save a possible wasted journey. About 4 miles south of Withernsea.

ROYAL AIR FORCE HOLMPTON - BUNKER TOURS

Attractions Spurn Head,over 3 miles long, is a narrow sand spit on the tip of the east coast of Yorkshire, on the Humber estuary. Home to an RNLI lifeboat station and disused lighthouse. It is a designated National Nature Reserve. About 9 miles south of Withernsea.

Spurn Head

Bed and breakfast in Withernsea

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